In honor of Mother’s Day, we take a closer look at the current state of maternity care, maternal health, and maternal mortality rates in the US.
Early European settlers in North America integrated the herb into their own treatment systems, where it was primarily used to ease female health complaints related to childbirth and menopause.
We’re just beginning to recognize the nuanced relationship between people and plants; terpenes are the most commonly spoken language of nature, bio-chemical messages from plants to each other, and to creatures of every terrestrial kingdom.
In response to the obesity and overweight health crisis, plenty of research is underway on all the different factors that might be leading to weight gain and weight retention. Some researchers are looking at probiotics and their role on gut health and weight as one possible solution.
Anxiety and depression are epidemics. Antidepressants don't work for everyone. It’s time to consider alternatives to antidepressants and discover how these five biotypes of depression play a factor in suffering and healing.
In order to understand how hydrogen water impacts sleep, we first need to understand some of the key reasons why our sleep suffers, and then we need to break down the benefits of both the molecular hydrogen and the highly bioavailable magnesium delivered in the tablets.
Metformin, a "wonder drug" that was approved by the FDA in 1995, is best known for its reputation as a treatment for Type 2 diabetes. It’s also showing promise for helping people struggling to lose weight, with a connection between metformin and weight loss being found in many cases.
My parents met on vacation and were engaged by the end of the week. They married five months later, and walked around holding hands for decades, until death did them part. From this auspicious beginning, no one could have predicted I'd be childfree by choice.
The lure of youthful, glowing skin is perpetually enticing. Throw in advancements with skin care technology, and the credit cards go flying. Skin care devices - the newest development in skin care - are savvy devices that promise personalized just-for-you skin analysis technology.
These lectin-reducing techniques may help reduce various health problems. Whether you are overly stressed, eating a poor diet, or have chronic conditions, reducing lectins is a step in the right direction.
When deciding between different low-carb sweeteners, there are four main questions you should be asking: Is it natural or artificial; Is it safe, and what are any potential side effects; What impact does it have on blood sugar and/or ketone levels; And most importantly, does it taste good?
As with many things in the nutritional world, lectins are not fully understood. Research, however, indicates that they have a way of disrupting our bodies. As a defense mechanism crafted by Mother Nature, lectins are doing their job, but when consumed to excess, there is strong evidence that they can cause havoc. In other words, it's possible that lectins are really bad for you if you aren't careful about how you consume them.