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Migraines Could Be a Sign Your Body is Missing THIS

Posted July 8, 2016
If you’re a migraine sufferer, as I used to be, you probably know the feeling of desperation that comes with the pain, nausea, and vision problems. Some people try remedy after remedy, but never find relief. It can be hard to find a solution because doctors aren’t even sure what causes migraines. But new research suggests the underlying cause of at least some of these agonizing headaches may be a simple vitamin deficiencyRead more.

 

 

Tired but Wired? 3 Foods to Eat + 3 to Avoid to Heal Your Adrenals

Posted July 8, 2016
Your adrenal glands are about the size of a pencil eraser, and sit on top of your kidneys like sentries, on guard and ready to release cortisol, the fight-flight-freeze hormone, when you’re stressed or under threat.  When it comes to healing your adrenals, the idea is to lower stress or reduce the perceptions of stress, or both.  Read more.

DARK Act passes Senate vote, proceeds to final debate

Posted July 6, 2016
The Roberts/Stabenow bill to kill clear GMO labelling has passed the cloture vote in the Senate, 65 yes to 32 no. This means that there will be 30 hours of debate on the bill and then a simple vote, where they only need 51 yes votes, so this means the bill will undoubtedly pass.  Read more.

At Crucial Moment for GMO Labeling, Organic Industry Finds Itself Divided

Posted July 6, 2016
Though agricultural and food industry interests celebrated the proposed legislation they called a “compromise,” dozens of food, farm, environmental and consumer groups penned a letter Monday to members of the Senate decrying what they called “profoundly undemocratic” deal-making. The proposed law, the groups said, cheats consumers and is the product of hidden, back-room bargaining between the senators and industry interest groups.  Read more.

The Health Benefits of Bromelain

Posted July 6, 2016
Bromelain is a protein-digesting (proteolytic) enzyme complex found in the fruit and, in higher concentrations, in the stem of the pineapple (Ananas comosus). It is able to hydrolyze or break down a wide variety of protein types in a range of both acid and alkaline environments.  Read more.

The Most Effective Way to Quit Eating Sugar that Nobody Talks About

Posted June 29, 2016
Your body is designed to naturally regulate how much you eat and the energy you burn. Part of how this occurs is through the release of the hormones ghrelin and leptin.  When you eat a sugar dessert, for instance, your body increases production of leptin, which regulates your appetite and fat storage. Ghrelin, on the other hand, is known as the “hunger hormone” because people given the hormone in a study on grehlin became so ravenous, they ate markedly more than their usual food intake.  Read more.