While some supplements, vitamins, and plant compounds have only been slightly studied and investigated, certain compounds have been thoroughly researched and been so effective that they are comparable to pharmaceutical drugs. In this article, we will review three natural, health-promoting supplements that are as powerful as drugs. *
Usually, when people buy groceries, they have a set path they follow every time they visit the store. If you have ever explored aisles you rarely walk down, you may have noticed food items that you never knew existed. People become so entrapped in their specific diets they forget they forgo the opportunity of exploring other foods; I am guilty of this as well.
America is the greatest country on earth not because of its economy, technology, or industries; America is the greatest because of certain founding principles, recognized by America’s founders.
On the United States’ Constitution, America’s founders recognized the following:
According to 2014 statistics, about 35 million men and 21 million women in the United States are affected by hair loss . Further, the likelihood of an individual suffering from hair loss increases steadily with age. For instance, by the age of 35, about 40% of men will experience visible hair loss and this percentage increases to 65% at the age of 60.
In a recent article, “Why You Should Quit Smoking,” we reviewed the negative consequences of smoking and the timeline of benefits that someone will receive from quitting smoking. As discussed, smoking cigarettes and tobacco dramatically increase risks of acute and chronic diseases and ailments across the board.
Smoking tobacco, no matter what form, is unhealthy and extremely dangerous to health. Even in tobacco leaves themselves, there are no safe substances, from tar and acetone to carbon monoxide and nicotine. It is commonly thought that smoking only affects places where the smoke touches, meaning mouth, throat, and lungs; however, the consequences of tobacco penetrate much deeper than that, with many of the outcomes being long-term.
Heart disease describes a broad range of conditions that affect the heart. These conditions can include blood vessel diseases, such as coronary heart disease, heart rhythm problems, such as arrhythmias, and heart defects people are born with, to name a few. The term heart disease is often used interchangeably with the term cardiovascular disease .
Sometimes whenever we examine something closely for an extended period, we begin to lose perspective of the broader picture. Thus, humanity has developed an idiomatic expression – “can’t see the forest for the trees” – to explain this phenomenon.
Many diseases and conditions concern the liver, including alcohol-related liver disease, cirrhosis, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, liver cancer, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, to name a few. Out of those conditions, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease appears to be the most prevalent, affecting an estimated 30 to 40% of Americans  .
According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, more than 16 million adults or about 7% of the population in the United States have been diagnosed with major depressive disorder . Globally, the United States ranks 3rd, behind China and India, in per capita depression and anxiety cases .