Wild Tropical Blueberries Extremely High In Antioxidants
April 29, 2011 | Antioxidants |
The first analysis of the healthful antioxidant content of blueberries that grow wild in Mexico, Central and South America concludes that some of these fruits have even more healthful antioxidants than the blueberries -- already renowned as "super fruits" -- sold throughout the United States. These extreme super fruits could provide even more protection against heart disease, cancer and other conditions, the report suggests.
6 Natural Remedies For Seasonal Allergies
April 29, 2011 | Allergies |
With spring starting, allergy sufferers are dreading the onset of allergy season. Perhaps you are like so many patients for whom the typical allergy medications don't work that well. For those of you who think you may have run out of options, there are powerful natural alternatives that can help prepare your body in advance to prevent allergy symptoms and treat them if you already are suffering.
Surprising Laws of Attraction Come Into Play When Looking For Your Mate
April 29, 2011 | Lifestyle |
What does attraction really depend on? What makes you get attracted to a somebody you don't know? Experts say that attraction depends on the play of chemicals in our mind and on the kind of visual imagery presented to us, among other things.
If You Want To Lose Weight, Eat A Huge Breakfast
April 29, 2011 | YourWeight |
Researchers claim that Breakfast really could be the most important meal of the day when it comes to losing weight.
Interacting Daily With Nature Is Essential For Human Health
April 28, 2011 | Lifestyle |
Research shows that a walk in the park is more than just a nice way to spend an afternoon. It's an essential component for good health, according to University of Illinois environment and behavior researcher Frances "Ming" Kuo.
Are Drug Ads Simply Becoming a Laughable Marketing Tool For Big Pharma?
April 28, 2011 | BigPharma |
Drug advertisements continue to (or attempt to) convince the ill- or un- informed that they can't live without prescriptions drugs, even if the risks far outweigh the benefits. The drug Stelara is an excellent example of ludicrous marketing ads which pharmaceutical companies such as Cilag AG employ to help sell poison for common skin conditions.
Enjoy More Power Over Your Dreams
April 28, 2011 | Sleep |
Growing evidence suggests that dreams are powerfully connected to the processing of human emotions. What if some people could actually enter our dreams and manage them?
New Research Shows Honey Fights Drug-Resistant Germs
April 28, 2011 | Antioxidants |
Herbal ingredients and natural nutrients are often capable of supporting different functions within the body, and current research is showing that a certain kind of honey may be useful in fighting drug-resistant germs.
Science Has Been The Source of Our Retrogress, Not Progress
April 27, 2011 | Consciousness |
Albert Einstein once said that "all of science is nothing more than the refinement of everyday thinking." Many experts agree that our capacities for logical thinking and rational decisions have emerged from nothing more than the randomness of information which we have attempted to categorize logically with little or no success. Indeed, there is no scientific evidence for the 'evolution' of thought and this has delayed the advancement of our species.
Powerful Antioxidant: Yerba Mate
April 27, 2011 | Antioxidants |
An extract from yerba mate, a traditional drink from South America, may offer an antioxidant-rich alternative to the brewed tea for use in supplements, suggests a new study from Brazil.
Are People Willing To Trade One Source of Power and Control For Another?
April 27, 2011 | Lifestyle |
Having power over others and having choices in your own life share a critical foundation: control, according to a new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. The paper finds that people are willing to trade one source of control for the other. For example, if people lack power, they clamor for choice, and if they have an abundance of choice they don't strive as much for power.
Laugh For 15 Minutes A Day For Great Health and Romance
April 27, 2011 | Happiness |
Experts say children can laugh up to 300-400 times in a day, but as adults this frequency drops to 15 times a day. But it's medically proven that laughter benefits your health.
Banana Peels Can Purify Water From Copper, Lead and Industrial Wastes
April 26, 2011 | Healing |
To the surprisingly inventive uses for banana peels -- which include polishing silverware, leather shoes, and the leaves of house plants -- scientists have added purification of drinking water contaminated with potentially toxic metals. Their report, which concludes that minced banana peel performs better than an array of other purification materials, appears in ACS's journal Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research.
