We now eat more than 100,000 times more vegetable oils than we did at the beginning of the century. Vegetable oils now make up about 7-8 percent of all calories consumed by the American public
Ayurveda is an ancient healing modality that utilizes lifestyle changes, diet suggestions, and detoxification in order to prevent cancerous cells from having an ideal ‘host’ environment in which to grow.
Do you reach for a ‘sports drink’ full of refined sugar right before or after a workout? Do you rely on candy bars (even those with peanuts) when you are feeling an afternoon slump? Join the crowd. More than 7 in 10 Americans eat too much sugar, sometimes for an energy burst. But the truth is that refined sugar robs you of energy (in addition to fueling numerous disease), it doesn’t provide it. Here’s why.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison has provided the first evidence of specific molecular changes in the body following a period of mindfulness meditation.
According to a Penn State University study, eating a handful of walnuts every day can prepare your body to deal with stress and anxiety more efficiently.
Have you ever noticed how good it feels to walk barefoot on a sandy beach, or in a forest? There is a reason for that—it’s called the grounding effect. The reason for this sense of well-being is due to the fact that you’re receiving a surge of potent healing electrons from the ground. The earth has a slightly negative charge, so when you stand barefoot on that sand, electrons from the earth flow into your body, giving you a virtual “transfusion” of healing power.
Lab testing has shown that lavender and rosemary essential oils can alleviate depression and improve intellectual performance
Nature can do much more than just help clear your mind and promote relaxation; it could possibly even reduce the symptoms of depression, protect your body against cancer, and reboot your immune system.
Excess sitting may lead to physical health problems, but studies show it may harm your mental health as well. Science now shows us that temporary vigorous exercise cannot compensate for the damage incurred by prolonged daily sitting.
A new study from UC San Francisco is the first to show that while the impact of life’s stressors accumulate over time and accelerate cellular aging, these negative effects may be reduced by maintaining a healthy diet, exercising and sleeping well.
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.
All of doctor-induced disease – from medical mistakes to the side effects of prescription drugs – ‘pales into insignificance when compared with the intellectual neglect demonstrated by doctors failing to understand, recognize and prevent the two major causes of death; namely heart disease and cancer.
Allergies happen primarily due to an over-active immune system, a clogged lymph system, and a congested liver that can’t rid the body of toxins. Eliminating exposure to environmental toxins, detoxing our liver and lymph systems, and lowering stress can all help put an end to allergies for good.
A new study asks not just how diet influences the microbiome, but also do males show the same diet effects as females?
Fasting is extremely common in many religious groups, and some people even do it as a part of their diet and health regimen. What happens to your body during this time? Watch this video to hear about the short and long-term effects of fasting.