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Do you think baking soda will work for any type of cancer?

Question from a YouTube Viewer of me showing how to mix molasses with baking soda:<p>“Do you think baking soda will work for any type of cancer. I had …

DID You Know?

Foods For Liver: 10 Foods For A Healthy And Clean Liver

Think of your liver like your own personal filtering system: Suck in the bad and spit out the good.<p>"The liver has many important functions that keeps …

Got Milk? No Thanks

Many years ago I decided to go to an Oriental Medicine Doctor (OMD). One of the first things my OMD told me to do was to stop consuming dairy, which he said was linked to a number of health conditions. Reluctantly, I complied. After about two days without it, I noticed something miraculous: I could …

Native Americans

Good night's sleep 'protects heart'

<b>Seven or more hours' sleep a night boosts the benefits to the heart of a healthy lifestyle, research suggests.</b><p>According to a large study, traditional advice on exercise, diet, drinking and smoking reduced deaths from heart disease or stroke, but even more lives were saved by also having enough …

Holistic Medicine

Sleep Health Benefits: A Good Night's Rest Boosts Benefits Of A Heart-Healthy Lifestyle

Sleep has been called the "third pillar" of health, in addition to diet and exercise, and recent research is shedding light on just how important sleep is to a healthy lifestyle. A new study has found that getting a good night's rest actually <i>increases</i> the cardiovascular benefits of a healthy diet …

Asian-Inspired Cucumber Salad

Less than 15 minutes<p>6-8<p>7 Ingredients<p>1/2 cup rice vinegar<br>• 1/4 cup white vinegar<br>• 1 tablespoon sugar<br>• 1/4 teaspoon chili flakes<br>• 4 cucumbers, peeled and …

Onions

Low-Fat Chicken Recipes

Quick meals in under 30 minutes<p>The last thing you want to do when you get home from a long day of work is worry about what to make for dinner. But that doesn't mean you need to make the same boring dish night after night. Try some chicken--one of the easiest and healthiest ways to get lean protein …

The Perfect Skin Diet

<b>Almonds:</b> Hey, guess what? Almonds are seeds, not nuts, and they're stuffed with vitamin E, a potent sun blocker. Volunteers who consumed 14 milligrams of the vitamin per day (about 20 almonds) and then were exposed to UV light sunburned less than those who took none. "Vitamin E acts as an …

Maria Menounos’s Favorite Smoothies | Women's Health

5 raw almonds 1 red apple, unpeeled 1 small banana, frozen and chopped 3/4 cup (6 ounces) nonfat plain Greek yogurt 1/2 cup nonfat milk 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon, or to taste<p>In blender or food processor, grind almonds until fine. Add remaining ingredients; blend to desired consistency.<p><b>Makes 1</b> …

Book Review: Superfood Smoothies

Why are smoothies so popular? Smoothies, a blend of fruits, vegetables, and sometimes nuts or dairy, are the latest craze to promise the fountain of youth in a glass. Inspired by Brazilian pureed fruit drinks, they first appeared in the U.S. in the 1930s, coinciding with the invention of blenders. …

Nutrition

5 Reasons Fruit Isn't Making You Fat

Sugar has been making headlines as of late, with celebrities and trainers alike singling it out as one of the key culprits in America's obesity …

Nutrition

The Greatist Table: 5 Healthy No-Cook Recipes from Around the Web

For many people, mid-July marks the real beginning of the dog days of summer. <b>From here on out, we can expect muggy mornings, hot sunshine, and plenty</b> …

Food

Bacterial Outbreak Linked To Cheese

The CDC is reporting a multi-state outbreak of Listeriosis linked to a soft-ripened cheese. The cheese is produced by Crave Brothers and was sold at Whole Foods Markets. Only five cases have been reported so far, but this outbreak gives us a few things to think about.<p><i>Listeria monocytogenes</i>, the …

Want to Lose Weight? This Is the Amount of Water to Drink, According to New Research

You've probably heard before that water can help you lose weight, right? But can it <i>really?</i> That's what researchers from Nutrition Sciences at the Berlin School of Public Health, Charite University Hospital wanted to know, so they reviewed 11 related studies to find out.<p>Of the 11, they found three …

Can Probiotics Help You Lose Weight?

Probiotics are so hot right now. Every week bring news of another benefit tied to these tiny bacteria (did you know they can affect the way you …

Holistic Medicine

Beat Sleep Deprivation: Simple Bedroom Tricks To Promote Sleep (VIDEO)

It's easy to make a habit of skimping on sleep, but doing so comes with high stakes. Sleep deprivation can increase risk of stroke, cancer and even death. But could something as simple as your bedroom setup be keeping you from serene slumber?<p>Health and fitness guru Lorri Ann Code shared her wisdom …

Late nights 'sap children's brain power'

<b>Late nights and lax bedtime routines can blunt young children's minds, research suggests.</b><p>The findings on sleep patterns and brain power come from a UK study of more than 11,000 seven-year-olds.<p>Youngsters who had no regular bedtime or who went to bed later than 21:00 had lower scores for reading and …

University College London

6 Ways to Revitalize Through Exercise

<i>By Jan Bruce, CEO and co-founder of meQuilibrium</i><p>When you move, consistently, vigorously, a little or a lot, you help your body do what it was designed to do. Pick any activity -- yoga, running, dancing, even just walking, and do it often. You'll reap some big benefits, including help your body …