5000 IU of Vitamin D3 Boosts The Body's Ability To Respond To Cardiovascular Stress and Cancer
March 11, 2014 | Sunlight | M.Chan
Daily supplements of vitamin D3 improve the heart’s 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.
7 Types of Fish You Should Never Consider Eating
March 11, 2014 | Pollution | M.Torres
With increasing pollution and radiation levels off the charts in our oceans, wild fish are becoming as hazardous to our health as factory farmed meat. Most farmed fish are no longer safe to consume due to genetic modification and practices which have transformed many species into swimming poison. Here are 7 varieties of fish you should avoid without exception.
What Most People Don't Know About The Father of Vaccination and Why History is Repeating Itself
March 10, 2014 | Vaccines | D.Mihalovic
For centuries, medical practitioners we have tried to find ways of inducing immunity in order to escape the consequences of disease, but vaccination itself is relatively new and a mere blip on our historical timeline. It embraces a noble intention, which is why so many are easily deceived regarding its true effectiveness. Dr. Edward Jenner is considered the "father of vaccination", variolation or inoculation. He was the pioneer of the first smallpox vaccine and he was also the first to formulate a vaccine that for approved experimentation which began with his 10-month old son.
Raw Cacao Superfood Smoothie
March 9, 2014 | Nutrition | K.Foster
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
March 9, 2014 | Nutrition | E.Sinclaire
Remember the saying "An apple a day keeps the doctor away”? It was generally taken to mean that if you ate well you could prevent going to the doctor. Unfortunately that doesn’t seem to be the case anymore.
Changing The Way You Think Before You Speak Can Change The World
March 8, 2014 | Consciousness | M.Forrester
Our society has become a place of judgement, criticism, insults and bickering because we fail to listen, inspire, cooperate and be kind based on an appreciation of perspectives rather than our own truth. If you would like to know what will change the world more than anything else, think kindness and take the joy from your heart and give it others.
Morning Jump Start Juice
March 7, 2014 | Nutrition | K.Foster
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.
New Study Shows Shocking Under-Reporting of Alzheimer's Disease In Medical Records - Mortality Rates May Be Close To Heart Disease and Cancer
March 7, 2014 | JunkScience | M.Torres
I distinctly recall one of my University professors who specialized in biostatistics, making a strong claim that the mortality rates of Alzheimer's disease where sharply increasing however only the morbidity rates where reflecting this change on official government records. It turns out he was right. A new study suggests that Alzheimer’s disease may contribute to close to as many deaths in the United States as heart disease or cancer. The research is published in the in Neurology.
Stay Away From Conventional Toothpaste and Make Your Own With Your Choice of 3 Easy Recipes
March 7, 2014 | NaturalLiving | A.McCarthy
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, we’re not actively swallowing the stuff, but it’s 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, there’s 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.
Herbalife - A Misrepresentation of Health and a Great Promoter of GMO, Dangerous Chemicals
March 6, 2014 | JunkFood | N.Longo
I've had far too many people approach me regarding Herbalife, a global multi-level marketing (MLM) company that sells health products that are anything but healthy. They claim superior nutrition, fuel for champions and hide behind expensive sponsorship deals to make their products look far better than they actually are. Let's break down Herbalife so you clearly see what this packaged poison is all about.
Anti-Inflammatory Pineapple Ginger Smoothie
March 6, 2014 | Nutrition | K.Foster
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.