The ketogenic diet, or keto diet, has become one of the most popular diets in recent years for its ability to enhance fat loss, increase energy, improve athletic performance, and control appetite. But despite these benefits, research and decades of clinical experience have found the diet to increase the risk for multiple nutrient deficiencies. Read […]
Our bodies undergo many different changes as we age. Some of these changes are noticeable, such as aches and pains, longer recovery from workouts, and stubborn body fat that you just can’t get rid of. Other changes may go unnoticed if you’re not regularly getting the right lab tests done. As you grow older, many […]
A healthy diet is balanced and provides you with adequate amounts of all the essential nutrients. As a vegan or vegetarian, you may be at a higher risk of certain nutritional deficiencies, while having a lower risk of others. In this post, we summarize the most important risks together with lab tests you can take […]
Gymnema sylvestre, a plant originally from India, has long been used in traditional medicine and is known as “the destroyer of sugar.” Read on to learn more about the impressive diabetes-fighting and other health benefits of Gymnema.
Fucoxanthin is a compound (carotenoid) found in brown seaweed. It is known for its potential to combat a variety of health issues including obesity, diabetes, and inflammation. Read ahead to discover the benefits and side effects of fucoxanthin.
Thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) is an important hormone that is considered to be the “master controller” of your thyroid. It is linked to a wide variety of health conditions, and its effects can be either beneficial or negative depending on your age. Read on to find out how TSH works, what can impact TSH levels in […]
Believe it or not, serotonin can act as both a neurotransmitter and a hormone in the body. Low levels of serotonin are associated with mood disorders, gut issues, some symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, and other health consequences. Maintaining healthy levels of serotonin can prevent numerous health issues. Read on to learn about all the ways […]
Disclaimer: This post is currently being reviewed because it does not fit our standards for quality. Castor oil and other extracts of the castor plant are natural supplements with many benefits such as pain reduction, digestive aid, and more. Its uses span from the traditional healers of India to the modern day cosmetics industry. Read […]
Ghee is a form of clarified butter (butter with impurities removed) that has been used for thousands of years. Traditionally used for cooking, ghee has unique potential health benefits when consumed in moderation, such as reducing the risk of heart disease, cancer, and inflammation. Read on to learn more about the proven health benefits of […]