Benefits of Probiotics

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Are probiotics good for you? Many health experts affirm that having a healthy amount of good bacteria in your body is beneficial to health. However, not many of us are aware that there is such a thing as “good bacteria,” since we usually think of microorganisms as bugs that are usually harmful to the body. […]

Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)


About four out of five women experience some physical and/or psychological symptoms around the time of their menstrual period, which may affect their regular routine. These symptoms are popularly known as part of their PMS, or premenstrual syndrome, and although it is not very clear what causes it, PMS can make a significant impact on […]

Hair Damage

Damaged Hair

Damaged Hair Do you have dry hair that looks lifeless or dull? Does your hair feel brittle and easily break? These are just some of the signs of damaged hair. Other people also have split ends, frizzy hair, or matted hair that is difficult to manage. Still others complain of hair that does not hold […]

The Cortisol Conundrum [INFOGRAPHIC]


Most people don’t realize how serious of an impact stress can have on both your mental and physical health. When cortisol, a key stress hormone, is out of balance, it can lead to anxiety, depression, digestive problems, heart disease, sleep problems, weight gain, memory and concentration impairment (Mayo Clinic). These are serious issues that can have […]

How to Defeat Chronic Inflammation and Pain INFOGRAPHIC

Defeating Chronic Inflammation and Pain

There are more that 100 million people in the U.S. along who are living with chronic inflammation and pain. As a society we’ve made it standard practice to mask these issues by treating the symptoms instead of the actual problems. What most people don’t know is that there are a handful  of natural remedies and simple […]

10 Things To Know About A Healthy Gluten-Free Diet


Diet plans are no stranger to buzzwords, but one word has received more attention than any other over the past several months: gluten. News outlets, health gurus, and food companies alike have chosen this highly marketable term as the linchpin of slow news days, “miracle” cures, and new product lines respectively. Of course, the problem […]

Recipes For a Full Day of Eating Gluten-Free

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While about 1% of people in the U.S. suffering from celiac diseaseandother people who cut out wheat and/or gluten have shown lower BMI levels and lower prevalence of hypertension. Still others have found relief from gastrointestinal problems. Whether you’re hosting family members or friends who avoid gluten, or you want to make gluten-free meals for […]

Why Gluten Is A Bad Thing INFOGRAPHIC


Gluten-free products seem to be everywhere. Chances are you know at least one person who maintains a gluten-free diet due to an allergy or otherwise. But, what exactly is gluten and why is it bad for you? This infographic answers all your questions.   <i>Click image to see a larger version</i></br><a href=””><img alt=“ A Vitamin and […]