Category: Food & Fitness

Oakfive’s Most Read Articles of 2018

Hi All, if you’re reading this, thank you for visiting oakfive.com. 🤗 This article is a countdown of the most read articles of the last year on Oakfive.com according to Google Analytics*. In late 2017 I launched “oakfive” on blogspot. In March 2018 I made the switch to WordPress.com for blog hosting, and consider that

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8 Ways to Cure the Common Cold

Beat the common cold with these 8 tips Eat and drink fermented food (kimchi, sauerkraut, kombucha, etc.) The boost in probiotics from these foods could support your immune system. Avoid added sugar – I think there’s a strong correlation between the rise of the common cold and increased sugar intake over the holidays. Sugar is

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Scientists at Wayne State Offer Further Validation to the Wim Hof Method

“Iceman”, Wim Hof, submitted himself to scientific examination at Wayne State University in Detroit Michigan, and the findings are unbelievable. This is the conclusion from the abstract of the paper that was recently published: “Our results provide compelling evidence for the primacy of the brain (CNS) rather than the body (peripheral mechanisms) in mediating the

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How I Cured My Eczema

I cured my eczema by eliminating potatoes from my diet. That’s right, potatoes were causing my eczema. From the time I was a toddler into my 20s I had eczema. It manifested as red itchy sores in my elbow and knee bends, my eyelids, as cracks on my knuckles and at times random patches elsewhere.

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The Hurdles of Getting Into Biking and How to Get Over Them

Looking back on how great biking to work in Portland has been, a fleeting thought often crosses my mind, “why didn’t I start sooner?” In reflecting on this question, I’ve determined there were a number of things that held me back from riding. The things that stopped me however, have quite easy fixes. The reasons

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So You’re Hungover As All Heck. Now What?

You’ve woken up. Your mouth is dry. You’re head is throbbing. Your stomach doesn’t feel great. Maybe you’re still a little tipsy. Sadly you’re hungover. Now is not the time to evaluate last night’s life choices. Now is the time for action. Now is the time to cure your hangover. Here’s 10 things you can

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