“Better brain power with coconut oil – Complementary Med. Association

Coconut is the fruit of the coconut palm. The oil of the nut (fruit) is used to make medicine. Coconut oil is high in a saturated fat called medium chain triglycerides. These fats work differently than other types of saturated fat in the body.

Research on the effects of these types of fats in the body is very preliminary.

Coconut oil is used for diabetes, heart disease, chronic fatigue, used topically for psoriasis and a skin moisturizer,  Crohn’s disease, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), Alzheimer’s disease, thyroid conditions, energy, and boosting the immune system. Ironically, despite coconut oil’s high calorie and saturated fat content, some people use it to lose weight and lower cholesterol.

Canadian researcher, Stephen Cunnane studies brain metabolism at Universite de Sherbrooke. Using PET scans, he found that ketones are indeed a possible alternative brain fuel… suggesting that the brain is slowly starving as  Alzheimer’s disease progresses.

If you provide an alternative fuel to replace the loss of glucose in the aging brain, the coconut oil may rejuvenate the brain.

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“14 ways to reduce breast cancer risk” Complementary Medicine Assoc.

  1. Radically reduce your intake of sugar/fructose and processed foods.
  2. Optimize your vitamin D3 level.
  3. Make intermittent fasting part of your lifestyle.
  4. Maintain a healthy body weight.
  5. Exercise at least 3 times per week.
  6. Get plenty of high-quality animal-based omega-3 fats, such as those from krill oil. Omega-3 deficiency is a common underlying factor for cancer.
  7. Drink a pint to a quart of organic green vegetable juice daily. Avoid drinking alcohol, or limit your drinks to one a day for women.
  8. Get proper sleep.
  9. Eat organic when possible, Follow a Mediterranean diet
  10. If you have children breastfeed exclusively for up to six months. Research shows this will reduce your breast cancer risk.
  11. Avoid excessive iron levels.
  12. Eat flax seeds. The phyto-estrogens protects against breast cancer more effectively than any other food we know of, but may also shrink breast tumors. Lilian Thompson’s research at the University of Toronto shows that flax seeds and estrogen-positive tumors shrank in every woman given flax seeds for three weeks.
  13. Reduce your physical and emotion stress. How stressed are you? -take the free quiz.
  14. Stay well hydrated.

Mediterranean diet  is  “abundant in plant foods, fresh fruit as the typical daily dessert, olive oil as the principal source of fat, dairy products (principally cheese and yogurt), and fish and poultry consumed in low to moderate amounts, zero to four eggs consumed weekly, red meat consumed in low amounts, and wine consumed in low to moderate amounts”. Total fat in this diet is 25% to 35% of calories, with saturated fat at 8% or less of calories.

Reference: mercola.com

 

“Decrease corporate stress improve corporate health”

UK Research by charity Mind has found that work is the biggest cause of stress in people’s lives. With the deepening economic crisis, mental health issues linked to work are on the rise.

One in six people of working age in the UK are considered to have mental health conditions, ranging from stress and anxiety and those with depression, which is relatively common, to those with rarer disorders such as schizophrenia.

It would make good economic sense for businesses to become proactive and hire health care providers that specialize in relieving stress. This move could easily provide a cost effective to lower stress.

For more information about how your company could save money and improve your employees health.Take our quiz and get free tips.

 

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“What creates the jolt in energy drinks?”

Energy drinks boost energy by using caffeine, taurine, vitamins, herbal supplements, sugar and sweeteners . Other lessen known ingredients in these drinks include gum arabic, pyridoxine hydrochloride, Inositol and Cyanocobalamin and about 16 other chemicals.
Only 80 mg to 215 mg per can  are Caffeine in comparison to a 12-ounce Pike Place Roast Starbucks Coffee weighing in with 260 mg.

One study found that 30-50 percent of adolescents and young adults regularly drink energy drinks.  Are these drinks encouraging are young people to become addicted to the “jolt” rather than building quality adrenal energy?

