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No one would argue the importance of nutrition, especially for children. As their bodies develop, they need healthy foods to support all the changes they so quickly experience. There is no one meal more important than the otherthey are all equally critical. For many school-aged children, most of their meals are provided by their schools and parents trust that those institutions are careful about their childrens diets. Enter Sausalito Marin City School District in California. In 2013, the environmental education non-profit organization Turning Green launched a pilot project called The Conscious Kitchen. Its guiding terms:
Fresh. Local. Organic. Seasonal. Non-GMO [genetically-modified organism]. [FLOSN] These terms guide this groundbreaking program and define an unwavering commitment to the long term health and life outcomes of our children, prioritizing ethically sourced and organically grown food.
In 2015, The Conscious Kitchen (TCK) expanded to reach almost 500 students in 2 schools in the Sausalito Marin City school district, the first school district in the United States to embark on this type of program. In partnership with the Good Earth Natural Foods School Lunch Program, TCK now serves 16 schools in the county. In addition, the West Contra Costa Unified School District recently agreed to a year-long pilot program in 2 of its schools for the 2017/18 school year.
What TCK offers for school lunch programs:
So the TCK provides genuinely nutritious meals, cooked fresh on-site for the same cost as the frozen, processed, mass-produced institutional food served in other public schools. From Executive Chef Justin Everett:
Most people dont realize that GMOs are everywhere, especially in processed foods. By embracing fresh, local, organic, non-GMO food, this program successfully disrupts the cycle of unhealthy, pre-packaged, heat and serve meals that dominate school kitchens.
The short-term health effects of GMO are known. A whole body of research has found GMO implicated in a host of chronic and even life-th...
Scientists have found that the body pH is closely related to numerous diseases.
To function optimally, the body needs to be in a slightly alkaline state, but our bodies are predominantly acidic, due to the numerous processed foods, excessive sugar intake, and the exposure to various chemicals on a daily basis.
When acidic, the body must borrow minerals such as potassium, calcium, magnesium, and sodium from vital organs and bones, in order to neutralize the acid and get rid of it. This is the initial stage of arthritis and osteoporosis.
The findings of a seven-year study conducted at the University of California, which involved 9,000 women, showed that people with chronic acidosis are at an increased risk of bone loss.
According to the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, a lot of the hip fractures among middle-aged women are caused by high body acidity, due to a diet high in animal foods and low in vegetables.
Moreover, Dr. William Lee Cowden explains:
Immune cells that are too acid or too alkaline do not produce antibodies or cytokines (chemical messengers to regulate other immune cells), and they have impaired phagocytosis (the ability to engulf and destroy microbes). As a result, the affected individual becomes susceptible to viral, bacterial, fungal and other infectious microbes as well as cancer.
Alkalizing the body is essential for a strong immune system, the regeneration of bone health, and overall well-being.
The following homemade lemonade will help you restore the alkaline state of the body and prevent various health issues and diseases. Here is how to prepare it:
Homemade Lemonade Recipe:
Squeeze the juice of the lemons into a 16-ounce glass, and add the raw honey and water.
Drink this homemade lemonade throughout the entire day, and you will dramatically boost your health!
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Most plants are incredibly effective air purifiers, and having them at home is a really good idea.
NASA experts have specified the most effective plant air cleansers and confirmed that they eliminate toxins and mold from the air. They advise keeping such a plant in the bedroom and bathroom, and at least 15 of these plants in every 600 square meters.
-Aloe Vera plants are considered to be the most potent oxygen bombs, as they are incredibly effective air cleansers.
It purifies the air by absorbing carbon dioxide, formaldehyde, and carbon monoxide. It also develops brown spots in the case of high chemical levels in the house, in order to warn you about the possible health risks.
Studies have shown that one Aloe Vera plant has the same capacity as 9 air-purifying plants!
Moreover, these are some of the most powerful air cleansing plants you should keep at home:
-Spider plants are able to cleanse a 200 square meter area and eliminate styrene, carbon monoxide, toxins, gasoline, and formaldehyde. Keep this plant in the bedroom, as it releases oxygen during the night. It needs only a bit of sunlight.
-Weeping figs do not need much light as well, and they effectively eliminate formaldehyde from the air. Yet, do not keep them in the house if you have small children or pets, as their leaves are poisonous.
Grass snake, or estragon plants, are also beneficial ones, which will purify the air in your home and are easy to grow.
Lilies will cleanse the air of chemicals such as formaldehyde and trichloroethylene.
-The poison ivy removes 60% of all the toxins in your air and 58% of feces particles within 6 hours.
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Here is one of our winter standbys. This dish is a bit labor-intensive on the front end, but we generally make several quarts at once. It can be frozen for fast meals on busy nights. It is a savory dish, full of warm spices, that can be tailored to the tastes of your family.
Garam Masala Powder: Dry roast for 2 minutes and grind to a fine powder (Dont worry if you cant find an ingredient, itll still taste GREAT!) Sometimes, I can find this pre-made, and sometimes, I have to make it. It is a critical ingredient to the dish.
