The sunshine vitamin, vitamin D, never ceases to surprise me. It has been linked to the prevention of at least 16 different types of cancer including pancreatic, lung, ovarian, prostate, and skin cancers. Vitamin D also drastically lowers the risk of heart disease and helps tackle depression, asthma and rheumatoid arthritis as well as being […]
This year we don’t have much to complain about in terms of the winter weather… so far… However, let’s face it, those beautiful sunny summer days are still far from reaching our shores. So, now is the ideal time to ask yourself: ‘How am I going to maintain healthy vitamin D levels?’ Roaring twenties? Prof […]
“If I had only one single herb to depend upon for all possible health and dietary needs, I would without much hesitation choose Turmeric.” That’s a pretty strong endorsement for a humble herb and it comes from Dr. David Frawley, Founder of the American Institute for Vedic Studies.
Relative of the Ginger plant, the Turmeric plant is used to treat a number of medical disorders, including digestive disorders, liver problems, and skin diseases. It has also been proven effective in stimulating improvement in bile flow, making it very beneficial for people suffering from both digestive and gall bladder problems.
Recently, US researchers at Cleveland’s University Hospitals conducted a review to assess the benefits and risks of widely used herbal remediesw. From their analysis, they compiled this list of herbs to avoid in the two weeks prior to surgery…