Nicotine’s “Kryptonite” – A beautiful, velvety bean that grows in tropical climates

You probably remember “Kryptonite” from the Superman movies. It was that greenish-hued crystal that drains Superman’s powers, while being harmless to humans. Now think of how powerful the nicotine addiction is, well that is, until it “meets” mucuna pruriens, an amazing bean that grows on planet Earth, that actually drains the power of the addiction, by raising dopamine levels … Continue reading Nicotine’s “Kryptonite” – A beautiful, velvety bean that grows in tropical climates

Researchers: Good cholesterol may help fight atherosclerosis

Did you know that not all forms of cholesterol are bad? High-density lipoprotein, or HDL, is commonly known as the “good” cholesterol. One particular study has found that it may even help fight atherosclerosis, a condition characterized by the hardening of the arteries as a result of plaque buildup. A group of researchers from the United States … Continue reading Researchers: Good cholesterol may help fight atherosclerosis

Vitamin D offers significant protection from covid-19, but states won’t dare impose Vitamin D mandates

Public health edicts coming from the state, county and corporate levels have focused strictly on controlling human interaction, with mandates for people to cover their mouth and nose. What if these same authorities decided to empower the people with solutions that halt infection, instead of holding human movement, behavior and breath captive indefinitely? What if … Continue reading Vitamin D offers significant protection from covid-19, but states won’t dare impose Vitamin D mandates

6 healthy reasons to drink beet juice

Beets have been around since ancient times, growing along the coastlines of Asia, North Africa and Europe. At one time, only the greens of the beet plant were eaten but, now, beet juice is quite popular as well. While beets are enjoyed for their sweet, appealing taste, many people still remain uneducated about the tremendous health … Continue reading 6 healthy reasons to drink beet juice

Mindful eating and the doshas: Understanding the weight loss benefits of the Ayurvedic diet

Fad diets are often made to take advantage of people who want to lose a few pounds the “easy” way. But if you want to improve your eating habits and lose weight naturally, consider learning about the Ayurvedic diet and mindful eating. What is an Ayurvedic diet? The Ayurvedic diet is based on the principles of … Continue reading Mindful eating and the doshas: Understanding the weight loss benefits of the Ayurvedic diet

Study finds that multivitamins DO work, help reduce illness

For years, mainstream health authorities and their media lapdogs have railed against vitamin supplementation, fear-mongering about how multivitamins in particular do not work, are “high-risk,” and could lead to “overdose.” But a new study completely debunks these myths, proving that multivitamins do, in fact, help support a healthy lifestyle. Entitled, “The Effects of a Multivitamin and Mineral … Continue reading Study finds that multivitamins DO work, help reduce illness

Scientists explain how CBD helps address “isolation-induced aggression”

Research into the benefits of CBD has ramped up in recent years, and one area that could be particularly valuable is its effects on mental health. One recent study by Brazilian researchers found that it can help address isolation-induced aggression, which is something that could be incredibly useful in the quarantine era. In the study, … Continue reading Scientists explain how CBD helps address “isolation-induced aggression”

Could vitamin D deficiency explain adolescent aggression? Researchers say yes

Vitamin D, the so-called “sunshine” vitamin, is most recognized for its role in bone formation and calcium absorption. But recent studies on this essential micronutrient are starting to shed light on its potential role in mental health. In a recent article published in the Journal of Nutrition, a team of scientists from the University of Michigan and the University of La … Continue reading Could vitamin D deficiency explain adolescent aggression? Researchers say yes

Green tea, zinc, and hydroxychloroquine: Coronavirus cure?

The alt-media is all over the coronavirus – hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) scandal, with some news outlets even bravely talking about the importance of supplementing with zinc for maximum immune protection. But there is another healing component that few are mentioning, and it is probably already stocked away in your kitchen pantry. We are talking about green tea, or more specifically … Continue reading Green tea, zinc, and hydroxychloroquine: Coronavirus cure?

10 Potent herbs to protect your respiratory system

Chronic respiratory conditions can significantly affect an individual’s quality of life. From breathlessness to chronic chest pain, respiratory conditions cause a host of complications that can impair the flow of oxygen throughout the body. For instance, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), an incurable lung disease, can make it difficult for an individual to carry out basic … Continue reading 10 Potent herbs to protect your respiratory system