Sugar in children’s diets is of major concern to natural health practitioners. They agree widely that sugar, with its “empty calories”, mood altering effect, and immune suppressing action, can be damaging to children.
The holidays are a lot of fun. Between parties, family gatherings, and cookie exchanges, they can leave you feeling well-fed and loved, but also 20 pounds heavier and exhausted by shopping and socializing. How can you enjoy all of the good things about the holidays and maintain your health and energy?
All carbohydrates eventually break down into blood sugar (glucose), the moment-to-moment fuel for our cells. As this glucose is used by the cells for fuel, to provide body heat, acids are produced. That’s just the fact. So all grains eventually contribute to the body’s acid load, regardless of the form in which we consume them.
Heart disease and diabetes are closely related, so some basic health building tips are in order. In the long run, the best way to end up healthy is to stay healthy. That means start now.
We can’t argue about getting older, but just maybe we can keep our eyes from aging quite so fast. Eye health, like the health of any other part of the body, is very closely connected with total body wellness. Contrary to popular notions, this has been born out in several scientific studies with thousands of patients over many years.
The thought of looking forward to the rest of life with continual pain is pretty scary. But for osteoarthritis (OA) patients, that’s what the future often threatens. Fortunately, this disorder is one of the most preventable with natural medicine.
If you’ve ever felt like there’s a boxing glove up inside your nose, you have probably had the pleasure of a bout of with a sinus infection. Fortunately, botanical medicines can help in several powerful ways. [Read more…] about Herbs for Fighting a Sinus Infection