Book Review – The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

Jeannette Walls proves in her astounding memoir that bad parenting and abject poverty do not necessarily condemn children to a dismal future of the same. In “The Glass Castle” published in 2005 by Scribner, Walls reveals the intimate details of her upbringing within a dysfunctional yet loving family. “The Glass Castle” immediately grips you with…

How Safe Are Your Dietary Supplements?

The use of dietary supplements has become part of our everyday lives. Dietary supplements are on every shelf in every pharmacy across the nation and consumers are purchasing everything from Vitamin C to fish oils to the tune of billions of dollars per year. But how are all these product regulated? Who is making sure…

Colon Cleanse Clinics – What You Should Know

Almost 80% of America's population is suffering from some form of constipation and digestive disorders. Most of these can be credited to the rise in the intake of processed and junk food. Over the years, these habits take a toll on the digestive tract and the colon and slow down the process of elimination of…

Use Psyllium For Colon Cleansing & Constipation

What Is Psyllium? Psyllium is a natural product that is used for colon cleansing, as a cure for constipation and in many detoxification programs. Psyllium is often the active ingredient in many constipation cures. Psyllium comes from the Plantago Psyllium plant, and its seeds and husks are harvested to create natural remedies for constipation and…

Drug and Alcohol Intervention and Treatment

An intervention happens when a group of family members, friends, and other loved ones come together to confront the addict about his or her addiction. The goal of the intervention is to help the addict see how these destructive choices are harming themselves and the ones who care about them. The purpose of this is…

Turmeric For Diabetes – New Medicine on the Block!

Turmeric is a spice associated to the ginger family with curcumin as its main incumbent. This spice is bright yellow in color with a pungent flavor to it. Although not a widely used spice outside the Indian and Middle Eastern countries, it has concern attention of the west in recent times thanks to the researchers…

4 Things You Should Know About Vitamin K

Vitamin K is a fat soluble vitamin. It was discovered by Henrik Dam in 1929 when he realized that a compound in cholesterol could prevent bleeding. In this article I am going to be covering this vitamin in greater detail by providing you with four things you should know about vitamin K. 1) IT IS…

Swine Flu – What is it and How to Avoid It

Basic Knowledge Swine Flu is caused by Influenza virus A (H1 N1). We need first to explain what's type A and what are H & N. Influenza viruses are divided into 3 main categories A, B & C; A virus causes world wide epidemics (pandemics) of influenza, B virus causes major outbreaks while C virus…