There are no miracle cure-alls, silver bullets, or magic pills that will get you trim, fit and healthy, but after an exhaustive search and rigorous testing, The Sherpa has pinpointed a few natural health therapies that DO help and ferreted out the scams to may be shocked by what we've discovered.

Posts Tagged ‘Anti-inflammatory’

Most everyone has experienced inflammation, whether because of an injury, surgery, or a chronic problem like arthritis or carpal tunnel syndrome. And most of us reach for an over-the-counter anti-inflammatory – or a more potent prescription pain reliever – to treat it. The problem? Well, taking high amounts of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like aspirin, ibuprofen, and naproxen sodium can have a number of side effects. They may temporarily ease your pain, but they can also cause ulcers and other gastrointestinal woes. So, what if I told you that there’s a powerful alternative to such drugs? And it doesn’t come […]

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By now, the story sounds familiar… An exotic fruit, found mainly in Asia, used for centuries as a folk medicine is said to cure many modern ailments, and Westerners now have the opportunity to benefit from this so-called super fruit’s powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties which purportedly do everything from reducing cancer risk and warding off cardiovascular disease, to easing arthritis and preventing acne. But – of course –this magical fruit is usually only sold in the form of juice, supplements, and other products pushed by multilevel marketers and other companies who may be more interested in making a quick […]

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Eat THIS to Keep the Doctor Away

We’ve all heard the old adage: “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” And as much as that seemslike an old wives’ tale, there just might be some truth to this claim. See, apples ­– along with onions, berries, grains, and even red wine – are rich in a substance that may indeed keep the doctor away. Well, at least if you suffer from certain conditions. And while you may not want to eat a bushel of apples (or onions, for that matter) every day, you can find this substance in supplement form, too.

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Aloe Vera: End Skin Problems with THIS

Could the answer to a slew of skin-related woes be found in a humble houseplant? If you keep an aloe plant in your home, the answer could be “yes”. Aloe vera has long been revered for its natural healing properties – and recent research suggests that there may be real science behind the legend. But just because a therapy is natural, doesn’t always mean it’s safe. See, aloe vera may be an effective – and harmless – treatment when used topically. But take it by mouth, and it may not be so safe. In fact, it could be downright dangerous.

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Spirulina: A Superfood that Even NASA Approves?

Why on earth would you want to consume pond scum? Sounds… gross. Hardly a healthy choice, right? But the truth is that a particular type of algae is being touted the world over as a superfood – a supplement that’s jam-packed with healthful compounds. And there may actually be some truth to that claim. In fact, this algae appears to be a nutritional powerhouse, one that’s chock full of vitamins, minerals, protein, healthy fats, and more. When you consider that, supplementing with algae seems less disgusting, and more like a no-brainer. But the answer isn’t quite so simple. See, despite […]

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