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Collapse (Full Movie) 60 percent of China's drinking water too polluted to drink; this is where many of your herbs, protein powders and superfoods are grown - Garlic: One of nature's greatest disease fighters - Monday, May 12, 2014 by: Michael RavensthorpeTags: Garlic, Allicin, Herbs (NaturalNews) The pungent and aromatic herb, garlic, has a well-documented history of human use for over 5,000 years. The ancient Egyptians, for instance, would regularly incorporate garlic into their meals or utilize it as a medicine. Today, garlic remains a staple in the Mediterranean diet and it is frequently used as a seasoning in its native central Asia. The ancient healing systems of India and China also utilize garlic and often recommend it to people suffering from sickness and disease.

The average garlic bulb contains very few vitamins, minerals, protein or fiber compared to other plant foods. It is, however, packed with some truly special bioactive compounds -- and these compounds are almost single-handedly responsible for garlic's significant medicinal properties. List of health benefits Rich in allicin -- Most of garlic's greatest health benefits stem from its allicin content. Eat These for Your Eyes. By Dr. Mercola Failing vision is often accepted as a natural part of aging, but it’s really more of a side effect of our modern lifestyle. Aging does not automatically equate to decreased vision, provided you’ve properly nourished your eyes through the years. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the most common cause of blindness among the elderly, followed by cataracts. The pathology of both of these conditions has been attributed to free radical damage, and the condition is in many cases largely preventable through an antioxidant-rich diet.

Certain health conditions, such as obesity and diabetes, can also have a detrimental impact on your eyesight, and these too are primarily lifestyle-driven. Black Currant—A Notch Above the Rest When it comes to whole foods that nourish your eyes, black currant appears to be a cut above the rest. Anthocyanins are flavonoids, and the health benefits of these antioxidants are extensive. Bilberries, Another Powerhouse Food for Eye Health Dr. Search. Search. Store Receipts on Thermal Paper Can Transfer BPA. Would you like a receipt with that? Well, maybe not. A study finds that when store receipts contain the hormone-altering chemical BPA it can pass on thru the skin. BPA is typically used in plastics and the lining of canned goods but it also coats many receipts issued at supermarkets and gas stations. Of course, it’s cashiers rather than customers who are most affected, since cashiers handle receipts throughout each day. BPA is linked to reproductive issues, cardiovascular disease and cancer.

For the study, 24 volunteers handled receipts for two hours. The peak levels of BPA in the urine of receipt handlers were still lower than from people after they ate soup from cans with BPA linings. —Dina Fine Maron [The above text is a transcript of this podcast.] Could Mushrooms Be The Savior To The World’s Radiation & Petroleum Footprint? Listen To This Remarkable Lecture.

Here is an eye opening lecture – ‘The Future is Fungi’ from passionate mycologist Paul Stamets who has devoted over 30 years to the study of fungi. His decades of work reveal it to be an incredibly robust and transformational organism. This intelligent, organic technology could be a crucial accomplice in reducing the footprint across our planet.

Stamets details how we are “more closely related to fungi than any other kingdom”. Fungi are our proto-ancestors and were the first organisms on the planet 1.3 billion years ago. The fact that mushrooms have withstood the catastrophic extinction events that wiped other species off the earth is testament to fungi’s resilient nature and essential connection to the biosphere. Mushrooms yield a vast array of what Stamets calls “mycological solutions”. Some species of mushroom can absorb diesel and petroleum waste leaving behind a fresh, renewed patch of soil that can host new plant life. Author’s Bio: Rachel Wylie. Study Finds Turmeric Is As Effective As Prozac For Treating Depression. Researchers with the Department of Pharmacology of Government Medical College in Bhavnagar, Gujarat, India performed a study comparing the effects of turmeric (curcumin) and Prozac (fluoxetine).

