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1.Naturopathy
Naturopathy, or natural medicine, is one of the most important branches of alternative medicine, exerting an influence far beyond the actual numbers of its formal practitioners. Named by Benedict Lust at the turn of the century, its immediate roots go back to the spa treatments of nineteenth century Germany, but its founding principles can be fou...
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2.Functional Foods
Increasingly, foods sold in the supermarkets come with health claims on the label. To name just a few, oatmeal and soy are said to help prevent heart disease, milk and calcium-fortified orange juice to fight osteoporosis, and folate-enriched flour to prevent birth defects. These are all functional foods foods marketed as offering specific health ...
Score: 98%
 
3.Metabolic Syndrome
Metabolic syndrome, also called syndrome X, is a poorly understood condition in which several cardiovascular disease risk factors develop in a single person. These include: Abdominal obesity (excessive fat tissue in and around the abdomen.) Unhealthy cholesterol profile (some elements of the following: low HDL ("good") cholesterol, high LDL ("ba...
Score: 93%
 
4.Mat�
Mat� is an evergreen tree native to Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay. The leaves and small stems of the tree are used to make a tea-like caffeinated beverage. Mat� has traditionally been used to enhance alertness and mental function, and also to treat digestive problems. Mat� is widely advertised as a healthful beverage, said to provide a...
Score: 93%
 
5.Wild Cherry
Wild cherry refers to the purple-red fruit that grows on cherry trees. It can be taken as a syrup and has been used to ease symptoms of cough. The berry can also be taken as an extract or juice. Bark from the wild cherry tree can also be made into a tea. There are no advised doses for wild cherry. There is not enough data to support that wild cherr...
Score: 91%
 
6.Low-Carbohydrate Diet
Mainstream groups such as the American Heart Association and the American Dietetic Association endorse a unified set of dietary guidelines for people who wish to lose weight eat a low-fat diet and cut calories. However, many popular diet books take a very different approach. The Atkins diet, the Zone diet, Protein Power , and numerous other dietary...
Score: 88%
 
7.Relaxation Therapies
Constant stress is one of the defining features of modern life, and the source of many common health problems. Stress plays an obvious role in nervousness, anxiety, and insomnia, but it is also thought to contribute to a vast number of other illnesses. In the past, most people engaged in many hours of physical exercise daily, an activity that reduc...
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8.Lactose Intolerance
Sugar comes in many forms. One type of sugar, lactose, occurs primarily in milk. Nature gives young children the ability to digest lactose, because they need to do so when they nurse. However, as people grow up, they often lose the lactose-digesting enzyme, known as lactase . The result is a condition called lactose intolerance. Symptoms include in...
Score: 88%
 
9.Ginseng
There are three different herbs commonly called ginseng: Asian or Korean ginseng (Panax ginseng) , American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) , and Siberian ginseng ( /epnat/herb_supp/eleutherococcus 108346 doc Eleutherococcus senticosus ) . The latter herb is actually not ginseng at all and is discussed in a /epnat/herb_supp/eleutherococcus 1...
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10.Juniper Berry
In Dutch, juniper is called "geniver," from which came the name "gin." But juniper is not only good for making martinis. Its berries (actually not berries at all, but a portion of the cone) were used by the Zuni Indians to assist in childbirth, by British herbalists to treat congestive heart failure and stimulate menstruation, and by American ninet...
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