Friday, August 28, 2015

The Dangers of Non-Stick Pans

 Non-stick pans may be convenient, but Edward Groups says that new research indicates that they may pose health dangers.
Pans with a non-stick coating are convenient but new research suggests that the chemical used for the coating is extremely toxic and exposure on any level could prove dangerous to brain health, the reproductive system, and immune system. Read more

Friday, August 21, 2015

8 Medicinal Plants You Can Grow at Home

Herbs don't have to be expensive. You can grow these eight medicinal plants at home, says Alex Jordon.
Grow medicinal herbs in your home garden can provide convenient access to many natural home remedies, and you can save money at the same time. Following are some highly medicinal herbs you can grow at home: Read more

Monday, August 17, 2015

4 Natural Painkillers That Are Still Legal

Big Pharma has managed to get most natural painkillers made illegal, but Christinia Sarich reveals four that they missed.
Have you ever heard of opium lettuce? How about kratom? These are just a few of the many natural herbs which have been used over the centuries as painkillers. Read on to find out how to use natural herbs for pain to achieve pain relief without over-the-counter and pharmaceutical drugs. Read more

Friday, August 14, 2015

Drink Red Wine for a Healthier Heart, Slimmer Body, and Longer Life

Barbara Minton outlines the benefits of red wine.
Most health experts say that avoiding alcoholic beverages is the way to go, but there’s one exception that most agree on – the drinking of red wine. What makes red wine stand out as different? It’s the best source of a polyphenol known as resveratrol, a compound that may lead to a healthier heart, a slimmer body, and a longer life. Read more

Monday, August 10, 2015

Top 10 Medicinal Plants You Can Grow Yourself

Wouldn't it be great to get your medicine from your garden rather than from a pharmacy? Here are ten medicinal plants that you can grow yourself.
Plants have been used for thousands of years for medicinal purposes. Most medicine is derived from plants before they are laced with synthetic chemicals by pharmaceutical companies. You can cut the middle man out and grow medicinal plants in your very own garden. Freshly harvested herbs are inexpensive, are easy to grow, treat a wide range of illnesses and produce few side effects in comparison to over-the-counter drugs. Rather than consulting your nearest pharmacist at the first signs of illness, you can consult your nearest garden. Start cultivating your medicinal garden today with these powerful healing herbs. Read more

Friday, August 7, 2015

Vitamin D: Can It Help You Lose Weight?

Could taking vitamin D help you lose weight? A study found that low levels of the vitamin is linked to obesity.
Obese and overweight people who are deficient in vitamin D should take supplements to boost their chances of losing weight, experts have said.

The advice comes as a new study warns people who have low levels of the ‘sunshine’ vitamin, are more likely to be obese or overweight. Read more

Monday, August 3, 2015

Are Carbonated Beverages Making You Fat?

From acid reflux to tooth damage, the surprising ways carbonated water could be harming your health revealed.
Sparkling water seems the perfect summer thirst quencher - a refreshing alternative to alcohol or fizzy, sugary drinks, and also just that little bit more interesting than tap water. It's so popular that we drank 300 million litres in the UK last year.

But is it as good for us as we think? As some dental experts warn of its potential to erode teeth, we reveal the surprising ways it could be harming your health. Read more