The Dangers of Bottled Water

On a hot summer day it is easy to grab a pre-packaged bottle of ice cold water to quench your thirst. But have you ever stopped to think about what happens to that bottle after you have finished drinking the water? Or about how fresh that water really is? In the USA, people go through over 2.5 million plastic bottles every hour of the day! Sadly, most of these bottles are not even recycled. A study conducted last year revealed… Continue reading

The Pro’s and Con’s of a Fruitarian Diet

Fruitarianism, or following a fruit only diet, is slowly regaining popularity in our world of global warming and an increasing need to ‘get back to nature’, and is strongly thought of as being the highest moral concept of nutrition. Similar to a raw vegan diet, a fruitarian only eats fruits, a few types of seeds and nuts, and a very limited selection of vegetables. In fact, fruitarians actually believe that eating food that has been cooked essentially creates physical and… Continue reading

Go Green In Your Garden

Organic gardening is becoming quite popular these days, with people realizing the benefits of eating organic fruits and vegetables. An added benefit of growing your own organic garden is the money that you would save with not buying your fruits and vegetables from some huge grocery store chain. However, the mere idea of growing an organic garden can turn some people’s thumbs black instead of green. In reality, organic gardening is not any more difficult than growing a regular vegetable… Continue reading

Health Hazards of Summertime

You probably think of summertime as being full of warm, lazy days spent under the bright blue sky with a nice cool drink in your hand. But, did you ever stop to consider that summertime might also be filled with hidden dangers and other health hazards? Move Over Winter Blues Most people are familiar with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), which is a form of depression that usually inhibits a person’s daily activities during winter. This is due to the fact… Continue reading

Improve Your Health By Pampering Yourself

Stress and its effects can cause ugly strain on a person’s body and can show up on the skin, such as wrinkles, or inside the body, such as a heart attack. Therefore, it is vitally important to not only reduce but to control the effects that chronic stress has on our lives on a day to day basis. Stress affects both our physical, emotional and spiritual health. More importantly, stress can hamper our body’s ability to fight infections, slow down… Continue reading

Listening to Loud Music Can Make Your Heart Beat Faster

A new study shows that listening to loud music also causes our hearts to beat faster and our blood pressure to rise as well whereas, listening to slower, softer music actually lowers blood pressure and decreases our heart rates. Italian researchers at Pavia University seem to enjoy conducting researching on how music affects human beings. One the first studies that the concluded was on how music with quicker tempos effected a person’s breathing may causing them to breath faster, with… Continue reading

How To Have An Eco-Friendly 4th Of July Celebration

This Saturday marks the 233rd birthday celebration of the United States of America. Commonly referred to as Independence Day, the 4th of July is a federal holiday commemorating the Declaration of Independence which was signed into effect on 4 July, 1776, which asserted America’s independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain. Most Independence Day celebrations are associated with colorful fireworks, beautiful parades and carnivals, yummy barbecues and picnics, outdoor music events and sports, and even political speeches. However, times have… Continue reading

Swine Flu Vaccine Developed Earlier Than Expected

Novartis AG, a European drug maker, has recently announced that it has successfully produced the first batch of H1N1 swine flu vaccine. Fortunately, quite a few week earlier than they had originally anticipated. The company explained that the production schedule was shortened because the vaccine was created in cells, rather than the egg based method that is usually used for vaccines. This announcement comes just after the World Health Organization declared the first flu pandemic since 1968. This declaration became… Continue reading

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