Varicose Veins: Prevention and Support Through Vitamins and Healthy Lifestyle

What are varicose veins, how can we prevent them, and what kind of support is available through vitamins and a healthy lifestyle? Let us start by knowing more about varicose veins. What are Varicose Veins? By definition, varicose veins are enlarged and twisted veins that are bluish in color and occur on the skin’s surface.…

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Head Lice – Natural Remedies

Many people panic when they realize that they or their child has a headful of lice, but this isn’t associated with poor hygiene. The panic is understandable; nobody wants a 3mm sized menace feeding on your blood. But the good news is that there are plenty of natural therapies and remedies to cure head lice…

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Multiple Sclerosis – Slowing Progression and Managing Symptoms Naturally

Improving your diet and adding healthy herbs and supplements will improve overall motor and cognitive functioning, but for those with multiple sclerosis, such lifestyle changes can be especially helpful. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic central nervous system disease with inflammatory and neurodegenerative effects.  The cause of the disease is not known, but is thought…

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Healing Headaches and Migraines With Diet and Supplements

Millions of people everyday experience headaches or migraines. The symptoms of migraines can make it especially difficult to manage daily life. These intense disabling headaches cause throbbing pain, nausea, irritability, and sensitivity to light, among other things. Various prescription drugs intended to treat headaches and migraines often come with unwanted side effects. The good news…

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How to Support The Immune System with Diet and Supplements

Our immune system merged throughout our body is there to protect us against infections and other external and internal assaults. The immune system uses two types of defense mechanisms against threats to our body. An innate defense mechanism and an adaptive defense mechanism. Each defends against a threat to the body in a different way.…

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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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Phytoestrogens and Their Effect on Body Estrogen Levels and Health

In the female body, estrogen is the primary sex hormone regulating the menstrual cycle, and affecting the reproductive system. However, not many people know that estrogen also affects almost all other tissues of the body including the brain. In the brain, estrogen increases serotonin levels, and the number of serotonin receptors, controlling the amount of…

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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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The Effects of ENDOTOXINS on your HEALTH

In nature, organisms have developed ways to defend themselves by producing poisonous and harmful substances called toxins. Toxins are substances produced within living cells or organisms that can have a detrimental effect on other living organisms. Endotoxins are bacterial toxins from Gram-negative bacteria, (‘endo’ meaning ‘internal’, a part of the bacteria itself). An endotoxin is…

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Pregnancy – The Most Crucial Supplements And Foods To Consume When Pregnant Or Trying To Get Pregnant

Pregnancy is a very special time in a woman’s life. Not only is it special because of the outcome, but also the pregnancy itself is quite a spiritual process that is very exciting and fulfilling.  During pregnancy, the amount of nutrients the woman’s body needs is also special in that it is exceptionally high.  Many…

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