Healthy Concepts

Healthy Concepts

During American Heart Month, it is important to recognize two things: that heart disease is the no. 1 cause of death for both men and women in the United States — taking approximately 1 million lives each year — and that death from heart disease can often be prevented. This…
Your body uses fat to protect itself from toxins. The more toxins you accumulate, the more fat you have. Carrie Louise Daenell, ND, wrote a great article, featured on the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians website, explaining how toxins make you fat. “When you carry toxins — excess stress hormone…
What is aromatherapy? Aromatherapy is the art of using highly concentrated essential oils for holistic health. These oils are extracted from herbs, plants and trees. They provide both healthy and damaged cells in our body with oxygen and nutrients, and even protect our DNA. Many people use aromatherapy to promote…
Whether it’s hosting your entire extended family for Thanksgiving, worrying about overspending, not being organized, having concern about family dynamics, or trying to find the time to shop for gifts, the holidays can be an incredibly stressful time. With so many commitments, it’s easy to get overwhelmed, and you may…
Yet again, summer has flown by and kids are heading back for what we hope is a healthy new school year. Parents can help to make this a reality by following these timely health and nutrition recommendations.  Start the Day off Right Studies show that children who eat nutritious breakfasts…
Many people who do not have psoriasis think, “It’s just a rash, no big deal.” But that couldn’t be further from the truth. Those who suffer with psoriasis live with painful physical as well as emotional symptoms. Consider these facts about psoriasis from the National Psoriasis Foundation: Psoriasis is the…
The potential health benefits of turmeric supplements make this one of the most talked about herbs within the natural health community. In fact, what many of us already knew about turmeric (curcuma longa) is finally being backed with scientific research. New clinical tests are revealing fresh insight into what makes…
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