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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...

Excess Sugar Consumption—What’s the Price You Pay?

Sugar makes so many things in life sweet—cupcakes, chocolate, cotton candy, lemonade! The list goes on…but what is the price we pay for indulgence? Is it worth the myriad health problems that occur as a consequence of excess sugar consumption?...

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...

8 Signs You May Have Insulin Resistance

Insulin resistance is often a precursor to type 2 diabetes. Many people who develop the condition may not know they have it, as insulin resistance symptoms can go unnoticed. Type 2 diabetes is a serious metabolic illness that compromises your...

Reversing Type 2 Diabetes: Natural Remedies for Diabetes Treatment and Prevention

Type 2 diabetes is a devastating illness that affects millions of people worldwide. Nearly 1.5 million people are diagnosed with the illness every year in the United States, and that number is expected to grow. Type 2 diabetes sufferers are...

Combat High Blood Sugar with Natural Remedies for Insulin Resistance

Insulin resistance is a metabolic condition that signals the body’s cells’ inability to respond to the hormone insulin. The pancreas secretes insulin, which allows for glucose absorption in your body’s cells under normal conditions. Abnormally high blood sugar, or glucose,...

How to Prevent Diabetes: 8 Diet and Lifestyle Tips for Reducing Your Risk

Diabetes is a debilitating metabolic disorder that manifests in a number of ways depending on its form. Gestational diabetes, a form of diabetes insipidus, is a condition that develops in women who do not have diabetes but develop high blood...

Cystic Fibrosis and Amino Acids: How Essential Amino Acids Can Help Build Muscles

Cystic fibrosis is an inherited disease caused by a defect in the CFTR gene. This gene mutation impairs the function of the protein that regulates the movement of salt in and out of cells. The result is thick, sticky mucus...

Type 1 Diabetes: When the Pancreas Is Under Attack

Diabetes is common in the United States with over 30 million Americans diagnosed with the condition. Diabetes affects children, youth, adults, and the elderly. Diabetes is a condition in which someone’s blood glucose, or blood sugar, raises too high. This...

How to Improve Metabolic Health: 14 Actionable Tips

If you’re looking to improve your metabolic health, you likely have one or more of several health conditions going on. You’re overweight, and possibly obese. You have diabetes, or high blood sugar. You have high blood pressure. You have low...