Category Archives: Health

Health Benefits of Grounding

All You Need to Know About Grounding

Grounding is the actual process of placing your feet on the ground and making contact with sand, dirt, grass or concrete, especially wet ones. There are some recent reports which indicate that direct contact of your body with the electrons of the earth which have anti-oxidant effects, optimizes your...
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16 Health Benefits of Cinnamon

Cinnamon is considered one of the oldest spices and unsurpassed ingredient in the kitchen. It has a very pleasant smell and taste and is used as an addition to fruit salads, pies, and other desserts. Many people like the coffee that sprinkled with a little cinnamon, because it gets a special flavor. It may also...
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Health Benefits of Cucumber Water

The secret I'm about to share will make you never reach for any kind of juice or chilled coffee drinks. Cucumber water is one way to stay healthy and refresh. It's easy to make once you have your cucumber, just wash it thoroughly, slice it, and place the slices in a pitcher filled with water...
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Herbal Fact Sheets: Elderberry

The Elderberry is a shrub, or sometimes a small tree, which was previously thought to have belonged to the honeysuckle family but has now been classified as a member of the Adoxaceae family. It is native to both, but more common in the North Hemisphere. (more…)...
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How to Still Eat Dairy with Lactose Intolerance

Lactose is the sugar that is contained in milk and other dairy products, which, in sensitive individuals, causes painful gas, bloating, cramping and often diarrhea. If you suffer from lactose intolerance, I'd like to share some solutions to the condition, which will allow you to consume dairy products if you so desire. Read more

What’s Your Number? Hours of Sleep That You Require

Seems all the news is buzzing today about sleep and how we should all get more because our heart health, and even maintaining a normal weight, depends on it. Two recent sleep studies have suggested that the baseline magic number for everyone is to get 7-9 hours of sleep per night. While that's a good...
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7 Collagen Rich Foods

What is collagen? Actually, collagen is a type of protein, which is the primary structural substance found in the connective tissue of animals. Basically, it is composed of amino acids, such as arginine, hydroxyproline, praline, glycine and so on. Given below is a list of 10 foods that can boost collagen in your skin in...
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Echinacea: Over 250 Years of Medical Use

Traditional Native American Uses

Echinacea was one of the most widely used medicinal plants amongst Native American tribes in the upper Missouri River area and the Plains. It has been reported to have been used for more illnesses than any other plant. Samples of echinacea have been excavated from Native American archaeological digs dating back 300...
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Tips for Staying Cool when Exercising Outdoors

By the time summer finally arrives, most of us can't seem to spend enough time outside — doing everything from dining on patios to jogging in the fresh air. But if you're active in the heat, you're at risk for a number of heat illnesses like muscle cramps, heat exhaustion and even heat stroke. Read more