Articles by Barbara L. Minton:

Hypothyroidism Reaches Epidemic Proportions, Causing Fatigue and Weight Gain

(NaturalNews) Is the average temperature of the human body still 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit? This often quoted average was determined in the nineteenth century. A more recent study has reported an average temperature of 98.2, and experts believe the decrease...

Groundbreaking Study has Major Implications for Health of Women

(NaturalNews) A new study with far reaching implications has gone a long way in explaining why women get breast cancer and how they can prevent the disease and its recurrence. Scientists have found evidence that hormonal balance is key in determining...

Americans are Victims of Undeclared War that Makes Universal Healthcare Unaffordable

(NaturalNews) As all the pushing and shoving over universal health care coverage moves into high gear, one thing remains indisputable. If Americans were healthy the costs of insuring them would be a whole lot less, and coverage could easily be provided...

Additive Used in U.S. Meat Production May Be Too Dangerous Even for Codex

(NaturalNews) The latest session of the U.N. Codex Alimentarius ended without final adoption of a maximum residue level for ractopamine, a feed additive widely used in pork and beef production. The commission agreed to review additional information on...

Codex Threatens Health of Billions

(NaturalNews) Your right to eat healthy food and use supplements of your choice is rapidly vanishing, but every effort has been made to keep you in the dark about the coming nutricide. Codex Alimentarius is scheduled for full global implementation on...

It is Official: WHO Recommends Mandatory Injections to Almost Two Hundred Countries

(NaturalNews) Executives from Baxter, Novartis, Glaxo-Smith Kline, and Sanofi Pasteur have seats at the advisory group that on July 13th recommended mandatory H1N1 vaccination of everyone in all 194 countries that belong to the World Health Organization...

Milk Protein Linked to Autism, Schizophrenia, Diabetes and Heart Disease

(NaturalNews) Knowing about the health benefits of raw milk is not enough. In his book The Devil in the Milk, Dr. Kevin Woodford says we have one more lesson to learn: there is a link between the type of milk we drink and a range of serious illnesses,...

Breast Cancer Linked to Obesity in Women of All Ages, Leptin Probable Culprit

(NaturalNews) The link between breast cancer and obesity has strengthened with two new studies showing that body mass index is correlated with the disease. These finding apply to women of all ages with breast cancer, not just those who are postmenopausal....

Colostrum Functions Like Human Growth Hormone to Reverse the Aging Process

(NaturalNews) Colostrum has been called the promise of life. It is the first food, in which all the immune and growth factors that insure health and vitality are transferred from the mother to the newborn. Research has shown that colostrum is the one...

Fruits and Vegetables Shown to Reduce Risk of Breast Cancer and its Recurrence

(NaturalNews) Eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables drastically reduces the risk of ever getting breast cancer and of having a recurrence. Scientists at the University of Hong Kong have just released more research findings adding to the growing...

Letter Sparks Investigation of Baxter Vaccine by New Zealand Minister of Health

(NaturalNews) The New Zealand Minister of Health, Hon Tony Ryall, has asked the Ministry of Health officials to urgently advise him on issues raised about a "swine flu" vaccine produced by Baxter International Inc. This follows his receipt of a letter...

Legal Action You Can Take Against Forced Vaccinations (Opinion)

(NaturalNews) If you are living in the U.S. or many other parts of the world, you may soon be forced to accept a vaccination that is actually a biological weapon created with the intent of causing your death or injury, according to evidence compiled...

Taurine Keeps Immune Systems Strong and Protects Organs

(NaturalNews) A seldom thought of amino acid called taurine is turning out to have remarkable properties. New research has revealed that taurine deficiency can compromise the immune system, while supplemental taurine can boost white blood cell count...

Research Helps Breast Cancer Patients Arm Themselves before Visiting Oncologists

(NaturalNews) After a diagnosis of breast cancer, most women want to know where they fit into the statistics being quoted to them as reasons for submitting to the traditional toxic treatments being advocated by their oncologists. Scientists in China...

Vaccine Expert Reveals What You Should Know Before You Roll Up Your Sleeve

(NaturalNews) A study by the Harvard Medical School of Public Health confirmed that public health officials could convince most people in the U.S. to alter their daily lives, follow government mandates and do as they are told after only a small amount...

Natural Aromatase Inhibitors are Best Prevention of Breast Cancer in Postmenopausal Women

(NaturalNews) One of the answers to breast cancer prevention has been right under our noses all along. When diets high in natural foods that inhibit the aromatase enzyme are eaten, breast cancers in postmenopausal women don't get a chance to start, according...

Journalist Files Charges against WHO and UN for Bioterrorism and Intent to Commit Mass Murder

(NaturalNews) As the anticipated July release date for Baxter's A/H1N1 flu pandemic vaccine approaches, an Austrian investigative journalist is warning the world that the greatest crime in the history of humanity is underway. Jane Burgermeister has recently...

Sign the Universal Declaration of Resistance to Mandatory Vaccination

(NaturalNews) Vaccine against the "swine flu" will be ready in July. It has been developed in half the time it used to take to develop flu vaccines due to Baxter International's patented technology. This means about 13 weeks from drawing board to injection...

Research Reveals Which Conventional Produce Can be Safely Eaten

(NaturalNews) The evidence is in. Eating a plant based diet is the key to health and longevity. The only question left is how to get the best value for each dollar you have to spend on fruits and vegetables. The Environmental Working Group, a non-profit...