What Are The Most and Least Stressful Jobs?
April 26, 2011 | Lifestyle |
Stress can take a huge toll on the body and can cause deterioration in everything from your gums to your heart and can make you more susceptible to illnesses ranging from the common cold to cancer. According to CareerCast, 70 per cent of all employees say that work is the main cause of their stress, with nearly half of those questioned attributing it to worries about job stability. They ranked the most stressful and the least stressful careers.
Red Peppers Curb Your Appetite, Increase Metabolism
April 26, 2011 | Metabolism |
Spicing up your daily diet with some red pepper can curb appetite, especially for those who don't normally eat the popular spice, according to research from Purdue University.
Spending Time With Friends As Effective As Brain Games To Decrease Cognitive Decline
April 26, 2011 | MentalHealth |
If you want to keep your brain healthy, it turns out that visiting friends, attending parties, and other social functions might be just as good for you as crossword puzzles.
Expand Your Mind and Awareness in 8 Weeks
April 25, 2011 | Consciousness |
There is now scientific proof that meditating changes the brain in ways that allow people to feel better about their lives. The new research found that meditation is not only pleasant and stress-reducing, but that it actually brings lasting physiological changes that are health-enhancing.
Why You Should Line Dry Your Clothes This Summer
April 25, 2011 | Sustainability |
Ultraviolet radiation from the sun kills germs on laundry dried outdoors on a clothesline and gives clothes a chemical-free fresh scent, cleaning experts say.
Feeling Disoriented and Out-of-Sync? Why You Need To Slow Down and Be Present
April 25, 2011 | Consciousness |
The first step towards self-healing of either emotional imbalances or physical ailments is to slow down, so that we get a chance to perceive what is really happening in our lives. We can then better observe and understand our inner state of being, for it is mirrored in our outer situation in life. Once we understand this, we can take responsibility and change whatever that is bothering us.
Long-Term Prevention Through Immune Support
April 25, 2011 | Prevention |
Whether you're talking about a cold or the flu, there are various recommendations for preventing and treating them. If you start early on prevention, you'll likely be among the lucky people who sail through the winter without catching either. By far the best defense is prevention. A strong immune system will prevent a cold or the flu and speed up recovery time if you do in fact get sick.
Is It Finally Time For a Leaderless Society?
April 22, 2011 | Consciousness |
Leadership has done nothing to advance humanity in the long-term. From world leaders to presidents and prime ministers, leadership is often guided by outside influential forces which we can't see or hear. A leaderless society would allow all people around the world to lead their own advancement instead of leaving this role to others. It would allow the average person to become empowered and capable of incredible and magnificent feats of personal achievement while simultaneously enabling others by example. It is who and what we are...a species built to cooperate as a group and lead by example, within our own power and moral compass.
Is Diet or Exercise The Key To Losing Weight?
April 22, 2011 | YourWeight |
It's the $50,000 dollar question that scientists have debated for years. Is it a lack of exercise or a poor diet that bears the responsibility for excessive weight gain. Some experts suggest that our activity levels are the same as they were 20 years ago, yet our diet has been transformed by leaps and bounds. Others say the opposite. So who is right?
Resveratrol Reduces Insulin Resistance
April 22, 2011 | Antioxidants |
Daily supplements of resveratrol may improve how the human body responds to insulin, the hormone responsible for sugar and fat metabolism, Hungarian researchers report for the first time.
Could Eating a Peach, Apple, Pepper or Strawberry Lower Your Unborn Child's IQ?
April 21, 2011 | Toxins |
Conventional or non-organic varieties of peaches, apples, peppers and strawberries have some of the highest concentrations of pesticides. In a new study, researchers at the University of California, Berkeley's School of Public Health have found that prenatal exposure to organophosphate pesticides -- widely used on food crops -- is related to lower intelligence scores at age 7.
