For thousands of years honey has been recommended to help wound healing. Can this simple remedy be scientifically plausible and how does it work? To this day, the exact mechanisms of action are unclear, but is this generally true or not? Can you slap some honey on that skinned knee and heal it up right fast? The most recent research has focused on honey having anti-bacterial properties. So, considering we are having all sorts of problems with antibiotic resistance and resulting infections that are difficult to treat, honey would seem to be a GREAT option as an alternative. So is this so?

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Is eating your way to stress reduction possible?  Did you think that stress leads to binge eating and just starts a downward spiral. YES!  If you eat the “wrong stuff” then you may even be on a death spiral of  fat acquisition and poor health.  BUT, news flash!  If you eat the “right stuff” you can actually reduce your stress levels as explained in this brief must-see video.

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If you haven’t been there, don’t go there. Most of us have had a hangover or two, and some of us have even survived college. Turns out that 25-30% of people are resistant to EVER getting severe hangovers even if they indulge a wee bit too much. But for most of us, it’s either minimize the drinking or have a secret weapon. Many swear by their hangover remedy, but which ones really work for MOST people? There are all sorts of hangover pills, potions and remedies out there. Are they for real? Here’s your simple survival kit….

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We have covered a lot of ground in Part 1 and Part 2 of this anti-aging mini-series. What you see, touch and feel are important wouldn’t you say? It’s sometimes hard to relate to heart disease and diabetes and other things “inside”, until they affect your outside of course. But your skin and your joints give you immediate feedback with soreness or a tired aged look. What can we do in these areas to retard aging?

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