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8 Amazing Benefits of Lime

Limes typically don’t receive the same attention year-round as their yellow sibling, the lemon. The summer season is usually when they get the most shine, thanks to their presence in key lime pie, as a mixer for cocktails, and as a finishing touch on grilled meats, fish, and guacamole. But, … Read More

Is Hummus Healthy?

If you’re a fan of Middle Eastern or Mediterranean cuisine, you’re probably already familiar with the creamy deliciousness that is hummus. And even if you aren’t familiar with those cuisines, you’ve probably seen it served at parties or in restaurants and were somewhat curious about how it tastes and what … Read More

Foods That Fight Cancer

As a prior oncology nurse, I’m constantly asked, “What are the most effective foods that fight cancer?” The answer is less about specific foods than about ingredients. And according to evidence-based research, five ingredients rank higher than any other nutraceuticals, and each should be included as part of an anti-cancer … Read More

Aromatherapy Essential Oil Chart

Chart of the Most Common Essential Oils Used in Aromatherapy: Click here to enlarge and print this essential oils and their uses chart. [text_ad] Aromatherapy Essential Oil Chart Tips Before using any products on the essential oil chart, read the directions on the label carefully. Essential oils are potent substances; … Read More

D-Limonene: Effective for Lowering Cholesterol Naturally and Much More

D-limonene, one of the most common terpenes in nature, is a major constituent in several citrus fruits— oranges, lemons, mandarins, limes and grapefruits—and provides these fruits their pleasant scent. In fact, d-limonene is often used in soaps, perfumes, lotions, and environmentally friendly household cleaning products due to its appealing aroma. … Read More

Improve Your Cholesterol Numbers with Citrus Fruits

Aside from their bright colors, sweet tastes and appealing fragrances, citrus fruits – grapefruits, lemons and oranges – are tremendously beneficial for health.  This is because the fruits are loaded with antioxidants such as vitamin C, flavonoids, beta-carotene, lycopene, and a heart-healthy soluble fiber called pectin. Red Grapefruits Help Reduce … Read More

Don’t Ignore the Health Hazards of Proton Pump Inhibitors

Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are one of the most widely prescribed classes of medications in the United States. Many people take drugs like Nexium, Prilosec, Protonix, Prevacid, and Aciphex to control symptoms like heartburn, acid reflux, and indigestion. What DOES A PPI treat? PPIs block the secretion of gastric acid. … Read More

Improve Your Cholesterol Numbers with Citrus Fruits

Aside from their bright colors, sweet tastes and appealing fragrances, citrus fruits – grapefruits, lemons and oranges – are tremendously beneficial for health.  This is because the fruits are loaded with antioxidants such as vitamin C, flavonoids, beta-carotene, lycopene, and a heart-healthy soluble fiber called pectin. Red Grapefruits Help Reduce … Read More

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