Nutrition & Weight Watching


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 … ...

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Yerba Mate and Colon Cancer

According to a recent scientific study from the University of Illinois, there is a strong relation between Yerba Mate and colon cancer treatment. The bioactive compounds contained in just one cup of Yerba Mate tea, in fact, showed to be effective in destroying colon cancer cells, … ...


Liquorice and Magnolia For Healthy Teeth

It is said that there's nothing new under the sun, and though many might dispute this, it's certainly a fact that modern science tends to struggle when it comes to discovering a natural medicine that hasn't been used for thousands of years somewhere in the world. This is the case … ...

Detox & Digestion

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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 … ...


What Is Bowel Cleansing?

Bowel cleansing is a form of alternative medicine which involves removing the buildup of feces and toxins from the colon and intestinal tract. There are different ways of going about doing this and several purported benefits. The first method of bowel cleansing involves what … ...

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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, … ...

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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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 … ...

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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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 … ...

Alternative Therapies

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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

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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

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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

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Tai Chi and Parkinson’s Disease

Many physical and mental ailments respond well to  the well-know oriental discipline commonly called Tai Chi and Parkinson’s disease is one of those most recently discovered.



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


What are the Six Principles of Naturopathy?

Naturopathy is a form of natural medicine which has been around since the 19th century. Since then, it's developed into its own entire field of alternative medicine which has been

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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

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Does acupuncture work?

Practiced for thousands of years in China, and now established in the Western world, today this alternative therapy, which consists in inserting thin needles into various parts of

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