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What Is A Biotin Deficiency? Plus How to Prevent

Biotin deficiency is rare in developed countries where most people are able to consume enough calories and a variety of different food groups, yet it's still possible. Some infants are born with biotin deficiency due to having an inherited enzyme deficiency, and adults can also develop deficiency later in life due to illnesses or medication…

Minimize Toxins to Beat Autoimmune Disease — the Detox Plan!

The following is an adapted excerpt from Beat Autoimmune, The 6 Keys to Reverse Your Condition and Reclaim Your Health, by Palmer Kippola with foreword by Mark Hyman, MD (Kensington Books). Palmer is a Functional Medicine Certified Health Coach who reversed her MS by removing her inflammatory root causes and healing her gut. She has…

Bulgur Wheat: The Better Wheat for Your Belly & More

As a staple of Indian, Turkish and Middle Eastern cuisines for centuries, bulgur wheat tends to be most well-known around the world as the main ingredient used in tabbouleh. There are load of other ways to use this fast-cooking, versatile grain too: in soups, over salads and in whole grain bread, for example. Compared to refined carbohydrate foods…

What Is Glutamate? Roles, Benefits, Foods and Side Effects

Glutamate is the most abundant amino acid available in the human diet and also the most concentrated amino acid in the brain. It's similar to the other 19 amino acids because it's used to make proteins, facilitate metabolic functions and for energy production. But what makes the glutamate amino acid unique is that it's considered…

Chamomile Benefits: Antioxidant, Anti-Inflammatory and Anti-Cancer

Considered to be one of the most ancient and versatile medicinal herbs known to mankind, dried chamomile flowers have numerous, widespread health implications thanks to their high levels of disease-fighting antioxidants like terpenoids and flavonoids. Chamomile’s vital antioxidants are found in the plant’s potent oils and are the main contributors to its natural healing properties.…

Is Corn Healthy? Surprising Facts About Its Nutrition, Benefits & Side Effects

People eating the average American diet today unknowingly consume more corn every day in one way or another than they’d probably ever believe. Confused about the nutritional value of corn and whether or not it’s bad for you? Well then, you’re not alone. Is corn good for your health? When combined with other plant foods like beans,…

The Plant Paradox Diet: A Review of Why It Works (But Also Its Risks)

Since its debut in 2017, the Plant Paradox diet has received plenty of attention — both good and bad — from dieters and nutrition experts alike. Even celebrities have joined in on the buzz; in fact, Kelly Clarkson attributed her massive weight loss to this controversial diet plan after dropping 37 pounds in a year.…

How Much Bone Broth Should I Drink Daily?

With bone broth bars opening up around the globe and supplements in powder, liquid and capsule form flying off the shelves, it’s no wonder that bone broth has secured its slot as one of the hottest superfoods in history. In fact, take a look at the multitude of bone broth healing testimonials out there, and…

Lyme Disease Treatment (Natural vs. Conventional) and Prevention Tips

Lyme disease is a complicated infection that is caused by bacteria that's transmitted from a tick or insect bite. The majority of cases of Lyme are due to a bite from a type of deer tick known as the black-legged tick, which can carry and pass on bacteria known as borrelia burgdorferi. According to the Michigan…

What Is Fatty Liver Disease? 5 Dietary Steps to Get Rid of It

In the U.S., it's estimated that fatty liver disease affects 20 to 40 percent of the population. The scary and surprising fact is that this type of liver disease often doesn't cause any obvious fatty liver disease symptoms. Many people don't even realize their livers are fatty until they have testing (such as a CT scan…