Peppermint: A Healing Herb!

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Peppermint is not only a great taste, it is a healing herb as well! There are many excellent uses for Peppermint! The Healing Power of Peppermint Mother Earth News - "Spring is floating around out there somewhere, just waiting for its moment to, well, spring. It’s been quite the winter around the majority of the country, bringing moisture that was well needed; there is no arguing that. I think for most of us though, we are ready to move on. We are ready to dig our hands into the dirt and feel the sunshine on our faces. One of the things I most look forward to is the smell of mint in the air. It grows wild throughout my yard and when a strong breeze kicks up, it sets me…
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Natural Sweeteners That Are Healthy to Use!

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I love Stevia! It is one of many healthy, yet zero calorie, sweeteners. Don't use harmful artificial sweeteners! Use natural alternatives to pure sugar! Four Natural Sweeteners That Are Actually Healthy Care2 - Authority Nutrition Column "There are quite a few sweeteners that are perfectly safe to eat. They are low in calories, low in fructose and taste very sweet. Here are 4 natural sweeteners that are actually healthy. 1. Stevia Stevia is a very popular low-calorie (Dr. Bill: "Actually ZERO calorie!") sweetener. It is extracted from the leaves of a plant called Stevia rebaudiana. This plant has been grown for sweetness and medicinal purposes for centuries in South America. There are several sweet compounds found in Stevia leaves, the main ones are Stevioside and Rebaudioside A. Both are many…
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High-Dose Vitamin C Effective But Suppressed By Big Pharma

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Big Pharma can't patent vitamins, so this treatment is likely to be suppressed as a possible solution to cancer treatment! High-dose vitamin C injections shown to annihilate cancer (NaturalNews) "Groundbreaking new research on the cancer-fighting potential of vitamin C has made the pages of the peer-reviewed journal Science Translational Medicine. A team of researchers from the University of Kansas reportedly tested the effects of vitamin C given in high doses intravenously on a group of human subjects and found that it effectively eradicates cancer cells while leaving healthy cells intact. Building upon earlier research pioneered in the 1970s by the late Linus Pauling, a chemist from Oregon State University who today is recognized as the world's foremost proponent of therapeutic vitamin C, the new research involved injecting high doses of…
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Ginseng – Yes, It Really IS That Good!

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There has been a lot of controversy about whether Ginseng is beneficial. Now, a very large study, says, "Yes!" Remarkable Ginseng Research Backs Herb's Reputation (For study references, please follow the link to the source article) Mother Earth News - "Ginseng is one of the best known and most frequently studied medicinal plants worldwide. This is for good reason ginseng benefits just about every system in the body in one way or another.There are a number of different types of ginseng. The species of ginseng that is most commonly used around the world is Panax ginseng, also known as Korean or Asian ginseng. Its official botanical name is Panax ginseng C.A. Meyer. American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) is another commonly used and well-studied species. The word 'Panax' is derived from the…
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You can watch my Twitter feed at: https://www.twitter.com/DrBillTN Join me there as I share Natural Health information! For some reason Twitter has suspended my Twitter account. I will let you know what they say when I find out why. (Well, they lifted the ban on my account, but no explanation as to why. Odd.)
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Cocoa Powder and Spirulina May Be Effective to Combat Dementia

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Once again, we see that natural products, and substances can make a tremendous difference in very serious conditions! High-flavanol cocoa powder and spirulina could prevent senile dementia (NaturalNews) - "If you're consuming both cocoa powder and spirulina, you may consider how it could protect you from diminishing memory, cognitive decline and other forms of dementia, such as Alzheimer's, as you age. And that's not all. The positive cardiovascular effects of these two superfoods are also substantial. The Oasis of Hope Hospital in Tijuana, Mexico, has offered a medical hypothesis based on the medical literature of both superfoods. No actual studies were performed, but many existing studies were analyzed for the scientific foundation of their hypothesis. This research group also suggested that adding cocoa to spirulina is a good way to…
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How to Help Boost Your Immune System

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From the "Natural Cowgirl Blog" - Margaret Durst, A.K.A. "Natural Cowgirl" - This natural health blogger has some great info on steps that you can take to boost your immune system so that you will be ready for "flu season." But, remember that your immune system should be in top shape at all times, not just special times of the year, when people are more aware of chances of flu. Natural Immune Boosters Margaret's Natural Health Blog - From the "Natural Cowgirl Blog" - By: Margaret Durst, A.K.A. "Natural Cowgirl" - "Now is a good time to start building your immune system for flu season. Whether you are concerned about colds or flu, there are some great natural strategies for you to use to build your immune system. Let's review…
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These Onions May Be Good for Your Heart

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These "tearless onions" are related to garlic, and therefore, are good for the cardio-vascular system. 'Tearless' Onions Could Help Fight Heart Disease Bioscience Technology - "Onions, a key ingredient in recipes around the globe, come in a tearless version that scientists are now reporting could pack health benefits like its close relative, garlic, which is renowned for protecting against heart disease. They published their laboratory analysis, which suggests a similar heart-friendly role for the tearless onions, as well as a possible role in managing weight gain, in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Colin Eady and colleagues note that the onion has a unique chemistry that leads to its tear-inducing effects when cut. Its pungency has driven cooks to don goggles, clench wooden spoons in their mouths and try…
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Vitamin Use Cuts Down on Cancer Deaths

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The media has been ranting of late that there is NO benefit to vitamin usage, It is practically a mantra with them. Yet, the actual studies that are being done say otherwise! Vitamin use is associated with lower breast cancer death "Breast cancer is a condition feared by women worldwide even though in many cases there are effective treatments. Medical News Today notes that breast cancer is the most common invasive cancer in females across the world. MedPage Today reported on Oct. 10, 2013, 'Vitamin Use Tied to Lower Breast Cancer Death.' An analysis of data from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) showed postmenopausal breast cancer patients had a significantly decreased risk of dying of the disease if they consumed multivitamins with minerals. Overall, use of multivitamins with minerals has…
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Aronia berries: High in Antioxidants!

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Once again, a demonstration that natural, healthy foods have tremendous benefits to us! Aronia berries: North American fruits bursting with antioxidants "(NaturalNews) Aronia is a North American shrub that bears fruits which resemble dark purple-colored cranberries. Despite their ordinary appearance, however, these fruits - which are commonly called aronia berries or chokeberries - boast an unusually impressive nutritional profile. Indeed, a couple of years ago, many mainstream newspapers - notably the United Kingdom's Daily Mail - ran stories claiming that aronia berries were the healthiest fruits in the world. While these claims are debatable, research has shown that the regular consumption of aronia berries in preserved, dried or juiced form provides us with numerous health benefits. The benefits of aronia berries Incredibly rich in antioxidants - The aronia berry is…
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