( life / health ) Found this. Seems you can put a cotton ball impregnated with iodine and saline in each nostril and breathe quite well:
Iodine and the 1918 Influenza Pandemic
Dr. David Derry, MD, wrote a very interesting article entitled "Iodine: the Forgott ... read more
( life / health / food / recipes ) Markowitz recipe. (pronounced pah-lah-CHIN-tuhz). Makes 4 or 5.
beat well 2 eggs
Add a pinch of salt
½ teaspoon sugar
beat/mix in blender until has a loose consistency.
Add ½ cup water and some flour while mixing, until thick enough
As a test, dip spoon into mix and let the mixture drip
Make sure it does ... read more
( life / health / food / recipes ) 1 potato (about 4 inches long)
¼ head lettuce
3 cloves garlic
6 green onions
1 pound lean ground beef
1 cup water
½ small can green chilies
Salt and pepper
12 - 14 white corn tortillas
Vegetable oil ... read more
( life / health / food / recipes ) Place ½ cup orange juice concentrate in blender
Fill 2 cup container ½ full with ice cubes
Add water to make 2 cups and pour into blender
Add 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Add 8 teaspoons sugar
Blend on LOW speed until ice thoroughly crushed ... read more
( life / health / food / recipes ) Put cooked egg yolks in a zip lock bag.
Seal, mash till they are all broken up.
Add remainder of ingredients, reseal
keep mashing it up mixing thoroughly
cut the tip of the baggy, squeeze mixture into egg. ... read more
( life / health / environment ) via https://www.collective-evolution.com/2020/01/20/bees-absolutely-love-cannabis-it-could-help-restore-their-populations/New research out of Cornell University that's beenpublished in Environme ... read more
( life / health / food ) Amazing.
Nebraska retiree uses Earth's heat to grow oranges in snow... See youtube.com/watch?vZD3gsgsnk
Winter temperatures in Alliance, Nebraska can drop to -20°F (the record low is -40°F/C), but retired mailman Russ Finch grows oranges in his ... read more
( life / health / fitness ) Good news! See... how-to-exercise-without-moving-your-body/
Wouldn't it be nice if we lived in a magical world where we could simply imagine whatever we wanted to happen and poof it would appear? For thousands of years, people ... read more
( life / health / food / trees ) Such a great idea!
Atlanta's City Council just voted in favor of transforming over 7 acres of vacant property into the state of Georgia's first food forest. The measure, which paves ... read more
( life / health / food ) See Food of the gods
... drinking a homemade cacao hot chocolate in the mornings instead of coffee ... unleashes such beautiful creative energies while also giving you a subtle morning boost ... read more
( life / health ) ...and so allegedly cures autism and Alzheimer's. See http://youtu.be/oqttA2S75AQ.
I should say something about bleach, as a number of critics insist MMS (chlorine dioxide) is a bleach and, thus, a poison. Chlorine dioxide, the chemical that is MMS, has never been used domestic ... read more
( life / health / fitness ) See every-breath-you-take.
... contrary to intuition, over 90% of lost weight leaves the body as carbon dioxide exhaled from the lungs, disappearing into thin air. ... read more
( life / health / drugs ) Interesting article here: more-than-half-quit-using-prescription-drugs
"A survey on cannabidoil (CBD) usage found that women are more likely than men to use CBD; and once ... read more
( life / health / drugs ) "A healthy blood-brain barrier is necessary for keeping unwanted molecules and cells from entering into the brain from the bloodstream. Without a healthy blood-brain barrier, pathogens can pass from the bloodstream into the brain, causing illness and even death. The blood-brain barrier also maintains central nervous system (CNS) ho ... read more
( life / health / food ) from My Persian Kitchen
Prep time: 1 min
Cook time: 30 mins
Total time: 31 mins
Serves: 1 cup
1 tsp grated fresh turmeric
1/2 tsp grated fresh ginger
1 tick cinnamon
1 tbsp fresh squeezed lemon juice
1/2 slice of lemon
... read more
( life / health / food / plants ) For those "asking for a friend," see marijuana-hemp-cbd-whats-legal-and-where:
"As the legalized cannabis industry in the United States grows with nearly every election, consumers interested in these ... read more
( life / health / drugs ) via aluminum-vaccines-cause-autism
"We now have 5 years of medical research, mostly from outside the United States, incriminating aluminum adjuvants in vaccines as the SOLE cause of autism epidemic. JB Handley does a nice job laying out t ... read more
( life / health / drugs ) "Josh Mazer is pro-vaccine, but wants vaccines to be based on sound scientific evidence and not to cause more harm than good. He also believes in providing informed consent on the risks/dangers of each vaccine."
via ... read more
( life / health / drugs ) They failed to clearly state...
