The Health Benefits of Basil

Basil, or otherwise known as Saint Joseph’s Wort, is a herb that belongs to the mint family.   Purdue University researchers revealed a study that basil “contains a wide range of essential oils rich in phenolic compounds and wide array of other natural products...

The Health Benefits of Dandelion

Dandelion, to some is a bothersome weed, to others it holds numerous vitamins and minerals that aid in various health challenges.   The dandelion leaves contain vitamin A, also known as beta-caratene.  The flowers of the dandelion contain flavonoids which are...

Healing Your Nervous System with Natural Foods

With an ever-ageing population it is predicted that by 2030, 20% of people over 65 will have dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, the first symptoms of which are depression, irritability, confusion and forgetfulness. In Europe alone 1 million people develop impaired...

Harmful Effects of a High Protein Diet

High protein diets have gotten a lot of attention in the past decade, especially with the social popularity of the Atkins diet. However, much research shows the harmful effects on the body from consuming a high protein diet. From a recent study published in the...

Diet and Supplementation to Reduce Inflammation

According to the Surgical Neurology International research group, pain, heat, redness and swelling are the class signs of the inflammatory process. Usually the origin of pain is an inflammatory response. For centuries, natural anti-inflammatory agents have been used...

Diet and Supplementation for Pain

Pain is a major health concern of many individuals and more than half of Americans suffer from chronic of recurrent pain. Many individuals desire a simple remedy with an easy to grab pain killer. Yet there are numerous natural remedies that have been used for...

Diet Factors to Eliminate Toxicity

Planning a detoxification program to help control toxicity levels in the body can be daunting and confusing. One must start off slowly with implementing a few herbs such as cilantro, garlic or chlorella. Loosing extra weight can be very helpful to ease detoxing of...

Adrenal function- Diet and Supplementation

According to the University of Maryland Medical Center, Chronic fatigue syndrome is not a new disorder and was first termed in the 20th century. It has been thought to redefine chronic fatigue syndrome to myalgic encephalomyelitis or myalgic encephalopathy chronic...

Probiotics Decrease Fat Accumulation in the Liver

Spanish scientists have demonstrated through an experiment on obese rats that the consumption of probiotics helps diminish the accumulation of fat in the liver. Researchers have demonstrated that the administration of three probiotic strains diminishes the...

Health Benefits and Natural Sources of Vitamin E

Vitamin E contains eight chemical forms (alpha, beta, gamma, delta-tocopherol, and also alpha, beta, gamma, and delta-tocotrienol). Tocopherol is the only form that is recognized to meet human requirements. Vitamin E is a fat-soluble antioxidant that halts the...