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(NaturalHealth365) Thanks to the fermentation craze, fizzy, probiotic-forward drinks such as kefir and kombucha are the elixirs of choice in health food circles. Originating in the Caucasus Mountains and derived from the Turkish word keyif, meaning “feeling good,” kefir is a nutrient-dense, milk-based drink packed with protein, B vitamins, potassium, and calcium. But it’s kefir’s high level of probiotics, a group of living cultures that help balance intestinal flora and improve gut health (microbiome), that have health-conscious consumers reaching for the sour, creamy concoction. Kefir is a wonder drink that has been popular in certain parts of the world for centuries, but if you’re just learning about it now, you’re not alone. .. kefir (pronounced keh-feer) has long lived in the shadow of kombucha, its trendy, probiotic “cousin.”
Did you know that there are more neurons in your Enteric Nervous System (Gut Brain) as there are in your spinal cord?
Amazingly, we didn’t hear a lot about our gut (and the millions of microorganisms that live inside it) until about 2000. Now we’re seeing articles on it everywhere, often stating that the state of our gut health is one of the most critical factors in our overall wellbeing. Read more via
What if the secret to clear, healthy, radiant skin isn’t found in a cream or serum, but rather in the food you eat? In fact, that is true! Whole foods contain nutrients that can get you glowing — naturally. Fruits and vegetables that are high in vitamins A, C, and E, antioxidant-rich dark chocolate, as well as nuts and seeds that contain omega-3 fatty acids… these are some of the best foods for healthy skin.
Whether you’re dealing with adult acne, dry skin, aging, or anything in between, tweaking your diet may be the skin care solution you’ve been seeking. No matter what kind of shape your skin is in, you can improve your complexion with nutritious food. →
(Prepare For Change) Vitamin D is a critical part of your overall wellbeing. Vitamin D deficiency can take a huge toll on your health and can lead to longterm palpitations. What are some of the reasons why vitamin D is so important and how can you get an ample amount? Dr. Hinzat Cool Springs Chiropractic in Franklin, Tennessee stresses the importance of vitamin D.
What Is Vitamin D?
By Dr. Hinz at Cool Springs Chiropractic,
First and foremost, it’s important to understand hat vitamin D is. Vitamin D is a group of fat-soluble secosteroids. These secosteroids are responsible for increasing the intestinal absorption of calcium, magnesium, and phosphate. →
(Natural News) Magnesium is an important mineral that has a role in almost 300 biochemical reactions in your body. However, studies show that at least 75 percent of Americans don’t meet the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for magnesium. Prevent magnesium deficiency by taking supplements or eating nutritious nuts and seeds like almonds and Brazil nuts. Why do you need magnesium? →