Fat-Busting Blueberry Coconut Smoothie
Some smoothies are made to taste great. Others have a combination of antioxidants that can really benefit our health. This smoothie has both. It has a superb taste and combines four important ingredients known to have an effect not just on weight loss, but more importantly fat loss.
Study Shows Marijuana 114 Times Safer Than Drinking Alcohol
We have been led to believe that marijuana is a dangerous and addictive drug that destroys lives and is a far greater risk than other recreational drugs such as alcohol. Governments have tried diligently to to convince the public that people who use pot are more at risk to themselves and the public than those who use alcohol. As the debate over marijuana legalization continues, a new study now shows that smoking the controversial plant is about 114 times safer than drinking alcohol.
Consumption of Unhealthy Foods Outpacing Beneficial Dietary Changes Despite Healthier Foods Increasing
Overall diet quality worsened across the world even as consumption of healthier foods increased in many countries, according to a new global report of dietary patterns.
Cooked Eggs Deplete All Nutrients and Deactivate Proteins - There's Only One Way To Benefit From Eggs
Eat them raw. Not only are raw eggs one of the most perfect foods available, but they offer you a nutrient dense profile that you won't get from a cooked egg. And there's also no need to worry about cholesterol or Salmonella.
10 Simple Hacks For a Successful Garden
Plenty of research has shown that people who have small plots of land for gardening, especially those aged over 60, tend to be significantly healthier than those who do not. Growing your own garden gives you the ability to grow your own organic vegetables at a cost that is affordable for almost everyone. Many of the best gardening hacks come from those on budgets as they teach us methods to save money by reusing supplies and harnessing our creativity with what we have. Here are ten simple hacks you will love if you have a garden.
Low Vitamin D Linked To Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Disease
A low vitamin D intake in childhood is associated with a higher risk of a type of cardiovascular disease that can be diagnosed in in adulthood, researchers in Finland have found.
Two Amazing Techniques - Cook and Peel Eggs To Perfection
Eggs are indeed the perfect snack. They're high in bioavailable protein and contain every vitamin. What's difficult at times is creating that perfect yellow yolk without even the slightest hint of grey ferrous sulfide and peeling the egg without it sticking to the white. Here how's to cook and peel the perfect egg.
Chocolate Significantly Boosts Memory, But Only If You Consume Large Amounts. Is That a Problem?
Most women will say "no." After consuming drinks enriched with compounds found in cocoa beans for three months, the performance of people on a memory test was akin to someone several decades younger. There is caveat though-- if you want the memory benefits of chocolate, you must consume staggering amounts.
Life Choice Nutraceutical Line Adding a Boost of Anti-Aging and Natural Health To This Year's Oscars
There's a reason that the Life Choice nutraceutical line is one of the most effective professional therapeutic medicines in the world. It works and even Hollywood is now recognizing it. Life Choice products will be included in this year's Oscar swag bags and the stars will get first-hand evidence on natural health products with genuine therapeutic value.
Dampness and Food Therapy In Traditional Chinese Medicine
In medicine, the study of etiology refers to the study of the origins of disease. The study of pathogenesis is the study of the actual processes within the body whereby disease occurs, develops and changes. One of the most central concepts of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is that of the intimate connection between the body and the environment. There is a saying in TCM: "The earth element creates damp and the metal element stores it."
Alternative Treatments and Home Remedies For Tuberculosis
Tuberculosis, also known as TB, is not simply an old disease that killed Doc Holliday and plenty of people during the early part of the 20th century. It afflicts 3 in 100,000 people today in the U.S., and today, we have more knowledge about natural remedies and prevention than Doc Holliday did. However, TB is still a serious disease that affects millions of people worldwide, especially those in developing countries.
How to Make Your Own Strep Throat, Cold and Flu Tonic
In experimenting with a number of tonics over the years, I've whittled my favourites down to a simple concoction of six ingredients that are highly effective in offering protection against strep throat, colds and flu.
Which One Is Healthier, Oranges or Orange Juice?
There's a lot more to making juice than simply squeezing some citrus. Fruit juices have come under fire in recent years for a high sugar content, but scientists say the whole picture is not so clear cut. They found that, although juices reduced the level of carotenoids, vitamin C and flavornoids present, they improved bioaccessibility (how much the body can absorb and use). But that's not the whole story.
20 Ways To Heal Pneumonia Naturally
Pneumonia is an inflammation of the lungs, usually due to an infection, caused by a virus or bacteria. It kills millions every year and is a very common cause of death in the elderly. However, a greater percentage of young healthy adults have contracted pneumonia in the last five years and the problem appears to be getting worse. Deadly strains of pneumonia appear to be is moving quickly around the globe and infectious disease experts are baffled by their progression in developed nations. Here's what you need to know on how to effectively treat pneumonia naturally without the need of any medication.
Cooking Pasta Faster, With Less Water and Energy
Cooking is an art which often requires time and patience, but for those wishing to consume less energy and water, this is a faster and more efficient method of cooking pasta. That is if you don't have an Italian cooking traditionalist in your home.
'A Blueberry-Avocado-Cocoa-Bean-Smoothie a Day' Keeps The Doctor Away
Times have changed. It used to be that an apple a day kept the doctor away. But three recent studies indicate this mantra could be changed to 'a blueberry-avocado-cocoa-bean-smoothie a day' keeps the doctor away--if the doctor is a cardiologist.
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