4 Natural Approaches to PCOS

I’ve been talking a lot about Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, and I even discussed 7 signs of PCOS in a recent post. Many of you are probably wondering if there are ways to approach PCOS using natural methods. While there are more natural approaches to PCOS than I’ve listed here, here are a few of the most important. … Continue reading 4 Natural Approaches to PCOS

The Shocking Truth about High Fructose Corn Syrup (Video)

Is high fructose corn syrup one of the most shocking ingredients found in your food? Watch this video and decide for yourself. (Recognize the narrator??) High fructose corn syrup is one of the most controversial ingredients used by the food industry. Emerging science is confirming the negative health effects of high fructose corn syrup on the cardiovascular … Continue reading The Shocking Truth about High Fructose Corn Syrup (Video)

Does Lemon Juice Dissolve Kidney Stones?

Lemon juice is a popular ingredient used in fresh lemonade, facial tonics, and natural household cleaning recipes. Folk medicine says this vitamin C-rich juice may even dissolve kidney stones, yet science remains inconclusive on these claims. But, science does agree that lemon juice may support kidney health; on the other end of that stick, lemon juice is … Continue reading Does Lemon Juice Dissolve Kidney Stones?

10 Benefits of Organic Lovage

Lovage, a member of the parsley family, is a widely-used herb in parts of Europe and southwest Asia. Its use in food and natural healing is nothing new, but it’s also not usually first mentioned, so it isn’t surprising if you haven’t heard of it. Lovage offers a number of health benefits, including supporting kidney health, … Continue reading 10 Benefits of Organic Lovage

5 Health Benefits of Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri)

A traditional, therapeutic herb native to India, brahmi (also known as Bacopa monnieri) is commonly used in Ayurvedic medicine as a memory enhancer, aphrodisiac, and general tonic. [1] Its impact on cognitive performance has prompted a number of investigations into its positive benefits. Here are just a few of the health benefits attributed to brahmi. 1. Promotes Comfort … Continue reading 5 Health Benefits of Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri)

What Is Pygeum Bark and Can It Help Prostate Health?

Pygeum herb is derived from the bark of the special evergreen­ tree called Prunus africana that grows in mountainous regions of Sub­-Saharan Africa. The herb might have been known among natives of southern Africa–having used it to support the bladder and urinary tract–as early as the 1700s. The botanical term Pygeum, of Greek origin, means “buttock,” … Continue reading What Is Pygeum Bark and Can It Help Prostate Health?

6 Reasons to Supplement with Tibetan Rhodiola

Considered more potent than ginseng, Tibetan Rhodiola is an adaptogenic herb revered by the Tibetan monks as the supreme herb in traditional health modalities. Scientists have determined the majority of its power and potency comes from two compounds, salidroside and rosavin. Each compound helps encourage physical performance, cognitive function, stress response, and internal balance. Here are 6 … Continue reading 6 Reasons to Supplement with Tibetan Rhodiola

How Soy Affects Reproductive Health

Soy milk, tofu, and meat substitutes are all the rage in the vegan and vegetarian community. These products provide all essential amino acids, making soy one of the few complete plant proteins on the planet. Despite soy’s high nutrient content, there are some dangers to soy that typically go unnoticed. Not only does soy contain … Continue reading How Soy Affects Reproductive Health

Is Lithium Orotate Good or Bad for You?

The health benefits of lithium orotate are causing an explosion in its popularity. I’ve been an advocate of lithium orotate for quite some time and have incorporated into some of my own formulations. A friend of mine, Dr. Mark Millar, is the leading authority on lithium orotate in the United States today. He published an eBook, Veteran … Continue reading Is Lithium Orotate Good or Bad for You?

What Is Adrenal Fatigue? – Causes and Symptoms

Life moves fast and a lack of energy is a complaint for many. Fatigue or tiredness has become an increasingly common symptom, and there is a theory floating around that has taken on this issue. Adrenal Fatigue was a term coined by James M. Wilson, and it proposes that chronic mental, physical, or emotional stress … Continue reading What Is Adrenal Fatigue? – Causes and Symptoms