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.

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Rhodiola: Nature’s #1 Stress Buster

If you were to draw back the Iron Curtain of the Soviet Union during the 1960s to 1980s, you would find scientists with their noses to the grindstone, intent on making the advances that would cement this nation’s spot as an international superpower. One of their focuses was the hunt for adaptogens, substances that have the purported ability to help us resist the harmful effects of stress and fight fatigue. And their search paid off: In the wilds of Eastern Europe and Asia, they discovered a plant that promised to help fortify Soviet athletes, cosmonauts, soldiers, and others racing to […]

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Imagine an all-natural, fruit-based product that’s powerful enough to kill bacteria, viruses, and other harmful substances, yet gentle enough to use internally or topically. Sounds great, right? But now imagine the product turns out not to be as natural as you thought. In fact, it’s filled with synthetic additives and preservatives that may be the real reason for its supposed benefits. And, despite rave reviews from proponents who say it can cure everything from acne to cancer, let’s say there was no good scientific evidence to support these claims. Would you still be interested in this remedy?

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It seems like everywhere you turn, there’s a new “superfood” on the market. They often have exotic names, come from exotic places, and promise to solve every problem, from heart disease and cancer to wrinkles and weight loss. But… how realistic are the claims?  When it comes to acai, the answer is… sort of. Acai has been touted as one of the top 10 superfoods for anti-aging and has been linked to cell health, cholesterol, and the immune system… among other things. So what is it about acai that’s creating so much buzz and is there any legitimacy behind those […]

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Far off the coast of Panama, on a remote island, there lives a native tribe called the Kuna, who maintain remarkably good health. Despite their daily indulgence in decadent treats, they have six times less incidence of heart attack, 17 times less incidence of stroke, and 18 times less incidence of cancer than their mainland contemporaries. And, as if that wasn’t enough, Kunas that are retirement-age and older have blood pressure rates that rival those of any healthy 20-year old. So what’s their secret?  Well, it isn’t good genes.  It’s something delicious and nutritious. Incoming search terms:flavonols (1033)flavanols (19)chocolate antioxidants […]

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Scientists from the Harvard School of Public Health in the United States and the University of East Anglia, United Kingdom report that women who eat at least three servings of blueberries and strawberries a week may have a lower risk for heart attacks. The study was recently published in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association. The prospective study involved 93,600 women ages 25 to 42 who participated in the Nurses’ Health Study II. The women were asked to complete questionnaires about their diet every four years for 18 years. 405 heart attacks occurred during the study. Analysis of data […]

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