How to Check for Quality when Ordering Natural Products
March 19 2018
Maybe you have seen insanely low prices on supplements and wondered, “What’s the catch?” That is a very important question and the answer may surprise you: you could be getting a fraction of the promised ingredients.
Unexpected Benefit From Furry Pets
April 26 2017
When most people think of the benefits of having a dog, cat or other furry animal they would likely associate feelings of the unconditional love these animals extend to their owners. Pets are often able to boost our mood and fight off feelings of loneliness.
Natural Solutions for Child Constipation
June 6 2017
The National Institutes of Health reports that constipation in children is a common occurrence. While this condition is typically not life-threatening, it can certainly affect a child’s quality of life.
The Health Benefits of SAMe
July 14 2017
One of the very interesting effects of many natural compounds is their ability as a solitary agent to exert beneficial effects on a wide range of health conditions. One of the best examples of this “pleiotropic” effect is S-adenosylmethionine or as commonly known SAMe. Like coenzyme Q10, carnitine, alpha lipoic acid, and many other valuable dietary supplements, our body can manufacture SAMe. But, sometimes it does not manufacture enough or can be aided greatly through supplementation.
Arthritis - Natural Pain Management
September 15 2017
Arthritis is a condition that has affected humans since the beginning of time. Before the advent of modern pharmaceuticals, those who were afflicted did not simply suffer endlessly from pain, but utilized nature’s herbs and organic foods to help minimize the associated pain.
3 Bee Products and Their Benefits
October 16 2017
Bees are amazing and absolutely critical to life on earth given their essential role in pollinating plants. Albert Einstein is often quoted as saying "If the bee disappears from the surface of the earth, man would have no more than four years to live." Recently, there has been a decline in bee numbers in North America due to a phenomenon known as Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD). There is a lot of factors suggested as a cause of CCD with pesticides, pathogens, and beekeeping practices, but no single factor has been found with enough consistency to suggest that it is the sole cause.
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.
Protein Powders vs Meal Replacement Supplements: What’s the Difference?
March 16 2018
With protein available in so many different forms like tubs of powder, pre-mixed in the supplement aisle, inside protein bars and the like, there’s a lot of confusion about whether or not these products can be used in place of meals. Some people wonder when it’s appropriate to use them at all. If you’re one of these people, let’s investigate.
Top 15 Supplements for Better Vision
March 15 2018
Of our five senses, vision the most cherished. Eye health is a very important component of our overall health. Healthy eyes not only affect how you see but also how you feel about your environment and those around you. It has been said, “The eyes are a window to the soul”. While I agree, I would also suggest “The eyes are a window to one’s overall health including heart health, brain health and happiness”.
A Quick Guide to Zinc
March 14 2018
Zinc is a trace mineral that found in virtually every cell in the body and is a component in over 200 enzymes. Enzymes are molecules involved in speeding up chemical reactions necessary for human bodily function. Zinc functions in more enzymatic reactions than any other mineral. Most enzymes are composed of a protein along with an essential mineral and possibly a vitamin. If an enzyme is lacking the essential mineral or vitamin, it cannot function properly. If zinc levels are low it affects virtually every system of the body due to its central role in so many enzymes. In addition to its role in enzymes, zinc is required for proper action of many body hormones including insulin, growth hormone, and sex hormones.
The Benefits of Topical Magnesium Oil + Homemade Magnesium Oil Spray
March 13 2018
Magnesium has many unexpected health benefits.
The Health Benefits of Sage and Burning Sage to Cleanse your Space
March 12 2018
Sage, a woody herb derived from an evergreen shrub, has been used for medicinal purposes for centuries because it has many health benefits. Use it for in-home and personal applications to reap these benefits.
The Benefits of Nattokinase for Sinus Health
March 9 2018
Chronic nasal and sinus inflammation or chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) is one of the most common chronic diseases in adults. It is characterized by persistent symptomatic inflammation of the nasal mucosa and sinuses. A new study indicates that nattokinase, an enzyme from Nattō, a traditional fermented food from Japan can produce incredibly powerful effects in improving this condition. The breakthrough is that CRS does not tend to respond to conventional drugs, but may respond to nattokinase.
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