"... the minimal risk that, even once the individual was infected with the HPV virus, the infection would result in precancerous lesions..."
via greenmedinfo.co ... read more
( life / health ) FYI: Aileen's Instagram page
"I don't know about you but mosquitoes are crazy for me! Made some anti-itch cream. :) we shall see if it works! #herbal #apothecary #herbalremedies #handmade #kitchenwitch"
Not to be confused with ... read more
( life / health ) STROKE: Remember The 1st Three Letters... S.T.R.
A neurologist says that if he can get to a stroke victim within 3 hours he can totally reverse the effects of a stroke... totally . He said the trick was getting a stroke recognized, diagnosed, and then getting the patient medically cared for within 3 hours, which is tough. The stroke vi ... read more
( life / health / food ) Feedback I sent to Luvo:
I love your frozen meals, but hate your packaging.
Your microwave cooking instructions basically say "look elsewhere on package."Why not put the instructions right there where it says "instructions?"
Opening the package afterwar ... read more
( life / health / food / plants ) "We've found 35 fruits and vegetables that you can grow in containers. These range from bananas and citrus fruits to tomatoes, cucumbers, and just about anything else that you would normally plant in a larger garden."
via ... read more
( life / health / environment ) Here are some actual environmental issues that we should be addressing instead of "climate change" (or screaming about the U.S. pulling out of the Paris climate treaty).FYI, pollution is caused ... read more
( life / health / food ) from Diet drinks TRIPLE risk stroke dementia
"Diet drinks TRIPLE your risk of stroke and dementia, and are FAR more dangerous than drinks sweetened with sugar.
Boston University researchers found aspart ... read more
( life / health / food / plants ) This looks very familiar in my yard. Go here for more info: lettuce
"I'm surprised I haven't come across wild lettuce as an alternative to toxic pain, migraine and anxiety pills, but a rece ... read more
( life / health / drugs ) Interesting
"The most common sense, natural solution to inattentive behavior in school children, however, may be the basic idea of giving children more time to free play and to engage their bodies in physical activity. It's such a simple notion in such unusual times that it actually sounds revolutionary, and several schools in Tex ... read more
( life / health / environment / trees ) Another reason for short-sighted land developers to leave as many trees as possible when destroying/preparing the site for the next new neighborhood.
See Watching birds near your home is good for your mental health
"People living i ... read more
( life / health / drugs ) Antibiotics can have severe lasting effects; choose raw horseradish or these natural remedies instead
from Antibiotics can have severe lasting effects
"(NaturalNews) Antibiotics should really be a last resort when you ... read more
( life / health / food / drugs ) That's it! We're moving to Russia! Just kidding (because it kinda sucks over there unless you're rich ... like almost everywhere else, actually). Still, this is good news for humans:
"This is a bold move by the Russian government, and it sits in unison with the newly-ignited global debate on GMOs and the presence of ... read more
( life / health / food / plants ) Just FYI if you were wondering, 'cuz I was.
"Broccoli.If you live in a warmer climate and can find a quick growing Broccoli variety, you can harvest well into November."Source: What to Plant Now ... read more
( life / health ) "These six daily happiness exercises are proven to make anyone, from a 4-year old to an 84-year old, happy, or simply happier. Achor says in just 21 days, the exercises can transform a pessimist into an optimist.
Gratitude Exercises. Write down three things you're grateful for that occurred over the last 24 hours. ... read more
( life / health ) FYI, the I in this story is not me. The author wanted to share this info without being identified. Can you blame him? :)
I looked online and it's hard to find direct, simple instructions, they tend to get academic or theoretical about it. It's very simple: APPLY HARD PRESSURE!
