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Robb Wolf – Sarah Strange – Wrangham Review (0)

December 18, 2014 • Category: Health

Robb Wolf – Sarah Strange – Wrangham Review. Here is one scientist’s response to the raw vegan fad. Yes, I am calling it a fad. Richard Wrangham is the Ruth Moore Professor of Biological Anthropology at Harvard University and the author of the book and source of this excerpt, Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us […]

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Bisphenol A (BPA)»

24,000 chemicals in bottled water?! (0)

Well it seems to have taken about 15 years in my lifetime from reading  Nature journal at my friend’s place of residence, which at that time was the Occidental Arts and Ecology Center (OK… I think I even found it in a magazine rack beside the composting toilet and brought it outside to read the […]

Contemplative Psychology»

Why Being Near The Ocean Can Make You Calmer And More Creative (0)

Wallace J. Nichols, a marine biologist, believes that we all have a "blue mind" — as he puts it, "a mildly meditative state characterized by calm, peacefulness, unity, and a sense of general happiness and satisfaction with life in the moment" — that’s triggered when we’re in or near water. via Why Being Near The […]

Dharma»

Penelope Sands – I have not heard the Zen phrase “living in vow”… (0)

LIVING BY VOW by Dainin Katagiri Roshi In Buddhism a spiritual life requires the practice of taking a vow. Mahayana Buddhists take the vow of the bodhisattva, which has four parts: to taste Truth, to save all beings, to master the teachings of the Buddha, to accomplish the Buddha Way. In Zen we speak of […]

Environment»

The surprisingly complex truth about planes and climate change | Duncan Clark | Environment | The Guardian (0)

In order to tot up these differently paced warming impacts into a single carbon footprint number for a flight or any other activity, it’s necessary to decide what time frame you’re talking about. Conventional wisdom is to add up the total warming impact of all the different greenhouse gases over the period of a century […]

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Robb Wolf – Sarah Strange – Wrangham Review (0)

Robb Wolf – Sarah Strange – Wrangham Review. Here is one scientist’s response to the raw vegan fad. Yes, I am calling it a fad. Richard Wrangham is the Ruth Moore Professor of Biological Anthropology at Harvard University and the author of the book and source of this excerpt, Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us […]

Health/Toxics»

Which comes first: the leaky gut or the dysfunctional immune system? – The Paleo Mom (0)

“This collection of evidence has lead many researchers and medical professionals to postulate that a leaky gut is a prerequisite for autoimmune disease to develop…. but this research shows something altogether more intriguing: that once the immune system develops the ability to attack tissues of the body, the gut is the first victim.” For me […]

Homeopathy»

The Strange Case of Homeopathy | Psychology Today (2)

This was published in Psychology Today in 2004. Its a good brief overview of why so many people continue to seek homeopathic treatment despite the ongoing opposition to it by medical professionals, skeptics and opinionated onlookers. Just this month the Swiss Government published its extensive review of homeopathic medicine to decide whether to continue funding […]

meditation»

Meditation Misconceptions on Vimeo (0)

I am currently involved in a conversation about meditation or “mindfulness” and all the myriad of interpretations and meanings of these terms that have become so common in popular culture and the media these days. Not a day goes by, it seems where someone is talking about mindfulness and how it will make you healthy […]

Pesticides & Organics»

30 Year Study debunks myths on organic farms:: Rodale Institute (0)

  The results are in from a 30-year side-by-side trial of conventional and organic farming methods at Pennsylvanias Rodale Institute. Contrary to conventional wisdom, organic farming outperformed conventional farming in every measure. Full Article from Phoenix Star here: Study debunks myths on organic farms. REPORT: 30 Years of the Farming Systems Trial | Rodale Institute.   Research […]

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Ready, get set, time out! But follow with positive reinforcement – The Globe and Mail (0)

“In the real world, many parents I know personally and many of the parents I treat professionally don’t use time outs like that,” says Dr. Daniel Siegel, clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine and co-author of No-Drama Discipline.No, here in the real world, “they use them, No.1, when they’re desperate and […]

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Oranges (or any citrus) are not the safest fruit – they all exceed pesticide limits – Environment – The Independent (0)

I recently read about the chemicals that can legally be applied to orange and lemon skins since they are deemed “inedible”. This is insane as not only do we use them for cooking but every cold drink in a restaurant or bar comes with a wedge of lemon of unknown origin. I cannot find the […]