The Factors That Affect Your Vitamin D Metabolism


A review: The biochemistry of vitamin D is complex — even the terminology can be mind numbing. That’s why Dr. Swartzberg begins The Benefits of Vitamin D with a concise look at vitamin D basics — its role in bone health, regulation of cell growth, immune function and reduction of inflammation. In easy-to-understand layman’s language, […]

The Factors That Affect Your Vitamin D Metabolism


A review: The biochemistry of vitamin D is complex — even the terminology can be mind numbing. That’s why Dr. Swartzberg begins The Benefits of Vitamin D with a concise look at vitamin D basics — its role in bone health, regulation of cell growth, immune function and reduction of inflammation. In easy-to-understand layman’s language, […]

Hallucinogenic Herbs: Healing with herbs, Part 9


In less developed countries hallucinogens are the favored medicines. This is because sickness and death are viewed as being a consequence of interference from the spirit world, rather than being induced physically or organically.

Basic Caring for the Caregiver Tips


Preventive health measures are important while providing care for another person. These include immunization, all the regularly scheduled check-ups, and recommended screenings, telling your doctor you are a caregiver and talking to him/her if you are feeling depressed or nervous.

About Healing With Herbs


There are many people who regard herbal healing as superstitious based, antiquated or hocus-pocus.

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.

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.