Prevention

Chair-Bound Workers ‘Should Move Around Every Hour to Reduce Physical and Mental Health Risks’

Posted by on March 30, 2015 in Health-Wellness, Prevention with 0 Comments
Chair-Bound Workers ‘Should Move Around Every Hour to Reduce Physical and Mental Health Risks’

Workers who spend too much time sitting down are being urged to move around more as sedentary lifestyles are likely to increase risks of many health problems. Even if an office employee is usually active, being chained to a desk for long hours is “one of the biggest challenges” in improving health as going to the gym doesn’t cancel out implications on the body and mind, according to experts.

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Urban Farming: Solving Problems In The U.S. Food System

Urban Farming: Solving Problems In The U.S. Food System

Urban farming, particularly with vertical systems, speaks to (and can possibly resolve) issues like food accessibility, scale and affordability. “We need to improve our distribution, eat higher quality food, and make sure that the hungriest, poorest people have access to the highest quality food. It doesn’t make any sense to not provide people with nutritious food, because you end up paying for it on the back end with medical costs and a host of other things,” said Josh Lee, a.k.a. “Farmer Josh,” the co-founder of Green Top Farms: A Queens-based urban farming company that grows and distributes salad greens to New Yorkers.

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What Stress Does To Your Body & the Long-Term Effects

Posted by on March 26, 2015 in Health-Wellness, Prevention with 0 Comments
What Stress Does To Your Body & the Long-Term Effects

What exactly does stress do to your body, and what are the long-term effects? Julia Wilde of DNews answers these questions and more.

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This Is The Best Diet For Your Brain

Posted by on March 23, 2015 in Food and Drink, Nutrition, Prevention with 0 Comments
This Is The Best Diet For Your Brain

Is breakfast really the most important meal of the day, and are their certain foods that can help your brain? For the answers to these questions, watch this informative video from DNews. For more details, see Brain Food: How to Eat Smart.

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PHD Study: Nature ‘Significantly’ Helps In Overcoming Disease

Posted by on March 23, 2015 in Healing, Natural Remedies, Prevention with 0 Comments
PHD Study: Nature ‘Significantly’ Helps In Overcoming Disease

A study by Roger Ulrich, Ph.D. points out that attention to architectural details in a hospital setting, including building in elements of the natural environment, very significantly impact healing outcomes for patients. This includes having appropriate art, soothing music, and having plants around for a natural naturistic healing boost.

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Ever Notice That Gardening Makes You Happy? Here’s The Science On Why

Ever Notice That Gardening Makes You Happy? Here’s The Science On Why

Did you know that there’s a natural antidepressant in soil? It’s true. Mycobacterium vaccae is the substance under study that has been found to mirror the effect on neurons that drugs like Prozac provide. The bacterium is found in soil and may stimulate serotonin production, which makes you relaxed and happier. The serotonin boost that is provided by this bacteria, might also aid our learning abilities.

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5 Indian Food Recipes Prove There’s a True Science to Deliciousness

5 Indian Food Recipes Prove There’s a True Science to Deliciousness

Have we finally found the formula for delicious? Some scientists think so. They believe they’ve found the secret to what makes some food delicious after extensive studies of Indian cuisine in particular. Indian food recipes have long been favorites amongst people of all backgrounds; the balance of spices, the fantastic flavors, the tasty techniques…not to mention all those nutritional benefits from ingredients like turmeric, mustard seeds, cinnamon and more. So if you haven’t yet, the time to master this cuisine is now!

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Mindfulness Is More Effective Than Drugs For Both Anxiety And Depression

Mindfulness Is More Effective Than Drugs For Both Anxiety And Depression

Mindfulness-based trainings have shown beneficial effects on inflammatory disorders in prior clinical studies and are endorsed by the American Heart Association as a preventative intervention. The training provides a biological mechanism for therapeutic effects. A study in Psychoneuroendocrinology by researchers in Wisconsin, Spain, and France reported the first evidence of specific molecular changes in the body following a period of intensive mindfulness practice.

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Organic Garlic Powder Products Recalled For Possible Salmonella

Posted by on March 17, 2015 in Food and Drink, Prevention with 0 Comments
Organic Garlic Powder Products Recalled For Possible Salmonella

Frontier Co-op is recalling organic garlic powder and several products containing the powder that were sold under the Frontier Co-op, Simply Organic and Whole Foods labels. According to a press release on the FDA’s safety and recall page, these products are being recalled because of a potential salmonella contamination. There have been no illnesses reported from the possibly contaminated products, but raw material received by Frontier tested positive for salmonella in an FDA test. Frontier is voluntarily recalling the products based on the results.

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7 Super Seeds That Will Enhance Your Health

Posted by on March 12, 2015 in Food and Drink, Nutrition, Prevention, Spices, Seeds, Herbs with 1 Comment
7 Super Seeds That Will Enhance Your Health

Nutrient-dense seeds are finally starting to get the attention that they deserve. Packed with healthy fats, protein, fiber and lots of minerals and vitamins, the following seven super seeds are an ideal addition to your meals to ensure you’re eating a balanced diet:

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How to Do a Five Day Juice Fast

Posted by on March 10, 2015 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness, Prevention with 0 Comments
How to Do a Five Day Juice Fast

Juice Fasting is an excellent way to detox your body and give you more energy. Here’s a juice plan that you can follow as a beginner.

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High-Salt Diet Fights Infection, Boosts Immune Function

High-Salt Diet Fights Infection, Boosts Immune Function

Increasing salt accumulation at the site of infections might be an ancient strategy to ward off infections, long before antibiotics were invented.

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5 Great Natural Substitutes For Sugary Soda

5 Great Natural Substitutes For Sugary Soda

CHRISTINA SARICH | Natural Society We know that consumers of sugar-sweetened cola are already at risk for diabetes, obesity, and various other diseases, but the risks don’t end there. The millions of people consuming more than 1,970 milliliters of soda a day around the world are also at risk for cancer, specifically due to a carcinogenic chemical in the form […]

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6 Home Remedies for Acid Reflux (Video)

6 Home Remedies for Acid Reflux (Video)

Dr Edward Group | Global Healing Center Acid reflux is painful. Food and acid splash into the esophagus and cause belching, heartburn and, in some severe cases, chest pains. Some individuals have experienced pain so intense they thought they were having a heart attack. If a person experiences acid reflux on a regular basis, the acids will […]

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Try This Amazing Seed: It Cures ‘Everything But Death’

Try This Amazing Seed: It Cures ‘Everything But Death’

Prophet Mohammed said of black seed, Nigella sativa, it is “a remedy for all diseases except death” possessing at least 20 distinct pharmacologic actions. Modern research can be found that supports it as beneficial in 40 health conditions.

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