Recent GMI Blogs

All articles by Linda Woolven & Ted Snider

The list of botanicals that have great value for menopause, including some like black cohosh, which have been demonstrated to be superior to hormone replacement therapy, is impressive. But there are quite a few which are less well known, such as pine bark extract and ginseng...
As more and more people are spending more and more time on computers, we are developing more and more computer induced problems. But there are ancient, natural solutions to these modern, technological problems.
Fenugreek is one of the oldest recorded medicinal plants. The recorded use of fenugreek goes back to Egypt in 1500 BCE. It was also used in Greek, Arabian, Indian and Chinese medicine.
Saw palmetto berry has been shown to be safer and more effective than drugs when it comes to benign prostatic hyperplasia, as well as other issues men may face.
Use of over-the-counter painkillers is staggeringly common. At least 175 million adults in the United States take OTC painkillers. That makes evaluating their effectiveness and safety crucial. But, it has been a very bad few years in painkiller research. Important recent studies have cast serious doubt on their effectiveness and their safety.
This adaptogenic, Ayurvedic herb has been used for thousands of years to rejuvenate and strengthen the body.
9.3% of Americans and 6.5% of Canadians suffer from type 2 diabetes. There is a lot of agreement about the medical treatment. But does the treatment work? At least 5 crucial studies have found that it doesn’t
Everybody now knows that probiotics are good for you. But here are twelve recently discovered benefits of probiotics that might really surprise you!
Perhaps nowhere in health has there been more confusion than the confusion caused by fat. The question of which fats are healthy and which fats are unhealthy has led to some pretty unhealthy diets, including extreme no fat diets that attempt to eliminate fat as much as possible with no attention to the differences between different fats.
The prospect of developing cancer is a frightening one. Sadly, this fear is leading many to undergo dangerous and harmful cancer screenings that, ironically, can cause the very diseases patients hope to avoid.
Have you been inspired by this summer’s Olympic Games? Well, here’s the latest science on how natural supplements can safely improve your workout.
What are those purple dots on Michael Phelps' back? The answer just may be the next "big" solution for muscle recovery and neck and back pain!
What does nature have to offer that’s new for women? Quite a lot.
“It’s the end of the road for antibiotics unless we act urgently,” - Dr. Tom Friedman
Tart Cherries are one of nature's unsung healing agents, able to help the body recover naturally from a myriad of different ailments.
Motion sickness plagues many, children in particular. Usually sufferers are dosed with a pharmaceutical whose side effects mirror the symptoms they are supposed to help. But thankfully a little-known herb from Africa is gaining scientific attention as a superior, natural alternative.

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