Athlete’s Foot and Candida: Natural Remedies & Prevention
Categories: Health, Natural Remedies
Besides the mouth and intestinal tract, another very common place humans tend to have problems with candida yeast overgrowth is on their feet. ‘Athlete’s foot‘ is a fungus-related infection that is caused by the same candida yeast bacteria that causes vaginal yeast infections, oral thrush, and a variety of intestinal tract problems among other things. […]Eat 100 Calorie Snacks All Day Long?
Categories: Health, Weight Loss
Let’s face it – there are a lot of fatties in modern America (I can say that since I used to be one of them! :-). Many of us have 20 pounds or even more to lose. We all believe that eating fewer calories will make us then so it’s not hard to understand the […]Asthma Treatments: The Four Kinds of Current Asthma Treatments
While asthma mechanisms are still far from being understood, there are several effective asthma treatments that are currently in use. While there are literally hundreds of anti-asthma medications and natural asthma relievers, most of them are used in one of four most popular current asthma treatments: * Bronchodilation (widening the airways) * Reducing inflammation (in […]4 Low Calorie & Healthy Salad Dressing Recipes
Categories: Recipes-Food, Weight Loss
There used to be a commercial that went, “Salads are great for watching your weight …” but we can blow the value of a salad with the dressing. Here are four salad dressing recipes (although one of them contains only one ingredient :-) that won’t pile on the fat and calories. Choose these instead of […]3 Popular Indian Herbs for Joint Paint, Insomnia and Stress Banishment
Indian medicine, ayurveda, has been around for thousands of years and so it’s no surprise that they have discovered many used for their traditional herbs, teas and food. Here are three winners that you might want to consider. INSOMNIA: invite deep sleep with Masala chai tea like that pictured left. Masala chai, a sweet tea […]Pre-Diabetes Prevention With Turmeric?
Categories: Health, Natural Remedies
In India, turmeric is an extremely popular, if rather bitter, herb. It’s very flavorful and is used in curry (ick! I really don’t like curry!) and many mustards. It has a pretty red color but it’s a lot more useful than just spicy food, although who doesn’t love flavorful food? According to Nancy Lonsdorf MD, author […]11 Tips For Choosing Whole Grain Foods
It’s hardly a secret that whole grain foods are much healthier than refined grains. For centuries, only the wealthy ate “white” foods while the peasants and poorer folks ate whole grains. Lucky peasants. They got the fiber, minerals and vitamins while the rich folks ate polished grains. But even today, most people prefer ‘refined’ grains, […]Herbs For Asthma: Treating Asthma A Natural Way
Many people today are rightly alarmed by the use of heavy duty drugs like me!), and so they are looking for herbs for asthma that will prevent or reduce the number of severity of attacks. For centuries, herbs were commonly used in the treatments of all kinds of ailments, but they fell into disfavor around […]What, Exactly, Is An Asthma Nebulizer?
I have asthma but it’s definitely “adult onset asthma” because it just started in 2011. My earlier years were blessedly asthma free. I went to a doctor and her recommendations don’t suit me – primarily steroids. No way, no how! So I just tough it out and practice all kinds of breathing techniques. Still, at […]Medication Safety: The Unknown in Healthcare
In 2011, researchers discovered that 50% of patients surveyed for a study didn’t complete the prescription of medication prescribed by a doctor. The reasons varied, but they set a dangerous precedent in healthcare. If you’re not taking your medication as prescribed, and practicing safe dosages, you could be at risk for serious complications. Here are some […]