Ginger is an Asian spice well-known for its sweet and zesty zing. It has been shown that ginger reduces pain and inflammation and supports metabolism and digestion. Herbalists have long used ginger as a tool to heal upset stomach, diarrhea, nausea, and morning sickness.
Cumin seeds have been used in folk medicine since antiquity to promote digestion and treat flatulence, diarrhea, indigestion, bloating and gas.
What is L-glutamine? L-glutamine is the most abundant amino acid (protein building block) in the body; as such, it has a wide range of functions. Critical for removing excess ammonia (a common waste product in the body), glutamine supports the immune system, muscle and organ growth and repair, as well as brain and digestive functions. It’s also been shown to protect against […]
Below are a few of the supplements and lifestyle changes that can help you maintain a healthy gut and reduce your risk for heartburn and GERD.
While older homes typically have more materials that cause illness, newer homes also may be responsible for making you sick. Below, we share a few tips for helping you and your family stay healthy at home.
When experiencing menstrual changes – from PMS to menopause – women are often confused about the differences between natural, synthetic and bioidentical hormones. Learn about the differences here.
Over the past 25 years, the most dramatic increase in acupuncture has been in America, second only to China where it’s a key component of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).
Functional medicine and environmental medicine views mercury and other toxic metals as one of the major risk factors in the development of chronic medical illnesses.
Following a detox program suited to your personal needs supports the body’s natural cleansing process and boosts your health in many ways
By eliminating toxins, then fueling your body with healthy nutrients, a planned period of detox can strengthen your body’s natural “Detox Team” and help maintain optimum health.