There are a lot of sensational articles being passed around the internet about the coronavirus. Indeed, it seems to be a very alarming virus! We are constantly hearing from the media about the numbers of dead and the numbers of cases reported (nowworld-wide, though the vast majority are connected to Wuhan China in some way).
Apparently, according to scientists, tea drinkers live longer. The study on 100,000 adults finds that those who drank tea regularly lived for an average of a year and a half longer.
Gardening has been found to have many health benefits and is beneficial in reducing symptoms of anxiety and depression.
So getting your hands dirty in the garden can increase your serotonin levels. This is due to a specific soil bacteria, Mycobacterium vaccae, that can trigger the release of serotonin in our brain. Serotonin is a natural anti-depressant that can make you happy. A lack of serotonin in the brain causes depression and anxiety.
Apple Cider vinegar has been used for Medicinal purposes for at least 12,000 years, in Assyria Babylon, used by the Egyptians and it was used by the Greeks 2,400 years ago.
Apple cider vinegar is fermented juice from crushed apples. This fermented juice, is likely to contain vitamins and minerals found in the apples the cider is produced from. These vitamins and minerals include:
Pears are a member of the rose family of plants (Rosaceae). A fun piece of information… a long list of fruits including apples, apricots, cherries, chokeberry, crabapples, loquats, peaches, plums, quinces, raspberries, serviceberries, and strawberries as well as almonds are all in the same plant family of the common rose.
Your first line of defense against toxins is your liver. It functions like a filter in preventing toxic substances from getting into your blood stream. Unfortunately, our lives are full of toxins such as air pollution, pesticides, artificial hormones and more. Thus, our liver has a larger task of removing our body’s toxins and wastes on a daily basis.
Cholesterol does not cause heart disease and trying to lower it with statins is a complete waste of time.
A study involving nearly 70,000 people found no link between “bad” cholesterol and the premature deaths of over 60-year-olds from cardiovascular disease.
Avocados are a great source of healthy raw fat, which is missing in many people today and can actually help with weight loss
Have you ever stopped to check the ingredients and the nutrition facts on your bottle of ketchup before squeezing a dollop onto your food? Recently I was doing some research on the ingredients and what I found shocked me.
We all know that nutrition labels usually list the ingredient that is used the most first. In this case, the ‘tomato concentrate’ is used the most. And for some, it sounds pretty healthy.
However, tomato concentrate is a fancy term for ‘tomatoes that have been heavily processed and contain no nutritional value.