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How To: Treat cholesterol with natural supplements

Heart disease is a number one killer, that is why it is important to keep our cholesterol under control. In this how to video Pharmacologist Joe Graedon shows you how to manage your cholesterol with a few home remedies. Did you know that psyllium, niacin, red yeast rice and fish oil supplements can help lower your cholesterol naturally? Watch and learn more about other home remedies such as chocolate, cinnamon, and walnuts and how they can help lower cholesterol also.

How To: Stop allergy sneezing with herbal supplements

You are sneezing and you eyes are all red and itchy, that can only mean one thing it is allergy season. Watch this how to video and learn natural home remedies and treatments for allergies from pharmacologist Joe Graedon. He shows you how to stop the allergies with a few over the counter products or even a nettle, an herbal supplement.

How To: Naturally get rid of constipation

Jennifer Lyall and Dr. JJ Dugoua, the Vitamin Junkeys, discuss natural remedies for constipation. Magnesium is a natural treatment for constipation, but you need to be careful not to take too much. Constipation is when you are not having regular bowel movements. Some causes of constipation are dehydration, certain drugs, poor diet and stress. To keep things moving it is good to drink lots of water and to eat a diet high in foods containing fiber, like fruits and vegetables. Probiotic foods ca...

How To: Take mangosteen supplements & know the side effects

In this clip, Dr. Ray Sahelian, MD will tell you all about the trendy supplement, Mangosteen. There has been a lot of talk about this herb curing diseases like cancer, heart disease and even arthritis. In this clip, Dr. Sahelian will tell you all about the mysterious fruit (that grows in Thailand and other South Eastern Asian countries) and what it really does. He will then tell you about any possible side effects or warnings so you can make an informed decision.

How To: Take 5-HTP and understand the risks with Dr. Sahelian

5-HTP (5-Hydroxytryptophan), also known as oxitriptan is a dietary supplement for use as an anti-depressant, appetite suppressant and sleep aid. 5-HTP is sold over the counter so you may assume it's safe, however, there are important things you need to know before you start using this powerful supplement. In this clip, Dr. Ray Sahelian, MD, walks you through the process of taking this drug and what you can expect while you are on it. Be safe and make sure you don't over do it with this helpfu...

How To: Use a trash bag to supplement water in the desert

This video is about how to supplement water in the desert using a trash bag. You find a tree that is edible and not poisonous and you open the trash bag and place it over a few of the branches with leaves and seal the opening off. Then you take a little cord and tie off the corner of the bag and find something heavy to weigh the branch down. You want to make sure the corner of the bag is down so that all of the water will run down to that corner. When you feel some water in the bag you can cu...

How To: Make your hair grow longer faster

This video discusses helping hair grow faster using daily maintenance ideas. The presenter relays that the most important part of growing out hair is keeping it healthy. To keep it healthy, use a heat protectant if any heat tools like hair dryers, straighteners or curling irons are used. She indicates that heat, when not used to excess, will push the hair follicles to work harder and grow a bit faster. Vitamins and supplements can also support hair growth. She recommends a standard daily vita...

How To: Take yohimbe herbs to help with erectile dysfunction

Yohimbe is the name of a tall African tree that has been used for centuries by the people there to treat sexual dysfunction. This herb is available over the counter and there is often controversy involving its use. Before you use Yohimbe, you should know all the facts. Watch this clip from Dr. Ray Sahelian and learn about the possible side effects and the benefits of this unique supplement.

How To: Take tribulus supplements & understand side effects

Tribulus is an herb that is found all over the world and is often thought of as a weed, however many take it as a testosterone booster, sexual enhancer or appetite suppressant. In this clip, Dr. Ray Sahelian will walk you through tribulus and make sure you are informed before you decide to take it. He will also detail all of the possible side effects and debunk any rumors associated with the herb.

How To: Make a Peach French toast bake

Make this dish in advance and pop it right into the oven on Sunday morning. Use whole grain bread, eggs, low-fat milk, vanilla, frozen peaches, brown sugar, and cinnamon. There is nothing better than a peach French toast bake to supplement a healthy breakfast.

