Serotonin (5-hydroxy-tryptamine, or 5-HT), is a complex brain chemical that transmit information throughout your brain and body cells. This “feel good” neurotransmitter contribute to your overall health and wellbeing by influencing a variety of physiological and psychological functions such as temperature regulation, digestion, sleep pattern, appetite, mood, cognitive function, libido, pain sensation, behaviour, cardiovascular function, […]
“The deeper you look into garlic’s wonderful chemistry; the more you tend to discover what you didn’t know before.” Dr. Eric Block, professor of the State University of New York, at the First World Congress on Garlic If you have seen the movie “Medicine Man” with Sean Connery, then you can get a feel for […]
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Solutions To Our Health Care Debacle Can be Found In Nature. IP6 and protease inhibitors. Did nature make a mistake? Whole grains and legumes contain a substance called phytic acid, which binds up minerals, especially iron, and escorts them out of the system. Phytic acid is a seed’s way of storing phosphorus, like a school […]
Regulation of the Vitamin Industry By The FDA “What do vitamins do for you? Well, I don’t know about you, but they built my home, put my kids through college, bought me nice cars…” President of a Major Vitamin Manufacturing Firm In 1973, legislation was introduced to make it mandatory to obtain a physician’s prescription […]
The Importance of Nutrition Getting Healthier It makes so much sense: “you are what you eat.” Veterinarians know the irreplaceable link between nutrient intake and. health. Actually, most of our pets eat better than most Americans. Your dog or cat probably eats a balanced formula of protein, carbohydrate, fat, fiber, vitamins and minerals. Yet, most […]
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Magnesium deficiency is a silent epidemic of modern times, where almost two out of every three people are experiencing its symptoms. However, magnesium deficiency often goes undiagnosed in the absence of reliable clinical tests to determine magnesium status and deficiency symptoms that are often tied up to a number of other health problems. So, for […]
Today we generally refer to medical practices that have evolved with indigenous people and later accepted by others, largely as a result of emigration, as traditional or alternative medicine. We consider methods utilized in the western world and developed over the past couple hundred years as western medicine. Alternative and complementary medicines are often used […]
When someone hears about gut bacteria, the first thing that comes to mind is the unpleasantness of the name. However, gut bacteria is much more than just a name. Gut bacteria, or gut flora, are vital organisms that reside in the systems of humans and other living species, particularly within the intestinal region. There is […]