The thyroid gland is one of the body’s most important components. The thyroid regulates hormone balance and contributes to weight, mood, and mental stability—and that barely scratches the surface. Because of the thyroid’s influence on so many of the body’s important, and even “secondary” functions, an unhealthy thyroid can have far-reaching, unexpected, and odd effects … Continue reading 10 Symptoms of Thyroid Problems.
Eleuthero is a plant that has been traditionally used as an immune system booster and a general stimulant. Sometimes known as Siberian ginseng, eleuthero is native to Japan, northern China, southeastern Russia, South Korea, and North Korea. What is Eleuthero? There is evidence that eleuthero was first used as an herbal remedy in China some 2,000 … Continue reading 12 Potential Health Benefits Of Eleuthero
Traditionally, Western Europe has two broad nutritional approaches - the Northern European and Southern European. The Mediterranean Diet is Southern European, and more specifically focuses on the eating habits of the people of Crete, much of Greece, and southern Italy. Today, Spain, southern France, and Portugal are also included; even though Portugal does not have … Continue reading Mediterranean Diet: Facts and Health Benefits
Lentils are a high protein, high fiber member of the legume family. Like a mini version of a bean, lentils grow in pods and can be found in red, brown, black, and green varieties. Lentils are relatively quick and easy to prepare when compared to other dried beans, and their low cost makes them an … Continue reading Lentils: Health Benefits