Many holistic alternative health practitioners believe that the many toxins in today’s environment, added to our poor diets tip the oxidant/antioxidant balance against us. Oxidation creates free radicals which in turn create cell damage-our natural aging process-but we can retard this process with antioxidant supplements and a better diet. These measures allow us to tip […]
While not given the attention that more conventional cancer therapies have received, alternative and complementary treatments are very important when undergoing conventional therapies for cancer. People diagnosed with hard to treat cancers will often use the alternative therapies in conjunction with mainstream surgery, chemo, or radiation treatments to form a more comprehensive, mind-body, regimen. Among […]
Naturopathic medicine is a unique system of healing first developed in the late 1890’s in Europe which emphasizes the natural self-healing processes of the human body. The main principles include using healing approaches which derive from natural means, encouraging self-care and responsibility for health, using therapies that promote the body’s incredible ability to heal […]
According to results of a recent study published in the American Association for Cancer Research Journal, bitter melon extract was found to positively affect breast cancer cell growth.
“Our findings suggest that bitter melon extract modulates several signal transduction pathways, which induces breast cancer cell death,” said lead researcher Ratna B. Ray, Ph.D., professor in […]
New research from the Lund University Faculty of Engineering shows that blueberries are not only rich in antioxidants and vitamins, but can alleviate and protect against intestinal inflammations.
The Swedish study published in the Journal of Microbiology began as an attempt to see whether various types of dietary fiber and health-promoting bacteria-‘probiotic’ bacteria such as […]
The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America ranked the worst cities with asthma according to factors such as annual pollen scores, pollution levels, public smoking laws, poverty rates, the percentage of people without health insurance, and state laws ensuring student access to emergency inhalers to use in asthma episodes. The researchers also looked at the […]
Any good talk therapist will tell you that focusing on a concept is the first step to achieving it. A car racer will tell you that you have to look at where you want the car to go, not what you need to avoid.
However, how often do we focus on our wellness? Instead, we […]
A quick list to check out some health food stores in the beautiful state of New Jersey…If you have a health food store and want to be listed, drop me an email…
Whole Foods Market
2245 Springfield Ave., Union NJ 7088 908.688.1455
Trader Joes Westfield
155 Elm Street, Westfield NJ 7090 908.301.0910
Enzymes are called “the spark that makes life”. These power packed protein molecules play a vital role in every biochemical activity. They are essential for digesting food, perking up the brain, repairing every singe damaged tissue, and providing your cells with energy. The most successful alternative medicine treatments for cancer even include enzymes! Necessary to […]
Unlike so many other diseases and conditions, acid reflux has a wide range of symptoms. It can be severe in one person and mild in another. There are many types of discomfort and pain associated with acid reflux. Suffers can simply experience mild burping while others will find it hard to breath and experience such […]