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Polyphenols and herbs and YOU!

Last article we talked about the different types of polyphenols in foods...this time we are going to talk about them with regard to herbs. In general, phenolics have a benzene ring which makes them aromatic and contribute hugely to color, taste and flavor of foods and herbs. medicinally, they hare recognized as anti-oxidants, anti-inflammatories, and [...]

Are polyphenols important to your health?

There are over 8000 different polyphenols. They all have different types of medicinal benefits, although some benefits tend to cross all groups. As you will see, they are as important as your: vitamins, minerals, omega 3s, fibers, etc. Make sure you include them in your diet. They are grouped into the following categorizes: Flavonoids: the [...]

By |2018-08-30T20:45:25+00:00August 30th, 2018|Heart Health, Herbal Medicine, Immune Health, Nutrition, Nutritional Health|Comments Off on Are polyphenols important to your health?

How your kitchen can protect you against anti-biotic resistant bacteria

Long before we the age of artificial synthetic antibiotics or man made laboratory created antibiotics  ...nature provided us with some awesome antibiotics that still work!!! 1. Spices like garlic support our immune system and act as anti-microbials 2. Real cinnamon (especially Sri Lanka cinnamon) is anti-microbial 3. Spices like oregano, rosemary and thyme are antimicrobial [...]

By |2018-08-24T17:23:38+00:00August 24th, 2018|anti biotics, Anti-inflammatory, Anti-oxidants, Herbal Medicine, Immune Health, Inflammatory disorders, Nutrition, Nutritional Health, Uncategorized|Comments Off on How your kitchen can protect you against anti-biotic resistant bacteria

Know your herbs?

Know your herbs!!! We know we need to eat our fruits and vegetables so our bodies can accomplish the millions of processes they do: at organelle, cellular, tissue, organ, & system levels. But are you aware that herbs/spices are usually more nutrient dense than fruits and vegetables? Let’s look at just four. Did you know [...]

What is the Entwined Collection about?

The Entwined Book Collection is a very unique set of books. The first book - Entwined: A Romantic Journey back into Health was an attempt to provide a tremendous amount of REAL health information, as opposed to synthetic medications, to the general public using a romantic novel. In the book, there is an extended family with [...]

By |2018-08-22T19:00:48+00:00August 22nd, 2018|Books|Comments Off on What is the Entwined Collection about?

How many anti-oxidants are there?

Would you believe there are 1000s and 1000s.  I read somewhere, years ago, there are over 18,000 known anti-oxidants.  However, there is also alot of misinformation about anti-oxidants.  For instance, one acclaimed specialist sent out a blog claiming that while glutathione is the anti-oxidant for the liver, bilberry is the anti-oxidant for the eyes.  What [...]

By |2018-08-22T18:39:31+00:00August 22nd, 2018|Anti-oxidants, Antioxidants, Glutathione, Uncategorized|Comments Off on How many anti-oxidants are there?

Autism – what causes it, what eliminates it

We certainly know that Autism has had a significant increase in the last few decades.  Worldwide the prevalence of autism is about 1-2 per 1000.  However, in the US, 1 per 68 are diagnosed with Autism as of 2014!!  Reasons for the increase have been attributed to: changes in diagnostic criterion government-subsidized financial incentives prevalence [...]

By |2018-08-22T18:19:34+00:00August 20th, 2018|Anti-oxidants, Antioxidants, Detox, Glutathione, Microbiota, mitochondrial, Nutritional Health, Supplements, Toxicity, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Autism – what causes it, what eliminates it

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Baker’s cyst – what can I do?

What is a Baker's Cyst?  No, it is nothing that you bake...Dr. Baker was the one to identify it...but it is also known as a popliteal cyst. It has to do with a knee condition - that may be brought on in several ways... The knee joint has a number of components to it...one of [...]

By |2018-08-16T17:59:20+00:00August 16th, 2018|Anti-inflammatory, Antioxidants|Comments Off on Baker’s cyst – what can I do?

Different cancer, different herbs

As with virtually all diseases, disorders, dysfunctions....different types of cancers respond to different herbs... I have included a few examples and some Western style scientific studies working with these herbs. Remember that they have been used successfully for 1000's of years. Unfortunately, what Western medicine does is isolate a given compound (nothing in nature operates [...]

By |2018-03-13T22:34:40+00:00March 13th, 2018|Cancer, Herbal Medicine, Nutrition, Nutritional Health, Research, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Different cancer, different herbs