3 Powerful Holistic Cures For Any Cold

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Alternative therapies to prevent and treat colds and flu   Forget about starving the cold and feeding the fever. Ayurveda, naturopathic medicine, and traditional Chinese medicine can stop a sickness at first sniffle. Ayurveda The centuries-old Indian healing practice of ayurveda views colds and flus as signs of an imbalance …

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8 Powerful Weight Loss Supplements, And How To Take Them Safely

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 68 percent of Americans are overweight and more than one-third are considered obese. Millions of people are trying to lose weight—and most wish it were as simple as popping a pill. “The multibillion-dollar dietary and weight-loss supplement industries are thriving because …

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The Facts Behind Cholesterol-Lowering Statins, And How To Take Them Safely

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What they do: Statin drugs lower LDL cholesterol (up to 60 percent, at high doses) as well as reduce inflammation and C-reactive protein (CRP) levels. The stats: Some 15 million to 20 million people currently take statins. Drugs like Crestor, Lipitor, and Vytorin have become the first-line treatment, with some …

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If You’re Already At Risk Of Heart Disease, This Is What You Can Do To Protect Yourself

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Eating heart-friendly foods and getting adequate exercise may be all you need to prevent heart disease, but what about people who already have one or more risk factors? Depending on individual circumstances and test scores, the new cardiologists will devise a course of supplements and nutrients to address specific problems. …

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3 Natural (and Easy) Ways to Prevent Kidney Stones From Forming

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I have multiple kidney stones. I would like to know what kind of foods I should avoid. What kind of natural treatment, if any, do you recommend? My doctor told me to drink plenty of water and to avoid tea. I know there must be more food/drink that I should …

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2 Natural Remedies to Get Rid of Toenail Fungus

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I have a few “candy corn” toenails, meaning toenail fungus, on the big toe and baby toe. I used to have it on both feet and successfully treated it on the other one with tea tree oil. For whatever reason, that [remedy] hasn’t been successful with the nails on this …

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Prevent Chronic Inflammation and Clogged Arteries With Sweet Potatoes (Recipes Included!)

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Sweet potatoes have long been a very tasty November staple … but did you know they are a superfood? One of nature’s best sources of beta-carotene, a single cup provides 438 percent of our daily vitamin A needs with a modest 102 calories. To get the full benefit of the …

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Where You Live May Determine Your Obesity Risk

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People living in northern climates may have certain bacteria in their guts that influence their risk of obesity. This may sound like an unusual discovery, but the study of the human gut microbes has suddenly become a hot area of research. And in recent years, we’ve that learned different types …

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4 Health Benefits of Massage

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The art of massage has been practiced for thousands of years to relieve stress, promote overall well-being, and address a wide array of health concerns. While modern medicine was at first reluctant to acknowledge massage as an effective therapy, many health care practitioners now recognize that beyond relaxation, there are …

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10 Stretches In 10 Minutes For Complete Back Pain Relief And Improved Mobility

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Lower back pain, and pain in hamstrings and legs is a common complaint amongst Americans across the country. Stress on your muscles can be caused by many different factors, but the most common reason is lifestyle stresses. Your body carries the stress just as much as your mind, and without …

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