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Bottled Water Companies Refuse to Disclose Where Water Comes From

Bottled Water Companies Refuse to Disclose Where Water Comes From

Neither the public nor federal regulators have any idea what’s in most of the water from bottled water companies. Should you be drinking it? Bottled water makers make millions off people who believe their products are purer than tap water, but consumers do not realize…

July 09, 5
Path of Alternative Health Begins with Yoga and Meditation

Path of Alternative Health Begins with Yoga and Meditation

Yoga is the foremost method in alternative health. This comes in a form of physical exercise, meditation, concentration and spiritual healing. Yoga opens an avenue to improve the way we look at life in general. There are numerous benefits of yoga as an alternative health practice. As time passes by, there are many…

July 07, 4
Do Self-Help Mantras ‘Makes You Feel Worse’?

Do Self-Help Mantras ‘Makes You Feel Worse’?

Canadian researchers found those with low self-esteem actually felt worse after repeating positive statements about themselves. They said phrases such as “I am a lovable person” only helped people with high self-esteem. A UK psychologist said people based their feelings about…

July 06, 5
USDA Organic Labels Not to be Trusted

USDA Organic Labels Not to be Trusted

When is organic not organic? There is a huge uproar about the term organic, as in organic food. Lots of major food corporations want to cash in and have been cashing in. When the U.S. Government gets involved and allows crony capitalists to control and ruin everything that’s…

July 06, 12
America Soon to be a Hemp Nation

America Soon to be a Hemp Nation

Oregon’s House of Representatives voted last Monday night to legalize the cultivation of hemp, becoming the sixth state to do so just this year. The move is part of a rapidly growing nationwide trend to liberalize laws relating to marijuana. Hemp is a botanical…

July 05, 8
What Are Probiotics? Do They Really Enhance Your Health?

What Are Probiotics? Do They Really Enhance Your Health?

Your body contains billions of bacteria and other microorganisms. The term “probiotics” refers to dietary supplements or foods that contain beneficial, or “good,” bacteria that are similar to those normally found in your body. Supplementing your diet with probiotics will greatly enhance…

July 04, 2
Important Things to Consider When Buying a Yoga Mat

Important Things to Consider When Buying a Yoga Mat

If you have ever tried yoga, then you know that it is an exercise as well as a way of life. Yoga can enhance your body’s physical well-being as well as your mental awareness. One of the most important purchases you’ll make for a yoga practice is your mat. It may seem self explanatory, but choosing the right mat…

July 03, 0
Brain Tumor Now The Biggest Cancer Killer in the UK

Brain Tumor Now The Biggest Cancer Killer in the UK

Brain tumors in young men and women are the leading cause of cancer death in the UK. They kill more men under 45 and women under 35 than any other cancer. And brain tumors have overtaken leukaemia as the biggest cancer killer of children in the UK, with the number…

July 03, 8
Medical Maggots Treat As They Eat

Medical Maggots Treat As They Eat

Maggot therapy is the use of maggots, or fly larvae, to clean and promote healing in open wounds. Also known as Maggot Debridement Therapy (MDT), it is one of the safest and most effective ways to treat open wounds that are either infected or covered in dead flesh. The larvae used for maggot therapy are…

July 02, 2
Solar Plane Attempts to Circle the Globe

Solar Plane Attempts to Circle the Globe

In earlier days of aviation, flying around the world was the ultimate test of pilots and new aircraft and now in the days of alternative-fueled aviation, it seems that test remains the ultimate challenge. I new solar powered plane called the Solar Impluse will make its first…

July 01, 4
Marijuana Proven to Reduce Tumor Growth

Marijuana Proven to Reduce Tumor Growth

The active ingredient THC in marijuana appears to reduce tumor growth, according to research from the University in Madrid. The researchers showed giving THC to mice with cancer decreased tumor growth and killed cells off in a process called autophagy, amazingly it…

July 01, 3

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