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The Heart Herbs: Hawthorn and Garlic

Posted February 19, 2014

Joseph has high blood pressure and elevated cholesterol levels–no symptoms yet, but he’s concerned because his dad died of a heart attack at 52. At 48, he is more fit than his dad was and more conscious about his diet. He eats more whole grains and vegetables, more fish and chicken–red meat only occasionally, and he doesn’t smoke. His downfall, if he were to admit it, is his job.

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Hawthorn for the Heart

Posted February 14, 2014

The best-known herb for the heart in western herbalism is Hawthorn, which is a small tree or shrub that grows throughout the northern hemisphere. The fruits, flowers, and leaves are processed into tinctures and other kinds of extracts available in capsules or tablets in the U.S. and other parts of the world.

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Hawthorn for the Heart

Posted January 29, 2013

The best-known herb for the heart in western herbalism is Hawthorn, which is a small tree or shrub that grows throughout the northern hemisphere. The fruits, flowers, and leaves are processed into tinctures and other kinds of extracts available in capsules or tablets in the U.S. and other parts of the world.

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Hawthorn for the Heart

Posted January 20, 2013

The best-known herb for the heart in western herbalism is Hawthorn, which is a small tree or shrub that grows throughout the northern hemisphere. The fruits, flowers, and leaves are processed into tinctures and other kinds of extracts available in capsules or tablets in the U.S. and other parts of the world.

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Calcium, vitamin D keys to good health

Posted April 30, 2012

The Hamilton family thought they were getting enough calcium and vitamin D in their diet, as they drank some milk daily, had cheese as part of several meals per week and occasionally snacked on yogurt. But when 37-year-old Rob found out that he was vitamin D deficient, he knew it was time to make sure he and his family were getting enough. The Canadian Health Measures Survey found that approximately 10 per cent of Canadians have inadequate levels of vitamin D for bone health.

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How to Use Honey to Care for Your Skin

Posted April 30, 2012

Golden, sticky, and made from the spit of Apis mellifera, honey is a substance like no other. This article is part 2 of a 4 part series about honey. The first part covered the health benefits of adding honey to your diet. Now, we will talk about the benefits of using it on the outside of your body.

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Health of Chocolate In Aromatherapy

Posted April 30, 2012

My love affair with chocolate began at a early age and as an aromatherapist I have been trying to combine both the benefits of chocolate and aromatherapy, in a natural way, for a couple of years! Although there are many products out there with synthetic chocolate aromas, some of which do resemble the aroma of chocolate quite successfully, synthetic chocolate does not have any healing properties. However, it is possible to make cosmetic aromatherapy products with natural chocolate ingredients.

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Threatened Frankincense Trees Provide Health Benefits

Posted April 30, 2012

It is appropriate that the plight of the threatened frankincense trees be highlighted during the Christmas season, as the resin was reportedly one of the gifts the three wise men brought to Jesus. Hopefully action will be taken on the threat to the tree from which the gum is produced, as frankincense has health benefits that could be important for humankind today.

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In food form, some probiotics have a better chance to promote health

Posted April 30, 2012

Functional foods containing bacteria with beneficial health effects, or probiotics, have long been consumed in Northern Europe and are becoming increasingly popular elsewhere. To be of benefit, however, the bacteria have to survive in the very hostile environment of the digestive tract.

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Five Healthy Reasons to Eat Kale

Posted April 30, 2012

Kale is a vegetable that flaunts its beautiful green puckered leaves so well, it can rouse just about anyones curiosity. Not only is kale a vibrant and healthy leafy green, kale is a tasty green as well. Some may find kale to be a bit chewy, but this just adds to its character. Kale Contains Lutein and Vitamin A.

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