Articles about: Ashwagandha

Relieve Stress, Release Unwanted Fat

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The stress response is our “save your life” response and we wouldn’t be here without it. If we were being chased by a lion, the adrenals would produce a small amount of cortisol which would give you the instant energy you need to save your life – hopefully! The cortisol […]

Best Herbs for Stress

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If adaptogenic herbs are botanical substances that help the body adapt to physiological and psychological stress, then Ayurveda is truly a system of adaptogenic medicine. Translated, Ayurveda means the science of life. The science of Ayurveda studies in depth how to live stress-free, which goes hand in hand with living […]

Night Shift Survival

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In a study published in the July issue of the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, more than 2,200 women were evaluated for the risks of night work. At the time of the evaluation, 1,134 of the women evaluated had breast cancer and 1,179 did not. Interestingly, the women that […]

Three Ninjas for Immunity

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Are you confused about boosting immunity this winter? No doubt there are a staggering number of supplements to choose from, so how do you make sense amongst all the hoopla? I have to say that running a natural health practice since 1984 and travelling frequently for teaching and speaking engagements, […]

5 Back-to-School Tips Every Parent Must Know

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As we prepare our kids for going back to school, many moms and dads are concerned about keeping their kids healthy this winter. More and more parents are asking, “what can I do preventatively now to keep my kids healthy this year?“ On average, school-age kids in America experience eight […]

Ayurvedic Hot Milk Recipe For Healthy Sleep

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That cup of hot milk your grandmother gave you before bed has been shown to deliver special peptides that support healthy and natural sleep cycles. Researchers have found that when milk is taken before bed, the milk’s bioactive peptides: ¢  Support deep healthy sleep (1) ¢  Support restorative sleep (1) ¢  Promote relaxationneeded […]

Don’t Forget Your Brain!

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Cognitive and memory concerns are a common issue in America. (1) More than half of folks over 85 have some sort of cognitive concerns. (2) The real concern is that, to date, western medicine has found nothing to slow and stop the decline of normal mental clarity and memory. Researchers […]

Energy Drinks: A Dangerous Experiment

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In 2011, a 14 year old girl unexpectedly died after drinking two 24-ounce cans of Monster brand energy drink. The coroner’s report listed “caffeine toxicity” as contributing to her death. The FDA subsequently shared that it was investigating five reports of deaths that involved the Monster brand energy drink. Since […]