Amish children have lowest rate of allergies

 

The Amish, in particular, Amish children, don’t get allergies — not like the rest of the general population, that is.

Continue reading

Survive the Flu Season With This Carrot, Orange & Ginger Soup (Recipe)

Look into natural ways to survive cold and flu season is a healthy choice, from drinking enough fluids to washing your hands regularly to stop viruses spread. You can also get help from some natural and delicious foods. One of the effective recipes is prepare soup with carrot, orange and ginger. Continue reading

Top Foods to Eat When You’re Pregnant

Story at-a-glance −

If you’re pregnant or planning to be, focus on minimizing processed foods while increasing your intake of vegetables, healthy fats, and high-quality sources of protein  Continue reading

Foods That Fight the Common Cold

Story at-a-glance −

Since colds are viral in nature, antibiotics are completely useless and should be avoided, unless your physician diagnoses a serious secondary bacterial infection Continue reading

11 Most Common Nutrient Deficiencies

Story at-a-glance −

11 common nutrient deficiencies include vitamins D, K2, B12, E, and A, omega-3, magnesium, iodine, calcium, iron, and choline  Continue reading

Reanalysis Confirms Long Held Suspicions — Paxil Is Unsafe and Ineffective for Teens

Story at-a-glance −

Rather than warning doctors of side effects like suicide, GlaxoSmithKline encouraged them to prescribe Paxil to teens and children, citing their own research showing the drug was safe and effective for teens Continue reading

Important Reasons to Optimize Your Vitamin K2

Story at-a-glance −

Vitamin K1 is the primary form of vitamin K responsible for blood clotting

Vitamin K2 is essential for bone strength and the health of arteries and blood vessels Continue reading

Lack of Sleep Can Quadruple Your Risk of Catching a Cold

cold2Story at-a-glance −

Sleeping less than six hours per night can increase your risk of catching a cold by 400 percent

Sleep deprivation and stress have the same effect on your immune system; both Continue reading

Neuroplasticity Redefines Our Understanding of the Brain

neuroStory at-a-glance −

Documentary about neuroplasticity illustrates your brain’s amazing ability to change and adapt to your thoughts, emotions, experiences, and injuries

Multiple studies have now debunked the reductionistic view about Continue reading

Friendship Fights Depression, Researchers Find

recoveryStory at-a-glance −

Study refutes earlier claims that depression is “contagious,” finding instead that only positive moods tend to spread among people in close association Continue reading

Raw Sauerkraut Recipe

sauerkraut-carrot-bowlOne way of optimizing the bacteria in your gut is by adding fermented foods to your wholesome diet.

There are a lot of fermented foods that you can indulge in, such as kefir, tempeh, kimchi, and miso. You can also easily make fermented vegetables at home. Continue reading

Scientists Find Direct Link Between Brain and Immune System

btpgStory at-a-glance −

Researchers uncovered a direct link between the brain and the immune system, via lymphatic vessels that were not previously known to exist

The vessels may play a major role in neurological diseases that have an immune component Continue reading

Scientific Links Between Processed Foods and Depression Keep Getting Stronger

depStory at-a-glance −

The food you eat can have a pronounced biochemical effect on your mental health

Fermented foods may help curb social anxiety disorder in Continue reading

Social Anxiety Disorder Linked to High Serotonin Levels, Throwing Treatment with SSRIs into Serious Question

anxietyStory at-a-glance −

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRIs) drugs work by making more serotonin available for use in your brain, which is thought to improve your mood

has been the prevailing theory for explaining social anxiety, Continue reading

The World’s Population Is Getting Sicker

sickerStory at-a-glance −

Only 4 percent of the global population was free from health complaints in 2013
One-third, or 2.3 billion people, struggled with more than five health problems each
Continue reading