Snap, crackle, pop! This isn’t a sound you want to hear from your joints when you get out of bed in the morning or when you stand up sitting down for a period of time. These noises from your joints can indicate that something isn’t right, especially when it’s accompanied by inflammation and pain. Vegan…

Arthritis is one of the most common conditions in adults and tends to increase in prevalence and severity with age. Pain medications are often prescribed, as well as anti-inflammatories, but natural treatments like turmeric and ginger may also have a place for treating the condition. In the United States, over 54 million people have been…

Sulforaphane is an organosulfur compound found in high concentrations in broccoli sprouts and other cruciferous vegetables, but also available as a supplement. If there was one compound that you should aim to get more of it would be sulforaphane. Intake of cruciferous vegetables high in this compound has been consistently shown to be beneficial for human…

H. Pylori is a difficult infection to treat with conventional antibiotics because of problems such as antibiotic resistance. Often, people with the infection have to use triple antibiotic therapy or quadruple therapy, which involves antibiotics and medications to reduce stomach acid. And even then, cure rates are only as high as eighty-four percent. Not only…

Bilberries have been well studied for their beneficial effects on human health due to the high anthocyanin content. These compounds are also what give bilberries their rich dark color. Supplements containing bilberry extract have been shown to be beneficial in protecting against a number of eye conditions including macular degeneration. As far back as the…

Active Hexose Correlated Compound or AHCC for short is a supplement that’s used primarily in Asia, usually as a complementary treatment for serious diseases like cancer. When used in combination with chemotherapy it can have immune system enhancing benefits and protect against side effects. AHCC is derived from an extract of hybridized Basidiomycetes, which includes…