Researchers evaluate the antidiabetic activity of Mentha arvensis (wild mint)

In this study, Indian researchers investigated the ability of Mentha arvensis (wild mint) to inhibit postprandial hyperglycemia. They reported their findings in an article published in the Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine. Interest in the use of alternative medicines to control diabetes, oxidative stress and related disorders has increased in recent years.One promising therapeutic approach is to … Continue reading Researchers evaluate the antidiabetic activity of Mentha arvensis (wild mint)

Vitamin D supplementation can REDUCE cancer death risk by 16%, study shows

Vitamin D is best known for its role in bone formation. It helps the body absorb calcium and maintain phosphorus levels in the blood, both of which are vital to bone health. But latest research found that it also reduces the risk of dying from cancer. A recent review published in the British Medical Journal analyzed studies … Continue reading Vitamin D supplementation can REDUCE cancer death risk by 16%, study shows

Making healthy lifestyle choices can prevent the onset of dementia

A healthy lifestyle can prevent the onset of dementia regardless of genetic risk factors. This is according to a recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). Researchers found that individuals aged 60 years and above who follow a healthy lifestyle have a lower risk of dementia than those who have an unhealthy lifestyle. Additionally, they … Continue reading Making healthy lifestyle choices can prevent the onset of dementia

Cancer Intelligence

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a first vaccine to treat prostate cancer. The price tag? $93,000. Of course, this “vaccine”, Provenge, doesn’t actually prevent cancer. It also doesn’t cure cancer. So what does it do? According to USA Today: “… studies show that the vaccine does help men with advanced prostate cancer live four months … Continue reading Cancer Intelligence

Learn how to identify magnesium deficiency, and what foods fix it

Magnesium — often called the master mineral — is involved in more than 300 metabolic processes in our bodies, including protein synthesis, calcium regulation, vitamin D absorption, blood glucose control, muscle and nerve function, and blood pressure regulation. Dr. Norman Shealy, a pioneer in pain medicine, even said that “every known illness is associated with a … Continue reading Learn how to identify magnesium deficiency, and what foods fix it

Is celery the powerful anti-cancer weapon we have all been waiting for?

Step aside kale; it’s time to pay some respect to the underappreciated vegetable, celery. Often put on the back burner because of its weight loss status, celery has been used for its medicinal properties since the 9th century in certain parts of the world. While celery is certainly a great weight loss food, there are … Continue reading Is celery the powerful anti-cancer weapon we have all been waiting for?

Use apple cider vinegar if you have eczema

Who says you have to put up with eczema for the rest of your life? Or, for that matter, use expensive and potentially harmful chemicals to get rid of it? An article in Homeo-Pathic demonstrates how to make home remedies for the skin condition using good old apple cider vinegar. Also called dermatitis, eczema is rooted in a number … Continue reading Use apple cider vinegar if you have eczema

About Ayurveda

Ayurveda is "The mother of all healing arts" on our planet, because it predates all healing systems and all forms of natural medicine. It was developed in India some 5,000 to 10,000 years ago. Knowledge of Ayurveda has been recorded in two of the vedic texts: the Atharva veda, and the Rig veda, which are more … Continue reading About Ayurveda

Green Tea Prevents Prostate Cancer

Green tea has been used as a medicine for over five thousands years in Chinese medicine. The plant, called Camellia sinensis, has been used to treat many health issues. The tea has been known to lower cholesterol, cure headaches, improve cognition in Alzheimer's patients, dissolve blood clots, speed fat burning and increase metabolic weight loss, … Continue reading Green Tea Prevents Prostate Cancer

What Is Menopause?

Source: What Is Menopause? by Dr. Edward Group Menopause is a major change in a woman’s life. It’s marked by a cessation of menstrual cycles and a rise of physical symptoms — hot flashes, decreased energy, and depressed mood, just to name a few. [1] Modern medicine has medicalized this natural experience, turning it into a … Continue reading What Is Menopause?