Tag: how to boost the immune system

How Rhodiola Boosts Performance and Naturally Eases Depression

How Rhodiola Boosts Performance and Naturally Eases Depression

| Feb 25, 2018

Adaptogens are some of nature’s best kept secrets—despite growing popularity in niche communities, these powerful “adaptation-generating” plants are still highly underutilized. Adaptogenic plants and herbs have been used medicinally for thousands of years, especially in Ayurvedic medicine and folk herbalism. They were traditionally given as tonics for longevity, vitality, and fortitude—now modern research is rediscovering […]

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Enoki Mushrooms Fight Cancer and Supercharge Immune Function

Enoki Mushrooms Fight Cancer and Supercharge Immune Function

| Feb 2, 2018

Mushrooms are a fascinating and highly healthful class of foods. We even suggested in a past article that they’re the world’s most underestimated superfoods. If you follow natural health trends, you’ve probably noticed that enthusiasm for “medicinal mushrooms” is growing quickly. Mushroom-based supplements now line the aisles of health food stores, mushroom coffee blends are […]

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Ginger More Effective than Chemotherapy (and much more)

Ginger More Effective than Chemotherapy (and much more)

| Jan 28, 2018

After reading one of our many articles about the healing marvels of turmeric, you may have headed to your local health food store or coop to pick up some raw root. If so, you probably noticed that it’s very often displayed alongside ginger. These botanically related roots are similar in many ways—they share the same […]

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How Poor Dental Practices Create Deadly “Superbugs”

How Poor Dental Practices Create Deadly “Superbugs”

| Jan 18, 2018

Antibiotic resistance is one of most serious health crises of our time. The World Health Organization reports that “a post-antibiotic era—in which common infections and minor injuries can kill—far from being an apocalyptic fantasy, is instead a very real possibility for the 21st century.”[1] Even mainstream health agencies like the Center for Disease Control and […]

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The Amazing Benefits of Wheatgrass

The Amazing Benefits of Wheatgrass

| Dec 27, 2017

According to surveys conducted by the Center for Disease Control, only about 27 percent of Americans get more than three servings of vegetables per day. Most of us know by now that we need to be eating fresh fruits and veggies everyday in abundance for optimal health and detoxification. However, for many people this isn’t as […]

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Vitamin C Provides Powerful, Immediate Stress Relief

Vitamin C Provides Powerful, Immediate Stress Relief

| Nov 6, 2017

Vitamin C is making a serious comeback. As we’ve discussed in past articles, researchers of the early to mid 20th century became obsessed with the seemingly miraculous healing capacities of high-dose ascorbic acid (the technical name for vitamin C). The work of these pioneers was largely shunned by the mainstream medical community, however, and vitamin […]

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Do You Have a Vitamin C Deficiency?

Do You Have a Vitamin C Deficiency?

| Nov 1, 2017

  Of all the nutrient deficiencies discussed, vitamin C is certainly not the most common. It’s almost invariably associated with scurvy, a condition characterized by mood imbalance, connective tissue defects, rashes, impaired wound healing, and even internal bleeding. Scurvy occurs in circumstances of dire malnutrition—such conditions are still endured in developing countries, and sailors historically […]

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Yogurt: Healthy or Health Scam?

Yogurt: Healthy or Health Scam?

| Oct 28, 2017

  The modern food industry is a well-oiled machine with many talents—it’s particularly adept at creating scalable, beautifully presented, and delicious products. One trick it hasn’t mastered, though, is making healthy products. This is mainly because high-quality, preservative-free foods don’t come cheap, so large manufacturers tend to stick to lower-quality varieties and stuff them full […]

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Lemon Essential Oil for Your Health and Home

Lemon Essential Oil for Your Health and Home

| Sep 12, 2017

We’ve written before about the amazing health benefits of essential oils. You could hardly ask for a more perfect medicine: essential oils are literally the distilled essence of a medicinal (and usually wonderfully fragrant) plant. The ancient art of distillation (which has been practiced for at least 5500 years and counting) delivers a potent and […]

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Vitamin C Is Literally a Lifesaver for Patients with Sepsis

Vitamin C Is Literally a Lifesaver for Patients with Sepsis

| Aug 2, 2017

For all its wonders, modern medicine still has its limitations—perhaps even more than we usually like to admit. Serious infections provide a window of insight into these limitations; one glance at medical statistics is enough to remind us that even our most powerful antibiotics and most cutting-edge interventions are sometimes helpless in the face of […]

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