1. The study or use of medicinal herbs to prevent and treat diseases and ailments or to promote health and healing. 2. A drug or preparation made from a plant or plants and used for any of such purposes.

A Diet Rich in Plant Foods Can Prevent Diseases


Science has shown us that Humans can live at least 150 years. But why are there so many people dying at the age of 60, 70, or 80? When they can live twice as long. How would you like to add an extra 50 years to your life? Think of all the things you can achieve with 50 extra years. Impossible? Let me tell you how the science of Nutrition Immunology can make it possible.

Nutrition Immunology
Nutritional Immunology studies the effect of nutrition on the human system. What type does nutrition does it study? Nutrition immunology looks at three types of nutrients. These are called:

An Introduction to Phytomedicine


Virtually all cultures consume drugs from psychoactive plants. Caffeine, for example, is probably the most common stimulant in the world, and many modern medicines, such as morphine and codeine, are derived from plant sources. In these cases, scientific research has revealed the composition of the plants and how they interact with the nervous system. There are also many herbal medications with reputed therapeutic value that have not yet gained acceptance into mainstream medicine, partly because there has not been enough research to support their usefulness.

How Hillary Clinton Stays Healthy


This is a partial transcript of Katie Couric’s interview with Hillary Clinton during the 2008 Democratic Party Presidential Primaries.

Hillary Clinton: You know, my two secrets to staying healthy:

1. Wash your hands all the time.

2. Hot peppers. I eat a lot of hot peppers. For some reason I started doing that in 1992 and I swear by it. I think it keeps my metabolism revved up and it keeps me healthy. I think it boosts my immune system.

Katie Couric: Good to know.

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