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Healthy Natural Sweeteners

Good News! The FDA has finally approved Stevia for use as a sugar substitute. After over a decade of economic special interests seeming to block the way (i.e., Nutrasweet), the FDA has finally approved the healthy herb Stevia as a natural sweetener...

Herb Roasted Garlic Puree

This is a variation of one of the recipes in Omega-3 Cuisine. I was inspired to make it as a flavor twist for mashed potatoes last Thanksgiving. The herbs are simply that "poultry seasoning" combination of parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme (tell me...

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Stress and Immunity

Scientists have known for years that major and minor life stresses interfere with immune function and contribute to disease. Stressful life events increase your susceptibility to several types of infections, from the common cold to tuberculosis, and...

Chinese Medicine

On Chinese Medicine

Chinese medicine is one of the world's oldest bodies of medical knowledge. Archaeological sites in China indicate that acupuncture and herbal medicine were used as early as 1000 BC. By the Han Dynasty (206 BC to 220 AD) the basics of Chinese medical...

Echinacea and Goldenseal - boost immune system and lower inflammation

On Echinacea & Goldenseal

Herbal medicine has a long tradition of use in the treatment and prevention of immune-related disorders. And Echinacea is one of the most commonly prescribed botanicals for the immune system. Echinacea is considered a "blood purifier," primarily due...

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Natural Medicine for Insomnia

In this world, we all are faced with the effects of a stressful lifestyle. The "stress" symptoms most commonly seen by the health care practitioner are insomnia, anxiety, and restlessness. Fortunately, there are alternatives to the use of...

Help For Your Hayfever

Skies are blue and the birds are singing. Then it starts. You begin sneezing, your eyes water and your head pounds. Hay fever season has arrived. Most people with hay fever and other airborne allergies wait out their misery with patience and...

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