The Most Dangerous Sweeteners

In response to America’s growing panic over its expanding waistline, “lite” and “diet” products have flooded the market, using alternative sweeteners.. These products range from diet sodas (try water with a lemon slice)to diet desserts like cookies or puddings to “lite” yogurts and they have been well-marketed, appealing to those who are seeking to whittle … 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

11 Foods to Fight Heart Disease

eleven heart healthy foods

Blood pressure, cholesterol, and circulation can affect overall heart health, which is still one of the top health concerns. Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States, killing almost 380,000 Americans a year, according to the American Heart Association’s Heart Disease and Stroke Statistical Update. More specifically, about 43% of … 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

The Health Benefits of Resveratrol.

Health benefits of resveratrol

Resveratrol is an important antioxidant for health and longevity. Usually found on grape skins, the wines with some of the highest amounts of resveratrol and polyphenols are the Cannonau grape from Sardinia (or other Grenache wines) and pinot noirs. Resveratrol is an antioxidant-like compound found in red wine, berries and peanuts. Much of the human … 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

5 Awful Ways a Lack of Sleep Affects your Health

Why a good nights sleep is important.

Tired, slow and no motivation. Those are the things you face when you have had a bad night’s rest. And most of us have found an easy solution against this, caffeine! Yes For most of us caffeine help us combat the fatigue a sleepless night brings. This means you can continue binge watch your favorite show at … Read more