Herbal Medicine

Written by Ken Shorey

Herbal Medicine isrepparttar use of botanicals (plants) either alone or in combination to prevent and treat certain ailments and illnesses. Singularly or in combination,repparttar 145301 numbers of herbs available is astounding. There are over a half million known herbs that could be used as possible remedies.

Herbal remedies aroundrepparttar 145302 globe vary in strength from very mild, gentle remedies that we even use as food, to potential poisons if taken atrepparttar 145303 wrong dose. The old adage that, "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure" could not be more true. This is especially true when it comes to natural remedies.

People native to different geographical locations have long used plants and plant extracts to cure specific maladies.

Sometimesrepparttar 145304 use of herbs is referred to as "folk" medicine.

Whey Protein-Can it Help You?

Written by Joe Serpico

Are you interested in taking care of your body before and after strenuous activities or workouts? Do you try to avoid supplements that contain additives and possible side effects?

If you are interested in better health and improved physical fitness you have surely heard that bodybuilders and other athletes are turning to a simple, natural supplement called whey protein.

What is Whey Protein?

Commercial whey protein comes from cow's milk. Whey isrepparttar by-product of making cheese and was usually thrown away as a waste product. Now researchers know that whey protein is high quality, natural protein that is rich with amino acids essential for good health and muscle building. It is naturally found in mother's milk and also used in baby formula. It is being considered for use as a fortifier of grain products because of its considerable health benefits and bland flavor.

Although protein is also found in other foods such as meat, soy and vegetables, whey protein is proven to haverepparttar 145300 highest absorption (digestion) levels in comparison to all others.

Why do Athletes use Whey Protein?

Protein levels are depleted through exercise. Muscles require amino acids to prevent deterioration, give endurance and build mass. Proteins supply these amino acids torepparttar 145301 muscles which is why athletes use whey protein.

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