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Scientists Discover How Cranberries Prevent Bladder Infections

by in Anti-Aging, Anti-Inflammatory, Bladder Infections, Fruits and Veggies, Kitchen Sink, Research, Supplement Quality December 5, 2010

By Rod Newbound, RN, Anti-Aging Expert Although it’s been known for several years that cranberries can prevent urinary tract infections, up until now, the exact mechanism has remained a mystery. But in a newly published study, scientists at Worcester Polytechnic Institute say they’ve discovered the secret. They found that virulent bacteria, like the kind that […]

Natural Treatment for Seborrheic Dermatitis, Cradle Cap, Dandruff, and Itchy Scalp

by in Cradle Cap, Dandruff, Kitchen Sink, Reader Questions, Seborrheic Dermatitis December 5, 2010

An itchy dry, flaky scalp is typically “seborrheic dermatitis” commonly referred to as dandruff in adults and “cradle cap” in babies. Most standard anti-fungal shampoos, topical steroids, and topical treatments such as selenium sulfide and pyrithione zinc typically only provide temporary relief because they are not addressing the root cause of the problem. The fact […]

Heart Palpitations and Magnesium

by in Anxiety, Dr. Benjamin Lynch, Fruits and Veggies, Heart Disease, Kitchen Sink, Pregnancy, Reader Questions March 25, 2010

Hi Dr. Ben, Question:I am currently pregnant and have been experiencing heart palpitations. My midwife told me to take magnesium. I have been taking a drugstore brand of magnesium oxide 250mg pills, but I don’t think I’m absorbing as much as I should because I am still having palpitations before my next dose. So, my question is […]

The 17 Grooviest Green Foods

by in Anti-Aging, Anti-Inflammatory, Best, Constipation, Dehydration, Detox, Diet Tips, Fruits and Veggies, Kitchen Sink, Liver Support, Olive Oil, Raw Foods Diet, Superfoods, Weight Loss, Whole Foods Diet March 18, 2010

#1 Cabbage: Of course since we are celebrating St. Patties Day we MUST celebrate cabbage! Recently I went to an Irish Pub and ordered corned beef and cabbage, and was horrified to find out that the beef is “corned” because it is brined with corn sized pieces of salt! Hold the corned beef, but keep […]

Aunt Sally’s $10,000 Chicken Recipe Gets a Makeover

by in Kitchen Sink, Recipes, Weight Loss, Wheat Free/Gluten Free, Whole Foods Diet, Whole Foods Makeover March 17, 2010

My Aunt Sally won $10,000 for this recipe, plus it is lowfat, simple, and delicious! This is my slightly healthier spin on it as I use olive oil instead of butter, brown rice instead of white, and lowfat sour cream rather than full fat. Preparation: Rinse and trim fat off four boneless skinless chicken breasts Marinate […]