We here in the northeast US are heading, once again, towards the shorter days of autumn and winter. I, for one, dread the impending lack of daylight. There’s something about the seeming endless supply of sunshine during the summer months that makes me feel really, really good. My research tells me I’m not alone – exposure to sunshine boasts a few physiological benefits . . .
Articles on Children’s Health
If we teach our children healthy habits, they will likely grow into healthy, active adults. Don’t be lulled into a false sense of security just because your child is feeling great now despite a poor diet or lack of exercise. These things have a way of catching up to us as we age, so it’s best to start building a healthy body at an early age. Read on to find out what you can do to help your children grow into a thriving, healthy adult.
Triphala is a popular Ayurvedic herbal formula that is considered to be the most balanced of all herbal compounds and thus has been the cornerstone of herbal therapies in India over thousands of years. The name Triphala means “three fruits” which makes sense because this formula is comprised of the three Indian fruits Amla (Emblica officinalis), Behada (Terminalia belerica), and Harada (Terminalia chebula).
No two people have the same fingerprint, right? That’s pretty amazing. What’s even more amazing is that your fingerprint is not the only part of you that is biologically unique. It turns out the bacteria that reside in your gut and are responsible for your health, to a large degree, are as exclusive to you as that fingerprint!
It’s back-to-school time again and we find ourselves bombarded by headlines about “super lice”! Just what every parent of a school-aged child wants to hear. NOT! These little guys were gross and hard to get rid of to begin with, but now they are apparently coming at us in a sort of mutant ninja form: “super” lice that have proven resistant to common, over-the-counter, chemical-based insecticidal medications.
When I was a kid, I could eat anything and still feel great. My chosen snacks, meals, drinks and desserts did not give me indigestion or acid reflux, they didn’t put me in a bad mood, and they surely didn’t slow me down. Obviously, what I was eating was alright. Or was it? Our overall […]
by Susan Hughes, MSEd, HHP, CNC I remember back in “the day” when my elementary school classroom consisted of a mix of shy and talkative, lazy and hyper, “smart” and “dumb”, bully and nice, and of course the class clown. Considered back then to be a result of . . . well, nothing really . . […]
by Colleen M. Story, Healthline.com If you think your allergies are getting worse, you’re not alone. A 2011 report by Quest Diagnostics stated that 17 million doctor’s office visits and 30,000 emergency room visits can be blamed on allergies every year. The organization’s analysis of allergy blood tests indicated that overall, sensitivity to allergens is increasing, […]
Are we destined to break down as we age? Is it a no-brainer that we will be stuck with chronic health conditions, pain and disease as the clock continues to tick? The answer is a resounding NO! We have a great deal of control over our health as we age, despite what media messages prevail. […]
Well it’s that time of year again. Time for the flu to strike. And this year, like many that have come before, there’s a lot of hype surrounding the flu – headlines such as: “An earlier than usual start to flu season” and “Flu season could be worst in nearly a decade.” Pharmacies have strategically […]
Dr. Christiane Northrup posted the following on Facebook today (10/18/2012): Big news! A recent placebo controlled clinical trial a male doctor published yesterday in the Journal of the American Medical Association showed that those who took multivitamins have a significantly lowered risk of cancer. JAMA, Published online October 17, 2012. The same folks, who, year […]
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