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(NaturalHealth365) While certain types of mushrooms can be toxic or even deadly, the mushrooms you’ll find in the grocery store are safe and healthy to eat. In fact, the health benefits of mushrooms appear to impact everything from cognition to gut health.
(Natural News) Vegans and vegetarians don’t get enough protein – or so people think. In a recent article published online, internal medicine specialist Milton Mills blasted claims from dietitians that ditching meat means missing out on protein, an essential macronutrient.
Plant cells contain protein, Mills argued. In fact, plant-based foods like grains, legumes and nuts are concentrated sources of plant proteins. Therefore, if someone is eating a balanced diet that includes these foods, it is almost impossible to become protein-deficient, he adds.
(NaturalHealth365)Time for the latest coronavirus update as of April 3, 2020: around the world, there are nowover a million cases of COVID-19, the viral infection caused by a new type of pathogen called SARS-CoV-2. In addition, we have seen over 52,000 deaths, with over 6,000 in the U.S. (alone) and growing rapidly. On the brighter side: well over 200,000 confirmed cases have fully recovered. But, ultimately, to win this “viral war” – we much focus on better nutritional strategies such as, consuming enough selenium. →
Many of us are told that the development of diabetes is a personal failure. New research shows us why this couldn’t be more wrong.Action Alert!
Intriguing research into the diabetes epidemic has shed new light on the main drivers behind this disease. Conventional wisdom tells us that sugar consumption, lack of exercise, and obesity are behind the surge in diabetes. While these are contributing factors, new work in this area implicates environmental toxins as a far more important cause of diabetes, including chemicals like BPA and phthalates that are found in many everyday consumer goods. And while the evidence mounts demonstrating the toll these chemicals are taking on our health, the government is stubbornly refusing to do anything about it. →
(The Truth About Cancer) Mushrooms have long been revered within many traditional societies, both for being nutritional powerhouses and for their potent health benefits. Found growing naturally on dying and dead trees in Europe, North America, China, and Japan, Hericium erinaceus – also known asLion’s Mane mushroom – is an edible fungus with a long history of use in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) for many stomach ailments, including stomach and gut cancer. →
(The Truth About Cancer) Medicinal mushrooms have a rich history in many ancient Asian healing practices, and have been customarily prescribed and used for countless ailments. There is mounting scientific evidence to prove that certain varieties of mushrooms are among the most powerful functional foods for cancer prevention and treatment. With enough science on their side, could mushrooms soon become a common solution for cancer patients trying to avoid the horrors of chemotherapy and radiation? →
According to researchers from the world’s first psychedelic research center, Centre for Psychedelic Research at London’s Imperial College, psilocybin—or “magic mushrooms”—could replace prescribed antidepressants within five years. The assertion follows similar research from John Hopkins University, which suggests victims of emotional trauma may experience more long-term relief when using natural psilocybin fungi instead of chemical drugs.
Researchers at Colorado State University have found that cultivating hemp will be a crucial tool in fighting the dangerous decline in the bee population.
By Matt Agorist – June 16, 2019
As the world population of honeybees continues to declineat a dangerous rate,a new study from Colorado State University purports to have found the answer to quell the decline—hemp.The reason hemp is such a boon to the bee population is simple, it is a great source of pollen.
[Editor’s Note] This post was originally published in March 2016. It has been updated and republished in March 2019.
Having secured a rich history in many ancient Asian healing practices, medicinal mushrooms have been prescribed and used for countless ailments for thousands of years. As modern medicine rediscovers these ancient superfoods, there is good evidence that mushrooms are among the most powerful functional food in a growing cancer-fighting and cancer-prevention arsenal.
Cancer research has tried many unusual ways of treating the dreaded disease, from scorpion venom and bee stings to mistletoe extract treatments. But what this professor has discovered might become the strangest cancer discovery of the decade.by Yelena SukhoterinaResearcher, and the head of Oral Robert University’s Cancer Lab, Dr. William Ranahan has successfully trained mushrooms…..Read more