Health Matters articles

[Recipe] Kim’s Anti-Inflammatory Wild Blueberry Smoothie

  This recipe is from Kim at LifeInTheVan. Find the recipe on the next page, but read on for some info on fighting inflammation. After eight years of increasing health issues that remained undiagnosed by traditional medicine, Kim turned to an “alternative” practitioner to discover she had Lyme Disease. She was very sick, most of

[Recipe] Natural Stress-Relieving Chocolate Chia Smoothie

  Most smoothies are not only tasty but can be beneficial to our health, too. Our foods supply the nutrients our bodies need, and in this case chia and banana are good sources of magnesium. Some other magnesium-rich foods include: dark leafy greens, nuts, seeds, fish, beans, whole grains, avocados, yogurt, dried fruit, dark chocolate.

[Recipe] Blueberry Ginger Immune-Boosting Smoothie

  A strong and healthy immune system is important for each of us. If this is weakened we fall prey to all sorts of bugs that cause illness. In winter it’s especially important to build up your immune system to help avoid the seasonal colds and flu that are rife. And as we are still

[Recipe] Stop Colds & Flu!

  I’ve heard of so many people suffering with the nasty cold and flu viruses going around this winter. And I’m doing all I can to eat healthily, with increased amounts of ginger, turmeric and garlic to try to stay clear of the bugs. I was reading today that in studies, elderberries were shown to