Health-Wellness

9 Amazing Benefits of Echinacea: From Fighting Colds to Cancer

9 Amazing Benefits of Echinacea: From Fighting Colds to Cancer

Once known as an alternative way to prevent the common cold, now echinacea is quickly becoming known for multiple uses and benefits. Outpacing the other herbs by a long shot, echinacea (Echinacea spp.) sales rose 95 percent (!!) in 2013, and it’s now a $28 million industry! Why the surging popularity in this magnificently attractive flower? Because echinacea benefits our health and well-being like few plants on the planet.

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Learn How ‘Tapping’ Helps Veterans Heal: This Great EFT Video Helps Release Trauma

Learn How ‘Tapping’ Helps Veterans Heal: This Great EFT Video Helps Release Trauma

There have been many great successes with tapping (Emotional Freedom Therapy – EFT), in relieving the PTSD our troops so often bring home with them. There are so many veterans suffering, after having already given so much for their country. Please watch and share this video.

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Sorting Out Medical Advice from Medical Nonsense

Sorting Out Medical Advice from Medical Nonsense

There’s so much confusion regarding health information in the media. How do you determine which advice to follow and what to take with a grain of salt? Dr. Malcolm Kendrick wrote the book Doctoring Data: How to Sort Out Medical Advice from Medical Nonsense to help you answer that question. His fabulous book will teach you how to identify common research flaws and help you sift through misleading and meaningless data. An important resource if you are a serious student of health. Dr. Kendrick has also written The Great Cholesterol Con: The Truth about What Really Causes Heart Disease and How to Avoid It, which is another great book. Like me, he’s a trained family doctor whose journey led him to abandon much of what’s promoted in conventional medicine.

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March Against Monsanto: World Rallies to Protest GMO in 38 Countries, 428 Cities

Posted by on May 24, 2015 in Food and Drink, GMOs, Monsanto with 0 Comments
March Against Monsanto: World Rallies to Protest GMO in 38 Countries, 428 Cities

The third annual ‘March against Monsanto’ protest took place yesterday in cities around the world. Activists protested the monopoly the GMO giant has in controlling food supply. Protesters say Monsanto controls 90 percent of the seed market in the US.

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How Coconut Oil Supports Your Thyroid Plus Signs Yours May Be Out of Whack

How Coconut Oil Supports Your Thyroid Plus Signs Yours May Be Out of Whack

Over 30 million people in America suffer from thyroid malfunction. Coconut oil is truly a jam-packed therapeutic bullet that can tackle even some of the most health destroying conditions, including thyroid problems. It is rich in fatty acids, which support metabolism and provide energy.

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What’s the Right Dose of Exercise for a Longer Life? How to Find Your “Goldilocks Zone”

What’s the Right Dose of Exercise for a Longer Life? How to Find Your “Goldilocks Zone”

As discussed in a recent New York Times article,3 there’s a “Goldilocks zone” in which exercise creates the greatest benefit for health and longevity: “Two new, impressively large-scale studies4,5 provide some clarity, suggesting that the ideal dose of exercise for a long life is a bit more than many of us currently believe we should get, but less than many of us might expect.”

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Material Consumption Produces Costly Side Affects On Health And Well Being

Material Consumption Produces Costly Side Affects On Health And Well Being

Emphasizing healthy food, regular engagement with nature and physical activity could create substantial financial dividends. A substantial financial dividend could be released by a greener and healthier economy that emphasizes healthy food, regular engagement with nature and physical activity, the enhancement of social bonds, and attention to creating healthy minds.

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This ‘Poor man’s’ Heavy Metal Detox Will Heal You Without Breaking the Bank

This ‘Poor man’s’ Heavy Metal Detox Will Heal You Without Breaking the Bank

The good news is that we do in fact have affordable (and painless) options for detoxification which utilize easy-to-find supplements and foods. Clay, cilantro and fermented or cultured edibles are all helpful in gently purifying the body, revitalizing health and encouraging vitality.

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4 Ways That Trees Can Heal You

4 Ways That Trees Can Heal You

Interestingly, forests also provide the perfect place to holistically heal ourselves. All our daily tensions, struggles and woes can perish through some simple forest therapy.

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80% Of Sunscreens Are Useless Or Harmful, Says EWG

Posted by on May 21, 2015 in Health-Wellness, Prevention with 0 Comments
80% Of Sunscreens Are Useless Or Harmful, Says EWG

A new report released today by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) has found that 80 percent of sunscreen products on store shelves are either ineffective or contain ingredients that may be harmful to your health.

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Here’s What Happens To Your Body When You Switch to Only Organic Foods For Just Two Weeks

Posted by on May 21, 2015 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness with 0 Comments
Here’s What Happens To Your Body When You Switch to Only Organic Foods For Just Two Weeks

Want to know what happens in your body when you switch from eating conventional food to organic? Watch this video! A Swedish family that normally ate non-organic foods was chosen for this study. For one week, the five-member family ate normally, giving regular urine samples that were analyzed for 12 different pesticides. Then their diet was switched for two weeks to only organic food, and their urine was analyzed for the same 12 pesticides during that time. After eating organics for just two weeks, almost all the pesticides that were found in their urine had disappeared.

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15 Brain Foods to Boost Focus and Memory

Posted by on May 20, 2015 in Health-Wellness with 0 Comments
15 Brain Foods to Boost Focus and Memory

What does the food you eat have to do with how your brain functions? Turns out an awful lot. While we’ve always known that what we eat affects our bodies and how we look, scientists are also learning more and more that what we eat takes a toll on our brains. Yes, brain foods matter (especially for our gray matter).

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Study Shows Natural Sounds Improve Mood and Productivity

Posted by on May 20, 2015 in Health-Wellness, Prevention, Sound Healing with 0 Comments
Study Shows Natural Sounds Improve Mood and Productivity

Playing natural sounds such as flowing water in offices could boost worker moods and improve cognitive abilities in addition to providing speech privacy, according to a new study.

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7 Superfoods that Can Help You Lose Weight the Healthy Way

7 Superfoods that Can Help You Lose Weight the Healthy Way

A key principle of successful and lasting weight loss is to teach your body to burn fat instead of sugar and to do that, it is helpful to replace non-vegetable carbohydrates with healthy fats. Avocados, salmon, and raw nuts are all superfoods that are high in healthy fats. Other superfoods that can help you shed unwanted pounds include broccoli, green tea, organic pastured eggs, and quinoa.

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Study: How Yoga, Meditation Boosts Gut Health By Altering Genetic Signals

Posted by on May 19, 2015 in Healing, Health-Wellness, Yoga with 0 Comments
Study: How Yoga, Meditation Boosts Gut Health By Altering Genetic Signals

You may not know it until you try it, but meditation or yoga can bring about some amazing health benefits. One recent study even shows how meditation can actually help with the gut disorders, irritable bowel syndrome and irritable bowel disease, by altering genetic signals. What’s particularly noteworthy about this study is that “this mind-and-body intervention seemed to work by inducing genetic changes in the body.“ That such a positive self-healing dynamic of the mind-body connection has been scientifically documented is quite extraordinary. These claims have been made by Ayurveda practitioners for decades, but have waited for scientific verification.

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