Striking Health Benefits of Bee Propolis and Royal Jelly

Bees provide a vital function to sustain life on Earth. Without their tireless service through the pollination of trees and crops, we would simply not be able to put food on the table. Through pollination, the simple transfer of grains of pollen from one plant to another, bees fertilize the flowers of crops and other … Read moreStriking Health Benefits of Bee Propolis and Royal Jelly

Will Our Time on Earth Be Preserved in Chicken Bones?

With each passing year, humans have a greater impact on the environment than the year before. Between 2010 and 2015, the number of contaminated waterways in India more than doubled and by 2015 more than half of the nation’s rivers were polluted. Plastics are polluting the oceans and waterways, and even the micro fibers and … Read moreWill Our Time on Earth Be Preserved in Chicken Bones?

Why Are Your Oranges Covered With Antibiotics?

Oranges are one of the most popular fruits in the U.S., but be aware that soon you may be sinking your teeth into an orange doused in antibiotics such as streptomycin and oxytetracycline, medications that are medically important to humans. In December 2018, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved the “maximum level” of oxytetracycline … Read moreWhy Are Your Oranges Covered With Antibiotics?

Weekly Health Quiz: Iron, Cooking Oils and Back Pain

This post was originally published on this site 1 Which of the following cooking oils is harmful and should be avoided to safeguard your health? Coconut oil Olive oil Canola oil Vegetable oils such as canola and corn oil are highly damaging and should be avoided to safeguard your health. Healthy cooking oils include coconut … Read moreWeekly Health Quiz: Iron, Cooking Oils and Back Pain

Balancing Hormones, Easing PMS and More: Red Clover Tea Benefits You Can Count On

Table of Contents   What Is Red Clover Tea? 5 Benefits of Red Clover Tea Nutritional Profile of Red Clover Tea: Does It Contain Caffeine? How to Make Red Clover Tea Red Clover Tea Side Effects Final Thoughts on Red Clover Red Clover Tea FAQs   Red clover is valued in agriculture because it fixes … Read moreBalancing Hormones, Easing PMS and More: Red Clover Tea Benefits You Can Count On

Your Guide for Growing Okra

This post was originally published on this site Okra (Hibiscus esculentus) is a unique, annual vegetable from the same family as the hollyhock. It is usually the color of fresh corn husks, has the shape of a spike and the texture of a grooved cucumber. When sliced, it may remind you of a tiny star … Read moreYour Guide for Growing Okra

Peppers to Help Prevent Parkinson’s

One of the most compelling statements in a 2014 study published in Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience is that in regard to Parkinson’s disease, “[A] growing body of evidence suggests that nutrition may play an important role.” Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that usually develops in older people, with such symptoms as inflammation, stiff … Read morePeppers to Help Prevent Parkinson’s

Antibiotics Linked to Fatal Heart Condition

This post was originally published on this siteResearch shows your body’s microbiome has nearly 39 trillion bacteria.1 During early years, your family, dietary intake and environmental exposure contribute to the variety in your microbiome, influencing your lifelong health. Everyday activities such as brushing your teeth, eating, kissing someone or handling a family pet also affect … Read moreAntibiotics Linked to Fatal Heart Condition

Replace Dangerous Oils With Healthy Fats

This post was originally published on this site 30 Tips in 30 Days Designed to Help You Take Control of Your Health This article is included in Dr. Mercola’s All-Time Top 30 Health Tips series. Every day during the month of January, a new tip will be added that will help you take control of … Read moreReplace Dangerous Oils With Healthy Fats

Daily Walks May Decrease Severity of First Time Strokes

This post was originally published on this siteA new study based on Swedish stroke registries suggests adults who participate in light to moderate physical activity may have less severe strokes than their physically inactive peers. The researchers recommended at least four hours of walking or two to three hours of swimming a week as a … Read moreDaily Walks May Decrease Severity of First Time Strokes

Top 8 Benefits of Squats

This post was originally published on this site 30 Tips in 30 Days Designed to Help You Take Control of Your Health This article is included in Dr. Mercola’s All-Time Top 30 Health Tips series. Every day during the month of January, a new tip will be added that will help you take control of … Read moreTop 8 Benefits of Squats

Top 7 Foods to Help Fight Depression

While there are hundreds of articles, dietary strategies, government agencies and food manufacturers designed to offer information on how to fight disease and optimize your health, you may be surprised to find that before the featured study, none concentrated on brain health or mental disorders as recently as 2007.1 In September 2018, researchers reported the … Read moreTop 7 Foods to Help Fight Depression

More Pets, Fewer Allergies

True allergies are mediated by exposure to foreign proteins in the environment, triggering immunoglobulin-e (IgE) antibodies. According to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology,1 up to 40 percent of the global population are sensitized to some type of foreign protein. According to Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America,2 more than 50 million Americans … Read moreMore Pets, Fewer Allergies

Can Beavers Clean Our Water and Restore Wild Salmon Populations?

Beavers are intriguing animals found throughout North America. The largest living rodents in the region, beavers were hunted for their pelts to near extinction in the 1800s, but have made a comeback and are now relatively common along rivers, streams, lakes and marshes. Beavers have an ingenious ability to change the landscape to suit their … Read moreCan Beavers Clean Our Water and Restore Wild Salmon Populations?

10 Potential Benefits of Echinacea

Echinacea, also known as the American coneflower, is a brightly colored medicinal plant named for the prickly spines in its large cone-shaped seed head. Based on those spines, its name is derived from the Greek word ekhînos, meaning hedgehog. Although used widely to treat all kinds of diseases and infections prior to the introduction of … Read more10 Potential Benefits of Echinacea

Can You Believe There Are Cockroach Farms in China?

The featured video, produced by the South China Morning Post, opens with these words: “If cockroaches make you uncomfortable … this could be your worst nightmare.” Indeed. Most of us would do almost anything to avoid a daily work environment that involves contact with millions of teeming roaches. In China, however, cockroaches are big business. … Read moreCan You Believe There Are Cockroach Farms in China?

Sauna Use Four Times per Week Slashes Heart Disease

This post was originally published on this siteSome of the simplest strategies have a tremendous impact on your health. Many produce increasing benefit, in much the same way compound interest works. In other words, little changes each day can build to produce significant impact over time. Sauna use is one of those strategies. Historically, saunas … Read moreSauna Use Four Times per Week Slashes Heart Disease

Heavy Screen Time Changes Children’s Brains

Most people today live in a sea of radiofrequencies emitted from wireless technologies of all kinds, from routers to smartphones, tablets, baby monitors, TVs, appliances, smart meters and many more. According to many experts, chronic, heavy exposure could have severe repercussions for our health, especially that of children, who are now exposed even before birth. … Read moreHeavy Screen Time Changes Children’s Brains

Dollar Stores Feed More Americans Than Whole Foods

Dollar stores such as Dollar General and Dollar Tree (which also owns Family Dollar) are becoming a primary source of food for many families. The chains feed more Americans than Whole Foods,1 which isn’t surprising when you consider there are 30,000 Dollar General and Dollar Tree stores across the U.S. — outnumbering Walmart’s and McDonald’s’ … Read moreDollar Stores Feed More Americans Than Whole Foods