Articles by Fleur Hupston:

Global food waste reaches epic proportions

(NaturalNews) Every year, around 1.3 billion tons of food are wasted, according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization. Economic crises coupled with a growing global population means each of us needs to play our part in reducing waste. Approximately...

How animal agriculture impacts the environment

(NaturalNews) Animal farming uses up an enormous amount of arable land, with 45% of the earth's total dry land covered, as it were, in livestock. Eating a plant based diet, or eating meat only occasionally, can help to reduce greenhouse emissions and...

Detoxify - Nutrients that help the body eliminate toxins

(NaturalNews) Toxins are poisonous substances that come from the environment or are made by the body. Generally, the body can easily process and eliminate day-to-day toxins. Too much exposure to these substances, however, may put one's body at more of...

Advanced cancer? A natural approach can prolong life

(NaturalNews) Taking responsibility for one's health involves more than depending on the decisions of medical professionals, especially when it comes to the management of cancer as a chronic disease. Stage IV cancer patients are told that their condition...

What stress does to you: learn to control your stress reaction type

(NaturalNews) Demands at work, financial worries and concerns about the future, plus the sugary refined carbohydrate diet eaten by many can put the body into a state of chronic stress. Stress accelerates aging and can be deadly. The American Medical...

Trophy hunter Melissa Bachman causes worldwide outrage over lion kill in South Africa

(NaturalNews) Over a month has passed since Minnesota-based trophy hunter Melissa Bachman went to South Africa to hunt wildlife in that country, but the controversy over her "accomplishments" rages on. The images she posted, smiling broadly while squatting...

Should you smooch your pooch? Reasons why it may not be a great idea to kiss your pets

(NaturalNews) It is a well-known fact that pet owners are generally happier and healthier than folks who do not share their lives with companion animals. For example, children who grow up in families that own pets are less likely to suffer from infections,...

Continuous chest pain? Natural remedies and supplements may help

(NaturalNews) Many people experiencing chest pains, tight or swollen chest muscles, a dull chest ache or even stabbing pains when pressing on the sternum may be feeling the effects of a condition known as costochondritis. While a health care professional...

Boost wellness by receiving the healing energy of the earth

(NaturalNews) Recent studies are highlighting the myriad of benefits of spending time connected to the earth. Humans, it would seem, are designed to stay in touch with the free and ever-present healing energy of the earth's surface. Simply walking outside...

Top foods that chelate the body of heavy metals

(NaturalNews) Heavy metals in the human body contribute to serious health problems. Toxic heavy metals such as mercury, cadmium, lead, uranium and aluminum may enter the human body through food, water, air, or absorption through the skin. In today's...

The top places where germs lurk: cell phones, ATMs and more

(NaturalNews) Germs (meaning bacteria, viruses, and other microorganisms) are everywhere - at home, in the office, on door handles or on the soles of shoes. Fortunately, about 99 percent of them are harmless. But the other one percent can lead to a potentially...

Foods that can help counter depression

(NaturalNews) Finding a suitable treatment for depression is often not simple. Many people find the labels and terms used by psychologists and psychiatrists confusing, to say the least, and often not particularly helpful in finding the root cause of...

Body Stress Release - A gentle therapy to relieve tension and pain

(NaturalNews) Many people suffer continually with a range of health problems that can often be traced to a stress overload. The human body is designed to be self-healing and continuously attempts to deal with all the stresses to which it is subjected....

Olympic athletes to be taxed on their medals and income

(NaturalNews) American athletes could face paying taxes for the gold and silver medals they have won in the Olympic Games. This has outraged many, who feel that Olympians are ambassadors for their country and state and have undergone years of training...

Facts about homeschooling show promising results

(NaturalNews) The numbers of families choosing to homeschool their children has shown a dramatic increase since the 1980s. The number of homeschooled children in the United States is currently estimated to be between 2.5 and 4 million. Many people are...

Wealth in Asia contributes to illegal poaching and smuggling of rhino horns

(NaturalNews) Man's mismanagement of the earth, its wildlife, and environment continues along its headlong path to destruction. This is evident in many African and Asian countries, where wildlife poaching continues to increase. In South Africa alone,...

Beware the dangers of natural hair dyes that contain PPD

(NaturalNews) Many henna hair dyes on the market masquerade as "Natural" or "Pure Henna". These so-called henna products are sometimes laced with toxic ingredients and heavy metals. While adverse reactions are usually dismissed as sensitivity on the...

Which damaging foods cause accelerated skin aging

(NaturalNews) A flawless skin has always been synonymous with beauty and health. Many people spend a fortune on expensive skin products and on visiting doctors or dermatologists to treat skin conditions. Imbalances in the body often manifest as skin...

Simple exercises to improve your eyesight naturally

(NaturalNews) Aging vision (or presbyopia) affects many people over the age of 40. People who have developed presbyopia find they need to hold books, magazines and other reading material at arm's length in order to focus properly. What are the causes...

Why drinking alcohol makes you fat

(NaturalNews) There are many factors that affect weight loss, making the process more complicated than it may seem. The body produces different hormones in response to different types of foods and/or drinks. Losing weight is not only about calorie consumption...

Avoid being in a death zone - actions and non-actions that can make you a statistic

(NaturalNews) The prevalence of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, certain cancers and chronic lung diseases is greatly influenced by lack of exercise, poor nutrition and tobacco smoking. Good health is not difficult to achieve if one gives up smoking,...

