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Three Easy Relaxation Exercises that can be Practiced Anywhere, Even at Work

by Brian P. Ramos
One of the best things that you can do for your health is to learn some simple exercises for relaxation. Relaxation techniques help to keep your body balanced, enhance your creativity, increase your energy, and reduce the chances of stress becoming your enemy. This is certainly not a one-size-fits-all approach as there are a variety of techniques available. For additional techniques to the ones I recommend in this article, I suggest you read my top handbook for conquering stress, “The Art of Stress-Free Living: Reprogram your Life from the Inside Out.” Read on as well for a brief overview of […]

Kelp: The Anti-Inflammatory, Vegan, Superfood that you may be Missing

by Brian P. Ramos
Kelp: The Anti-Inflammatory, Vegan, Superfood that you may be Missing Seaweed is not just for sushi anymore. In fact, kelp, a form of seaweed, has made its way into vegan restaurants to the delight of many health-conscious individuals all across the world. Considered by many to be a superfood due to its significant quantity of nutrients, kelp has been a staple of various Asian cultures for centuries. Its popularity in the western world has been on the rise more recently, as more people discover the many benefits this culinary delight has to offer. Therefore, kelp is quickly becoming part of a […]

Delicious Kale Salad with Tahini Dressing Loaded with Healing Sulforaphane

by Brian P. Ramos
Just made this amazing vegan delight and thought I would share it with you all. This Greek-inspired kale salad with tahini dressing is loaded with vital and healing nutrients, like sulforaphane (video on this coming soon on my YouTube channel). This meal talks to your genes the right way and boosts detoxification, liver function, and cognitive function. INGREDIENTS Kale salad 1 medium bunch of curly green kale (about 8 ounces) * Fine sea salt * 1 can (15 ounces) chickpeas, rinsed and drained, or 1 ½ cups cooked chickpeas * ½ cup thinly sliced Kalamata olives and/or roughly chopped pepper rings * ⅓ cup […]

Matcha Tea: Surprising Benefits of a Superfood

by Brian P. Ramos
During my most recent DNA Hacker’s Retreat, I discussed some of my top recommended supplements and superfoods. Matcha green tea was one of these natural remedies for health and wellbeing that I discussed. Matcha tea is an excellent way to incorporate some healthy components into your everyday diet. A single serving of matcha tea is nutritionally equivalent to ten cups of regular green tea! This is because matcha is made from high-quality, whole tea leaves that are ingested in powdered form. Therefore, it makes it a more potent source of nutrients than regular steeped green tea. Note, however, that I […]

Benefits & Uses of Holistic Herb, Basil

by Brian P. Ramos
Sweet basil is highly nutritious with an abundance of vitamin A (as carotenoids), vitamin K, and vitamin C. It’s also rich in magnesium, iron, potassium, and calcium. However, basil has many health benefits and uses: Antioxidant and Anti-inflammatory Sweet basil is an excellent source of antioxidants such as phenolic compounds and polyphenols. Anti-Cancer Basil also contains phytochemicals that prevent chemical-induced cancers (skin, liver, oral, and lung). Basil does this by increasing the antioxidant activity, altering gene expression like many superfoods, inducing cancer cell death, and inhibiting blood vessel development in the cell. Antibacterial and Antimicrobial Basil essential has been tested […]