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Hot date.. with Red Dates!

The countdown to Chinese New year begins… and with that, our larder is filled with all sorts of delicious fruits, including the super nutritions Red Dates. Did you know, that though Dates are considered in the same class as pitted fruit, which includes mangoes, olives etc, in China they’ve been labeled as “the king of […]

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5 Natural Ways to Combat Flu!

Being down with the flu sucks! Especially when you have places to be, events to attend.. a schedule which is chock-a-block with activities. But if you want to get better, faster, I find that avoiding grains, sugars and other highly starchy foods helps be get back in shape faster and helps my immunity fight the […]

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Pain in the Back!

If you are wondering why acetaminophen/paracetamol (most popularly known as Panadol) works for your headache or toothache, but doesn’t work for your back pain, then here’s a study which confirms it. Most adults would have had at least 3-5 lower back pain episodes, at some point in their lives, and in the past, treatment guidelines around […]

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10 Ways to Cure a Sore Throat

Ever suffered from a niggling sore throat? The sort that is not bad enough to see a doctor, yet it persists in an annoying fashion. Maybe one too many late nights, has caused your body to rebel in this fashion. Have no fear, here are 10 simple home remedies for the dreaded sore throat (but […]

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Apricot Kernels for Cancer Patients

One of the big and controversial, ongoing debates in the medical world is the usage of Apricot Kernels for treating cancer patients. You see, Vitamin B17 , is naturally occurring in apricot kernals. Vitamin B17, also known as Amygdalin or Laetrile is found in the middle of a peach or apricot’s hard shell. If you […]

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Manuka Honey in the fight against Cancer

Manuka Honey.. because not all honey are created equal.. Manuka comes from New Zealand and is gathered from the Manuka bush (Leptospermum Scoparium). Just as not all honey are Manuka, not all Manuka honey has healing properties either.  One must look for the “active” label when buying Manuka, because that’s the one with the antibacterial […]

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Cranberry Juice for Cystitis

Does Cranberry juice work for Cystitis..?  A urinary tract infection or UTI can sometimes afflict women. When it does, it’s a real pain the VJJ… literally! Well, what causes this infection, is mainly bacteria that finds its way into the urinary tract, which could include the bladder, kidneys, ureters, and urethra. Infections of the lower […]

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10 Herbs and Supplements for Tuberculosis

Though treatment methods for Tuberculosis(TB) have improved, more and more resistant strains have been emerging. For example, INH-resistant TB is now seen among patients in Southeast Asia. This situation has created a dire need for using natural alternatives in addition to conventional medications or the full treatment of TB. People suffering with TB will die, […]

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