Health

Moringa: The power-packed plant

The mighty moringa plant, or as it’s fondly called “miracle tree” is becoming the go-to plant to treat a variety of ailments. Moringa oleifera is originally found in its native country of South Asia, but is becoming abundant throughout the tropics. For centuries its leaves have been used to cure and prevent more than 300...

New study: Less than 1 hour of cycling per week slows aging

A study published Tuesday in the medical journal Cell Metabolism shows that cycling three times a week in short, high-intensity bursts for a total of 48 minutes can greatly help reduce the effects of aging at a cellular level in the elderly by boosting energy and reducing frailty.The study, conducted by a group of...

Why Dr. Pizzorno Wrote “The Toxin Solution”

Dr. Pizzorno is the author or co-author of 10 books, including the internationally acclaimed Textbook of Natural Medicine (now in its 4th edition with over 100,000 copies bought by doctors worldwide) and the best-selling Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine (over 1,500,000 copies in six languages).  His most recent journal publication is on diet-induced acidosis in the April...

Considering a Cycling Tattoo? Read This First.

Starla Teddergreen, 35, of team Fearless Femme, has been getting inked for half her life. She has this advice for cyclists considering their first tattoo.Make it personal All my designs tell a story; one came to me in a dream. Don’t just pick something off the wall. That’s not going to mean anything to you...

How To Increase Your Appetite When You’re Too Sick To Eat

Help Yourself Eat MoreMonkey Business Images/Getty ImagesIf you're sick, losing weight, and have no appetite, it could be due to illness, an emotional issue, or as a side effect of treatment. You know you need to eat more to gain the weight back or, at least, maintain your current weight, but you just don't...

Cycling and Finger Numbness: How To Prevent It

Numbness in your hands while cycling is more common than you may think. Cyclist Palsy, as it is also known, is something that can limit your daily life and cycling life - but it can be prevented. Whether you are a hobbyist or a pro, this can affect your life without you noticin any...

What Happens to Your Core When You Cycle? A Lot!

We all know that cycling is good exercise, but what exactly does it do? The peddling helps our legs strengthen, but what about the rest of us? What about our core? Our core, aka "the stomach area" supports our entire body by being strong and stable. Many exercises help strengthen our core region -...

Can Salt Prevent Migraines?

Salt, specifically sodium, is something that we need to help our bodies function. Too much sodium can bloat us can cause heart issues, and too little can cause other issues. Migraines may be one of those issues, as studies are showing that a little salt can help stop - or at least lessen -...

The Cyclist’s Guide To Healing Bruises Naturally

Bruises are caused by an injury or blow to a specific body part that breaks blood vessels underneath the skin. Blood seeps out of the vessels causing discoloration, swelling, and pain.Bruises can also be caused by nutrient deficiencies, insufficient blood clotting factors, and serious illnesses like leukemia.  If you are going to heal bruises...

Cycling Can Boost Your Overall Health

Cycling is great for exercise - and those who wanting a thrilling, but somewhat cautious, sport. Cycling is also great for your health. In fact, many claim that cycling can actually boost your overall health. From mental to physical, the benefits are endless, and some of the best are listed below.Quicker CommuteWho doesn't want...
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