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Chronic Inflammation and Resolving Factors

Chronic inflammation is theorized to be at the root of many of the leading causes of disability and death, playing...

WholisticMatters • April 1, 2020 • 3 min read

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Chronic Inflammation and Resolving Factors

Chronic inflammation is theorized to be at the root of many of the leading causes of disability and death, playing...

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Curcumin: From the Spice Rack to Supplement Superstar

Its golden color is unmistakable around the world today, but turmeric was once confined as a culinary staple to kitchens...

Article • March 24, 2020 • 4 min read BookmarkBookmark

Portrait of a Supportive Microbe: Bifidobacterium

Supporting the gastrointestinal (GI) tract is important, as the GI tract is the body’s first line of defense against exposure...

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Food for Beneficial Bacteria: 2’-FL, a Human Milk Oligosaccharide

What is 2′-Fucosyllactose? 2′-Fucosyllactose (2’-FL) is a human milk oligosaccharide (HMO), which serves as a prebiotic in the human...

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Medicinal Mushrooms

Could the fungus among us be hiding important and rare phytonutrients? Most famous of the fungal world, mushrooms have long...

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Untangling the Web of Common Digestive Disorders

In the world of information surrounding digestive health, the microbiome, and intestinal inflammation, there are many terms describing similar but...

Article • March 2, 2020 • 2 min read BookmarkBookmark

Boswellia: A Natural Anti-inflammatory Agent

What is Boswellia? Boswellia is the genus of trees in the order of Sapindales, comprising nearly 25 species in total...

Article • February 20, 2020 • 1 min read BookmarkBookmark

Ashwagandha: Herbal Role in Stress

Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) is an ancient medicinal herb of the Solanaceae family. also known as Indian ginseng, King of Ayurveda,...

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How Do Lifestyle Factors Influence GI Health?

On a mission to help the human body obtain the nutrition it needs to survive and thrive, the gastrointestinal (GI)...

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Bitter Perception Affects Vegetable Consumption

Individuals whose genetic code is written to perceive certain plant compounds as particularly bitter are less likely to eat vegetables....

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Aging Women and Protein Intake

The American population is growing and aging, and an increasing risk of sarcopenia often accompanies age, especially for women.

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Complementary Therapies for Menopausal Symptoms

All women experience the menopausal transition near the end of their reproductive years, and complementary therapies can address symptom relief.

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Effects of 3 g of Soluble Fiber from Oats on Lipid Levels of Asian Indians—A Randomized Controlled, Parallel Arm Study

Dyslipidemia is a major factor in cardiovascular disease, and dietary patterns can affect the level of cholesterol in the blood.

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Association of Specific Dietary Fats with Total and Cause-Specific Mortality

What makes up a healthy diet for an average person? The view of fat, carbohydrates, and sugar has changed throughout the years.

Article • July 26, 2017 • 3 min read BookmarkBookmark

Vitamin D and Dogs Part 1: Vitamin D Deficiency in Dogs

It is well documented that people are deficient in vitamin D. The same holds true for dogs.

Article • August 1, 2017 • 2 min read BookmarkBookmark

Kidney Considerations in Cats

Kidney disease is a common health challenges in older cats. Here are some feeding tips to help improve quality of life and longevity in cats.

Article • August 9, 2017 • 2 min read BookmarkBookmark

Vitamin D and Dogs Part 2: Recommendations for Vitamin D Supplementation in Dogs

Like humans, animals should get their nutrients, especially vitamins and minerals, from “real” food.

Article • August 9, 2017 • 2 min read BookmarkBookmark

The Versatile Benefits of Flavonoids In Food

Flavonoids are the plant pigments in foods associated with intake of antixoidants, compounds that prevent oxidation and eliminate free radicals.

Article • August 12, 2017 • 2 min read BookmarkBookmark

Complementary Medicine Perspectives to Manage Infertility

As the general population gains awareness of infertility and their fertility status, strategies to improve fertility are also growing in popularity.

Article • August 16, 2017 • 3 min read BookmarkBookmark

Buckwheat: A Gluten-Free Super Pseudograin

Buckwheat is a nutritious, gluten-free plant source of nutrients and phytonutrients with many health benefits supported by centuries of therapeutic...

Article • August 18, 2017 • 4 min read BookmarkBookmark

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