Showing posts from July, 2020

Coffee Tea?! My Coffee Secret

NCDT (National Coffee Data Trends) have reported that as much as 67% of Americans drink coffee on a daily basis.  That amount increases to 75% when determining the amount of adults who drink coffee on a weekly basis.  One lesser know fact is that the global coffee market is expected to reach 182 billion by the year 2030.  What is it about that little dark bean, available in so many varieties, that cause people to be unable to go about their daily lives without it?  It must be the flavor as some people swear by coffees made in various countries.  If it's not Columbian or Jamaican coffee, some will not even touch the mug.  Then there are the coffee chain fan clubs who must have their daily Starbucks or Tim Horton's signature espresso in the morning.  Let's be real, the taste of coffee isn't all it's cracked up to be, especially when dark.  Quite possibly, it may be the alertness that coffee provides after consumption which have some people hooked.   The alertness and

How Halle Berry Weaned Herself off Insulin as a Type 1 Diabetic

Halle Berry is one of Hollywood's most well known women who has starred in many of box office topping movies. Halle Berry is an ageless woman. One would never believe that she will be turning 54 next month. Halle was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes and revealed her diagnosis to the New York Times in 2006. It was during the shooting of a television show in 1989 that she fell into a diabetic coma for several days after which she received a diagnosis of diabetes type 1. Individuals with type 1 diabetes are born with it but Halle believes that her type 1 diagnosis became a type 2 diagnosis. Halle credits the keto diet for her good looks and for freeing her from having to take insulin. "I’ve managed to wean myself off insulin, so now I like to put myself in the type 2 category," said Berry. The keto diet entails high consumption of fats and minimal to no consumption of carbs which leads to the body burning fat instead of carbs for fuel. Sugar can place the aging process o

Garlic and Onion among Natural Ingredients Found to Destroy Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

A study led by Jessica Furner-Pardoe at the University of Warwick, has produced astounding results regarding the issue of antibiotic resistant bacteria. A few years ago, Jessica and her team stumbled across an ancient natural remedy, which consisted of a concoction of garlic, onion, bile salts and wine. The remedy was originally written in an old English medical text called, Bald’s Leechbook . Several batches of the garlic and onion cocktail were used to form a salve which was named Bald's eyesalve. In a prior study, fellow colleague and microbiologist, Dr. Freya Harrison found the ancient remedy to be effective against biofilms of Staphylococcus aureus. The current study by Furner-Pardoe led to the discovery that the remedy was also effective against other antibiotic resistant bacteria such as Acinetobacter baumannii, Stenotrophomonas maltophilia, S. epidermidis and S. pyogenes. Dr. Harrison believes that the salve is an effective remedy for treating diabetic ulcers. "W

Sydney, Australia - First City to be 100% Renewable Energy Powered

Sydney, Australia is now fully powered by renewable electricity which is sourced from local wind and solar projects. every major building, stadium, convention center, sports fields and traffic lights are running via green clean energy. The mayor of Australia, Clover Moore, presided over the green deal which was achieved in collaboration with flow power and Repower Shoalhaven. Repower Shoalhaven is a non profit community group which has been instrumental in developing community solar projects. Flow power is a key energy retailer within the Australian markets. Their mission entails helping business reshape how they manage electricity. The green deal is the largest one in Australian history. Key elements that will be a result of this new shift in utilization of 100% renewable energy include: CO2 emissions will decrease in Sydney by 20,000 tons. The city will save money up to a half million per year. Job growth and prospects are expected to increase. Communities impacted by the pand

Conscious Luxury Travel Series: Dolce Hanoi Golden Lake Hotel

There's a new and fascinating hotel in the far east that has everyone talking! Dolce Hanoi Golden Lake Hotel is situated in Hanoi, Vietnam and it is the world's first 24 gold plated hotel. Talk about a smart way to utilize one of earth's precious metals!!! Wowzers! Owner, Huu Duong, explains that the gold used in Hanoi Golden Lake Hotel was sourced locally in order to keep costs down. Duong desires to see people of all backgrounds inside of his hotel connoting that he created the hotel to be enjoyed by everyone rather than a select group of people. Now are there streets of gold in this gorgeous gold-a-licious hotel!? Well--no not exactly! this gold hotel features a gold exterior, 24k gold tiled infinity pool, golden toilets, furnishings and even gold food! some might even consider this place to be a little bit of heaven on earth. Ooohh la la! Dolce Hanoi golden lake hotel possesses 25 stories and has the potential to make an individual feel like a king or queen once they s