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A Comprehensive Guide to Supplementing with Creatine
July 20 2018
Creatine is a naturally occurring substance found primarily in muscle cells. It is obtained from dietary sources, primarily meat and seafood, with a smaller portion produced by the body.
Omega-3s & Immunity
April 26 2017
You know all about fish oil and heart health, but that’s just the tip of the iceberg for these healthful fats.
20 Natural Approaches to Improving Digestion
March 5 2018
We have all felt symptoms of dyspepsia, an uncomfortable feeling in the stomach, at one time or another. It may be associated with indigestion, a sour stomach, acid reflux, or GERD—also known gastroesophageal reflux, which causes an acid-like, burning sensation in the stomach or, perhaps, throat. Dyspepsia can also be caused by gastritis, an inflammation of the stomach. The bacteria Helicobacter pylori (h. pylori) is believed to be the main risk factor for developing stomach ulcers and even stomach cancer, is frequently present in many who suffer from gastritis.
Coffee's History of Health Benefits
September 29 2017
Coffee is one of the most consumed beverage in the world, second only to water. In most countries around the world, coffee drinkers outnumber tea drinkers—exceptions include China, the United Kingdom, and Turkey while in Japan, both drinks are equally popular. It is well known in many cultures that tea, specifically green tree, has numerous health benefits, but does coffee also promote good health?
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.
Vitamin D Levels Drop Despite Massive Education Effort
April 26 2017
A huge and growing amount of research has now shown that vitamin D deficiency is very common with some studies showing at least 50% of the North American general population having low blood levels of vitamin D – a finding thought to play a major role in the development in many of the chronic degenerative diseases.
Glutamine for Workouts
April 26 2017
Discover how glutamine supplements could boost your workout.
L-Glutamine is an amino acid found in the skeletal muscles of the body. The amino acid is responsible for protein synthesis within the muscle cells.
How to Make Homemade Bronzer
July 19 2018
Bronzer is an excellent way to add color to a person's skin and accent the natural curves and structure of the face. However, most store-bought bronzer products are packed with chemicals and harmful ingredients. Top-of-the-line bronzers can be made at home. For anyone looking to create natural makeup at home, free of chemicals and harsh byproducts, here is everything that's needed.
How to Cook with Collagen Powder
July 18 2018
Collagen is the most abundant protein in the human body and provides the structure in our connective tissue. It’s basically the glue that holds us together. Collagen is found in our bones, tendons, ligaments, gut, hair and nails.
Try This Simple Homemade Yoga Mat Cleaner Spray
July 17 2018
Yoga is a healthy way to stretch the body, increase flexibility, and practice mindfulness. Many people sweat while practicing yoga, especially if they engage in hot yoga. After a session with the yoga mat, it could become soiled with sweat and oil from the hands and feet. Bacteria thrive in the moist, dark environment of a rolled-up yoga mat.
10 Health Benefits of Vitamin C
July 16 2018
Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid or ascorbate, has been one of the most researched vitamins over the last 50 years. A search of the scientific literature reveals that over 53,000 studies have been conducted on vitamin C since 1968. Their findings show that it helps promote a strong immune system as well as cardiovascular, brain, and skin health among many others benefits.
The Top Pre-, Post- and Anytime Workout Supplements
July 13 2018
When choosing which supplements to take, there are two main considerations: 1) will the supplement be effective for my goals? And 2) if yes, when should I take the supplement? With thousands of different supplements out there—and tons of opinions about them—deciding on which supplements to use and when to use them can be a bit overwhelming.
Why Coconut Products are Good for the Paleo Diet
July 12 2018
The Paleo Diet has become very popular recently for several good reasons. The addition of coconut items by itself or in recipes can add to the effectiveness of this type of diet.
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