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3 Ways To Lose Belly Fat - If Diet & Exercise Aren't Working
Peri Zourides authored by Shin Ohtake

Why exercise and eating aren't enough if you still struggling to lose weight around your mid section.
If you’ve been working out regularly and watching what you eat, but you STILL can’t seem to get rid of that stubborn belly fat, there may be a “hidden” cause—and it has nothing to do with diet OR exercise. 


 
5 Things That Happen If You Eliminate Sugar From Your Diet
Dr Debbie Smith

As many of you know I recently broke my elbow in a mountain bike accident. I am passionate about getting back to do the things I did before, including swimming, mountain biking, adventure racing and running and decided I would do anything and everything to speed my recovery up.


 
7 Ways Juicing Can Help You Lose Weight
Christine Phillips

Unless you have been living under a rock for the last few years, you would have no doubt heard about the amazingness of juicing. But did you also know that a juice elixir can also be a healthy and safe way to lose weight? When drunk in complement to an existing weight-loss plan, juicing provides a high level of quality nutrition, which will assist in weight-loss. Read on to find out how.


 
9 Healthy Cures For Cancer - Why Doctors Cannot Use Them
Andrew Wilding

There are thousands of independent case studies published by highly qualified medical doctors and cancer researches, proving that cancer is cured by healing the body. In some cases surgery is an option, but the body does not work so well when things are removed. In all cases, radiation and chemotherapy cause cancer through actual and chemical radiation. The astounding question is: why are doctors not allowed to use the cures that heal cancer?


 
A Progesterone Saga
Robert Gottesman

Why don’t I know this information about natural progesterone?  I was puzzled and a bit distressed. I am a well trained, University of Chicago physician with 25 years of practice. Why didn’t I know about the antidepressant effects of progesterone, or the diuretic effects, or the incredible differences between progestins and progesterone?


 
Activated Charcoals Medical Benefits
Desiree Campher

This precious ingredient is very often ignored when it comes to building a medical aid kit. It is probably the safest method of treating accidental poisoning around. 


 
Alcohol And Your Health
Stuart Wilson

Women tend to be more sensitive to alcohol than men due to their bodies’ lower water content and higher fat content. This results in alcohol becoming more concentrated in the bloodstream and being retained in their bodies for longer.


 
Alexander Technique
Body and Mind

This technique is a century old process that was developed by the Australian actor Frederick Matthias Alexander. This technique was developed during a critical time in his career, when he kept losing his voice.


 
Allergies
Allan Wohrnitz

Allergies have one thing in common - an irritant spoken as an antigen, gets into the blood & causes specific symptoms to occur. The offending substance may be house dust, dandruff from almost any animal, pollens from plants, or bits of incompletely digested foods.

 


 
An Introduction To The Practice Of Yoga
Jennifer Fitzsimmons

Many people perceive yoga to be merely the practice of exercise. Yoga in its entirety includes asana (exercise), pranayama (breath control), Mantra (chanting), Yoga Nidra (relaxation) and meditation. It also includes a way of living and the practice of the yamas and niyamas


 
Are You A Stressed Girl
Lisa Lee

Stress affects us all, but it seems that as we get older, the more stressed we become. We leave home, where we are fed, clothed and sheltered for free only to be bombarded with an endless list of burdens. These include financial burdens, difficult work environments and high paced jobs, marriage and the biggest (but most rewarding) stress-becoming a parent. No longer can we run to mom and dad and ask for a loan (ok, maybe occasionally, but this comes with a drenching of guilt).


 
Are You A Victim Of Abuse?
Lisa Lee

When you hear the term women abuse, you picture images of women with black eyes, broken or bruised bodies. You think of women being slapped around by a drunk or angry partner. The truth is there are so many circumstances that can be categorized as abuse, that you, yourself may even be a victim. There are also many warning signs that can indicate a build up to becoming a victim of abuse. Here are some of those warning signs, and types of situations that you may not even realize are abusive.


 
Are You Confused About Your Relationship With Food?
Linda Clarke

A discussion of where our eating habits come from and how hypnosis and neuro-linguistic programming can help you to lose and maintain a healthy body weight.


 
Are You Suffering From Fibromyalgia And / Or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Depression, Aches And Pains?
Barbara Shepherd

For many years I had various minor health problems which slowly worsened until one day I got the flu and found I could not shake it off. I then became more and more ill with many severe symptoms - so severe that I was forced to resign from my job and I struggled to socialize with people.


 
Ayurveda
Wendy Young

Translated as the ‘Science of Life’, Ayurveda teaches us a way of living with insight and balance that is in harmony with our individual nature and Mother nature. It is the medical system from India which includes aspects of philosophy, mythology, nutrition, massage, herbal therapy, yoga as well as spiritual teachings and practices.


 
Ayurvedic Medicine: A Holistic Approach To Healing
Body and Mind

This is an ancient Indian system of medicine that deals with every aspect of a person’s physical, mental and spiritual health.The word Ayurveda is made up of 2 Sanskrit words - ayur, means life and veda, means knowledge. It is the main form of medicine in India, where orthodox doctors and Ayurvedic physicians work together.


 
Bars For Autism And Downs
Penni Du Plessis

What happens for me in my day-to-day life is very different than the world you move through. Not only do I not have filters for information and so often I’m on sensory overload, I also hear many sounds all at once, so people’s conversation, sounds of air moving, doors shutting, cars driving by, people breathing, skin rubbing on skin these are all sounds that sometimes are happening at the same volume for me. I also hear what’s going on in people’s heads I see the pictures that they project and believe me they are not always pretty.


 
Belly Therapy And Its Meaning
Charlotte Blignaut

So you've read much about belly dancing - the sexuality vs. the sensuality, the art form, etcetera. So maybe it is time for you to acknowledge the value the art form has on your life? Or if you have not yet tried it, what the value will add to your life?


