When I was a teenager, it was the trend to diagnose children with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) and ADD (attention deficit disorder). However, there is still a real need for proper diagnosis and treatment. Past treatment has relied heavily on drug therapy, i.e. Ritalin, but studies are now proving that diet and alternative treatments are also effective.
Overeating burdens the body and is the prelude to illness. It also causes you to age prematurely. Sincere effort is required to control overeating and achieve satisfaction by eating just enough food to nourish you. The joy and satisfaction of eating does not have to be sacrificed to overcome overeating. Much to the contrary, improved health and a purer appreciation for food can be achieved.
Drawing their nutrition from the ocean and seas, kelp and seaweed are extremely rich in iodine and calcium, as well as many other vitamins and minerals. Depending on the strain, seaweed can be high in protein (Spirulina) or Vitamin C (red and brown algae). And, although these aquatic plants are low in fat, they have a higher content of essential fatty acids than land plants.
According to an article in the Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, a blue colon was discovered during the autopsy of a 50 year old woman who had been hospitalized and was receiving liquefied food containing FD&C Blue No.1 or “brilliant blue” with a 1:10 ratio (food coloring:food).
I was watching the local news when they featured a study suggesting that The University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center has shown that turmeric and black pepper help prevent breast cancer by limiting the growth of stem cells and potential tumors. I wondered if Ayurveda, the system of medicine native to India, prescribes a specific diet for breast cancer prevention.
Constipation is so common among us, that the image of someone sitting on the toilet, reading a book, requires no explanation. Whenever our elimination processes require hours, and even days of excessive effort, with minimal returns, we are officially constipated! A natural, healing pathway does exist for us to experience relief and regularity.
It is just not normal to persistently feel stomach cramps, gas, bloating and other similar discomforts. It is crucial to subdue stomach pains and discomforts; not just with the “temporary relief” of harmful over-the-counter and prescription drugs, but true, lasting relief. Working within the natural rhythms of our bodies brings such a relief. Here are some Natural Digestion Remedies.
What if you could combat some of that depression by adjusting your dietary intake and adding a couple of supplements? Well, you can. There are essentially three different sides to taking the natural antidepressant road – dietary changes, added supplements, and lifestyle modifications.
Oatmeal is one of those foods that everyone probably grew up on. I know my parents made me eat it (or some variation of it) every day throughout my entire childhood. I abandoned oatmeal for about five years when I grew up and moved out, but I went back and now it’s a regular part of my diet.
Cherries’ health benefits are remarkable. Read on to find out about some of the ways that cherries can help you lose weight , fight free radicals, gain control of blood sugar, lessen arthritis pain, and more. Let’s jump into the health benefits of cherries!