Why Castor Oil Should Come Out of the Closet

Castor oil is derived from the castor bean plant and is typically a thick, pale, yellow fluid. It has a long history of use in traditional medicine. It was used by the Romans as a means of constipation relief, while the ancient Egyptians used it as a c …

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Chicken Soup – Not Only for the Soul

Categories: Adrenal Health, Diet, Food, Gastrointestinal Health, Recipes

Chicken soup may be soul food. It may be comfort food. But it is also one of the best options when it comes to your health. And here is why. You see, chicken soup is an excellent source of nourishment – especially when you are ill. It contains a wealth …

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Food Issues: Finding Freedom From The Chains

In most cultures around the world, and possibly in your home too, food and drink are significant. Think back to the last memorable activity you had. Was this activity a special dinner surrounded by friends and family? Did your holidays include an elabo …

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Oxalate Sensitivity and AFS

Remember putting up a fight against eating your spinach or broccoli as your mother nagged at you about its importance? You may actually have been in the right. Eating a diet bursting with fresh fruits and vegetables, including leafy greens, is generall …

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Healing From Obesity and Gut Bacteria

It almost sounds like a futuristic scene out of some sci-fi fantasy film—scientist modifies bacteria and changes obesity and gut bacteria for the better. As crazy as it may sound, Dr. Jonathan Mark Brown and his team at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner Rese …

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How Protein Benefits Your Adrenal Glands and Prevents Adrenal Fatigue

When it comes to your nutritional needs, you cannot afford to underestimate the value of protein. You may not realize it, but protein benefits your overall health, most especially your adrenal function. In fact, it allows your body to cope better in ti …

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Managing IBS: Lifestyle and Stress

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a debilitating, uncomfortable, and sometimes embarrassing condition. Managing IBS can be as difficult as dealing with its symptoms, and some people experience constant fluctuations in their health because of it. This i …

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Volumetrics Diet

Everywhere you look in society today, you are constantly bombarded with advertisements, billboards, images, and programs aimed at helping you lose or brining you optimal health. Unfortunately, a lot of diet plans still focus on obsessing over calories …

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Whole Wheat Bread vs. White Bread: The Truth Is In Your Gut

Soft fluffy white bread rolls are an all time favorite. Yet the current advice is that wheat bread is considered healthier than white. However, new findings reveal that it may actually be your gut bacteria that determine which bread is better for you. …

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The Secret To Boosting Your Happy Chemical Serotonin

What is it that makes you happy? The answer can differ from person to person. Interestingly, there is one common factor that can make everyone happy – boosting serotonin levels in your body. Also referred to as the happy chemical, this unique neurotran …

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