Category Archives: Holistic Health

Chamomile Tea

Via Active.com – Chamomile [tea], according to researchers from London’s Imperial College, is the one that’ll help prevent sickness. In a recent study, they found people who drank five cups of the brew a day for 2 weeks had increased … Continue reading

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Schreiner’s Herbal Solution for Horses & Farm Stock – And People?

Have you heard of Schreiner’s Herbal Solution? My acupuncturist has recommended that I use it for some trouble spots. Most recently, she suggested it for the pain that I have been having in my wrist. Of course, once she suggested … Continue reading

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Benefits Of Being A Tea Drinker

Great information from Yahoo! Shine on the benefits of drinking tea – The inside scoop from researchers: Tea contains powerful antioxidants called flavonoids that might make a huge difference in your health. “A cup of tea contains the same amount … Continue reading

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Grapes May Fight Off Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Interesting news via Natural Society – A new study published in Free Radical Biology and Medicine shows how grapes can be utilized as a powerful tool in halting or slowing blindness brought on by age. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is … Continue reading

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Forks Over Knives

I’m late to the party on this one – and hope to see the DVD soon.  Click here to see more on it.

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Three-F Tea

With the cold/allergy thing still driving me nuts last night, my wife made me some “Three-F Tea” that she read about in Healing with Whole Foods, Here’s the details on that: There is a great formula to address excess mucus … Continue reading

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Acupuncture For Runners Knee?

It’s been 22 days since “Runner’s Knee” hit me (in my left knee). Seems like it’s been two years – and not just three weeks. This has been driving me crazy. I miss getting in my 5K run once or … Continue reading

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Get Your ‘Tabolism Runnin’

Men’s Health offers “15 ways to max your metabolism.”  Here’s some highlights from that: Don’t diet! The Men’s Health Diet isn’t about eating less, it’s about eating more — more nutrition-dense food — to crowd out the empty calories and … Continue reading

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Study: Tangerines Prevent Obesity

Very interesting news from physorg.com – New research from The University of Western Ontario has discovered a substance in tangerines not only prevents obesity, but also offers protection against type 2 diabetes, and even atherosclerosis, the underlying disease responsible for … Continue reading

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Allergy Fatigue

I’m dying with allergy fatigue this hay fever season. And, it’s not because my hay fever is not allowing me to sleep at night. I wish that was the answer.  It’s the opposite for me – meaning all I want … Continue reading

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Quercetin

I did my personal 5K around the neighborhood this evening before dinner. Just like last time, this was a 27-minute run. Not too bad coming off a busy day yesterday. However, just as I feared, there was a lot of … Continue reading

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Improve Your Immune System With Exercise?

The American Council on Exercise® asks “Can Exercise Reduce Your Risk of Catching a Cold?“  Here’s part of their answer to that question: The average adult has two to three respiratory infections each year. That number jumps to six or … Continue reading

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Letting Some Needed Light Into Your Life

I saw this at Rodale yesterday: Mind-Body-Mood Advisor: Bright Light Does More than Banish Depression. Some highlights from it: Even without record-setting blizzards like we’ve seen this winter, more and more Americans are spending less and less time outdoors. As … Continue reading

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Expanding, Contracting & Balanced Foods

Lately, I’ve been reading a lot about Expanding, Contracting & Balanced Foods. I know it’s not a new topic. But, it’s new to me. Here’s the best high-level, elevator pitch, synopsis on the matter that I found on HolisticOnline.com: Shiatsu practitioners … Continue reading

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