Losing Weight After Forty: It Can Be Done

Do you remember how it was easy to drop a few pounds when you were 20 years old? A quick crash diet or adding a new exercise program and suddenly the pounds were gone! Unfortunately, as most people come to realize, the older you get, the harder it beco …


Why Castor Oil Should Come Out of the Closet

Castor oil is derived from the castor bean plant and is typically a thick, pale, yellow fluid. It has a long history of use in traditional medicine. It was used by the Romans as a means of constipation relief, while the ancient Egyptians used it as a c …


Mango Chia Seed Parfait

I’m about to expose a secret to you that most big food companies don’t want you to know—you can eat super healthy meals without sacrificing flavor. In fact, you can even make healthy desserts that are low-cal, low on the glycemic index, and full of nut …


Stay Strong and Healthy with High Protein Vegetarian Food

Proteins are long chains of amino acids that are essential for carrying out various metabolic processes in your body. Amino acids help to breakdown, transport, and store all the nutrients your body needs: fats, proteins, vitamins, minerals, water, and …


The Benefits of Fennel for Adrenal Fatigue

Whenever you are experiencing constant stress, your overall health can go from bad to worse. Specifically, you can eventually develop adrenal fatigue. And when this happens, you can feel completely exhausted and weak. Even worse, your body’s organs and …


Head Injuries and Genetic Changes

Anyone who is familiar with head injuries will be well aware of the physical, neurological, and behavioral changes that occur. However, a recent scientific study suggests some equally serious and not immediately obvious—but nonetheless harmful—changes …


Nitrate Rich Vegetables and Other Foods to Reduce Hypertension

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is an increasing health issue worldwide. According to recent estimates, over 75 million Americans are affected. Hypertension has been linked with stroke and heart attack. There are numerous factors influencing your …


Acupressure for Migraines – Your Secret Weapon Against Pain

If you suffer from migraines, you’ve probably been around the medical block a few times – starting with visits to your GP, who may have then sent you to a neurologist, who then sent you to get CT scans, only to prescribe pain medications that you alrea …


Hypoglycemia Diet

Reactive hypoglycemia is sometimes referred to as postprandial hypoglycemia. These terms refer to a condition in which an individual who does not have diabetes experiences symptoms of hypoglycemia within a few hours of consuming a meal rich in carbohyd …


Total Body Approach to Adrenal Fatigue

The anatomical link between the body and the mind has an interesting history going back to the 17th century. This history is important because it set the stage on how we approach the two today. Up until that time, the body and mind was considered one i …


Anti Inflammatory Diet

How to Get Rid of Inflammation in the Body The anti-inflammatory diet: how to get rid of inflammation in the body Many of the illnesses and conditions that plague the human race are said to be triggered by chronic inflammation. But what is it exactly? …


Adrenal Fatigue and Wheat

Wheat is the third most-produced cereal after maize and rice. It has been domestically cultivated since 9,000 B.C. Without wheat as an inexpensive staple food for energy, the human civilization would have been drastically different. Products of wheat i …


Rotational Food Diet

The primary goal in using a rotational diet is to space out the time your body is exposed to certain types of food groups and to accurately record how your body reacts to what you are eating. It is important to listen to how your system is responding. …


Adrenal Fatigue and Vitamin C

Adrenal fatigue sufferers invariably have inadequate supply of many key nutrients, including vitamin C, pantothenic acid, and pantethine. Out of these, sub-clinical vitamin C deficiency is the most prevalent. While no outward symptom of scurvy is seen …


Histamine Diet

Characteristics of the Histamine Diet Prepare and eat everything fresh from the allowed list. AVOID pre-packaged and fast food meals. AVOID foods that have preservatives and artificial colorings. † Histamine Trigger Foods – the food itself may n …


Recovery Management

Common Signs of Adrenal Recovery Signs of adrenal recovery are usually less prominent and more insidious. They include: The many symptoms of adrenal crash appearing to be stabilizing and not getting worse. A sense of calm returning and feeling a better …


Crash Management

Symptoms of an Adrenal Crash Not all adrenal crashes and recovery cycles are symptomatic. Those with stage 1 and early stage 2 adrenal fatigues may not even be aware, especially if there are sufficient adrenal reserves at hand to compensate and ensure …


Nutrients, Fragrance, and Flavor – Oh My! Healthy Herbs to Grow at Home

Having an aromatic kitchen garden is easy. All you need to do is plant healthy herbs. Not enough space for gardening? Herbs can also be grown easily in small pots on your window sill. Growing your own herbs can be a fun, exciting, and rewarding experie …


Chicken Soup – Not Only for the Soul

Chicken soup may be soul food. It may be comfort food. But it is also one of the best options when it comes to your health. And here is why. You see, chicken soup is an excellent source of nourishment – especially when you are ill. It contains a wealth …