Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

After years of sinus infections, two bouts of pneumonia and living at a high altitude, I realized one of the best ways to shake the breathlessness at the top of the stairs was to heal and oxygenize my lungs and bronchi.  I tried “recovery” oxygen – basically H2o in a small compressed can. It helped, but…

Detox the Pineal

We enjoyed Dr. Christiane Northrup’s recent blog Why you Should Skip your Annual Check-Up. In it she mentions detoxing the pineal gland. How does one detox the pineal gland? At least one of uses Tamerind in the kitchen for this. It comes in paste, puree and whole forms. They are used in cooking, but the…

Immune Booster – Homemade Elderberry Syrup

Nick Polizzi shared this recipe for Elberberry Syrup in his November 3, 2021 email. We like elderberry syrup to boost the immune system, particularly in the winter. Nick writes: “The berries of the elderberry tree are packed with vitamins and anti-oxidants that are proven to boost your immune system. They’re also a great source of…

Sugar from Alcohol

We were told by a knowledgeable source that the sugar from alcohol heads directly for our fat cells. It does not get processed, just heads directly to the fat cells. In order to get rid of the weight increase effect of that sugar we then have to lose or reduce the fat cells. We have…

The Many Names of Sugar – 56 of them!

Sugar has many hidden names that many of us do not know. We like the idea of being able to spot it on a label so that we can choose to consume it or not. We found a rather comprehensive list on Virtahealth.com and include the link here so that you can become familiar. Click…

Let the Himalayan Salt Sink In

Many of us think that salt is bad for us, that it can increase our blood pressure. Regular table salt is indeed not good for us and can increase blood pressure. Regular table salt is a brand such as Morton’s. However, natural salt, such as Himalayan salt, can lower our blood pressure and, we understand,…