Prevent Cancer, Reduce Nausea And Fight The Common Cold With These 10 Common Spices

Spice Up Your Health By Vicky Uhland There’s good reason to season: Doctors and dietitians agree that your spice rack can be just as essential as your medicine cabinet when it comes to preventing and treating disease. Research consistently shows that many spices and herbs have medicinal qualities and can help prevent everything from cancer … Read more

5 Hot Peppers That Fight Cardiovascular Disease, Cancer and More

How peppers can fire up your health. By Lindsey Galloway Whether fresh, dried, ground, or roasted, chili peppers add unrivaled pop to meals while delivering countless medicinal benefits to the body. Capsaicin, the compound responsible for chilies’ pungency and spice, has been credited with a host of health advantages, from killing cancerous cells to lowering … Read more

7 Pill-Free and Pain-Free Alternatives to Harmful Medications

By Kristin Bjornsen Athletes often joke about relying on “vitamin I,” aka ibuprofen, to get through the aches and pains of training. But they’re not the only ones who depend on nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) for pain relief. Every day, more than 30 million Americans take NSAIDs like ibuprofen, aspirin, and naproxen for everything from … Read more

Fight Inflammation With Your Own Personalized Chai Tea

By Nina Zolotow What Denzel Washington is to bad guys, spices like cinnamon, turmeric, and cardamom are to inflammation: They can stop it dead in its tracks. Good thing, too, since chronic low levels of inflammation set the stage for a host of diseases, including arthritis, cancer, and heart disease. Medical researchers haven’t completely unraveled … Read more

3 Sugar Substitutes to Help You Kick Your Sugar Addiction

By Laird Harrison The Simmons family was in trouble. Dan and Natalie were both at least 20 pounds overweight, and so were their teenage son and daughter. Their two elementary-school-age girls were slowly heading in the same direction, and several close relatives suffered from heart disease, arthritis, cancer, and diabetes. Facing these dangers, the Manti, … Read more

6 Health-Boosting Herbs You Have to Take As Pills

By Lorie Parch It’s one of those happy coincidences: Many of the flavors we love best come from herbs and spices that are also good for our health. And these everyday herbs can affect more than just everyday health problems. Oregano, for example, is an effective bacteria fighter. And turmeric, which adds punch to Indian … Read more

10 powerful spices that fight anything from arthritis to the common cold

By Vicky Uhland There’s good reason to season: Doctors and dietitians agree that your spice rack can be just as essential as your medicine cabinet when it comes to preventing and treating disease. Research consistently shows that many spices and herbs have medicinal qualities and can help prevent everything from cancer to the common cold. … Read more

6 Vegetables and Herbs You Can Grow Indoors from Scraps

Sure, you’ve heard that buying organic food over the genetically modified or pesticide exposed versions is ideal for your health, but it can get costly. Due to the limited supply of organic foods as well as the additional labor and maintenance required to produce them, you may be paying 20-100% more for an organic banana! … Read more

9 Healing Herbs

9 Healing Herbs for a Natural Medicine Cabinet: Grow Your Own Healing Herb Garden Instead of filling your medicine cabinet with a bunch of questionable pharmaceutical drugs that keep Big Pharma in business, why don’t you just grow your own inexpensive, natural healing herbs at home? This way, you’ll have your very own healing garden to … Read more

These Six Herbs Can Help You REVERSE Inflammation, BOOST Brain Health And MORE

It’s one of those happy coincidences: Many of the flavors we love best come from herbs and spices that are also good for our health. And these everyday herbs can affect more than just everyday health problems. Oregano, for example, is an effective bacteria fighter. And turmeric, which adds punch to Indian food, may ease … Read more