7 benefits of glutamine

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7 benefits of glutamine

All amino acids are important in maintaining overall health but one of the most critical ones is glutamine, which is the most abundant free amino acid in the body. This amino acid is also one of the most involved in different bodily functions, including those of the immune, digestive, and nervous systems. Continue reading

Guide To Fall And Winter Container Gardening

Just because the weather is getting colder doesn’t mean you have to stop gardening. A light frost may mark the end of peppers and eggplants, but it’s nothing to hardier plants like kale and pansies. Does the cold weather mean you don’t want to trek all the way to the garden? No problem! Just do some fall container gardening and keep your cold weather plants within reach. Continue reading

5 Proven Ways to Reduce Wrinkles Naturally

There is no magic wand for turning back the hands of time. But there are natural solutions for slowing the effects of aging and the wrinkles that come with it Continue reading

Chlorophyll: How to Get This Valuable Nutrient From Foods

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  • Chlorophyll is a pigment that absorbs sunlight to help plants to make their own food, as well as give them their green color
  • Chlorophyll is generally known for its ability to help increase the production of red blood cells
  • According to the Journal of Food Science, dietary chlorophyll contains antioxidant and antimutagenic properties that may benefit your health by fighting free radicals throughout your body

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Drink This A Gallon A Day For An Amazing Vaccine Detoxification

As there are so many different toxins in vaccines, many people want to know how to detoxify the body afterwards. Continue reading

Top anti-inflammatory foods and supplements

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  • Chronic inflammation is a hallmark of virtually all disease, including cancer, obesity and heart disease. Your diet plays a significant if not primary role as it can either trigger or prevent inflammation
  • Leafy greens, berries and mushrooms are potent anti-inflammatory foods. People with autoimmune diseases may want to limit vegetables high in lectins, though, as they may cause more problems than they solve
  • Traditionally fermented and cultured foods are anti-inflammatory staples that work their “magic” by optimizing your gut flora. Examples include kefir, yogurt, natto, kimchee, miso, tempeh, pickles, sauerkraut, olives and other fermented vegetables
  • Marine-based omega-3 fats found in fatty cold-water fish that are low in environmental toxins are important anti-inflammatories that are particularly crucial for brain and heart health
  • Other anti-inflammatory foods and supplements include green tea, spices such as cloves, ginger, rosemary and turmeric, herbal remedies such as white willow bark, maritime pine bark and Cat’s claw, and supplements such as resveratrol, curcumin, capsaicin, vitamin D, zinc and SAM-e

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Everything We Thought We Knew about ‘Healthy’ Food Could Be Wrong

If you’ve ever tried out the latest diet fad only to find yourself gaining weight and feeling awful and wondered what you were doing wrong, scientists now have an explanation for you.

Israeli researchers, writing in the journal Cell this week, have found that different people’s bodies Continue reading

Important Reasons to Optimize Your Vitamin K2

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Vitamin K1 is the primary form of vitamin K responsible for blood clotting

Vitamin K2 is essential for bone strength and the health of arteries and blood vessels Continue reading

Cabbage Beats Chemo for Cervical Cancer

Mainstream medicine’s cancer treatments of radiation and chemotherapy are far from a cure.  In fact, they make cancer more deadly.  But new research shows some common vegetables may be more effective in battling cancer. Continue reading

7 Super Healthy Food Staples, and 7 Superfoods You May Not Know

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In their raw non-adulterated state, virtually all foods can be considered “superfoods,” but some stand out as inexpensive, nutritional powerhouses Continue reading

Magnesium’s Importance Far Greater Than Previously Imagined

Calcium deficiency is a common nutritional concern, but how many folks consider the vital importance of magnesium in human health and disease?  

New research published in the journal BMC Bioinformatics indicates that magnesium’s role in human health and disease is far more significant and complicated than previously imagined. Continue reading

Which Antioxidants Protect Against Alzheimer’s Disease?

Are you walking into rooms but can’t remember why? Staring into the refrigerator and wondering what you needed? Forgetting familiar phone numbers? Maybe an orange or a carrot would help.

A study from the University of Ulm suggests that people with mild dementia – an early sign of Alzheimer’s Disease – have significantly lower blood concentrations of vitamin C and beta-carotene than their healthy counterparts. Continue reading

Infographic: Organic vs. Conventional Foods

Here is an excellent Inforgraphic showing the parallels in foods that are Organic and those that are either GM (Genetically Modified) or Conventional (use of pesticides and other harmful components of our food supply).  While the differences between organic foods and conventionally grown foods may not seem big, there can be some noticeable ecological and visual differences between the two. The biggest differences would be the use of pesticides and other types of chemicals Continue reading

Detoxify Quickly with these Spring Power Veggies

Spring cleaning is not just for your home or yard or car. It’s time to clean out the body as well. And there are several foods that are seasonally appropriate for the task.

For maximum results, invest in a juicer. Juicing gives you maximum nutrition and enzyme potential with minimal digestive effort. The better juicers are masticating single or double auger types. They extract the juice without injury or excess enzyme-destroying heat and discard the pulp. Continue reading

Magnesium’s Importance Far Greater Than Previously Imagined

Calcium deficiency is a common nutritional concern, but how many folks consider the vital importance of magnesium in human health and disease?  

New research published in the journal BMC Bioinformatics indicates that magnesium’s role in Continue reading