Health and Lifestyle

Benefits of Natural Medicine

Benefits of Natural Medicine

Posted on July 19, 2017

Natural medicine has been practiced for centuries and before the beginning of modern technology.  Doctors and their patients had to rely on the natural techniques and herbal remedies in order to treat illnesses or heal injuries.  Conditions such as cancer, diabetes and heart disease have been reported to be successfully treated without the use of […]

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Figs-A Superfood

Posted on July 18, 2017

Figs are plentiful in the summer but organic figs are available in most health food stores year-round. This fruit isn’t the most popular, but they have a distinction of being one of the healthiest of the fruits and are a communal and communicative fruit. This is the only fruit that has an opening called the […]

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Light On for Better Sex!

Posted on July 17, 2017

Can we really enjoy better sex by leaving the light on? It’s proven that exposure to bright light does increase testosterone levels and enhances sexual satisfaction in men. A recent European study reveals that this even includes those with low testosterone. A pilot study presented at a recent European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) conference in […]

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Love that Popcorn

Love That Popcorn

Posted on July 14, 2017

Popcorn is probably one of the most favorite snacks whether it’s at a ball game, watching TV or playing cards. In fact, popcorn remnants were found in the American Southwest dating back 2,500 years ago and in Peru and Mexico, as old as 5,000. I guess that makes it a favorite, right? But, is it […]

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Pickle Juice and Leg Cramps (1)

Pickle Juice & Leg Cramps

Posted on July 13, 2017

Everyone loves a good pickle, and not just a pregnant woman. As most of you know a pickle starts out as a cucumber. They are technically a fruit related to the melon and squash plant families. The pickle history dates back to 2030 B.C. when it has been said they were preserved by people living […]

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The King of Essential Oils

The “King” of Essential Oils

Posted on July 12, 2017

There has always been a significant meaning for Frankincense in Christianity. It is believed to be one of the gifts offered by the three wise men to the newborn Jesus. This fragrant resin is transformed into an essential oil that’s valued in aromatherapy and natural health, as well as in religious practice. This oil is […]

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Awesome Ashwagandha!

Posted on July 10, 2017

Ashwagandha is quickly gaining popularity in the U.S. as an incredibly healthy herb with centuries-old medicinal qualities. This herb has a long list of attributes to its credit and one is its use as an adaptogen, meaning that it helps you manage stress. When ashwagandha is translated in Sanskrit it means “smell of the horse”. […]

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Benefits Of Ginger Oil

Posted on July 7, 2017

Ginger oil has anti-inflammatory properties that make it one of the most potent home remedies you can use to relieve pain and motion sickness.  Ginger oil is extracted from fresh ginger root and offers whole body benefits and much, much more.  It’s warm, spicy and energizing with a pungent and peculiar looking underground rhizome. This […]

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Alpha Lipoic Acid Outperforms Chemo

Alpha Lipoic Acid Outperforms Chemo

Posted on July 6, 2017

The nutrient alpha lipoic acid (ALA) is virtually an unknown nutrient.  This is a sulfur containing chemical produced in plants and animals that has been shown to have remarkable abilities to regenerate other major anti-oxidants and protect the body from oxidative stress. Research shows that ALA has the potential to outperform chemotherapy in its ability […]

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Gardening & Your Health

Posted on July 3, 2017

You’ve probably heard the quote “Digging in the soil is good for the soul. ”Our connections with nature and the natural world, has tended to be severed by modern living today. Our connection to the land is essential for our health and happiness. Gardening seems to have a connection to giving us some health benefits. […]

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Dr. Fredda Branyon