What is the Microbiome and How Does it Affect Immunity?
August 10 2020
The human gut microbiome plays a key role in many body functions, including supporting a healthy immune system. Certain types of supplements can also help.
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.
7 Spices to Give Meals a Warm Flavor
January 10 2019
These seven warming spices are flavorful additions to winter cooking.
Boost your Immunity with Camu Camu Powder from California Gold Nutrition
March 26 2019
Finding superfoods that can help boost the immune system as well as energy levels is challenging, but the camu camu berry from South America offers a myriad of health benefits.
Supplements to Consider When on the KETO diet
December 7 2018
The Ketogenic, or Keto, diet has become quite popular over the last several years. Many have experienced significant weight loss by adopting this eating style. The main premise of the Keto diet is that a person should consume 60 percent fat, 35 percent protein, and around 5 percent carbohydrates—in other words, it is primarily a plan high in healthy fats, moderate in protein and low in carbohydrates. The Keto diet recommends keeping carbs (which turn into sugar) to less than 50 grams ( or 20-25 net carbs) per day.
Skin Benefits of Turmeric
September 8 2017
Turmeric is a spice with antibacterial properties that can be used to cleanse and nourish the skin. It contains a substance called curcumin that has antioxidant and antimicrobial benefits. For example, turmeric promotes wound healing by reducing inflammation and oxidation. Better healing can reduce scarring.
3 Things to Avoid in Your Beauty Products
March 19 2019
The soaps, lotions, and makeup people use every day have a huge impact on wearers.
Rejuvenate Your Brain
April 26 2017
PQQ may be able to help your brain fire on all cylinders no matter your age.
A vitamin-like compound known as pyrroloquinoline quinone—or PQQ—shows promise for boosting mental performance and memory.
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