Nutrition

4 Nutrition-Packed Foods to Eat All the Time

Posted by on November 16, 2014 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness, Nutrition with 0 Comments
4 Nutrition-Packed Foods to Eat All the Time

Superfoods are believed to protect you from illnesses from cardiovascular disease to cancer. Adding superfoods into your diet is, therefore, associated with less illness and a prolonged life.

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Why Pumpkin Is Good For You & an Easy Way to Cook It

Posted by on November 16, 2014 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness, Nutrition with 1 Comment
Why Pumpkin Is Good For You & an Easy Way to Cook It

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.

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‘Origins’ — Free Movie Premiere to Help You Thrive!

‘Origins’ — Free Movie Premiere to Help You Thrive!

  “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 […]

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Open-Source Greenhouse Enables Smartphone Control of a Veggie Garden

Posted by on November 13, 2014 in Farming, Food and Drink, Health-Wellness, Nutrition with 0 Comments
Open-Source Greenhouse Enables Smartphone Control of a Veggie Garden

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.

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Low Carb, High-Fat Diets May Reduce Epileptic Seizures

Posted by on November 12, 2014 in Food and Drink, Healing, Health-Wellness, Natural Remedies, Nutrition with 0 Comments
Low Carb, High-Fat Diets May Reduce Epileptic Seizures

A ketogenic diet calls for minimizing carbohydrates and replacing them with healthy fats and moderate amounts of high-quality protein.

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Patient ‘Googles’ His Way Out of Coronary Bypass Surgery

Posted by on November 10, 2014 in Health-Wellness, Nutrition, Prevention with 0 Comments
Patient ‘Googles’ His Way Out of Coronary Bypass Surgery

One of the most common operations performed in the world today is coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG). I would like to share with you the remarkable story of a recent Cardiac Wellness Program patient here at Montefiore Medical Center (I’ll call him Mr. J), who changed his diet and averted the CABG knife.

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New Documentary Exposes the Hidden Story Behind Vaccines, Pharma and Food: “Bought”

New Documentary Exposes the Hidden Story Behind Vaccines, Pharma and Food: “Bought”

A new documentary reveals how the US government has been “bought” by the food and healthcare industries. “If you thought they hurt us with the banks, wait ’til you see what they are doing to our health care.”

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Is the Alkaline Diet a Myth? An Evidence-Based Review

Is the Alkaline Diet a Myth? An Evidence-Based Review

The alkaline diet seems a bit too good to be true. Proponents of this diet suggest that replacing acid-forming foods with alkaline foods can improve health.

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Are You Copper Deficient?

Posted by on November 5, 2014 in Health-Wellness, Nutrition, Prevention with 0 Comments
Are You Copper Deficient?

25% of the US population gets enough copper daily. With this conflicting information, how can we know what to do?

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The Ancient Practice of Sungazing

The Ancient Practice of Sungazing

Sun gazing (also known as sun-eating) is a strict practice of gradually introducing sunlight into your eyes at the lowest ultraviolet-index times of day – sunrise and sunset.

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Kicking That Sweet Habit

Written by on September 6, 2014 in Awake and Aware, Food and Drink, Health-Wellness, Nutrition with 1 Comment
Kicking That Sweet Habit

By Omar Cherif Just like many other drugs, sugar is addictive. But unlike most drugs, sugar is legal and readily available pretty much everywhere, so getting hooked is way easier. The less you eat it, however, the less you crave it. I have personally kicked it out of my life some years ago and it […]

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Attention Vegetarians: 8 Foods with Hidden Animal Products

Posted by on August 31, 2014 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness, Nutrition with 2 Comments
Attention Vegetarians: 8 Foods with Hidden Animal Products

Those who simply trust the food industry to be transparent, may unknowingly eat meat or animal-derived ingredients.

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The Woman Who Eats Weeds (Video)

The Woman Who Eats Weeds (Video)

Julia Sich began eating wild weeds and making them into green smoothies for health as a result of a health crisis. Having restored her health, she is now called the “Weed Guru”, teaching classes and leading tours and workshops to encourage others to “go wild” with their gardens.

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FDA Reverses Its Position on Preventive Benefits of Daily Aspirin

FDA Reverses Its Position on Preventive Benefits of Daily Aspirin

The FDA recently reversed its position on taking daily aspirin if you haven’t had a heart attack, concluding that the risks outweigh the benefits. A safer, more effective approach to heart health is reducing chronic inflammation through diet, exercise, sun exposure, and grounding yourself to the earth.

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Diet Affects Men’s and Women’s Gut Microbes Differently

Diet Affects Men’s and Women’s Gut Microbes Differently

A new study asks not just how diet influences the microbiome, but also do males show the same diet effects as females?

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