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The widespread occurrence of gluten sensitivity, wheat allergies and celiac disease have been well documented. Many of the related problems such as gastrointestinal discomfort (IBS), rashes, problems with nutrient absorption and bone loss have been reported and observed. Fortunately for many, following a gluten free diet can relieve these indications and revitalize health. But, aside from … Continue reading How Does Gluten Affect the Brain?
Sunflower seeds — great at the ballpark, helpful during a long drive, and a native plant to North America that has become a staple to cultures worldwide. Despite their small size, sunflower seeds are a dense source of vitamins and minerals and essential oils. Not only are they a great snack, sunflower seeds offer several … Continue reading 5 Health Benefits of Sunflower Seeds
Walnuts are perhaps best-known for being the quintessential healthy brain-food. But who knew that walnuts were also winning top prizes for their heart-healthy, free-radical fighting, antioxidant properties as well? Recent scientific evidence shows how the walnut may possibly be the number one food on the planet for heart healthy antioxidant support. And it’s not just … Continue reading Raw Walnuts Have 15x More Antioxidant Potency than Vitamin E
Electrolytes are ionic solutions (salts), existing in nature in the form of minerals. Electrolytes are responsible for keeping the body properly hydrated so the muscles and nerves can function properly. Since the human body is composed mostly of water, it is important that we take in adequate amounts of these minerals. What is more, when … Continue reading Electrolytes: What Are They & Why Are They So Good For Us?
Hormone imbalance is a common health for many women today. Exposure to toxins that exhibit estrogen-like effects — and there are plenty — can throw a woman’s hormone production off kilter. Common symptoms include fatigue, slowed metabolism, low libido, and brain fog. Herbalists and believers in traditional medicines have long used Tongkat ali, commonly known as … Continue reading 6 Benefits of Tongkat Ali for Women’s Health
Tribulus terrestris is a flowering plant that has long been a part of herbal medicine due to its reputation as a wellness booster. A lot of attention has centered around the benefits of tribulus terrestris for male sexual health; but not many know that Tribulus terrestris offers a lot to women as well. Studies show that … Continue reading 4 Benefits of Tribulus terrestris for Women
When conventional medicine fails, many people often look to traditional healing therapies, such as Ayurveda or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). A variety of herbs and plants are used in traditional medicine modalities, usually in the form of an extract. Suma root, a therapeutic herb originating from the jungles and rainforests of Central and South America, is … Continue reading 4 Benefits of Suma Root for Women’s Health
What is Damiana? Damiana, or turnera diffusa, is a flowering shrub found throughout Mexico, the West Indies, and parts of Central and South America. The leaves have historically been used as traditional herbal therapies for tonic and cleansing purposes. Indigenous people in Central and South America have used the leaves to make a tea, which … Continue reading The Weight Loss Benefits of Damiana
More than likely, you are probably familiar with oats and may also be slightly aware of their many health benefits. Something you may not have heard of, however, is oat straw, or the green stem of the oat plant. Deriving itself from the Avena sativa plant, oat straw has been passed down from generation to generation as … Continue reading 4 Health Benefits of Avena Sativa for Women
The Tupi Indians of Brazil have a long history of cultivating and utilizing various traditional herbs, and Catuaba is one of the leading therapeutic plants used in their culture. This plant is so popular that the tribe has included its name in many of the songs and myths of its people, exclaiming their gratitude for its existence … Continue reading 3 Benefits of Catuaba Bark for Women