Ruan Jooste

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How to grow broccoli | Grow your own

Not everyone would jump at the chance to grow broccoli, but those who do will be in for a treat

3 Simple Ways to Make Zucchini Pasta

The best part? We guarantee you already have the tools to do this in your kitchen.<p><i>This article was written by Gena Hamshaw and repurposed with permission from Food52.</i><p>You may have heard of zucchini pasta, but what the heck are people talking about? Do they mean a pasta dish with zucchini as an …

Cortisol Reduction

7 Adaptogenic Herbs or Adaptogens that Help Reduce Stress - Dr. Axe

Natural medicine has long appreciated the benefits of herbs and <b>food as medicine</b>. One such example of this is adaptogenic herbs, or “adaptogens.” …

Wellness

Restoring the salivary cortisol awakening response through nasal continuous positive airway pressure therapy in obstructive sleep apnea.

2013 Oct;30(8):1024-31. doi: 10.3109/07420528.2013.795155. Epub 2013 Jul 16.<p>1Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, University of Medicine …

Sleep

The Biology of Anxiety

To most of us, anxiety is that uneasy feeling we get when confronted with an uncertain future — it’s fear in the absence of clear and present danger. …

AARP pushing people off Hydrocortisone

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Ashwagandha Reduces Chronic Stress

By Michael A. Smith, MD<p>Herbalists have used <i>adaptogenic</i> herbs like ashwagandha for reducing stress for many, many years.<p>And according to them and …

Amy Cuddy's body language • Eve Out of the Garden

At first I felt a little silly doing this, but it really works. I got the idea from a legitimate study and TED talk. Harvard Professor, Amy Cuddy …

Cortisol and Stress: How to Stay Healthy

Cortisol is closely linked with stress. It is a hormone that works as a key player in the body's stress response and is often measured in research as …

Wellness

How Cortisol Can Damage Your Body

<b>SPECIAL FROM</b> <i>Grandparents.com</i><p>Over the last few years, cortisol has been blamed for a surplus of health problems, including depression, weight gain, heart disease, and lowered bone density, to name a few. But is this really a hormonal horror story or is cortisol just getting a bad rap?<p><b>The Back …

The New Atkins Made Easy

• <b>Author:</b> Colette Heimowitz<p>Atkins simplified—a faster, easier, and more effective plan for healthy, low-carb eating that helps you to start losing weight immediately (and keep it off forever).<p>If you think you know all about the Atkins Diet, think again! With this streamlined version of the classic …

The Blood Sugar Solution Cookbook

• <b>Author:</b> Mark Hyman, M.D.<p>In THE BLOOD SUGAR SOLUTION COOKBOOK, Dr. Mark Hyman shares recipes that support the BLOOD SUGAR SOLUTION lifestyle. In 1900, only two percent of meals in America were eaten outside the home; now it is over fifty percent. Dr. Hyman calls for readers to take back their health …

Sugar Detox for Beginners: Your Guide to Starting a 21-Day Sugar Detox

• <b>Author:</b> Hayward Press<p><b>Beat Your Sugar Addiction Once and for All</b><p>Sugar is an addictive substance, just like caffeine, nicotine, or alcohol. Eating too much sugar can have serious, long-term consequences for your health and your appearance. <i>The Sugar Detox for Beginners</i> will give you the tools you need …

Practical Paleo

• <b>Author:</b> Diane Sanfilippo<p>With more than half a million copies sold, the first edition of <i>Practical Paleo</i> revolutionized the way we think about food and our bodies. Dubbed “The Paleo Bible” by readers, it explained how simply eating real, whole foods and avoiding processed, refined foods can improve …

Who Moved My Cheese?

