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Mediterranean Diet: Eat, Drink and Be Healthy the Greek Way

The Mediterranean diet is one of the keys for anyone seeking a life of health and longevity.   This short and easy to follow eBook will highlight what the Mediterranean diet is and is not. You will learn which foods are heart healthy. You will learn which foods and fats will reduce blood pressure, heart… Read More

Hydroponics for the Home: Basic Hydroponic Gardening

Hydroponics and hydroponic gardening is becoming more of the norm as the population grows and arable land becomes more precious. Less land to work with and more people to feed means that traditional practices of growing food will exist with newer food production methods. One innovative solution is hydroponic food production or a hydroponics growing… Read More

Caffeine: Habits & Effects

90% of North Americans consume caffeine on a daily basis. Caffeine is found in many beverages and some foods. For example: teas, sodas, energy drinks, and in chocolate. However, the bulk of caffeine consumed comes in the form of coffee beverages (consider the number of Starbucks around the world). Caffeine stimulates our nervous system reducing… Read More

Gluten Free: What is Gluten? Recipes Included

Gluten free in not just a “trend” or a “fad”. It is a serious health issue which causes inflammation in the mind and body by eating wheat and wheat by-products. Gluten is a protein found in foods processed from wheat and related grains (barley and rye). Gluten is the “glue” or “net” that holds starch… Read More

Meditation: A Mind and Body Experience

Meditation is a mind/body process that uses concentration or reflection to relax the body and calm the mind. There have been numerous meditation techniques practiced throughout the centuries, but this eBook focuses on “how to meditate” and the more popular practices such as mindfulness, relaxation response, brain wave entrainment, and highlights the history of meditation… Read More

Sunscreen: Are You Protected?

Using sunscreen on a daily basis is more important than ever, as skin cancer rates have risen. But is the rise attributed to Ozone depletion, lack of sunscreen use, or the chemicals found in popular sunscreen products?   This eBook will discuss the deleterious effects of too much sun exposure and how Ultraviolet radiation affects… Read More

Fermented Foods: Fermenting to Good Health

This starter guide on fermentation will introduce you to the benefits of fermenting foods in your daily diet. Fermented foods for health may not be well understood, however, most people consume fermented foods every day without realizing it – like coffee, cheese, bread, olives, yogurt, and more.   This short eBook will show you how… Read More

Brain Plasticity: Rethinking How the Brain Works

Brain plasticity is the capacity to change the brain through learning. Have you heard the adage, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks?” Well, what science is discovering is that it’s simply not true.   We are born with billions of brain cells, many of which are interconnected through neural networks. It was once… Read More