The lining of your gut is directly related to the health of your whole body. This lining forms a crucial barrier between you and the outside world. In a sense, everything inside your gut is outside of you. Only a few very specific substances are normally allowed through, and the … Read More
Don’t sniff a the loss of sense of smell. Besides a connection to dementia, there are health and nutrition factors that make hyposmia (reduction), parosmia (distortion), or anosmia (complete loss) worth investigating.
There are a number of benign—albeit annoying—reasons you don’t smell well, but a connection to dementia may make hyposmia … Read More
Benefits of Probiotics–More Than Just Digestion, These Healthy Bacteria Help With Allergies, Eczema, the Common Cold, and More
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If you think the benefits of probiotics are restricted to helping with digestion, it’s time to expand your understanding of these amazing microorganisms. Your intestinal tract is home to approximately 100 trillion microorganisms … Read More
The one supplement most experts recommend to almost everyone—no matter your age, height, weight, or gender—is omega-3 fatty acids. Because of their wide-ranging health benefits, omega-3 supplements are the closest thing we have to a miracle pill. But why? Simply put, omega-3 fatty acids are essential.
The body … Read More
Nasal polyps are benign, soft-tissue lesions in the nose or sinuses. These grape-like swellings of the mucous membrane (mucosa) that lines the airways can cause unpleasant nasal symptoms or airway obstruction. Many people are unaware, in the early stages, that they have them. Nasal polyps affect up to 4 percent … Read More
Whether you call them hay fever, cedar fever, or another name, spring allergies are upon us. As certain plants begin to produce pollen, allergy sufferers’ immune cells overproduce histamine, one of the compounds … Read More
Homemade Sunscreen for Babies, Benefits of Spirulina, and When to Try Acupuncture: News Bulletin for August 23, 2013
Homemade Sunscreen for Babies
I recently wrote an article published in Mother Earth News on the importance of protecting your precious baby from the sun’s UV rays. But, many commercial sunscreens contain toxic ingredients that can be dangerous for adults, … Read More
Diet Soda Dangers, Natural Remedies for Nausea, & Treating Seasonal Allergies: News Bulletin for July 12, 2013
Diet Soda Will Make You Sick, Fat and Ugly!
by Jami Cooley, RN, CNWC
A shocking study released this week by Purdue University researchers has blanketed the web and television news outlets all over the country. If … Read More