Monday, December 29, 2014

110-Year-Old Man Says 5 Foods Are Key to Longevity

A 110-year-old man says five foods that his father (who lived to be 98) taught him to eat are the key to longevity.
A man named Bernardo LaPallo is over 110 years old, although most would think he is younger. Like many living to be his age, LaPallo credits his long life with eating a lol of organic fruit and vegetables, while avoiding other foods like the plague. He especially recognizes these 5 foods, a secret passed down to him by his father which he believes is the key to his longevity. Read more

Monday, December 22, 2014

Recovering from Colds and Flu

If you do come down with a cold or the flu this winter, C. Thomas Corriher lists the best natural remedies. He also reveals something our ancestors knew about - how to use alcohol as medicine.
Those who eat a balanced and wholesome diet should seldomly become ill. Healthy people are usually able to combat minor infections without showing any symptoms. However, even healthy people become sick when their exposure to pathogens is persistent or they become too lax in their diets. Emotional stress can weaken the immune system too. Read more

Friday, December 19, 2014

5 Ways Witch Hazel Benefits Your Skin

When it comes to skin care, price and efficacy are not always related. Michael Ravensthorpe reveals five ways that inexpensive, common witch hazel benefits your skin.
Common witch hazel, also called winterbloom, is a flowering shrub native to the forest margins, woodlands and stream banks of eastern North America. It is characterized by its fragrant, gold-colored flowers, which tend to grow in late fall and continue to expand throughout winter.(1) Read more

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Study: You Really ARE Only as Old as You Feel

You really are only as old as you feel: A new study found that believing you are younger than you actually are is the key to a long life.
They say you’re only as old as you feel. Now scientists have discovered the adage might actually be true.

A study showed those who feel younger than they really are have a better life expectancy.

Those who felt their age were more likely to die young – and people who felt older were at the greatest risk. Read more

Monday, December 15, 2014

Grow Your Own Medicinal Garden

Amy Alton reveals how to grow and use your own medicinal garden.
... We spend a lot of time discussing how to accumulate medical supplies for times of trouble.  Despite your best efforts, however, you may find yourself running out of commercially manufactured medicines.  In this case, you might feel like you’re out of luck, but there are options that might be growing in your own backyard.  Many plants have medicinal uses and it only makes sense to take advantage of their benefits. Read more

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Potent, Natural Painkillers That Are Still Legal

The pharmaceutical industry has pushed the government to criminalize most potent, natural painkillers, but according to C. Thomas Corriher, they missed a few..
This topic has been more requested than any that we have previously written about, for it catalogs the most potent of the pain-relieving herbs which are still legal at most locations. The information about these natural medicines has been sparsely distributed, but there is an underground movement of freedom fighters who are beginning to share it. This article is an attempt to unify this critically important information, and to make it easily accessible for those needing serious pain relief. Read more

Monday, December 8, 2014

A Pinch of Turmeric Daily Helps Prevent Memory Loss

A pinch of turmeric a day helps keep memory loss away, according to a new study.
Eating a single gram of turmeric each day could cause short-term memory improvements in people predisposed to memory loss, according to a study conducted by researchers from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, and several Taiwanese research institutes, and published in the Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Read more

Friday, December 5, 2014

Garlic: A Natural Hypertension Remedy - Without Side Effects

You won't find this advertised on TV: garlic could be more effective than Big Pharma drugs for treating high blood pressure - not to mention safer.
Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is known as “the silent killer”, as it often goes unnoticed until it is too late. It is primarily caused by atherosclerosis, which frequently culminates in a sudden event such as a heart attack or stroke. While drugs for hypertension such as beta-blockers can cause side effects, including fatigue, blurred vision, or difficulty breathing, a groundbreaking new study has fortunately revealed that garlic is as effective as the “blockbuster” beta-blocker atenolol. Read more

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

How to Lose Weight Without Diets or Drugs

Want to lose weight? A new study suggests eating all your food within an eight-hour window and NEVER snacking at night.
Eating only within an eight-hour window each day could help you shed weight, a study has found.

Limiting the times you eat could reverse obesity and reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. And it doesn’t even matter whether you have fatty or sugary foods. The eight-hour limit seems to undo the harm done by an unhealthy diet. Read more

Monday, December 1, 2014

7 Health Benefits of Lithium

Lithium is actually an essential trace minerals, says Edward Group, and has many health benefits..
Lithium, the mineral known for its efficacy against bipolar disorder, has become one of the most effective go-to prescriptions for psychiatric disorders. What many do not know, however, is that lithium offers a host of other lesser-known benefits, many of which go far beyond brain health. Lithium orotate, one of the popular lithium supplements, is perhaps the most bioavailable lithium available. Look out for this form when looking for supplementation. Read more