How GMOs and Glyphosate Impact Soil Biology

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Glyphosate shuts down amino acid synthesis, followed by inhibition of protein synthesis necessary for plant growth. When that happens, it makes the plant more susceptible to pathogens in the soil

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Why Smells Can Trigger Strong Memories

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Odor-evoked autobiographical memory describes the vivid emotional memories often triggered by various scents

 Odors are especially effective as reminders of past experience, much more so than cues from other senses, such as sights or sounds

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Migraines Linked to Certain Heavy Metals and Mineral Deficiencies

Migraines%20Linked%20to%20Certain%20Heavy%20MetalsDiscovering the cause of a migraine can be tricky. Triggers are not only difficult to find but often lead nowhere. A new study finds that certain heavy metals are linked to migraines, along with deficiences in certain minerals.

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How to Detox from Fluoride

detoxxIn today’s world, fluoride is hard to avoid completely. Here’s how to detox your body.

Adding fluoride to the water supplies has been called murder on a grand scale. But whether or not your town adds it to your drinking water, you’re probably ingesting this toxin every day.

You’re exposed to fluoride if you take prescription drugs like Continue reading

Garlic, Vitamin c and Zinc Treat the Common Cold

common_coldOkay, so you have a cold – or those around you have a cold. What to do? Get some drugs? Think again. Most are no better for placebo for the common cold. The most successful proven cold remedies are natural.

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23 Natural Alternatives for Depression

depression_natural_remedies(1)Many people have struggled with feelings of depression, feelings of general sadness, or intense sorrow and grief. Plant products have historically been consumed and utilized for their nutritive and holistic benefits. Many plant materials are being researched for their therapeutic value for our mental health. Here are 23 natural substances which Continue reading

The Vegetables that Can Hydrate You more than a Glass of Water

crunchCrunch time: Celery is 96 per cent water – but is also rich in minerals

A new study had found that some fruit and vegetables may hydrate the body twice as effectively as a glass of water – making them a refreshing snack option during the hot summer months.

Containing hydrating salts, minerals and sugars, they work in a similar way to the isotonic drinks favoured by athletes.

Water-rich fruit and vegetables act like a two-in-one meal and drink, providing the mineral salts, natural sugars, amino acids and vitamins that Continue reading

Pine Cone Seeds Known as Pine Nuts

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that a simple seed used since Paleolithic times has astounding health benefits for weight loss, heart health, vision, and anti-aging?      Most modern people don’t recognize the seeds of pine cones as a superfood, but our Paleolithic ancestors certainly may have—they relied on these seeds Continue reading

New York City to Force All Children to Be Injected with Mercury in the Form of Flu Shots

poOf all the toxic heavy metals, mercury is the most devastating to the brain. No legitimate scientist would ever argue that mercury is safe to inject into a child at any dose, and the CDC has never established any “safe” level of mercury in human blood for the simple reason that there’s isn’t any safe level.

Yet the New York City Board of Health has now decided that all children Continue reading

43 Natural Alternatives for Colds and Flu

12 Natural Ways to Achieve Amazing Hair

The following is a list of twelve natural things that can be done to grow hair.

  • Both men and women can suffer from hair loss. Health problems and genetics can play a role in hair loss, but there are some natural things that can be done to help grow hairEat Less Meat

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9 Health Benefits of Pumpkin Seeds

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Pumpkin seeds are nutritional powerhouses wrapped up in a very small package, with a wide variety of nutrients ranging from magnesium and manganese to copper, protein and zinc. Continue reading

10 Easy, Natural Remedies for Conquering the Common Cold

Persistent coughing, runny nose, stuffed up sinuses, headaches — these are among the many symptoms that can drag you down and leave you feeling helpless to make it through your day and fulfill your responsibilities when you catch a cold virus. But rather than reach for those chemical-laden cough syrups and mind-numbing antihistamines, why not instead Continue reading

Food as Medicine: Rooibos Shines as a Potent Defense against Alzheimer’s, Cancer, Hypertension and More

rooibosIf you are a fan of green, black or white tea you may want to rethink your beverage of choice. Rooibos (Aspalathus linear) trumps all three with its substantial health enhancing features. Even if you are not an ardent tea drinker, a second look at this red hued nectar is worth your while for the sake of disease-free living. Continue reading

Reversing Leptin Resistance Naturally

leptinThe foods we eat and sedentary lifestyles have left our bodies reeling with a plethora of avoidable ailments and conditions. One such condition is leptin resistance which contributes significantly to weight gain and ultimately diabetes. It most certainly does not have to be like this, however, and once recognized for what it is, reversing leptin resistance becomes a manageable and beneficial endeavor.

What is leptin resistance and what causes it? Continue reading