Once, I cut myself on the job trying to free a piece of m ... read more
( life / health / food / drugs ) "Standard wheat harvest protocol in the US is to drench the wheat fields with Roundup several days before the combine harvesters work through the fields because withered, dead wheat plants are less taxing on the farm equipment and allows for an earlier, easier and bigger harvest"
via ... read more
( life / health ) Wow! All you need to do is ...
Eliminate all simple carbohydrates and gluten
Eliminate processed food (wait, is that even possible?)
Eat more vegetables and fruits
Eat wild-caught fish
Meditate twice a day
Get seven to eight h ... read more
( life / health / drugs ) List of Culprit Drugs (according to them): Excedrin PM, Tylenol PM, Nytol, Sominex, Unisom, Benadryl, Dramamine, Paxil, Detrol, Demerol, Elavil
"You wouldn't think that taking a little pain pill would cause long term cogn ... read more
( life / health / food ) Broccoli sprouts, anyone?
"The drink used in the China study was made with broccoli sprouts developed by researchers at Johns Hopkins University. They are sold under the brand name BroccoSprouts. They are widely available in sup ... read more
( life / health / food ) Farmers use social media to stop food waste.
So far, CropMobster has managed to distribute nearly half a million kilograms of food, which has brought in close to a milli ... read more
( life / money / employment / health ) Good article on staying healthy on the job, plus just plain staying at that job.
"... you can't smoke cigarettes fast enough to match the damage that today's workplace is doing to you. And not just you, but everyone from the newest hire to your CEO. Your company is unknowingly dragging the life from all of you." ... read more
( life / health / food ) Good to know.
from 10 Ways to Survive Skyrocketing Food Prices
"Food prices are getting out of control. As meats, dairy, and eggs climb to record high prices and over 50 million Americans are now ... read more
( life / health / food / plants ) FIRST, an important note: NEVER eat unripe elderberries.
That caution aside, this is good to know if you're ever starving or just have the munchies while wandering through your back yard!:) via 52 Plants ... read more
( life / health / environment / plants ) Good info. I wonder if Ace Hardware stores are any better? Probably need to buy my plants from the farmer's market.
via Bee-friendly plants? Think again. ... read more
( life / health / mental ) Basically, go ahead and let yourself get anxious/excited. It's OK! You might even enjoy yourself, in a way. Or at least it'll be one of those things you can look back on and laugh about.
via Don't Keep Calm....
... read more
( life / health ) ... like my father always said. Apparently, there's more than just a physical benefit.
via The Science Behind Posture and How It Affects Your Brain
"Body language is closely related to posture &mdas ... read more
( life / health / food ) I think I'll try this.
If you are battling an aliment or just want to feel good - this smoothie rocks. The addition of cranberries helps reduce water weight too - a little aesthetically pleasing benefit th ... read more
( education / news / politics / health ) The article's title, below in link, is misleading — which I hate no matter whose side you're on — but the facts/results are true.
"After registering, she lamented that 'every plan is going to cost more than what I pay now, and what I pay now is ridiculous.'"
via ... read more
( life / health ) See articles below on the effects of fluoride.
Harvard Study Finds Fluoride Lowers IQ - Published in Federal Gov't Journal
Building a Database of Developmental Neurotoxicants: Evidence from Human and Animal Studies
Im ... read more
( life / health / food ) via Some non-organic foods contain upwards of 180 times the fluoride level of tap water, says expert.
"... the average person's cumulative exposure to fluoride from food, beverages, personal care products, and water is up to se ... read more
( life / health / mental ) I love this! Especially after my last post.
"By using one of his strategies, projecting peace, you can activate a different set of mirror neurons and begin to defuse the other's anger. You can get them to mirror your calm instead of you mirroring their anger. ... read more
( education / news / politics / health ) "Dr. Diane Harper was the lead researcher in the development of the human papilloma virus vaccines, Gardasil and Cervarix. She is the latest to come forward and question the safety and effectiveness of these vaccines."
via ... read more
( education / news / health ) "... most of the people in America who are diagnosed by doctors with the flu have no flu virus in their bodies. So they don't have the flu."
