Organic Produce

| June 8, 2012

Many people wonder if going organic is really worth the extra expense. After all, eating a healthy diet abundant in fresh fruits and vegetables has to be doing more good than harm even if they’re not organic, right? Maybe, but some wish to play it safe. There are many reasons to choose organically grown over […]

The benefits of acupuncture

| July 31, 2011

relaxes the muscles, decreases inflammation and increases mobility and flexibility. releases endorphins (feel good chemicals) that decrease pain, speed healing and make you feel good. strengthens immunity and decreases hypersensitivities like allergies. good for eliminating addictions and supporting healthy neurochemistry. reduces the negative effects of stress and helps aid in a greater sense of well […]

Mindful eating

| November 12, 2010

Tis the season of over indulgence with  family Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners; and it is unrealistic to think that we will not at some point give in to the culinary delights of holiday foods.  But if we keep some of the following tips in our consciousness we can limit the destructive aftermath of feeling like […]

Remedies for warts

| February 18, 2010

Have you ever had warts that won’t give up? Several of my family members have dealt with this problem and many times, after having them burned off, the warts returned. I’ve found some effective natural remedies that might be helpful for you. My granddaughter recently had several large warts on her hands and fingers, with not […]

Valerian for sleep

| December 5, 2009

Lack of sleep should be the first issue addressed when dealing with a multitude of health issues.  Night time is the body’s repair time and naturally if you sleep better you’ll feel better.  A dose of valerian before bed puts you in a relaxed state, calming the mind and body  and easing you into a […]

Rhodiola

| November 21, 2009

Rhodiola is a wonderful balancing herb that can make us more physiologically resilient. It falls within the category of adaptogens, which means it can help the body better adapt to stress, as it helps to reduce the stress hormone cortisol. It also helps aid in the reduction of weight on the trunk of the body. […]

Protein powder

| October 9, 2009

Why should you take protein? Protein is essential to our survival,  falling second only to water!  Reason being that it provides the basic building blocks (amino acids) that make up cells, enzymes, transport carriers and hormones.  Since protein cannot be stored, we should maintain a steady intake of protein throughout the day.  The nine essential […]

Cinnamon

| June 27, 2009

Cinnamon Bark – a delicious spice for a healthy life. Cinnamon has been used in many different cultures for everything from digestive health to good circulation. It is a valuable herb for colds and the flu when you feel predominantly cold. It helps to increase good circulation that will warm you up and helps your […]

Medicinal mushrooms for the immune system

| March 30, 2009

Need an Immunity Boost? Medicinal Mushrooms to the Rescue! Although science and technology have made miraculous advancements in the field of health, much of “modern” medicine was originally derived from nature. Penicillin, the breakthrough that transformed medicine as we know it, was discovered from a mold (fungi) in 1928. The fungi kingdom is now known […]