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Is this why our kids may be heading for early Alzheimers?

A large, multi-center study led by the UC Davis School of Medicine for the first time has shown that people as young as their 40s have stiffening of the arteries that is associated with subtle structural damage to the brain that is implicated in cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s disease later in life. A collaboration of […]

Water filters and Hard Water. 4 Choices you need to consider.

Hard water is water with high levels of alkaline minerals. It is the result of having high mineral content, usually calcium and magnesium ions. Dissolved rock causes scale, which impedes appliance performance and is the direct cause of energy inefficiencies and increased utility costs. It can be a serious problem for many water filter systems […]

An Answer to the Plastic Bottle Problem?

Know how long a plastic water bottle can take to decompose? Up to 1000 years. Know how many bottles of water America alone drinks in a single year? approximately 50 billion. Scared yet? You should be, because unless we start firing our garbage out of giant cannons and into the sun, it’s safe to say […]

How much does it take to get people to give up acidic sugar?

In Thailand they believe it takes a lot. In order to raise awareness about the dangers that sugar poses to our health, The Diabetes Association of Thailand commissioned Thai designer Nattakong Jaengsem to come up with a campaign that would encourage the public to reduce their sugar intake. And as you can see from the […]

Alkaline diet? take Note! The Mighty Cucumber: Alkalizer of Champions!

Most people think cucumber is a vegetable ( technically a fruit) that we add as an afterthought in salads and side dishes. But it’s a ‘power’ alkaline diet essential, simply because it’s so easy to eat! But.. even I don’t see cucumbers in the grocery store and say, “Wow, I just gotta have those amazing cucumbers!” I […]

Why we continue to lab test our UltraStream water filter.

Endocrine-disrupting chemicals contribute to reproductive health problems experienced by hundreds of thousands of women, costing European Union an estimated €1.4 billion ($1.5 billion) a year in health care expenditures and lost earning potential. ~ Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. The study examined rates of uterine fibroids — benign tumors on the uterus […]

Alzheimers and lost memories. Are they really lost?

 Alzheimer’s disease may cause us to forget faces, where we left familiar objects… even where we are… because our brains cannot find where we put those memories! At least that’s what a new study suggests. The study, reported in Nature1, challenges the assumption that Alzheimer’s prevents the brain from making new memories. It also suggests that brain stimulation may temporarily […]

Anxiety? Depression? How about a whole body tune-up? 7 Do-able ways to begin feeling better.

The US National Institute of Mental Health says we now have over 40 million Americans affected by a mental or emotional condition. Then there is the other 50 million who suffer from intermittent bouts of anxiety and depression. Wow. That’s nearly one third of the US population with mental health issues. Scary? Damn right it is! Current approaches NIMH says […]

Healthy tattoos? No! Yes!

Tattoo aficionados who appreciate the creative license behind professional inking can now take solace in the potential health benefits of tattoos. Now we hear that researchers have found that getting tattoos could strengthen the immune system, helping fight common infections. About 14% of Americans have at least one tattoo and spend nearly $1.65 billion annually on […]