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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.
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.
A Quick Guide to Selenium
September 7 2018
The trace mineral selenium functions primarily as a component of the antioxidant enzyme glutathione peroxidase which works with vitamin E in preventing free radical damage to cell membranes. Low levels of selenium have been linked to a higher risk for cancer, cardiovascular disease, inflammatory diseases, and other conditions associated with increased free radical damage including premature aging and cataract formation.
Mushrooms for Immunity and Whole Body Health
September 5 2018
Mushrooms are quickly becoming the new superfood. This is a bit ironic considering the relationship between humans and the fungi kingdom is as old as human existence itself. Modern trends are circling back to what our ancestors discovered long ago!
Keep the Household Fresh With Organic, Non-GMO Cleaners
September 4 2018
GMOs, or Genetically Modified Organisms, are not just a problem when they occur in food. They can also cause issues when they show up in everyday household cleaning products. These healthy recipes can create GMO-free solutions for keeping the home clean.
How to Stay Healthy While Traveling + Supplements to Take with You
August 30 2018
Whether by car, train, bus or airplane, traveling can take a lot out of you. Not only does it present some discomforts—like sitting in one place (typically an uncomfortable seat) for a prolonged period of time—but it can also bring about some health challenges. Traveling, in general, means being away from home, which translates to different food, different living quarters, and often a different daily routine. Jet lag can also dampen travel plans as time changes affect sleep patterns and energy.
A Quick Guide to Iron
August 29 2018
Iron is critical to human life. It plays the central role in the hemoglobin molecule of red blood cells (RBC) where it functions in transporting oxygen from the lungs to the body's tissues and the transportation of carbon dioxide from the tissues to the lungs. Iron also functions in several key enzymes in energy production and metabolism including DNA synthesis.
A Quick Guide to Digestive Enzymes
August 27 2018
One of the most popular natural digestive aids is enzyme supplements. This quick guide will answer some frequently asked questions on these valuable dietary supplements.
Easy Homemade Sunburn Remedies
August 24 2018
Sunburns can occur in any climate and at any time of the year, making it important to protect the skin. Should one suffer from a sunburn, there are many available homemade remedies to reduce discomfort, provide relief and restore their skin.
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.
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