Fasting Is As Good For The Brain As For The Soul

February 7, 2016 purposelywell 0

Brain health and ageing are important topics that are getting the attention they deserve. Alzheimer’s is being called diabetes type 3. Turns out fasting is as good for the body and the brain as it is for the soul. Mark Mattson, chief of the Laboratory of Neurosciences at the National Institute […]

Calories In Calories Out Rebound Gains

February 7, 2016 purposelywell 0

So everyone preaches eat less, move more. The TV show the Biggest Loser epitomizes that. And it works short term! With highly restricted calories and excessive workouts you can loose a lot of size and weight. But as soon as you go off it, the weight rebounds back even more. […]

The Proper Way To Take ProBiotics

February 4, 2016 purposelywell 0

Probiotics are all the rage, and they should be!  Most people are severely deficient in good intestinal bacteria. But for many people it means they pop a capsule or two every day. Or they drink some  yogurt or Kombucha. What is the best way to really rebuild gut bacteria? Becky Plotner, […]

Healthy Is More Than Just Not Sick

February 4, 2016 purposelywell 1

Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. World Health Organization The human body is designed to be governed from the heart which controls the parasympathetic nervous system. When we are in a fight or flight situation the mind […]

Magnesium Helps Smooth Hormones

February 4, 2016 purposelywell 0

It is handy to use, can be sprayed on, rubbed in as a cream, or swallowed as a cap. Most people are magnesium deficient. What we didn’t know is that magnesium is part of what regulates and manages women’s hormones. Lara Briden, a naturopathic doctor with nearly 20 years experience in […]

2 Ingredient Cough Syrup For Phlegm

February 2, 2016 purposelywell 0

You know your grandma always said eat your carrots for your eyes, but did you know carrots are also a proven remedy for clearing the lungs? Our friends at Family Life Goals shares this easy to make recipe you need in your fridge if you have someone in the family […]

Yoga For Women

February 1, 2016 purposelywell 0

Did you know that Yoga is entirely designed by men for men? Women’s anatomy, hormones and cycles are different. Thanks to our friends over at MindBodyGreen for posting what you need to know. In this country, yoga is practiced more by women than men (26.4 million women practice yoga, compared to […]

Zika : More You Need To Know About The Brazil Outbreak

February 1, 2016 purposelywell 0

Brazil has been the hot spot for the Zika outbreak which is being blamed for an epidemic of microencephaly, a condition where a baby’s brain and head do not grow properly en utero. WHO has immediately jumped on the virus as the cause. But more sober thought and testing is required. […]

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