Why Pasta is the Favorite Food Worldwide

  A recent survey by Oxfam to discover more about the modern diet has found that pasta tops the list of the world’s favorite foods, closely followed by rice, meat and pizza. Of the seventeen countries that took part in the study, nine listed pasta within their top three favorite foods. The study was carried out…

Simple Steps to Heal Modern Exhaustive Disease

Modern exhaustive diseases such as fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue and are estimated to affect more about seven million US citizens. These syndromes are variously diagnosed, but always include depleted physical function, weakness, exhaustion and general malaise. Sleep deprivation (ironic as that sounds) is not uncommon. Natural treatments for modern exhaustive diseases are highly effective. For the person who…

Mangoes Join the Clean 15

The delicious, succulent mango has less pesticides involved in its production than many other fruits and vegetables, and it now has a proud place on the Environmental Working Group’s (EWG) Clean 15, the list of conventionally grown produce that is safe to eat.  Fewer than 10 percent of mangoes, pineapples, and avocados they tested showed detectable pesticide residue, and…

Wisdom Remedies to Control Inflammation

Wisdom remedies work by changing patterns in the body. These patterns can be psycho-emotional, but may also manifest physiologically. Not infrequently, physical patterns underlie psycho-emotional issues. Indeed, a valid discussion that is taking place all too rarely is whether there are psycho-emotional issues at all, or are all psycho-emotional issues actually just manifestations or effects…

Purple Pill is Purple Poison

A class of antacid medications known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) has now been proven to be very harmful. Some common PPIs include Nexium (esomeprazole), Prilosec (omeprazole), Prevacid (lansoprazole) and Protonix (pantoprazole). Many of these are available over the counter with no prescription. Proton pump inhibitors are used in the management of simple heartburn, gastro-esophageal…

Real Help for Thyroid Disorders

An estimated twenty-seven million Americans have some form of thyroid disorder with as many as thirteen million of these cases being undiagnosed. Low thyroid may be the most commonly misdiagnosed health problem in the U.S. Some physicians estimate that as many as one in five Americans suffer from an unsuspected low thyroid state. In Thyroid Power: Ten Steps to…

Cherries Can Improve Your Sleep

A pilot study by research scientists has shown that tart cherry juice can reduce insomnia and help your sleep. The study was conducted by researchers from two universities and the VA Center of Canandaigua, and their findings were published in the June 3, 2010 issue of the Journal of Medicinal Food. Hopefully, cherry growers and distributors won’t…