Curcumin and Piperine – The Perfect Combo

Curcumin and Piperine - The Perfect Combo

Turmeric, known as the Indian saffron or golden spice, has been used in India, Asia, and Middle Eastern countries for thousands of years as a spice and medicinal herb. Turmeric alone can already provide a long list of health benefits and it may very well be the most effective nutritional supplement in existence.  Curcumin is…

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A Closer Look at Acidophilus

A Closer Look at Acidophilus

By now you have probably heard the term “probiotics”, but do you know what these are and how they work with your digestion for a healthy gut? Probiotics are live bacteria and yeasts that can help your digestive system. Acidophilus (Lactobacillus acidophilus) is one known strain of probiotic that is widely used. Acidophilus is found…

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Safe Foods to Eat While Taking Antibiotics

Safe Foods to Eat While Taking Antibiotics

Antibiotics can save lives, relieve symptoms of bacterial infections, and help us recover faster. They destroy both healthy and bad bacteria in your gut while they try to eradicate bacteria in your body system. Antibiotics work by disrupting essential processes or structures in the bacterial cell. This either kills the bacteria or slows down bacterial…

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Healthy Liver, Longer Life!

Healthy Liver Longer Life

Have you ever wondered how food passes through your body? Vital nutrients from the foods you consume are ingested inside the human body, but filtration is needed to excrete the waste by-products that can be toxic. The liver is responsible for processing these harmful substances and excreting them in the form of feces. The liver…

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The Debate Over GMO

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Technological advancements recently developed technologies, and methods using other newly found scientific findings are a constant in the production of many everyday items. But, did you know that some of these scientific outcomes are used to produce genetically modified crops and animals? Research and technological advancements have paved the way for genetically modified organisms, more…

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Is Soy a Thyroid Nemesis

Is Soy a Thyroid Nemesis

Food is essential for human survival. And, for many people in the world, there is a wide array of foods to choose from, one of which is soy foods.  Soy products come largely from soybeans; a pea family of vegetables that have been a staple in Asian cuisine for a very long time. This plant-based…

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The Importance of Zinc

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Zinc has been identified as a micronutrient that is vital to the human body in countless ways. Zinc is abundantly distributed throughout the human body, but the body is not capable of producing or storing it on its own. This makes regularly consuming foods that are high in zinc incredibly important. Zinc is largely concentrated…

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It’s Not Just Fish Oil – It’s Omega 3

It's Not Just Fish Oil - It's Omega 3

History tells us that humans evolved by consuming a diet lower in saturated fat (fats from animal sources) and higher in omega-3 fatty acids than is consumed today (Crawford, 1992). These omega-3 fatty acids are found in fishes such as sardines, mackerel, herring, and salmon, which also contain Vitamin A and D. Our human body…

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The Amazing Benefits of Coconut Oil

The Amazing Benefits of Coconut Oil

Often referred to as the “tree of life”, the coconut tree is considered one of the most useful trees in the world. Aside from the numerous health benefits derived from its fruit, the coconut tree can also be used for fuel, cosmetics, folk medicine, and building materials, among many other uses. Today, we will focus…

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5 Chemicals to Avoid in your Household Products

5 Chemicals to Avoid in your Household Products

There are many chemicals that you want to avoid in your home products, especially in any products that come into contact with your skin. The safety of most cosmetics and home products has improved significantly over the years, and federal guidelines have been put in place to limit or prohibit many ingredients that have been…

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