9 Things You Probably Don't Know About Pineapples
Pineapples have exceptional qualities as a vibrant tropical fruit with balanced sweetness and tartness. Most people are unaware that pineapples are simple a composite of many flowers whose individual fruitlets fuse together around a central core. How long does it take a pineapple to grow? Can pineapple induce abortion or prevent cancer? Here are just a few of many facts you probably don't know about pineapples.
Why "Quick" Is Not Really a Fix
If we’re all honest with ourselves, what we really want is a "quick fix." Fast food, fast communication, fast transportation, and fast health improvements are just a few that can be found in a plethora of "quick fix" options. These things are popular because they are fast and easy. If we really stop and think, though, we would probably agree that things in our lives which take time to develop are often richer and more enjoyable than the "quick fixes."
The 4 Biggest Mistakes In Dietary Advice That Even Doctors Now Admit Must Be Corrected
There is no more doubting long-standing myths that mainstream nutrition adopted as truths due to poorly designed and corrupt scientific studies. On behalf of public health regulators -- doctors, nutritionists and many other health experts have relied on this misinformation to guide millions with false dietary advice which we now know to be harmful.
Laughter Shown To Work Better Than Pharmaceuticals And Affects The Body Like Exercise
It's no secret that laughter is good for you and, even when indulged in liberally, is gloriously free of side effects. Laughter is a simple stress reducer, a kind of natural Valium, but is also allows us to connect to other people in such unique ways, that it cannot be duplicated through any other method. A body of evidence shows that laughing not only works better than medication, but stimulates hormonal levels in ways similar to exercise.
Flu Busting, Lung Stimulating Smoothie
With the rising incidence of viral and bacterial infections plaguing children, there is one smoothie combination that works extremely well to increase the immune system and stimulate the lungs. It has all the necessary ingredients which even children won't mind consuming once they feel how quickly it improves their symptoms.
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.
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