Alternate treatment for chronic acne sufferers

(NaturalNews) Certain pharmaceutical medications prescribed for acne sufferers come with serious side effects. Many sufferers, desperate to be rid of their embarrassing acne, have found out too late that their treatment choice can cause severe, life-threatening...

Four simple ways to improve health in 2012

(NaturalNews) A new year is viewed by millions as a time for new resolutions, new schedules and a clean start. These resolutions are often made impulsively, with little thought given to long-term goals which means they are usually short-lived. Examining...

Natural remedies help counter phobias

(NaturalNews) A phobia is an irrational fear; the symptoms of which may be manageable or be so debilitating that everyday life may be disrupted. An estimated ten percent of people in the UK and slightly more in the USA suffer from phobias of some kind....

Use flower remedies to harmonize the body, mind and spirit

(NaturalNews) Dr. Edward Bach noticed that people with similar attitudes often had similar complaints. He concluded that mood and a negative outlook on life predisposed people toward ill-health and that illness is a manifestation of a deeper mental or...

Use juniper essential oil as a hair and scalp tonic

(NaturalNews) Juniper has been used in ancient Greece and Egypt to combat the spread of disease and was still being used by hospitals in France during the First World War. The warm, woody-scented essential oil is extracted from juniper berries, as well...

Understand and treat hyperactivity naturally

(NaturalNews) According to a report released by the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC), nearly one in ten of all U.S. children are diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It is time a more natural approach was implemented. Currently,...

Castor oil helps hair breakage, helps to grow and darken hair

(NaturalNews) Castor oil is extracted from the seeds of the Ricinus Communis plant and has been used since time immemorial for a variety of conditions and complaints, including hair and skin care. Treating hair breakage and encouraging hair growth with...

Reduce stress through correct diet

(NaturalNews) Stress is activated by various factors. Too much stress paves the way for a variety of illnesses, diseases and emotional problems. Since we all react in different ways to stressful situations and it is something impossible to avoid completely,...

Try natural delicious coconut products and recipes

(NaturalNews) Many people are wheat intolerant or simply prefer alternatives to wheat flour, such as rice flour or rye flour. Coconut flour provides an excellent alternative to wheat flour for baking and cooking. In addition, other products of the coconut...

Use precautions and safety when using essential oils

(NaturalNews) Essential oils have been used for centuries in ceremonies and for general health. Today, the use of essential oils for massage and in baths is both pleasurable and soothing. The oils are also widely used to improve health. However, essential...

Avoid aluminum - Locate the unexpected sources of aluminum in products

(NaturalNews) Senile dementia is the term given to many different diseases producing dementia. Over half of all dementia cases are sufferers of Alzheimer's disease. Protect yourself as best you can by avoiding products containing aluminum. Memory...

Natural remedies help eczema sufferers (Opinion)

(NaturalNews) Eczema is a chronic skin condition also known as atopic eczema. It is a common problem among children and babies, but it can also affect adults. Contrary to popular belief, keeping a dog may actually be a natural remedy for childhood eczema....

Stave off unhealthy food cravings naturally

(NaturalNews) The fast paced, demanding world most of us live in can take its toll on health. This is because food is eaten on the run and most people simply do not have the time to source organically grown vegetables and fruits or cook meals from scratch...

Reduce acidity naturally with tissue salts

(NaturalNews) Foods are of two types, acid or alkaline. If too many acidic foods are consumed, the body's Ph becomes unbalanced and one will feel unhealthy and sick. Over-sugared junk food is highly acidic, as are meats such as pork and beef. Nat. Phos....

Control anxiety and mood swings naturally with correct diet and minerals

(NaturalNews) Anxiety manifests itself differently in people, but symptoms may include a lack of energy, mental confusion, dizziness, fears or irritability. Eating the correct foods and taking certain supplements have aided many sufferers to combat anxiety...

Lavender essential oil is effective in combating fungal infections

(NaturalNews) Recent studies have shown that lavender oil may be more effective in combating fungal infections than conventional anti-fungal medication. Athlete's foot, ringworm and other fungal infections may effectively be treated using this inexpensive,...

Relieve aches and pains with essential oils

(NaturalNews) There are many essential oils extracted from plants, trees and flowers that contain powerful anti-inflammatory, analgesic and detoxifying properties. These can bring pain relief to the muscle spasms and inflammation which result from sports...

Try sandalwood oil for dry skin and hair

(NaturalNews) Sandalwood is an expensive oil but a worthwhile investment when one considers its wonderful properties. It is excellent for combating the ravages of aging skin - promoting hydration and moisture. It relieves the symptoms of both chest and...

Soothe back pain naturally with various essential oils

(NaturalNews) Acute or chronic back problems can make everyday life a misery. Acute pain may be caused by a pulled muscle or problems with tendons, ligaments or bone. Incorrect posture, lack of exercise and/or obesity are factors that can take their...

Use rosemary leaves for glossy hair and good circulation

(NaturalNews) Rosemary (Rosemarinus officinalis) is a wonderful smelling, multi-purpose herb; the leaves of which have been used in traditional cures for centuries. The herb stimulates hair growth and makes hair smell delightful. Rosemary is said to...

Try cedarwood for dandruff, oily hair and skin problems

(NaturalNews) The use of the evergreen cedar tree for medicinal purposes goes back to biblical times. The Egyptians used the oil in cosmetics and as an insect repellent. Native Americans used cedar wood in medicine and in purification rituals. Today,...

