Less than 1% of the population actually suffers from celiac disease – a serious autoimmune genetic illness characterized by gluten intolerance – , but many more have “gluten anxiety”. This is when a wide range of symptoms are ascribed to gluten – wheat’s main protein. There’s no medical evidence that going gluten-free brings health benefits. But does it deliver environmentally?
Despite having been demonized in the past, it seems to be very healthy. It is loaded with antioxidants and numerous studies show that coffee drinkers have a lower risk of serious diseases. There are even some huge studies showing that coffee drinkers live longer. However… there has been talk of potentially harmful chemicals in coffee called mycotoxins.
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.
Autism is a developmental disorder that initially occurs in early childhood. It generally affects a child’s language, behavior, and social skills in development. The exact cause is unknown, but some reasons may include medications taken during pregnancy, exposure to toxins, infections, immunizations, inflammation, leaky gut, nutrient deficiencies, food allergies, and inborn errors of metabolism.
Americans are devoid of essential nutrients – explaining one of the highest incidences of disease in all of the industrialized world – despite spending billions on healthcare every year. Much of this void is created by a lack of essential minerals.
Small Appalachian research facility is publicly distributing Ebola-Zaire biomarker software in the hope of collecting data to mitigate the pandemic threat using frequency-based Star Trek Proficiency. The results have the potential to guide and identify the threatened pandemic while creating a space-age math-based-medicine resolution to manage wellness.
Inter-Stellar Frequencies may be Influencing YOU. Today’s scientists claim that our moon and sun influence our planet via the tides and magnetic stress upon the earth; and some even go so far as to agree that the moon affects our emotions and behavior. Since astronomers have concluded that frequencies are bombarding the earth every minute of every day in a cyclical pattern, I suggest that there are Key Notes associated with every day of the year.
These Key Notes seem to ooze in and out of direct influence every three days or so. Our new column, BioAcoustically Speaking, will post information about these Key Notes each week. We predict that this information will provide many ideas for maintenance of SELF HEALTH.
Wanting some breakfast inspiration? This is a recipe for a simple recipe that is a bit different to your normal breakfast. Guaranteed to fill you up and energize you while giving you a nice boost of nutrients! Kale…. Sweet potato… Two of our most favorite ingredients!
Insect eating is most often associated with Fear Factor or blustery Food Network gourmands trying grasshoppers and worms in far-off countries. Now, several new companies—including Exo; Bitty Foods, which sells bug baking kits; and Six Foods, which pushes potatolike cricket chips—are winning national distribution. “We realize on some level it is slightly absurd,” says Gabi Lewis, Exo’s co-chief executive officer, from the Manhattan working space he shares with 40 other startups, a ping-pong table, and loads of free beer. “But cricket protein requires 20 percent fewer resources than beef protein,” he says. “If we can make this mainstream, the impact could be enormous.”
You can make your own raw food antioxidant chocolate dessert with superfruit. There are raw holiday cookies, pies, and desserts that include cacao and antioxidant-rich fruits, too. Here are some raw cacao and superfood recipes to try: Raw food diva Karen Knowler dishes up lots of ideas on how to enjoy raw cacoa. Mix in your favorite superfoods and enjoy! Chocolate and almonds are good no matter what the dessert, and this raw Italian dessert sinfully and skillfully blends raw chocolate and antioxidant-rich superfoods. Kimberly Snyder serves up a raw food truffle recipe that can easily combine with antioxidant superfruits. Adventures in the Raw provides an overview of raw cacao as well as tips on how to create dishes, desserts, and more with raw cacao nibs and powder.
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.
Even the healthiest among us knows the pain and regret from overindulging on Thanksgiving. We suddenly throw caution to the wind and begin eating all of the comfort foods from our past. And then the reality of what we’ve asked our body to do sets in.
Ayurveda is really big on digestion. Roughly 60% of our daily energy goes towards digestion. And every Ayurvedic practitioner will ask you about your digestion, no matter what your health concern is. It all starts in our gut.
Today all I want to do is give you a few simple tips to help you feel your best on Thursday.
Because inorganic minerals and organic minerals have the same chemical compositions, they were confused by the early nutritionists. The mineral, iron, in the bloodstream has the same chemical composition as the mineral, iron, in a nail—iron is iron, after all. However, these nutritionists incorrectly reasoned that there were no other differences between these two forms of iron. As a consequence, there actually were iron mineral supplements that consisted of surplus powdered nails.