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Archive for January, 2016:

7 Ridiculously Simple Ways to Protect Yourself from Cold & Flu

Health expert, Suzy Cohen shares how to get rid of a cold: 1. Oil of oregano is a superb anti-germ substance. In addition to garlic, the essential oil of oregano, sold in health food stores, tastes terrible but will do the trick. Add lemon and honey to tea with a few drops of the oil. It is a very effective antiviral, … Read more.

Kids with Autism May Need Natural Support

Holistic health and pharmaceutical researcher, Suzy Cohen believes there is “compelling evidence for luteolin (not lutein) to help with brain-related illness,” like autism. Autistic children are known to have low levels of brain inflammation. Many autistic children, though not all, show a very high propensity for improper release of inflammatory chemicals in the system and overblown allergic response, triggered by … Read more.

5 Surprising Ways To Relieve Menopause

Menopause symptoms can seriously disrupt your world. Holistic health expert Suzy Cohen asserts that the usual mood swings, weight gain and insomnia needn’t take over this season of your life. Most women know about popular supplements suggested for menopause like black cohosh, flaxseeds, alfalfa, ginseng, and various soy-based supplements. Natural progesterone creams are often suggested as well. New research also … Read more.

Zinc

You may not know a whole lot about zinc, but you need it. Though it doesn’t get as much attention as iron or calcium, don’t skimp on this dietary mineral. Zinc is a key component of healthy metabolism, reproduction, your immune system and more. How Zinc Supports Your Health Immune Function It only takes a month-long zinc deficiency to cause … Read more.

7 Ways to Optimize Cholesterol

The 2015 U.S. Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee has recently determined that dietary cholesterol is “not a nutrient of concern.”  This boils down to a reversal of low-fat recommendations made for over three decades! What matters most is the type of fat you eat, not how much fat you eat. So, if fat isn’t the main issue, what is? How do … Read more.

Acupuncture ‘Safe and Effective’ for Chronic Pain in Children

New research indicates that acupuncture may be a safe way to address childhood chronic pain. With her team, Angela Johnson, practitioner of Chinese medicine at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, led a study that investigated acupuncture as a treatment strategy. Their findings were published in the journal of Alternative and Complementary Therapies. Globally, statistics show that nearly 20-35% of … Read more.

Winter Squash

What is “winter” squash? Winter squash is part of the Cucurbitaceae family. They vary wildly in appearance and flavor. Still, they all share hard shells, permitting a long storage period, and preserving inner flesh that is mildly sweet and textured, with heavily seeded hollow inner cavities. Why it’s good for you: Antioxidant Support Current science reveals that winter squash is … Read more.

Keep Things Simple For A Healthy, Long Life

Don’t you just want to know: Does this diet really work? How should I manage these symptoms effectively? Are these meds really good for me? What vitamins should I take? Dr John Schumann understands and writes that, he too, is frustrated by the constant misdirection, simplified science, and “get fit quick” schemes purported by the latest health fads. He admits … Read more.