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Nell Newman’s own: actors’ daughter plays lead role in organics

Nell Newman’s own: actors’ daughter plays lead role in organics – Interview Lotte Mendelsohn Browsing the sea-scented booths at the Santa Cruz, California, Farmers’ Market, her cerulean gaze gives it away, even before her signature business greeting: “Hi, I’m Nell Newman, Paul Newman’s daughter.” Talk about genetics: There is her dad’s ice-blue “Who and how […]

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Sticky gum helps ‘un-stick’ blood fats and reduces heart disease risk

Sticky gum helps ‘un-stick’ blood fats and reduces heart disease risk – gugulipid or Commiphora mukul resin James J. Gormely In Eastern Bengal, in Northeast India’s state of Assam, and in South India’s state of Mysore, there grows an ancient medicinal botanical, the mukul myrrh tree (Commiphora mukul), a tree which secretes a resinous substance […]

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Fats, a rational approach

Fats, a rational approach James J. Gormley It seems that almost every day now another news story is coming out about how fats are no longer the enemy, and that they, in fact, never were. In an address given at the First Annual Hudson Valley Health, Fitness & Nutrition Expo on November 1, 1997, a […]

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Happy holidays for your pets – health matters

Happy holidays for your pets – health matters – Brief Article Everyone loves to celebrate the holidays, even the family pet. But with all the hustle and bustle from visiting friends and family members, it’s easy to lose track of where Fido or Fluffy may be hanging out. To avoid a holiday heartbreak, be certain […]

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Repairing cartilage

Repairing cartilage Repairing Cartilage: Two new studies show that the combination of glucosamine hydrochloride and chondroitin sulfate promote collagen synthesis in cartilage. COPYRIGHT 2005 PRIMEDIA Intertec, a PRIMEDIA Company. All Rights Reserved. COPYRIGHT 2005 Gale Group

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Take it to heart – Myth Vs. Truth: cardiovascular disease leading cause of death in women

Take it to heart – Myth Vs. Truth: cardiovascular disease leading cause of death in women – Brief Article MYTH: Cancer is the leading cause of death among women. TRUTH: In 2000, cardiovascular disease claimed the lives of more than 500,000 women. Cancer–in all its forms–just over 254,000. Indeed, a recent survey indicated that just […]

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Super Bowls – healthy breakfast cereals

Super Bowls – healthy breakfast cereals Lisa Turner Your Guide To Healthy Breakfast Cereals We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But getting the kids to eat a healthy meal in the morning can be a big challenge, especially when most mass-market cereals are loaded with sugar, artificial flavors […]

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Healing with aloe vera

Healing with aloe vera – includes related information Nancy Dodd Cates Pliny, the Roman naturalist, wrote of many uses for aloe. He recommended applying the fresh juice externally to heal wounds, bruises, and irritations; and he said that a leaf extract taken orally provided a tonic, purgative, and jaundice remedy. Because the plant was considered […]

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A HOLISTIC APPROACH TO RELIEF ARTHRITIS PAIN

Joint Venture: A HOLISTIC APPROACH TO RELIEF ARTHRITIS PAIN Brenda Adderly It starts as a little stiffness or soreness in a joint, and usually disappears by mid-morning. Before long, though, the joint becomes painful, a bit swollen, and maybe even feels warm to the touch. Everyday chores become challenges; aspirin helps, but not for long, […]

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providing new hope for those with diabetes

Gymnema sylvestre: providing new hope for those with diabetes James J. Gormely Called alternately Gur-mar or Mera-singi in Hindi, Meshasringi (meaning “ram’s horn”) in Sanskrit, “Periploca of the Woods” in English, wald-schlinge in German, and Sarpadarushtrika Meshasringi in Ayurvedic Medicine, Gymnema sylvestre is a woody, climbing plant that grows in the tropical forests of central […]