The consumption of flavonoid sources such as strawberries, blueberries, apples, dark chocolate, and red wine have all been shown in population studies to be associated with a significantly reduced risk for heart attacks and strokes.
2 Essential Oils to Keep the Bugs Away
July 25 2017
Mosquitoes, gnats, flies, bees, and wasps are an ever-present nuisance for many people. Not only are these insects annoying, but they can cause pain and allergic reactions if they bite.
Fish Peptides and Blood Pressure
July 24 2017
High blood pressure directly kills over 50,000 people in the United States each year and contributes to another 200,000+ deaths. Obviously it is a HUGE problem. Compounding the matter is that the various drugs used to treat high blood pressure often make patients feel worse because of side effects. Fortunately, there is an amazing new natural approach that is both safe and effective in helping to lower blood pressure.
Cooking with Ghee
July 21 2017
Ghee means "sprinkled" in Sanskrit. It is a type of clarified butter that does not contain water or solids from milk. Ghee first came from the cow, which is a sacred animal in the Hindu religion. For centuries, people have been using ghee in Indian recipes and in a type of holistic medicine called Ayurvedic. The clarified butter supposedly has a healing property called Rasayana, or the ability to make a person's lifespan longer. The book used by Ayurvedic doctors, "Susruta Samhita," says that it is good for the entire body. The use of ghee began in India and quickly spread to the Middle East and Asia centuries ago.
DGL for Peptic Ulcers
July 19 2017
A special extract of licorice known as DGL is a remarkable medicine for peptic ulcers.* The term peptic ulcer refers to ulcers that occur in the stomach (gastric ulcer) or the first portion of the small intestine (duodenal ulcer). Duodenal ulcers are more common with an estimated frequency rate of 6 to 12% of the adult population in the United States. In other words, approximately 10% of the U.S. population has clinical evidence of duodenal ulcer at some time in their lifetime. Duodenal ulcers are 4 times more common in men than in women and 4 to 5 times more common than gastric ulcers.
Mocha Nice Cream Shake Featuring Madre Labs CafeCeps
July 18 2017
Mocha Nice Cream Shake Featuring Madre Labs CafeCeps ~ Blend the first 4 ingredients using a food processor or high-speed blender until smooth. Pour half of the melted chocolate into the serving glasses. Then pour in the nice cream shake, top with almonds and remaining chocolate sauce, and enjoy! Serves 2.
July 17 2017
Lots of patients ask me about probiotics. They know what antibiotics are, but they don’t really know what probiotics are for, when they should be used, and who needs them. It’s time to clear up the confusion.
The Health Benefits of SAMe
July 14 2017
One of the very interesting effects of many natural compounds is their ability as a solitary agent to exert beneficial effects on a wide range of health conditions. One of the best examples of this “pleiotropic” effect is S-adenosylmethionine or as commonly known SAMe. Like coenzyme Q10, carnitine, alpha lipoic acid, and many other valuable dietary supplements, our body can manufacture SAMe. But, sometimes it does not manufacture enough or can be aided greatly through supplementation.
CoQ10 Health Benefits
July 14 2017
Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is an essential component of mitochondria—the energy-producing unit in every cell in your body.
8 Super-Fast Protein-Packed Recipes
July 12 2017
Instead of sticking to the same protein smoothie every day, branch out by trying the following recipes to get a daily allotment of protein powder.
Research Helps Unlock the Secrets of Obesity
July 12 2017
Studies are helping to combat the obesity epidemic by offering clues about why we gain weight and the best ways to lose it.
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