The Power of Words
April 21, 2011 | Love |
What we habitually say in our heads, we usually end up saying with our lips, which ultimately direct our actions. From others they often influence or direct our decisions and behaviour while our own words act to elicit responses from those who receive them.
3 Different Breathing Exercises To Enhance Feelings of Love, Patience and Concentration
April 21, 2011 | Consciousness |
The do-it-anytime set of breathing exercises remove tension, anger, annoyance, fear and exhaustion.
Energy Saving CFL Light Bulbs Causes Dozens of Diseases Including Cancer
April 21, 2011 | EMF |
The mythical hoax that the "Green Revolution" has spawned upon the world blaming carbon emissions for global warming now aims to replace every incandescent bulb with disease and cancer causing compact fluorescent lights (CFLs).
A Key To Our Power: Finding Peace in the Midst of Chaos
April 20, 2011 | Consciousness |
We are eternal and powerful beings whose only true source is love. Yet, we have created so much chaos to awaken the collective consciousness that many of us are doubting the true nature of what it means to be human. All that is about to change.
Happy People Are More Likely To Eat Candybars, But Hopeful People Choose Fruit
April 20, 2011 | Lifestyle |
Happy people are more likely to eat candy bars, whereas hopeful people choose fruit, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research. That's because when people feel hope, they're thinking about the future.
Is Healing All About Voltage?
April 20, 2011 | Healing |
By knowing that chronic disease is associated with low voltage, one might ask an obvious question; "What is my voltage?"
The Magnetic Effect of Light May Bring New Solar Power, Render Solar Cells Obsolete
April 20, 2011 | Sustainability |
A dramatic and surprising magnetic effect of light discovered by University of Michigan researchers could lead to solar power without traditional semiconductor-based solar cells.
For a Great Mid-Section, Steer Clear From These 8 Ab Myths
April 19, 2011 | Fitness |
Regardless of our age, it takes a lot of hard work for most of us to develop a rock hard mid-section. The worst part is that there is so much misinformation available to those seeking guidance, especially courtesy of fellow gym goers and even some misinformed trainers. Steer clear of these 8 myths when developing your ab routine and you'll be well on your way to a six pack.
One of the Best Cancer Preventions is Free: Walking
April 19, 2011 | Prevention |
Walking offers us a chance to move our bodies, keeping our systems running smoothly without the over exertion of other high powered activities such as jogging or competitive sports. And this calmer rhythm found in walking, especially walking in nature, is a true blessing in supporting the overall health of our bodies, minds and spirits.
Daily Probiotics May Reduce Cold and Flu Symptoms
April 19, 2011 | Immunity |
Daily supplements of probiotic Lactobacillus fermentum may reduce the duration of symptoms of respiratory tract infections in male athletes, says a new study from Australia.
Broccoli Helps Clear Damaged Lungs
April 19, 2011 | Antioxidants |
Here's another reason to eat your greens. As well as helping to prevent cancer, broccoli may also help the immune system to clean harmful bacteria from the lungs. A compound found in the vegetable is now being trialled as a treatment for people with lung disease.
Internet Is The Primary News Source For Those More Educated As Well As People Under 30
April 18, 2011 | Lifestyle |
Who watches TV any more? The Internet has officially outpaced television as the primary way young people consume their news.
Baby Foods From Major Manufacturers Contain Alarming Levels of Arsenic and Lead
April 18, 2011 | Toxins |
Mothers who wish to wean their infants off of breast milk and on to baby food should best make it themselves. Alarming levels of toxic contaminants including arsenic, lead and cadmium have been found in baby foods from major manufacturers.
Ireland Becomes The Third Country In The World To Ban Genetically Modified Crops
April 18, 2011 | GMO |
Ireland has officially become the third country in the world, after Japan and Egypt, to ban the cultivation of all GM crops and introduce a voluntary GM-free label for food - including meat, poultry, eggs, fish, crustaceans, and dairy produce made without the use of GM animal feed.
