The Health Benefits of Beta-Glucanase

Beta-Glucanase represents a group of carbohydrate enzymes which break down glycosidic bonds within beta-glucan. These glucans also create up to 60% of the cell wall of many forms of fungal organisms such as Candida albicans and candidal biofilm (the common experience of candida in the gut). Beta glucans are a polysaccharide made of glucose molecules linked together … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Beta-Glucanase

The Ultimate Candida Diet Program

Ten years ago, few people knew about the significance of candida overgrowth, let alone the health benefits of embarking on a candida diet program. But today, thanks to new attitudes on the detriments of excess sugar consumption, and a growing interest in natural health and nutrition, more and more people are asking about diet as … Continue reading The Ultimate Candida Diet Program

10 Health Conditions that Cause Bad Breath

Many causes of bad breath can be easily addressed. Sometimes, however, bad breath reflects a more serious underlying condition. It could also be a side effect of certain medical treatments or therapies. Whatever the cause, chronic bad breath is not something to be lived with… or ignored. The following 10 health conditions have been found to cause … Continue reading 10 Health Conditions that Cause Bad Breath

What Are Prebiotics?

Probiotics have long been hailed as the ultimate support for the immune and digestive systems, and there is no doubt of their ability to promote and maintain a healthy gut. However, despite their fame, a little-known truth is that probiotics would be of little effect without their less-celebrated partner: prebiotics, or prebiotic fiber to be exact. Here … Continue reading What Are Prebiotics?

Biofilms in the Body

Long before you became a part of your community and, hopefully, a contributing member of society, there were the original communities, which were made of networks of bacteria. The inhabitants of these worked together to ensure the survival of as many members as possible. Today, these communities are called biofilms and they’re found almost anywhere … Continue reading Biofilms in the Body

10 Essential Tips to Maximize Kidney Cleansing

In the same way air filters remove dust, pollen, and other allergens, the kidneys remove wastes and toxins from the blood. Modern environmental pollutants, UTIs, and drugs like NSAIDs can lead to serious damage to the kidneys, and processed foods only increase the risk. Since we simply can’t replace our kidneys like we might an air … Continue reading 10 Essential Tips to Maximize Kidney Cleansing

Fighting Fungus: Cleansing With Active Horopito

New Zealand lies deep in the South Pacific, an island not to itself, but by itself. This seclusion has resulted in an amazing example of extraordinary flora and fauna. Aside from the incredible wildlife and sweeping views, New Zealand is home to over 2000 unique plants that have had the interest of the natural medicine … Continue reading Fighting Fungus: Cleansing With Active Horopito

Iron Deficiency: How to Improve Low Iron Levels

Iron deficiency knows no borders—it’s common throughout the world and in all economic classes. According to the World Health Organization, an estimated 30% of the world’s population has an iron status that is considered below normal. This may seem like a wildly inflated or inaccurate figure, but healthy adults only store about 3-4 grams of … Continue reading Iron Deficiency: How to Improve Low Iron Levels

10 Natural Remedies for Athlete’s Foot

Athlete’s foot is a fungal infection that usually thrives in warm, damp places. The fungus, Tinea pedis, grows between the toes, on top of the feet, on toenails and between the fingers. White patches, scaly patches, and redness are all indicative of the fungus. Symptoms of athlete’s foot may include itching, burning, and stinging. Athlete’s foot … Continue reading 10 Natural Remedies for Athlete’s Foot

12 Interesting Facts About Nail Fungal Infections

A nail fungal infection, or onychomycosis, is a fungal imbalance that affects the fingernails and toenails. [1] The most common symptom is a thickening and discoloration of the nail to yellow, green, and even black. As the problem progresses, the nail bed can become uncomfortable, brittle, and even begin breaking off. [2] How Common is Nail Fungus? Nail fungus … Continue reading 12 Interesting Facts About Nail Fungal Infections