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The Benefits of Chai – Mind Body Green August 2012

Posted on Nov 14, 2012 | 0 comments

The Benefits of Chai – Mind Body Green August 2012

If I were stranded and could only choose one beverage, I would probably take chai. A powerful blend of tea, herbs and spices, chai has been cherished for centuries in India to preserve health and increase peace of mind. But, the more we learn about chai, the more benefits we find. In addition to improving digestion, chai enhances the immune system, fights inflammation and has antioxidant properties. It has also been suggested that chai has antibacterial and anti-cancer effects. Chai is made using different formulas, depending on the region where it is being consumed, but there are a number of standard ingredients: black tea, ginger, cardamom, cinnamon, fennel, clove and black pepper. When analyzing chai’s health benefits, it’s important to examine each ingredient in turn. Though they act synergistically to increase each other’s benefits, the separate botanical components have powerful health benefits on their own.

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Treatment for Chemo-Induced Nausea – Alternative and Complementary Therapies Magazine June 2012

Posted on Nov 14, 2012 | 0 comments

Treatment for Chemo-Induced Nausea – Alternative and Complementary Therapies Magazine June 2012

The Natural Standard Research Collaboration systemically reviews data on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). Natural standard does not practice or recommend specific therapies, but uses comprehensive and reproducible methodologies to create objective and reliable information for patients and health care professionals. Based on an evaluation of the literature, CAM modalities that may be beneficial for chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) include (but are not limited to) acupressure, acupuncture, ginger and massage.

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You Can Prevent Cold & Flu

Posted on Dec 29, 2011 | 5 comments

You Can Prevent Cold & Flu

With the right choices, you can stay healthy all winter. Read more to learn about the differences between the common cold and the flu, lifestyle choices that can keep your systems running at their peak, and the most effective all-natural remedies for immune support.

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