Why Your Brain Loves Kindness

This post was originally published on this siteIf you’re familiar to meditation, then you’ve probably tried a basic loving-kindness practice. It involves bringing to mind someone you love, and wishing that they are safe, well, and happy—either out loud or to yourself. The practice continues by extending these well wishes outward to those around you: … Read moreWhy Your Brain Loves Kindness

How to Grow Eggplant

Growing eggplant shouldn’t be intimidating when you’re anticipating spring garden planting. Getting your seeds off to a good start, then tweaking them if needed, will help produce a harvest of nutritious fruit. That’s what eggplant is, by the way, although many people think eggplants are vegetables. There are many beautiful varieties: large, purple Globe; Rosita, … Read moreHow to Grow Eggplant

The Human Cost of Insulin in America

When Frederick Banting, Charles Best and J.J.R. Macleod of the University of Toronto invented insulin medications in the early 1920’s, it meant type 1 diabetes would no longer be a terminal illness. The researchers happily sold the patent for their discovery for only $1, with dreams that it would become an accessible medication for anyone who … Read moreThe Human Cost of Insulin in America

17 natural ways to treat Multiple Sclerosis

Did you know that March is Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month?  There are now nearly a million people with MS in the U.S., with women making up 74% of them.  Drugs are the current mainstay of treatment for MS, with some inroads being made,…read more

The Fast Track: Intermittent Fasting

This post was originally published on this siteFasting. Yuck! Nobody thinks “Yeah I want to fast” especially those who struggle with overeating. The word tends to conjure up unpleasant thoughts of hunger pangs, light-headedness, restriction, and deprivation. We tolerate fasting when we have to, for blood work or medical procedures like colonoscopies (double yuck). And fasting … Read moreThe Fast Track: Intermittent Fasting

The Real Deal On Keto Body Odor

This post was originally published on this siteI’m continuing my crusade of keto mythbusting. Recently, there was keto crotch, then keto bloat, and today I’m returning to one of the O.G. myths—keto body odor. Yes, it seems detractors of the keto diet are hell-bent on making you think your body will become a stinky, bloated mess … Read moreThe Real Deal On Keto Body Odor

Daily low-dose aspirin for heart attack or stroke no longer recommended for older adults

After years of suggesting that old adults could benefit from a daily 75- to 100-milligram dose of aspirin to help fight cardiovascular problems, the American Heart Association “along with the America College of Cardiology released the findings of a clinical trial that found aspirin did not prolong life in elderly adults who do not have … Read moreDaily low-dose aspirin for heart attack or stroke no longer recommended for older adults

Does fat cause fatty liver?

There is widely-held misconception that dietary fat causes fatty liver or that nothing can be done to reverse it. Doctors often say that there is nothing you can do and that cirrhosis and liver failure may be in your future. This is all wrong. Fatty liver is caused by diet and can be easily and … Read moreDoes fat cause fatty liver?

Benefits of Probiotics for your Mood, Gut, and Immune System

This post was originally published on this siteDavid Perlmutter M.D. – Empowering Neurologist: The food, the facts, the science to control your genetic destiny. By: The Dr. Perlmutter Team One of the most exciting developments in lifestyle science over the last decade has been the sharpening focus on the central role that our resident microbes … Read moreBenefits of Probiotics for your Mood, Gut, and Immune System

Meditating on the Beauty and the Devastation of our Natural World

As I sit by the ocean, I can revel in the silky surface of the water, the light catching the crest of waves, and be mesmerized by its restless beauty and vast power. Yet I also can’t help thinking of the creatures that lie within it: the diminishing shoals of tuna and dwindling populations of … Read moreMeditating on the Beauty and the Devastation of our Natural World

How The BAM Van Came to Be – Guest Post by V Capaldi

By questioning the status quo PaleoBOSS Lady informs the community how to rewrite their narrative on life, health-care and living.  PaleoBOSS Lady is a walking miracle in the conscious living movement creating awareness through life experience, self-empowerment and her post graduate education in psychology focused on building communities. You can also find PaleoBOSS Lady on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, and YouTube. It … Read moreHow The BAM Van Came to Be – Guest Post by V Capaldi

Why Aloe Vera Should Be in Your Garden and the Best Way to Grow It

This post was originally published on this site Aloe vera, though, has many medicinal uses beyond that. And, as for taking care of a houseplant, they don’t require much attention at all, are easy to find, and are cheap to buy as mature plants. The post Why Aloe Vera Should Be in Your Garden and … Read moreWhy Aloe Vera Should Be in Your Garden and the Best Way to Grow It

Mediterranean Diet Meal Plan

The Mediterranean diet is well-known for its health-promoting properties. In fact, proponents of the Mediterranean diet claim it may promote cognitive function, support heart health, help fight cancer and keep blood sugar levels steady. However, while most of us are pretty familiar with the concept of the diet, few know exactly what a Mediterranean diet … Read moreMediterranean Diet Meal Plan

Mushrooms For Memory

New research from Singapore suggests that consuming more than two portions of mushrooms weekly can cut the risk of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) by 52 percent, while eating one to two portions can reduce it by 43 percent. A portion was defined as 3/4 of a cup of cooked mushrooms.  These findings come from a … Read moreMushrooms For Memory

