Category: Health & Nutrition

Study: Sleep Removes Toxic Chemicals from the Brain

Although we don’t know exactly why, there is no question that sleep is crucial for the brain and overall health. Without proper sleep, the chance of disease and stress increases notably. Now, researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) Center for Translational Neuromedicine have found that sleeping actually helps detoxify the brain, potentially offering clues into dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. The study, published in the journal Science, reveals that your brain has Read more [...]

Therapy Dogs Boost Health of the Sick and Lonely

Most people are familiar with dogs that assist their blind or otherwise disabled owners. Therapy dogs offer a different kind of help. Some pay informal social visits to people to boost their spirits, while others work in a more structured environment with trained professionals like physical therapists and social workers to help patients reach clinical goals, such as increased mobility or improved memory. The POOCH program at Cedars-Sinai is an informal one, started six years ago by licensed social Read more [...]

Everything You Need to Know About Drinking Water

Although nature provides clean water for all organisms on earth with natural springs, human beings today tend to get their water from a tap or in bottles.  Instead of drinking fresh water from nature where it is free, most people are accustomed to buying water from either their government or corporations. If your goal is vibrant, brilliant health, it is essential that you supply your body with clean water.  In a recent interview, health enthusiast Daniel Vitalis compared our bodies' water content Read more [...]

Brain Games: Why Executive Functions are Important, and 4 Games To Strengthen Them

Executive functions are a collection of higher-level cognitive skills which are responsible for your ability to prioritize your selective attention, solve problems, and make proper decisions.  These skills are critical for your ability to restrain undesirable actions while performing appropriate ones. Executive functions are also responsible for other cognitive processes such as appropriate action planning, abstract thinking and rule acquisition, abilities usually related to the brain's frontal Read more [...]

Study: 10 Hours Of Brain Training Keeps Elderly Sharper Even 10 Years Later

Scientists have long known that brain training can help older adults stay sharp, but a new study shows those benefits also have remarkable staying power. The advantages from just a little bit of training — about 10 total hours — can last at least a full decade, according to a large national study called the Advanced Cognitive Training for Independent and Vital Elderly, or ACTIVE study.  Some 2,832 healthy, older adults trained in either memory, reasoning or speed-of-processing skills, Read more [...]

Scientific Studies and Cancer Patient Prove Turkey Tail Mushrooms Cure Cancer

The Turkey Tail mushroom (Coriolus versicolor) is a super-abundant colorful mushroom that grows on dead trees, logs, branches, and has been used for centuries in China and Japan to cure cancer.  Turkey Tail mushrooms can be found growing on wood almost everywhere on the planet. _ The medicinal ingredients in Turkey Tail mushrooms are polysaccharide-K (PSK), also known as krestin, and polysaccharide-P (PSP).  Together, PSK and PSP fight cancer and immobilize tumors by inhibiting cancer cell Read more [...]

Marijuana Cures this 6 Year Old Girl’s 300 Seizures a Week

Suffering from a rare form of epilepsy called dravet syndrome, Charlotte Figi has dealt with violent seizures since she was a newborn - as many as 300 seizures a week.  When more than a dozen pharmaceuticals failed, Charlotte's mother tried a last resort in 2012, and began using Cannabis Oil.  Charlotte, who had been unable to walk, or talk, or even eat, was now playing, and her seizures were down to just 1 or 2 a week.  "[Charlotte] is consistently eating and drinking on her own for the Read more [...]

Black Seed: Successfully Destroys Cancer Cells in Medical Studies

Nigella sativa, also known as black seed or black cumin, is an annual flowering plant whose seeds have been used for thousands of years for their powerful healing abilities.  It has been proven with countless peer reviewed studies to successfully destroy cancer cells.  The range of health benefits and ailments that this natural medicine can remedy is astonishing! 8 Cancer Studies on Black Seed Many studies have been conducted on the anti-tumour effects of Nigella Sativa.  In 1997,  at Read more [...]