Sesame oil comes from sesame seeds and is often used as a cooking or massage oil. However, it is known as popular folk remedy, and, its healthy properties may be part of the reason for its success as a medicinal remedy. Sesame oil has vitamin E, which is an antioxidant that neutralizes damaging free radicals. It also containsRead More →

Food poisoning is responsible for sickening up to 80 million people worldwide each year, and killing approximately one tenth of those infected. Food poisoning happens everywhere, but tends to occur more frequently at picnics, school cafeterias, and large social functions due to undercooked meats or because foods containing mayonnaise are unrefrigerated too long.Read More →

If a person suffers from apprehension, anxiety, or panic, it’s usually preceded by stress, insomnia, and poor diet. An apprehensive attitude also points to a stressed nervous system, and one way you can calm your nervous system is to eat nutritious foods and use herbal teas and flower essences that have calming,Read More →

Digestion is important to overall health. In fact, many doctors believe poor digestion is at the root of many illnesses. If a person suffers poor digestion long enough, their body may not absorb needed nutrients, and they may develop vitamin and mineral deficiencies, which then results in illness and disease. Some ofRead More →

Hypothyroidism usually requires medication for life, but in addition, to thyroid medications, naturopathic professionals suggest sufferers institute lifestyle changes that may improve thyroid function. There are four areas hypothyroidism sufferers can concentrate on that may improve a sluggish thyroid. These supplemental treatments include diet, exercise, stress reduction, and acupuncture.Read More →

Most women begin to experience menopausal symptoms between the ages of forty and fifty-five. Menopause is caused by hormonal changes, and, it’s symptoms are similar to adrenal stress symptoms and often include irritability, fatigue, depression, mood swings, and nervous disorders. However, menopausal supplements, along with diet, may control symptoms, so that no medical intervention is needed.Read More →

Anxiety is a unpleasant feeling with no clear or realistic cause and is associated with apprehension, concern, worry, and trepidation. On occasion everyone experiences anxiety, and it is both a psychological and physiological state. Its symptoms often include heart palpitations, depression, claustrophobia, shortness of breath, tense muscles, mood swings, fatigue, and concentration problems,Read More →

Sluggish digestion results in gas, bloating, belching, flatulence, and poor absorption of nutrients. Poor digestion can be caused by a number of things, such as bad eating habits, low quality food, too many wrong foods, stress, or lack of intestinal flora. Many people eat foods that cause digestion difficulties rather than choosing foods thatRead More →

Food poisoning sickens almost 80 million people a year worldwide, and nearly one-tenth of those people affected die. It is usually caused by toxic organisms that include bacteria, viruses, or parasites. Whether or not you become sick after eating contaminated food depends on your age, your health, the organism, and the amount of contaminated foodRead More →

Certain foods stress the body, and, if you have anxiety or panic attacks, that’s the last thing you need. In fact, some nutritionists believe diet plays a large part in relieving symptoms related to anxiety and panic attacks, and sufferers may benefit by following a strict diet that allows them to restore their nervousRead More →