Treasure from the Sea
For thousands of years Sea Vegetables have satisfied nutritional needs, as part of a healthy diet, all over the world. They are the best source of a wide variety of difficult to obtain essential nutrients. They contain high levels of important nutritional components that are rare in land plants, and have a unique ability for the whole plant to draw nutrients directly from the sea, not just through their base and what they are attached to.
Health Tip: Ward Off Stress
No one's life is stress-free, so it's important to deal with stress and prevent undue anxiety when possible.
Stress Might Be Even More Unhealthy for the Obese
Recurring emotional stress may trigger a stronger biochemical response in overweight people, possibly increasing their risk of chronic illnesses such as heart disease and type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests.
Health Tip: Are Your Teeth in a Grind?
As many as 40 million Americans engage in bruxism, better known as teeth grinding. Five percent to 10 percent of them grind their teeth so severely that they fracture dental fillings or cause other types of tooth damage.
Healing Foods: Garbanzo Beans
Due to their high levels of fiber, garbanzo beans are effective at lowering cholesterol and improving blood sugar levels.
Yes, a Paleo Raspberry & Honey Chocolate Torte
This cake is a wonderful option for a healthier version of what is traditionally considered a "guilty pleasure." Some sweet tooths might find it lacks the sweet intensity that refined sugar provides; we found this to be a plus, as you don't enter into a sweet coma after indulging.
The Parenting Trap: Coddling Anxious Kids
Some parents may make things worse for their anxious kids by falling into what researchers call the "protection trap" -- reassuring them, lavishing them with attention or making the threat go away, according to the results of a small study.