Nutrition

Beneficial Bacteria

The microbiome of the body contains hundreds of different strains of live beneficial bacteria, mounting to over 100 trillion of these microorganisms in a healthy person. Good bacteria aid in breaking down carbohydrates… continue reading »

Eye Strength and Nutrition

Dr. Sam Berne, a holistic optometrist for over 25 years, has been resolving eye issues through a healthy lifestyle, supplements, and eye exercises. He shares free eye exercise protocols for strengthening eyes and… continue reading »

Sesame Seeds Nutrient Rich Food

Tahini is a very nutritious sesame seed nut butter widely used in the Mediterranean and Middle East. Tahini is a key ingredient in hummus, salad dressings, baking sauces, and halva (a dessert). Being… continue reading »

Oral Hygiene Linked to Alzheimer’s

Top researchers have determined that gingivitis (gum disease) plays a decisive role in the health of the brain and if a person develops Alzheimer’s or not. Gingivitis bacteria produce a protein that destroys… continue reading »

Nut Milk

Plant-based alternative types of milk comprise nearly twenty percent of the total kinds of milk sold in the US. Dairy farmers are feeling the squeeze with this growing health trend. Intolerance to dairy… continue reading »

B Vitamins for Energy

The B vitamins work in the body by assisting in a variety of functions, such as releasing energy from food and regulating metabolism. Enzymes are also assisted by vitamins in performing their many… continue reading »

Cognitive Energy

Brain health is a hot topic with the rapidly increasing incidences of memory loss, dementia, and Alzheimer’s. Nursing homes are overflowing with cases of brain disorders. Preventing cognitive energy loss may be one… continue reading »

Calming Chamomile

Chamomile contains a special calming flavonoid called apigenin, which is also found in a variety of foods and spices. Besides offering relaxation for nerves, apigenin calms inflammation, boosts the immune system, and reduces… continue reading »

Boron for Strong Bones and Teeth

The trace mineral boron functions as an activator. Boron is one of the main minerals used during the bone building process. It initiates estrogen by assisting in converting vitamin D into an active state…. continue reading »

Healthy Microbiome

Each person is hosting a “mini-environment” called the microbiome. It consists of bacteria and other microbes living in and on the body. These microorganisms have a tremendous impact on metabolic function, building the… continue reading »

Pediatric Nutrition

Nutrient deficiencies are prevalent among children. There are many long-term issues stemming from lack of nutrients including: anemia, rickets, goiter, heart disease, type 2 diabetes, stroke, and cancer. A poor diet also affects… continue reading »

Blood Quality

Having excellent blood quality is one of the most important aspects of maintaining an abundance of energy. The four main components are plasma, red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets. Additional elements… continue reading »

Nutritious Wild Edibles

Wild edibles contain higher nutritional value compared to cultivated crops grown on over-used soil. Wild plants grow in soil naturally suited for their development. When adequate soil nutrients are no longer available, other… continue reading »

Long-term High Cortisol Lowers Energy

Cortisol is a stress hormone, measurable in the blood, urine, or saliva, indicating when stress might be too high. When cortisol remains elevated, this contributes to fatigue, blood sugar issues, poor sleep patterns,… continue reading »

Polyphenol Benefits

Polyphenols are naturally occurring compounds found in an array of fruits, vegetables, seeds, beans, and grains. They contribute to the flavor, color, scent, and oxidative stability of a plant. “More than 8,000 polyphenolic… continue reading »