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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...

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...

What You Should Know About Lysine Supplementation

Lysine is one of nine essential amino acids. This indispensable amino acid is required for protein synthesis, collagen development, proper cell function, and tissue repair. But your body cannot make it on its own. You have to get it from...

10 Vitamin D Rich Foods to Fight Winter Blues and Help You Stay Healthy

As the days grow colder and shorter, many people also come down with a bad case of winter blues, a bout of the flu, or in especially unlucky instances, both. These 10 vitamin D rich foods can help you combat...

Nasal Polyps: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Surgery

Nasal polyps are soft, fleshy, noncancerous growths that develop on the lining of the nose and paranasal sinuses (the air-filled spaces that are linked to the nasal cavity). Nasal polyps can affect anyone, but adults are more likely to develop...

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...

Upper Respiratory Infection: Symptoms to Look Out for, Types to Know and Treatments to Try

Wondering if you’ve ever had an upper respiratory infection? If you’ve ever suffered from the common cold, then the answer is almost certainly yes. According to Johns Hopkins University, this illness is one of the most common in adults and...

Lower Respiratory Tract Infection and Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases

Lower respiratory tract infection is often used as a synonym for pneumonia. However, this condition can refer to a host of illnesses affecting the airways below the larynx. While many people recover quickly from lower respiratory tract illnesses, these diseases...

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...