Chia is an edible seed that comes from the desert plant Salvia hispanica, a member of the mint family that grows abundantly in southern Mexico. You may have seen chia sprouts growing on the novelty planters called Chia Pets, but historically, the seeds have been the most important part of the plant. In pre-Columbian times they were a main component of the Aztec and Mayan diets and were the basic survival ration of Aztec warriors. I’ve read that one tablespoon was believed to sustain an individual for 24 hours.
Cool article on the many health benefits of ginger! Found to be beneficial for various health ailments:
I learned that an overgrowth of candida in the gut, and a resulting “yeast hypersensitivity”, could cause all kinds of minor and major health problems, from airborne and/or food allergies, to depression, to “incurable diseases” such as multiple sclerosis, psoriasis, Lupus, chronic hives, autism and arthritis.
Is your mattress of all things to blame for your sleepless nights?
Something you may never have considered is that your mattress may actually be the cause of your fatigue (and possibly other ailments), making you feel more tired upon waking than when you went to sleep…
These so-called compact fluorescent light bulbs, or ‘CFLs’, are supposed to be good for ‘fighting’ (everything is a ‘fight‘) the illusory global warming – good for the ‘environment’ in other words. In fact, they are lethal both to that and human and animal health.
And in the deep shadows behind the criminally-uninformed political repeaters, this is by design, not accident.
These lights contain mercury, without which they won’t work, and mercury (also called quicksilver) is lethally toxic. Indeed, it is so dangerous, especially to the brains of children and the unborn, that it has been banned in many countries for use in a long list of devices including thermometers, vehicle and thermostat switches, and so on…
Jane A. Plant, Ph.D., C.B.E., is one of Britain’s most distinguished scientists. She is chief scientist of the British Geological Survey and continues to sit on many influential government and international committees. In 1999, she was awarded Britain’s most prestigious honor, the Lord Lloyd of Kilgerran Prize. When she was struck by breast cancer in 1987 at the age of 42, her happy and productive existence seemed destined to fall apart. But despite the disease recurring a further four times, Jane refused to give in.. [The following is Jane Plant’s story in her own words]
I had no alternative but to die or to try to find a cure for myself. I am a scientist – surely there was a rational explanation for this cruel illness that affects one in 12 women in the UK?…