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Bright Artificial Lighting Causes Havoc On Metabolism, Especially After a Meal
May 23, 2016 | NaturalLiving | A.McCarthy
Most scientists agree that artificial lighting and modern technology available across the world disrupts our natural environment and affects our metabolism. According to a Northwestern Medicine study, bright light exposure increased insulin resistance compared to dim light exposure in both the morning and the evening. In the evening, bright light also caused higher peak glucose (blood sugar) levels.


Magic Mushrooms Finally Being Accepted As Viable Treatment For Depression
May 20, 2016 | Consciousness | M.Forrester
First cannabis and now magic mushrooms are slowly being introduced back into the vocabulary of medical scientists. Shamans have known for millennia that the benefits of psychedelics for human health far exceed any perceived risks which are close to none. The spiritual benefits are undisputed by those in shamanic practices, however the physical effects have been difficult to relay to the medical community. A first of its kind study on magic mushrooms shows it may be soon recognized as a viable treatment for depression. The trial aimed to test whether psilocybin, the active ingredient in magic mushrooms, could reduce symptoms of, or completely eliminate depression.


Horseradish Contains Compounds Which Remove Cancer From The Body
May 19, 2016 | Antioxidants | J.Summerly
Horseradish (Cochlearia armoracia) is a natural antibacterial which contains compounds that could help detoxify and eliminate cancer-causing compounds in the body, a study has shown.


According To Science, Eating Too Much Salad Now Causes Autism
May 18, 2016 | Pregnancy | M.Torres
You read the headline correctly and it's another strike for the systematic study of health and nutrition, bound by bias and self-interest, promoting misinformation to make people believe anything. Johns Hopkins, which by the way is the largest school of public health in the world, recently released a study finding that consuming too much folate, found in practically all plant foods, causes autism. But there is a very big problem with the research that attempts to compare this natural nutrient to a study based on its artificial counterpart.


Dandruff Is Caused By A Bacteria, Not A Fungus - 6 Natural Remedies That Work
May 17, 2016 | Prevention | J.Battaglia
Could the species of bacteria living on your scalp determine whether you get dandruff or dry itchy scalp? Previous research thought the condition that affects more than 50 percent of Caucasians and 80 percent of people of African descent was caused by fungus, but now researchers claim bacteria is the real culprit.


Prenatal Supplements Reduce The Risk of Losing a Baby by 55 Percent
May 16, 2016 | Pregnancy | M.Chan
Couples' preconception lifestyle factors are often associated with pregnancy loss, although women's multivitamin adherence dramatically can reduce that risk by 55 percent compared to not taking the vitamins. In addition to serving as a back-up for any nutritional gaps in diet, prenatal supplements help reduce the risk for many serious birth defects.


The Biggest Reason You Should Never Drink Water Stored In Your Car
May 13, 2016 | Water | K.Foster
Storage of bottled water has become common place in many vehicles, especially during the summer months. While there are few problems arising from this practice while using glass or stainless steel, there are many concerns relating to plastic water bottles, which is still the majority and number choice made by consumers.


12 Beautiful Outdoor Plants That Are Toxic To Most Pets
May 12, 2016 | Toxins | J.Battaglia
Warmer weather is making its way across the Northern Hemisphere and that means pets -- and their pet owners -- will be spending more time outdoors. Animals are curious by nature and many like to sniff and nibble on everything they come across. Some plants have been reported as having systemic effects on animals and/or intense effects on the gastrointestinal tract.


What You Think Of Your Body Right Now Shapes Your Personality, Self-Esteem, Beliefs and Overall Life Satisfaction
May 11, 2016 | Lifestyle | A.McCarthy
The way we perceive body influences is not only one of the biggest predictors of our health but overall life satisfaction. Chapman University has just published the results of a national study on the factors linked to satisfaction with appearance and weight. In a survey of more than 12,000 Americans adults, the questions focused on personality, beliefs about romantic relationships, self-esteem, television viewing, and personal characteristics.


More Than One Vaccine Per Year Is Priming Children For Depression
May 10, 2016 | Vaccines | D.Mihalovic
Children currently receive 49 doses of 14 vaccines before the age of six. Experts now claim more than one vaccine within a one-year period may be programming children for depression by creating over overactive immune systems.


Why Do So Many People Fall For Celebrity Advice on Health?
May 9, 2016 | BigPharma | M.Torres
The human mind is built for simplicity. Add the simplicity of a message with an attractive messenger and you have human programming 101. The amount of self-appointed insta-health gurus touting medications, toxic supplements and fad diets is at an all-time high and people fall for it every time. But why?


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