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Surprising Uses of Activated Charcoal

Posted on February 6, 2017

My first experience with activated charcoal happened about a year ago when I came down with a nasty bout of food poisoning. Instead of seeing a doctor or taking medicine, I took a friend’s advice and tried activated charcoal.   Charcoal only becomes “activated” when oxygen is added to it, increasing the charcoal’s porosity and surface… Read More

Virgin Coconut Oil Head to Toe

Posted on January 18, 2017

I’m going to keep this as short as possible as to how I use virgin coconut oil for myself and for my family. HEAD I use it as a form of hot oil treatment for my hair. While I’m watching television, I massage my head with virgin coconut oil and work my way to the… Read More

Top 20 Herbal Teas

Posted on October 22, 2016

1. Lemongrass Tea – Due to the presence of a component called “citral” it helps to digest our food therefore it is often served after dinner. Cancer patients in Israel are encouraged by their doctors to drink fresh lemongrass tea on the days they go in for radiation or chemotherapy treatments to help the healing… Read More

The Natural Alternative to the Flu Shot

Posted on September 21, 2016

Many medical professionals and organizations heavily promote getting a flu shot. Vaccinations are a controversial topic. For those in the natural health and medicine fields, it is counter intuitive to inject the body with foreign contaminants and known harmful toxins in an attempt to trick the immune system into doing its job. It goes against… Read More

Coconut and Diabetes

Posted on September 16, 2016

Coconut Oil and Diabetes Diabetes is becoming widespread with rising sugar consumption and obesity. Coconut’s unique properties go a long way in helping maintain health in people with diabetes. Besides lowering blood sugars, in some cases, coconut has completely reversed symptoms of type 2 diabetes with only 2-3 tablespoons of coconut oil per day. Coconut… Read More

The RH Factor

Posted on September 16, 2016

The RH Factor: How It Can Affect Your PregnancyWhat is the Rh factor? Just as there are different major blood groups, such as type A and type B, there also is an Rh factor. The Rh factor is a protein that can be present on the surface of red blood cells. Most people have the… Read More

Changes in the Brain

Posted on September 16, 2016

Changes in the Brain Scientists continue to unravel the complex brain changes involved in the onset and progression of Alzheimer’s disease. It seems likely that damage to the brain starts a decade or more before memory and other cognitive problems appear. During this preclinical stage of Alzheimer’s disease, people seem to be symptom-free, but toxic… Read More

Medical Tourism in Thailand

Posted on September 1, 2016

  Thailand at a Glance Despite social and political unrest over the past few years, Thailand’s steadily rising economy has brought this land of 67 million well into the ranks of industrialized nations.   Longtime the world’s largest exporter of rice, Thailand now also has a firm foothold in electronics and light manufacturing, along with a… Read More

Refuelling Tips for Mothers

Posted on August 26, 2016

Why is it that children have all the energy yet they’re the ones who get to nap?  Parenting is one of the most rewarding jobs in the world, but it’s also exhausting. You are on duty 24-7, no weekends off or sick days. It’s easy to focus on your children and neglect yourself, but that’s… Read More

Healthy Holiday Tips for Eating

Posted on August 26, 2016

The “-ber” months are around the corner and the Philippines welcomes Christmas early so it is a good time to get smarter with healthy-eating strategies. Whether you’re actively counting calories and watching your waist or not, Try these tips and come away from the holiday season with joy – not guilt. 1. Eat Before You… Read More

Philippine Traditional and Alternative Medicine

Posted on August 25, 2016

Traditional medicine has been practiced since ancient times in most cultures throughout the world and has been an integral part of human evolution and development. The evolution of Philippine traditional medicine is influenced by religion, mysticism, magic, superstition, folkloric herbalism and western medicine. Common Philippine traditional medicine practitioners include: Hilot or manghihilot who acts as… Read More

Natural Supplements versus Artificial Vitamins

Posted on August 25, 2016

Many people wonder if they should opt for natural supplements over other vitamins and supplements. One overwhelming advantage in favour of natural supplements is that they come from food sources. Since natural supplements come from food-based sources, your body has a better idea of what to do with them. As a result, you can expect… Read More

Exercise to Great Skin

Posted on August 25, 2016

  There are plenty of reasons to exercise. For some, it’s because of bikini season while others are focused on staying healthy. No matter what your motivation is, we can all agree that the benefits of exercise are obvious. However, there’s an attractive payoff: healthy skin. The Glow When you get your heart pumping from… Read More

77 Easy Ways to Be Healthy Inside and Outside

Posted on August 25, 2016

  Everyone wants to look and feel healthy, and there are many easy ways to improve your health from the inside out.  Small steps make a big difference whether you’re improving your diet or just walking the dog. Food Cut down on sugary drinks. Reduce your intake, or completely cut out soft drinks, juices, and… Read More