Ingredient Spotlight: Turmeric and Curcumin

Also referred to as “Indian saffron” or “Indian solid gold,” turmeric is derived from the rhizome plant Curcuma longa and is immediately associated with colorful Indian and Asian curries.

But did you know that turmeric is also responsible for the color of mustard as well as functioning as a clothing dye? Continue reading

Caffeine + Adaptogens: The Natural Energy Combo Your Body Needs

If you’re like nearly 80 percent of U.S. adults, you already consume some kind of caffeinated beverage daily – but are you taking advantage of adaptogens?

You probably know about the energizing effects of caffeine, but more and more people are finding the benefits of using both caffeine and adaptogens together. Continue reading