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Pepsin: Signs You Need More of This Digestive Enzyme & How to Get It in Your Diet

Pepsin is considered one of the main digestive enzymes that humans (and many other animals) produce. When is comes to digestive/gut health, what is pepsin needed for? It is essential for us to properly digest the proteins found in the foods we eat. In addition, it helps with functions like nutrient absorption and protection against allergies, yeast…

Common Side Effects of Antidepressants (Plus, Natural Remedies for Depression)

These days, it’s not strange to hear about a friend or loved one starting an antidepressant. But are side effects of antidepressants worth it? Everyone’s heard of these medications — though no one is quite sure why, how or if they work effectively, antidepressants are one of the most prevalent medications in the modern world.…

How to Make Dill Pickles (Plus Benefits, Nutrition and More)

Pickles are great, as long as you don’t find yourself in one! All jokes aside, just what are pickles? They're usually made from cucumbers and a brine of water, vinegar, salt, and dill weed or dill oil. They're commonly found as kosher dill and hamburger dill, though sweet dill is a common southern treat. However, I'm focusing…

Egg White Nutrition Benefits the Skin, Heart, Muscles & More

From meringues to souffles, omelets and facial masks, egg whites jam a lot of nutrition in such a small package and may be the perfect food for skin care. They're quite popular in the ketogenic diet as part of a combination with a healthy fat, such as avocado, and they can make a great facial mask…

What’s the Best, Healthiest Butter Substitute?

Have you ever given thought to exactly what butter is? Is butter dairy? Let’s do a little butter 101. Real, grass-fed butter is a dairy product made from cow’s milk also known as milk fat. It's composed of about 80 percent fat, which is the part that has been separated from the carbohydrates and protein…

4 Natural Remedies for Colon Polyps Symptoms

Colorectal cancer —  now the second most common cause of cancer death in the U.S. — usually begins as a "polyp," which is why another name for colon polyps is "colorectal polyps." The type of colon polyp called an adenoma is a known precursor of colorectal cancer. While in some cases small colon polyps will develop…

AIP Diet: Benefits of the Autoimmune Protocol

At just 38 years old, Sandra Dorst was diagnosed with antisynthetase syndrome, a rare autoimmune condition that affects the connective tissue. A few years after her diagnosis, she had made major strides in terms of her health thanks to the help of modern medicine but was still left with debilitating autoimmune disease symptoms like daily…

Bacterial Vaginosis Symptoms & 6 Natural Treatments

If you've ever dealt with bacterial vaginosis symptoms in the past, you're far from alone. Research shows that about one in every five women will experience this type of infection by the time she reaches her mid-40. According to a study called the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), an estimated 21.2 million women…

9 Home Remedies for Burning Mouth Syndrome Symptoms

Perplexing and painful, burning mouth syndrome (BMS) is a complex pain disorder causing a burning or scalding sensation in the mouth. While all areas may be affected, you may experience isolated burning sensations on one or more areas including the tongue, lips, gums, palate or throat. The pain and discomfort may appear suddenly or develop…

How An Anti-Inflammatory Diet Helped Me Reverse Chronic Health Conditions

Perhaps you’ve heard the term ‘anti-inflammatory diet’ over recent years and wondered what all the hype is about. I’m here to tell you that it’s not some trendy diet trend about anti-inflammatory foods or crazy fad (or really even a diet at all!), rather a holistic way to naturally support your body and just about…