Firefighters Fight against Flame Retardants in the Home

Firefighters Fight against Flame Retardants in the Home






Firefighters Fight against Flame Retardants in the Home If flame-retardant chemicals worked, they would probably have no stronger supporters than firefighters. Yet, they are among their strongest opponents. It is not only that the chemicals are ineffective, but they are highly toxic. Charging into a burning home is dangerous enough, but entering a home with burning […]






The New Looking Glass: Naked 3-D Fitness Mirror

The New Looking Glass: Naked 3-D Fitness Mirror






The New Looking Glass: Naked 3-D Fitness Mirror You look into the mirror, and you reflection looks back at you, as you checking if your outfit is precisely in place and your hair is lovely before you step outside. The mirrors we most often know do not usually fulfill any significant purpose other than being […]






America’s Home Builders Beginning to Market Safety and Energy Efficiency

America’s Home Builders Beginning to Market Safety and Energy Efficiency






America’s Home Builders Beginning to Market Safety and Energy Efficiency When single family home builders talk about customer service, they focus on how to make the building process smoother, how to speak to customers so that they understand, and how to mitigate problems and delays. Last year in a presentation at the 2015 Avid Conference […]






Tomatoes the Cancer Fighting Superfood

Tomatoes the Cancer Fighting Superfood






Tomatoes the Cancer Fighting Superfood The once humble tomato is now being recognized as one of the most important superfoods. The power behind the value of the tomato is lycopene. Scientific studies show that lycopene helps prevent prostate, lung, and stomach cancers.3 There is also some evidence that cancers of the pancreas, colon and rectum, […]






Super Foods are Cancer Killers

Super Foods are Cancer Killers






Super Foods Are Cancer Killers To brand a vegetable, spice or other edible a “super food” is to recognize that it has the capabilities that far outdistances others among them. 3 super foods that distinguish themselves nutritionally are Ginger, Turmeric and Carrots. A Key bonus they share is that they are disease-fighting antioxidants. People who […]






Five Top ‘Super’ Foods

Five Top ‘Super’ Foods






Five Top ‘Super’ Foods A vegetable rich diet can help protect us from arthritis, heart disease, stroke, dementia, cancer, and even slow the aging process. It is hard to pick the Top 5 super veggies because there are so many good vegetables. Vegetables benefit all of our body’s cells and tissues by infusing them with […]






Yoga Benefits Meditation and Time Alone

Yoga Benefits Meditation and Time Alone






Yoga Benefits Meditation and Time Alone Most people don’t really like spending time on their own. I think that’s because they feel somewhat socially rejected if they are often alone. However, solitude and loneliness are not exactly the same thing. Solitude actually means that you choose to spend some time alone because you enjoy it. […]






Going Outside…Wear Sunglasses, Protect Your Eyes

Going Outside…Wear Sunglasses, Protect Your Eyes






Going Outside…Wear Sunglasses, Protect Your Eyes Most Americans worry that the Sun could damage their eyes, most of them do not protect their eyes with sunglasses when they go outside. A report by The Vision Council found that although 75% of Americans are concerned that the Sun’s UV (ultraviolent) rays might harm their vision, only […]






Exercise Promotes Psychological Health & Good Mood

Exercise Promotes Psychological Health & Good Mood






Exercise Promotes Psychological Health & Good Mood Memory and cognition are the extra benefits associated with physical fitness. Exercise is known to dispel depression, and in many cases more effectively than antidepressants. One of the Key ways exercise promotes mental health is by normalizing insulin resistance and boosting natural “feel good” hormones and neurotransmitters associated […]






Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update






Medical Marijuana Update National State Department Says NIDA Monopoly on Research Marijuana Unnecessary. The Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement at the State Department has gone on record stating that the United States could issue multiple licenses for the cultivation of cannabis for medical and scientific purposes without violating the United Nations Single Convention […]






Spices Are More Than Flavorings, They Are Also Medicine

Spices Are More Than Flavorings, They Are Also Medicine






Spices Are More Than Flavorings, They Are Also Medicine Shakespeare recognized this fact when he wrote in Hamlet: “There’s rosemary, that’s for remembrance; pray, love, remember.” More than 400 yrs later, scientific studies have confirmed that rosemary may indeed help preserve cognitive function. “You cannot go wrong with herbs and spices,” says Dr. Wendy Bazilian, […]






The Best & Worst US Cities for Air Pollution

The Best & Worst US Cities for Air Pollution






The Best & Worst US Cities for Air Pollution Last month the American Lung Association published its”State of the Air” report. The results were more positive than the report released in Y 2014, more than 50% of Americans continue to live in areas where they are exposed to unhealthy levels of air pollutants. The “State […]