How To: Eat to prevent cancer

You don't need supplements to prevent cancer, look to the food you eat every day to pack in all the healthy nutrients you need. You will need berries, spices, sources of isothiocyanate, watercress, green tea, sources of folate, Brazil nuts, omega-3-rich fish, garlic, Asian mushrooms, apples, and flaxseed. Watch this video nutrition tutorial and learn how to prevent cancer just through a good diet.

How To: Lower your blood pressure naturally with Suzy Cohen

Suzy Cohen tells us in this video how to lower our blood pressure naturally. Believe it or not, the urinary tract is connected with our blood pressure. A dietary supplement called "Asparagus extract" is recommended. Asparagus in vegetable form is delicious when served with a little butter or feta cheese. When you take it as a supplement, you get a bigger dose. It is a wonderful diuretic, which means it makes you pee a lot. You should take it in the morning, so that you do not find yourself ru...

How To: Overcome Anxiety with Supplements

There has been a huge shift over recent years to alternative medicine as people get disillusioned with conventional medicine to overcome anxiety. Natural and herbal supplements are becoming popular as people re-engage with nature. The list of potential side effects from drugs and the rebound effects from withdrawing often make the thought of taking medication unpleasant. Often the promise of how effective the medication can be is exaggerated or it simply does not have the effect it should bec...

How To: Make dog food

Watch this instructional video to learn how to make homemade pet food. All you need is chicken, rice, corn oil, and canine supplement.

How To: Operate dynamic radar cruise control in the 2010 Toyota Prius

In this tutorial, we learn how to operate dynamic radar cruise control in the 2010 Prius. This supplements the conventional cruise control with a vehicle to vehicle cruise control. The radar system sees the car ahead and is less effected by bad weather conditions. The driver can select short, medium, or long driving distances. When cruising at a set speed that is faster than the car ahead, the vehicle will slow down to the speed of that car. A warning will be sounded to tell the driver to tak...

How To: Take horny goat weed and understand the side effects

Horny goat weed is a supplemental herb that has been used for centuries to cure conditions such as liver, joint and kidney problems and is most commonly used as an aphrodisiac. This supplement is available over the counter and is said to help with erectile disfunction and a slow libido. If you are considering trying this herb, check out this clip first. In this tutorial, Dr. Ray Sahelian, MD will tell you all about the risks and benefits of this herb so that you will make an informed and safe...

How To: Practice Korean vocabulary with pictures

Check out this Korean language tutorial video to practice your vocabulary skills. This instructional video is a part of the picture/vocabulary series to help learners practice their Korean skills. This video is a great lesson for advanced learners who want to listen to native speakers, but it is also helpful for advanced beginners to build up their vocabulary skills. Watch as this instructional language video provides pictures supplemented by voice over with thorough explanations of each Kore...

How To: Create teenie tiny solar insect robots

Create teenie tiny solar robots with Bre Pettis of Make Magazine. Learn to make little teeny tiny robots called beambots that are powered by the sun! One of the great things about these little solar powered bots is that you can make them from scavenged materials. Use parts from broken electronics and bring them back to life as little robots! If you are not an expert in circuits, you will need books and pdf's to supplement this video.

How To: Make a gift basket of healthy stuff for a pregnant mom

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a gift basket of healthy stuff for a pregnant mom. First, go to Whole Foods Market, which carries everything that you need! First, think about what your mommy needs and what she is going to need after she has a baby! First, place in some books that have to do with pregnancy. Then, stock the basket with some supplements, prenatal vitamins, organic teas, a loofa, ginger pills, and bath salts. Once you give this to your expecting mom, she will thank you and...

How To: Have a PH balanced diet

In this tutorial, we learn how to have a balanced PH diet. This type of diet assists the body in proper metabolism and helps it fight diseases. For this, you will need: a food diary, pH strips, foods with low acidity and alkalizing beverages. Make sure you consult your physician before starting any new diet. You will first need to start a food diary showing what effects your body's pH balance. Use the pH strips to see what type of foods effect you the most. Change your diet to eat foods that ...

How To: Get over the cold naturally by eating the right foods

This how to video shows how to fight a cold naturally or how to get over an infection. When you get a cold, there is an imbalance with your blood PH or an outside invader such as a virus. Some tips to get yourself feeling better are to boost your immune system with herbal supplements and getting a good source of protein. Protein helps to form antibodies, and without a good source of protein your body loses that source of protection. This video shows that the best source of protein is meat and...

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