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.
Fermented vegetables are an excellent way to keep your digestive system healthy! Kimchi is a great probiotic recipe for gut health. This video Probiotics For Your Second Brain explains why that maintaining a healthy gut is so important!
Epsom salts have been used by many different cultures for hundreds of years. They have a number of different beneficial properties and are used in gardening, household cleaning, and detoxifying the body. They are very inexpensive and can be purchased at bulk discounts in garden centers nearly everywhere. Using Epsom salt baths is an advanced detoxification strategy that has remarkable health benefits. Epsom salt is made up of magnesium and sulfate, which can help improve health in numerous ways. A lack of magnesium—which helps regulate the activity of more than 300 enzymes in the body—can contribute to high blood pressure, hyperactivity, heart problems and other health issues, doctors warn. Sulfate is essential for many biological processes, helping to flush toxins and helping form proteins in joints, brain tissue and mucin proteins.
The juice recipe below will help your body cleanse your liver, repair any past damage, and keep it in healthy, working condition. Remember, use organic, locally grown ingredients if you can!
Holiday Heart Syndrome, coined in 1978, describes irregular heart rhythms that occur at holiday time, in healthy people after several days of heavy drinking. In some people, even modest amounts of alcohol (as little as one drink) can cause holiday heart syndrome. This is often compounded by psychological stress, overeating, too much sodium, dehydration, lack of sleep, and overdoing it on caffeine and/or marijuana.
The term “superfood” has become something of a marketing buzzword in recent years, and many processed food products will boast such ingredients. But don’t be fooled. Processing tends to denature nutrients, so what you end up with is typically a far inferior version compared to the real thing.
Once your body has lost between one to two percent of its total water content, it will signal its needs by making you feel thirsty. Color and frequency of urination can also be used to judge your water intake.
The dog days of summer bring heat and humidity, reminding us to lift our glasses and hydrate frequently.
Now, as temperatures begin to cool, most of us don’t realize how important it is to continue to drink an adequate amount of fluids. In any weather, our bodies require proper hydration — water is the largest component of the human body, making up about 60 percent of your body weight.
Honor student, son, heroin addict, patient. Wife, nurse, heroin possession, convict. Father, Academy Award winner, heroin overdose, deceased. Beneath the tranquil surface of denial lurks a ravenous leviathan, the disease of addiction. Unlike our society, the disease of addiction knows no prejudice. Right now we’re battling a national epidemic. Addiction to heroin and opioid pills has reached levels previously unseen in our state and country. Heroin addiction is so pervasive and severe that Americans are more likely to die of an opioid overdose than a motor vehicle accident.
There are many excellent methods to detox, and after indulging in a holiday feast, there is hardly a better time to cleanse the body of accumulated toxins. Though you can try a myriad of techniques coming from varying medicinal practices around the world, the following 4 are some of the most readily practiced and easiest to complete – in many cases almost immediately after eating some ‘not-so-healthy’ treats at Thanksgiving time.
Fluoridation, the process of adding fluoride to public water supplies in an effort to prevent cavities, has courted controversy since its introduction in the US during the 1940s. Now, the prestigious medical journal The Lancet has published a report that supports what opponents of fluoridehave long been arguing. In essence, the journal article pointed to the fact that fluoride is a developmental neurotoxin.