5000 IU of Vitamin D3 Boosts The Body's Ability To Respond To Cardiovascular Stress and Cancer
Daily supplements of vitamin D3 improve the heartís response to a stressor and double the chances of surviving cancer according to two separate studies in Anticancer Research and the International Journal of Cardiology.
Raw Cacao Superfood Smoothie
The cacao powder gives this smoothie a rich chocolate flavor while adding a powerful punch of free radical fighting antioxidants, energizing iron, and heart-healthy magnesium. The chia seeds are an incredible source of vitamin C, calcium, and omega-3. Along with the hemp seeds and maca, this is likely one of the most nutrient packed smoothies. Give this fabulous smoothie a try today!
An Apple a Day...? Not Anymore
Remember the saying "An apple a day keeps the doctor awayĒ? It was generally taken to mean that if you ate well you could prevent going to the doctor. Unfortunately that doesnít seem to be the case anymore.
Morning Jump Start Juice
There's nothing like a green start to your day with a zing of citrus and ginger. I bet once you try this juice in the morning, you will reconsider your daily cup of java.
Stay Away From Conventional Toothpaste and Make Your Own With Your Choice of 3 Easy Recipes
Ingredients found in conventional toothpastes -- including sodium fluoride, synthetic dyes derived from petroleum or coal tar, sodium hydroxide (also known as lye or caustic soda), sodium lauryl sulfate, titanium dioxide, artificial sweeteners, and triclosan -- might make us think twice about the products we employ for the sake of our teeth. Of course, weíre not actively swallowing the stuff, but itís unavoidable that a bit will slink down the gullet from time to time. And given that most of us brush our teeth over 700 times a year, thereís no shortage of opportunity to ingest ingredients better left in the lab. It's time to get crafty and create your own toothpaste that will leave your breath minty clean.
Anti-Inflammatory Pineapple Ginger Smoothie
Pineapple has been used for centuries to reduce pain and inflammation. It turns out that an enzyme found in pineapples called bromelain does, in fact, have scientifically proven medicinal benefits. Two molecules isolated from an extract of crushed pineapple stems have even shown promise in fighting cancer growth. Studies have shown that bromelain reduces swelling, bruising, healing time and pain. An even more potent anti-inflammatory is ginger whose analgesic properties have been proven stronger than ibuprofen. Combine the two in this smoothie recipe and you have deliciously balanced beverage at any time of the day.
Plants Are Far More Intelligent Than We Ever Assumed
Like higher organisms, plants appear able to make complex decisions. A new study shows that plants may be able to initiate a survival mechanism by aborting their own seeds to prevent parasite infestation.
4 Diseases Few Are Aware Can Be Reversed Naturally Without Drugs
Despite the medical model which relies on pharmaceutical intervention for every known illness, there are well over one hundred common diseases that can be reversed naturally. That's the difference between treatment for profit and healing for wellness. Arthritis (both rheumatoid and osteo) diabetes (both Type I and Type II), hypertension and cancer are all reversible with proper herbal strategies, nutrition and exercise.
Daily Consumption of Strawberries Shows Significant Reductions In Oxidative Stress
Strawberries are known to curb cardiovascular disease, cancer, and delay aging. A new study from Italy that supports the heart health benefits of the fruit was published in the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry. It showed that daily consumption of strawberries may improve blood lipid levels and platelet function by a significant margin.
Beware of Cheap Quality Amino Acid Supplements, Even If They're Licensed
This may sound strange coming from the founder of a supplement line that is entirely licensed; however, I am talking about the flip side of the coin. Most people would assume that if a product has been reviewed and approved for licensing, it must be high quality. But nothing could be further from the truth.†
Beetroot Benefits and an Amazing Juice Recipe
Beets are an incredibly nutrient dense food. Filled with antioxidants, they support detox, are anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer. I usually favor my smoothies over juices but this beetroot recipe is one of my favorites for juicing. You can use this as a refreshing morning beverage or even as part of your detox program. Whether you like beets or not, the combination of apple, lemon, carrots with the ginger zing helps make the taste of beets subtle enough to enjoy this juice either way.
Raw Chocolate Caramel Cups
This is a fantastic dessert for a kids party platter as they fit nicely in their little hands, but can equally tempting for adults due to their small size. They have a delish crunchy base, a gooey center and sweet chocolate. Dare you to eat just one.
South American Vine Treats Neurogenerative Disorders and Is More Powerful Than Antidepressants
Banisteriopsis caapi, also known as ayahuasca, caapi or yaje, is a South American jungle vine used to prepare a decoction with a long history of entheogenic uses as a medicine and "plant teacher" among the indigenous peoples of the Amazon Rainforest. It has unique properties found to treat Parkinson's disease and other neurogenerative disorders.
Taco Recipe Will Have You Rethinking What A Taco Is
Now that my dad has gone mostly plant based for health reasons, he occasionally feels like he misses†meat. So I decided to make this for him for dinner, and let me tell you, it rocks. Itís tacos, but minus the meat, and minus the shell. Sound a bit weird? Trust me it works. Hereís how itís done and why itís awesome...
Apple Pie Smoothie Recipe
For a truly healthy smoothie, it's always best to blend your own rather than a quick stop at your local smoothie bar. Not only can you load your own ingredients to your liking, but you'll avoid high sugar, chemical laden mixes which have become very popular due to taste and processing convenience. This apple smoothie gives you the best of both worlds, high on vitamins, antioxidants and great taste.
Hemp Power Smoothie
Hemp is one of my favorite proteins for many reasons. Most hemp protein powders on the market have no fillers or additives and it provides the 8 essential amino acids and fatty acids. Youíll need much less hemp protein than other types of proteins for equal benefit. Your body will also immediately recognize and digest natural, whole hemp protein and it won't slow you down, bloat you, or make you feel uncomfortable.
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