Know the trees and plants that grow easily in a desert garden

(NaturalNews) Many vegetables and herbs can successfully be cultivated in a hostile, semi-desert environment. One of the easiest and hardiest trees to plant in an arid climate is the Moringa tree, which is particularly well-adapted to the heat and/or...

Addictive behavior may be modified with homeopathic and natural treatments

(NaturalNews) An addiction can be described as a craving for or dependence on a substance, usually alcohol, nicotine or drugs. Addictions to physical substances should always be treated by a registered practitioner. This article examines some of the...

Recipe ideas - Enjoy healthy beetroot

(NaturalNews) Beetroot is an ideal vegetable for both sweet and savory dishes. Packed with health benefits, beetroot has an earthy bitter/sweet taste that makes it ideal to eat either raw in salads or cooked in soups and stews. Read on for some great...

Lower blood pressure and improve health naturally with celery

(NaturalNews) Celery contains a high level of calcium, magnesium, potassium and active compounds called phthalides, which have been found to lower blood pressure and promote a healthy circulatory system. Celery is best eaten raw and the juice is especially...

Babies in the womb to be administered with anti-obesity drug

(NaturalNews) A diet drug while still in the womb? A UK trial will soon be under way whereby a commonly used diabetes pill will be administered to obese pregnant women up to three times a day in an attempt to prevent overweight mothers from delivering...

Tips for choosing, buying and using essential oils

(NaturalNews) Essential oils are used in the practice of aromatherapy. They are also useful to use at home for psychological and physical well-being. Essential oil is the distilled, pure essence extracted from the fruit, peel, twigs, leaves or flowers...

Restore hair and promote hair growth naturally with Chinese herbs

(NaturalNews) Many people have tried conventional hair restoration methods such as laser treatments, harsh chemicals, pharmaceutical drugs or even surgery. Often these methods have limited success. Chinese herbal medicine is a natural alternative for...

Mood boosting essentials treat mild depression, anxiety and sleeplessness

(NaturalNews) The brain is dependent on mood-boosting nutrients. When food lacks these essential nutrients, depression and anxiety can quickly set in. Typically, anti-depressants are prescribed to treat these problems, which in many cases can so easily...

Helminthic Therapy: Cure Food Allergies and Diseases by Ingesting Worms (Opinion)

(NaturalNews) According to recent reports, it would appear that doctors are infecting test patients with parasites, whipworms and their eggs, in order to cure allergies. The thought of infecting oneself with parasites is repulsive to most people; however,...

Use essential oils for clean air blends and to prevent and treat colds

(NaturalNews) Natural therapies using essential oils treat a wide range of conditions through various applications. The healing properties of plants in essential oils can be harnessed by inhalation, topical application and sometimes via ingestion. Essential...

How a birth doula provides help and support during labor

(NaturalNews) A natural birth can be a long, grueling and exhausting experience for a woman. Some husbands or partners may lack the experience to help their loved ones cope with hours of labor. A doula, derived from a Greek term which means "women who...

Discover the health benefits of licorice

(NaturalNews) Licorice (glycyrrhiza glabra) is a perennial plant which produces pretty blue flowers. Grown mainly in Europe, it is now cultivated in many parts of the world and can be used in many treatments and home remedies. Besides tasting delicious,...

Use aromatherapy oils to help sagging skin after weight loss

(NaturalNews) A large reduction in weight may result in sagging skin. Conventional treatments such as surgery to remove excess skin are drastic and harsh. A more natural approach combining massage with aromatherapy oils can improve blood flow and help...

Discover the use of sweet fennel in natural home remedies

(NaturalNews) There are various species of fennel; the most widely used species is sweet fennel (Foeniculum vulgare). Similar to dill and bitter fennel, sweet fennel is a perennial or biennial herb which grows to a height of around 6 feet. Indigenous...

Cope with brain fog and improve memory naturally

(NaturalNews) Loss of concentration or mental fogginess does not only afflict the elderly. Rushed modern living, technology overload, divorce and other stress factors contribute to distracted thinking. In addition, memory loss can be the result of heavy...

How to choose, prepare and store cabbages

(NaturalNews) Cabbages are known to be high in important nutrients such as vitamin C and selenium; they also contain hundreds of plant compounds that are known to fight cancer. Making sauerkraut or sour cabbage is a useful way to store this versatile...

What the Bible says about healthy living (Opinion)

(NaturalNews) Millions view the bible as a book of practical wisdom, and rightly so since it contains a lot of reliable guidance not only in spiritual matters, but also in areas such as living a healthy, full life. Remarkably, these laws were written...

Remedy dry skin, itchiness and various skin conditions with tissue salts

(NaturalNews) Tissue salts are minerals essential to assisting the body to maintain a healthy balance in the bones, teeth, muscles, tissues and nerve cells. If the body is lacking in certain tissue salts, an imbalance may occur at the cellular level...

Avoid sulphur dioxide by drying your own fruit at home

(NaturalNews) Many people ingest large quantities of sulphur dioxide on a daily basis, without even being aware of it. This is because the preservative is added to dried fruit, wine, fruit juices, jams, instant coffee and other products. In addition,...

Dried herbs to keep in your home cure medicine chest

(NaturalNews) Acquire dried herbs to keep at home for minor cuts, bruises, headaches, colds and flu. Assemble a stock of home medicines and keep them with the usual selection of dressings, plasters and cotton balls to use for first aid in treating minor...

