All articles by Case Adams, Naturopath

Studies on melatonin have documented that the body’s own melatonin production helps us fall asleep, yet research on supplemental melatonin has been disappointing. What many have missed is that certain foods provide natural forms of melatonin, which have been shown to raise melatonin blood levels naturally and significantly aid sleep.
Sunshine isn't toxic, nor is it just about getting a tan. And it's also not just about vitamin D. Among other benefits, research finds sunshine also decreases a child's risk of asthma when mom gets enough of it.
Millions suffer from chronic fatigue syndrome and conventional medicine has had little success treating the condition. New research confirms that traditional herbal therapy with music therapy significantly reduces fatigue and other symptoms of CFS.
Most of us will have macular degeneration as we age. But we can slow this process and even prevent it with certain dietary strategies. Learn how spinach and other foods and supplements can prevent the leading cause of blindness.
Mushrooms add a nice flavor along with nutrients to any dish. Now a phase I clinical study has found that a certain mushroom will reduce PSA levels in men who've had prostate cancer.
Bacteria endotoxins - waste matter produced by bacteria - can flood our bodies and cause disease. This is exacerbated by leaky gut syndrome. The combination of the two has now been scientifically linked to a number of metabolic and inflammatory diseases, including heart disease.
You might like the spicy taste of cloves in your meal. But cloves have a deeper side: The ability to halt the growth of a number of types of cancers, including breast, pancreatic, liver, and ovarian cancers.
The gut and the brain are pretty far apart, but increasingly scientists are connecting the dots and finding that Parkinson's is truly related to gut bacteria.
It's back to school, and every new school year brings new cold and flu viral infections. Learn how certain bifidobacteria fight off and reduce colds and flu infections.
Face it - conventional mouthwashes are full of chemicals. Aloe vera provides a better solution, one that reduces plaque and periodontal disease without the chemical side effects.