Study: Ginger-Does it Treat Cancer?

Ginger

Ginger has been used as both food and medicine for thousands of years. Native to southeastern Asia, ginger has been a common ingredient in these parts of the world and has long been prized for its aromatic, culinary and medicinal properties. Recent research has found it can fight cancer. This underground stem, which is used … Read more

How much sugar is in your summer drink?

Ginger tea- a great summer drink

Inflammation is usually the root cause of disease and chronic pain. During the summer months when its hot out we often reach for a cold summer drink. Many times we choose an iced tea or coffee, pop, fruit drink or a popsicle. These are often loaded with excess sugar and artificial flavors. Did you know that … Read more

Soothe Painful Stings and Bug Bites Naturally

treating bug bites

Choose from an array of natural, self-care options to soothe garden-variety stings and bug bites. During the summer months— and as temperatures moderate into fall—spending time outside is not only healthy, but downright enjoyable. In most cases, however, you will find yourself sharing space with some of nature’s most abundant creatures: insects. Insect bites are … Read more

6 Unique Food Tastes s to Eliminate Cravings

Six food tastes to reduce cravings

The six-taste ticket to good health You may know the three primary colors, the eight notes in a musical scale, and the nine planets circling our sun, but can you list the six fundamental tastes in food? According to Ayurveda, the healing tradition from ancient India, eating all six food tastes can balance your body, eliminate … Read more

5 Every Day Superfruits to Maximize Your Nutrient Intake

Gobi berry is one of our five favorite superfruits

The term “superfruits” might make you think of cape-clad produce ready to leap to your nutritional rescue. In fact, many marketers want you to believe that mysterious fruits like mangosteens and goji berries have magical health-boosting properties. However, most superfruits are more like Clark Kent than his alter ego: We walk past them—oranges, strawberries, blueberries, … Read more

Turmeric— The Spice of Life

Turmeric is a yellow-pigmented curry spice that is often used in Indian cuisine. But this spice is far more than a cooking staple. It also has a long history of medicinal use in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) as well as Ayurvedic medicine. Traditional medicinal uses include the treatment of liver disease, skin problems, respiratory and … Read more

Warning Signs you Have a Magnesium Deficiency

Nine signs of magnesium deficiency

Magnesium. You probably have heard about it and may know a little bit about it, but do you know how beneficial it is to your health? Magnesium is important to nearly every organ, tissue and function in your body. From basic cellular health to heart health, magnesium is vital to your health. A magnesium deficiency … Read more

4 Foods That Can Improve Skin and Gut Health

food to protect your skin

Strawberry lip balms, kiwi facemasks, peach hand lotions—small wonder your beauty products smell good enough to eat. The product names themselves announce the starring role real foods like fruit juice, oatmeal, avocado, and even chocolate increasingly play in skincare products these days. The reason? Some foods benefit you just as much rubbed on the skin … Read more

Walk Your Way To Improved Health

Why we should walk

It’s an epidemic, and the media is calling it “Sedentary Death Syndrome.” There is an obvious solution to the condition, according to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and other federal and non-governmental agencies; the prescription is physical activity- simply said walk!  Being physically active should stand as a lifelong pillar of wellbeing, and … Read more

Ten Tips to Wash Your Hair Better

tips to wash your hair

Hair can be quite changeable. For many these tips will help to wash your hair better. Sometimes it looks so nice while sometimes it can be extremely messy. Of course, everyone wants their hair to be soft when they run their fingers through the hair, but when they have dry hair or dandruff, this can … Read more