18 Benefits of Lavender Essential Oil

Aug 7, 2015 by

  Currently one of the most used and versatile essential oils in the world, lavender essential oil has been used for medicinal and religious purposes for over 2,500 years. It’s fragrance tends to promote calmness for most people and, in fact, many people carry a bottle of lavender with them for stress relief. Some very exciting research about...

Gluten-Free Pizza Crust Recipe

Aug 6, 2015 by

  Most of us think of pizza crust in categories such as doughy, crispy, thick crust, thin crust, New York style, Chicago style, etc. You know, those pizza crust choices that are on the menu at most Italian restaurants or the local fast-food pizza joint. This particular gluten-free pizza crust recipe forgoes all those heavily...

Olive Leaf Extract and Harmful Organisms

Jul 26, 2015 by

  Some people believe that the olive tree is referred to as the “Tree of Life” in the Book of Genesis. Ancient Egyptians may have been the first to employ the olive leaf as part of the mummification of their royalty. And Hippocrates, the father of medicine, used olive oil to treat ulcers, cholera, and muscle pains more than 2500 years ago. The...

Health Benefits of Music Therapy

Jul 21, 2015 by

  Most people may not know about the health benefits of music therapy which is now used in a holistic manner for many healthy concerns. In fact, music therapy may even sound absurd or a waste of time. Let’s define music therapy. Music Therapy is the clinical and evidence-based use of music interventions to accomplish individualized goals within a...

Surprising Health Benefits of Olive Leaf Extr...

Jul 7, 2015 by

  The Mediterranean Diet has long been known as a diet that improves overall health and wellness. What many don’t know is that olive oil, a major player in the Mediterranean diet, contains a unique compound called oleuropein which provides the oil’s characteristic astringent taste. The olive tree (Olea europaea) produces oleuropein...

Health Benefits of Flax Seed

Jul 3, 2015 by

  Flax Seed Oil has been a popular buzz word in health food circles for several decades now, as the interest in dietary sources of Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs), especially omega-3s, has grown. The health benefits of EFAs are numerous, and are a key ingredient in this nutritional oil that truly qualifies as a superfood. In addition to EFAs, flaxseed oil...

Health Benefits of Plums

Jul 1, 2015 by

  Plums are absolutely delicious and can be included in most beverages, appetizers, salads and desserts. They are especially tasty grilled, sautéed, poached, baked or broiled. You can also swap them out for other fruits such as peaches, nectarines, cherries and apricots in many recipes. Plum harvesting season extends from May through October...

Colloidal Silver – What You Need to Kno...

Jun 29, 2015 by

  The mention of colloidal silver as being an effective substitute for or in addition to faltering-antibiotics tends to cause various reactions. Many have read that colloidal silver is not effective and downright dangerous; however, others who have personally experienced what an effective colloidal silver can do sing its praises. So which is it?...

Simple & Easy Pico De Gallo Recipe

Jun 28, 2015 by

  I love “the look” of freshly made Pico De Gallo. This simple & easy Pico De Gallo recipe can be used as a healthy snack, a party appetizer, or a fresh side to just about any Mexican dish. By the way, I can and do eat this Pico De Gallo recipe all through the year. It’s just that scrumptious!     Simple & Easy Pico De Gallo...

Large Study Parkinson’s Disease May Begin in ...

Jun 24, 2015 by

  Aarhus University and Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark has provided the results of a major epidemiological study indicating that Parkinson’s disease begins in the gastrointestinal tract. The study is the largest in the field so far and has been recently published in the internationally recognized journal Annals of...

Silent Neurotoxin Pandemic: 11 Chemicals Affe...

Jun 22, 2015 by

  Neurotoxin pandemic. Yes, you read that correctly and we are now in the middle of one as the list of industrial chemicals that can affect brain development in children continues to climb. In fact, in a February 2014 study published in The Lancet Neurology, researchers summarize the latest neurotoxins that might be influencing what they label as the...

12 Reasons Why You Should Take Probiotics Eve...

Jun 20, 2015 by

  Many millions of microorganisms share your body with you. In fact, it’s estimated that the human gut contains 100 trillion bacteria. In healthy adults, cells of microorganisms are estimated to outnumber human cells by a factor of ten to one. These bacteria, called gut flora, can influence your health in many ways, from helping to pull out energy...