The Black Currant is an herb occasionally found wild in damp woods as far north as the middle of Scotland, but is considered to be a true native only in Yorkshire and the Lake District – when found apparently wild in other parts of the country, its presence is due to the agency of birds. […]
People often ask me what they can do to assure that we have the healthcare freedoms and choices to use complementary and alternative health modalities in North Carolina. Well, I have mentioned the House Bill (1303) that is in study committee right now, before. This bill is critical to assure our personal choice for healthcare […]
Research indicates that eating some forms of dark chocolate is actually good for your heart. But, why?
Dark Chocolate Benefits
“…Researchers may have pinpointed the reason for those benefits, based on their analysis of the health of the Kuna Indians of Panama who consume three to four cups of flavanol-rich cocoa daily.
One of these […]
Natural Health advocates have known for a LONG time that the government’s RDA (Recommended Daily Allowance) dietary guidelines are more like the “Recommended absolute minimums to stay alive”… not, to remain healthy. Now, research is proving us right (again!)
Double the Vitamin B12
“Vitamin B-12 is essential for maintaining healthy nerve cells and red blood […]
There are two bills (one in the Senate, one in the House) in North Carolina that are called the “Naturopathic Physicians Registration Act.” These bills are very bad news for Naturopaths and people that care about Health Care Freedom in North Carolina. Why? For the full story, check this web site (which I also designed):
Over the Counter (OTC) cough syrup is heavily advertised to help you keep coughing to a minimum during illness. But a new study says, in effect, don’t waste your money!
OTC Cough Syrup is Useless!
“Irwin’s committee echoed a 2004 paper by the Cochrane Collaboration, a non-profit group that reviews scientific evidence for medical treatments: […]
I had a question from one of our readers in Canada on what to do to detox. I decided to go ahead and list my answer here, with the links, because I figure that many others may have this question as well…
There are several good links that I like:
Healthy.net Detox Article
Two new studies show that statins, the popular drugs used to lower cholesterol and prevent heart attacks, offer no protection against cancer, contrary to what some earlier studies suggested.
Statins Do Not Prevent Cancer
Statin drugs have taken a lot of heat recently as some studies indicate that they may damage the heart and liver. […]