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Month: March 2015

Top 10 Probiotic Foods to Add to Your Diet

Top 10 Probiotic Foods to Add to Your Diet

By Dr. Edward F. Group     Guest Writer for Wake Up World Probiotics are beneficial forms of gut bacteria that help stimulate the natural digestive juices and enzymes that keep our digestive organs functioning properly. In addition to taking a probiotic supplement, you can also support your probiotic intake through eating foods that are hosts to these live bacterium. We all know of the great health benefits of probiotics, however, not all of us know how to take advantage…

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Cinnamon’s Dirty Little Secret

Cinnamon’s Dirty Little Secret

By Daily Health Post     March 13, 2015 Cinnamon is one of those spices that go well in just about every type of food! It’s added to your desserts, your main dishes, and even your drinks, thanks to its tangy flavor and its ability to enhance the taste of every food it’s added to. But are you cooking with Ceylon or cassia cinnamon? Most people have no idea what the difference between Ceylon and cassia cinnamon is, but the…

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Diet, Exercise and Brain Training May Help Keep the Mind 'Sharp'

Diet, Exercise and Brain Training May Help Keep the Mind 'Sharp'

Thursday March 12 2015 This is one of the first studies in which a combination of interventions has been studied “Dancing, doing Sudoku and eating fish and fruit may be the way to stave off … mental decline,” The Guardian reports. A Finnish study suggests a combination of a healthy diet, exercise and brain training may help stave off mental decline in the elderly. The study looked at whether a combined programme of guidance on healthy eating, exercise, brain training…

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8 Truths To Accept Before You Can Be Happy

8 Truths To Accept Before You Can Be Happy

BY SHANNON KAISER   AUGUST 22, 2014  Many of my coaching clients first come to me looking for the epiphany: that instant moment when you have it figured out, and all of the emotional pain is wiped away with clarity. Sometimes it happens for them. They return with excited emotions and they say, “I had my aha moment!” It’s great to have an epiphany, but what you do with that new clarity is what matters most. Most of our habits…

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11 Life Changing Lessons to Learn from Einstein

11 Life Changing Lessons to Learn from Einstein

When most people think of Einstein, they think of the theory of relativity and “the world’s most famous equation,” E=MC². However, we can learn a lot more from Einstein than just scientific formulas and theories.  Albert Einstein also offered renowned knowledge in how to become your best self and enjoy life to the fullest. Even if you have no interest in science, you can still apply these valuable lessons to your life today. 11 Life Changing Lessons to Learn from…

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How To Find Love Without Looking

How To Find Love Without Looking

BY ANDREA LEWIS    MARCH 16, 2015  Have you been looking for true love, and have yet to succeed, but still hang on to the belief that he or she is out there? Most likely you’ve been looking in all of the wrong places — at work, online, church, your yoga studio, or the grocery store. It’s not that he or she doesn’t exist or that you’ll never find your soul mate. Intellectually you probably know that you’ve got to…

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Plastic and Cancerous Compounds in Tea Bags – A Surprising Source of Potential Toxins

Plastic and Cancerous Compounds in Tea Bags – A Surprising Source of Potential Toxins

April 24, 2013    By Dr. Mercola I’ve long advocated drinking tea in lieu of coffee, but the downside of modern food technology is again rearing its ugly head and causing brand new health concerns over this otherwise healthful brew. A recent article in The Atlantic1 raises questions about the safety of plastic tea bags, some of which have fancy pyramid shapes, designed to allow the tea leaves to unfurl during infusion. Chances are you’ve never even given the tea…

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Probiotics 101: Literally Everything You Need to Know

Probiotics 101: Literally Everything You Need to Know

By Kris Gunnars Did you know that the bacteria in your body outnumber your body’s cells 10 to 1? It’s true, and most of them reside in your gut. But there really is no need to panic, most bacteria are quite harmless. Having the right bacteria in there has even been linked to numerous health benefits. This includes weight loss, improved digestion, enhanced immune function, better skin and a reduced risk of many diseases. This leads us to the topic…

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5 Foods To Boost Your Mood

5 Foods To Boost Your Mood

BY CAT ELLIOTT    FEBRUARY 20, 2015  I struggled with depression for a large majority of my life. In the past I used food as a means of coping with my feelings — and when I say “food” I mean processed sugary comfort type food. During my emotional binges I felt good (while armed with deep fried chicken in one hand and a burger in the other) but immediately after I felt sicker, sadder, more miserable and in need of…

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4 Reasons You Should Really Learn to Cook

4 Reasons You Should Really Learn to Cook

By Jacque Wilson, CNN     Tue March 10, 2015 (CNN) When clients ask nutritionist Joy McCarthy for one easy diet change, her answer is always the same: Start cooking your own food. “It’s completely transforming,” says McCarthy, author of “Joyous Health: Eat and Live Well Without Dieting.” “I often tell people, ‘Do you want to feel better? Do you want to have more energy?’ Because great health starts in the kitchen.” Trust me: As a frequent restaurant patron, I…

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