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4 Reasons to Break a Sweat

4 Reasons to Break a Sweat

4 Reasons to Break a Sweat

Your body has a natural, powerful, built-in system for detoxification that doesn't require trendy juice cleanses or expensive protocols.  All you have to do is sweat!

Doctors, health experts, and fitness gurus tell us that we should break a sweat every day – and for good reason. While sweating has a host of benefits simply because it’s a result of health-boosting exercise, the act of sweating itself heals the body as well. Whether you’re sitting in a sauna, walking on a warm day, or working out, sweating is a necessary bodily function with powerful healing effects.

Aging Is Officially A Disease

Aging Is Officially A Disease

The search for eternal life isn’t new, but how far we’ve come from the Holy Grail, the Fountain of Youth and the hidden valley of Shangri-La, is truly a sign of the times. Today, the crossroads meet between the natural tendency to find an easy way out, and the seductive promise of profits. The quest is on for how to put longevity in a pill. 

Boost Your Cycling Workout With Chocolate

Boost Your Cycling Workout with Chocolate

Yes, dark chocolate is heart healthy. But it can also improve your exercise performance.

Dark chocolate is famous for its heart health benefits.  Now British researchers find it also improves exercise performance in cyclists.[i]

The researchers recruited nine young men in their early 20s who were moderately trained in cycling.

Confirmed: Sweating Removes Deadly Chemicals From The Body

A promising new study confirms that the simple act of sweating may go a long way in removing dangerous industrial chemicals from our bodies.

In a day and age where chemical and radiation exposures from industrial pollution are ubiquitous and virtually unavoidable, it behooves us all to find ways to minimize exposure to them as well as to reduce their complex toxicities.

Drug Free Approach Cuts Alzheimer's Risk In Half


Drug Free Approach Cuts Alzheimer's Risk In Half

Originally published on DrPerlmutter.com

Easily one of the most dreaded conditions to suffer through as we age is Alzheimer's disease. Currently, conventional medicine has no truly significant means by which to reverse or even stop this blight. However we can have a dramatic impact on how likely we are to develop Alzheimer's, and all it may take is getting up and getting your blood pumping. 

Hot Flash News Flash: What’s New in Menopause Research

Hot Flash News Flash: What’s New in Menopause Research

The list of botanicals that have great value for menopause, including some like black cohosh, which have been demonstrated to be superior to hormone replacement therapy, is impressive. But there are quite a few which are less well known, such as pine bark extract and ginseng...

Most Cheese Products Tainted with Dangerous Plastic Chemicals, Study Reveals

A University of Washington study involving cheese products found endocrine-disrupting phthalates present in 29 of 30 samples tested.

Physical Fitness Increases CoQ10 Levels in the Elderly

Numerous studies show that the elderly have increased oxidative stress and impaired antioxidant defense systems. As a result, the aging process in general increases with aging as a result of this double whammy. And, in addition to the aging faster, the combination of increased oxidative stress and impaired defenses also increases inflammation and the progression of many other disease processes

Preventing Cancer at the Molecular Level

Preventing Cancer at the Molecular Level

Preventing Cancer at the Molecular Level

A Presentation by Charles Bens, PhD.

The 9th Annual Evidence-based Complementary And Alternative Cancer Therapies Conference

February 25-27, 2016 West Palm Beach, Florida

Charles Bens, PhD explores causes, risks, and prevention of cancer in this presentation from the Complimentary and Alternative Cancer Therapies Conference.

Science Short: Brain Garbage, Breath & Yoga

The glymphatic system is the lymphatic system of the brain and it has an exciting relationship to yoga.

You may have heard of the lymphatic system, which is the network of vessels that removes wastes and toxins from the other organs of the body. Glymphatic is the word lymphatic combined with the word glia, which are the cells in the brain that had an unknown function until recently.

Glia are non-neuronal cells of the brain and nervous system. They do not transmit signals via an electrical event - called action potential - but function rather like connective tissue in the brain.

Wait, huh? I mean it's true but the above knowledge is not going to inform your yoga classes.

The Amazing Health Benefits of Dancing

The evidence-based health benefits of dancing are numerous and profound. In fact, if dancing were a drug it would be considered unethical not to use it.

The Science Behind Kundalini Yoga

You've probably heard about the health benefits of yoga, but did you know there is an ancient practice called the "mother of all yogas" that can reverse symptoms of anxiety and stress in as little as three minutes? 

“Green Exercise” Boosts Workout Results

"Green Exercise" Boosts Workout Results

Exercising in the great outdoors causes an increase in self-esteem, a better mood, and reduction of blood pressure and anxiety.  However, you can still get the benefits of an open air workout when you're stuck inside. 

You already know that getting to the gym or doing some physical activity can bring a long list of health benefits.  It's linked to better moods, less stress and anxiety, improved self-esteem, better sleep, and just feeling better overall. 

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