Get radiant skin naturally with essential oils

(NaturalNews) Conventional treatments for acne and/or oily skin include harsh, detergent type cleansers that strip the skin, dry it out and do not get rid of the problem. Acne and/or oily skin problems may persist, leaving the skin looking in dire need...

Get rid of moth balls and other harmful insecticides and use natural alternatives

(NaturalNews) People still use mothballs to get rid of moth larvae when storing clothes and bedding. Although the sale of mothballs containing dangerous chemicals has been banned in Europe since 2008, in other parts of the world mothballs are still sold...

Rejuvenate skin naturally with foods and essential oils

(NaturalNews) To rejuvenate means to stimulate or regenerate. Many people resort to toxic chemical peels, collagen injections and surgery to rejuvenate the skin and to appear less old and wrinkled. Diet is the best way to rejuvenate the skin, since the...

Use herbal and homeopathic treatments for tonsillitis

(NaturalNews) Tonsillitis is an inflammation of the tonsils, generally due to a viral or bacterial infection. It is a common childhood illness. Generally, doctors will immediately prescribe antibiotics to treat the condition or recommend that the tonsils...

For blonde hair - Try natural dyes, rinses and treatments

(NaturalNews) Try natural treatments to dye or enhance the color of blonde hair. Herbal, home-made treatments leave hair looking and feeling wonderful, are gentle and do not strip and damage hair. A visit to a hair salon is usually hard on hair because...

Prevent back, neck and shoulder pain from prolonged sitting and bad posture

(NaturalNews) Back, neck and shoulder pain is the natural result of prolonged sitting at work behind a computer, as is bad posture. This can cause headaches and excessive tension in neck, shoulders, arms, forearms, wrists, back, hips, thighs and legs....

Try homemade shampoos and rinses for greasy hair

(NaturalNews) Greasy, oily hair may be caused by excess sebum production or other factors such as hormonal imbalances or environmental toxins. Too much oil makes hair look dull, lanky and heavy. The right amount of oil, however, will make hair look shiny...

For dark hair - Try natural dyes, rinses and treatments

(NaturalNews) Dark hair ranges in color from light brown to lustrous black. Dark hair can easily be stripped of its color and become dull and faded if not looked after carefully. Try natural, herbal treatments such as henna to enhance color and natural...

Combat scalp irritations and promote healthy hair

(NaturalNews) People all over the world spend thousands of dollars attempting to solve scalp irritations, sores and itching. The causes of this problem vary considerably, yet natural treatments can help. This article will examine some causes of itchy...

Natural antibiotics and medicines combat winter ailments

(NaturalNews) Enhance your family's heath in winter by using natural antibiotics, immune boosters and medicines. Common illnesses such as colds, flu and throat infections can be prevented and/or cured by the use of simple, natural antibiotics and medicines....

Try these recipes and keep skin hydrated, smooth and glowing in winter

(NaturalNews) A common complaint in winter is that skin reddens, chaps, dries out and/or flakes. Try some natural solutions to hydrate the skin and keep it moist and supple. Natural, home-made cleansers and moisturizers are wonderful for the face, can...

Eating together as a family reduces chances of drug and smoking addiction in kids

(NaturalNews) It would seem that more and more families lead separate lives within the home, seldom eating together unless the occasion is a special one, such as Thanksgiving or Christmas. However, sitting and eating together even a few nights a week,...

Herbal Detox - Feel great and eliminate harmful toxins

(NaturalNews) After over-indulging, many people think of going on a detox for a week or so, with the thought that they will go right back to eating whatever they like right after that. While it is certainly a good idea to give the body a break and a...

Essential Oils help combat acne and scarring

(NaturalNews) Acne medications on the market often contain acids and chemicals that dry the skin and cause rashes, redness and peeling. Essential oils provide a gentle and inexpensive way of treating acne, clearing infections and healing acne scarring....

Garden with earthworms for sustainable development

(NaturalNews) The organic and sustainable development movements begin with the production of fertile soils. Sustainable development aims for a drastic reduction in the use of inorganic products. Individuals can all contribute to reducing the use of inorganic...

Combat seasonal coughs and sore throats with lavender

(NaturalNews) Lavender is one of the most popular herbs of all and an asset to any herb garden. Used for centuries for its sedative, antiseptic and insect repelling properties, lavender can also be used in cooking and baking. Try lavender to combat seasonal...

Consider the advantages and disadvantages of a raw food diet for cats and dogs

(NaturalNews) Processed, packaged pet food is usually an unhealthy diet for dogs and cats. This article examines the pros and cons of a raw food diet for domestic animals and looks at providing a quality, natural diet for pets. Long before commercial...

Fight seasonal colds and flu with Olive Leaf Extract

(NaturalNews) A strong immune system means the body will easily be able to combat any seasonal cold or flu virus that comes your way. Olive leaf extract acts to prevent the onset of colds and flu by acting as a powerful immune booster. It fights a range...

Middle-Age Weight Gain - Fight insulin resistance

(NaturalNews) Many people who have never had a weight problem suddenly find themselves with extra stomach fat in middle age. For forty and fifty year olds, it is often a lot harder to lose this fat than it is for younger people. This article is a reminder...

Practice energy efficient cooking and baking

(NaturalNews) Cooking in winter often calls for dishes to be slow cooked for hours in the oven. Reduce consumption of electricity or gas by using household appliances more effectively and creatively. Many people think nothing of roasting a head of garlic...

