Iron Toxicity: All You Need to Know About Iron Overdose

We need iron to live. Without it, our red blood cells wouldn’t be able to carry oxygen through our blood. Iron plays essential roles in energy metabolism, hormone synthesis, growth, development, brain function, immune activity, and cellular function.[1, 2] However, you only need trace amounts of this important nutrient to maintain proper iron balance. Excess iron intake can quickly … Continue reading Iron Toxicity: All You Need to Know About Iron Overdose

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

Benefits of Tourmaline Gemstone

Tourmaline gemstone is a semi-precious mineral similar to granite. With colors ranging from magenta to teal-blue, meadow-green to vibrant yellow, and even black, tourmaline gets its name from the Singhalese phrase “tura mali,” which means, “stone mixed with vibrant colors.” It’s believed that no two tourmaline stones have the exact same color and it’s historically … Continue reading Benefits of Tourmaline Gemstone

Love Your Liver by Cleansing It! Global Healing Center Infographic

Are you aware of the incredible functions of your liver? The liver produces bile to break down lipids, insulin, and hormones. It metabolizes proteins by converting amino acids into glucose to produce energy. It cleanses the body by removing wastes and toxins from your blood to be excreted. A Toxic Liver Needs Detoxification Modern society has … Continue reading Love Your Liver by Cleansing It! Global Healing Center Infographic

How to Flush the Liver

To understand liver cleansing, it’s necessary to understand the function of the liver is to process toxins. If a liver running at 60% efficiency is leaving 40% of toxins unprocessed to accumulate in and float around, what effect do you think that has on your body? The liver is one of the body’s most vital organs; a … Continue reading How to Flush the Liver

Liver Health: The Role of Turmeric in Fatty Liver Disease

Fatty liver is a condition that’s affecting more and more people every day and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is the most widely experienced. Obesity and diabetes, two major health threats, are conditions that drastically increase one’s chances of developing fatty liver. A new study is showing that the polyphenols in turmeric may be helpful for reducing the … Continue reading Liver Health: The Role of Turmeric in Fatty Liver Disease

9 Impressive Health Benefits of Lemon Balm

Lemon balm has a reputation as an incredible herb for supporting good health. Its name is attributed to its lemony scent. The plant’s reputed effect on vigor and longevity are attributed to its popularity, and scientific studies have only served to reinforce its reputation. Let’s take a close look at nine impressive health benefits of lemon balm. Lemon … Continue reading 9 Impressive Health Benefits of Lemon Balm

Metal Toxicity: Health Dangers of Nickel

Nickel is a metal, commonly used to make coins, magnets, jewelry, stainless steel, electronics, and components of industrial machines. Most people are familiar with the attractive mirror-finish that can be achieved by nickel plating. However, despite the beautiful appearance, nickel exposure, especially in industrial and occupational settings, can present significant health hazards. Effects of Nickel … Continue reading Metal Toxicity: Health Dangers of Nickel

Nutritional Considerations for Alcohol Detoxification

Alcohol is the most commonly abused legal substance in the United States and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism has revealed shocking facts to prove it. Nearly 25% of people ages 18 or older admitted binge drinking in the past month. Drunk driving fatalities accounted for 9,967 deaths (31% of overall driving fatalities). … Continue reading Nutritional Considerations for Alcohol Detoxification

The Health Benefits of Peppermint Leaf

Peppermint (Mentha piperita) is a hardy perennial herb that is a hybrid of watermint and spearmint. It’s native to Europe, but can be found all across the world. With a long history of therapeutic use for a variety of ailments that extends back to ancient Egypt, peppermint is referred to as “the world’s oldest medicine.” … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Peppermint Leaf