5 Nutrients That Heal a Leaky Gut

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Has your gut sprung a leak? Leaky gut, a lay person’s term for “intestinal hyperpermeability”—a condition where the intestinal barrier has been compromised—affects more than 80 percent of all American adults. At its core, leaky gut—technically known as gut enteropathy—arises when the intestinal barrier becomes permeable and allows bacteria, toxins, and microscopic bits of undigested food to “leak” out of …

Does This Lifestyle Make My Liver Look Fat?

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When you hear the term “fatty liver disease” you might envision someone who routinely tips back a few too many alcoholic beverages. While it’s true that heavy drinking can increase your odds of developing the disease, there are other, much more common causes of the condition. Are you at risk? Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) affects about 100 million people …

Reboot Your Thyroid

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If you’ve been feeling older, heavier, and slower, you may have simply chalked it up to the normal effects of aging. But that might not be the case at all. Turns out you may be dealing with an extremely common and easily treatable health condition. And by making some minor changes—like adding a few simple nutrients into your daily routine—you …

Boost Your Brainpower

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If your brain feels a little bit slower these days, you’re not alone. Like just about everything else, your brain goes through changes as you age. Those changes can make it harder to multi-task or figure out the tip for a lunch out with friends. Worse, those changes may cause worry about a greater slide into cognitive decline. That’s not …

Do You Love Your Liver?

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Your liver is a remarkably efficient organ, silently performing over 500 different functions each and every day—and that could be one reason you don’t give it much thought. Maybe you should. The liver’s most important tasks include helping the body to digest fats, regulating energy, and storing nutrient reserves. But perhaps the most remarkable thing about the liver is that …

Natural Help for PCOS

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Polycystic ovary syndrome, often referred to as PCOS, causes 1 in 10 women to have an abnormal increase in male hormone levels—including testosterone and androgens. This wreaks havoc in the endocrine system and leads to a susceptibility for a multitude of diseases including infertility issues. The good news? There are natural solutions that may alleviate or even reverse PCOS. Signs …

The #1 Way to Reclaim Your Energy

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Fatigue and a general lack of energy are top complaints in doctors’ offices across the nation. But because fatigue isn’t a cut-and-dry disease they can test for, most healthcare providers are at a loss for practical ways to tackle the problem. The truth is, low energy levels are most often due to our overbooked, on-the-go, modern way of life—and the …

Get Heart Healthy

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Here’s a startling statistic: According to the American Heart Association, cardiovascular disease claims more lives each year than all forms of cancer and COPD (think emphysema and chronic bronchitis) combined. In fact, it’s the No. 1 cause of death in the United States. While a family history of cardiovascular disease can increase your risk—an early heart attack in a parent …