Although used for centuries by Native Americans, pine needle tea is not well known by the general public today. But it's certainly worth becoming acquainted with this unconventional brew if you would like to increase mental clarity, defeat infectious disease and knock out cancer. Interestingly, pine needles sport several times more vitamin C than fresh orange juice and were used by the early settlers of North America to avoid scurvy -- a disease associated with vitamin C deficiency. Due to their high concentration of antioxidants, pine needles are also recognized as a potent immunity booster by researchers. Read more
Friday, May 22, 2015
Pine needle tea ian unusual cancer-killer and all-around health tonic, says Carolanne Wright.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
This shouldn't surprise anyone. The whole sunscreen industry is a scam anyway. After tens of thousands of years, why would human suddenly need sunscreen?
Monday, May 18, 2015
Our ancestors had antibiotics, but they came from nature. People should consider using these twelve natural antibiotics when they fall ill instead of rushing to the doctor.
Over the last several decades, over-use of antibiotics has reached an all-time high. The result has been drug-resistant bacteria and “superbugs” that evolve faster than scientists can figure out how to fight them. A future where bacteria are at the top of the food chain is not unheard of.
Long before there were pharmaceutical antibiotics – developed in the 1940s, there were foods and herbs that helped guard against infection and disease on a daily basis. Many of these natural defenders are still in use today with holistic healers around the globe.
Our ancestors also had a solution for healing, using antibiotics from nature and it would be good to remind ourselves who these antibiotics are and possibly think about using them in case of an illness. Read more
Friday, May 15, 2015
Dark chocolate increases attention and alertness while improving blood flow, according to a new study.
There is some good news for the chocolate lovers out there: a new study carried out by researchers from Northern Arizona University reveals that the intake of dark chocolate with at least 60 percent cacao could be the key to improving attention and alertness and get you through the afternoon slump. Read more
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Monday, May 11, 2015
Move over, green juice: Personal trainers and nutritionists swear by apple cider vinegar.
An apple a day may keep the proverbial doctor away, but a daily splash of apple cider vinegar may be just what your trainer ordered. Fitness pros are gung-ho on the ingredient's better-body powers, and for good reason. Here's why:
How It Helps: “Apple cider vinegar has a positive impact on gut health because it’s anti-microbial. It helps to break down bad bacteria and feed the good,” say New York City-based master trainer Josh Stolz. Read more
Friday, May 8, 2015
Edward Group discusses the pineal gland's function and three ways to activate it.
The famous philosopher Descartes described the pineal gland as the “principal seat of the soul.” You’ve probably heard of this gland being the ‘third eye,’ a mystical chakra point residing right in the middle of your eyebrows. Well, it turns out these ideas aren’t too far off. The small, rice-sized, pinecone-shaped endocrine organ known as the pineal gland sits alone in the middle of the brain and at the same level as the eyes. Read more