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Martin Nilsson, Bibehålla god hälsa eller begränsa mänsklig rätt till frihet?
Ordet hälsa är ett tungt laddat ord i dagens samhälle och begreppet hälsosam kan beskriva ett flertal olika sammanhang eller livsstilar. Hälsa är även någonting som varierar i betydelse beroende vem du pratar med – hälsa för mig betyder förmodligen inte detsamma som för dig, din granne eller din kollega. Några gemensamma nämnare finner vi dock rent generellt när det kommer till vad det svenska folket överlag tänker på när vi vill vara hälsosamma. Den kan till exempelvis vara att äta mycket frukt och grönt, röra på sig, vara ute i friska luften, vara normalviktig, inte stressa för mycket, få tillräckligt med sömn, osv. Men lever vi verkligen som vi lär?
(Natural News) Tropical rainforests such as the South-American Amazon are the world’s most precious medicine cabinets. Today, more than 120 commonly used prescription drugsare derived directly from rainforest plants. As antibiotics start to fail, widespread antibiotic resistance is becoming a real thing. Now more than ever, people are returning to nature to find answers to combat their modern health issues.
(Natural News) People often go on a cleanse or a detox diet to flush toxins from their body or to promote weight loss. When you’re on a detox, you need toeliminate toxins and eat healthier. To do this, you can add more fiber-rich and nutritious vegetables to your diet.
If you’re not sure where to start on your detox diet, start by eating more salads with fresh and organic greens such as:
(Natural News) Arthritis, diabetes, cancer, inflammation… the list of conditions that curcumin can help with is pretty impressive, with many common physical ailments benefiting to some degree from the compound found in turmeric. However, curcumin really puts the “super” in “superfood” by not just enhancing physical health but mental health as well – and we can now add addressing all-too-common conditions like depression and anxiety to its list of accomplishments.
(Natural News) There is a force of nature residing within our bodies, a force that responds to threats, protects the blood, and assimilates vitamins from our food. We are in a relationship with this force. It coexists within our bodies. It influences us and we influence it. This force, comprised of trillions of friendly bacteria cells, communicates with our cells and carries out vital functions that ultimately affect our well being. We can nourish and cultivate the diversity and strength of this biome, or we can abandon and sterilize it with things like antibiotics, glyphosate and other sterilization chemicals.
(Natural News) Sometimes the smallest nations can prove to be the bravest and most progressive in their thinking. Western countries like to believe that they are the most advanced in the world, and they certainly are in some respects, but when it comes to genetically modified crops and avoiding chemical fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides, other countries are leaving the West in their dust…Read more
(Natural News) Experts suggest that the most effective way to lower cancer risk is by making healthy lifestyle changes. To boost your overall well-being, maintain a healthy weight and eat anti-inflammatory foods that can also help lower your risk of developing breast cancer.
According to Alexandra Rothwell, a registered dietitian and a specialist in oncology nutrition, being overweight is one of the main risk factors for breast cancer. Since inflammation is also associated with both breast cancer and being overweight, eating anti-inflammatory foods can help you maintain your blood sugar levels and minimize inflammation.
The foods included in the list below aren’t just nutritious. They can also help reduce inflammation and prevent breast cancer……Read more
(Natural News) Back in the 1930s, scientists decided that adding fluoride to drinking water would protect teeth from decay. Bacteria in the mouth produces acid when sugary foods are eaten, and this acid, in turn, damages the surface of the teeth, weakening them and increasing the risk of cavities. These scientists believed that fluoride could…Read more
(Natural News) The word “antibiotic” is a combination of the words “anti”, meaning “against”, and “biotic”, meaning “life”. It essentially means that antibiotics are “against life” as they are used to fight living bacteria that can cause harmful diseases. The problem is that when antibiotics are overused, this can result in antibiotic-resistant superbugs that can contribute…..Read more
(Natural News) Septicemia, or sepsis, is a frighteningly common infection that claims the lives of nearly 700 Americans each day. It occurs when an infection that you already have – for example, in your lungs, urinary tract, or elsewhere – spurs a chain reaction that spreads through your body. When it’s not treated quickly enough,…..Read more