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Homemade treatments and nutrition-based cures to help prevent diseases, reduce inflammation, lose weight naturally and bring your body back into balance.

8 Black Walnut Benefits for Skin Conditions, Candida, Warts and More


Antifungal black walnutsBlack walnuts are a superfood with many beneficial properties.

They have been used by traditional cultures for centuries for a wide variety of ailments.

Modern scientific research is only just starting to uncover some of the unique nutritional elements in these potent nuts.

Here are 8 different ways that eating black walnuts, or using an extract of the green hulls, can benefit your wellness and well-being.

8 Beneficial Effects of Black Walnuts

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Ginger Turmeric Tea for Coughs and Sore Throats


Cold remedy turmeric teaBoth ginger rhizome and turmeric root are powerful herbal remedies, full of nutritional compounds like gingerol and curcumin with many potential benefits.

Ginger and turmeric tea is the ideal way to take these two natural supplements together in a soothing and warming immune boost drink.

The recipe ahead combines fresh ginger, high curcumin turmeric powder, black pepper and raw honey, with optional lemon and antimicrobial cinnamon and cardamom.

It is particularly good at easing sore throats and stopping persistent coughing. These actions are more important now than ever.

Though please follow CDC advice and discuss taking large amounts of turmeric or ginger with your doctor if on prescription medicine.

Strong Ginger and Turmeric Tea Recipe

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Antiviral Turmeric for Colds, Flu and Boosting Your Immune System


Turmeric for viral infectionsThe golden spice turmeric (Curcuma longa) is best known medicinally for its powerful anti-inflammatory effects and antioxidant actions.

Turmeric powder has antiviral properties as well though and can be beneficial for colds and flu.

With the novel coronavirus pandemic, some people have asked could this herbal remedy also help boost your immunity? As well as easing symptoms of viral respiratory infections, such as persistent coughing and a painful sore throat. Continue Reading

Stevia Benefits, Side Effects, Best Brand & Why It’s So Good as a Sugar Substitute


Natural sugar alternativeStarting to use stevia regularly may well be one of the most beneficial things you ever do for your wellness and well-being.

Not for the nutrition it gives you, but rather for what it helps you substitute in your diet — sugar.

Here’s why stevia is so much better as a sweetener than sugar, the many benefits of making the change, potential side effects and the best tasting brand I’ve found to sweeten food and drinks.

What is Stevia?

Stevia, known scientifically as Stevia rebaudiana, is a small herb that originated in South America. Its leaves contain unusual compounds, like steviol glycoside and rebaudioside-A, that mimic the sweetness of sugar without any of its negative effects.

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Pumpkin Vs Potatoes — Calories, Fiber, Vitamins, Minerals and Antioxidants


Squash Nutrients Many people only eat pumpkin at Thanksgiving in sugary pumpkin pies. What a waste.

Pumpkins and winter squash are some of the healthiest of all vegetables and rich in antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and dietary fiber.

Not only do they taste great, pumpkins are low in calories yet surprisingly filling.

Here’s why it’s worth replacing fattening potatoes with healthier pumpkin on your dinner plate. Your body will thank you for it.

Pumpkin Nutritional Properties Versus Potatoes

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The Best Avocado Oil Brand for Cooking in Your Kitchen


High quality avocado oilAvocado oil is growing in popularity as more and more people recognize its value as a superior cooking oil.

Cold pressed avocado oil also has many beneficial properties for improving your appearance, losing weight, disease prevention and long-term optimal health.

I’ve written before about why avocado oil’s high smoke point makes it the best oil for high temperature frying.

There’s also numerous reasons why the vegetable oils in most people’s kitchens are unhealthy and why a good avocado oil is the ideal replacement.

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Flaxseed Oil: Best Dosage and How and When to Take It


Flax oil timingFlaxseed oil has many nutritional benefits. There are some potential side effects though and it’s important to take it properly.

Here is a flax oil dosage method based on slow increase to greatly reduce the chances of a negative reaction.

Also ahead, how and when to take it for the best results and a method to work out your own ideal daily intake.

How and When to Take Flax Oil for Maximum Benefit

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Black Currant Oil for Hair Loss and Skin Benefits


Ribes nigrumBlack currant oil is a potent nutritional oil with many beneficial properties.

Here’s how the gamma linoleic acid and other nutrients in this oil can help treat thinning hair.

Also ahead, the best dosage for hair loss and other potential benefits of using black currant oil.

Hormones, Hair Loss and Fatty Acids

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Top 10 Nutritional Benefits of Arugula


Healthy RocketArugula is a highly nutritious cruciferous vegetable that’s well worth eating as often as possible.

Also called salad rocket or roquette, it has a distinctive and delicious peppery flavor to its soft green leaves and goes particularly well in fresh salads.

Arugula has many beneficial properties for energy production, disease prevention, natural weight loss and a healthier appearance. Here’s just what makes rocket so good for you. Continue Reading

Brazil Nuts for Selenium and Testosterone


Brazil Nuts pros consBrazil nuts are an unusually powerful superfood. As the richest known natural source of selenium, they have many benefits, but also need to be eaten with caution as having too many can have side effects.

Here’s how to use these potent and nutritious nuts for selenium and why they are superior to the kind of selenium found in standard multivitamins.

Also ahead is how many to eat a day and why Brazil nuts can increase your testosterone levels naturally — good news for both men and women.

The Importance of Selenium in Your Diet

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How to Use Black Walnut Hulls to Kill Parasites and Intestinal Worms


Human parasitic wormsBlack walnut hull is one of the best known natural parasite treatments.

Potent compounds in green black walnut hulls make them an effective anti-parasitic, anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-fungal intestinal cleanser.

This page has detailed instructions for using this high potency fresh green hull tincture, along with wormwood and cloves, to get rid of intestinal worms and other parasites living within your body.

The Parasite Problem

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Bok Choy Benefits: Weight Loss, Antioxidants & Nutrients


Nutritional Properties of Bak ChoiBok choy is one of, if not the most popular vegetable to cook with in China, yet still not widely used in America.

Very low in calories but high in many health-promoting nutrients, bok choy is a green superfood well worth using more of in your daily cooking.

What Is Bok Choy?

Originally from China where it has been cultivated for centuries, bok choy is now grown for the US market, predominantly in California and Alberta in Canada.

While it is a member of the cabbage family, it doesn’t really look like one. The shape is closer to a celery, with thick white stalks and dark green rounded leaves.

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