 
Best Ways To Beat Pain
Body and Mind

Medication and treatments, along with their positives and negatives.General painkiller that reduces pain and fever. Paracetamol is available in suppositories, tablets, soluble tablets, capsules and there is a syrup for children.


 
Biofeedback Therapy And It
Body and Mind

The practitioner uses a sophisticated electrical instrument to monitor the patient's nervous system and emotional responses.He will allow the patient to observe these changes such as their body temperature and brain wave patterns. The machine is able to measure these changes in the body.


 
Blood Pressure Explained In 10 Lines!
Shane Cass

The pressure of the blood in the circulatory system, often measured for diagnosis since it is closely related to the force and rate of the heartbeat and the diameter and elasticity of the arterial walls.


 
Bowen Technique
Body and Mind

The Bowen Technique is a gentle hands-on therapy that is useful in promoting healing where long term muscular pain has been inhibiting to the client's lifestyle.The treatment comprises a specific series of vibrational movements applied to muscles, tendons and connective tissue, performed in a fixed sequence.


 
Breast Cancer Awareness
Marcelle Southey

Every year, more and more women are being diagnosed with breast cancer, one of the most common cancers among women. Like all other cancers, early detection can lead to more effective treatment and a positive prognosis.
The month of October is dedicated to creating awareness about breast cancer, to encourage everyone to look after their health and wellbeing as well as offering information and support to those affected by the disease.


 
Breathing
Body and Mind

Breathing is life and good breathing is a healthier life. Many people do not realise how important it is to breathe properly, and take breathing for granted.Inhale slowly. Feel the abdomen expand first, and then the rib cage. Finally, feel the air filling the upper chest. As you exhale, the air will leave the lower lung first, then the middle, then the top.


 
Breathing To Enhance Your Health
Sonja Hindley

Breathing efficiently and deeply is a simple but powerful way to enhance your health.
On a physical level it helps to lower blood pressure, it oxygenates your blood and all your cells, and strengthens weak abdominal and intestinal muscles. It is used in the treatment of asthma, in the practice of yoga and as a method of relaxation in childbirth.


 
Candida & Concentration
Stuart Wilson

Over the last two decades it has become clear that a great many common health problems, both physical and mental, might have a common cause – namely, the spread in the body of a yeast that lives in each and every one of us. Its name is Candida Albicans; and we will call it Candida for short.


 
Cape Aloe
Jean Franklin

 Cape Aloe

Aloe Vera gel is the juicy transparent substance extracted from the thick skinned leaves and is indigenous to Albertinia, W. Cape.

This soothing gel combined with Cucumber, Bulbinella, Horsetail, Comfrey and Menthol greatly reduces skin inflammations


 
Cayenne Pepper And Its Benefits
Desiree Campher

If there is one herb that is to be mastered in life it is the Cayenne pepper, as it is the most powerful herb of all. There is no other herb that increases the blood flow faster, effects faster physiological and metabolic changes in the body than cayenne pepper.


 
Channeling By Alan Bottoms
Alan Bottoms

There is a lot of talk of a shift that is coming in 2012. So many interpretations and understandings. Theories of what this might be and what it entails. From believing that nothing will happen to believing that it’s the end of the world and everything in between.


 
Chinese Medicine
Encyclopedia of Alternative Health and Natural Remedies

Chinese Herbal Medicine has been used for nearly the last 4000 years.Obviously through the passing years some of the ideas have changed radically. The Chinese first believed that disease was caused when their ancestors were not pleased.


 
Climbing_the_mountain_to_our_own_greatness
Paula Quinsee

We all have a dream, a hope, a wish to achieve and excel at something in our lives.
But many of us seldom realise our dreams due to several factors such as our mindset, our attitude and our self-limiting beliefs.
However the only way we grow and evolve is to step out of our comfort zones and stretch ourselves into new areas we have not been in before. Not only does this open up our creativity, it also builds our resilience and ability to be flexible with change as change is the only constant in our lives.


 
Cold And Flu Fighters
Desiree Campher

Remedies of how to avoid and fight cold and flu symptoms in the changing seasons. Not only do we get winter flu but also change of seasons and summer flu. Probably the worst part of this is that you are not quite sick enough to stay at home, but still feel very out of sorts. The headaches, blocked nose and inability to concentrate, congested chest and all over body aches and pains, creates energy of total misery.


 
Comra-therapy In Treating Multiple Sclerosis
Charles AJ Mitchley

This report describes the results of use of the Delta Laser in treating Multiple Sclerosis. The case study participant, a 50 year old female, was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 1999. She experienced 1-2 attacks per year that led to permanent neurological damage. Starting in September 2010, daily coMra-Therapy treatments resulted in a very significant reduction in a wide variety of different types of pain, and an improvement across a wider variety of symptoms, including greater vitality, increased coordination and balance, mobility and physical function.


 
Conquer Stress: 5 Point Plan
Penny Holburn

This article outlines some points to manage stress. The takeaway is for you to be able to development your own stress management programme


 
Curing A Case Of The Workout Pees
Shane Cass

“I ask every single woman I treat if they ever have incontinence. They always get this deer-in-the-headlights look,” says Ann Wendel, PT, ATC, CMTPT, founder of Prana Physical Therapy in Alexandria, Va. “Most say no initially, but I go down the list: ‘So, you never, ever leak — even a tiny bit — when you exercise?’ They say ‘Um, no.’ I ask ‘How about when you cough, sneeze, jump, run, do a box jump, a double under, or you jump on a trampoline?’ Then they say ‘Well yeah, of course, I’ve had kids!'”


 
Cymatics
Body and Mind

Practitioners of Cymatics often compare the human body to a musical instrument that needs to be re-tuned.The practitioner tunes the body by directing high-frequency sound waves onto the affected area, restoring the body to a harmonious whole.


