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Mucuna Pruriens Benefits- Is it The Powerful Dopa Bean?

Mucuna pruriens benefits are due to its antioxidant effects and its high L-dopamine content. Also known as the magic velvet bean, this plant has been used since 1500 b.c in Ayurvedic medicine.  Commonly mistaken for an herb, Mucuna is not an herb; it’s actually a type of legume or bean.  In some parts of the world, …

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Natural and Best Astaxanthin Supplement Brands in 2022

The best astaxanthin supplement brands are going to have several quality features.  Briefly, they will be made with natural astaxanthin, high potency, naturally sourced, and will also contain effective doses. In this post, learn about the best astaxanthin supplements, astaxanthin benefits, potential side effects, and how to take it for optimal benefits.  The Best Astaxanthin …

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The Kidney Cleanse Diet:15 Easy Diet Swaps to Improve Kidney Health

Does the kidney cleanse diet and supplements really work?  We are all different, so as you can imagine, the answer somewhat lies in your individuality.  Also, the cleansing that a kidney performs also depends on what you feed your body.   Kidney cleansing involves many other factors, including what you are exposed to on a daily …

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14 Emerging Lion’s Mane Mushroom Health Benefits + How to Use

In this post, learn about Lion’s mane mushroom health benefits, how to eat them, and how to supplement Lion’s mane.  Some research is suggesting that mushrooms can help your brain function better and support natural health processes.   Lion’s mane mushrooms (Hericium Erinaceus) are very much like their name: majestic like a lion in appearance.  They …

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Are Supplements Nutrition Quackery? How to Evaluate

We are in a news-hungry world where nutrition quackery becomes a hot topic.  Nutrition headlines are no exception to information overload with news channels looking for stories 24 hours a day.  This means that nutrition topics can fall into the trap of clickbait.  There are SO many sensationalized topics with little basis in true health. …

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