The Natural Path
Nuts have always had a reputation for being fattening, because it is still a hard sell that there is a large and crucial difference between unhealthy saturated fats and healthy unsaturated fats. The truth, as we have written often on this blog, is that nuts give you all of their health benefits without giving you extra pounds.
We have been writing a lot lately about the ineffectiveness and serious risks of using painkillers like non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and acetaminophen (Tylenol) because there have been a lot of important studies lately on the ineffectiveness and dangers of pain killers. And now, yet another study has added even more weight that painkillers can be dangerous for your heart. . . .
There are few things in nature more beautiful and calming than a purple field of lavender flowers. There is a long tradition of using lavender for restlessness, insomnia, nervousness, depression and anxiety.
You see a lot of information on natural health for all parts of your body and mind. But you see very little on natural health for your gums and teeth. But natural health has a lot to offer dentistry.
Use of over-the-counter painkillers is staggeringly common. At least 175 million adults in the United States take OTC painkillers. That makes evaluating their effectiveness and safety crucial. But, it has been a very bad few years in painkiller research. Important recent studies have cast serious doubt on their effectiveness and their safety. . . . .
The cruelest lie ever told in modern medicine is that you can’t take antioxidants when you are on chemo. Because of this lie cancer patients continue to suffer from hair loss, nausea, severe mouth sores, hearing loss, tingling fingers and toes and kidney toxicity.
A just published study has found that nearly half (45%) of all deaths from heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes are caused by diet. That means that, in the United States alone, 318,656 people could have been saved by dietary changes alone. Knowing those dietary changes could save your life. . .
Because soy contains phytoestrogens, there has been a great deal of misunderstanding about their safety for women with breast cancer. But the science is very clear: soy is not only safe for women with breast cancer, it can save their lives. . . .
More and more, inflammation is proving to play a causal role in a surprising number of conditions.
In our book Sex & Fertility: Natural Solutions, we say that nuts and seeds are helpful for the male sexual system because they are high in zinc, essential fatty acids, fiber and other nutrients. The essential fatty acids, we say, are essential for normal glandular functioning and activity in the reproductive system.
A study on walnuts bears this claim out. Walnuts, it turns out, are good for sperm and for male fertility. . . .