It Is Time To Change This Way Of Cooking?

Added November 16, 2015, Under: Children's Health, Diseases, Health, Nutrition

Cubes of rendered lard on wooden spatula

Are you using vegetable oils to heat up when using a frying pan? Do you consider these vegetable oils to be the safer option? Vegetable oils have a long history but the history of animal fats is considerably longer… Some 100 years ago, the then soap company Proctor & Gamble bought into a German scientist’s idea to use waste plant material to formulate a product to resemble lard and cook like lard but that was nothing like lard. With clever and massive marketing, ...


This Former Disease Of The Rich Is Now A Risk For Many

Added November 11, 2015, Under: Arthritis, Diseases, How To, Inflammation, Men's Health

Painful and inflamed gout on his foot around the big toe area.

Some two to five million Americans, 90% of them male in their 40s or older, now suffer from GOUT. Gout is a type of arthritis and it can cause considerable pain and discomfort. Historically, gout sufferers were not given the sympathy they deserved.  They were often joked about and it was even known as the "disease of kings".  Fortunately, now that we know more about this condition, those with gout are given a more compassionate hearing. Why does gout appear? The problem arises ...


How To Make Your Own Simple Chest Rub For The Winter Months

Added November 10, 2015, Under: Diseases

Woman applying cream on chest

Everyone has heard of Vicks VapoRub but this commercial product is not always ideal with a history of even aggravating respiratory problems instead of treating them. We have shared our tips and concerns on using Vicks VaporRub in an earlier post along with a recipe for homemade chest rub. But now we have found a less complicated recipe And here it is: Ingredients One tablespoon spoonful extra virgin coconut oil. Three drops lemon essential oil.  (Our own Lemon Essential Oil is 100% pure and natural and ...


Turmeric Recipes For Arthritis & Flu Symptoms Relief

Added October 30, 2015, Under: Diseases

Turmeric, curcumin, Ground.

  Turmeric has enormous health benefits. Although often thought of as just a spice, it is a traditional natural home remedy and particularly rich in anti-inflammatory and anti-carcinogenic properties - yes, both an inflammation and a cancer fighter Relief of arthritis symptoms Arthritis is one such inflammatory condition and recent studies (see sources at foot of this article) have found that curcumin, the active ingredient in turmeric, is more effective in alleviating rheumatoid arthritis (RA) symptoms than the NSAID drug Voltaren. The two groups participating ...


Are Your Wet Wipes Causing Watery Waste Havoc?

Added October 29, 2015, Under: Diseases

Woman cleaning her hands with a tissue isolated on a white background

Are you or your family members in the habit of using wet wipes for personal hygiene after going to the toilet? This could be causing big problems for your home plumbing as well as to the sewer pipes that carry waste to the outside. The word “wipes” has led to this huge problem Once reserved for babies, now adults and children are using wipes in their millions - leading to massive sewer problems in the western world. Experts say that mis labeling ...


Tree Hugger Can No Longer Be Used As A Derogatory Term!

Added October 17, 2015, Under: Diseases

Tree hugging. Close-up of hands hugging tree

We have all heard those dismissive words - “Oh, he (or she) is just a tree hugger.” Tagged a tree hugger means you are lumped together with being called a hippie, a flower child, a bunny hugger and other similar phrases.  And of course there is nothing wrong with that. But has come to the rescue and validated that hugging trees is good for you! And you don’t even have to do the hugging - just being within the vicinity of a ...


The Shingles Shot & Should You Succumb?

Added October 9, 2015, Under: Diseases, Health, Vaccines

Hand hold syringe with greeen liquid on gray background

One of the results of having some vaccine shots can be the shedding that can take place. There is a vaccine that is recommended for those over the age of 60 or 70 in an attempt to prevent the onset of shingles to the vulnerable. This shingles vaccine is just one example of those that shed live virus, even continuing to do so for many weeks or months afterwards - to possibly infect those around. What happens when the shingles vaccine sheds? Recent ...


Sugar Is Back In The News Again!

Added September 12, 2015, Under: dental care, Diets, Diseases, Health, Inflammation, Nutrition

Porcin de azcar en una cuchara,cucharada de azcar.

And about time too… The various natural health sites have been warning of the dangers of high sugar consumption for years but it is only very recently that the mainstream media has started to agree.  The dangers of sugar have now been well publicized so that most are only too aware that they eat too much of this sweet poison.  But many are in denial and just do not want to cut down or cut out. Cutting down on sugar Should you try ...


Scar Tissue & Is There A Link With Arthritis?

Added September 3, 2015, Under: Diseases

Female with pain in her forearm in a gym

Many of the conditions today are as a result of inflammation and, of course, high on the list is arthritis with one in five of us having to live with this condition. What are the causes of arthritis? As there are so many different types of arthritis, there is no one cause but the following factors may be important. Genetics – arthritis can sometimes run in families, especially rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis of the fingers. Gender – some types of arthritis are more commonly ...


Insomnia & Is There A Link With Brain Damage & Alzheimer’s?

Added August 6, 2015, Under: Diseases, Drugs, Health, Vitamin D

Aged woman with white hairs sleeping on lounger in her garden.

Sleep has always been known as a restorative and healing tool. But of course to make that tool work correctly, you will need a really good night's sleep. As if to emphasize the importance of restorative sleep, researchers have now discovered that too little sleep could cause brain damage and even accelerate the onset of Alzheimer's. According to neuroscientist Dr. Sigrid Veasey (an associate professor of Medicine and a member of the Center for Sleep and Circadian Neurobiology at the Perelman School ...

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