Friday, May 29, 2015

The Health Benefits of Different Teas

A study found that chamomile tea can help extend life, but what can other types of tea do for the body?
Us Brits don't really need more of a reason to drink tea - but the news that drinking camomile tea may help women live longer has got us thinking about the health benefits of our morning cuppa.

Here we examine the advantages of regularly drinking various teas. Read more

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The Benefits of Soy: Fact or Myth?

Edward Group examines whether the benefits of soy are fact or myth..
Soy milk, soy cheese, soy crisps–there is a booming market for vegan soy-based foods and a lot of supposed health authorities touting its alleged benefits. What if soy was actually a wolf in sheep’s clothing and only called a health food because its supply was so abundant? What if soy was actually not as healthy as the marketing wizards tell us? As it turns out, that’s exactly what the data suggests. Let’s pull back the curtain and shine a light of truth on soy. Read more

Friday, May 22, 2015

Pine Needle Tea: An Unusual Cancer-Killer

Pine needle tea ian unusual cancer-killer and all-around health tonic, says Carolanne Wright.
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

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

80 Percent of Sunscreens Don't Work or Contain Harmful Ingredients

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?
According to a new study, 80 percent of SPF products ranging from sunscreen to lip balms and moisturizers won't protect you from the sun safely. Researchers associated with the Environmental Working Group (EWG) conducted a study on 1,700 SPF products. Read more

Monday, May 18, 2015

Natural Antibiotics Our Ancestors Used Instead of Pills

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 Improves Attention and Alterness

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

Anti-Aging Beauty Secrets with Olive Oil

Learn all the amazing benefits of olive oil for your skin - from clearing up acne to smoothing out wrinkles.

Monday, May 11, 2015

Why Ftness Pros Are Obsessed with Apple Cider Vinegar

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

How to Activate Your Pineal Gland

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

Monday, May 4, 2015

If You Want to Live to 100, Do These 10 Things

If you want to live to be 100, here are ten things that will help you reach your goal.
It seems that almost every day we read about another centenarian swimming across the English Channel blind-folded with one hand tied behind his back or jumping out of an airplane while she knits a scarf without dropping a single stitch. OK, slight exaggerations perhaps, but without a doubt, more people are living to the ripe old age of 100 -- or longer. Certainly, medical advances are a principal reason behind the longevity boost and to a large extent you will play the genes you are dealt. But here are a few more ways to improve your odds of reaching a triple-digit birthday: Read more

Friday, May 1, 2015

Frankincense Oil: A Go-To Remedy since Biblical Times

Frankincense oil has been a go-to remedy since Biblical times. Anaa McPhee lists its many uses.
Since biblical times frankincense oil has been has been useful for creating luxurious earthy scented perfumes, anointing purposes and most importantly as a remedy for treating and even curing many health conditions. Today, the oil is still most useful for its medicinal purposes.

In fact, many holistic doctors find it helpful for supporting the immune system so it is able to fighting off infection with ease as well as cure disease when illness does occur. Some of the health conditions that actually improve with the use of frankincense oil are: Read more