Chang shan is a root extract of a specific type of Himalayan hydrangea plant, also known as hortensia, that has long been used in traditional Chinese medicine to treat malaria and other maladies. And a new investigation conducted by researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), the Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM), and elsewhere has revealed that this powerful
Parsley is considered the worlds most popular garnish. Parsley was originally cultivated in Europe and the Middle East but has become a staple in American cuisine. This herb has remarkable healing and blood purifying benefits that classify it as a superfood. Parsley has been revered throughout history and used for both culinary and medicinal purposes.
When the famous master herbalist Dr. John Christopher was bothered by stomach ulcer problems as a student, one of his herbal instructors recommended young John drink a solution of cayenne pepper powder in water daily. At first, Dr. Christopher thought this was a contradiction. How could something so hot help his ulcers? But he bravely
Long gone are the days when people had no idea about the dangerous side effects of smoking cigarettes. Today, they are very aware of what could happen and still smoking is alive and well, so to speak. However there are many out there that are looking for an improvement and a healthier alternative. Thats where
Medicine is the noblest of professions an individual can pursue. Doctors undertake rigorous undergrad training to qualify. Training periods differ from country to country, ranging from 5years in Pakistan to 7years in the United States. After this time of training, doctors have a demanding schedule averaging 80 hour per week. Under these circumstances, physicians professional
Most of us know that radiation from X-rays can be harmful to our body. High amounts of radiation exposure can increase the risk of several types of cancer. Ionizing radiation from X-rays can potentially damage the DNA. A recent study published in Cancer, Journal of the American Cancer Society, provides further evidence about the dangers of
For decades, MORINGA AND GINGER have been used to combat multiple diseases and have always yielded excellent results, recent studies have shown that if these two ingredients are used in combination and in the right portions, their effect is much faster and more effective.
PROPERTIES OF MORINGA:
The Moringa is also known as the tree of life and is part of the traditional medicine of India, Ayurveda . It is native to India, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, but thanks to its extraordinary properties, it has become so popular that it is now cultivated in many other parts of the world.
1. Relief of Arthritis
It contributes to reducing inflammation thanks to its anti-inflammatory components. In addition to this, it contains minerals such as magnesium, iron, copper, potassium or calcium that help strengthen the locomotor system avoiding diseases in the future.
2. Protection against cancer
Clinically, it has been observed that the extract from the moringa leaves inhibit the proliferation of cancer cells because it contains benzyl isothiocyanate . Many scientific studies have shown that this chemical compound has chemoprotective abilities against cancer.
It also helps people who are undergoing chemotherapy because strengthening their cells helps to support cancer treatment.
3. Lower Cholesterol
In an animal study, it was observed that the effects of the moringa could be compared with the drug simvastatin to lower cholesterol; According to the Journal of Ethnopharmacology.
In traditional Indian medicine, the leaves are used to reduce or eliminate a headache, migraine, and migraine due to its anti-inflammatory action. In general, it has an analgesic action that relieves pain.
5. High pressure
Components such as thiocarbamate and isothiocyanate glycosides act as hypnotists, making it very beneficial for people suffering from high blood pressure.
6. For the stomach
It has anti-ulcer effects so it is recommended for cases of stomach ulcers. This protective action is also beneficial for cases of stomach acid.
7. Protects the liver
It is highly recommended to prevent liver disease or for those who wish to recover the health of this organ.
8. Against anemia
The Moringa contains numerous nutrients that prevent or fight anemia. It is loaded with proteins, vitamins, and minerals
PROPERTIES OF GINGER
Ginger is a root that is used mostly to season foods, but its qualities do not end there. This powerful root is also widely used to combat various diseases, such as coughs, colds,...
Alternative medicine is a natural way to pursue physical, spiritual and emotional healing. From plant-based medicines to acupuncture, a long history of nature-based healing methods span cultures across the world. Scientists are working to catch up with history and gain the understanding of how these alternative medicines work in an effort to learn more about
A nutrient-rich diet plays a significant role in lowering the risk of cancer. According to oncologists, you should eat a minimum five servings of vegetables and fruits daily to maintain a healthy weight. Various plant-based foods are rich in special compounds and phytonutrients that significantly help prevent cancer. Try to include various vegetables and fruits
For years youve been wrongly told that: To lose weight, eat less and exercise more. Calories in, calories out. A calorie is a calorie.
These gems of conventional dietary wisdom aimed toward controlling weight are simply not true. All calories are far from equal. For example, 1,000 calories of baked goods are not the same as 1,000 calories of, say, meat, vegetables, or olive oil. When it comes to calories, I suggest you forget that you can count at all.
It is true that extreme calorie reduction (e.g., starvation) will result in weight loss. It is also true that when the macronutrient (carbohydrate, fat, protein) composition of a diet is held constant but total calories vary, lower calorie intake can achieve weight loss (as well as create hunger and misery).
But striking differences develop when the relative proportions of macronutrients within those calories are varied, so that a diet of 1,000 calories per day of one macronutrient composition may achieve the same weight loss as another diet of 2,000 calories per day of another composition.
Carbohydrate content is the variable that determines whether a dietary approach permits weight loss or not. Clinical research has already disproven the notion that all calories are equal. Studies have demonstrated that if calories are kept constant, these are the results:
Why do so many of us dread the holidays? Too often, we see their approach as adding to our already over-stressed lives more obligations to fulfill, more money to spend, more time needed, and too often, more family drama.
