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Why You Should Always Take These 10 Stomach Ulcer Symptoms Seriously

If you have chronic stomach pain, the cause may be stomach ulcers. The good news is, stomach ulcers are highly treatable. But it’s extremely important that you seek treatment without delay. When left untreated, stomach ulcers can cause serious, even...

6 Common Questions About Probiotics, Answered

Chances are you’ve heard of probiotics, a now-famous type of friendly bacteria that extensive research shows can benefit your health on a multitude of levels. According to data from the 2012 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), four million adults living...

5 Signs of Amino Acid Deficiency and How to Treat It

You probably know that between 60% and 70% of the average human body is composed of water. But did you know that protein makes up approximately 66% of the non-water components of your body? As you may remember from biology...

Fennel Essential Oil Benefits and 7 Fennel Essential Oil Uses

Indigenous to the Mediterranean, fennel is grown the world over and celebrated in recipes and for its medicinal properties. It’s a hardy herb with a large white bulb and green fronds. Related to carrots, fennel is commonly used in Italian...

Amino Acid Infusion: Is There an Advantage Over Oral Ingestion of Amino Acids?

The use of amino acid infusions to provide nutrition to individuals incapable of eating a sufficient amount of dietary protein to meet nutritional requirements dates back to the 1960s. An amino acid infusion can either provide partial nutritional support or...

What Is Structured Water and Health Benefits of Drinking Water

Earth, air, fire, and water are the four essential elements of western culture. Water is essential for life—the human body is approximately 60% water and 71% of the earth’s surface is covered in water. Without water, plants, animals, humans, and...

Should You Take a Glutamine Supplement?

Glutamine is one of the most well-known amino acids in the supplement world because of the many roles it plays in the body. It’s an important component of protein, it nurtures good intestinal health, and your immune system depends on...

What You Need to Know About Banana Calories, Nutrition Facts and Health Benefits

It’s easy to take bananas and banana calories for granted, but these ubiquitous fruits are low-key superfoods, loaded with essential nutrients that benefit your health on a multitude of levels. In this article, we will tackle common questions about bananas,...

Organic Castor Oil Health Benefits and 8 Castor Oil Uses

Castor oil has a rich history not only in the United States where grandmothers tout its health benefits but also across the world where it has been used for thousands of years. Castor oil is made by pressing the beans...

What You Should Know About Bone Broth, an Ancient Remedy Turned Hot New Food Trend

For centuries, broths and stocks have been central to culinary traditions in locations as diverse as Italy, the homeland of brodo, Vietnam, where pho originated, and the good old US of A, where grandmothers have long held that chicken noodle...