capsaicinCapsaicin (8-methyl-N-vanillyl-6-nonenamide) comes from chili peppers (Capsicum spp.) and gives them their heat.[1] Capsaicin has a lot to offer, and its analgesic properties are at the top of the list.

3-layer-goji-blueberry-peace-pie-twttrGoji berries are an excellent source of antioxidants and nutrients, you might even call them a legitimate superfood. They're a great snack on their own, but if you'd like to switch it up and experience them in a new way, this goji, blueberry, and peach pie is unparalleled.

child getting medicine ThinkstockPhotosRecent studies are linking the prescription of antibiotics in childhood to a significant reduction in the quality of gut health and the gut microbiome. The DIABIMMUNE project tracked 39 Finnish babies from birth up to the age of three. The study involved researchers from the University of Helsinki, Aalto University, Harvard University, the Broad Institute of MIT and Helsinki University Hospital.

selenium-health-benefitsSelenium is a trace element and mineral that is essential for human life. It is critical to many of our basic physiological functions, including protecting cells from oxidative stress and helping the thyroid produce hormones.

coconutIn the 1960's, food manufacturers wanted consumers to buy their margarines and hydrogenated oils. To do that, they had to "discredit" the products people had always used in their homes to prepare their food. Olive oil, coconut oil, and lard were no longer "good for you," they said...