Food Remedy Series – Mushrooms: Wild About Edible Fat-Free Antioxidant Caps

Ah – mushrooms. How do you like eating funny-looking caps low in calories with virtually no fat, no cholesterol, and low sodium? Bring it on. Vitamins and Minerals Mushrooms are loaded with vitamins and minerals, and most of them are edible with medicinal properties. To date, they have discovered over 10,000 different types of mushrooms, […]

Food Remedy Series – Pumpkin: From The Front Porch Into Your Kitchen

Pumpkin is called “The King of Squash“, and this King is a free-radical scavenger that is the source of eye-protecting carotenoids, such as lutein, zeaxanthin, beta-cryptoxanthin, and alpha-carotene. Did you know that lutein and zeaxanthin are found in the lenses of your eyes? Studies show that eating foods high in lutein and zeaxanthin, packed within pumpkins, can help […]

Food Remedy Series – Garlic: Resisting Disease And Vampires

Garlic is part of the onion family, related to onions, shallots and leeks. Garlic Starts Healing From Your Gut More research is coming out these days about the importance of gut health. Old-fashioned medical doctors have used garlic to treat a variety of medical conditions for centuries. Garlic’s healing compounds start working in your gut and […]

Food Remedy Series – Plantains: Health In A Peel

I am starting a Food Remedy Series, highlighting the many foods that Nature provides to help you prevent disease. This week, the healthy food remedy is the Plantain.  I guess I picked the Plantain (sorry for the pun) because I have them growing on my South Texas wildlife preserve. We feed them to our tortoises and parrots. […]

The Health Differences Between Hemp And Cannabis

Are you sore when you wake up in the morning? Nature’s Cures There are a plethora of natural remedies that help prevent disease, relieve pain naturally, and boost your immune system when you are recovering from disease. Actually, there are so many natural health alternatives out there, how do you know which ones are the real deal? […]

Wild Lettuce – A Natural Food That’s Healthy For You (And Your Rabbit)

For centuries, people have known that wild lettuce is an herbal remedy. Hum. Rabbits know this. Ducks and chickens know this. Indigenous people know this. The Native Americans used the wild lettuces as a natural pain reliever and medicinal remedy. Luckily, wild lettuce and many other traditional medicines are making a comeback. Wild Lettuce Wild lettuce commonly refers to […]

Two B-Complex Vitamins That Help Prevent Disease

Did you know that two of the B-Complex vitamins can help in the prevention of cancer and diseases such as Fibromyalgia? These two vitamins also support recovery from alcohol and drug addiction. What are these two vitamins? Vitamins B15 and B17. All animals instinctively know that vitamins B15 and B17 are nature’s cancer prevention. Did you […]

The Health Benefits Of Sunlight

When you were a kid, do you remember playing outside in the sun? Did the warmth of the sun make you feel good? It seems that most adults don’t feel as carefree anymore when they are outside in the sun. What happened? Skin Cancer Most people are afraid of the sun because of skin cancer. This […]

Buy These Foods Rich In Essential Nutrients

Every time I do a hair analysis, each of my clients is deficient in some sort of essential nutrient. I am a big believer in supplementing with a quality multivitamin and trace mineral complex because our foods, these days, are pretty darn devoid in the essential nutrients. That said, it is best to get your vitamins through whole […]

Depressed? Here’s Some Natural Ways To Fix It.

Have you been on edge lately? Feeling a little sad, depressed, or hopeless? Everyone feels sad or low sometimes, but these feelings usually pass with a little time. Before you are diagnosed  with “clinical depression” or a “depressive disorder”, try making some lifestyle changes. If feelings of sadness, emptiness or hopelessness have suddenly taken you over, step […]