The gut is an integral part of our immune system, but to many people, including in the medical community, it can be a mystery. You may have heard of a “leaky gut.” It’s a concept that some believe to potentially be a hard-to-diagnose autoimmune reaction that may lead to gastrointestinal (GI) discomfort, food sensitivities […]
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How Curcumin Helps Depression by Fighting Inflammation
Did you know depression is the most common psychiatric disorder and leading cause of disability in the world? In 2011, a study of nearly 90,000 people showed France and the US as the two most depressed countries. Worldwide, 121 million people suffer from depression and the use of anti-depressants in the US has soared to […]
Is Your Gut Leaking?
It’s been a long time coming, but the discussion on “leaky gut syndrome” is finally getting more attention. Given the vast array of ‘s a lot more educating to be done! Holistic physician Dr. Andrew Weil, MD, has a helpful definition of leaky gut. Leaky gut syndrome is not generally recognized by conventional physicians, but […]
Symptoms and Prevention of Vitamin D Deficiency
Would you know if you were suffering from vitamin D deficiency? If you looked to the Vitamin D Council for help, they’d tell youÂ 90% of the population is deficient in Vitamin D – every nine of ten people! Last year in our Vitamin D blog weÂ reported the megaÂ health benefits of vitamin D. From the […]
Why Take Probiotics? Here’s 10 Reasons!
When you work in a supplement store you get asked a lot of questions, and one most often asked is, ” If I’m trying to get healthy, what should I take first?” Â I’ll Â suggest they talk to their healthcare practitioner about getting their vitamin D levels checked and ask if they take a good quality […]