New Research Indicates Pre-Schoolers Face Higher Health Risks from Contaminants in Food

New Research Indicates Pre-Schoolers Face Higher Health Risks from Contaminants in Food

Vogt, R, D Bennett, D Cassady, J Frost, B Ritz and Irva Hertz-Picciotto. 2012. Cancer and non-cancer health effects from food contaminant exposures for children and adults in California: a risk assessment. Environmental Health http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1476-069X-11-83. According to the results from a recent California study published in 2012, pre-schoolers come in contact with more food contaminants than older […]

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Health Benefits of Cayenne Pepper

Hot and spicy cayenne pepper.  Who hasn’t had the culinary experience of this beautifully colored pepper’s fiery heat either on purpose or by accident? And because it’s available year round, cayenne peppers are used by many chefs all around the word to space up their delicious recipes. Cayenne pepper is actually a member of the […]

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7 Natural Remedies for Shingles

Shingles is one of those maladies that can make life very miserable for its victims. Generally it is not considered to be a serious condition, and will usually just run its course without any significant complications. That is…providing you are an otherwise healthy person. This kin of chickenpox can lead to more critical concerns for […]

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Natural Health | Constipation Quotes & Facts

  Constipation Facts The colon, also called the “large intestine,” is the end of the digestive tract. It is a muscular tube about 1.6 meters (5.5 feet) in length and 6.5 cm (2.5 inches) in diameter. It is estimated that if you live 80 years and eat just 1 kilo (2.2 pounds) of food per day, you […]

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Health Benefits of Raw Juicing

Achieving better health through nutrition is becoming very important as more and more of the baby boomer generation hits their senior years. What encourages me most is that I am seeing younger people embrace the concept of good health and well-being. Many realize that by working on their health in their younger years they will […]

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Andropause (Male Menopause) – It's Time to Talk

Most men, until recently, were not aware that there are medical reasons behind what many call the “mid-life crisis” or andropause.  But the truth of the matter is that we are all, men and women, very hormonal creatures that are equally affected by changes in the levels of these critical substances in our bodies. If […]

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Natural Health Remedies for Hot Flashes

Statistics now tell us that hot flashes and/or night sweats occur in almost 90% of women during the time of peri-menopause into menopause and up to 85% of women after menopause.  And there are other typical complaints that are related to hot flashes which include anxiety, nausea, sleep disruptions, depression, dryness of eyes and vagina, feelings of suffocation, heart palpitations and inability to concentrate. Hot flashes […]

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Natural Health Remedies for PMS

PMS can have a huge impact on a woman’s well-being and can literally change one’s life. We now know that premenstrual syndrome (PMS) symptoms are experienced by 75% of all women. However, the exact cause of PMS has been difficult for researchers to pinpoint simply because each woman experiences PMS symptoms differently.What is PMS (Premenstrual […]

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Health Benefits of Aloe Vera

With it’s roots in Northern Africa, the first known documentation of aloe vera’s medicinal use was in the ancient Egyptian Papyrus ebers, which provided twelve different recipes for healing with aloe. Today, aloe vera (commonly known as Aloe barbadensis) is known for it’s many health and healing properties both topically and orally — from reducing […]

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