How to Reduce Your Risk of Developing Alzheimer’s Disease


New research reveals that lifestyle factors play a significant role in protecting your brain as you age. You can reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias by eating right, exercising, staying mentally and socially active, and keeping stress in check.

Vitamin D and Disease: What the Current Research Shows


Can high doses of vitamin D prevent, treat or delay a wide variety of conditions and diseases affecting virtually every part of the body? This question gets to the heart of the vitamin D debate. On one side of the debate are researchers who for years have been advocating higher intakes and blood levels of […]

Healing With Herbs, part 7, Guidlines For Brewing Herb Tea


It is far less costly and more satisfying to make your own remedies with homegrown herbs picked right from your garden. You can combine herbs to fit your own needs and tastes and make just the amounts you need. Furthermore, one can guarantee the purity of the herbs since you would know they had not been treated with any toxic chemicals.

Infusions and Tisanes: Healing With Herbs, Part 6


Commercially prepared herb tea bags contain only about one-seventh (1/7) the amount of herbs per pint of water as fresh from the garden herbs.

How to Enjoy Your Ideal Ayurvedic Diet


Each meal aims to cover all six tastes: sweet, sour, salty, pungent, astringent and bitter. Foods that are restricted are: heavily processed foods, excess sugar and caffeine and large amounts of animal protein.

Is Worldwide Famine Around The Corner?


Are you having disappointing yields from your store bought seeds already? I am. I have learned that most genetically modified seeds do not reproduce after one generation. Most of the foods seed supply is currently genetically modified…

What’s All the Fuss About Fish Oil?


The omega-3 fatty acids in fish oil can help protect against cardiovascular disease in healthy people and in those who already have heart disease. Fish oil capsules prevent arrhythmias and other forms of heart disease, alleviate autoimmune disorders, and improve brain function and memory.