Health Benefits of Cabbage

Jan 22, 2015 by

  Because of its leafy appearance, cabbage is often thought to belong to the lettuce family; however, cabbage is considered a cruciferous vegetable. Cabbage can vary in color from light and dark green to a rich red and purple with either smooth or crinkled leaves. With less than 20 calories per half cup cooked, cabbage is a very healthy vegetable that...

Herbs & Spices Encourage Heart Health

Jan 15, 2015 by

  According to new research published in Nutrition Today, herbs & spices encourage heart health by helping to improve blood biomarkers related to measuring heart health . Sheila G. West, PhD, from The Pennsylvania State University (Pennsylvania, USA), and colleagues prepared meals for six men, ages 30 to 65 years, who were overweight but...

Zero Deaths from Vitamins in 2013

Jan 14, 2015 by

  According to a recent report there were zero deaths whatsoever from vitamins in the year 2013. This information comes from the 31st annual report from the American Association of Poison Control Centers which indicates zero deaths from multiple vitamins. There were also also zero deaths from vitamin A, niacin, vitamin B-6, any other B-vitamin,...

Probiotic Plus Prebiotic Reduces Cholesterol ...

Jan 9, 2015 by

  Most people now understand that the majority of our body’s immune system originates in the digestive system—60-70% according to some estimates. However, the usual concern is that digestive tract and immune functions are often found to decline as we age thus contributing to disease through the entire body.   Prebiotics Complement...

Fire Cider Recipe – Cold & Flu Fol...

Jan 1, 2015 by

  It’s that time of year when colds, flu and other respiratory concerns flourish.  For me personally, I would much rather try some preventative measures using natural remedies and herbs rather than waiting to get struck by a nasty cold. Natural prevention is always best for the body because it encourages the body to heal naturally. Fire Cider,...

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)

Dec 29, 2014 by

  The lungs and respiratory system are critical parts of our amazing bodies, and without these organs life itself would be impossible. Not only do they supply the air we need to survive, but they also provide oxygen throughout the body that is necessary for life and creates an aerobic (literally “with oxygen”) atmosphere in all of our organs. This...

6 DIY Natural Room Scents for your Holiday Ho...

Dec 9, 2014 by

  Clean and fresh air in our homes is always important, but especially during the holidays when we have guests coming and going. Below are some great DIY ideas that will naturally scent and freshen up the air your home without the use of harmful and chemical-laden fragrances. Try one or all and then let me know how it turned out. 1.  Simple Orange...