Previous research found citrus peels contain anti-inflammatory phytonutrients. Now we find citrus peels fight many species of bacteria – sometimes even better than prescriptive antibiotics. Find out which bacteria citrus peels can fight.
Parabens are building up in our bodies and our environment. Recently found in dolphins and polar bears, parabens are now building up in the umbilical cord blood of pregnant women. Discover the facts about parabens and our health.
Flaxseeds reduce insulin resistance, new research shows. They also significantly alter our gut bacteria. Find out how – and discover why the probiotic supplement in this study didn’t work.
The ancient acupuncture meridians and the Qi, along with nadis and Prana in Ayurveda, have remained mysteries to modern Western science. Imaging research has recently discovered a new circulatory system – revealing scientific evidence for the existence of meridians and nadis.
Holy Basil – also called Tulsi – has been a revered medicinal plant in Ayurveda for thousands of years. Ayurvedic texts suggest numerous clinical uses, and now we find modern scientific research confirms at least 18 medicinal uses for this amazing plant.
Oddly enough, having knee pain – regardless of arthritis – increases the risk of dying, at least for women. Not osteoarthritis, but knee pain. Learn the difference between the two and why knee pain is particularly risky.
Kiwifruit is not only delicious and colorful. Recent research has found it will significantly boost the health of our cardiovascular system.
A recent 60 Minutes story hints that oxycontin use is linked to a surge in heroin overdose. See the science behind this link and how doctors who prescribe opioids have a higher incidence of addiction to them.
Many of us will experience sciatica at some point for one reason or another. Should we reach for the meds? Research finds acupuncture is not only safer, but more effective.
Increasing evidence has linked drinking alcohol to leaky gut syndrome. But does this apply even to moderate drinking? New evidence says yes.
Are antibiotics making our children fat and sick? New research links antibiotic use as children to increased weight gain in teenage years, leading to greater likelihood of obesity during adulthood.
The gut and the brain are pretty far apart, but increasingly scientists are connecting the dots and finding that Parkinson’s is truly related to gut bacteria.
New research links asthma and chronic bronchitis to a surprising culprit: High fructose corn syrup. Find out how and why HFCS is linked with respiratory conditions.
The Sacred Lotus is not just beautiful to look at. Its flowers, seeds, stems, leaves and roots also offer numerous medicinal and calming effects, as we explore here.
A medicinal plant that grows like a weed in many tropical locations around the world has now been shown to halt the growth of hepatitis B virus, as well as herpes simplex-2. Find out about this ancient herb called Shatterstone.