The Benefits from Fruits and Vegetables on Health and Longevity

The Benefits from Fruits and Vegetables on Health and Longevity The benefits from fruits and vegetables in our diet include lowered risk of cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and more. A new UK study has found a strong link between eating more fruits and vegetables daily and increased longevity. Specifically, the study participants who ate between eating 7 or more servings of fruits and vegetables a […]

Stress Causes Sickness: Effects to the Body and the Brain

Stress Causes Sickness: Effects to the Body and the Brain Many people think that illnesses are the result of bacteria or viruses but new medical research has shown that stress can also affect the body. Stress causes sickness in women especially if they are between 40 and 60 years of age. A new population study done at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden has found […]

Barley, Date and Asparagus Salad with Mint Dressing

Barley, Date and Asparagus Salad with Mint Dressing 2 C. Organic Pearl Barley, cooked 18 Large Asparagus stalks Salad Ingredients: 5 Madjool Dates, pitted and chopped 2/3 C. Cranraisins 1 C. Walnuts, rough chop 2 T. Mint leaves, minced 1 T. Lemon zest Dressing Ingredients: 3/4 C. Olive oil 2 T. Mint leaves, minced 3 T. Lemon juice 1 t. Salt 1 t. […]

Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) and Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome

Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) and Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome Mitral valve prolapse syndrome, chronic orthostatic intolerance, and orthostatic tachycardia are each names that reference postural tachycardia syndrome (POTS). POTS is not a new illness. It is caused by a malfunction of the patient’s autonomic nervous system (ANS). Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) 101 The autonomic nervous system (ANS) governs the involuntary inner workings […]

Saliva Cortisol Test and Decision Making Skills

Saliva Cortisol Test and Decision Making Skills A saliva cortisol test can give us a better idea of our bodies respond to stress. A study of 40 healthy females has found that cortisol test levels in saliva are associated with a person’s ability to make good decisions in stressful situations. Researchers at the University of Granada Department of Personality, Evaluation and Psychological […]

Jogging Benefits: Ultimate Stress Defense

Jogging Benefits: Ultimate Stress Defense A new Princeton University mice study that investigated the effects of cold water stress on sedentary and runner mice has found that running calms anxiety by creating vibrant new brain cells and then shutting them down when they should not be in action. This is wonderful new information because the long list of already known […]

Controlling Anxiety is Essential in Adrenal Fatigue Recovery

Controlling Anxiety is Essential in Adrenal Fatigue Recovery Read Part 1 Now! Engage in Supportive Relationships Continual engagement in unsupportive relationships poses a risk for individuals with Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome (AFS), as the resulting stress delays the healing process. Research has demonstrated that interpersonal conflicts leading to feelings of social rejection, loneliness, and social isolation have been shown to delay recovery from illness […]

Healthy Chia Coconut Milk Pudding Snack

Healthy Chia Coconut Milk Pudding Snack Chia seeds are easier to digest and use than flax seeds. It is also high in Omega-3 fatty acids. Chia seeds can form a bulky gel by absorbing 10 times their weight in water, so it has been known to reduce food cravings and help ones feel full faster making an excellent snack. Ingredients: Group […]
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