The use of cayenne pepper to spice up a dish or boost circulation has a long history in many cultures around the world. There is sometimes confusion from the fact that a cayenne pepper is always a chili pepper, but a hot chili is not always a cayenne. So what is it?
An interesting article was in the New York Times recently on the controversy of a popular drug for adults being used to treat chronic constipation in children. According to the article, doctors have pointed parents to Miralax for years to help children who suffer from chronic constipation. The problem is the label itself says the … Read more
According to recent studies, raw chocolate can help prevent heart disease and cancer. In their article Cocoa nutrient for ‘lethal ills’, Michelle Roberts points out that epicatechin, a flavonoid in chocolate, seems to lower the risk of heart disease, stroke, cancer and diabetes. This nutrient is believed to relax blood vessels and improve blood flow, … Read more
Lobelia inflata (also known as Indian Tobacco) is a well-known traditional remedy to help open and clear the lungs while relaxing the nervous system. Historically Lobelia is called the “intelligent herb” because it goes to the area of the body that most needs the affects it gives. Originally used by Eastern United States tribes like … Read more
We wanted to share some tips on how you can make fresh juice with a high powered blender instead of a juicer. Freshly made organic juice is a great way to get extra energy, a powerful nutrition boost and help your body clear out toxins and other waste while cleansing. Using a juicer is one … Read more
Mother Nature’s Amazing Gift of Health I have been a consumer of coconut oil for a few years now, and I’m still learning of the many health benefits it imparts. I’ve been eating raw coconut oil as a substitute for processed vegetable oils, and for use on my hair and skin, as well as for … Read more
Confessions of a Tooth … A sweet tooth to be precise. When I was a youngster, I couldn’t resist Three Muskateers bars or Butterfingers. Did anyone else have … Read more