Monthly Archives: January 2017

Lung Cleansing and Respiratory Support ~ The 9 Best Herbs

Your respiratory system is constantly working. All day, every day, it is the vehicle for oxygen to enter your body. Unfortunately, it can also be an entry point for pollutants, irritants, dust, mold, fungus, harmful organisms, and other toxins. Unless you’re living in a bubble, the constant assault from impurities can take its toll. Fortunately, whether you’re experiencing the negative

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Natural Remedies for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease that greatly reduces a person’s quality of life, and can cause disability and premature death. It affects an estimated 1.5 million people in the United States, and more women have it than men. To understand the natural remedies for rheumatoid arthritis (RA), it is important to know what the disease is, what causes it,

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Mediterranean Diet Prevents Brain Atrophy, Study Finds

Mounting evidence emphasizes the health benefits of a Mediterranean diet. New research suggests that the healthful diet helps to preserve brain volume in elderly adults. A new study suggests that a Mediterranean diet could protect against certain changes to the brain in older age. More and more studies seem to suggest that components of the Mediterranean diet, either in isolation

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Could Eating Whole Grains Extend Your Life?

Recent research, carried out at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Massachusetts, supports and extends recent findings regarding the benefits of whole grains. The wide-scale study concludes that consuming whole grains regularly could extend our lifespan. Whole grains are a global staple; recent research demonstrates why. According to the Whole Grains Council, a whole grain food contains

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Eating Hot Red Chili Peppers May Help Us Live Longer

New research brings some good news for lovers of spicy foods, after finding that eating hot red chili peppers might help to extend lifespan. Consuming hot red chili peppers might reduce mortality risk, say, researchers. A study of more than 16,000 people in the United States revealed that individuals who consumed red chili peppers had a lower risk of death

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How Does Diet Impact Health?

Atkins? South Beach? The Zone? Trendy diets and nutrition research change almost daily. Still, amidst all the hype, study after study shows that good food choices have a positive impact on health, and poor diets have negative long-term effects. Know the facts: Americans whose dietary patterns include fresh, whole foods like fruits and vegetables, whole grains, legumes, lean meats, and fish

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Health Benefits of Chia Seeds

Despite their small size, chia seeds are full of important nutrients. They are an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, which help to raise HDL cholesterol. HDL is the “good” cholesterol that protects against heart attack and stroke. Chia seeds are also rich in antioxidants, and they provide fiber, iron, and calcium. Remember the chia pets that were popular in the 1990s?

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How Can Diet Affect Fibromyalgia Symptoms?

Fibromyalgia is a condition that causes a person to experience frequent pain, muscle tenderness, and fatigue. There is no definitive known cause of fibromyalgia and there is no cure. However, medicines are available that can reduce symptoms and help manage the condition. In addition to these prescription medications, people with fibromyalgia may use complementary therapies and treatments, such as diet

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Fruits, Vegetables, And Herbs For Preventing And Fighting Cancer

Making a commitment to eating a rainbow of colors when it comes to fruits and vegetables is important not only for your palate but also for your gut. Your gut houses the majority of your microbiome, your community of commensal, symbiotic and pathogenic microorganisms, and eating your fruits and veggies helps to maintain a healthy balance of these organisms. Fruits

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