Over the years, stevia has grown in popularity as a sugar substitute due to the fact that it has no effect on your blood sugar levels and contains zero calories. However, it’s important for consumers to know that not all stevia productsare created equal, and many stevia products being sold are highly processed and may contain potentially harmful chemicals. The solution? Green leaf stevia. What is Green Stevia? Stevia is … Continue reading The Benefits of Green Leaf Stevia – A Sugar Substitute
Pain is very common. From an evolutionary perspective, some forms of pain were advantageous. They signaled that there is something wrong so that we would become aware of it and fix it. It obviously doesn’t feel good, but that is precisely why it motivates us to search for a solution. When the pain is due to injury, chronic inflammation, some internal diseases or cancer, it’s … Continue reading List of Natural Pain Relief Remedies and Ingredients
Digestion and Gastro Intestinal (GI) tract health is very important. It is the site where all food is digested and where all nutrients (and potential toxins) are absorbed. The GI tract is also the site of the largest collection of lymph nodes where immunity cells reside. Therefore, what we eat affects our immune system to a great extent. Finally, the GI tract also includes the … Continue reading Indigestion, Bloating and IBS symptoms
Tinnitusis a common condition. There are many causes for this condition. This is because many separate conditions can affect the intricate structure of the ear. The most common cause of tinnitus is excessive exposure to loud noise or age associated tinnitus. When you experience tinnitus (especially when you were not exposed to loud noise) it is highly recommended to have a visit with your doctor … Continue reading Tinnitus / Ringing in the Ears
Arthritis literally means inflammation of the joints. Inflammation causes damage to joints and ultimately pain. Your primary approach to joint conditions and for the healthy maintenance of joints should be to reduce inflammation and to provide the building blocks that make up the structure of joints. How to achieve this? By using glucosamine and natural arthritis treatments. The best anti-inflammatory supplement for joint pain and joint maintenance is by … Continue reading Is Winter Getting to You, and to Your Arthritic Joints?
Natural anti-inflammatory herbs, supplements and foods are very important. This is because excessive inflammation is the way by which most chronic diseases cause damage to our body. Some prime examples are Rheumatoid Arthritis, Diabetes, Atherosclerosis (which is the cause of heart attacks, strokes and peripheral vascular disease), and even Cancer to a certain extent. But there are literally thousands of other conditions that we do not … Continue reading Natural Anti-Inflammatory Herbs and Supplements
MADE SAFE (Made with Safe Ingredients) is America’s first human health certification for all consumer products, from baby and household items to personal care and cleaners. When you see that a product is MADE SAFE, it means that it was literally made with ingredients that are not known or suspected to harm our health. The goal with this certification process is to eliminate the use … Continue reading What it Means to be MADE SAFE
With so much on-going hype surround kale, I figured it was a good time to address the debate: is it so great after all? The answer is a resounding YES! It is great. But so are many other dark green leafy vegetables. It largely depends if you are buying organic kale or not. If it’s not organic, then you’ll be mixing the health benefiting substances in kale with … Continue reading Is Kale Really So Great?
Your liver is your body’s largest organ, and plays a key role in removing alcohol and other toxins from your body. While summertime can mean lots of fun, outdoor parties and barbeques, it can also mean more alcohol than the liver can handle. A toxic liver can lead to digestive issues, mood swings, inflammation and fatigue, so it’s important to focus on liver cleansing foods … Continue reading Top 5 Foods to Detox Your Liver
Painful joint conditions are very common. The most common are Rheumatoid Arthritis (an inflammatory condition) and osteoarthritis (a wear and tear condition of the joints). But in reality there are many more. Some less common ones are Psoriatic Arthritis or Ankylosing Spondylitis or even ones with even more bizarre names like Lupus Erythematosus. The field of rheumatology (i.e. joint diseases) is very broad. All these … Continue reading 3 Natural Treatment Approaches For Degenerative Joint Disease