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Can Deer Antler Spray Build Strength and Endurance?

Deer antler spray — a supplement commonly used in the fitness and sports industries that has a long history of use in Eastern medicine — is pretty much as strange as it sounds. Derived from the tissue found inside deer antlers, it's reported to work by providing IGF-1 (insulin-like growth factor), a natural growth hormone found…

Vasculitis: Inflamed Blood Vessels + 4 Natural Treatments

Vasculitis is a group of inflammatory disorders that affect the blood vessels. Vasculitis can affect both small or large arteries. This includes major blood vessels like the aorta, as well as capillaries, medium-sized veins. Or it can include a combination of different sized blood vessels. In some cases, vasculitis causes only a portion of an…

7 Natural Treatments to Ease Lymphangitis Symptoms

Do you have swollen and tender red streaks that start at an opening in the skin and radiate to the armpit or groin? If so, you may be suffering from lymphangitis, a bacterial infection that is commonly caused by the same bacteria that causes strep throat and cellulitis. Lymphangitis is an infection that can spread…

Thyme Oil Kills Infections, Increases Circulation & Balances Hormones

Thyme oil comes from the perennial herb known as Thymus vulgaris. This herb is a member of the mint family, and it's used for cooking, mouthwashes, potpourri and aromatherapy.  It's native to southern Europe from the western Mediterranean to southern Italy. Due to the herb's essential oils, it has a number of health benefits; in fact, these benefits have…

Hidden Sugar Foods to Avoid and Healthier Alternatives

Today, the average adult living in the U.S. consumes about 22 teaspoons of added sugars every single day, including from hidden sugar foods they might actually believe are "healthy." Compare this to the amount of added sugar recommended by authorities such as the World Health Organization and American Heart Association: no more than six teaspoons…

Eggs & Cholesterol Don’t Increase Dementia Risk, Science Says

Unbeknownst to most, healthy fats in your diet, including long-feared cholesterol, are proving to be key players in brain and psychological health. In previous generations, people believed cholesterol clogged arteries and caused heart problems. However, today we understand that the standard Western diet, which contains a large amount of hydrogenated fats and refined carbohydrates, leads to…

5 Danger Foods You’re Consuming on a Regular Basis

Hippocrates, the founder of modern medicine and the food is medicine concept, once said, "All disease begins in the gut." Today, more than ever, we know this is true as we hear scientists connecting disease after disease to microbiome disruption. This assault on your gut — largely triggered by eating danger foods — often leads to a…

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…