The Importance of Beta Carotene

First and foremost beta carotenes are one of the many brightly compounds called carotenoids that make foods red, yellow, and orange. Also, those red or orange colored hydrocarbons found in carrots and other vegetables change into vitamin A in the body, which helps regulate the growth of cells and control immune system reactions.

The cells that are affected most by vitamin A live in your digestive tract, Continue reading

How to Prevent Tooth Decay with Chocolate

[singlepic id=280 w=320 h=240 float=left]Strengthen Teeth and Prevent Tooth Decay…with Chocolate

In ancient times, people tried many different methods to keep their teeth clean – many of them were downright dangerous.

Egyptians in 5000 BC created tooth powder that contained ground ox hooves, myrrh, eggshells and pumice stone. The Romans and Greeks used shells and crushed bone in their version. Continue reading

Cancer Treatment from an unlikely Source-Insects

[singlepic id=272 w=320 h=240 float=left]With a name like “blister beetle,” the Coleopteran family of insects don’t sound like they do much for your health, but they could. U.S. researchers, in trying to find a way to battle cancer, have recently turned their attention to the blister beetle. It has long been used in traditional forms of medicine, and more recently, it has been linked to anti-cancer abilities. Continue reading

This Kind of Potato Could Help with Blood Sugar Control

[singlepic id=271 w=320 h=240 float=left]While sweet potatoes are a delicious alternative to regular potatoes, they also happen to be among the most nutritious healing foods you can eat. Sweet potatoes contain an abundance of bioavailable beta-carotene, which makes them a strong antioxidant source. Sweet potatoes are also good for your digestive tract, since they help to fend off Continue reading

Fight Deadly Infections as Sepsis with Mung Beans

[singlepic id=270 w=320 h=240 float=left]Did You Know…

…that a powerful ingredient in mung beans may fight deadly infections?

The most recent edition of Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine (eCAM) has the health and wellness industry buzzing.

The journal reports the results of a new study suggesting that mung beans Continue reading

Seven Ways to Supercharge Your Immune System Fast

In a 2002 Jon Rapoport interview of a retired vaccine industry researcher turned whistleblower, the whistleblower, whose identity is protected, dismisses the false premise of vaccinations creating immunity by stimulating antibodies.

Here is part of what he told Jon, … “the immune system is much larger and more involved than antibodies and their related killer cells.” Jon responded with, “The immune system is?”

The scientist/whistleblower responded with, Continue reading

Every Single Junk Food Meal Can Hurt Your Body

junkA new study has found that eating even a single junk food meal damages your arteries. Once again, we find that saturated fat is a formidable enemy to our overall health. And, once again, we find that sticking to a Mediterranean diet is the best health option.

Junk food meals are, by definition, high in saturated fat, which is detrimental to many of the body’s processes, especially the cardiovascular system. Meanwhile, Continue reading

Six Ways Walnuts Help You Stay Healthy

All nuts are good for you, but walnuts are superior to all the others when it comes to optimum nutrition. They are immensely healthy, brimming with “good” fats, and other substances proven to fight health problems. Here is a look at six great reasons why you might sprinkle some walnuts over your next salad.

1. They Fight High Cholesterol Continue reading

Extensive Study Shows Green Tea May Help Prevent Cancer

Green tea has long been linked to cancer prevention. And, a new health breakthrough has found that women who drink green tea may have a reduced risk of certain digestive system cancers-especially those in the stomach, esophagus, and colorectum.

In a recent study, researchers surveyed women in a large population study Continue reading

Study Shows Self-Help Methods Can Eliminate Insomnia

Dealing with a disease is already a challenge, but when you combine it with sleep troubles, things can get very difficult indeed. Not only can a lack of sleep leave you feeling tired all the time, but it can also seriously affect your ability to do any healing. Insomnia can even become as much a health problem as the original health condition that triggered it.

If you find yourself in this predicament, here’s a health tip that could help you Continue reading

Chinese Herb Dang Shen Treats Many Different Problems

One of the traditional alternative medicines of ancient Chinese tradition, an herb called dan shen, is winning over North Americans. Its effects are said to extend to the liver, heart, immune system, lungs, and increased energy.

Dan shen is regularly used to treat a range of health conditions. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, Continue reading

Three Things Every Owner of an Older Dog Should Be Doing

By Dr. Becker

The canine lifespan seems too short, doesn’t it?

By the time a large breed dog is 10 years old, he’s considered retirement age in human years. Giant breeds age fastest of all, Continue reading

Create a Safe Kitchen in a Non-Gluten-Free Home to Avoid Getting Sick

gluBeing gluten-free means more than just purchasing gluten-free ingredients and prepared meals. People, who live a gluten-free lifestyle, unless they live alone, are preparing their meals in a non-gluten-free environment. These people may experience symptoms that they thought they left behind when they switched to a gluten-free diet. The reason for these health concerns may be cross-contamination at home.

Contain gluten in the kitchen Continue reading

This Natural Mineral Could Boost Testosterone

 Testosterone is an important hormone in the male body. It is found in women, too, but men produce eight to 10 times more testosterone than women.

Testosterone is needed in men to help maintain muscle mass and strength, as well as bone mass and strength. Testosterone also helps to maintain a healthy libido, and mental and physical energy levels. Continue reading

Seven Methods for Creating the Best Digestion of your Life

Dealing with the symptoms of chronic digestive dysfunction can be discouraging for many people, especially when unknown dietary and environmental triggers constantly seem to create bloat, abdominal pain, gas, and other problems. But correcting the issue can also be as simple as eating certain foods while avoiding others, and Continue reading