Peppermint oil is well known as the best treatment for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). And now a new study has shown that it is also effective for treating Functional Gastrointestinal Disorder. . . .

The paleolithic diet is based on the principle that we should be eating what our prehisoric acestors ate because that's what our bodies evolved to thrive on. But our prehistoric ancestors may not have been eating what proponents of the diet think they were eating! . . .

Flaxseeds have been shown to have many benefits for your heart. And now a new study has found that they increase the efficacy of cholesterol lowering medications. . . .

Coffee drinkers often hear bad health news about coffee and caffeine. Well, here's some good news. As long as you're careful, coffee could help protect your memory as you age. . . .

spicy good lengthens life

Several spices are prized as medicinal herbs. And eating spices has been shown in numerous studies to benefit heart disease and lower the incidence of cancer. Now, a new study shows that eating more spicy food also makes you live longer. . . .

Proteing Pump Inhibitors are drugs that are very commonly prescribed for Gastroesphageal Reflux Disease, or acid reflux. But this disturbing study found that taking them to treat your acid reflux may just be trading heartburn for heart attack. And that makes no sense! . . .

In a recent edition of The Natural Path, we reported that lemon aromatherapy significantly relieved the nausea of pregnancy (Iran Red Crescent Med J 2014;16e:14360). Well, it turns out that aromatherapy is not only good for the nausea of pregnancy but for the pain of delivery. . . .

A remarkable new autism study has revealed a powerful new hope for people with autism spectrum disorder. . . .

Several recent studies have begun to show that the common sense replacement of sugar sweetened beverages with artificially sweetened beverages actually makes little sense at all. It's not that they've discovered that sugar sweetened drinks are good for you: they're not. But artificially sweetened ones are little, if any, better. Recent studies have linked artificially sweetened drinks to glucose intolerance, osteoporosis, cardiovascular disease, kidney disease and even weight loss.

And now, a new study makes the research for artificially sweetened drinks even more bitter to swallow. . . .

Yesterday, we introduced you to olive leaf extract as a herb that helps fight osteoporosis . As we mentioned, that study also showed that olive leaf extract is good for your heart because it improved cholesterol and triglycerides. Well, prior research shows that olive leaf extract is even better for your heart than drugs. . . .

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