Why Hydrogenated Oils Are Bad For You

Warning: Do not eat foods that contain partially hydrogenated and hydrogenated fats. These fats are found in all kinds of packaged and junk food. Food manufacturers really don’t care about your health when they add hydrogenated oils to their foods. Good clean vegetable oils are hydrogenated to create shortenings and margarines. Vegetable oils are partially hydrogenated so they can be added to many foods since they become a source of cheap fat and increase the shelf life of the food product. What do hydrogenated oils do? When healthy oils are processed through bubbling hydrogen at temperatures up to 210 C, un-natural fatty acids are created that are called trans-fatty acids. Your body is unable to use this un-natural fatty acids …

How To Use Grapefruit to Lower High Blood Pressure

Heart disease is the number one killer of women. If you are a women, and even if your not, here is what you need to start doing. The food you eat is critical in determining if you will have high blood pressure and if you can lower it. Eating less meat and eating more fruits and vegetables can lower your blood pressure. High blood pressure occurs when fats, cholesterol, and nutrients in the food you eat start to accumulate along your artery walls. This narrowing of your arteries restricts the flow of your blood, increases your blood pressure and making you more susceptible to heart attacks and strokes. If you have high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or high trigylcerides, grapefruit …

The Power of Natural Alternative Medicine – Part 1

The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human body, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.”…Thomas Edison, 1902. We have many different options for healthcare today, but the focus will be on biologically based treatments and prevention. The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) defines the scope of biologically based practices to include, but is not limited to, botanicals, animal-derived extracts, vitamins, minerals, fatty acids, amino acids, proteins, prebiotics and probiotics, whole diets, and functional foods. But first, let’s take a look at the different philosophies of healthcare practiced today. Allopathic, alternative, complementary, integrative-what does it all mean? Each includes many different kinds …

Ayurveda, Ayurvedic Medicines and Important Herbs

What is Ayurveda and Its Importance? Ayurveda is a traditional holistic healing. Translated from Sanskrit, Ayurveda means ‘the science of life’. ayur means “life” and veda means “science. India system which largely depends on plant support to form major Chunk of its medicine. Most of the herbs, spices, seeds, roots, leaves, stems, petals and flowers are deeply ingrained in all Indian homes where ‘home remedies’ are popular. Even certain family members in some family are adept in curing even intricate disorders by simple and cost effective formulations which, at times, have shown marvelous and astounding results. All over the world today we are looking for a natural system of healing that is comprehensive and complete, that is not merely some …

Why Swiss Medica’s O24™ Works for Pain Relief

Noted Herbalist Discusses the Active Mechanisms of Swiss Medica’s (OTC BB: SWME) O24™ According to Mike Vertolli, who is recognized as one of Canada’s foremost herbalists, “Although it is still in its infancy, research of herbal products and essential oils has increased significantly in the last ten years.” Vertolli was a member of Health Canada’s advisory panel on natural health products (Canada’s equivalent of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration). He believes there are constituents within the O24™ Essential Oil pain relief product, which may act as powerful anti-inflammatory agents. Vertolli explained that the constituents within the O24™ pain relief product have undergone rigorous clinical testing. This could help explain why O24™ has become widely accepted in a short period …

WANTED….Back Pain Sufferers Wanting Their Life Back!

You don’t realise it yet, but in the next two minutes, you’re going to learn about an amazing natural and drug-free therapy that could release you from the shackles of your chronic back pain. You see the truth is, your back pain is a THIEF! In fact, it’s robbing from you right now as your sitting and reading this. Yes you heard right, it’s robbing you of the FREEDOM to: 1. Perform simple day to day tasks e.g. gardening, driving 2. Enjoy a good nights sleep 3. Feel energised and refreshed 4. Have peace of mind, free from depression and anxiety 5. Play with your kids 6. Bend & stretch to reach things 7. Maintain a fully independent lifestyle The …

Wipe Off The Years From Your Appearance

For health conscious liver detox is mandatory. The best time for a liver detox is spring. Of all the things you can do in alternative health, the liver detox is probably one of the most important in terms of achieving maximum health in today’s environment. We live in an age where our deteriorating natural environment is polluting our bodies with cigarette smoke, pesticides, food additives, smog, chemical toxins, heavy metals, and more that threaten our intestines, colon, kidneys, liver and gallbladders. It is best to detoxify your liver and gall bladder twice a year. One of the primary purposes of the liver detox is to flush all of the gallstones from your body and minimize the chances of their return. …

Why You Should Consider An Herbal Colon Cleanse

Colon Cleanse Colon cleansing uses natural health & herbs to help your body to heal health problems which are often related to a colon which is not functioning as nature intended. More and more people are suffering from health problems, including pain, constipation and lack of energy which can be related to a dirty bowel. The most important cleanse to do is colon cleansing, because if you have a dirty colon with impacted fecal matter, this will create extra toxins which the other organs then have to continually cleanse and detox. The #1 CANCER AMONG MEN AND WOMEN TOGETHER IS COLON CANCER. The person on a typical Western Diet holds 8 meals of undigested food and waste material in the …

