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How Proper Sanitation Helps to Prevent Illnesses and 14 Natural Ways to Boost Your Immune System

Researchers estimate that 2.6 billion people across the globe lack adequate sanitation. Lack of proper sanitation practices is believed to contribute to approximately 10% of the “global disease burden” according to a report published in PLOS Medicine. Fortunately, most of the...

Balance Your Brain: Amino Acids and the Blood Brain Barrier

The brain is so vital to life that it must be very well-protected and shielded from foreign substances like toxins and pathogens that can cause lethal damage. This protection comes in part from a highly selective membrane referred to as...

Creatine: What It Is, What It Does and the Best Way to Benefit

The amino acid creatine was discovered in 1835, but only came into public view following the Barcelona Olympics in 1992. The performance of several British athletes exceeded expectations, and it was revealed that they had incorporated creatine supplementation into their...

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...

20 Top Ways to Add More Protein to Your Day—Morning, Noon and Night

The list of reasons to consciously increase your protein intake just keeps getting longer. Research shows that a high protein intake can increase muscle mass, support healthy weight loss, and improve your overall health. Increasing your protein intake can help...

What You Need to Know About Magnesium: Benefits and Risks

Magnesium is one of the most important minerals to the human body. This mineral is essential for over 300 chemical reactions in the body. If you aren’t getting enough of this vital mineral from your diet, deficiency can occur. A...

What You Need to Know About Vitamin D Deficiency

New data suggests that the benefits of vitamin D—the sunshine vitamin—go way beyond bone health. The latest research also indicates that far more people may have a vitamin D deficiency than previously believed, as it seems the threshold for optimal...

Phenylalanine Supplements: What to Know Before You Buy

Phenylalanine is an essential amino acid, which means it cannot be produced in the body. The only way to get phenylalanine is to consume it through your diet or through your body’s natural process of protein breakdown. And consume it...

Arginine: The “Anti-Aging” Amino Acid

Arginine is considered a semi-essential or conditionally essential amino acid. This means that under normal conditions the body can produce enough arginine to avoid symptoms of deficiency, but in stressful states, such as serious illness or aging, you have to...

What Is the Keto Diet and Can Taking Amino Acids Help?

People diet for different reasons, such as preventing or treating infection, managing diabetes, gaining muscle mass, or maintaining a healthy weight. Weight loss is the most popular reason for dieting, but weight loss can be quite difficult to achieve depending...