 
Dealing With Redness
Avene

Redness: normal or pathological? Getting red in the face after making some exercise for two hours is normal. Irregular breathing is also to be expected. Sometimes the redness ambushes you first thing in the morning, or you might get all red after eating something spicy for lunch. But besides these everyday trials of modern life, why on earth does the face become red all over, in huge unsightly blotches? It's all because of some little blood vessels that cover the entire skin surface.


 
Difference Between Counselling And Life Coaching
Lets Live Life Coaching

People often think that life coaching and counselling are the same thing. There is a common misconception that in both, life coaching and counselling, the patient or help-seeker sits on a chair and talks about his/her problems to the life coach or therapist respectively. However, although there are one-on-one sessions with life coaches too, a life coach focuses more on overcoming problems and negativity and getting the client out of the rut towards a more positive life.


 
Divine Mother Healed Me...!
Chaturi Ma Divine Mother healed me from Facet Joint Arthrosis..! I know, it sounds a bit far-fetched, but She did. Seeing as the Divine Mother - Mother God - is omnipresent capable fo flowing through me, it was just a matter of time before the immersion of me into Her and the healing finally took place.
 
Do You Have Fibromyalgia Or/and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?
Barbara Shepherd

Do you have Fibromyalgia or/and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? Or just lots of pain, foggy head, can’t concentrate, feel ‘fluey’, headaches, irritable bowel, depressionanxiety?


 
Dr Hulda Clark Herbal Parasite Program
Herba Farmacy

In her book The cure for all diseases Dr Clark makes many references to the role that parasites play in the generation of disease. She claims that because of the solvent exposure we are having in the 21st century and more specifically in the past 50 years that we now have what she calls a "new generation of disease". She calls this "fluke disease" and documents the correlation between the unprecedented migration and replication of flukes in the system with a number of "new diseases" notably cancer, AIDS, endometriosis, Lupus, Hodgkin, Alzheimer's, Diabetes, Seizures, Migraines, Depression etc.


 
Eft - A Powerful Method For Healing Chronic Pain, Cravings And Addictions And More
Ray Perkel

As natural and holistic healing techniques rapidly become more and more accepted in the world today it can be a challenge to know which approach to choose.Emotional Freedom Techniques - is one form of a new branch of healing, known as “Energy Psychology”, that continues to attract wide attention.


 
Emf Balancing Tech
Body and Mind

An energy worker is really a facilitator of energy flows to help another person restore his or her own energetic balance.Energy is a vibrational potentiality capable of being directed, transformed, transmuted and transferred. All forms of life have an energy pattern and when the pattern is disrupted by disharmonious energy wavelenght, physical, emotional or mental problems can result.


 
Emf Balancing Technique
Body and Mind

This is a new energy system which is designed to accelerate the integration of spirit and biology, and therefore increase you health and allow your body to heal itself more efficiently.The EMF balancing technique is an experience of your own electromagnetic energy field and the patterns within it.


 
Emotions With Megan De Beyer
Megan de Beyer

I'm happy", "I'm sad", "I'm apprehensive", "I'm enthralled"...these are all words that we use to describe our feelings. If we are lost for words we rely on metaphors such as : "I am knocked out" "I feel blue" or we make up analogies like: "I feel like a bird that has been caged for years and has just been set free.


 
Energy Healing - Luxury Or Necessity?
Tracy White

What happens when people neglect their energy hygene? This is a graphic description of why energy healing is an absolute necessity, and anyone who has the money to buy alcohol or cigarettes, or who can afford to go to gym, or any form of entertainment, can certainly afford to tend to their energetic health. To ignore the part of ourselves which is a permanent atribute and one which we cannot live with out is irresponsible.


 
Eurhythmy
Body and Mind

Eurhythmy is part of the system of Anthroposophical medicine.It was put together by the Austrian philosopher, artist and scientist Rudolf Steiner, in the late 1800's, How does it Work? It is also known as Visible speech due to it's system of rhythmical body movements and because it is performed in harmony with the rhythm of the spoken word.


 
Fear
Damian Wood

We are afraid that we will fail. We are afraid that we will disappoint, we are afraid of what people will think, we are afraid of the unknown. I enjoy telling my clients that if they were on their death beds, and they looked back at what they could have achieved, would it not have been better to try than not have tried at all.


 
Food Allergies
Body and Mind

A food allergy occurs when the body's immune system treats a particular food as a foreign invader and attacks it.The symptoms, detecting The allergy, treatment, and living with allergies.


 
Get Your Mojo Back
Lisa Lee

Whether we're married, single or in a relationship, most women feel frumpy and unsexy at some point in life. We let ourselves go a little-or a lot. Life becomes so stressful and going to the gym, waking up early to make up our faces and do our hair before work, and finding a great outfit to wear is just too much effort. Unfortunately in turn, this results in us losing our mojo and losing a lot of self esteem. 


 
Healthy Lifestyle Tips For A Natural High This Spring
Sharni Quinn Spring time is all about setting new intentions and welcoming change into your life. It's the perfect time to let go of what no longer serves you and to welcome fresh opportunities. Its time to "spring clean" your life and get your health back on track. This article focuses on practical health tips which you can incorporate into your life that will help you de-stress and boost your energy levels naturally. If you're feeling balanced and more positive you will be able to embrace life wholeheartedly, seize opportunities and get the most from your relationships.
 
Heavy Metal Toxicity
Sonja Hindley

We are exposed to and ingest a wide range of heavy metals daily, which build up over time in our bodies. Normally our bodies’ innate healing intelligence will naturally detoxify our cells, tissues and organs, but as the load becomes too large to take care of, our whole system becomes toxic and chronic symptoms begin to appear.


