How can we support our kids’ immune systems? A doctor explains how supplements like vitamin D, zinc, vitamin C, and more may provide natural immune support.
5-HTP is Nature’s Best Answer to Boosting Brain Serotonin Levels
May 28 2020
5-HTP is used to boost levels of serotonin in the brain. Find out how 5-HTP supplementation can benefit sleep, reduce cravings, and improve well-being.
8 Health Benefits of Olive Leaf Extract
February 2 2018
Many of us are familiar with olive oil and its benefits but have little to no awareness of the powerful benefits of olive leaf extract (OLE). Also referred to as oleuropein, the name of its main component, Olive Leaf Extract is derived from the leaves of the plant that bears olives, a tree called Olea Europaea. It is believed by many to help prevent cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, and other conditions.
6 Different Forms of Vitamin C and How to Use Them
June 26 2020
A doctor unpacks the differences between vitamin C forms including ascorbic acid, liposomal vitamin c, and Ester-C as well as the benefits of each.
Top 10 Natural Supplements to Optimize the Immune System
May 6 2020
The immune system helps protect the body. Supplements like vitamin c, zinc, and probiotics may help optimize the immune-system when lifestyle choices are not enough.
8 Natural Approaches to Lowering Blood Pressure
January 27 2020
High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a common condition that requires the heart to pump harder than desired due to increased pressure and stiffness in the arteries.
Coenzyme Q10: The Body’s Spark Plug
April 26 2017
Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) the spark plug of the human body: Just as a car can’t run without that initial spark, the human body can’t get going without CoQ10.
8 Health Benefits of Panax Ginseng
June 4 2018
Panax ginseng is taken for a great number of medical conditions. The origins of this plant start in Korea, and it has been used for over 2,000 years since. Also grown in areas of China and Siberia, panax ginseng is unique—it should not be equated to other known ginsengs, such as the American or Siberian ginseng. Panax ginseng is also referred to as Korean ginseng, Chinese ginseng, or Asian ginseng.
DGL for Peptic Ulcers
July 19 2017
A special extract of licorice known as DGL is a remarkable medicine for peptic ulcers.* The term peptic ulcer refers to ulcers that occur in the stomach (gastric ulcer) or the first portion of the small intestine (duodenal ulcer). Duodenal ulcers are more common with an estimated frequency rate of 6 to 12% of the adult population in the United States. In other words, approximately 10% of the U.S. population has clinical evidence of duodenal ulcer at some time in their lifetime. Duodenal ulcers are 4 times more common in men than in women and 4 to 5 times more common than gastric ulcers.
The Benefits of Green Lipped Mussel
March 14 2019
Green-lipped mussel (GLM), also known as New Zealand mussel (Perna canaliculus), is a common shellfish which the indigenous New Zealanders, the Maori, have dove for and used it medicinally for hundreds of years.
The Top 16 Superfoods to Incorporate into Your Diet
February 21 2018
Superfoods are a group of foods rich in vitamins, minerals, and plant-based nutrients with antioxidant properties called phytonutrients. Corporate food companies have gone to great lengths to create and market foods that have little to no nutritional value, what we usually refer to as “junk food”. The products are created by food scientist and designed to be addicting, and it's worked—many people in the United States and a growing number of countries around the world are eating processed foods, which increases the risk for many diseases.
Post-Workout Recovery Through Nutrition
April 12 2018
We always take the time to pat ourselves on the back after a workout, but not many take the time to recover from one.
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