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Should you nap or walk after a meal?

Should you take a quick nap after a meal or should you take a walk? Both activities have benefits, but one of them yields better results. The typical after-dinner walk, so extolled in the Mediterranean culture, has been the subject of numerous scientific studies. As mediterraneans explain, taking a walk has its benefits, especially if a population has not very healthy habits. The most recent research, carried out by ...Read full article...

What kills viruses, bacterias and fungi while boosting energy?

Coconut oil is a shelf stable product that really does it all. This pantry item can be used (nutritiously) in place of butter, shortening, and cooking oil, and then pressed into duty as a health and beauty aid. One of my favorite things in the stockpile is my big jar of organic virgin coconut oil. And the craziest thing about that? I don’t even like coconuts.  If you slip me ...Read full article...

The Mental Disorder Epidemic Hoax

Prescription drugs do not help in everyday problems, quite the contrary: excessive medication causes more harm than good. Are most people mentally ill? This is a recurrent question every time we see behaviour that seems extreme by today’s standards or that is defined as insane in clinical psychology books. The definition of insanity is not clear mainly because according to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual or DSM V, there are ...Read full article...

Obese and Hungry: How Processed Foods make us Sick

In recent decades, traditional breakfasts, in which teas and coffees have long since made their mark, have mutated in many cities around the world into festivals of sweetened cereals, milkshakes, buns and chocolate cookies with lists of eternal unknown ingredients. This is not something that happens only at the first meal of the day. The diets of millions of people around the world changed from the traditional fresh foods ...Read full article...

Will plasma transfusions be the next great thing to stay healthy?

There seems to exist a waiting list already. They are still looking for investment partners. They are even offering employment to physicians who may qualify for the kind of work they are doing. Ambrosia Medical, LLC is a California-based company that is betting big on plasma transfusions from young people to older folks as a way to add more years to your life. What once was a project that ...Read full article...

The ineffective and irresponsible use of “modern medicine”

Fever is a mechanism of the body used to fight the infection. The inflammatory response of the organism to a serious infection, which appears after the febrile period, is also a way for the body to protect itself from pathogens that, in its judgment, can damage the body. Despite this, patients and doctors repeatedly recommend medicines such as ibuprofen, to calm the fever, thus disrupting the body’s natural mechanism ...Read full article...

Is Another “Little Ice Age” Approaching?

You may have recently heard the term grand solar minimum and Maunder minimum bandied around by the media lately, but what the heck are they talking about? And should we be worried about another Little Ice Age approaching? Well, there are two types of solar minimum. One of them ordinarily happens about every eleven years. In the simplest terms, a solar minimum phase is a period of time in which ...Read full article...

Why not eating fat won’t make you thin

Fat is the most energetic nutrient, and its function is to store energy. ur body needs it and, according to two studies published by The Lancet and Harvard University, fat contains properties beneficial to our diet. The first study consisted of testing more than 130,000 people across 18 countries on all continents, recording their diet through a questionnaire. The findings were that those with a low-fat diet had greater ...Read full article...

STUDY: Chlorpyrifos Insecticide inhibits brain development

The widespread use of pesticides in agriculture and gardening not only affects animals. Exposure to these toxins extends to humans, too. Research led by scientists from Duquesne University in the United States has now discovered that exposure to low doses of the insecticide chlorpyrifos, one of the most used in agriculture in recent decades, negatively affects brain development in frogs. The results of this study raise suspicions about the ...Read full article...

The Fake News Media war on Superfoods

Mainstream media survival depends, now more than ever before, on Big Pharma and Big Agra advertising dollars. The decline in corporate media credibility and the collapse of ratings and trust of these media outlets in the eyes of the public led to a new wave of attacks on everything that threatens Big Pharma and Big Agra’s profits. One the items that threatens food monopolies the most relevant one is ...Read full article...

Spirulina and Moringa to Nourish the World

A food dating back 3,500 years can help end malnutrition. The multiple benefits that this blue-green microalgae brings to health actually pave the way to end malnutrition. Although it has recently become popular – there are those who call it blue gold – spirulina is a living being “so primitive that it is halfway between a plant and an animal. It belongs to the family of the first organisms ...Read full article...

Glyphosate Found in Popular Consumer Products

Monsanto’s fabricated claim about glyphosate’s safety is reminiscent of earlier claims about tobacco, DDT, PCBs, BPA and atrazine. You are what you eat. The typical American diet is hazardous to good health. According to Healthline, “the food we eat is now the nation’s largest risk factor for disease,” adding: “We cannot keep feeding our bodies processed sh** and then act surprised when” affected by serious illnesses and diseases. Some ...Read full article...

This is how Math helps Medicine understand our Immune System

Mathematical models are a key tool in the study of how autoimmune diseases appear and how our bodies can fight them. T type lymphocytes are cells that are part of the immune system of the human body. Its processes of creation and maturation are especially delicate, since any failure can lead to serious problems for the individual. Those problems include leukemia and a number of autoimmune diseases. In recent ...Read full article...

This natural seasoning promotes an overall healthier body

Antibacterial, antiseptic, low-carb and easy to plant at home. Garlic is much more than a seasoning, it is a disease preventing seasoning loaded with nutritional properties and health benefits due to its sulfur compounds and multiple phytonutrients. It is not an accident that grandparents used to hang garlic on strings in their houses. In fact, this is a practice first seen in Ancient Greece, Hippocrates, the father of modern ...Read full article...

Why is glucose essential for brain function?

Glucose is the main fuel that provides energy to the body’s cells and the neurons of our brain which, like that of all mammals, needs a constant supply of glucose to function. Despite this reality, the WHO recommends reducing the consumption of sugar below 10% of the total caloric intake of the day, and even encourages this consumption to drop 5%, because “it would produce additional benefits for health”. ...Read full article...