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Japanese Scientists Discover New Benefits of Fasting

Fasting is a term that describes a variety of approaches to limiting food intake throughout a 24-hour period, or longer. One common approach is intermittent fasting, in which people limit the number of hours they eat during the day. There are a variety of approaches to intermittent fasting and no one approach is better than another.

Source: Wake Up World
Date posted: 29/09/2020

The Incredible, Edible Egg Yolk

Pastured, organic eggs are one of the most nutritious foods available, and contain all the protein, fat, vitamins and minerals that a baby bird needs in order to grow up strong enough to break out of its hard shell.

Source: End All Disease
Date posted: 28/09/2020

Beets for Better Lung Efficiency

If you have breathing troubles, nitrates — a compound found in beets — may be able to help. Previous studies have shown that nitrates can help improve muscle function by optimizing the way the muscles use calcium. Since the diaphragm is a muscle, researchers from the University of Florida wanted to see if those benefits could be translated to the diaphragm.

Source: Dr. Mercola
Date posted: 27/09/2020

Do Blue Light Glasses Work? Potential Benefits for Sleep & Eye Health

One reason why so many adults and children today are thought to be living in a sleep deprived state is because of high exposure to electronic devices that emit blue light. Because blue light is capable of disrupting our circadian rhythms, or “internal clocks,” blue light glasses are now recommended to improve sleep quality and other concerns.

Source: Dr. Axe
Date posted: 25/09/2020

How to Make an Elderberry Tincture for Colds and Flu

Elderberry, specifically the subspecies Sambucus nigra and Sambucus canadensis, has been used for centuries to fight colds, flu, and viral infections. In recent decades, a new interest in the plant has led to several large studies to determine its efficacy. Impressively, it turns out that elderberry stimulates the body's immune system, is a potent antioxidant and really can shorten and decrease symptoms of colds and flu.

Source: Treehugger
Date posted: 23/09/2020

How to Build Your Resilience During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Resilience is the process of adapting in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, or other significant sources of stress. Becoming resilient helps you work through difficult events, but it also helps you grow and improve your life even in the absence of adversity. Some people refer to resilience as “bouncing back,” but it’s more than that. Being resilient includes learning from past experiences and developing new coping strategies moving forward.

Source: Everyday Health
Date posted: 20/09/2020

5 Ways to Get a Good Night's Sleep Naturally

If you’re struggling to sleep, chances are, you’re also struggling when you’re awake. Our bodies and minds need to sleep in order to regenerate. If you’re not sleeping well, you’re likely to have trouble concentrating, suffer from moodiness, or even incur physical health risks. However, a lot of people would consider consulting a doctor about sleeplessness as a last resort. Pick one or more of these five natural ways to get a good night’s sleep the natural way.

Source: Get Holistic Health
Date posted: 19/09/2020

Boost Your Defences Against the 'Flu - Natural Protection from Viral and Bacterial Infections

It is good to lay the foundation for a healthy immune system by following a high protein, sugar-free, gluten-free, and dairy-free organic diet. Add to this the benefits of regular exercise and lots of sleep, and you are building a healthy fortress.

Source: Vitality Magazine
Date posted: 18/09/2020

14 Best and Worst Foods for Your Liver

To increase your liver health, here are some foods which help your liver and some to avoid.

Source: Web MD
Date posted: 17/09/2020

5 health benefits of cinnamon oil, including its germ-killing effects

For over 2,000 years, herbalists and other natural healers have advised cinnamon to treat coughs, colds, influenza, joint pain and digestive problems. And, essential oil of cinnamon has long been treasured by aromatherapists for its ability to boost the immune system, lift mood and relieve pain. There are two primary types of cinnamon available for culinary and herbal uses: Cassia cinnamon and Ceylon cinnamon (C. zeylanicum, sometimes known as “true” cinnamon). Both are beneficial, but Ceylon cinnamon is believed to be more potent.

Source: Natural Health 365
Date posted: 17/09/2020

10 Cooking Mistakes People Often Make When Trying to Lose Weight

If you're cooking at home in an effort to lose weight, you're already on the right track. But while you're already a step ahead of the game, you might be making a few wrong moves when it comes to how you're cooking and which ingredients you choose. Here are some common kitchen blunders — along with strategies that'll help you right these wrongs during your next culinary creation.

Source: Live Strong
Date posted: 16/09/2020

How Tai Chi Proves to be a Gentle Solution for Improving Heart Health

Heart attacks are often the unfortunate culmination of years of unhealthy lifestyle choices, and it’s necessary to lead a healthier lifestyle to avoid having another one. Some of the dietary and exercise changes and rehabilitation programs that doctors recommend to heart patients can seem more than a little intimidating, especially for inactive people. But a small study suggests that Tai Chi can be a gentle way for people with heart problems to get moving at a less overwhelming pace.

Source: Natural Society
Date posted: 15/09/2020



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