diet rich in antioxidants reduces risk of cataracts

Most people over sixty have some degree of cataracts, and cataracts are the most common cause of impaired vision and blindness. Could your solution be as simple as your dinner?

exercise improves fatigue and quality of life in women undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer

One of the side effects of breast cancer chemotherapy is cancer-related fatigue (CRF). CRF can be debilitating, and it can drag on for years. Can exercise help?

sun improves emotional distress, depression, anxiety

No song can change your mood from down to happy faster than that George Harrison Beatles’ song. And it turns out that the only weather condition that can change your mood from down to happy is the sun.

vitamin D helps irritable bowel syndrome

Of all the many disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is the most common, affecting as many as 15% of all people. That’s a lot of people who need help from this painful and uncomfortable condition. And a lot of help may be on the way.

magnesium helps depression and anxiety

If there was a safe, inexpensive and effective way to help depression, shouldn’t everyone know about it?

amla Indian gooseberry helps cholesterol and atherosclerosis

Not well known in the West, this traditional Indian herb may be the answer to a Western problem.

BPA is found in cash register receipts

See why when the cashier asks you if you’d like your receipt, your answer should always be “No!”

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.

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