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8 Foods that Speed Up Aging While Promoting Sickness

Posted by on January 22, 2014 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 1 Comment
8 Foods that Speed Up Aging While Promoting Sickness

Eating what’s quick, convenient, and tasty may fit your lifestyle for now, but you may be subjecting yourself to progressively worsening health. If you don’t shift to a healthier diet, someday sooner rather than later you’ll be a young person in an old person’s body, wondering what happened. Following are 8 foods you should avoid to age gracefully and avoid sickness.

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Cinnamon: King for Regulating Blood Sugar – But Which Kind is Best?

Cinnamon: King for Regulating Blood Sugar – But Which Kind is Best?

Not all ‘cinnamons’ are created equal. The kind you find in your local grocery store may be able to reduce your blood sugar, but a more expensive variety could be even better. Cassia cinnamon is the kind of cinnamon you likely have in your kitchen right now. It’s more abundant and is the type sold in most grocery stores. Ceylon cinnamon is a milder cousin to Cassia, and may be safer to take in higher doses.

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Truth About the Seralini Rat-Tumor-GMO Study Explodes

Posted by on January 19, 2014 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 0 Comments
Truth About the Seralini Rat-Tumor-GMO Study Explodes

Remember a researcher named Gilles-Eric Seralini, his 2012 GMO study, and the controversy that swirled around it? He fed rats GMOs, in the form of Monsanto’s Roundup Ready corn, and they developed tumors. Some died. Eight years prior to Seralini, Monsanto also did a rat-tumor-GMO study and published it in the very same journal. Monsanto’s study showed there were no tumor problems in the rats. But here’s the explosive kicker. Monsanto used the same strain of rats that Seralini did and same number of rats (10). And nobody complained about it.

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‘Mushrooms of Immortality’: Reishi Mushrooms an Ancient Medicine for Modern Diseases

‘Mushrooms of Immortality’: Reishi Mushrooms an Ancient Medicine for Modern Diseases

In China, reishi mushrooms have earned the nickname, “The Mushrooms of Immortality,” and if their longstanding reputation is any indication, this nickname could be appropriate for a few different reasons. The benefits of these mushrooms aren’t only applicable to diseases and conditions that existed thousands of years ago, but to those that plague mankind today as well.

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Scientist Exposes Flu Shot Lies and Media Propaganda

Posted by on January 19, 2014 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 0 Comments
Scientist Exposes Flu Shot Lies and Media Propaganda

Flu shots are promoted based on outright anti-scientific lies and media propaganda, where no scientific discussion of the inherent risks of vaccines is allowed or tolerated. This makes the vaccine industry completely anti-scientific and more of a “cult” than a science.

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John Robbins: Is the USDA Really Dumb Enough To Approve Agent Orange Corn?

John Robbins: Is the USDA Really Dumb Enough To Approve Agent Orange Corn?

The Obama administration announced last week that it expects to approve corn and soybeans that have been genetically engineered by Dow Chemical company to tolerate the toxic herbicide — 2,4-D. They are planning this approval despite the fact that use of this herbicide is associated with increased rates of deadly immune system cancers, Parkinson’s disease, endocrine disruption, birth defects, and many other serious kinds of illness and reproductive problems.

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Kava Kava For Stress, Anxiety, Depression and Sleeplessness

Posted by on January 16, 2014 in Healing & Natural Remedies, Health, Prevention with 2 Comments
Kava Kava For Stress, Anxiety, Depression and Sleeplessness

Kava beverages are used in tropical climates in a manner similar to the use of alcoholic beverages in the West. However, the plant from which the beverage is made from was found to have useful properties for anxiety, hyperactivity, stress, and restlessness.

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4 Ridiculously Easy Ways to Detox in 2014

4 Ridiculously Easy Ways to Detox in 2014

If you haven’t been feeling gossamer with energy lately, glistening like the being of light you truly are, and instead are overflowing with the putrefied, poisonous substances that are the envenomed bile of a corporate-run world, then have no fear. There are ridiculously easy and down-right cheap ways to clean the muck from the body and mind so that you start feeling you belong in the realm of bodhisattvas and angels, ingénues and ethereal warriors…

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How Baking Soda Helps Cancer Patients

Posted by on January 14, 2014 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 8 Comments
How Baking Soda Helps Cancer Patients

Sodium bicarbonate, better known as baking soda, has been used for decades as a first line of defense against every kind of ‘acidic’ health problem – including cancer. Naturally, the question remains – is there any proof that baking soda is a defense against cancer or any other chronic disease?

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Want to Save Your Brain From Dementia? Hit the Treadmill and Pump Some Weights

Posted by on January 14, 2014 in Health, Prevention with 1 Comment
Want to Save Your Brain From Dementia? Hit the Treadmill and Pump Some Weights

The longest-ever study examining the effect of lifestyle choices on chronic disease has concluded that moderate exercise may be the single most effective way to prevent dementia.

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78-Year-Old Vegan Bodybuilder Might Make You Reconsider Your Diet

Posted by on January 12, 2014 in Exercise and Fitness, Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
78-Year-Old Vegan Bodybuilder Might Make You Reconsider Your Diet

As science continues to shed light on the health benefits associated with eating less meat and more ‘earthly’ foods like organic fruits and vegetables, more people around the globe are making a transition to a vegetarian and/or vegan diet for a variety of reasons. There is a reason why a plant-based diet can help prevent over over 60% of chronic disease deaths.

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Designing Communities that Eat Local and Build in Healthy Eating

Posted by on January 7, 2014 in Farming, Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
Designing Communities that Eat Local and Build in Healthy Eating

Gino Campana, Kristin Kirkpatrick, and Tracy Wiedt join Thom Hartmann to discuss how to design communities that encourage healthy habits including eating local, farm-fresh food.

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Connecting With and Healing Your Heart (Heart Meditation)

Posted by on January 5, 2014 in Healing & Natural Remedies with 1 Comment
Connecting With and Healing Your Heart (Heart Meditation)

Teal Scott shares a process for connecting with and healing our hearts and reminds us that we are in a relationship with our hearts. If we want to thrive, we have to treat the relationship with our heart like we would treat the relationship with our significant other.

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A Year of Living the Ayurvedic Way

A Year of Living the Ayurvedic Way

Many healthy tips we hear nowadays have their roots in Ayurveda, dating back thousands of years. So while you might think that scraping the tongue, detoxifying the body or practicing mind/body medicine are newfangled ideas, they are not. They have withstood the test of time. Handed down for ages by word of mouth, the wisdom of Ayurveda was eventually written down in the ancient Hindu texts known as the Vedas. Even Chinese Medicine originated from Ayurveda.

I have compiled ten of Ayurveda’s best principles/practices. Some are simple, some a little more complex. Pick one. Or two. Or as many as you want. The point is, focusing on even one of these valuable gems might be a game changer and put you on a path to a better quality of life.

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