We hear it all the time, especially in the natural medicine community: boost your immune system! Or better yet, boost your immune system…naturally! We read about boosting our immune systems in articles online and on the bottles of natural supplements and vitamins in the health food store. You may have even heard the phrase from a trusted professional in the natural health … [Read more...] about Why You May Not Want to Boost Your Immune System
Please forgive us. We are going to start out this article with a bit of backtracking. Despite our chosen title, “How to Boost Your Child’s Immune System Naturally,” the phrase boost your immune system is a bit of a misnomer. In fact, there are a lot of reasons why you might not want to "boost" yours or your child’s immune system. Why not? Don’t worry, we wrote an article all … [Read more...] about How to Naturally Boost Your Child’s Immune System
As a culture, we have become obsessed with making things smell nice. We have been told in far too many commercials that our dirty laundry, homes, and cars all harbor nasty, stinky smells. To make matters worse, they tell us that we eventually become immune to some of our environment’s unique smells, meaning that we’re fighting a constant and losing battle with our own (alleged) … [Read more...] about Why It’s Time to Ditch Those Toxic Store-Bought Air Fresheners
Have you ever felt like you've had a cold for...like forever? Turns out, you may not have a cold at all. You could have what are scientifically called nasal polyps. What Are Nasal Polyps? Nasal polyps are small growths that appear on the inside lining of your mucous membranes. These mucous membranes line the inside of your nasal passages, and also include your … [Read more...] about What You Need To Know About Nasal Polyps
Red wine is often cited as the main reason that the French can have a high-fat diet while also having low rates of heart disease. Research has shown that red wine contains a number of compounds that can have a positive effect on a wine drinker's cholesterol levels. In order to understand how wine can naturally reduce your cholesterol, it is important to also understand how … [Read more...] about Can The Non-Alcohol Compound Resveratrol Improve Cardiovascular Health?