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.
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The 2015 Nobel prize for medicine was just awarded. The award was shared by researchers who discovered natural compounds that proved to treat malaria and a variety of parasites. Mother Nature wins again.
You may have heard that sitting for long periods is unhealthy. You may even have heard more recently that fidgeting helps. Why is sitting for extended periods so bad – and how and why does fidgeting help? Find out.
New research finds the South American Maqui berry superfruit maintains abundant health-promoting properties, with significant benefits to the health of the cardiovascular system, the lungs, blood sugar and the skin. Learn more about this amazing rain forest fruit.
Recent research is confirming that vitamin E not only slows the progression of Alzheimer’s disease. But mixed forms of tocopherols and tocotrienols also significantly reduce cognitive decline.
You might like the spicy taste of cloves in your meal. But cloves have a deeper side: The ability to halt the growth of a number of types of cancers, including breast, pancreatic, liver, and ovarian cancers.
If you often use a computer, tablet or smartphone from bed or late at night you need to read this, because reading from one of these devices in the evening is seriously hurting your sleep and increasing the risk of poor health and well-being.
So you think fluorochemicals such as PFOA are only about non-stick pans? Or maybe you thought fluorochemicals are banned? Think again. These chemicals are building up in our environment and our bloodstreams. Here’s what you need to know.
A condition often misdiagnosed as Parkinson’s disease – manganism – is related to toxic exposures. Find out the sources of exposure and the latest research on natural treatments that may just eliminate the condition.
If you think the argument of genetic modification is philosophical you are in for a surprise. New research finds GMO soybeans accumulate formaldehyde. GMO soybean plants also have weakened immunity.
Lifespan has been mystifying researchers for many years. Lifespan is mysterious because diseases and general health don’t always determine how long we live. Having meaning and purpose of life is now being examined. Find out how it can relate to our body’s life expectancy.
Bone loss among menopausal women is a common condition – one typically treated with hormone replacement therapy at the risk of heart disease and cancer. Now we have proof that red clover halts and may even reverse bone loss among post-menopausal women.
You might have seen the headlines – that spicy foods may increase lifespan. Unfortunately there is a caveat: The association found in this large population study was only among those who didn’t drink alcohol regularly. Find out why.