This Week's New and Hot Articles and Recipes
use our huge collection of natural health articles, reviews, and resource
links below to develop a personal program that will help you lose
unwanted pounds while gaining energy and peace of mind.
the Week of May 18, 2013...
for Breakfast Diminishes Appetite All Day
Try adding some protein to your breakfast, like salmon or eggs, and
you may experience a diminished appetite for the rest of the day.
Treatments for Ear, Nose, and Throat Infections
Here are two popular and easy to find herbs that may help naturally
treat ENT infections.
Bowel Flora and Sauerkraut
idea of microscopic organisms living and reproducing within you probably
seems creepy at first. But when you see the good these beneficial
bacteria do for your health and well being, you'll want to welcome
them aboard instead of wanting to throw them over the side.
Recipe of the Week
week we have Leah's Pumpkin Cookies.
My daughter-in-law Leah Day is not only one of the world's great quilters
(check out her hugely popular Craftsy
Free Motion Quilting Class), she also bakes some darn right terrific
cookies. Her pumpkin delights as spelled out in this week's recipe
are one of favorites.
Recipe of the Week
week we have Laredo BBQ Pot Roast with Cornmeal
Dumplings. Oh, my, the ranch hands at your house will shout
"Yippi kay yay" over and over again once they hitch their
horses, wash their hands, and sit down to feed this filling and delicious
Recipe of the Week
This week we have Real Deal Mexican Rice.
This is an authentic recipe from a Mexican American who grew up in
Texas right on the border with Mexico, and it's as authentic as you
can get. This rice goes great with enchiladas or tacos.
the Week of May 11, 2013...
Signs Your Relationship Is in Trouble
This article by Debbie Mandel highlights several signs and symptoms
of an ailing relationship. Here are seven tips to help you reclaim
your relationship with your spouse.
Pesto Said to Remove Heavy Metals
Heavy metal poisoning is rampant. It may be a major cause of hormonal
imbalances, cancer, thyroid problems, neurological disturbances, learning
problems, depression, food allergies, parasites, and more. This is
a great recipe that is not only easy to make but also really yummy,
and it tells you how to remove heavy metals from the body.
Eating tomatoes and other members of the nightshade family can make
your arthritis worse. Read this article to learn more about the
the Week of May 4, 2013...
John H. Tobe took on and poked holes in practically everything that
"mass manufacturing" and the "medical establishment" came up with
until his death in 1979. He was also one of the few individuals to
visit the Hunza people in the 1950's and then write about their remarkable
health. The article you're about to read comes from his book, The
Golden Treasury of Natural Health Knowledge, which is full of
articles he wrote during his lifetime for his monthly magazine Provoker.
Also contains one of the great recipes for muesli.
You Throwing Away Your Egg Yolks?
Cholesterol is not a deadly poison, but a substance that is absolutely
necessary for you to be healthy. High cholesterol itself does not
cause heart disease. Join Dr. Kim join in never throwing away another
A disenfranchised M.D. breaks from the norm and challenges the pharmaceutical
empire from one of the most well-respected dermatology institutes
in the world. "The field is just replete with nonsense,"
he told the Times.
the Week of April 27, 2013...
Tips for Insect Bites
I swatted away some flying bug when I was outside petting Bobby the
Long-haired Stray Cat this time last year, and that got me to thinking
about the wasp bites that so pissed me off a few summers ago, so then
I wandered into the office and wrote this blog entry. So there! And
if you don't get a big kick out of reading Tip No. 5 in this entry,
then you need to kickstart your sense of humor back into gear.
Surprising Effects of Posture
The latest research from Ohio University by psychology professor Richard
Petty claims the effect of posture is even more profound, "But
it turns out that our posture can also affect how we think about ourselves.
If you sit up straight, you end up convincing yourself by the posture
of the Caveman Diet
Learn how your ancestors ate fifteen thousand to one million
years ago, and learn how the nutritional intake may have been a lot
more healthy than what we've eaten for the last ten thousand years.
the Week of April 20, 2013...
Natural Approach to Curing and Preventing Acne
Dr. Ben Kim loves to treat patients with acne because "Once a
person identifies and addresses the root causes of acne, it predictability
melts away." Read this excellent article and learn Dr. Kim's
natural approach using preventative tips to keep acne at bay.
Case Study in Yoga and Diabetes
The Yoga Biomedical Trust discovered in 1982 that if people practiced
yoga for 30 minutes a day for one full month, the activity helped
reduce blood glucose levels in some diabetics.
Bottled Water Myths
Did you know advertising execs for big bottled water companies have
been wasting your money and playing you as a fool for years? Stop
buying bottled water and start bottling your own.
the Week of April 13, 2013...
to Clear Brain Fog
I understand wanting to have a clear head with a functioning brain
in the ol' skull cavity, so in this blog entry I point out a few healthy
foods you can use to dissipate brain fog when it comes rolling in.
and Minerals for Fingernail Health
Brittle or poor looking fingernails indicate the body's lack in certain
vitamins or minerals. By watching your fingernails and keeping them
in good shape, you help keep your body well rounded in nutrients.
Boosting Exercise Tips
First off, forget the word "exercise." Call it activity.
