A growing trend in the health food world is the use of monk fruit. This is a small, green fruit that's also known by the name of Luo Han Guo or Siraitia Grosvenorii.
The Deliciously Healthy Benefits of Dairy-Free Cashew Yogurt
January 2 2019
Dairy-based yogurt can cause concern for some, but it is easy to switch to a nut-based yogurt. Homemade yogurt with cashews and probiotics is tasty, healthy, and can be made in just minutes.
Vitamin C for Kids: Is Your Child Getting Enough?
March 25 2020
What are the recommendations for vitamin C for children? A pediatrician weighs in on proper vitamin dosage, deficiency risks, quality, and more.
The Benefits of Fasting
May 23 2018
Since the days of antiquity, our ancestors routinely fasted, abstaining from eating food and sometimes even certain drinks for prolonged periods of time. Hippocrates (460 BC-370 BC) and Plato (428-348 BC) discuss fasting in ancient Greek writings. Paracelsus (1493 to 1541), a Swiss physician, alchemist, and astrologer, considered along with Hippocrates to be one the fathers of Western medicine believed, “Fasting is the greatest remedy—the physician within”.
These Herbs, Spices and Nuts Could Help with Diabetes Management
February 21 2019
Worldwide, more than 422 million people have diabetes. The vast majority—90-95 percent— have type 2 diabetes, a condition primarily due to lifestyle factors, like consumption of excess sugar, and limited physical activity.
Nutritional Yeast: Is the Vegan Substitute Worth the Hype?
February 20 2019
Nutritional yeast is a vegan substitute that has been on the receiving end of a lot of recent attention, but what is it?
Natural Approaches to PCOS
November 26 2018
Polycystic ovarian syndrome, commonly known as PCOS, is a condition that’s believed to affect up to 10 percent of women between the ages of 16 to 45 worldwide. Women who have PCOS frequently have higher than usual insulin blood levels and carry excess weight, which contributes to many hormonal changes in the body, resulting in excess hair growth, acne, menstrual irregularities, and fertility challenges.
Boost Energy Levels With Keto Fat Bombs
August 15 2018
When people are on the ketogenic diet, they aim to eat a lot of fat, a moderate amount of protein and almost no carbs. This macronutrient ratio encourages the body to go into ketosis where fat cells are supposedly burned for energy. Those on the keto diet often find that it is tricky to get enough fat into their diet simply by eating three meals a day. People dealing with this issue have come up with the idea of a keto bomb to solve their problem.
Natural Approaches to Improving Male Testosterone Levels
December 17 2018
Many men with suboptimal health often find themselves having difficulty with intimate physical relations.
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