We worry about our health, about our heart health, about the chances of getting cancer and increasingly nowadays about getting dementia since we may have seen a relative sliding into Alzheimer’s Disease as they aged. Seldom do we worry or do anything about the health of our joints and yet arthritis and other joint disease is at epidemic proportions. Joints just don’t get the attention they deserve even though we use them for every movement of the body. Even sittingSee More… What You Can Do To Have Healthy Joints
Listening to “Gardener’s World” on Radio 4 right now and they advise using plants to suck in Toxic gases in our homes and dump them into the soil in which the plant is sitting. Other plants work too! So it makes sense to have household plants in your home or your place of work if allowed that can reduce the toxic gases we are exposed to. This has got to be the easiest way to detox ever! This is notSee More… Detox Your Home With Mother In Law’s Tongue
Countries across the world are legislating to protect children in school against the dangers of Radio frequency radiation from routers and WiFi . And that’s fine at school but how about at home? If, like most people, you connect wirelessly to the internet do you sit or allow children to sit near the router? Is there really a health hazard here or is this just another worry buzzing around in your head? Hopefully the short video here will help toSee More… Is WiFi The Biggest Toxic Hazard in Your Home?
Throughout history most people whatever country they live in have based their diet on a small number of starchy vegetables or grains. So in pre-Columbian America corn was the staple and in South America it was corn in some places and quinoa or potatoes in others. In Europe the staples were barley and oats with buckwheat in Central Europe. In the East of course rice is the major food. In the last 100 years however, there has been a hugeSee More… The Abnormal Psychology of Eating Meat
Of course this whole question rests on how you define overweight and how you define healthy. If you find that you are gaining weight year on year and you keep having to buy bigger sizes that is clearly a problem. You are storing too much and not burning enough and your blood sugar control is under stress. You are probably in pre-diabetes or actual diabetes. You may be told that you have “metabolic syndrome” and that is simply a summarySee More… Can You Be Healthy But Still be Overweight?
Obesity is getting more and more common all over the world and the question is why? Are we all eating too much and vegging out on the couch? Is it due to our deficient genes or is there anything wrong with “Western” food and would we all be a lot better off if we eat like Grandma? Looking to Doctors for these answers results in more confusion. Atkins tells us to eat more meat and Pritikin, McDougall and Ornish tellSee More… Here’s the Skinny on Obesity and the Fats in Your Diet!
There’s lots more to detox than smoothies and diets, although you wouldn’t know it from the avalanche of pseudo detox drivel on the Internet. Before detox can really begin you must get the body into Healing mode and that means getting good at relaxation. Here is a very nice Relaxation process with the excellent Sonia Choquette talking you through it. Get comfy this takes 12 minutes and is very soothing. And if you want to learn just how to relaxSee More… Stress is a Toxin Too!
Also see my series of posts on Alternatives to Wheat