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Gluten-Free On The Go

Although following a diet without gluten has become easier due to increased availability and labeling of gluten-free foods, we still need to know how to make sure which foods strictly qualify. We always have more control in our own kitchen, yet we’re not always eating at home. Natural Awakenings asked experts to comment on reasons for the demand and offer practical tips ... Read More »

Silver Colloids Support Sinus Health Naturally

For people with sensitive sinuses, life can seem like a contest between breathing more freely and staying off of steroid sprays and antibiotics, because using them regularly in a preventative manner can lead to serious health consequences. Naturally maintaining sinus health requires an antimicrobial agent that kills offending microbes, yet is harmless enough to use several times a day indefinitely. ... Read More »

Early Warnings of Heart Troubles Differ for Women

Women may worry more about breast cancer, but in reality, heart disease is the top killer of American women, claiming 300,000 lives a year, 7.5 times the number that die of breast cancer, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Although heart disease is more often perceived as a men’s issue, since 1984 more women have died of ... Read More »

Egg Whites Function Like Blood Pressure Meds

Maintaining healthy blood pressure is vital for long-term heart health, and scientists have now discovered evidence that a component of egg whites may have beneficial cardiovascular effects. Researchers from Clemson University, in South Carolina, found that a peptide in egg white, one of the building blocks of proteins, reduces blood pressure in animals about as much as a low dose ... Read More »

I Can’t Stop Coughing!

Have you or someone you know been suffering from a cough that simply won’t go away? Did it start shortly after Hurricane Sandy following the cleanup? Or, did it begin after a cold you had recently?  If it’s a cough that just doesn’t seem to go away no matter what you take or do, or if it returned after it ... Read More »