What Do Herbal Extracts Do For Your Hair

Herbal extracts are very popular to most people because they support the body’s natural healing in many illnesses. Herbal extracts became popular because they are cheaper and are most of the time available at no cost. Most herbal plants can be seen anywhere in your surrounding. You may also ask from your neighbors to give you a few stalks or leaves if he has the herbal plant that you need. Possibly you have herbs in your backyard and may pick all you need. It is surely affordable compared to those remedies that you buy from many drug stores and markets. It is much better, before trying any herbal remedy, to ask the advice from health professionals. For instance, your problem …

Throat cancer treatment cure alternative

CANCER the word itself makes terror in the minds of the people. It is the word which makes us feel panic. It can cause to anyone without the discrimination of age, sex, colour, class, or status. It has many reasons to conquer the human body. In olden days it was suffered a lot by the people. But now due to the modernization this can be cured with many alternative treatment or medications. We at our center provide you with the natural dietary supplements which are natural and does not cause any side effects in curing the disease. There are many different kinds of cancers. Cancer arises out of normal cells in the body, and can develop in almost any organ …

Why Mind Over Matter Matters

Okay, so you made the decision to improve your health. You’re taking your vitamins, you’ve given up smoking and junk food, and you’ve decided to buy a juicer to take advantage of the health benefits of juicing. All good things. And, according to the latest studies, all things that may help in cancer treatment and prevention, as well as the treatment and prevention of a host of other ailments, including heart disease, asthma, allergies and high blood pressure. But, don’t overlook one important element in helping your body stay healthy. Your mind. That’s right, your mind. It’s called the Mind/Body connection. In a nutshell, what you believe in your mind can influence things in your body. It’s known that anxiety …

Prevent brain cancer alternative treatment

As we know this earth is getting more polluted the human being is more getting captivated to different kinds of diseases. He is becoming more and more moderanised in the same way the diseases are also following him and attacking him in one or the other way. Now a days this cancer has become one of the major deadly disease which is trembling the human kind. This has number of kinds which can attack any part of the body. One among them is this brain cancer which attacks the brain. The brain is one of the core part of the body. The brain, like any other tissue in the body, is made up of individual cells which are much smaller …

History of Magnetic Therapy

Historically it is reported that magnets have been around for an extremely long time. Magnets were first documented around 2500-3000 years BC. Their origins are first noted in Asia Minor in a vast land called Magnesia. The earth there was enriched with iron oxide which attracted metals to it. The locals named it Magnetite. Another story is told of a young boy, who lived 2500 years BC, called Magnes — a shepherd on Mount Ida. One day he was tending his sheep whilst wearing sandals which contained iron in the sole. He found it hard to walk up the mountain as his feet felt heavy and stuck to the rock face. Mount Ida was found to contain a rock called …

Folk Medicine – The Natural Solution

Long before orthodox medicine took center stage in the health care practices around the world people who were sick used to visit different kind of doctors. These doctors were not the steth-wielding, tech-savvy, white-coated medical geniuses of today. Mostly, they were bearded, wizened and gnarled humans looking less like physicians and more like witches or wizards. But they were revered, loved and even feared because of one particular skill they possessed – the healing touch. In the early days of civilization, a vast majority of people were cut off from ‘formal’ medical care. Competent physicians were a luxury, to be enjoyed only by the super-rich and royalty. For everyone else, there was the local witch-doctor who was respected for his …

Role of Alternative Medicine in modern society

Typically, alternative medicine differs from traditional medicine in that alternative medicine is older and what we might call unconventional or non-Western medicine. Alternative medicine does not follow the traditional science and research that current medicines undergo. Alternative medicine could also be termed complementary or traditional medicine or the therapies that can be integrated into current medicine. The staff of the National Library of Medicine of the United States classified alternative medicine under the category of complementary therapies in their Medical Subjects Heading Section. This was done in the year 2002. The definition provided was that alternative medicine therapeutic practices were not considered as an integral part of the traditional allopathic medicine. Therapies like acupuncture, dieting, physical therapy like exercises or …

Skin Cancer: Coming to a Face Near You

There are over one million new cases of skin cancer diagnosed every year in the United States, representing about half of all cancers diagnosed in the country. And skin cancer on a dramatic increase. There are twice as many skin cancers in our population today as there were 20 years ago. Given this rate of increase, chances are about 50/50 that you will develop at least one skin cancer lesion if you live to age 70. This is especially true if you are fair-skinned. While skin cancer can occur in people of all races, those with lighter skin have a much higher risk because their skin contains less of the pigment melanin, which helps protect against an overdose of the …