• <b>Author:</b> Spencer Johnson & Kenneth Blanchard<p><b>A timeless business classic, Who Moved My Cheese? uses a simple parable to reveal profound truths about dealing with change so that you can enjoy less stress and more success in your work and in your life.</b><p>Most people are fearful of change, both personal …

The Paleo Approach

• <b>Author:</b> Sarah Ballantyne<p>An estimated 50 million Americans suffer from some form of autoimmune disease. If you're among them, you may know all too well how little modern medicine can do to alleviate your condition. But that's no reason to give up hope. In this groundbreaking book, Sarah D. …

The 21-Day Sugar Detox

• <b>Author:</b> Diane Sanfilippo<p>"The 21-Day Sugar Detox" is a clear-cut, effective, whole-foods-based nutrition action plan that will reset your body and your habits! Tens of thousands of people have already used this groundbreaking guide to shatter the vicious sugar stronghold. Now it's your turn!<p>Use the …

The Paleo Diet Revised

• <b>Author:</b> Loren Cordain<p>Eat for better health and weight loss the Paleo way with this revised edition of the bestselling guide-over 100,000 copies sold to date!<p>Healthy, delicious, and simple, the Paleo Diet is the diet we were designed to eat. If you want to lose weight-up to 75 pounds in six …

Healing ADD Revised Edition

• <b>Author:</b> Daniel G. Amen, M.D.<p><b>An all-new revised edition of the New York Times bestseller that will help you conquer ADD.</b><p>Attention deficit disorder (ADD) is a national health crisis that continues to grow—yet it remains one of the most misunderstood and incorrectly treated illnesses today. …

The Sociopath Next Door

• <b>Author:</b> Martha Stout, Ph.D.<p><b>Who is the devil you know?</b><p>Is it your lying, cheating ex-husband?<br>Your sadistic high school gym teacher?<br>Your boss who loves to humiliate people in meetings?<br>The colleague who stole your idea and passed it off as her own?<p>In the pages of <i>The Sociopath Next Door</i>, you will …

The Blood Sugar Solution 10-Day Detox Diet

• <b>Author:</b> Mark Hyman, M.D.<p>Dr. Hyman's revolutionary weight-loss program, based on the #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestseller <i>The Blood Sugar Solution</i>, supercharged for immediate results!<p>The key to losing weight and keeping it off is maintaining low insulin levels. Based on Dr. Hyman's groundbreaking <i>Blood Sugar</i> …

Emotional Intelligence

• <b>Author:</b> Daniel Goleman<p>Everyone knows that high IQ is no guarantee of success, happiness, or virtue, but until <i>Emotional Intelligence,</i> we could only guess why. Daniel Goleman's brilliant report from the frontiers of psychology and neuroscience offers startling new insight into our “two minds”—the …

The Blood Sugar Solution

• <b>Author:</b> Mark Hyman, M.D.<p>In THE BLOOD SUGAR SOLUTION, Dr. Mark Hyman reveals that the secret solution to losing weight and preventing not just diabetes but also heart disease, stroke, dementia, and cancer is balanced insulin levels. Dr. Hyman describes the seven keys to achieving wellness-nutrition, …

The Paleo Cure

• <b>Author:</b> Chris Kresser<p>An effective and practical program based on the Paleo lifestyle, customized to fit your needs!<p>As the Paleo movement sweeps the nation, the health benefits of following the lifestyle of our hunter-gatherer forebears are undeniable. But what happens when we hit a wall and weight …

The New Atkins for a New You

• <b>Author:</b> Dr. Eric C. Westman and Others<p>The all-new international bestseller!<p>Think you know the Atkins Diet? Think again. This completely updated, easier-than-ever version of the scientifically-proven Atkins diet has helped millions of people around the world lose weight—and maintain that weight loss …

The Beauty Detox Solution

• <b>Author:</b> Kimberly Snyder<p>Celebrity nutritionist and beauty expert Kimberly Snyder helps dozens of Hollywood's A-list stars get red-carpet ready—and now you're getting the star treatment. Kim used to struggle with coarse hair, breakouts and stubborn belly fat, until she traveled the world, learning …

The Paleo Solution

• <b>Author:</b> Robb Wolf<p>Do you want to lose fat and stay young, all while avoiding cancer, diabetes, heart disease, Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and a host of other illnesses? <i>The Paleo Solution</i> incorporates the latest, cutting edge research from genetics, biochemistry and anthropology to help you look, feel …