Reunions, relationships, and recreation can have a vital, renewing purpose in our lives. Holidays can be rejuvenating and restorative, if we just refine our attitudes and habits.
What is stress, anyway?
Stress is not some objective force out there that happens to you. Its your internal response to some external stimulus. Types of external stimuli that we tend to enjoy include going on vacation or learning a new game. What we call stress is an uneasy reaction to that stimulus; we may feel we dont have enough to accomplish the task ahead. We may feel we dont have enough time, money, energy, understanding, or patience to succeed.
Why are family reunions so stressful?
Modern family get-togethers present more complicated dynamics with split and blended families. Plus, everyones viewpoints are fully transparent on social media.
What reruns play in your mind and life around the holidays? Are they happy memories or are they reflections of past grudges with certain family members? Most people play mental reruns of past hurts and unconsciously set the stage for real-time reruns! Yet they feel obligated to see these people each year, usually to please others. This is stressful.
Ready to try a different approach this year?
Three tips to rise above the family drama
I like to say that our attitude determines our altitude in life. Lifes challenges can either make us bitter or better.
Ignoring an issue doesnt resolve it. Wrapped within every problem is the seed of the solution. This is especially true in the case of homeopathic medicine. The guiding principle in that science is like cures like. Natural options are much safer solutions to help you through stressful times than by using sugar, alcohol, opioids, or conventional drugs with their potential negative side effects. Getting off sugar is the most important change you can make to prevent stress, serious illnesses, depression, and low energy.
Most people try to fit so much into their holidays that they wind up feeling more exhausted than before. Remember to reserve time for rest, relaxation and spontaneity. Allow for quality time with those you love, not just going and doing things together, but just by being to...
Heres a holiday recipe from the Wheat Belly 30-Minute Cookbook.
These cakes taste like gingerbread cookies and will delight big and little kids: Theyll feel like theyre having dessert for breakfast! Minus wheat and sugar, we create healthy cakes that have no nutritional downside.
Spread cream cheese, butter, fruit butters, or Raspberry Chia Jam or Plum Jam (recipes in Cookbook) over the top.
If you dont have the All-Purpose Baking Mix, you can substitute 2 cups almond meal/flour.
Makes 6 cakes
Wheat Belly All-Purpose Baking Mix or
Wheat-Free Market All-Purpose Baking Mix
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
teaspoon ground nutmeg
teaspoon ground cloves
2 tablespoons Virtue Sweetener (or other natural sweetener equivalent to cup sugar)
1 tablespoon molasses
1 teaspoon lemon juice
cup water, warm
1 large egg, whisked
Preheat oven to 350 F.
In medium-sized bowl, combine baking mix, baking powder, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and sweetener and mix thoroughly.
In small bowl or mug, combine molasses, lemon juice, water and mix. Pour molasses mixture into dry mixture and mix. Wait one minute, then stir in eggs.
Divide into 6 mounds on parchment paper. Bake for 20 minutes or until toothpick withdraws dry.
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In our modern lives, we are constantly being exposed to the dangers of heavy metals.
From mercury in our vaccines, to aluminum in our deodorant, heavy metals are everywhere and they are easily absorbed by the skin.
These heavy metals bio-accumulate in the human body, meaning that once they are in there its hard to get them out.
Thankfully there is a 100% natural ingredient that can really help in ridding your body of toxins and heavy metals, the humble cilantro plant.
Common used as a garnish in dishes, this herb is actually effective in getting up to 80% of the heavy metals out of your body that have accumulated over time.
Problems associated with heavy metal accumulation in the body include cancer, heart disease, brain deterioration, emotional problems, kidney disease, lung disease, and weak bones. So you can see why it is so important to make sure your body is free of toxic metals.
Cilantro is packed full of vitamins and minerals including potassium, calcium, manganese, iron and magnesium and vitamins A and K.
The best way to avoid having to detox your body of heavy metals is to do your best to avoid them in the first place.
Of course this is easier said than done but some tips include only drinking filtered water, using a deodorant that has 0% aluminum, wherever possible staying away from areas with heavy traffic and eating as much home-grown and organic produce as you possibly can.
Cilantro Inflammation-Busting Recipe
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I like candles as a centerpiece at the dinner table. This is as true for Tuesday nights as it for feasts or special occasions. I especially like those candles during the dark days of late fall and early winter. It doesnt have to be anything fancy and because I tend to want to bring nature 
A United Methodist church in Malibu, California has been told they must stop feeding the homeless, as it is encouraging homelessness.
The church has provided meals for the homeless since 2014, but this year after Thanksgiving, they will no longer be allowed to help the community.
They have been instructed by the city that they have to stop because they are causing homelessness.
Dawn Randall who helps the church, told CBS news They claimed we are increasing homelessness.
Emails were send out to nine workers who helped with the giving of the food, asking them to attend a meeting. They were then told during the meeting about the plan to stop the program.
Citizens who work for the church feel like their help is still desperately needed, and in giving food out to those in need, they really felt like they were doing something positive for the community.
