Dr Holly

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Dr Holly Fourchalk focuses on remedies for CoVID and health related issues.Special article series: Health A-Z and Gardening A-Z. View more of Dr Holly's posts at newsforthesoul.com.


Mangoes for your health?

Mango typically grows in more tropical areas – I have one phenomenally huge mango tree in my back courtyard…awesome…but are they good for your health?
Lettuce in a bowl

What is Iceberg lettuce, really?

Don’t know about your area, but in grocery stores in Canada, Iceberg lettuce is the most commonly purchased. Yet there are a huge variety of lettuces and with differing nutrient profiles.
coconut oil

A-Z Health Issues: Nail Fungus

Nail fungus is very common, both on the toe nails and the fingernails, although more common in toenails.  It usually begins as a white or yellow spot under the tip of the nail. But as the fungus grows, it can go deeper, and discoloration usually occurs.

Garlic: My favorite herb

Actually, I have two favorite herbs – garlic from the west and turmeric from the east. Why? Because they are both so important to so many systems in the body.

Endive – what to put in your salad

Endive is often mistaken for lettuce, when in fact it belongs to the daisy family. However, it is a green leafy vegetable that is often used in salads like mesclun (a mixture of young tender greens, usually includes arugula, chervil and endive) or cooked like spinach.
Leg cramp pain

Muscle cramps – easy to get, easier to eliminate

Muscle cramps can be painful. They can be very localized and small to very large depending on the muscle and the area of the muscle. Muscle cramps, are usually, although not always, caused by a magnesium deficiency. Calcium helps to constrict muscles and magnesium helps to relax muscles.