Enterococcus faecium: A Healthy Probiotic Strain The gut is a delicate ecosystem that’s home to living organisms known as probiotics. Probiotics are helpful microbes that encourage good health by assisting with many different processes in the human body. They are probably best known for the contribution they make to gut health and digestion. Probiotics also support gastrointestinal health,[1] aid the immune system, and perform other specialized tasks—every probiotic strain serves a unique purpose. That’s why the best probiotic supplements provide a combination of probiotic strains to promote wellness from multiple angles. Let’s take a look at […]

Are Harmful Gut Organisms Negatively Impacting Your Health? Bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasites—there are many types of harmful organisms and nearly everyone is affected at some point in their life.[1] Different types of harmful organisms affect the body differently. Here, we’ll look at harmful organisms that affect well-being by targeting and disrupting gut health.
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Understanding the Chemistry of the Oxygen Element First identified in the 17th century, oxygen is a gaseous, non-metallic element that makes life possible. The chemist and physician John Mayow proved that oxygen was critical to lifeforms, and could be removed by a naked flame and respiration. A key indication of oxygen’s supreme importance was realized when researchers demonstrated that mice could survive longer in air heated by mercury oxide rather than air heated by using a flame [which consumes oxygen]. They were able to prove that the depletion of “eminently breathable air,” later termed oxygen, directly resulted […]

Why Thyroid Health Is Completely Dependent on Selenium The thyroid is essential to some of the body’s most critical processes, including the development of the nervous and skeletal systems.[1] For the thyroid to function normally, it must receive the right nutrition, and that means getting enough selenium. Selenium is an essential mineral[2] and being deficient can lead to serious health problems such as Keshan disease[3], myxoedematous cretinism[4], Graves’ disease[5], and even thyroid destruction.[6]
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Is It Time to Reform the Toxic Substances Control Act? The Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976 (TSCA for short) is a federal law in the United States that gives the nation’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) the authority to set, maintain, and enforce regulations related to the use of chemical substances. The regulation does not include any oversight into areas of food, drugs, cosmetics, or pesticides, but it does cover many industrial chemicals. Today, however, there are many who believe that the TSCA does not extend sufficient powers to the EPA to effectively protect the public at large from the […]
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†Results may vary. Information and statements made are for education purposes and are not intended to replace the advice of your doctor. Global Healing Center does not dispense medical advice, prescribe, or diagnose illness. The views and nutritional advice expressed by Global Healing Center are not intended to be a substitute for conventional medical service. If you have a severe medical condition or health concern, see your physician.



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