Kay Gabbard, another church helper said:
I think many of them eat out of dumpsters and trash cans when they arent eating with us, and We cant pretend like [homelessness people] doesnt exist in our backyard. We cant pretend that it only exists outside Malibu.
Michah Johnson, who is currently homeless said:
The church is very helpful. They keep my spirits up. They keep me accountable. When youre homeless, its very easy to slip off and become jaded. and And everyone is welcome. And the food is really good. Its home-cooked. And theres TLC involved.
The citys view that food programs like this one show a complete lack of understanding about the issue, and even a deep-seated lack of respect for homeless people.
In taking away resources like this one they are not helping the issue, they have simply acted in a way which will inflame tensions in the area and make the needy feel even more dejected.
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The ancient Asian substance known as Shilajit is mostly unknown in Western medicine, though it has many amazing properties.Shilajit is a tar like substance which oozes from the rocks in the Himalayan mountains.
For millenia it was ignored as locals were unsure if it was a poisonous substance, but after native chimps were seen eating the substance the locals decided it must be safe.
After the first few people began to try Shilajit the health benefits were clear for all the natives to see. Body and brain function were improved drastically, leading to the nickname the destroyer of weakness.
Shilajit has since been studied on many occasions and it has been found that it is one of the most nutrient dense substances in the world.
Over millions of years the Himalayan mountains were formed, with immense pressure forcing the plains, abundant with life and mineral into layers of compacted rock. The residues that seep from the rock are the run off from millions of years of plant, animals and minerals, giving it its rich nutrient base.
It is thought over 6,500 plant species alone are present in the black substance, which holds the different benefits from each and every one. Studies have shown that Shilajit contains traces of every single mineral known on earth.
Shilajit helps the body so much as it restores ultimate balance in the body, soothing which is rare in the modern world. It tops up dwindling levels of minerals that are impossible to come by in the modern diet.
It nourishes the bodys deficiencies and helps reduce stress, controls hormones, balances the mood, improves sexual function, strengthens the brain, among many other benefits.
Shilajit can be found secreting from rocks in the Himalayas, but it has also been harvested and can be sold from select stores in certain places online. It is available on amazon via this link.
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While it is often a common joke among wedded couples that the wife is always angry with her husband, studies have shown that this stereotype is actually true.
Studies have shown that husbands stress their wives out far more than looking after small children does. It is an age-old joke that the wife has a certain amount of children, and the husband makes one more.
Today reported on the study of over 7,000 women which found that an average mother rates her stress level as 8.5 out of 10, a shockingly high figure.
Some of the main reasons for this high level of stress included not having enough time in the day to do jobs around the house that they feel they need to complete to run a successful household. 3 out of 4 mothers said they they do the lions share of the household tasks, and that their husbands dont or barely help at all.
The results showed sadly that one in every five wives said that the fact that their husband does not help around the house is a major source of stress.
In these modern times with social media opposing unrealistic goals on the average person, the pressures of showing that you have a perfect life can be extremely overwhelming.
Women are well adept at playing the social media game, and they are skilled at portraying a vision of a perfect life which almost certainly doesnt happen behind closed doors. It is this societal pressure which make wives and mother feel like they have failed in some way if their house and life is not picture perfect all the time.
Researchers at the University of Padova found that this can can interesting health implications down the line.
They found that when a wife passes away, the husbands health often deteriorates, but when the husband in a couple dies, the wifes health gets markedly better, due to the unequal stresses each partner tends to put upon the other over the course of the relationship.
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We depend directly on what we consume, in our food, we find the nutrients and properties necessary for good health, as well as we get to consume certain products that can alter our normal values, alter sugar, cholesterol and cause digestive problems.
If we do not maintain an adequate diet and a regular consumption of fibers for the digestive system, our intestines begin to suffer problems to fulfill our needs properly, we suffer from constipation
When we do not expel our poop, they become harder and more difficult to expel from the body. It greatly hinders proper digestion and absorption of nutrients. For this reason, suffer constipation can be quite uncomfortable, painful and even carries a great danger.
Preventing the problem is quite easy since you only need a balanced diet, with high fiber content. It is also recommended to perform a colon cleansing at least 2 times a year, all in order to prevent infections and diseases, including the appearance of cancer.
CAUSES OF CONSTIPATION
First, constipation does not appear because of itself. The normal state of the body is not being constipated. There are many factors that can affect that you are constipated and suffer its consequences.
-Stress is able to alter the natural rhythm of your body, so in the end, you end up retaining, unable to expel what you owe.
-Lack of fluids may allow you to go to the bathroom without problems, but if you do not drink enough fluids, the fecal material will not be hydrated enough to come out easily.
-Poor fiber diet. The fiber is responsible for the intestine has the proper movements of digestion. If you do not drink enough, you can be wrapped up in constipation.
-Lack of exercise. Thanks to physical activity, the organs are active and full of life. When you do not, you can make your own intestines vague.
-Problems in the excretory system, such as irritable bowel syndrome or Crohns disease, where fecal material cannot come out easily and is also being damaged.
-Other diseases. There are some diseases that are related to the malfunction of the intestines as with diabetes or hypothyroidism.
