Despite the name, pine nuts are actually not nuts at all but the seeds of the pine cone. They have been a popular source of nutrition since paleolithic times and are used to add the delicious flavor and texture to pesto sauce. The following are six amazing health benefits associated with pine nuts. Continue reading
“I had it done for my 4th [birth]. Best thing ever. Great milk supply, Less stress. More energy. Best thing I have done to aid in post birth recovery. Look into it especially if you suffer from post natal depression.” — Claire
When speaking to people, if you mention eating a placenta (or ‘Placentophagy’ as it is scientifically known), its enough to get their stomach churning. But being the open, curious person that I am, I decided to take a closer look at Continue reading
A ketogenic diet, which calls for minimizing carbohydrates and replacing them with healthy fats and moderate amounts of high-quality protein, can offer hope against cancer, both for prevention and treatment
Your normal cells have the metabolic flexibility to adapt from using glucose to using ketone bodies. Cancer cells lack this ability so when you reduce carbs Continue reading
… that calcium not only builds strong bones, but also helps you lose weight?
Calcium is truly a miracle mineral. First, of course, it helps prevent osteoporosis, a disease that afflicts more than 40 million people in the United States alone. But in addition, Continue reading
- Early intervention with minimally invasive dentistry can eliminate 80 percent of future dental interventions on the vast majority of patients
- By identifying hypocalcific areas and using a miniature air abrasion tip to clean out those pits, fissures and grooves, Continue reading
… that bee propolis can boost your immune system, guard against bacterial infection, and destroy cancerous tumors?
Propolis is a resin-like substance that’s collected from the leaf buds of trees by honeybees. Bees use this sticky substance to disinfect their hives, seal cracks, Continue reading
Beta-sitosterol is a natural, non-toxic plant sterol found in all oil-producing plants, including fruits, vegetables, grains, seeds and trees. Continue reading
Did you know…that the oil from sea-buckthorn berries, when consumed internally, sends signals to the human brain that command the body to stop storing unnecessary fat?
The Tibetans and Chinese have used the oil from sea-buckthorn berries to promote digestive and immune system health for thousands of years; the ancient Greeks recognized its anti-aging and beautifying properties, and even used it to keep the coats of racehorses shiny. Continue reading
One great herbal cure comes to us in the form of ginseng. Taken from Chinese medicine, it is a balancing herb, with both Yin and Yang natures. There are links to ginseng boosting the immune system, strengthening the mind, and improving impotence, quality of life and perhaps diabetes. Let’s take a closer look.
Within ginseng are ginsenosides, the chemicals largely responsible for its health effects. If you buy supplements, be sure that they are standardized to contain around four to seven percent ginsenosides.
Here are the main ways ginseng will work for you:
1. Immune System Continue reading
In a world where you can pay your rent, find a spouse, and learn the latest news as it happens online, more and more people are using the internet to streamline the way they interact with the health care system.
Patients are getting consultations, second opinions, and diagnoses through email and video conferencing from doctors and nurses miles away. Continue reading
If you have ever been curious about meditation, there has never been a better time to start reaping its astonishing benefits.
Recent years Continue reading
Every year, more than 200 infants are born in Northern Ireland with heart disease. I work at the Royal Belfast hospital for sick children and as specialists in pediatric cardiology, Continue reading
Hemp protein is a vital nutrient and plant protein and without protein our bodies cannot repair cells; build new stronger cells; fight infection; build muscles, ligaments and bone or even transmit messages from one part of the body to another. Most people, however, get their protein by consuming fatty meats and chemical-laden fish. Continue reading
- Chemotherapy destroys healthy cells throughout your body right along with cancer cells, a “side effect” that often leads to accelerated death, not healing; it is also known to encourage the growth of the treatment-resistant cells within tumors, making the cancer more deadly Continue reading
Your brain works hard every day, regulating your breathing, controlling your heart rate, helping you shout answers at the TV while “Jeopardy” is on. Isn’t it time you gave it a rest? Sure, you could zone out for a few minutes and take a so-called “brain vacation,” but then you risk making all your other organs jealous. Allow us to give you the incentive Continue reading