Benefits of Arnica

The Alpine plant arnica (Arnica montana) is a distant relative of the Asteraceae (daisy) family and a popular homeopathic remedy for reducing the symptoms of bruising and muscle soreness. In Germany and Eastern Europe Arnica gels have been developed using arnica oil for ease of application. Arnica gels and ointments are ideal for sprained ankles, […]

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Importance of Vitamin C in Your Diet

Vitamin C plays a variety of roles in how your body functions. Vitamin C is essential to immunity, iron absorption, building strong bones, wound healing, healthy skin, moderating blood pressure and sustaining eyesight. Vitamin C supports many chemical reactions, without which normal body functions begin to breakdown, exposing your body to disease. Vitamin C (ascorbic […]

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Insidious Effects of Diabetes

Diabetes is a health condition affecting the way your body digests food and produces energy. When functioning normally, your body digests sugar (carbohydrates) and breaks them down to a basic sugar, called glucose. Glucose then enters your bloodstream where it circulates to all parts of your body then enters cells to be utilized as fuel. […]

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How Your Diet May Make You Less Likely to Survive the Coronavirus

While you “stay at home” to protect your health and the health of your family, shouldn’t you also be concerned about the effects of your diet on your health? Healthy eating can help lower your risk of medical conditions from heart disease to obesity. It doesn’t make sense to survive a pandemic then suffer from […]

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Coronavirus and Your Immune System

Like millions of people around the world you are trapped in your home for your safety and the safety of your family. You can choose to spend this time binging on junk food and reruns, or you could use this time productively to strengthen your mind and body. Here are four steps you can take […]

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Bone Broth for Overall Health Improvement

Animal bones contain many beneficial nutrients including healthy fats, proteins and calcium. Unlike most carnivores, humans can’t break open animal bones with our teeth, we need to boil and cook them to create a bone broth to make use of the nutrients found in bones. From the period following the Civil War until after World […]

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How to Get Into Ketosis

The term “ketosis” can be confusing, if you are following a ketogenic diet, being in a state of ketosis is one of your goals, however if you are an insulin dependent diabetic, ketosis can be a very dangerous state. Here’s a simple overview of ketosis. What Is Ketosis? Ketosis means that your body has gone […]

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Health Benefits of Coffee

We often start our mornings with a cup of coffee to prepare for a busy day ahead, but are there hidden health benefits beyond the caffeine buzz? People who drink coffee have fewer instances of heart disease and stroke, Parkinson’s disease, dementia and Type II diabetes. Coffee is full of antioxidants. Antioxidants release oxygen to […]

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10 Best Anti-Inflammatory Foods

Have you been battling a joint injury, inflammation or chronic joint pain? Inflammation can be managed naturally by making a few simple changes to your diet. The majority of anti-inflammatory foods are fresh fruits and vegetables and include these three characteristics: High in omega-3s. High in antioxidants. Rich sources of essential fatty acids Here are […]

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Amazing Elderberry Health Benefits

Elderberry (Sambucus) is a common home remedy used to treat the common cold and flu. The genus Sambucus includes as many as 30 shrubs and trees native to both the Northern and Southern Hemispheres. Black Elderberry (Sambucus nigra) produces black berries that can be eaten raw or cooked as jam or reduced to a concentrated […]

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