We all have different habits when it comes to our sleep. Some people love waking up early, others do so only reluctantly after hitting snooze for the tenth time. Some people never stay up past nine, while others never go to bed before one. We all fall into different sleep cycles, from early birds to night owls, and everyone in between.
You can minimize the impact of toxins on your children’s immediate and long-term health by taking these six straightforward steps. You can incorporate these changes into your lives today and begin to benefit from them right away.
Nature – it is the world’s largest, most eclectic and expansive pharmacy, with literally millions of species at our disposal to plant, cultivate, harvest and make use of in our everyday lives. And yet, most of us remain uninitiated into the highly practical and powerful realm of natural remedies that Nature herself offers to us with open hands.
By Dr. Mercola | Mercola.com While most accept deteriorating vision as a natural part of aging, it’s really more of a side effect of our modern lifestyle. Aging does not automatically equate to failing vision, provided you’ve properly nourished your eyes through the years. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the most common cause of blindness […]
The FDA has banned just eight out of the 12,000-plus ingredients used in cosmetics compared to 11,000 banned so far in the E.U. What the FDA does regulate is the accuracy of the labeling on cosmetics. So it’s up to us to determine which ingredients are harmful, not the other way around.
Reaching for a frozen entrée from your freezer, reading the simple directions on the back, and popping it into the microwave oven can lead to a meal that took a total of three minutes. And it’s a modern convenience utilized in many American households. According to The Southwest Museum of Engineering, Communication and Computation (SMECC), more than 95 percent of American homes own a microwave oven because it is seen as “almost impossible/pretty difficult” to do without.
Laughter really is the best medicine. I mean, we can see it all around us. We see children in the play area, running around laughing and smiling and living in the moment, while their parents sit on the side, full of the stresses of day-to-day life and only the occasional smile breaking their otherwise serious faces.
By Dr. Mercola | Mercola.com Each and every day, you come into contact with a large number of items—many of which have health risks that can accumulate over time. Many chemicals appear safe yet aren’t, and are not likely to be suspected when your health starts failing. But other items that are part of the […]
Whether you’ve gone gluten-free, have a nut allergy or simply are looking for a more nutritious alternative to traditional flours, coconut flour might be the solution you’re looking for. Whether you’re a coconut flour newbie or already a connoisseur, these 27 coconut flour recipes are guaranteed to make your mouth water.
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.
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.
What exactly does stress do to your body, and what are the long-term effects? Julia Wilde of DNews answers these questions and more.