3 Exercises To Keep Your Bones Healthy – No Matter What Your Age

This tip is courtesy of the new and improved Weil Vitamin Advisor. Visit today for your free, personalized supplement plan! Good nutrition (such as adequate calcium intake) and smart sun exposure are vital to bone health – but so is exercise. Daily exercise can help to prevent and even reverse bone loss, as well as promote … Read more3 Exercises To Keep Your Bones Healthy – No Matter What Your Age

Vitamin E Alert: Researchers discover surprising reason why you may be deficient in this critical antioxidant

(NaturalHealth365) Generally speaking, vitamin E deficiencies are rare and affect only about 0.1% of American adults.  But, when you do the math: this still represents nearly a quarter million people. Plus, even if clinically-definable deficiencies are uncommon, too many people are still missing out on the key health benefits of vitamin E because they get insufficient … Read moreVitamin E Alert: Researchers discover surprising reason why you may be deficient in this critical antioxidant

Marjoram: A Versatile Herb for Cooking and Aromatherapy

Table of Contents   The 6 Health Benefits of Marjoram You Should Know About 4 Ways to Use Marjoram Effectively Growing Marjoram in Your Home Try This Healthy Recipe: Spicy Roast Chicken With Tomatoes and Marjoram Marjoram Essential Oil Has Unique Benefits, Too How to Make Marjoram Essential Oil Using Marjoram Essential Oil Properly   … Read moreMarjoram: A Versatile Herb for Cooking and Aromatherapy

5 Hemp Oil Benefits For Health and Wellness

Have you tried hemp oil? After almost a century of being outlawed, hemp—a form of cannabis with extremely low levels of psychoactive THC—is now legal in the United States. This is big news for people interested in the therapeutic effects of cannabidiol (or CBD) because—while hemp doesn’t contain enough THC, the compound that provides the … Read more5 Hemp Oil Benefits For Health and Wellness

20 Things to Know About People Dealing With ‘High-Functioning’ Depression

This post was originally published on this site High-functioning depression (often called dysthymia) is not common, not because it doesn’t exist, but because we often don’t see it. It’s difficult to identify this problem because of the disposition of the people who are dealing with it. They are usually hardworking, high-functioning people who, from the … Read more20 Things to Know About People Dealing With ‘High-Functioning’ Depression

Sweet Potato has Properties Which May Inhibit Colon & Lung Cancer

This post was originally published on this site Plants contain a plethora of beneficial properties and sweet potatoes, specifically, the purple varieties, which are high in the phytonutrients anthocyanins, have been found to contain anticancer properties [1]. Cancer Prevention    Rich anthocyanin content has been shown to suppress the growth of colon cancer stem cells. … Read moreSweet Potato has Properties Which May Inhibit Colon & Lung Cancer

True Solidarity: Homeless Man Starts Company, Becomes Rich and Hires Only Other Homeless People

Drew Goodall hadn’t always been roughing it out on the streets. He was only in his twenties when his acting career, unfortunately, began to fail. He slowly stopped getting the roles he wanted until eventually there were none at all. The London-based CEO had been a rising star at the time, but things went down … Read moreTrue Solidarity: Homeless Man Starts Company, Becomes Rich and Hires Only Other Homeless People

Vitamin B12 Side Effects & What They Mean

Vitamin B12, also known as cobalamin, is an important water-soluble vitamin that plays a central role in several aspects of health, including brain function, red blood cell formation and DNA synthesis. It’s also considered an “essential nutrient” because your body is unable to produce it on its own and needs to obtain it from food … Read moreVitamin B12 Side Effects & What They Mean

15 Cruelty-Free and Natural Soap Bars!

This post was originally published on this site To help you avoid dangerous chemicals in your personal care products, we put together this list of 15 natural and cruelty-free soap bars you can find online! The post 15 Cruelty-Free and Natural Soap Bars! appeared first on One Green Planet.

Are Your Countertops Emitting Radon?

Radon, a carcinogenic natural radioactive element, is an odorless, colorless gas produced by the breakdown of uranium that seeps out of the earth. The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that about 21,000 lung cancer deaths are caused by radon each year. In the home, radon sometimes enters basements through concrete cracks and becomes concentrated in the … Read moreAre Your Countertops Emitting Radon?

The key nutrients needed to prevent heart attacks, strokes and heart failure

(NaturalHealth365) Statistics on heart disease – the number one killer in the nation – are truly disturbing, with the U.S. CDC reporting that the condition claims the lives of roughly 610,000 Americans every year.  In addition, a shocking 5.1 million people in the United States are affected by heart failure. With the odds of surviving … Read moreThe key nutrients needed to prevent heart attacks, strokes and heart failure

Measles Propaganda Can Have Dire Public Health Ramifications

Mandatory use of the first vaccine — the smallpox vaccine — became common in the 19th century because that infection had a mortality rate of 30 percent.1 Measles is not and was never as deadly as smallpox. In 1962, a year before the measles vaccine was licensed in the U.S., the measles death rate was … Read moreMeasles Propaganda Can Have Dire Public Health Ramifications