Get fit for a healthy gut

Get fit for a healthy gut

Reporting in the International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism indicated cardiorespiratory fitness was a far greater predictor of gut microbiota diversity than either body fat percentage or general physical activity.

Major Plastic Problems in Oceans From Clothes

Major Plastic Problems in Oceans From Clothes

It can depend on a wide range of factors, such as features of the microfibers (size, abundance), or chemical substances these absorbed as well as the physiology and ecology (size, feeding, whether they excrete or accumulate, etc.) of marine organisms." Clothes Are Polluting the Food Supply Manufacturing modifications and innovations are approved for market release without analysis of their impact on the environment, including human health.

Are Vaccine Injuries ‘Exaggerated Personal Anecdotes’?

Are Vaccine Injuries ‘Exaggerated Personal Anecdotes’?

For serious allergic reactions like anaphylaxis, they state such reactions occur "at a rate of approximately 1 per million doses for many vaccines." 8 However, serious adverse events occur far more common than publicly admitted, with 1 in 168 children requiring emergency room admittance following their 1-year wellness check when vaccines are given, according to Canadian research.

Public Health Warning Issued for Fluoride Toothpaste

Public Health Warning Issued for Fluoride Toothpaste

7 Most US Kids Have Fluoride-Damaged Teeth According to research 8 presented at the April 2017 National Oral Health Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico, 57 percent of youth between the ages of 6 and 19 years have dental fluorosis, a condition in which your tooth enamel becomes progressively discolored and mottled.

What Are the Benefits of Flaxseed?

What Are the Benefits of Flaxseed?

Animal research has demonstrated the addition of flaxseed to a high-fat diet protected mice against obesity, 3 supporting previous research showing lignans in flaxseed were associated with a lower risk of Type 2 diabetes in women.

Foods that Boost Testosterone and Sexual Health and Desire

Foods that Boost Testosterone and Sexual Health and Desire

While many other nutrients may affect your testosterone levels, we are going to focus on foods that either affect cortisol or contain Zinc and Vitamin D because more evidence exists for these methods than anything else.

How Red Light Therapy Can Help You Recover Faster and Train Harder

How Red Light Therapy Can Help You Recover Faster and Train Harder

Weird Recovery Methods that Actually Work “Red light therapy may help you recover from exercise, sleep better, heal wounds and injuries like tendonitis, reduce arthri­tis—and it may simply make you feel better, which is something that’s hard to quantify,” says Michael Hamblin, a photomedicine researcher at Harvard Medical School who has been studying light therapy for three decades.

Health Benefits of Passion Fruit

Health Benefits of Passion Fruit

18 With all the vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, fiber and obscure compounds such as piceatannol and harman loaded in passion fruit, it’s no wonder that so many studies have shown improvement in people with type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure .

Molluscum Contagiosum: Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention

Molluscum Contagiosum: Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention

One such example is the poxvirus, which is a precursor to infections like molluscum contagiosum and monkeypox. 5 Just like the herpes simplex virus (HSV), molluscum contagiosum can spread from one person to another via sexual intercourse, when a person touches the lesions of an infected person.

Health Effects of Spending Time with a Narcissist

Health Effects of Spending Time with a Narcissist

Rather, it describes an entire complex of hostile and self-serving behaviors so well outside the norm that those living with an NPD individual can develop psychological problems in response.

Weekly Health Quiz: Exercise, Hypnosis and Facebook

Weekly Health Quiz: Exercise, Hypnosis and Facebook

Electromagnetic field exposure Having a body mass index below 35 2 These three factors have a far greater influence on your cardiovascular disease risk than high cholesterol: Low insulin, low iron and high saturated fat intake Vitamin D toxicity, magnesium deficiency and glyphosate insufficiency Iron overload, insulin resistance and chronic inflammation High cholesterol is not a risk factor for cardiovascular disease.

How Your Subconscious Can Improve Your Health

How Your Subconscious Can Improve Your Health

That has been proven in research, which I think is really exciting for people to know." Brain Waves and States of Suggestion Brainwaves, from fastest to slowest are: When you're using hypnosis, self-hypnosis and conscious visualization techniques, you're in a state between beta and theta, somewhere between awake and asleep, yet you're conscious and aware of what you're doing.

One-Pan Paleo Chicken Paprikash Recipe

One-Pan Paleo Chicken Paprikash Recipe

17 8 Tips in Preparing and Cooking Chicken Paprikash Additionally, paprika is a good source of vitamin A, folate, beta-carotene and vitamin C.In fact, Albert Szent-Györgyi, a Hungarian scientist, found in his research that paprika contains vitamin C — a discovery that contributed to his Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1937.

What Are the Benefits and Uses of Marigold?

What Are the Benefits and Uses of Marigold?

Here are some techniques on how to put marigolds to good use: Marigolds Add Color Not Just to Your Garden but Your Health, Too Marigolds are commonly found in gardens and plant boxes to exude an inviting appearance in homes and also in vegetable gardens to attract insects that feed on pests.

New Investigation Exposes Supermarket's Role in Plastic Pollution

New Investigation Exposes Supermarket's Role in Plastic Pollution

Consumers Need More Plastic-Free Choices in Supermarkets The film goes back to showing the two families that agreed to switch places to see how the other side lives when it comes to addressing plastic pollution.