Throw a Salsa Party for Summer Fun and Good Health

(NaturalNews) Give a salsa party and introduce your friends to the joys of healthy living, including great tasting, nutrient packed food, and the kind of exercise that puts a smile on the face. All you need is three or four varieties of homemade salsa,...

Common Spices Work Better than Aspirin to Stop Blood Clots

(NaturalNews) Spices do a whole lot more than liven up food. New research has found that the active ingredients in several common spices prevent platelet aggregation and blood clot formation up to 29 times better than aspirin, and without the side effects. Scientists...

Health Minded Consumers are Tricked into Eating More Processed Sugar

(NaturalNews) Sugar and monosodium glutamate have one thing in common. People are more likely to buy products containing them if they are called something else. Consumers trying to avoid sugar have started reading food labels. Many have begun to think...

Black Pepper Offers a Powerful Boost to Overall Health at a Very Low Cost

(NaturalNews) Black pepper does a whole lot more than hang around with salt. Researchers have recently found that black pepper can reduce the perception of pain, reduce inflammation, and combat arthritis. These discoveries follow other studies showing...

Maca Restores Sexual Health without Raising Hormone Levels

(NaturalNews) Maca increases sperm count, shrinks enlarged prostates, increases libido, aids in sexual functioning, and reduces anxiety according to recent research findings. But maca is more than a new darling in the research lab. It is an herb that...

Common Irregular Heartbeats are Completely Normalized by Taurine and Arginine

(NaturalNews) Irregular heartbeats, technically known as cardiac arrhythmias, put more than 850,000 people in the hospital every year in the U.S. That number is expected to increase as the population ages. Many others are treated on an outpatient basis...

Papaya is Tasty Way to Fight Cancer and Poor Digestion

(NaturalNews) Sweet and succulent with a satiny consistency, papaya was referred to as the "fruit of the angels" by Christopher Columbus. Slice open a papaya and see hundreds of shiny black seeds that all need to get their start in life from the nutrition...

Canola Oil is Another Victory of Food Technology over Common Sense

(NaturalNews) Should you be consuming canola oil? The FDA seems to think so, allowing canola labels to claim it supports heart health and reduces the risk of coronary heart disease. Even Whole Foods Markets is on board with canola oil, and most foods...

Zinc and Selenium are the Minerals that Fight Breast Cancer

(NaturalNews) Any woman wanting to avoid breast cancer or its recurrence needs to be aware of the real risk factors. These are not the factors you hear about from the typical oncologist who is interested in pushing drugs. Imbalances in the body are the...

Astaxanthin is Age and Disease Defying Miracle Nutrient from Microalgae

(NaturalNews) Summer is the season for astaxanthin, the carotenoid that blocks ultra violet damage to the skin. Astaxanthin has been referred to as nature's sunscreen, but it does a whole lot more to keep people looking good by promoting beauty and radiant...

Animal Experimentation Increases in U.S. while Coming Under Fire in U.K.

(NaturalNews) The number of animals used in laboratory experiments has increased to nearly 115 million worldwide, according to a recent report in the journal Alternatives to Laboratory Animals. The U.S. leads the way, using 17 million animals last year,...

Improve Your Digestion without Spending a Cent

(NaturalNews) Feel like a thunderstorm is going on in your intestinal tract? Or maybe you are among the people who rely on Tums or Rolaids after each meal. The bottom line is that more than half of Americans are not properly digesting their food. One...

Cognitive Effects and Dietary Restrictions May Soon Ease for PKU Sufferers

(NaturalNews) Natural supplements may be in the works that could help people with phenylketonuria (PKU) live a better life. Children born with PKU are lacking an enzyme necessary to process the amino acid phenylalanine. As a result, they are at risk...

Spinach Knocks Out Cancer and Boosts Brain Power

(NaturalNews) Popeye was the poster boy for spinach, at least in the cartoons. He could swallow down a can and be able to knock out Bluto who was twice his size. Popeye was probably pretty healthy too, avoiding the pitfalls of aging and disease that...

Grow Your Own Antioxidants with Aronia Berry Bushes

(NaturalNews) Thinking about adding a few plants this spring? Anyone who is striving to become more self-sufficient might want to think about putting in some Aronia berry bushes. Aronia berries, also known as Chokeberries, are produced on easy to grow,...

A Hundred Health Sapping Neurotoxins are Hidden in Packaged and Restaurant Food

(NaturalNews) What is it that stands between you and vibrant health? People who have spent a fortune on supplements, gotten plenty of exercise and bought high quality food still find themselves unable to answer this question. For many of them, the answer...

Sexual Functioning in Men can be Fully Restored Naturally

(NaturalNews) Men who have taken the time to get their hormone levels in balance never have to consider popping a Viagra. Even men who still produce plenty of testosterone can find themselves in need of hormone balancing when things start to go wrong...

Business Opportunity: Demand for Purple Corn May Soon Explode

(NaturalNews) Purple corn is being classified as a functional food. It is loaded with phenolics and anthocyanin, and has just about the highest antioxidant rating of any food including blueberries. The health benefits of purple corn are pervasive, and...

A Good Night Sleep may be the Best Protection against a Pandemic

(NaturalNews) Going to bed may be one of the best ways of protecting yourself from viruses and other diseases. Although the traditional recommendation for sleep is 8 hours a night, the average American sleeps only about 6 1/2 hours. The highly motivated...

Sunflower Seeds are Answer from Nature to Antidepressant Drugs

(NaturalNews) Sunflowers are the earthly representation of the sun. They have such an affinity for the life giving force that they twist on their stems so their faces can bask in sunlight all through the day. Photons from the sun are stored in the DNA...