-Pregnancy is a symptom of the most common in pregnancy.
-Old age. When the organs deteriorate and do not have the strength of before.
-Use of medications that are not compatible with the proper functioning of the intestines and therefore, cause constipation.
In our days there are thousands of ways to keep our digestive system functioning properly, even maintaining a correct expulsion of stools are problems. Among the most relevant drugs that we can find, we have fiber pills with a high content of this ideal compound for your intestin...
I have friends of mine that ask me all the time after the winter ends. JJ, I just dont understand ithow did I get so heavy during the winter!
First thing you do, put down the fork. Secondly, you have to exercise and train. Nobody wants to in the wintertime, especially in their cold basement or if they have weights out on the back porch or in a shed. The wintertime comes, and you have to keep up the exercise. My gym is self-contained on the porch of my cabin. Ive lifted outside when it is -10 degrees F, straight up temperature. There are a few things I do to lower the cold and its effects. You can do these things, too, in your gym at home.
If you have a basement gym or a porch gym, the first thing you do is close the gaps. My front porch is wood, and I close up the gaps by laying down a rubberized matalmost akin to a carpet. It covers the floor/porch boards and prevents both moisture and cold from entering the porch. I also have it closed off and weatherized for the winter. I take a space heater and place it on a large piece of ceramic tile and heat it up for about 15 minutes prior to my workout.
I use weightlifting gloves, but when it goes below 32 F I need to use gloves that cover the entire hand. I prefer mittens with leather-like palms. Next thing, I place a blanket over the entrance to the porch and leave it just open a little on the sides to allow air to circulate. I pre-prep all of my water bottles with warm waterand this way keep it from being bone-chillingly cold when I drink.
If you cant pick up a rubberized carpet somewhere, you can take plastic (plastic sheeting or even plastic garbage bags opened up by slitting them at the edges), and lay it down on your surface, then cover this with a blanket. It helps to keep you from losing heat into the floor and allo...
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When travelling, staying healthy can be the least of your concerns. With so much to think about, so much exploring to do and so many hangovers to beat, keeping your diet on track can be more than a little challenging. While making sure youre ready for your trip, dont forget to renew ehic prior to
You can never be quite sure when you will suffer a serious injury or become sick. When this happens, it is vital that you have all of the insurance coverage that you need to cover the large cost of healthcare. Going to the doctor, buying medications or getting surgery can all be very expensive. Therefore,
Athletes, coaches, and their health providers are always on the lookout for safe and effective ways to enhance the athletic performance. The therapeutic values of many herbs are beneficial in not only supporting the performance but also in aiding the recovery process. Herbs like Ginseng are believed to boost energy and endurance levels, which make
A study published by Mayo Clinic found almost 70 percent of Americans are on at least one pharmaceutical. Antibiotics top the list, followed by antidepressants and pain killers. Fluoroquinolones (also called quinolone or just quin) are one of the most commonly prescribed antibiotics in the USA. In 2011 a staggering 26.9 million prescriptions for oral
by LUMINITA D. SAVIUC Pain (any painemotional, physical, mental) has a message. The information it has about our life can be remarkably specific, but it usually falls into one of two categories: We would be more alive if we did more of this, and, Life would be more lovely if we did less of that. Once
Evita Ramparte was diagnosed with a serious case of ovarian cancer after a visit to the doctor revealed it was the concerning cause of her constant pain. Told that chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery were among her only options to ever recover, Ramparte was not convinced. After all, she had been living her whole life in ways
It is known as karela or bitter melon to the plant that helps regulate the body to function properly. For this reason, in all parts of the world, it is used to cure various diseases such as pneumonia or constipation.
However, recently it has been discovered that karela is really miraculous when it comes to fighting the two diseases that most afflict the world population: diabetes and cancer. However, it is very likely that you have never even heard about karela. Do not worry because in this article we will teach you everything about it and how to use it to strengthen your immune system and get rid of those fearsome diseases.
KARELA: CURE OF CANCER AND DIABETES
Karela is a green, cucumber-like plant that grows in South America and Southeast Asia that has recently become more famous since Dr. Frank Shallenberger said it can be used to treat diabetes and cancer.
According to this specialist, karela works by inhibiting malignant cells. In fact, in a study carried out by himself he was able to verify that the consumption of 5 percent of this bitter melon helped to reduce pancreatic cancer.
Also, a group of scientists from the University of Colorado studied the effects of karela on malignant tumors and could determine that pancreatic cancer was reduced in 65% of cases.
BENEFITS OF KARELA FOR GENERAL HEALTH
-Serves to treat skin infections
-It gives us a lot of energy and increases our resistance
-It is a rich source of folates
-It has a large number of polypeptides, which help to level blood sugar levels
-It is used to treat vision problems
-Fight the hangover
-Improves the functioning of the digestive system
-Helps eliminate toxins naturally
-It is an excellent ally for those who want to lose weight
-Improves the appearance of the skin and eliminates acne
Learn how to prepare this home remedy to eliminate cancer, diabetes and strengthen your immune system.
