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Bitter Gourd Is Sweet Medicine For Your Health.

Bitter gourd or Momordica charantia (also known as bitter melon) belongs to the Cucurbitaceae family, of the genus Momordica, home to squash, watermelon, cantaloupes, cucumber, etc. As is the trait within members in the Cucurbitaceae family, bitter gourds are vines with thin stems and tendrils that require trellis to support the climbing vine. They come in many varieties ranging from dark greens to whites and common varieties are balsam pear, […]

5 Health-damaging household toxins

National Women’s Health Week іѕ a ɡrеаt reminder fοr women tο take charge οf thеіr health. Bυt thіѕ goes beyond a healthy diet, more exercise, less stress аnԁ more sleep. It’s scary tο thіnk thаt thе seemingly safe products аnԁ even food іn ουr home саn increase ουr risk οf сеrtаіn cancers аnԁ contribute fertility οr pregnancy issues. Toxins саn turn ουr homes frοm haven tο harmful. “Never underestimate thе […]

Top 5 Oils For Optimal Health and Weight Loss

Top 5 Oils For Optimal Health and Weight Loss Have you ever just picked up a bottle of vegetable oil, soy oil, canola oil or corn oil to cook with and not realizing how damaging it is to your health?  If so, those 4 oils are wreaking havoc with your health.  These oils are either processed and/or contain a high amount of omega 6 fats that in excess create low-level […]

A Boost for Health and Education.

Children attended a free school in New Delhi, Nov. 7, 2012. I got a headache trying to figure out how much money the Indian government plans to spend on health this year. There are multiple budget documents, and the figures given don’t always seem to match. But one thing was clear: spending on health and education looks set to increase. “Health for all and education for all remain our priorities,” […]