Bee Propolis Stops Tumors from Neurofibromatosis and Cancer

(NaturalNews) Honeybees are some of the most amazing creatures ever created by nature. They play a vital role in much of the food supply through pollination, and they provide people with a healthy natural alternative to sugar. Some of the most interesting...

Chlorella can Replace a Closet Full of Expensive Supplements

(NaturalNews) If you could only have one supplement, which one would you choose? For its high nutrient content and potent defense against disease and the ravages of aging, many people have put chlorella at the top of their list. Now there are even more...

Ubiquinol: Boost Energy Levels and Overall Health with Best Form of Co Q 10

(NaturalNews) Still wondering what form of Coenzyme Q 10 to take? New research findings may help with the decision. Scientists have found that the ubiquinol, the reduced form of Co Q 10, dramatically improves absorption of Co Q 10 in patients with severe...

Educator Lori Steiner Talks about Aging and Bioidentical Hormones

(NaturalNews) Proactive is a great way to describe Lori Steiner. When other women were lining up to get hormone substitution drugs in the late 1990s, Lori realized their dangers and began researching aging and bioidentical hormones. Having worked all...

Aldosterone Provides New Treatment for Age-Related Hearing Loss

(NaturalNews) Hearing loss is one of the biggest roadblocks faced by many people caring for aging parents. The easy and spontaneous communication that previously characterized the relationship between parents and children can turn into shouting, frustration,...

Chrysin is Natural Alternative to Toxic Breast Cancer Drugs

(NaturalNews) Women receiving the standard of care for breast cancer are often prescribed one of the aromatase inhibiting drugs as follow-up treatment. Patients are told the drug will prevent a recurrence of their disease. Aromatase inhibiting drugs...

Rosemary Found to Offer Best Protection against Radiation Poisoning

(NaturalNews) The U.S. is turning into radiation nation. In the twenty-three years since Chernobyl, Americans seem to have forgotten the impact of radiation on health. Swept up in the euphoria over an endless parade of wireless devices, we have turned...

Hot Peppers Make Prostate Cancer Cells Die and Taste Buds Come to Life

(NaturalNews) Hot peppers are great for spicing up food. They may be even better for keeping the human body feeling in the spice of life. Capsaicin is the active ingredient in hot peppers and the one that turns up the heat. It is a compound useful in...

Pineapple Compound Treats Cancer, Inflammation and Poor Digestion

(NaturalNews) Nothing brings up the images of summer breezes and relaxation like pineapple, the sweet juicy treat from the tropics. While thoughts of fun in the sun ease the mind, eating pineapple can greatly ease the body. Bromelain, the key enzyme...

Moderate Exercise Protects Against Breast Cancer and Death from All Causes

(NaturalNews) Scientists have long known there is a link between exercise and health. Even the connection between exercise and breast cancer has been well established. Early studies showed that women who exercised like mad were able to reduce their risk...

Take Ten Steps for a Cancer-Free Life, Part II

(NaturalNews) Cancer statistics are mind boggling. Although the final numbers are not in yet, the American Cancer Society estimates the U.S. death toll from cancer in 2008 will be 565,650 people. About one third of these deaths are related to excessive...

Drug-Induced Fish: Hormone Causes Tilapia to Undergo Sex Change

(NaturalNews) Has the fish on you dinner table gone through a drug induced sex change? If the fish is tilapia, the answer is probably yes. Tilapia is a delicious, mild flavored fish that has become very popular because of its low price. This low price...

South African GMO Crop Failure Highlights Dangers of Food Supply Domination

(NaturalNews) Worry is building over the effects of the Food Safety and Modernization Act of 2009, otherwise known as HR 875. This is the bill currently working its way through Congress that would effectively hand over control of America's food supply...

Buckwheat: Gluten-Free Grain Substitute Offers Complete Vegetarian Protein

(NaturalNews) Most health conscious people don't think of waffles and pancakes when they think of breakfast, but it turns out that both foods are highly nutritious and health promoting if the right ingredients are used. A recent study from a team of...

Ginger Reduces Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy and Relieves Menstrual Pain

(NaturalNews) Ginger, that aromatic root that has livened up food for centuries, is a treasure chest of health benefits that keep bodies lively too. Recent research has found ginger to be effective for reducing the nausea and vomiting associated with...

IP6 is Highly Effective Alternative Treatment for Cancer

(NaturalNews) Anyone looking for effective alternatives to the treatments offered by traditional cancer specialists might want to look at inositol hexophosphate (IP6). It is a very simple and inexpensive treatment that may easily get written off by people,...

Increasing Fruits and Vegetables Leads to Permanent Weight Loss

(NaturalNews) Although most Americans find their waistlines expanding with each year, a few manage to stay slender and trim throughout their lives. These are the ones who capture attention and never seem to look their ages. How they do it was the subject...

Morgellons: Trisha Springstead Shares Her Treatment and Prevention Protocol

(NaturalNews) Morgellons is the newest and most terrifying of the diseases that have emerged in recent years. It is currently under investigation by the Centers for Disease Control and is reaching pandemic status not only in the U.S. but in many other...

Drink Red Wine and Keep Breasts, Livers and Brains Healthy

(NaturalNews) Red wine is turning out to be a superfood. Although many health conscious people have opted to get isolated grape compounds in capsule form, recent research is showing that the best way is to drink red wine. That's because red wine contains...

Increase Complete Protein and Lose Weight

(NaturalNews) All the rave reviews of fruits and vegetables lately have captured our attention. Many people have made significant changes in their diets to accommodate seven to nine serving of these healing superstars. Some have had difficulty fitting...

