Uric acid is a byproduct of the metabolic breakdown of the purine nucleotides from the foods you eat. Most of the uric acid is filtered out by your kidneys and expelled from your body through your urine. More
As the temperature drops, don’t be tempted to warm your belly with rich macaroni and cheese and creamy soup. Instead, get that toasty feeling from superfoods: healthy eats that are loaded with nutrients, antioxidants, and immune-boosting powers that your body needs to power itself through cold weather. More
There is a large body of evidence that suggests that there are numerous health benefits associated with the consumption of oily fish. Research shows that consuming oily fish helps protect against cardiovascular disease, prostate cancer, age-related vision loss and dementia. More
Peppermint essential oil is so useful that is it comes as no surprise that even folks that are not well versed in the use of essential oils will have a bottle in their first aid kit. In my own case, peppermint oil was added to my collection in the ’80s when I started suffering debilitating migraine headaches. Thankfully, the headaches are gone, but peppermint essential oil remains a core component in my medicine cabinet. More
Magnesium is an essential mineral for staying healthy and is required for more than 300 biochemical reactions in the body. Multiple health benefits of magnesium include transmission of nerve impulses, body temperature regulation, detoxification, energy production, and the formation of healthy bones and teeth.