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Herbs for Weight Loss: A Recipe for Slimming Herbal Tea

Herbs for Weight Loss: A Recipe for Slimming Herbal Tea
Previously we discussed a few things to help us focus on developing the habit of healthy living — click here to read that post. Today, I’d love to talk specifics and share a few of my most favorite herbs for weight loss, detoxification, and over all well-being. But first let me say… …herbs should not be considered a magical solution to anyone’s weight-loss efforts! There are several different herbs that have improven to increase metabolism and/or suppress the appetite — naturally helping us achieve our weight loss goals. Just be careful — please note…this statement is my disclaimer — with any information you read (yes, even this information that I am sharing with you today) regarding herbs with weight loss claims. The Best Weight Loss Herbs As mentioned above, there are countless herbs and remedies in the realm of weight loss. These that I share with you are simply the ones that I have found to be most beneficial and useful in my efforts! Benefits of Drinking a Slimming Herbal Tea The Recipe Related:  Weight

Cinnamon Breaks Up Brain Plaques, May Hold Key to Fighting Alzheimer’s By John Phillip Guest Writer for Wake Up World Researchers from Tel Aviv University report in thePLoS ONE journal that the common spice cinnamon found in many kitchen pantries around the world may hold a crucial key to preventing Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease cases are growing at an exponential pace, currently affecting one in eight people over the age of 65. Cinnamon Extract Has Been Used as an Antiviral for Centuries Researchers from the Department of Zoology at Tel Aviv University found that potent extracts from cinnamon bark inhibit the toxic amyloid polypeptide oligomers and fibrils that have been found in Alzheimer’s brain plaque formations. Scientists have isolated the CEppt active compound found in cinnamon bark and created an aqueous solution for use in research experiments. Cinnamon Shown to Break up Amyloid Plaque, Prevent and Treat Alzheimer’s Disease “The discovery is extremely exciting. Article References:

Benefits of Beans - A Natural Fat Burner! being the first) for providing protein to people around the world. In comparison to grains, however, beans have approximately an identical number of calories, but contain two to three times more protein. As a matter of fact, beans are really a superfood. Here is a list of some popular bean varieties: pinto, kidney, navy, black, lima, and mung beans. There are many other varieties of beans, including Great Northern beans, Cannellini beans (white kidney beans), garbanzo beans (chickpeas), and kidney beans (pink, red, white/cannellini, light, and dark). What is the reason for this sudden interest in beans? Actually, there are a couple reasons. You can purchase dried beans throughout the year in supermarkets, grocery stores, whole food markets, health food stores, specialty stores, farmer's markets, and roadside stands. The Fat Burning Benefits of Beans (and other health benefits) When you have so many beans to choose from, it makes sense to add beans to your fat burning diet every day.

Herbs for Pain Relief and Sleep: How to Make All Natural Pain and Sleeping Pills If you’ve ever experienced sleepless nights…you understand the extreme frustration that insomnia creates. The plague of sleeplessness has crossed time and cultures — and throughout it all, there have been several all-natural remedies created based on herbs known to help induce a restorative sleep. So in classic fashion, with my knowledge of the adaptogenic and sedative class of herbs, I undertook the challenge of creating herbal sleep-aids that would rival any of the prescription strength sleep-aids available. In my experience, there have been three extremely powerful natural remedies that have transformed the way I — and my family – sleep. And those have been: With the growing number of people in the United States without health insurance — coupled with the rising cost of prescription medicine – all to often those who suffer from insomnia are forced to pay extremely high costs for sleep-aids. How Sedative Herbs Work , the class of “sedative herbs” falls under the herbal action of Nervines.

Turmeric's Cardiovascular Benefits Found To Be As Powerful As Exercise By Sayer Ji Contributing Writer for Wake Up World Nothing can replace exercise, but turmeric extract does a pretty good job of producing some of the same cardiovascular health benefits, most notably in women undergoing age-associated adverse changes in arterial health. Despite the general lack of interest by conventional medical practitioners in turmeric’s role in preventing heart disease, there is a robust body of published research on its remarkable cardioprotective properties, with three dozen study abstracts on the topic available to view on GreenMedInfo’s database alone: turmeric’s cardioprective properties. Last year, GreedMedInfo reported on a study published in the American Journal of Cardiology that found turmeric extract reduces post-bypass heart attack risk by 56%. The 8-week long study involved 32 postmenopausal women who were assigned into 3 groups: a non-treatment control, exercise, and curcumin. References: Related articles: Further articles by Sayer Ji About the author:

