New research is showing that wheat bran contains a special prebiotic that feeds and boosts colonies of important probiotics in our guts, while decreasing gastrointestinal issues.
New research is finding that the humble yarrow plant – considered a roadside weed in many areas – has the ability to calm nerves, reduce liver and kidney infections, and provide potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects.
Researchers have confirmed that breastfeeding increases the likelihood of baby getting important oral probiotics that help fight off gum disease, dental decay and even ear infections,
Shark attacks have seemingly been rising in Hawaii and Australia and shark culling has begun in Australia. Will this really reduce shark attacks? Or will it just lead to some sharks becoming extinct?
Swedish university researchers have arrived at some surprising findings about food sensitivities and IgEs after following 2,307 Europeans for nine years.
Recent studies confirm that herbs grown in China may contain pesticide residues and heavy metals. So should we abandon this great source of traditional healing? Here are the solutions.
New research is confounding the assumption that vitamin D supplementation will prevent diseases associated with vitamin D deficiencies. Is it true? The realities of vitamin D are explained.
Researchers from Colorado State University have confirmed that increased intake of fiber doesn’t just help colon health. It also reduces the toxic effects of secondhand smoke.
The revelation that hand-pollination by Chinese farmers is growing and in certain areas hand-pollination is necessary ties directly to the loss of nature’s pollinators – honey bees.
Most of us know by now that blueberries contain special phytonutrients. Can we still get those phytonutrients when we eat blueberry muffins, jams, juices and other processed blueberry products?
New clinical research confirms that an Ayurvedic herb can successfully treat benign prostate hyperplasia or BPH.
Mushrooms provide one of the few ways to naturally supplement vitamin D outside of exposure to the sun. There are ways to boost vitamin D2 levels in mushrooms. The question now is whether D2 from mushrooms is therapeutic.
Most of us assume a steam or humidifier will speed up healing of the common cold. But is it true? Or is this just a myth?
Recent research has confirmed that certain essential oils make a great alternative to antibiotic creams and other wound dressings, which can cause antibiotic-resistant microorganisms.