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Diatomaceous Earth: Potential Uses and Cautions

Not all herbs and supplements have research to support their use. This holds true for diatomaceous earth. However, this does not necessarily mean it is ineffective. Diatomaceous earth has many anecdotal proponents. This article investigates their claims. What is Diatomaceous Earth? A special kind of sand consisting of fossilized algae, diatomaceous earth (DE) has been […]
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Serotonin-Boosting Foods To Improve Your Mood

Serotonin is a chemical messenger or a neurotransmitter. It's commonly referred to as a ‘feel-good’ hormone, is involved in many different body processes.  Serotonin is made from the essential amino acid tryptophan that's commonly found in certain foods. So let's discover how you can help regulate your serotonin levels by consuming serotonin-boosting foods. The Benefits […]
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Phosphatidyl Choline Benefits for A Healthier Heart and Lower Cholesterol

Phosphatidyl choline is a compound that is present in all of the cells of your body, and you can readily get it from food. It is especially well known for its ability to help protect the lining of the gut in people with IBD and ulcerative colitis, and it may also help your brain and […]
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Why You Should Eat Jackfruit

Jackfruit is a tropical fruit grown in certain parts of Asia, Africa, and South America. As part of the Moraceae family of plants, it is a close relative of breadfruit, mulberries, and figs. Due to its distinctively sweet flavor when ripe, it makes a great addition to various dishes, whether raw or cooked. When younger, […]
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Blue Light Glasses: Do They Really Work?

As a society, we depend on electronic devices more and more for communication, sharing information, and getting news. Now that the pandemic requires people to stay home, for the most part, that dependency has increased. But what about the potential health problems associated with the blue light emissions coming from all those electronic devices? And […]
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Is Biotin Actually Good For Your Hair, Skin, and Nails?

Biotin, sometimes referred to as vitamin B7 or vitamin H, is an essential B complex vitamin. Essential nutrients are those that your body can’t synthesize and so you must take in through food or supplement (although there is something to be said about its production by the gut’s microbiome, which we’ll get to later). Biotin […]
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The Adrenal Cocktail: A Pick-Me-Up Worth Trying?

If you suffer from chronic stress, you probably would like to know what can help you. With all of the symptoms associated with chronic stress, there is not one thing that fixes everything. However, supporting your adrenals is a good place to start, because these glands are essential in making the hormones you need to […]
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When Low Blood Sugar Causes Anxiety

Restlessness, muscle tension, irritability, trouble concentrating and relaxing, continual fears that something bad might happen... All are signs of anxiety. Anxiety is hard to live with, and even harder to prevent. Research has found that in some cases though, low blood sugar causes anxiety. And resolving your symptoms could depend on your ability to keep […]
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Low Aldosterone Levels: Little-Known Source of Dehydration and Fatigue

Two of the most important hormones produced by your adrenal glands, cortisol, and aldosterone, regulate a number of important functions in your body. And when you experience low cortisol or low aldosterone levels, significant problems can result. Aldosterone Problems: Fluid Balance and Adrenal Fatigue Aldosterone's job is maintaining the best balance of fluids in your […]
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Adrenal Fatigue vs Burnout: What You Need to Know

Nearly everyone knows that burnout can affect people in many walks of life. But can you tell the difference between adrenal fatigue vs burnout? They have very similar symptoms, and very similar causes, but they also have a few key differences that could be important to know in your journey back to feeling energized and […]
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