This post covers health conditions associated with low iron, as well as ways to increase or decrease iron.Read More
Ginger has been revered as a culinary and medicinal spice in many traditional cultures. It is also a very powerful herb with numerous proven health benefits. Read this post to learn more about ginger and how to make the best use of ginger for your health.
Chaga mushroom contains polysaccharides/beta glycans as the main active constituents. These mushroom carbohydrates help increase energy levels and also boost liver and brain function. According to various scientific studies, the betulin/betulinic acid component present in this fungus helps kill cancer cells!
Lycopene is a pigment that helps give red fruits and vegetables their color. It has attracted scientific attention due to its effects as a natural antioxidant. Studies have shown that this pigment has potent anticancer properties, reduces stress and helps prevent muscular injury and inflammation.
The human body has an amazingly efficient detoxification system, mostly located in the liver. In healthy people, these detoxification processes are in balance, and most of the time function well. However, some diseases, vitamin deficiency, exposure to tobacco smoke, alcohol, and some drugs can upset the balance between detoxification enzymes. Find out which nutrients can help you restore that balance, and how you can help your body detoxify.
From freezing showers to cryotherapy tanks, cold exposure is in vogue amongst health conscious people. And rightly so; simple practices that can enhance nervous system health, decrease inflammation and promote longevity are rare.
In this article, we will explore the scientific research to uncover the many benefits of getting cold. We will also touch on the best ways to approach cold exposure as, whilst we should embrace the cold, we need to be aware of its power.
Potassium is essential for preventing strokes, building muscles, breaking down carbs, maintaining body growth and most importantly maintaining fluid balance in the body. Continue to read more about the various other health benefits of this macromineral!
B. subtilis is a probiotic with antioxidant properties and with beneficial effects on the GI tract and the immune system.
Vitamin B9, or folate, is a member of the B-complex vitamin group. Like all B-vitamins, folate plays vital roles in cellular metabolism and energy production.
More specifically, folate aids in DNA and RNA synthesis, which is especially important during periods of rapid growth (e.g., pregnancy and puberty). Folate also helps control homocysteine levels, which, if too high, can lead to a number of chronic conditions including cancer, heart disease, depression, and diabetes.
L. lactis is a commonly used probiotic whose health benefits we are just beginning to understand. This bacterium boosts the immune system, may combat allergies, hypertension, and IBD, and has beneficial effects on the skin.
B. animalis (especially its subspecies B. lactis) has many proven health benefits. It is great for GI well-being, and prevents various GI symptoms, especially in children. It also combats obesity, boosts immunity and prevents infections.