A pediatrician discusses key nutritional, bodily, and lifestyle factors to consider when planning for pregnancy.
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 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.
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.
Beta-Glucan: Nature’s Key to Unleashing the Immune System
March 3 2020
Beta-glucans are fiber-type complex sugars found in a variety of different food sources including yeast, oat bran, barley fiber, medicinal mushrooms, algae, and seaweeds. Find out how beta-glucans can benefit immune health, cholesterol levels, and more.
A Closer Look At Label Claims on Supplements
March 10 2020
A study reveals inconsistencies in supplement potency claims sold on a popular online marketplace. Follow these four rules for avoiding scams.
Nutrient Highlight - Astaxanthin
April 26 2017
There are over 400 different members of the carotene family of pigments in nature.
California Gold Nutrition Almond Butter Protein Cookies
December 21 2017
California Gold Nutrition's Whey Protein Isolate provides the necessary protein and amino acids for aiding in the building of strong muscles. The powder is sugar-free, artificial sweetener-free, gluten-free, soy-free, and non-GMO. An almond butter protein cookie is a tasty way to include whey protein powder in your diet.
Saffron: A Natural Approach to Neuropsychiatric Disorders
May 9 2019
Limited effectiveness, safety problems, and high costs of many psychotropic medications have resulted in an urgent mandate for safer, more effective and more affordable treatments of mental illness.
5 Natural Ways to Boost Your Energy and Beat the After-Lunch Slump
January 4 2019
Just like our mobile phones, we start the day with a full charge. However, as the hours progress, you probably notice that your personal “charge” frequently drops.
How To Eliminate Food Cravings
April 26 2017
Despite what you may have heard, overcoming food cravings has nothing to do with willpower
Oxygen, food, and water are the three main things we need to stay alive. If we’re deprived of any of them for a significant period (not very long, when it comes to oxygen), the body and brain have powerful mechanisms that move us to breathe, eat, or drink.
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.
5 Ways to Benefit More From Calcium Supplements
June 15 2020
Calcium is an important mineral in the body involved in bone health, muscle contraction, and more. Here’s how to get the most out of calcium supplements.
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