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Natural support for gout

Gout is one of the most painful forms of arthritis. It’s caused by the accumulation of uric acid crystals in the joints, leading to pain, redness and swelling. It usually affects the big toe but can occur in other parts of the body as well. Mike Ventresca I’m often asked if there are any natural remedies that can help reduce the pain...

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The memory mushroom

An area of great interest and research is nootropics–substances that may improve cognitive function, including memory. I’d like to discuss one of these substances, a medicinal mushroom that according to studies contains bioactive substances that may protect against Alzheimer’s disease, help relieve symptoms of depression and anxiety, and...

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Heartburn means too little acid

If you suffer from heartburn, you have likely taken an acid neutralizer. After all, acid indigestion must mean the body is producing too much stomach acid, right? Nope. Surprisingly, it’s been shown that most people with heartburn have too little stomach acid, not too much. Mike Ventresca Here’s how it works in a nutshell. When you...

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Berberine: Health or hype?

Over the past few months, berberine has exploded across social media as the next weight-loss miracle pill, with some calling it “Nature’s Ozempic.” While I think these weight-loss claims are exaggerated, it is true that berberine has been shown to provide support for a variety of conditions, including irritable bowel syndrome, polycystic...

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Soil-based probiotics

A question I’m often asked is, “What’s a good probiotic?” Even among the best brands (and I’d like to think we have them at Vital Choice), many are fairly similar, providing strains of lactic-acid bacteria (LAB) like lactobacillus acidophilus. Today, I’d like to discuss a completely different type of probiotic, and one that may just...

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