DID YOU KNOW?
More people use acupuncture than aspirin (acupuncture is used by at least 1/4 of the world’s population).
Be kind to your liver: it filters all the blood in your body every 6 minutes.
Our bodies are 3x more microbial than human (37 trillion human cells : 100 trillion microorganisms).
The average adult breathes about 2500 gallons of air in and out every day.
The average human has about 27 feet of intestines. (On a football field, that's about 3 first-downs.)
The U.S. spends about 1/5 of the GDP on disease management. (And yet, most of these diseases are preventable.)
Almond milk contains more calcium than cow's milk.
Our body's lymphatic system has 4x more fluid than we have blood. And yet, has no pump.
Vitamin D is actually a hormone.
There are 60,000 miles of blood vessels in the average adult. That's enough to circle the globe twice.
The human body has 19 billion capillaries.
Scientists estimate that by the year 2050 there will be more plastic in the ocean than... fish.
You brush your teeth, you brush your hair. Do you brush your skin?
America comprises about 4% of the world's population. But consumes almost half of its anti-depressants.
About 70 % of our immune system is in our gut.
Epsom salt is not salt. It's really comprised of nutrients (a magnesium sulfate compound) that many of us are lacking.
75-90% of doctor's visits are prompted by stress-related issues.
BPA (found in many plastics, such as water bottles) is a synthetic estrogen. Nearly 6 billion pounds of BPA are produced globally each year.
“QUOTE OF THE DAY”
“Everything vibrates - this is a principle from physics… and sound is the propagation of vibration through a medium. So, if you think about it, everything in the universe is singing.” - Andrew Weil, M.D.
“If you know the why,
you can live any how.”
- Friedrich Nietzsche
“God is a circle whose center is everywhere and whose circumference is nowhere..” - Hermes Trismegistus, mythical mystic teacher
“The fundamental principle of medicine is love.” - Philipus Aureolus Paracelsus
“The first wealth is health.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson
"This new science takes us from victims to creators."
– Bruce Lipton, Ph.D.
The Wisdom of Your Cells:
How Your Beliefs Control Your Biology
"Natural forces within us are the true healers of disease."
“He was not bone and feather but a perfect idea of freedom and flight, limited by nothing at all.”
Jonathan Livingston Seagull
“The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will instruct his patient in the care of the human frame, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.”
– Thomas Edison
"If my body created this, maybe it can heal it."
-Chris Wark, chrisbeatcancer.com
“Through epigenetics we have the ability to influence gene expression and mitochondrial function through diet, lifestyle, and thoughts. That's powerful medicine.”
– Dr. Nasha Winters
“In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.”
"Our bodies are not rental cars; they're the only ride we're ever going to have."
-Robyn O’Brien, Food Activist
“When you take care of the gateway to the gut (which the mouth is) - it’s amazing how much healthier the rest of the body becomes.”
-Stuart Nunnally, DDS, MS
"Earth laughs in Flowers."
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Your thoughts and beliefs of the past have created this moment and all the moments up to this moment. What you are now choosing to believe and think and say will create the next moment and the next day and the next month and the next year.”
“A wise man should consider that health is the greatest of human blessings, and learn how by his own thought to derive benefit from his illnesses.”
-Hippocrates, Regimen in Health
“I was diagnosed with an incurable cancer in my liver and lungs... That's when I became the CEO of my health.”