On the Path to Health: Psychosomatic Health

  It is no secret that what your mind thinks describes your body’s physiology. Recent research has changed this from something that could easily be observed to something powerfully supported by physiological data, expanding the focus of holistic health and holistic healing. It has been shown, for example, that every cell of the body has neurotransmitter receptors, a…

How to Get and Stay Sick for Life

There are strategies, employed consciously or unconsciously, which lead to permanent and lasting illness and general malaise and malfunction throughout life. Those strategies and the common tools used with them to create disease are revealed in this article. If your goal is a lifetime of sickness and debilitation, read them closely.  It is important to know that the…

Do You Have Undiagnosed Lactose Intolerance?

  Lactose intolerance affects an estimated 30 to 50 million Americans today, according to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Many people may be affected by lactose intolerance without realizing it, writing off their symptoms as indigestion or food they shouldn’t have eaten. Lactose intolerance stems from the body’s inability to digest lactose,…

Sleepless Nights Linked with Early Death

In two separate studies, researchers in the UK, Italy and Holland have revealed that people getting less than the recommended six to eight hours of sleep per night have a higher chance of going to an early grave, and that regular sleepless nights could lead to the onset of diabetes. UK and Italian study links lack of…

Crack Cholesterol with a Bag of Nuts

A small bag of nuts a day could dramatically lower cholesterol levels, according to a study by the Archives of Internal Medicine. Various types of nuts seem to produce the same effect, although experts warn against salted or sugar coated nuts, which can have negative consequences for health. What does the study show? A series of…

Top Ten Natural Ways to Remove Heavy Metals

Toxic heavy metals such as arsenic, cadmium, lead, mercury and uranium are pervasive in much of the environment. While it may not be possible to completely avoid exposure, there are many safe, organic and affordable products that help detoxify and eliminate these toxins from the body. This article will explain ten such examples. 1) Bentonite (Clay)…

Trans Fats are a Deadly Ingredient

An editorial in the British Medical Journal is calling for trans fats to be “virtually eliminated in the UK by next year” claiming that reducing the proportion of trans fats consumed by a mere 1% could prevent 7000 deaths each year in England alone. But what are trans fats, why are they used, and why the fuss?…

Easy Tips for Cleaning Green

Scrubbing that bathroom floor, wiping off those sticky counters and mopping the kitchen floor are all important chores we do to keep germs (and dirt!) at bay. But, according to the Environmental Protection Agency, “cleaning products can present several health and environmental concerns. They may contain chemicals associated with eye, skin, or respiratory irritation, or…

Behavior Shaping as Effective as Drugs for Treating ADHD

Behavioral shaping with immediate rewards can work in the same way as stimulant drugs such as Ritalin, Concerta and Adderall to treat ADHD, according to UK based research published in Biological Psychiatry. Researchers at Nottingham University have discovered that for children diagnosed with ADHD, rewarding positive behavior straight away, and penalizing impulsive behavior can normalize activity in…

Get Big Health Benefits for Pennies

Our physicians, the media and even our friends continually tell us what we need to do to become stronger and healthier.  For some of us, all this nudging to make immediate and major lifestyle changes becomes stressful. But there are some smaller things we can change that will make a big difference without hurting our wallets or…