Inflammation And Your Immune System

Inflammation And Your Immune System

The word inflammation comes from the Latin inflammare, to set on fire. In the context of our immune system, heat, redness, pain and swelling form as a reaction to either injury, or a perceived threat in the body. If you’ve ever hit your thumb with a hammer, you can...
Gut Health And Weight Loss

Gut Health And Weight Loss

Do you have trouble losing extra weight even though you’re exercising regularly and eating healthy foods? Starving yourself to lose weight isn’t good for your body, and a super hard-core exercise program may not be the answer, either. These are both...
GMOs And Gut Health

GMOs And Gut Health

GMOs (genetically modified organisms) have genes from another species transplanted into their DNA. This is done to increase production or yield or add some other previously nonexistent quality to the organism. These experimental organisms have so far been mostly...
Essential Oils And Gut Health

Essential Oils And Gut Health

We typically think of using essential oils for their marvelous fragrance, or as a spa treatment. They do these jobs wonderfully well, but plant essences have also been used as medicine for thousands of years. First, it’s important to distinguish between...
One Amazing Way To Health Digestion Problems: Enzymes

One Amazing Way To Health Digestion Problems: Enzymes

Your body is designed to digest the food you eat. It creates hydrochloric acid along with various enzymes for just that purpose. So why might you consider taking them as a supplement? Well if you seem to get gas no matter you eat, you often suffer from heartburn or...