Elderberry compounds could help minimize flu symptoms, study suggests

Elderberry’s use in folk medicine has been well-documented. In the Middle Ages, elderberry was considered a Holy Tree, capable of restoring good health, keeping good health, and as an aid to longevity.  Hippocrates referred to elderberry as “nature’s medicine chest.”   Elderberries have twice the Vitamin C of oranges and 3 times the antioxidants of blueberries. They’re […]

Exercise just ten minutes a day makes a difference in cardiovascular health

One hallmark of modern technology is the creation of sedentary lifestyle since we no longer need to hunt for food in the forest like our ancestors did. Many of us sit in front of the computer all day working and typing away. Coincidentally, occurrence of metabolic diseases such as obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases has […]

Think artificial sweeteners can help you lose weight? Not really.

Artificial sweeteners are a class of natural or synthetic compounds that are capable of interacting with sweet sensors on your tongue causing the sensing of sweet taste.  These compounds are used extensively as sugar substitutes in food and beverages to reduce the caloric content in these products and have long been promoted as aids to […]

Daily ginger consumption eases muscle pain by 25 percent

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, exercising has a variety of benefits, including weight loss, stronger bones and muscles, stronger mental health and reduced risk of cardiovascular disease, Type 2 diabetes and some cancers. However, exercising has some common adverse effects as well, which include muscle pain and soreness. While ginger had […]

Immune Boosting Benefits of Elderberry and Goji Berry

Elderberries and Goji Berries are nutritional power houses containing high amounts of anti-oxidants, micronutrients, and minerals with an abundance of health benefits.  Elderberry (Sambucus Nigra) The elderberry is a dark purple berry from the European elder tree and has been used for centuries to fight infections, clear up complexions, and boost immunity.  This is because […]

Drinking Water and Losing Weight

We all know that water is essential for life. Unfortunately, the modern life style has deprioritized the importance of water to such a nonexistence that heavily sugared and artificially flavored soft drinks are synonymous to water. If you need a reason to quit soft drinks, here it is: drinking plain water leads to weight loss […]

6 Seriously-Incredible Benefits Of Almonds

Guest blog Did you almond is a super-nut? No, really! Not only are almonds a tasty treat, but they’re also packed with vitamins, minerals, proteins, fibers, and other important substances which promote a healthy life.  Here are 6 benefits that come from almonds, and why you should add them to your diet today: 1. Great […]

Seattle Gummy Company Secures The First (IND) Gummy Drug Approval From FDA

SEATTLE, Oct. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Seattle Gummy Company’s breakthrough gummy drug program, which delivers Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) in its innovative gummy matrix, recently won its first Investigational New Drug Application (IND) approval from FDA on the company’s allergy gummy medication, designated as IND 140312. Led by founder and CEO, Dr. Connie Wan, SGC redefines a household staple […]

The action of chewing may boost immune system

The immune system serves to protect us. It performs a remarkable balancing act at barrier sites such as the skin, mouth and gut by fighting off harmful pathogens while tolerating the presence of normal friendly bacteria. Th17 cell is an important infection-fighting tool utilized by our immune system. For example, in stomach and skin, Th17 […]

Higher level of DHA, an omega-3 fatty acid, is associated with lower dementia Risk

Individuals who have higher levels of a fatty acid known as docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) in their blood may have a significantly lower risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, according to a report in the Archives of Neurology, one of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Archives journals. Age, family history and genetic […]