Prevention

Napping can Dramatically Increase Learning, Memory, Awareness, and More

Posted by on March 17, 2014 in Health, Prevention with 1 Comment
Napping can Dramatically Increase Learning, Memory, Awareness, and More

As our day wears on, even when we get enough sleep at night, our focus and alertness degrade. While this can be a minor inconvenience in modern times, it may have meant life or death for our ancestors. Whether you are finishing up a project for work or hunting for your livelihood, a nap can rekindle your alertness and have your neurons back up and firing on high in as little as 15 to 20 minutes.

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Should You Meditate Your Way to Better Health?

Posted by on March 13, 2014 in Healing & Natural Remedies, Health, Prevention with 0 Comments
Should You Meditate Your Way to Better Health?

New research indicates that meditation may also be helpful for people who are suffering from anxiety, depression, and pain. The new research involved a systematic review of previous published work and a meta-analysis of the combined findings.

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Eating Too Much Meat and Eggs Is ‘Just As Bad As Smoking’, Claim Scientists

Posted by on March 5, 2014 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health, Prevention with 0 Comments
Eating Too Much Meat and Eggs Is ‘Just As Bad As Smoking’, Claim Scientists

A study appears to show an overwhelming link between life-threatening diseases and eating meats, eggs, milk, and cheese

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Ginger: Over 14 Bio-Active Compounds to Fight Numerous Diseases, Including Cancer

Posted by on March 4, 2014 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health, Prevention with 0 Comments
Ginger: Over 14 Bio-Active Compounds to Fight Numerous Diseases, Including Cancer

cardomom, galangal, and turmeric, ginger has been used as a culinary spice for centuries, but it also has astonishing medicinal qualities due to over 14 bio-active compounds that have been shown to slow aging, stop Osteoperosis, reduce arthritis, kill ovarian, lung, gastric, and leukemia cancer cells, protect against radiation, and even prevent blood clotting and heart attacks.

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FDA To Change Food Labels For First Time In 20 Yrs.

Posted by on February 27, 2014 in Health, Prevention with 0 Comments
FDA To Change Food Labels For First Time In 20 Yrs.

After more than two decades, the Federal Drug Administration is moving to change nutrition labels to help fight obesity and fit modern eating habits.

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Fried and Grilled Meat May Raise Risk Of Diabetes and Dementia

Posted by on February 26, 2014 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health, Prevention with 0 Comments
Fried and Grilled Meat May Raise Risk Of Diabetes and Dementia

Toxic chemicals found at high concentrations in fried and grilled meats may raise the risk of diabetes and dementia, researchers say. US scientists found that rodents raised on a Western-style diet rich in compounds called glycotoxins showed early signs of diabetes, along with brain changes and symptoms that are seen in Alzheimer’s disease.

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One Tree: Over 92 Nutrients and 46 Natural Antioxidants

Posted by on February 23, 2014 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health, Prevention with 5 Comments
One Tree: Over 92 Nutrients and 46 Natural Antioxidants

Moringa oleifera is a tree native to the Himalayas and cultivated throughout the subtropics. Also called the ‘drumstick tree’ due to its odd shape, moringa oleifera grows very well in numerous climate types and offers many health benefits. It has over 92 nutrients and 46 natural antioxidants, as well as anti-inflammatory compounds

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Garlic Substance Effective Against Even The Strongest Bacteria

Posted by on February 18, 2014 in Health, Prevention with 0 Comments
Garlic Substance Effective Against Even The Strongest Bacteria

Garlic contains a substance that is particularly effective in encounters with even the hardiest bacterial strains. A young researcher at the University of Copenhagen will soon be defending his PhD thesis on the positive properties of the malodorous plant.

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Mammography is Risky – Consider Safe, Accurate Thermography for Breast Health

Mammography is Risky – Consider Safe, Accurate Thermography for Breast Health

Mammography can increase breast cancer risk and cause spreading of existent tumors. Why is this recommended for screening? Digital infrared thermal imaging (thermography) is safe, accurate and can detect disease years earlier than any other method.

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The Amazing Healing Properties of Fermented Foods

The Amazing Healing Properties of Fermented Foods

There is no lack of scientific confirmation for the indisputable value of fermented food for the promotion of health and wellbeing. In fact, one could consider fermented foods like kimchi, natto, apple cider vinegar, and even – in moderation – wine, coffee, chocolate and beer, ‘medical foods’ of sorts.

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Sugar: Killing us Sweetly. Staggering Health Consequences of Sugar on Health of Americans

Posted by on February 3, 2014 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health, Prevention with 1 Comment
Sugar: Killing us Sweetly. Staggering Health Consequences of Sugar on Health of Americans

In September 2013, a bombshell report from Credit Suisse’s Research Institute brought into sharp focus the staggering health consequences of sugar on the health of Americans. The group revealed that approximately “30%–40% of healthcare expenditures in the USA go to help address issues that are closely tied to the excess consumption of sugar.” The figures suggest that our national addiction to sugar runs us an incredible $1 trillion in healthcare costs each year. The Credit Suisse report highlighted several health conditions including coronary heart diseases, type II diabetes and metabolic syndrome, which numerous studies have linked to excessive sugar intake….

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14 Alkaline Foods and Drinks for Optimal Health

Posted by on February 3, 2014 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health, Prevention with 1 Comment
14 Alkaline Foods and Drinks for Optimal Health

One study from the Arizona Respiratory Center at the University of Arizona found that foods high in acid content (often those with an abundance of animal proteins and salt and low in fruits and vegetables) can lead to “a sub-clinical or low-grade state of metabolic acidosis,” potentially leading to an increase in the risk of cancer. In an effort to keep that balance within, eating foods that are alkaline-forming can offset the acidity of modern food sources.

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Turmeric’s Curcumin Anti-Inflammatory Properties Prevent Liver Damage, Liver Cirrhosis

Turmeric’s Curcumin Anti-Inflammatory Properties Prevent Liver Damage, Liver Cirrhosis

Researchers in Israel have discovered that turmeric’s curcumin may be a potentially effective natural treatment for liver cirrhosis, an ailment where normal, healthy tissues in the liver are replaced with scar tissues.

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New Study: Meditation Alters Genes Rapidly, Triggers Molecular Changes

Posted by on January 30, 2014 in Health, Prevention with 0 Comments
New Study: Meditation Alters Genes Rapidly, Triggers Molecular Changes

Researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Institute of Biomedical Research in Barcelona, Spain found subjects who partook of 8-hour intensive mindfulness meditation showed significant molecular changes.

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Anti-Inflammatory Power: Turmeric Extract Trumps Drugs for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Posted by on January 29, 2014 in Healing & Natural Remedies, Health, Prevention with 3 Comments
Anti-Inflammatory Power: Turmeric Extract Trumps Drugs for Rheumatoid Arthritis

As a copious amount of studies would suggest, the spice turmeric is one of the most healing foods in existence. A recent study on the benefits of turmeric was published in the journal Phytotherapy Research in 2012.

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