Keep Aging Parents Happy, Healthy and Independent with Bioidentical Hormones

(NaturalNews) People caring for aging parents or just thinking about it realize that keeping them healthy, happy and active for as long as possible is ideal for everyone. Aging parents seldom want to become physically dependent on their children for...

Quinoa: Use this Complete Protein to Create Healthful Vegetarian Dishes

(NaturalNews) Quinoa is one of the most impressive foods to hit the grocer's shelves in many years. It is the live seed of a dark green leafy plant that has the taste, texture and versatility of grain. Quinoa (pronounced keen wa) is both nutritious and...

Take Ten Steps for a Cancer-Free Life, Part I

(NaturalNews) Cancer will be the number one killer in the world by the year 2010, overtaking the spot now held by heart disease, according to a recent report from Associated Press. International health experts foresee a doubling in the global rate of...

Paylean: Drug in Conventionally Raised Meat Linked to Cancer and Heart Disease

(NaturalNews) Up until recently, U.S. pork producers were worried about tightening profit margins across their industry. Now many of them are smiling, and it's all because of Paylean, a drug that is netting them more cash for each hog they sell. Consumers...

Adderall: Deadly Drug Treats Bogus Disease

(NaturalNews) The drug Adderall is linked with heart attack and sudden death in children and young adults according to a newly released study at the New York Medical College of Family Medicine. This drug is commonly prescribed to treat Attention Deficit...

Garlic Boosts Overall Antioxidant Levels and Blocks Cancer

(NaturalNews) Garlic is probably nature's most potent food. It is one of the reasons people who eat the Mediterranean diet live such long healthy lives. Garlic is also a powerful performer in the research lab. Several new studies have documented its...

Women Suffer Needlessly from Confusion about Hormones

(NaturalNews) Many women are so confused and frightened about hormone replacement that they have decided to forget about it. This reaction is not surprising because almost daily there is a new scare headline blaring at them about how hormone replacement...

Supplements of DIM Stop Many Cancers in Their Tracks

(NaturalNews) An anti-cancer compound found in broccoli and cabbage stops breast cancer by lowering the activity of an enzyme associated with rapidly advancing breast cancer, according to a recent study from the University of California, Berkley. That...

Eat Like the Mediterraneans and Lower Risk of Metabolic Syndrome and Cognitive Impairment

(NaturalNews) The good news about the Mediterranean diet just keeps coming. New studies have shown that eating like the Mediterraneans lowers the risk of having metabolic syndrome and stroke. It also lowers the chances for mild cognitive impairment,...

Morgellons: Expert Says Awareness and Early Treatment are Paramount

(NaturalNews) Morgellons is a terrifying disease reaching pandemic status. Yet because the symptoms of the disease are so bizarre, people who have it tend to withdraw and become isolated from society. With mysterious fibers and parasites coming through...

Lentils Halt Breast Cancer and Make Nutritious Meals for Pennies

(NaturalNews) Lentils are delicious, versatile, and easy to prepare. They are one of civilization's oldest foods. First cultivated in the Near East over ten thousand years ago, lentils have been a traditional food staple that provides a wealth of nutritional...

Morgellons: Terrifying New Disease Reaching Pandemic Status

(NaturalNews) It sounds like something from a bad sci-fi movie. People report the sensation of creatures crawling under their skin, mysterious moving fibers appear, and finally bugs and worms pop out. Unfortunately, these terrifying symptoms are all...

Drinking Coffee Reduces Risk of Stroke, Cancer and Dementia

(NaturalNews) It's a pleasant surprise when something questionable turns out to be full of health benefits. First chocolate was found to prevent heart disease. Then red wine was shown to increase overall longevity. Now the spotlight is on coffee. Newly...

Fresh Vegetable Salads Provide Maximum Nutrition for Each Food Dollar Spent

(NaturalNews) It looks like food prices will continue to creep steadily higher throughout 2009, even in the face of an economic crisis that has reduced the purchasing power of most Americans. This makes it more important that ever to get the best nutritional...

Industrial Farm Animal Production Linked to Increased Human Disease

(NaturalNews) Many health conscious people have made the decision not to eat meat, viewing the consumption of animal flesh as having negative consequences on the body, the spirit, and even the personality. Animal rights activists have been quite vocal...

Add Spirulina to Your Diet and Replace those Expensive Supplements

(NaturalNews) Spirulina is considered one of nature's most perfect foods because it performs such a broad spectrum of activities in the body. Its nutritional profile shows it can replace many more expensive supplements, and its research profile reveals...

Eat Natto and Care for Your Cardiovascular System Naturally

(NaturalNews) Natto has been a staple source of nutrition since feudal Japan. The Japanese believe natto brings good health, and they have substantiated this belief by research. As East continues to meet West, natto is showing up across the U.S in Japanese...

Milk Products may Destroy Antioxidant Benefits in Fruits, Vegetables and Grains

(NaturalNews) A recent article appearing on NaturalNews reported that milk destroys the antioxidant benefits of blueberries. This article left many readers wondering whether the outcome is confined to blueberries only, or whether there are broader implication...

For Digestive Bliss Eat Foods that Don't Fight

(NaturalNews) How we eat may be just as important as what we eat. The diets eaten by most Americans are based on the belief that any number of different foods can be digested at the same time. This belief may be why more than half the population suffers...

Resolutions to Affirm State Sovereignty may be Prelude to Secession

(NaturalNews) Nine state legislatures have either passed or introduced bills intended to reaffirm their state's sovereignty as laid out in the Ninth and Tenth Amendments of the Constitution. Another twenty states are expected to introduce similar measures...

