Consequences of Calcium Deficiency

The rumors are true, getting enough calcium is a mandatory prerequisite to having healthy teeth and bones. There are other factors involved, but adequate calcium levels are definitely a large part of the equation. When you lack sufficient levels of calcium, your body will extract it from your bones, and this can lead to diminished … Continue reading Consequences of Calcium Deficiency

Alert! Research Links Fluoridated Water to ADHD

Fluoride, a questionable chemical added to drinking water and toothpaste for the oft-repeated goal of preventing tooth decay, may actually be responsible for certain childhood mental disorders, according to new research from the Harvard School of Public Health. The researchers looked at various chemicals that children are regularly exposed to and found that several, including fluoride, are … Continue reading Alert! Research Links Fluoridated Water to ADHD

20 Health Benefits of Fasting for Whole Body Wellness

Fasting has been recognized for its many health benefits dating back to Hippocrates. These benefits extend to everything from better weight management, improved cardiovascular health, healthier blood composition, and better cell recycling, among many others. Although there is not an abundance of research on fasting in humans, a growing number of health experts believe that … Continue reading 20 Health Benefits of Fasting for Whole Body Wellness

The Health Benefits of Sungazing

I recently saw the feature length documentary, Eat the Sun, and was inspired to explore the practice of sungazing. The practice of sungazing closely resembles its name. At sunrise and/or sunset, when the sun is closest to the earth, sungazers stand barefoot on the earth and look directly at the sun for 10 seconds. Every day, … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Sungazing

8 Horrible Things You Should Know About Lead

For a long time in our history, using lead to produce various everyday items was common. Largely because of how easy it was to work with. It wasn’t odd to go into a well-to-do 17th-century home and eat off of a lead plate or pour water from a lead jug. Eventually people realized it was toxic, … Continue reading 8 Horrible Things You Should Know About Lead

Everything You Wanted to Know About the Pineal Gland

The famous philosopher Descartes described the pineal gland as the “principal seat of the soul.” You’ve probably heard of this gland being the “third eye,” a mystical chakra point residing right in the middle of your eyebrows. It turns out these ideas aren’t too far off. The small, rice-sized, pinecone-shaped endocrine organ known as the pineal … Continue reading Everything You Wanted to Know About the Pineal Gland

Top 5 Foods for the Pineal Gland

If you’re seeking enlightenment through meditation, or perhaps you’re just looking to obtain a good night’s rest, you need a healthy pineal gland. Often referred to as the third eye, this small, pinecone-shaped endocrine organ located in the brain secretes and regulates melatonin, the hormone that regulates your circadian rhythms (your sleep-wake cycle) and certain sex … Continue reading Top 5 Foods for the Pineal Gland

Why You Should Reduce Your Exposure to Fluoride

Fluoride is commonly added to the water supply, and many have been brainwashed into believing fluoride is necessary for dental health and bone maintenance. However, the exact opposite is true. While evidence exists to show that fluoride may provide some benefit as a topical adjunct, it is by no means meant to be consumed and is definitely … Continue reading Why You Should Reduce Your Exposure to Fluoride

5 Ways Sleep Apnea Affects Your Health

With over 25 million sufferers, sleep apnea is on the rise in the U.S. [1] The disease can put you at risk for many health issues, so it’s crucial you keep it in check. Some people who suffer from sleep apnea don’t even know they have it; it’s only when health concerns pop up do most people … Continue reading 5 Ways Sleep Apnea Affects Your Health

10 Powerful Thyme Herb Benefits for Your Health

There are few things a sprig of thyme won’t make immensely better. This versatile herb blends well with a myriad of flavors and is packed full of health-promoting compounds, vitamins, antioxidants, and other nutrients. Thyme belongs to the genus Thymus which is part of the mint family and closely related to oregano—another powerful herb. Native to the Southern … Continue reading 10 Powerful Thyme Herb Benefits for Your Health