A Few Fall Favorites from our Newsletter….

October 6, 2019

Why Pumpkin?

What are the perks of pumpkin?  (and we’re talking REAL pumpkin, not pumpkin spice lattes!)
“One cup of cubed pumpkin provides 30 calories and less than 1 gram of fat,” Anya Guy, a Mayo Clinic dietician explains. Pumpkin is a great source of fiber, iron and potassium. It’s also a versatile, healthy substitute for recipes.
Did you know that pumpkin is also found in our Complete powders? AND Juice Plus+ recently introduced the Complete Combo pack – it’s now easier that ever to get Complete into your daily diet, whether you’re at home or you’re traveling!

Download our  Pumpkin Spice Smoothie Recipe.

Should everyone be taking vitamin D?

Vitamin D is said to help stave off fatigue, depression and even cancer. But some experts argue
that for people with healthy levels, supplements are not helpful. What’s the reality?
By Jessica Brown, bbc.com, October 10, 2018 READ MORE

Eating junk food raises risk of depression

No surprise here! This article describes the impact that eating junk food can have on our mental health.

Excerpt: Dr. Cosmo Hallstrom, a depression expert and fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, said that if junk food did raise the risk of depression then an unhealthy diet was not just bad for the body but also the mind. “The chemistry in the gut is very similar to the chemistry in the brain. So it’s not surprising that things that influence the gut might influence the brain too,” he added.  READ MORE