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Figs Relieve Constipation in Clinical Trial

How crazy is it that Americans spend over $2 billion a year on laxatives to deal with constipation? Here is something else to ponder, studies…

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Quercetin and its Modified Form for Allergies and More

Flavonoids are a group of plant pigments largely responsible for the colors of many fruits and flowers. Flavonoids are also responsible for the…

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Flu Shot Alternatives

You don't need a flu shot to protect yourself this year. Use natural immune boosters to stay strong and healthy through the fall and…

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Natural Form of GABA Receives Stronger Health Claims in Japan: New Study Shows PharmaGABA Promotes Muscle Growth!

Natural Form of GABA Receives Stronger Health Claims in Japan: New Study Shows PharmaGABA Promotes Muscle Growth! Japan has a very interesting and…

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Beets

Beets are a unique vegetable as both the root and leaves are typically consumed. They originated in North Africa, and along Asian and European…

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Sweet Relief for Migraines

Does ginger work as well as prescription drugs for migraines? New research shows that it does. Migraines are estimated to affect more than 28…

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Simply Increasing the Intake of Green Leafy Vegetables Promotes Weight Loss

Introduction: Lets face it, most Americans are overfed, but undernourished. It is entirely possible that one of the contributing factors to the…

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Avocado Component Fights Cancer

Introduction: While many people are somewhat afraid of eating avocados because of their high fat content, research shows many health benefits are…

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Is Berberine the Next Big Natural Product?

One of the most exciting natural products in current medical research is berberine, an alkaloid found in goldenseal root, barberry bark, Oregon grape…

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The Importance of Being “Awe Inspired”

Introduction: The field of positive psychology is providing valuable insights on exactly how our emotions influence our physiology. One are of…

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PQQ Lowers LDL-Cholesterol Levels

Introduction Every major advance in nutritional medicine generally starts out as an unknown entity. That is certainly true for PQQ (short for…

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Low Immune Function

What is low immune function? Low immune function refers to an underactive and poor performing immune system. The immune system's prime function is…

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Another Strike Against Acid-Blockers – Now Linked to Dementia Risk

Introduction One simple rule that would save a lot of suffering in the world is to “never take a drug that has more severe side effects than…

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The Positive “Estrogenic” Effects of Milk Thistle Extract

Just as the media often creates stories on natural products that lack critical thinking and are fraught with incorrect conclusions, sometimes…

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Low Vitamin D3 Levels Linked to 13% of All Causes of Death in the USA

Introduction: A huge and growing amount of research has shown that vitamin D deficiency is very common, and with some studies showing at least 50%…

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Another Nail in the Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Coffin: New Study Links its Use to Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity

Introduction Another damning study indicates it is simply time to pull the plug on this outdated drug. The study just published in JAMA Pediatrics…

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New Study Shows Avoiding Sun Exposure is as Dangerous as Smoking

Introduction: Conventional wisdom is that we need to avoid sun exposure in order to avoid skin cancer. However, one of the issues with…

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Light Therapy is More Effective than Prozac in Major Depression

Introduction: Bright light therapy has a proven track record of success in the treatment of seasonal affective disorder (SAD), commonly referred…

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