Hormonal shifts are the reasons behind many of the side effects of menopause, like an increased risk of certain diseases and conditions like osteoporosis and heart disease. This knowledge combined with symptoms like hot flashes and mood changes, makes this time period trying for any woman.
The use of multivitamins and supplements are becoming increasingly common among Americans, and have been since the 1940's when they were first introduced. However, in the past decade or so, there has been a new wave of weight loss based products: hormone supplements. Hormone supplements have been used for many things, but one of their biggest draws is the ability to lose weight at a faster rate, which has led to their increasing popularity.
Keeping off the extra pounds isn't always as easy as it seems. Sure, there are some people who can run for miles a day, eat like a small bird, and…Read more
Our bodies need exercise more than ever and walking is one of the easiest choices for a healthy activity—as a matter of fact, research suggests it just might be your best move.
It may seem like antioxidants are a new health trend, but the truth is that Americans have been taking multivitamin/mineral supplements since they first became available in the 1940s. That being said, antioxidants are still important and still a bit of a mystery to many people.
Metabolic activity in muscle accounts for approximately 25% of total energy expended by the body, but if that metabolism is constantly being slowed down, you're going to burn less energy throughout the day. Metabolic health is extremely important, and you might be harming it without even knowing it.
Hormones are an essential part of our bodies' functions. They help regulate when we sleep, how we're feeling, and how we develop as we grow. But while hormones are incredibly helpful in regulating the body, they can also pose some issues if they're out of whack. For this reason, we often turn to hormonal support supplements.
Approximately 10% of adults in the U.S. follow a vegetarian-inclined diet. Whether it's a statement against animal cruelty or an effort to maintain a healthier lifestyle is up to the person who follows it. But another big reason for people to follow a vegetarian diet is healthy detoxification.
Breast cancer is a concern for many individuals around the world, and while there are some people who are genetically predisposed to the disease, in other cases it can be prevented. Promoting good breast health is extremely important, and it's easier than you might think. To help you maintain a healthy lifestyle and keep breast health in mind, here are a few great tips you can put to use right away.
Feeling hormonal? It's okay if you said yes. The truth is that the average individual over the age of 35 is experiencing some form of hormonal imbalance. Fortunately, hormonal imbalances…Read more
From antioxidant supplements to hormone support supplements, it seems people from all walks of life are trying to find simple ways to be healthier. Some people resort to crazy fad diets in their efforts, while others oFrom antioxidant supplements to hormone support supplements, it seems people from all walks of life are trying to find simple ways to be healthier. Some people resort to crazy fad diets in their efforts, while others opt for simple detox supplements.pt for simple detox supplements.
Who would have thought so many amazing health benefits would have come from a citrus fruit! Pectasol-C Modified Citrus Pectin (MCP) has become a leading natural supplement for supporting long-term…Read more
At ecoNugenics, we hold a deep respect for mushrooms, and with good reason. Mushrooms are some of the most powerful botanicals known to man. This is not news -- traditional…Read more
We've heard the clichés so many times: You are what you eat. Good food supports good health. Let thy food be thy medicine... So why then, do so many people…Read more
The number of chemicals and toxic metals in our environment is staggering. In the United States alone, there are more than 60,000 different compounds produced in large quantities for industrial…Read more
Fact: GMOs (genetically modified organisms) are widespread; largely unavoidable, and highly controversial. Proponents claim they're revolutionizing our food supply, while opponents assert they're destroying it, along with our health. And…Read more
Biologically, men and women have some concrete differences. But those distinctions go beyond the obvious contrasts. It's important to recognize that our bodies function within subtle and not-so-subtle variations that…Read more
Quite often, the most powerful botanicals come from unexpected sources. Honokiol is an example. Derived from the bark of the Magnolia tree, honokiol is a highly active polyphenol compound that…Read more
How long do you sit? Six hours a day? Longer? If you work in an office, chances are the first thing you do when you arrive is sit down and…Read more
Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) foods -scientists combine genes from various plants, bacteria and animals into industrial crops in an attempt to improve various features. For example, a number of commercial…Read more
It's clear from the ever-growing body of research that toxins in our environments and bodies can impact numerous areas of health. Neurological, metabolic, cellular, cardiovascular health and more can all…Read more
It’s important to stay healthy during flu season, and not let the cold-weather illness get you down. There are a number of steps you can take in your daily life…Read more
This season, give yourself the gifts of less stress and better health. The holidays are a stressful time of year for everyone, even if you love the occasion. In our modern…Read more
Two things are certain: The winter holidays are upon us, and if we’re not careful, they can wreak havoc on our digestive systems. Let’s face it: the holiday season is a dietary minefield. We stuff ourselves, drink too much and eat the wrong foods. We don’t even have to attend a party: calorie-dense foods are delivered directly to our offices and homes. Digestion suffers.
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The health benefits of cucumbers.
Let’s face it; no one has time for a cold. In addition to making you feel miserable, colds destroy your schedule. Work, family, errands—they all have to wait while you get better. Or even worse, you have to carry on despite your achy muscles, headache, sore throat and more.
This mouthwatering vegetable chili is packed with protein and nutrients. With just enough spice, it's the perfect meal to keep you warm as it starts getting colder outside.
As the days get shorter and the weather colder, most of us tend to need more sleep. Research shows how the right sleep is an essential requirement for health and healing, not just another indulgence. To optimize the rejuvenating power of sleep, we need to support healthy relaxation, melatonin production, and more.
This calming, nourishing tea recipe from Nourished Kitchen can help you relax and wind down for a better night sleep.
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Health discussions during cold and flu season are usually reserved for the topics of immunity, weight gain and vital energy. While these areas of healthcare are of extra concern during cold months, there’s another area of the body that also needs extra care and protection in the winter: your skin.
The combination of healthy fats and powerhouse herbs in this delicious salmon recipe is a delicious way to support immune, skin and overall health as weather gets colder.
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We hear a lot about weight gain during the winter. Maintaining a healthy body weight is important all year long and as we know, there are numerous ways to achieve this. But a scientific study has highlighted an unexpected ingredient for healthy fat metabolism that is quite literally, right under our noses: black pepper.
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A great healthy snack for the holidays, or any day!
By ecoNugenics founder, Dr. Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc. Fascinating new research shows that feelings of gratitude help improve physiological well-being, reduce stress hormones and benefit other areas of health. Gratitude, simply put, encourages healing — and a more enjoyable way of life.
There's still time to create this incredible vegan pumpkin cheesecake -- and celebrate healthy indulgences!
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We’re surrounded with pastries over the holidays and most people, even those watching their diets, have a hard time resisting all the temptations. Nevertheless, the gluten-free movement continues to gain momentum as more people become aware of how widespread this problem really is.
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This gluten-free pie crust from A Little Insanity is so flaky and delicious, your guests won't even know the difference!
From MindBodyGreen via Mima Romm Photo Credit: Mima Romm Serves: 4-6 For the Stew Ingredients 1 large organic butternut squash 1 leek 1 small yellow onion 2 cloves of garlic 2 tablespoons…Read more
If we’re not careful, the holidays can quickly turn into a metabolic disaster. Luckily, there are simple, ways to protect yourself, and improve overall health in the process.
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These supercharged and soothing beverages hydrate and warm you while increasing your defenses against seasonal and holiday stresses.
Used medicinally for millennia, garlic is rich in powerful beneficial components and offers potent antimicrobial and immune support. Try this tasty garlic soup recipe for an extra health boost this fall.*