10 Herbs with Miraculous Health Benefits

We all know about fruits and vegetables value from antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients. But if you’re not already adding herbs to the mix, you’re missing out on a whole other world of health-conscious living. Here are 10 herbs you should be including in your diet: Sage Sage literally means, in Latin, “to save,” and true to its meaning, this herb has dozens of healing properties. It has been suggested that sage might help to improve brain function and memory, and can also act as an all-natural antiseptic and preservative. Mint Mint, and in particular, peppermint, has a long…

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The Importance of the Antioxidants in Green Tea

Turmeric (Curcuma longa) is a tropical plant that comes from India and Indonesia, where it has been cultivated for over 5,000 years. Its orange color, ginger aroma and bitter taste make it a popular spice and a main ingredient in curry dishes. It has been used for medicinal purposes in China and India for thousands of years, which have been proven in many studies around the world. Read on to find out more about turmeric and its benefits, and how to easily grow it in your home in containers. What are the Health Benefits of Turmeric? Turmeric has a multitude…

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5 Facts and Myths about Fats

  Has this or a similar thought crossed your mind while eating the festive foods lately, ‘Does this baked turkey have trans fats?’. With contradicting stories and articles flooding the media, it is best to get some facts straight and blow away the myths. Fats, by definition, are triesters of organic fatty acids and glycerol. Chemistry jargon aside, compounds that generally dissolve in organic solvents and are sparingly soluble in water are fats. Oils are fats in the liquid state at room temperature. Fats are important for the normal functioning of the human body; in fact, a normal human body…

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Selenium – What is it and where do I get it from.

Selenium is an essential trace mineral that is found in soil, water and some foods Selenium is an essential trace mineral that is important for many bodily processes, including cognitive function, a healthy immune system, and fertility in both men and women. It contributes to thyroid hormone metabolism and DNA synthesis, and it helps protect against oxidative damage and infection, according to the United States (U.S.) Office of Dietary Supplements. Dr Willard`s Ultimate Water contains selenium, which may save you money by not having to purchase an additional Selenium supplementation. What are the Benefits of Selenium? Cancer Prevention Selenium is believed…

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Stay Hydrated this summer with Dr Willard`s Water® Ultimate

It’s important to remember that summer is almost upon us. In fact, November and December are historically not the  hottest summer months in Victoria and Tasmania but not so in other states and Territories of our great country of Australia. Whether you are packing your child’s lunchbox, or are getting ready for a day out and about or to an outing with the all family including pets, remember to  take Dr Willard Water Ultimate with you  to stay hydrated this summer. If you think that dehydration in today’s world where grocery and convenience stores are almost at every corner is…

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All About Turmeric: Its Health Benefits and How to Grow it in Containers!

Turmeric (Curcuma longa) is a tropical plant that comes from India and Indonesia, where it has been cultivated for over 5,000 years. Its orange color, ginger aroma and bitter taste make it a popular spice and a main ingredient in curry dishes. It has been used for medicinal purposes in China and India for thousands of years, which have been proven in many studies around the world. Read on to find out more about turmeric and its benefits, and how to easily grow it in your home in containers. What are the Health Benefits of Turmeric? Turmeric has a multitude…

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Benefits of vitamin C for children

Benefits of vitamin C for children Consuming adequate vitamin C, also known as Ascorbic acid, is important for kids. It plays a number of important roles in the body, acting as an antioxidant and immune supporter, helping build the protein collagen and enhancing the absorption of iron in the body. Antioxidant effects: In the body, vitamin C acts as an antioxidant helping to protect cells from the damage caused by free radicals. Free radicals are compounds formed from normal body processes as well as from exposure to potentially harmful substances such as cigarette smoke, ultraviolet radiation and air pollution. Vitamin…

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The Basics of Vitamin B

We all know that we should take vitamins to maintain our health. However, with so many vitamins on the market, one does not always know what to buy. As part of our new series of blogs aimed to educate our customers about living healthier lives, we will provide information about Vitamin B in this article. What is Vitamin B? Vitamin B is actually a composite of eight different vitamins (B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B7, B9, B12) that play different roles in our bodies. They are water soluble vitamins, which just means that they dissolve in water and are not…

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Tips to improve your health!

From John Willard III Labor Day traditionally marks the end of the summer and the return to school, and normalcy, for most Americans.  Fall is my favorite time of the year as I love the crisp mornings and beautiful leaf changes so, while I’ve enjoyed the summer, I’m very happy to move onto the next few months. The summer was a very busy one here at Dr. Willard’s®, and for me especially.  I traveled to Africa during the summer to continue the work on a project in which we’re using our PlantCatalyst® product to help Zambian farmers grow more crops,…

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Create Fabulous Smoothies and add Dr Willard Water Ultimate concentrate to keep your body alkaline and well hydrated

If You’re Hot and Thirsty, Serve Up a Smoothie! Staying hydrated during the summer is important due to the hot weather. As most of us spend much more time outdoors – at the beaches, parks and in our backyards – we sweat more and require hydration to keep our bodies functioning. Don’t reach for a store-bought juice or a soda, both of which are laden with sugar, preservatives and chemicals. Instead, quench your thirst while increasing your vitamin levels with a refreshing and healthy smoothie! A smoothie can be made from virtually any fruit, vegetable and liquid. You can incorporate…

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