Healing Properties of Aloe

Healing Foods Aloe The beneficial properties of this medicinal plant go more than skin deep If you’ve ever squeezed the gel from an aloe vera leaf onto a burn, you’ve experienced the topical benefits of this common plant. Aloe’s healing properties extend to internal ailments as well. Aloe juice, derived from the fleshy pulp inside…

Kick Starting Your Metabolism into High Gear

Kick Start Your Metabolism Shared with Us By Green Health Spot  After eating way too much I thought I would write down a few tips to kick start your metabolism so that you can stay slim this Summer and weather the assault of sweets, snacks and parties.  Many of us use the excuse of hot…

Links Between Cancer & Soda

Cancer Cells Seem to Love Your Sodas By Naturopath Suzann Wang  We’ve spoken about how high fructose corn syrup has been found to be loaded with mercury, a toxic heavy metal, in a previous post. In that article, we talked about how mercury can damage the brain. Now, new research is even more damning of…

Good Nutrition for Battling Cancer By Jillian McKee

Good Nutrition for Battling Cancer By Jillian McKee Cancer and its treatments place an incredible strain on your body whether you’ve just been diagnosed or are in remission. Therefore, it is important that you maintain good nutrition in order to combat symptoms and increase your odds of long-term survival. Numerous scientific studies have found a…

Antioxidant Dark Chocolate Can Protect & Improve Brain Function

Dark Chocolate Affirmed as Brain-Booster Official French evidence review concludes that dark, antioxidant-rich chocolate or cocoa can protect or improve brain function and mood by Craig Weatherby Headlines touting the health benefits of raw cocoa – and extra-dark chocolate bars made from it – aren’t just hype.   While limited, the clinical evidence for dark…

What to Do About Inflammation

Inflammation…Your Worst Enemy (and What to do About it) By Naturopath Suzann Wang On your road to optimal health, you will encounter a major hurdle whose name is Inflammation.  Inflammation has been known to play a role in heart attacks, cancers, arthritis, allergies etc.  But you might not know that it also plays a role…

Anti-Inflammatory Diet Tips

Anti-Inflammatory Diet Tips Courtesy of Dr. Weil on Healthy Aging It is becoming increasingly clear that chronic inflammation is the root cause of many serious illnesses – including heart disease, many cancers, and Alzheimer’s disease. We all know inflammation on the surface of the body as local redness, heat, swelling and pain. It is the…

Natural Approaches to Gout

Brought to us by Dr. Weil.com Gout What is gout? Gout is a painful, arthritic condition of the joints. It usually strikes the big toes, but it can also affect the ankles, heels, knees, wrists, fingers and elbows. What are the symptoms of gout? The pain associated with gout is often sudden and intense. Joints…