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Are You Undermining Your Health by Eating These 7 Foods That Cause Inflammation?

The foods you eat can seriously impact inflammation levels in your body. Some foods help to quell out-of-control inflammation while others fan the flames. In this article, we’ll discuss how to reduce inflammation in the body, the health risks of...

How to Maintain an Optimal Electrolyte Balance

Water, as you almost surely know, is entirely essential to your health and well-being. At birth, our bodies are made up of an average of 78% water, according to information provided by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Water School. As...

Cordyceps: An Amino Acid-Rich Medicinal Mushroom

More and more people now know about the incredible health benefits of medicinal mushrooms, like cordyceps. You can find mushroom teas, powders, capsules and more featuring cordyceps and extolling their extraordinary perks. A downside of all this attention is that...

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...

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...

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,...

Cardiovascular Disease: Causes, Treatment, Prevention

Heart disease, otherwise known as cardiovascular disease (CVD), is a silent killer that affects more unsuspecting people than any other health complication. Heart disease risk factors and symptoms can be insidious and, without proper education or medical care, can go...

A Science-Based What the Health Review: Fact-Checking 7 Major Claims Made by the Documentary

The headline-grabbing documentary What the Health makes a strong case that going vegan will improve your health on just about every level. If you cut all animal products out of your diet—meaning no more meat, poultry, dairy, or fish—you’ll also...

Pollock 101: Pollock Fish Nutrition Facts, Possible Precautions and Top Health Benefits

While you may not have a strong association with the name pollock, it’s one of the most commonly eaten fish in the United States. Pollock fish consistently ranks on the top five list of most frequently eaten seafoods in the United...

Rockfish 101: Health Benefits, Potential Hazards and Preparation Tips

The term “rockfish” can stir up quite a lot of confusion, in part because it refers to many different species of fish that all show the same inclination for lurking around rocks. These species are not closely related, however, and...