by Cheryl Murphy
Coughing your lungs up, a phrase no doubt, is no laughing matter so maintaining healthy lungs is crucial to all, especially as we age...
Editor's Note: Omega-3,6, and 9 fish oils have had their claim to fame, but omega-7, a mono-unsaturated class of fats, has stayed under the radar. Omega-7 is a powerful fatty acid that reduces mucous buildup and soothes the cellular membranes of the lungs. Read how this super fish oil can reduce the risk of chronic diseases.
Editor's Note from Janet Gillett: In a world with so many diets, it can be difficult to learn what type of eating works for you. Gary Wagman outlines the Sansang method of understanding your body and learning what foods enhance your energy and well-being, as well as what foods detract from your energy and well-being.
Books for Healing
by Maya E. Nahra, RD, LD
I do too, especially when in the context of food-like substances, i.e. McDonalds french fries, Dunkin’s doughnuts, or Wonder’s dinner rolls...
Editor´s Note from Michael Jones: Moderation is a word that is overlooked in the american diet. When we practice moderation we are able to achieve our health goals and learn how to eat healthfully.
by Dr. Joseph Mercola, DO
A new study is causing fresh doubts about the safety of genetically modified crops. The research found Bt toxin, which is present in many GM crops, in human blood.
Bt toxin makes crops toxic to pests, but it has been claimed that the toxin poses no danger to the environment and human health; the argument was that the protein breaks down in the human gut. But the presence of the toxin in human blood shows that this does not happen...
Editor's Note: Just another reason to avoid genetically modified foods...
Editor's Note: If you are not already familiar with Joel Salatin and Polyface Farm, be sure to check out this video. Farmers like the Salatins are changing the way we grow and raise our food, by diversifying their farms and finding ways to get good yields while enriching the land.
by Conni Kunzler
Ayurveda translates as “science of life.” A holistic medical system, Ayurveda is a science of self healing with the goal to relieve diseases of body and mind, restoring wholeness...
Editor´s Note from Sonica Krishan: Another nice article by author Conni Kunzler, wherein she describes Ayurveda remedies or tools for health and wellbeing. The author tells us that Ayurveda translates as “science of life.” A holistic medical system, Ayurveda is a science of self healing with the goal to relieve diseases of body and mind, restoring wholeness. It encompasses healing methods that include diet, herbs, exercise and life-style changes, pranayama (breathing) and meditation, yoga asanas, etc. Please have a read. Namaste.
Editor´s Note: Michael Pollan, notable and talented author of several books, including his new released "Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation", speaks out in this video on coffee and tea. He discusses the history of the caffeinated plants and how early on coffee and tea became acceptable, giving individuals a mood change when consumed. He compares the plants with other plants, not so acceptable like tobacco, and confirms that the mixture of caffeine compounded with other properties in coffee and tea, is what we crave and look forward to every morning.
by Wendy Bumgardner
Health-conscious walkers may not want to grab a highly-processed energy bar or convenience food to fuel their workout. Registered dietitian Jovana Turkovic of Studeo55 has compiled a list of readily-available super foods that are nutrient-dense and naturally packed with antioxidants. I asked her about how to use these for powering their brisk walking workouts...
Exercise & Fitness
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