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When in Peru . . . Drink Coca Like the Peruvians

If you are traveling to Peru, chances are you’ve heard about coca, coca leaves, and coca tea. If you are like me, you are probably wondering what coca is, how it works, and why you can’t find it in the United States. 483 more words

Coca Tea, Inflammatory Disease Control & Depression

Another well-done study is showing that medical researchers have now firmly established the relationship between Brain Inflammation and Depression. Brain inflammation rarely occurs by itself; much more commonly, the brain is inflamed because the whole body is inflamed. 1,170 more words

Ignoring Coca Leaf Tea, Science Marches On

Well, here we go again. The “New England Journal of Medicine” has just published a new study that shows – prepare to be amazed – that with an amazing new drug called Canakinumab you can reduce the risk of heart attacks by reducing inflammatory processes in the heart. 362 more words

Copacabana and Isla de Sol

“Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.”

– Gustave Flaubert 692 more words

Peru #3: Machu Picchu via the Salkantay Trail

It was without doubt the biggie on my trip to Peru. I’d seen countless images of Machu Picchu, one of the seven modern wonders of the world, and there’s no question that it’s extremely photogenic. 4,287 more words

Peru #2 Cusco: the centre of the Inca empire

Cusco, the mystical centre of the famous Inca empire. Over 3000m above sea level and the departure point for Machu Picchu. It’s a world away from… 1,971 more words