The Naturmend Blog

Great Tips for Healthy Living

Herbal Medicine: Peppermint

In lieu of this month’s theme on digestion at Naturmend, here are a few facts about a popular herb…Mentha piperita or peppermint! Peppermint comes from the Lamiaceae family of herbs. Minimal sunlight and fertile soil creates an optimal environment for this beautiful plant to... Continue Reading

Immune Boosting Tips for Cold & Flu Season

During the winter season people experience frequent colds and flus. The most common preventative measure is the flu vaccine which is effective against three specific strains of viruses, but bolstering your immune system on a daily basis results in fewer and shorter colds and flus overall and... Continue Reading

5 Tips on Brain Health

This August at Naturmend is Brain Health Month! Here are 5 quick tips to take care of your brain: Try and incorporate healthy decisions a part of your daily routine. This not only is important in the foods we consume, but also how we decide to take care of ourselves. Healthy fats like... Continue Reading

BPA & Brains of Baby Girls

Bisphenol A (BPA) is a current topic of environmental and health concern. BPA is a chemical used to improve the durability of materials without adding weight. It directly affects consumers as it is found in polycarbonate plastics, resins lining food cans and water bottles, dental composites, and on... Continue Reading

5 Tips For Healthy Skin

Is your skin preventing you from being truly HAPPY? It shouldn’t! Skin is the largest organ we have and it deserves some TLC! Give it healthy lifestyle changes, a reduction in inflammatory triggers and maybe some hormone regulation. Here are 5 tips to have your skin glowing: HEALTHY GUT =... Continue Reading

BEET-alicious Hummus

This smooth, rich tasting hummus comes to you with roasted root vegetables in a sea of chick peas and extra virgin olive oil (EVOO).  Normally, I like my hummus sharp tasting with lots of raw garlic but I decided, for the sake of those always consuming my hummus, to switch things up a bit. Its... Continue Reading

Ozone Therapy: Benefits and Uses

Ozone therapy is an effective therapy for a variety of chronic conditions. These include: Chronic Infections: bacterial, viral, fungal Cancer Diabetic skin ulcers Etc. Informative Facts about Ozone: Ozone works by its oxidative potential, initiating cell death of cancer, bacterial,... Continue Reading

Nutritious Fall Meals: Beet Borscht

Beets! A great fall root vegetable that is an all-in-one kind of veggie: high in vitamin C, lutein, carotenoids, potassium, manganese, magnesium, and iron. You can’t go wrong with beets! The crisper mornings and nights have me thinking about nourishing soups and stews. Ingredients: 1 tbsp... Continue Reading

How to recover from an injury

As a former professional soccer player, I have had my fair share of injuries throughout the years. My most recent injury involved my knee - during a fast paced league final. In the last few minutes of the game, I was running full speed and planted to take off in the other direction. I heard a pop... Continue Reading

Love Your Lungs with Nebulized Glutathione

Nebulized Glutathione Glutathione (GSH) is a very important antioxidant in the human body, helping to fight oxidation. When oxidation balance outweighs antioxidant stress, disease and poor health can manifest. Dr. Mark Hyman, MD calls it "the mother of all anti- oxidants, the master detoxifier and... Continue Reading