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  • Why an Organic Mattress? Better Bed. Better Sleep.

    One of the most important factors in staying healthy is the quality of the environments in which we spend significant amounts of time, and so ensuring that your bed provides deep and restful sleep without detracting from your overall health is of paramount importance...
  • Natural Constipation Relief

    Azalea Constipation is defined as having less frequent bowel movements than is normal for the particular individual or as having hard, difficult-to...
  • Nitric Oxide – the Miracle Molecule?

    Nitric oxide is probably one of the most important molecules produced within our body. It's responsible for regulating blood flow, blood pressure, it's produced by our white blood cells in the immune system to fight off infections, and it's a neurotransmitter in the central nervous system...
  • How to Make Your Coffee Healthier

    Some studies have shown health benefits of drinking coffee including a reduced risk of diabetes, Parkinson's disease, liver cancer, and gall bladder disease, while others have shown negative effects... Fortunately, there are some ways to turn that morning cup of coffee into a healthier drink...
  • Stomach Bloating – Home Remedies to Help Relieve It

    The Mayo Clinic explains that bloating occurs "when gas doesn't pass through belching or flatulence." This gas remains trapped in the stomach and intestines, causing pain and discomfort. Here are some common home remedies that are known to relieve gas and stomach bloating...
  • Oil of Oregano: A Powerful Addition to Your Natural Pharmacy

    There are many different kinds of oregano but it is the Oreganum vulgare, wild oregano, species that shows the most promise in medicine. Oil of oregano is derived from wild oregano and is concentrated into liquid form. Oil of oregano is a powerful anti-viral and anti-bacterial....
  • 10 Reasons To Take A Fibre Supplement

    1) Fibre is essential for healthy bowel function and will improve bowel movements. As fibre passes through the bowel it absorbs water and increase the bulk of the waste matter. It also softens the bowel movement making it easier to pass. This makes fibre key to eliminating constipation...
  • Eight Foods That Will Help Cure Your Hangover

    Some people swear by a fried breakfast, while others claim that burnt toast will help you shift the nausea and headaches that strike you after a night of drinking. A lot of the most common claims are just scientifically dubious urban legends. Read on if you want to know which foods and drinks really can help...
  • The Process of Food Fermentation and the Health Benefits

    Today few societies depend on fermentation for preserving food, but research shows that there are a number of surprising health benefits from consuming properly fermented food. Only food that has been fermented in a way similar to methods used by our ancestors will bring health benefits...
  • Why Hemp Seeds Should Be in Your Diet

    Maggie Park Like blueberries and green tea, hemp seeds are considered one of the "super foods." Yet most people have never heard of eating hemp see...
  • Fisher Wallace Device – How it Works – Usage Instructions

    Our portable medical device is called the Fisher Wallace stimulator ...because it delivers a general electrical pulse that stimulates the brain to produce serotonin and other neuro-chemicals required for healthy mood and sleep.... In this video, I'll show you how to use the device to treat depression, insomnia, and anxiety...
  • About Silit Cookware

    Award winning and internationally recognized for their outstanding products and innovation, Silit is renowned for their high quality design sophistication.... From their many colours and styles, to the variety of special features including their specially designed rim for spill-free pouring, it is understandable how Silit became trailblazers in cookware.
  • EpiCor Fermentate: Proven Immune Strength

    EpiCor is one of those great discoveries stumbled upon by happenstance. In 2004, company executives from a leading animal nutrition manufacturer, D...
  • Vitamix Blender Models Compared: Vitamix Aspire vs 5200 TNC and CIA Models

    The information below details the major differences between the various full-size countertop Vitamix models with variable speeds that were first released for home use in Canada in 2013.... All these models were designed to create smoothies, soups, frozen desserts, and more, and can chop, grind, whip, blend, heat, stir, and purée...
  • 5 Super Food Seeds That You Should Be Eating

    There are some foods available that contain substantially more vitamins and minerals than most other foods. These foods are sometimes referred to as "super foods". Super foods include everything from vegetables and fruits to nuts and seeds. The following are five super food seeds known that are incredibly beneficial to your body...
  • Exploring the Health Benefits of Hydroxycitric Acid

    B.E. Conrad There are many health supplements on the market today, but one of the most promising goes by the simple initials HCA. Those initials st...
  • New Blood Thinners Pose Serious Health Risks

    For patients with atrial fibrillation, the number one blood thinner over the past 35 years was Coumadin (warfarin)...a very dangerous drug that interacts with almost every other drug, many foods, and requires dose monitoring through constant blood tests...
  • Humidification Facts: Did You Know?

    Medical experts recommend a relative air humidity between 40%-60%. At these levels our senses tell us the air in the room is ideally humidified. This humidity level also is ideal for our health, for the animals and plants in the room, for furniture, musical instruments and much more...
  • Vitamix: What You Can Make

    You can make delicious juices in your Vitamix with whole fruits and vegetables, and they're actually more nutritious because you're getting the maximum nutritional value as well as all that healthy fibre. There's also no waste, and clean up's a lot easier too...
  • 13 Health Benefits of Asparagus

    Asparagus is often advertised as being a very healthy food, but the reasons why it is thought to be so good for you are often left rather mysterious. Read on to find out how eating more asparagus might be able to dramatically improve your quality of life in some surprising and important ways...
  • 8 Foods That Are Great for Your Skin

    If you moisturize regularly, stay out of the sun and avoid products with harmful chemicals, you probably think you’re doing all you can to keep your skin healthy. However, if you still find yourself battling dull, dry or oily skin, there’s still one thing left for you to try: changing your diet...
  • Eating Disorders and Recovery

    The term “eating disorder” includes rumination syndrome, selective eating disorder, and compulsive overeating. The two most common eating disorders are Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa, the diagnostic criteria of which are strikingly similar...
  • How to Treat Gout Naturally: 6 Alternative Remedies

    Seth Cleverley Gout is a very painful form of arthritis that is caused when a build-up up of uric acid is deposited in your body tissue. Sharp mono...
  • Foods and Supplements to Cleanse the Colon Naturally

    People who suffer with symptoms, such as constipation, bloating, backache, headache, fatigue or a bloated abdomen can benefit from eating foods that flush the toxins from their body that cause these discomforts. These symptoms only get worse, until something is done to rid the gastrointestinal tract of any built up wastes and toxins...
  • Without Water, Life As We Know It Cannot Exist

    We lose about two quarts per day through perspiration, urination and respiration....Mild dehydration, which increases with age due to declining kidney function, hormonal changes, and a loss of our sense of thirst can impair alertness, concentration and cognitive function...
  • Serrapeptase Dosage

    Lately we've been getting a great deal of inquiries asking for additional information on one of our most popular products, Serrapeptase. Here is some additional information as provided by the manufacturer...
  • Niacin: Why Take B3?

    B3 niacin has a particularly important role in that it assists in ridding the body of harmful or toxic chemicals. It also helps the body produce, within the adrenal glands, several different sex and stress related hormones. B3 niacin also has very beneficial effects on improving circulation, as it can assist in the reduction of high cholesterol levels...
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