Spirulina: A vegetarian- and vegan-friendly source of protein plus other health benefits

Following a vegetarian or vegan diet may be difficult for some. After all, there are some nutrients that you can only find in animal-based food products. In addition, only a few plant-based foods are capable of providing protein, an essential nutrient that helps build and repair body tissues, among other functions. Fortunately, vegetarians and vegans can rely on dietary supplements to meet their daily protein requirements. One of the best protein sources for people who don’t eat animal products is spirulina.

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Black Seed Oil for Hay Fever?

black_seed_greenmedinfoThe hay fever season is upon us and as pollen counts and tissue sales soar we review the evidence of the use black seed oil for hay fever treatment.

Hay fever or seasonal allergic rhinitis is the most common manifestation of atopic reactions to pollen allergens leading to uncomfortable symptoms such as itchy and watery red eyes, a stuffy nose, Continue reading

The Science of Acupuncture

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Acupuncture is an ancient holistic health care system still widely practiced in China Continue reading

The Power of Peppermint: 15 Health Benefits Revealed

A favorite herbal medicine of the ancients, peppermint leaves have been found in Egyptian pyramids dating back to 1,000 BC. Modern scientific investigations have now confirmed that this remarkable plant has over a dozen healing properties.

In our continuing effort to educate folks to the vast array of healing agents found in the natural world around us, Continue reading