Tag Archive: Evidence Based

 · 9 min read

The Top 10 Medicinal Plants and Herbs for Your Health

Humans have been using medicinal plants for thousands of years. Early on in our existence, people discovered that nature has done a pretty good job at providing things for stomach problems, pain, concentration, and more. Though modern medicine has now given us the ability to manage and heal more illnesses, diseases, and conditions than we […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 4 min read

B vitamins could help treat severe nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

Alcohol is known to cause liver damage, and in particular, alcoholic fatty liver disease. However, this disease can also arise unrelated to alcohol consumption. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a term describing many conditions caused by fat buildup in the liver. Severe or aggressive cases of NAFLD may be diagnosed as nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

 · 6 min read

15 Unusual Ways To Use Rosemary That Goes Way Beyond Cooking

When you think about rosemary, you may imagine those dried, spikey bits that you find in the spice aisle at your local grocery store. While not everyone loves the dried stuff, however, fresh rosemary makes a very aromatic and flavourful addition to many dishes and has been a popular herb in the kitchen for many […]

Brittany Hambleton

Brittany Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 8 min read

6 Medicinal Trees You Can Grow In Your Backyard

Humans have used herbal medicine to treat various ailments for centuries. While there are countless varieties of herbs, we don’t often think of trees as being in that category. Medicinal trees, however, have a number of properties that can help promote both health and healing. The good news is that you can grow these medicinal […]

Brittany Hambleton

Brittany Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 6 min read

What is Candida Overgrowth, and Do You Have It?

Candida is a yeast, or fungi, that lives both in and on the human body. It is typically not an issue, so long as it is in appropriate quantities. It will begin to cause problems, however, if it grows out of control. Knowing the signs of candida overgrowth will help you to know whether the […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 6 min read

Important Facts You Need to Know About Gluten (and Celiac Disease)

A few years ago, the gluten-free diet really took the world by storm. Items like breads, pasta, and cereals went from being staple parts of most people’s diets to being demonized by the media and on the internet. All of a sudden, we went from being told that whole-grain wheat products were good for us […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 6 min read

Are Essential Oils the Secret Weapon to Survive Allergy Season?

According to several studies, essential oils may help with seasonal allergies. Also called “hay fever” or seasonal allergic rhinitis, allergies can flare up during certain times of the year, namely when plants begin to release pollen particles into the air. Symptoms often include sneezing, a stuffy nose, watery eyes, and itchiness, depending on the person. […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

 · 7 min read

What Cannabis Does To Your Mind & Body Depending On How You Ingest It (Infographic)

Marijuana, its been in use for centuries for both recreational and medicinal purposes. Modern medicine, however, is only just starting to really look into the medicinal use of cannabis to treat certain conditions and diseases. The study of medical marijuana has been difficult, not just for legal reasons, but also because cannabis effects vary depending […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 6 min read

Discover the Benefits of Bentonite Clay!

Civilisations around the world have been using various clays for centuries to promote better health, improve skin, and ward off disease. The use of clay to promote better health, however, is a fairly new concept to North Americans, and we are only just beginning to research the science behind the potential benefits of clay. In […]

Brittany Hambleton

Brittany Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team