Add Zest

Make a garden salad that you\'ll really enjoy.

Aging With Grace

Enjoy life and maintain good health with wise choices.

Exercise Pays Big

Keep moving and enjoy the activities you want to.

Even Children Need Exercise

Keeping your children active will help their health stay strong.

Eat Good Food

Change the diet up every once in awhile.

Food For Health

Great foods for your kidneys.

Treats Can Be Very Healthy

Mix up a healthy treat easily and for taste.

 

Near-Zero Levels of Arsenic Impair Intelligence and Reasoning of U.S. Schoolchildren

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A groundbreaking study conducted in the United States on arsenic in drinking water has found something truly astounding: a mere 5 parts per billion (.005 ppm) of arsenic caused “reductions in Full Scale, Working Memory, Perceptual Reasoning and Verbal Comprehension scores” in children.

Your Urinary Tract Manual

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Ever wonder why you spend so much time in the bathroom? It’s because your urinary tract is your body’s drainage system, designed to remove waste and toxins. (Think of it as your own regular natural cleanse!) Unfortunately, women are more prone to urinary problems than men, thanks to our unique anatomy, hormone changes and the effects of pregnancy and childbirth. But don’t fret: Here’s everything you need to know to resolve your bathroom-related issues.

Spice It Up With Capsicum

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Spice It Up With Capsicum

Every single day there is an article proclaiming the virtues of some exotic herb. One gets vivid mental images of an Indiana Jones type of character, venturing through uncharted jungle to uncover these latest and greatest magical plants to cure all of the world’s ills. Maybe such a plant exists somewhere, but until it is found, I’m going to stick with some tried and true remedies. One of these is Capsicum.

Immune-Boosting Herb Garden

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By Susanna Raeven

While arctic temperatures hover over New York state like a stubborn fog and the weather forecast announces another fresh snow blanket covering the Northeast by tomorrow, I like to huddle up in front of the wood stove and think about the herbs I am going to grow at Raven Crest Farm this season.

Ginseng Research Proves Reputation

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Ginseng is one of the best known and most frequently studied medicinal plants worldwide. This is for good reason—ginseng benefits just about every system in the body in one way or another.There are a number of different types of ginseng. The species of ginseng that is most commonly used around the world is Panax ginseng, also known as Korean or Asian ginseng.

Cancer Fighting Mustard

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Most of the packaged, processed foods sold at the grocery store are sheer garbage, loaded with HFCS, MSG, aspartame and GMOs. There are some striking exceptions to this rule though.

Mustard

is possibly the most nutrient-rich, anti-cancer food condiment still available in the western world today. And why is that? Because it’s made from mustard seed, and mustard seed contains Allyl Isothiocyanate (AITC).

The Healing Power of Peppermint

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Spring is almost here and one of the great things about it is, planting healing herbs like

peppermint for healing and healthy living.

One of the things I most look forward to is the smell of mint in the air. It grows wild throughout my yard and when a strong breeze kicks up, it smells like a peppermint cloud.

Depression, ADHD and Internet Addiction Link

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MONDAY (Health.com) Some children and teens are more likely than their peers to become addicted to the Internet, and a new study suggests it’s more likely to happen if kids are depressed, hostile, or have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or social phobia.

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