Onions & The Tears Are Well Worth It |

Added October 23, 2011, Under: Diets, Diseases, Health, Nutrition

We tend to think of this vegetable for its taste contribution to our meals but the humble onion has many health benefits too. Onions come in all shapes, sizes and colors with smaller onions including green onions or scallion such as chives, leeks and shallots. Larger everyday onions can be white, yellow, red or green but the smaller the onion, the stronger the taste. The onion is a member of the lily family and a close relative of garlic and has been popular ...


The Future Stats Are Not Looking Good For Arthritis |

Added October 22, 2011, Under: Diets, Diseases, Exercise, Health, Weight Loss

Many of the conditions today are as a result of inflammation and arthritis is one such disease. Sadly, the figures for arthritis sufferers are going up and up with currently, one in five having to live with arthritis. More than 21 million of all those with arthritis in the USA have their daily lives physically affected by arthritis and that figure is set to rise with a predicted number of 52 million estimated to be affected by the year 2030. What ...


Red Clover Is Another Of Nature’s Gifts To Us |

Added October 21, 2011, Under: Diseases, Health, Skin Conditions

Found growing wild in meadows in Europe and Asia, red clover is now a stalwart in North America too. Although a relative of the ordinary clover, it is the  flowers of the red clover that are so useful in this herb. They are sweet to eat and can be dried for use. You can pick and dry the flowers for tea, eat them raw in a salad or make a tincture Recipe for tincture with alcohol includes: 1 cup of red clover flowers 1 ...


Good Fats Or Bad Fat & Which Are You Eating? |

Added October 19, 2011, Under: Children's Health, Diseases, Health, Nutrition

Feeling rather confused about all that is written about fats and whether they are good or bad? One of the first things that is helpful to learn is the difference between healthy butter and unhealthy margarine as there is a tendency for saturated fats and trans fats to be lumped together as one big NO NO. So what is the difference? Saturated Fats are good fats Saturated fats come from animal meat, dairy products and tropical plants such as coconuts. They are usually ...


Oil Pulling & 5 Natural Steps to Improve Your Health |

Added October 18, 2011, Under: Diseases, Headaches & Migraines, Health, Skin Conditions

Brushing, flossing and mouthwashes will only work on mouth bacteria for a short while by reducing the food particles bacteria when we eat. On the other hand, oil pulling is able to draw bacteria from every nook and cranny, bind to it, and eliminate it from the body in a major detoxification process. Oil pulling is a simple and inexpensive way to whiten teeth and freshen breath too I have discovered that oil pulling can improve a number of health conditions ranging ...


Well loved whether known as Honeysuckle or Woodbine |

Added , Under: Environment, Headaches & Migraines, Health, Skin Conditions

With its lovely fragrance, honeysuckle is one of the oldest known medicinal herbs, originating in and native to the Far East and Britain. The three main parts of the plant – the flowers, the buds and the stems – are all rich in medicinal benefits and are mainly used as a tea or as an oil. Growing your own woodbine Easy to grow and to train up trellises as a perennial climber, the honeysuckle needs minimum care in the garden, apart from ...


Fibromyalgia Can Be Chronic & Complex |

Added October 17, 2011, Under: Diseases, Health

Fribromyalgia is most common in the age group between 20 and 40 years - literally in the prime of life.  Although perhaps a less well known condition, several million people in the USA suffer from this debilitating illness, up to 80% are women. While fibromyalgia is considered as functionally disabling as rheumatoid arthritis, it is much less widely accepted or even recognized by the medical world and other interested bodies such as social security. Fibromyalgia symptoms can be so diverse The condition ...


The Significance & Value of Vitamin C |

Added , Under: Children's Health, Diseases, Health, Nutrition, Skin Conditions

Many of us tend to think of vitamin C as being rather vital to keep us safe from colds and flu especially during the winter months but that is just one small aspect of the importance of vitamin C. There is a lot else that this vitamin does Vitamin C plays a critical role in the formation of collagen, which is the connective tissue that holds together the structures of your body. If you cannot make collagen, you end up with bleeding ...


Evening Primrose is Health Giving & Sweet Smelling |

Added October 16, 2011, Under: Diseases, Headaches & Migraines, Health, Skin Conditions

  Many herbalists recommend evening primrose, with its multiple preventive and therapeutic qualities, to maintain youth and prevent disease. It is highly regarded as a major preventative discovery likened to vitamin C. In addition, studies worldwide are looking at evening primrose as a treatment for many conditions including ageing problems, alcoholism, acne, heart disease, hyperactivity in children, symptoms of menopause, multiple sclerosis, weight control, obesity, PMS and schizophrenia. This well known medicinal herb has pretty yellow blooms that open at night to give ...


Breast Cancer & 15 Lifestyle Changes That Can Prevent This Disease |

Added October 13, 2011, Under: Diseases, Exercise, Nutrition, Women's Health

In this October month of “breast cancer awareness” it is a good time to remind women about the many lifestyle changes you can make to prevent breast cancer in the first place. Reducing or cutting out your sugar consumption It has been well documented that sugar is an excellent "cancer food" so it is wise to reduce to a maximum of 6 teaspoons of sugar per day from all sources. Added sugars masquerade under a variety of  identities including beet extract, cane juice, ...

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