via Activist Post: A new giant vaccine scandal exposes governm ... read more
( life / health / food ) No, not just me and my pathetic crop management. While that's definitely been a struggle, there have apparently been physical altercations going on in the garden, specifically on top of the onions. The tops of those plants — once so proud and erect — are all now bent over. I hope they're not broken, not that I guess it will af ... read more
( life / health / food / restaurants ) It was Cinco de Mayo, so we tried Moe's Southwest Grill. After ten minutes with very little movement (the line was so long), we left. Next we tried Las Pal ... read more
( life / health / food / plants ) I finished up my little rain barrel project yesterday. My three rain barrels used to be underneath the downspout coming off the roof. And that's great for catching the most rain, but the problem was that it is downhill from and not close enough to the garden where it's needed. I've looked into pumps, but they're expensive, which mig ... read more
( life / health / insurance ) This is the second denial in as many days. Yesterday it was the life insurance company. Today, I got one of those job application denial emails:
Thank you for your interest in our recent opening. We have had a chance to review your resume ... Unfortunately, we have decided to pursue other candidates who match our requirements more ... read more
( life / health / insurance ) Good news: SunLife Financial sent me a refund check! Bad news: It was because they denied my policy for, according to them, failing to send all of my paperwork in on time. Um, I think faxing it in at least a couple days prior to the deadline qualifies as on time! I guess it doesn't co ... read more
( life / health / food / plants ) My checklist for this year's vegetable garden:
Soil tilled? Check!
Top soil added? Check!
Plants bought? Check!
Seeds for plants not available for purchase? Check!
Plants planted? Check!
Now the watering ... and waiting begins! Oh, you're wondering what I planted?
Lettuce ... read more
( life / health / food ) Maybe there is hope for mankind, after all? Thanks to the boycotts, and more people refusing to remain ignorant? Whatever the reason, this looks promising. via Activist Post.
"... there is talk of ... read more
( life / health / food / drugs ) via Avoid the Pharmacy: Fight the Flu with Remedies from the Kitchen.
"A gargle made from salt water can relieve a sore throat. As well, it can stop a budding infection in its tracks. Mix 1 tablespoon of salt with a cup of ... read more
( life / health / environment / transportation ) via Lit Motors Builds a Car that Breaks the Rules.
"Right now, electric cars are not sustainable, he says. The average electric car battery pack is four times larger than ours, with one-third the range. If ... read more
( life / health ) If you're happy, you're healthy.Or the opposite.Whatever works, right?
via Positive Attitude Equals More Control, Better Health.
"The bottom line: when you feel in control, you take control." ... read more
( life / health / fitness ) via Action Item #4: Exercise Primally — Move, Lift, and Sprint
"Moving frequently (at a slow pace) is the foundation of Primal fitness. It's what we are meant to do most often, and what we should b ... read more
( life / health / fitness ) People can be fat AND fitGood news!
"It shows that some fat people manage to remain 'metabolically healthy' even though their body mass index would suggest they are not ... read more
( life / health / food / plants ) Five Tasty Ways to Eat Your Tomato Harvest All Year
"Hello tomato harvest time. If your garden (or farmer's market, or neighbor's garden) is suddenly overwhelming you with fresh tomatoes, don't be intimidated, s ... read more
( life / health ) via Honey, I killed the superbug The Australian.
"... none of the bacteria that researchers used to test the honey, including superbugs such as flesh-eating bacteria, built up any immunity" ... read more
( life / health / food ) For those with allergies, this might help.Research Shows Local Honey may Halt Allergies.
"Honey has been considered an alternative allergy treatment for many years, with many allergy sufferers swearing by its anti-allergenic properties. Unti ... read more
( life / health / food / restaurants ) With Elizabeth taken for the night by her wonderful Auntie, Tara and I took the opportunity last night to use a Groupon and go to an Ethiopian restaurant, Mesob. It was our first time trying Ethiopian food.The appetizer, sambusa, was very good. When th ... read more
( life / health / food / drugs ) "If you put a label on genetically engineered food you might as well put a skull and crossbones on it. — Norman Braksick, president of Asgrow Seed Co., a subsidiary of Monsanto, quoted in the Kansas City Star, March 7, 199 ... read more
( life / health ) ... many sleeping problems may have roots in the human body's natural preference for segmented sleep ...
via BBC News - The myth of the eight-hour sleep.
"It's not just the number of references — it is the way they refer to it, as if it wa ... read more
( life / health / environment ) So, literally, for the sake of human survival, please stop using at least this one pesticide by Bayer!
via More Evidence Points to Pesticide as Cause of Mass Bee Deaths.
