Health

A natural prescription to alleviate seasonal allergies

A natural prescription to alleviate seasonal allergies

Take a green step and try to alleviate your allergy symptoms the natural way. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) estimates around 36 million people in the United States alone suffer from seasonal allergies, known also by the common name of hay fever and the more technical name allergic rhinitis. Alleviate Seasonal Allergies […]

by March 10, 2013
Foods that fight asthma

Foods that fight asthma

Asthma is  is a common chronic inflammatory disease of the airways characterized by recurring symptoms such as wheezing, coughing, chest tightness, and shortness of breath.  Although there is no proven diet to cure asthma, there are foods that we can eat to help relieve or reduce symptoms.   Omega-3 fatty acids: Studies at the University of Maryland Medical Center suggest […]

by March 7, 2013
Top foods for diabetes

Top foods for diabetes

Diabetes , is a group of metabolic diseases in which a person has high blood sugar, either because the pancreas does not produce enough insulin, or because cells do not respond to the insulin that is produced. If you are diabetic, it means that there is an excessive amount of glucose (sugar) in your blood.  […]

by March 1, 2013
Omega-3s make your heart happy

Omega-3s make your heart happy

In keeping with heart health month, we wanted to bring some promising news to you. Omega-3s are clinically proven to reduce the risk of “sudden cardiac death. Sudden cardiac death (SCD) usually occurs because a person’s heart rhythms go awry, causing the heart to stop pumping. The immediate cause of SCD […]

by February 21, 2013
Pong iPhone rugged case

Pong iPhone rugged case

Say hello to the rugged case from PongTM . Pong™ is a mobile device technology company. It specializes in mobile phone and iPad covers that protect users from the potentially harmful effects of radiation exposure. The company just released yet another new phone cover named the rugged case.  Pong’s cases have been proven […]

by February 12, 2013
New study shows probiotics may aid with weight loss

New study shows probiotics may aid with weight loss

Probiotics are well known for their digestive health benefits. We saw how they can help boost our immune system and their ability to fight colds. There is new evidence that probiotics may be able to help lose weight. There are hormones in our bodies called ghrelin and leptin. These hormones […]

by February 5, 2013
Berries may reduce heart attack risk in women

Berries may reduce heart attack risk in women

Berries are known for their potent antioxidant properties and their superfood status. New studies are showing that berries may be very effective for preventing heart attacks in women. The new analysis found that young and middle-aged women who ate three or more servings of blueberries and/or strawberries per week cut […]

by February 3, 2013
Passionflower stress relief tea

Passionflower stress relief tea

Tea has been used for thousands of years for relaxing and fighting disease. In today’s modern society, most physicians and health practitioners would recommend prescription medication to help deal with stress. In the 2010 Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, it states “people who use anti-anxiety medication have a 36% increased mortality […]

by February 2, 2013