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Fake Olive Oil?

 June 6, 2018

Over the past 35 years the consumption of olive oil has increased more than 10-fold in the U.S.  It has gone from 29 metric tons (MT) in 1980 to 327 MT in 2015. Oil became more widely used with the popularity of the Mediterranean diet and made the oil a $16 billion a year industry. […]

Fiery Essential Oil

 June 5, 2018

An oil that is packed with benefits that may greatly uplift your body and mind is Amyris oil.  It isn’t as valuable as sandalwood, but it offers amazing health perks that will make you want more of this herbal oil.   The Amyris derives from the Rutaceae botanical family and known as West Indian/Indies sandalwood. […]

Oh, Those Bagged Salads!

 May 25, 2018

            Robert Preidt, a HealthDay Reporter, wrote an interesting article on bagged salads.  Researchers have found that prepackaged salads may promote the growth of salmonella bacteria.  If you find even slight damage to leaves in the salad bags, they can release juices that encourage the spread of salmonella.  The juices […]

Taking Apple Cider Vinegar

 May 23, 2018

Apple cider vinegar (ACV) has many amazing curative powers for a huge number of ills.  It has an ability to balance your pH, increase good gut bacteria and help to control your weight, among many other uses.  A really sensational ability is to balance the blood sugar, according to a study completed at the Arizona […]

Vertigo Remedies

 May 22, 2018

Have you ever experienced vertigo?  That spinning and dizziness sensation can certainly limit your activities and can even make you sick.  It sometimes makes it difficult to walk without losing your balance and you feel like things are spinning around the room.  Some simple maneuvers can be done at home for relief, but you have […]

Whole-Fat Milk

 May 21, 2018

            New research suggests that those children who drink whole milk are leaner and have higher vitamin D levels than those who drink low-fat or skim milk.  Those who drank whole milk with a 3.25% fat content had a body mass index score that was 0.72 units lower than those […]

They Don’t Just Taste Great!

 May 18, 2018

  Those delicious snacks of nuts are rich in fiber, low in saturated fats and have high levels of antioxidants.  They are probably the most nutritious snacks out there, according to new research, and the benefits are more wide-ranging than we think.  Nuts also contain vitamins and minerals in addition to their various antioxidants and […]

Aloe Vera Fraud

 May 17, 2018

Many benefits have been shown from using aloe vera on wounds, cuts and burns.  Some serious diseases have been remedied as well to help speed up healing as well as to ease the pain.  The healing power of aloe vera gel is widely known today such as heartburn relief, to lower blood pressure and slowing […]

Marijuana & Parkinson’s

 May 15, 2018

  The second most common neurological illness in the U.S. is Parkinson’s disease.  Symptoms of this disease are tremors, slowness of movement, postural instability and impaired balance and coordination.  Marie Ellis gives information from a new study that suggests that symptoms of this condition could be improved with marijuana. Prof. Zvi Loewy from the Touro […]

Thank You Mom

 May 13, 2018

I ran across this Letter to My Mother and found it very profound.  I decided to share it with you all, even though it is not my original.  I think this letter portrays what we all feel. I have given credit to the author, who is Michelle Kauntz, for a letter well done and well […]