Histamine Foods

10 High & Low Histamine Foods

  If you’ve ever dealt with seasonal allergies, or you happen to have a serious food allergy, then you’ve likely heard the term “histamine” in one context or another. While histamine is directly related to…

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Nature's Sunshine Featured

Celebrating 45 Years of Business With Nature’s Sunshine

Nature’s Sunshine is turning 45! Come celebrate with us by sharing in these amazing customer success stories, and by entering our health and wellness contest! We are celebrating 45 years of business, but our true…

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Time to Detox

Cleansing Q&A With Dr. Jay

  Jay Vanden Heuvel, Ph.D., IMD., DHS, is a highly trained scientist. He is board certified in Orthomolecular and Integrative Medicine and in Holistic Health. Jay recently was awarded the Order of Excellence in Integrative…

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Herbal Roots

Astragalus contains several beneficial compounds that have health-protecting benefits. These include saponins, sterols, isoflavones and polysaccharides, and they may help to minimize free radical damage to membranes. Astragalus promotes the production of stem cells in…

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Did you Know that There Are Nonessential Amino Acids?

As any health enthusiast knows, amino acids are essential to a healthy lifestyle. After all, thousands of different proteins are produced by your body using just 20 amino acids. This is quite incredible when you…

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Peptic Ulcer

What is a Peptic Ulcer?

Ulcers aren’t ever a pleasant experience, as anyone who’s had one can tell you. Specifically, certain kinds of ulcers – we’ll be talking about peptic ulcers today – are notoriously difficult to deal with and…

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Gardening All Year

Gardening All Year Long

Gardening is something you can do year round. Prepare in January and February so that when March comes you are able to start planting. These tips from the University of Illinois you’ll be on your…

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What are Gallstones?

While there’s a ton of information on treatment and prevention of gallstones, today we’re going to focus on exactly what causes gallstones. What’s the gallbladder? To understand gallstones you first have to understand your gallbladder…

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15 High-Fiber Foods (Infographic)

 15 Healthy High-Fiber Foods That Make You Feel Full and Satisfied Oatmeal contains soluble fiber, which contributes to keeping cholesterol levels in check, and insoluble fiber, which helps you feel satisfied. Just ¼ cup of…

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Model of Digestive System

What Role Does Mucus Play in Digestion?

Mucus plays a hugely important role in digestion, in addition to helping establish the overall health of other areas of your body. In this article we’ll focus just on how mucus helps in mechanical digestion,…

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