Negative Health Effects of Artificial Blue Light at Night And What You Can Do About It

Nighttime blue light exposure can derange the circadian rhythm. It is a culprit behind many modern chronic health issues, including obesity, metabolic syndrome, and cancer. On the other hand, blue light exposure during the day is very beneficial. Read this post to learn how to hack your blue light exposure for your benefit.

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Glucocorticoid Receptors: Gateways to Control Your Levels of Stress, Inflammation, and Anxiety

Glucocorticoid receptors are a type of receptors on the outside of our cells that transmit signals from glucocorticoids, such as cortisol. Poor glucocorticoid receptor function due to chronic stress and high CRH can lead to cortisol resistance, which explains why stress can worsen health problems and cause weight gain. Read this post to learn more about glucocorticoid receptors and how to optimize its function.

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25 Proven Facts about the Ketogenic Diet and Ketosis (Part 1)

The ketogenic diet has been touted for its many health benefits such as weight loss, cognitive function, neurodegenerative diseases, and cancer. In this post, we cover:

  • Different ways to get into ketosis
  • Physiology and pathways that are changed when you are in ketosis, which explains how the ketogenic diet derives its benefits
  • Genetic factors that may affect the safety and effectiveness of ketosis
  • 17 Health conditions that may be helped by the ketogenic diet
  • Negative effects of ketosis and how to mitigate them

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23 Proven Health Benefits of Coconut Oil in Moderation (no fluff article)

For many years, coconut oil was labeled as dangerous due to its unusually high saturated fat content – coconut oil has even more saturated fat than butter. However, now that people are coming to realize that saturated fat is not inherently bad (R, R1), the health benefits of coconut oil are being re-examined. So far, the results are promising.

Coconut oil is used in many recipes in the autoimmune lectin avoidance cookbook.

In this article, we will explore the scientific research to uncover why coconut oil, in moderation, is a powerful addition to your diet and body care regimen.

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20 Science-Based Health Benefits of Intermittent Fasting And How to Do It

Dieting can be a difficult and frustrating way to lose weight. Intermittent fasting is a simple and effective strategy for getting lean while maintaining muscle mass.

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47 Proven Health Benefits of Supplemental Zinc That Are Backed by Science (#1 is my favorite)

Zinc has so many health benefits that it’s almost impossible to cover them all in one post.  Zinc is important for balancing immunity, decreasing inflammation, as an antioxidant, cognitive function and so much more!

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20 Surprising Health Benefits of Lactoferrin

Lactoferrin is a naturally occurring protein that is found in milk and bodily fluids. It is a potent anti-microbial and modulator of the immune system. Several studies have shown that natural lactoferrin has many important roles. Read this post to learn more about the properties and health benefits of lactoferrin.

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The Science of Ozone Therapy: Lower Inflammation and Inactivate Infections

Since the beginning of time we’ve put health concepts in tiny bins and labeled them as “good,” or “bad,” like high-fat diets, or antioxidant supplements…until we realize these little cubbies aren’t always so black and white.

Ozone has suffered similar treatment.  

There are two main points to remember when someone categorizes ozone as evil: all ozone isn’t the same (atmospheric ozone is not the same as pure, therapeutic ozone), and it’s the dose that makes the poison (which can be said about most beneficial therapies).

By grouping atmospheric ozone gas and ozone therapy together, we’ve turned our backs on the beneficial effects ozone therapy has on certain health disorders.

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Top Science Based Health Benefits of Vitamin B3 and Niacin

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Vitamin B3, also known as niacin, is found in most foods. It has many beneficial effects on our health – it lowers cholesterol, protects the brain, helps keep the heart healthy, and improves the skin. Read more below to find out more about this powerful substance.

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61+ Proven Health Benefits of Probiotics and Everything There is to Know (Part 1)

Probiotics are amazing. Not only do they improve our GI tract, they also balance the immune system, fight infections and allergies and improve our mood and cognitive function. Read on to learn how these “good bacteria” enhance our mood, combat stress and help with obesity and diabetes.

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