Singing Changes your Brain

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Have you ever wondered why those who practice singing as a profession or even those who just enjoy singing as a hobby always seem like they are on an incredible high? This is because just by participating in the act of singing has incredible health benefits. 1. Improves your Mood: Singing allows for the release of the very same chemicals and hormones as sex and chocolate … [Read more...]

Yoga Mat Ingredient Found in Nearly 500 Foods

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Check this list to see if your favorite foods contain this unnecessary ingredient. Would you like some synthetic shoe leather in that sandwich? You'd probably gasp if your sandwich builder asked you that, but the truth is, azodicarbonamide, an industrial chemical foaming agent used to make synthetic leather as well as yoga mats and dozens of other consumer products, is found … [Read more...]

The Biggest GMO Myths, Busted

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Genetically modified (GM) foods are becoming more and more common. In fact, it can be difficult to sort out which foods have been genetically modified and which ones haven’t, as the US government doesn’t require these foods to be labeled specially. Common ingredients in many foods, such as corn and soy, are frequently genetically modified. It’s difficult to tell how far the … [Read more...]

10 Natural Antibiotic Alternatives

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Colds and Viruses are abound these days and it seems  like folks are popping antibiotics on a monthly basis.  The problem is two-fold.  First, lifestyle choices, consuming mass quantities of 'nutritionless' food and second the rejection of alternative options that have existed for eons.  The good news is that there is a portion of society that is waking up and beginning to … [Read more...]

Coconut Oil Kills >93% of Colon Cancer Cells In Vivo

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  In this newly published lab study, lauric acid (coconut oil is about 50% lauric acid) killed over 93% of human colon cancer cells (Caco-2) after 48 hours of treatment. Intriguingly, the lauric acid poisoned the cancer cells by simultaneously unleashing profound oxidative stress while strongly reducing their levels of glutathione (which is exactly what the cancer cells … [Read more...]

3 Natural Drinks to Help Get Better Sleep

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Insomnia is no fun at all. Chronic insomnia can turn an otherwise happy person into a sub functional, stressed, permanently tired zombie. Tired, yet unable to sleep. Every insomniac knows that it’s a good idea to avoid caffeine and too much alcohol, but are there any foods or beverages which can help you get a good night’s sleep? Check out these 3 incredibly simple drinks … [Read more...]

25 Uses For Lemon Peels

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Ahhh lemons, the smell alone makes you feel fresh and clean. Lemons are one of the most versatile fruits on the planet! Not only are lemons amazingly healthy for you but they can clean your house, disinfect a wound and lower your blood pressure!  My personal favorites include using lemon to remove coffee stains from coffee cups and trash can deodorizer check out the list to … [Read more...]

11 Natural Remedies to Relieve Headaches (Drug-Free!)

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Headaches often get brushed aside as nothing more than a common complaint, a quit-your-whining-and-start-working type of thing…if only. While many people suffer them at one point or another, rarity is not the best way to judge just how nasty something can be. The pain of a headache can make day-to-day life a miserable challenge, and forces us to head straight for the aspirin. … [Read more...]

Fight Arthritis with Food

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Arthritis is a plain and simple misery, affecting mobility and causing considerable pain. It can strike not just the old, but the young also. The foods you eat can make arthritis worse, or can help relieve symptoms. In the Caribbean, most old ladies have a little bottle of “weed” soaked in local rum on their kitchen shelf, ready to ease their aches and pains, but we are … [Read more...]

5 Outstanding Benefits Of Walking

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Walking is one of those exercises that we can all do and it’s easy. Take advantage of this and try and walk as much as you can. 1. Good For Your Heart Walking has been found to lower the chances of stroke and heart disease. This is because it reduces the production of bad cholesterol and enhances the production of healthy cholesterol within your body.  This allows your … [Read more...]