You can often tell a lot about a person's health and diet by their hair, nails, and skin. There are many foods that inflame our cells and end up tearing apart the collagen, keratin, and elastin. Toxic overload, stress, and a poor diet all contribute to lackluster skin, dry hair, and brittle nails that never [...]
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Feeding your body certain foods may help keep your immune system strong. If you're looking for ways to prevent winter colds and the flu, you should make sure to include these foods in your diet: 1. Ginger: If you've been feeling under the weather, you may turn to Ginger to help speed up the recovery [...]
Our gut bacteria helps the body digest food, make key nutrients, fight harmful organisms, protect our gut lining, train our immune systems, turn genes on and off, regulate gut hormones, and can even affect our moods. Changes to our gut bacteria are often linked to a compromised immune system, weight gain, inflammation, cancer, diabetes, and [...]
Many people suffer from magnesium deficiency and don't even know it. In fact, it has been estimated that more than 50% of adults in the United States don’t get the recommended daily amount of magnesium from the foods they eat (300mg for women, 400mg for men)1. There are a number of health issues associated with [...]
We live in a world that is always in a rush. Which is why it makes sense that anxiety is the top mental illness suffered by those in the United States. It affects some 40 million adults in America, essentially making it an epidemic1. Many people look for a solution to anxiety but it is [...]
The truth is that many people think of breastfeeding as a way to feed their baby, but there is actually much more to it. It provides both nourishment and comfort to the child and it bonds the mother to the child in a very special way. It is also an instinctive behavior that helps to [...]
Many people consider green juices to be the best thing for our health. In a single glass of green juice, you get all the 'good stuff' out of fruits, vegetables, and superfoods. The result is a nutrient dense juice that is easy to consume and provides a variety of health benefits. Perhaps that is the [...]
Garcinia Cambogia is a popular weight loss supplement that comes from a fruit that grows on a tree by the same name. The peel of the fruit contains high amounts of hydroxycitric acid (HCA), which is the active ingredient believed to be responsible for most of its weight loss benefits1. What Is Garcinia Cambogia? Garcinia Cambogia [...]
If you want to boost your health, you need to include omega-3 fatty acids in your diet. According to numerous studies, they may be able to decrease blood triglycerides, reduce inflammation, and may even help to ward off dementia1, 2, 3. Getting enough omega-3s in your diet can be challenging if you are a veterinarian, [...]
You will find many of the materials necessary to build complex plants built into the seeds. That is why they are so nutritious. Seeds also provide a lot of fiber and contain healthy polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats. They are also a great resource for vitamins and minerals as well as healthy antioxidants. When seeds are [...]