DEPRESSION IS A LEADING CAUSE OF GLOBAL DISABILITY

The World Health Organization’s (WHO)2010 Global Burden of Disease (GBD) project found clinical depression remained one of the foremost leading causes of global disability. Disability is defined by the WHO as the “years of life lost due to time lived in states of less than full health” and is one of two factors the GBD considers.. read more →

BONITO FLAKES – tasty, improve circulation, lower blood pressure, and improve your mood

WHAT ARE BONITO FLAKES? Bonito is a kind of tuna called Skipjack Tuna.  When a filet has been smoked, dried, and fermented, then shaved, it becomes Dried Bonito Flakes. WHAT ARE ITS HEALTH BENEFITS It is a traditional remedy for recovery from fatigue and colds and for improving blood circulation. A recent study of elderly Japanese.. read more →

PRO-INFLAMMATORY DIET LINKED TO DEPRESSION

The food you eat may be changing your mood by increasing inflammation in your brain. A study of over 40,000 women suggests a pro-inflammatory diet is linked to the development of depression. Diet has been linked to depression but exactly how it could change your mood is uncertain and likely complex. One possibility is that.. read more →

WHY DO WE NEED WATER?

You can actually survive without food for months, but without water you’d die after a few days, so needless to say, water is absolutely essential to life. Your body is made up mostly of water.  All human Cells are comprised of 75% to 85% Water. Your body depends on clean water to perform its daily.. read more →

CINNAMON and PCOS

A small study by researchers in New York City found that women with PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) who took 1,500-milligram cinnamon supplements, after six months, had significant improvement in menstrual cycle regularity, having an average of nearly four menstrual periods over that time compared to an average of 2.2 periods among the placebo group. Two.. read more →

STRUGGLING TO CONCEIVE? Eat a hearty breakfast

STRUGGLING TO CONCEIVE?  Eat a hearty breakfast  Having the largest meal of the day in the morning has been found to increase ovulation and create better baby-making conditions, particularly for woman with pcos.  It is important that this meal is high protein, and not high carbohydrate. The findings, published in the journal Clinical Science, showed.. read more →

POKE OUT YOUR TONGUE AND CHECK YOUR NAILS

POKE OUT YOUR TONGUE AND CHECK YOUR  NAILS You tongue and nails can help reveal what is going on in your body. Can help reveal nutritional deficiencies. TONGUE Midline crack in the tongue – B3, low stomach acid Geographic tongue – B3, folate, B12, zinc Cracked, split tongue –  calcium Pale, fissured tongue – iron.. read more →

WHAT SUPPLEMENTS COULD HELP ME WITH MY AILMENTS?

Supplements do not replace a good diet, but can be of benefit at different stages of life, or when diet is inadequate. ACNE – Vitamin A, Zinc, Vitamins B2, B3, and B5, Chromium, Silica, Acidophilus, Evening Primrose Oil. ALLERGIES- HAYFEVER – Vitamins C, B5, Vitamin A, Flaxseed Oil, Co-Enzyme Q10. ALLERGIES – SINUSITIS – Vitamins.. read more →

BACON LOWERS SPERM COUNT: COUPLES TRYING TO CONCEIVE SHOULD SKIP BACON AND EAT MORE FISH

Research presented at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine’s 2013 Annual Meeting in Boston advises men to stay away from bacon and other forms of red meat if they are trying to conceive. While bacon tends to lower male sperm count, certain species of fish actually improve fertility. The effect of processed meat intake lowered.. read more →

WANT TO KEEP YOUR MARBLES? HELP PREVENT DEMENTIA?

The key for brain health is FOOD based, and can likely not be duplicated by supplements alone, however, supplements are definitely beneficial. Exercise and  diet play key roles in maintaining sharp mental function as you age DIET AND NUTRITION Some of the best brain foods are fresh vegetables, vegetable juice, beetroot juice, cherries, blueberries, fish,.. read more →