Vitamin K Improves Glucose Metabolism and Insulin Sensitivity
February 29, 2016 | Antioxidants | M.Chan
Average intakes of vitamin K in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia and Canada are far less than recommended intakes. A review of scientific literature is highlighting the benefits of vitamin K to help reduce the risk of diabetes by improving insulin sensitivity and glucose metabolism.
4 Ways To Naturally Combat Stress and Anxiety
February 26, 2016 | MentalHealth | P.Schneider
Anxiety is one of the most commonly reported psychiatric disorders. In an increasingly stressful world, it is ever-more important to know how to remain cool and be able to let go of stress and worry. Not only does stress get in the way of your day to day life, but it also has been linked to shortened telomeres and accelerated aging. If you're having trouble with finding a remedy, here are four ways to combat stress and anxiety naturally.
The Top 5 Things That Are Killing Sperm
February 25, 2016 | Fertility | M.Torres
Dietary and environmental exposures as well as pharmaceuticals are all linked to the quality of male sperm, revealing that toxins in many substances we interact with affect sperm maturation and membrane function in men.
HPV Vaccine Rate At Lowest Participation, Dropping More Than 50 Percent Since The Inception of The Program
February 24, 2016 | Vaccines | D.Mihalovic
Vaccination rates are steadily decreasing worldwide, and as more parents now become informed of one of the most unscientific vaccines in the history of vaccination, the HPV vaccine uptake is now dropping more than 50 percent since its introduction in 2006.
Argentine Doctors Believe Larvicide Real Cause of Zika
February 23, 2016 | Viruses | M.Gafanovich
A group of physicians in Argentina has filed a claim that the sudden microcephaly epidemic in Brazil was not caused by the Zika virus after all. The physicians claim that a larvicide, placed in the country's water supply, is to blame. Months after the first Zika case was reported, the microcephaly outbreak continues to shake the world's medical community.
Bioavailability Crucial For Raspberry's Health Benefits
February 22, 2016 | Antioxidants | M.Chan
Red raspberries are rich in polyphenols but its health benefits can only be fully understood by studying how the body metabolises these micronutrients and the mode of action of the bioactive compounds that trigger these potential protective effects, a study has shown.
A Phytonutrient-Dense Herb Which Controls Blood Sugar, Cholesterol and Free Radicals
February 19, 2016 | Antioxidants | K.Foster
Coriander (Coriandrum sativum), commonly known as Cilantro or Dhania, is a powerful herb with many health benefits. This plant is rich in micronutrients and nutritional elements.
5 Pains In Your Body You Should Never Ignore
February 18, 2016 | HumanBody | A.McCarthy
Popping a few pills might temporarily alleviate pain in the short-term but ignoring the symptoms for long can prove harmful to your body. Pain is a warning sign that something is wrong. It's when you don't heed what the body is saying, that you suffer adverse consequences. Knowing the common pains that you need to watch out for will ensure that you won't regret having missed the signs when you develop a more complicated condition later on.
Increasing Rates In Diabetes and Obesity Linked To Emulsifiers and Additives In Processed Foods
February 17, 2016 | Toxins | M.Chan
Studies on the human gut have added further evidence that emulsifiers and additives found in most processed foods are linked to obesity, diabetes and inflammatory bowel disorders.
How to Make Mineral and Protein-Rich Energy Bars
February 16, 2016 | Nutrition | B.Kim
This fig-pecan energy bar recipe produces a batch of scrumptious bars that is rich in potassium, calcium, iron, fiber, and healthy protein. Think of this energy bar as one of the most mineral-rich healthy snacks that you can use to fuel your body in between meals.
Zika - Just Another Fear Campaign, Different Virus and Back To The Mosquito
February 15, 2016 | Viruses | M.Torres
How many fear campaigns does it take before people start to submit to false declarations of emergencies? The answer is endless, because most of the world is catching on very quickly to the obvious and pathetic attempts to shove fabricated pandemics down the throats of billions. Zika has now been officially entered into the database of global disease fear mongering. The latest news from Hawaii has the 'pineapple state' declaring a state of emergency, despite zero cases transmitted of the virus.
