Enjoy the Benefits of Ginger in Immune Boosting Soup

Enjoy the Benefits of Ginger in Immune Boosting Soup You may know ginger for its ability to alleviate nausea, especially in pregnant women, but that’s just the beginning of the benefits of ginger. Ginger helps improve digestion and improves the body’s ability to absorb and use nutrients by stimulating the digestive tract to release gastric juices and the pancreas to secrete enzymes. By improving […]

The Answer to How Belly Fat and Adrenal Fatigue are Connected

The Answer to How Belly Fat and Adrenal Fatigue are Connected Abdominal fat, known clinically as central obesity, is an increasingly common phenomenon among modern populations which causes a variety of adverse health outcomes. With over a third of adults in the United States considered obese, the slang terms for this “muffin top” and “spare tire” are already firmly entrenched as a descriptor for the physical […]

The Mitochondrial Cocktail: Essential Nutrition for Hormonal Health

The Mitochondrial Cocktail: Essential Nutrition for Hormonal Health Read Part 1 | Part 3 Adrenal Hormones and Mitochondria The synthesis of steroidal adrenal hormones starts in mitochondria, with cholesterol being converted to pregnenolone at the top of the hormonal synthesis cascade. From pregnenolone comes an entire family of downstream hormones including DHEA, testosterone, estrogen, progesterone, and cortisol. This comes about from the action […]

About Chronic Constipation: What Your Body is Trying to Tell You

About Chronic Constipation: What Your Body is Trying to Tell You Constipation often times appears to have no reason for its cause. A common complaint among people with Adrenal Fatigue is about chronic constipation and how to treat and prevent it effectively. Although it is hard for you to pinpoint the reason for your chronic constipation, there are many, many reasons from a professional perspective as […]

Zinc Rich Foods: Eat Your Way To Better Health

Zinc Rich Foods: Eat Your Way To Better Health Some people swear by zinc for preventing or shortening the duration of colds and flu. Now, scientists are finding that it may influence immune response to inflammation and other stimuli. Research supports eating zinc rich foods may increase overall health and vitality. A new study found in the journal Molecular Nutrition & Food Research suggests […]

Kelp Is a Great Source of Iodine

Kelp Is a Great Source of Iodine Seaweed is an excellent source of iodine as well as many other minerals that are critical to good health. Iodine is necessary for many biological functions, but is most critical to the thyroid. The thyroid uses iodine in the synthesis of hormones, particularly thyroxine and triiodothyronine. The bloodstream carries iodide to the thyroid, which is […]

FAQ: Can Oversleeping Cause Fatigue?

FAQ: Can Oversleeping Cause Fatigue? Q: I don’t feel the need for sleep, but I often like to sleep in an excess of 10-12 hours every day that I don’t have school. Can oversleeping cause fatigue? A: Oversleeping more than 8 hours a day for a long period of time has no harmful effect to the body. Many in AFS […]
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