Vigorous and Brief Bursts of Exercise Are Most Effective For Long-Term Weight Loss
April 18, 2011 | Fitness |
New research suggests that short bursts of exercise may be better than long drawn-out exercise classes in fighting obesity.
Governments Are Beginning To Censor Much More Than Just What Makes Us Healthy
April 15, 2011 | GovernmentAbuse |
We all know how governments and the mainstream media try their best to censor the most effective information to prevent disease and enhance our health, but there's a common trend emerging that is attemping to suppress anything that may make people veer off course from government institutionalized and mainstream thought. In essence, restrictions on all forms of free thinking.
Don't Be Fooled By Expensive Superfoods - Foods With Highest Antioxidants Are The Cheapest
April 15, 2011 | Antioxidants |
The top six foods with the highest antioxidant values on the ORAC (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity) scale are cheaper and more readily available the more expensive alternatives with lower ORAC scores.
How Polluted Air is Promoting Disease and Widespread Inflammation
April 15, 2011 | Pollution |
With the cloud of radioactive isotopes now circulating the northern hemisphere as a result of Japan's nuclear disaster, scientists are attempting to understand the health consequences and how nuclear and other types of pollution activates proteins that leads to widespread inflammation and disease.
A Single Source That Converts Nutrients to Fuel on a Diet of Waste Water
April 14, 2011 | Sustainability |
Algae are being put to work performing a unique double duty: cleaning up sewage waste while simultaneously producing biofuel.
Vegetarians Have a Lower Risk of Heart Attacks, Cancer, Stroke and Diabetes
April 14, 2011 | Diseases |
Vegetarians experience a 36 percent lower prevalence of metabolic syndrome than non-vegetarians, suggests new research from Loma Linda University published in the journal Diabetes Care.
Acai Juice Reduces Joint Pain and Inflammation
April 14, 2011 | Antioxidants |
A daily glass of acai juice was associated with a reduction in joint pain measures, and this was correlated with improved blood antioxidant levels, says a new study.
More Than Half The Population Taking Supplements
April 14, 2011 | Lifestyle |
About half of adults take vitamins and other dietary supplements -- a level that's been holding steady for much of the past decade, new government figures show.
False Assumption That Salt is "Bad" For Us Is Creating Iodine Deficiency
April 13, 2011 | Diseases |
The UK population may now be iodine-deficient, warranting a full review and evidence-based recommendations to safeguard public health, according to new research.
The Science Behind An "Apple a Day"
April 13, 2011 | Nutrition |
The old saying "an apple a day keeps the doctor away" takes on a deeper meaning when it's backed by scientific fact.
Manuka Honey Reverses Antibiotic Resistance, Treats Disease
April 13, 2011 | Antioxidants |
Manuka honey could be an efficient way to clear chronically infected wounds and could even help reverse bacterial resistance to antibiotics, according to research presented at the Society for General Microbiology's Spring Conference in Harrogate.
Could Cigarettes Be Obsolete By 2050?
April 13, 2011 | Toxins |
Cigarette smoking may be completely disappeared by 2050, experts believe.
More Earthquakes to Come Will Signal The Re-Birth of a New Humanity and Planet Earth
April 12, 2011 | Consciousness |
Earth is adapting for new energetics that are encompassing the planet and they will continue their movement until the process is complete. This means more earthquakes are coming to assist the earth in its evolution and the birth of a new human.
Oral Products, Mouthwash, Toothpaste and Chewing Gum Cause Bad Breath and Stain Teeth
April 12, 2011 | OralHealth |
Many people still include a daily swirl of mouthwash or even chew gum as part of their dental routine to freshen breath and fight plaque -- but could we actually be damaging our teeth in the process?
Fat Burning Benefits of Blueberries
April 12, 2011 | Antioxidants |
Blueberries have shown potential to have a positive effect on everything from aging to metabolic syndrome. Recently, a researcher from Texas Woman's University (TWU) in Denton, TX, examined whether blueberries could play a role in reducing one of the world's greatest health challenges: obesity.
