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More than its strong smell and strong kick to the mouth as a sushi companion, wasabi -- or Japanese horseradish -- provides a world of important health benefits
From fighting bad breath or gum disease without the use of chemical mouthwash to pushing glucose levels down, holy basil -- also known as tulsi -- can be your powerful tool for great health
Not feeling as ready to perform, sexually, as you used to? Don't worry -- there's more to getting a strong erection than a "little blue pill." Try these top natural substances to restore your erections, drug-free
"Magic mushrooms" may take you on a psychedelic trip, but maitake mushrooms can fortify your body against ill -health and more than 60 diseases. Now that's truly magical!
These unique fungi have a taste similar to lobster and a "mane" like a lion's, but their greatest attribute of all may be their propensity to boost cognitive function and support a healthy brain
If you're looking for a superfood to support your immune system health and act as an overall health tonic, shiitake mushrooms are a top choice. As a bonus, they impart a savory umami flavor to virtually any meal they touch
Mushrooms are trending, and this fad has merits for your body, brain and even your spiritual well-being. See why reishis have earned the respect of the scientific community and learn how they can boost your health
Oyster mushrooms stand out among fungi for their mild seafood-like flavor and carnivorous tendencies. Plus, oyster mushrooms support human health by protecting your bones and liver, warding off diabetes, providing antioxidants and much more
These bitter mushrooms act as parasites on birch trees, but they’re revered for their medicinal properties, including immunomodulatory, antiviral and antidiabetes effects
Kidney stones occur and reoccur in a considerable number of people in the Western world. Here are eight ways to naturally address these painful stones
These seven nutrient-packed fruits and vegetables are just in time for your fall-season plans for optimal health and well-being
If you want to add more vigor to your life and even extend your "expiration date," you have to maintain a healthy body weight. These seven plant-based compounds can help you get your weight down and your energy UP, naturally
More than just a juicy fruit that’s a seasonal delight in the kitchen, plums have a lot to offer in health benefits and wellness support, offering nutrients that influence everything from constipation to cognition
Marvel over the humble cucumber with these 18 health benefits, which range from keeping your body cool and hydrated to helping prevent diseases such as diabetes
Let these disease-fighting and wellness benefits excite you to have another bowl of sweet cherries
Here’s what science has found most beneficial about silymarin, extracted from milk thistle and known to be a friend of your liver mainly through its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties
Want to live longer and feel more alive? Consider replacing your processed-food diet with more whole plant foods -- the results could change your life
If you've been considering cannabis as an herbal health aid, there's more evidence than ever to give marijuana a fair trial
We have handpicked some of the tastiest, healthiest fruits and vegetables for your late-summer feast and for year-round health benefits
In a world rife with toxic exposures, you must protect your liver as if your life depends on it -- because it does. Here are five substances that can help keep your hardest working organ humming
Discover the many health benefits of parsley in its fresh and dried forms, from a rich antioxidant profile to natural properties against diabetes and eye disorders
Probiotics, green tea and honey are examples of "ancientbiotics" -- natural compounds that have been used for centuries address the overgrowth of opportunistic bacteria, and that have scientifically validated antibacterial (i.e. microbiome improving) properties that are valued to this day
Here are the "big four" benefits of watermelons for health and wellbeing, mainly due to their rich antioxidant and lycopene content
Avoid the risks associated with sleep medications carrying "black box warnings" of harm (including death). Nature has several effective sleep aids ready to stop your tossing and turning and escort you gently into dreamland
Heart failure is a disorder affecting millions of people in the U.S., and it may be preventable by making heart-healthy dietary and lifestyle choices. Read on to learn about seven powerful herbs and supplements to strengthen a failing heart
Radishes are root vegetables that not only add a welcome crunch to your salads and a tangy pickled taste to your meals, but also provide beneficial effects for your heart, urinary tract and more
Providing an abundance of fiber, essential minerals and nutrients, Swiss chard has noteworthy benefits that rival those of its more popular peers in the world of leafy greens
