Incan Secret of Vitality and Fertility

Maca has been an important food for the native people in the Andes for at least 2,000 years, including the Incas. Legend has it that during the height of the Incan empire, warriors would consume Maca before entering into battle, to increase strength and stamina. Harvested high in the Andes of South America, Maca is a hardy herb native to Peru and Bolivia. Because it grows at altitudes of 13,000 – 15,000 feet, nearly all Maca cultivation in Peru is… Continue reading

Healthy Heart: Natural Support for Cholesterol

As many are aware, heart disease is one of the leading causes of death worldwide. The most common cause of heart disease is diet: eating foods that are high in saturated and trans-fats, cholesterol, triglycerides and yes, sugar. Excess sugar gets converted to fat! Leading an overly sedentary lifestyle and being overweight (which often go hand-in-hand), are additional contributors to heart disease. That said, a healthy, balanced lifestyle is primary to the success of cholesterol management and cardiovascular health. Natural… Continue reading

Allergies… Sneezing, Runny Nose, Itchy Eyes?

They’re not just an inconvenience; allergies have been shown to cause headaches, loss of sleep, fatigue, difficulty learning and concentrating, and significantly reduced productivity. Allergies are a modern day affliction, with an estimated 30-50% of people in the U.S. suffering from them. Their onset is occurring at a younger and younger age, and their incidence is on the rise. Allergic rhinitis is an umbrella term for allergic reactions to environmental irritants such as pollution, dust, pollens, and molds. While ‘hay… Continue reading

Been Burning the Candle at Both Ends?

Are you doing too much? Feeling a little – or a lot – fatigued? Consider Adreno Gold™ from Natural Wellbeing. When you’re under chronic stress, your adrenal glands can get exhausted – and when that happens, you’re likely to feel that way, too! Adreno Gold™ is a natural herbal remedy designed to support the adrenal glands during times of stress. It contains a powerful blend of adaptogens, herbs that help the body to better withstand stress (physical, mental, and emotional)… Continue reading

Cleansing Essentials for Natural Wellbeing

In many traditions, cleansing is considered the cornerstone of good health. And for good reason! We normally keep our body so overloaded with its daily regime of digesting, metabolizing, and eliminating, that it simply doesn’t have the time (or resources) to properly detoxify itself. Cleansing gives the body a bit of a ‘breather’… a chance to unwind and let go of toxins that have been accumulating in our fat cells. Cleansing also provides an opportunity for the body to do… Continue reading

Digestion Troubles?

Digestive troubles are exceptionally common, especially with today’s hectic lifestyle, stress, and meals-on-the-fly. Fortunately, digestion is an area that herbs excel in! Meadowsweet is an amazing herb for regulating hydrochloric acid (HCl) production. It serves to increase HCl if too little is being made (common, especially as we get older), and decreases it if there is too much. Many other herbs also support HCl production, along with enhancing digestive secretions, improving the quality and quantity of protective mucous that lines… Continue reading

Green Tea – Bursting with Health Benefits!

Everyday our bodies are exposed to the damaging effects of free radicals – unstable molecules created when we are exposed to pollution, cigarette smoke, stress and other toxins. Even the emotional stress associated with our hectic, fast-paced lives has been shown to tip the balance in favor of free radicals. These byproducts of oxygen metabolism cause major damage to the cells in our bodies, and are a major contributing factor to the aging process and chronic disease. To counter the… Continue reading

Coconut Water – A Naturally Great Beverage!

Did you know that 1 cup of Coconut water contains more electrolytes than most of those neon-colored sports drinks? And, it’s also lower in sugar (and calories): only about 45 calories per cup! Other Features of this Fantastic Fruit: Immune system booster: Coconut water contains lauric acid, a powerful, natural antiviral substance (also found in human breast milk; Coconut oil is an even higher source of this important fatty acid). The B vitamins and minerals in coconut water also help… Continue reading

Ashwagandha – India’a Ancient Herb for Anxiety

According to the ancient healing system of Ayurveda, Ashwagandha has been chosen as the premier herb for imbalances of ‘vata’ for thousands of years. These are conditions that generally correspond to the nervous system. Ashwagandha helps to calm the mind, balance the nervous system, and promote a general sense of wellbeing. Ashwagandha is considered an adaptogen – herbs and nutrients that strengthen overall vitality and vigor, and enhance stamina. It is sometimes called “Indian Ginseng” because of its similarity to… Continue reading

Enjoy a More Restful Sleep, Naturally

Lack of deep, restful sleep, especially when it’s chronic, can have significant consequences on our daytime activities as well as our health. It can interfere with our ability to concentrate, decision-making skills, our reaction times, and can make us more irritable and susceptible to illness. There may be many reasons for insomnia, including: depression, stress and anxiety, physical health issues such as arthritis and sleep apnea, medications, stimulants such as caffeine and nicotine, alcohol, and nutritional deficiencies. What Can You… Continue reading

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