Body Wellness

    The two most important vitamins for eyes are lutein and zeaxanthin.  Your body doesn’t produce either of them.  You can only get them through your diet. Protecting your vision is critical and the missteps you make (or the habits you have) today can have long-term consequences in the form of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) or […]

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    The world today is in turmoil. Diets today have hardly ever been worse. Is there a connection between the effects of poor nutrition and violence? Actually, there is. Now don’t write to me and tell me we were on the verge of starvation since the dawn of history. I know that. Yet human skeletons in […]

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    According to recent scientific studies, your gut is considered your body’s “second brain” – literally the third branch of your central nervous system. The good bacteria in your microbiome benefit so much more than simple digestion of your food and it’s critical to care for this delicate ecosystem properly. The Brain-Gut Connection There are more […]

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    The importance of sleep is something that can make me a little preachy. There are many reasons it tops my list of free things you can do right now to improve your mental and physical health. Getting enough sleep is critical to every cell in your body and one of the biggest connections is between […]

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    Ginger (Zingiber officinale) has a long and illustrious history. Indigenous to southeast Asia, this close relative of turmeric remains a common ingredient in Asian and Indian recipes, an excellent addition to teas, and is even featured in many specialty candies. The benefits of ginger are far more than culinary. For thousands of years, the powerful […]

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    The pollution you’re exposed to in the modern world seems to be everywhere. Air pollution, water pollution, unknown (or undetected) toxins in the home and workplace, pesticide use, and so much more bombard your system day after day. Then there are the “safe” compounds that are deliberately utilized in your life that are completely toxic […]

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    In a world filled with those who suffer from chronic pain, pharmaceutical companies (and illegal drug suppliers) are making a killing. Prescribed drugs have a fairly short lifespan in the treatment of pain. The doses get ever stronger, the effects gradually lessen, and the potential for addiction is incredibly high. When patients no longer find […]

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    Do you ever stop to think much about your body? Apart from women who are fighting aging—and therefore pretty hostile towards their bodies—most of us take it quite for granted, I think. Well, you might have had a startling wake up a few nights ago on British television (Channel 4)! Vivien and I were surfing […]

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    In the pursuit of easier methods to quit smoking cigarettes, electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) roared onto the scene ten years ago. These devices are hand-held and run on a battery. They heat the liquid (a combination of oils, flavors, water, and so forth) to a vapor so it can be inhaled. While countless studies have been […]

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    The dangers of antibiotics in our modern society cannot be overstated. Over the last several decades, over-use of antibiotics has reached an all-time high. The result has been drug-resistant bacteria and “superbugs” that evolve faster than scientists can figure out how to fight them. A future where bacteria are at the top of the food […]

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    Gardening, especially public, renegade gardening, is one of the most important things conscious and awakening people can do right now to affect global change in favor of good health, a sound environment, and personal liberty—Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer, Waking Times The following three paragraphs are directly from RealFarmacy.com. As someone who loves gardening resources, the […]

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    When you suffer from chronic pain, it’s hard to focus on anything else. All the areas of your life feel the impact of pain that never ends. From your sleep to your ability to work to relationships with your loved ones…pain colors all of it with a broad brush. Chronic pain can be the result […]

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    I talk about sleep so often because I can’t stress enough how important it is to your health and your life. Sleep deprivation is considered a form of torture and results in serious physical and psychological damage over time. While you might not experience lack of sleep to this extreme, a long-term habit of “not […]

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    Why do you need oil of oregano benefits and other antibiotic alternatives? We Set Ourselves Up to Fail How? Our poor bodies have been overwhelmed with antibiotics in our food, our personal care items, cleaning products, and by drug companies for decades…and the worst scenario has finally happened. The bacteria all these antibacterial goods were […]

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