Colostrum was brought back to light in the world of sports after the research of Dr. Jon Buckley of the University of South Australia led the Australian Olympic team to put the majority of its athletes on a colostrum supplementation protocol. The team won a disproportionately high number of medals compared to the size of the country in the 2000 and 2004 Summer Olympic Games.
I wish choosing the right coffee was as easy as drinking it, but it's not. If you're a coffee lover who drinks it everyday, these are the things that you should be looking for when choosing your coffee.
It’s Breast Cancer Awareness month! Campaigns are everywhere asking women to get screened for early detection. However, with emerging data stating that the fastest growing cancers today are in people under the age of 35, wouldn’t it be better to campaign for prevention rather than detection?
I have always suffered from repetitive sneezing during my childhood that one time my youngest brother kept counting them and the number amounted twelve sneezes in a row. After the birth of my eldest son, my symptoms only worsened and asthmatic attacks were added to the list. I used to stock up on over-the-counter anti-histamine drugs, which I took almost daily for quite some time, not knowing that I was only masking my symptoms and not addressing the root cause. It wasn't until I changed my...
The story goes that during the European plague outbreak, some time between 1413 and 1722, four thieves whose parents were well versed in the medicinal properties of herbs, were able to burgle homes of the dead and diseased people without being infected themselves.
It turned out that fever is a positive sign that the child’s immune system is working well and responding to bacteria, viruses and all other pathogens that are trying to invade his body and that it is not something to fear.
Most of the synthetic food dyes are derived from petrochemicals, while the 'natural' ones are no better. Over the years, research has implicated food dyes in a number of health conditions, such as hyperactivity, hypersensitivity and behavioral changes among children, as well as thyroid and bladder tumors.
Unfortunately almost all store-bought commercial modeling clay is made of synthetic polymers that contain phthalate plasticizers. Phthalates, which are used to give modeling clay its elasticity, are known to cause nerve system damage, gene mutations, liver and kidney problems, and more.