How To Treat Bunions
March 29, 2013 – 12:00 am | No Comment
A bunion is a deformity that is mainly made up of a lateral deviation of the great toe which enlarges due to a tissue or a bone. It is a serious foot problem. These are formed within the foot and not on the surface of the foot. An arthritic condition and  a result of bone degeneration it is found as  a lump on the outside portion of the big toe. Bunions are seen near the joint of the toe and sometimes  [...]

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Pain Relief in 10 Safe, Natural Ways
May 26, 2011 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Pain Relief in 10 Safe, Natural Ways
Many individuals wouldn’t give a second thought prior to popping in some pills of Tylenol when they experience headaches or backaches, given the ready availability as OTC medicines. It is present in over two hundred products that range from cold medications for children to high-strength pain killers & allergy-reliever drugs for adults. Merely since a medicine is easily obtainable does not essentially translate to it being risk-free & acetaminophen – the active constituent present in Tylenol brands, is an ideal e.g. of this. Nearly a hundred million people in the U.S. are taking acetaminophen yearly, & majority of them are perhaps totally oblivious that doing this might augment their cancer risk. Worrisome Links between Blood Cancer & Acetaminophen A novel trial done by scientists from Seattle-based FHCRC found that nine percent of their trial entrants using large quantities of acetaminophen got blood cancer in comparison to five per cent of those taking the medicine  [...]


Bacterial vaginosis natural treatment
May 23, 2011 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Bacterial vaginosis natural treatment
The vaginal area is a place which is kept hygienic by the bacteria around it. But some times the amount of bacterial growth increases unabated and displaces the pH balance there. This creates a situation called bacterial vaginosis. Thus bacterial vaginosis is a condition caused due to imbalance in the acidic content. Doctors normally prescribe antibiotics which kill the dire bacterial forms present in the vaginal area. However some women feel more comfortable using home and natural treatment for bacterial vaginosis. This is because they find the problem recurring and get a little tired of taking the same medical treatment each time. The main aim in curing the problem is to restore the supply of lactobacillus acidophilus and lactobacillus bifidus. These are missing in the course of contracting the problem. The vagina has good and dire bacterial forms. When the patient is suffering from bacterial vaginosis then the good bacteria deplete or die. Bacterial vaginosis natural treatment involves  [...]


Home Remedies that Effectively Resolve Common Ailments
April 4, 2011 – 12:07 am | No Comment
Home Remedies that Effectively Resolve Common Ailments
Recuperative practices of olden days & innate cures being passed across generations lost footing after inception of modern medicine, with pills available for nearly all ailments, though is granny & those of the earlier generations mistaken? Certainly not, factually several of the sicknesses one experiences could be ably managed with the use of rather basic, innate approaches. Elucidated herewith are 7 various traditional practices for prevalent conditions. Proven Home Remedies Bad Breath (Halitosis) Since bad breath is classically stemming from systemic, GI &/or URTIs & bacteriological metabolism from the salivary production, tongue or dental plaques – that are signs of systemic imbalance that could be cured by the inclusion of probiotic - taken orally in supplemental form or food forms post-fermentation. Hence, it is widely recommended to have yoghurt for combating foul breath though one needs to steer clear from the commercially obtainable ones that are sugar-laden &  [...]


Gac Fruit for Good Health
February 25, 2011 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Gac Fruit for Good Health
Certainly bearing an unusual name and not much heard about earlier but the Gac fruit is certainly one that all must get au fait with. Botanically termed Momordica cochinchinensis, it has a Vietnamese origin & harvesting period between the last & first month of the year. Its cultivation is commonly seen all through S.E. Asian regions & China, mostly as decorative plants because of their glorious colour. Gac fruit is truly a superstar due to the plethora of wholesome qualities & health benefits. It has: High antioxidant presence like A-beta-carotene, zeaxanthin, lycopene (70 folds richer than tomato). The max A-beta-carotene concentration surpassing that present in all fruits & veggies (10-folds than present in carrot). Conventionally, cooking of Gac fruit is done into sticky rice for creating that vivid carroty rice meal dubbed ‘xoi gac’. It is part of many recipes cooked for unique occasions. It has even been used for the treatment of problems afflicting areas  [...]


