“What the Heck is Yerba Mate?”
It’s an herb from South America that’s been drunk by the native tribes for thousands of years; they even pray to it! Like coffee, it gives you energy and the ability to concentrate. Like tea, it has soothing effects…this is likely due to the theophylline content. Like chocolate, it literally makes you feel good and Continue reading
Berry Berries eat more berries. If you want to eat healthier, incorporating colorful and delicious berries into your daily diet is a smart and easy way to start. Fresh berries are packed with vital nutrients, such as antioxidants, that are important to good health. Antioxidants help to protect our cells from harm caused by free-radicals, or molecules responsible for aging, obesity and certain diseases. Continue reading
Tarragon is an herb, which has a flavor that resembles licorice. It was used during the Middle Ages as an antidote for poisonous snakebites. Today it is used mainly in cooking but still has medicinal values when added to foods. It is great for the digestive system; it relieves stomach cramps and promotes the appetite, kills harmful worms, promotes liver health and more. Continue reading
What Is Grain? If you are consuming Grains, then you could be damaging your health (and waistline) more than you think!
What is Grain. There is much discussion about grains, are they good for you or are they not? But what is grain really? Ancient grains were a staple of people’s diets, and they were highly nutritious! But that was before the grains were genetically modified, Continue reading
Medicinal plants, they are everywhere. We have a pharmacy in our forests, fields and backyards. The information is just not as widespread as it should be. A mix of herbs to season your foods will generate wonderful health benefits! Spices for your health! Here are some top spices to help alleviate different ailments: Continue reading
Genetically Engineered Food
There is much opposition, debate, confusion and fear surrounding Genetically Engineered or GMO food. We DO have a right to know what is in the food we are putting in our bodies. Why are we genetically modifying our food in the 1st place? Whenever man tries to play God it always backfires, horribly. GMO food seriously alters our DNA and genetic makeup, and poses far more health risks than they are telling us. Continue reading
Apple Cider Vinegar or called acv, short for apple cider vinegar has been used from the beginning of recorded history, Apple Cider Vinegar has been utilized by all ancient civilizations, it is said that for at least 10,000 years Apple Cider Vinegar was used to treat various ailments. It is also reported to have been used as a healing elixir by Hippocrates (the father of Medicine) and has been found in Egyptian urns dating as far back as 3000 BC. The benefits of apple cider vinegar are great! But today we are going to focus on just one spec of apple cider vinegar’s healing properties on Diabetes patients. Continue reading
Lemon Benefits run deep.
From Hollywood’s lemon diet, to how to lose weight fast with the Master Cleanse utilizing lemons produce many health benefits, today we will be addressing the many benefits of lemon. Lemons help to energize the body, alkalize the body, and are powerful yet gentle detoxifiers. Continue reading
Anxiety and depression are commonly thought of as mental ailments, but new research has found that they may actually originate from the gut. With more scientific backing added to the idea of preserving gut health, anxiety and depression are now associated with gastrointestinal disease, including irritable bowel syndrome.
It is an awesome fact of nature that we have trillions of organisms within our body – containing completely foreign DNA – some of which break down toxic chemicals that we humans have created to kill other things, but are now killing us, e.g. pesticides. Who are these strange helpers?
Bacteria! Continue reading