Sitting Kills More People Than Smoking

Don’t be surprised (or insulted) if the next prescription your doctor hands you is for nothing but an exercise regimen. Globally, 20% of early deaths are preventable with moderate exercise. And for the first time last year, sitting killed 5.3 million people worldwide, more than smoking. Inactivity is now considered […] Read more »

Vitamin D protects against low radiation damage and radiation-induced cancer

As understanding of Vitamin D increases, it is becoming apparent that its most active form, Vitamin D3 (calcitriol), may offer protection against a variety of radiation-induced damages. Vitamin D’s protective action is carried by a wide variety of mechanisms, including cell cycle regulation and proliferation, cellular differentiation and communication, and […] Read more »

Top Ten Most Nutritious Vegetables and How to Grow Them in Your Garden

Reposted from Photo Credits (left to right): Wanko, Qfamily, George Scholz, via Flickr Creative Commons Attribution License . By Colleen Vanderlinden Treehugger A perfectly ripe, juicy tomato, still warm from the sun. Sweet carrots, pulled from the garden minutes (or even seconds!) before they’re eaten. Growing your own vegetables is one […] Read more »

Get Your Green On!!

Hardly anybody actually gets enough greens. We have become a society of supplement takers. I suppose we may have been more deeply influenced by the Jetson’s than we ever imagined. Remember their food? Certainly, circumstances sometimes occur which require supplementation for proper and optimal care but mostly, if we would […] Read more »