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Crunch on Carrots to fight cancer by Shez B. 1 Comment Posted in: General Discussion in Organic Food A study published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, found that falcarinol, a natural phytonutrient in carrots, can reduce the risk of cancer by a third. Fal ... Read on »
Aloe Vera Properties by Shez B. Posted in: General Discussion in Vitamins & Supplements The restorative, beautifying benefits of the Aloe Vera plant have been known since early Egyptian times. Since then, it has become a favorite natural ingredient in cosmetic ... Read on »
1 Sausage per day May Cause Cancer by Shez B. 4 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Vegetarian According to new scientific studies, one sausage a day may raise the risk of bowel cancer by a fifth. Apparently, it only takes 1.8oz (50g) of processed meat daily to signif ... Read on »
Eat Rosemary for a Healthy Brain by Shez B. 3 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Healthy Cooking Recent studies have now confirmed what the Greeks knew long ago. Rosemary contains an ingredient that fights off free radical damage in the brain. This active ingredient ... Read on »
How Large is your Belly? by Shez B. 3 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Weight loss For some people it is hard to know what the perfect weight is, and sometimes percentages get so confusing it is hard to know where you are. Studies are increasingly rev ... Read on »
Lower Blood Pressure with Deep Breathing by Shez B. 9 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Meditation While increasing physical activity, maintaining balanced weight, and eating a diet high in fruit and vegetables and light on the salt are important ways to lower blood pressur ... Read on »
Milk keeps us from absorbing nutrients by Shez B. Posted in: General Discussion in Vegan Studies are increasingly revealing that we no longer absorb the antioxidants from nutritious foods like chocolate and tea, if we add milk. I think that if we are not abs ... Read on »
Eat More Chocolate! by Shez B. Posted in: General Discussion in Healthy Eating I have recently discovered raw, chocolate.It is delicious, and sweetened with agave nectar rather than sugar. DId you know that raw chocolate contains more antioxidants ... Read on »
How to Lower Blood Pressure Naturally by Shez B. 1 Comment Posted in: Questions & Answers in Mind-Body While increasing physical activity, maintaining balanced weight, and eating a diet high in fruit and vegetables and light on the salt are important ways to lower blood press ... Read on »
Some "Natural Organic" Products not so Natural by Shez B. 1 Comment Posted in: General Discussion in Organic Food Organic skin care products and cleaning products are becoming increasingly popular. In fact, sales of natural skin care increased more than almost any other type of product ... Read on »
Vegan or Raw? by Shez B. 4 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Vegan The vegan community seems to be dividing into vegans and raw foodists. I can see that a lot of vegan foods are not healthy, such as ready made meals. Many vegans live off ... Read on »
Mediteranean diet is helpful for Alzheimers by Shez B. 1 Comment Posted in: General Discussion in Healthy Cooking Research has shown that a mediteranean diet can is helpful for people with Alzheimers. The study followed people with the disease for four years. Those that ate a diet sim ... Read on »
Hiking in Laguna by Shez B. Posted in: General Discussion in Hiking Today I went hiking in Laguna Canyon near Laguna beach in California. It was perfect weather and so beautiful! We hiked to the top of the ridge, and then ate lunch. It ... Read on »
Calcium doesn't really come from milk by Shez B. Posted in: General Discussion in Healthy Eating I see that the last two tips of the day have been about making sure to get enough calcium by having plenty of dairy such as milk, cheese, and foods fortified with calcium. ... Read on »
Flossing...one of the best preventative exercises by Shez B. Posted in: General Discussion in Exercise Did you know that studies have shown that flossing reduces our risk of heart disease. According to the American Academy of Periodontology, people with periodontal diseas ... Read on »
Bee Pollen...one of the best supplements by Shez B. Posted in: General Discussion in Vitamins & Supplements Did you know that one of the best supplements in the world is bee pollen. In the mountains of the former soviet union there was a group of bee keepers that lived over 1 ... Read on »
Taste over health? by Shez B. 1 Comment Posted in: Questions & Answers in Healthy Eating Even among those who are seeking healthier snack options, taste is still a more important factor than nutrition in selecting a product, according to a survey conducted by Da ... Read on »
Difference between pilates and yoga? by Shez B. 3 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Pilates I am a yoga lover and have never tried pilates. What sort of benefits could I gain from pilates that I don't get from yoga? Read on »
Best natural remedies to beat stress by Shez B. 3 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Stress Management What natural remedies have you used to successfully beat stress? I have used an amazing concoction from nutriscene. http://www.younglivingguide.com/recommended-product ... Read on »
What is your favorite to go hiking near your house? by Shez B. 1 Comment Posted in: Questions & Answers in Hiking My favorite place to hike near my house is called wild park. There is a big hill that you can walk up and a view of my city (brighton) with the sea in the background. On ... Read on »