The randomized and controlled clinical study determined turmeric was as effective as Prozac in treating major depressive disorder. Turmeric treatment was also absent of dangerous side effects often found in Prozac use. The objectives of the trial was to compare the efficacy and safety of curcumin with fluoxetine (Prozac) in patients with major depressive disorder (MDD). The study observed 60 patients diagnosed with MDD. Turmeric is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant of the ginger family. According to the study: We observed that curcumin was well tolerated by all the patients. This marks the first published study using a randomized and controlled clinical trial which indicates the efficacy of turmeric (curcumin) in treating serious depression.

Sources: Take The 30 Days of YOU Challenge! The Mother Of All Antioxidants. A taste sensation: Growing your own herbs in a limited space. Herb garden. Photograph: Graham Turner/The Guardian Toss chive flowers, wild rocket, french parsley, crunchy purslane and spicy mustard leaves with lettuce, and you have a salad to suit all palates. Herbs fulfil everything one needs in a garden: they look good, taste good and do you good.

What more can you ask of a plant? Growing for the table is short-term gardening; you can experiment and be optimistic, for there is "always next year". A herb container Choose herbs you will use often in the kitchen. For an average-size windowbox, select three plants; choose carefully, and you can plan for a perennial to spread into the space vacated by an annual or biennial. For perennial and shrub herbs, or a mix of perennials and annuals, use a soil-based potting compost of organic topsoil mixed with composted bark or John Innes.

A herb garden First choose your site; it should have an area in full sun and another in semi-shade. I have often been asked, "Is it really necessary to prepare the soil? Diet Insider | 15 Significant Benefits of Water You Didn’t Know About. Everyone seems to have heard that water is a vital element and we need to drink a certain amount each day to maintain good health. Scientists have confirmed that although some people need less than others, every organism on earth requires water in order to survive. Water is essentially the stuff of life, and is important to enable living things to thrive. However, water is vital for many other reasons and holds a number of hidden benefits. The following list contains fifteen reasons to make water a top priority in your life. Humans are made up of about 60% water. Every time you sweat, breathe or use the bathroom you are expelling water from your body.

We must replenish the supply in order for our bodies to continue to function effectively. Some people have problems consuming the recommended eight glasses of water a day as it is not the most exciting or tasty drink on offer. Along with alcohol, this type of beverage is known as a diuretic which increases your urge to pee. Curing disease with a 9-volt battery: The Bob Beck Protocol | Quality of Colloidal Silver and PPM. Altered States * Colloidal Silver, most practical methods of making & using it. Ten ways to use colloidal silver's amazing healing abilities. (NaturalNews) Colloidal silver consists of silver atoms suspended in distilled ion-less water. The particles of silver are small enough to penetrate on a cellular level and destroy pathogens of all types, including bacteria, fungal spores, parasites, and viruses. Not only does silver get rid of pathogens, it helps promote rapid healing of the tissues infected or destroyed.

Most burn centers use various forms of silver and silver soaked bandaging for burn victims. You can buy colloidal silver online or in good health food stores or make your own cheaply and easily. Colloidal silver has many applications and is easy to apply. It has no adverse side effects. It leaves beneficial bacteria intact. The Medical Mafia has a tendency to blow up rare incidents of minor adverse effects from natural remedies and blow them up as scare tactics while ignoring the hundreds of thousands of annual adverse side effects from correctly prescribed pharmaceuticals.

Sources for this article include: Colloidal silver is an antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral miracle. (NaturalNews) Silver has been used since ancient Greek and Roman times as an antimicrobial, for preserving foods and liquids and medicinally. Then, in the early Twentieth Century, allopathic medicine monopolized all medical practice, favoring only synthetic pharmaceuticals.

As the medical monopoly's antibiotic wave began to lose favor among some, silver products in the form of liquid particle suspensions (colloidal) and ionic homemade solutions began re-emerging. During the 1980s, lab testing at Syracuse University and the UCLA School of Medicine demonstrated how colloidal silver was highly effective against bacteria, viruses, and fungal organisms, even those that had become resistant to antibiotics. [1] Even antibiotic resistant bacteria such as MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus), which has plagued hospitals with serious, sometimes lethal infections over the past couple of decades, don't stand a chance against silver ions or nano-particles. It's even worse in Europe. Mānuka honey. A native bee visits a mānuka flower (Leptospermum scoparium). Mānuka honey is a monofloral honey produced in New Zealand and Australia from the nectar of the mānuka tree. It has demonstrated antibacterial properties in vitro, but there is no conclusive evidence of benefit in medical use.

