Food Sickens Millions…via Bloomberg.com

October 11, 2012   William Beach loved cantaloupe — so much so that starting in June last year he ate it almost every day. By August, the 87-year-old retired tractor mechanic from Mustang, Oklahoma, was complaining to his family that he was fatigued, with pain everywhere in his body. On Sept. 1, 2011, Beach got…

Meditate The Stress Away

Learn to meditate!  Meditation is the [initially] difficult art of focusing 100% of your attention on one subject or area of your mind. Sometimes it’s difficult to settle our minds, but here are a few tips I’ve picked up on my journey of “mind-body” awareness.   1. Make a mental and emotional commitment to meditate.…

Bloomberg Teams Up With Whole Foods

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been called a ‘socialist’ and ‘commie’ many times in his political career, but no one can ever say he never cared about the children of New York. On August 23rd, Whole Foods Market pledged 57 salad bars to NYC public schools under Bloomberg’s “NYC School Salad Bar Initiative.”…

Wal-Mart and Monsanto Have Joined Forces (*yawn*)

“Genetically modified organisms” (or GMOs) isn’t a phrase that comes up often in American conversations. The preachings by those of who know what they are seem to fall on deaf ears. Thanks to the population boom after the Second World War coupled with increased demand for produce and meat, corporations have come up with an…

Got Milk?

      For the last 80 years, the American population has largely been misinformed and uniformed in their decisions about food consumption. The FDA has misled the community with ridiculous guidelines in the form of public service announcements on television about what we should and should not consume to be healthy. In his Whitewash:…

Fight Insomnia The Natural Way

Been daydreaming about sleep lately? We’ve all been there. Here are a few easy food ideas that you can munch on two hours before bed. I’ve tried them..and they work!     <—–Almonds provide the body with magnesium and proteins. Magnesium promotes muscle relaxation and proteins can assist the body in stabilizing your blood sugar…

GOOD MOOD FOODS

Ever pigged out on ice cream during a break-up? Stuffed your stomach full of beer and burgers after a stressful day at work? You just may be a comfort eater: someone who reaches for food in an attempt to “make them feel better” emotionally. Research in recent years has revealed that the majority of the time when…

Save Money! Start Yoga

In recent decades, Americans have become dependent upon pills. Got a migraine? Pop a pill. Backache? Pop a pill. Stressed out? Pop a pill. Very few people in pain consider alternative forms of medicine because prescription pills provide an immediate and potent result. Well, it’s time to change that! Director Adam Silman and his colleagues…

Crazy Cramps?

Bloating? Fatigue? Irritation? Cramps? Fight back….without Midol! Theres really no necessity to explain the purpose of the cycle but as of late , a lot of my friends have been asking for advice about reducing symptoms of their cycles. In recent years, my cycles have gone from 7-8 days to a maximum of 4 days.…