Soybean Pros and Cons

While soybean products can be a healthy part of a vegetarian or traditional diet, there are several pitfalls to watch out for.  One factor is whether the soybeans are genetically modified.  Another is where they were grown (some companies who pose as organic purveyors refuse to disclose their sources).  Especially important in considering soybean pros…

Natural Treatment for Asthma and COPD

If you have asthma and/or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) you probably spend a lot of time using various inhalers and nebulizers. Many times these contain glucocorticoids (steroids). Some of the major side effects of long term steroid use include: cataracts, osteoporosis, adrenal insufficiency, weight gain with dramatic increase in abdominal fat, Type 2 diabetes…

Easy Ways To Ease Back Pain

Lower back pain plagues individuals from youth to the elderly.  Its causes are numerous and range from occasionally moving incorrectly and straining the back to chronic pain based on poor posture, weak muscles or an injury from long ago. The National Athletic Trainers Association suggests mobilizing yourself.  Sitting for hours at a time with poor posture strains the back and…