Prevention

The Transformative Power of Spring

The Transformative Power of Spring

Ever since I’ve been a student of Ayurveda, I’ve begun paying more attention to the nuances of the seasons. It has changed my life so profoundly that frankly, I want everyone else to jump on board! Just the simple act of aligning with Mother Nature can reverse health issues, balance relationships, combat depression and anxiety, and help us lead a more purposeful life.

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Study: Bee Venom Kills HIV

Posted by on March 9, 2013 in Prevention with 0 Comments
Study: Bee Venom Kills HIV

Bees could hold the key to preventing HIV transmission. Researchers have discovered that bee venom kills the virus while leaving body cells unharmed, which could lead to an anti-HIV vaginal gel and other treatments.

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Lack of Sleep ‘Switches Off’ Genes

Posted by on March 2, 2013 in Prevention with 0 Comments
Lack of Sleep ‘Switches Off’ Genes

One week of bad sleep can “switch off” hundreds of genes and raise the risk of a host of illnesses including obesity and heart disease, scientists claim.

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The Top 4 Foods To Avoid If You Want To Be Healthy

The Top 4 Foods To Avoid If You Want To Be Healthy

We are what we eat. And few people truly understand how foods can help to keep them healthy or how they can fail to keep them healthy. Here are the top 4 foods to avoid if you want to be healthy.

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Tamar Chansky: Freeing Yourself From Anxiety

Posted by on January 7, 2013 in Health, Prevention with 0 Comments
Tamar Chansky: Freeing Yourself From Anxiety

Tamar Chansky, PhD, provides strategies to help us transform anxious thoughts so we can handle everyday challenges optimally and successfully. She says that the real secret to reducing anxiety is not positive thinking but possible thinking. She

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Dr. Mercola: Confirmed – Your Digestive System Dictates Whether You’re Sick or Well

Posted by on January 2, 2013 in Prevention with 0 Comments
Dr. Mercola: Confirmed – Your Digestive System Dictates Whether You’re Sick or Well

Beneficial bacteria, better known as probiotics, along with a host of other microorganisms, are so crucial to your health that researchers have compared them to “a newly recognized organ.” For example, we now know that your microflora influence your: Immune system, brain development, risk of numerous chronic and acute diseases, more…

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Irregular Sleep Tied to Increased Visceral Fat Around Organs

Posted by on December 31, 2012 in Prevention with 1 Comment
Irregular Sleep Tied to Increased Visceral Fat Around Organs

leep is vital not only for surviving, but also for thriving. Researchers at Wake Forest School of Medicine revealed that irregular sleep patterns can lead to unhealthy fat deposits around vital organs. This dangerous fat accumulates around the middle region of the body and is extremely dangerous.

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Modern Science Confirms Yoga’s Many Health Benefits

Modern Science Confirms Yoga’s Many Health Benefits

Modern science now confirms why humans have been practicing yoga since the beginning of recorded history: it is good both for the body and mind.

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30 Years of Breast Screening: 1.3 Million Wrongly Treated

Posted by on November 27, 2012 in Health, Prevention with 0 Comments
30 Years of Breast Screening: 1.3 Million Wrongly Treated

The breast cancer industry’s holy grail (that mammography is the primary weapon in the war against breast cancer) has been disproved. In fact, mammography appears to have CREATED 1.3 million cases of breast cancer in the U.S. population that were not there.

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Dr. Mercola: Honey Bees Are the Latest Weapon in the War on Cancer

Posted by on November 25, 2012 in Health, Prevention with 0 Comments
Dr. Mercola: Honey Bees Are the Latest Weapon in the War on Cancer

New research has revealed that propolis, the “caulk” honeybees use to patch holes in their hives, is capable of killing cancer cells, including prostate cancer, melanoma and more. Like propolis, a handful of additional natural compounds have been discovered that show promise for treating cancer without the toxic effects caused by chemotherapy; bromelain, vitamin C, turmeric (curcumin) and eggplant extract are among them

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Secrets to a Long Healthy Life

Written by on November 21, 2012 in Longevity & Life Extension, Prevention with 0 Comments
Secrets to a Long Healthy Life

Medical science and technology may be just two reasons behind a substantial increase in the population living to be older than ever before. An ongoing project conducted by the Boston University School of Medicine called the New England Centenarian Study includes a number of studies that try to identify unique characteristics and commonalities that bring longevity, slow aging and limit disease.

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How Much Sleep Do You Need?

Written by on November 6, 2012 in Prevention with 0 Comments
How Much Sleep Do You Need?

How much sleep do you need? There’s little consensus on how much sleep we should get each night—and there’s good reason for this. Each person has different sleep needs. Some people operate at their best after 9 hours while others seem to only need 5 hours each night. But, what is really the optimal amount of sleep for the average person?

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Earthing – the Ultimate Antioxidant: Fight Premature Aging for Free

Posted by on November 5, 2012 in Health, Prevention with 1 Comment
Earthing – the Ultimate Antioxidant: Fight Premature Aging for Free

Your immune system functions optimally when your body has an adequate supply of electrons, which are easily and naturally obtained by barefoot contact with the Earth. Research indicates that electrons from the Earth have antioxidant effects that can protect your body from inflammation and its many well-documented health consequences.

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The Value Of Preparedness In the Face Of Natural Disasters

Posted by on November 4, 2012 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Prevention with 1 Comment
The Value Of Preparedness In the Face Of Natural Disasters

It is common that we often think of emergency preparedness when it’s too late, when the grocery stores are already out of bottled water and batteries and are running low on essentials such as milk, canned foods and bread. Perhaps now is a good time to discuss your family’s preparedness plan, and give some thought to what your role will be in the community should a natural disaster affect where you live.

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Positivity Once Again Shown to Halt and Reverse Health Risks, Even in Old Age

Positivity Once Again Shown to Halt and Reverse Health Risks, Even in Old Age

A new study says that seniors who maintain a positive outlook despite increasing health problems can reduce—and even reverse—health risks.

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