An Ayurvedic cure for diabetes?

Could Ayurvedic Herbal Therapy Help Combat Diabetes? Written by Matt Jackson Diabetes is common in many different countries and cultures throughout the world and, as such, has been scrutinized and theorized by an equally large variety of medical systems. Ayurvedic medicine is a whole medical system that has been used in India for thousands of […]

5 natural ways to lower or reduce cholesterol

Sometimes despite your best attempts at eating right and exercising, you’re diagnosed with an elevated cholesterol level. If your cholesterol level is extremely high, your doctor may recommend prescription medications as the initial treatment. Although in some cases a prescription is necessary, some people may be given the option of bring their cholesterol level down […]

Traditional Chinese Medicine: Acupuncture guide

Acupuncture – A Guide to its Method and Practice Acupuncture is the insertion of fine needles into specific areas of the body known as acupuncture points. The theory of acupuncture was first documented in an ancient Chinese text called ‘The Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Internal Medicine’, which is thought to have been written around 2500 […]

Pickling Vegetables: Cucumbers and more!

The Basics of Pickling Written by Thea Mann Pickling is a great way to preserve the bounty of summer, whether from your own garden or the local farmer’s market. This is a great way to take advantage of low summer produce prices and still have high-quality fruits and vegetables for yourself and your family all […]

How does gum chewing affect your health?

Who knew that chewing gum had so many great health benefits and could help you lose weight, reduce anxiety, and improve memory?

Brazil wants you to pee in the shower

I found this on Huffington Post and really wish I could verify that it is legit. But apparently Brazil is trying to conserve water by encouraging people to pee in the shower rather than having to flush the toilet. It never ceases to amaze me how different some cultures are. Can you imagine seeing a […]

Grapefruit and medication interations and effects

Are grapefruits and their juice safe to eat while taking medication? The sad truth is that there are some negative interactions and effects between the two…