What 2,000 Calories Looks Like Yogurt with fruit and nuts (210), toast and jam (85), coffee (2), beef stir-fry and farro (400), diet soda (0), pretzels (220), pear (100), chicken and arugula (490), brussels sprouts and squash (55), water (0), wine (120), cookies (200) Writers, nutritionists, doctors, chefs and Michelle Obama have all been promoting a hot new diet: home-cooked food. “People who cook eat a healthier diet without giving it a thought,” Michael Pollan recently told Mark Bittman, both authors and advocates of the cook-it-yourself diet. We asked James Briscione, the director of culinary development at the Institute of Culinary Education in New York, to prove it by preparing some examples of a day’s worth of home-cooked meals totaling about 2,000 calories, everything included.

A Recipe for Herbal Bedtime Tea: An All Natural Sleep Aid Throughout time and cultures there have been several all-natural remedies created based on herbs known to help induce a restorative sleep. A common remedy has always been an herbal tea blend — one designed specifically with herbs that produce a sedative effect…taken just before bedtime. Herbs such as: Chamomile flowers provide soothing relief for the nervous system.Oatstraw gives us balance.Valerian and hop flowers have the power to relax and induce a deep, restful sleep.Passionflower will bring a sense of calm. In my experience, there have been three extremely powerful natural remedies that have transformed the way I — and my family – sleep. And those have been: You can find the recipe for those remedies above by clicking the links…and today I’d like to share with you my recipe for an Herbal Bedtime Tea! Herbal Bedtime Tea Ingredients*Purchase organically-grown or wildcrafted herbs whenever possible. Method Where Can I Get This Stuff?

Harvesting English Lavender & How To Use It Harvesting lavender is a great way to tidy up unruly plants and will give you a whole bunch of inspiration for projects throughout the year. Lavender is by far my very favourite scent. I love it fresh when the plants are in bloom, as it dries around the garden, in sachets tucked into my pillow at night, or as bath salts when I soak away the aches of the gardening day. This magical herb is said to promote relaxation, relieve stress, and even sooth an achy head. Lavender is commonly grouped into English lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) with its delicate flowers and long stems that soar above the woody evergreen plant, and Spanish lavender (Lavandula stoechas) with its showy hat of bracts on a perennial shrub. The best time to harvest English lavender is when the buds have formed on the plant but the flowers have not yet opened. To harvest, use sharp bypass pruners and gather a small handful of long flower stems. To dry the bunches hang in a warm, dry spot out of direct sunlight.

Scientific Study Finds Coconut Oil Decreases Obesity Scientific Study Finds Coconut Oil Decreases Obesity Please be sure to Join our email list and receive all our latest tutorials daily – free! 1K+ Background image – © Marco Mayer – Here’s some amazing news for fans of natural foods: Did you know that a 2009 scientific study of 40 women aged 20-40, each with abdominal obesity, found that consuming just 30ml of coconut oil a day led to a significant reduction in waist circumference? Now how could it be that eating something can lead to weight loss? Another interesting fact about coconut oil is that it is considered antimicrobial, antifungal and antiviral – which may help the immune system. How to eat coconut oil: The best thing to do is to start including it gradually in your diet. Coconut also has higher high temperature stability than numerous other oils. Coconut oil is also amazing for your skin. Further Reading / Source: References: [2] If you enjoyed this page:

Herbal Rescue: Your Guide to Creating a Homemade Herbal First Aid Kit [W]ith the celebration of Memorial Day in the U.S. behind us, summer is preparing for her grand entrance – and with her, the anticipation of many outdoor adventures are on the horizon. Now’s the perfect time to put together an herbal first aid kit — wouldn’t you say!?! During this month of May — through our series “Creating a Kitchen Pharmacy” – we have been learning that herbal remedies, unlike commercially-prepared products, require some planning and foresight. By starting your preparation now, you’ll be more than ready for those ailments that can come from family travel, vacations, and more time spent active in nature. So I say let’s have some fun, and wrap up this series with a bang! Herbal Rescue It is my sincere hope that the writings of the past few weeks have inspired and empowered you to seek ways in which you can care for your family right in your own home. I was compelled to write Herbal Rescue as a method of further empowerment for you and your family. How to Download Enjoy