Turmeric extract, when combined with gingerols in ginger and piperine in black pepper, shows promise for addressing osteoarthritis, with results similar to those achieved by a common anti-inflammatory medication
Do you have histamine intolerance symptoms? The GAPS Protocol may be the detoxification, supplement and lifestyle program and diet you may need.
Herbs and spices may be Mother Nature’s way of saving us from ourselves
There are facts regarding the history of measles that almost never reach the light of day. Here are 14 things you may not have been told by public health officials, your doctor, or the media.
Everyone now seems to know how good turmeric is for your body and mind, but how do you use it in cooking?
With the public's growing awareness of the deadly side effects associated with the regular use of synthetic painkillers like ibuprofen, the need for natural, evidence-based alternatives has never been greater.
It's that time of year, when "pumpkin spice" becomes ubiquitous for everything from coffee to the candle burning on your bedside table. Let's take a closer look at the warmly aromatic spice blend that has become synonymous with fall
Fortunately, natural substances are being researched for their therapeutic value for our immune health. "Superbugs" develop due to repeated, frequent and multiple different antibiotic prescriptions. Plant products have historically been consumed and utilized for their anti-microbial and holistic benefits. Here are 38 natural substances which indicate potential benefit for people with HIV.
Achieving and maintaining a healthy weight may be tough, but these natural aids can help you lose unwanted pounds -- and keep them off for good
Diabetes is not the hopeless disease that most doctors would have us believe it is though it is a long losing battle if you walk the trail western medicine wants you to travel
Cinnamon’s anticancer effects are well examined, but recent research suggests that the active ingredients in cinnamon have additional apoptotic effects on cancerous cells
Research indicates that you don't need drugs to control blood sugar. Food, herbs, and spices are the future of medicine
Poor air quality from industrial activities and the recent wildfires is a looming health risk for us all. Here are evidence-based strategies for removing toxic compounds from your body and mitigating the health risks of air pollution.
If your breath isn't as fresh as you'd like, natural compounds like green tea, tulsi, turmeric and more can banish bad breath from your life, often working as well as regular mouthwash without the side effects
Yoga, a common yet powerful tool, could dramatically ease or put an end to period pain. A new study reveals that curling up in a ball not only floods your system with feel-good hormones and improves circulation, but also provides relief for common menstrual complaints
Why risk using a pain killer with deadly side effects? Natural alternatives are often not only safer but at least as effective
Plant products have historically been consumed and utilized for their anti-microbial and health boosting benefits. Many plant materials are being researched for their therapeutic value for our immune health. Here are 36 natural substances which have been studied to support our body's immune system to heal itself!
9.3% of Americans and 6.5% of Canadians suffer from type 2 diabetes. There is a lot of agreement about the medical treatment. But does the treatment work? At least 5 crucial studies have found that it doesn’t
Cinnamon's medicinal potential is as rich and complex as its flavor and aroma, with blood sugar balancing and infection fighting top on the list.
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."
1 out of 3 Americans suffer from high blood pressure, a precursor to many forms of cardiovascular disease. Researchers believe cinnamon may be a novel and therapeutic approach to the management of high blood pressure
Many individuals with cystic fibrosis have difficulty with lung infections developing into pneumonia, especially Pseudomonas. Many plant materials are being researched for their therapeutic value for our immune and lung health. Here are 43 natural substances that have been researched to possibly improve the lung status of people with cystic fibrosis.
The FDA calls them food defects and defines its permissible "Food Defect Action Levels" as listed in their online booklet to be "the levels of natural or unavoidable defects in foods that present no health hazards for humans."
Diagnosed with or at risk for Type 2 diabetes? These nine natural substances may help you reverse course for a healthier future