boswellia and bromelain combination helps osteoarthritis

This herb is famous for the role it plays in the Christmas story. You might also want to know about it if you have osteoarthritis.


Conventional treatment of breast cancer still relies on chemotherapy. But chemotherapy is harsh on your body, and its toxicity is the primary reason for women withdrawing from treatment. What if a common kitchen herb could help stop those side effects?

dried fruit protects against cancer

Fruit gets a lot of attention from health researchers. But dried fruit gets sadly neglected. Does dried fruit protect you from cancer like its fresh cousins, or is the dried up version bad for you?

milk does not prevent osteoporosis

CBC’s Marketplace ran an article defending drinking milk that read more like a commercial promoting milk than responsible journalism. For a report that claimed to spend “months analyzing nutrition studies,” it seemed to analyze none of the studies on milk.

blueberry improves memory and cognition in children and adults

Could a simple blueberry boost your child’s brain? If you want smarter kids, check this out.

vegetarian diet reduces risk of Graves' disease and hyperthyroidism

Hyperthyroidism is the result of the overproduction of the thyroid hormone thyroxine. It causes your metabolism to speed up, leading to weight loss and rapid or irregular heartbeat. It can also lead to nervousness, anxiety, irritability, fatigue and insomnia. But help may be a dinner away.

vegetarian and vegan diets improve inflammation and rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is common and potentially crippling. Pharmaceutical treatments are costly and have serious side effects. What if the solution was just a dietary change away?

ashwagandha helps anxiety and insomnia

We are a culture of anxious insomniacs. A very ancient herb may be the answer to this very modern problem.

avocado improves weight loss, cholesterol and cognition

Avocados taste great and have a texture that is totally unique amongst fruits. They are great in salads and great as guacamole. And, despite their bad rap as fattening, it turns out that they’re great for you. And here’s a hole new weird reason why.

hormones increase risk of breast cancer, depression and osteoporosis

Already reeling from all the negative research, three just published studies have hormones on the ropes. The first two concern women in the first half of their lives; the third concerns women in the second half.

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