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7 Low-Fat Diet Risks You Need to Know About!

Fats are an essential nutrient and one of the primary energy sources for the body. They also play a big role in weight management, absorbing nutrients, maintaining healthy skin and hair, regulating body temperature, supporting immune function, insulating internal organs, and hormonal balance. You can see right off the bat why there are just so…

Symptoms of Thyroid Problems & Remedies That Help

The thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland located in your throat, just behind your Adam's apple. Because it serves as the body's thermostat — continuously regulating things like temperature, hunger levels and energy expenditure — thyroid problems can cause widespread symptoms. According to the National Women’s Health Information Center, there are roughly 20 million Americans…

Dairy-Free Diet Benefits (and 6 Dairy Alternatives)

Did you know that the first adverse reaction to cow's milk was actually detailed 2,000 years ago? Hippocrates described the first adverse reaction to cow's milk as skin and gastrointestinal symptoms after consumption. Today, cow's milk is among the first foods introduced into an infant's diet, and accordingly, it's one of the first and most common…

Raw Food Diet: Benefits, Risks and How to Follow

Despite what you might have heard, a raw food diet is not another "fad diet" as we normally think of one. In fact, some experts on raw diets say that they're essentially the opposite: "anti-diets" and more like a lifestyle that simply promotes eating more real foods in their natural state. A raw food diet,…

What Is Butyric Acid? 6 Benefits You Need to Know About

You may not have realized it, but chances are you've consumed something called butyric acid before, and believe it or not, your body produces it as well. It's true — butyric acid, also known as butanoic acid or BTA, is a saturated short-chain fatty acid found in butter, ghee, raw milk, animal fats and plant oils. It's also formed in…

Cat’s Claw Benefits for Immunity, Digestion and Chronic Disease

I've previously written about cat's claw as one of the best antiviral herbs to boost the immune system and fight infection. This powerful herb is not only antiviral — it also has anti-inflammatory, anti-mutagenic and antioxidant properties. These health-promoting attributes may make cat's claw helpful as a natural treatment for arthritis, allergies, asthma, diabetes, chronic…

Editorial: How I Reversed an Autoimmune Disease

Today, I live an active, “normal” life. I work, play hide and seek with my two young boys, hike with my dogs on the weekend, and try to keep up with the ever-growing housework. You’d never know that just 16 months ago I suffered from an advanced stage of an autoimmune disease. I spent most of my…

Chicken Zucchini Casserole Recipe

I'm a big fan of casseroles because they are super simple to prepare and when you use nutrient-dense foods, they are loaded with important vitamins and minerals. My zucchini casserole is made with ingredients that work to boost your immune system, burn fat and heal your gut. It's low in calories, carbohydrates and sugars and high…

8 Dangers of Carfentanil: the Most Dangerous Opioid Yet?

As the opioid epidemic rages on, now law enforcement officials, and addicts, have a new substance to fear. Carfentanil made its way onto the drug scene, and into the awareness of the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) around summer 2016 in the U.S. Since that time, deaths due to overdoses from this synthetic opioid have continued…

Is an Acai Berry Cleanse Good for You? Separating Fact from Fiction

Are you concerned about the buildup of toxins in your system from the chemicals you’re exposed to on a regular basis? Then you may have heard of the potential benefits of doing an acai berry cleanse. Detoxes and cleanses are tricky subjects, so make sure you are very informed before beginning this kind of regimen,…