Do you suffer from bloating after meals? With 74% of Americans reporting experiencing digestive discomfort, bloating has become an epidemic in our society! Not only is bloating an uncomfortable experience but it can be embarrassing in social situations when you have excessive gas or need to urgently run to the bathroom.
By now you are sure to have heard about the benefits of omega-3 fats. There are numerous studies suggesting the positive effect of omega-3s on heart, brain, and immune health. That’s why omega-3 supplementation should be a simple decision to make for those of us who want to stay healthy and vital well into old age. (more…)
Your Second Brain
Have you ever had a “gut feeling” about something? Well, it turns out you may want to pay attention to that feeling because researchers now consider the gut to be the “second brain” of the human body! (more…)
Humanity has been cultivating and consuming olives since biblical times. The oil of this fruit was even considered sacred and was used to anoint kings. Today, olive oil is a common staple in both residential and commercial kitchens. Not only does it have a wide array of culinary applications, but a myriad of health benefits as well. (more…)
Fat is Back!
As mainstream culture continues to come to terms with the fact that dietary cholesterol does not cause heart disease or lead to weight gain, more and more people are turning to a high fat, moderate protein, low carb diet to lose weight and maintain health. High fat, low carb diets allow your body to reboot its ability to use fat for fuel. (more…)
The human body is impeccably designed to naturally detoxify harmful substances. Numerous organs and systems of the body function around the clock to ensure that our bodies stay clean and healthy. Arguably the most important of these systems is the lymphatic system.
Are you one of the millions of people suffering from acid reflux? Statistics show that around 50% of Americans will suffer the symptoms of this unfortunate condition! That means the likelihood of you or your family being affected is really high. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of 5 all-natural remedies for acid reflux. (more…)
For years Dr. Don Colbert struggled with chronic autoimmune disease including IBS and psoriasis. As a practicing physician, he felt embarrassed by these issues, especially when his patients would ask him about it. He made a point to always wear long t-shirts and pants to cover the unsightly sores on his skin.
After exhausting all the treatments that conventional medicine had to offer, he turned to a naturopathic doctor who recommended that he reduce his stress, get more sleep, and add fermented foods into his diet. (more…)
What Makes Vegetables Bitter?
Plants are constantly under attack! Insects, animals, bacteria, fungus, and of course people are constantly trying to eat them. This is why many plants produce various toxic compounds as a defensive strategy against predators. Humans have an ability to detect the presence of these toxins through specialized taste receptors that register these compounds as bitter to the taste. (more…)