Tag Archives: health

Quotable Quote

16 Aug

“Unless we put medical freedom into the Constitution, the time will come when medicine will organize into an undercover dictatorship to restrict the art of healing to one class of Men and deny equal privileges to others; the Constitution of the Republic should make a Special privilege for medical freedoms as well as religious freedom.” ― Benjamin Rush

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Do your own work

4 Aug

Your virgin olive may not be so virtuous

1 Aug

University Study Finds Fake Extra-Virgin Olive Oils Are Flooding Grocery Store Shelves

Fluoride in cheap teas

30 Jul

Some Tea Bags Contain Frighteningly High Levels of Fluoride! Is your favorite tea one of them?

Watercress greens anti-aging

14 Jun

Natural Facelift: Eating Watercress Will Definitely Put Aging In Check

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You are what you eat – for real

12 Jun

Learn about Gut Flora from research on Hadza Tribe in Tanzania

19 Apr

In Western Tanzania tribes of wandering foragers called Hadza eat a diet of roots, berries, and game. According to a new study, their guts are home to a microbial community unlike anything that’s been seen before in a modern human population — providing, perhaps, a snapshot of what the human gut microbiome looked like before our ancestors figured out how to farm about 12,000 years ago.

“There have been relatively few studies of gut microbiota among humans eating pre-industrial diets, relative to humans eating post-industrial ones,” said Lawrence David, a microbiologist from Duke University, who was not a part of the study. The new study, published today in Nature Communications, is timely and important, David says, because it provides a snapshot of pre-industrial human’s gut microbiota. It also indicates that the ecosystem in our guts adapts not only to our diets but to the environments we live in… read more

http://www.wired.com/2014/04/hadza-hunter-gatherer-gut-microbiome/

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