What Exactly is Alternative Medicine?

Oct 22, 2014 by

  Alternative medicine is made up of a rich collection of techniques and therapies that can fall under several headings such as alternative therapy, complimentary therapy and traditional naturopathic (wholistic) therapy. The divisions between the headings below are not always clear-cut and many practitioners use parts from each. All these headings serve as descriptions to what many people...

Ten Tips to Help You Adjust to the Fall Time ...

Oct 22, 2014 by

  Daylight Savings time ends the first part of November when we turn our clocks back one hour and gain back that time we lost in the spring. Personally, I’m not a fan of the autumn time change because it means that it will be dark by 5:30 PM making it feel like the shorter days are dragging on forever. One of the gifts of the autumn time change is that, for some people, it encourages an...

Conquer Your Stress Naturally

Oct 21, 2014 by

  Unfortunately, stress is an all too common fact of life in our modern world. Busyness, called by some “The Drug of the New Millennium,” has everyone from the youngest to the oldest, it seems, scurrying about like lab rats. We have become a people who live life at a frantic pace, often failing to provide ourselves the nutrition and lifestyle we need to be physically and emotionally...

10 Tips to Improve Indoor Air Quality During ...

Oct 14, 2014 by

  Keeping the air quality of your home fresh and clean during the winter months can be difficult to achieve especially when there are weeks at a time of inclement weather. According to Dr. E. Neil Schacter, medical director of respiratory care at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York: “If you live in a home with chronically poor air quality, you can experience frequent headaches, long...

Health Benefits of Cat’s Claw

Oct 13, 2014 by

  Cat’s claw is native to Central and South America and has been used for hundreds of years in folk medicine for an array of health concerns. Scientists and researchers all over the world have found that this little-known botanical plant has powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects that support DNA repair, joint health, immune function, and normal cell division. Uncaria...

Maple Roasted Butternut Squash and Beets

Oct 9, 2014 by

  The creator of Maple Roasted Butternut Squash and Beets, Julia Mueller, over at the roasted root comments: “I have determined that there’s such a thing as dessert vegetables, and these are they. There’s only one tablespoon of pure maple syrup in the recipe, but the natural sugars in the butternut squash and beets seep out during the roasting process and coat the veggies in...

Nutritional Powerhouse – Sea Buckthorn

Oct 9, 2014 by

  Some natural substances seem to be endowed with an unusually high number of benefits, and Sea Buckthorn definitely falls into that category. This plant, labeled by some as a Synergistic Superfruit, is a powerhouse of nutrition that contains almost 200 known nutritional compounds, and historically was used for the prevention and treatment of many health concerns. In fact, history indicates...