 
Hellerwork
Body and Mind

It is made up of a series of 90-minute sessions of movement, manipulation and discussion that are designed to restore the body's balance and return it to a more relaxed and youthful state


 
Hepatitus B
Body and Mind

Hepatitis-B is an inflammation of the liver caused by the Hepatitis B virus - in children this can be life-threatening.The Hepatitis B virus is present in the secretions and excretions of an infected person - blood, perspiration, saliva and urine.


 
Homoeopathy
Body and Mind

The therapy is based on the principle that "like cures like".he word Homoeopathy was derived from Greek and means "similar suffering". The therapy is based on the principle that "like cures like". It has been practiced for thousands of years, but the development of homoeopathy as a medical system only took place in the late 18th century.


 
Hormones And Women
Stuart Wilson

Many women suffer from ailments that are often as a result of hormonal imbalances. These hormonal imbalances are caused by various nutritional deficiencies particularly in EFA's, B group vitamins and anti-oxidants. Stress is also known to aggravate these ailments and the use of oral contraceptives also often worsens them.

Some Common Women’s Ailments

Some of the most common ailments that fall under this category of disorders include the following: 


 
How To Get Step In To Your Diamond Genius Zone
Sarah-jane Farrell

4 physical ways to support your gall bladder and liver so that you have the courage and confidence to start your year off in your brilliance and be able to consistently meet your targets. Many of you know I love working with the medicine wheel and the 5 elements in chinese medicine. I always stock up on gall bladder tonics in January for my clients, to keep the gall bladder strong. When the GB is weak you just cannot maintain targets you have set for the year. You will find yourself fence sitting, unable to take steps forward and get moving towards what you desire and require.A STRONG Gall bladder and Liver give you the strength and courage to plan and decide what direction matched where you aim to go!! The yin/yang aspect of liver/gall bladder - both governed by the wood element. This is the year of the Wood sheep so if we are to gather the energy, the vital life force with adaptability and flexibility the liver/ gall bladder communications need to be at their optimum to make this easier for you.


 
How To Meditate: 8 Important Tips For The Beginner In Meditation
Leon Potgieter

On a therapeutic level, meditation reduces stress and chronic pain, improves sleep and mood. You are more present, more relaxed, more peaceful, healthier and happier.On a deeper level, meditation helps you see beneath the surface and changes the way you think. Your thoughts come into line with reality and this has profound repercussions on your life.


 
How To Reset Your Nervous System In 60 Seconds
Sarah-Jane Farrell

Do you know your ACE score or that early adverse childhood experiences are where later chronic disease comes from. In the science of epigenetic, unpredictable chronic stress from early childhood makes you more likely to suffer from acute pain and chronic disease later in life. The good news is that through the mindfulness change process and integrative, functional medicine, you can reset your nervous system, heal your brain and no longer have your childhood biology become your biography.


 
Hypnosis And Its Use In Cancer Treatment
Linda Clarke Many people have an incomplete or erroneous understanding of what hypnosis is and how it may be used in the treatment of cancer. This article will take a cursory look at hypnosis and where it may be used to offer a complimentary and side-effect–free management of several aspects of care that can be beneficial to patients with cancer.
 
Improvement In Nerve Function Using Comra - Part 1
Charles AJ Mitchley

There is a growing awareness today of the role of coMra-Therapy in clinics specialising in the treatment and rehabilitation of a wide variety of medical conditions in children. In the Ukraine, for example, coMra-Therapy has established its reputation in a number of different centres for children.


 
Improvement In Nerve Function Using Comra - Part 2
Charles AJ Mitchley

There is a growing awareness today of the role of coMra-Therapy in clinics specialising in the treatment and rehabilitation of a wide variety of medical conditions in children. In the Ukraine, for example, coMra-Therapy has established its reputation in a number of different centres for children.


 
Information On Chiropractic
Body and Mind

The word Chiropractic came from the Greek words cheir and praktikos, which means “done by hands” Even though chiropractic treatments have been practiced for thousands of years, it never became a valid, written science until the latter part of the nineteenth century. .


 
Information On Nutrition
Natural Medicine

Nutrition is a part of wholism “you are what you eat”.Alternative practitioners consider nutrition and diet to be one of the most important factors in health and disease. Eating a ‘healthy’ diet that contains adequate amounts of all the essential nutrients that our body needs to function effectively, can help to promote and maintain good health, both mentally and physically and also help prevent disease.


 
Information On: Cancer In Men
Body and Mind

The earlier cancer is treated the more chance there is of recovery. Always try to be aware of the symptoms of different cancers.One in six men in South Africa will develop cancer before the age of 74. The earlier cancer is treated the more chance there is of recovery. So always try to be aware of the symptoms of different cancers and visit your doctor as soon as any of them occur


 
Introduction To Nutrition
Bronwyn Petzer

Bronwyn talks about finding the right reasons to be healthy, to have a strong mind and understanding that healthy eating affects every aspect of our thinking and overall health.


 
Iridology
Estie Mattheus

Iridology is an ancient science that was used by the Babylonians. Hippocrates, Philostratus and Medical School of Salerno practiced iridology.One of the earliest European Iris Charts was produced by Dr Ignatz von Peczely, who became interested in Iridology at the age of eleven.


 
Is Your Sleep Hygiene Up To Scratch?
Lisa Lee

Do you battle to sleep at night? Here are some tips that may rectify insomnia. While the term ‘Sleep Hygiene’ may be unfamiliar to a lot of people, it really is just a name coined to explain the best techniques you can use to ensure you get adequate and proper sleep. As a chronic insomniac, I have tried almost everything to end the cycle of going to bed wide awake, thoughts whirring around my head, and then waking up exhausted, irritable and anxious after considerably less than the optimal 8 hours of sleep. Fellow insomniacs know just how crippling this condition is-getting to the point where bedtime brings a feeling of dread.


 
Itchy Scalp Remedy
Nico Redelinghuys

Nico Redelinghuys has made a great home-made remedy for an itchy scalp. His articles are not only helpful and innovative, but also quite entertaining!


