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'Eat seven portions of fruit and veg a day' to lower death risk

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
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Vitamin D is a steroid vitamin, a group of fat-soluble prohormones, which encourages the absorption and metabolism of calcium and phosphorous.From Atkins to Vegan, South Beach to Mediterranean, we have selected the most popular diets available today. The number of calories people should eat each day depends on ...

Study: Vegetarians Less Healthy, Lower Quality Of Life Than Meat-Eaters

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4 mentions2 weeks ago
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Vegetarians have a lower BMI and drink alcohol sparingly, but vegetarian diets are tied to generally poorer health, poorer quality of life and a higher need for health care than their meat-eating counterparts. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)ATLANTA (CBS ATLANTA) – Vegetarians may have a lower BMI and ...

WHO: Air Pollution Causes 7 Million Deaths

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1 mentions3 weeks ago
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Air pollution killed 7 million people across the globe in 2012, making it the world’s largest single environmental health risk, according to the World Health Organization.Outdoor air pollution was linked to about 3.7 million deaths, with about 80 percent of those deaths the result of stroke and heart ...

The Extra Burdens Faced by Young People with Chronic Illness

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1 mentions3 weeks ago
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I confess that before I became a member of the community of the chronically ill, I thought that a young person—through their 30s at least—was either healthy (aside from the occasional cold or flu) or had a terminal illness. I had no idea that millions of young people ...

Herbal First Aid and Emergency Relief

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1 mentions3 weeks ago
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This is an updated version of Sandra’s incredibly thorough handout on herbal first aid for emergencies that isincluded in the Numen Resource Guide.Note: There is a lot of information here and it can be overwhelming to try to grasp it all at once. Sandra offers a bare bones ...

Mulberry Leaf Lowers Triglycerides, LDL-c and Artery Inflammation

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Clinical research from Thailand's Chulalongkorn University has confirmed that the ancient herb Mulberry leaf significantly curbs inflammation among the arteries, lowers triglycerides and reduces low-density lipoprotein levels.The researchers tested 24 patients for three months. All of the patients had higher-than-normal levels of cholesterol and triglycerides and higher-than-normal levels ...

How to Make an Herbal Infused Honey

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1 mentions3 weeks ago
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Using raw honey as a medium for delivering the more unfavorable flavors of herbal medicine is an old and favored form of administering these remedies. Raw, unpasteurized local honey is the most useful and medicinal form of honey as it contains many medicinal properties that help fight infection.When ...

Eating Fish After Fukushima: Is It Safe?

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On March 11, 2011 a 9.0 earthquake triggered a massive tsunami off the coast of Japan, which hit the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant and caused one of its nuclear reactors to melt down. Radioactive materials were released into the environment, and the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster is now ...

Herbal Allies for Managing Fevers

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1 mentions3 weeks ago
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Fever is the immune system’s first response to infection from a virus, like influenza or mononucleosis, or bacteria, likeStreptococcus. Even though it can be uncomfortable, at the beginning of an infection we want to encourage a strong fever. Elevated temperatures make it harder for many viruses and bacteria ...

7 Detox Herbs for a Natural Cleanse

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1 mentions2 months ago
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Tags: natural health, detox, natural detox, natural cleanse, liver cleanse, liver, dandelion, milk thistle, turmeric, green tea, garlic, cilantro, allicin, heavy metals, gallbladder, bileSpring cleaning isn’t just for your home. As you clean your home to rid it of dust, clutter and toxins this year, consider giving your ...

Fracking Boom Spews Toxic Air Emissions on Texas Residents

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5 mentions2 months ago
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KARNES CITY, Texas—When Lynn Buehring leaves her doctor's office in San Antonio she makes sure her inhaler is on the seat beside her, then steers her red GMC pickup truck southeast on U.S. 181, toward her home on the South Texas prairie.About 40 miles down the road, between ...

9 Reasons Natural Light is so Important for Your Body (and Spirit) : EcoSalon

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1 mentions2 months ago
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A lack of natural light in your life can be disastrous. Here are some reasons to get outside, even when it’s cold.For the past two days, the winter wind has been howling outside my door. This is not a metaphor. My home is tucked up against the foothills ...

The Business of Herbal Medicine

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3 mentions2 months ago
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One evening, a slightly overweight middle-aged man came to a free herb clinic started by students of herbalist Rosemary Gladstar. This clinic was held once a month in the working class town of Barre in central Vermont. Clients would meet for an hour and a half with three ...

Lincoln and His Team of Homeopaths

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2 mentions2 months ago
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There is a wide body of evidence that Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) maintained a special interest in and appreciation for homeopathic medicine. It is therefore not surprising that many of Lincoln's advisors were users of and advocates for homeopathy.Before Lincoln was elected president, in 1854 he was retained as ...

Why People Stick with Cancer Screening, Even When It Causes Harm

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3 mentions2 months ago
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The data on PSA testing to detect prostate cancer has long been shaky — so much so that the discoverer of PSA (or prostate-specific antigen, an enzyme made by the prostate) himself decried the test two years ago as “hardly more effective than a coin toss.”He characterized the ...

