Top Sulfur Rich Foods

Oct 30, 2014 by

  Sulfur ranks as the number three most abundant mineral in the body coming in after the minerals calcium and phosphorous. Almost half of the sulfur in your body is found in your muscles, bones and skin. Sulfur also plays a role in many of your body systems. Sulfur represents about 0.25 percent of our total body weight, similar to potassium. The body...

Health Benefits of Pears

Oct 28, 2014 by

  The pear, which is in season most of the winter, packs itself with many health benefits. Pears are high in fiber, high in vitamins and minerals and most people find they are absolutely delicious. Believe it or not, but many of the nutrients found in pears are actually concentrated in the skin. Recent studies have shown that the skin of pears contains at...

Health Benefits of Broccoli

Oct 27, 2014 by

  Science continues to prove how healthy food positively affects the body by adding many health benefits.  One of these healthy foods that provides a continual solid scientific foundation is broccoli. A member of the cabbage family, broccoli is closely related to cauliflower. Broccoli sprouts have also recently become popular as a result of...

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...

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...

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...

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,...