 
Joie De Vie! Balancing The Second Chakra
Debra Stevens

The Sacral Chakra, the second chakra, is located just above the pubic bone. The Sacral Chakra leads us from the basic existence to what makes life worth living. Sometimes referred to as the sexual chakra, as it involves our sexuality and is also associated with passion, creativity as well as joy. This is the chakra of delight in the world.


 
Laser Light Shown To Initiate Healing Processes In Cells
Dr Arzhan Surazakov

How our physical body is able to initiate and complete its own healing is one of its most remarkable features. Even a simple finger cut initiates responses from dozens of types of cells – the smallest units in our body – coordinated to achieve specific results, such as stopping blood loss, killing foreign bacteria and preventing infection, creating new blood capillaries, repairing and regenerating skin layers. These processes rely on the astonishing intelligence of our cells and the different ways in which they can communicate and function together towards one goal.


 
Low-carb / High Good Fat Diet May Slow Alzheimers Disease
Dr. Mercola

A growing body of research suggests there may be a powerful connection between the foods you eat and your risk of Alzheimer's disease and dementia.In one recent animal study, researchers were able to induce dementia by disrupting the proper signaling of insulin in the brain. Previous animal research has shown that calorie restriction protects against aging, oxidative stress and neurodegenerative pathologies, and that reduced levels of IGF-1 mediate some of these protective effects.


 
Mammograms Versus Thermograms
Marcelle Southey

The news report I saw knocking thermograms was based on ONE case of a woman who received a false negative, indicating she didn't have cancer when in fact she did. The reporter then trotted out sound bites from a couple of radiologists (who make their living off of X-rays) to say that of course thermograms aren't good for much and women should stick to mammograms.


 
Mammography Vs Thermography
Marcelle Southey

Misinformation and misunderstanding about the benefits of thermography. A thermogram pinpoints the abnormal heat levels that cancerous and "this is important" pre-cancerous areas generate. These areas pour out excessive heat long before a mammogram or any physical examination can detect a thing. 


 
Mangosteen Health Benefits
Mangosteen.co.za

Mangosteen Health Benefits, when you first hear about how Mangosteen benefits people on a variety of health conditions, you may be shocked by the number of health-enhancing properties this exotic fruit provides. Doing your own research on this amazing fruit for the health benefits it may provide your family and friends is time truly well spent. As you take a closer look at Mangosteen, you'll find solid scientific evidence behind the fruit's many healing properties.


 
Medicinal Mushrooms And Your Health
Body & Mind

You know that making smart food choices are an important part of nutrition. You literally are what you eat. Someone whose diet consists of fast food and soft drinks can’t expect their body to be as healthy and in balance as a person that eats organic foods and avoids the junk.


 
Menopause
Stuart Wilson

Menopause is a natural stage in a woman's life. It is not an illness that requires drug treatment. By following a healthy lifestyle you can eliminate many of the symptoms and avoid Hormone Replacement Therapy. Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) may be necessary for some women; in this case natural hormones can be used instead of synthetic ones.


 
Milk Thistle Is Back!
Bernard Brom

Milk Thistle is a remarkable herb, the benefits of which have been experienced by hundreds of thousands of South Africans and, without doubt, many millions worldwide. Like broccoli, the humble cabbage and other members of the Brassica family, Milk Thistle originates from the Mediterranean. Its use as a liver tonic has been known and documented for hundreds of years. Its unique mode of action makes it work, among other things, as a selective antioxidant in liver cells, conferring protection from the damaging effects of free radicals. UK-based magazine The Ecologist states that, “Milk Thistle is another weed that can prove a tasty addition to your supper...raw shoots can...be eaten as crudités”. Elsewhere, the National Toxicology Program of the Department of Health and Human Services in the USA, citing an article by Awang published in a 1993 edition of the Canadian Pharmacists Journal, eclares that, “Milk Thistle has a long history of European cultivation for food”.


 
Money And Survival
Christopher Rory Page

There are the fortunate few who choose a life without the concern about lack of financial resources. One of the most basic human needs is survival. This world has become a money-based reality where our basic survival is determined by how much or how little we have.


 
Move Out Of Pain With The Alexander Technique
Sharyn West

In our daily lives subtle and complex psycho-physical mechanisms allow us to breathe, speak, move and go about our daily tasks automatically. That is ….. until injury, illness, the demands of repeating specific skills, or just doing your job at a desk results in pain and acute awareness. We teach a technique that helps you mind your body to move out of pain.



 
My Personal Journey With Divine Mother, How She Healed Me And How You Can Hear Her.
Chaturi Ma My personal Journey with Divine Mother. How I hear her and how she healed me from Facet Joint Arthrosis.
 
Natural Walking: What Makes It Different?
Sylvie Penchaliah

Just as eating should not be about merely putting food into our mouth but more about a proper nutrition intake to stay healthy, walking should not be about merely moving our legs and feet to arrive at a destination. Walking should be done properly to allow its natural and beneficial functions to be activated.


 
Natural Wisdom For Winter-living
Wendy Young

From moment to moment there are an infinite number of changes occurring, both externally and internally. Nothing is static on the level of our everyday experience. One way we can become aware of this is through nature and the changing seasons. During winter the earth’s energy is withdrawn back into herself. It is a time of rest, storing and preparation. This is a time of being grounded, internalised and still. The weather is cold and dry - qualities that aggravate both vata (dryness & anxiety) and kapha (phlegm & sluggishness) doshas (body/mind constitutions).


 
Neuro-linguistic Programming
Lets Live Life Coaching

One of the most effective methods that we use to help clients improve their lives is NLP or Neuro-Linguistic Programming. Not only do we have NLP experts who have years of experience in the field, but we also teach our clients undergoing life coaching sessions the basics of NLP which they can use once the sessions are complete. 


