Prebiotic Foods that Improve Sleep and Shield Body From Stress

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By John Summerly Prebiotic foods are linked with reduced risks of skin conditions, digestive problems and even autoimmune disease. Over two thousand years ago, Hippocrates stated that ‘All Disease Begins In The Gut.’ A first-of-its kind study by University of Colorado Boulder scientists suggests that lesser-known gut-health promoters can have an impact on the body, improving sleep and buffering the physiological impacts of stress. The benefits associated with pro- and prebiotics are strain- and substance-specific, respectively, and must be shown through adequate clinical trials reflective of the dose of pro- or prebiotics present in the food at the time of consumption. Probiotics and prebiotics are components present in foods, or that can be incorporated into foods, which yield health benefits… Read More →

Healing With Lavender Essential Oil

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Sept. 21, 2016 Written By: Margie King, Health Coach This article is copyrighted by GreenMedInfo LLC, 2016 (GreenMedInfo.com) Lavender has been used for medicinal purposes for over 2,500 years. Today lavender is the most popular essential oil in the world. Here are just 7 proven uses for this amazing oil.  Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) has been used for medicinal purposes for over 2,500 years especially in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Ancient Persians, Greeks, and Romans added lavender flowers to their bathwater.  The name itself comes from the Latin “lavare” meaning to wash. The Egyptians used lavender as a perfume, as well as for mummification. Today lavender is the most popular essential oil in the world.  Compounds contained in the oil have antifungal,… Read More →