Spotlight on: Oregano

Image by Hans Linde from Pixabay Oregano might be primarily associated in our minds with pizza and Italian food, but it’s also a powerful medicine.  A member of the mint (Lamiaceae) family which also includes basil, lavender, marjoram, and sage, oregano is a hearty plant that doesn’t require a lot [...]

By |2021-12-03T10:32:47-07:00December 3rd, 2021|Categories: Articles, Supplements|0 Comments

The Anti-Aging Nutrient You’ve Never Heard Of

Image by Khusen Rustamov from Pixabay NAD+, or niacinamide adenine dinucleotide, is a derivative of niacin (Vitamin B3). It turns out to be critically important to a host of different physiological processes. Many of these processes relate directly to energy production, cellular repair, and anti-aging.  How NAD+ Relates to Other [...]

By |2021-11-24T18:09:43-07:00November 26th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Beauty, Recipes|0 Comments

Medicinal Mushrooms

Image by erwin66as of Pixabay Mushrooms are definitely superfoods: nutrient dense and high in both fiber and protein, they are packed with antioxidants, as well as vitamins and minerals. But even beyond these benefits, it’s their medicinal properties that have made them a staple of traditional medical practices for thousands [...]

By |2021-11-12T07:14:32-07:00November 12th, 2021|Categories: Articles|0 Comments

How Naturopathy Improves Your Mental Health and How You Can Make the Most of It

Guest post by Kristen Wells; Image Credit: Unsplash When you think of mental health, specifically its treatment, do you immediately think of psychotropic medication? You’re not alone. Medication is the most prevalent approach for treating mental health disorders, but that doesn’t mean that we’re getting better from it. In fact, [...]

By |2021-11-05T09:19:26-07:00November 5th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Mental Health|0 Comments

Iron Overload: The Other Side of Anemia

Guest post by Andrew Graham ; Image by ptdh on Pixabay Iron is a critical mineral necessary to sustain life. In humans, iron is most notably necessary as the critical component of hemoglobin that binds oxygen, and thus allows our red blood cells to carry oxygen to our tissues. Iron [...]

By |2021-10-29T08:15:13-07:00October 29th, 2021|Categories: Articles|0 Comments

Health Benefits of Algae

Image by PixelAnarchy from Pixabay  The term algae can refer to many different species of aquatic plants. Like plants that grow on land, algae contain chlorophyll for photosynthesis and produce oxygen for the ecosystem. Unlike plants on land, though, they lack roots, stems, or leaves, and can range in size from a single [...]

By |2021-10-01T11:44:04-07:00October 8th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Supplements|0 Comments

Peptide Therapy to Balance Immune Function

Image by Gidon Pico from Pixabay  Peptides are short sequences of amino acids, the building blocks of proteins. They have a myriad of potential functions within the body, often serving as signaling molecules to turn on genes, triggering protein synthesis. What those proteins may do varies by the peptide signal sent. Some may [...]

By |2021-09-24T08:06:25-07:00September 24th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Health|0 Comments
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