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Antioxidants and Vascular Endothelial Dysfunction

Almost 50 percent of Americans have at least one major risk factor for heart disease. What can be done to...

WholisticMatters • August 19, 2019 • 3 min read

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Antioxidants and Vascular Endothelial Dysfunction

Almost 50 percent of Americans have at least one major risk factor for heart disease. What can be done to...

Article • August 19, 2019 • 3 min read BookmarkBookmark PREMIUM

A New Regulatory Framework for Cannabis As A Plant-based Product

In a recent issue of the peer-reviewed journal HerbalGram published by the American Botanical Council (ABC), authors discuss a long-term...

Article • August 5, 2019 • 1 min read BookmarkBookmark

Specialized Pro-resolving Mediators and Omega-3s

Specialized pro-resolving mediators (SPMs) exist at the heart of the physiological response vital for resolving inflammation. Inadequate inflammation...

Article • August 5, 2019 • 3 min read BookmarkBookmark

More Plants, Less Diabetes: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis from Harvard

A systematic review and meta-analysis of nine prospective observational studies, including more than 300,000 participants and more than 23,000...

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Take Care of Your Liver, and Your Liver Will Take Care of You

The liver plays an important role in carbohydrate metabolism, balancing blood glucose levels, and lipoprotein synthesis and metabolism. [1] Balance...

Article • July 29, 2019 • 3 min read BookmarkBookmark

Herbal Approaches to Digestive Health

The fast-paced Western lifestyle offers many exciting opportunities; however, the human body was not necessarily designed to keep up with...

Article • July 25, 2019 • 5 min read BookmarkBookmark PREMIUM

Berberine for Gut & Metabolic Health

Phellodendron bark, golden seal, Oregon grape, and many other herbs have something in common: berberine, a natural substance associated with...

Article • July 20, 2019 • 1 min read BookmarkBookmark

Black Cumin Seed for Digestion, Metabolism, and Women’s Health

Black cumin seed (Nigella sativa) is an herb known for its relief of indigestion, arthritis, and asthma among many other...

Article • July 20, 2019 • 1 min read BookmarkBookmark

Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Heart Health

Poor nutrition is responsible for up to half of all deaths from heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes, and...

Article • July 15, 2019 • 2 min read BookmarkBookmark

What is Metabolic Syndrome?

There are various definitions of Metabolic Syndrome (MetS). Essentially, it is a group of metabolic conditions that are major risk...

Article • July 1, 2019 • 2 min read BookmarkBookmark

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.

Article • July 25, 2017 • 1 min read BookmarkBookmark

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 Super Pseudograin

The buckwheat plant has a long history of medicinal uses, and the health benefits still exist in the dehulled buckwheat seeds we eat today.

Article • August 18, 2017 • 4 min read BookmarkBookmark

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