By: The Mind UnleashedLocal tourist hot spots in some South Pacific Islands will no longer serve pizza, hot dogs, hamburgers, and sugary sweets in plastic wrap – typical Western junk food – to encourage healthier eating habits among people...
Your favourite sweetener has surprising health benefits.Credit: Science TimesLyme disease seems to be getting more attention lately in the media, partly because it’s very difficult to treat and causes a multitude of symptoms throughout the body. An estimated 300,000...
When you have a headache and the pill you need isn’t at hand, the situation seems hopeless. But it isn’t so.By: Brightside  When you have a headache and the pill you need isn’t at hand, the situation seems hopeless. But it isn’t...
ry these alternatives to protein powder by using whole foods instead.Credit: Simple Green SmoothiesIf you’re a health fanatic, a weight lifter, or even just someone looking to get their daily intake of protein, you’ve probably had protein powder and...
Ditch pharma and try a more natural solution.http://bit.ly/2q82ONLIf you suffer from allergies, you’re familiar with the itchy eyes, runny nose, sneezing and scratchy throat caused by a range of environmental predators. The medications used to ward off these symptoms...
Now that we’re living under a political regime hostile to women's health, there's more risk than ever for those using this essential commodity. Years ago, as a law student, I became so irked about being taxed on tampons and not...
Contamination by genetically-engineered products, such as Monsanto's seeds, can devastate a farm.Small farm in central Oregon. http://bit.ly/2obx37FFarmers in Oregon might soon have to increase defense against Monsanto. The bill under consideration permits farmers to take legal action if their...
The human olfactory response to cucumbers appear to vary. Most people report a mild, almost watery flavor or a light melon taste, while a small but vocal minority report a highly repugnant taste—some say almost perfume-like. Cucumbers vary in...
Garlic is a plant in the onion family, grown for its cooking properties and health effects. It is high in a sulfur compound called Allicin, which is believed to bring most of the health benefits.   Allium sativum, commonly known...
Spinach, along with other green, leafy vegetables, is rich in iron, spinach contains iron absorption-inhibiting substances, including high levels of oxalat e, which can bind to the iron to form ferrous oxalate and render much of the iron in spinach...