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CoQ10 Anti-Cancer Benefits

Saturday, October 16, 2010      6 comments

(Condensed From HSI e-Alert e-mail newsletter from the UK because I am unable to post a link to an Internet version): "...We’ve written on numerous occasions about the heart benefits of Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) — the vitamin-like substance foun... Read more

So Far, So Good -- But This Could Go Faster

Thursday, October 14, 2010      5 comments

I'm getting a permanent ESL Conversation class for Intermediate level students at the school around the corner from where I'm substitute teaching. I start on Tuesday. Their class sessions usually run about 17 weeks, which means it'll run f... Read more

Do You Have These In Your Medicine Cabinet This Winter?

Tuesday, October 12, 2010      2 comments

Here's an excerpt from Dr. J Wright's "Nutrtition & Healing" newsletter from the UK: "Most people think nothing of popping a couple at the first sign of a cold or when they can't get a good night's sleep... Benadryl, Excedrin PM, Tylenol PM... Read more

Natural Cloth-Dying with Food & Herbs

Monday, October 04, 2010      6 comments

In the late-60s, tie-dying with brightly-colored dyes was the rage. The fabrics were tied in different ways to create designs. In the early-70s, the earth and ecology movement had begun to spread among some high school and college students... Read more

World Health Org Wants To Supplement Drinking Water

Thursday, September 16, 2010      2 comments

This is an excerpt from an HSI health newsletter from the UK (I get this in my e-mail, so I can't post a link to the entire article) -- Headline: "Watch Out for These New Additions to Your Drinking Water..." "The World Health Organizat... Read more

New Herbal Product to Lower Blood Pressure

Saturday, September 11, 2010      1 comments

I don't know if this is another "fad" yet, but the claim is that it lowers Systolic Blood Pressure by 10.6 points and Diastolic Blood Pressure by 9.3 in 28 days with no side effects. The product was developed by Dr. Stacey Miller, who "is a Fl... Read more

LOWERING Your Salt Intake Can INCREASE Health Problems

Monday, August 16, 2010      2 comments

As usual, HSI Newsletter in the UK (I get it via e-mail, so I can't post a link) has dug up some interesting contradictory health info. This time, they've discovered information that LOWERING your salt intake can INCREASE your risk of suffe... Read more

Some More Points Against Using Artificial Sweeteners

Wednesday, August 04, 2010      6 comments

I'm including a few brief excerpts from an HSI health newsletter (from the UK) that I'm pasting in because I can't provide a link to its source (it's in my personal e-mail), plus an update from SparkPeople regarding Stevia. Even though I st... Read more

Herbal Recipes to Get Rid Of Grey Hair

Sunday, July 25, 2010      6 comments

I'm posting this just in case anyone else would be interested in trying this -- People have been using various Sage recipes to return their hair to its normal color (it supposedly has something to do with restoring the way the hair shaft re... Read more

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