Dr. Ann Aresco Pioneers More Than Healthcare Options

Dr. Ann Aresco, a naturopathic physician in Berlin, Connecticut is expanding her medical practice to offer more choice to her patients and also adding new jobs. But it doesn't stop there. Looking at things holistically is what she does best, and that includes working with...

Oral Hygiene and the Health of the Body

Years ago, a physician who suspected a patient had heart disease would probably not refer him to a gum specialist. The same holds true for diabetes and arthritis. Times have changed. The past 5 to 10 years have seen a growing body of research linking...

Foods for Healthy Teeth

What you eat and how often you eat play an important role in the health of your teeth and preventing cavities. Research shows that children who have healthy dietary practices are 44 percent less likely to exhibit severe dental caries in early childhood compared to...

Slow-Cooker Chicken Stock Bone Broth

We recommend organic chicken for the primary ingredient for this recipe. And, whenever possible, use organic or locally sourced produce for the other ingredients. Yields: 3 quarts Prep time: 20 minutes Cook time: 14 hours 30 minutes Ingredients:3 pounds bone-in chicken parts and gizzards12 cups filtered water1 tablespoon apple...

Minerals for Your Health

Minerals are important nutrients in your diet that help the body maintain good health and resist infection—including the mouth and teeth. Minerals are inorganic elements that come from the earth, soil, and water and are absorbed by plants. Animals and humans absorb minerals from the...

Nature’s Potent Healer: Neem (Azadirachta Indica)

The neem tree is a tropical evergreen native to India and Asia. For thousands of years, neem has been used in Ayurvedic medicine. Owing to its wide range of medicinal properties, it has attracted worldwide attention from allopathic, homeopathic, and integrative physicians and health researchers.More...

Oil Pulling

Oil pulling, also known as "kavala" or "gundusha," is an ancient Ayurvedic dental technique that involves swishing a tablespoon of oil in your mouth on an empty stomach for around 20 minutes. This action is believed to draw out toxins in your body, primarily to...

The Right to Know… About What You’re Eating

As appeared in the March 2015 issue of Natural Nutmeg Magazine Here we are in 2015, and there is so much to learn about our food and healthcare in America. Our food AND our health care, as they are one and the same. People across the...

Homemade Kimchi

Kimchi (aka kimchee or gimchi) is a traditional fermented Korean main dish made of vegetables with a variety of seasonings. It is often described as spicy and sour. There are hundreds of varieties of kimchi made from napa cabbage, radish, scallion, or cucumber as a...