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Dietary Supplements

A dietary supplement is a manufactured substance that can taken as a pill, capsule, tablet, powder, or liquid to enhance your diet. A quality dietary supplement deliver nutrients that may be lacking in our food in order to boost the amount of nutrients we consume. Vitamins, minerals, fibre, fatty acids, enzymes, and amino acids are all examples of nutritional supplementation. Dietary supplements may also include substances such as plant pigments or polyphenols that have not been shown to be necessary to life but have a favourable biological impact on our bodies. Animals may also provide materials for supplements, such as collagen from chickens or fish. These may be purchased separately or can be blended with nutritious substances. Like the FDA, the European Commission has also introduced standardised guidelines to assist ensure the safety and proper labelling of food supplements. Around 50% of the adult population use dietary supplements. Among the several forms of nutritional supplements, multivitamins are the most widely utilised. According to the National Institutes of Health, supplements may be of help for people who are nutrient deficient due to their diet.

Berberine

One of my personal favourite herbal medicines when it comes to any acute infections (any) in my clinic is called berberine. Plants that share similar indications when it comes to effective yeast infection treatment are Golden seal (Hydrastis canadensis), Barberry...

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Pau D'arco

This herb is also known as LaPacho or Taheebo. Pau D’arco (Tabebuia avellanedae) tea is an herbal tea prepared from the inner bark of a rainforest tree from South American. The tree is not killed during harvesting process, and only...

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Biotin

I first started to recommend the vitamin called biotin with yeast infection about three years ago after I read some interesting studies into its use, and especially after reading about written by an experienced doctor who had been recommending it...

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Colloidal Silver

Colloidal silver is another potent antifungal and antibacterial product you can use in your fight against candida and SIBO. Again, I find it best to use colloidal silver as part of a formula and not in isolation. Before penicillin was...

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Grapefruit Seed Extract

Grapefruit seed extract (GSE) is made by converting grapefruit seeds and their pulp into a highly acidic liquid. After processing, filtering and distillation a yellow, viscous and quite bitter liquid is left to which a sweet vegetable glycerin is added...

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Glandular Therapy In Clinical Practice

Hormones, enzymes, and other active components required for normal biological functions are concentrated in glands. Natural health practitioners use glandular products to supplement nutrients, enzymes, and other active factors that may be lacking, depleted, or otherwise compromised in the target...

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