The wider impacts of gut health

Probiotics and prebiotics are needed every day for optimal health, even to help lower food sensitivity reactions and related allergies. Our intestinal flora cannot be optimal without constant replenishment since we cannot avoid ingesting pesticides and insecticides or GMO foods that elaborate pesticides. This research review will indicate that even allergies are influenced by gut … Continue reading The wider impacts of gut health

Sensational new theory of how cancer lives and grows

Did Otto Warburg get it all wrong? This new theory overturns everything we thought we knew about the biology of cancer. In the 1930s, Nobel Laureate Otto Warburg suggested that cancer cells produce the bulk of their energy by breaking down glucose in the absence of oxygen, a process called glycolysis. The Warburg effect, as … Continue reading Sensational new theory of how cancer lives and grows

Slow metabolism linked to longevity

When we use the word “metabolism,” we are usually referring to resting metabolic rate, which is the amount of energy (calories) that the body requires per day for its basic functions at rest. Most people believe that it is desirable to raise their metabolism, because they will burn more calories and consequently lose weight. Having … Continue reading Slow metabolism linked to longevity

Alpha Lipoic Acid: Top 10 Benefits & Possible Side Effects

Source: Alpha Lipoic Acid: Top 10 Benefits & Possible Side Effects by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Antioxidants are nutrients that counteract the natural deterioration of cells. Raw, organic fruits and vegetables provide a wide array of antioxidants. Antioxidants are also present in herbs like astragalus root and Tibetan Rhodiola. In recent years, antioxidant … Continue reading Alpha Lipoic Acid: Top 10 Benefits & Possible Side Effects

The Top 10 Vegan Athletes

1. Brendan Brazier Professional Ironman triathlete, Brendan Brazier, is one of the top athletes in the world. He has gained notoriety as a best-selling author specializing in performance nutrition and further distinguished himself by winning the Canadian 50KM Ultra Marathon Championships on two separate occasions. He has also placed third at the National Long-Course Triathlon … Continue reading The Top 10 Vegan Athletes

The Health Benefits of Collinsonia Root

Collinsonia canadensis, also known as Canada horsebalm, hardhack, horseweed, richweed, ox-balm, and stone root, is an herb in the mint family. Historically, it has been used for improving circulation and congestion, especially in the bowels and throat. It has also generated much interest for being helpful in keeping mucous membranes healthy and improving digestion. In … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Collinsonia Root

What Is MSM (Methylsulfonylmethane)?

Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) is an organic sulfur-containing compound that occurs naturally in fruits, vegetables, grains, animals, and even humans. MSM has earned a lot of attention for its use as a nutritional supplement. This is due to MSM’s reputation as a potent antioxidant booster that is believed to resist oxidative damage and swelling, especially after exercise … Continue reading What Is MSM (Methylsulfonylmethane)?

What Is Camu Camu?

Camu camu, or Myrciaria dubia, is a fruit tree native to the Amazonian rain forest. It grows as a small shrub alongside the river and produces berries that resemble cherries. Like many other Amazonian fruits, camu camu has earned quite a bit of interest due to its active compounds, phytochemicals, and amino acids. The best offering … Continue reading What Is Camu Camu?

Health Benefits of Maqui Berries

Source: Health Benefits of Maqui Berries by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  According to the Center for Human Nutrition at UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine, evidence overwhelmingly supports the health benefits of adding berries to your diet. [1] Frequently cited as fabulous sources of antioxidants and vitamins, nearly anyone can benefit by including more berries … Continue reading Health Benefits of Maqui Berries

Health Benefits of Perilla Frutescens

Perrilla frutescens, commonly referred to as perilla, is a food and traditional medicine in Asian countries, particularly Japan and China. A member of the mint family, the leaves are used in Chinese herbal medicine for symptoms of asthma and cough and contain calcium, iron, and vitamin C. Its seeds support healthy immune function and are … Continue reading Health Benefits of Perilla Frutescens