Maximize the Effectiveness of Turmeric

Curcumin is the yellow pigment found in turmeric. Turmeric resembles fresh ginger root. It’s a rhizome that holds a multitude of beneficial uses. Although it can be used alone to good effect, there are several tricks to unlocking its maximum power for healing. Because turmeric has a low natural bioavailability, it’s particularly helpful to ingest it with other components that […]

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Eastern vs. Western Medicine

Believe it or not, you are not a body. This one statement has caused people acute anxiety and brought out heavy-duty avoidance techniques. But it’s true. And the sooner you start thinking – really thinking – about it, the sooner you can start living a more peaceful and well-centered life. The main differences between Eastern Medicine and Western Medicine bring […]

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Whole Foods for a Healthy Life

The Whole Foods Opportunity What’s really on our dinner plates? Studies show that many of the fruits and vegetables we eat today have a significantly lower nutritional value than the same produce grown just 25 years ago. Soil depletion, commercial farming methods and premature harvesting are key factors in this decline — and our busy, on-the-go lifestyles, supported by regular […]

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Antioxidants and Where to Find Them – Part IV

Herbs with an Antioxidant Punch Bilberry The bilberry is related to the blueberry and blackberry. The leaves of the plant help keep capillaries and red blood cells healthy, which can lower blood pressure. Bilberry also protects the eyes; inhibits bacterial growth; has anti-carcinogenic and anti-inflammatory properties; and helps to lower blood-sugar levels.  The collagen-stabilizing antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties of bilberry […]

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Cleansing Stomach Detox

So many “foods” today are just not good for your body. From wheat products (bread, crackers, chips, pasta, etc.) to chemical additives, neurotoxins like MSG and aspartame, and virtually everything with added sugar, your body needs a break. This detox is formulated to help your digestive system 1) have a break from solid food, which is a good thing, and […]

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Natural Alternatives to Aspirin

While we’re all familiar with aspirin, many people today now turn to ibuprofen for pain relief. However, both aspirin and ibuprofen are synthetic drugs in the class of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Both are readily available in either over-the-counter (OTC) or prescription forms. Side effects of ibuprofen Because these NSAIDs are synthetic, the body recognizes them as toxins; therefore, they have […]

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Healing Garlic Soup

This soup recipe incorporates many of garlic’s amazing properties and preparation methods, and it’s delicious! Serves 4. Garlic has been used worldwide as a medicine for millennia. Though typically used as a seasoning, garlic is actually a vegetable. You can have this soup any time you like, but particularly if you have a cold or flu. Chances are good that the […]

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