Diseases & Conditions

Kava Kava for Anxiety and Depression

Kava kava (Piper methysticum) is a popular medicinal plant, which hails form he south pacific islands. The islanders there have used it as a treatment for a variety of mental health issues, over the centuries, which includes depression, anxiety and insomnia. Kava kava active ingredients are kavalactones, which have been...
Health

Essential Oils For Sleep

If you often experience sleeping problems, instead of popping sleeping pills, you can use essential oils, which are a much healthier option. These oils can help you to unwind and relax before you go sleep and even sleep deeper. The quality of your sleep can be influenced by many things...
Fitness

What are superfoods?

Superfood is a group of products in which the concentration of nutrients exceeds the concentration of nutrients in 99% of other foods. Superfoods are commonly referred to as something between food and medicine. Superfood’s description and definition sounds as if you’re reading about some super healthy supplement, but it’s still...
Health

Dairy Is Like Heroin

In recent years, some research has come out demonstrating that casein in cow’s milk may sometimes break down into peptides called casomorphins. These peptides have opioid structures, leading to the popular (though as of yet unfounded) conclusion that dairy may act like opioids in the human body. Soon the headlines...
Health

White Flour Turns to Glue in the Gut

One of the myths that originally prompted me to write this book is the persistent myth that white flour turns into glue in the gut, binding, clogging, and coating the stomach and intestines. Those who make this claim often advocate for consuming whole grain flour or other whole grain foods...
Weight Loss

Carbohydrates Make You Fat

  Mark Sisson famously referred to 150+ grams of carbohydrates a day as producing “insidious weight gain,” and Gary Taubes’ best-selling book, Good Calories, Bad Calories, tells the reader over and over (and over and over) that carbohydrates make us fat. The believers of the Dr. Atkins dietary principles, the...
Diseases & Conditions

Sugar Causes Cancer

  The “sugar causes cancer” myth is popular these days. Cancer is pretty scary to most people. Nobody really wants to get sick with cancer. And we want to have the security of knowing that we can protect ourselves from it. Thus, the simple claim that sugar causes cancer appeals...
Health

Herb: Folk Method of Infusion

This is perhaps the simplest method of preparing an herb. Fresh or dried herbs can be used. However, note that a larger amount of fresh herb will be needed to compensate for its higher water content. Therefore, if the instructions call for 1 part (for example, 1 teaspoon) of dried...
Health

OREGANO natural relief for coughs, colds and candida

WILD OREGANO Origanum vulgare, the strongest and most potent form of this herb, has been used for centuries in the Mediterranean world for its ability to slow down food spoilage. This is due to its anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-parasitic and anti-oxidant activity, which also accounts for the health benefits that some...
Beauty

Hyaluronic Acid – Nature’s Moisturiser

Do you know the difference between a grape and a raisin? The answer is water. Water enables the grape to remain smooth and plump, while the lack of hydration causes the raisin to appear wrinkled and flat. Our skin is the same. For healthy, plump, youthful skin, water is an...
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