 
Nutritional Support For Diabetics
Stuart Wilson

We all need glucose for energy and this glucose comes mainly from our food. Glucose is released into our blood after we eat, especially if it’s a carbohydrate such as cereal, bread, pasta or sugary foods.


 
Nuts About Coconuts
Samantha Taylor

Coconut oil, otherwise known as the latest super-natural superfood, really got my attention as it was doing the rounds on social media. Below I have listed the 5 various ways I have tried and tested the product.


 
Observational Study On Premular - Part 1
Dr. med. Roger Eltbogen

Menstrual cycle irregularities (MCIs) and the premenstrual syndrome (PMS) are a common disorder in women during their reproductive lifespan. The prevalence for MCIs is about 20% in young women [1]. About 20% - 40% of women suffer from PMS, and 40% - 50% of these women are impaired in their interpersonal and workplace activities [2-5]. The cause of these disorders are still unclear, however current scientific evidence suggests that altered regulation of hormones and neurotransmitters
1Medical practice for Gynecology and Obstetrics, Solothurn; 2Medical practice for Gynecology and Obstetrics, Schaffhausen; 3ClinResearch Ltd., Aesch; 4Max Zeller Soehne AG, Romanshorn, Switzerland


 
Paleofantasy
Laura Miller

In the ever expanding world of nutrition and health here is another interesting look (argument) at the Paleo diet. Once again your point of view, experience and understanding will play a role in how you see the topic. Good reading to you.............


 
Parkinson
Body and Mind

A major cause of the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease is due to a deficiency of the neurotransmitter dopamine, which affects the nervous system.Symptoms of Parkinson’s disease range from tremors, rigidity, unsteadiness, slow movement and rigid muscles in the face.


 
Past Life Regression Therapy (plr)
Leanne Pillay

Past Life Regression Therapy is a holistic therapy that works with the body, mind, emotions and the soul. It is based on the principles of cause and effect and that your reactions and the way you respond to problems may be based in the past.


 
Polarity Therapy
Body and Mind

Polarity therapy was developed by Randolph Stone, who found that the human energy field is affected by touch, diet, attitudes, movement and sound and by relationships and environmental factors.


 
Questions To Ask Your Body
Sarah-Jane farrell

Having a body is a wrongness for most churches, cults, and religions. Most say the body is useless and only the spirit is
valuable. Unless you can have the oneness of embodiment, then you have to come back again and again until you do it right. What if your body were not the ultimate limitation?


 
Quit Smoking With Natural Alternatives
Body and Mind

Here are some natural alternatives to assist you with quitting smoking. If you are a smoker you’ve probably been judged, lectured and been made to feel like a complete outcast. Smokers aren’t the cool kids they were 40 years . If you’re a smoker, you’re well aware of its endless negative effects; heart disease, cancer, premature aging, and stroke-the list goes on. You’ve seen the horror shock tactic adverts and pictures. You know that to non-smokers and ex-smokers you more than likely smell pretty bad after a cigarette.


 
Reasons To Drink Mangosteen Juice Every Day
Breakthroughs in Health, Vol. 1, Issue 5, 2006

Establishing a Xango mangosteen intake routine can create robust health and vitality, preventing many illnesses from striking in the first place.*Improves cell communication. The xanthones in mangosteen improve the body's cell to cell communication to fight disease from attacking & spreading. It also speeds up healing & repair. *Prevents DNA damage. Xanthones have been shown to prevent DNA damage, lowering risks from carcinogens & mutagens.*Aids the lymphatic system. Helps the lymphatic system eliminate cell waste.*Keeps thyroid functioning optimally.


 
Reboot Your Dna. Rejuvenate And Heal.
Bridget Hall

LifeSound Rejuvenation Therapy: an innovative, scientifically proven rejuvenation tool. Reboot your system at the level of your DNA. Reprogramme your cells so that they replicate with the freshness of health and vitality. Easy-to-use system of sound and audio-visual files. Enjoy the effects of your new-found rejuvenation


 
Rosemary Officinalis
Jean Franklin

Rosemary is a shrub that originated in the Mediterranean area and is now widely cultivated throughout temperate regions and is steeped with myth, magic and folk medicinal use! In Elizabethan times, wedding couples wore a sprig of Rosemary as a sign of fidelity and the guests were given bunches tied with coloured ribbon to symbolise love and faithfulness.


 
Sending Out An Sos To Cut The Bs Of A Quick Fix
Sarah-Jane Farrell

Are you suffering from bright shiny object syndrome? If you are sick and tired of struggling to fill your practise consistently and spending time and money on the next course or program in the hopes that this certification will give you the success and financial freedom you want and no matter what you do you are still spinning your wheels with no more than an expensive hobby, then keep on reading......


 
Shiatsu And It
Body and Mind

Shiatsu is a Japanese word that is made up of 2 written characters meaning "finger pressure".It's origins lie in the natural response to pain or discomfort, which is to rub the affected area as it is comforting and often helps to ease pain. Shiatsu focuses on the use of static pressure which is applied to specific acupoints and meridians over the entire body that can help trigger specific repeatable results.


 
Shingles
Stuart Wilson

Shingles is a disease caused by the varicella-zoster virus which is the same virus that causes chicken pox and affects the nerve endings on the skin.Only those who have had chicken pox are at risk of developing shingles as the varicella-zoster virus does not go away once it has entered the body.


 
Skin Disorders
Author Unknown

Skin problems are unfortunately very common in all breeds. The skin being truly the largest organ in the body, is in fact the easiest way for the body to eliminate toxins.We have been conditioned by the medical establishment that when we see any skin abnormality, it is to be viewed as troublesome and unsightly and must be gotten rid of it as fast as possible ( i.e. the usual route of antibiotics and possible steroids). When nothing but conventional treatment is used it leads to a suppression of symptoms.


