Dancing Regenerates Portion of Brain Associated with Memory Loss and Alzheimer’s, Study Shows

November 9, 2017 at 6:45 pm




Dancing improved balance, motor skills and enlarged region of brain associated with short-term memory loss in elderly

In recent years researchers have discovered the amazing ability of aerobic exercise to slow brain degeneration. A new study shows dancing is potentially the most valuable exercise to this end.

Save the Oceans with Plastic-Free Menstrual Products

November 6, 2017 at 6:18 pm

Reusable cloth pads and natural rubber menstrual cups can help




Fortunately humanity is starting to wake up to the dangers of plastic pollution. Many of us are moving away from plastic water bottles, plastic bags, plastic utensils, and even plastic diapers.

But what most women haven’t realized is how much plastic is in our period products.

Medical Error is Now The Third Leading Cause of Death in America

October 25, 2017 at 7:21 pm





Americans are now more likely to die from medical treatment than almost any disease.

More deadly than lung disease, stroke, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, pneumonia and car accidents are the mistakes made by doctors and their staff.

According to Johns Hopkins University researchers “medical error” is now the third leading cause of death in the United States, third only to heart disease and cancer:

Plantain, A Common Driveway Weed, Cures Almost Anything That Ails You

October 19, 2017 at 7:21 pm




One of the few “gifts” English colonists brought to Native Americans was plantain, a favorite medicinal herb back in Europe.

After witnessing its power, Native Americans quickly adopted it and still use it today as a panacea or “cure-all” for almost every illness and injury brought on by civilization.

Beautiful Photography of Wild-Foraged Mushrooms

October 18, 2017 at 8:48 pm

14 mind-blowing facts about mushrooms




People are so obsessed with plants and animals, we often forget a third category of organisms that can nourish us, heal us and heal our planet — fungi.

An artist and self-proclaimed “nature nerd” is doing her part to remind us of this magical kingdom with her mostly-edible fungi arrangements.

The Power of Himalayan Pink Salt – The “Purest Salt on Earth”

October 13, 2017 at 1:42 am

White table salt leaches minerals from our bodies, pink Himalayan salt replenishes them




Salt is essential to life and good health. Not all salts are equal, though. There’s a big difference between colorful natural mineral salts and refined, white sodium chloride, which unfortunately has come to be known as “table salt.”

According to many natural health experts, Himalayan pink salt is the purest salt left on Earth, because of its 84 minerals, which occur in perfectly balanced ratios.

New Study: Pomegranate Extract Disables Breast Cancer Stem Cells

October 11, 2017 at 4:46 pm




Pomegranate kills cancer at its root – the stem cells – while chemo and radiation often make it come back even stronger

 

A new study shows pomegranate extract can stop breast cancer stem cells in their tracks, preventing them from replicating and breaking up existing cancer cell clusters.

Researchers at the University of Albany have found a chemical compound in the fruit that targets and weakens cancer stem cells, without damaging surrounding cells.

“Opium” Lettuce: Nature’s Best Painkiller is Growing in Your Backyard

October 11, 2017 at 12:31 am




Chronic pain sufferers are finding a safer, more effective alternative to painkillers like morphine in their backyards.

Known as wild lettuce, bitter lettuce or opium lettuce, Lactuca Virosa grows all over the place in North America and England.

Used in folk medicine for centuries, it’s making a comeback as Fibromyalgia, migraine and chronic pain suffers seek alternatives to dangerous, addictive pharmaceutical painkillers.

Study: Vitamin D Cuts Risk of Severe Asthma Attacks in Half

October 10, 2017 at 10:02 pm





Vitamin D supplements can cut the risk of severe asthma attacks in half, shows a British study published in the Lancet Respiratory Medicine journal last week.

The study, funded by the National Institute for Health Research, found people who took Vitamin D pills daily were 30 percent less likely to have attacks requiring steroids and 50 percent less likely to suffer attacks requiring hospitalization.

100,000 Americans Will Be Legally Blinded By Screens and LED Lights, Optometrist Says

October 10, 2017 at 5:13 am




A leading optometrist estimates up to 100,000 American children and adults will become legally blind due to blue light damage over the next couple of decades

Opometrist Sophia Barnes of VisionCorner.com recommends no screen time for children under 5, limited screen time for adults, and screen shields and protective glasses when screen time is necessary.