Drink Tea and Reduce Risk of Breast Cancer by Thirty-Seven Percent

(NaturalNews) Enjoying a cup of tea while reading this article? If so, keep right on drinking. A newly released study has found that drinking tea results in a 37% reduction in breast cancer risk for women under the age of 50, an age in which breast cancer...

Pepitas are a Crunchy Munchy Snack Food full of Nutritional Benefits

(NaturalNews) Giving up those delicious salty snack foods is one of the hardest parts of healthy eating, and getting children to give them up is almost impossible. But what if we could replace them with a crunchy, munchy alternative that offered both...

Key Nutrients Help Maintain Brain Function throughout Lifetime

(NaturalNews) If you want to stay mentally sharp all your life, new research shows the time to intervene is now. Alzheimer's disease and dementia have complex causes that involve nutritional neglect as well as genetic risk factors and predisposition....

Tempeh: Low Sodium, Versatile Fermented Soy Food Provides Complete Protein

(NaturalNews) Tempeh is probably the most versatile of the fermented soy foods. It can be used to make delicious and health promoting dishes that provide the positive benefits of soy without the anti-nutrient properties of foods made with unfermented...

Stimulus Package is Latest Battleground in War between Ron Paul and Big Government

(NaturalNews) A battle is on in the world of economics, a battle that can be symbolized as David vs. Goliath. It is the intellectual and tactical battle between big government and small government. Goliath is big government whether it is headed by George...

Buying Organic is Well Worth the Cost even When Times are Tough

(NaturalNews) Organic food is now the fastest growing segment of U.S. agriculture. In 2007, the value of retail sales from organic food was estimated at more than $20 billion. According to the Food Marketing Institute, more than half of Americans now...

NAIS Threatens Access to Organic, Local and Sustainable Food

(NaturalNews) At first glance, many readers of Natural News will think the National Animal Identification System (NAIS) is nothing that concerns them because they eat only plant based foods. However, NAIS is only one part of a much bigger issue. The...

Miso Soup: A Delicious Bowl Full of Health and Anti-Aging Benefits

(NaturalNews) Miso is a delicious fermented food that has been eaten in China and Japan for many centuries. Today it is a favorite of health minded people in the West because of its many anti-aging benefits. Miso and other fermented foods and drinks...

Milk Destroys Antioxidant Benefits in Blueberries

(NaturalNews) Not much is better than a bowl of fresh blueberries. Bursting with flavor and sweetness, low in calories, and packed with nutrients and antioxidants, these tiny fruits are anti-aging superstars. There is however one word of caution. Blueberries...

Fermented Soy is Only Soy Food Fit for Human Consumption

(NaturalNews) Writings about the soybean date back to 3000 B.C., when the Emperor of China listed the virtues of soybean plants for regenerating the soil for future crops. His praises centered on the root of the plant, not the bean. These ancient writing...

Barter is New Medium of Exchange as Credit and Payment Systems Collapse

(NaturalNews) In just the past week several pillars of the Fortune 500 have declared more than 75,000 layoffs worldwide. This is an indication that the global economic and credit crisis is getting worse, not better. Yet Americans remain optimistic that...

Hormones Part II: Four Minor Hormones have Major Consequences in the Body

(NaturalNews) When hormones are in optimal amounts and balanced, the body is ready to play the music of life. Like an orchestra when some of the players have taken the day off, the body can't make beautiful music without all of its hormones being present...

Sexual Dysfunction Study Reveals Poor Hormonal Health in Women and Men

(NaturalNews) Sexual dysfunction is reaching levels not seen since the Victorian period. But today's difficulties stem not from the inhibiting power of social mores and taboos. Today's sexual dysfunction is an alarming indicator of the hormonal status...

Snack Your Way to Good Health and Weight Loss with Organic Dried Fruit

(NaturalNews) What could be better than giving your sweet tooth what it craves while giving your body the nutrients it needs for vibrant health? Keeping a selection of dried fruits on hand makes it easy to treat the whole family to a delicious, chewy...

Wealth Opportunity: Blue Honeysuckle Berries are Hottest New Superfood

(NaturalNews) Blue honeysuckle is proving to be a hot item this year for nutritionists, survivalists, and potential growers. This attractive, arching bush just arrived in the northern hemisphere from Russia, and is making a grand entrance onto the scene...

Coriolus Versicolor is Potent Mushroom for Fighting Cancer and Autoimmune Diseases

(NaturalNews) For thousands of years Chinese medicine has prized the mushroom for its energizing and healing properties. Chinese legend is filled with stories of those who discovered the 1,000 year old mushroom and became immortal. In the West, acceptance...

USDA Backs Off Mandatory National Animal Identification Registration

(NaturalNews) In this time of deflationary pressure on all agricultural products, farmers and ranchers got a token boost at the end of December when the USDA`s Animal and Plant Health Inspection-Veterinary Service officially cancelled its Mandatory Premise...

Almonds Aid Weight Loss and Lower LDL Cholesterol

(NaturalNews) If you want to steer clear of the devastating side effects of statin drugs and still get your cholesterol numbers looking good, eating almonds may be just the right choice. Studies have shown that eating a nutritious diet that includes...

Plan a Victory Garden and Help Create the World in which You Live

(NaturalNews) Nothing gives a boost in the dead of winter like planning for the earth's awakening in the spring. This year more people than ever will reunite with nature through their victory gardens. Last seen at the end of the World War II, these gardens...

