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Locust Bean Gum: The Pros & Cons of This Common Thickening Agent

Locust bean gum is a natural food additive that comes from the carob seeds of the carob tree. Similar to guar gum and gellan gum, locust bean gum is added to a variety of food products, including yogurt, cream cheese and ice cream. In food, it's used primarily as a thickening and stabilizing agent. Locust bean gum…

Cellulitis Treatment: Natural Remedies & Prevention Tips

Considered to be the most common types of illness caused by staph bacteria, cellulitis is a painful, sometimes blistering skin infection that affects hundreds of thousands of adults every year in the United States, leading many to search for cellulitis treatment that actually works. (1) While cellulitis symptoms can usually be managed well with cellulitis…

What Are Eczema Symptoms? Plus 5 Natural Treatments

Eczema symptoms, which commonly include skin dryness and itchiness, affect about 20 percent of children (roughly one in five) and up to 4 percent of adults. Eczema, along with related skin conditions like dermatitis and allergies, tends to develop most often among people who already have very dry, sensitive skin or a rundown immune system. In…

6 Natural Treatments for Macular Degeneration Symptoms

It's estimated that 10 million to 11 million Americans have age-related macular degeneration, which causes vision changes sometimes so severe that irreversible "legal blindness" can occur. (1) In fact, globally, macular degeneration is the leading causes of permanent vision loss in adults over 60. And another alarming finding? The number of people with macular degeneration…

Pneumonia Symptoms, Risk Factors & Natural Treatments

Pneumonia is the single largest infectious cause of death in children globally, killing more than 2,500 children a day worldwide. It's also to blame for up to 7 percent of all deaths in adults. (1) According to the American Lung Association, believe it or not there are more than 30 different causes of pneumonia. (2) Luckily not every…