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ASHWAGANDHA

Immune System Strengthener, Stress Reducer, and More!

Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), also known as Indian ginseng, has been part of herbal medicine for at least the last 4,000 years. In Sanskrit, ashwagandha means "the smell of a horse," indicating that the herb imparts the vigor and strength of a stallion, and it has traditionally been prescribed to help people strengthen their immune system after an illness. It is renowned as a stress reducer, mind-booster, and performance enhancer.

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I ELIMINATED SALT FOR A MONTH. HERE’S WHAT HAPPENED

I’ve always had a particular difficulty eliminating salt from my diet. Along with caffeine, salt is the one thing that always crept back up in my diet after every attempt of eliminating or reducing it. I don’t have any difficulty not consuming refined sugar, bread, gluten, animal products, oils and processed foods. But salt is another story.

New Science Confirms that Drinking Raw Milk is Remarkably Safe

All of those antiquated government talking points about the alleged dangers of drinking raw milk have once again been debunked, this time by a series of scientific risk assessments recently published in the Journal of Food Protection. A press release published in the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) explains that, based on the results of three new quantitative microbial risk assessments (QMRAs), as well as the review of dozens of other scholarly papers on the subject, raw milk is very clearly a low-risk food that is generally safe for everyone, including pregnant women and young children.

Attention cancer patients: Boost the immune system with one hour of singing

(NaturalHealth365) While never short of anecdotal evidence, scientists now say they have uncovered biological proof that the simple act of singing can give the immune system a much-needed boost. This new evidence gives hope that spending some time engaged in choir singing could be an effective therapy for cancer patients.

Skinny Jeans Can Cause Serious Nerve Damage, and More, Doctor Warns

Wearing skinny jeans may be fashionable and flattering, but doctors are warning tight-hugging denim can cause serious nerve damage.
Doctors have also linked wearing super-tight jeans or “tight pants syndrome” to digestive problems, blood clots, pelvic pain, back pain, thrush, yeast infections and excess vaginal discharge and itching in women.

The benefits of citrus: Four reasons to start your day with lemon water

(NaturalNews) Perhaps you've noticed that lemons, and more specifically, lemon water, have both received a great deal of attention in the alternative health media and on various blogs in recent years. There is good reason for that: As science advances, researchers are beginning to discover more and more about the health benefits of drinking water that contains freshly squeezed lemon.
In fact, scientists have found out that the health benefits may even be better and more extensive when you drink lemon juice in the morning before you've had anything else to eat or drink. These experts suggest that folks who want to maximize the benefits of lemon water should head to their refrigerator first thing in the morning to pour a refreshing glass of water, then squeeze in a half a lemon and down it before they even think about what they're going to fix themselves for breakfast.

‘I just can’t get you out of my head’: how to eradicate earworms

Are you imagining music in your head? If so, it’s probably a certain Kylie Minogue hit. Sorry. But hopefully, once you’ve read this, you’ll be in a better position than you were before to get rid of it, or any other imaginary music playing on repeat in your mind’s ear.

Stupid Ways People Die

Human life is fragile. And of all the ways to die, there are some really stupid causes out there. But how do you rank the top dumbest ways to die? By the most surprising causes of death — football kills 20 people every year, apparently — or the most bizarre? Some things are hard to avoid (although rare), like being hit by lightning strike or trapped by a tsunami, but most are completely avoidable.

6 Ways To Detox Fluoride – A Known Neurotoxin – From Your Body

Sodium fluoride is classified as a neurotoxin – in the same category as arsenic, lead, and mercury, but it’s still prevalent in the United States’ water supply. Here are six ways to detox the substance from your body.