Friday, September 19, 2014

3 Ways to Use Turmeric to Treat Painful Joints

Did you know that you probably have a natural pain reliever in your kitchen? Dr. David Williams reveals three ways to use turmeric to treat painful joints.
Feeling the cold winter temperatures right down to your bones? You aren’t alone, especially if you suffer fromarthritis or any other kind of joint pain.

For relief, you may be tempted to reach for over-the-counter painkillers, but these medications have many unwanted side effects. Instead, I recommend that you consider the natural pain-relieving properties of turmeric. Read more

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Sugar, Not Salt, to Blame for High Blood Pressure

For years people have been urged to cut their salt intake, but researchers claim that sugar is more related to high blood pressure than salt is.
Sugar - not salt - is to blame for high blood pressure, US researchers claim.

They argue that high sugar levels affect a key area of the brain which causes the heart rate to quicken and blood pressure to rise.

The scientists from New York and Kansas also highlight a recent study of 8,670 French adults which found no link between salt and high blood pressure. Read more

Monday, September 15, 2014

The Best and Worst Sleeping Positions

What position do you sleep in? Joe Martino examines the pros and cons of every sleeping position.
It has been said that we spend about 1/3 of our lives sleeping. Since we know sleeping is quite important for our health, physical body, mental function and overall mood, it’s important we get good sleep. Having trouble with sleep can be caused by a number of things ranging from a bad mattress, a room with too much light, eating or drinking the wrong things before bed or even something like your sleeping position. Read more

Friday, September 12, 2014

Ginkgo Biloba Helps Improve ADHD Symptoms in Children

Ginkgo biloba has been found to natural help improve ADHD symptoms in children.
According to the CDC, ADHD, the ‘disease’ that causes children to have difficulty focusing and to act hyper is rising every year. Millions of parents put their children on medications to try to help them do better in school and to tame their unruly behavior, but a what everyone should know is that dietary adjustments is often the only solution necessary. In some cases, a single herb – Ginkgo biloba - can help to lessen ADHD symptoms in very little time. Read more

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

6 Natural Acne Remedies

Acne is a skin condition that affects over 80% of people. Factors such as stress, poor diet, make-up and cosmetics, hormone fluctuations, dietary deficiencies, and poor hygiene can all cause acne to flare up and get worse. Acne treatments may use different approaches to eliminate pimples and blackheads. They may attempt to unclog pores, reduce oil production, or eliminate acne-producing bacteria, but some natural acne remedies also work from the inside out. Here are six natural acne treatments to consider using or combining with other solutions.

Monday, September 8, 2014

10 Ways Apple Cider Vinegar Can Improve Your Health

Apple cider vinegar is not just a salad dressing ingredient. Here are ten ways apple cider vinegar can improve your health.
When most people think about apple cider vinegar, it is usually in terms of salad dressing. While this will certainly zest up your lunchtime greens, however, there are many more benefits to consumption. A regular dose (defined as 1 tablespoon vinegar diluted in 1 cup of water) taken daily with meals can benefit many of the body’s systems and it can be used topically as well. Read below to find out more about it. Read more

Friday, September 5, 2014

Vitamin D Deficiency: Are You at Risk?

Recent discoveries have shown that vitamin D is crucial to good health. Edward Group lists nine symptoms that indicate that you may be deficient in this critical nutrient.
Despite the positive discoveries of Vitamin D over the past decade, many researchers are still unsure as to the extent of which vitamin D deficiency plays in disease development. [1]Many experts also disagree on whether or not supplementation or sun exposure is best, with many believing that natural sunlight promotes more balanced blood levels. Despite the barrage of research hitting the scene, organizations continue to differ on recommendations for vitamin D intake. Read more