Just a Handful of Walnuts Can Reduce Weight and Heart Disease
February 12, 2016 | Nutrition | K.Foster
A walnut-rich, higher-fat diet results in favourable changes to lipid levels associated with the risk of cardiovascular disease in overweight women.
Why Are USP Pharmaceutical Grade Nutriceuticals Paramount For Quality?
February 12, 2016 | NaturalLiving | E.Dahl
USP stands for United States Pharmacopeia, the world’s only independent, not-for-profit, scientific and non-government pharmacopeia. This means, when you choose a USP Dietary Supplement, you are getting a product that meets the highest quality standards and developed using the very best science available and guided by a commitment to improving public health and safety.
Eat Your Water With The Top 10 Hydrating Foods
February 11, 2016 | Nutrition | M.Chan
Drinking 8 glasses of water a day is completely and totally unnecessary if eating any of these foods with relative consistency. Our bodies are made up of more than 70 percent water and it drives practically every bodily function -- from regulating body temperature to removing waste to lubricating joints to carrying oxygen to the cells.
12 Plants That Naturally Remove Toxins and Purify Your Air
February 10, 2016 | NaturalLiving | J.Battaglia
We all know that plants in our home release oxygen. But they are also able to clean the air from mold and toxins. Several studies have been conducted showing that certain plants can rid a room of up to 89 percent of harmful VOCs like formaldehyde and xylene. If you or anyone in your family has allergies, smokes or just wants to breathe fresher, cleaner air in their homes, read on for 12 plants that purify the air around you as well as which specific pollutant each one targets and removes.
The U.S. and Canada Have Among The Highest Death Rates In The World For Alzheimers
February 9, 2016 | MentalHealth | M.Pochelli
Many scientists have believed that Alzheimer's disease (AD) is passed through the family line and is genetic due to the possession of a particular set of genes, however research is showing the incidence is more correlated to excitotoxins and heavy metals which play a critical role in the development of several neurological disorders, especially in North America.
Ignite Your Love Life and Your Heart Health With this Scrumptious V-Day Dinner
February 8, 2016 | Nutrition | J.Hillis-Jaffe
In my coaching practice and workshops, I constantly hear what a challenge it is to eat healthy and be social; to enjoy the holidays and take care of your body at the same time. Valentine’s Day is a perfect example. You want to have a romantic evening, but after a four-course pasta meal and a heavy dessert, you might feel like heading for the couch instead of the boudoir.
Does Language Influence How You See The World?
February 5, 2016 | Lifestyle | A.McCarthy
The language you are introduced to affects the structure of your brain, influences how you see the world and who you are. But what if you speak two languages?
9 Guiding Intentions That Will Transform You and Everybody Around You
February 4, 2016 | Consciousness | M.Forrester
Intention is everything. What you experience daily in your life--how you act, what you speak and how you feel affects every human being around you. Once you realize the domino effect created by shining your light on others, it becomes very contagious.
Every Scientific Law We Have Today Will Be Rewritten In The Next 50 Years
February 3, 2016 | Consciousness | M.Forrester
There is a simple reason why science has a very naive understanding of ourselves and our universe. It can only discover correlations, not causation. It does not have a concept of quantum measurements. It has no tools to measure quantum fields. Since everything in the universe happens at a quantum level, science as we know it is only able to breach concepts originating from how relationships function at a rudimentary level, but not why those relationships exist. Science and its conclusions are one-dimensional and there lies its greatest limitation and ignorance, and thus it will never supersede what humans already know about themselves.
A Simple Way of Giving C-section Babies The Benefits of Vaginal Births
February 2, 2016 | Pregnancy | M.Chan
Sometimes there is no choice for women delivering, however elective C-sections are more likely to develop health problems in newborns than those delivered naturally. Some of this relates to critical hormonal and physiological changes during labour which help babies develop. But giving babies a swab of vaginal fluid after they've been born by cesarean section gives them a different and beneficial set of gut bacteria which may alter the path of human health.
What's The Best Way To Store Fruits and Veggies To Preserve Freshness?
February 1, 2016 | Nutrition | A.McCarthy
Although room temperature is one of the best ways to store fruit and vegetables in the short-term, due to our busy lives it is often difficult for us to preserve them without using a refrigeration source. Read these pro tips on storing the most popular produce so you can enjoy them when you want to while preventing spoilage.