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Manuka honey healed pressure wounds in sick children better than standard care -- and this is just one reason why high-quality honey deserves a place in your first-aid kit or medicine cabinet
There's now definitive proof that hair greying is reversible, albeit rare, in humans. What's more, stressful life events play a primary role in triggering your hair to turn grey, while relaxation -- like a two-week vacation -- may help give your roots back their original color
If you had to take only ONE supplement for heart health, look no further than your good friend, garlic
Does a chronic cough keep you awake at night and wheezing through the day? Read on to discover five of the best antitussive agents to calm your cough naturally and help you rest easier.
If you live in North America or Europe that jar of "cinnamon" in your cupboard is probably not truly cinnamon at all, but a very similar spice known as cassia or "bastard cinnamon."
Hoping to improve your immune system? Look no further than these seven foods and supplements, which have been clinically proven to enhance immunity, improving your response to a variety of illnesses and infections. By adding them to your daily meals or weekly regimen, you can easily and affordably strengthen your immune response
Omega-3 fats, whey and exercise are just some meaningful ways to fight sarcopenia, or age-related muscle loss, before it strikes during your later years
If you only think of ginger as a condiment that you eat with sushi, say "Hello" to the powerful therapeutic benefits this plant packs into its roots
Chocolate offers unique slimming and longevity benefits and serves as a natural strategy for helping to prevent chronic disease. Learn the "good" type and ideal amounts to consume for optimal health
Does your active lifestyle leave you aching and inflamed, wishing there was an alternative to dangerous NSAID drugs? Wish no more -- turmeric's got your pain covered
Over more than 100 years, fewer than 40 cases of decidual cast shedding -- during which the uterus' thick mucous lining is shed, intact -- have been reported. But over a 7.5-month period in 2021, 292 women experienced it, raising questions about whether COVID-19 vaccines could be to blame
From algae to common spices in the kitchen, here are five ingredients for the natural detoxification of heavy metals and toxins that are common in everyday life
Discover a world of benefits with acupuncture that goes beyond alleviating chronic pain, from helping treat various forms of addiction to addressing depression
From cognitive protection to immune support here are five compelling reasons to incorporate sweet potatoes into your everyday diet
Black pepper, spinach and other common foods can assist in appetite control, helping you stay on a natural path toward health and wellness
Want to enjoy many of the same benefits as a bout of vigorous exercise, extend your "healthspan" and protect your brain and heart health - all while relaxing in warm comfort? Treat yourself to a sauna
During cold and flu season, coughing, sneezing, congestion and fatigue can couch-lock you for days at a time. We've compiled five top natural cold therapies that work to keep you breathing easy through the coldest time of year
Here are seven natural ways to treat and heal a minor burn, from grabbing your trusty honey or aloe vera preparation to using coconut
Get acquainted with the unique ways that chestnuts aid in wellness, from protecting against memory loss to potentially fighting tumors and various chronic diseases
Here are five of nature’s greatest gifts for maintaining healthy, youthful skin and fighting the pernicious effects of aging
Discover the wonders of walking barefoot on moist earth or sandy beaches and the growing body of knowledge on this practice, also known as Earthing or grounding. Better heart health, improved mood and pain reduction are just some known benefits in the current literature
Learn five simple strategies to fight the winter blues or seasonal affective disorder (SAD), regaining the motivation you otherwise lose with less sunlight exposure in the colder months
In a court filing, attorneys for Meta, formerly Facebook, admit that their fact check labels aren't based on facts at all -- they're actually just opinions
From silymarin to your daily cup of joe, here are five natural therapies you can consider to protect against non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and other forms of fatty liver today
With hazelnuts as part of your daily diet, optimal health isn’t such a hard nut to crack. Here are five science-backed benefits of this popular snack and versatile food ingredient
If you’ve been given a warning that you are prediabetic, the time is NOW to start managing your blood sugar problem, naturally. Here are seven easy ways to do it
More than its strong smell and strong kick to the mouth as a sushi companion, wasabi -- or Japanese horseradish -- provides a world of important health benefits
From fighting bad breath or gum disease without the use of chemical mouthwash to pushing glucose levels down, holy basil -- also known as tulsi -- can be your powerful tool for great health
Not feeling as ready to perform, sexually, as you used to? Don't worry -- there's more to getting a strong erection than a "little blue pill." Try these top natural substances to restore your erections, drug-free
"Magic mushrooms" may take you on a psychedelic trip, but maitake mushrooms can fortify your body against ill -health and more than 60 diseases. Now that's truly magical!
