What are the Kombucha Health Benefits

What is Kombucha? Kombucha is an effervescent tea that is produced through the process of fermentation. Generally, black or green tea is fermented using SCOBY, which stands for symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast. The bacteria are used to oxidize the alcohols that are formed by the yeast, creating acetic acids. The SCOBY is introduced […]

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Protect Your Body from Hormone Disruptors

How Hormone Disrupters in Plastics Erode Our Health

“Better living through chemistry.”  Dupont Chemical ad campaign, 1935 Progress in the 20th and 21st centuries has been unprecedented in human history.  We have computers, cell phones, satellite communications, drugs, plastics, and more that pervade our lifestyle.  Most of it for the better.  There are more than 70,000 chemicals in regular use in the developed […]

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The Many Health Benefits of Resveratrol

Health benefits of resveratrol

Resveratrol (3,4′,5- trihydroxystilbene) is a plant flavonoid (phytonutrient) found in red and purple grapes, red wine, berries (cranberries, blueberries, mulberries etc), cocoa (dark chocolate), and peanuts. It works as a powerful antioxidant and has been found beneficial in promoting health and longevity by improving several cardio-metabolic biomarkers. An excellent safety profile of resveratrol further supports […]

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7 Hazards of High Fructose Corn Syrup

According to a number of studies, the average American consumes up to 50 grams of high fructose corn syrup in a single day. When you add this to other sugars, you could be taking an astonishing 140 pounds every year. This is alarming considering the myriad health hazards of consuming large amounts of high fructose […]

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