A food allergy or food intolerance occurs when there is an adverse reaction to the ingestion of a food. The distinction between the two terms is that in a classic food allergy the immune system is involved to produce a true allergic reaction to produce more severe symptoms while in a food intolerance symptoms are generally less serious and often limited to digestive problems.
5 Medications that May Deplete Essential Nutrients
September 22 2017
Prescription medications and many over-the-counter drugs (those medicines which can be purchased without a prescription) can play an important role in symptom management and treatment of chronic health conditions. However, they are not without potential side effects.
Madre Labs Zenbu Meal Replacement Shake Recipes
September 21 2017
In today's fast-paced world, many people do not have the time to sit down and eat a meal. Often, people are in a hurry and end up skipping a meal. This is not a good idea because it could lead to excessive hunger and poor food choices later in the day. Skipping meals also has adverse effects on metabolism, energy and mood. Instead of skipping a meal, a person could enjoy a meal replacement shake made with the Madre Labs Zenbu Meal Replacement Powder.
Tinnitus – How to Stop the Ringing with Natural Medicine
September 20 2017
Tinnitus refers hearing a constant ringing, roaring, clicking or hissing sound. It is extremely common as millions of people in the U.S. alone have tinnitus. People with severe tinnitus may have trouble hearing, working or even sleeping. Causes of tinnitus include hearing loss, exposure to loud noises or medicines (particularly Valium-type drugs [benzodiazepines] as well as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs like aspirin and ibuprofen). Tinnitus may also be a symptom of other health problems, such as allergies, high or low blood pressure, tumors and problems in the heart, blood vessels, jaw and neck.
Benefits of Facial Oils Versus Water
September 19 2017
Use facial care oils instead of water for your skin care routine!
Health Benefits of Activated Charcoal
September 18 2017
Activated charcoal that is of USP (U. S. Pharmacopoeia) food-grade quality offers several important benefits. While charcoal can be made from coal, wood, or other substances, USP food-grade activated charcoal is produced under stringent requirements since this form of activated charcoal is designed to be ingested as well as used in blood filtering devises such as kidney dialysis units. Activated charcoal made by burning the starting material, e.g., coconut shells or wood, at a very high heat then activating the charcoal in a furnace at high temperatures of 1,700° to 1,800°F with steam in the absence of oxygen. This creates millions of tiny pores per gram. That is why activated carbon is used for water filtration. But, taken orally activated charcoal’s pores can bind toxins and gas to escort them out of the body. The primary uses of activated charcoal are in general detoxification, alleviation of bloating and gas, and lessening body odor from within. Here is a little more in depth discussion of these applications and others.
Arthritis - Natural Pain Management
September 15 2017
Arthritis is a condition that has affected humans since the beginning of time. Before the advent of modern pharmaceuticals, those who were afflicted did not simply suffer endlessly from pain, but utilized nature’s herbs and organic foods to help minimize the associated pain.
What are the Health Benefits of Vitamin K2?
September 14 2017
Just as there has been an explosion of positive science on the importance of vitamin D3, another nutrient, vitamin K, is showing tremendous promise in the treatment of a wide range of health conditions.
Benefits of Using Natural Shampoo
September 14 2017
Except for the follicle, your hair is basically dead. So does it really matter if your shampoo contains chemicals and other toxins?
Fungiology Reishi Hot Tea Recipe
September 12 2017
Fungiology Reishi tablets are rishi mushrooms in a convenient powder form. Reishi mushrooms have been historically shown to boost the immune system's response to different types of bacteria, fungi, virus and other bodily threats. Take them by mouth or brew up this delicious reishi hot tea recipe.
Milk Thistle Extract and Detoxification
September 11 2017
There is a long list of plants that exert beneficial effects on liver function. However, the most impressive research has been done on extracts of milk thistle (Silybum marianum) concentrated for silymarin. These flavonoid compounds exert tremendous effect on protecting the liver from damage as well as enhancing detoxification processes.
Skin Benefits of Turmeric
September 8 2017
Turmeric is a spice with antibacterial properties that can be used to cleanse and nourish the skin. It contains a substance called curcumin that has antioxidant and antimicrobial benefits. For example, turmeric promotes wound healing by reducing inflammation and oxidation. Better healing can reduce scarring.
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