Himalayan salt lamps – “Vitamins of the Air” – produce more than just light – they produce a negative-ion atmosphere and the health benefits that come with it.
Immunotherapy, or the use of a person’s own immune system to treat an infection or disease, has recently been at the forefront of cancer research. In a new study, researchers found that a form of immunotherapy could produce a “significant clinical response” in 70 percent of patients with a particularly deadly type of cancer known as multiple myeloma. These results not only highlight the potential of this exciting new field but also the importance of further immunotherapy research.
Turmeric, with its unique flavor and rich yellow color, is known as “Indian gold” for its many healing properties. Science is only beginning to uncover the many ways in which this ancient home remedy serves as a natural medicine that can be picked up at virtually any grocery store for barely a fraction of the price of prescription drugs.
For many countries, the allowable level of fluoride in drinking water is 1.5mg/l. This is an arbitrary number that has never been proven to be safe. In fact, even trace amounts of fluoride have been shown to be ‘a functional liability to the nervous system.’ The CDC states that the “EPA’s enforceable standard for fluoride in public water supplies is 4.0 milligrams per liter,” but this far exceeds any safe amount of fluoride that we should be drinking.
You may be surprised to learn the risky moves you may make in your kitchen every day without even realizing it – here are your need-to-know-tips to keep food borne illnesses at bay and ensure your food and kitchens are bacteria-free. You’ll be surprised at how many of these food safety faux pas you’re guilty of — especially during the summer.
Cooking vegetables is usually a good idea: Heat breaks down cell walls, releasing antioxidants. But heating cruciferous vegetables (part of the Brassicae family) actually destroys their unique anti-carcinogenic potential. That’s because crucifers, unlike other types of vegetables, are high in glucosinolate, a plant compound that produces naturally occurring small molecules called isothiocyanates, which have been shown to fight cancer.
If you’re trying to address your mental state, optimizing your gut health should be toward the very top of your list. A number of food ingredients can cause or aggravate depression, but the number one culprit is refined sugar and processed fructose, which feed pathogens in your gut, allowing them to overtake more beneficial bacteria.
Sticky, salty, spiced and totally addictive: try these Sticky Peanut Cauliflower ‘Wings’
While the risks of dehydration are well known, new international guidelines seek to protect athletes from the serious health risks associated with drinking too many fluids while exercising — potentially including death. New guidelines: Athletes should drink only when thirsty
Dr. Axe: Here are the top ways to reduce sugar cravings. There are really four main steps. You need to get more fiber, more protein, more healthy fat and consume sour foods. If you follow those steps, and a fifth one we’ll add here, those things will help you overcome your sweet addiction and sugar cravings.
Norwegian bees will soon be living the high life. Construction of a “bee highway” in Oslo aims to give these insects food, shelter and safe passage through the city. Bee hives and smatterings of flowering plants are popping up in backyards, on rooftops and on the terraces of companies and private citizens alike.
Since many of you will be traveling this summer — from family visits to international destinations to local parks and cities — I thought I’d share what I’ve learned about taking care of yourself in different environments from living in six cities around the world and traveling to 18 countries.