Category Archives: Foods & Herbs

Dried plums slow the aging process with respect to bone loss

Research has shown that dried plums slow the aging process with respect to bone loss. Dried plums have the ability to both prevent bone loss and reverse bone loss. This is great news for those seeking a natural strategy for prevention and treatment of osteoporosis.

Ginger root has long been used to treat nausea and motion sickness

Ginger root has long been used to treat inflammation, gastrointestinal distress, nausea and motion sickness. And recent studies show that it also kills cancer cells, particularly ovarian cancer and prostate cancer.

Celery and celery seeds contain anti-cancer compounds

Celery and celery seeds are excellent blood cleansers and contain anti-cancer compounds that help detoxify cancer cells from the body. Celery seeds also contain anti-inflammatory substances.

Carrots have anti-aging properties

Studies show that carrots help prevent cancer, stroke, and heart disease.  Carrots also have anti-aging properties, help promote healthy vision and skin, and detoxify the body.  Organic carrots hove more nutrients and taste better than non-organic carrots.  The highest concentration of nutrients is found right under the skin of the carrot, so leave the skins on for the most nutritional benefits

Vitamin C reduces the risk of heart attack and stroke

Vitamin C works in many different ways to support cardiovascular health and reduces the risk of heart attack and stroke.   Vitamin C reduces blood pressure and prevents atherosclerosis (the buildup of fats and other substances in and on your artery walls which can restrict blood flow).  Vitamin C also helps with regulating hormone health and cancer prevention.

Garlic cleanses harmful bacteria from the blood and intestines.

Garlic cleanses harmful bacteria, intestinal parasites and viruses from the blood and intestines.  It also has anti-cancer and antioxidant properties. Garlic also assists with the respiratory tract by expelling mucous build-up in the lungs and sinuses. For the health benefits, choose only fresh garlic.

Berries contain some of the highest antioxidant levels of all foods

Berries contain some of the highest antioxidant levels of all foods. Berries help your heart, blood pressure, brain and slow down aging. Eating berries lowers your risk for Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Berries also help combat cancer.  Organically grown berries have much higher concentrations of antioxidants and vitamins than conventionally grown.

Herbs – it is best to take herbal remedies in cycles.

When taking herbs, it is best to take herbal remedies in cycles.  For example- take the herbs for two weeks, then abstain for two weeks, then resume for two weeks, and then two weeks off. Or, take for a month and then abstain for a month.  The reason for this is that the body adapts to the herbs and develops tolerance or resistance.  If taken continually, most herbs lose their beneficial effect.

Bilberry herb helps the eyes combat night blindness, cataracts and other vision problems

Bilberry herb is a powerful antioxidant and is most often used to help the eyes combat night blindness, cataracts and other vision problems.  Bilberry improves the circulation in the eyes and also helps the capillaries.  You can find herb stores in our Stores or Products sections.  Herb classes can be found in our Classes section. Practitioners can be found in our Practitioner section by city, county, state or nationwide.

Naturally remove pesticides from fruits and vegetables

Baking soda or white vinegar can be used to naturally remove pesticides from fruits and vegetables.