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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Traditional Naturopath Podcast #59

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The Traditional Naturopath Podcast - 59 - (09/10/13) Click on the "Play" button (the triangle pointing to the right) below to play it as Streaming Audio. Your browser does not support the audio element. Download MP3 (Right-Click on the Link Above and Save) Show Notes: Dr. Bill discusses plant extracts that control blood sugar and fight fat! He also gets into his personal 139 lb. weight loss (so far!) How did he do it? Also, the aronia berry is bursting with antioxidants! Check out what we call 'chokeberries' in NC!
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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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A Plant Extract That Fights Fat and Helps Control Blood Sugar

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This is an amazing article! Click the link for the references to the information! Shed Pounds by Inhibiting Cellular Fat Storage "Health authorities are warning about the devastating consequences of obesity, yet doctors remain in the dark about what causes people to accumulate so many fat pounds as they age. Through a series of well-designed studies, scientists investigating certain plant extracts found they can block fat storage at the cellular level. In a significant scientific advance, a potent new weapon has been identified to help safely induce weight loss. This article describes how a novel dual plant extract favorably modulates six pathways that fat cells use to trigger weight gain. When tested on humans in a placebo-controlled study, those taking this dual plant extract lost 4.05 inches of abdominal fat…
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Traditional Naturopath Podcast #58

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The Traditional Naturopath Podcast - 58 - (01/05/13) Click on the "Play" button (the triangle pointing to the right) below to play it as Streaming Audio. Your browser does not support the audio element. Download MP3 (Right-Click on the Link Above and Save) Show Notes: The benefits of the humble fruit - lemon! Also, a long list of benefits from a long list of natural, healthful herbs! Join Dr. Bill as he reviews some findings of studies in the field of herbal remedies!
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The Healing Power of Herbs!

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This is a neat, consise article by Michael Castleman in Natural Health Magazine on the many benefits of herbs! I have maintained for a long time that herbs are simply food, however, it is a form of food that does far more than simply nourish our bodies, they can also expedite natural healing! Herbs that Heal "Herbs are hot and getting hotter. Years ago, anyone interested in using or 'prescribing' plants for medicinal purposes had to rely on folklore and anecdotes. There was little proven, reliable research on herbs (and most of it was in German). But with public demand, studies have mounted and we now have proof (even among U.S. scientists!) that herbs are viable treatments for many ailments. 'Herbs won't replace pharmaceuticals, but research shows that for many…
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Lemons May Help Fight Breast Cancer!

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Lemons are amazing in many ways! Lemon are alkalizing for the body, and we are gernally all to acidic. Lemons are rich in Vitamin C. Lemons are good for your liver. As a cleanser, lemon can be used to clean your bowels. In 1747, naval surgeon, James Lind cured scurvy with fresh lemons. The citric acid in lemon juice helps to dissolve gallstones, calcium deposits, and kidney stones. And, these are just a few of lemon's benefits! Now, it seems that lemons might be beneficial in fighting Breast Cancer! Another Natural Aid To Fight Breast Cancer Lemons are useful for many things as well as cooking and slicing into drinks. They have natural health giving properties (as do other citrus fruits) and have been previously been cited as being helpful…
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Traditional Naturopath Podcast #57

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The Traditional Naturopath Podcast - 57 - (11/10/12) Click on the "Play" button (the triangle pointing to the right) below to play it as Streaming Audio. Your browser does not support the audio element. Download MP3 (Right-Click on the Link Above and Save) Show Notes: The FDA says plain walnuts are drugs! The FDA adds a warning for statin drugs. Thyme, a good treatment for acne, NC threatens to arrest a blogger! Vitamin D lowers blood pressure, Raspberry Keytones may reduce fat cells, Black Tea may be heart healthy!
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