Looking for a natural treatment for your cuts and scrapes? In her book Salt in Your Sock and Other Tried-and True Home Remedies, Lillian Beard, M.D., recommends using sugar to help heal your minor wounds. The sugar granules are natural antibacterial agents and can help speed up the healing process. So next time you have […]
For strong healthy bones try to add more vitamin K to your diet. This essential nutrient can help get more calcium into your bones, making them denser and resistant to breaks. Vitamin K can be found in many leafy greens, spinach and broccoli.
Having trouble with your memory? Cranberries can help boost your brain power. These tiny fruits are full of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds scientifically shown to help reduce your chances of age-related memory loss. Cranberries can be enjoyed fresh, dried or in sauces and marinades.
Seniors are prone to thick blood more than any other age group. Some literature calls it sludging, and aging causes it. Thick blood can lead to heart attack and stroke. You certainly don’t need a physician to prescribe a drug for this and you don’t need anybody to tell you if your blood is thick. […]
Big Pharma likes to peddle the purple pill, and other “antacids” as a means of relieving the symptoms of heartburn and acid reflux. These drugs are proton pump inhibitors that shut down production of stomach acid. But most acid reflux and heartburn is caused by lack of stomach acid. The lack of stomach acid prohibits […]
A simple vitamin, niacinamide B3 has been shown by researchers to improve cognitive function in Alzheimer’s patients. In fact, niacinamide has been used for years to revive and enhance impaired memory in general. It is a safe vitamin and has been used by the public since the 1950s. Its effectiveness undoubtedly has to do with […]
Prostate cancer kills many more men than it should. Like lemmings to the sea, men by the millions line up for prostate specific antigen (PSA) tests and biopsies because this is what doctors tell them to do. Most men who skip prostate treatment altogether live to a ripe old age and eventually die of something […]
It could be caused by thick or sludged blood due to dehydration. If the blood is thick or sludging, high blood pressure follows. Water thins the blood and lowers high blood pressure. Drink more water.
Simply adding carrots to your diet can help your eyes stay clear and focused. The bright orange vegetable provides plenty of beta-carotene to help your body use vitamin A. This vitamin helps with cell maintenance, inflammation and infection. Try adding carrots to your salad, sandwich or stir fry. Not only will it provide health benefits, […]
Looking for foods to boost your bone and joint health? Try adding more bok choy to your diet. This popular Chinese vegetable is a nutritious source of the essential mineral calcium. Another strong bone-builder is rhubarb. This root veggie has plenty of vitamin K needed to help increase your bone density.