Do you know the great things ginger does for your health?

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 […]

Reflexology is an easy way to help yourself at home!

Reflexology: Benefits and How-To

August 8, 2016 purposelywell 0

Reflexology is a cousin to acupuncture and acupressure in that it relies on specific pressures on parts of one’s body in order to manage a symptom. This wonderful article, courtesy of Top 10 Home Remedies has more on the topic: Reflexology is an alternative medicine technique based on the belief […]

Magnesium deficiency has some serious drawbacks. Do you know the symptoms?

Signs of Magnesium Deficiency

August 6, 2016 purposelywell 0

Magnesium deficiency is an major health problem in North America. As it’s involved with a multitude of metabolic processes, it’s presumed by to have severe impacts like “type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, elevated C-reactive protein, hypertension, atherosclerotic vascular disease, sudden cardiac death, osteoporosis, migraine headache, asthma, and colon cancer.” This […]

Mangoes are delicious and healthy! Learn more about them!

Mangoes: Delicious and Healthy

August 6, 2016 purposelywell 0

Mangoes are a delicious ingredient to add to smoothies, or eat on their own. With 40 million tons being produced yearly, they’re an exceptional and accessible source of vitamins A and C. This wonderful article from Herbs Info has even more reasons to add mangoes to your diet if you […]

Moringa has numerous benefits. Did you know fighting cancer could be one of them?

Moringa: An Anti-Cancer Powerhouse

August 4, 2016 purposelywell 0

Moringa is an intensely nutrient-dense plant from the sub-Himilayan regions of Asia. Notable for its role in nutrition campaigns by government figures because of its intense cost-to-vitamins ratio, it’s finding even more reasons to become newsworthy. As the article from Deprogram Yourself puts it: Moringa also contains numerous powerful anti-cancer […]

Cannabis is hitting the news again. This time, it's related to bacterias... in a positive way.

Could Cannabis Stop Antibiotic Resistance?

August 4, 2016 purposelywell 0

Cannabis could be the remedy for antibiotic resistance, according to new research. Having been highly controversial in modern times, it’s becoming more and more apparent that it may have dozens of important pharmacological functions. A wonderful article from Wakeup World highlights this well: Although Nature (and Man) has created a […]

Depression seems to have epigenetic (trans-generational) causes, according to a new study.

Depression Has Genetic / Epigenetic Causes

August 2, 2016 purposelywell 0

Depression is a poorly understood and highly medicated disease effecting almost 7% of the population at one point in their life or another. Over the past handful of months, researchers have been churning out tons of novel research into the genetics of depression [1,3]. These studies, which have been verified […]

Breastfeeding and Higher IQ’s

July 31, 2016 purposelywell 0

Breastfeeding is already known to have numerous benefits to both the mother and child. It’s well documented that it passes on an important disease-fighting compound called immunoglobulin A. It decreases the mother’s risk for postpartum depression. It slices the child’s chances of becoming obese [1]. It’s becoming surprising that there […]

Meditation and Childhood ADHD

July 31, 2016 purposelywell 0

It’s no secret that meditation has a plethora of benefits to offer. From reducing depression, to improving the quality of one’s sleep [1], it’s already established to be a fantastic solution to emotionally based problems. Now, according to an experiment’s protocol published on BMC Psychology’s website [2], it seems Dutch […]

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, […]

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