Support your heart’s health with chocolate

Is chocolate good for heart health?

Yep, that’s right, chocolate: that oh-so-indulgent treat that makes women around the world swoon. But it’s not the convenience store candy bar or the box of chocolate-covered cherries that best support your heart. It’s the dark and cocoa powder varieties that work best. When you surf the shelves for the best chocolate, keep this in … Read more

5 Practices To Cure Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

do you struggle with fatigue?

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is a complex pattern of symptoms, including fatigue, depression, fibromyalgia, chemical sensitivity, headache, “brain fog,” poor memory, changes in appetite, and sleep disturbances. Regardless of Western medical terminology, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) characterizes all illnesses as imbalances of organ function or poor circulation of qi (pronounced chi), or energy, and blood … Read more

Cranberry Juice Reduce Risk Of Heart Disease

The benefits of cranberry juice

By James Keough Holistic practitioners have long extolled the virtues of cranberry juice for overcoming urinary tract infections (see Alternative Medicine magazine), and in recent years, researchers have identified proanthocyanidins (PACs) as some of the berry’s more important health-promoting constituents. The berries also pack more antioxidants than grapes. Because they are so tart, however, the … Read more

Improve Memory, Your mind needs a workout

You run marathons, regularly lift weights, and are the Pilates queen. But when’s the last time you worked out your brain? That gray matter needs exertion, too. More than that, it needs variety. Just as you exercise your entire body and all its muscle groups, likewise, you should exercise your entire brain to stay sharp … Read more

7 Top Foods to Avoid with High Blood Pressure!

foods to avoid to reverse high blood pressure

In America, almost one in three adults are living with high blood pressure, that’s why the topic of dietary recommendations for high blood pressure is becoming more and more popular these days. What causes high blood pressure? Normally not consuming enough vegetables and fruits can result in a high sodium intake and low potassium intake, … Read more

Top Habits of Habitually Happy People

The question of the century seems to be, “how can I be happy?” and most importantly, “what does it take to be happy every day?” Interestingly enough, happiness isn’t exactly what we think it is. In a way, happiness, which has been inaccurately distilled down to the idea of constant and unwavering euphoria, is much … Read more