Food, Drink & Nutrition

Plastics: We Know They Are Dangerous – What Can We Do to Protect Our Planet and Ourselves?

Plastics: We Know They Are Dangerous – What Can We Do to Protect Our Planet and Ourselves?

Researchers found that more than 90 percent of bottled water from the world’s leading brands are contaminated with microplastics. In one study, researchers proved microplastics were taken into cells and cause significant effects on the tissue.

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These Five Seemingly Ordinary Foods Are Incredibly Healing

Written by on September 28, 2018 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 2 Comments
These Five Seemingly Ordinary Foods Are Incredibly Healing

This humble herb is so much more than a garnishment. Parsley is one of the most effective diuretics around from a natural food source. Many of us are in Kapha Season right now and might be feeling heavy, bloated, sluggish, and in need of some gentle detoxification.

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11 Essential Rules for “Clean,” Healthy Eating

Posted by on September 27, 2018 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
11 Essential Rules for “Clean,” Healthy Eating

No diet is right for everyone, except one: a clean diet. Here’s how to make your meals healthier.

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Dr. Mercola: Can Potatoes Be Considered Healthy?

Posted by on September 25, 2018 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
Dr. Mercola: Can Potatoes Be Considered Healthy?

Potatoes, which are rich in fiber, vitamins B and C and minerals like potassium, are the world’s third largest crop, taking their place behind rice and wheat. The health benefits of potatoes vary widely depending on how they are prepared, the portion size and frequency of consumption

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Is Full-Fat Dairy Good for Your Heart?

Posted by on September 24, 2018 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health, Prevention with 1 Comment
Is Full-Fat Dairy Good for Your Heart?

A new, very large study shows that eating more full-fat dairy was linked to a lowered risk of death from cardiovascular disease, including death from cardiovascular causes, such as stroke and diabetes

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10 Helpful Anxiety Remedies That Will Completely Change The Way You Feel

10 Helpful Anxiety Remedies That Will Completely Change The Way You Feel

Are you suffering from anxiety? If yes, then you should know that with a few tips, you can treat the condition by yourself.

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What Does Ayurveda Have to Do with Pizza?

What Does Ayurveda Have to Do with Pizza?

We’ve all heard the old adage “Eat breakfast like a queen, lunch (called dinner in many cultures) like a king, and supper (we say dinner!) like a pauper.” This is ancient and important wisdom.

In the morning when we wake up, our digestive fire is still weak – hence, eat breakfast like a queen (not too much, but enough to get you through until lunch). We “break-fast because we haven’t eaten anything all night, but not with a lot of food, which will overload the body.

10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. is the Pitta (fire) time of day. It is when our digestive fire is strongest and therefore we stand the best chance of digesting and metabolizing our meal. Lunch/dinner like a king! Noon – 1:00 p.m. is optimal.

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4 Ways to Combine Honey and Cinnamon for Weight Loss

4 Ways to Combine Honey and Cinnamon for Weight Loss

Have you tried honey and cinnamon for weight loss yet? While it’s no magic bullet for weight loss, it can be used in conjunction with a proper diet and exercise

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Who’s Behind the Claim That Coconut Oil Is Pure Poison?

Posted by on September 10, 2018 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
Who’s Behind the Claim That Coconut Oil Is Pure Poison?

A lecture in which a Harvard professor Karen Michels proclaims coconut oil is “pure poison” has been picked up by many English-speaking media outlets. Michels is a proponent of the American Heart Association’s (AHA) advisory against saturated fats such as coconut oil. The AHA’s Presidential Advisory against saturated fats specifically identifies coconut oil as a harmful fat, even though coconut oil was not included in any of the studies AHA used to support its claims. The low-fat myth was born and grew to take hold in the 1960s and early ‘70s, and it is four flawed studies from these eras that the AHA uses as the justification for their recommendation to avoid saturated fats. Coconut oil supports thyroid function, normalizes insulin and leptin sensitivity, boosts metabolism and provides excellent and readily available fuel for your body in lieu of carbohydrates.

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Dr. Mercola: Eating Crickets Could Be Good For Your Gut

Posted by on September 7, 2018 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
Dr. Mercola: Eating Crickets Could Be Good For Your Gut

New research has emerged that shows insects like crickets, grasshoppers and ants can supply not just sustenance, but beneficial compounds that promote gut health and fight inflammation.

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Why HEMP Can Save Humankind: Research Scientist Speaks Out…

Posted by on September 5, 2018 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 30 Comments
Why HEMP Can Save Humankind: Research Scientist Speaks Out…

Hemp can help save humanity… with medicine, fiber, nutrition, agricultural economics… even polymers! Humanity is looking for answers. HEMP is the answer at so many levels…

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How Are Universal Frequencies Affecting You This Week (September 3-9, 2018)?

How Are Universal Frequencies Affecting You This Week (September 3-9, 2018)?

How Are Universal Frequencies Affecting You This Week (September 3-9, 2018)? Find out in our weekly column, a helpful complement to your weekly horoscope and a great standalone resource providing valuable insights into your health, nutrition, and muscular form and function. Please let us know, what you think of this posting, in our comments section.

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Eating Your Early Dinner Aids Weight Loss and Lowers Cancer Risk

Eating Your Early Dinner Aids Weight Loss and Lowers Cancer Risk

Eating dinner at 2 p.m., or skipping supper altogether, and fasting until the next morning, combats weight gain by reducing hunger, increasing fat burning and improving metabolic flexibility to burn both fat and carbs. Men and women who eat dinner two or more hours before bedtime have a 26 percent and 16 percent lower risk of prostate and breast cancer respectively than those who eat dinner closer to bedtime.

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18 Healthy And Delicious Recipes For Your Labor Day Cookout

Posted by on September 2, 2018 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
18 Healthy And Delicious Recipes For Your Labor Day Cookout

Looking for something yummy to eat on Labor Day? Here are 18 healthy and delicious recipes for your Labor Day cookout.

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Blueberries Give Your Brain a Boost + Blueberry Superfood Smoothie Recipe

Blueberries Give Your Brain a Boost + Blueberry Superfood Smoothie Recipe

Phytochemicals in blueberries have known antioxidative, anti-inflammatory, antiviral and antiproliferative properties, and are thought to play a beneficial role in brain aging and neurodegenerative disorders. When study participants between the ages of 60 and 75 years consumed freeze-dried blueberry in an amount equivalent to 1 cup of fresh blueberries daily, they experienced improved cognition after just 90 days.

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