Hormones Part V: Bioidentical Pellet Replacement Most Closely Relicates Nature

(NaturalNews) More people are discovering bioidentical hormones. They have realized that just like our brains, hearts, arms and legs, hormones are part of the human body for a reason. It is not usually until hormone levels begin to sag and lose balance...

Hormones Part IV: Bioidentical Replacement Defends against Aging and Degeneration

(NaturalNews) All the migraines, irritability, depression, sleeplessness, and weight gain are trying to tell us something. The message is that time is running out. These events are the early signs of an aging process that leads to pain, disability, drugs,...

Inositol May Prevent Lung Cancer in Cigarette Smokers

(NaturalNews) Smoking cigarettes and reading Natural News are two very incompatible notions. But Natural News readers are people after all, and thus not totally perfect. Besides, even the most fastidious raw foodist probably knows or even loves someone...

Deadly Bio-Weaponry Build Up Comes to the Heart of the U.S.

(NaturalNews) The powers of the world are in a new arms race far more terrifying in its scope than the race for nuclear weapons. Bio-weaponry and bio-wars are now real threats to the future of the human race. What sounds like the stuff of futuristic...

Lyme Disease: A National Health Crisis Now Sweeping across the Country

(NaturalNews) Lyme disease is one of the most controversial illnesses in the history of medicine and is the fastest growing infectious disease in the U.S. It is quickly sweeping the country and is referred to by some as a medical tsunami. Lyme disease...

Consuming Common Food Additive MSG Increases Risk of Weight Gain

(NaturalNews) Research has shown that a flavor enhancer found in many popular foods known as monosodium glutamate (MSG) causes weight gain and obesity in lab animals by damaging the appetite regulation center in the area of the brain known as the hypothalamus,...

Hormones Part I: Hormonal Balance is the Key to Vibrant Health for Women

(NaturalNews) Hormones fill us with the music of life. With proper levels of hormones, there is no end to how good life can feel and what can be accomplished. When hormones are abundant and balanced, we have the full backing of Mother Nature. She is...

A Deflationary Environment may be Just What America Needs

(NaturalNews) Every crisis has a silver lining. For years we in the Western world have been taught that the absolute worst thing that could happen to an economy is deflation, a retrenchment in the value of goods and services. Yet deflation is actually...

Hormones Part III: Optimal Levels of Cortisol, Insulin and Thyroid are Essential to Vibrant Health

(NaturalNews) People of today are seeking quality of life, in the midst of a polluted world, an onslaught of chemicals, and a medical establishment educated to reflect corporate interests rather than the interests of patients. They live in a country...

Hormones Part VI: Low Testosterone in Men Linked to Huge Increase in Risk of Death

(NaturalNews) There really is a male version of menopause, often called andropause. It is not as pronounced as the menopause experienced by women, but it is none the less real. Men do not like to think about it or talk about it because it makes them...

New Study Finds Olive Oil Effective against HER-2 Breast Cancer

(NaturalNews) Olive oil, that magical elixir from the Mediterranean, has long been known to confer many health benefits. It is one reason people who eat the Mediterranean diet live such long, healthy and happy lives. Researchers are busy scientifically...

How To Choose Products That Keep You Beautiful And Healthy

(NaturalNews) Millions of Americans are adversely affected each year by a silent from of chemical warfare that's taking place every day within the comforts of our own homes. While we worry about the chemical weaponry of terrorists and lead-contaminated...

The Proven Cure and Prevention for Cancer the Medical Establishment Doesn't Want You to Know (Part II)

(NaturalNews) The Budwig protocol is the food treatment and cure for cancer and other major debilitating diseases created by Dr. Johanna Budwig. It was designed for use with extremely ill and wasted cancer patients who had been sent home by their doctors...

Four Minor Hormones have Major Consequences in the Body

(NaturalNews) When hormones are in optimal amounts and balanced, the body is ready to play the music of life. Like an orchestra when some of the players have taken the day off, the body can't make beautiful music without all of its hormones being present...

Optimal Levels of Cortisol, Insulin and Thyroid are Essential to Vibrant Health

(NaturalNews) People of today are seeking quality of life, in the midst of a polluted world, an onslaught of chemicals, and a medical establishment educated to reflect corporate interests rather than the interests of patients. They live in a country...

Sleep May Be the Critical Factor for Weight Loss and Health

(NaturalNews) In an amazingly simplistic view of how things work, we have been told for the last 40 years that fat makes us fat. So we cut out the fat from our diets and discovered that we were not only still fat but unhealthy too. Then we were told...

Corporate and Government Policies Spark Food Crisis in America

(NaturalNews) Americans are losing the ability to feed themselves. Nothing signifies this loss of the golden age in America more than our growing reliance on foreign countries for our food. Yet American's happily buy their produce from Mexico and their...

Acetyl L-Carnitine and Alpha-Lipoic Acid may be Fountain of Youth for the Brain

(NaturalNews) Throughout human history aging people have yearned for a magic elixir to help them turn back the clock and restore youth. It could be that this dream is about to come true. In a recent landmark study, old lab rats taking a mixture of acetyl...

Beans: Fabulous Health Benefits, Weight Management and Nutrition at Very Low Cost

(NaturalNews) What if there were a delicious, versatile, meatless, high protein food that could almost magically bring you good health, help prevent heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and keep your weight in check? You wouldd be willing to travel a way...

Thermograms are a Much Safer Alternative to Mammograms

(NaturalNews) After a lifetime of mind indoctrination and brainwashing by the disease establishment, it is often next to impossible to break away. We have been taught throughout our lives that the answer to our physical problems resides in our doctor's...

