Alternative Health

A Doctor Who Strives to Get His Patients Healthy and Medicine-Free


NEW YORK—Growing up as an orthodox Jewish kid in a mixed race community in Brooklyn and Queens and influenced by hip-hop culture, little did Dr...

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    11 Foods That Feed Candida

    Candida is a more common problem than most people realize. The right supplements can certainly help, but unfortunately, Candida albicans and other species of Candida... Read more

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    Why Ayurveda Recommends Bitter Foods

    When modern health experts talk about a balanced diet, they are referring to a judicious mix of proteins, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals on your plate... Read more

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    9 Herbs and Spices With Proven Health Benefits

    Even when our food choices aren’t the best, herbs and spices do more than just improve taste.  They give any meal a nutrition boost.  And... Read more

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    Cough Relief the Natural Way

    Remember when “A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down” was the catch phrase of the day? Well, soon it might be, “A spoonful... Read more

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    3 Essential Oil Techniques That Will Maximize Your Detox Cleanse

    By Max Joseph, Organic Lifestyle Magazine Even if you avoid junk food and eat organic to avoid harmful pesticides and herbicides, it’s becoming harder to avoid... Read more

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    How to Use Vinegar and Baking Soda to Clean Your Home

    By Allene Edwards, Organic Lifestyle Magazine When it comes to cleaning your home, how do you choose products? Marketing companies try to convince us that scrubbing... Read more

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    Yeast Is a Cause of Cancer and Turmeric Can Kill Both, Research Confirms

    A new study validates a controversial cancer theory, namely, that yeast in our body can contribute to not just feeding, but actually causing cancer. Can... Read more

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    An Interview With Jenni Rook, Music Therapist 

      Jenni Rook is a board-certified music therapist and licensed clinical professional counselor. She currently serves as the executive director of the Institute for Therapy through the... Read more

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    Hemp Seed Could Have Anti-Alzheimer’s Benefits, New Study Reveals

    Hemp seeds are gaining increased recognition as a delicious and nutritious food, but few still know they have significant medicinal value as well.  One of the most... Read more

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    Hibiscus Tea for Weight Loss, Blood Pressure, and Inflammation

    The hibiscus flower brings to mind a tropical paradise. The large, flirty bloom is a popular motif for Hawaiian shirts, but one particular variety—Hibiscus sabdariffa... Read more

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    Using Aromatherapy to Manage Your Emotions (Infographic)

    Aromatherapy utilizes essential oils to help manage your emotions in a variety of ways. Whether you need to relax or need clarity, using a combination... Read more

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    4 Ways to Recover From Adrenal Stress

    Stressed out? Chronically tired? Burned out? Allergies getting worse instead of better? Catching one infection after the next despite a good diet? Premature menopause? If... Read more

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    Get to Know Savory for Coughs, Sore Throat, Indigestion

    Savory is a wonderful herb that is sadly underutilized. As the name suggests, it has a rich, satisfying flavor, but it also has a wide range... Read more

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    How to Turn New Year’s Into an Intentional Night

    If you’ve ever taken a yoga class at a studio, perhaps you heard your instructor ask you to “set an intention for your practice today.”... Read more

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    Essential Oils Support Physical and Emotional Well-Being

    Your sense of smell is your most primal sense and exerts surprising influence over your thoughts, emotions, moods, memories, and behaviors. Scents are experienced long... Read more

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    Singing Plants at the Sacred Forest of Damanhur

    Can plants communicate? Are they intelligent? Can they produce their own music? Experience what is was like to be in the Sacred Forests in Damanhur... Read more

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