Probiotics 101: A Simple Beginner's Guide
SIMILAR ARTICLES & IDEAS:
Dopamine is an important chemical messenger that plays several important roles in the brain and body:
They are generally well regulated by the body, but there are a few diet and lifestyle changes you can make to boost your levels naturally:
Western diet, typically high in animal fat and protein and low in fibre, increases the risk of cancer. The Mediterranean diet is high in fibre and low in red meat and has be...
There has been a lot of hype around the health benefits of prebiotics and probiotics in recent years, but while they're increasingly used in treatments including inflammatory bowel diseases such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, several reviews suggest there needs to be further research on which strains and dosages are effective. Recent studies have found some people are even immune to probiotics.
Gut microbiota has a major role to play in the health and function of the GI tract, with evidence that conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) often coincide with altered microbiota. But it also plays a much wider role in our health, and this is largely determined in the first few years of life.
Essential oils are compounds extracted from plants and capture their scent and flavor, or "essence", enhanced with aromatic compounds.
Essential oils are made via distilla...
There are more than 90 types of essential oils, claiming varying health benefits. It is important to note that many of their claims are still not accepted by the scientific authorities. The ten most popular ones are:
Essential Oils are widely used to treat certain health conditions and problems. Some claim that these oils can help with:
Essential oils also have antibiotic and antimicrobial properties, can freshen up our surroundings, have a variety of cosmetic uses, and are a safe and environmentally friendly alternative to toxic mosquito repellents.