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These 3 Fungi Actually BOOST Your Immune System By: Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS Mushrooms have been used medicinally in Eastern medicine for eons. Now Western medicine is beginning to catch up, as the healing properties of mushrooms are being demonstrated scientifically. The three specific types with the greatest health benefits are Shitake, Reishi and Maitake. All three have powerful effects on the immune system and all three act as medicine. When you think about it for a minute, it makes an awful lot of sense that mushrooms have medicinal properties. Why? Because mushrooms are fungus. They scavenge on organic matter. […]

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These 3 Fungi Actually BOOST Your Immune System By: Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS Mushrooms have been used medicinally in Eastern medicine for eons. Now Western medicine is beginning to catch up, as the healing properties of mushrooms are being demonstrated scientifically. The three specific types with the greatest health benefits are Shitake, Reishi and Maitake. All three have powerful effects on the immune system and all three act as medicine. When you think about it for a minute, it makes an awful lot of sense that mushrooms have medicinal properties. Why? Because mushrooms are fungus. They scavenge on organic matter. […]

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Astragalus: Cancer-Fighting Herb Shows Promise

Could an ancient Chinese secret hold the answer for people debilitated by a very modern disease? That’s the promise of this herb that’s been used for millennia by practitioners of Chinese medicine and other traditional healing systems. In fact, the Chinese view it as the most important of all tonic herbs.  Often combined with other plant-based remedies, this humble root is said to strengthen the immune system, protect against the effects of stress, and treat various health conditions. But recent scientific research suggests another benefit: Taken in supplement form, his herb may be a useful therapy for people with cancer.

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Most everyone has experienced inflammation, whether because of an injury, surgery, or a chronic problem like arthritis or carpal tunnel syndrome. And most of us reach for an over-the-counter anti-inflammatory – or a more potent prescription pain reliever – to treat it. The problem? Well, taking high amounts of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like aspirin, ibuprofen, and naproxen sodium can have a number of side effects. They may temporarily ease your pain, but they can also cause ulcers and other gastrointestinal woes. So, what if I told you that there’s a powerful alternative to such drugs? And it doesn’t come […]

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Spirulina: A Superfood that Even NASA Approves?

Why on earth would you want to consume pond scum? Sounds… gross. Hardly a healthy choice, right? But the truth is that a particular type of algae is being touted the world over as a superfood – a supplement that’s jam-packed with healthful compounds. And there may actually be some truth to that claim. In fact, this algae appears to be a nutritional powerhouse, one that’s chock full of vitamins, minerals, protein, healthy fats, and more. When you consider that, supplementing with algae seems less disgusting, and more like a no-brainer. But the answer isn’t quite so simple. See, despite […]

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