Tips to Manage Diabetes

I am 57 years old and have had Type 2 diabetes for 5 years now. I do not have it under control and I don’t want to use insulin. I am always tired and have Read More

Are Artificial Sweeteners Safe?

  Q. I’m diabetic. Should I use artificial sweeteners, such as Splenda or NutraSweet, instead of sugar? A. As you know, when you eat sugar (or simple carbohydrates), your blood glucose levels rise, and your Read More

Life is a Bowl of Curries

Used for centuries in India to treat indigestion, turmeric was considered just another culinary spice in the West until researchers discovered it contained a potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant compound called curcumin. Since then, studies in-vitro Read More

Fight Ulcers With Arugula

Arugula is a plant that has been eaten for centuries. According to ancient roman history arugula was considered an aphrodisiac during the first century, especially when combined with other plants such as dill and lavender. Read More

Ayurvedic-Making Sense of the World

According to Ayurvedic principles, the sensory packets we encounter each day become the building blocks of our minds and bodies. In the same way that delicious, nutrient-rich food contributes to good health, appetizing and interesting Read More

Awaken to the Healing Power of Sound

Since the beginning of human spirituality, people have used sacred sounds or chanting to worship. The creation myths in almost every culture describe the world coming into being through sound. The Christian Gospels state, “In Read More

Protect Yourself From Sun

OK, so the days of carelessly sunbathing on the beach for nine hours are gone. But that doesn’t mean you have to hide in the shadows, either. Sunscreens with new formulations and antioxidant ingredients are Read More

Nurse a Hangover, Naturally

Overindulged? Here are five ways to ease your post-party pain: 1. Honey. Studies show the sweet stuff can speed your body’s alcohol metabolism because of its high fructose content. 2. Ginger. A go-to cure to Read More

Eat Right to Sleep Tight

By Ellen Kamhi PhD, RN, AHN-BC, AHG and Lynn AllisonThe right food at the right time can get you ready for a good night’s sleep. Can’t sleep through the night? If you find yourself tossing Read More

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