Skeptics Guide to Meditation
Many people are skeptical about the benefits of meditation.
Unfortunately, most skeptics don’t know the facts. It’s understandable since in the West we didn’t grow up with this in our lives. But there is more research being done all the time that shows how useful it is.
One of the biggest misconceptions is that it has to be complicated. In fact, it can be as simple as breathing.
The benefits? Try these:
And that’s just the start. To learn more, see the linked page. It has links to 23 articles about meditation. I’ll bet at least one of these will fit your needs.
You can get the whole story here.
Why Most Calcium Supplement Recommendations are DEAD WRONG
Calcium is good for you, right?
The answer is, it depends. On what? Here are some of the factors:
For an excellent review of this topic, see the Green Med Info article here.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“DonÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t Take Supplements, but Feel Free to Electrocute Your Stomach!Ã¢â‚¬Â
The FDA says it’s a good idea to curb appetite by shocking your stomach.
At least that’s the idea behind an FDA supported new product. The device is implanted in the body and delivers shocks to simulate the feeling of fullness. The goal is ostensibly to help people with weight management.
But does it work? Even the FDA panel voting on approval didn’t think so. And they voted to approve it even though it has many awful side effects. Diarrhea, pain and nerve damage were among them.
Or how about the device that allows someone to empty their stomach contents directly into the toilet? Yep, 20 minutes after eating just turn a valve and pour out your stomach contents.
These obesity management techniques are bizarre to say the least.
Of course the obvious solution is making simple lifestyle changes. And supplements can give your body support for that process. But of course the FDA won’t be going out of their way to support these ideas.
Find out more here.
Who Uses Supplements
The Council for Responsible Nutrition wanted to know who uses supplements.
They surveyed over 2000 adults. The results were interesting. Here is a quick overview of the highest percentage of use:
The infographic has a lot more information. You’ll see other lifestyle habits associated with supplement use. What types of supplements people take. Why peopel take them. See it all here.
Why to Consider Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for Healing
TCM is an ancient form of healing from the Orient. It includes acupuncture, herbal medicine and various other disciplines.
Among the reasons to consider it, are the following:
Learn more in the article you will find here.
All the best to you for your health and happiness,