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  • LipoFlavonoid – Supplement Evaluation

    LipoFlavonoid is frequently recommended by some health practitioners as a natural product to help alleviate tinnitus symptoms; however, I have not seen any published clinical trials that support this practice.
  • Liquid Wild Oil of Oregano: A Comparison

    BEST VALUE: Enerex Black Oregano with 32% total carvacrol concentration and black cumin seed oil as a carrier. The active ingredient that provides...
  • Brain Food – Dietary Principles to Help Prevent Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease

    Hormones are chemicals produced by our endocrine glands to control and regulate behavioural and physiological activities. Insulin, leptin and ghrelin are hormones that play an important role in brain function and appetite control. By understanding how to control these hormones through diet, we can help to naturally improve cognitive function, with the added benefit of weight loss...
  • Help Stop Those Senior Moments Before They Start

    As we age, one of the diseases we fear the most is dementia. Thankfully, promising new research shows proven methods of preventing, and possibly even reversing this condition. Dementia describes a variety of symptoms, including memory loss, but it can also affect language and motor skills, intellectual functions, and our ability to make sound judgements...
  • Purica: Nature, Science, and You – The Purica Story (Video)

    It all began with horses and ballet dancers. When Jason Watkin was in Europe working with the Royal Dutch and other ballet companies, the dancers were often suffering from injuries and ill health, and they needed to recover quickly. Working to help aid this process, he discovered the power of the effective and natural supplement...
  • Naturally Freshen Your Indoor Air

    Realtors know that it is easier to sell a home if someone has been baking bread in the oven prior to a viewing....We feel that natural citrus and essential oil products are the next best thing, as they can bring a warm, wonderful, and inviting atmosphere into your home, car or office...
  • Inadequate Testing of Municipal Drinking Water

    You might think that your municipal water is completely safe because the city tests for and filter out or otherwise treat all health-threatening pollutants, but a recent CBC investigation revealed that is not always the case. Although there are national Health Canada guidelines for testing water quality which enumerate 75 separate things to test for, these guidelines are voluntary...
  • Interstitial Cystitis Natural Treatment Program

    Interstitial cystitis (IC) is a health condition that involves a variety of factors (i.e., it is multifactorial): it may be caused either by multiple genetic or environmental factors, or by a combination of them. It is a significant problem for women, as about 90% of IC patients are female. The onset normally occurs in middle age...
  • Earthing – Reconnecting You to Earth's Energy

    If you're tired of chronic aches and pains, or having trouble sleeping at night, you may be interested in trying earthing therapy, which is increasingly popular among those who suffer from chronic inflammation and other bodily ailments...
  • Mattress Selection – How to Choose a Healthy Mattress

    Like proper nutrition and exercise, sleep is essential to feeling your best. Choosing the right mattress is a great start to healthy sleep, but with so many choices, the task of selecting a new mattress can be overwhelming. We offer these tips to help you make the best decision...
  • Milk Thistle – What are the health benefits?

    The milk thistle plant has been used as a medicinal agent for many centuries and is still a popular supplement today particularly for those who suffer from liver related disorders. But does milk thistle actually have benefit against liver related problems and can it help to protect the liver from injury? Most of all, is this popular supplement safe?
  • Sitram Cybernox Cookware (Video)

    Sitram, a commercial manufacturer of cookware in France, offers a premium line: Cybernox, with a stick-resistant surface that is 10 times harder than steel, with a lifetime warranty, even for commercial use...[which] uses a stainless alloy originally developed for the nose cones of French rockets...
  • Helicobacter Pylori – why it can be a problem

    High levels of helicobacter pylori (H. Pylori), a gastric (stomach) bacteria, are often associated with GERD (heartburn), as well as stomach ulcers and stomach cancer, and research is now finding a strong link between H. Pylori and GERD....

  • Guidelines for Purchasing an Air Purifier

    Shopping for an air purifier can be challenging, as there are so many brands, and often many models within each brand. HEPA Filtration - Particles: If you are purchasing an air purifier because you have allergies or are reacting to dust, pollen, mold, dust mites,...
  • 11 Reasons Apple Cider Vinegar Belongs in Your Pantry

    Bonnie Conrad You may already stock apple cider vinegar in your pantry and use it in your favourite recipes, but there are many other reasons to ke...
  • Eating Well to Breathe Easier

    Although you may take medications to aid your breathing or you may receive oxygen therapy, you shouldn't forget the importance of a diet rich in nutrients known to protect your lungs. Read on to discover the important role that each food groups plays in preserving the health of your lungs.
  • Vitamins and their Food Sources – A Comprehensive Guide

    Vitamins are organic compounds that are essential for the human body to function properly. Vitamin deficiency can lead to disease and serious health problems, particularly where there is inadequate vitamin intake over a long period of time. The human body is unable to synthesize adequate amounts of vitamins...
  • Explore the Health Benefits of L-Lysine

    B.E. Conrad L-Lysine may be just one of the 300+ amino acids in the natural world, but it is one of the most promising in terms of potential health...
  • 5 Chemicals to Avoid in Hair Care Products

    Many of the hair products on the store shelf are filled with harmful chemicals that will damage your hair or health if you use them for a long period of time. When shopping for hair products, it is important to carefully inspect the ingredients lists on the bottles. Here is a list of some chemicals that you should keep an eye out for and avoid...
  • Biology - Amino Acids and Proteins

    Amino acids are complex molecular structures that are essential to life. There are many types of amino acids that combine to create proteins. Proteins have prominent enzymatic and muscular roles in humans.

  • Slim Down with Rebound Exercise

    You can't go anywhere these days without hearing about the newest fitness craze. Lately, there has been a lot of talk about rebound exercise and weight loss. Rebounders have boomeranged back; an old trend that is suddenly brand new again. But does rebound exercise actually help you shave off those extra pounds?
  • How to Increase Blood Circulation to the Limbs

    Inadequate flow of blood to the limbs [may] be caused by ...a progressive hardening of the arteries...due to the accumulation of lipids, fibrous tissues and calcium deposits....Fortunately, there are a number of things you can do the help alleviate this condition.

  • Are Probiotics Helpful for Relieving Constipation in Children?

    Being constipated traumatizes kids, causes them pain and is inconvenient for parents. Sometimes dietary changes such as adding more fibre to a child's diet and reducing the amount of milk they drink helps -- but there's another option...not all parents are aware of -- probiotics...
  • Simple Ways to Cleanse the Kidneys Naturally

    Often overlooked, these powerful little organs can filter up to 180 litres of blood in a single day, and do so continuously. It is up to us to ensure that they continue to function effectively, so a cleansing kidney detox is essential to our overall health. These three simple detox plans may help cleanse the kidneys of sludge build-up...
  • Tips for Naturally Healthy Nails

    Nails are easy to care for. Healthy nails contribute to your overall well being as well as your feelings of self esteem. With a little conscientious effort, you can have glossy, lustrous nails for life.
  • Serrapeptase – Serratia Peptidase, a natural anti-inflammatory

    For the millions of people who take anti-inflammatory medications to relieve pain and promote cardiovascular health, there is a supplement that shows great promise. The name of this supplement is Serrapeptase, and doctors in Europe have been prescribing it to treat everything from pain to atherosclerotic plaques.
  • Water Purification and Treatment Technologies

    A comprehensive look at the different methods of filtering and purifying drinking water: The drinking water treatment technologies used in the majority of systems include one or more of the following methods or media types...
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