6 Supplements for natural stress relief

Stress is a natural part of life. People experience stress when juggling personal and professional responsibilities and navigating sudden problems like job loss or the death of a loved one. Continue reading

Top 8 Health benefits of eating garlic

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Top 8 Health benefits of eating garlic

Garlic is a go-to natural medicine for a lot of people worldwide. It’s no secret that this pungent bulb vegetable boasts a number of potent and beneficial effects against all sorts of bacterial and viral infections. Continue reading

4 Natural remedies for stomach ulcers

4 Natural remedies for stomach ulcers

Cabbages are usually added to refreshing salads, but did you know that these cruciferous veggies can also be used to treat stomach ulcers?

What causes ulcers?

Ulcers are sores that develop in different parts of your body. Stomach ulcers (or gastric ulcers) are very common, and they form in the lining of the stomach.

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A date with dates: Here are 7 reasons to include dates in your diet

Dark, delectable dates are a staple food for people in Middle Eastern countries. The date fruit itself has been around for millennia, and ancient people had consumed these fruits as both food and natural medicine. Continue reading

Want to boost your immune system? Eat organic, protein-rich foods and avoid sugary treats

Flu season is just around the corner, but it should be nothing to fear if one’s immune health is in tiptop shape. If it isn’t, don’t fret. Numerous studies and past research confirm that it’s possible to boost the immune system for better protection against infection and disease. Continue reading

Drink up! Here are 3 good reasons to start drinking honey and apple cider vinegar

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Whip up this gut-healthy turmeric ginger lemonade to naturally relieve inflammation

Cool and tart lemonades are ideal refreshments for the hot summer months. But foodies and dietitians alike find that adding ground turmeric and ginger slices to lemonade creates a potent immune-boosting drink capable of fighting inflammation and protecting against infections like the flu. Continue reading

10 Turmeric recipes that can help relieve arthritis symptoms

Turmeric (Curcuma longa) is a rich and aromatic spice popular in Indian and Middle Eastern cuisines. But on top of its uses in the kitchen, turmeric also has medicinal properties that render it a potent natural medicine for numerous ailments, from sprains to arthritis.

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Cancer study: Ginger compound is superior to conventional chemotherapy treatments

Ginger is a more potent cancer medicine than chemotherapeutic drugs like Taxol, according to a recent study. Continue reading

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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Chili pepper, a traditional remedy for rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic autoimmune disorder marked by excessive inflammation that can damage several organs besides the joints. These include the skin, eyes, lungs, heart, kidneys and blood vessels. The disease attacks the lining of the joints (synovium) and causes a painful swelling that thickens the synovium. Eventually, this can lead to joint deformity, bone erosion and permanent disability. Continue reading

Eat these foods to protect the skin from sun damage

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Pineapple juice is 5 times more effective than cough syrup, study shows

People develop a cough all the time. It can be caused by a particularly bad allergic reaction, a viral infection like a cold or the flue, respiratory infections like pneumonia or bronchitis or it could be due to certain medications, such as those that supposedly help treat high blood pressure. Whatever the reason, coughs are usually not a big problem. However, if they are persistent, they can be difficult to live with, especially if it’s interfering with a person’s ability to get a good night’s rest. But before you reach for a bottle of cough syrup, you should know that drinking pineapple juice has been found to be a better remedy. Continue reading

Try These Foods for Better Colon Health

Some of the best health advice around is to up your intake of legumes (beans) and switch out white rice for its brown cousin. Adding green vegetables and dried fruit to your regular diet is also adding healing foods to your repertoire. This story is about food cures, particularly those now proven to reduce your risk of colon polyps. Continue reading

One of the Greatest Food Cures Revealed

One of the greatest food cures possible in our diet is the hidden element of fiber. This is nothing new to anyone who pays the slightest attention to nutrition news. But the message is not completely being heeded across society. A new health review shows that we should all, collectively, be eating more dietary fiber. Our health depends on it. Continue reading