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Pineal Gland: What Affects It and How to Activate and Stimulate It

The pineal gland, which is located at the centre of the brain, is responsible for the production of a serotonin derivative known as melatonin; a hormone that helps to regulate and keep a healthy circadian rhythm (which regulates your sleep patterns), but

The Silent Pandemic that Kills and What You Can Do About It

Chronic Inflammation is a silent epidemic; a plague afflicting millions of unsuspecting Americans. It is the mother of most major chronic diseases including: heart disease, cancer, obesity, Alzheimer’s and many others. It’s an under the radar, asymptomatic disease— until actual tissue damage and loss of function occurs.There is no single direct test for inflammation. Instead, doctors use indirect methods by measuring blood levels of C-reactive protein, a pro-inflammatory marker, and
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Plastic Everywhere, Even In Human Waste

Home Blog Bulletins Weekly BulletinPlastic Everywhere, Even In Human WasteVolunteers from eight countries around the world agreed to keep food diaries for a week and then provide stool samples for analysis. Lab results showed that all the samples contained tiny bits of plastic. Researchers in Austria who analyzed the plastic identified nine different types. The participants’ food diaries showed that the plastic could have come from food wrappers or bottles, and in six cases may have come from
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The Sonoma Diet

Named after the lush wine country region in California, the Sonoma Diet was created by Connie Guttersen, RD, PhD, a registered dietitian. The plan stresses portion control and healthy eating for weight loss and promises a smaller waist and improved health in only 10 days.The Sonoma Diet mirrors the Mediterranean diet, which means it emphasizes whole grains, produce of many different colors, and the healthy fats in nuts and fish, says Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, author of the Flexitarian Diet and
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Setting Boundaries vs. Making Demands as a Vegan

Not long ago when I came to a women’s gathering, the conversation at the time was dominated by the topics of hunting and fishing. I sat around quietly drinking my sparkling water, occasionally pacing out of the room, thinking that surely the topic would
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Sciatica: Top Ten Natural Ways to Ease the Pain

This past week I've been in training: an experiential intensive on Sciatic nerve pinching, otherwise known as Sciatica.It all started on a day that consisted of seven hours of continuous driving. Three days later, another six hours of driving. But truth be told, it started before that. It's a spot that, muscularly, has given me a history of irritations. As a former dancer, my piriformis muscle has seen better days. Problem is, I'm an overly busy (stubborn?) mother of two with more
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Jain Food Restrictions

Why Jains dont eat Potatoes, Onions, Garlic or any underground vegetables ? Why do Jains refrain from eating after daylight ? Why do they drink boiled water ?These are some of the questions that you always have in mind but dont know whom to ask and sometimes the answers are not convincing enough. I will try to resolve all those queries for you.If you have more questions, ask them in the comments below.Jain vegetarianism is the diet of the Jains, the followers of Jainism. It is the most strict
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Dietary Reformer Sylvester Graham

On July 5, 1794, American Presbyterian minister and dietary reformer Sylvester Graham was born. Graham is best known for his emphasis on vegetarianism, the temperance movement and his emphasis on eating whole-grain bread; he did not invent graham flour, graham bread, or graham crackers, but those products were inspired by his preaching.“Comparative anatomy, therefore, proves that man is naturally a frugivorous animal, formed to subsist upon fruits, seeds, and farinaceous vegetables.”— Sylvester
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What Neopagans Believe

Thou Art God/dessNeopagans believe that divinity is both immanent (internal) and transcendent (external), with immanence being far more important for people to pay attention to right now. This principle of immanence is frequently phrased as, “Thou art God” or “Thou art Goddess.” (The former phrase was taken originally from Robert Heinlein’s classic novel, Stranger in a Strange Land, and the Neopagan organization it inspired, the Church of All Worlds.) Deities can manifest at any point in space
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Granola Bars Feud – Which Bar Gets Into A Dietitian’s Cart?

Recently, there has been a huge rivalry on social media between Clif and KIND granola bars makers on the topic of whose product is healthier. To get a sense of how big it went, take a look at their latest Twitter and Facebook posts and read the comment section. KIND bars contain only four or five grams of sugar while a Clif bar has twenty grams of sugar on average. It seems like the less sugar – the healthier but low sugar options have palm kernel oil which is considered unhealthy as well as
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Humanity MKII: Why The Future of Humanity will be as Purposeless as the Past

The next great stage of our evolution has begun. But what will our successes look like – and will they be that different to us?“In the 21st century,” Yuval Noah Harari writes, “the next big project of humankind will be to acquire for us the divine powers of creation and destruction, and upgrade Homo sapiens into Homo deus.” According to the bestselling Israeli historian, humankind will turn itself into God by using three new types of engineering. Bio-engineers will “take the old sapiens body
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