Probiotics for a healthy gut are a hot trend right now, but you need more than a daily yogurt or kombucha to keep your gut flora in check.
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Plant-based diets are good for overall health, but can a vegan diet cure illness too? We review the research that shows plants might just be what we need.
Learn how to use psyllium husk, and why a daily dose can improve your overall health and wellness. Cheers for happy poops!
What is kombucha, exactly? We delve into the secrets behind this allegedly magical fermented elixir.
There are dozens of natural remedies for anxiety, and we have both lifestyle and food solutions to your anxiety and stress concerns.
Takeru Kobayashi is a world-renowned competitive eater from Japan, especially known as 6-consecutive-year winner of July 4th hot dog eating contest. We’re obviously not big fans of competitive eating around here, but in a recent interview, Kobayashi revealed some tricks of the trade that were pretty interesting.
Learn how to make ginger tea from fresh ginger for delicious sipping as you harness this spice’s natural healing properties!
Balancing gut health during this transitional time between seasons helps establish a solid foundation for our overall health.
Did you know that your intestines are considered to be the second brain? Recent studies have shown that the more than 80% of serotonin, a hormone responsible for mental well-being, are found in our intestinal tracts. It’s long been known in the East that headaches are often times triggered by an imbalance in the digestive system, […]
We don’t usually pay much attention to the kidneys unless we develop problems with them. In Eastern medicine, however, the kidneys are considered to be the foundation of your health and vitality, also known as “Jing.” And when we focus on kidney health, we can also look at the related organs of detoxification and elimination […]
When was the last time you had a good bowel movement? Was it this morning..? Or three days ago? Do you have difficulty pushing or straining, or do you have discomfort, pain or bloating in abdominal area? If you are familiar with these questions, well, you are not alone. Constipation affects about 70% of Americans, […]
I know I’m not alone in my passion for food and, despite my best efforts at being lazy, I think it’s about time I recognize and experience the nutritional and emotional benefits of sprouting. Sprouting According to the Whole Grains Council, grains like rice, wheat, corn, oats and barley are actually the dormant seeds of […]
We all know that eating whole grains, vegetables, and a plant based diet are keys to improved health, feeling good, and having a body that performs at a higher level in athletics, yoga, work, and even sex! The frequent lament is just how much it costs in order to eat right. Whole Foods is somewhat […]
Dr. Greger lectures across the country about how eating a plant-based diet can help treat, prevent, and cure most of these diseases. Yep, you read that correctly– treat, prevent AND CURE.
Dr. Michael Greger, the founding doctor and researcher of Nutrition Facts, is one of my food heroes. Click here to read more about him and his work.