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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...

What Is Potassium and Why Do We Need It? Plus, 15 Foods High in Potassium

Can you answer these two questions: what is potassium and why do we need it? We didn’t think so. Chances are, you, like many other people, tragically underestimate the importance of potassium. When dissolved in water, this mineral becomes highly...

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...

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...

Add These 12 Foods with Iodine to Your Diet to Ensure You Don’t Develop a Deficiency

Iodine, like essential amino acids, is a vital nutrient you must get from your diet. Our bodies need iodine to regulate thyroid function, support healthy metabolism, and even prevent certain kinds of chronic disease. Unfortunately, many people don’t get enough...

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...

Staple Paleo Diet Food List, Plus 8 Indulgent Paleo Recipes

If you’re thinking of trying the paleo diet, you need to equip yourself with this staple paleo diet food list. To achieve your paleo diet goals, you’ll want to ensure you always have plenty of fresh, nutritious paleo foods on...

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...

4 Diatomaceous Earth Health Benefits and How to Use Diatomaceous Earth in the Home

Have you heard the buzz about diatomaceous earth and its health benefits and wonder if they are correct, or just hype? If so, keep reading! Diatomaceous earth is a common mineral found around the globe. It develops over thousands of...

Do You Suffer from a Sleeping Disorder? Amino Acids Can Help!

Sleeping disorders are a group of conditions that affect sleep patterns. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, in the United States, about 40 million people suffer from sleep disturbances each year, and around 20 million people...