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 …

Build a Better Burger

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  New takes on America’s favorite food Nothing says summer like burgers on the grill. Check out our unique “no-bull” options with recipes sure to keep burger boredom at bay.    A Better Bison Burger Leaner than beef, bison is a rich source of iron and vitamin B12. But because it’s so lean, it’s best cooked rare or medium rare. …

Decode Your Supplements

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Your favorite health food store has plenty of supplements. But trying to figure out which nutrient is the best—decoding them—can be tricky. Here is a codebook for three widely used and important supplemental ingredients. VITAMIN: Vitamin A What it is: Vitamin A is a description of a variety of nutrients types, including “pro-vitamin A,” more commonly known as beta-carotene. Where …

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 …

Essential Sinus Rescue

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When your sinuses are acting up, there’s no mistaking the symptoms. From painful pressure to postnasal drip, sinusitis can make you feel miserable day and night. Along with the throbbing headache, you may be dealing with thick yellow or green mucus, a sore throat, and even intense pain in your ears and teeth. Luckily, you can count on powerful, proven …

Flea and Tick Protection

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Looking for a natural way to get flea and tick protection for your dog? Depending on your lifestyle and where you live, that can be easier said than done. Here are some natural ways to pursue prevention, and also some guidance if your pup does encounter these fur-loving pests. How Fleas and Ticks Find Your Dog Here’s the harsh truth—it …

Prevent Glaucoma Naturally

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Sight is one of our most valuable senses. Not only does it allow us to experience the physical beauty of the world around us, it also plays a major role in keeping our bodies safe from harm. Unfortunately, aging, poor dietary habits, and other factors can wreak havoc on our eyes, causing a number of possible issues, including cataracts, macular …

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 …

Berberine Balances Blood Sugar

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The Study Abstract: Efficacy of berberine in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.  Berberine has been shown to regulate glucose and lipid metabolism in vitro and in vivo. This pilot study was to determine the efficacy and safety of berberine in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus patients. In study A, 36 adults with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes …

Staying Healthy Is A Core Act

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When was the last time you considered your core? Turns out, the strength and stability of those muscles located in the middle of your body can be a critical indicator of your overall health and well-being, as well as an important determinant of your functional age. In fact, core strength is a key measure of whether you are younger or …