Ever feel like your qi is high and you’re suffering from body “heat”-related symptoms, including sore throat, acne, mouth sores, nose bleeds, constipation, more susceptibility to infections or inflammations? Here…
Constipation. The 12-letter word that comes up more in reference to the seemingly constipated rather than the really constipated. However, it is one of the most common complaints doctors and…
When my mom hit menopause, she was faced with an important decision: hormone supplements or potentially “suffering and living with it.” With papaya, however, she felt that she had a natural, nutritional supplement that could offer her a third alternative to dealing with menopause.
Just as your body needs regular movement (or exercise) to stay fit and healthy, have you ever thought about it in terms of your gums? Well, it works the same way.
Venturing into non-dietary territory, for the last three weeks, I’ve been trying out the egg white facial mask.
Keeping on the theme of nuts, sometimes I forget on purpose, just for the convenience of it. At times, unfortunately, I really do find myself at a loss. That’s when I stare at my assortment of nuts and try to think, “Hmm..are walnuts or pecans the research-proven ‘brain food?’” (smile) Seriously, it has not come to that. And walnuts have indeed been proven to assist in improving memory and behavioral skills.
While we understand that most nuts have healthy oils and nutrients, what makes the pine nut stand apart from the rest? Well, recent studies have shown that pine nuts can curb your appetite…
Last year, I concentrated on two vegetables – watercress and spinach – for strengthening lungs, and now I’m following it up with the almond.
..seaweed breaks down into so many beneficial ingredients, no wonder it is sometimes called the “miracle plant.”
While barley, or H. vulgare, has its own healthy benefits, Chinese pearl barley has also been known as an anti-tumor agent and an alternative treatment for cancer. Chinese pearl barley is also used as a traditional Chinese tonic for primarily the skin, lungs, and the spleen.