Olive Oil Uses That Transcend Human Consumption
January 1, 2011 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Olive oil has been widely used since primeval times & can flourish in rather unforgiving climatic conditions. Available in grades like: Virgin – acidic content below two percent with zero refined oil presence. Extra virgin – or EVOO is obtained from first press of olives and deemed top-quality. Extra-light – A term used vastly to market this grade which generally undergoes high processing and could be coalesced with other kinds of oil, or might be simply wholesome olive oil category. Extra-light could be referring to flavour instead of calorific contents. Cakes, lampantes or Pomaces – Unintended for human intake & usually for commercial reasons like manufacturing soaps or lamp oils. Non-edible Olive Oil Uses Many of us are acquainted with cooking-related olive oil uses, when actually it could be deployed in myriad ways that mostly avert the requirement of using chemical substances and other matter which can negatively impact you as well as the environment. Here are some  [...]


Purple Carrots – The Magnificent Superfood
December 29, 2010 – 6:07 am | No Comment
Purple Carrots – The Magnificent Superfood
Purple carrots – the result of mutation because of lethal chemical substances? Fortunately, not – those orange carrots that one buys from the markets are solely one of the myriad diverse types & it appears that the Dutch need to be given due credit for the widespread consumption of this sweet-tasting root veggie in present times. Carrots earlier obtained were quite slender and in shades of reds, purples & blacks – rather bitter-tasting. The orange colour appeared in the sixteenth century as a result of inventive Dutch cultivators using trans-mutated N. African yellowish carrot seeds for creating orange carrots. After ten years of cultivation experiments, revival of a veggie that dates back several thousand years back has been possible. Purple carrots are tricky in growing & even quite hideous & somewhat of a creature. Because of this, it is inconceivable that purple carrots would be seen in fresh veggie marts, rather the latest resurgence of such an age old form is  [...]


Coconut Water – A Marvel or Myth
August 14, 2010 – 4:58 am | One Comment
Zero fats and cholesterol, less calorific value, innately high in electrolytes and a fabulous hydrating drink – the hyped health benefits of the hottest health trend in the U.S. – Coconut water appear never-ending. Fondly hailed as ‘Mother nature’s sports potion’ and ‘life booster’ by promoters, it is not surprising to see several celebs having swapped their Kabbalah spring water and acai fruit juices with coconut water. Priced at two to three dollars for a usual eleven fl. oz. tetra packing comparable to around ten mouthfuls, one really wonders is it really justified shelling out bucks for  what is dubbed ‘top-water’. For the dilettantes, coconut water is the colourless, nutty-flavoring or some might say ‘sock-flavoring’ juice preserved in the core of tender coconuts. Coconuts have been the mainstay fluid for countries in S.E. Asia and have been reaped for its pulp, milk and oil extracts. In the U.S., the drink became available in the markets during 2005 with  [...]


The Whole Truth about Acai Berry
July 26, 2010 – 12:05 am | No Comment
The Whole Truth about Acai Berry
Acai Berry is being dubbed the ‘super-food’ that could aid in weight reduction, prolong existence, cure cardiovascular ailment and an array of other conditions. Here are the real facts regarding this fruit reaped from the Acai palm that grows luxuriantly in Central and S. America. In spite of what the net advertisements proclaim about Acai Berry’s benefits, Acai berry is not a fat-melter. Acai berry does not bring about instant slimming. Acai berry does not bring about burning, trimming, tightening or firming. Acai berry is not an appetite-suppressant. Acai berry is not a medicine for all diseases or an elixir. Acai berry would not give a man a bigger penile organ, stiffer erections or greater stamina. In N. America, acai has been widely employed in fruit extract mixes and nutrient supplement types. The maximum potency of this fruit could be obtained when consumed in freeze-dried form derived from its skin and core. Initial studies regarding this fruit have shown  [...]