Muscles, bones, skin, and tendons are composed primarily of collagen, the most abundant type of protein in the human body. To be specific, collagen consists of 30-35 percent of all the protein in the human body.
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?
5 Health Practices That Are Here To Stay In The New Normal
July 15 2020
Dr. Andrea Colon shares her tips on building and maintaining a healthy lifestyle in the new normal - from proper nutrition to hygiene habits.
Can Probiotics and Digestive Enzymes Create Harmony in your Gut?
July 31 2019
Does your gut feel like a warzone? For many, the answer is yes. In the United States, surveys have shown that more than half of American adults suffer from chronic gut and stomach discomfort.
7 Natural Supplements for Prostate Health
August 17 2018
The prostate gland is crucial to men’s health. In fact, the word itself, is Greek in origin and defined as “one standing before” or “protector”. Positioned between the bladder and the colon, the prostate's main function is to secrete a clear, alkaline fluid to help transport sperm during ejaculation. The alkalinity helps to neutralize the acidity of the vagina, protecting the sperm and increasing the chance for fertilization to occur.
10 Health Benefits of Vitamin C
July 16 2018
Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid or ascorbate, has been one of the most researched vitamins over the last 50 years. A search of the scientific literature reveals that over 53,000 studies have been conducted on vitamin C since 1968. Their findings show that it helps promote a strong immune system as well as cardiovascular, brain, and skin health among many others benefits.
7 Simple and Delicious Protein Powder Recipes
April 26 2018
Protein powder is not just a supplement for shakes or other bodybuilding drinks. This versatile ingredient has a texture that makes it work well for a variety of other recipes. Since it is made from protein instead of grain, protein powder is ideal for crafting keto, low-carb or low-calorie treats. Here are a few great recipes that add protein to a diet while also creating tasty meals and snacks.
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.
The Top Herbal Supplements of 2019
December 16 2019
Humans have relied on herbs to help optimize health for centuries. These days it can be challenging to consume herbs in their native state and still ensure nutrient consistency.
Top Water-Soluble Vitamin Deficiencies
October 28 2019
In the early 20th century, it was believed that humans only needed four types of nutrients: proteins, carbohydrates, fats, and minerals.
7 Natural Approaches to Boosting Liver Health
September 23 2019
The liver is a vital organ, necessary for the metabolism and detoxification of whatever enters our bodies—foods, medications, alcohol, and toxins.
9 Health Benefits of Coenzyme Q10
September 4 2019
Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10), which is also sometimes referred to as ubiquinone, is a naturally occurring antioxidant nutrient required for life.
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