Oil pulling is an ancient Indian folk remedy, first mentioned in the early Ayurveda text "Compendium of Caraka," the Charaka Samhita, which was believed to have been written approximately 1500 years ago.
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.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) appears to show up most frequently in those at risk of developing metabolic syndrome and diabetes.
Could the long sought-after cure for type 1 diabetes be as close as your kitchen cupboard? An accumulating body of scientific research appears to point in exactly that direction.
Walnuts benefit your heart, brain, bones and more. Here's why you need to eat more of them.
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A paradigm-shifting study indicates that the standard of care for diabetics, including synthetic insulin and oral anti-diabetic drugs, increases morbidity and mortality from diabetes. Natural substances, on the other hand, have proven healing properties that if used could mitigate the global diabetes epidemic.
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.
A plant native to the Amazonian jungles has been used by the native population for generations untold for physical, spiritual and emotional health. Now, the science proves its efficacy.
Numerous studies have shown the negative health effects of drinking soda on your waistline and your teeth. Drinking soda however, has far more serious health risks than many of us may realize.
You don't need drugs to control blood sugar. Food, herbs, and spices are your first defense.
Not only does most store bought almond milk contain only 2% almonds, but some are harboring a scary ingredient. Is your almond milk causing inflammation and disease?
Two recent studies prove that vitamin C is therapeutic for type 2 diabetes patients. One shows it reduces blood glucose levels and the other illustrates vitamin C reduces anxiety among diabetics.
Researchers from the University of Auckland have determined that olive leaf extract has the ability to decrease insulin sensitivity and increase the production of insulin by the pancreas.
Modern science puts and an ancient medical miracle under the microscope and verifies the ancient wisdom of Natural Healthcare Practitioners in the process.
Too many of us blindly put faith into different authorities, but when it comes to personal health and diet, your self knowledge and gut intuition should be your guide.
Of all the illnesses in industrial society, diabetes takes the greatest toll. Over 100,000 people die from complications of diabetes each year. Another million lose quality of life due to metabolic syndrome. Diabetes adds $135 billion to the annual cost of healthcare in the U.S.1 Yet diabetes remains avoidable, treatable, and reversible.
In an American culture conducive to physical inactivity and nutritional-based disease, why aren't we moving more towards a nutrition, physical activity and stress reduction model?
Garcinia cambogia extract is a widely known weight loss supplement, often touted by celebrity TV personality Dr. Oz. But is this dietary supplement as safe as he claims?
Researchers from University of Mississippi's School of Pharmacy have conducted an extensive analysis of medicinal plants and proved once again that herbs can replace medications - now diabetes medications. They found that a number of herbs safely modulate cellular
While this plant is fairly common and well-known for its role in sunburn recovery, Aloe Vera is not content taking care of only one or two issues. This plant is a wonderful healing substance with plenty of uses.
For purposes of cellular detoxification and tissue purification, the most effective form of magnesium is magnesium chloride, which has a strong excretory effect on toxins and stagnant energies stuck in the tissues of the body, drawing them out through the pores of the skin. Chloride is required to produce a large quantity of gastric acid each day and is also needed to stimulate starch-digesting enzymes.
The tide is turning. When once it was unheard of for a doctor's opinion to be challenged, today's patients are getting second and third opinions, seeking out alternative care and pursuing natural, organic solutions to their health issues.
Whereas many within the mainstream medical community insist on promoting the belief that the link between certain types of food with an increased risk of cancer is "weak" or only "nominally significant," the scientific evidence continues to accumulate indicating sugar feeds cancer.