How to Become a Vegetarian

Becoming a vegetarian is a process you can begin in steps. That may be good news if you’re concerned about radical diet changes, which, while many people do, can also be difficult to maintain. It is typically easier to transition into a new lifestyle than implement a massive shift in your daily routines. Especially when it … Continue reading How to Become a Vegetarian

Curcumin Benefits: Understanding This Powerful Antioxidant

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

Should You Use Weight Loss Supplements?

Most people want to lose weight to experience the benefits of having a healthy body and avoid the problems of not. The stresses of excessive weight include cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and the spectrum of problems caused by toxins are experiences we’re better off to avoid. One of the cornerstones to achieving and maintaining a healthy … Continue reading Should You Use Weight Loss Supplements?

The Health Benefits of Hemicellulase

The hemicellulase enzyme breaks down hemicellulose, which is a type of cellulose and a key component of the cell wall in all plants. Different forms of plant hemicellulose include glucans, galactans, xylans, mannans and pentosans. Common fiber-rich breakfast cereals, for example, have a large amount of hemicelluloses (2 to 12%). Hemicellulase is needed to break … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Hemicellulase

The Health Benefits of Serrapeptase

Discovered in the early 1970’s, this proteolytic enzyme was isolated from the Serratia species of bacteria located in the intestines of silkworms. Serrapeptase, also called serratiopeptidase, is a superior enzyme that provides strong, healthful properties. Today serrapeptase is used all over Europe and Asia in clinical settings. It can break down non-living tissue in the body. … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Serrapeptase

8 Shocking Facts about Bovine Growth Hormone

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. [1] [2] [3] 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

Green Tea for Weight Loss?

A growing body of evidence supports the effectiveness of green tea for weight loss. The key ingredient in green tea that purported to help the body lose weight is a compound known as EGCG. Research shows that it helps increase metabolism, stimulate the oxidation of fat, and helps the body increase fat excretion. Recent studies … Continue reading Green Tea for Weight Loss?

What Are Osmotic Laxatives?

Constipation is often associated with straining, hard stools, infrequent bowel movements, and feelings of incomplete evacuation. Ideally, relief can be obtained through dietary and lifestyle changes. However, when these measures do not provide relief, many people turn to laxatives- osmotic laxatives in particular. There are many different kinds of laxatives available and they operate differently. … Continue reading What Are Osmotic Laxatives?

How Meat Is Toxic for Your Colon

Meat in its natural state is not totally harmful. The thing is, we don’t often get it in its natural state, and common preparation methods for the food makes it even worse for human health. Consider the changes that cows go through before they come to us. Questionable medications, antibiotics, pesticide laden and GMO feed…all of … Continue reading How Meat Is Toxic for Your Colon

6 Tips to Maintaining a Healthy Body

What’s going on with your fitness routine? Where are you at with it? If you’re on the up swing- that’s awesome, stick with it. If you’re not, why not? What happened to hitting the gym this week? Did Monday quickly turn into Friday and the evenings faded away under a glow from the television set? … Continue reading 6 Tips to Maintaining a Healthy Body