Articles by Mary West

Contributing Writer - Mary West is a natural health enthusiast, as she believes this area can profoundly enhance wellness. She is the creator of a natural healing website where she focuses on solutions to health problems that work without side effects. You can visit her site and learn more at AlternativeMedicineTruth.com. Ms. West is also the author of Fight Cancer Through Powerful Natural Strategies.

8 Ways to Say Thank You on Memorial Day

America is a bastion of freedom that has been the envy of the world for over two centuries. Many of the liberties we enjoy are unheard of in various parts of the world.

Cheese Lovers Rejoice! Aged Cheese May Ward Off Cancer and Extend Lifespan

Researchers have uncovered that a particular compound found in aged cheese may help prevent the most common type of liver cancer and promote longevity, too.

Red Cabbage Microgreens Found to Help Reduce Cholesterol and Weight Gain

A new study has found that red cabbage microgreens may reduce risk factors for cardiovascular disease and help with weight management.

Eating Oily Fish Can Help Reserve Junk Food’s Harm to Immunity

In a world where junk food is sometimes hard to avoid, it's good to know that adding just two servings of oily fish per week may help reverse the toll these foods take on your immune system.

Bird Watching Can Help Reduce Anxiety and Depression

Bird watching can be a stress relieving activity and studies show that doing so can have a positive impact on people living in urban areas.

Gluten-Free Foods Found to Have High Levels of Arsenic and Mercury 

A new study has found that gluten-free food products contain toxic metals that increase the risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease and neurological problems.

Eating More Fruits and Vegetables Can Boost Mental Health in Just Two Weeks

A new study shows increasing the intake of fruits and vegetables in the diet results in improved psychological wellbeing in two weeks.

Study Finds Acupuncture is More Effective Than Morphine for Pain

Is it possible that acupuncture, a well-tolerated natural intervention, can be more effective than the potentially lethal drug, morphine, in relieving pain?

Prebiotics: A New Ally for Better Sleep and Less Stress?

If you tend to toss and turn at night due to stress, prepare to add prebiotic foods to your arsenal of insomnia-fighting tools.

The Latest Silent Killer: An Expanding Waistline

The onset of metabolic syndrome is marked by expanding waistlines, a disorder that researchers are calling the new "silent killer".