 
Sleep Disorders
Body and Mind

Find out what it means when your child's doctor mentions apnea. Although it's perfectly normal for everyone to experience occasional pauses in breathing, apnea can be a problem when breathing stops for 20 seconds or longer.


 
Spring-time Skin Allergy Rescue
Down to Earth

Do you suffer from spring-time allergies? For many of us the annual blooming of plants and release of pollen into the atmosphere brings a runny nose, watery eyes and a very itchy skin. Get some handy tips on how to manage your spring allergies and to find out how our products can help reduce your skin irritations.


 
Start Early, Start Right
Dr. Geoffrey Melman

Healthy teeth are key to a healthy childhood: kids need them for chewing, speaking clearly, and having a bright smile.Thanks to advances in dentistry and oral care products, today's children are more likely than ever to grow up with strong, healthy teeth. So, whether you're teaching your children how to brush properly or taking them to the dentist for a check up, remember that it's up to you to set a good example.


 
Swimmers Ear
Author Unknown

Swimmer’s ear is also known as otitis externa and it is an inflammation of the canal between the eardrum and the external opening of the ear.The symptoms can initially be mild and merely of nuisance value, with itching and discomfort, or it can be severe and debilitating with pain and blockage of the ear.


 
Tai Chi Chuan & Its Meaning
Body and Mind

This is a form of martial art, it originated about 700 years ago. It means "supreme ultimate fist", which is taken for the concept and philosophy of Tai Chi it represents the polar opposites that are brought into dynamic harmony and balance. It has become popular in the West and is now wide practiced.


 
Technology Disconnects Us From Our Bodies
Claudia Slattery

We have become so technologically advanced, yet in doing so, become so disconnected from our bodies. Has technology really helped as much as we think it has?


 
Texting Becoming A Pain In The Neck
University of Nebraska / Peri Zourides

Research into neck position while texting. In today’s technology-thirsty society, it’s rare to not see someone with their head down texting on their cell phone or reading the latest status updates on Facebook. However, too much texting and tilting your head down can become a pain in the neck for some people.


 
The 5 Levels Of Healing Naturally
Dr Kelly Brogan

Falling apart in the process of awakened women - the gift of transformation in chaotic times. How to navigate through the 5 stages of waking up in a New 5d Earth without thinking you are crazy.


 
The Enhancement Of Reiki By Other Natural Energy-based Therapies Part 4: Incorporating Holistic Allergy Testing Into The Reiki Session
Thea van der Merwe, Ph.D

Reiki is an effective treatment of allergies as it balances the immune system.   I always ask clients about allergies during our introductory session and often clients would indicate the possibility of an allergic condition, but without being sure of the cause(s) of such a condition.


 
The Growth Imperative: An Infinite Thread
Dr Walter Harry Willies

How do you grow? By trying? By knowing how to? You have the most basic instinct to grow by simply allowing it to happen.The body-mind continuum has exploded beyond belief since the conservative constraints of the pre-sixties. I grew up in a world where there was a clear distinction between orthodoxy and unorthodoxy.


 
The Human Heart- The Strongest Generator Of Both Electrical And Magnetic Fields In The Body.
Lisa Martin

The Human Heart has been proven to be the strongest eloctro-mangnetic organ in the body. If we are all made of energy, life-force than surely the heart has the most powerful influence on how we connect together as human beings


 
The Placebo Effect Part 1
Louis Franco / Andrew Pittendrigh

There is an invisible veil that shrouds the world of magic and wonder from our normal, day-to-day, waking minds or consciousness. Perhaps what is beyond this veil is where the other 90% - 99% of our human potential may be found? Through various meditation techniques and practices this veil is slowly lifted.


 
The Role Of Essential Oils In Skincare
Marlize Nel

From freshening air to disinfecting your home and promoting weight loss, the list of uses for and benefits of essential oils are endless. They are particularly useful in skincare, delivering powerful medicinal benefits and beautiful natural scents. Find out which essential oils are repeatedly recommended for skincare and why we chose to use them in the Down to Earth ailment and skincare range.


 
The Undisputed Cure For Mrsa - P1
Information supplied by Shane Cass

Why are medical authorities so suspiciously silent about this simple sure-fire cure for the deadly new MRSA super pathogens?

Newspaper headlines around the world are now ablaze with warnings from the health authorities regarding the rapid spread of the deadly flesh-eating MRSA (methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus) and a number of other drug-resistant “super pathogens“ that are now steadily moving into the general population.


 
The Undisputed Cure For Mrsa - P2
Information supplied by Shane Cass

You see, the drug industry is afraid of silver because it is a completely natural substance, and in its liquid colloidal form – the best form for human use – it cannot be patented and monopolized. In fact, with a simple, inexpensive device called a colloidal silver generator, anyone can turn pure silver into the specific liquid colloidal form most useful to fighting infections and healing the human body. And it can be done for only pennies a quart!What’s more, because it is not a drug, anyone can sell it. Therefore, the pharmaceutical industry cannot maintain a monopoly on it, like they do with their overly-expensive and in many cases now-useless pharmaceutical antibiotic drugs.


 
The Undisputed Cure For Mrsa - P3
Information supplied by Shane Cass

The evidence for silver continues to grow so strongly that even the news media is being forced to acknowledge it.
For example, in late October of last year, silver was shown to cure a confirmed MRSA infection in an Albany, Georgia man whose doctor had ordered immediate surgery to remove his infected tissues. As you’ll see in the story below, the emergency surgery never had to take place, thanks to the infection-fighting power of silver.


 
Three Easy Steps To Start The Informal Practice Of Mindfulness
Dr.Lilian Cabiron The practice of Mindfulness can be conceptualized in two categories : formal and informal. The first one implies the practice of meditation and the second one refers to the incorporation of a mindfulness approach to simple activities of everyday life.
 
