Avoid Expensive Detox Scams
Detoxing continues to be a hot topic in Hollywood and across social media sites. Celebrities like Kim Kardashian and Gwyneth Paltrow promote cleansing as a way to counter everything from weight gain to the effects of too many cocktails the night before. It’s gotten really out of hand… Today, you can find over-the-counter detox kits in every drug store across the country. They’re a huge business. Last year, sales of detox products topped $100 million. But sadly, you’re being sold a bill of goods regarding these kits. Now, don’t get me wrong, toxins are a huge problem… Your environment has changed dramatically in...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - August 28, 2023 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Jacob Tags: Health Source Type: news

Tapping the heat beneath your feet with Kathy Hannun of Dandelion Energy
Millions of American households rely on oil for heat. Growing up in New Hampshire, Kathy Hannun was familiar with this decades-old and environmentally-taxing approach. As part of Google’s innovation lab, X, she began unearthing a solution — indeed from underground... This week on How I Built This…#newhampshire #kathyhannun #google #dandelionenergy #sampaulson #caseyherman #ramtinarablouei #katherinesilva #twitterinstagram (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 8, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘The Masked Singer’ Reveals Identities of the Lamp and Dandelion: Here’s Who They Are
SPOILER ALERT: Do not read ahead if you have not watched the Season 9, episode 9 of “The Masked Singer,” which aired April 12 on Fox. It was “Masked Singer in Space Night,” but “The Masked Singer” could have also been celebrating “’90s Night.” That’s because the two celebrities unmasked on…#season9 #maskedsinger #90snight #melissajoanhart #sabrinateenagewitch #aliciawitt #cybill #lamp #kenjeong #millajovovich (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 13, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eat more chocolate, take more naps and gorge on dandelion leaves
In yesterday's Daily Mail, mind specialist Dr Richard Restak explored the importance of keeping memories alive in order to ward off the threat of dementia in old age. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 5, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ghana: Dandelion May Kill Breast Cancer Cells, Lower Hypertension, Cholesterol, and Improve Liver Health (2)
[Ghanaian Times] [This is the final part of the article published yesterday, December 12, 2022 issue of the paper] (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 13, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Dandelion tea shown to kill pancreatic cancer cells in research - ‘Vital for health’
A doctor shares that dandelion tea is "a simple option" that could reduce your risk of pancreatic cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘Bizarre yet effective’ Don’t throw away dandelion weeds - why you should eat them instead
DANDELIONS are a common lawn weed which gardeners might find themselves pulling out on multiple occasions throughout the year. Instead of throwing them away, though, an expert has shared some interesting health benefits that come from eating dandelion greens. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart disease: Dandelion antioxidants lower cholesterol to help reduce your risk
HEART disease is one of the most common causes of death in the UK and across the world but making some diet or lifestyle changes could lower your risk of coronary heart disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Consumer Health: Do natural diuretics work?
Some herbs and dietary supplements have diuretic properties and may help with sodium and water retention. Examples include dandelion, ginger, parsley, hawthorn and juniper. But proceed with caution before taking any products that have a diuretic effect. Because fluid retention can be caused by a number of medical conditions and some medications, it's important to [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - March 16, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Plantwatch: weeds – appreciating the wild things on our streets
Lockdown may have given us more respect for the wild plants, and the work they do, in our urban areasWeeds have a public image problem – unloved, trodden on, dug up and sprayed with herbicides. But during lockdown, the weeds in towns and cities have given a contact with nature, no matter how humble their roots. These are, after all, wild plants growing under our feet and they deserve respect.A study of native British weeds showed that many were highly valuable flowers for bees and butterflies, producing nectar and pollen and also providing them early in the year. Plants such as dandelion and daisy were good for bees and ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 20, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Paul Simons Tags: Science Plants Environment UK news France Source Type: news

Hair loss treatment: Dandelion decreases oxidative free radicals to increase hair growth
HAIR loss treatment: To cure the cause of hair loss one needs to go deeper within the scalp to help solve the issue. By using dandelion root, a decrease in both inflammation and oxidative free radical damage occurs thereby increasing hair growth. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is Your Child an Orchid, a Tulip or a Dandelion?
Highly sensitive children, like orchids, thrive in the right environment, experts say. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Richard Schiffman Tags: Children and Childhood Parenting Families and Family Life Source Type: news

Country diary: this first wild rose will not be pigeon-holed
Crook, County Durham: Today ’s sweet briar could be the mongrel offspring of a dog rose – they hybridise so easilySpring, so eagerly anticipated, so riotous, has sashayed into summer. All that remains of crab apple, hawthorn and rowan blossom lies as petal confetti on the pavement. The blackcap in the copse I walk past daily is subdued, its melodious courtship tempered now by the caution of a parent with a brood to protect. Dandelion clocks alongside footpaths have blown away, replaced by frothy cow parsley.For meteorologists, summer begins on 1 June. Astronomically, summer solstice, 20 June, is the magical date. But t...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 3, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Phil Gates Tags: Wild flowers Summer Genetics Environment Plants Biology Science Source Type: news

'Bee' thankful for the evolution of pollen
(University of Missouri-Columbia) Over 80% of the world's flowering plants must reproduce in order to produce new flowers, according to the US Forest Service. This process involves the transfer of pollen between plants by wind, water or insects called pollinators -- including bumblebees. In a new study, researchers at the University of Missouri discovered spiny pollen -- from a native wild dandelion species in the southern Rocky Mountains -- has evolved to attach to traveling bumblebees. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 20, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Country diary: the thrush casts its promise of magic into the day
Wenlock Edge, Shropshire: The bird ’s song is sharp and yellow as celandines, soft and blue as violets“The sun never sets on the empire of the dandelion,” saidAlfred Crosby, the historian of science and technology, talking about the biological expansion of Europe and the “portmanteau” of plants and animals carried by colonists to establish in new worlds.The vibrant solar voice of the dandelion speaks for the global flow of species but some remain particular and personal. There is a voice inside my head and it ’s not mine. The voice belongs to a song thrush. He began singing at the waxing moon, a couple of days ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 23, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Paul Evans Tags: Birds Animal behaviour Animals Wildlife Environment Biology Science Source Type: news