People Who Talk To Themselves Aren’t Crazy, They’re Actually Geniuses

Written by Gigi Engle “If I were my peach smoothie body butter, where would I be?” I say to no one while I search for my favorite lotion. Then: “Aha! Here you are. You rolled under my bed.” I talk to myself a lot. And I don’t mean only in the privacy of my own home. I talk to myself while I’m walking…

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Herb Used To Treat Diabetes Works As Well Or Better Than Modern-day Prescription Drugs

Written by Science Daily An herb used in traditional Indian medicine to treat diabetes seems to lower blood sugar and insulin levels in a manner similar to prescription drugs, a new study reports. Researchers gave extracts of the herb Salacia oblonga to 39 healthy adults, and the results were promising. The largest dose of the herb extract – 1,000 milligrams…

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Knowing How Doctors Choose To Die Can Change Your End-Of-Life Descions

Written by Stephanie O’Neill Dr. Kendra Fleagle Gorlitsky recalls the anguish she felt performing CPR on elderly, terminally ill patients. It looks nothing like what we see on TV. In real life, ribs often break and few survive the ordeal. “I felt like I was beating up people at the end of their life,” she says. “I would be doing…

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New Mind-blowing Experiment Confirms That Reality Doesn’t Exist If You Are Not Looking At It

Written by The Mind Unleashed According to a well-known theory in quantum physics, a particle’s behavior changes depending on whether there is an observer or not. It basically suggests that reality is a kind of illusion and exists only when we are looking at it.Numerous quantum experiments were conducted in the past and showed that this indeed might be the…

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New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound technology that clears the brain of neurotoxic amyloid plaques – structures that are responsible for memory loss and a decline in cognitive function in Alzheimer’s patients. If a person has Alzheimer’s disease, it’s usually the result of a build-up of two types of lesions – amyloid plaques, and neurofibrillary tangles. Amyloid…

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Missing Link Between The Brain And Immune System Found

Written by Neurosciencenews.com In a stunning discovery that overturns decades of textbook teaching, researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have determined that the brain is directly connected to the immune system by vessels previously thought not to exist. That such vessels could have escaped detection when the lymphatic system has been so thoroughly mapped throughout the body…

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Depression Is An Allergic Reaction To Inflammation : New Research

New research is revealing that many cases of depression are caused by an allergic reaction to inflammation.  Tim de Chant ofNOVA writes: “Inflammation is our immune system’s natural response to injuries, infections, or foreign compounds. When triggered, the body pumps various cells and proteins to the site through the blood stream, including cytokines, a class of proteins that facilitate intercellular…

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21 Uses For Epsom Salt In Your Garden You Don’t Want To Miss!

Written by BestPlants.com There are many reasons to use Epsom salt (magnesium sulfate) in the garden. It contains magnesium one of what growers call the “major minor” elements. It helps speed up plant growth, increase a plants nutrient uptake, deter pests, increase flavor of fruit and veggies, plus increase the output of vegetation. Read on to discover “other” ways to…

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Keep Monsanto And GMO’s Out Of Your Garden — Plant With Heirloom Seeds

Written by Sarah, The Healthy Home Economist Seed catalogs for the upcoming growing season are arriving in mailboxes across the Northern Hemisphere with home gardeners everywhere starting to plan which seeds they will sow in their spring gardens. A positive trend in recent years is the growing number of gardening enthusiasts choosing to plant gardens using organic and/or heirloom seeds. What most of…

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Ancient Heirloom Seedbank Saved From The Destruction Of Civil War

Written by Lizzie Wade When civil war erupted in Syria, Ahmed Amri immediately thought about seeds. Specifically, 141,000 packets of them sitting in cold storage 19 miles south of Aleppo. They included ancient varieties of wheat and durum dating back nearly to the dawn of agriculture in the Fertile Crescent, and one of the world’s largest collections of lentil, barley,…

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Are Nightshade Vegetables The Cause Of Your Arthritis Pain?

Written by Sarah, The Healthy Home Economist It is almost foodie sacrilege to suggest that a group of colorful, antioxidant rich vegetables ubiquitous within the Western diet might not be as healthy as the natural food community paints them to be. This is exactly what this article is going to attempt to do – wade you through the process of…

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$8.99 For a Dozen Eggs. Really, Why? They’re the Best You Can Buy — Why One Company Is Trying to Make a Difference

Written by Jane Black, The Washington Post In 2006, Michael Cox, a chicken farmer in northwest Arkansas, faced a choice that many farmers do: Grow or die. His family had been raising chickens for three generations, first for agriculture behemoth Cargill and then for themselves. Even with 800,000 laying hens, Cox was not big enough to compete: “If you’re growing…

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Chipotle Restaurant Switches To Using Rice Bran Oil — Is It A Healthy Fat?

Written by Sarah, The Health Home Economist Rice bran oil has suddenly been thrust into the foodie spotlight with the recent announcement by Chipotle founder, Steve Ells, that the restaurant chain is now using it for cooking instead of GMO soy oil. Is rice bran oil a healthy choice for cooking and frying?  Is it a fat that was used…

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Here’s How to Download And Delete What Google Search Knows About You

Written by alecope88 Have you ever wondered what Google Search really knows about you? Well, now you can check, as Google has added a new feature that lets you view and download your entire search history. Yep. Everything. The feature, which was spotted by the unofficial Google Operating System Blog — though VentureBeat points out that the function was made available in January —…

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The Cure For Brain Diseases And Many Other Ailments Is In Your Gut

Written by David Perlmutter, MD Researchers are just now starting to link inflammation in your gut with some of the most deadly and debilitating diseases we have. Why are we making such little progress in our attempts to uncover the causes of various forms of brain degeneration? These days we frequently hear about breakthroughs in our understanding of diseases like…

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Large Scale Study Verifies That Low Vitamin D Levels Are Linked To Depression

Written by Mae Chan In the absence of vitamin D, many diseases increase by 1000 percent, especially in the winter months. Low levels of the sunshine vitamin is liked with significant cognitive impairment and widespread chronic pain. According to a recent Finnish population study, higher vitamin D levels have a lower risk of depression according to results from over 5000…

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