"A new study publishe ... read more
( life / health / food ) Yet again, the solutions for most of the ailments that plague modern society are to be found in the natural world, not the synthetic world of establishment medicine and Big Pharma.
via Activist Post: 3 Ways to Naturally Reduce Your Ri ... read more
( education / news / politics / health ) ... his former chief of staff was a lobbyist for Merck and ... his chief of staff's mother-in-law ... was the state director of an advocacy group bankrolled by Merck ...
... read more
( life / health / food ) Clean 15: The 15 Lowest Pesticide-Prone Forms of Produce.
"If you don't buy organic, health experts like David Suzuki suggest avoiding toxic pesticides linked to health issues including ca ... read more
( life / health / food ) Emergency Essentials - Be Prepared Emergency Preparedness Food Storage.That's the Boy Scout motto, isn't it? Never hurts.
BePrepared.com is the world's largest dedicated online marketplace for survival food, water, and gear. They're a complete one-stop shop for everything ... read more
( life / health / food / drugs ) Another reason to go vegetarian, although their math isn't right. Forty-seven percent is much worse than 1 in 4. Maybe we should actually read the article? :)
via 1 In 4 Supermarket Meat ... read more
( life / health / food / drugs ) via Which Food Additives Make Children Behave Badly.
"... food additives used in hundreds of children's foods and drinks can cause temper tantrums and disruptive behavior ..." ... read more
( life / health ) Great site: Ways to save water
"Graywater is the water that goes down the drains from your washing machine, bathroom sinks and showers. When you stop to think about it, the average top-loading washing machine wil ... read more
( life / health / food / plants ) This could prove useful as food (and gas) prices soar this coming year: Where to Find Pick-Your-Own Fruit and Vegetable Farms / Orchards for Local, Fresh Fruit, Vegetables and Pumpkins, Along With Canning, Freezing & Preserving Instructions!
See also: ... read more
( life / health / food ) All about removing meat and dairy from your diet.
The McDougall Newsletter - Introduction to New McDougall Book — The Starch Solution.
"My recommendation for eating starches puts glazed looks on people's faces, and many dismiss me as certifia ... read more
( life / health / food ) via newswithviews.com/NWV-News/news233.htm
"It didn't take long for Democrats in the House to figure a way around the constitutional roadblock that halted the advance of S. 510: The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, following its approval by the Senat ... read more
( life / health / food ) A very technical article.
"It is important to note that the bulk of the data provided during the evaluation stages of GBH/GMO safety were provided by the i ... read more
( life / health ) copied from Lori's email
I am so excited to tell everyone the great news!!! We did it! Cure JM was number 1 at midnight last night!
Because of all of our wonderful friends and family we were able to win the 250K grant from Pepsi! This money will directly benefit Lucas! His doctor is the head of the foundation! This is HUGE ... read more
( life / health / food ) via Using Local Organic Cooperatives To Defeat Globalists
"Okay, you're awake, back among the human tribe. Now what? You are not alone in wondering what is the best way to fight the globalists.There is a vastly growing huma ... read more
( life / health ) ... after you remove it, of course. Apparently, they cause cancer. No kidding!
Here's the link:
Women who wore their bras 24 hours per day had a 3 out of 4 chance of developing breast cancer (in their study, n2056 for the cancer gro ... read more
( life / health / food ) Ask Your Congresspersons to Cosponsor HR 5577, Representative Kucinich's Genetically Engineered Food Right to Know Act
"10. Almost all non-organic processed food or animal products in the U.S. today contain ingredients that come from genetically engineered crops or from animals given genetically engineered feed, vaccines or growth ... read more
( life / health / environment ) Save the rain forests and add a little style back to your dinner table. Use dinner napkins. You know, actual cloth napkins. Remember those? Your mother used to use them. Maybe your grandmother. Anyway, stop buying paper towels! It's a waste of paper, and cloth napkins are actually cheaper in the long run, anyway.
Here's another short article on ... read more
( life / health / safety ) Always wear your safety glasses when mowing the lawn or weed-eating. I didn't today (though I do half the time), and I got hit in the eye with a rock that was launched by the mower blade, bounced off the side of the house, and hit me in the left eye.
