Prevention

10 Unconventional Additions to Your Emergency Medical Kit

Posted by on June 4, 2014 in Health, Prevention with 0 Comments
10 Unconventional Additions to Your Emergency Medical Kit

Sometimes the most mundane items can make life simpler. Here are a few unconditional additions to your emergency medical kit of what to use them for.

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8 Habits for Super-Immunity & Fending Off Disease

Posted by on June 3, 2014 in Healing & Natural Remedies, Health, Prevention with 1 Comment
8 Habits for Super-Immunity & Fending Off Disease

Our immune systems take a beating trying to fight against natural and industrial waste and poor-quality food and water that causes illness. T-cells, made by the immune system, are the foremost soldiers of our immune system, and our gut flora is like the headquarters sending out ‘troops’ to keep the home front protected. There are ways to have ‘super’ immunity; however, if we look into the phenomenon of the immune system more closely.

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Safe Sun Protection for Summer

Posted by on June 3, 2014 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health, Prevention with 0 Comments
Safe Sun Protection for Summer

Sunscreen products may actually increase the speed at which malignant cells develop and spread skin cancer because they contain vitamin A and its derivatives.

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10 Essential Oils for Detoxing and Boosting Immunity

Posted by on May 29, 2014 in Healing & Natural Remedies, Health, Prevention with 0 Comments
10 Essential Oils for Detoxing and Boosting Immunity

While many of the benefits of essential oils have not yet been clinically tested, there is ample peer feedback to suggest that these essential oils, just like the plants from which they are derived, are essential to our health when used properly.

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75% of World is Vitamin D-Deficient: Are You?

Posted by on May 27, 2014 in Health, Prevention with 0 Comments
75% of World is Vitamin D-Deficient: Are You?

Optimizing vitamin D protects against cardiovascular disease, autoimmune disease, common infections, and DNA repair and metabolic processes.

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Walnuts: Brain, Heart, Anti-Cancer Benefits, and More

Posted by on May 25, 2014 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health, Prevention with 0 Comments
Walnuts: Brain, Heart, Anti-Cancer Benefits, and More

Not all calories are created equal, and the health benefits of walnuts make them worthy of a place at your table. Best eaten raw and whole, walnuts are an excellent source of healthful fats. These omega-3 fats, and specifically alpha-linolenic, offer brain benefits confirmed in numerous studies. Paired with their potential to prevent cancer and protect the heart, walnuts pack a nutritional punch.

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Knowing Your Personal Genome Is Empowering

Posted by on May 24, 2014 in Healing & Natural Remedies, Health, Prevention with 1 Comment
Knowing Your Personal Genome Is Empowering

Have you ever wondered why a program failed for you and worked for someone else? Whether this was a supplement, a diet program, even a medication? Of course the reason is that we are all genetically unique, and have a precise path that is best for us. For the first time since the discovery of the double helix, you can now know your own code – for a song! “23 and me” is a test of each person’s unique genetic variations.

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Honey and Ginger Kill Superbugs Better than Pharmaceutical Meds

Honey and Ginger Kill Superbugs Better than Pharmaceutical Meds

Bacteria have been morphing into resistant strains of superbugs that make it very difficult for pharmaceutical companies to keep up with them, but research coming out of Ethiopia’sCollege of Medicine at the University of Gondar proves we don’t need Big Pharma to treat diseases that it ironically helped to create. A combination of ginger powder extract and honey are so effective that they inhibit the growth of superbugs like MRSA, E Coli, and even the bacteria that causes Pneumonia.

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10 Best Herbs for Kidney Cleansing

10 Best Herbs for Kidney Cleansing

The kidneys have the heavy responsibility of removing waste and toxins from the bloodstream. These vital organs work with other organs to regulate blood pressure, increase red blood cell production, and synthesize vitamin D. A healthy diet, exercise, and staying hydrated are essential for supporting your kidneys. For a little extra help, consider the following kidney cleansing herbs.

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4 Natural Foods for Fighting Feelings of Depression

4 Natural Foods for Fighting Feelings of Depression

An estimated one in 10 Americans suffers from depression, and many of these people take prescription drugs to manage the disease they’ve been told is caused by a chemical imbalance. The truth is, doctors don’t know what causes the symptoms of depression, but they’ve grown accustomed to throwing Big Pharma solutions at it and hoping for the best. There are several problems with this, including the myriad of side effects associated with these drugs. Fortunately, there are several foods and herbs that can provide relief from depression without the costs—both financial and otherwise—of prescription drugs.

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3 Ancient Medicines Already in Your Home

Posted by on May 8, 2014 in Health, Herbs, Seeds & Spices, Prevention with 1 Comment
3 Ancient Medicines Already in Your Home

We spend a ton of time investigating exotic herbs in remote regions of the world, but some of the most potent plant medicines are right in your home.

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Daily Cup of Coffee can Save the Eyes, Preserve Vision

Posted by on May 8, 2014 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health, Prevention with 1 Comment
Daily Cup of Coffee can Save the Eyes, Preserve Vision

If you love your morning coffee, you are in luck. According to a Cornell study published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, the chemical constituents of coffee can help prevent the deterioration of eyesight and possible blindness due to retinal damage caused by aging, glaucoma, and diabetes. It isn’t the caffeine in coffee that helps you see straight, comprising only 1 percent of raw coffee, on average, but the chlorogenic acid, an antioxidant that has extreme health-boosting properties.

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Study Sheds Light on How Turmeric Can Protect the Aging Brain from Decline

Posted by on May 7, 2014 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health, Prevention with 0 Comments
Study Sheds Light on How Turmeric Can Protect the Aging Brain from Decline

The many benefits of turmeric are well-established—from its cancer fighting properties to its ability to treat depression. A newer study indicates that the bright yellow root could also protect the brain from age-related brain dysfunctions, including things like stroke, dementia, and neurodegenerative disease like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.

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Why A Good Dose of Gratitude Might Be the Only Medicine You Need

Posted by on April 27, 2014 in Healing & Natural Remedies, Health, Prevention with 0 Comments
Why A Good Dose of Gratitude Might Be the Only Medicine You Need

Are you thankful for your family? For the way the rainwater sparkles on your skin in the sun? How about a friend? Are you feeling lucky to just be alive?

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Spirulina Shows Promise in Protecting Against Lead Acetate-Induced Toxicity

Posted by on April 24, 2014 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health, Prevention with 1 Comment
Spirulina Shows Promise in Protecting Against Lead Acetate-Induced Toxicity

Before its dangers were widely-known, lead was found in household paints, toys, and plumbing, among other things. Now, the toxicity of this metal is recognized, but it remains present in some cosmetics, water systems, and products brought into the U.S. from overseas. A new study indicates something as simple as spirulina supplementation could counteract the potentially damaging effects of lead.

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