Many think of oregano as the Italian spice. But, even if you are not Italian, you can use wonderful spice, enjoy its amazing flavor and the health benefits of oregano. Buon Appetito! Facts about Oregano Oregano is one of the most popular spices in the world. It is a Mediterranean herb that comes from the […]
Diabetes is the result of a metabolic disorder in which blood sugar (glucose) levels are above normal. A fasting blood sugar test measures the amount of sugar (glucose) in your blood after you fast for eight hours. Your fasting blood sugar is normal if it’s 70 mg/dL to 100 mg/dL. If your fasting blood sugar […]
What is it that your mother has always told you? Chew your food and don’t swallow it. There is something to what mom is saying. If you have children, learn here why it is important to teach them to eat slowly. When we are in a hurry, we rush. At dinnertime, rushing means stuffing your […]
No one really sets out to feed their family an unhealthy meal. But, it happens. The reason it happens is usually pretty simple – we’re busy. Maybe we forgot to go grocery shopping or worked late and couldn’t get dinner started as planned. Maybe the family eats in shifts and it’s a struggle to keep […]
When you begin treating a wart be aware that depending on the size and type it is, it can take weeks to get rid of – sometimes months. If you experience progress with a treatment, keep at it and be patient. Plenty of times a wart will just disappear on its own (as your body […]
Metabolism is a process using several chemical reactions. These reactions take place in the body’s cells. Metabolism is all about change. Metabolism changes the food we eat into the energy that is needed by the body to move, think, grow, to heal and repair cells. All living beings need metabolism to live. The reactions that […]
The thyroid gland, which is housed just below your voice box, derives its name from the Greek word for shield due to its shape. A healthy thyroid is just a little bigger than a quarter and cannot be felt under the skin. It has two lobes. A swollen lobe may just feel like a lump […]
It often seems like life would be easier if someone would just hand you a book or a blueprint that tells you what to do and when to do it. You could just follow the steps and achieve the goals you’ve set for yourself. The truth is that sometimes that can happen. However, in most […]
Children, just like adults, worry. This is normal and healthy, except when it begins to get out of hand and take over their life. When a child cannot stop thinking about their worries, or their day becomes interrupted constantly by repetitive actions, they could be exhibiting the early signs of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). Obsessive […]
Vitamin E (tocopherols) is the most abundant fat-soluble antioxidant in the body. One of the most efficient chain-breaking antioxidants available, Vitamin E primarily defends against oxidation and lipid peroxidation, which is the creation of unstable molecules containing more oxygen than is usual. Research has demonstrated the broad role of vitamin E in promoting health. Vitamin […]
One of the effects of an imbalance in your system can be a food sensitivity.
Food sensitivities can cause headaches, skin problems including acne, and of course digestive problems including gas, bloating, constipation and diarrhea. So how do you know if you have a food sensitivity and what the offending food might be? There are actually a few methods you can use.
Fibromyalgia syndrome can be a very difficult illness to treat. With so many symptoms, ranging from chronic pain to fatigue, finding the right treatments can be time-consuming and frustrating. You may find yourself taking dozens of medicinal treatments, many of which come along with a host of undesirable side effects. If conventional medications aren’t working […]