Probiotics for Gut Health

Probiotics are live bacteria and yeasts that are good for you, especially your digestive system. Our body is full of bacteria, both good and bad. Probiotics are often called "good" or "helpful" bacteria because they help keep your gut healthy. More than 70% of the human immune system reside in the gut. Gut health is critical to overall … Continue reading Probiotics for Gut Health

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Amazing Benefits of Papaya Extract

Papaya extract is derived from the fruit of the plant carica papaya, which is native to Central America. This tropical fruit is packed with valuable nutrients and antioxidants and contains powerful enzymes that are used in the treatment of some ailments. Consuming papaya extract is an excellent way to support your body with healthful benefits. … Continue reading Amazing Benefits of Papaya Extract

Milk Thistle for a Healthy Liver

Milk thistle (Silybum marianum) is a member of the aster or daisy family and has been used by ancient physicians and herbalists to treat a range of liver and gallbladder diseases and to protect the liver against a variety of poisons. The use of milk thistle as a natural liver aid dates back 2000 years thanks … Continue reading Milk Thistle for a Healthy Liver

Health Benefits of Ginkgo Biloba

Ginkgo Biloba also known as the maidenhair tree is derived from one of the oldest tree species in the entire world. The trees can grow more than 130 feet tall and can live for over 1,000 years. Some trees in China are said to be over 2,500 years old. Ginkgo biloba is a popular supplement and one of … Continue reading Health Benefits of Ginkgo Biloba

Glutathione: The Mother of All Antioxidants

Glutathione is often referred to as “the mother of all antioxidants,”. It is produced and used by every single cell in the human body and has a very wide range of scientifically-proven health effects. Glutathione is the master antioxidant and detoxifier of every cell in your body. Glutathione is a tripeptide composed of three amino acids: cysteine, glutaminic acid … Continue reading Glutathione: The Mother of All Antioxidants

Understanding Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) – Crohn’s Disease & Ulcerative Colitis

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is used to describe two chronic disorders Ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease, both cause inflammation of the small and/or the large bowel. Both conditions can also affect parts of the body outside the bowel and may be associated with poor general health. The causes of IBD are not yet understood. While there … Continue reading Understanding Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) – Crohn’s Disease & Ulcerative Colitis

Dandelion Root Benefits

What Is Dandelion? Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) is a type of flowering plant native to Europe, Asia and North America. It is often overlooked as a pesky weed, it can actually be a useful addition to both your kitchen and your medicine cabinet. The roots are packed with health-promoting properties. DANDELION ROOT BENEFITS     Serves as … Continue reading Dandelion Root Benefits

The Asian Paradox: What puts Asians and South Asians at a higher risk for Type 2 diabetes! — Web Dietitian

The Asian Paradox: What every Asian must know! Type 2 diabetes is among the fastest growing diseases in the world due to a combination of unfavorable changes in modifiable risk factors and a high genetic susceptibility in certain populations. Asia is at the epicenter of the diabetes epidemic with 60% of the world’s diabetic population […] … Continue reading The Asian Paradox: What puts Asians and South Asians at a higher risk for Type 2 diabetes! — Web Dietitian