Young Coconuts Provide One Of The Highest Sources of Electrolytes Known
The first documented use of coconut water dates back just a few centuries, however it's safe to assume humans have been enjoying this supreme hydrator as long as we've been around coconut palms. Here's why young coconut water has one of the highest sources of electrolytes known to humans.
Clean Water For The World: Simple Solar Oven Makes Salt Water Drinkable
“Projects 'for the 90%' mostly fall somewhere between two extremes: charity and business,” designer Gabriele Diamanti stated. “Neither was my inspiration!” Instead, spurred on by his own extensive travel and friends’ involvement in NGOs, he developed a fascination with global water scarcity as a graduate student at Milan Polytechnic in 2005; he recently decided to pursue his interest again and the result is Eliodomestico, an open-source variation on a solar still.
Indigo Rose Tomatoes Contain An Antioxidant That Fights Diabetes, Cancer and Neurodegenerative Diseases
Not only do dark tomatoes turn heads, but they are also healthier than normal red varieties, according to plant scientists. Indigo Rose Tomatoes were cultivated by breeding red and purple tomato plants, and are being heralded as a new superfood with potent antioxidants.
Sapota Shown To Stop Cancer And 3-Fold Increase In Life Span
Sapodilla or sapota (chikoo) is a popular delicious tropical fruit in line with mango and kiwi. It has now joined the list of fruits that have proven anticancer properties.
Naturopathic Doctors: Vote For Life Choice in The NDNR Physician's Choice Award
Dr. Eldon Dahl, (ND) the founder and CEO of Life Choice is pleased to announce that the company has been nominated by licensed NDs for the 2014 NDNR Physician's Choice Award. The NDNR Physicians Choice Award is bestowed upon companies that embrace naturopathic medicine and support naturopathic physicians, their practices and patients.
Sweden Recycling 99 Percent Of Garbage, Edging Closer To Zero-Waste
There's a revolution happening in Sweden right now. Dubbed the "recycling revolution," the Scandinavian country now recycles 99 percent of their garbage, edging closer to a zero-waste lifestyle, nationwide.
More Than 60 Percent of Dishwashers Test Positive For Harmful Fungi, But There's A Simple Natural Solution For Prevention
Researchers found that the warm, damp environment in dishwashers is ideal for the growth of a species of fungi that can be harmful to the lungs and hard to treat if infected. They also discovered that the fungi are particularly likely to grow in dishwashers as they thrive in salty conditions, such as those created by dishwasher powder.
8 Reasons Apple Cider Vinegar Is One Of The Most Powerful Health Tonics In Your Kitchen
The question is not what Apple Cider Vinegar can do, but what can't it do. As a folk remedy, it has been credited with curing everything from the flu to warts or sunburn to dandruff. However, it also can help reverse many serious diseases that many would immediately turn to medications to solve. Here are 8 more reasons this powerful health tonic makes your kitchen your best pharmacy.
20 Amazing Health Benefits of Tomatoes That Should Make Them A Daily Staple In Your Diet
Just one serving a day of tomato-based foods can have an incredibly beneficial effect on your health. Not only can they reduce heart disease, but they could potentially prevent and reverse dozens of diseases if eaten daily. This is one fruit you don't want to leave out of your diet.
17 of The Most Underrated Medicinal Plants In The World
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
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 body’s Master Antioxidant and it is considered one of the best single indicators of overall body toxicity levels.
Cannabis-Based Batteries Could Change the Way We Store Energy Forever
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.
Going Nuts Over Nuts: They Lower All-Cause Mortality Rates And Dramatically Improve Glycemic Control
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.
93 Percent of Ayurvedic Medicinal Plants Are Now Facing Extinction
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.
20 Foods That Will Increase Your Sexual Appetite
An often overlooked area of sex drive is nutrition. The toxic nature of most processed foods do not allow men or women to flourish hormonally when it comes to sexual function and most don't even realize the problem with their low libido is what they're putting in their mouths (or what they're not). Here are twenty delicious foods you can work into your diet that will increase your libido, and help you work out of your clothes.
6 Reasons To Juice Rather Than Smoke Cannabis
Juicing cannabis usually involves blending or pressing fresh plant material instead of buds that have been dried or aged. Some believe that raw cannabis should be treated as a dietary staple. Cannabis is one of the most versatile plants with few others matching its medicinal powers. Separating the myths from the facts still remains a challenge. Here are the top reasons to juice cannabis rather than smoke it.
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