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Why was this tree banned from the USA in 1995? Did it kill 1, 100, or 1000 people? You would think we could plant an apricot tree or a bitter almond tree, would you not? It appears that some people or groups of people are scared to death of the bitter almond tree. You will have to read and study a bit to see why this life saving tree has been banned.
Homeostasis is another word for body balance. It is the state that your body seeks to achieve at every moment of every day. When your body is out of balance, it will show through in many ways: weight gain, nutritional deficiencies, fertility issues, UTI’s, asthma, digestive malfunction, high cortisol levels (stress), mood disorders, fatigue and blood sugar conditions (insulin resistance). Long term, this will manifest into chronic disease and hormonal imbalance. It is hard to maintain this balance nowadays as chemicals, food additives, radiation and electromagnetic frequencies constantly bombard our bodies.
According to University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine researchers, doctors frequently misuse antibiotics when treating patients hospitalized with respiratory tract infections. In a study published in Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology , doctors at two Pennsylvania hospitals were found to be using antibiotics to treat patients with viral infections, which are known to not respond to the drugs. Based on hospital records of 196 patients diagnosed with viral infections over a two-year period, the researchers found that 125 or about 63% were prescribed antibiotics. The authors raised concerns about the inappropriate use of antibiotics because it has been linked to the development of resistant bacterial strains .
Nature provides foods rich in nutrients of all types. Simply by knowing which one to choose could help you lose weight. Vitamin C burns fat by using a simple process of liquefaction. Choosing foods naturally rich in vitamin C such as apples, strawberries, broccoli, cabbage, and citrus fruits could help you lose weight. Apples and berries also contain pectin, which restricts the amount of fat in cells.
Through much research, it’s been found that not only is the coconut a nutritious source of meat, juice, and milk for millions of people around the world, but also that it provides numerous health benefits. According to research done at Oxford University, coconut oil may have a positive effect on Alzheimer’s patients by helping them to regain their memories temporarily. It is believed that ketones are increased by the short chain fatty acids within coconut fat which temporarily improves lucidity. A study one of South Pacific islanders in the 1930s found them to be healthy, trim, and without heart disease, even though their diets were high in saturated fat from coconut oil. The same findings were discovered in 1981 after two Polynesian communities were studies for whom coconut was a staple in their diets.
Herbs at a Glance is a series of brief fact sheets that provides basic information about specific herbs or botanicals—common names, what the science says, potential side effects and cautions, and resources for more information.
Do you ever just feel like you need to take a pill to take the edge off? Well a lot of us get extra stressed around the holiday season, and if you don’t want to take something that will totally knock you out, try a gentle relaxing cup of sedative tea instead of popping a pill.
Coconut oil is a staple in my kitchen for many reasons, including health benefits. I use it for just about everything! I consider it a super food because of all of the wonderful things it can do for your body. In addition to coconut oil, coconut milk and coconut meat are also very nutritious. I use coconut milk in place of dairy since I don’t have easy access to raw milk and most pasteurized milk products don’t agree with me. The first thing to remember about coconuts and coconut oil is that they have been a major source of nutrition in traditional cultures for hundreds, if not thousands of years.
Turmeric is one of the world’s most powerful natural healers. Its’ active ingredient curcumin , has been known for centuries to have extremely potent medicinal properties – and is documented as being effective in treating a variety of conditions.
Why take pills if you can eat these 11 everyday foods that can help cure most common illnesses?
Onion helps colour the hair and foster hair growth by Namini Wijedasa Onion juice has the ability to increase vision and relieve ear-ache. For increased vision, mix juice with bee’s honey and apply on eye-lids. For ear-ache, put a few drops of hot onion juice on ear or cut a red onion in half and plug affected organ
Cinnamon This spice which is considered to perform detoxification to the organism and stimulate brain function, has antiseptic properties that have proved like most effective for urinary tract infections. Also contains components that have calming properties and are also useful for reducing pain. Besides that through his beautiful taste its improving your mood, cinnamon also protects the blood vessels and contributes to improve circulation. It is considered that cinnamon affects on the regulation of glucose level in blood, because of that the traditional medicine recommends cinnamon as a food supplement for people with diabetes. Rosemary
Just munch a handful of nuts a day, and you will be doing more than good to keep yourself healthy and stay fit. Rich in energy, protein, packed with antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and much discussed omega-3 fatty acids. Crunchy yet buttery, wonderfully delicious nuts are wonderful gifts to humankind by Mother Nature. Nature's friendly!
Several anti-inflammatory drugs in the market guarantee to relieve our pain and allergic reactions. Although they might offer quick relief, long-term usage of a few anti-inflammatory medicines such as NSAIDs and steroids can literally damage our immunity or cause undesirable side effects. But sometime we forgot that the answer is within nature!