October 2006

Nowadays we experience a return to healing measures that are close to nature; also remedies and foods of unnatural origin – away from industrial packaged products. This may be one of the reasons for the great attractiveness and fascination of the healthful beverage called Kombucha. Communalities of yeasts and bacteria have been used by people, […]

What is Kefir? Kefir is a fermented milk drink. The word kefir is said to have originated from the Turkish word “Keif” which means “good feeling”. Kefir dates back many centuries to the shepherds of the Caucasus Mountains who carried milk stored in leather pouches where it would ferment into fizzy sour yoghurt. Elie Metchnikoff, […]

Blueberries With flavors that range from mildly sweet to tart and tangy, blueberries are nutritional stars bursting with nutrition and flavor while being very low in calories. Blueberries are at their best from May through October when they are in season. Blueberries are the fruits of a shrub that belong to the heath family, which […]

Asbestosis is a breathing disorder caused by inhaling high levels of asbestos fibers. Prolonged accumulation of these fibers in your lungs can lead to scarring of lung tissue and diminished breathing capacity. Signs and symptoms of asbestosis usually don’t appear until years after exposure. But once apparent, the condition often worsens and can lead to […]

PeppermintThe mouth with its gums, teeth and tongue is a very important place. If cared for properly our teeth will be healthy and will last a lifetime. If neglected they can cause a great deal of misery.

Natural dental care begins with brushing and flossing regularly after each meal thus preventing plaque build-up and the creation of tartar. Brushing is best accompanied with a herbal toothpaste or toothpowder made with natural ingredients.

Yield: 4 Servings Adapted from McCall’s Luscious Low-Cost Cooking (vintage), this recipe originally called for beef. Free-range venison works well in this recipe. Being a flavourful yet very lean meat, it helps balance out the fat content from the cheese. This recipe could be easily made wheat-free by using spelt bread in place of the […]

Water constitutes a natural element indispensable for the development of life and human activities; it is difficult to imagine any type of activity in which is not used. In our planet it covers 75% of its surface, but all the water is not in conditions apt for the human use. 97,5% of the water are […]

By: William Anderson In the last twenty five years, there has been a resurrection in the definition of medicine, a resurrection that amplifies the significance of our eating habits and our lifestyle. Medicine is not only defined as a treatment for illness and disease, it is now understood to be for the prevention of illness […]

One of the most complete foods and universally incorporated to the diet, milk, contains a sugar called lactose, that many people are incapable to digest. Lactose intolerance is an affectation of the intestinal mucous membrane with impossibility to digest the lactose, sugar of milk, due to a deficiency of an enzyme called lactase. The symptoms […]