Red Reishi mushrooms used in neurological therapies stress, insomnia, psychiatric disorders, use in traditional Chinese medicine. Red Reishi mushrooms used in neurological therapies stress, insomnia, psychiatric disorders, use in traditional Chinese medicine.Read More
As many as 50 million Americans are allergic to something — whether pollen, peanuts, or pet dander. But not all allergies are the same. Here’s a rundown of the most common kinds of allergies.Read More
If you’re a man close to, or over 35, you are probably starting to feel the debilitating effects of lower testosterone and higher estrogen levels. These hormonal changes are common in men as they age, and have been associated with a number of negative effects on health.Read More
Several clinical trials have examined the effects of probiotic supplementation on mental health, including anxiety and depression, and have shown effects on brain activity and information processing, as well as hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis responsiveness. Animal studies show that enteric (gut) bacteria may impact mood, in part through effects on the autonomic nervous system which is present in the gut for instance, vagal nerve activity, intestinal barrier function and permeability, as well as modulation of HPA reactivity.Read More
The increasing popularity of probiotics in both food and supplement sectors is rivalled only by the increasing demand for where these friendly microorganisms originate. In reality, the benefits you (the host) receive from probiotics is of greater importance than their source.Read More
Among the most important trends in natural health is the rise of medicinal mushrooms as allies in the fight against both internal and external stressors. Of course, this is nothing new for those in eastern cultures, where the use of mushrooms for medicinal purposes has been a long standing tradition for centuries.
By naturally bringing the body into balance, they allow us to keep our defenses strong and robust.
Collagen is the most abundant protein in the body. It is key for all connective tissue (bone, skin, muscle, cartilage, tendons and ligaments). It provides the infrastructure for our entire musculoskeletal system making it essential for maintaining mobility.Read More
An essential nutrient is one in which the body cannot make so they must be obtained from the diet. Modern day diets, especially in North America, are unfortunately very low in dietary omega-3s, therefore rendering the majority of the population omega-3 deficient.Read More