The microbiome refers to the collection of microorganisms, including bacteria, viruses, fungi, and protozoa, that live in and on the human body. The majority of the microbiome is found in the gut, where it plays a crucial role in many …Read more
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Ketogenic Diet for Alzheimers Improves Brain Function
A ketogenic diet with 70% fat improves brain function in Alzheimer’s disease patients better than any drug ever tested for the disease, according to data presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference last month.
In a pilot study, Alzheimer’s patients …Read more
Ginger – Natural Cure for Menstrual Cramps
Almost 90% of women around the world at some point have severely painful menstrual periods, known as dysmenorrhea. This can lead to lost productivity estimated at $2 billion annually.
Menstrual pain is partially explained by the increased production of hormones …Read more
BPA – Health Risks and Dangers (and why to also avoid BPA-free products!)
BPA (Bisphenol-A) is a pervasive chemical found in plastics worldwide that is being increasingly recognized as a cause of adverse health effects. BPA is part of a class of chemicals known as Endocrine Disrupting Compounds (EDCs) that have especially damaging …Read more
Yoga – 12 Scientifically Proven Benefits
You know that yoga will make you flexible and strong but did you know that it has many other incredible health benefits? Research in yoga is quite advanced and this evidence-based review reveals 12 proven benefits for mind and body:…Read more
Cardio May Not Help with Weight Loss
Trying to lose weight? Doing “traditional cardio” may not be the best approach.
To be clear, if you’re completely sedentary, traditional cardio can be hugely beneficial and will improve your blood pressure, blood sugar, and lipid profile; however, studies show …Read more
PROMOTION – 90% off e-book
For 5 days only, my book The Paleovedic Diet is available at 90% off normal price, at the deeply discounted price of $1.99! At 306 pages that works out to just half a penny per page!
You can find it …Read more
Scientists Grow Full-Size Heart in Lab from Stem Cells
In these posts, I often talk about ancient wisdom and traditional systems of healing like Ayurveda. However, I get equally excited about the latest discoveries in medical research.
Recently, scientists were able to grow a full-size human heart in the …Read more
Dangers of Arsenic in Rice Worldwide
Arsenic is a heavy metal that is a known carcinogen (cancer-causing chemical) and also has adverse effects on the immune system and other body functions. Did you know that arsenic has been found in different types of rice?
A Consumer …Read more
Roasted Pork with fresh figs
Ayurveda always emphasizes being in touch with the current season and using whatever fresh fruits and vegetables are available. One of the great things about California is that we get a variety of fresh produce throughout the year. I recently …Read more