STROKE – How Nutrition and Supplements Aid in Prevention and Recovery

Before we dive into how nutrition and supplements aid in stroke prevention and recovery, let us first look into why a stroke happens in the first place.  There are two main causes of stroke: 1.  A blood clot forms and clogs an artery of the brain causing a blockage (ischemic stroke). Once a blockage occurs,…

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How To Increase Human Growth Hormone Levels Naturally

Human growth hormone (HGH) is an important hormone produced in the pituitary gland which stimulates tissue and bone growth in humans. This is a vital hormone that helps increase bone mineral density, reduces the incidence of having a heart attack by increasing HDL cholesterol, reducing total and LDL cholesterol, reducing blood pressure, fat mass, and…

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Epigenetics and How Lifestyle Choices Affect Health

The external effects of the environment can influence disease, and some of these effects can even be inherited in people.  What exactly does this mean?  Let’s give an example: in 2002, Swedish scientists conducted an investigation where they examined whether nutrition affected the death rate from heart disease and diabetes and whether these effects were…

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TMAO and Its Effect on Your Health

For decades, science has been showing that what we eat plays a vital role in our heart health. In the past 5 years, the details of the complex connection between the gut and heart are in focus.  The gut microbiome consists of trillions of microbes that reside in the gastrointestinal tract and influence health by…

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Apple Cider Vinegar Benefits?

For centuries, apple cider vinegar has been used in cooking and as a popular home remedy. The ancient Greeks treated their wounds with it while Greek physician Hippocrates recommended it as a treatment for colds, sore throats, and coughs.  Historically, it has been used for many ailments, including obesity, plague, and high blood pressure, while…

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The Nutritional Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet – Summary

There ís a common misconception that a plant-based diet is not as good as a balanced diet, which usually involves eating a combination of meat and vegetables. The truth is quite the opposite.  A plant-based diet is more beneficial and has a higher nutritional value than a diet that includes meat. It is an undeniable…

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Is Wine Healthy or Not?

For over a decade, wine has been a hot topic when it comes to its health benefits or the lack thereof. Wine is an essential beverage in many cultures and has even been used as a medicine in some cultures.  But there are some changes in the industry in the past few years. After 24…

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The Health and Anti-Aging Benefits of NAD+

Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide, or NAD+ for short, is a molecule that is found inside all of our cells. NAD+ controls many key processes in the body, including energy metabolism, cell survival. [1, 2]  Some of the key roles of NAD+ include: Fixing damaged DNA Part of the stress response Enabling the body’s natural internal clock…

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How to Improve Kidney Disease Naturally

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a progressive disease affecting the kidneys.  It causes irreparable damage to the kidneys and affects some 30 million people in the United States. This disease represents a public health issue due to its high prevalence and high impact on peoples morbidity and mortality levels [1,2]. As CKD progresses, especially in…

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Are Air Fryers Really a Healthy Alternative?

We all love fried foods; this is part of human evolution. Fried foods provide lots of fat, which, in prehistoric times, were essential for our survival. But what about eating these fats in modern times?  We know that the high temperatures used for frying food induce oxidation of cholesterol.  Cholesterol oxidation products are formed which…

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