Increase Your Metabolism and Reduce Stress in Just 3–5 Minutes/Day With Heart Rate Variability (HRV) Training

Our bodies are really good at responding to stressful situations.

If you’re suddenly being chased by a lion, a whole hormonal cascade kicks in that increases blood flow to your extremities (so you can run), increases your mental focus, increases breathing, slows digestion, decreases hunger (food can wait), and decreases libido (that can wait, too).

Although the stresses most of us experience today are different from being chased by a lion, our bodies respond with the same hormonal cascade.

Work stress, financial challenges, interpersonal problems, busy schedules, overflowing

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Prevention of doxorubicin (DOX)-induced genotoxicity and cardiotoxicity: Effect of plant derived small molecule indole-3-carbinol (I3C) on oxidative stress and inflammation

Doxorubicin (DOX) also known as adriamycin is an anthracycline antibiotic widely used in the treatment of several types of human ma- lignancies including haematological malignancies, solid tumors, soft- tissue sarcomas and breast carcinoma [1,2]. The therapeutic potential of DOX is achieved through the processes of intercalating into DNA, inhibiting topoisomerase II, preventing DNA and RNA synthesis [3]. However, the clinical use of DOX is limited due to the development of myocardial toxicity in patients as well as cytotoxic effects to normal cells, leading to unwanted

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What You Should Know About Acacia Rigidula

Acacia Rigidula has recently gotten a lot of attention as possibly a natural source for weight loss. Any potential solution is a welcomed one at this point, with the obesity rates that we currently have in North America. Native to Texas and central Mexica, this herb has been used regularly for generations by Native Americans due to the variety of benefits that it offers. What are these benefits? Here we’ll look at the most important benefits that Acacia Rigidula (Blackbrush) bring to the table…
What is

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Sun Warrior: Tried And True Rice Protein Supplements

Can a rice protein powder perform as well as other sources of protein supplements? Whey has been the leading source of protein for powders for years, though soy and casein are two other popular choices. There are more options available today than ever before and Sun Warrior brown rice protein is getting a lot of attention. Maybe that’s because people are more in tune with their allergies or intolerances. Maybe because there are so many people turning towards a vegan or vegetarian diet. But is

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Getting Started with the Paleo Diet

The Paleo diet is a time-tested and proven way to get back to basics and eat like our ancestors did. Why would you want to do that? Think about it… our ancestors were much healthier than we are. There were no health epidemics like diabetes, heart disease and obesity. They ate much differently than we do today, as they didn’t have a plethora of processed foods pushed at them each and everyday. Continue reading →

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Best Of Chiropractic Adjustments

I have a confession. Even after many years of using and working with natural medicine, I still have an underlying fear of chiropractors. Not the men and women who are part of the appeal. Continue reading →

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Dancing for health

If I asked you to a form of physical activity the body, mind and soul supports invent, you’d be hard pressed to come up with something better than dancing. Continue reading →

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Best Of Aromatherapy News

The key to more energy and can be quiet in front of your face. Before going crazy trying to figure out – take a deep breath. Continue reading →

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Preventive Medicine

The term “alternative medicine” can be somewhat misleading. If you combine it with the word “complementary” as in “alternative and complementary medicine”, the meaning is significantly more accurate. Continue reading →

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Healthy criticism

On this site I have generally focused on the more positive and promising aspects of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). But not every study that examines the benefits of natural treatments produces successful results. Continue reading →

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