By now everyone has heard about the gluten-free diet. Many people I run into swear by it, claiming it is why they feel better or have lost weight. Some even go as far as to say they are sensitive to it. But in people without celiac's disease, is going gluten-free the real reason behind their improved health? Are these non-celiac individuals really sensitive to gluten? What if it wasn't gluten, and had more to do with an overgrowth of yeast in your body and the consumption of a high-sugar diet?

Scientists have isolated two substances in licorice root (glycyrrhiza uralensis), one of the most commonly used herbs in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), that kill the major bacteria responsible for tooth decay and gingivitis in children and adults.

A recent study published in the journal Nature reveals that commonly used saturated fats from milk in the American diet can impair immune system response and lead to complex autoimmune disorders such as colitis and inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD).

Want to improve your sperm count, motility, and vitality? A recent article in Biological Reproduction reports that regular consumption of walnuts by men improves overall sperm health.