Entries by Melanie Grimes


Melanie Grimes is a writer, medical editor and health educator. A classically trained homeopath, she has lectured internationally and been on faculty at Bastyr University, American Medical College of Homeopathy, and Seattle School of Homeopathy. She has been the editor of SImillimum, Journal of the Homeopathic Association of Naturopathic Physicians, and The American Homeopath, Journal of the North American Society of Homeopaths. An award-winning screenwriter, Melanie has taught creative writing, and authored medical textbooks. She writes about health, natural medicine, food as medicine, herbs, homeopathy, and travel. 
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Chocolate lowers diabetes risk

It’s true! Chocolate lowers diabetes risk. Research has now shown that eating chocolate daily can lower the risk of getting diabetes. Research on chocolate and diabetes risk The research was based on consumption of one ounce of chocolate. In the… 0 Shares |

Gut bacteria imbalance can lead to depression and anxiety

Many healthy bacteria live in the gut, in fact over 7000 strains and 1,000 species are known to inhabit the digestive tract. These healthy bacteria carry on important functions in the body and are known as the human microbiome. In… 0 Shares |

BPA free is not side-effect free: bisphenol-S causes hyperactivity

BPA free plastic bottles became popular after a chemical ingredient in plastic called bisphenol-Abisphenol-A (BPA) was found to be bad for your health. Now, bisphenol-S, (BPS) a chemical used in many of the BPA free plastics, has been shown to… 0 Shares |

Rice bran increases growth of natural killer cells and improves immunity

Rice bran contains an ingredient important for building immunity and growing natural killer cells (NK cells). Natural killer cells fight viral infections, improve immunity to the flu, and rid the body of cancer cells. Enzymatically modified rice bran (EMRD) can… 0 Shares |

Treat Chronic Fatigue Syndrome with Oak Extract

Treat chronic fatigue syndrome with oak extract, new research shows. An extract from Quercus robur improves symptoms for chronic fatigue syndrome and the Epstein-Barr virus in three months. The extract from the wood of the oak tree contains a substance… 0 Shares |

Natural remedies treat adrenal fatigue

Adrenal fatigue occurs when stress wears you down and your body can no longer trigger the “fight or flight” instinct. The adrenal glands secrete hormones that put the body into overdrive when needed. The old expression, “too pooped to pop,”… 0 Shares |

Herbal remedies for flu symptoms

Herbal remedies for flu symptoms have been used for centuries, around the world. People from various cultures have relied on herbal remedies to treat the symptoms of the flu and to reduce the duration. Andrographis: Andrographis is herb used in… 0 Shares |