More and more we seem to strive for (and reward) extreme exercise. Pushing beyond our limits. Challenging ourselves to climb higher, run faster and farther, hop till you drop, “Just Do It”!
We scoff to think that a quiet walk in Nature, a leisurely bike ride or a gentle yoga class could keep us healthy and fit. Ayurveda would disagree. I wrote an article a while back called “All Exercise is Not Created Equal”. Please check it out to see how the different doshas are affected by exercise and Ayurveda’s recommendations.
Adding just one gram of turmeric to breakfast could help improve the memory of people who are in the very early stages of diabetes and at risk of cognitive impairment.
The year 2014 has not been kind to one of the biggest symbols of American capitalism. Last quarter, McDonald’s saw its U.S. sales fall 3 percent as profits tumbled 30 percent. It was the 12th straight month of falling sales at the fast food giant, which this summer posted its worst revenue decline inmore than a decade.
Dropping a $37 million contract and a lifestyle in professional sports, a major NFL center has now chosen to feed his community with sustainable farming over the pursuit of millions through passes and fumbles. And he says he is much happier with the decision.
Cannabis has already been proven to treat cancer anecdotally in many people – some with leukemia, others with lymphoma. But what’s gaining the most spotlight is how cannabis is able to eradicate brain cancer. In a recent study, researchers at the University of London have found that cannabis helps to ‘dramatically reduce’ the growth of new brain cancer cells.
Researchers from the University of Auckland have discovered that olive leaf extract has the ability to decrease insulin resistance and increase the production of insulin by the pancreas. This is one of the main problems that most diabetes patients suffer from – the lack of proper insulin balance in the body.
The World’s Largest GMO and Pesticide Safety study was finally launched by Factor GMO in London, UK on Tuesday. The Global GMO Free Coalition will help fund this largest GMO safety study to date – something that should have been done before GE foods were ever released into the environment.
It’s finally pumpkin season and we’re celebrating with pretty much all the pumpkin we can get our hands on! Why? Because it’s delicious. Also, because of their health benefits you might not be aware of:
Pumpkins are a great source of antioxidants like beta-carotene. Our body converts beta-carotene into Vitamin A, an essential nutrient which improves vision and helps prevent macular degeneration. Beta-carotene also eliminates free radicals, keeping cancer cells at bay. One more plus for this antioxidant? It nourishes skin, helping prevent fine lines and wrinkles.
“The world is becoming more toxic… and modern technology can’t fix it. But human history can.” — Origins I stumbled upon this movie as I was surfing the net from my pillow this morning — at the time I was still blurry eyed and in the throes of waking up. I bookmarked it to view at a […]
A new correlation study published in the Journal of Organic Systems has linked glyphosate, the primary ingredient in Monsanto’s best-selling herbicide, Roundup, to an enormous increase in chronic diseases across the United States.
What if you could call on an online community to keep everything in in working order when you hit the limits of your gardening prowess? The MEG Open Source Greenhouse is an internet-connected indoor microclimate designed to tap into the collective knowledge of green-thumbs around the world.