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Herbs for Weight Loss Resistance

Weight loss resistance can be very frustrating but supporting the body and its biochemistry can help create a manageable, sustainable weight loss plan. Healthy dietary modifications combined with medicinal herbs that target insulin resistance, thyroid hormone, sex hormones, and inflammation can...

WholisticMatters • February 4, 2023 • 3 min read

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Herbs for Weight Loss Resistance

Weight loss resistance can be very frustrating but supporting the body and its biochemistry can help create a manageable, sustainable weight loss...

Article • February 4, 2023 • 3 min read BookmarkBookmark

Most Commonly Used Herbs in Ayurvedic Medicine

Ayurveda is considered one of the world’s oldest medical systems; its aim is to preserve health and treat disease by promoting balance between...

Article • January 28, 2023 • 3 min read BookmarkBookmark

Nutrients and Herbs for Adrenal Health

Maintaining adrenal health is critical to the body’s stress response. Consuming nutrients and herbs that target the brain, HPA axis, and stress...

Article • January 21, 2023 • 1 min read BookmarkBookmark

Prebiotics, Probiotics, and Other “Biotics”

The microbes in the digestive tract are commonly referred to as the gut microbiome, and they play essential roles in human health, from regulating...

Article • January 7, 2023 • 2 min read BookmarkBookmark

Organic and Sustainable Farming

Organic and sustainable farming involves methods and techniques that promote the preservation of soil quality, support environmental health, and...

Article • December 31, 2022 • 3 min read BookmarkBookmark

The Connection Between Homeostasis and Detoxification

Homeostasis and detoxification are processes that keep the body running smoothly. They share many of the same pathways; as such, whole foods and...

Article • December 17, 2022 • 3 min read BookmarkBookmark

Chlorophyll: A Lean, Green, Health-Promoting Machine

Chlorophyll is a naturally occurring pigment found in plants. In humans, it provides many health benefits including trapping potential carcinogens,...

Article • December 10, 2022 • 3 min read BookmarkBookmark

Best Wishes, Warmest “Regourds”

Cucumbers, summer and winter squashes, and melons are all gourds - and from the family Cucurbitaceae – among nearly one thousand other species....

Article • December 3, 2022 • 3 min read BookmarkBookmark

The Impact of Stress on Gut Health and Detoxification

The gut microbiome is an important component of the body’s detoxification process. However, stress can disrupt the balance of bacteria in the gut,...

Article • November 19, 2022 • 2 min read BookmarkBookmark

Nutritional Support for Renal Health in Dogs and Cats

Kidney function often declines as animals age, in part due to loss of nephrons, the filtering unit of the kidney. Although kidney disease is a...

Article • November 15, 2022 • 3 min read BookmarkBookmark

Sarcopenia in Aging Women and Protein Intake

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

Article • July 10, 2017 • 3 min read BookmarkBookmark

Complementary Therapies for Menopause Symptoms

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

Article • July 10, 2017 • 3 min read BookmarkBookmark

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. Choosing high...

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 the average person? The view of fat, carbohydrates, and sugar has changed throughout the years.

Article • July 26, 2017 • 3 min read BookmarkBookmark

Kidney Considerations in Cats

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

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

Infertility Management with Complementary Medicine

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

The Mechanisms of Inflammatory Pain

There are three general phases associated with the experience of pain: nociception, pain perception, and the consequences of pain, like suffering.

Article • August 21, 2017 • 3 min read BookmarkBookmark

Alternative Treatments for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

Reproductive health is not an immediate concern for all women of reproductive age, but polycystic ovarian syndrome affects several other body systems.

Article • August 29, 2017 • 2 min read BookmarkBookmark

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