Meditation and tai chi don’t just calm the mind – they seem to affect our DNA too. There’s evidence that such “mind-body practices” dampen the activity of genes associated with inflammation – essentially reversing molecular damage caused by stress. Mind-body practices such as mindfulness meditation are widely claimed to protect against stress-related diseases from arthritis to dementia.
Low-calorie diets are notoriously difficult to maintain in the long-term. But they may be unnecessary. Switching to a vegetarian diet can be twice as effective for weight-loss as counting calories, according to new research. For the study, published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition, researchers from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine followed
New US animal research has found that several natural compounds found in food could help to slow the growth of prostate cancer, the most common cancer affecting American men. Carried out by the University of Texas at Austin, the new study used a unique analytical approach to screen a variety of plant-based chemicals, instead
A Juice Cleanse does help you drop a load of weight fast, but in most individuals if they go back to their usual eating habits the weight will be back on again within 4-12 months. I am a big fan of clean eating. Clean eating requires eating food that does not have an ingredient list.
Eating chocolate can reduce hunger.. and increases mood along with lowering stress.. That’s a big thumbs up from us!!!
What percentage chocolate should I be buying, and how much should I be eating daily? A. Dark chocolate might just have a place in the health food aisles, but as you have already figured out, it needs to have a considerable percentage of cocoa solids to earn its status as a health food. You ideally
So how does a Juice Cleanse work, and what does it entail? Do you wake up feeling groggy each morning, no matter how much sleep you got the night before? Does your mind feel foggy and unfocused, causing you to reach for a cup of coffee multiple times a day? The stresses of everyday life,
Science Confirms That Turmeric As Effective As 14 Drugs Turmeric or Curcumin is a wonder herb and it has many health benefits.It’s bright orange, bitter and powerful.Turmeric is the vibrant ingredient that gives curry it’s memorable hue. If you’ve tried Indian cuisine, you’ve likely tasted it and loved it. This predominant spice is used generously
It seems like no matter what you do it is inevitable to avoid coming down with some kind of cold or flu right now. ‘Tis the season, right? Don’t worry! We are here to help with this amazing cure-all Ginger, Lemon, Turmeric + Cayenne shot. If you’re interested in flu prevention, you may have a mild cold,
Winter is coming and, especially with the cold and flu season, it’s important to know what we can do to keep a strong and balanced immune system to stay healthy and avoid infections. If you do have a cold, sip on a cup of hot water with lemon, ginger, and turmeric. You can also
Juicing (the process of separating the juice from the pulp of fruits, vegetables and plant foods) is a great way to add more servings of vegetables and fruits to an already-healthy diet. Juicing should not be used to meet basic nutrition needs as it significantly reduces the amount of fiber you get from a vegetable or fruit.