Monthly Archives: June 2018

Phthalates as Cause of Your Weight Gain

What are phthalates? Phthalates are semi volatile organic compounds found in plastics because they make them soft and flexible. Though commercially useful, these chemicals can easily leach out of plastics to contaminate our food, water supply, and even the air we breathe. This is when phthalates become a real problem. How do phthalates cause problems? […]

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5 Things You Need to Know About Probiotics

Illustration about Probiotics

What is a probiotic? Probiotics are not only live microorganisms found in supplements and some fermented foods such as yogurt and pickles, they have also been found to have a variety of health benefits. These benefits include vitamin K and B production, the breakdown of insoluble (indigestible) fiber, immune system support, the improvement of mental […]

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