Water (amount needed)
1.First, proceed to peel the karela. Then wash it well to remove
2.Then cut the fruit in half and extract its seeds and pulp. You just have to stay with the green shell
3.Cut the pulp into small pieces and put them in a bowl full of water for approximately 30 minutes
4.Once the half hour has passed, place the karela pulp in a blender together with a little water
5.Mix well until the consistency of a juice. If you want you can add honey or ginger
6.Then filter with a sieve to remove the solid p...
Cinnamon is a seasoning with a gratifying aroma and flavor, and it is not only a spice, but an ingredient that greatly benefits our health. It is a high fiber food since 100 grams of this seasoning contains 54.30 grams of fiber.
This food also contains a lot of calcium and is also one of the foods with more iron.
Cinnamon is considered a miracle food and science has shown that its components provide substantial health benefits.
WHAT HAPPENS TO OUR BODY IF WE TAKE A SPOONFUL OF CINNAMON POWDER IN THE MORNING?
-Your body responds to insulin more effectively and regulates blood sugar levels.
-It favors good digestion of food and relieve intestinal discomfort.
-Reduce and fight the proliferation of cancer cells in our body.
It produces an anticoagulant effect and improves the blood circulation.
We received a calming effect, especially for arthritis pains.
It avoids the proliferation of bacteria in food.
-Increases cognitive function and memory, being highly recommended for people with neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimers disease or Parkinsons disease.
It prevents cardiac diseases and improves the function of the colon.
-Expresses the cold of the body and prevents diseases caused by viruses and bacteria.
-Get more energy and avoid exhaustion, revitalizing our body.
It diminishes the damages in the tissues caused by the passage of time, rejuvenating the organism.
It reduces the growth of cancer cells and the formation of blood vessels in tumors.
In addition to being very tasty, the benefits of cinnamon make this spice an alternative remedy of great value. Even, prepared in an infusion can be an excellent natural remedy for dizziness and nausea.
Every morning add a teaspoon of cinnamon powder to coffee, a lemon juice, juice of any fruit, a cup of milk or a cup of tea of your choice. You can also add a teaspoon of cinnamon powder to a spoonful of honey. In short, the important thing is that you add that teaspoon of cinnamon powder to your daily diet and you will improve your health in unimaginable proportions.
It is not recommended for pregnant women or during breastfeeding.
Also in children under 6 years.
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Many preppers and individuals seeking self-reliance are learning to use essential oils to manage the both routine and not-so-routine maladies that occur in daily life. There are about a dozen or so essential oils that belong in every survival kit including tea tree, peppermint, lavender, clove, rosemary and lemon among others. All of these essential oils have
Everyone who has problems with blood fat knows that this is a serious problem. The solution can be this natural mixture that is very easy to prepare.
This is a homemade syrup that removes unwanted fat from the blood and at the same time benefits, the body in other ways consists of few ingredients. The base is lemon and parsley that are cooked for two to three hours. Today, that is, cholesterol fat in the blood, is a common health problem, mainly due to genetic predispositions, but also due to the modern way of life full of unhealthy habits.
The Parsley is composed of two very useful main ingredients, one is the essential oil and the other its flavonoids. The oil provides the strong aroma while the flavonoids are what fight against dangerous compounds and toxins.
When mixed with lemon juice, parsley not only stimulates circulation but also reduces the amount of cholesterol in your body.
HOME REMEDY OF PARSLEY AND LEMON TO ELIMINATE CHOLESTEROL AND FAT
-1 liter of purified water
-2 Parsley Twigs (medium size)
1.Peel the lemons and cut them into slices
2.Then add the chopped lemons and the parsley in the liter of water
3.Take it to the refrigerator in a covered container and let it sit for a day before consuming it
4.Take 1 cup of this mixture daily and store the rest in the refrigerator
The active compounds of lemon and parsley will help you to eliminate the cholesterol and the accumulated fat in your body, cleaning at the same time your arteries and improving your general health.
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Our food is increasingly contaminated by GMOs and other unnatural ingredients.
It is hard to select an item from a supermarket shelf these days without being presented with a huge list of chemical ingredients on the packaging.
Chemical pesticides that are sprayed on crops find their way into every type of food imaginable, even ones labelled organic.
So it is with pride that the following food companies can proudly say that they are GMO-free, something that is left wanting with many of the other well known food brands today.
While many companies have put profits at a higher level of importance than health, there are still some companies that you can rely on to produce natural, healthy food without feeling the need to rely on unnatural methods which change the nature, and the safety of the food.
Some of the health problems associated with eating GMO foods include infertility, immune system problems, accelerated ageing and changes to the major organs. Avoiding GMOs and eating only a diet full of natural, organic food, produced by the earth and not in a laboratory is the best way to nourish your body and soul.
Thankfully, this list of 400 companies is substantial to choose from in getting all the food products you require from responsible sources, it makes you wonder why people still choose to give their money to Nestle, Starbucks and other corporations well known for their lack of standards and forward-thinking.
Most of the biggest companies use GMOs in the making of their foods, not that you would know it, they go to lengths to ensure the public is kept in the dark. The following list is of 400 companies that you know you can trust to provide you with only GMO-free food.
