General Health

Can Iodine Help With Hair Loss?

It is clear that the micro-nutrient iodine (And iron, magnesium and zinc) is a key essential element for the normal growth and development in all of the body’s organ and tissue systems. Iodine in combination with the aforementioned minerals is often considered the best “hair growth minerals” you can take for healthy hair. If you ...Read More »

The Happiness Project

Are you happy? I mean right this second. How do you feel? I’m talking about something totally unrelated to the events in your life – I’m asking how you feel inside, irrespective to your job, your love life, and your finances. I’m asking about your overall way of walking through the world. I’m talking about ...Read More »

This Is What’s REALLY In A McDonald’s Hamburger

Glorious McDonald’s! Great food at very affordable prices -or so we all wish. There is no doubting that McDonald’s has done a great job of making edible substances at an affordable price. Not too long ago I was in Pittsburgh and saw that McDonald’s offers a family meal where you can get something like 4 ...Read More »

DIY Peppermint Scrub

My email runneth over with requests for more information about essential oils.  Believe me when I say I am not an expert but as I experiment and learn, I will share my experiences with you. My latest foray into the world of essential oils has been to make “scrubs”.  No, I am not referring to ...Read More »

Research Proves Wheat Can Cause Harm To Everyone's Intestines

The myth that you need to have ‘bad genes’ to experience intestinal damage from consuming wheat was disproved years ago. It is a common myth that wheat only causes immune-mediated intestinal damage within those with a rare genetically based aberration called celiac disease. Still relatively unknown research from 2007 clearly demonstrated that everyone’s body likely ...Read More »

10 Foods That Detox The Body (VIDEO)

When it comes to detoxing your body, there are many techniques you can follow and supplements you can take. One plan in particular is to eat detoxifying foods. Here is a list of detox foods that are a great addition to everybody’s diet. Fruits Fruits are high in liquid-content which helps the body wash out ...Read More »

Study: Taking Probiotics During Pregnancy May Prevent Obesity And Assist Weight Loss After Birth

Weight loss is something many women struggle with after pregnancy. And the unfortunate truth is, a good number of them were already carrying around an unhealthy amount of excess body fat even before they were pregnant. Better understanding female obesity — before, during, and after pregnancy — is an important step in controlling the tide ...Read More »

Why Is Vitamin E So Important To Your Health?

Vitamin E, also known as tocopherol, is a fat-soluble vitamin that plays a significant role in human health.[1] As an antioxidant, vitamin E helps maintain healthy cells and, subsequently, a healthy body. Vitamin E can also help with poor eyesight[2], gout[3], and arthritis.[4] Today, we’ll look at key roles vitamin E plays within the body. ...Read More »

11 Selenium Toxicity Dangers You Can Easily Avoid

Selenium is an essential nutrient that the human body requires in order to function normally. And, like all nutrients, selenium can reach a point where enough becomes too much and it begins to hurt rather than help. Your body needs what it needs; more isn’t necessarily better. In fact, if you consume too much selenium, ...Read More »

Try This Raw Vegan Raspberry Vanilla Cashew Cream Recipe

Cashew cream is a smooth, delicious food that can be enjoyed in a variety of ways. Depending how it’s made, it can be either savory or sweet, which makes it incredibly versatile. It’s the perfect dip for fruit. Use it to flavor smoothies or add a cashew cream layer to parfaits. It even works wonders ...Read More »

Wheat May Promote Diabetes Through Disturbing Gut Flora

While it is not a commonly understood concept that wheat or gluten can cause blood sugar disorders, and certainly not as serious as type 1 diabetes, which involves the autoimmune destruction of the insulin producing beta cells in the pancreas, a sizable body of animal and human data points to exactly this causal link. [i] ...Read More »

What Are The Wellness Benefits Of N-acetylcysteine?

Cysteine is an amino acid that the body is able to transform into antioxidants like glutathione.[1] N-acetylcysteine, also commonly called acetylcysteine, is a form of cysteine that has been specially modified.[2] While cysteine is available in many high-protein foods, such as chicken, turkey, pork, and dairy, N-acetylcysteine (NAC) is not actually found in any food.[3] ...Read More »

Why Thyroid Health Is Completely Dependent On Selenium

The thyroid is essential to some of the body’s most critical processes, including the development of the nervous and skeletal systems.[1] For the thyroid to function normally, it must receive the right nutrition, and that means getting enough selenium. Selenium is an essential mineral[2] and being deficient can lead to serious health problems such as ...Read More »

How Good Fats Prevent Heart Disease

Omega-3 fats — specifically EPA and DHA — are essential to your overall health, including your heart health. A recent analysis of 19 studies confirms that regular consumption of fish and other omega-3 rich foods, including certain plant-based sources, may lower your risk of a fatal heart attack (myocardial infarction) by about 10 percent.1,2,3 This ...Read More »

Goji Berry Benefits And Goji Berry Wild Rice Salad Recipe

Goji berries are a versatile superfood. They can boost a smoothie, they’re great for baking, perfect in a trail mix, and they’re even a fantastic addition to a salad. Today, we’ll look at a delicious vegan goji berry wild rice salad – one of my absolute favorites. It’s wildly colorful and combines the nutritional power ...Read More »

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