The Majority of Americans are Eating Chemical “Drenched” Foods

The Majority of Americans are Eating Chemical “Drenched” Foods






The Majority of Americans are Eating Chemical “Drenched” Foods $MON Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s (NYSE:MON) Roundup herbicide, is the most used agriculture chemical in history. In Y 2014, farmers sprayed enough glyphosate to apply 0.8 lbs of the chemical to every acre of cultivated cropland in the US and nearly 0.5 lb of […]






Raging Wildfires Force Evacuations in Western Canada

Raging Wildfires Force Evacuations in Western Canada






Raging Wildfires Force Evacuations in Western Canada Massive Fort McMurray wildfires torching 750+ hectares Wildfires causing evacuation notices for hundreds in Alberta and BC, Canada, as crews continue to battle several blazes and experts say the dry temperatures could make for a long and brutal fire season. A wildfire raging in Fort McMurray prompted mandatory […]






A Guide to the Most Nutritious Vegetables

A Guide to the Most Nutritious Vegetables






A Guide to the Most Nutritious Vegetables Below is a list of vegetables, it provides a guide to the most nutritious vegetables, and those to limit due to their high carbohydrate content, think: starch is “sugar”. Organic and locally grown vegetables are ideal for maximizing nutrition, limiting pesticide exposure, and increasing freshness. Avoid wilted vegetables, […]






Avoid Pesticide Saturated Fruits and Vegetables

Avoid Pesticide Saturated Fruits and Vegetables






Avoid Pesticide Saturated Fruits and Vegetables $MON Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s (NYSE:MON) Roundup herbicide, is the most used agriculture chemical of all time. It is not known exactly how much glyphosate may be in your food because the USDA does not test for it. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced in […]






Like Seafood…the Best are Wild Alaskan Salmon, Sardines and Anchovies

Like Seafood…the Best are Wild Alaskan Salmon, Sardines and Anchovies






Like Seafood…the Best are Wild Alaskan Salmon, Sardines and Anchovies It is abundantly clear that fish farms are not a viable solution to overfishing, they are making matters worse, destroying the marine ecosystem at a far more fast pace. Aquaculture promotes itself as a sustainable solution to overfishing. In reality though, fish farms actually cause […]






Synthetic Fructose Found in Processed Foods May Cause Brain Damage

Synthetic Fructose Found in Processed Foods May Cause Brain Damage






Synthetic Fructose Found in Processed Foods May Cause Brain Damage New American research finds that fructose consumption could alter and potentially damage hundreds of genes in the brain. These genetic modifications could be linked to medical conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer’s disease and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. A team of scientists from the […]






Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update






Medical Marijuana Update The DEA approves a PTSD medical marijuana study, a Senate committee votes to rein in the DEA on medical marijuana, a Utah poll has very strong support for medical marijuana, and more. National Last week, the Senate Appropriations Committee voted to prevent the DEA from undermining state medical marijuana laws. The committee […]






Sex is Really Good for Us, So is Hugging

Sex is Really Good for Us, So is Hugging






Sex is Really Good for Us, So is Hugging Like letting the Sun warm our skin on a Spring day or sinking healthy Real Organic food we love, it is a bonus when something that feels good is good,  and that is the case with Sex. Beyond the emotional benefits, we can also expect to […]






Acetaminophen (Tylenol) May Dull Happiness

Acetaminophen (Tylenol) May Dull Happiness






Acetaminophen (Tylenol) May Dull Happiness $JNJ Acetaminophen’s apparent dulling effect on peoples emotional responses might work for better or for worse, watering down not only negative emotions but also positive ones. Tylenol is a product of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) Researchers showed emotional photos to college students who had either taken a 1,000-mg dose of […]






Real, Pure Maple Syrup Provides Unique Health Benefits

Real, Pure Maple Syrup Provides Unique Health Benefits






Real, Pure Maple Syrup Provides Unique Health Benefits Real, pure  Maple Syrup is more than delicious topping for waffles and pancakes. Research shows that it may also protect against Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers from the University of Toronto discovered that an extract found in pure Maple Syrup prevents the mis-folding and clumping of two types of […]






Good Nutrition Can Help Beat Stress and Add Productivity

Good Nutrition Can Help Beat Stress and Add Productivity






Good Nutrition Can Help Beat Stress and Add Productivity Tim Garrett explains why he believes the food you eat could be Key to regulating stress levels in the workplace Stress accounts for billions of dollars worth of lost productivity for companies across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and the world. Here I explain why stress […]






The Reason We Do Not Sleep Well In Strange Places

The Reason We Do Not Sleep Well In Strange Places






The Reason We Do Not Sleep Well In Strange Places A new study suggests that 1/2 of the brain remains on high alert during the 1st night of sleep in a new space. Over the course of 3 experiments on 35 young, healthy volunteers, researchers measured brain activity during 2 consecutive nights of sleep. They […]