How to raise chickens in the city

(NaturalNews) Depending on where you live in the world, keeping a few chickens is generally a viable option, even in a large city. Relatively inexpensive and maintenance free, hens will reward you with fresh eggs daily, assist with pest control, provide...

Essential Oils and Other Natural Treatments Help Rosacea Sufferers

(NaturalNews) Rosacea is a genetically inherited condition which affects mostly Caucasian men and women between the ages of 30 - 50. Often referred to as "adult acne", the condition can be painful and difficult to treat. Conventionally treated with antibiotics,...

Taking Antidepressants can Cause Weight Gain

(NaturalNews) Studies vary considerably when it comes to antidepressants, how they work and if they work. What is becoming clearer is the most likely reason why those who use antidepressants tend to put on weight. SSRIs and SNRIs are routinely prescribed...

Beware of Misleading Brand Names, Slogans and Logos

(NaturalNews) Manufactures often use misleading brand names, logos and slogans in an effort to dupe health conscious consumers into buying their products. Natural news has alerted readers to the dishonesty of advertisements for years. Constant vigilance...

How to Benefit from Natural Health on a Budget

(NaturalNews) Good health is more valuable than all the money in the world. Yet, the fact remains that the natural, organic products that contribute to good health are usually much more expensive than the cheap, toxic products that are so easily available....

Enjoy Healthy and Nutritious Pumpkin Recipes

(NaturalNews) Enjoy seasonal pumpkin recipe ideas with a twist - for good health! Try these sugar-free snack, soup and side-dish pumpkin recipes. Tasty and nutritious, they are bound to appeal to the whole family. Roasted Pumpkin Seed Snack One...

Eat Foods with Fat Fighting Ingredients to Lose Weight and Increase Energy

(NaturalNews) Certain foods speed up the metabolism, making weight loss attainable without feelings of deprivation and hunger. For those desperate for a snack when trying to lose weight, try foods that actually help the body to burn more calories. With...

Coconut Recipes: Enjoy the Milk and Oil of the Coconut

(NaturalNews) The health benefits of coconuts are well documented. Delicious sliced open on the spot for a refreshing drink and satisfying snack, coconuts are also dried for use in a variety of meals and dishes. Coconut oil is an excellent and healthy...

Avoid the Harmful Effects of Negative Thinking

(NaturalNews) Some people have an inborn tendency to be negative; others become negative because of the barrage of depressing news presented and listened to on a daily basis. Still others have a negative sense of self-worth and feel they cannot compete...

The Hormone Pregnenolone is a Memory Enhancer and Healer

(NaturalNews) Pregnenolone is a hormone produced by the glands, the liver, skin and retina and in the brain itself. Pregnenolone is made from cholesterol in the cells of both the adrenal gland and the central nervous system. Studies have identified pregnenolone...

Using Herbal Remedies: Learn the Basics

(NaturalNews) Taking care of minor ailments at home without rushing to a doctor can be very rewarding. A basic knowledge of herbs and a good reference book are generally all that is needed. In addition to treating ailments, the health benefits of incorporating...

Swine Flu Vaccines Dumped in Africa

(NaturalNews) It was recently announced that as much as 43% of the U.S. swine flu vaccine supply would ultimately go unused and be destroyed. Apparently, the stance then taken by the major drug companies and the World Health Organization was to incinerate...

Scalp Massages Relax and Stimulate

(NaturalNews) In many cultures, head massage has been practiced for hundreds of years as a therapy to reduce stress and tension. Massaging the scalp can relieve migraine headache pain and even encourage hair growth by stimulating blood supply to the...

How to Counter Anemia Naturally through Correct Diet

(NaturalNews) Between 5 to 6 liters of blood circulate around the body, which accounts for 8% of human body weight, with an average density of approximately 1060 kg/m3. Normally no-one gives blood circulation a second thought, until something goes wrong,...

Lemon Juice, Mint and Oatmeal: Natural Remedies Treat Acne

(NaturalNews) Acne can have a short-term but potentially long lasting psychological effect. Decreased self-confidence can lead to social withdrawal and even depression. Left untreated, severe acne can lead to disfiguring scarring, which can be difficult...

Know the Disadvantages of Elective Cesarean Section Deliveries

(NaturalNews) A cesarean section is an operation to deliver a baby by making a cut in the front wall of a woman's abdomen and womb. This can be life-saving in the case of an emergency. However, the worldwide trend to deliver by c-section continues to...

Natural Treatment and Home Remedies Relieve Insect Stings and Bites

(NaturalNews) A bee or wasp sting can be painful and traumatic for a child. Sometimes even adults are surprised at just how painful an insect sting, such as a wasp sting, can be. Weals and itching caused by bites and stings generally heal naturally within...

Use Natural Solutions and Styling Tips for Hair Loss

(NaturalNews) Scalp inflammation, poor diet, dehydration, stress, genetics and hormone imbalances are factors that can cause hair to fall out. Toxic hair products and over-styling can also damage the hair, causing it to thin. Incorporating vitamins and...

Naturally Treat Digestive Problems with Tissue Cell Salts

(NaturalNews) Mineral salts found in the earth's rocks and soil are necessary in order for the human body to function as it should. Minerals that are vital for good overall health are generally leached from the soil due to modern agricultural practices...

The Moringa Tree is a Natural Source of Food and Medicine

(NaturalNews) It has been said that the Moringa tree is one of the most useful trees on the planet. The Moringa tree is a highly nutritional food source and is known for its medicinal properties. According to various sources, the Moringa tree can contribute...

