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Archive for January, 2015:

Reduce Inflammation Naturally with Nature’s Pac Man

Have you ever been sick, gotten hurt, been through a surgical procedure, or had various pain issues? Your body’s response to these problems can cause temporary swelling, redness, heat, and even pain. This is because your body is making compounds to fight these injuries. Your body produces enzymes to eat up the inflammatory compounds, and you should be able to … Read more.

4 Steps to Detoxify your Kitchen

When we think of detoxing, we think of what our body does to lose weight and make us feel better. But this time, we are talking about detoxing your kitchen. The basic fact is, if you don’t have junk in the home, you won’t eat junk. Case in point: If you have to leave your home to get a bad … Read more.

Berberine Offers Hope for Diabetes, Herpes, and Brain Injuries

When faced with a diagnosis of diabetes, you can be devastated. All the drugs and all the side effects — it’s a bit overwhelming. There is, however, good news! A supplement, berberine, is extracted from the Oregon grape plant and has many medicinal properties. The plant produces a beautiful yellow flower, the state flower of Oregon, and blue grapes. It’s … Read more.

What Works Better than Antidepressants?

Depression is a very difficult condition to have and to treat. It’s hard to see in others, if you don’t know what to look for. Someone who looks like they have everything together could easily be hiding the pain, fear, and sadness of depression. Some people mask their depression with alcohol and become dependent on it. Others can turn to … Read more.

Soda Linked to Early Menstruation in Girls

Harvard Medical School has done research on whether or not soda is linked to early menstruation in girls. The study followed 5,500 girls, ages 9 through 14, and found that girls who drank one 12 oz. soda daily started their period three months earlier than the girls who only had one or two sodas a week, regardless of other factors … Read more.

Phosphorus

Phosphorus is a mineral that is found in many of our foods. For us humans, it is quite an important little mineral. It is one of the building blocks of our cells. In a complex mixture of phosphorus, oxygen, and hydrogen, it makes up half of the outer wall of the cell. It is also a vital part of the inside … Read more.

Fish’s Fatty Acids May Undo Mercury-Related Brain Damage

For years, women have been warned not to eat fish while pregnant because of possible mercury poison affecting their baby’s brains. However, a recent study from The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that not only does there appear not to be any ill effects on the babies, but the babies whose mothers did not eat fish did not score … Read more.

Health Benefits of Cauliflower and Other Tips

Cauliflower has a variety of health benefits. Starting with detox support, cauliflower has both antioxidants and sulfur-containing nutrients that boost Phase One detox and Phase Two action. If we continue to bombard our systems with toxins, but do not give our body’s detox system enough support, we run the risk of developing toxin-related damage that can become cancerous. Cauliflower is … Read more.