There are no miracle cure-alls, silver bullets, or magic pills that will get you trim, fit and healthy, but after an exhaustive search and rigorous testing, The Sherpa has pinpointed a few natural health therapies that DO help and ferreted out the scams to may be shocked by what we've discovered.

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Astragalus: Cancer-Fighting Herb Shows Promise

Could an ancient Chinese secret hold the answer for people debilitated by a very modern disease? That’s the promise of this herb that’s been used for millennia by practitioners of Chinese medicine and other traditional healing systems. In fact, the Chinese view it as the most important of all tonic herbs.  Often combined with other plant-based remedies, this humble root is said to strengthen the immune system, protect against the effects of stress, and treat various health conditions. But recent scientific research suggests another benefit: Taken in supplement form, his herb may be a useful therapy for people with cancer.

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Artichokes are kind of like the lobster of the vegetable community—you have to really work to get at the good parts. The part that contains the meat is called the “heart,” even though it’s technically the bottom of the plant. And it takes some digging to get there. Is it worth it? Definitely. Here’s why…

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If you’re over age 30, you may not be thinking about chronic, age-related diseases yet – but you’ve probably already started worrying about the appearance of your skin. It’s difficult not to focus on the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and so-called age spots.  In our appearance-obsessed culture, there’s no shortage of magazine articles, advertisements, and TV commercials touting the latest, greatest way to achieve healthy, youthful skin. And those concerns lead many of us straight to the skin-care aisle of our local drugstore or supermarket, determined to uncover the very best products to keep us looking young. But just […]

Continue reading Vitamin C: Erase Wrinkles and Improve Your Skin With This

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If any food lives up to the nickname “wonder tree”, it’s this plant. Its leaves look like spinach, its pods look like green beans, but its nutritional profile makes it more powerful than both of those vegetables put together. Need to bone up on calcium? This plant has four times more than milk. It’s higher in vitamin C than oranges, higher in vitamin A than carrots, and higher in potassium than banana. It’s even a great plant-based source of protein, and appears to contain compounds that might lower cholesterol, kill germs, and fight cancer. If this food is great, supplements […]

Continue reading Moringa Oleifera: A Superfood with 30+ Anti-Inflammatory Compounds

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By now, the story sounds familiar… An exotic fruit, found mainly in Asia, used for centuries as a folk medicine is said to cure many modern ailments, and Westerners now have the opportunity to benefit from this so-called super fruit’s powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties which purportedly do everything from reducing cancer risk and warding off cardiovascular disease, to easing arthritis and preventing acne. But – of course –this magical fruit is usually only sold in the form of juice, supplements, and other products pushed by multilevel marketers and other companies who may be more interested in making a quick […]

Continue reading Mangosteen: The Asian Superfruit that Snuffs Out Inflammation?

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