Natural remedies come in many forms. Supplements and herbs, teas and tinctures—wading through the options can have your head spinning. Of all the remedies, homeopathics seem to foster the most confusion. The word itself is often used to explain or encompass all natural remedies, which is simply
According to the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR), approximately one-third of common cancer cases in the U.S. could be prevented by eating healthy, being active and staying lean. That’s an estimated 374,000 cases of cancer that could be prevented. Considering
One of the great mysteries of human existence is our necessity for sleep. But why do we need it? We may never fully understand why, but we do know there is a succession of chemical reactions within the body that triggers wakefulness and sleep to keep the body healthy and balanced.
According to Mayo Clinic, spending 10 minutes per day in mid-day sun goes a long way toward providing our bodies with the proper amount of vitamin D. But what about those cold, low-light winter days that northern Minnesota is known for? During winter, the earth’s position in orbit means we don’t
As cold and flu season approaches, the most popular herb on everyone’s mind seems to be Echinacea. It is the herb we gravitate to at the first sign of a cold, during a cold, and when we’re worried we might catch a cold. But do we really know why it is useful? With so
By Amy Schmidt
Do a quick Google search for tobacco cessation and your browser will be littered with various websites promoting any number or tobacco-themed awareness days. Cleverly named (like Kick Butts Day and Through With Chew), these set-aside days and weeks all aim to accomplish