Here are several fun activities to boost your metabolism.
the Week of April 6, 2013...
Foods Are Healthy and Nutritious
In lieu of cooking, another way to soften and even break down fiber
in plant foods and thereby get the most out of what you eat is to
blend some of your foods.
Remedies for Joint Pain
If you're suffering from joint pain as so many are these days, you
may well want to try herbal remedies before turning to prescription
drugs with their dangerous side effects that all too often cause more
problems than they help.
Good Enough for the Hunzas
Natural health writer Karen Railey continues her fascinating series
on grains in this article about millet, a tiny grain that helps
the Hunza people live healthfully over sometimes over a hundred years.
the Week of March 30, 2013...
to Deal with Dry Mouth
In this interesting article, Dr. Harold
Katz discusses the causes of dry mouth and reveals what you can do
to put an end to this annoying symptom.
a Strict Vegan Diet a Recipe for Disaster?
Dr. Ben Kim writes, "My experiences with my own body and in providing
health care to many people over the years have led me to believe that
a long term, strict vegan diet is a sure recipe for developing certain
nutritional deficiencies and significant health problems." This
is a must read for strict vegans.
and Prostate Cancer
The overwhelming majority of research suggests strongly that increased
milk consumption is associated with increased risk for prostate cancer.
the Week of March 23, 2013...
Keep on Flowing
March 18, was the 41st wedding anniversary for me and my wife Ellen.
In this brief blog entry, I write about that special day and also
share a song I wrote last year to kind of celebrate our life together.
The song's entitled "River Keep on Flowing." Just like the
years keep on moving down the line, eh?
Truth about Bad Breath and What the Symptoms Mean
In this interesting article, Dr. Harold
Katz shows how bad breath is caused by anaerobic sulfur producing
bacteria which normally live within the surface of the tongue and
in the throat.
You Need to Know about Arthritis
In this extremely detailed and useful article, Dr. Kim shares with
you his encyclopedic knowledge of arthritis. Learn the causes as well
as many natural things you can do to either avoid arthritis altogether
or else reduce your pain.
from the Andes
In this fascinating and informative article you'll learn just about
everything there is to know about quinoa, a health-giving grain that
has been cultivated in South American Andes since at least 3,000 B.C.
and has been a staple food of millions of native inhabitants. If you
have a wheat allergy (as so many people do), this article is a MUST
the Week of March 16, 2013...
to Make Healthy Fudge
This fabulous tutorial with lots of mouthwatering pictures details
exactly how to make healthy fudge that is so delicious everyone in
the family may well fight over the last few pieces. You can also call
the recipe almond fudge brownies. Oh my gawd!
In this blog entry I share one of my favorite drinks for a post-workout
cool down that will flood my old body with vitamins and minerals to
help create healthy new cells.
Dr. Herbert Shelton explains efficient digestion. Contending that
at least half the food most of us eat passes out of us without being
utilized or digestion, Dr. Shelton proceeds to give us specific details
on what we can do to quit wasting 50% of the expensive stuff we send
down our throats!
the Week of March 9, 2013...
Fasting One Day a Week Good for You?
Is fasting one day a week good for your health? To answer this question,
let's take a look at what happens in your body when you begin to eat
and drink nothing but water.
Budgeting for Financial Health
My mother kept our family out of debt her entire life with a simple
cash-based system called envelope budgeting. You don't hear much about
envelop budgeting in our cash-less society, but if you're in debt,
it may be the answer you've been looking for.
Theory of Self-Deception
Self-deception is a common everyday phenomenon. Someone who sees the
facts, but refuses to admit them, is generally described as unreasonable
- wrongly, say two German university researchers.
the Week of March 2, 2013...
Read our review of licensed attorney Alan Phillips' Vaccine
Legal Exemptions, a comprehensive and authoritative 92-page
report about vaccine legal exemptions you can trust. This
is a MUST read for parents who don't want to pollute the bodies of
their babies and children with potentially dangerous vaccines.
for the Eyes
With so many new supplements on the market claiming to enhance and
improve vision, it can be downright confusing choosing which one is
right for you. This article discusses the best vitamins for eye health.
No to High Heels
What do toe pain, mid foot pain, heel pain, ankle pain, knee pain,
hip pain, lower back pain, mid back pain, upper back pain, and headaches
all have in common? You guessed it -- high heels.
the Week of February 23, 2013...
Sequential Eating for Indigestion
If you're a slave to heartburn or excess gas or lots of burping after
meals, I just blogged about a simple, natural technique that relieves
indigestion and gas problems for a surprising number of people. You
have nothing to lose (except your gas and indigestion) by trying this
method, so take a chance and do it!
Cures for Headache Pain
This interesting and quite comprehensive article details a number
of natural techniques you can use to ease headache pain. Why
resort to over-the-counter medications when you can help yourself
with simple methods?
to Live 100 Years
The doctors of his time told Italian nobleman Luigi Cornaro when he
was in his thirties that he would die in a matter of months if he
didn't change his ways. Talking them seriously, this young Venetian
completely revamped his lifestyle and then lived happily and fully
until he reached the age of 102. In Discourses on the Sober Life,
you'll learn how he took responsibility for his own health and then
amazed his family, his doctors, and the people of Italy.
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