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by New research from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and the Harvard School of Public Health has found that ADHD and mental disorders are linked to fluoridated water. This research began in 2006 and included an analysis that led to the identification of five industrial chemicals as developmental neurotoxicants. Since then, six additional chemicals have been added to this list, including manganese...
by Our two daughters (Fiona 13 & Sophia 14) appear to be a parenting experiment--gone right (so far). Here are a few observations and reflections in my article 15 Things to Teach Your Children Before They Are 15... We’ve all seen the results of the “easy-going” style of parenting and it seems to produce its share of dependent, unhappy, low-performance, disrespectful children. We’ve seen children of the...
by Arteries are responsible for carrying oxygen-rich blood throughout the body. When you have healthy arteries, blood flows through the body quite easily. As you age, fatty deposits, cholesterol and cellular waste products settle on the inner walls of your arteries. Research shows that pomegranate can actually help clean your arteries helping to keep blood flowing smoothly. When arteries become clogged,...
by Our culture is abuzz with the benefits of mindfulness meditation and the idea of “meditation for at least 20 minutes a day” as a bare minimum upon which to start your practice. For busy people with busy lives, calming, and ideally quieting your mind for even 10, let alone 20 minutes sounds like a far cry from reality. Don’t get me wrong, I wholeheartedly support meditating for 20 minutes. But, what...
by Whoever said breakfast had to be boring? Whether you’re into the gluten free diet or not, if you like egg dishes and healthy vegetables, you may not realize how easy it is to make a crustless quiche. As for the creative part, just let your imagination lead the way and most any fresh vegetables will work.Ingredients5 Large organic brown eggs, 1 cup of half and half or low-fat milk whipped together....
by If you find yourself grappling with depression, you are—for better or worse—not alone. However, if you do suffer from depression, you do feel alone.... as of 2012, diagnoses of depression are growing at an alarming rate ... Healthline reports that, as of 2012, diagnoses of depression are growing at an alarming rate and, as if depression alone weren’t enough, states that report high rates of depression...
by If the first image that comes to mind when you hear the phrase "Paleo diet" is one of a cave man then you at least have a foggy notion of the bare bones of this diet. Beyond that, things might seem murky. As modern man and woman continue on our often frustrating path toward health and fitness, many of our contemporaries subscribe to the notion that we could in fact learn a thing or two about diet from...
by Here we are, the days are slowly becoming longer, the white blanket that has coated the earth is slowly receding, and we are starting to shed our outer layers... Spring is fast upon us. As we enter this time of rebirth, here are some things to keep in mind as we begin the second quarter and start anew. MindTake time to reflect on where you would like to go in the coming months. Be mindful of yourself...
by The USDA’s Food Pyramid recommends that Americans eat a whopping six to 11 servings of grains—including cereal, pasta, bread and rice—each day, according to the World’s Healthiest Foods. The Pyramid basically suggests that the bulk of our diet comes from this controversial group of foods. Yes, grains are ripe with controversy, even with—and perhaps because of—the endorsement of the USDA. Everyone from...
by Due to its rough and leather-textured skin, the tiny avocado is sometimes called the Alligator Pear. Underneath that tough exterior lies a creamy and beautiful fruit that is teeming with health benefits that can improve your well-being. The beauty of the avocado is that it is so easy to add to your menu that, between its health benefits and easy assimilation, you might just find it a perfect food....
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