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Honey Plus Coffee Beats Steroid For Treating Cough

A remarkable new study looking at natural alternatives to medications found that compared to a systemic steroid, a combination of honey and coffee was superior in reducing symptoms associated with a post-infectious cough (PPC). PPC is a cough that remains after a common cold or an upper respiratory tract infection for more than three weeks, ...Read More »

A Guide To Making And Canning Homemade Spaghetti Sauce Like An Italian Grandma

Do you have tomatoes running out your ears?  Get more. Once you taste genuine homemade spaghetti sauce you will definitely want enough that you never have to resort to store-bought again. When you share it with others, they’ll think that you have an Italian grandma you never told them about. Here is the step by ...Read More »

Why Is Vitamin E So Important To Your Health?

Vitamin E, also known as tocopherol, is a fat-soluble vitamin that plays a significant role in human health.[1] As an antioxidant, vitamin E helps maintain healthy cells and, subsequently, a healthy body. Vitamin E can also help with poor eyesight[2], gout[3], and arthritis.[4] Today, we’ll look at key roles vitamin E plays within the body. ...Read More »

Boost Memory, Regenerate Neurons With This Ancient Plant

The world’s most ancient tree has something to teach us, and give to us, as far as promoting brain health and longevity goes. Considering the fact that gingko biloba is the oldest known tree in existence (deemed for this reason a “living fossil“), isn’t it poetic how this plant has also been used to promote ...Read More »

11 Selenium Toxicity Dangers You Can Easily Avoid

Selenium is an essential nutrient that the human body requires in order to function normally. And, like all nutrients, selenium can reach a point where enough becomes too much and it begins to hurt rather than help. Your body needs what it needs; more isn’t necessarily better. In fact, if you consume too much selenium, ...Read More »

Beet Juice Boosts Cognitive Function In One Dose

Could beet juice provide you a brain boost superior to coffee or tea? Recently, Deanna Minich, PhD, founder of Food and Spirit, brought to my attention an amazing new study on beets and their role in promoting cognitive health. She summarized the study as follows: One recent study in 40 healthy people showed that they ...Read More »

Try This Raw Vegan Raspberry Vanilla Cashew Cream Recipe

Cashew cream is a smooth, delicious food that can be enjoyed in a variety of ways. Depending how it’s made, it can be either savory or sweet, which makes it incredibly versatile. It’s the perfect dip for fruit. Use it to flavor smoothies or add a cashew cream layer to parfaits. It even works wonders ...Read More »

Wheat May Promote Diabetes Through Disturbing Gut Flora

While it is not a commonly understood concept that wheat or gluten can cause blood sugar disorders, and certainly not as serious as type 1 diabetes, which involves the autoimmune destruction of the insulin producing beta cells in the pancreas, a sizable body of animal and human data points to exactly this causal link. [i] ...Read More »

What Are The Wellness Benefits Of N-acetylcysteine?

Cysteine is an amino acid that the body is able to transform into antioxidants like glutathione.[1] N-acetylcysteine, also commonly called acetylcysteine, is a form of cysteine that has been specially modified.[2] While cysteine is available in many high-protein foods, such as chicken, turkey, pork, and dairy, N-acetylcysteine (NAC) is not actually found in any food.[3] ...Read More »

Turmeric Superior To Prozac And Pain-Killers For PMS

PMS afflicts millions of women each month, some with debilitating symptoms. Pain killers and antidepressants are standard treatments, both of which carry serious side effects. A new study finds turmeric extract may be superior in addressing some of the root causes of the disorder.  A new study published in the journal Neuropeptides titled, “Effect of ...Read More »

Why Thyroid Health Is Completely Dependent On Selenium

The thyroid is essential to some of the body’s most critical processes, including the development of the nervous and skeletal systems.[1] For the thyroid to function normally, it must receive the right nutrition, and that means getting enough selenium. Selenium is an essential mineral[2] and being deficient can lead to serious health problems such as ...Read More »

How Good Fats Prevent Heart Disease

Omega-3 fats — specifically EPA and DHA — are essential to your overall health, including your heart health. A recent analysis of 19 studies confirms that regular consumption of fish and other omega-3 rich foods, including certain plant-based sources, may lower your risk of a fatal heart attack (myocardial infarction) by about 10 percent.1,2,3 This ...Read More »

Goji Berry Benefits And Goji Berry Wild Rice Salad Recipe

Goji berries are a versatile superfood. They can boost a smoothie, they’re great for baking, perfect in a trail mix, and they’re even a fantastic addition to a salad. Today, we’ll look at a delicious vegan goji berry wild rice salad – one of my absolute favorites. It’s wildly colorful and combines the nutritional power ...Read More »

Factory Farms Creating Toxic Waterways

Tyson Foods wins the award for dumping the most toxic pollution into U.S. waterways, says a new report by Environment America Research & Policy Center. From a statement issued by Environment America: “When most people think of water pollution, they think of industrial pipes spewing toxic chemicals,” said John Rumpler, senior attorney with Environment America ...Read More »

Purple Potatoes Pack Mega Antioxidants Compared To White-Fleshed Potatoes

  Most of us are used to seeing and eating the typical white or yellow fleshed potatoes. You may even eat sweet potatoes on a regular basis and so you might be accustomed to orange as well. But purple potatoes are certainly not as popular, although given the deep rich color of these potatoes, more ...Read More »

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