Three Significant Reasons To Detox
Desiree Campher

We, know, at least instinctively, that we need to clean up our bodies and our lifestyles. Many of us feel we are not functioning at full potential or we have been diagnosed with something serious or debilitating. We have tried a host of allopathic and possibly even complementary approaches but the problems are not gone, and we have this niggling feeling that we should be able to do something more to feel better. We are right to attempt to detox, as we know our lifestyles are toxic.


 
Touch This Body
Jonti Searll

Touch as an act of prayer. Sacred sensual touch as act of receiving rather than giving. Healing the self through giving.Anybody can do massage, anybody can do healing.This is becoming, becoming massage, becoming touch, becoming healing, becoming conscious, becoming awake, becoming aware, becoming connected, becoming love.


 
To_do_or_die
Paula Quinsee

Intimacy is the bond or connection we have with our partner. It is the way we treat each other, how we communicate with each other, the language we use (tone of voice and words), they way we show affection (physical touch), how we validate and acknowledge each other, how we spend quality time together and how we manage conflict.


 
Unconditional Love : The Key To Self-empowerment
Ashraf Moorad

This article presents the role of Unconditional Love in Psycho-Spiritual Self-Empowerment.Unconditional Love is the vibration of Self-Empowerment. It is an energy that heals our powerlessness affectedness and reveals our creativity & inspiration. Unconditional Love is the most valuable and powerful resource in existence


 
Uses For Kalahari Melon Seed Oil
Vicki Berry

Sourced from Namibia where it has been used to quench parched skin for hundreds of years, Kalahari Melon Seed Oil is jam-packed full of essential fatty acids that help to renew your skin's elasticity. Although very light, and naturally absorbent, this is still a very powerful oil, penetrating your skin's surface to eradicate toxins while offering gentle, yet effective re-hydration.


 
Uses For Pumpkin Seed Oil
Vicki Berry

High in protein, polyunsaturated fatty acids, antioxidants and zinc, Pumpkin Seed Oil makes another fabulous massage oil for providing relief for muscular aches and pains. This oil is often highly recommended by users treating skin ailments (including eczema).


 
Uses For Red Raspberry Seed Oil
Vicki Berry

Red Raspberry Seed Oil can also help relieve irritated skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis. It contains a significant amount of Vitamin A, making it a good carrier oil to use in essential oil blends for acne or blemished skin. Anti-oxidants that are consumed can reach the skin but, with free radical damage, being the heaviest assault on the skin, and the cause of almost all of the signs of aging, and unhealthy skin, it is beneficial to apply them topically where their protection can go to work immediately


 
Uva Ursi Benefits
Desiree Campher

Uva Ursi is known to support the kidney's ability to remove toxins and waste. It also fights infections and inflammations of the urinary tract. Uva Ursi is still the most popular herb in use today for relieving kidney and bladder infections, inflammation and kidney stones. The benefits of this product is diuretic, astringent and antiseptic properties, it reduces the accumulation of uric acid, high concentrations of which have been associated with conditions such as gout and kidney stones.


 
We Need To Talk
Paula Quinsee

How often have you heard those words from your partner and your blood has run cold expecting the worst?
Communication forms the foundation of all relationships (both personal and peer). Did you know that we communicate in several ways: 7% words, 37% tonality and 55% through our body language?


 
What Are Tissue Salts And Their Benefits?
Eva F. Schoenfeld

Tissue Salts are more important than you think... The strain caused by barren food from intoxicated and empty soils need to be supported with micronutrients - hence Tissue Salts - then the absorption of macronutrients like vitamins and food-supplements will also be successful. Talk to us!


 
What Have You Done
Paula Quinsee

We dread it as D day draws nearer where we are meant to be at the event or engagement we've committed to or to deliver on a task we said we would do. We find ourselves leaving things to the absolute last minute, trying to avoid it in every way possible ending up feeling stressed or running around like a headless chicken.


 
When To Call It Quits.
Lisa Lee

It's hard to end a relationship. Often, long term relationships are the hardest to end-a large chunk of your life has been shared with your partner. You've inherited friends from each other, experienced the same experiences, and long for the early days. The days when all you could only think of each other. The late night chats. The laughing. The wonder of falling in love.


 
Who Am I, Really?
Tracy White

Do you know what causes discomfort and dis-ease? Did you know that you are much more than what they eye can see? Your belief structures that you are holding on to so tightly may be outdated and may no longer serve you. Wouldn't you like to put them down and move on? Tis article may give you some insight as to who you are, really...


 
Who Is Dr. Hulda Clark?
Desiree Campher

Dr Clark was an internationally renowned Canadian research scientist, born on 18 October 1928 in the old Soviet Union, and author who began her studies in biology at the University of Saskatchewan, where she was awarded Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude and Master of Arts with high honours.


 
Why Is Oestrogen Dominant Now
Sally Longden

Have you put on weight recently for no known reason? Your sex drive has taken a holiday, you've become very emotional and you feel tired all the time but nothing you do seems to help? Well, more and more women, and men, are affected this way every day, and according to Dr Al Sears MD it could be due to an oestrogen dominance or overload.

 


 
Why Should We Eat Organic Foods?
Stuart Wilson

Due to the advances in technology, anyone anywhere can have access to foods from any country, and in any season. Progressive as this may seem, it poses a major challenge to health which many choose to ignore. 


 
Why Treat The Skin On Your Face Different To The Skin On Your Body
Down to Earth

It would be very convenient if you could use a "one-size-fits-all" solution for all of your skin, but they are hard to find. Why? Because skin is constructed differently in different areas and products are made to cater to those differences. In our latest blog post we examine the main differences between the skin on your face and the skin on your body, and highlight the differences in skincare products formulated for face vs body.


 
Yoga & It
Body and Mind

There are a number of teachings of yoga and they can range from a specialized secular framework to a highly religious structure.The origins of Yoga are found in the ancient Vedas, which are scriptures that are sacred to all Hindus.