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Resveratrol Shows Promise in Treatment of Cancer

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3 mentions4 days ago
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October 28, 2013 | 203,258 viewsResveratrol, a potent antioxidant found in a number of plants, including red grape skins, pomegranate, raw cacao, peanuts, and berries like raspberries and mulberries, is known to have a number of beneficial health effects. The compound is produced by plants to increase their ...

Juicing: How Healthy Is It for Your Health?

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1 mentions5 days ago
April 19, 2014 | 56,694 viewsIf you ever feel like it’s difficult to eat enough veggies, making a small investment in a high-quality juicer is one of the best steps you can take for your health. Raw juice can be likened to a "living broth," as it is ...

The Surprising Gut Microbes of African Hunter-Gatherers

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Hadza women cook tubers they’ve foraged throughout the day. Compared to the men, who spend their day hunting game, the women have more gut bacteria for breaking down fibrous veggies. Image: Alyssa CrittendenIn Western Tanzania tribes of wandering foragers called Hadza eat a diet of roots, berries, and ...

Dandelion: The Dandiest Weed of All

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2 mentions5 days ago
Dandelion can do all sorts of dandy things. This winter has seemed to hang on for dear life, despite the fact that we are now officially in spring. Particularly long winters can leave us all feeling a bit heavy. Whether it’s heavy eyes, sluggish movement, or heavy feelings,

3 Ways To Work Meditation Into Your Busy Day

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2 mentions1 week ago
The topic is so hot that Wisdom 2.0, a conference, started in 2009, dedicated to exploring how to be more mindful about our technology use, now has a waiting list that runs into the hundreds. There are meditation apps galore, and organizations from Google to the Marine Corps ...

Immerse Yourself in Everything Yoga at Yoga Journal Live: New York

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Choose from a multitude of classes from yoga's luminaries and discover the intersection of yoga with Ayurveda, Neuroscience, Mantra, Tantra, Pranayama, and much more.Friday Evening: Explore life's spiritual and psychological roadblocks in this intimate keynote with New York Times bestselling author, Caroline Myss. Delve deeper into your practice ...

'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 ...

5 Genius Uses for the Orange Peel

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You may never think twice about the orange peel you throw out after enjoying a delicious, sweet orange, but it’s about time you did. The orange peel is more than just a protective covering for the orange, it is your lifestyle’s best friend! The following 5 tips introduce ...

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

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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 mentions4 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 mentions4 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 mentions4 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 mentions4 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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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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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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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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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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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 mentions3 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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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 ...
 

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