A BETTER IMMUNE SYSTEM
Many nutrients are necessary for a strong immune system; including vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and more. Few consider that a healthy intestinal flora and good digestion are also important for the immune system.
A PHILOSOPHICAL CUP OF TEA
Tea drinking is an 5000 year old pastime, with origins which have been lost the mists of time and the mysteries of ancient China.
ACCESS TO ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE - A HUMAN RIGHT
The fact that access to alternative medicine is a human right is elicited in the Helsinki Declaration - a declaration that was established and approved by the World Medical Association in 1964 and has been revised several times since then.
ACUPRESSURE AGAINST MORNING SICKNESS
Two new separate studies have recently documented what acupuncturists and shiatsu masseurs have always known; that acupressure in the right places can relieve or even remove the unpleasant morning sickness in pregnant women.
AGAIN, UNEASINESS REGARDING THE PILL
The pill (contraception in pill form) drains the body of the antioxidants, vitamin E and Q10. This could mean that a supplement would make it much safer to take the pill.
AGE-RELATED DIABETES AND NATURE
Physician and health consultant Carsten Vagn-Hansen writes about the kind of diabetes closely associated with an inappropriate lifestyle, namely type II or age-related diabetes. The following contains a great deal of good advice.
ALCOHOL AND HANGOVERS
The joy of a great night can be accompanied by hangovers of both moral and physiological character. The morning after, you may regret the day or night before. For this reason, it might be a good idea to prevent things from going out of hand.
ALCOHOL CAUSES CANCER, VITAMIN B PREVENTS IT.
Studies have shown that the risk of colon cancer is increased by 30% in those who drink more than 24 gr. alcohol daily (a little over one pint of beer). But this risk seems to be completely eliminated by the B vitamin, folic acid.
ALTERNATIVES TO ANTIBIOTICS
Antibiotics: a generic term for substances capable of inhibiting or killing bacteria. They are produced by fungi, bacteria, or certain plants but can also be produced synthetically. In this article, the term antibiotics = conventional prescription drugs.
ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE: THE THIRD DIABETES
According to a revolutionary theory, Alzheimer’s is caused by diabetes in the brain. The theory throws light on the need for antioxidants.
Amino acids are the building blocks of life. Without amino acids, there would be no life!
AN END TO THE OLD WEAKLING
The deficiency of an important antioxidant enzyme seems to be the most important reason that the elderly develop weak muscles. This paves the way for interesting perspectives.
AN INTRODUCTION TO ATKINS - GET SLIM THE FAT WAY
Dr. Atkins turned all that was accepted in the diet world upside down when he claimed that it is actually carbohydrates that make you fat. He claimed that you should instead eat protein and fat to lose weight. We know that it works, the question is how.
AN UNPLEASANT BOSS IS INJURIOUS TO YOUR HEALTH
A new study concludes that non-pedagogical supervisors stresses their employees into unhealthy hypertension.
Measuring the condition of your health provides another kind of information than making disease diagnoses - it also requires other types of analyses.
ANH PRESS RELEASE: FOOD SUPPLEMENTS DIRECTIVE INVALID
Advocate General finds Food Supplements Directive invalid under EU law. This is a remarkable victory for ANH and consumers of leading-edge food supplements.
ANTI-AGING WITHOUT HORMONES
Our lifespan is primarily the result of a number of factors such as inheritance and lifestyle. We cannot alter our genes but we sure can make a low-technological effort in order to prolong our lives.
ANTIOXIDANTS AGAINST MACULAR DEGENERATION AND BLINDNESS
Antioxidants put the brakes on the most common reason for blindness in the U.K. It also looks like they can prevent blindness. Other dietary supplements can directly improve sight; if they are taken in time.
ANTIOXIDANTS CAN LENGTHEN YOUR LIFE
An antioxidant enzyme that protects the energy production of the cells prolong the life of mice by 20%. A world-famous researcher presumes that the method can also be applied on humans.
ANTIOXIDANTS HALVE THE DAMAGE CAUSED BY STROKE
Multitudes of animal studies have shown that brain damage after stroke can be reduced dramatically with antioxidants. Several clinical studies with people are underway.
ANTIOXIDANTS MITIGATE THE HARMFUL EFFECTS OF JUNK FOOD
So-called junk food is in particular characterized by having a high calory content - because of its high content of unhealthy fats - and a low content of vitamins and minerals.
ANTIOXIDANTS PREVENT LUNG CANCER AFTER ALL
Smokers who get a broad spectrum of antioxidants through their diet reduce their risk of lung cancer. This is the result of the follow-up of a world famous study that for ten years has been cited in support of the opposite.
ANTIOXIDANTS RELIEVE THE ADVERSE EFFECTS OF CHEMOTHERAPY
Children suffering from leukaemia tend to be more ill and be hospitalized longer if they are not given antioxidants.
ANTIOXIDANTS, PRO-OXIDANTS, AND FREE RADICALS
Physician and health consultant Carsten Vagn-Hansen describes oxidation at the cellular level, which can, to some degree, be compared to rusting iron.
ARGININE ALLEVIATES APOPLECTIC STROKES
Studies show that arginine can improve the blood supply to the brain and the cerebral electrical activity after a stroke.
ATKINS ON DIET
The Atkins Diet still works, but many people have begun to desert it in favour of other diets. Research has incidentally shown that you can loose weight without avoiding carbohydrates, as long as the protein intake is adequately high.