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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“Let your food be your medicine and your medicine be your food.” This wise saying is attributed to the Greek physician Hippocrates (446–337 BC), considered the father of Western medicine. He used liquid whey—strained off when making cheese—to help his patients build muscle and strengthen their immune systems. Today, whey is known to be one of the richest sources of pure protein around, more easily digested than any other protein. It has an extraordinarily high nutritional value and contains all the essential amino acids your body needs, in higher concentrations than any other protein source.1 Not only that, it’s a […]

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Rhodiola: Nature’s #1 Stress Buster

If you were to draw back the Iron Curtain of the Soviet Union during the 1960s to 1980s, you would find scientists with their noses to the grindstone, intent on making the advances that would cement this nation’s spot as an international superpower. One of their focuses was the hunt for adaptogens, substances that have the purported ability to help us resist the harmful effects of stress and fight fatigue. And their search paid off: In the wilds of Eastern Europe and Asia, they discovered a plant that promised to help fortify Soviet athletes, cosmonauts, soldiers, and others racing to […]

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Deep in the woodlands of the northeastern United States grows a plant that’s lauded by a whole spectrum of people, from those in need of minor first aid, to those hoping to take advantage of its more notorious purported properties. This herb has a reputation as a go-to remedy for everything from cuts and scrapes, to eye infections, to cancer.  In fact, proponents view it as a natural alternative to prescription antibiotic drugs. Speaking of drugs, this supplement is also said to mask the presence of marijuana, cocaine, opiates, and other illicit substances.  No wonder it’s such a popular purchase […]

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Butterbur: Relieve the Pain of Migraines With This

It’s an herb you might be just as likely to see in dramatic historical recreations like Colonial Williamsburg or Plymouth Plantation as in your local health-food store. Back in our country’s early days, settlers used the leaves of this common plant to wrap up freshly churned butter, keeping the food product cool during warm summer months. In the age of refrigeration, though, its reputation is more medicinal than culinary. In fact, supplements of the herb are highly valued for their ability to prevent and treat two very different health concerns: migraine headaches and hay fever. The science behind these uses […]

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Braaaaiiins! It’s a refrain heard in many horror films, as hungry zombies seek sustenance in the form of this organ. But maybe those movie monsters were on to something. See, our brains are rich in a powerful substance that not only helps us survive.  It could also protect our memory. In other words, healthy brains beget healthy brains. Fortunately, you don’t need to follow a zombie’s diet to enjoy these benefits – this compound is readily available in your health-food store.

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