It is classified under therapeutic goods in Australia,[citation needed] and received approval in wound management from the US Food and Drug Administration in 2007.[1] Identification[edit] Mānuka honey is produced by introduced European honey bees (Apis mellifera) feeding on the mānuka or tea tree (Leptospermum scoparium and/or Leptospermum polygalifolium), which grows uncultivated throughout New Zealand and southeastern Australia. Mānuka honey is markedly thixotropic and has shown the highest viscosity among a range of studied honeys. Food[edit] Medicinal properties[edit] Mānuka honey, alongside other antibacterial products, does not reduce the risk of infection following treatment for ingrown toenails.[11]

5 powerful antibiotics that don't require a prescription. (NaturalNews) Hospital antibiotics have become one of the most over prescribed "medicines" today. As a result people have ruined their digestive systems, and ironically, have lowered their natural immunity to all types of infections in the future. Get rid if infections without the digestive destruction, with these five powerful natural antibiotics. Garlic has been used medicinally by cultures around the world for thousands of years. In fact, it was used in the 1700s to ward off plague. Garlic possesses potent antibiotic, antiviral, antifungal, and antimicrobial properties and is able to help protect and facilitate removal of unfriendly bacteria. The active ingredient in garlic, allicin, is the key component to killing and warding off harmful bacteria.

Colloidal silver has been known as an effective antibiotic for centuries. Searle stated that applying colloidal silver to human subjects has been done in a large number of cases with astonishing results. Sources for this article include: Think About What We Call Food. The Toxins That Threaten Our Brains. Forty-one million IQ points.

That’s what Dr. David Bellinger determined Americans have collectively forfeited as a result of exposure to lead, mercury, and organophosphate pesticides. In a 2012 paper published by the National Institutes of Health, Bellinger, a professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School, compared intelligence quotients among children whose mothers had been exposed to these neurotoxins while pregnant to those who had not.

Bellinger calculates a total loss of 16.9 million IQ points due to exposure to organophosphates, the most common pesticides used in agriculture. Last month, more research brought concerns about chemical exposure and brain health to a heightened pitch. “So you recommend that pregnant women eat organic produce?” “That’s what I advise people who ask me, yes. Landrigan had issued that same warning, unprompted, when I spoke to him the week before. Silent pandemic. “Researchers Warn of Chemical Impacts on Children,” -USA Today, 2/14/14.

Jeffrey M Smith The GMO Threat Full Length • HD. Microwave Cooking: Cancer for Convenience? Paul Fassa, Natural SocietyWaking Times It’s a bit controversial, but you should know that using a microwave oven could be damaging your health. Swiss scientist Hans Hertel did independent research on microwave cooking that was once banned from publication by a court gag order demanded by an industry association. He was told to recant or be arrested. His findings were not favorable for microwave-oven users. Hertel’s research corroborated early Soviet Russian research that led to a ban on microwave ovens, which was lifted after the “iron curtain” fell to increase microwave oven sales. Both Hans Hertel’s research and the Soviet Russian research went beyond the commonly accepted dangers of microwaves leaking into the immediate environment and lowering nutritional value of microwave-cooked foods – two very real consequences of using a microwave oven.

Molecules are Agitated and Damaged Hertel explains how heat is produced from the inside out in microwaves: Gene Damage from Microwave Cooking. How Stuff Works - Corn (Discovery Channel) Codex Alimentarius - The End Of Healthy Food, Minerals and Vitamins. Medical Documentary on Genetically Modified Food - Genetic Roulette - The Gamble of Our Lives. Farmer To Farmer: The Truth About GMO Crops (Documentary)