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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 […]

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 […]

Blue-Green Algae May Fight Cancer

April 21, 2016 purposelywell 0

Chemicals found in blue-green algae have been shown to fight cancer, according to a new study from Oregon State University [1]. Having already provided us with spirulina, this discovery makes it seem even more fantastic. NaturalNews has a wonderful article on it: Blue-green algae contains a compound known as coibamide […]

Bone Density Increased By Running

April 21, 2016 purposelywell 0

According to new evidence, running frequently for long distances increases bone density. Researchers at Camilo José Cela University’s Sports Science Institute [1] found runners of either gender to have increased bone stiffness compared to their less-active counterparts. The study of 122 marathon runners and an age-matched sedentary control group used […]

Too Much Self-Control Bad for Diabetes Patients?

April 11, 2016 purposelywell 0

According to evidence published in the British Journal of Health Psychology, trying too hard to stay on-diet with diabetes may actually make things worse [1]. “People with diabetes who overexert self-control following a lapse may be especially likely to experience a subsequent relapse,” the paper’s objective states plainly, setting the […]

Soybean Oil Worse Than Sugar?

April 9, 2016 purposelywell 0

An article by Marygrace Taylor for EatClean.com [1] has some stunning news about soybean oil: Apparently, the Worst Food On The Planet Award should actually go to soybean oil, suggests new findings published in the journal PLoS One. Setting up a sort of dietary cage match, researchers fed mice a […]

Fruits and Veggies May Prevent Depression

April 8, 2016 purposelywell 2

A paper by the Research Institute of Biomedical and Health Sciences at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria [1] points to a larger nutritional basis for depression than previously realized. In a cohort study involving over of 15,000 subjects, researchers defined three fruit and vegetable dense diets, and […]

Coffee Shown to Reduce Colorectal Cancer Rates

April 7, 2016 purposelywell 1

In a study of nearly 8500 people, the American Association for Cancer Research has found that just a cup of coffee each day can reduce the chances of developing colorectal cancer by up to 25% [1]. The paper notes that “[a] strong, inverse dose-response relationship between coffee drinking and risk […]

Mastering Your Body with Biofeedback

March 28, 2016 purposelywell 0

  Anxiety, asthma, depression, and many other disorders have a large unconscious component to them. Heart-rate, muscle tension and many painful or lethal factors play into them and cause numerous complications. Thankfully, the technology of biofeedback has began to unravel ways to consciously guard against these things. What is Biofeedback? […]

Three Medical Uses of Aromatherapy

March 27, 2016 purposelywell 1

Traditional medicine has long held[1] aromatherapy as useful for hygiene, therapy and spiritual purposes. We’ve previously done articles on some of the excellent health benefits it can provide. As alternative medicines gain more mainstream acceptance, more evidence has arisen about the potential benefits of including them in your life. 1. […]

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