Despite continued challenges from higher prices, a new study conducted by SPINS has found that organic food sales in the United States have continued to rise in both volume and dollars. A survey by the Organic Trade Association also determined…
Mounting evidence is indicating that autistic children tend to have gastrointestinal abnormalities. And studies have shown probiotic supplementation may help autistic children.
Research on herbal remedies for increasing breast milk production have found that several natural compounds have the ability to safely stimulate an increase in milk production and thereby increase infant weight and growth.
Japanese researchers have determined that Lavender essential oil can alleviate premenstrual emotional mood changes, confirming other research (and centuries of clinical use) showing Lavender aromatherapy produces overall calming effects.
Researchers from Mexico’s prestigious Monterrey Institute of Technology have determined that black bean sprouts are anticarcinogenic against breast cancer, liver cancer and colon cancer cells.
Researchers from Northwestern University’s School of Medicine have determined that the use of certain pesticides over a lifetime produces a shortening of chromosome telomeres.
Researchers from the University of North Texas have proven that non-invasive osteopathic manual therapy will reduce low back pain in a majority of cases – avoiding expensive and invasive back surgery.
Maternity and gynecology researchers have determined that abdominal massage with essential herbal oils will decrease pain and excessive bleeding in menses.
New research has confirmed that exposure to Bisphenol A (BPA) – a well-known endocrine disruptor – through mothers’ breast milk is widespread.
Researchers from Spain’s University of Carlos Malaga have determined in a large scale study that a deficiency of vitamin D leads to an increased risk of obesity.
Nutrition scientists have determined that Ginger stimulates increased athletic performance and Ginger and Cinnamon decrease muscle soreness following intense exercise.
Researchers from the Rush University Medical Center have found that stress in the home and depression among parents increase the risk of asthma among children.
Uncontrolled type 2 diabetes has confounded conventional medicine as conventional therapies often fail to control blood sugar levels and regulate insulin production. Could Ayurveda hold the key to treatment for these difficult cases?
Not so long ago a family farm produced a myriad of crops the family and children ate. Today’s farms are a different animal altogether, and monoculture food production is not only hard on the land and soil, but is causing allergies to these very foods.