Nutrition & Weight Watching

Food supplements

Food Supplements

Supplements are a multi-billion dollar industry which has exploded in recent years. I'm sure you've seen ads, email spam, and TV commercials which promise to make you lose weight with the right supplement. The truth of the matter is that most food supplements do not help you lose … ...

What's in a hot dog?

What’s In a Hot Dog?

It's tasty, filling, cheap, fast and found on every street corner... but how much do we really know about what's in a hot dog? Considered one of the most highly processed foods we can eat, the frankfurter sausage family has recently been subjected to harsh criticism after … ...

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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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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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 … ...

Hot Topics

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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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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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, … ...

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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 … ...

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 … ...

Alternative Therapies

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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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

Biomagnetism

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

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