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 […]

Are you familiar with the therapeutic effects of frankincense?

Frankincense Oil Benefits

August 5, 2016 purposelywell 0

Frankincense is a substance derived from Botswellia sacara or Botswellia carterii tree’s resin. The tree itself grows within desolate, low-nutrient environments, making it impressively hearty. First used, as the name implies, as an incense, we’ve since found a plethora of other ways to make use of this amazing plant’s oils. […]

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 […]

Does Acupressure Help Cancer Survivors?

July 9, 2016 purposelywell 0

Acupressure has been held as a marvel within certain communities for millennia. Now, thanks to a study published in JAMA Oncology[1], we can begin to see more of why that is. What is Acupressure? Acupressure is the stimulation of specific points on the body with gentle pressure or rubbing. Proponents […]

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 […]

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 […]

Are you watching out for your mental health?

April 22, 2016 purposelywell 2

Making time for your mental health may be difficult. Fatigue and stress set in, work takes over, and you’re oftentimes unable to spend the time you need to recover. However, making a mindful and intelligent effort, you can meet these needs. This article from the Winnipeg Free Press [1], has […]

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 […]

What’s Health Kinesiology?

April 15, 2016 purposelywell 2

Health Kinesiology is a modern form of alternative medicine based on “gentle muscle testing combined with verbal questioning to communicate directly with your body’s unique energy system.” [1] This is commonly done as tests to the arm’s resistance of motion, and careful monitoring of the response. Practitioners say that they […]

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 […]

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