Deflationary Spiral Signals More Stock Market Declines Ahead

(NaturalNews) Everybody in America is excited about the new president. We tend to think that as soon as he is inaugurated things will get better and a new era of prosperity will begin. We are so excited that we are even putting money into the stock market...

Ten Steps to a Top Notch Immune System

(NaturalNews) This is the time of year when people want a fully functioning immune system to keep away colds and flu and see them through the winter in good health. How they go about achieving this goal can determine whether it becomes a reality. There...

Low Thyroid Increases Risk of Death from Heart Attack by Seventy Percent

(NaturalNews) By taking natural thyroid hormone tablets to reduce the level of thyroid stimulating hormone to the low end of the normal range, men and women can reduce death from cardiovascular disease by 70 percent. This earthshaking finding far exceeds...

Lipoic Acid Leads the Pack of Antioxidants that Protect Youth and Slow Aging

(NaturalNews) Evidence abounds that lipoic acid may be protective of every organ in the body. Among the latest findings are that lipoic acid is a powerful protector of the brain. It has been shown to have anti-inflammatory and neuro-protective capabilities...

Red Clover Shown to Improve Bone Mineral Density and Lower LDL Cholesterol

(NaturalNews) Red clover, that versatile flower little girls use to decorate their hair and string into necklaces, has been shown to be very good for big girls too. Women have a history of using red clover to alleviate the symptoms of estrogen insufficiency...

The Proven Cure and Prevention for Cancer the Medical Establishment Doesn't Want You to Know (Part I)

(NaturalNews) This article is about how you can prevent and cure cancer with a bottle of flax oil and a carton of cottage cheese. As incredible as this may seem, it is a truth that has been well proven and documented. It is also a truth that has been...

Low Thyroid Hormone Increases Risk of Death from Heart Attack by Seventy Percent

(NaturalNews) By taking natural thyroid hormone tablets to reduce the level of thyroid stimulating hormone to the low end of the normal range, men and women can reduce death from cardiovascular disease by 70 percent. This earthshaking finding far exceeds...

Greater Leniency in Assisted Suicide may Soon be Coming to America

(NaturalNews) Washington state is busy responding to the call of the voters and crafting a law allowing doctors to prescribe lethal medication to terminally ill patients. Washington is the second state in the nation to adopt such a law which is patterned...

Repeal of the Uptick Rule: A Planned Program to Obliterate the Stock Market

(NaturalNews) Those wanting to see the future need look no further than the latest legislation, rules and decisions put into force by the people with the power. For example, there's the 2005 Supreme Court eminent domain decision that allowed for private...

Discover Sprouted Nuts and Give Your Pancreas a Break

(NaturalNews) Nuts are one of the healthiest foods to ad to your diet. Eating nuts not only reduces the risk of heart attack by a huge 60%, but research shows that people who eat more nuts are usually thinner and they have lower levels of LDL cholesterol...

Ginseng Found Highly Effective for Weight Loss and Diabetes Control

(NaturalNews) Ginseng has long been one of the foundations of healing in Chinese medicine, and is probably the world's best known herb. The botanical name panax means 'all curing' in Greek. This 5000 year old healer has traditionally been used as a restorative...

Fruits and Vegetables Regulate the Cell Cycle to Prevent Cancer

(NaturalNews) It's amazing that more than 2000 years ago we realized many universal truths, and we did it without the scientific method. One person who really knew what he was talking about was Hippocrates, who said "Let food be thy medicine and medicine...

How to Protect Yourself From Cancer-Causing Acrylamides in the Foods You Love

(NaturalNews) Can you eat the foods you love occasionally without compromising your health? A new study shows that adding certain compounds to your diet can protect you from the harmful effects of acrylamides found in many of American's favorite foods. Acrylamides...

Study Shows Link Between Diet and Stress Induced Cancer

(NaturalNews) Will the stress in your life cause you to develop cancer? The answer to this question may depend on what you eat according to a study published in the August, 2008 edition of the International Journal of Oncology. Researchers examined...

Thinning Hair in Women: Warning Sign of Underlying Health Issues

(NaturalNews) Hair is probably a woman's most important feature. Signs of thinning hair can take the sail out of almost any woman's day. It may seem vain to pay so much attention to hair, but signs of thinning hair are really the first signals of such...

Saw Palmetto Keeps Prostates Healthy and Helps Prevent Baldness

(NaturalNews) Saw palmetto may be a man's best friend. It's the primary herb helping men maintain prostate health that's very popular throughout Europe for its ability to relieve symptoms associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), otherwise...

Plants from the Mint Family Found Highly Effective Against HIV and Herpes

(NaturalNews) Herbs from the Lamiaceae family, also known as the mint family have been shown to drastically reduce the infectivity of HIV-1 virions, single infective viral particles. A research team from the University of Heidelberg has found that extracts...

Financial Revolution Underway Led by Global Banking System

(NaturalNews) There is a quiet revolution going on. It's not a political revolution or a social revolution. It is being carried out without guns, bullets or physical violence, but this aspect makes it none the less real. The world is in the midst of...

Women Remain Uninformed about the Hazards of Mammograms

(NaturalNews) It takes a long wait to get a mammogram these days, sometimes up to a month. The waiting rooms are jammed despite the opening of new mammography centers. It is clear that more women than ever are operating under the delusion that mammograms...