The Moringa Tree: Find a Natural Home Water Purification System

(NaturalNews) One of the big problems in developing countries is the availability of clean drinking water. Is there an inexpensive, natural, home water purification system that will allow poor people access to clean drinking water? Indeed, there is....

Know the Smoke Point for Macadamia, Walnut, Coconut and Olive Oil

(NaturalNews) Selecting which cooking oil to use can be confusing, especially as there is such a variety available in grocery stores these days. Knowing what oil to use for a cooking project such as baking or frying and trying to use the best oil for...

Natural Treatment Helps Hair Loss in Children

(NaturalNews) Although not as common as hair loss in adults, hair loss in children can be severe. In many cases, the hair will grow back naturally with time. Topical steroids and synthetic substances are typically used to stimulate hair growth. Try natural...

Find Hair Loss Help through Homeopathy, Aromatherapy and Folk Remedies

(NaturalNews) Natural cures for hair loss have been around for centuries and are generally very effective. Conventional treatments for alopecia include topical steroids and synthetic substances which have damaging side effects. Try age-old natural treatments...

Fast for Weight Loss and Detoxification

(NaturalNews) A water fast is rather like an internal shower, cleansing and healing the body from within. The body has to cope with toxins and pollutants from food and the environment; fasting allows the body to detoxify and heal. For the overweight,...

Natural Remedies Treat Dandruff

(NaturalNews) Take the time to read the ingredients on a bottle of anti-dandruff shampoo. These shampoos usually contain harmful chemical substances that can have damaging effects on health. Instead, alleviate dandruff naturally by using herbs, essential...

Grow Tomatoes at Home and Make Sun Dried Tomatoes and Sauces

(NaturalNews) Tomatoes have well-documented health benefits. The red pigment contained in tomatoes is called lycopene which acts as an antioxidant, neutralizing free radicals that can damage cells in the body. Tomatoes also contain large amounts of vitamin...

Eat Best Foods to Promote Hair Growth

(NaturalNews) Shiny, healthy and abundant hair is of great value to people. When hair starts thinning or falling out, it can cause panic, distress and anxiety for the individuals concerned. Many cures are put forward by the hair industry, yet dietary...

Manage Diabetes through Healthy Food Choices such as Fenugreek and Bitter Gourd

(NaturalNews) After a lifetime of poor nutrition and dietary choices, it may be difficult for diabetics to change to a healthy diet. Many may feel like they simply cannot give up fast foods, junk food, cookies, sugary cakes and ice-cream. Yet, there...

How Exercise Relieves Stress and Anxiety

(NaturalNews) Managing stress and relieving the symptoms of workplace stress can be accomplished by having a regular exercise routine. Regular and consistent exercise will not only alleviate stress but will also contribute to overall health and a feeling...

Good Food Choices for Diabetics: Try Soups Made with Beans and Fenugreek

(NaturalNews) Type 2 diabetes is often a result of obesity, lack of exercise and a lifetime of poor nutrition. Lifestyle and diet must change for diabetics if they are to prolong their lives and manage the disease. This may seem a scary prospect for...

Use Natural Remedies for the Treatment of Allergies

(NaturalNews) Each spring, many cannot seem to escape sneezing, wheezing, a runny nose and itchy, watery eyes. These are some of the symptoms of seasonal allergies. Allergies can be aggravated by the pollen in the air from trees, grass, flowers and plants....

Make Homemade Natural Foot Balm, Splash-Ons and Hand Cream

(NaturalNews) Why waste money on commercially made bath and spa products which are expensive and contain harmful, synthetic chemicals? Try some easy recipes at home - the resultant products are a natural way to smell and feel delightful. Honeysuckle...

How to Manage Stress and Anxiety Naturally

(NaturalNews) Stress is the body's way of dealing with potentially dangerous situations, heightening adrenaline levels and increasing alertness. However, prolonged stress and anxiety can be detrimental to mental and physical health. Understanding stress...

Counter Hair Loss Naturally with Tissue Cell Salts

(NaturalNews) Hair thinning and hair loss is a distressing occurrence for both men and women. Although it is normal to lose some hair each day, it is different if hair is falling out in clumps. Tissue cell salts are a safe and natural way of restoring...

Gentle Hair Rinses and Treatments Help Oily, Limp Hair

(NaturalNews) Hair suffers damage from environmental factors such as pollution, harsh sunshine, wind and harmful products on a daily basis. Hair often gets over-washed and over-brushed, sometimes resulting in oily, limp hair. In an attempt to undo the...

How Stress Affects Hair Loss and Natural Treatments Help

(NaturalNews) Is there a correlation between stress and hair loss? For many people, the pace of life is frenetic. Stress is considered a normal part of an extremely busy life. In addition to contributing to hair loss or thinning hair, stress can cause...

Prevent and Fight Cancer through Correct Nutrition

(NaturalNews) Preventing cancer starts with lowering the risk of getting cancer in the first place. Plenty of exercise and a healthy diet go without saying, as does avoiding harmful habits such as smoking. Much has been said on Natural News regarding...

Practice Fun Exercise Routines for Good Health

(NaturalNews) Detest exercise? Tired of mind-numbingly boring minutes spent on a treadmill or endless laps up and down the pool? While the majority of us recognize that we must exercise for good health, many view exercise as just one more boring chore...

Boost the Immune System and Prevent Flu, Colds and Coughs

(NaturalNews) Many people think of colds and flu as inevitable and resort to going for a flu shot as a preventative measure or to taking plenty of medication in an attempt to cure colds and flu. Yet, by eating correctly, eliminating harmful foods, reducing...

