Did You Know Your Genes Remember a Sugar Hit?

Scientific Evidence: Sugar can Permanently Change DNA An Australian research team from the Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute in Melbourne has found that genes remember a sugar hit for two weeks.  What’s more, continued poor eating habits can permanently alter your DNA and potentially pass the genetic damage onto your descendants.1 The team studied how diet impacted heart tissue and found sugar caused cells to switch off the genetic controls that protect that body against diabetes and heart disease for a period of two weeks.

7 Potent Ways Garlic Can Make You Healthier

Garlic is not just a weapon against vampires – it scares away bacteria, viruses, parasites, ticks and possibly even mosquitoes!

  1. Garlic Reduces Heart Disease Risk & High Blood Pressure
  2. Helps induce relaxation and enlargement of blood vessels, improving blood flow.  This can help prevent high blood pressure, heart attack and stroke. 1
  3. Garlic Crushes Parasites, Bacteria and Viral Infections
  4. Garlic works like a broad-spectrum antibiotic against parasites, bacteria and viruses...

Slow movement: You Are What You Eat & How You Eat

“You're only here for a short visit. Don't hurry, don't worry. And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.” ~ Walter Hagen The slow food movement originated in Italy in 1986, and Slow Food, a non-profit, eco-gastronomic organization was officially created in 1989.  The antithesis of fast food, Slow Food is focused on reminding people of local foods, where they come from, their different tastes and how we affect the rest of the world by what we eat...

Slow Movement: The Secret to Truly Living

“Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.” ~William Shakespeare You’ve probably heard this before…slow down!  But not as often as…hurry up!  Quit stalling! You need to multi-task! Meanwhile, we are starved for time and a feeling of connection, are missing the random, unexpected and simple beauties of life.  Is it worth it? It’s ok for technology to evolve at hyper-speed.  Humans don’t evolve that way though, or at least not in a positive direction.  Nerves are shredded, patience is thinned, health suffers, vision narrows...

Flea Infestation? Natural and Organic Pest Control

Generally these pesky things ride into your home on a pet.  Result: an unhappy furry pal, and a big nuisance for you. Some interesting facts:

  • Generally fleas live in your pets environment, not directly on your pet
  • Fleas live about 90 days, and one flea lays about 60 eggs per day
  • Fleas adapt to their environment a bit like cockroaches.  They become more immune to popular flea chemicals with every generation
  • The adult flea can jump nine inches straight up and five inches sideways
Tips on getting rid of fleas: