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Happiness, Depression and Your Health

We talk a lot about depression here at Herbalnews, and that is because depression is  a disease that should be taken as seriously as cancers and other diseases that can kill, because in fact, depression has more of an effect on our physical health than we know or care to admit.  In fact, more [...]

Omega 3’s in Fish Make Up for Mercury Risk

There has been a lot of debate and news on how mercury in fish, especially salmon, one of the richest forms of the much touted best dietary sources of omega 3 fatty acid, can be harmful to the body, especially fish from certain farms where mercury levels are out of control.  You can definitely [...]

New Anti Inflammatory Pain Relief Patch Coming Soon

In news today, the FDA has approved a new concept with less risks and also more effective, in the form of a patch, to relieve pain with an anti inflammatory medication.  Patches are becoming an enormously popular way to treat ailments as well as to do things like patches for quitting smoking, and as [...]

The Many Uses of Ginger

Ginger is a tasty addition to stir fry, is wonderful in baking and is the flavoring in ginger ale.  Herbally, ginger in most noted for it’s ability to relieve an upset stomach.  Ginger has an antinausea effect and stimulates the flow of saliva and gastric secretions.   

Ginger helps encourage gentle muscle contractions throughout [...]

Vita-Mix Blender Review

Whole foods keep all of the vitamins and nutrients intact and are preferred over processed foods to maintain your nutritional status.  When foods are processed, they are often broken down and rebuilt and can lose as much as 80% of their original vitamins and minerals.  

Taking the whole foods philosophy a step further [...]