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Berberine: Wide-ranging benefits from little known compound

Berberine: Wide-ranging benefits from little known compound

Berberine was first used in China and India where it appears in traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine. Used as a dye, it has a distinctive yellow color.  Berberine is an alkaloid bioactive compound which occurs naturally in several plants including goldenseal, barberry, tree turmeric, Oregon grape and goldthread. Scientific studies have shown that berberine has many pharmacological effects including anti-inflammatory, blood sugar (glucose) lowering, and antimicrobial. Berberine activates an enzyme inside cells like a “master switch”.  The affected cells are found in many muscles including the heart, kidneys, liver and the brain. Berberine is known to help regulate blood sugar levels...

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D-Mannose: Effective treatment and prevention of urinary tract infections (UTIs)

D-Mannose urinary tract infections UTIs

D-Mannose: Effective treatment and prevention of urinary tract infections (UTIs)

D-Mannose occurs naturally in microbes, plants, animals and fruits including apples, peaches and oranges as a simple sugar.  It is also found naturally in the human body. Preliminary European clinical trials have shown that D-mannose may also treat or prevent urinary tract infections (UTIs). It appears the supplement stops certain bacteria from clinging to the bladder walls. Scientists think that the bacteria stick to the sugar instead. This helps the bacteria leave the body through your urine. Fewer bacteria in the bladder lowers your risk of a urinary tract infection. Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) Three clinical trials and one review...

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Health Benefits of Keto

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Health Benefits of Keto

A ketogenic diet is currently the go-to diet to shed body fat – fast. A ketogenic diet shifts the body away from using carbohydrates to burn fat and toward using fat and ketones produced in the liver. This results in glucose getting cut off from the central nervous system, which it uses as an energy source, making the high-fat, low-carb diet a great prescription for a variety of chronic health issues, as well. Below are ten such chronic health conditions that have caused a reduction or reversal in symptoms when prescribed a ketogenic diet. Seizures A ketogenic diet was originally...

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See Vitalite Now on eWellness

See Vitalite Now on eWellness

Inspiring Immune Health and Vitality! Your immune health is not something to be taken lightly; after all, it is the vital function of our immune system to fend off toxins, pollutants, and anything with the potential to cause us harm. Your immune system and the strength of it will determine your body’s innate ability to respond to invaders and protect you for health and longevity.  Our body's defenses are weakened considerably if we are constantly stressed, sleep-deprived or get too little exercise- in other words, if the balance of work, rest and active time is off. The negative consequences on...

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St. John's Wort

St. John's Wort

St. John’s wort gets its namesake because it blooms on John the Baptist’s birthday. Also known as Hypericum perforatum, St. John’s wort is a flowering shrub native to Europe and is most commonly used to treat depression, as well as symptoms associated with menopause [1]. St. John’s wort is typically taken in pill or liquid form, but can also be ingested as a tea, or applied topically as an ointment or cream. Its health benefits are just as diverse and below are only just a few of the common conditions for which St. John’s wort can be effective as a...

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