Prion & Endobiont in live blood

Enderlein’s Endobiont and Prusiner's Prion Prof. Enderlein observed blood samples with the technique of dark field microscopy, which is also called live blood analysis. As the name suggests, the blood cells and particles are alive and not dead like in stained samples used by hematologists Bacteria in stained sample Bacteria and Symprotits in dark field … Continue reading Prion & Endobiont in live blood

Want healthier options for your summer barbecue? Serve these 4 delicious, plant-based meat alternatives instead

Traditional summer backyard barbecues often include hotdogs, burgers and other processed meats, but that doesn’t mean that the next event you host has to include unhealthy food for your guests. If you want to serve healthier snacks for your next barbecue or get together, why not try some plant-based meat alternatives like vegetable fritters or jackfruit pulled “pork” sandwiches? … Continue reading Want healthier options for your summer barbecue? Serve these 4 delicious, plant-based meat alternatives instead

Here’s to “good” bacteria: Eating raw organic fruits and veggies helps boost your gut health

To avoid harmful chemical fertilizers and pesticides in the food that you consume, it’s best to buy organic fruits and vegetables. A study published in the journal Frontiers in Microbiology found that consuming organic produce promotes gut microbiome diversity. Birgit Wassermann, the first author of the study and a researcher at the Graz University of Technology in Austria, explained that consuming raw … Continue reading Here’s to “good” bacteria: Eating raw organic fruits and veggies helps boost your gut health

Vitamin D deficiency increases risk of coronavirus infection

One of the best things you can do to naturally protect yourself against the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) is not to cover your skin but rather to purposely expose it to natural sunlight. The vitamin D hormone produced by the sun’s rays when they interact with human skin has been scientifically shown to help protect the human … Continue reading Vitamin D deficiency increases risk of coronavirus infection

Drink your worries away? Researchers look into resveratrol as a means to reduce depression and anxiety

A study published in the journal Neuropharmacology found that plant-based compound resveratrol can potentially lower depression and anxiety. This is because resveratrol inhibits enzyme expression of phosphodiesterase 4 or PDE4, which is linked to depression and anxiety. Current antidepressants focus on other components of the brain such as serotonin. But only one-third of patients with depression enter full remission using these medications. With these … Continue reading Drink your worries away? Researchers look into resveratrol as a means to reduce depression and anxiety

Green tea, zinc proving to be BETTER than hydroxychloroquine at fighting coronavirus infections

  Back in May, The Washington Post published an article that asked the question: Why has the death toll from covid-19 apparently been lower in Asia than in Western Europe and North America? The answer, it would appear, is that Asian countries tend to drink more green tea than the rest of the world, as well as consume … Continue reading Green tea, zinc proving to be BETTER than hydroxychloroquine at fighting coronavirus infections

Home gardening tips: For how long can you store vegetable seeds?

Growing your own food gives you access to fresh fruits and vegetables – something that is invaluable post-SHTF. Knowing how to store seeds properly ensures that you’re always ready for the next planting season. To the untrained eye, dry and brittle seeds may seem useless. However, gardeners know that vegetable seeds are key to starting … Continue reading Home gardening tips: For how long can you store vegetable seeds?

5 Health benefits of mangoes (as well as 3 healthy recipes)

Mangoes are one of the most popular fruits in the world. Their sweet and tangy taste makes them a favorite ingredient for desserts, smoothies and salsas while its juice is refreshing for the summer. Although they’re one of the sweeter fruits, mangoes have several varieties that can be more sour than sweet and more green or orange than yellow. Despite their differences, … Continue reading 5 Health benefits of mangoes (as well as 3 healthy recipes)

Nutty and nutritious: Which type of nuts are best for your gut health?

Nuts are delicious superfoods and popular guilt-free snacks. They are also rich in protein and dietary fiber. According to an animal study, consuming nuts, specifically walnuts, promotes gut health. The study was published in the journal Nutrients and was conducted by scientists from Texas A&M University and the University of Connecticut Health. There are many different types of nuts, and all of them offer … Continue reading Nutty and nutritious: Which type of nuts are best for your gut health?

Hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine are derived from quinine, a safe phyto-chemical used in tonic beverages

The coordinated social media blackout on hydroxychloroquine (HCQ), along with the mainstream media’s attacks on anti-viral medications and immune boosting protocols, reveals the facade that these shallow sources of news and information have become. HCQ has been used successfully around the world to improve survival rates for covid-19, so why does White House coronavirus task force head Dr. … Continue reading Hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine are derived from quinine, a safe phyto-chemical used in tonic beverages

Better than meds: Study finds cabbage juice contains compounds that promote stomach health and treat peptic ulcers

Research by Dr. Garnett Cheney of Stanford University School of Medicine shows that treating peptic ulcers with cabbage juice promotes faster healing than conventional medical treatments. As early as 1950, Cheney has been conducting studies on cabbage juice to explore its potential as a natural treatment for peptic ulcers. He discovered that a certain compound in cabbage, which he dubbed “vitamin U,” promotes … Continue reading Better than meds: Study finds cabbage juice contains compounds that promote stomach health and treat peptic ulcers