Iron in the Vegan Diet by Reed Mangels, PhD, RD From Simply Vegan 5th Edition Summary Dried beans and dark green leafy vegetables are especially good sources of iron, even better on a per calorie basis than meat. Top 8 Supplements to Boost Your Pineal Gland Function Anna Hunt, Staff WriterWaking Times The pineal gland, an endocrine gland located in the brain, is said to be the seat of the soul. Also referred to as the Third Eye, this small gland is believed to be involved in reaching higher levels of consciousness, acting as a gateway to dimensions beyond our brain-created reality. To learn more about the pineal gland, see: What is the Pineal Gland? For the people that seek to fully activate their spiritual potential and tap into the power of the pineal gland, one must begin by strengthening its function though detoxification and proper nutrition. Researchers are finding that in many people, due to our poor diet with pesticide and chemical-laden foods and environmental toxins such as fluoride in our water, the pineal gland and our entire bodies are becoming exposed to many more toxins and nano-organisms than ever before.
The Correlation Between Proper Nutrition and Longevity Longevity & Nutrition Our longevity is directly linked to the quality of our nutrition. Nutrition affects not only the condition of our bodies, but also the well being of our minds. Vegetarian Journal 2006 Issue 2 Vegetarian Journal 2006 Issue 2 by Melissa Wong Can someone follow a vegan diet and stay within a strict financial budget? The answer is yes! The following meal plans were devised for three specific populations: young adults, older adults, and a family of four. If you do not fit into one of these categories, you may still use the ideas in this article to develop a meal plan that is just right for you.
Nursing Schools : LPN RN BSN MSN : Online Nursing Degree Vegans are frequently misunderstood as fringe eaters with an unnatural passion for animal rights. While many vegans do feel passionately about animals, its time for others to see that a vegan diet and lifestyle go way beyond animal rights. Following a healthy, balanced vegan diet ensures a host of health benefits as well as prevention of some of the major diseases striking people in North America. Read these blogs to find out about the health benefits or going vegan or just provide better information to your patients. Nutrition
PMS? No Problem. Top 9 Foods that Ease Aunt Flo’s Monthly Visit Back in the day—like, in pre-modern times—women used to go to menstruation huts, where during their periods, they were separated from the the rest of the community. In some cultures it was done out of fear, in others it was done out of respect, either way, fast forward to today and we get no said huts. No, during this time in history we have to interact with everyone regardless of the cramps, the bloating, the irritability that can occur. Luckily though, there are foods designed to help ease any symptoms that might arise while Aunt Flo is in town.
Brain cell regrowth linked to benefits of exercise, sexual behaviors and reproductive issues Tampa, Fla. (Mar. 10, 2011) – Two studies published by an interdisciplinary team in the current special issue of Cell Transplantation (20:1) (free to read), link the regrowth of key adult brain cells (neurogenesis) in two critical areas of the brain to both the benefits of exercise as a stress reducer and also to sexual behavior and reproductive issues. The two studies reviewing the causes and impacts of neurogenesis came out of a recent Pan Pacific Symposium on Stem Cell Research held in Taichung, Taiwan. Until the 1960s, the idea that the adult brain could experience neural cell re-growth was not accepted; research over the next 30 years confirmed that adult brain cells could, and did, in fact, regenerate.
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Post Punk Kitchen recipes Post Punk Kitchen recipes New to vegan baking? New to PPK? New to baketivism? BEET Your Way Back To A Healthier Body Sayer Ji, Green Med InfoWaking Times In an era where clever marketing has transformed exotic berries, tubers and plant extracts from geographically distant regions into “super foods,” ostensibly better (and that much more expensive!) than culinary standards found at your local supermarket, e.g. garlic, onion, and kale, we should be reminded that the true nutritional super heroes are too busy performing anonymous feats of healing to garnish that kind of attention.
'Miracle Grass' Encourages Longevity While Dispelling Disease By Carolanne Wright Contributing Writer for Wake Up World More potent than ginseng, jiaogulan is a powerful antidote to aging, cancer, cardiovascular disease, stress and fatigue. It even helps to maintain proper weight. Known as an immortality elixir, this herb has been used for centuries throughout Asia. 7 Superfoods for Your Health Were you under the assumption that a superfood is some type of strange and foreign melon from an exotic, far-off country? If so, I’m happy to inform you that superfoods come in many shapes and varieties, and some of these foods are probably in your kitchen right now! Checkout our list of delicious superfoods with phenomenal health benefits and tasty appeal.