Carbs significantly relieve PMS symptoms in women and an increase in serotonin production could explain why

Controlling your intake of carbohydrates is an important part of a healthy weight management plan. But for women who suffer from mild or severe premenstrual syndrome (PMS), increasing their consumption of carbohydrates may give them relief from PMS symptoms because of its effect on serotonin production. Dr. Judith Wurtman, former director of the Research Program in Women’s Health at the Massachusetts Institute … Continue reading Carbs significantly relieve PMS symptoms in women and an increase in serotonin production could explain why

Scientist says sperm counts are dropping so low that human reproduction may soon be a thing of the past

Men today only have about half the amount of sperm that their grandfathers did, and the situation is getting progressively worse with each passing day. Shanna Swan, PhD, published a paper back in 2017 about this infertility phenomenon. More recently, she published a book about how endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) and other factors are destroying men’s bodies at … Continue reading Scientist says sperm counts are dropping so low that human reproduction may soon be a thing of the past

Mainstream media telling men to freeze their sperm before receiving coronavirus vaccine

Mainstream media outlets are telling men to strongly consider freezing their sperm before receiving a Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine because it can lead to future fertility problems. This is according to the University of Miami, which is conducting research into the new coronavirus vaccines flooding the United States to ascertain whether or not they can cause infertility … Continue reading Mainstream media telling men to freeze their sperm before receiving coronavirus vaccine

The healing protein: Addressing thyroid problems with collagen

Collagen is the most abundant protein in your body. It’s one of the building blocks of the skin, bones and muscles and supports the structure of the organs and arteries. Best known for its skincare and fitness benefits, collagen may also help treat thyroid problems. Collagen for thyroid problems The thyroid gland is a small organ that regulates metabolism — … Continue reading The healing protein: Addressing thyroid problems with collagen

Naturally prevent conditions like diabetes, heart disease and stroke with vitamin D and hormone support

Recent research from China has demonstrated that higher amounts of certain nutrients and hormones can slash the risk of metabolic syndrome (MetS), a cluster of conditions that heighten the risk of diabetes, heart disease and stroke. In a recent article published in the journal Menopause, Chinese scientists found that higher amounts of calcidiol (25-hydroxyvitamin D) and estrogen corresponded to better markers of … Continue reading Naturally prevent conditions like diabetes, heart disease and stroke with vitamin D and hormone support

Edible seaweed is packed with iodine for improved thyroid health

Seaweed is a type of alga that grows in the sea. Not only is it a food source for some forms of marine life, it also serves as a source of nutrition for humans. Seaweed is known for containing high amounts of iodine, an essential mineral used by the body to produce thyroid hormones. These … Continue reading Edible seaweed is packed with iodine for improved thyroid health

Study: Bioavailability and effects of iodine intake through seaweeds in Arctic people

In this study, researchers from Denmark and Greenland measured the iodine content of dietary seaweeds in Greenland, estimated iodine absorption, and assessed the impact of dietary seaweeds on the iodine intake of Arctic people. The results of their study were published in the Journal of Medicinal Food. Dietary iodine is important for the maintenance of human … Continue reading Study: Bioavailability and effects of iodine intake through seaweeds in Arctic people

Are your hormones causing hair loss?

Does your hair seem a lot thinner lately? Or are you losing strands of hair often? It could be your hormones. Modern life and stress – be it physical, mental, and hormonal – can disrupt key hormones that protect your hair. Listed below are the main hormone imbalances associated with hair loss. Testosterone Testosterone is the … Continue reading Are your hormones causing hair loss?

Nearly all bottled water found to contain microplastics… you are drinking “plastic stew” that disrupts human hormones

Plastic is all around us, in everything from the toys our children play with to the cosmetics we use and the packaging of the foods we eat. And now experts are expressing concerns that all this plastic might mean that microplastics – tiny bits of plastic small enough to be ingested by humans – could … Continue reading Nearly all bottled water found to contain microplastics… you are drinking “plastic stew” that disrupts human hormones

Epigenetic Tags on Serotonin Transporter Gene Linked to Stress

METHYLATION OF SEROTONIN TRANSPORTER GENE IN SALIVA, BRAIN AND BLOOD DNA ASSOCIATED WITH INCREASES IN AMYGDALA ACTIVITY A new study offers an epigenetic explanation as to why some people are more reactive to stress or more vulnerable to disorders related to stress. A team of researchers at Duke University have found that methylation of a gene linked … Continue reading Epigenetic Tags on Serotonin Transporter Gene Linked to Stress