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Can Ginger Help your Health?

August 11, 2016 purposelywell 0

We’ve written about the wonderful healing potential of ginger before, focusing mostly on its anti-cancer properties. However, there is much more this astounding plant has to offer. Healthy and Natural World has an amazing article on the subject: Nausea, vomiting, joint pain and even cancer – ginger root, which is […]

Supplements: Are They Really the Answer?

July 31, 2016 purposelywell 0

It’s no secret that supplements are subjected to far less scrutiny than any other medical tool, with even alternative medicines receiving more attention from scientists and the press in recent years. However, analysis released by Consumer Reports in the wake of their investigation into creating a non-viable, yet marketable, supplement, […]

Does Green Tea Prevent Aneurysms?

July 30, 2016 purposelywell 0

Green tea may not be your first thought for preventative medicine, but there are plenty of reasons you may already be drinking it daily. From the high levels of antioxidant polyphenols [2], to the nootropic effects of caffeine, it already has its fair share of uses. Now, according to research […]

The Cockroach Milk Media Craze

July 30, 2016 purposelywell 0

Cockroach milk is making waves because of new research published within the International Union of Crystallography’s Journal [1]. Though sounding particularly unsavory, there are some news outlets going as far as to label it a superfood, making it a claim worth investigating [2]. The cockroach milk itself isn’t made in […]

Rosemary: Helping Your Health

June 20, 2016 purposelywell 0

Rosemary is a versatile herb that we’ve previously written about. Being used within bug repellants and perfumes, lamb dishes and medicine, it’s always worth learning more about [1]. Natural News has a wonderful article [2] on some of its uses: 1. Keeps Food-Borne Illness Away We’ve all heard stories about […]

Statins Might Not Work for Heart Disease

May 5, 2016 purposelywell 0

Statins, which we reported may be over-prescribed earlier this week, may not even be an effective treatment for heart disease according to research from 2015 [1]. Researchers analyzed the experimental protocol and data surrounding multiple studies and came to the conclusion that statins may not have a correlation with reducing […]

Walt Whitman’s “Manly Diet”

May 1, 2016 purposelywell 0

One of Walt Whitman’s final works has been rediscovered by the literature community, and it’s not quite what you’d imagine. The New York Times reports [1]: “Let the main part of the diet be meat, to the exclusion of all else,” Whitman wrote, sounding more than a little paleo. As […]

Polyphenols; Vegetables and Cancer

April 25, 2016 purposelywell 0

Polyphenols, an abundant type of micro-nutrient within fruits and vegetables, have been found to inhibit glucose processing and lactate transport within cancerous breast cells. This could point towards future treatments that are far less dangerous — or even supplement existent treatments in order to reduce their risks. The study [1] […]

Fighting Prostate Cancer… With Tomatoes

April 24, 2016 purposelywell 0

Prostate cancer may be prevented by a red pigment found within vegetables, according to overwhelming evidence spanning the past eight years [1,2,3,4]. As you likely guess, if you checked out any of the sources, the primary source for the pigment (lycopene) is tomatoes. This article [5], from The Monterey Herald’s […]

Your Brain on Fructose

April 23, 2016 purposelywell 0

Fructose may be changing how our brains express genes, according to a new study by UCLA postdoctoral candidate Qinying Meng [1]. Genetic changes in the brain are a large topic within medical sciences as of present – especially as diseases like Alzheimer’s are being directly linked to gene expression [2]. The wonderful […]

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