Nutrition & Weight Watching

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Why Cider Is Healthy (And How To Make It)

Hurray, cider is healthy! We always knew it, but it's nice to have confirmation from science. According to scientists at the University of Glasgow, in fact, cider is as rich in antioxidants as red wine, another alcoholic beverage recognized for its health benefits. Like the … ...

Alkaine Diet

Alkaline Diet

Your body can be compared to a finely tuned car or machinery. In order to keep the car going, you need to provide it with premium fuel.  This fuel can be highly correlated to what you put in your body (food you eat, water you drink). Ultimately, your body needs more alkaline food … ...

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Medicinal Properties of Mulled Wine

The medicinal properties of mulled wine, spiced wine or vin brulé have been appreciated since as far back as ancient Rome. In the Middle Ages it was made by monks in the monasteries, by heating red wine and adding various herbs and spices known for their medicinal properties, … ...

Detox & Digestion

Withdrawal

Can You Withdraw From Drugs At Home?

Is it possible to withdraw from drugs at home? Certified Drug Rehab Advisor Tibor Palatinus not only believes it is, but has spent years developing a system that can be followed easily, quickly and cheaply and is guaranteed (dissatisfied buyers are offered a 60-day guarantee) to … ...

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Lung Cleansing For Smokers

The idea of lung cleansing for smokers may be a paradox, but that doesn't make it impossible. “I can’t stop smoking but I’m worried about the state of my lungs. What can I do?” Non-smokers might be quick to reply “obviously you’re not worried enough”, but for smokers quitting … ...

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Electronic Cigarettes: Helpful Or Harmful? (An Ongoing Experiment)

This is the big question and controversy regarding the new electronic cigarette 'trend': can they help smokers to break the habit, or are they equally harmful to the health? Several weeks ago my husband, a smoker, bought himself an electronic cigarette. Since then, he hasn’t … ...

Natural medicine for pets

Natural Medicine for Pets

The popularity of alternative medicine has surged in recent years, but many people are starting to realize that many of the same treatments and preventative care are applicable to pets as well. But despite this recent interest in natural medicine for pets, it's actually almost as … ...

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Depression and Sleep Disorders: the Chicken or the Egg?

It is scientifically acknowledged that there is a close connection between  depression  and sleep disorders such as insomnia, but it is also a recognised fact that a lack of sleep can lead eventually to depression - so which came first, the chicken or the egg? Where exactly is … ...

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Bikram Yoga – What’s Hot About It?

What makes the style of yoga originally developed in the early 1970s by Bikram Choudhury so trendy is that it's hot - but exactly what's hot about Bikram Yoga? Quite simply, it is practiced in an environment with levels of heat and humidity simulating the naturally hot and humid … ...

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How To Stop Smoking? Eat More Fruit

A study recently concluded that the answer to the problem of how to stop smoking may be to eat more fruit and vegetables. Researchers of the University of Buffalo, New York monitored the lifestyle and eating habits of one thousand smokers aged 25 and over for a period of time, … ...

Alternative Therapies

The Importance of Sleep

These days getting enough sleep is wishful thinking. Many people think that they can get by with only a few hours of sleep a night, but the truth is that long-term sleep

Ergonomics At Home And In The Office

How you can start introducing Ergonomics at home and in the office today Repetitive strain injury (RSI) is an injury caused by repetitive tasks or staying in an awkward and

The Dangers Of Sitting Down Too Long

In a modern working world symbolized by the 'workstation', to which most of us are bound for most of the day, what we would certainly prefer not to be alerted about is the dangers

Dealing With Hypertension Nature’s Way

Conventional and alternative medicine professionals agree that an essential basic treatment for hypertension is the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet. According

Bach Flowers for Children

The following article was written by an expert on Bach Flower essences and homeopathy in general, and addresses a subject that is becoming increasingly popular: Bach Flowers for

Biomagnetism

Discovered in 1988 by medical surgeon Isaac Goiz, Biomagnetism is an alternative treatment geared to restoring and maintaining psycho-physical health by creating biomagnetic fields

The Origins of Alternative Medicine

An essential part of learning about a natural, holistic approach to health is studying the origins of alternative medicine. The following represents a very brief outline of the

Alternative versus Conventional Medicine

When most people get sick, they look to conventional medicine for relief and healing. However, natural medicine is becoming increasingly popular, and there is a growing debate

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