How to Keep Digestive System Healthy View More

Digestive problems are among the top health complaints in America today.  Diet, travel, stress, illness, aging and the use of antibiotics all contribute to an imbalance or “dysbiosis” of the intestinal tract leading to gastrointestinal upset.   By making a few simple lifestyle changes, you can prevent these digestive problems from occurring. For best results,… Continue Reading

Cucumber View More

(Cucumis sativus)   Cucumbers are a member of the gourd family. Other members include watermelon, zucchini, pumpkin and squash.  Although botanically classified as a fruit, cucumbers are often perceived and prepared as a vegetable.   Cucumbers originated in India and have been cultivated there for over 3,000 years. From India their cultivation spread throughout Western… Continue Reading

Drinking Water Curbs Appetite View More

Drinking water to curb weight gain is a simple, yet effective appetite control method according to a recent clinical trial.   “We are presenting results of the first randomized, controlled intervention trial demonstrating that increased water consumption is an effective weight loss strategy,” according to Brenda Davy Ph.D., senior author of the study.   The… Continue Reading