With flu cases in this city up tenfold from last year, the mayor of Boston declared a public health emergency on the 9th of January. Right behind them the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention declared that influenza has reached epidemic proportions in the United States, with 7.3% of deaths last week caused by pneumonia and the flu.
Did you know that astronauts undergo vastly accelerated during space flights? It turns out that a deficiency of this mineral at the root of the problem...
If what we're doing may contribute to the new normal of childhood chronic illness, then here are 7 bold and brave ways to keep baby safe.
An astounding 70% or more of Americans are deficient in the essential mineral magnesium. Low levels can have deadly effects.
The fact is that refined white salt, such as commercial table salt is bad, very bad stuff. Unrefined natural salt on the other hand is good, very good stuff providing many health benefits.
Is there a correlation between magnesium deficiency, inflammation and certain diseases and ailments? Does magnesium play a crucial roll in immunity and anti-inflammatory?
Magnesium is the fourth most abundant mineral in your body. But few people fully appreciate this miraculous mineral. Here are just seven good reasons to get more magnesium today.
What are some natural methods to help curb the symptoms of depression and also address the fundamental causes of the condition?
The myth persists that high fat foods gunk up your arteries and pad your hips. But it’s just not true especially when it comes to the highest fat fruit on the planet – the avocado (Persea americana).
It saddens me to see older women diagnosed with “osteopenia” or “osteoporosis” listening to their doctors and taking supplemental calcium and even problematic drugs called bisphosphonates. These are irrational, dogmatic, harmful approaches to the problem of degrading bone as we age.
Hundreds of drugs contribute to liver toxicity even when used in correct doses. Chinese medicine suggests the tiny sesame seed and its oil may protect the liver from damage.
Every year nearly one in five Americans experience some form of migraine attack. One in 25 will have headaches lasting at least 15 days per month. Here's what to do when a disabling migraine strikes you.
Many women accept these symptoms as an inescapable part of their monthly cycle and remain unaware that they can significantly relieve PMS by becoming proactive about their health.
Motion sickness plagues many, children in particular. Usually sufferers are dosed with a pharmaceutical whose side effects mirror the symptoms they are supposed to help. But thankfully a little-known herb from Africa is gaining scientific attention as a superior, natural alternative.
For purposes of cellular detoxification and tissue purification, the most effective form of magnesium is magnesium chloride, which has a strong excretory effect on toxins and stagnant energies stuck in the tissues of the body, drawing them out through the pores of the skin. Chloride is required to produce a large quantity of gastric acid each day and is also needed to stimulate starch-digesting enzymes.
Maximize & boost your nutrition by simply adding a few common herbs to your favorite foods!
Are you one of the million of women who currently take a birth control pill? If so, beware of the artificial hormones contained in the birth control pill and the increased risk of developing breast cancer.
You can reverse heart disease with nutrition, according to a growing body of scientific research.
Life at its core is a phenomenon that requires energy in the form of electrons to operate and to keep its structures intact. Living cells are internal combustion engines that must have the right fuel and lots of oxygen to produce energy.
9.3% of Americans and 6.5% of Canadians suffer from type 2 diabetes. There is a lot of agreement about the medical treatment. But does the treatment work? At least 5 crucial studies have found that it doesn’t
Many people use medication for heartburn daily or intermittently. One can buy most of these over the counter. However, these are three steps you can take when having heartburn while avoiding taking medication.
Magnesium is under-appreciated but it's involved in over 300 biochemical reactions in the body. It's particularly important for those at risk for diabetes.
Is magnesium deficiency linked to insulin resistance, high triglyceride levels and high blood pressure?
Pumpkin seeds come from pumpkins, sunflower seeds come from sunflowers and sesame seeds come from... sesames? Sesame seeds have a broad range of health benefits, many of which have been scientifically confirmed. For their diminutive size, they pack a wide array of nutrients and health benefits.