Train the Brain to Fight Chronic Fatigue

A new study comparing treatments to fight chronic fatigue syndrome has found that cognitive behavioral therapy, which changes the way sufferers think about and respond to fatigue, can have a far more positive effect on the condition than previously thought. Chronic fatigue syndrome affects around 2% of the world’s population and its main symptom is intense long term…

Honey and Cinnamon Treat Cancer and Arthritis

  The combination of honey and cinnamon is useful for treating cancer and arthritis. Is this a stretch, a rumor, or what? Not according to a January 17, 1995 issue of Canadian magazine Weekly World News. It listed combined honey and cinnamon’s healing properties as clinically proven, effective and safe for several health issues, including cancer and arthritis. But for…

Safe Plastics for Storing Food and Drink

Many consumers are familiar with the potential health hazards of plastic containers for foods and beverages. Harmful chemicals can leach into the foods or liquids stored in these containers and bottles. Of course, one remedy is to avoid plastic food containers and bags completely.   But this is usually not practical for most of us, so…

How to Treat Chronic Fatigue Naturally

Although chronic fatigue is thought to be a modern condition, illnesses with similar symptoms have been described as far back as the eighteenth century.  In the 1800’s this condition was referred to as neurasthenia.  In 1938, the name changed to myalgic encephalomyelitis, a term which is still used in Europe.  In the U.S. in the 1980’s,…

How to Protect Yourself from Deadly Excitotoxins

  The first line of defense against the two most commonly used and pernicious food additives, monosodium glutamate (MSG) and aspartame, is avoidance. However, complete avoidance is not possible for everyone all the time because MSG has been disguised with several different names and aspartame is appearing in almost everything. Aspartame or its primary constituent, aspartic…