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Contributions By: Daniela Turley MCPP, AHG

Vitamins + Supplements

Create an immunity force field. Here are the immune boosters you don’t know about yet…

During the current pandemic – now more than ever – we are all turning to immune-boosting supplements. That is a given. And we all know now that certain vitamins and minerals like vitamin D, Vitamin C, and Zinc are good for immunity, because they have all received a lot of attention in the press. Read more

How To Pick The Right Herbal Supplement Brand
Vitamins + Supplements

How To Pick The Right Herbal Supplement Brands

Garlic can reduce cholesterol. St John’s Wort can treat your depression. Turmeric can reduce inflammation. We read the exciting headlines that cite the latest studies, but are left baffled when we search the web for an herbal supplement only to find an overwhelming amount of products, brands, and preparations. Read more

How To Fight Winter Blues - Naturally. Use these 6 supplements
Vitamins + Supplements

6 Herbal Supplements To Fight The Winter Blues

Don’t you just want to stay in bed forever these days? There’s no doubt that the dark days of winter can bring you down. Energy’s lacking, viruses take their toll, and your mood isn’t what it would be on a perfectly warm, sunny day in June. Read more

The Holiday Party Survival Guide
Wellbeing

The Ultimate Holiday (Health) Survival Guide

The holiday season can become an endless parade of parties, deadlines, and moments of frantically juggling work, shopping, entertaining, and family. Even though it’s the season for joy and celebration, it’s easy to feel below par thanks to overeating, drinking, lack of sleep, and viral infections. Read more

herbal summer remedies
Vitamins + Supplements

Survive Summer With These 5 Herbal Remedies

Hit the gym? Check. Exfoliate all those newly-exposed limbs? Check. Sunscreen? Absolutely. Summer preparation and protection is in full swing, and along with all the usual suspects, there are tons of herbal remedies—for hay fever, sunburn, over-taxed livers, and more. Read more

Fish Oil Supplement Pros/Cons
Vitamins + Supplements

Expert Opinion: Is Taking Fish Oil Actually Good For You?

At Charlotte’s Book, we’re serious about our supplements: you are what you eat, after all. We were surprised to see this recent New York Times video portraying a fish oil market where oxidation causes the quality of fish oil to deteriorate—apparently, New Zealand has a particular problem with sub-par product, with 83% of fish oils on the market below standard. Read more

Understanding headaches
Wellbeing

Identify And Treat Your Worst Headaches

Even the most self-aware wellness aficionados can run into a problem with headaches: you’re used to having a few too many drinks the night before, so a low-level headache is the norm. Read more

Beauty Dust: we tried Amanda Chantal Bacon’s line for a week and here's our Moon Juice reviews
Vitamins + Supplements

We Moon Dusted For A Week: Here’s What Happened

Think of it as a key part of the mystical wellness trend: crystals, Kundalini, and Beauty Dust. Amanda Chantal Bacon’s super-successful LA-based brand of milks, dusts, and juices has been covered by W Magazine, Vogue, and has also appeared all over Goop (yes, Gwyn loves the dusts). Read more

Nutrition + Diet

How To Stop Your Hangover Before It Starts

Sometimes the best medicine is preventive—according to our CB verified experts, there are some excellent ways to avoid that brutal holiday season hangover.Sometimes a New Year’s Day hangover is inevitable—but what can you do before you start drinking to prevent (or make slightly less terrible) the next-day woes? Read more

Charlotte's Book nutritionists and wellness experts weigh in on the healthiest chocolate bars out there. Indulge guilt-free!
In The Kitchen

Take A Bite: Our 7 Favorite Healthy Chocolate Bars

Goji berries, maca and reishi, oh my! The bar has definitely been raised for healthy chocolate. The newest heart-loving indulgences combine dark chocolate with superfoods, herbal extracts and other mind/body-boosting ingredients using artisanal precision. Read more

The Top 10 Herbal Supplements for Achieving Optimal Health
Vitamins + Supplements

Top 10 Herbal Supplements To Cure Daily Concerns

As a medical herbalist, I specialize in creating customized blends of herbal supplements tailored to the specific needs of my clients. Formulating these blends involves drawing on a huge variety of herbal supplements, each with proven properties that affect health and wellness. Read more