The Compounds in Chocolate Boost Heart Health

The Compounds in Chocolate Boost Heart Health






The Compounds in Chocolate Boost Heart Health A huge study and meta-analysis has sought to find a link between Chocolate consumption and cardiometabolic disorders such as coronary heart disease, stroke, diabetes and metabolic syndrome. Along with those disorders come related problems like hypertension, elevated fasting glucose and triglycerides, and high cholesterol, abdominal obesity.4 But rather […]






Play God With Nature, Get Burned

Play God With Nature, Get Burned






Play God With Nature, Get Burned GMO food has been touted as the savior of the world; feed the hungry, make farming more profitable and minimize the use of pesticides, and it is safe. Lots of scientists have confirmed that GMO food is safe for consumption despite the public’s support for restrictions on such food […]






Start a Garden Reduce Stress

Start a Garden Reduce Stress






Start a Garden Reduce Stress The Big Q: Why Is Gardening Good for Us? Most people start gardening because they have a desire to grow their own food and/or beautify or otherwise alter their landscape, and then continue gardening because the benefits are just too good ignore. Among those many benefits are, as follows: 1. […]






Earth Day Proves The Value of Water And More

Earth Day Proves The Value of Water And More






Earth Day Proves The Value of Water And More April 22, 2016 Ecological principles guide economic strategies to fit 21st Century conditions. Mekong River floodwaters force Vietnamese farmers to erect barricades to protect their fields. From 1980 to 2014, 41 percent of all the economic losses globally, and 27 percent of the fatalities, were from […]






Forget Jogging, Try Dancing, Gardening & Swimming

Forget Jogging, Try Dancing, Gardening & Swimming






Forget Jogging, Try Dancing, Gardening & Swimming Forget jogging or running lonely miles and boring, repetitious exercises in crowded gyms. Dancing, swimming, and gardening can provide great health benefits, including keeping the mind sharp. A recent report published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease found that the brain scans of older people who burned the […]






We Cannot Exercise Our Way Out Of A Poor Diet

We Cannot Exercise Our Way Out Of A Poor Diet






We Cannot Exercise Our Way Out Of A Poor Diet Being slim is not necessarily proof of being healthy. Metabolic dysfunction can strike anyone not following an really healthy diet. Carrying excess weight almost always guarantees one will suffer health problems. And so, this is why childhood obesity is a grave concern, as obese children […]






Soda Is Perhaps The Worst Processed Food Of All

Soda Is Perhaps The Worst Processed Food Of All






Soda Is Perhaps The Worst Processed Food Of All The Big Q: What happens when you drink Soda? Soda is on the list of the worst foods and drinks people can consume. A 20-oz bottle of Soda contains the equivalent of 16 teaspoons of sugar, typically in the form of high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS). The […]






Getting Grounded, Go Barefoot

Getting Grounded, Go Barefoot






Getting Grounded, Go Barefoot Many of us spend most of our waking hours wearing shoes with rubber or plastic soles. These materials are very effective insulators that disconnect us from the Earth’s natural electron flow. Walking barefoot is one of the easiest and best ways to get and stay grounded. Leather-soled shoes also let’s us […]






Wildfires & Carbon In Our Atmosphere

Wildfires & Carbon In Our Atmosphere






Wildfires & Carbon In Our Atmosphere The Big Q: Do wildfires have a significant impact on global warming? The Big A: Much depends on what the fire destroys, there is tremendous variation among the species of trees in terms of carbon storage. Overall, the most carbon dense trees are those with high-density wood and large […]






Avoid The Risk Of Foodborne Diseases, aka Food Poisioning

Avoid The Risk Of Foodborne Diseases, aka Food Poisioning






Avoid The Risk Of Foodborne Diseases, aka Food Poisioning Every year about 130-K Americans gets sick, are hospitalized and 3,000 die of foodborne diseases, commonly known as food poisoning, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The risk of picking up foodborne bugs at home can be reduced by following 10 […]






Expert Tips To Leading A Healthy Life

Expert Tips To Leading A Healthy Life






Expert Tips To Leading A Healthy Life The experts believe we can virtually eliminate your risk of cancer and chronic disease and significantly improve our chances of recovering from cancer by following some simple strategies, as follows: Eat Real Food: Seek to eliminate all processed food in our diet. Eat at least 33% of food […]






Ways To Boost Your Mood Quickly

Ways To Boost Your Mood Quickly






Ways To Boost Your Mood Quickly When you are in the midst of your daily routine; to-do lists, work deadlines, cooking, cleaning, children’s activities and the like you are probably not thinking about what you could do to feel happier. There seems to be no time for that, and your mind is probably occupied with […]