Category Archives: Health Tips

Down with superbugs: Herbal Antibiotics!

Bacteria which have grown resistant to antibiotics are now being called superbugs. They are becoming more numerous and more virulent thanks to the overuse of antibiotics. Herbs and herbal preparations however, can offer increasingly valuable alternatives for protection from these superbugs. In the early part of the 1940’s there was only approximately 64 pounds of […]

The Gut Brain Connection

The vagus nerve is the tenth cranial nerve. It runs from your brain stem down to your abdomen. It basically connects your brain to your gut. A well-nourished gut can actually produce more serotonin than your brain. Optimizing your gut flora may have tremendous benefits, not only for your digestion, but for your mental health […]

Most Dangerous Food Additives

A new study just released at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference concludes that there could be some very negative consequences associated with artificial sugar substitutes, including aspartame.  One of the major risks is a much higher risk of strokes.  Researchers concluded, “This study suggests that diet soda is not an optimal substitute for […]