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Carotenoids are responsible for many of the oranges, reds, and yellows that color our plant foods in nature. They are the safest way to achieve healthy levels of Vitamin A in the body and are necessary for proper immune function, eye and skin health, and the prevention of various cancers. Learn how carotenoids can improve your health.
March 13th, 2012
Hawthorn Berry has been used for centuries as a heart and cardiovascular tonic herb, and for the treatment of digestive ailments, shortness of breath, kidney stones, and cardiovascular disorders. Learn how it can work for you.
February 16th, 2012
As the weather gets wet and dreary, our gathering places become incubators for the spread of viruses, like colds and flus. Is sickness inevitable in winter? Not necessarily, if you have a strong immune system, you can make it through the season. Stay bright and robust in your good health with these 12 steps.
January 15th, 2012
Each year, almost 1 million Americans die of cardiovascular disease (CVD). In fact, CVD account for 42% of all deaths in the US. Heart disease has been quietly on the rise in recent years because of significant changes in the American lifestyle, but there are several ways to combat the disease. Make the commitment to a long life with a healthy heart with these 9 steps to strengthen your heart and improve your overall health.
December 29th, 2011
How often did we hear that growing up? And how many mothers have been passing the same wisdom down, generation after generation? Well, it turns out that broccoli is very good for you. Just how good, we may never have suspected, especially where breast cancer is concerned. Plus, a simple, delicious recipe for cooking broccoli and other brassicas.
December 2nd, 2011
This October, the Archives of Internal Medicine published a study called "Dietary Supplements and Mortality Rate in Older Women. Headlines in USA Today read, "Are Vitamins Supplements Healthy or Deadly?"
October 21st, 2011
Five great reasons to eat fresh fruits and vegetables. Which should you pick? How do you serve and prepare them?
October 9th, 2011
If you are suffering from allergies and you only treat the inflammation, you are cutting off the stem of the dandelion, but not getting to the root of the problem. The dandelion will grow right back! For a more complete solution, impaired nasal function must be addressed. That is why I treat patients topically in my office with a safe, natural botanical compound that helps to restore optimal function.
May 4th, 2011
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is an umbrella term used to describe a group of inflammatory disorders of the gastrointestinal tract. Each of these disorders involves some degree of inflammation (redness, swelling, erosion and sometimes bleeding) of the gastrointestinal mucosa or lining that commonly leads to ulceration of the mucosa to varying degrees.
April 26th, 2011
Take note! Fruits and berries bring extreme health benefits via their polyphenolic, anthocyanin compounds known as flavonoids.
March 24th, 2011