Posted on January 08, 2013 | Posted under Oregano
The health benefits of oregano are now being exploited with chickens! Yes, a Pennsylvania chicken farmer is using oregano and cinnamon as a feed additive to protect against the common bacterial infections that plague poultry farmers. So far, this concoction has proven more effective than anything else he has tried.
There have been some past studies that showed oregano was more effective than antibiotics in treating bacterial infections in pigs.
Of course, oregano...
Posted on December 04, 2012 | Posted under Turmeric
Turmeric, a long-used ancient spice in eastern cultures, has shown in recent research to help with arthritis, inflammation, Alzheimer’s, cancer, and even digestion and weight loss. Turmeric is commonly used in eastern curry dishes. The most highly recognized component of turmeric is curcumin which gives turmeric (and the dishes it is used in) its yellow color. Here’s a summary of some of the potential health benefits of turmeric.
Curcumin is turmeric’s “anti-inflammatory” ingredient which has been shown to influence more...
Posted on November 28, 2012
There is still mass belief that the FDA is here to keep us safe. In my opinion, nothing is further from the truth.
I recently received a disappointing e-mail from one of our manufacturers, RainTree Nutrition. They informed us that they are permanently going out of business. For over a year, the FDA has prohibited them from importing bulk plant materials from the Amazon. They have been in an ongoing fight with the FDA regarding over “claims” made on...
Posted on November 19, 2012 | Posted under Cold-Flu-Immune, Oregano
One of the challenges that we face in helping people discover and use natural remedies is that it seems impossible to many that something found in nature, in your yard or herb garden even, can have a positive, powerful effect on your health. Anything that good must cost a billion dollars and require a prescription. For this reason, I decided to do a series on the health benefits of some of the most common herbs, most found in your kitchen...
Posted on September 18, 2012 | Posted under Recommended
Quality - Effectiveness - Value
We believe that a part of our mission to help you navigate the natural health maze is to help you quickly identify the best products we have in each of our categories. But what does "best" mean to us. While it has a quality feel to it, here are the major guidelines that we use when labeling our products "Recommended".
- Quality -...
Posted on September 18, 2012 | Posted under Multi-Vitamins
Why Take a Multi-Vitamin?
- The American diet does not include all the nutrition we need to live a optimally healthy life. Processing, refining, eating out, depletion of our soil, our own eating choices, all contribute to nutritional deficiencies that affect our health.
- Modern multivitamins, especially the complete and whole-foods based multis, have added ingredients that target specific health and lifestyle needs such as energy, mens and women's issues, stress, etc.
- We are quality bigots. Most, if not all, name brand, big...