Edition # 47
Herbal Medicine – The Power of Peppermint
SUMMARY: Studies have shown peppermint oil to be fairly effective at relieving irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), a collection of symptoms that includes abdominal pain and cramping, bloating, constipation and diarrhea that affects 5 to 20 percent of the population.
Understanding the Aging Process
Changes Your Body Goes Through as You Age
When you think of how your body is aging, it’s probably the most visible changes that come to mind. Maybe you’ve noticed more gray hair, or your skin doesn’t seem as smooth as it used to be. These are just external signs of a series of processes going on within your cells and bodily systems that together constitute normal aging. continue reading….
The amount of energy (kJ) you need to consume each day differs depending on whether you are wanting to maintain weight, lose weight or gain weight. This is a basic guide on how many kilojoules (calories) you need each day, along with information regarding what nutrients are needed for a healthy diet. continue reading…