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What You Should Know About How Amino Acids Benefit Liver Health

Before we dive into the fascinating ways that amino acids benefit liver health, let’s provide some context on just how dire the consequences of not paying attention to the health of your liver can be. There are more than 4.9...

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...

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...

Alcohol and the Liver: What Really Happens When Your Liver Is Exposed to Alcohol?

It is a common joke among the party crowd and social drinkers to bemoan the plight of one’s liver and the suffering it endures as a consequence of imbibing alcohol. The morning after you have had a few drinks beyond...

Understanding Digestive Plant Enzymes and 6 Benefits Not to Miss

If you are one of the millions of people that experience digestive distress, acid reflux, heartburn, or GERD, and you are considering adding digestive plant enzymes to your diet, keep reading. Across the globe, the incidences of gastrointestinal diseases are...

What Is Jaundice? Causes, Symptoms, Treatments

If you notice your skin has taken on a yellow hue or the whites of your eyes are yellowing, you may have jaundice due to a buildup of a chemical called bilirubin. Perhaps you are familiar with this condition, especially...

Ascites: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment for Fluid in the Abdomen

The occasional bloating or weight gain can be a normal occurrence. Several things can cause the belly to suddenly expand, including eating certain foods, illness, or premenstrual syndrome in women. But if you have an underlying health condition with your...

How to Cure a Hangover: Top Remedies for the Brown Bottle Flu

You wake up after a night out and realize that last night’s Happy Hour has you feeling not-so-happy this morning. Your head feels like it’s in a vice, your stomach is in knots, and the inside of your mouth is...

Fatty Liver Disease: Essential Amino Acids and Other Natural Fatty Liver Treatments Revealed

Fatty liver disease is a serious health condition marked by fat accumulation in the liver. It is often associated with alcoholism and obesity; however, fatty liver disease doesn’t discriminate. Types of Fatty Liver Disease Alcoholic fatty liver disease, or alcoholic...

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...