Everyone knows the traditional hangover prevention tips like consume alcohol on a full stomach, drink a lot of water and get plenty of rest. And, there are some strange hangover remedies like taking a wasabi bath or eating deep fried canaries, but I think I’ll stick to the nourishing foods that have been proven to alleviate the symptoms.
The beauty and vibrancy of the sunflower is illuminated in the sunflower seeds it gives birth to. While growing, sunflowers twist on their stems to follow the sun throughout the day, and their efforts award us with seeds that spring forth with an amazing array of nutrients. Sunflower seeds are a delicious treat that is sure to fortify our nutrients and help improve our health.
There is a world of excitement in the pine tree in all the ways it can improve our health beginning with its delicate needles, that give it its unique character, and make a pine needle tea that is beneficial for deep, internal healing and is rich with Vitamin C and Bioflavanoids. It also provides a wealth of potential health benefits for us when we consume its nuts and oils.
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.
There are different classifications and levels of severity for bipolar disorder. It can be debilitating and isolating, and unfortunately, even appropriate medication can cause side effects and potentially alter one’s personality. There has been a lot of research done on the effect of diet and vitamins on bipolar disorder, but is there a natural cure for bipolar?
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.
I’ve made many kinds of soap, all wonderful in their own way, but my favorite recipe is for a simple shampoo bar. I first became intrigued with this kind of soap when I saw a bar of the stuff at a local grocery store. What a concept: small, compact, no plastic bottle, lightweight, biodegradable–and no need for conditioner as the natural oils in our hair and scalp are not stripped away with its use.
Coconut oil is a controversial fat: is it good for you, or not? A main staple of some Asian and Pacific diets, coconut oil comes from coconuts themselves and like olive oil, has several “grades” of purity, with the purest being virgin. Unlike olive oils, however, which each have their own purpose, you should always select the purest coconut oil you can find.
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.