In an video clip, Dr. Peter Rost admits what every parent has been fearing, that these vaccines are not safe for our children.
Big Pharma representatives have their hands tied when they are still in the business, it is only afterwards when they can really say what they have been thinking and share their insider knowledge.
Big Pharma is intent of keeping the public in the dark, and in making billions of dollars each year due to the environment of fear that they have created.
The list of recommended vaccines is not incredibly large, and parents are reprimanded for not giving their children every single shot, just how safe are these vaccines?
In a video clip shared from the documentary One More Girl, Dr. Rost discusses the tactics Big Pharma have adopted to keep people in the cycle of fear and receiving vaccines that might not even be helping them.
This opinion is backed up by other medical professionals including physician Dr. Marcia Angell, who was quoted as saying:
It is simply no longer possible to believe much of the clinical research that is published, or to rely on the judgment of trusted physicians or authoritative medical guidelines. I take no pleasure in this conclusion, which I reached slowly and reluctantly over my two decades as an editor of the New England Journal of Medicine.
As well as Dr. Richard Horton who said:
The case against science is straightforward: much of the scientific literature, perhaps half, may simply be untrue. Afflicted by studies with small sample sizes, tiny effects, invalid exploratory analyses, and flagrant conflicts of interest, together with an obsession for pursuing fashionable trends of dubious importance, science has taken a turn towards darkness.
The tides are turning on Big Pharma, just how long do they think they will be able to keep people in the dark?
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Dr. Veronique Desaulniers discusses the popular cancer fund raisers that promote things like running for the cure and buying pink products. She says there is a cure for cancer and describes what it is and how it wont come from those fund raisers. There is a cure and it will not come from popular
This is amazing. You might not believe it but modern day science has verified its accuracy. Im constantly learning more about how much the ancient Egyptians knew when it came to science and technology. One thing is for sure, they were pretty brilliant in many ways. Somehow thousands of years ago they cleverly discovered the
In todays article, were going to present you how to use a lemon to help your skin and improve its appearance, make it soft and glowing.
Most people have a skin which is rather dull with dead skin cells that have started to show up.
You just need to take good care of your skin with the help of our recipes and it will quickly regain its youth and glow!
Pure Lemon Juice
Take a small bowl and squeeze a lemon inside. Dip a cotton ball in it. Apply the ball on the area where you have acne.
Leave it there for 2-3 minutes. The lemon juice should start to dry. After that, rinse it away with water and pat your face dry with towel. You can repeat this treatment 2 times every day.
Slice of a Lemon Juice
Chop pieces of lemon and use them to spread your face over with them. Perform this cleansing for 2 or 3 minutes and then rinse it away with some warm water.
Then, prepare a face pack with some lemon juice, honey and rice flour and apply it on your face. It should stay on for 15 minutes. If you want to, you can also add a little bit of water. Rinse it away with plenty of water.
Lemon and egg white mask
Take one egg. Separate the white from the yolk. Combine the white with 2 tablespoons of lemon juice. Whisk it well. Divide this mixture into 3 parts. Apply the first part on your skin and wait for a while. Then, apply the second part. After some time, apply the third part. When it has dried out, clean the area with plenty of warm water. Pat your skin dry with a cotton towel.
The post How to use lemon to remove the spots from your face and have a glowing skin appeared first on allabouthealthyfood.
Pain is the mechanism that our bodies use to tell us that all is not well. Once we are aware of what is wrong, we can well do without it continuing, unfortunately that is not how it works. For those of us who suffer with chronic conditions such as arthritis, headaches (including migraines), tendinitis, and
Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious, contagious, airborne disease, referred to as the Great White Plague of 19th century Europe. In 1882, the German physician Robert Koch discovered Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB), the bacterium that causes most tuberculosis. The WHO ranks TB as the second leading cause of death from an infectious disease. There were 8.6 million new TB
Previous reports by several scientists in both reputable publications and cancer foundations have stressed the importance of soy to reduce breast cancer. Meanwhile there has been plenty of research to contradict these claims and completely oppose them. Researchers at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York studying invasive breast cancer are warning women
2017 has been the year for Amazon. Earlier this year, the company merged with WholeFoods Market, which marked their entrance into the health and wellness sphere. Amazons next moves appear to be headed in the same direction. AmazonFresh (the online retailers grocery delivery service) announced a partnership with EatLove, a personalized nutrition platform and meal planning service. According to Engadget Amazon also announced that consumers will be able to buy ingredients listed on allrecipes.com, a popular recipe website with over 80 million users, directly from AmazonFresh.
We want grocery shopping to be as seamless and convenient as possible for customers, and this integration makes it easier than ever for them to shop for all the ingredients needed for new or fan-favorite recipes, an Amazon spokesperson said in a statement.
EatLoves personalized nutrition takes into account nutrition, health, and lifestyle goals, as well as food allergies and taste preferences, before creating a customized meal plan. After an initial evaluation is completed, the user is given a custom meal plan for the week along with a grocery list, daily reminders, and step by step recipes. All ingredients can be purchased and delivered conveniently via AmazonFresh. Similarly, Amazons integration with allrecipes.com will add an AmazonFresh order button alongside some of its most popular recipes. This function will have the necessary ingredients shipped to customers doorsteps, as long as they reside in one of the regions in which the service is currently available
There is still some skepticism surrounding shopping for groceries online, despite all of the recent innovations. Retail analysts say the idea of not being able to inspect produce before receiving it can be off-putting for some customers. Other online industries, such as books and electronics, seem to be less problematic.
