Vitamin D was originally thought to only be involved with bone health. More recently, research suggests it also plays a part in immune function. This week, we explore the effects of vitamin D on preventing colds and flu.
A number of herbs have been touted as having benefits for immune function. I reviewed research on three of them, seeing if they hold therapeutic potential.
Weight loss supplements are commonly sold over the counter and many people try these products to help with weight loss. It's worth asking two questions: Do they work? And are they safe?
I wrote a recent guest blog article on cold and flu prevention for Zebra Organics. I wanted to include a link to the blog on my site for folks that wanted to read the article.
With the recent outbreak of Covid-19, the coronavirus in China, I wanted to review the research and see if there are any potential natural or integrative treatment options based on what we know.
Curcumin is a yellow pigment from the kitchen spice turmeric that appears to have some significant medicinal properties.
Vinegar has been a popular health fad for years, but does it have any proven medicinal benefits? I explored the latest research to find out.
Treatment of migraines can be challenging. However, there are some natural options that have been shown to help.
With cold and flu season approaching, it's worth noting that probiotics may be a simple way to help prevent colds and flu.
Melatonin has a surprising number of benefits beyond it's use as a sleep aid. In the second part of this article we'll touch on benefits for diabetes, cancer, heart disease and fibromyalgia.
While melatonin is primarily thought of as a sleep aid, it has a lot of additional potential uses. I thought it would be interesting to compile some of the latest studies on melatonin’s non-sleep benefits.