My Heartburn Journey

This last week I read a blog about the move of the prescription heartburn and GERD medications to over the counter (OTC). I had not really thought about it –the “it” being the warnings given with a prescription drug not moving over to the same medicine OTC. . . . → Read More: My Heartburn Journey

Carrot Juice (from raw, organic, non-GMO carrots)

Lately, I have heard that there are many, many health benefits to eating raw vegetables and fruits. This post will deal with the health benefits of eating carrots. Well, not raw carrots – unless you need the additional fiber or you jaws and teeth need strengthening exercises. I will be writing about carrot juice and . . . → Read More: Carrot Juice (from raw, organic, non-GMO carrots)

Conventional Medicine vs. Naturopath

In the last six months, my husband has developed rheumatoid arthritis.  He is 45, reasonably healthy, not overweight and the rheumatoid arthritis hit him like a mack truck.

A little back story; my husband started noticing joint pain in his thumbs and shoulder about 6 months ago.  When he told his conventional doctor, the doctor . . . → Read More: Conventional Medicine vs. Naturopath

Confession of a Coconut Hater

My dear wife, who loves coconut, found a grade and source of coconut that contains the health benefits without the taste or smell that I do not like. I now use a teaspoon of this oil in my first cup of coffee. . . . → Read More: Confession of a Coconut Hater

Bee Pollen, an all inclusive health benefit.

In the family of the last article we posted on www.healthnowwealthforever.com , Allergy? Hay Fever?,  the subject of bee pollen came up as a remedy for seasonal allergies.

What is bee pollen?  “Honeybees flit flower to flower collecting hundreds, sometimes millions of pollen grains from a single flower that adhere to the tiny hairs on the . . . → Read More: Bee Pollen, an all inclusive health benefit.

Allergy? Hay Fever?

It seems the FDA and some physicians could care less if this happens, as the FDA has been notified that this is a horrible side effect, but they as usual do not care and have not pushed to have a warning put on these OTC medicines that contain cetirizine. . . . → Read More: Allergy? Hay Fever?

Dry Skin Help!

I have little itchy spots and had a very small persistent spot on the top side of my wrist. I was walking through our natural food store the other day just looking for a simple, natural lotion. My eyes see a little bottle of marula oil (brand Acure) on display. . . . → Read More: Dry Skin Help!

Middle Ground

Two People are walking.  One says, “I will only turn right.” The other says, “I will only turn left.”  So in this way each always ends up where they began and never really gets anywhere.

This is the state of politics today.  Not only in political office, but also in everyday thought, belief and interaction.  . . . → Read More: Middle Ground

Use Apple Cider Vinegar

I have recently used a vinegar- oil solution as a furniture polish. It did wonders on our oak dining wood table and all my oak kitchen cabinets. It cleaned and made them shine. I thought it would end up greasy but it did not—just beautiful. . . . → Read More: Use Apple Cider Vinegar

Cured vs. Uncured Meat; Does it Really Matter?

Curing meat has been around since the 3rd century B.C., the processes from then compared to today are what makes the question “Does it Really Matter?” valid.

The origin of meat curing can be traced back to the third century BC, when Cato recorded careful instructions for the dry curing of hams. As early as . . . → Read More: Cured vs. Uncured Meat; Does it Really Matter?