These unique fungi have a taste similar to lobster and a "mane" like a lion's, but their greatest attribute of all may be their propensity to boost cognitive function and support a healthy brain
If you're looking for a superfood to support your immune system health and act as an overall health tonic, shiitake mushrooms are a top choice. As a bonus, they impart a savory umami flavor to virtually any meal they touch
Mushrooms are trending, and this fad has merits for your body, brain and even your spiritual well-being. See why reishis have earned the respect of the scientific community and learn how they can boost your health
Oyster mushrooms stand out among fungi for their mild seafood-like flavor and carnivorous tendencies. Plus, oyster mushrooms support human health by protecting your bones and liver, warding off diabetes, providing antioxidants and much more
These bitter mushrooms act as parasites on birch trees, but they’re revered for their medicinal properties, including immunomodulatory, antiviral and antidiabetes effects
Kidney stones occur and reoccur in a considerable number of people in the Western world. Here are eight ways to naturally address these painful stones
These seven nutrient-packed fruits and vegetables are just in time for your fall-season plans for optimal health and well-being
If you want to add more vigor to your life and even extend your "expiration date," you have to maintain a healthy body weight. These seven plant-based compounds can help you get your weight down and your energy UP, naturally
More than just a juicy fruit that’s a seasonal delight in the kitchen, plums have a lot to offer in health benefits and wellness support, offering nutrients that influence everything from constipation to cognition
Marvel over the humble cucumber with these 18 health benefits, which range from keeping your body cool and hydrated to helping prevent diseases such as diabetes
Let these disease-fighting and wellness benefits excite you to have another bowl of sweet cherries
Here’s what science has found most beneficial about silymarin, extracted from milk thistle and known to be a friend of your liver mainly through its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties
Want to live longer and feel more alive? Consider replacing your processed-food diet with more whole plant foods -- the results could change your life
If you've been considering cannabis as an herbal health aid, there's more evidence than ever to give marijuana a fair trial
We have handpicked some of the tastiest, healthiest fruits and vegetables for your late-summer feast and for year-round health benefits
In a world rife with toxic exposures, you must protect your liver as if your life depends on it -- because it does. Here are five substances that can help keep your hardest working organ humming
Discover the many health benefits of parsley in its fresh and dried forms, from a rich antioxidant profile to natural properties against diabetes and eye disorders
Probiotics, green tea and honey are examples of "ancientbiotics" -- natural compounds that have been used for centuries address the overgrowth of opportunistic bacteria, and that have scientifically validated antibacterial (i.e. microbiome improving) properties that are valued to this day
Here are the "big four" benefits of watermelons for health and wellbeing, mainly due to their rich antioxidant and lycopene content
Avoid the risks associated with sleep medications carrying "black box warnings" of harm (including death). Nature has several effective sleep aids ready to stop your tossing and turning and escort you gently into dreamland
Heart failure is a disorder affecting millions of people in the U.S., and it may be preventable by making heart-healthy dietary and lifestyle choices. Read on to learn about seven powerful herbs and supplements to strengthen a failing heart
Radishes are root vegetables that not only add a welcome crunch to your salads and a tangy pickled taste to your meals, but also provide beneficial effects for your heart, urinary tract and more
Providing an abundance of fiber, essential minerals and nutrients, Swiss chard has noteworthy benefits that rival those of its more popular peers in the world of leafy greens

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