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.
Chocolate Beet Cake with Maple Cashew Frosting
This is a fantastic recipe with excellent texture and taste. Although it is not raw, it is vegan and dense enough that one slice will leave you quite content and fulfilled (and maybe even asking for seconds).
Magnesium Rich Foods Offer 5 Critical Health Benefits
Magnesium is an essential mineral for staying healthy and is required for more than 300 biochemical reactions in the body. Multiple health benefits of magnesium include transmission of nerve impulses, body temperature regulation, detoxification, energy production, and the formation of healthy bones and teeth.
How Tart Cherries Reduce Inflammation and Oxidative Stress
Tarts cherries are known to have among the highest anti-inflammatory content of any food in the world. Daily consumption of tart cherry juice or concentrate leads to a reduction in increases in markers of inflammation and oxidative stress and allows people with specific diseases to manage their pain long-term without medications.
7 Reasons You Should Make Coconut Water A Top Beverage On Your Summer List
Super low in calories, naturally fat-free and having more potassium than four bananas, coconut water is one of the best electrolyte hydrators in the world. It's Mother Nature's sports drink and it is just as effective (or more effective) than any carbo-electrolyte drink on the market.
It's Time To Abandon Dangerous Folic Acid Fortification Programs and Stick To Folates
It's an embarrassing fact, but more than half of dieticians think folic acid is naturally found in foods. It isn't and never was. Only folate is found in foods such as lentils, beans, spinach and other greens. The body does not metabolize folic acid in the same way it does folate. Researchers from the Institute of Food Research and Newcastle University have confirmed that the body processes synthetically-produced folic acid differently to the natural counterpart found in vegetables. This leads to unmetabolised folic acid circulating in the bloodstream which is eventually metabolised by the liver, but the process is slow, inefficient and possibly toxic.
5 Ways Corrective Lenses Break Down Your Eyesight and How To Improve Your Vision Naturally
Optometrists just like much of the medical community are fixated on short-term solutions which don't address the root cause of problems. Few optometrists will admit and the greatest majority are unaware that glasses and contacts are almost guaranteed to destroy your eyesight over time. Unfortunately, they're not trained on natural and preventative solutions that improve vision in the long-term because they simply do not understand the way the eye works. Contrary to popular belief, your vision doesn't have to decline over time. With regular exercise of the muscles that control your eye movements and visual acuity, you can reduce eyestrain and maintain or even improve your vision without any destructive correctional conventions such as laser surgery, glasses or contact lenses.
The Happiest State Has One Of The Highest Poverty Levels and One Of The Lowest Household Incomes In The Nation
There are persistent differences in self-reported subjective well-being across U.S. metropolitan areas, and residents of declining cities appear less happy than other Americans. Newer residents of these cities appear to be as unhappy as longer term residents, and yet some people continue to move to these areas. While the historical data on happiness are limited, the available facts suggest that cities that are now declining were also unhappy in their more prosperous past. According to a working paper from researchers at Harvard University and the University of British Columbia, the five happiest cities in the U.S. all happen to be located in one state, which also ranks as the happiest state.
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