North American ginseng helps control diabetes

Several well researched herbs are used to help control type 2 diabetes. Now, new Canadian research supports the use of another.

best and worst fruits and vegetables for herbicide and pesticide residue

Do you know what you’re feeding your kids? Here’s a dozen reasons to go organic!

curcumin and boswellia as good as and safer than NSAID for osteoarthitis

90% of people over 40 have some degree of osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis is painful and limits your ability to do the activities you need and want to do. For most people, the first answer they are offered is non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). But NSAIDs have potentially serious side effects ranging from ulcers and gastrointestinal bleeding to bleeding into the brain and cardiovascular disease. What most people aren’t told is that there are several herbs that work better.

vitamin D and probiotics improve physical and psychological symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common gynecological problems, and it is the most common cause of ovulatory infertility. Though little known and never discussed, PCOS can create mental health disorders. Even less discussed is that there’s help: safe, simple, natural help.

saffron relieves hot flashes and depression in menopausal women

Hot flashes are horrible. Menopause that comes with hot flashes and depression can be unbearable. But, there’s herbal help. Introducing a new herb for women on International Women’s Day!

marshmallow soothes irritation from dry cough

It’s not what it sounds like. But the answer’s yes!

dietary vitamin C prevents gestational diabetes

Gestational diabetes is one of the most common complications of pregnancy. It would be great if a simple, tasty change in diet that is healthy anyway also helped you not to get diabetes while you’re pregnant.

garlic and onions reduce risk of colorectal cancer

Colorectal cancer is way too common. In the U.S. and Canada, it is one of the most common forms of cancer. About 1 in 22 American men and 1 in 24 American women will get it; 1 in 13 Canadian men will get it and 1 in 16 Canadian women will. Many studies show us what not to do to get it. This new study shows us something we should do no to get it.

vitamin-D-improves-strength

The research on vitamin D keeps mounting, and the number of uses of vitamin D keep growing. But it is not only the research on vitamin D that is getting stronger, people on vitamin D are too.

acupuncture reduces frequency and severity of migraines

If you’re in severe pain, your head is throbbing, you’re sick to your stomach and every light and every sound bothers you, you are one of the one billion people worldwide who suffers from migraine. You are also one of the one billion people who will be very glad to hear this . . . finally!

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