19 Reasons Why High Homocysteine is Bad, and Natural Ways to Decrease It

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High homocysteine is linked to many health problems including heart disease, stroke, autoimmune disease, cancer, and neurodegenerative disease.

This post describes:

  • How homocysteine levels can affect your health
  • How homocysteine can be toxic and inflammatory
  • Lab tests for homocysteine levels, with optimal ranges
  • Factors that influence homocysteine levels, including diet, lifestyle, and ways to support the methylation pathways given the relevant genetic information (i.e. MTHFR mutation)
  • How you can optimize your homocysteine levels to improve your performance and wellbeing.

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24 Scientifically Proven Health Benefits of Ginger (with References and Risks)

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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.

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The Science of Detoxification and How It Relates to Your Health

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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.

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Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM)

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Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) is a naturally occurring mineral compound stored in every cell of the body. It helps the hair, skin, and nails grow faster, softer and stronger apart from improving neurological functions and reducing pain. Continue to read to know the other benefits of this supplement and why it is essential for you!

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

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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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22 Scientifically Proven Benefits of Quercetin

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The health benefits of Quercetin have been recognized for as long as 3,500 years. The people of antiquity put great value on the Quercetin-rich pomegranate juice as an elixir of good health. Nowadays, Quercetin supplements can be purchased at very little expense and can provide enormous benefits to those wanting to heal or optimize their health.

In this post, we will explore the science to reveal the full range of benefits that Quercetin offers, before hinting at the best ways in which you can get extra Quercetin into your diet and supplement regime.

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27 Scientifically Proven Health Benefits of Glutathione

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Glutathione, often referred to as “the mother of all antioxidants” is one of the most talked about supplements in the healthcare industry..and for good reason. Glutathione is produced and used by every single cell in the human body and, therefore, has a very wide range of scientifically-proven health effects.

In this article we will explore the science surrounding the biological benefits of Glutathione supplementation, and the best measures you can take to ensure your Glutathione levels are optimally balanced.

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Top 9 Proven Health Benefits of Lipoic Acid (ALA)

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Lipoic Acid is a natural antioxidant that not only protects the brain but also helps with weight loss and decreases diabetes risk. This antioxidant has many health benefits with little risk of side effects. Learn more about its properties below.

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26 Scientifically Proven Health Benefits of Carnosine (#1 is my favorite)

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Carnosine first appeared in the mainstream health community around a decade ago in the form of supplements, eyedrops, and skin creams; mostly from companies who touted Carnosine as an elixir of youth. Fast forward ten years and a ton of research have shown that Carnosine‘s benefits stretch well beyond anti-aging.

In this article I will take you through the cutting edge science surrounding Carnosine; by the end of which, I’ve no doubt that you’ll be adding this supplement to your biohacking toolkit.

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All You Need to Know About Vitamin C and 32 Science-Based Health Benefits

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Before reading all of the benefits of vitamin C, I did not realize all of the ways that it’s beneficial.  This post will surprise you about how good vitamin C is.

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