It’s 2014 now, and more people are becoming aware of the fact that our body actually produces compounds called endocannabinoids, and they play an important role in many processes within the body that help to create a healthy environment. Cannabis activates the cannabinoid receptors in the body. It’s important to note that the best method of ingestion is not through smoke, because this changes the chemical structure of the plant. Cannabis is a powerful key to good health when we eat it vs. smoking it.
According to new research from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), bacteria and other germs are “a necessary part of a healthy immune system” and exposure to germs in childhood will help build immunity to different microbes in adulthood. According to statistics, children who grow up on farms and are exposed to bugs, worms and dirt have exhibited less allergies and auto-immune problems.
Food for thought: Instant noodles contain wax coasting which is in addition used in Styrofoam container. That is why noodles don’t stick each other when cooking. Take a look at what happens to Ramen Noodles when it is inside of your stomach! You will definitely think twice about eating it again!
Believe it or not, you can make many easy delicious meals with kale. Kale offers many health benefits for your body. It is regarded as one of the world’s most powerful superfoods. Kale has been cultivated for over 3,000 years. It was very popular in ancient Greece and Rome.
Kale is loaded with vitamins A and C – essential for visual and immune functions. Additionally, it is the best plant source of vitamin K. Additionally,
Kale is a rich source of anti-oxidants. It is also a good of calcium, magnesium, fiber, iron, folic acid, amino acids, antioxidant flavonoids, and lutein.
EWG ( The Environmental Working Group) analyzed pesticide residue testing data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Food and Drug Administration to come up with rankings for these popular fresh produce items.
The Environmental Protection Agency warns that the consumption of pesticides can lead to health problems such as “birth defects, nerve damage, cancer, and other effects that might occur over a long period of time.” Children are especially at risk of harm from pesticides.
Some time ago sports drinks were presumed to be a healthy choice. They were portrayed as a better alternative to sodas and energy drinks. However, sports drinks are not a healthier choice and the truth is – they are bad for you. They should not be labeled a better option. Most commercial sports drinks contain ingredients that can destroy your health such as high fructose corn syrup, artificial colors and flavors, and genetically modified organisms. You should not sacrifice your health for a quick energy boost. Sports drinks are especially dangerous for your health if you don’t exercise. Since they are designed to boost energy, drinking them and not exercising is particularly bad. See here why you should avoid sports drinks.
Most of us are faced with a burning desire to stamp out morning drowsiness with a cup of coffee. If you love coffee, you don’t just like it, you love it and need it. I am definitely one of these people who treats coffee as necessity. People’s love for coffee is special. For many, it develops over years. With age we appreciate coffee even more. There’s been a lot of buzz on the health benefits of coffee: some say it’s good, and some say it’s bad. So, what should you know about coffee and it’s health benefits?
Who doesn’t want balanced hormones and glowing skin? Really nutrient packed foods will help with this. If we don’t eat get enough nutrients, our hormones get messed up. So whatever you are putting into your body, will either help or destroy our hormonal production? As you know, hormones control our mood, metabolism, digestion, energy, libido and even our skin.
While many women like wearing Spanx to better fit into their favorite clothes or to get a quick self-image boost, not many of them enjoy the tight, restrictive feeling that the shapewear tends to cause. There has been an ongoing discussion in the media about various health risks related to with wearing Spanx, and to clear any confusion around the issue, Huffington Post has interviewed three experts about the concerns associated with shapewear.
Vegetable Oil is not a health food (as many people present it to be). People have been cooking with vegetable oil for several decades and the results are devastating – cancer and cardiovascular diseases are on the rise. Some might argue with me that full fat foods are to blame but it’s been nothing but a low fat culture for many years and the rate of cardiovascular disease and obesity have not gone down.