You may already be familiar with the incredible omega-3 benefits for humans, but did you know that your four-legged furry friend may also get some major health boosts from these fatty acids? According to the American Kennel Club, benefits of omega-3 for dogs include: Improves the condition of both skin and coat Boosts energy and … Read moreOmega-3 for Dogs: What Are the Benefits of Omega-3 for Dogs?
This post was originally published on this site Do a keto diet and diabetes make a perfect match? Some experts and diabetics think so! When you follow a keto diet, your body converts fat, rather than sugar, into energy which may improve blood sugar levels while also reducing the need for insulin. In many ways, a … Read moreKeto Diet and Diabetes: Do They Work Well Together?
This post was originally published on this site If you’ve ever lacerated your skin, you’re already familiar with how unpleasant this occurrence can be, especially if the wound was deep. You may have had bleeding, pain, bruising, swelling or all of the above. Lacerations come in all shapes and sizes and some require urgent medical … Read more5 Ways to Naturally Care for a Laceration (Plus, When to See a Doctor)
Have you ever scraped your knee on pavement? If your answer is “yes,” then you’ve already experienced an abrasion. A classic “skinned knee” often experienced by kids as well as adults is one of the most common or well-known forms of an abrasion. Abrasions are typically painful and bleed right away, but as with all … Read more6 Natural Ways to Care for Abrasions at Home
Do you know one of the main reasons why coconut oil has so many impressive uses and benefits? It’s thanks to a key component called monolaurin. This is also one of the reasons why breast milk offers so many immune-boosting benefits to babies. Is monolaurin an antiviral? Yes. That’s why it’s used to prevent as … Read moreMonolaurin: The Most Beneficial Compound in Coconut Oil?
What is D-ribose? Ribose, also known as D-ribose, is naturally created by our bodies. Why is it so important? Because it actually helps provide our cells with sufficient energy. This is key to all of our many cells maintaining both their integrity and their function. In fact, scientific studies show that D-ribose may help a number … Read moreRibose: Energy-Boosting Heart Supporter or Sugar Trap?
This post was originally published on this site Eating honeysuckles as a kid probably triggers some happy memories, but did you know that there’s more to this lovely flower than its sweet taste and amazing aroma? Honeysuckle is actually impressively health boosting. The flowers, seeds and leaves of the plant have many medicinal uses. What … Read moreHoneysuckle: 6 Uses & Benefits of This Common Garden Plant
This post was originally published on this site If you’ve been following a ketogenic diet then you’re already familiar with this eating plan’s possible benefits including losing weight, lowering blood pressure and better blood sugar control. There are also some potential keto diet side effects to be aware of and once you know them, you … Read more7 Remedies for Keto Diet Constipation
Eleuthero, also called Siberian ginseng, has been used medically for at least 2,000 years. It’s a distant relative of another herbal remedy you may already be familiar with, Asian ginseng. Proponents of the Siberian version actually say that eleuthero may be even more adaptogenic! What is eleuthero used for? The short answer: so many things. One … Read moreEleuthero (Siberian Ginseng) Benefits to Boost Body & Brain Health
This post was originally published on this site A recent study conducted by the Environment Agency Austria estimates that more than half of the world population may harbor microplastics in their stools. Now, that is some seriously concerning information. Why are microplastics bad? Researchers say that once microplastics get into the human body and begin circulating, … Read moreMicroplastics Detected in Human Feces (Plus, 5 Microplastic Dangers)
Many practitioners of traditional medicine have been extremely impressed by copaiba essential oil benefits for centuries. Copaiba resin, which copaiba oil originates from, has been used medicinally since at least 1625 for the natural treatment of health concerns like bronchitis, chronic cystitis, chronic diarrhea and hemorrhoids. The Brazilian herbal medicine system is one of many … Read moreCopaiba Oil: A Powerful Anti-Inflammatory, Antiseptic & Expectorant
This post was originally published on this site Burns occur from exposure to heat, steam, hot liquids, chemicals or the sun. The treatment of burns depends on the severity of the burn. Severe burns can destroy all layers of skin and even damage muscles and underlying fat. Severe burns need immediate medical attention. Natural therapies … Read moreHow to Treat a Burn at Home
This post was originally published on this site Have you ever heard of cytokines? The term “cytokine” is actually derived from a combination of two Greek words: “cyto” meaning cell and “kinos” meaning movement. Cytokines play a major role in both health and disease, especially when it comes to inflammatory conditions, immune-related concerns like infections, trauma to … Read moreCytokines: Their Key Role for Your Immune System & Inflammation Levels
This post was originally published on this site Next time you’re at the grocery store, think about this: It’s estimated that more than 75 percent of the processed food lining the shelves consists of genetically engineered ingredients. (1) And this is just one of the many scary GMO facts we are facing today. You may remember … Read moreThe Real Risks of GMO Foods & How to Avoid
What is cellulite? Cellulite is a word used to describe dimpled or lumpy flesh that can be present on the thighs, hips, buttocks, or abdomen. Adolescent and adult women are most commonly the groups that struggle with this skin concern often described as having an orange peel or cottage cheese-like texture. Many people feel embarrassed … Read more11 Essential Oils for Cellulite: Benefits & Uses
Looking for another incredible superfood to add to your life? Look no further than baobab! Baobab, also known as “the tree of life,” has been as a food and a medicine (and more) for centuries. Every part of the tree can be used, and it’s an excellent source of key nutrients, including vitamin C, potassium and … Read moreBaobab: the Anti-Inflammatory, Antiviral, Antimicrobial & Antioxidant Superfood Fruit
This post was originally published on this site Whether you have a bruised face, bruised arm or bruised knee, most people just find bruises to be unsightly and unpleasant. Most of the time, they’re nothing serious, yet knowing how get rid of bruises faster is a popular topic. Bruises are caused by an injury or … Read moreHow to Get Rid of Bruises: 10 Natural Bruise Remedies
Chemicals like PFOA have gotten a good amount of attention in the past decade because they were being used in common household items and as time went on, their devastating health effects became more and more clear. Even though companies like Dupont, who were and continue to be in the crossfire of concerns over personal … Read moreIs PFOA In Your Nonstick Pans and Other Common Household Items?
Essential oils are naturally occurring, volatile aromatic compounds that come from the seeds, bark, stems, flowers and roots of plants. If you’ve used them before, I’m sure you’re already familiar with how incredibly potent, fragrant and beneficial they can be to your health, but have you ever tried essential oils for pets? According to the American … Read moreEssential Oils for Pets: The Best & Worst Oils to Help Your Furry Friends
Experiencing vaginal burning is a relatively common experience. Sometimes the cause is nothing too alarming and it can clear up quickly, while other times it could be indicative of an infection or something more serious that definitely needs treatment stat! I’m about to cover a lot of questions you may have if you’re currently experiencing … Read more8 Natural Ways to Manage Vaginal Itching and Burning