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Jason Cairns is an organic superfoodist with a passion for teaching people how to transform their life through health and nutrition. He holds degrees in biology and chemistry with plans on a masters in nutrition. "I am deeply dedicated to the mission of educating others on transforming their life through health and nutrition. I truly want to live in a world where people are healthier, and more environmentally conscious."

Have We Reached, The End of The Line? Amazing New Documentary!

Have We Reached, The End of The Line? Amazing New Documentary!

Imagine an ocean without fish. Imagine your meals without seafood. Imagine the global consequences. This is the future if we do not stop, think and act. The End of the Line, is a feature documentary film revealing the impact of overfishing on our oceans. In the film we see firsthand the effects of our global

June 24, 1
Fungus Threatens 80% of Worlds Wheat Crop!

Fungus Threatens 80% of Worlds Wheat Crop!

The Ug99 fungus, called stem rust, could wipe out more than 80% of the world’s wheat as it spreads from Africa, scientists fear. The race is on to breed resistant plants before it reaches the U.S. It has already jumped the Red Sea and traveled as far as Iran. Experts say it is poised to enter the […]

June 17, 3
Meditation May Be An Effective Treatment For Insomnia

Meditation May Be An Effective Treatment For Insomnia

New research has discovered that meditation may be an effective treatment of insomnia, which is believed to be a 24-hour problem of hyperarousal, and elevated measures of arousals are seen throughout the day. Results indicate that patients saw improvements in…

June 16, 3
Eco-Atkins Diet Lowers Heart Risks

Eco-Atkins Diet Lowers Heart Risks

A vegetarian version of the Atkins low-carb diet may help people lose weight and lower levels of bad cholesterol in the blood. A study of the so-called Eco-Atkins diet, which stresses plant proteins, worked better than a high-carb diet at reducing levels of low-density lipoprotein or LDL, which raises

June 15, 4
Multivitamins Linked to Younger Biological Age

Multivitamins Linked to Younger Biological Age

Research discovered that cells from individuals who take a multivitamin have a younger biological age than cells from individuals who don’t take a multivitamin. Researchers looked at the length of telomeres, DNA sequences at the end of chromosomes that shorten as cells replicate and age.

June 12, 3
The Superfood that is Rooibos Tea

The Superfood that is Rooibos Tea

Rooibos Tea rivals the health benefits of green, red and black tea! It has 50 percent more antioxidants, delays the aging process, helps to relieve insomnia, irritability, headaches and most importantly…

June 03, 20
Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to Impaired Thinking

Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to Impaired Thinking

New research suggests that low vitamin D levels in the body are associated with thinking or cognitive impairments. In the study participants with low levels of vitamin D scored worse on a standard test of cognitive ability than did their peers with normal levels. But what is vitamin D and how can we […]

June 01, 2
Research Confirms Organic Apples Have More Antioxidants Than Conventionally Grown Apples

Research Confirms Organic Apples Have More Antioxidants Than Conventionally Grown Apples

Organically produced apples have a 15 per cent higher antioxidant capacity than conventionally produced apples, says a new study. Not only is organically grown food higher in nutritional value, but it is free from exposure to harmful herbicides and pesticides that when consumed over your life, can lead to […]

June 01, 2
I’m Back! :)

I’m Back! :)

Hi Everyone! I’m sure you’ve noticed that I haven’t written any new articles in a while. I ended up taking a 30 day hiatus from all forms of work to relax, spend time with my brother Ryan who left for the Peace Corps, and visit family and friends. I’m back in San Francisco and more motivated than ever to

May 31, 0
Leafy Greens, Fruits and Omega-3 Are Proven to Reduce Age-Related Vision Loss

Leafy Greens, Fruits and Omega-3 Are Proven to Reduce Age-Related Vision Loss

A new study suggests that older adults who eat diets rich in fruits, leafy greens and fish oil, have a lower risk of age-related macular degeneration, the leading cause of vision loss among older U.S. adults. It suggested that individual nutrients, including antioxidants lutein, vitamin C and vitamin E

May 31, 1
You May Never Look at a Banana in the Same Way Again

You May Never Look at a Banana in the Same Way Again

You may never look at a banana in the same way again. We all think of a banana as a way to boost our energy, but energy isn’t the only way a banana can help us keep fit. It can also help overcome or prevent a substantial number of illnesses and conditions, making it a MUST to add to your daily diet.

May 31, 5
Can Eggs Lower Your Blood Pressure

Can Eggs Lower Your Blood Pressure

Researchers in Canada are reporting evidence that eggs – often frowned upon for their high cholesterol content – may reduce another heart disease risk factor – high blood pressure. They describe identification of egg proteins that act like a popular group of prescription medications in lowering blood […]

April 23, 0
10 Simple Easy Ways to Save the Planet

10 Simple Easy Ways to Save the Planet

Happy Earth Day Everyone! Earth Day is great; it’s a wonderful opportunity for millions of people around the world to take action to help save our delicate planet; the only bummer, it’s only one day each year. Here are 10 easy ways everyone can contribute to saving this beautiful blue ball in the sky that […]

April 21, 5
Sugar From Soda Harmful To Health

Sugar From Soda Harmful To Health

A new study found evidence that human consumption of fructose-sweetened beverages can severely affect your health. According to the data, sugar consumption has been increasing every year. In 2005, the average American consumed 141 pounds of added sugar and the 2008 numbers look like they could be well over […]

April 21, 2
Tea and Coffee Reduce Uterine Cancer Risk

Tea and Coffee Reduce Uterine Cancer Risk

Researchers from the Roswell Park Cancer Institute recently discovered that women who drink a few cups of tea and coffee each day may have a lower risk of endometrial cancer. But why tea and coffee together? Researchers found that the reason may be due […]

April 16, 2
Vegetables, Nuts, Mediterranean Diet Amazing For Your Heart

Vegetables, Nuts, Mediterranean Diet Amazing For Your Heart

Canadian scientists investigated dietary factors in relation to heart disease. They discovered diets high in vegetables, nuts, and those that follow a Mediterranean diet were strongly associated with lower heart disease risk. People should focus on consuming a…

April 14, 2
Walnuts Lower Cholesterol More Than Fish

Walnuts Lower Cholesterol More Than Fish

In healthy individuals walnuts lower cholesterol more than fish and both lower heart disease risk. A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, found that adding walnuts into your daily diet lowered serum total cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol by a factor […]

April 13, 10
How Many Corporations Control Our Food?

How Many Corporations Control Our Food?

An exciting new documentary called Food Inc. is about to inform the world how little we know about the food we eat. I think everyone will be shocked at how few corporations control our food supply and how they have dominated the industry. It’ll make you think twice about the food you eat and how […]

April 11, 3
Organic Chia Seeds Finally Available in the US

Organic Chia Seeds Finally Available in the US

If you like chia seeds, and are passionate about eating orgainc food, then you’ll be excited to know that you can finally buy certified organic chia seeds. A great superfood company, Navitas Naturals has released a certified organic chia seed, sustainably harvested in Mexico. Chia seed are an ancient […]

April 11, 3

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