On the right side of your abdomen, just under the ribcage, is the gallbladder. A small pear-shaped organ, it supports the body's detoxification process and, working with other organs, is crucial to the digestion of certain foods, particularly fatty foods.
Imagine lying on a massage table, a thick layer of mud smoothed across your skin with long deep strokes to help it sink in. For thousands of years, Traditional Medicine has considered "mudding" (aka mud bath, mud wrap) therapeutic for the skin, joints, muscles, and the mind.
The human body is home to over 100 trillion microorganisms, the majority of which are found in the gastrointestinal tract ("gut"). Taken as a whole, this community of microorganisms, their genes and the functions they encode, are referred to as the microbiome.
While Moringa is a superfood known to treat malnutrition in various cultures, it's greatest impact is on respiratory health. A study has shown that the leaves and pods from the moringa tree (Moringa oleifera) inhibit 72% of all histamines released, making it almost as effective as the drug Ketoifen.
Are you one of the many people who say organic food costs too much and that's why you don't buy it? Consider this: the way food is grown, processed, and distributed affects both variety and quality (color, taste, nutrient density). In turn, the quality of the food affects our health.
Most athletes and health-conscious people follow a nutritious, whole foods diet, which is one of several steps essential to ridding the body of metabolic build-up -- that is, the by-products the body accumulates during times of high stress, especially physical stress.