In this post, we will discuss the benefits of chitosan and chitosan derivatives.Read More
Beta-Caryophyllene Is A Very Common Cannabinoid
β-caryophyllene is a FDA-approved food additive that can activate the endocannabinoid system.
It is found in many plants, fragerances, preservatives, additives, and flavoring agents.Read More
The Herb With The Strongest Polyphenol Count
Chokeberries (Aronia) are powerful anti-oxidants and anti-inflammatories as they are very high in polyphenols
Electromagnetic Fields (EMFs) are perceived as environmental stressors on living organisms.
But since man-made EMFs are a very new stressor for humans, our cells have not developed proper defensive mechanisms against them.
For example, EMFs are classified as possibly carcinogenic (cancer causing) as is arsenic, chloroform, cigarettes, DDT, estrogenics, heavy metals, roundup, etc.
It seems clear that we would not willingly expose ourselves to these other agents, so why would we expose ourselves EMFs?
Is it from digital dementia (using electronics to remember everything for us) or FOMO (fear of missing out)?
In this post, to simplify everything, I'll try to stay away from quantum physics as much as possible. 😉
I'll also show as unbiased of an opinion of EMFs as possible, but I do give you my opinion towards the end.
I'll also provide ways you can protect yourself from the downsides of EMFs.Read More
Damiana is a shrub native to southern Texas in the United States, Central America, Mexico, South America, and the Caribbean.
Maya Indians called this species mis kok ("broom for asthma").
Damiana has been traditionally used as a remedy against stomach ache, lung diseases related to tobacco abuse, bladder and kidney infections, rheumatism, diabetes, and scorpion stings.
Today, it's commonly sold in headshops as a "legal high", because smoking the leaves may produce similar effects to smoking marijuana.Read More
In common day western society, we are consistently bombarded by artificial light.
Our workspaces are indoors, powered by fluorescent blue lights (which blue has its own negatives).
We only get sun rarely and it's either partial (such as through glass while driving to work) or too much (single sessions of long periods hanging out at the beach).
We also try to supplement for the sun by taking vitamin D hormone supplements, which is not as bioactive for creating the active form vitamin D.Read More
Spirulina is a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory that has properties that can boost the immune system, prevent and kill cancer, protect the heart, liver, lungs, kidneys, eyes, skin, and ears, and can prevent skeletal damage.Read More
Vaspin is your team player in obesity and inflammation.
Your body is constantly trying to keep homeostasis. In times of obesity and inflammation, your body (from fat cells) will produce vapsin as a compensatory mechanism to keep you "normal".Read More
Irisin is an anti-obesity and anti-diabetes hormone that regulates fat tissue and blood sugar.
Irisin is generated by exercise and acts as an insulin-sensitizing hormone.
Irisin is so powerful that even moderately increased levels of circulating irisin potently increases energy expenditure, reduces body weight and improves diet-induced insulin resistance.Read More
Balance The Immune System With Tuftsin
Tuftsin has powerful ability to balance and regulate the immune system.
Tuftsin shifts the immune response from an inflammatory response to an anti-inflammatory response.Read More
Get tan while being indoors. Oh yeah, and deactivate autoimmunity.
Alpha-Melanocyte Stimulating Hormone plays a role in many autoimmune, inflammatory, and chronic conditions.
Sulforaphane (SFN) is naturally occurring in broccoli sprouts, which has the highest amount of sulforaphane.
Broccoli sprouts contain a particular glucosinolate compound, glucoraphanin, which is found in vacuoles within the cytoplasm of the plant cell.
The membrane of the plant cells also contain an enzyme, myrosinase, which is walled off from the vacuoles of glucoraphanin.
Only when the plant cell is ruptured by cutting/chewing,. do the two substances come into contact with each other.
In the moist environment of the cell, this leads to a chemical reaction wherein the myrosinase converts the glucoraphanin to an isothiocyanate, sulforaphane.
It is also found in cruciferous veggies, such as brussels spout, cabbage, cauliflower, bok choy, kale, collards, Chinese broccoli, broccoli raab, kohlrabi, mustard, turnip, radish, arugula, and watercress.Read More
Medical marijuana and legalization have been a hot topics recently. I wanted to cover the plethora of benefits of the endocannabinoid system.
Disclaimer: I made sure to only work on this post while vaping CBD.Read More
Ciliary neurotrophic factor (CNTF) is a neurotrophic factor with promising benefits in a wide range of pathologies such asneurodegenerative diseases, spinal cord injuries, retinal degeneration, autoimmune neuroinflammation and obesity-related metabolic diseases.
Recent evidence demonstrates that Lion's Mane is helpful for various diseases, such as Alzheimer’s disease, immunoregulation, and many types of cancer, through mechanisms in the nervous system, digestive system, circulatory system, and immune system.Read More
Moringa oleifera (M. oleifera) has been used to treat varoius conditions and diseases, but only a few of the health claims have been studied scientifically.
Moringa leaves have been reported to act as a hypocholesterolemic agent, thyroid hormone regulator, antidiabetic agent, antitumor agent and hypotensive agent.
In combination with cannabidiol, it has shown to be an anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and anti-apoptotic.Read More