Researchers at the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute in Melbourne, Australia, have shown that a probiotic therapy using gut bacteria Lactobacillus rhamnosus affects sensitization to peanut allergens in children.
It is a widely held belief that all someone needs to do to contract an infection, such as one caused by a virus, is to come into contact with an infected patient. However, it’s important to realize that these pathogens are only able to successfully invade and take hold within our bodies if our immune systems are weak. Thankfully, there are countless ways to boost immunity and fend off disease, one of these being to increase production or intake of mannose-binding lectins.
Are you among the many seasonal allergy sufferers each year? Are you tired of the negative side effects many over-the-counter antihistamines provide? Fortunately, there are natural alternatives that can provide relief without inducing drowsiness, dizziness, or headaches — symptoms usually accompanied by most conventional approaches…
Yoga has long been a popular form of exercise and meditation, but science is starting to confirm the ancient practice has the power to treat depression and anxiety.
With one in five Canadians dealing with a form of mental illness at some point in their lives, physicians are beginning to look beyond traditional methods of treatment, such as therapy or medication. Some are turning to yoga.
A woman’s hair can operate like a canary in a coal mine, signaling danger. When hair begins to thin, it is often the first sign of an underlying imbalance or deficiency that, if not addressed, can significantly undermine good heath in a big way. Chances are good that when hormone imbalances are successfully addressed, hair will begin to re-grow and again look and feel the way it once did.
Here in the Northeast where I live, and in many other parts of the world, we are transitioning from Vata Season to Kapha Season.
Vata and Kapha have very different qualities. Vata is light, dry, mobile, cold while Kapha is heavy, wet, cold, stable. You can see that they only share the cold quality.
If we think about this and how we are comprised of the five elements (air, ether, fire, water, earth) we can only imagine how hard our organism must work to stay balanced when the seasons shift.
Here the first in a series of videos on spices that support your brain function! Use these wonderful spices and oils to improve brain function.
Although 2014 was the shining year for numerous foods, many would attest that turmeric held the gold medal in ‘hottest foods of 2014.’ The spice is relatively reasonably priced, available, and boasts seemingly countless health benefits. One of those benefits is revealed in a study conducted relatively recently, one which found that turmeric may contribute to the regeneration of a ‘damaged brain’ and help with neurological disorders.
Current thinking suggests that antioxidants are the key to slowing the aging process and keeping degenerative disease at bay. Some antioxidants are made in the body, and eating a plant based diet provides many more of them to keep people looking and feeling young and healthy. But research is suggesting that there is a caveat to all this – that antioxidants from food lose their power when eaten with milk protein.
Are you looking to replace blood pressure-lowering drugs with natural, diet-based solutions? Complimenting past findings, recent research reveals that drinking a single glass of beetjuice juice daily may just be enough to lower blood pressure in those suffering from hypertension. In fact, this simple juice can lead to a ‘significant’ reduction in blood pressure.
Sometimes during the year, it seems that very few things go forward no matter how hard we try. There are so many issues activated, bioacoustically speaking, in the coming few days that it seems a very good time to just sit still and let all good things come to you. Find out more with this week’s BioAcoustic Key Note.
By: Sara |Institute of HeartMath Fresh squash or canned pumpkin makes this a flavorful thick stew, with a Mexican flavor and a bit of spice. 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 onions, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon chili powder 1 ½ teaspoon cumin ½ 15oz. can chopped tomatoes, canned ¾ cup pumpkin, canned, or […]
When we are children, we literally soak up the world around us. This is to help us form ideas about the world to that will serve to assist us in navigating through life. And as children, we have no filters, we are pure authentic beings…free of societal constraints, living from pure heart and spirit expressing what comes naturally. That is until we are told NOT to.