The majority of the English-speaking world is missing out on this powerful medicine! Black cumin, from the plant Nigella sativa, is just starting to make the rounds in the Western world, but this potent healer has been well-known and respected as an all-around remedy in African and Islamic countries for millennia.
Ugh! The weather outside is beautiful – the sun is shining, the trees are blooming and the air finally feels tolerably warm. So why do I find myself suffering? The answer is – seasonal allergies. I knew a few other people, too, with this problem, so I decided to do a little investigation into the field of natural antihistamines.
For those of us who follow an organic or vegetarian diet, claims about the wonders of soy are everywhere. But one woman is stepping out to say that soy not only offered little benefit to her health — it was downright destructive. Learn more about what ‘The Hidden Dangers of Soy’ author Dianne Gregg experienced in her personal life, and beyond, with the so-called “wonder food” that is soy.
Even before winter comes around in full swing, my skin begins to show telltale signs of the cold weather to come by becoming dry, itchy and rough as alligator-skin. Since I keep trying to find newer and better ways to fight this menace of the itchy winter skin, here are some helpful tips that I’ve learned along the way.
If you’re a beauty and cosmetic product fanatic like I am, you’ve surely run into at least a few products that boast a “paraben-free” status — the ones that don’t (otherwise known as the majority of cosmetics on the market), generally do include parabens in their ingredient list. So, what exactly are parabens?
Over the past few months, I’ve noticed an influx of companies starting to develop food products geared towards those with gluten intolerance, which comes from a gastrointestinal condition called Celiac disease. Gluten is a natural protein that exists in grains such as wheat, barley, oats and rye.
Before you grab another heaping helping of your favorite cereal, or sink your teeth into a buttery slice of bread – wait a second.The main ingredient in so many of our favorite (or at least most popular) food choices is wheat. Wheat was cultivated centuries ago, and even gets mentioned in the Bible. So, we’d be apt to guess that it’s good for us, right? Well, most of the world would certainly have you believe so.
Got stress? If you don’t, you’re either living on an imaginary spa retreat, or you’ve captured life’s biggest secret. But, if you do – you’ll probably want to read on. An alkaline based diet can help balance internal stress, allow your body to easily absorb the nutrients it needs for healing, and give you energy to properly maintain your outer-world stress.