Make Natural, Fragrant Bath and Skin Products at Home

(NaturalNews) Commercially produced bubble bath, shower gels and body lotions are usually packed with synthetic chemicals. Yet, herbs, flowers and fruits have long been used in beauty treatments to refresh, cleanse and soothe, without the harmful effects...

Natural Treatment Helps Hair Loss in Women

(NaturalNews) Many women are dismayed to see hair falling out in clumps, either following childbirth, during or after menopause or due to other causes. While some daily hair loss is normal, thinning hair and partial baldness is a frightening prospect...

Heal with Traditional Home and Folk Remedies of Nature

(NaturalNews) Folk medicine is the age old wisdom passed down from generation to generation that would traditionally provide cures for minor ailments. Simple remedies dealt with the recurrent minor hazards of life - coughs, colds, sore throats, cuts,...

Natural Treatment Helps Hair Loss in Men

(NaturalNews) It is normal to shed hair each day but sometimes hair loss may be exacerbated by stress, a poor diet or illness. Hereditary hair loss is known as alopecia, which affects men more often than women. Many men turn to cures that promise amazing...

How to Tone Thighs and Lose Inches for Summer the Natural Way

(NaturalNews) Many people despair at the thought of wearing swimwear and shorts, with summer not too far away. Many have larger thighs than they would like, even if they are at their ideal weight. By resorting to taking unhealthy appetite suppressants,...

Make Natural, Harmless Deodorants with Essential Oils

(NaturalNews) Using deodorants and antiperspirants are considered by many to be essential in order to prevent body odor. Finding a good deodorant that does not contain aluminum oxide, aluminum compounds, synthetic fragrances and stabilizers makes for...

Use Essential Oils for a Natural Acne Remedy

(NaturalNews) Acne is a skin problem that affects adults and teenagers. Teenagers are often plagued with persistent acne. Many adults, who may have thought skin problems were a thing of the past, are distressed to find themselves affected, sometimes...

How Runners can Combat Impact Related Injuries the Natural Way

(NaturalNews) Shoe companies have invested millions of dollars in making high tech, good quality running shoes. The investment has paid off! Well known shoe manufactures have become household names, boosting profits to record highs. However, despite...

Spices and an Improved Diet can Normalize Postprandial Dysmetabolism

(NaturalNews) Postprandial dysmetabolism is characterized by inflammation, a greater risk of heart attack or stroke, narrowing of the arteries and long term damage to the cardiovascular system. It all starts when excessive quantities of glucose and lipids...

How to Get Rid of Head Lice Naturally

(NaturalNews) Head lice are easily transmitted by head-to head contact or by sharing combs, brushes or caps. Infestations are common in school children but this is not an indication of poor hygiene or dirty hair. Lice lay their eggs along the base of...

Use Homeopathic and Natural Treatments for Symptoms of Menopause

(NaturalNews) Menopause occurs at an age when a woman ceases menstruation and her reproductive capacity ceases. This generally takes place between 45 and 55 years of age but may happen prematurely or artificially after removal of the ovaries. Many women...

Prevention and Natural Treatment Help Acid Indigestion and Stomach Ulcers

(NaturalNews) Acid indigestion and heartburn usually come about due to an overindulgence in heavy, oily food and/or drinking too much alcohol or coffee. Ulcers can also develop as a result of an excessive use of aspirin and/or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory...

Make Gourmet Olive Oils Infused with Herbs

(NaturalNews) Olive oil is made from crushing and pressing of olives to extract the oil. Studies have shown time and again that people who use olive oil in place of animal fats or unhealthy hydrogenated fats have lower rates of heart disease, atherosclerosis,...

How to Fight Candida Yeast Infections Naturally

(NaturalNews) A yeast-like fungus, Candida albicans usually lives in the intestines along with many other microorganisms known as intestinal flora. If these microorganisms are not carefully balanced, Candida can multiply unchecked, causing infection....

Use Natural, Non-Toxic Pest Control without Resorting to Dangerous Pesticides

(NaturalNews) Too often, people will reach for a can of insect spray and virtually empty the can at the first sign of a mosquito or spider. Not only is this toxic for the environment but it is harmful for humans as well. Have a look at the active ingredients...

Avoid or Stop the Smoking Habit and the Chemicals Inhaled

(NaturalNews) Many smokers are determined to stop smoking come January each year. Some find this New Year's resolution much harder than they thought and usually give up after a few days. There is no question that smoking is highly addictive and a very...

Treat Depression Naturally and Avoid Harmful Drugs

(NaturalNews) Depression is a prolonged feeling of unhappiness and gloom. The condition can range from a short spell of "the blues" to chronic long term sadness, which may have its start or be exacerbated by events in a person`s life, such as a death...

Natural Solutions for Pet Skin and Flea Problems

(NaturalNews) Many pets are infested with fleas and ticks or have skin problems that can be difficult to treat. Conventional cures include the use of chemical based shampoos and flea repellents which can be toxic. Coat and skin problems can also be exacerbated...

Try Healthy Party and Finger Food Recipes

(NaturalNews) Hosting a party is about relaxing with friends. The last thing a host wants is to spend long, grueling hours preparing fiddly party snacks. With a little advance preparation, cheese trays and dips can quickly be produced, allowing the guests...

