Probiotics help in fighting off potentially dangerous organisms in the intestine and reduce the likelihood of infections from ingested toxins, according to Joyce Killian for Life Extension. Probiotics have also been show... More »

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Water is important because it is essential to life on earth. Humans can only live three days without water, though it is possible to live weeks without food. Water is especially valuable for human health, medicine, agric... More »

Acids are used in industries to manufacture fertilizers, paints, dyes and man-made fibers, while bases are used in the production of fabrics, cleaning agents and paper. In nutrition, diluted acids are used to dress salad... More »

Natural remedies for stomach bloating include consuming ginger, basil, fennel, chamomile or other gas-expelling herbs; taking probiotics to improve digestion and reduce gas; and trying stress-relief practices, such as re... More »

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Apple cider vinegar may help manage diabetes by controlling blood sugar; aid in digestion; and help support weight loss, according to WebMD. Although users have credited the product with curing warts, the flu and other c... More »

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Lamisil and other topical medicines provide effective treatment for mild to moderate toenail fungus and help to prevent infections from returning. Severe and hard-to-treat infections, however are best treated with oral a... More »

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Vitamin K’s functions in the body include helping with blood clotting, promoting the mineralization of bone and maintaining the health of blood vessels, says Life Extension Magazine. Doctors use it to treat bleeding, to ... More »

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