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The Mushroom that Shows Promise Against Cancer

When we think of cancer in our Western world, we tend to think of harsh chemicals or toxic radiation as the treatments. But promising new research published in the journal Phytomedicine suggests that …

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The Spice that Could Help Boost Memory in Just One Hour

Now there’s one more reason to enjoy your favorite curry dish. Turmeric, a spice commonly found in many Indian curry dishes, has been found to improve memory and cognition in as little as one hour. …

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The Gingerbread Spice that Helps Treat and Prevent Diabetes

Who doesn’t love the gingerbread cookies found at so many holiday gatherings this season? But gingerbread cookies and houses aren’t the only reasons to love this delicious spice. New research found th…

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10 Strategies for Better Digestion

We all want our cake and to eat it too -- especially during the holiday season.  While all the holiday fare may taste great at the moment it often leads to digestive aftermath in the form of indigesti…

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Halloween Herbs for Year-Round Health

"Double, double toil and trouble. Fire burn and cauldron bubble," chanted the witches of Shakespeare’s Macbeth as they added ingredients to their brew. While an eye of newt and tongue of frog may not …

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27 Foods that Contain Natural Aspirin

When most people experience headaches, joint pain, or other aches in their body, they turn to aspirin or another anti-inflammatory drug. Aspirin was originally derived from the herbs meadowsweet an…

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The Weed that Beats Superbugs

Looking out my office window, I see a beautiful natural setting and a small lawn covered in bright yellow flowers and I wonder:  "Why do so many people despise dandelions?"  While they think up new an…

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Natural Remedy as Effective as Allergy Medication

Spring has sprung and with the warm weather comes bountiful buds and blooms on the plants that surround us.  Spring also brings plant allergens that can disrupt our enjoyment of nature's rebirth.  For…

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5 Holiday Healing Teas

Enjoy a cup of warming and healing herbal tea during the holidays.  Not only do they taste great, they impart incredible health benefits, too.  Here are five of my favorites: Gingerbread—New resear…

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16 Ways to Breathe Easier

The colder weather can aggravate asthma and other respiratory conditions.  To make matters worse people spend more time indoors in their homes and office, which tend to have poor air quality.  To help…

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