How to Practice Self Love And Acceptance

How to Practice Self Love And Acceptance

9 "Self-compassion is 'a useful emotion regulation strategy, in which painful or distressing feelings are not avoided but are instead held in awareness with kindness, understanding and a sense of shared humanity,'" Kristin Neff, Ph.D., an associate professor with the University of Texas at Austin's department of educational psychology, explained.

Catnip: An Herb That You and Your Cat Would Love

Catnip: An Herb That You and Your Cat Would Love

Meanwhile, here are ways on how you can use catnip for your feline companions: • Serves as both a sedative and a stimulant — Depending on how your cat ingests catnip, it can make your pet either hyper or sedated.

White Pepper Versus Black Pepper: Which Is Better?

White Pepper Versus Black Pepper: Which Is Better?

4 As described in the journal Medicinal & Aromatic Plants: 5 "The black pepper's fruits are small (3 to 4 mm in diameter) called a drupe and the dried unripe fruits of Piper nigrum are known as a peppercorn.

Top 7 Supplements for Heart Health

Top 7 Supplements for Heart Health

Scientists have long known about oleuropein’s ability to fight free radicals and support healthy blood vessels, but only recently has research revealed how effective a highly purified olive leaf extract rich in this amazing plant compound can be at promoting balanced blood pressure, normal cholesterol and triglyceride levels and optimal overall cardiovascular health.

Have a Healthy Valentine’s Day

Have a Healthy Valentine’s Day

That’s great, except for the pressure to get the right gift and the stress of figuring out how not spend your day gorging on a fancy French dinner and pounds of chocolates.

Absorbent Hygiene Products Are Full of Toxic Chemicals

Absorbent Hygiene Products Are Full of Toxic Chemicals

Alexandra Scranton, Women's Voices for the Earth’s director of science and research, says tampons 2 "are not just your average cosmetics because they are used on an exceptionally sensitive and absorbent part of a woman's body.” Tampons, Pads and Diapers Polluted With Phthalates and VOCs A recent study published in Reproductive Toxicology 3 confirms the results of a previous study 4 from 2014 demonstrating how the feminine care industry sells products containing harmful chemicals, including pesticides, fragrances, dyes and preservatives.

Grocery-store dieticians may help hypertensive patients improve their eating habits

Grocery-store dieticians may help hypertensive patients improve their eating habits

Watowicz conducted the study, Nutrition Counseling for Hypertension Within a Grocery Store: An Example of the Patient-Centered Medical Neighborhood Model , for her dissertation at Ohio State University.

Cigarette Butts — The Top Pollution Item

Cigarette Butts — The Top Pollution Item

Although some experts advocate for the development and implementation of biodegradable filters, others believe these also contain toxins that take a long time to degrade, and biodegradable cigarettes may increase littering as smokers feel “permitted” to drop them into the environment.

Study Shows Toxic Pesticide Levels in Families Dropped by 60% After One-Week Organic Diet

Study Shows Toxic Pesticide Levels in Families Dropped by 60% After One-Week Organic Diet

Farmers and farmworkers growing our nation's food and the rural communities they live in have a right not to be exposed to chemicals linked to cancer, autism and infertility." — Kendra Klein, PhD, Friends of the Earth "This study shows that organic works," said study co-author Kendra Klein, PhD, senior staff scientist at Friends of the Earth.

Toxic Cruise Air

Toxic Cruise Air

Daniel Rieger, a transport officer at German environment group Nabu, says, “One cruise ship emits as many air pollutants as five million cars going the same distance because these ships use heavy fuel that on land would have to be disposed of as hazardous waste.”3 The highest readings on the ships were seen at the back, in the area near the smokestack.

Rubber Chicken Recalled

Rubber Chicken Recalled

The rubber is believed to have come from a seal on a piece of equipment, which was pinched during processing and ended up in the nugget "blend." 1 According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), the recall is due to contamination with "extraneous materials," and although no adverse reactions have been reported, you should not consume them.

Health Chief Denies Vaccine Injuries Occur

Health Chief Denies Vaccine Injuries Occur

In what has become known as "vaccine court," the U.S. Court of Federal Claims in Washington, D.C. handles vaccine injury and death petitions filed in the VICP when the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Department of Justice oppose awarding federal compensation to a vaccine victim.

Nearly Half of American Adults Have Cardiovascular Disease

Nearly Half of American Adults Have Cardiovascular Disease

Research has shown that eliminating high blood pressure could have a larger impact on CVD deaths than the elimination of all other risk factors among women and all except smoking among men." Cholesterol Is Not a Culprit in CVD While I agree with four of the AHA's suggestions, high cholesterol has been repeatedly found to not be a risk factor for cardiovascular disease, and higher cholesterol may actually be healthier than lower levels .

Fruit Juices Are Often Loaded With Arsenic and Lead

Fruit Juices Are Often Loaded With Arsenic and Lead

Problems vary depending on the type, as well as the age and body weight of the child and the amounts they’re exposed to, but those mentioned by Consumer Reports are quite disturbing, and it’s by no means a complete list: In fact, during Consumer Reports’ testing, researchers found seven juices with enough heavy metals to cause potential harm if children should consume more than 4 ounces per day, or one-half cup.

Can You Eat Marigolds?

Can You Eat Marigolds?

Once dried, the flowers can also be rehydrated for use in salads, salsas, scrambled eggs and frittatas, adding color, flavor and health benefits. Calendula Oil 34 Ingredients Procedure Put your desired amount of dried calendula petals in a clean, dry glass jar.

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