Wu Xing: the 5 Chinese Elements

Western thought considers elements to be the parts of matter. The Greek four elements, for example (fire, air, earth, and water), were said to contain all the building blocks of matter. But when the Chinese ... Read More...
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Awards through the Years: Nature’s Sunshine

  Over the 45 years since its creation in 1972, Nature’s Sunshine has been consistently recognized for the quality of its products, the strength of its leadership, and the integrity of its business practices and practitioners. As a company working ... Read More...

Qi: The Supreme Energy

Qi (pronounced “chee” and also spelled chi or ki) is one of the two root concepts that—along with the duality of yin and yang—form the basis for Traditional Chinese Medicine, or TCM. Qi is energy in all its ... Read More...

5 Natural Sources of Vitamin B-6

There are eight members of the B-vitamin family, and each of them plays a very important role in your body’s internal functions. While the B-vitamins work best when taken together, each individual B-vitamin is also vitally important to your overall health and ... Read More...

What is a Walnut?

We all know that nuts are great for our health, but few people know the differences between certain types of nuts. Additionally, a lot of people are unaware that understanding these differences is key to a ... Read More...

What Counts as an Aerobic Workout?

If only texting and typing could be called aerobic workouts! Alas, our modern lifestyle leads many of us to become too sedentary, meaning that we sit far too long during the day to promote healthy bodies... Read More...

Iron as a Nutrient

Iron is an essential nutrient for your body’s continued health. Your body needs iron in order to allow your red blood cells to carry oxygen to every part of your body. If your organs and tissues don’t get enough oxygen, you’ll have problems, including a lack o... Read More...

What Does Water Do After You Drink It?

We’re all told that water is the best thing we can drink – and it definitely is. But what does water do that’s so valuable? Why do we need our eight glasses a day? Well, the truth is that water goes to work aft... Read More...