Natural Probiotics and Superfood

Long before freezers and canning machines were available people in ancient times knew how to preserve fruits and vegetables in season for the long winters when food was scarce. The fermentation process was accomplished through lacto-fermentation, converting the sugars into lactic-acid and giving the fermented foods its characteristic sour taste. It is also a natural preservative and inhibits putrefying bacteria, preventing these foods from … [Read more...]

Doctor Talk

It is obvious that most of the information accumulated by your doctor comes from you.  Therefore you are best qualified to keep your own organized records in a notebook, a file or on your computer. These records should include any allergies, sensitivities, unusual bleeding or discharges, pain or other symptoms experienced by you and any unusual events in your life such as trauma (physical and emotional), falls and injuries. The next step is to … [Read more...]

Sexual Activity and Hair Loss

In Chinese medicine, which has its roots in Taoism, it is widely accepted that there is a direct correlation between kidney/adrenal health and the health of the hair. It has been recorded in both Taoist (Chinese) and Ayurvedic (Indian) medical texts for thousands of years that there is a connection between sexual activity in men and hair loss. It is maintained that excessive emission by men during intercourse or otherwise puts tremendous stress … [Read more...]

Isolation and Special Care

When someone is known to be infected with a contagious disease, they are placed in isolation and special care with precautions taken to protect the uninfected. The practice of isolation or quarantine - the separation of the diseased from the healthy - has been around for a long time. Quarantine periods can vary in length and can be very short, such as in the case of a suspected anthrax attack, in which persons are allowed to leave as soon as … [Read more...]

Dimples – A Mark of Beauty

Dimples are considered a mark of beauty and loveliness. They are most prominent during wide smiles showing small folds or indentations in the fleshy part of the cheek. The truth is that dimples are actually genetic defects and are caused by shortened facial muscles. When some people smile, they have dimples in one or both cheeks. Dimples most often occur on both the cheeks and are rarely one sided.This adorable facial feature is usually a … [Read more...]

Original Ancient Grains

Due to the interest in living healthier lifestyles there is a renewed interest in ancient grains. A rise in food allergies is making wheat and especially gluten one of the most controversial foods in recent years. Research has shown that ancient grains often provide a richer source of nutrients such as protein, Vitamin B2, iron, phosphorus, copper, selenium, manganese, magnesium, calcium, zinc and many others. They are also less likely to be … [Read more...]

Born With A Silver Spoon

Most people know the saying “Born with a silver spoon”. This means that the child would never want for anything. Since the 17th century the silver spoon symbolizes great fortune and privilege and prosperous individuals would present them to newborns. The ancient civilizations of Greece and Rome have known for thousands of years that silver had anti-bacterial properties and used silver to control bodily infections and prevent food spoilage. … [Read more...]

The Four Basic Female Body Shapes

The female figure is a combination of a woman’s skeletal structure and the quantity and distribution of muscle and fat. A woman’s body type is often expressed by bust, waist and hip measurements. Estrogen level have a significant impact on a female’s body shape, especially during the productive years. Besides other functions, estrogen promotes the development of female secondary sexual characteristics, such as breasts and the widening of the … [Read more...]

The Amazing Benefits of Oil Pulling

Astonishing results have been accomplished by practicing the age old Ayurvedic tradition of oil pulling. The exciting factor of this healing method is its simplicity. All it takes is a tablespoon of cold pressed sesame, sunflower or unrefined coconut oil to get to some of the root causes of chronic conditions and health problems. It is most beneficial to practice oil pulling in the morning before brushing your teeth, before breakfast – on an … [Read more...]

Health Benefits of Sulfur

After calcium and phosphorus, sulfur is the third most abundant mineral in the body. It is concentrated mostly in muscles tissue, skin and bones. A shortage of sulfur contributes to loss of elasticity in connective tissues and cartilage leading to stiff muscles, painful joints, sagging skin and wrinkles. Sulfur is also needed for insulin production, detoxification on a cellular level and is part of one of the most important anti-oxidants the … [Read more...]