Malabar Spinach - An Easy-Grow Summer Green That Loves the Heat

Malabar Spinach — An Easy-Grow Summer Green That Loves the Heat

June 23, 2017 | 70,881 Views

And if you live in these climates, it will come back year after year. Reaching heights of up to 35 feet, this dramatic-looking vine yields greens that you'll surely recognize but in a more visually stunning package. They love summer heat and higher elevations, too, and even better, grow relatively unscathed from pests.

How to Grow Basil

growing basil

June 23, 2017 | 13,643 Views

Basil is considered to be one of the most important herbs due to its versatility in the kitchen, but it's also an ancient plant used in Ayurvedic Indian medicine. It's easy to grow if you adhere to a few crucial demands, such as making sure it gets plenty of sun. Read more for additional tips.

Probiotics Help Reduce Symptoms of Depression

probiotics for depression

June 22, 2017 | 114,898 Views

At a time when depression and emotional 'malaise' run rampart, the best solution may not be found in your medicine cabinet or on your doctor's prescription pad. Look here instead to get a handle on your body's serotonin levels for greater happiness and a brighter mood.

Too Many Children Taking Melatonin

melatonin side effects in children

June 22, 2017 | 21,444 Views

Melatonin supplementation may help reset your internal clock leading to a better night's sleep, but its use in healthy children is controversial, especially for long periods. If your child has a hard time sleeping, here's what you should know about melatonin and other options for a good night's rest.

Jump-Start Your Health With Lemon Eucalyptus Oil

Lemon Eucalyptus Oil

June 22, 2017 | 165,250 Views

If you're looking for a way to protect yourself and your loved ones from insects or if you just want to help boost your health against illnesses, take a look at lemon eucalyptus oil's potential benefits.

How Misuse of a Single Paragraph Ended Up Killing 60,000 Americans Per Year

deadly words opioid crisis

June 21, 2017 | 124,815 Views

In 1980, a 5-sentence letter to the editor was published in the New England Journal of Medicine, one of the most prestigious medical journals in the world. It has turned out to have dire repercussions for millions, even today - here's exactly what it said.

The Worst Kind of Meat

worst meats

June 21, 2017 | 42,974 Views

As meat production moved from small farms to an industrial production model, it produced industrial-sized problems, including growth in antibiotic-resistant disease and waterway pollution. Contract farmers may now also face the loss of their farms as corporations flood the market with cheap meat.

The Heroes Who Sunk Lead

lead poisoning heroes

June 21, 2017 | 16,072 Views

Many have worked tirelessly over the years to reduce the neurological devastation lead takes on human health. Some of these real-life heroes include Herbert Needleman, Clair Patterson and Gary Gambel. But the fight is not over yet; I'll give you strategies to reduce the risks you and your family face.

How Organic Is Your Organic Milk?

How Organic Is Your Organic Milk?

June 20, 2017 | 146,556 Views

Just another reason to replace this seemingly healthy food with one that's often demonized. Worse, they're not telling you the whole truth about it, even though it's supposedly organic. This major brand is slipping in what they call a brain-healthy oil, but in fact, it's one that's been brewed in a factory with GMO corn syrup-fed algae.

Factory Farms Consuming the US

factory farm

June 20, 2017 | 15,001 Views

While US food security once depended on the success of small family farms growing diverse, nutrient-rich crops, this system has been largely replaced with a standardized, industrialized agricultural process that churns out cheap, nutrient-deficient food that’s destroying the environment and contributing to chronic disease.

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