Monthly Archives: July 2016

  • kiwi fruit

10 excellent health benefits of the delectable Kiwi fruit

By |July 29th, 2016|

Ay Kiwi!  Sounds like a person from down under eh?  Well, the other Kiwi is a delectable fruit which is now widely available throughout the U.S. and many parts of the world.  And since it’s the middle of […]

What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?

By |July 27th, 2016|

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is the result of many years of research of how the human mind works.  CBT works by changing people’s attitudes and their behavior by focusing on the thoughts, images, beliefs and attitudes that are […]

  • kefir

What is Kefir?

By |July 25th, 2016|

What is Kefir?  Pronounced “key-fur”, as in Kiefer Sutherland, son of dramatic actor Donald Sutherland.  Lest I digress again … we’re talking about the ultimate probiotic, Keyfur … errr … Kefir!

As I understand, many people are unfamiliar with Kefir. […]

  • alzheimer's

Could a vaccine prevent Alzheimer’s in the future?

By |July 21st, 2016|

Could a vaccine to prevent Alzheimer’s be on the horizon?  According to this article in Medical News Today, the potential is definitely real and it’s currently showing promise in pre-clinical trials.  If successful in the early testing, the […]

  • social

How important is social health?

By |July 19th, 2016|

Social health is very important and influences physical and mental health.

Studies show that social beings have a greater longevity compared to the people that aren’t social but isolated.  Isolation in length may cause diseases, illnesses and damages to your […]

What are causes of cardiovascular (heart) disease?

By |July 18th, 2016|

Cardiovascular diseases is the largest cause of death.  The reasons for this are many, but the in large it’s from lifestyles habits of people.  Main risk factors are diet with saturated fat, stress, sedentary lifestyle, and other associated diseases […]

Eight great benefits of consuming Chia seeds regularly

By |July 15th, 2016|

Chia seeds have become one of the most popular superfoods in the health community. They are easy to digest when prepared properly, and are a very versatile ingredient that adds easily to recipes.  Chia seeds are among the healthiest foods on the planet.  They […]

  • fiber

What are the 9 wonders of fiber?

By |July 13th, 2016|

Fiber is extremely important for your digestive system.

The body’s small intestine can’t break down and extract energy from fibres so instead it is broken down in the colon.  People who eat a lot of fiber can process their food […]

  • breathing

Can you improve your health by breathing differently?

By |July 11th, 2016|

Are you breathing correctly?
People often breath in the chest and too shallow and that’s why the breaths can seemed as incomplete.

Normally, we don’t think about out breathing because it’s an automatic process.  However, by being conscious of your breathing, […]

  • vitamin a

5 important benefits of getting enough vitamin A in your daily diet

By |July 7th, 2016|

Vitamin A is a compound that the body can produce only if there’s carotene.  Carotene is a compound that can be found in food.

There are severeal kinds carotenoids.  Retinol from vegetables is considered the most optimal configuration of […]