"Vitamin U" was the name given in 1952 to a substance found in cabbage juice by Dr. Garnett Cheney. Drinking about a quart of cabbage juice per day is an excellent remedy for peptic ulcers, but the identity of the active ingredient remains unknown. A common guess is that it is allantoin, which is also found in comfrey root, and has long been used in folk medicine both externally and internally. Other guesses are that it is a relative to the amino acid L-methionine. Vita...
Vitamin F is not a vitamin in the traditional sense, but rather a term used for two fats — alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) and linoleic acid (LA). They are essential fatty acids (EFAs) and are required for regular body functions and are very important with regards to brain and heart health. They help build cell membranes and hormones and are incredibly important for the immune system. They are labelled as essential because our bodies cannot make them. We must acquire them from...
Folate and folic acid are different forms of vitamin B9. Folate is the naturally occurring form, while folic acid is the synthetic form. B9 is a water-soluble vitamin that is part of the B vitamin family.
Vitamin B12, otherwise known as cobalamin, is an essential water-soluble vitamin that is commonly found in a variety of foods such as fish, shellfish, meat, eggs, and dairy products. B12 is bound to the protein in food and our stomach acid rele...
Vitamin B2 is also referred to as riboflavin. It is a water-soluble vitamin that is flushed out of the body daily, so it must be restored each day.
The lymphatic and circulatory systems are closely linked, but function quite differently. In the circulatory system, the blood runs in a closed system and cannot pass out of it.
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Leaky gut refers to a condition whereby the small intestine becomes more permeable than normal, allowing incompletely digested food molecules to enter the bloodstream.
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By now, we've all heard about probiotics, the beneficial microflora that inhabit our gut and how crucially imperative their presence is to our overall health. There are so many things that can disrupt the balance of these microflora includ...
This is a time-tested technique for safely removing gallstones from the gall bladder.
Digestive health affects every system in the body.