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Can BCM-95 Curcumin Help With Depression?

Send to Kindle Curcumin is a biologically active compound that is found in the rhizome of the turmeric plant. This polyphenol has been extensively studied for decades and has shown therapeutic potential against a number of human diseases. However, curcumin’s poor bioavailability has been a longstanding limitation when it came to therapeutic use. Then, BCM-95 […]

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Is Pinole the New Quinoa?

When it comes to ancient grains, there’s no doubt that quinoa is one of the most popular. The nutrient-dense grain is found everywhere, from high-end restaurants to quick, casual eateries. However, quinoa may be getting some serious competition from pinole. So what is pinole, and how can this superfood make a difference for […]

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5 Essential Do’s and Don’ts When Choosing Alternative Sweeteners

When JAMA Internal Medicine published recently discovered documents that suggested sugar was more to blame for heart conditions than fats, it shifted our understanding about the role that sugar plays in our diets. Although most people know that sugar can have negative effects on your overall health, in some cases contributing to obesity, […]

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Natural Cold and Flu Relief from the Olive Tree?

Send to Kindle The olive tree has been good to humankind for millennia. Originating in the Eastern Mediterranean about 8,000 years ago (evidence of olive oil production dates back 6,000 years), the Olea europaea tree has long been a symbol of peace, unity, sacredness and health. The oils of the leaves, fruit and bark were […]

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What Is L-Serine and What Is Research Telling Us?

Send to Kindle You may have heard the buzz surrounding L-serine and ALS recently. This is due to research findings that are uncovering potential benefits of L-serine in supporting the health of ALS patients. While research is ongoing, this could be an important discovery for those with neurodegenerative disorders! What Is L-Serine? Serine is a […]

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