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Allergies - Autoimmune Diseases - Children's Immunity - Cholesterol - Type II Diabetes - 
Fibromyalgia/Chronic Fatigue Syndromes
Going Gluten Free - Dos & Don'ts of Good Health - High Blood Pressure - Inflammation - Insomnia - Multivitamins - Natural Progesterone Cream Prostate Health - Sports Nutrition - Stress & Anxiety - Sunburn Remedies - Supplements 101 - Do You Need Vitamins? - Water/Hydration - Brain Function - Depression

Natural Remedies To Manage Environmental Allergies

Do you love the spring but hate how it makes you feel? Are you plagued with sneezing, itchy eyes, dizziness, asthma/difficulty breathing, sinus problems/headaches, or a runny/stuffy nose? Have over-thecounter (OTC) or prescription allergy medications and nasal sprays made you feel worse? Read More >>

When They Say There’s No Hope: 
Nutritional Approaches to
Autoimmune Diseases
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA), celiac, IBD/Crohn’s, psoriasis, chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), type 1 diabetes, multiple sclerosis (MS), Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, lupus, scleroderma, Sjögren’s syndrome . . . what do these conditions have in common?  They are all autoimmune diseases (ADs).  Conservatives maintain that there is no known means of preventing or reversing such disorders.  According to alternative medicine experts,
however . . .

Protecting Your Child's Health With Diet, Vitamins,
Herbs & Homeopathy 

Are you concerned about keeping your child healthy during the coming school year? Have you ever found it frustrating that traditional medicine doesn’t offer ways to combat viruses like the flu and common cold? Giving your child the right foods and certain natural remedies formulated especially for children may provide you the peace of mind you need. 

Red Yeast Rice Extract:  A Natural Way To Balance Cholesterol & Reduce The Risk Of Heart Disease
Chinese red yeast rice has significant potential to reduce healthcare costs and contribute to public health by reducing heart disease risk in individuals with moderate elevations of circulating cholesterol levels.
~Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine 

Lifestyle Modifications & Nutritional Supplements
To Manage
Type II Diabetes
Are you one of the 17 million people in this country that has been
diagnosed with Type II diabetes (“Type II”)?  Or has your doctor
warned that you are pre-diabetic or at risk for diabetes because
you haven’t addressed your hypoglycemia?  If you suspect that
high blood sugar is compromising your health or may cause serious
future health problems, see your doctor and keep reading to learn
some natural ways to manage your condition.

Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndromes:
Natural Ways to Address Their Overlapping Complexities

Do you suffer from chronic exhaustion or severe pain throughout your body? Have your traditional doctors advised you that your symptoms are psychosomatic . . .? You may have chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) or fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) . . . . Rest assured that the physical and psychological challenges of these disorders are very real. Though you should not attempt to diagnose or treat yourself, you can begin to heal by examining your condition’s symptoms, potential causes, and available natural treatments. Read More >>


Omega-3 Fish Oil: Nature's Cortisone & So Much More
The evidence for supplementing with omega-3 fats is now so firmly established that even mainstream doctors are convinced of its merits. . . . Read More >>

The Mysteries & Benefits of Being Gluten Free
Most dread going gluten free, but changing one’s diet is not nearly as scary as the symptoms gluten can cause.  Those with gluten intolerance/sensitivity might suffer . . . Read More >>

10 Do's & Don'ts To Maintaining Good  Health (Table)

Natural Ways to Prevent & Control Chronic
High Blood Pressure

Have you been diagnosed with high blood pressure? Or has your doctor warned that you have “pre-hypertension,” that you may develop high blood pressure if you don’t lose weight, start exercising, or change your diet? If so, don’t ignore him. Hypertension is an even stronger predictor of cardiovascular risk than high cholesterol . . . Read More >>

What Condition Is Found In All Diseases?:
Combatting Inflammation with Curcumin, Fatty Acids & A Healthy Diet
Are you in pain?  Have you been diagnosed with a chronic condition or disease? Would you prefer to avoid the potential side effects of prescrip-tion and over-the-counter (OTC) anti-inflammatory drugs? Learning about inflammation and how to address it naturally can be one of the best ways healing process . . . Read More >>