Stick to quality water to boost energy and mental clarity,
Cited huntingtonpost.com

 

Bye Bye grey hair

Getting rid of that gray hair without toxic dyes…Researchers in the the FASEB Journal have found that hair grays because of oxidative stressdue to the huge accumulation of hydrogen peroxide in the hair follicles. This causes bleaching from the inside out. So a new treatment using topical UVB-activated compound called PC-KUS (a modified pseudocatalase). For more information: 
In the future, sudden loss of the inherited skin and localized hair color won’t have the same devastating affects on the health of so many.

“Bacteria die on cicada wings-new treatment?”

Researchers have found that cicada wing structure able to kill bacteria on contact.
Researchers find cicada wing structure able to kill bacteria on contact
Below is an enlarged Cicada (P. claripennis) wing surface. Credit: Biophysical Journal, doi:10.1016/j.bpj.2012.12.046 (Phys.org)
A combined team of researchers from Spain and Australia believe their research shows the first known Researchers find cicada wing structure able to kill bacteria on contact (w/ video)occurence of a natural chitin biomaterial that can kill bacteria on contact. It seems to kill the bacteria through simple surface contact.
(Could this be a natural “cure for Monsanto ruling the world?- editor’s note.
Scientists in Biophysical Journal explained howthe Clanger cicadas have nanoscale sized pillars on their wings that trap and slowly kill bacteria by pulling their cells apart.  Sounds like the basis for the next Sci-Fi movie blockbuster.

“Cell talk – read yourself like a book” – M. Wolken – Comp. Med. Assn.

Do you want to know how your body communicates?Mary Wolken, PhD

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Can you create better communications

between body, mind and heart cells?

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CMA  is launching a new cell communication training series. It is designed to create tools for you to understand how your body communicates.

The more effective you become at understanding these cell messages the healthier, happier and creative you will become.

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Mary Wolken is the Ex. Director of Complementary Medicine Association (CMA) and the trainer for this unique online  series “Cell Talk the many ways your body is calling you to be the best you can be”

This program is for you if you are motivated, but tired and frustrated of not doing the special work you came to do on this earth.   Program begins as soon as you have been accepted.

“Help support organics”

An Open Letter to the Organic Community from Ronnie Cummins

After 45 years of hard work and grassroots struggle, the organic community has built up a $30 billion organic food and farming industry and community. But 10% annual growth isn’t enough to avert the public health, environmental and climate crisis ahead – a crisis caused in large part by industrial agriculture. The first step toward an Organic Alternative is to pass truth-in-labeling laws. It’s time to support the Nov. 6th California Ballot Initiative (Proposition 37) to require labels on genetically engineered foods and to ban the routine industry practice of marketing GMO-tainted foods as “natural” or “all natural.” The outcome of this ballot initiative will determine whether GMO foods are labeled – not only in California, but across the entire United States and Canada as well.

Today I’m asking the organic community – in California and nationwide – to approach the managers of the retail stores, CSAs, restaurants, or farmers markets where you regularly buy your organic food and ask them to endorse Prop 37, educate their consumers and financially support Prop 37. We have thousands of volunteers, but we need more. Please be a part of this historic initiative!

Sign up to volunteer here

Read Ronnie’s open letter here

Reprinted to support the organic way and the dedicated work of Ron Cummings Organic Consumers.org

“Behind our wounds”

What is a wound?
A wound is an emotional and  or a physical imbalance that is transmitted from generation to generation.
How do you know if you are carrying such wounds? There are often physical and emotional clues to their existence.. An example would be Hearing a young person say I am afraid of having a heart attack in my 40s, because my dad had one at 45 out of the blue and died.
Or My family has always not trusted those___kind of people because his brothers killed my grandfather.

“To interrupt the transmission of wounds from generation to generation
precisely because their persistence is so disruptive” to our
health “and because the problem of passing on intergenerational
trauma is so often overlooked.”
Do read James O’Dea’s book “Cultivating Peace” if you are serious about helping heal yourself and the planet.
Thank you James for laying out so clearly the steps to help our world heal from the inside out.