Sore Throat? Try These Science-Backed Natural Remedies
April 6 2020
Common symptoms of a sore throat include redness, swelling, irritation, and scratchiness. While sore throat treatments depend on the cause, there are several natural approaches to take in the case of viral throat infections.
Zinc: The Gatekeeper of Immune Function
April 3 2020
Zinc serves a vital role in many immune system reactions. In particular, zinc is critical in the function of the thymus gland, white blood cells, and our innate immunity.
6 Evidence-Based Natural Approaches to Reducing Stress
April 1 2020
Finding healthy and productive ways to manage stress is crucial for overall well-being. In addition to managing a healthy diet and lifestyle, the following herbal supplements, minerals, vitamins, and essential oils may also be beneficial.
Why NAC and Glutathione are Important for Immune Health and More
March 27 2020
NAC is a potent antioxidant used to treat paracetamol toxicity by replenishing stores of glutathione. It may also benefit immune, respiratory, liver health, and more.
Vitamin C for Kids: Is Your Child Getting Enough?
March 25 2020
What are the recommendations for vitamin C for children? A pediatrician weighs in on proper vitamin dosage, deficiency risks, quality, and more.
5 Reasons Lecithin Has Been a Popular Natural Product for Over 100 Years
March 23 2020
Lecithin is a naturally occurring fatty substance found in many plant and animal sources. Dr. Michael Murray discusses five ways that this nutrient can benefit overall health.
Harness the Health Boosting Power of Plants with Polyphenols
March 20 2020
Get a more complete picture of what polyphenols are, where to find them, and what they can do for you.
Your First Line of Defense Against Viral Infections
March 19 2020
The first line of defense against viral infections, like COVID-19, is the respiratory tract. Learn how to bolster this natural barrier to infection and support your overall health.
A Closer Look At Label Claims on Supplements
March 10 2020
A study reveals inconsistencies in supplement potency claims sold on a popular online marketplace. Follow these four rules for avoiding scams.
Enjoy More Restful Sleep With These 3 Essential Oils
March 6 2020
Research suggests that regularly practicing aromatherapy could decrease stress and anxiety, and the practice may also help with enhancing sleep quality.
Beta-Glucan: Nature’s Key to Unleashing the Immune System
March 3 2020
Beta-glucans are fiber-type complex sugars found in a variety of different food sources including yeast, oat bran, barley fiber, medicinal mushrooms, algae, and seaweeds. Find out how beta-glucans can benefit immune health, cholesterol levels, and more.
Isoflavones: A Powerful Antioxidant in Soy + Amazing Health Benefits
March 2 2020
Isoflavones are organic (carbon-containing) compounds that are related to flavonoids, a class of potent antioxidants.
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