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Electrolytes are the minerals found in sweat and other bodily fluids. This includes sodium, chloride, potassium, magnesium and calcium. When we exercise and as we sweat, we lose electrolytes. The most common electrolyte is sodium followed by chloride, then potassium.
Digestive Enzymes to Aid in Food Intolerance
September 25 2017
A food allergy or food intolerance occurs when there is an adverse reaction to the ingestion of a food. The distinction between the two terms is that in a classic food allergy the immune system is involved to produce a true allergic reaction to produce more severe symptoms while in a food intolerance symptoms are generally less serious and often limited to digestive problems.
Cooking with Ghee
July 21 2017
Ghee means "sprinkled" in Sanskrit. It is a type of clarified butter that does not contain water or solids from milk. Ghee first came from the cow, which is a sacred animal in the Hindu religion. For centuries, people have been using ghee in Indian recipes and in a type of holistic medicine called Ayurvedic. The clarified butter supposedly has a healing property called Rasayana, or the ability to make a person's lifespan longer. The book used by Ayurvedic doctors, "Susruta Samhita," says that it is good for the entire body. The use of ghee began in India and quickly spread to the Middle East and Asia centuries ago.
The Best Essential Oils for Sleep
October 17 2017
Many essential oils may be used as an all-natural alternative to help with a good night's sleep. That's because smelling essential oils not only produces a sedative effect, but they may also have an effect on diminishing anxiety, lowering blood pressure, and relieving built-up stress.
April 26 2017
Natural ways to silence the ringing, roaring, and hissing of tinnitus
Top 6 Supplements Vegetarians May Need
August 22 2018
People choose to be vegetarian or vegan for many reasons. Some do it for health while others do it based on religious or political convictions. Abstaining from meat and other animal products may require self-control and perseverance, especially for those who are just beginning to make the switch, but many feel it is worth it and follow the diet for a lifetime.
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.
Healthy Snack Ideas for School
September 20 2018
It’s no surprise that kids love to snack, and while snacking can be part of a healthy diet, the types of snacks consumed are a variable that needs to be highly considered.
What Is Oil Pulling and What are the Health Benefits?
September 19 2018
Coconut oil pulling is believed to be one of the best ways to promote a healthy smile. It’s been proven to be more effective than regular brushing, and it’s also one of the best ways to whiten teeth naturally.
Easy Vegan Protein-Packed Recipes
September 18 2018
Like everyone, those maintaining a vegan diet need to get plenty of protein. Fortunately, peas and brown rice are two quality sources of plant-based, trans-fat-free protein. California Gold Nutrition vegan protein powders, which are made with pea and brown rice proteins, are a tasty way to get a daily dose of this nutrient.
5 Tips to Store and Handle Your Dietary Supplements
September 17 2018
According to the 2015 Council for Responsible Nutrition Consumer Survey on dietary supplements, approximately 68% of Americans currently take some form of dietary supplements. We invest a lot of time and money into selecting the most suitable supplements for ourselves and our families. The last thing we want is to improperly store them and have them spoil halfway through the bottle.
A Quick Guide to Glutamine
September 14 2018
Glutamine is the most abundant amino acid (the building block units of protein) in the body and is involved in more metabolic processes than any other amino acid.
Natural Home Remedies for Bee Stings
September 13 2018
Bee stings can lead to painful and itchy sores. Thankfully, there are several natural home remedies that can alleviate swelling and itchiness.
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