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  • Safflower Oil for the Inside and Out

    Safflower Oil for the Inside and Out

    Did You Know…that a daily dose of safflower oil may protect against heart disease, help regulate blood sugar levels, and keep your skin youthful no matter your age? Extracted from [...]

  • The Dangers of St. John’s Wart

    The Dangers of St. John’s Wart

    Did You Know… the most popular herbal treatment for depression can be unexpectedly dangerous… and even deadly? If you live in the United States, it’s easy to purchase St. John’s Wort (Hypericum [...]

  • Luxuriate with Jojoba Oil

    Luxuriate with Jojoba Oil

    Did You Know…this miracle oil defends against aging, balances and moisturizes skin, treats conditions like eczema and psoriasis, and even heals scars and stretch marks? If there’s one topical tonic [...]

  • Sleep Deprivation May Destroy Brain Cells

    Sleep Deprivation May Destroy Brain Cells

    Did You Know…that inadequate sleep can cause brain cell death? Everyone knows that sleep deprivation feels awful and compromises your health, but have you heard yet that your brain cells [...]

  • Aronia Berry Health Benefits

    Aronia Berry Health Benefits

    Did You Know…that an amazing “super berry” shows great promise as a weight-loss food, anti-cancer agent, diabetes treatment, and heart protector? Everything deserves a fresh start in life… even berries.  The [...]

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Culinary Herbs for Glucose Control

Culinary Herbs for Glucose Control

Type 2 diabetes affects more than 8% of Americans and costs the United States approximately $175 billion a year. Food scientists from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been [...]

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Get Healthier With Self Empowerment

Get Healthier With Self Empowerment

The link between a sense of self empowerment and health is one that doctors are only recently starting to recognize. There are different definitions and interpretations of the word empowerment [...]

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5-Minute Health Tip: Tai Chi: The Anti-Aging Exercise

5-Minute Health Tip: Tai Chi: The Anti-Aging Exercise

The traditional martial art and sport of tai chi has been praised for its many health benefits. Studies have shown that this low-impact exercise helps manage symptoms and improve quality [...]

Fact or Myth: Can Potato Chips Cause Cancer?

Fact or Myth: Can Potato Chips Cause Cancer?

This is a FACT. Those crispy chips you love to crave are loaded with a known carcinogen—acrylamide. Heating foods at temperatures above 250° F produces toxic chemicals proven to damage [...]

Got Stress? Try Sophrology!

Got Stress? Try Sophrology!

There’s a new mind/body practice about to hit the mainstream. The perfect blend of East and West, Sophrology borrows from the disciplines of Yoga, Tibetan Buddhism, and Japanese Zen, and [...]

5-Minute Health Tip: Defy Gravity with Headstand

5-Minute Health Tip: Defy Gravity with Headstand

Hanging upside down in headstand for 5 minutes every day gives your neck and spine a much needed rest! A consistent headstand practice helps you age gracefully and defends against [...]

How do I reduce cravings for carbs?

How do I reduce cravings for carbs?

Eating carbohydrates, especially those we crave, elevates blood glucose levels. This is something that type 2 diabetics want to avoid! So curbing our craving for carbs is crucial, but how? [...]

Fact or Myth: Can Echinacea Strengthen Your Immune System?

Fact or Myth: Can Echinacea Strengthen Your Immune System?

This is a FACT. Echinacea has been the topic of much debate. Is it or isn’t it an immune-boosting miracle herb? Scientific reviews have been mixed, so to be on [...]

Caffeine Linked to Hot Flashes and Night Sweats

Caffeine Linked to Hot Flashes and Night Sweats

Studies haven’t seemed to agree when it comes to the link between caffeine and the vasomotor symptoms of menopause (hot flashes and night sweats). Some evidence suggests caffeine may help [...]