Diets

Diets are specific patterns of eating that people follow for various reasons, including weight loss, improving health, or addressing health conditions. There are numerous types of diets, including popular ones such as the ketogenic, paleo, and vegan diets, and others such as the Mediterranean, anti-inflammatory, and low-carb diets. Each diet has its own set of guidelines, which may include specific foods to eat or avoid, calorie or macronutrient targets, or meal timing strategies. However, it is important to note that not all diets are appropriate for everyone, and it is essential to consult with a healthcare provider before starting a new diet to ensure it aligns with individual nutritional needs and health goals.

Some of the most common types of diets along with their ideal purposes:

  • Mediterranean diet – Ideal for heart health and disease prevention.
  • Vegan diet – Ideal for ethical reasons, weight loss, and reducing the risk of chronic diseases such as heart disease and diabetes.
  • Vegetarian diet – Ideal for ethical reasons, weight loss, and reducing the risk of chronic diseases such as heart disease and diabetes.
  • Paleo diet – Ideal for weight loss, reducing inflammation, and improving blood sugar control.
  • Whole30 diet – Ideal for reducing inflammation, identifying food sensitivities, and resetting eating habits.
  • Atkins diet – Ideal for weight loss and improving blood sugar control.
  • Ketogenic diet – Ideal for weight loss, improving blood sugar control, and reducing the frequency of seizures in people with epilepsy.
  • Low-carb diet – Ideal for weight loss and improving blood sugar control.
  • DASH diet – Ideal for reducing high blood pressure and improving heart health.
  • Weight Watchers diet – Ideal for weight loss and healthy eating habits.
  • Flexitarian diet – Ideal for reducing meat consumption, weight loss, and improving overall health.
  • Zone diet – Ideal for weight loss and improving blood sugar control.
  • Raw food diet – Ideal for weight loss and improving digestion.
  • Gluten-free diet – Ideal for people with celiac disease, gluten intolerance, or gluten sensitivity.
  • FODMAP diet – Ideal for people with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or other digestive issues.
  • South Beach diet – Ideal for weight loss and improving heart health.
  • Alkaline diet – Ideal for improving overall health and reducing inflammation.
  • Blood type diet – Ideal for improving overall health, although there is little scientific evidence to support this diet.
  • Carnivore diet – Ideal for weight loss and reducing inflammation, although it is not recommended for long-term use due to the lack of variety in food choices.
  • Intermittent fasting diet – Ideal for weight loss and improving blood sugar control.

Compliment your weight loss ketogenic diet with this powerful supplement. It contains 8 components combined in one foolproof supplement, which helps in the reduction of fatty tissue and stops its storage. Click here for more information

Urinary Infections

Herbs: Buchu (Barosma betulina), cornsilk (Zea mays), marshmallow (Althaea officinalis)

Remedy: Make an infusion with 5 g of each herb to 3 cups (750 ml) of water. Divide into 4 doses and drink throughout the day.

Option: Substitute juniper (Juniperus communis) or goldenrod (Solidago virgaurea) for buchu.


Herb: Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus)

Remedy: Make a decoction of the berries and drink 1 2/3–2 1/3 cups (450–600 ml) a day.
Tip: Cranberry juice may be substituted for bilberry decoction.

***************************

Herbs: Garlic (Allium sativum), echinacea (Echinacea spp.)

Remedy: Take either or both herbs in capsule or tablet form.

Note: Take in addition to other remedies.
Caution: Do not take juniper or buchu during pregnancy.

Neuralgia

General Remedies
Herbs: St. John’s wort (Hypericum perforatum), lavender (Lavandula officinalis), clove (Eugenia caryophyllata)

Remedy: Apply neat St. John’s wort infused oil to painful areas, or add 20 drops each of clove and lavender essential oil to 2 tbsp plus 2 tsp (50 ml) of St. John’s wort infused oil and then apply every 2–3 hours as required.

Herb: Peppermint (Mentha x piperita)

Remedy: Make an infusion with 25 g of herb to 3 cups (750 ml) of water and bathe the affected area. Alternatively, dilute 20 drops of essential oil in 2 tbsp plus 2 tsp (50 ml) of carrier oil and gently massage into the painful area.

Caution: Do not use on children under 5.

*****************************

Head Pain
Herb: Clove (Eugenia caryophyllata)
Remedy: Mix 1⁄2 tsp of powder with water to make a thick paste and apply to the head.

*****************************

Toothache
Herb: Clove (Eugenia caryophyllata)
Remedy: Chew a clove or rub 1–2 drops of neat essential oil onto the affected tooth 2–3 times a day for up to 3 days.

Become a Member Now!Listen to your body

Basic - $10/month | Lifetime - $100

Herbal treatments for diseases/disorders including:
Hemorrhoids, Herpes, High blood pressure and Arteriosclerosis, High Cholesterol, HIV/AIDS, Insomnia, Irritable bowel syndrome, (IBS), Joint Pain & Stiffness, Including Arthritis & Gout, Kidney stones, Leprosy