Cannabis … It’s not just for smoking! If you’re like most people, you associate theÂ word “cannabis” with marijuana. But, there is anotherÂ important use for aÂ plant of the genus Cannabis related to industry. In fact, it is looked upon as theÂ valuable, versatile and renewable natural resource of the future. Cannabis is often referred to as […]
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5 Natural Ways to Handle PMS
Pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS) is a well-known, but rarely discussed topic. It’s even often talked about jokingly. If you Google “PMS” you’ll likely find hundreds of cartoons and jokes. It’s not uncommon to hear someone (typically a male) reference PMS anytime a woman is in a bad mood. Blame it on PMS, right? But, in […]
8 Potential Benefits of Gamma Linolenic Acid
Just like fish oil, Gamma Linolenic Acid benefits a wide variety of body functions. Gamma linolenic acid (GLA) is an omega-6 fatty acid. Our bodies need this fatty acid but are unable to produce it so it must be consumed as part of our diet. GLA is primarily found in plant seed oils and GLA […]
Do “healthy” vegetable oils make you hungry?
Iâve got news for you. That bottle of vegetable oil in your pantry is making you fat. So says Sarah, in her recent post over at The Healthy Home Economist.Â Do you agree? How much vegetable oil do you consume? How Vegetable Oils Make Us Fat Even Earth Balance, the so called ânatural oil blendâ […]