17 of The Most Underrated Medicinal Plants In The World
August 20, 2014 | Herbs | M.Chan
Many people are finally becoming acquainted with how plants such as cannabis are effective medicinally. Others are very familiar with the healing abilities of garlic, spinach, ginger and of course echinacea. However, there are so many others whose medicinal potential are rarely if ever mentioned and yet rival and even exceed those mentioned above in many areas.
The Master Antioxidant and Why You Need More of it
August 20, 2014 | Antioxidants | J.Sutton
Despite having over 100,000 medical articles done on it, glutathione (GSH) is still a relatively unknown antioxidant. This comes as an even bigger surprise because it is regarded as the bodyís Master Antioxidant and it is considered one of the best single indicators of overall body toxicity levels.
The 6 Types of Eaters - Which One Are You?
August 19, 2014 | Dieting | K.Foster
Emotional eaters tend to lose the least amount of weight and have the hardest time keeping it off. Then there are those who are looking for the next sugar rush, sticking to bad habits or viewing the lack of food as their only vehicle to weight loss. Whether you're a diet junkie, a comfort eater or a binger, most people fall under one of these categories. Here's how to snap out of your problematic patterns and find the right solution that works for you.
Cannabis-Based Batteries Could Change the Way We Store Energy Forever
August 18, 2014 | NaturalLiving | M.Torres
As hemp makes a comeback in the U.S. after a decades-long ban on its cultivation, scientists are reporting that fibers from the plant can pack as much energy and power as graphene, long-touted as the model material for supercapacitors. They're presenting their research, which a Canadian start-up company is working on scaling up, at the 248th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world's largest scientific society.
Heart-Centered Healing Produces The Most Powerful Effect On The Human Body- 7 Simple Actions You Can Take
August 15, 2014 | Consciousness | M.Forrester
Every cause of disease first begins with an imbalance in the body's energy systems, specifically, the interaction between how the heart communicates with the brain and the body. Fix that and there is no disease, ever. The heart can produce an electrical field 100 times greater than the brain and a magnetic field 5000 times greater. Which one are you using to heal?
Going Nuts Over Nuts: They Lower All-Cause Mortality Rates And Dramatically Improve Glycemic Control
August 15, 2014 | Nutrition | M.Pochelli
Just a few ounces of nuts is all it takes to improve glycemic control and exert beneficial effects on cardiovascular and other markers of health. The protective effects on metabolism could be explained by the ability of nuts to regulate inflammation and oxidation.
The Wonders of Chilli Peppers: They May Prevent Cancer and Extend Lifespan By 30 Percent
August 14, 2014 | Prevention | M.Chan
Capsaicin found in chili peppers is known to promotes fat burning and increase metabolism, but researchers are now showing evidence that they kill cancer cells and may even extend lifespan.
Junking Down Our Food Supply
August 14, 2014 | GMO | T.Vrain
It is high time to change the debate from the safety of engineering food to the pesticides that are inside the food. The technology is essentially about spraying a weed killer on the crops and the herbicide RoundUp is an integral part of the technology --the engineered crops are called RoundUp Ready. Farmers everywhere have been assured complete safety, higher yields and savings of herbicide. When these promises donít quite pan out, the farmers donít have much of an opportunity to do something different. It turns out the technology has been incredibly successful, so much so that there is not much of a market for non-engineered seeds now. Monsanto has a monopoly and has cornered the seed supply of much of the planet.
93 Percent of Ayurvedic Medicinal Plants Are Now Facing Extinction
August 13, 2014 | Herbs | A.McCarthy
Ninety three percent of wild medicinal plants used for making ayurvedic medicines are endangered and efforts are being made to relocate them from their usual habitat to protect them.
Cannabis Treats Anxiety, Depression And Activates Pathways That Regulate Emotional Behavior
August 13, 2014 | MentalHealth | M.Torres
Despite the myths we've heard throughout our lives about cannabis killing brain cells, it turns out that a growing number of studies seem to indicate that cannabis actually has neuroprotective properties. Cannabis has an incredible ability to regulate emotional behavior and may be the most reliable medicinal plant available as a therapeutic target for the treatment of anxiety and depressive disorders.
The Death of Robin Williams: How Have We Been Deceived By The Antidepressant Hoax
August 12, 2014 | MentalHealth | M.Torres
Robin Williams was found dead yesterday at his home near Tiburon, California. The actor and comedian was 63. Authorities are still investigating the circumstances of death, but one thing that is known is that he was battling severe depression. A mountain of studies has shown that antidepressant drugs are largely ineffective, yet many hollywood stars are hooked on the happy pills. Might we finally heed the warnings and shake ≠ourselves out of our pharmaceutical stupor?