Recent GFG Articles
Gentle Bee Apiaries is the newest member of the GFG natural family. Located in Verona, Virginia, Gentle Bee Apiaries has over 600 local hives and is looking to expand to 800 in the near future. They pride themselves on how they treat their bees. In regards to hive health, their owner tells us that theyContinue reading “Vendor Spotlight: Gentle Bee Apiaries”
Our Supplements & Body Care section is one of the most unique parts of our store. With experienced departments managers, a customer service desk, and regular training on new products, we offer a comprehensive approach to holistic health. We recently spoke with Pat and Morgan, our Supplements & Body Care Managers, to get the insideContinue reading “Explore GFG: Supplements & Body Care”
There are so many delicious items to choose from at Good Foods Grocery! We recently asked our employees what their favorite things in the store are, and they delivered! From supplements to fresh baked goods, frozen foods to local meats, we have tons of recommendations for you. Stop in the store and be on theContinue reading “Staff Picks”
Recent Wellness Newsletter Articles
Aged garlic extractimproved blood pressure People with high cholesterol often have elevated blood pressure, a major factor in heart and circulatory conditions. In this study, 67 adults with moderately elevated total cholesterol levels, and high LDL cholesterol levels, aged at least 18, took a placebo or 250 mg of aged garlic extract per day forContinue reading “Lipids: Garlic and probiotics improve blood pressure, lipids”
Vitamin D, omega-3s reduce autoimmune disorders The immune system sometimes mistakenly attacks healthy cells, resulting in autoimmune disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis, thyroid impairment, psoriasis, and inflammatory bowel. In this large study, doctors reviewed records of 25,871 men and women, average age 67, who took 2,000 IU of vitamin D per day by itself, withContinue reading “Immunity: Vitamin D, omega-3s, and probiotics support immune function”
Artichoke, bergamot, and lipids In an earlier study, participants with mildly elevated cholesterol levels had not responded to bergamot alone. Here, doctors added artichoke leaf extract, hoping to unlock the benefits of bergamot. In this study, 60 men and women, aged 18 to 65, with mildly elevated cholesterol, from 220 to 280 mg per deciliterContinue reading “Heart & Circulation: Artichoke, bergamot, and vitamin D protect health”
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