If your breath isn't as fresh as you'd like, natural compounds like green tea, tulsi, turmeric and more can banish bad breath from your life, often working as well as regular mouthwash without the side effects
Did you know that a simple paper cut can be a killer? Learn why sepsis is the No. 1 cause of death in U.S. hospitals, and what you can do to protect yourself from this deadly over-reaction to infection
Relieve the painful symptoms of athlete's foot and address the systemic fungal problem with these five natural antifungals, some of which you’ll find directly in your kitchen pantry
Want a new way to add freshness to your summer? Try lemon verbena -- the season's most versatile and healthy aromatic
Learn five health benefits you can get from apple cider vinegar, used since time immemorial for a range of therapies, from wound healing to shedding excess pounds
If you are at risk for Type 2 diabetes or have prediabetes, here are five natural remedies that you can start now to help regain control of your health
If you are experiencing scratchy eyelids and other symptoms of dry eyes, these five nontoxic interventions help relieve without the added chemicals
Discover more about the historically consumed and celebrated asparagus, from beliefs around the sulfurous odor it may add to a person's urine to rather surprising health benefits
If you suffer from the intense pain of cluster headaches, you don’t have to reach for narcotic pain relievers. Try these seven natural options to relieve cluster headache pain without addictive medications
In the face of the mounting costs of anxiety in the U.S. and globally, here are seven substances that act as natural anti-anxiety agents and may make a difference in addressing the unprecedented levels of stress people are facing today, in the wake of the COVID crisis.
A group of concerned parents had children's face masks independently tested after they'd been worn for a typical school day. The startling results reveal a range of bacteria associated with pathogenicity, including 11 strains scientists described as "quite dangerous"
Looking for a coffee alternative that packs the same energetic punch? Try yerba mate tea for a healthy way to boost your day
Here are five compelling, science-based reasons why your diet shouldn’t miss out on sesame seeds -- be they roasted, soaked or sprouted -- beyond the occasional sprinkling and added texture on your burger bun
Here are 20 health benefits you can expect from mint in its many different, wonderful forms, from peppermint to spearmint to wild mint
Stay a step ahead of urinary tract infections by boosting your diet with nature’s best UTI fighting foods
Papaya is more than just a delicious treat, especially when served cold and juicy in its ripeness. It also provides a wealth of benefits against wounds, skin damage and gut problems, to name a few of its precious therapeutic effects lauded since ancient times
Revel in the seasonal colors and tastes of spring with these five fresh picks with distinct health and disease-fighting benefits
Want to lighten up and slide effortlessly into summer fun? Eating these nine foods is a great way to boost your health and detoxify your body -- so you can sail through spring with ease
If a big belly is weighing you down, nature may offer some sensible solutions. From coconut oil and green tea to dark chocolate and vitamin D, these six natural substances are worth looking into
The greatest ally against chronic disease may be found in your everyday diet, from fresh, raw fruits and vegetables to popular beverages such as coffee and green tea
Consuming honey, nature’s sweet gift freely given through the work and movement of honeybees, gets sweeter in light of its wide-ranging health benefits
This unsung dietary hero is so essential your cells wouldn’t know what to do without it. Read on to learn why zinc is one mineral you just can’t afford to miss
Find out more about quercetin and how this potent antioxidant flavonoid offers significant therapeutic benefits against a wide range of conditions, from diabetes to DNA damage
When seasonal allergies flare, do you reach for antihistamine drugs that can leave you edgy and dehydrated? If you'd like to explore natural options for your runny nose, sneezing, itchy eyes, and post-nasal drip, these six foods, all rich in nutrients called flavonoids, may help you combat hay fever
Achieving and maintaining a healthy weight may be tough, but these natural aids can help you lose unwanted pounds -- and keep them off for good
The idea of “food as medicine” may be a bit hard to swallow, especially if you have a gourmand’s palate. What if you could fight a host of diseases and even increase your longevity, just by adding a few delicious servings of fungus to your diet every day? Not to worry – these fungi are what French chefs dream of!
Immunologist Dr. J. Bart Classen analyzed the RNA sequence of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, revealing sequences that could play a role in the future development of prion disease and other neurodegenerative conditions

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