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?
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
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
An alkali metal related to sodium and potassium, lithium carbonate has been traditionally used within allopathic medicine to deal with mental imbalances. There are many side effects to taking this strong mineral as the body poorly absorbs lithium carbonate. Lithium orotate works differently. Lithium orotate offers superior bio-utilization, allowing the mineral to penetrate the mitochondria, glia and … Continue reading The Benefits of Lithium Orotate
A fasting diet is a nutritional therapy involving either full or partial caloric restriction. It can be a challenge if you embark on one unprepared and unaware. There are many ways you can prepare yourself for a fast. In this article, I’ll give you the tips and tricks that’ll help you successfully reach your fasting … Continue reading The Fasting Diet: Tips for a Successful Fast
Alternate day fasting (ADF) is a type of intermittent fasting in which you alternate between “fast days,” when you consume very few or zero calories, and “feed days” when you eat as much as you like. When done correctly, ADF is a powerful tool for weight loss and longevity. How an Alternate Day Fast Is … Continue reading What Is Alternate Day Fasting?
What if I told you that an essential part of healthy eating includes short periods of not eating? That line of thinking runs counter to everything we do today. You probably have a snack, if not a full meal, before running out the door. You might have another snack once you get to work and … Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About Intermittent Fasting
Curcumin is the primary active ingredient in turmeric. Turmeric is a yellow-orange spice well known as a prominent ingredient in Indian cuisine and yellow mustard, but it also offers potent therapeutic benefits. Curcumin is the pigment responsible for both turmeric’s brilliant golden color and many of its health benefits. Curcumin soothes irritated tissue, is a … Continue reading Curcumin Benefits: Understanding This Powerful Antioxidant
Since bovine growth hormone received FDA approval in 1993, three disturbing health trends have emerged. Cancer cases continue to increase, obesity has become an epidemic and early onset puberty has become the norm.    Related? Maybe, maybe not. You can be the judge as you read through the following 8 facts about the substance known as BGH, … Continue reading 8 Shocking Facts about Bovine Growth Hormone
Carrots are rarely the star of any dish, but in this green lentil salad recipe from One Green Planet, the spiced carrots really shine. You can spiralize your carrots, but I recommend using a peeler to get thin, pretty ribbons for your salad. If you can find red, purple, or yellow carrots, give them a try! … Continue reading Indian-Inspired Green Lentil Salad with Spiced Carrots