We typically find zinc lozenges in the cold and flu aisle at our local grocery store, and for good reason. Zinc is a nutrient found throughout our bodies that helps our immune system and metabolism function. It is also important to wound healing and our sense of taste and smell....
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Our bodies don’t make vitamin C, but we need it for immune function, bone structure, iron absorption, and healthy skin. It’s water-soluble and found in many fruits and vegetables, including oranges, strawberries, kiwi, bell peppers, broccoli, kale, and spinach. While it’s common to try to get your vitamin C benefits...
When we think about supporting the immune system, we often think of vitamin C, orange juice, and homemade chicken soup. Nature supports us with tons of other incredible plants and herbs that contain different healing properties, many that we may have never even heard of before Here at Clean, we...
There is nothing more important than investing in your health. Did you know that a healthy immune system starts in the gut? You can optimize your immunity by optimizing your gut health. Both your immune system health and mental health are dependent on a strong and resilient gut microbiome. First...
In a perfect world we’d all have easy access to fresh fruit and vegetables. While food inequality has always been a global issue, and a pressing one at that, obtaining healthy food became a concern for many Americans seemingly overnight. The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted life as we previously knew it,...
What is hemp oil? Hemp oil is said to have major anxiety and pain management properties, but let’s first set this straight now before diving in: hemp is not marijuana. So what is it, and what are the benefits of hemp oil? What is hemp plant oil? Industrial hemp and...
We are all living in a difficult and confusing time. It can also feel scary, with so much uncertainty. Many of us want to know what to do to be in the best state of health possible. Myself, I follow a combination of information from the news, epidemiologists, virologists, infectious...
Immune system health is at top of mind for just about everything right now. It’s important to support our immune systems so we are more resilient to infection. A healthy lifestyle is the foundation for immune health. It takes consistency, and an overall healthy lifestyle to really build strong immune...
Healthy eating, at its core, is based on whole, natural foods. This includes fresh fruits and vegetables, legumes, grains, nuts, seeds, herbs, spices, and high-quality animal proteins. These pantry staples are budget-conscious and focus on healthful eating. The truth is, yes, when you buy fresh-pressed juices and dairy-free, gluten-free, sugar-free...
Collagen is one of the body’s greatest proteins, as it makes up about a third of the body’s protein amount. But, what exactly is collagen? Collagen plays an important role in the body through the connective tissue, as well as providing the skin with structure and strengthening the bones. Collagen...
Following the launch of our new Clean 7 cleanse, we asked for all your questions regarding the newest addition to the Clean family. We handed your burning questions over to Dr. Junger himself, and he gave us his insights. How should I approach the 24 hr fast if I’m new...
Ever heard of intuitive eating and wanted to try it out? Maybe the thought of it has piqued your interest but the how-to really puzzles you. With diet-culture influencing both our food choices and the way we view our bodies on a daily basis, intuitive eating offers us a big...