Casein vs Whey Protein: When to Use Each to Support Performance
September 30 2020
A strength coach explains what whey and casein proteins are, the main differences between them, when to consume each, how to use each.
A 5-minute Guide To Glutathione: Why It’s Important For Immune Function
July 27 2020
Glutathione helps us protect and detoxify our cells. What are the benefits of Glutathione? How does it relate to NAC? And how can it benefit immunity?
8 Natural Approaches to Lowering Blood Pressure
January 27 2020
High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a common condition that requires the heart to pump harder than desired due to increased pressure and stiffness in the arteries.
9 Ingredients To Look For In An Immunity Supplement
June 29 2020
Looking to boost immune health? A doctor explains why ingredients like maitake mushrooms, green tea extract, and ginger are important for the immune system.
Can Magnesium Help Improve Sleep?
July 1 2020
Have trouble sleeping? Magnesium is an essential mineral in the body that may impact your ability to fall and stay asleep comfortably.
6 Different Forms of Vitamin C and How to Use Them
June 26 2020
A doctor unpacks the differences between vitamin C forms including ascorbic acid, liposomal vitamin c, and Ester-C as well as the benefits of each.
8 Health Benefits of Olive Leaf Extract
February 2 2018
Many of us are familiar with olive oil and its benefits but have little to no awareness of the powerful benefits of olive leaf extract (OLE). Also referred to as oleuropein, the name of its main component, Olive Leaf Extract is derived from the leaves of the plant that bears olives, a tree called Olea Europaea. It is believed by many to help prevent cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, and other conditions.
Black Cohosh and Women's Health
May 25 2018
Black cohosh was discovered and utilized by Native Americans over two centuries ago. A tall, flowering plant that grows in rich, shadowed woods, black cohosh is part of the buttercup family. Historically, herbalists were aware that the active ingredient in black cohosh, triterpene glycosides, helped relieve painful menstrual cramps and menopausal symptoms along with other ailments.
April 26 2017
The right nutrients and herbs can help repair damage and improve quality of life
Strokes are the leading cause of adult disability in the United States and the third leading cause of death. A stroke can be the result of a lack of blood flow caused by a blood clot or a hemorrhage. Without oxygen, brain cells become damaged or die so the affected area of the brain becomes unable to function. Risk factors for stroke include: high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, smoking, and atrial fibrillation (heart abnormality). High blood pressure is by far the biggest risk factor for stroke.
8 Health Benefits of Tai Chi
May 2 2018
Tai chi is a gentle, martial arts practice that can transform and energize the body and mind. A natural solution for health issues, it has numerous benefits, including elevating mood, reducing stress, increasing strength and stamina, and addressing chronic conditions such as heart disease, insomnia, joint pain and high blood pressure.
Fuel your Morning with These Protein Muffin Recipes
May 21 2019
It has long been said that making the time to have a healthy breakfast is key to starting the day. Breakfast need not be a large meal as long as it includes superfoods.
How to Make Your Own Non-Dairy Milk
February 20 2018
Making non-dairy milk at home is easy with these recipes.
Aromatherapy Recipes for Meditation
April 25 2018
There seems to be stress hidden in innumerable everyday situations. Stresses that leave us feeling frazzled, burnt out, and anxiety-ridden by the end of the day. Instead of reaching for a glass of your favorite wine or binge-eating chocolates to find calm, why not give the ancient practice of meditation a try?
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