Guest Post, Latest Health & Wellness News, Mental Health

Overlooked Contributors to Anxiety: The Microbiota, Inflammation, & Leaky Gut

April 22, 2016

Hippocrates may have walked this earth over 2000 years ago, however we are just starting to learn that some of his words are more true than ever. “All disease begins in the gut” has begun to take on a new meaning as modern science has began to  investigate into the microbiota. What Exactly Is The Microbiota? The human microbiota refers to the collection of 10-100 trillion symbiotic microbial cells which are found in the body, mainly in the intestinal tract. Not to be confused with the microbiome which actually refers to the genome of these microbes. The microbiota is made up of over 1000 different species of bacteria, and can weigh up to 4.5 lbs. It aids in digestion for substances that the stomach or…

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Latest Health & Wellness News, Organic Food Savings

Where I Shop To Pay Less For My Organic Food Staples

April 11, 2016

No one likes to pay more than they need to for their food, and I know many people still question the need to pay more for organic food. Whereas for me, organic food is an integral part of my natural medicine regime and so I am more than happy to pay more for organic food because all the chemicals sprayed onto crops I firmly believe will cause you grave problems to health somewhere down the line. And I am not willing to take that chance and be part of the big safety experiment. Because long term safety data is missing for the effects to health conventionally grown food crops can cause. So, in a bid to help to encourage more people to make the switch…

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Latest Health & Wellness News, Natural Health Product Review

TOTM – How Many Chemicals Are You Inserting Into Your Vagina Every Time You Menstruate?

March 31, 2016

  Every time you use conventionally made tampons, you are potentially inserting a whole cocktail of dangerous chemicals into your vagina from; bleach (that give most tampons that glistening white glow), pesticides, GMO’s, viscose, to rayon. Given that your vagina is the most absorbent part of your body – this should be a cause for concern for every woman who cares about her health and future fertility, globally. What Can All These Undisclosed Ingredients Do To Your Vagina? Sanitary towel users are not exempt from the issues surrounding toxic chemicals either, as many of the same chemicals are also used to manufacture regular sanitary towels, which can still be absorbed by your vagina. As the same bleach that is used on tampons is also used…

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