10 Foods That Preserve Intelligence And Brain Health

10 Foods That Preserve Intelligence And Brain Health

A pigment in leafy vegetables stops the degrading of ‘crystallized intelligence’ by old age, new research finds. Crystallized intelligence is the ability to use knowledge, experience and skills which have been gained during the lifetime. Lutein is a yellow pigment and naturally occurring carotenoid that is produced by plants and so can only be obtained from the diet. Lutein can be extracted from marigold flower and is present in: spinach, kale, broccoli, cabbage, yellow carrots, mango, orange, papaya, red or…

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Britain Reclassifies CBD As Medicine While U.S. Still Calls It A Dangerous Drug

Britain Reclassifies CBD As Medicine While U.S. Still Calls It A Dangerous Drug

Imagine you are the parent of a child with a life-threatening form of epilepsy. Your young one experiences hundreds of debilitating and horrific seizures on a weekly basis. If you are like most parents, then you’d do anything you could to find a medicine that helped them. That’s the story of Paige and Matt Figi, whose daughter Charlotte had a severe form of epilepsy called Dravet’s syndrome. In fact, Charlotte’s grand mal episodes were so bad that her heart actually…

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Fun Fact Friday

Fun Fact Friday

Lonely people take longer, hotter showers or baths to replace the warmth they’re lacking socially or emotionally. Marilyn Monroe’s IQ(168) was higher than Einstein’s (160) Singing when tensed helps you avoid anxiety and depression. Too much stress and high blood pressure can lead to a condition called “hematidrosis” – where a person sweats blood.   80% of people keep their feelings to themselves because they believe it’s hard for others to understand their pain. North American school buses are yellow…

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Conquering Negative Thinking

Conquering Negative Thinking

Here’s a New Year’s challenge for the mind: Make this the year that you quiet all those negative thoughts swirling around your brain. All humans have a tendency to be a bit more like Eeyore than Tigger, to ruminate more on bad experiences than positive ones. It’s an evolutionary adaptation that helps us avoid danger and react quickly in a crisis. But constant negativity can also get in the way of happiness, add to our stress and worry level and…

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New 90-Day Rat Study Destroys Corporate Propaganda

New 90-Day Rat Study Destroys Corporate Propaganda

GM proponents who constantly drone on with untrue claims that the science has clearly demonstrated GMOs as safe were dealt yet another blow shortly before Thanksgiving this past year. This is because yet another study has been published demonstrating the negative health effects of GMOs on the intestinal tract. This study by Ibrahim and Okasha entitled “Effect of genetically modified corn on the jejunal mucosa of adult male albino rat.,” and published in the journal Experimental and Toxicologic Pathology has…

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How To Stop a Cold Before It Starts

How To Stop a Cold Before It Starts

Natural preventatives and some common sense will keep you from getting sick — or staying that way for long. It’s a double-whammy: getting sick during the winter combines feeling crummy with many people’s less-than-favorite time of year. And if you do have to go outside when you have a cold, you’re probably going to be even more uncomfortable. Getting sick at least once during the winter is, arguably, inevitable. With more and more of us crowded onto planes, buses, trains…

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9 Reasons To Stop Eating Processed Foods

9 Reasons To Stop Eating Processed Foods

“There’s a lot of processed food in North America, and I know that can make some tourists who are used to fresh food feel sick.” – Wolfgang Puck Wolfgang Puck is a famous chef and restaurateur that was born in Austria. As a foreign-born food expert, Puck is knowledgeable in regards to the prolific presence of processed food that is unique to the United States and other countries. He is one among many experts that testify to the harmful nature…

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Pursue Meaning Instead of Happiness

Pursue Meaning Instead of Happiness

What would you rather have: a happy life or a meaningful life? You can both be happy and lead a meaningful life, of course. But most of us, consciously or not, choose the pursuit of happiness over the pursuit of meaning. “Happy holidays,” we wish each other; “Happy New Year,” we say. If you’re like 45 percent of Americans, you are setting New Year’s resolutions with the aim of leading a happier life: One of the most popular, according to…

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Lao Tzu’s Four Rules for Living

Lao Tzu’s Four Rules for Living

How to Live an Inspired and Peaceful Life Many centuries ago, Lao Tzu, spoke of the four cardinal virtues, teaching that when we practice them as a way of life, we come to know the truth of the universe. The ancient Chinese master said that living and practicing these teachings can open you to higher wisdom and greater happiness, as they realign you to the source and enable you to access all the powers that source energy has to offer….

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Fun Fact Friday

Fun Fact Friday

Coffee has been found to reverse liver damage caused by alcohol. The brain naturally craves 4 things: Food, Sex, Water and Sleep. Studies show that by eating a big breakfast, you won’t feel as hungry the rest of the day, which can lead to more nutritional food choices. 70% of people pretend to be okay simply because they don’t want to annoy others with their problems. Eating tomatoes helps prevent sunburn. The average woman smiles 62 times a day. The…

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