Category Archives: green

Vitamin E Helps Protect Lungs from Air Pollution

traffic_副本Concerned about air pollution?  Latest study reveals that some vitamins may play a role in helping to protect the lungs from air pollution.

A new study from King’s College London and the University of Nottingham has found an association between the amount of vitamin E Continue reading

 

7 Reasons Why Functional Medicine Rocks!

AUTHOR PHOTO. Frank Lipman. Credit Timothy White. Croppedby Dr. Frank Lipman

You’re not sleeping well. Your belly seems perpetually upset. Your nose is stuffed up and, to top it off, you’re feeling down. You head to your GP for—if you’re lucky—a 10-minute chat about what’s ailing you. The GP then hands you a prescription or two, shakes your hand, and shows you the door. Case closed. Is this any way to heal the unwell? Does this approach actually make anyone better?

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Mind-Body Practices Widespread in U.S.

sunsetMore Americans of all ages are rolling out their yoga mats in an effort to improve their health.

A large national survey shows that the number of Americans using mind and body approaches to improve health and well-being remains high. Continue reading

 

Reductions in Biodiversity Can Raise Disease Risk: USF

The world is all about biodiversity.

Research by University of South Florida (USF) biologists and colleagues show that having an abundance and diversity of predators - such as dragonflies, damselflies, and aquatic bugs - to eat parasites is good for the health of amphibians, a group of Continue reading

 

Great Barrier Reef Corals Eat Plastic

Photo Credit  Mia Hoogenboom

Photo Credit Mia Hoogenboom

Are you aware of the sickly state of our marine ecosystems?

Researchers in Australia discovered that corals commonly found on the Great Barrier Reef will eat micro-plastic pollution.

“Corals are non-selective feeders and our results show that they can Continue reading

 

How to Enjoy Tomatoes - Gazpacho

by Jonathan Galland

Photo Credit: Christina Galland

Here is a delicious recipe I wrote for The Fat Resistance Diet. It’s perfect for a summer weekend. It brings together wonderful vegetables such as tomatoes, cucumbers, and bell pepper with fresh herbs and garlic.

Look for fresh ripe tomatoes at farmer’s markets in the city or a farm stand in the country or at your local Continue reading