Natural Remedies for Your Depression

According to a World Health Organization study (2000), approximately 17-21 million Americans (roughly 10% of the country) are diagnosed with depression each year. Its many causes include prescription drugs, low/high blood sugar, nutrient deficiencies, candidiasis, hypthhroidism, anemia, and sleep deprivation. . . . Read More >>




Chronic Insomnia:  A Risk Factor for Disease
Natural Ways to Get The Sleep You Need

Do you have difficulty relaxing enough to get to sleep?  Do you wake up several times during the night with your mind racing?  Do you wake up at 3 a.m. and find you can’t get back to sleep?  Over the short term, these experiences are often mere annoyances.  If you can’t catch up on your sleep over the long term, however, you likely have chronic insomnia, a condition you shouldn’t ignore. Read More >>

The All-Important Multi-Purpose Multivitamin
Would you like to supplement your not-always-optimal diet with vitamins, but don’t know where to begin?  Would you prefer not to take a lot of pills?  If you’d rather not take separately each of the vitamins you may need, a high-quality multivitamin is probably a good place to start. 

"The Great Protector":  Natural Progesterone Cream ~ Guarding Against PMS & Menopausal Symptoms, Osteoporosis & Breast Cancer
Do you suffer from premenstrual (PMS) or pre/menopausal
symptoms and prefer to avoid synthetic hormone treatments?
Are you seeking a natural way to combat osteopenia
or osteoporosis, or to prevent breast cancer? While these are
serious conditions generally calling for professional guidance,
you can empower yourself with an understanding of the hormone
progesterone and natural progesterone cream. 


Natural Remedies To Promote Prostate Health
Are you in your 50s or 60s and starting to think more about
health?  Have you experienced any of these urinary
problems: increased
urinary frequency during the day or night;
urgency; hesitancy; straining; dribbling/difficulty stopping;
decreased stream size or force; pain; burning; lower back/pelvic/
hip/upper thigh discomfort; or continued need to urinate after

Getting A Natural Edge Using Sports Nutrition
Would you like to be faster, stronger, bigger, or leaner?  Do you
wish you had more energy for your workouts so you could get
more out of them? Whether you’re a weekend warrior, endurance
or power athlete, or mainly focused on weight loss, sports nutrition supplements can help enhance your performance and appearance.  

5 Vitamins, Amino Acids & Herbs To Manage
Stress & Anxiety
Do you ever feel that stress or anxiety is interfering with your daily life, productivity or happiness? Have you resisted taking anxiety medications due to concerns about side effects? Would you prefer to replace the drugs you have been taking with natural remedies? Read More >>

Too Much Sun?  . . . Natural Sunburn Remedies
Normal, limited exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun produces beneficial Vitamin D in the skin.  
However, overexposure to the sun can result in a burn that causes inflammation. . . . These natural remedies may relieve a mild-to-moderate sunburn. . . Read More >>

Getting Started With Supplements:  The Basics (Table)

Do You Need Vitamins?
ANTACIDS can reduce levels of vitamins A, B1 and folic acid,
and calcium, iron, copper and phosphorous.  KEY RISKS: 
Impotence, Fatigue, Insomnia, Constipation, Brain/Nervous
System Toxicity, Headache, Anemia, Osteoporosis, Cervical
Read More >> 


Vitamin C: Guarding Your Immune System & Life
Did You Know? Vitamin C's health-boosting benefits go far beyond fighting the common cold and flu. . . . [T]his potent antioxidant is crucial in supporting the health of the cardiovascular system, kidneys, bones, respiratory system, and more. . . . Read More >>

Why Drink More Of The Right Water?
It’s critical to drink plenty of water in every season, but especially during the dog days of summer when dehydration can sneak up on you. . . . 6 Reasons You Need It . . . The Best Types . . . 6 Ways To Make Sure You Get Enough  . . . Read More >>


Nutritional Supplements to Improve Memory and General Brain Function
Have you been experiencing memory loss, especially the kind caused by aging? Do you ever misplace items you use every day, forget names or recent or past events, or have difficulty learning new material? Memory loss may start suddenly or come on slowly, and may be permanent or temporary. . . . Read More >>







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