In 1986 Rene Peoc’h conducted a most astonishing experiment to show telekinesis – influencing objects at a distance by power of the mind. He used newly hatched chicks and a specially made robot. Chickens and all birds believe the first animate creature or thing they see after hatching is their parent and become closely bonded. […]
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From “The Marriage of Sun and Moon” by Andrew Weil 1984 “A primary aspect of a good relationship with any psychoactive drug is awareness of its nature. When people forget that drugs are drugs, they are on the road to trouble. “Look at the extent of serious dependence on coffee in our society. Coffee is […]
The gold standard of “evidence based medicine” is the placebo controlled trial. There are three problems with this evidence. The Placebo Was the placebo mentioned in the trial? Any trial failing to specify the placebo would be invalid – it could be around 90% of trials. Another troubling aspect of placebos is the “placebo washout”. […]
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Iodine is beneficial to every cell of the body (and all animal life). Becoming iodine sufficient brings a deep sense of wellness and mental clarity. It becomes an anti-microbial shield and reduces heavy metal penetration. Sufficiency with iodine is a good feeling. A deeper sense of wellness, clarity of mind, warmer core body temperature, better […]
We Were Made For These Times Clarissa Pinkola Estes My friends, do not lose heart. We were made for these times. I have heard from so many recently who are deeply and properly bewildered. They are concerned about the state of affairs in our world now. Ours is a time of almost daily astonishment […]
How to get high plasma levels of ascorbic acid…
Antibiotics kill bacteria, the good and the not good. Just a chemotherapy kills all cells. After antibiotics were discovered in the 1940’s an enormous market opportunity was available to the pharmaceutical companies, which put much research into creating as many different kinds as possible and finding as many uses as possible, both for people and […]
Glucosamine is made from pulverised sea crustaceans and a lot of people are buying a lot of it. The placebo effect only lasts so long – no doubt these powders are offering genuine pain relief. Medical opinion finds little to no benefit with regard to joint pain and joint degeneration, although a trial showed Glucosamine […]
Bitter herbs are used to stimulate and enhance digestion. They’re certainly bitter; the two most commonly used bitters Gentian and Wormwood contain the most bitter substances known. Other digestive bitters are Golden Seal, Dandelion leaf, Barberry, Andrographis and Angelica. Also beneficial are Chamomile and St Mary’s Thistle. They surely have a strong taste but it’s […]
A high-quality, nutrient-dense diet is one of the most powerful ways to maintain health and prevent disease. Our gut in particular needs proper nourishment for health to really flourish. Bone broths contain collagen, gelatine and many minerals. It is soothing and nourishing for our gut and for us. Bone Broth Basics You may use chicken, […]
Carbohydrate is the most controversial macronutrient. Well maybe not, fats are controversial too. But the science on fats is so clear the politics are becoming irrelevant. The debate around carbohydrate is interesting and usually well informed but its polarized between government and medical dietetics with low fat high carb advice on one side and on the […]
Some ideas for tired mums and dads New babies: 1. After 8 weeks of age, wean baby off of falling asleep at the breast. 2. If mama is nursing in the middle of the night, better to feed them as “dream feed” meaning that she feeds them before they are actually awake. 3. Create a […]
Faecal transplants or Faecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT) is a treatment for bowel disorders linked to problems with the microbial balance in the gut, that is, the health of the biome. A stool sample is taken from a healthy person and introduced into the bowel of the patient. Benefits Among the benefits are improving insulin sensitivity […]
There are no mistakes, no co-incidences. All events are blessings given to us to learn from. – Elizabeth Kubler-Ross Elizabeth Kubler-Ross lived a remarkable life, starting out in her late teens as a newly graduated nurse riding her bicycle across Europe into the chaos of post war Germany. Amongst her many achievements was wheeling dying […]
Of all possible ways to maintain wellness the most effective and enduring is to buy fresh food and prepare it at home. Many a working man in tough dirty industry has lived a long and productive life without significant medical interventions because he ate home cooking from fresh bought food. Home cooking costs less in […]
Living in love is an energy flow; through us from the divine toward the world we care to nurture. 5 actions are that keep the loving connection with our life’s partner are: Physical touch with eye contact Quality time with undivided attention Affirmations Gifts Service With the expression of all actions every day. A relationship […]
Lets include Diatomaceous Earth as well – it’s good for the same task too. When it comes to detoxification we’re often told to use these products because they’re supposed to be good at removing toxins from the body. Firstly, they don’t leave the gut so this is the only place they’ll be capturing anything. But they’re […]
The taste of food offers more than the pleasure of eating – it has a lot to do with how its digested and absorbed. Traditional cultures have a full range of tastes in foods. Sugar and sweet taste have become a part of the Westernized food experience, even to the extreme of using substitute sugars […]
Yes, and they’re in so many popular foods! They’re superb at creating crisp-crumbly biscuits, crunchy crackers, moist cupcakes and flaky pastries. A chocolate can be customised to melt in the mouth not in the hands. The smaller fat crystals make shortenings with smaller air bubbles to stay in the batter longer and produce reliably fluffy […]
Vitamin C is a complex of ascorbic acid, minerals and bioflavonoids. It’s needed for a number of functions in the body; an anti-oxidant, redox reactions, building enzymes and collagen. Think of C for Collagen. Ascorbic acid is the main active ingredient. It’s a simple organic molecule converted from glucose by an enzyme which enters the […]