On April, 2nd 1513 the Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León (1460-1521) and his fellow conquistadors landed in what is now known as the state of Florida. Legend has it, he was searching for the "fountain of youth". Obviously, he never found it, but the good news is that scientists have been working hard for decades in search of the “secret formula”.
Nature provides us with several plants that can help our body fight the effects of stress. These beneficial botanicals are often referred to as “adaptogens,” because they help us adapt to, or cope with, stress.
Bronchitis refers to an infection or irritation of the bronchi—the passageway from the windpipe (trachea) to the lungs. This illness is much more common in the winter, as it usually follows an upper respiratory infection such as a cold. Chest, the official journal of the American College of Chest Physicians, reported in 2006 that “acute bronchitis is one of the most common diagnoses made by primary care clinicians and emergency department physicians.”
It's good to do a detox every now and then because you absorb so many toxins from foods, products you use on your body and hair, medicines, and outside factors like pollutants and cleaning products. Even when you try to eat all organic and use healthy products on your body and in your everyday life, you can't escape it all. When you detox, your body gets rid of some of the toxins that have accumulated over time.
Spirulina is considered a superfood by many. It is an easily digestible nutritional supplement, which belongs to a family of blue-green algae and can be taken in a pill or powder form. Spirulina comes from a type of bacteria scientists call cyanobacterium, specifically arthrospira platensis.
Coffee is one of the most consumed beverage in the world, second only to water. In most countries around the world, coffee drinkers outnumber tea drinkers—exceptions include China, the United Kingdom, and Turkey while in Japan, both drinks are equally popular. It is well known in many cultures that tea, specifically green tree, has numerous health benefits, but does coffee also promote good health?
Keep granite brilliant with this easy homemade cleaner.
Granite is a beautiful natural stone that adds timeless elegance to any space. While granite is incredibly strong and durable, it is susceptible to damage from certain chemicals, especially acid-based cleaning products and foods. A little extra tender loving care may be needed to keep this surface in pristine shape.
Whey is a natural byproduct of the cheese making process. Cow’s milk has about 6.25% protein. Of that protein, 80% is casein (another type of protein) and the remaining 20% is whey. When cheese is made, it uses the casein molecules leaving the whey behind. Whey protein is made via filtering off the other components of whey such as lactose, fats, and minerals. Whey protein is a soluble, easy to digest, and is efficiently absorbed into the body. When taken prior to a meal, it improves blood sugar control.
Many different eating styles have become popular lately, so it can be tricky to tell them apart. Each eating lifestyle comes with its own unique health benefits, but they all have different sets of rules. Keep reading to learn more about how the raw food, vegan, vegetarian, paleo and gluten-free eating lifestyles work and discover a new favorite recipe.
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