Why Do The Elderly Have Different Sleeping Patterns Than Younger People
April 12, 2011 | Sleep |
Hormones that circulate in the blood could explain why older people have different sleep patterns than younger people, a new study suggests.
Vegan Lifestyle Increases Risk of Heart Attack Without These Key Nutrients
April 11, 2011 | Lifestyle |
People who do not supplement and follow a vegan lifestyle - strict vegetarians who try to eat no meat or animal products of any kind - may increase their risk of developing blood clots and atherosclerosis or "hardening of the arteries," which are conditions that can lead to heart attacks and stroke, according to a new study.
If You Saw Your Own Brain Activity, Could You Better Control Your Thoughts?
April 11, 2011 | MentalHealth |
As humans face increasing distractions in their personal and professional lives, University of British Columbia researchers have discovered that people can gain greater control over their thoughts with real-time brain feedback.
Letting Go of the Fear That Controls Our Lives
April 11, 2011 | Consciousness |
Many of our convictions are collapsing and we're getting hit by a new reality everyday. It is an inescapable reality - our society is governed by fear and we must learn how to let go.
Diagnose Your Restlessness
April 8, 2011 | Consciousness |
Their are five types of restlessness you should be aware of which disrupt your environment, body, mind and even soul.
Your Daily Coffee May Increase Insulin Resistance
April 8, 2011 | Diabetes |
A growing body of research suggests that caffeine disrupts glucose metabolism and may contribute to the development and poor control of type 2 diabetes, a major public health problem.
Acai Prevents Hardening of The Arteries
April 8, 2011 | Antioxidants |
Acai juice may provide anti-inflammatory benefits that offer protection from hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis), according to new research.
Can City Driving Cause Brain Damage?
April 8, 2011 | Pollution |
Being exposed to highway pollution can cause brain damage in mice akin to memory loss and Alzheimer's disease, US researchers said Thursday.
Largest City in Canada Votes To Continue Fluoridating Water, Poisoning Its Citizens
April 7, 2011 | Toxins |
The Toronto Board of Health voted earlier this week to accept the recommendation of Toronto's medical health officer to continue the use of poisonous fluoride in the city's water.
What Citrus Fruit Protects Against Heart Attacks, Diabetes and Prevents Obesity?
April 7, 2011 | Antioxidants |
We all know how an apple a day is supposed to keep the doctor away -- now it seems the same is true for tangerines.According to research, eating the fruit could protect against heart attacks, diabetes, high cholesterol and stroke as well as staving off obesity.
Affectionate Communication Prevents Disease, Helps People Understand Emotion
April 7, 2011 | Love |
Every person has some level of alexithymia, as it is the personality trait which keeps people from sharing or even understanding their own emotions. Now, one University of Missouri researcher's latest study indicates that affectionate communication, such as hugging, could help those who have high levels of alexithymia lead more fulfilling lives.
Wisdom or Intelligence: Which One Does The World Need More of Of?
April 7, 2011 | Perspective |
Revolution in Libya. Revolution in Egypt. Revolution in Tunisia. Revolution in the World. The reshaping of societies raises fundamental questions that require monumental thought. "What the world needs now, especially in these times, is more wisdom," observes Dolores Pushkar, a professor in Concordia's Department of Psychology and member of the Centre for Research in Human Development.
Why Nuclear Power Should Be Banned Worldwide
April 6, 2011 | NuclearPlanet |
The long-standing conflicts over nuclear power and the risks of radiation exposure are nothing new - in fact, the debate over the damaged Fukushima Dai-Ichi plant in Japan are similar to arguments happening between scientists, governmental agencies and the public for decades. With the entire northern hemisphere now being polluted daily with trace levels of radioactive isotopes, contaminating everything from water to food and air, it's time to pull the plug on this dangerous form of energy.
Does Junk Food Cause Depression?
April 6, 2011 | JunkFood |
Evidence suggests that the trans-fats and saturated fats in some junk foods increase the risk of depression. The latest findings on this topic come from Spanish researchers who followed the diet and lifestyle of more than 12,000 men and women for six years.