Eco Gift Ideas are Kind to the Environment

(NaturalNews) Our planet is slowly being smothered by manufactured plastic bottles, bags and packaging. Is it not time to step back and see what products can be purchased without harming our beautiful, fragile earth? People are becoming more conscious...

Breastfeeding: Tips Help Guide New Mothers

(NaturalNews) Armed with the correct knowledge, breastfeeding should be a pleasure for both mother and baby and will certainly give the infant a head start in life. No matter how attractively infant formula is packaged and marketed, nothing manufactured...

Natural Herbs and Tissue Salts can Eliminate Restless, Sleepless Nights

(NaturalNews) Restlessness, bad sleeping patterns or insomnia can affect many people. This is not surprising when one considers the fast past of life today and the world in general, which is fraught with tension and insecurity in many places. Children...

How to Treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome Naturally

(NaturalNews) Irritable bowel syndrome affects thousands of people, who sometimes think they have stomach problems. It is often the result of stress; an ache in the lower abdomen may begin in the morning and worsen during the day, leaving the person...

Use Tips to Break the Sugar Habit and Prevent Cravings (Opinion)

(NaturalNews) People who eat sugar on a daily basis typically crave even more sugar. It can correctly be called an addiction. Blood sugar levels spike after eating sugar and then plummet, resulting in a craving for more after a couple of hours. Some...

Enjoy Healthy and Hearty Winter Comfort Food Recipes

(NaturalNews) It is a wonderful feeling to come out of the freezing winter cold into a warm house and a delicious home cooked meal. Natural, healthy ingredients put together with care are irresistible and provide the necessary nutrients without leaving...

How to Host a Junk Food, Candy Free Party for Kids

(NaturalNews) Many party hosts feel they are giving kids the ultimate treat by spreading a table laden with every imaginable kind of junk food. A typical party table is graced with a white flour, frosted cake in the center decorated with a sugary, colorant...

How a Healthy Diet Can Prevent Depression

(NaturalNews) The World Health Organization predicts that depression will become the second highest cause of the global disease burden by 2020. Why is this? Many people consume a diet high in bad fats, fried, refined and sugary foods. Studies show that...

Homemade Essential Oil and Aromatherapy Fragrances Make Great Gifts

(NaturalNews) Looking for an all-natural homemade gift idea for family members or friends? Making a personalized perfume made from base oils and essential oils is not difficult and will surely be appreciated as a wonderful gift. A scent can be made for...

Consider Healthy Snack Ideas and Finger Foods for Your Toddler

(NaturalNews) A key factor in feeding toddlers healthy snacks and avoiding tantrums is to be organized. Toddlers are typically not very patient when they are hungry so preempt this stage by packing, in advance, some healthy snacks which can grabbed at...

Use Home Spa Solutions for Aching, Tired and Smelly Feet

(NaturalNews) Women in particular tend to wear shoes that contribute to foot problems and back trouble, largely as a result of wearing high heels or badly fitting shoes. Many women walk an estimated 15 kilometers a day in the course of activities such...

Foot Reflexology Massage Relieves Stress and Back Pain

(NaturalNews) Reflexology is the exerting of pressure on targeted areas of the feet (or hands) using the acupressure points found on a reflexology foot chart. The art is said to have originated in the lands of China, Egypt and India and has its basis...

Remember the Dangers of Refined Sugar

(NaturalNews) In Western societies, the consumption of refined sugar is a daily addiction. From pouring syrup or sugar over pancakes and cereals at breakfast, to heaping it into coffee and tea, the habit continues during the day, resulting in obesity...

Why Diets Make You Fat and How to Regulate Weight Naturally

(NaturalNews) Many diets promoted by companies and individuals rely on calorie restriction or the complete elimination of certain food groups in the quest to lose weight. Additionally, the unhealthy reliance on appetite suppressants and artificial sweeteners...

How to Dry Herbs and Make Relaxing Herbal Tea

(NaturalNews) It is well documented that drinking herbal teas can benefit health as well as contribute to a feeling of relaxation. Herbs can be used fresh or dried. Drying them at home will generally mean cheaper and fresher herbal tea than teas that...

Debunk Three Harmful Diet Myths

(NaturalNews) A quick Internet search will reveal thousands of quick fix diet choices on the market. Many are simply money making scams and some can be downright dangerous. It can be difficult to discern when something comes along in a book, magazine...

Make Healthy, Sweet Baked Treats with Stevia and Dates

(NaturalNews) Many people think living a healthy, natural life and eating good quality health food means eliminating sweet treats from their diets forever. Not true - there are so many healthy, sweet alternatives such as honey, stevia and dates which...

Use Natural and Safe Treatments for Dry, Damaged and Frizzy Hair

(NaturalNews) Aromatherapy oil combinations and simple homemade herbal hair packs can provide gentle, non-harmful ways of moisturizing and repairing damaged hair. Regular use of over-the-counter shampoos and conditioners laden with toxic chemicals can...

How to Combat Colds and Flu with Tissue Salts

(NaturalNews) Tissue salts, also known as cell salts, are minerals - the same minerals that are found in the earth`s rocks and soil. Gentle, safe and non-toxic, tissue salts can be bought in pill form from virtually any pharmacy or health store and can...

Cure Mesothelioma Cancer the Natural Way

(NaturalNews) Mesothelioma is a rare cancer caused by exposure to asbestos. Is it possible to cure mesothelioma the natural way, given its poor prognosis? The answer is a resounding yes! In recent years, Paul Kraus, Rhio O`Connor and others chose to...
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