How can you improve your health? The answer could be a spice in your cupboards! Turmeric, also known as Curcuma longa and Indian saffron, is a rooted plant of the ginger family, often consumed for its anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, and digestive health properties. Curcumin, a chemical found in turmeric, is believed to provide many of the health benefits. While many people have used turmeric as a spice to enhance their food for over the past 4,000 years, turmeric has played an important role in medicine! Today, its use continues to be researched as an alternative treatment approach for many common illnesses, injuries, and chronic diseases.
Teas for Cold and Flu Support
October 31 2017
Herbal teas can help relieve flu and cold symptoms.
Hot tea is a popular beverage during cold weather on account of its warmth, flavor, and aroma. Hot tea can also help relieve the aches and pains of the flu and boost the immune system. Many teas that are tailored for consumption in cold weather contain ingredients that can ease breathing and soothe a sore throat.
Top 13 Essential Oils and How They Can Benefit Your Health
October 30 2017
Here are the top 13 essential oils and their health and beauty benefits.
Benefits of Collagen Supplements
October 27 2017
Muscles, bones, skin, and tendons are composed primarily of collagen, the most abundant type of protein in the human body. To be specific, collagen consists of 30-35 percent of all the protein in the human body.
What is Non-GMO?
October 24 2017
October has been declared Non-GMO Month. Many people are still unaware of the concerns with genetically modified organisms, or GMOs. It's always important to educate consumers about the products they buy, use, and eat on a daily basis. This is especially true because GMO products are often unlabeled. Non-GMO Month's efforts help to raise awareness.
Health Benefits of Natural Eggshell Membrane
October 23 2017
Natural Eggshell Membrane (NEM) is an innovative nutritional supplement that brings fast relief to people suffering from the pain, stiffness, and impaired mobility of osteoarthritis and other joint health problems.
Resveratrol – The Fountain of Youth?
October 20 2017
On April, 2nd 1513 the Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León (1460-1521) and his fellow conquistadors landed in what is now known as the state of Florida. Legend has it, he was searching for the "fountain of youth". Obviously, he never found it, but the good news is that scientists have been working hard for decades in search of the “secret formula”.
Ayurvedic Tips for Finding Balance in the Fall
October 19 2017
Ayurveda is a 5000-year-old Hindi technique of medicine. Unlike the American methods of medicine that primarily depend on injections and supplements to cure illnesses, Ayurveda uses herbal treatment, massage therapy, yogic breathing, and diet to balance the body.
The Best Essential Oils for Sleep
October 17 2017
Many essential oils may be used as an all-natural alternative to help with a good night's sleep. That's because smelling essential oils not only produces a sedative effect, but they may also have an effect on diminishing anxiety, lowering blood pressure, and relieving built-up stress.
3 Bee Products and Their Benefits
October 16 2017
In addition to their role in pollination, bees also provide us with some wondrous nutritional products. Not only the sweetness of honey, but also the tremendous health benefits offered by bee pollen, propolis, and royal jelly.
L-Carnosine: An Underutilized Dietary Supplement
October 13 2017
Carnosine is a naturally occurring molecule composed of two amino acids, histidine and alanine. As a dietary supplement, it has been available for years. However, it is not nearly as popular as it should be based on the existing science. Carnosine functions in “excitable” tissues, such as muscle and nerve tissue, and reaches high concentrations in skeletal muscle. In these tissues it is critically important in maintaining the proper pH and electrical charge.
The Health Benefits of Spirulina—Blue-Green Algae
October 2 2017
Spirulina is considered a superfood by many. It is an easily digestible nutritional supplement, which belongs to a family of blue-green algae and can be taken in a pill or powder form. Spirulina comes from a type of bacteria scientists call cyanobacterium, specifically arthrospira platensis.
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