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The Black Pepper Health Remedy

The Black Pepper Health Remedy

Did You Know…that black pepper can significantly reduce arthritis pain, improve digestion, and protect against colon cancer? You may not think of salt’s humble companion—black pepper—as a health remedy, but [...]

Green Tea Boosts Working Memory

Green Tea Boosts Working Memory

We’ve got one more reason for you to drink green tea (as if you needed another!). Yes, it still helps protect against heart disease and stroke. Yes, it still helps [...]

Alginate: An All-star Weight Loss Aid

Alginate: An All-star Weight Loss Aid

Did You Know…that a compound found in sea kelp blocks fat absorption better than anti-obesity drugs? Who knew crunching on kelp—a brown seaweed popular in Asian cuisine—could be the answer [...]

5-Minute Health Tip: Oil Pulling: An All-Natural Mouthwash

5-Minute Health Tip: Oil Pulling: An All-Natural Mouthwash

Your dental health goes deeper than pearly whites, healthy gums, and cavity-free chompers. Bacteria in the mouth and inflammation of the gums affect your overall health and have been implicated [...]

Fact or Myth: Does Green Snot Mean Sinus Infection?

Fact or Myth: Does Green Snot Mean Sinus Infection?

This is a MYTH. “Got green snot! It’s a sinus infection!” —a comma refrain among well-intentioned health enthusiasts, and even some out-of-touch health practitioners. The green-snot-sinus-infection connection is nothing more [...]

Guduchi the Wonder Herb

Guduchi the Wonder Herb

Did You Know…  … that an Indian “Wonder Herb” called Guduchi can control diabetes, cholesterol, and even cancer? Guduchi is a plant-based remedy with an extensive history of medicinal use [...]

New Cholesterol Guidelines May Dramatically Increase Statin Use

New Cholesterol Guidelines May Dramatically Increase Statin Use

Last year, the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology (ACC) got together to develop new cholesterol guidelines to better determine who is suited for one of [...]

Protect Against Fungus with Gymnema Sylvestre

Protect Against Fungus with Gymnema Sylvestre

Did You Know…that a safe plant-based substance can wipe out a fungus that affects 80% of people? Kansas State University microbiologist Govindsamy Vediyappan has made an exciting discovery about an [...]

Stave off Aging with Silica

Stave off Aging with Silica

Dubbed the “beauty mineral” for its ability to improve skin elasticity and promote hair and nail growth, silica possesses anti-aging capabilities that extend far beyond the aesthetic and deep into [...]

5-Minute Health Tip: Reshape Your Brain with Easy Exercises

5-Minute Health Tip: Reshape Your Brain with Easy Exercises

Your brain is much like your muscles. With a little bit of exercise, it shapes, builds, and grows…at least in cognitive function. If you aren’t a fan of crosswords or [...]