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

Biotin for Hair Growth

Biotin is a water-soluble vitamin that is a part of the vitamin B family. It is also known as vitamin B7. Your body needs biotin to help convert certain nutrients into energy. It also plays an important role in the health of your hair, skin, and nails. Biotin acts as a coenzyme in the body … Continue reading Biotin for Hair Growth

Moringa: A Nutritious Superfood and Natural Multivitamin

Moringa oleifera (also known as the horseradish tree) is a high nutritional value plant with a wide range of medicinal uses. It is the most widely cultivated species of a monogeneric family, the Moringaceae, that is native to the sub-Himalayan tracts of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WOM9zkkDDK4 The following figures show a comparison of the nutritional content … Continue reading Moringa: A Nutritious Superfood and Natural Multivitamin

Rose Hip Uses & Benefits

Rose hip is the fruit that develops from the blossoms of the wild rose plant. A common ingredient in herbal teas, rose hip is also available in supplement and powdered form. Rose hip contains a number of antioxidants, including vitamin C, vitamin E, beta-carotene and lycopene. Uses Rose hip is touted as a natural remedy for … Continue reading Rose Hip Uses & Benefits

Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10): Ubiquinone & Ubiquinol

Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is a nutrient, discovered by Fred Crane in 1957, that has profound effects on our levels of energy, stamina, organ health, immune system functionality and more. CoQ10 can be found in fish, beef and peanuts. CoQ10 is a fat-soluble nutrient produced naturally by our bodies. Found in every cell in the body, … Continue reading Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10): Ubiquinone & Ubiquinol

What is Bromelain

Bromelain is an enzyme found in pineapple juice and in the pineapple stem. People use it for medicine. Uses Bromelain can be used to treat a number of conditions, but it is particularly effective in reducing inflammation from infection and injuries. It seems to cause the body to produce substances that fight pain and swelling … Continue reading What is Bromelain