My first thought after I let go of the mower — which killed the engine — and put my ... read more
( life / health ) Make your own (healthy) toothpaste here:
"Virtually all commercial toothpastes contain one or both of two prob ... read more
( life / health / food / plants ) A couple of them, actually. I was going to post this to blackberryrescue.com, but there is no such site. Wait, maybe I should check. You never know. Guess what? There IS such a site, but it has to do with the ubiquitous electronic device.
Anyway, on a couple of recent dog walks through t ... read more
( life / health / insurance ) My insurance company, Aetna, which denied a $10,000 medical claim last year, has finally reversed its decision (after my second appeal) and decided to process the claim again.Woo-hoo!Let's see how it actually shakes out, though, before I get too excited. ... read more
( life / health / environment ) I know, that sounds weird. But I just returned from the dump/recycling center, in my case the one on Omohundro Drive. I dropped off the old dishwasher along with my usual recycling and household trash.
Anyway, the woman there told me that today (Saturday, May 15) is an unadvertised amnesty day when you can drop off ANYTHING (other than nucl ... read more
( life / health / food / drugs ) Waxman represents L.A. on the west side up to Santa Monica. I bet those people take LOTS of supplements.
"Of all the sneaky tactics practiced in Washington D.C., this rece ... read more
( life / health / environment ) Email from anonymous to Nashville mayor regarding drinkable water shortage:
Mayor Dean, if you announce STIFF FINES for anyone exceeding HALF OF LAST MONTH'S WATER USAGE, and SUPER STIFF FINES for anyone exceeding last month's usage, you will get better water c ... read more
( life / health / food / restaurants ) Calling all breakfast eaters: Does anyone know of a decent place for breakfast near Nashville's (BNA) airport? My sister is passing through town next weekend and wants to have breakfast with Elizabeth (everyone else is secondary). We have a short time frame (2 or 3 hours) for breakfast b ... read more
( life / health / food ) cherries and walnuts are not drugs
"In the latest volley of the US Food and Drug Administration's bizarre war on scientific freedom of speech, the FDA has sent a Warning Letter to the president and CEO of Diamond ... read more
( life / health / food ) ... for a fraction of the cost. This is the one thing that kills our food budget, but we keep buying it because my back muscles seem to need the electrolytes to keep from spasming.At least, that's what I've convinced myself of. I've been battling back problems since 1996, and this is just part of the routine I've settled into.
Anywa ... read more
( life / health / food ) PLEASE remember to check your cupboards when you get home tonight!!!
Throw away ALL OUTDATED pancake mix, brownie mixes, Bisquick, cake and cookie mixes, etc., you have in your home.
A high school student had pancakes and it almost became fatal. His mom, a registered nurse, made him pancakes, dropped him off at school and headed to play ten ... read more
( life / health / food ) Genetically-modified cotton is poisoning people in India. In this country, non-organic soybeans, corn and canola (most non-organic of these are GMO) are poisoning people. It's in corn chips and other products. They are making soybeans and corn that are Round-up ready, which means, they have pesticide IN THE FOOD, which infects and GROWS in your i ... read more
( life / health / food ) Yes, we do it all here at FriendsNews! If I said to you Bohemian Highway, California Merlot 2007, what would you think? Crap? Just this side of Thunderbird? Well, you'd be wrong. At the amazingly low price of $6 for the small bottle, it's just as good as the Woodbridge California Merlot at twice the price.
I've never had French wine, so this ... read more
( life / health / food / plants ) Very cool talk given here. He talks fast, so you have to pay close attention.
via 6 ways mushrooms can save the world
"Mycologist Paul Stamets lists 6 ways the mycelium fungus can help save the universe: cle ... read more
( life / health ) Well, I finally had my epidural steroid injection that I seem to need every 3 or 4 years for my bulging/ruptured/herniated disc (between L4 and L5, for you medics out there). I just got the shot yesterday at the Pain Management Group in Antioch. I'm already feeling better, although t ... read more
( life / health / food ) Reheat Pizza
Heat up leftover pizza in a non-stick skillet on top of the stove, set heat to med-low and heat till warm. This keeps the crust crispy. No soggy micro pizza. I saw this on the cooking channel and it really works.
Easy Deviled Eggs
Put cooked egg yolks in a zip lock bag. Seal, mash till they are all broken up ... read more