Your Ancestors Didn’t Sleep Like You


Evidence continues to emerge, both scientific and historical, suggesting that the way in which the majority of us currently sleep may not actually be good for us. In 2001, historian Roger Ekirch of Virginia Tech published a paper that included over 15 years of research. It revealed an overwhelming amount of historical evidence that humans [...]

Your Ancestors Didn’t Sleep Like You2014-11-18T10:44:07+02:00

How to Get Enough Calcium Without Dairy


When our third child started to eat solid foods, we found out that he had a pretty severe dairy allergy. He was born 5 weeks premature (that whole story and my other birth stories here) and I found out that allergies are more common with babies born early or who are given certain medications at [...]

How to Get Enough Calcium Without Dairy2014-11-18T10:44:07+02:00

9 Ingredients You Don’t Want Anywhere Near Your Mouth


Article Source : http://www.mindbodygreen.com was presented by SMARTYPANTS Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com When it comes to how to eat right, most of us are lost. We're consuming far too many processed snacks, and we're not getting enough of what we need, like greens. About 70% of us are omega-3 deficient (which can cause mood disorders, inflammation and [...]

9 Ingredients You Don’t Want Anywhere Near Your Mouth2014-11-18T10:44:07+02:00

Reason Behind Increasing Food Allergies Discovered


The Article was first published in http://www.kcet.org by Rick Paulas Try to remember grade school. (This may take either a few seconds or hours, depending on how far into the vault those memories are located.) Remember when it came time for lunch. Now, try to remember how many times you heard the phrase "food allergy." Photo:sweenpole2001/Flickr/Creative [...]

Reason Behind Increasing Food Allergies Discovered2014-11-18T10:44:07+02:00

The Health Hazards of Sitting


 By Bonnie Berkowitz and Patterson Clark. We know sitting too much is bad, and most of us intuitively feel a little guilty after a long TV binge. But what exactly goes wrong in our bodies when we park ourselves for nearly eight hours per day, the average for a U.S. adult? Many things, say four [...]

The Health Hazards of Sitting2014-11-18T11:08:15+02:00

How Your Smartphone Is Ruining Your Sleep Cycle


A new report shows that using your smartphone right before bed can be bad for your health. Article source: http://www.inc.com/business-insider/using-your-smartphone-at-night-is-bad-for-health.html?cid=sf01001   It's a common habit most of us fall into. Who doesn't send a few text messages or check their Facebook feed one last time before they fall asleep? While it may sound harmless, using your [...]

How Your Smartphone Is Ruining Your Sleep Cycle2014-09-06T15:48:28+02:00