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How Cheat Day Dieting Can Help You Eat Healthier

With health issues like obesity on the rise, it’s no surprise that people are trying to learn how to eat better. Because of this, many people decide to try putting themselves on a strict diet regimen. The problem is, most of these diets end up doing mo ...


A Comprehensive Guide to Laser Therapy: Can It Help You?

Photobiomodulation Therapy (PBMT) is a type of light therapy that uses lasers or LEDs. It’s also called low-level laser therapy (LLLT). We'll be using the terms PBMT, low-level laser therapy, and laser therapy interchangeably. In this article, we'll go ...


Methylene Blue As A Photosensitizer in Light Therapy

Methylene blue is a substance with many different pharmacological and microbiological functions. It’s most well-known for being the dye that stains cells with a blue color. As a medication, it treats methemoglobinemia, a condition where the methemoglob ...


The Unseen Connection: Genetics and Detoxification

Even if you eat all the right things and live a healthy lifestyle, your body is still taking in toxins. Environmental toxins are always around us, and they can cause serious problems. For many years, it has been a mystery why two people who take in the ...


Is Distilled Water Better?

Your body is made up of about 60 percent water, which is why it’s so important that you replenish this stock with the cleanest, healthiest water possible. This not only keeps you hydrated, but it can also help you heal from disorders such as Adrenal Fa ...


Hypochlorous Acid: Non-Toxic Sanitizer to Make at Home

We live in a world full of germs and unwanted pathogens. To make sure everything gets as clean and sanitized as possible to prevent the spread of viruses, having an exceptional cleaner and sanitizer is necessary. It is likely that you’ve never heard of ...


What You Should Know About Red Light Therapy

Light has been used therapeutically for a long time, and there are different techniques out there, each one with a purported use and benefit. One of them is called Red Light Therapy. It was first used for non-medical reasons, such as for growing plants ...


How Ozone Therapy Could Improve Your Health

Toxins are an unfortunate part of daily life. If you live in a city, consume unhealthy foods and alcohol, smoke, or live a sedentary lifestyle, then toxins are in your body. Thankfully, your body has natural filters to evacuate these toxins and protect ...


Eye Foods for Macular Degeneration – Protect Your Eyes from The Most Common Cause of Vision Loss

Want to improve your eyesight and prevent age-related eye problems? Then you’ll want to incorporate these top eye foods for macular degeneration into your diet. Be consistent with these dietary changes and we promise, the outcome is definitely worth th ...


Regain Vitality and Vigor With Bone Broth Smoothies

A frequently-used ancient healing food, bone broth has been gaining popularity for its many healing properties. From nourishing the gut to the teeth, to the adrenals, bone broth can provide vital support many to systems of your body. However, beyond so ...


Don’t Buy Those Pills!: Research Debunking Home Remedies for Colds

Many cold and flu home remedies have been around for generations, so you’ve probably heard a lot about them. Home remedies for the common cold target everything from a sore throat to colds to headaches. But not all home remedies are created equal, and ...


Why Reducing Stress is Key to Reducing Neck Pain

When you are under stress, your body can experience several unpleasant symptoms. It can range from feeling extremely fatigued and irritable, to different health problems like being susceptible to the common cold. One of the common symptoms of experienc ...


Magnesium and Brain Health

The health of the brain and nervous system is intricately tied to the health of the body, the foods you eat, the lifestyle you lead, and the environment you live in. And recently, a lot of evidence has been suggesting that neuroinflammation can be caus ...


Low Stomach Acid: How to Heal The Issue You Didn’t Know You Had

Low stomach acid, also called hypochlorhydria, is a condition that a lot of people have. It’s when your stomach doesn’t produce enough hydrochloric acid (HCl), which is needed to break down food and kill pathogens that enter the stomach. As you can ima ...


The Planetary Health Diet: Saving the Earth and You Simultaneously

What if by changing your diet you could help prevent up to 11.6 million premature deaths while simultaneously aiding in saving the planet? That equates to preventing 19% to 23.6% of adult deaths every year. Would you do it? Scientists have created a ne ...


The Best Food for Mental Health

The phrase “you are what you eat” is often used in various dietary articles. This phrase, coined from one in French translated as, “Tell me what you eat and I will tell you what you are,” first saw the light in a work by Frenchman Anthelme Brillat-Sava ...


Mitochondria and Exercise: The Perfect Friendship

We’ve known for decades that exercise is extremely important for the human body. Studies have been carried out on the effects of movement, ranging from sedentary lifestyles and mild exercise to high-intensity interval training and have come up with a n ...


All You Need To Know About Animal Antibiotics and Human Health

The Disturbing Link: Animal Antibiotics and Human Health Antibiotics help your body fight against harmful bacteria, but their overuse can cause serious health issues in both humans and animals. The use of these drugs in food production is now adding to ...


Healing the Skin Microbiome: The Secret to a Healthy, Youthful Glow

Your skin is the largest organ in your body, and its job is manifold. It acts as a barrier between you and your environment, protecting you from chemicals, temperature variations, pressure, and impact. It’s also responsible for regulating your body tem ...


The Benefits of Bananas… and The Risks

Bananas are often overlooked. Although they’re frequently eaten as a snack when you’re in a rush or added to smoothies, they don’t seem to be the type of fruit you get cravings for. But just because they’re convenient and commonplace doesn’t mean they ...


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