Vitamin D Lowers Blood Pressure in European Study

Natural Health
I have said before that have been consequences to the media's "war on the sun" - trying to keep everyone out of the sun is leading to Vitamin D deficiency! Here's another great reason to increase Vitamin D in your system! (I would argue that a natural source of lowering hypertension is BETTER than a drug... not "as good as" one!) Vitamin D 'as good as drugs' at reducing high blood pressure "The once a day tablets, available from chemists, produced reductions in high blood pressure 'as powerful' as medicines, a Danish study has found. A group to 112 patients with high blood pressure were given the supplements for 20 weeks and showed significant improvements in their condition. The findings were presented at the European Society of Hypertension conference in…
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NC Threatens Local Blogger with Jail Time for Speaking His Mind on Nutrition!

Health Freedoms
This is why we need to stay on top of our Natural Health freedoms! You would think an individual could have personal opinions and talk about information that they have uncovered that helped them with a personal issue. Basically saying, "Look, this worked for me!" Well, apparently not if it crosses those in "power." State Threatens to Shut Down Nutrition Blogger "The North Carolina Board of Dietetics/Nutrition is threatening to send a blogger to jail for recounting publicly his battle against diabetes and encouraging others to follow his lifestyle. Chapter 90, Article 25 of the North Carolina General Statutes makes it a misdemeanor to 'practice dietetics or nutrition' without a license. According to the law, 'practicing' nutrition includes 'assessing the nutritional needs of individuals and groups' and 'providing nutrition counseling.'…
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Thyme: An Acne Fighter!

Natural Health
The herb thyme is shown to be a tremendous benefit in fighting bacteria caused acne! Thyme may be a good treatment for acne "Acne as defined by PubMed Health is a skin condition that causes pimples or 'zits.' This encompasses whiteheads, blackheads, and red, inflammed patches of skin such as cysts. Although acne is most common in teenagers, anyone can get acne. Many acne sufferers in Syracuse share a desire for natural treatments for this condition instead of drugs with their potential side effects. Thyme has surfaced as a natural remedy with promise for the treatment of acne. A news release from the Society for General Microbiology states that 'Thyme may be better for acne than prescription creams.' According to new research herbal preparations of thyme could be more effective…
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