There Is Nothing You Have To Become, You Are What You Need To Be
April 6, 2011 | Consciousness |
Enlightenment is absolutely beyond my effort to change the way I live, or even of changing life at all. It has to do with a total shift in the realisation of what it is that lives.
Brain Scans Show How Meditation Eases Pain
April 6, 2011 | ManagingPain |
Zen meditation discourages mental withdrawal from the world and dreaminess, and instead asks one to keep fully aware with a vigilant attitude. Typically one focuses on breathing and posture and aims to dismiss thoughts as they arise. Brain scans now show that Zen training leads to different activity in a set of brain regions known as the "default network," which is linked with spontaneous bursts of thought and wandering minds.
Working 11 Hours a Day Rather Than 8 Raises Your Heart Risk By 67%
April 5, 2011 | Lifestyle |
Working more than 11 hours a day rather than the usual 9am to 5pm markedly increases heart disease risk, say UK experts.
Soaring Use of CT Scans Exposing Children To Excessive Radiation
April 5, 2011 | EMF |
Soaring numbers of kids are getting CT scans in emergency rooms, a study found, raising concerns some may be exposed to adult-sized radiation doses and potential risks for cancer down the road.
Men and Women's Face Have Become More Similar Over Time
April 5, 2011 | HumanBody |
Research from North Carolina State University shows that they really don't make women like they used to, at least in Spain. The study, which examined hundreds of Spanish and Portuguese skulls spanning four centuries, shows that differences in the craniofacial features of men and women have become less pronounced.
Conscious Men: An Expression of a New Masculinity
April 5, 2011 | Consciousness |
Consciousmen.com is a place for men who are committed to growing more conscious in every way, and for the women who love and support them, people who are on the leading edge of the evolutionary expression of a new masculinity, co-creating a new world of gender harmony and creativity.
Want to Heal Mother Earth? Focusing On Healing Your Root Chakra
April 4, 2011 | Consciousness |
Chakras are energy vortexes located throughout our body which regulate the flow of energy through our energy system. The functioning of the chakras reflect how we choose to respond to conditions in our life. We open and close our chakras when we decide what to think and what to feel. To assist in the earth's healing, we must open our root chakras and allow the energy to flow.
Canadian Food Inspection Agency Denies Requests To Test Milk For Radiation
April 4, 2011 | NuclearPlanet |
Health authorities in Canada have denied repeated requests to measure the amount of radiation in milk following Japan's nuclear disregarding e the demands from B.C. dairy farmers and despite detected levels of radioactive iodine in Ontario and New Brunswick.
A Cup of Tea Will Increase Your Brain Power
April 4, 2011 | Antioxidants |
A new study has suggested that drinking tea not only improves brain power, but also reduces tiredness and increases alertness, thereby improving the performance.
Groundwater Radiation Near Japan's Nuclear Plants Is 10,000 Times Standard Level
April 1, 2011 | NuclearPlanet |
Radiation exceeding government safety limits has seeped into groundwater under a tsunami-crippled Japanese nuclear plant, according to the operator, but experts still claim it is unlikely to contaminate drinking supplies.
Electronic Touchless Faucets More Contaminated With Bacteria Than Conventional Varieties
April 1, 2011 | Toxins |
A study of newly installed, hands-free faucets at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, all equipped with the latest electronic-eye sensors to automatically detect hands and dispense preset amounts of water, shows they were more likely to be contaminated with one of the most common and hazardous bacteria in hospitals compared to old-style fixtures with separate handles for hot and cold water.
Why Coffee After a Fatty Meal is a Very Bad Idea
April 1, 2011 | Nutrition |
Eating a fatty fast food meal is never good for you, but washing that meal down with a coffee is even worse, according to a new University of Guelph study.
A Positive Attitude Can Cure Illness
April 1, 2011 | Healing |
A positive attitude on life could help you to bounce back from the challenges of ill health, suggests a new study.