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Probiotics Help The Brain Cope With Anxiety
June 7, 2013 – 4:02 pm | No Comment
Probiotics Help The Brain Cope With Anxiety

Eating a probiotic fermented product not only helps improve gut health, it may also make us emotionally more resilient, researchers have found.
The small, preliminary study, conducted by scientists with UCLA’s Gail and Gerald Oppenheimer Family …

GMO apples may be deregulated by the end of 2013
June 7, 2013 – 3:42 pm | No Comment
GMO apples may be deregulated by the end of 2013

WASHINGTON, DC, May 10, 2013- Genetically modified (GM) crops have been part of the U.S. food supply for several years. However, only one type of GM fruit, the Hawaiian papaya (Rainbow and SunUp), has been …

Whey Too Much: Greek Yogurt’s Dark Side
June 7, 2013 – 3:29 pm | No Comment
Whey Too Much: Greek Yogurt’s Dark Side

Greek yogurt is a booming $2 billion a year industry — and it’s producing millions of pounds of waste that industry insiders are scrambling to figure out what to do with.

Twice a day, seven days …

Yoga better than aerobics for clearing cobwebs from the mind
June 7, 2013 – 3:21 pm | No Comment
Yoga better than aerobics for clearing cobwebs from the mind

Good news if you are feeling a little fuzzy headed; a single, 20-minute session of Hatha yoga can help improve the ability to maintain focus and take in, retain and use new information.
In the small …

Paralysis Cases Spike in Wake of Bill Gates’ Polio Vaccination Effort in India.
June 3, 2013 – 12:17 am | No Comment

The following is from the Indian Journal of Medical Ethics
“Furthermore, while India has been polio-free for a year, there has been a huge increase in non-polio acute flaccid paralysis (NPAFP). In 2011, there were an …

800 Scientists Demand Global GMO “Experiment” End
June 3, 2013 – 12:01 am | No Comment
800 Scientists Demand Global GMO “Experiment” End

Did you hear about the 800 esteemed scientists who came together and demanded the production of genetically modified crops and products be stopped? Scientists who called on world powers to re-evaluate the future of agriculture and seek sustainability …

Microbes at home in your gut may also be influencing your brain
June 2, 2013 – 11:55 pm | No Comment
Microbes at home in your gut may also be influencing your brain

When your gut grumbles or growls, it’s speaking to your brain. And it’s a perfectly reasonable thing to do. Evolution favors guts that can tell a brain what they want.
So it’s not surprising that the …

Say ‘Om’: Researchers Find Gene Action Altered After Relaxation Practice
June 2, 2013 – 11:51 pm | No Comment
Say ‘Om’: Researchers Find Gene Action Altered After Relaxation Practice

It’s widely accepted that yoga, meditation and other practices that involve conscious relaxation can reduce stress and enhance a person’s general well-being. But for many, notions of “mindfulness” and “wellness” still come off as a …

Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to High Risk of Premenopausal Breast Cancer
January 24, 2013 – 8:03 pm | No Comment
Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to High Risk of Premenopausal Breast Cancer

A prospective study led by researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine has found that low serum vitamin D levels in the months preceding diagnosis may predict a high risk of …

Kiwi Orange Coconut Flu Busting Smoothie
January 24, 2013 – 7:54 pm | No Comment
Kiwi Orange Coconut Flu Busting Smoothie

There’s little that tastes better than a fresh fruit smoothie in the morning. They do wonders for the immune system and if you pack them with the right ingredients, they can supercharge your ability to not …