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Your body converts the amino acid citrulline to arginine, which plays a key role in nitric oxide (NO) synthesis. This compound, found in high concentrations in watermelon, is useful for blood pressure, erectile dysfunction, metabolic health and more
Pecans are the only tree nut native to North America, and they're also No. 1 in antioxidant concentration. When you're on the lookout for a healthy snack, pecans check every box
Coconut oil offers neuroprotective properties, which researchers found delayed the incidence of stroke, reduced stroke-induced brain damage and increased survival afterward
From algae to common spices in the kitchen, here are five ingredients for the natural detoxification of heavy metals and toxins that are common in everyday life
While powerful stimulant medications remain the standard treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), the spice saffron has been found to offer comparable efficacy -- with the added benefit of better sleep
1 out of 3 Americans suffer from high blood pressure, a precursor to many forms of cardiovascular disease. Researchers believe cinnamon may be a novel and therapeutic approach to the management of high blood pressure
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
Bees make more than honey. They also make gunk called propolis. And this “bee glue” is a powerful health balm with anti-cancer properties
Your brain is capable of making new cells, but this capability declines with age. That is, unless you take action to combat it using lifestyle strategies and neuroprotective compounds found in nature
If your mood could use a boost, these six natural antidepressant agents could help enhance your well-being
Choosing foods that are good for you doesn’t have to be a chore. These five foods are as tasty as they are beneficial for improving your cardiometabolic health
When you want a beverage that's refreshing, subtly sweet and good for you, sip on a glass of coconut water -- mother nature's soft drink
You know that fish oil is a powerful supplement for heart health, but we've found four surprising reasons to love fish oil that may shock -- and delight -- you
In case you're looking for an excuse to satisfy your sweet tooth with strawberries, they're among the healthiest fruits for your heart, brain and body
A 2020 study points to apples' ability to mediate significant gut microbial metabolic activity. All it takes: two apples a day
Rutin is an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory powerhouse found in a variety of delicious food that may boost your health via multiple avenues, from promoting healthy circulation to providing pain relief
Support your body's natural wound healing potential with potent compounds like honey, aloe vera and curcumin. Even tasty fruits like kiwi contain special enzymes to support the wound healing process
Improve your gut function and give friendly bacteria a boost with gentle, effective psyllium husk
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
A data analytics firm used GPS pings to track the movements of 78% of Americans and assign them "COVID-19 decree violation" scores based on their level of lockdown compliance. The scores were then used to target political advertising messages and influence the outcome of elections
When it comes to traditional remedies, don't mistake "old" for obsolete. In the case of these 12 natural remedies that actually work, they may be old, but they really are tried and true
You may not realize it, but you probably have one of nature's most powerful substances in your kitchen right now. Say hello to your new best friend, rosemary
If you want to add years to your life AND life to your years, why not take the "tonic for all ills" -- a funky fungus that grows on caterpillars: Cordyceps sinensis
Simple and enjoyable physical activities, like bicycling, dancing and tai chi, can lead to significant improvements in physical and mental symptoms of Parkinson’s disease
This gentle, nontoxic technique may restore calm and balance to your body, helping to reduce stress and anxiety using a hands-off biofield energy healing approach
Kiwi is a wonder fruit for naturally tackling the tough, often painful, chronic constipation afflicting so many people worldwide
There's seemingly no limit to green tea's powers, which include help for diabetic peripheral neuropathy, brain function and even keeping your cool under stress. Plus, you may reap even more green tea benefits by trying out these three unique green tea forms
Do you suffer from malaise, low energy, brain fog and a depressed mood? It’s not all in your head. You may have chronic fatigue syndrome, and there is A LOT that you can do to feel better and reclaim your energy
This powerful compound, made from crushed grape seeds, benefits everything from heart health and blood pressure to weight management and even mood support
Manuka honey healed pressure wounds in sick children better than standard care -- and this is just one reason why high-quality honey deserves a place in your first-aid kit or medicine cabinet
There's now definitive proof that hair greying is reversible, albeit rare, in humans. What's more, stressful life events play a primary role in triggering your hair to turn grey, while relaxation -- like a two-week vacation -- may help give your roots back their original color
If you had to take only ONE supplement for heart health, look no further than your good friend, garlic
Does a chronic cough keep you awake at night and wheezing through the day? Read on to discover five of the best antitussive agents to calm your cough naturally and help you rest easier.
If you live in North America or Europe that jar of "cinnamon" in your cupboard is probably not truly cinnamon at all, but a very similar spice known as cassia or "bastard cinnamon."
Hoping to improve your immune system? Look no further than these seven foods and supplements, which have been clinically proven to enhance immunity, improving your response to a variety of illnesses and infections. By adding them to your daily meals or weekly regimen, you can easily and affordably strengthen your immune response
Omega-3 fats, whey and exercise are just some meaningful ways to fight sarcopenia, or age-related muscle loss, before it strikes during your later years
If you only think of ginger as a condiment that you eat with sushi, say "Hello" to the powerful therapeutic benefits this plant packs into its roots
Chocolate offers unique slimming and longevity benefits and serves as a natural strategy for helping to prevent chronic disease. Learn the "good" type and ideal amounts to consume for optimal health
Does your active lifestyle leave you aching and inflamed, wishing there was an alternative to dangerous NSAID drugs? Wish no more -- turmeric's got your pain covered
Over more than 100 years, fewer than 40 cases of decidual cast shedding -- during which the uterus' thick mucous lining is shed, intact -- have been reported. But over a 7.5-month period in 2021, 292 women experienced it, raising questions about whether COVID-19 vaccines could be to blame
Discover a world of benefits with acupuncture that goes beyond alleviating chronic pain, from helping treat various forms of addiction to addressing depression
From cognitive protection to immune support here are five compelling reasons to incorporate sweet potatoes into your everyday diet
Black pepper, spinach and other common foods can assist in appetite control, helping you stay on a natural path toward health and wellness
Want to enjoy many of the same benefits as a bout of vigorous exercise, extend your "healthspan" and protect your brain and heart health - all while relaxing in warm comfort? Treat yourself to a sauna
During cold and flu season, coughing, sneezing, congestion and fatigue can couch-lock you for days at a time. We've compiled five top natural cold therapies that work to keep you breathing easy through the coldest time of year
Here are seven natural ways to treat and heal a minor burn, from grabbing your trusty honey or aloe vera preparation to using coconut
Get acquainted with the unique ways that chestnuts aid in wellness, from protecting against memory loss to potentially fighting tumors and various chronic diseases
Here are five of nature’s greatest gifts for maintaining healthy, youthful skin and fighting the pernicious effects of aging
Discover the wonders of walking barefoot on moist earth or sandy beaches and the growing body of knowledge on this practice, also known as Earthing or grounding. Better heart health, improved mood and pain reduction are just some known benefits in the current literature
Learn five simple strategies to fight the winter blues or seasonal affective disorder (SAD), regaining the motivation you otherwise lose with less sunlight exposure in the colder months
In a court filing, attorneys for Meta, formerly Facebook, admit that their fact check labels aren't based on facts at all -- they're actually just opinions
From silymarin to your daily cup of joe, here are five natural therapies you can consider to protect against non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and other forms of fatty liver today
With hazelnuts as part of your daily diet, optimal health isn’t such a hard nut to crack. Here are five science-backed benefits of this popular snack and versatile food ingredient

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