Several articles came to our attention this week as must reads when it comes to a natural approach to overall health and wellness. Here’s the latest in health news across the web! Food Allergies Make Kids a Target (CNN.com) More children with food allergies may experience acts of bullying and other targeted negative behaviors than [...]
B Vitamins are essential to health. Your nerves, skin, eyes, hair, liver, mouth, muscles, gastrointestinal tract, and brain depend on the B vitamins for proper functioning. The B vitamins are coenzymes that are involved in energy production. B vitamins are also useful for alleviation of depression and anxiety. As we get older our ability to absorb [...]
One great way to help keep your immune system healthy and reduce your susceptibility to the flu virus is to supplement with Vitamin D3. Vitamin D is produced in the body during exposure to sunlight. During the winter we tend to get less exposure so vitamin D supplements are recommended. People who take vitamin D supplements have better luck avoiding the seasonal flu.
One important thing that most people do not consider is eating their food uncooked. Unfortunately we are aware that over 90% of the foods purchased by Americans are processed foods and when we are selecting and choosing these types of foods it is no wonder that we are having epidemic and chronic diseases; that is exactly what you would expect. So ideally we are going to want to have unprocessed foods; typically organically, biodynamicaly and locally harvested foods. But even if you chose those foods the challenge is that if you cook them then you destroy most of the nutrition in them, therefore it is ideally to strive to have ample amounts of raw foods in your diet.
Pomegranate juice is beneficial in myriad ways. By consuming pomegranate juice on a regular basis, many problems like Alzheimer’s disease, breast cancer, prostate cancer, heart disease, osteoarthritis, and lung cancer can be prevented. Pomegranate juice is also found effective in lowering systolic blood pressure by as much as 5 %. It is digested easily and helps to bind the stool. Being sour and sweet in taste, it serves as a natural astringent. The juice is rich in Vitamins A, C, E and Folic acid. Furthermore, pomegranate juice has a sycophantic quality and helps tone down stomach inflammation.