The millennial generation is much more accepting of online grocery retailers. It should come as no surprise that those most likely to purchase groceries online are young, affluent individuals who reside in urban areas. Meal kit delivery services, such as BlueApron and HelloFresh, have grown tremendously popular amongst this demographic. Cowen & Co estimates that online grocery sales will rise 34 percent this year.
Amazons move into meal kits could be a major threat to existing meal kit services considering the internet giants existing millennial Prime customers. Utilizing their services will be an added convenience to a generation that values convenience and a streamlined approach to li...
It is said that roughly 80 percent of human health and immunity originates in the gut, which includes, of course, the bodys ability to ward off cancer. And a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation has found that poor gut health is directly responsible for causing cancers, that would otherwise be blocked intestinally, to
Its official. Im a biohacker and many of your customers are becoming biohackers, too. Its the next logical step for people who want to be healthier. A movement led by thought leader David Asprey, creator of the popular Bulletproof Diet, biohacking takes a systems-thinking approach to your own biology.
We all know that what you put in your body impacts how you feel and how it functions. Exercising, supplementing, sleeping and drinking water are important for optimized healthBiohacking is the next level.
At the Bulletproof 5th Annual Biohacking Conference in Pasadena Oct. 13-15, I got to hear from Asprey himself about the future of biohacking.
What really excited him is that 23% of attendees were new to Bulletproof and the idea of taking control of your biology via the art of biohacking.
Here are some trusted ways to biohack your life.
We understand that what you put into your body affects what you get out. Similarly, with the mind, our thoughts and intentions influence our reality, reactions and even productivity. Gratitude is one of my favorite mind practices because it is simple, free and has such an impact. It literally re-wires the brain, said Asprey.
Study after study shows that simple gratitude exercises, like keeping a journal or sharing daily wins with friends or family, can make you happier, more positive, and more emotionally open after just two weeks. The benefits last, too, which leads to an overall increase in well-being, making you stronger and more resilient to stress.
Thats a lot of improvement for 10 minutes a day. Our thoughts create the world we experience, and I think science is starting to better understand that if you put gratitude in, youre likely to experience positive thought pathways more naturally, said Asprey.
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I have followed your Weston A. Price research and diet for years. I host a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping combat veterans who struggle to reintegrate back into the civilian world. We have found that at least half of those who have been awarded PTSD-related benefits are actually suffering from severe malnutrition. After a few weeks on exclusively wild meats (venison and wild hog), raw unprocessed milk, bone broth by the gallon and home-fermented foods, free-range lamb or mutton and poultry (eggs and meat from heritage turkeys, chickens and ducks) that we raise ourselves, about half of the veterans find their PTSD symptoms vanish.
We do not advertise and do not wish to have any public attention since we are a very small all-volunteer nonprofit and are not equipped to deal with such things. Much of what you have lectured about appears to be true according to our experiences with a variety of combat veterans.
I am writing because ancient mummies dating back as far as four thousand years are in the news again. Im interested in what is being said about the ancient Egyptian mummieswealthy individuals, of course, who reportedly existed on a diet based on bread, a little honey, plenty of beer, lots of fruits and vegetables and almost no animal products at all. From what Im reading, farm animals and fish were very common but the nobles apparently didnt eat them much at all according to the amino acids found in their hair. Perhaps those wealthy people who were wealthy enough to be mummified simply rejected anything that the poor people ate, including meat and dairy products.
What strikes me most about the latest news is the high incidence of heart disease and painfully rotted teeth in the mummies that have been studied. Ive thought a lot about these recent findings, and it appears obvious to me that what they were missing was Vitamin K2 as well as vitamins B12 and A.
Editors Note: We dont know why the Egyptian nobility opted for a plant-based diet, but we can see the effects on facial structure in some of the later mummies.
I have a Facebook friend and over the last ten years Ive seen her post endlessly about her sickly children: allergies, asthma, braces, accidents, always being sick and on and on. It is so depressing.
One child has swelling on his uvula. She posted a photo showing his wide-open mouth with irritated uvula, to see whether other parents had dealt with this while she waited to take him to the doctor. You can see braces and a spacer between a couple of his teethlots of orthodontic problems. Among the conversational thread under that, she said that the child has a...
Alternative and complementary medicine is a complex area, legally speaking. The issue becomes even more complicated when youre seeking alternative or complementary treatments through an insurance provider or government healthcare program. Jurisdictions treat different types of alternative and complementary care differently, as well. Lets look at the legal status of complementary and alternative medicine. Insurance
Renowned heart surgeon Dr. Dwight Lundell recently stepped forward to expose how embracing the high cholesterol myth has been wrong and the harm that has resulted, stating that the recommendations to lower cholesterol and severely restrict fat intake are no longer scientifically or morally defensible. Dr. Lundell explained that inflammation in our arterial walls is
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