Nutrition & Weight Watching

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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, … ...

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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, … ...

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 … ...

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 … ...

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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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Lung cleansing

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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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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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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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, … ...

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 … ...

Alternative Therapies

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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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What is Homeopathy?

Today it has become practically a household word, but exactly what is homeopathy? Homeopathy an alternative medicine that follows the philosophy that you can treat an illness with

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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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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

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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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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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Iridology – The Eyes Have It

Iridology, or the study of the iris, is a branch of natural medicine that is based on the claim that every organ of the body corresponds to a part of the iris, to which it 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

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