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We’ve made it through another holiday season and many people are eager to atone for their holiday indulgences by doing a detox or cleanse.The most popular detox programs often include eating raw and cold foods as well as using cooling and eliminating “detox” herbs.But does eating cold raw ...

These 11 Charts Show Everything That's Wrong With The Modern Diet

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1 mentions2 months ago
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The studies are clear on this... when people abandon their traditional foods in favor of modern processed foods high in sugar, refined flour and vegetable oils, they get sick (1, 2, 3). Of course, there are many things that can contribute to these health problems, but changes in ...

Is Big Food the next Big Tobacco?

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1 mentions2 months ago
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It’s a move straight from the playbook of the Big Tobacco takedown of the 1990s, which ended in a $246 billion settlement with 46 states, a ban on cigarette marketing to young people and the Food and Drug Administration stepping in to regulate.There are plenty of naysayers, just ...

Lavender Cedarwood Deodorant

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1 mentions2 months ago
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This is a natural deodorant balm in a 2 oz container. It was made with Sodium Bicarbonate (Baking Soda), Organic Cocoa Butter, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Arrow Root Powder, Candelilla Wax, and non GMO Vitamin E and a woody herbaceous blend of Lavender and Cedarwood essential oils. This ...

The Great Gluten Panic, Part 2 - Organic Gardening - MOTHER EARTH NEWS

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1 mentions2 months ago
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The manager of an organic flour mill told me recently that he is seeing huge demand among his customers for flour produced from the grain of a single variety: the heirloom hard red winter wheat 'Turkey Red.' That popularity is good for his business, but he was curious ...

Recipe: Fire Cider Drink Recipes from The Kitchn

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2 mentions2 months ago
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Have you heard of fire cider? The first time I encountered this traditional folk recipe, I have to admit I was terrified. Horseradish, garlic, onion, ginger, and hot peppers infused in vinegar? To drink? It took me years before I tried it, but you can be braver than ...

13 Ways to Use Lemons Around the House - Healthy Home - Mother Earth Living

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2 mentions2 months ago
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Sure, lemons make a pretty drink garnish and can brighten the flavors of foods, but they also have many handy non-culinary uses thanks to their natural antibacterial, deodorizing and bleaching properties. When life gives you lemons, don’t just make lemonade—put them to good use.

Herbalists fighting trademark of fire cider (free recipes, labels and an e-book)

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2 mentions3 months ago
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Have you heard of fire cider? This historic, healthy drink has been shared by herbalists for generations and is said to help cure colds, flus, digestive issues, sinus infections, chronic nausea and more. Made of healing ingredients like apple cider vinegar, garlic, ginger, cayenne and raw honey, Herbal ...

Yoga can lower fatigue, inflammation in breast cancer survivors

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3 mentions3 months ago
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Practicing yoga for as little as three months can reduce fatigue and lower inflammation in breast cancer survivors, according to new research. The more the women in the study practiced yoga, the better their results.Researchers at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center have found a link between ...

Asthma Treatment with a Tail? Dogs Might be Your Lungs’ Best Friend

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1 mentions3 months ago
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In the early 1960s, my uncle was around 10 years old and suffering from asthma. His breathing was getting worse, and none of the conventional medical asthma treatment methods seemed to be helping.Then his doctor suggested a new type of asthma treatment – one that wagged its tail,

No, climate change is not waking bears from hibernation

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1 mentions3 months ago
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Last week, a rogue black bear made a cameo appearance for skiers at the Heavenly Mountain Resort near Lake Tahoe. The month before, a 260-pound male bear had to be put down by wildlife officials after breaking into several cars and a home in the same area. The ...

5 Yoga Poses You Can Do Every Morning

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1 mentions3 months ago
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September 20, 2013 | 77,945 viewsOne of the secrets of successful, happy people is rising early in the morning, a habit that gives you an extra bit of free time before starting your day.What you do with this precious time is up to you, but one way to ...

How Getting Naked Can Help Your Health

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2 mentions3 months ago
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Agus noted a doctor only sees patients one appointment at a time, while a patient will look at his or her body every single day."You go to your doctor and say 'Listen, I've got these 10 things, let's talk about them,'" Agus said. "I want you in charge ...

Sleep Deeply, Live Longer

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2 mentions3 months ago
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With a few remnants and a little old-fashioned ingenuity, you can help your child stay warm this win... Everyone gets stuck with a restless night from time to time, and some of us suffer from full-blown i... A bedroom should be a clean, comfortable haven from a stressful ...

Why we need to talk about the weather

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1 mentions3 months ago
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Here’s a stat that should scare you: only one in three Americans say they have occasionally talked to family and friends about climate change in the last year. That’s down 8% since 2008, according to a Yale study released in September.While ice caps are melting, species are pushed ...
 

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