How To Keep Yourself Safe From Arsenic In Your Environment

(NaturalNews) Curcumin, the active ingredient in the spice turmeric is effective against the harmful impact of arsenic according to a recent study reported in the Journal of Clinical Biochemistry and Nutrition. Arsenic is a poison that can be fatal to...

Substance in Black Pepper Increases Nutrient Absorption up to Two Thousand Percent

(NaturalNews) Putting black pepper on your food may be one of the easiest, most economical ways to boost your overall health status. Piperine, the main alkaloid from black pepper has been shown to substantially increase the bioavailability of the nutrients...

Washington is Powerless to Stop the Coming Economic Depression

(NaturalNews) The U.S. is in the grip of fear. People are so worried about the collapse of the economy that they've stopped going to the mall, and they're cutting every expense they can think of to save money for the hard times ahead. They've even stopped...

Chocolate Really Is Good For You: Studies Prove It

(NaturalNews) Chocolate lovers, take heart. Reports from recent studies have given you plenty of reasons to keep on eating chocolate without feeling guilty. In fact, the news from several studies released this spring shows that chocolate is quite effective...

Antibiotic Use Is a Flashing Indicator for Cancer Risk

(NaturalNews) How ironic that the very thing we were taught would save us may actually be increasing our chances of death from a fatal disease. Recent research has established the link between antibiotic use and cancer. The International Journal of...

Study Establishes Link Between Diet and Stress Induced Cancer

(NaturalNews) Will the stress in your life cause you to develop cancer? The answer to this question may depend on what you eat according to a study published in the August, 2008 edition of the International Journal of Oncology. Researchers examined...

Tips on Protecting Yourself From Acrylamides Lurking in the Foods You Love

(NaturalNews) Can you eat the foods you love occasionally without compromising your health? A new study shows that adding certain compounds to your diet can protect you from the harmful effects of acrylamides found in many of American's favorite foods. As...

Threat to Liberty: Constitution Free Zone Covers Two-Thirds of Americans

(NaturalNews) The extraordinary authority that the U.S. government possesses at its borders is spilling into regular American streets, affecting large populations of its citizens. Nearly two-thirds of the entire population of the country now lives within...

Documented, Proven Cure and Preventative for Cancer (Part II)

(NaturalNews) The Budwig protocol is the food treatment and cure for cancer and other major debilitating diseases created by Dr. Johanna Budwig. It was designed for use with extremely ill and wasted cancer patients who had been sent home by their doctors...

Oil of Oregano: A Powerhouse for the Alternative Medicine Cabinet

(NaturalNews) Oregano is nature's antibiotic. It may be one reason why people who eat a Mediterranean diet tend to live longer and healthier lives. Besides making pizza, pasta and salad taste great, the oil of the wild oregano plant has been shown to...

Midwest Health Mecca Makes Flu Shots Mandatory for All Employees

(NaturalNews) BJC HealthCare, the shining beacon for traditional medical care throughout the Midwest, has made getting a flu shot mandatory for its 26,000 employees. That goes for all employees, even the ones who never come in contact with patients....

Monsanto Announces Its Exit From the Growth Hormone Business

(NaturalNews) Even the giant hand of Monsanto was not big enough to ram down the throats of consumers milk from growth hormone treated cows. It now wants to exit the artificial growth hormone business, by selling Prosilac, the unit that makes it. This...

IP6 Shines Brightly as an Alternative Cancer Treatment and Preventive

(NaturalNews) The anticancer effects of IP6 are turning out to be nothing short of astounding. Research is showing that besides reducing cell proliferation and increasing the differentiation of malignant cells, IP6 can often restore cancerous cells to...

Chlorella Reduces Body Fat, Total Cholesterol, and Blood Glucose Levels

(NaturalNews) If you are interested in reducing body fat, getting your cholesterol level under control and staying clear of diabetes, chlorella may be just the perfect superfood. Researchers have recently investigated the effects of Chlorella on people...

China Now Pulling the Strings on U.S. Financial Policy

(NaturalNews) The Times Square National Debt Clock, that unpleasant reminder of our national embarrassment, needs to be replaced. Since 1989 the clock has been tallying up all the money owed by the U.S. government. As of October 21, 2008, the outstanding...

Mouthwash Linked to Oral Cancer, Erosion of Tooth Enamel

(NaturalNews) Daily use of mouthwash has been linked to increased incidents of oral cancer, erosion of tooth enamel, increased tooth sensitivity, and higher levels of bad breath according to recent studies. In the first study, researchers from the University...

Spices: A Wealth of Health Benefits that Make Food Taste Great

(NaturalNews) Spices do more than make food taste great. Recent research is showing that spices can promote health and well being through a series of actions that are anti-aging and inhibiting of degenerative disease. The vegetarian diet so often associated...

Iodine May Be the Critical Mineral for Weight Loss, Energy and Beauty

(NaturalNews) Iodine may just be the most overlooked mineral, yet its importance to overall health and well being cannot be overstated. Iodine is critical for the formation of thyroid hormone in the thyroid gland. People who have difficulty losing weight...

The Fabulous Five: Compounds Found Most Effective Against Cancer

(NaturalNews) Research is rapidly identifying the compounds from plants that are most effective against cancer. Among those that are proving to be the front line of defense against an initial diagnosis of cancer and to prevent recurrence are DIM, curcumin,...

Balance Sodium with Potassium for Good Health

(NaturalNews) Nature is all about balance. The human body, being naturally created, reflects this principle in every small aspect as well as in its main orchestration, the constant search for homeostasis. Yet mainstream doctors tend to overlook the primal...

Tune Up Your Immune System for Cold and Flu Season

(NaturalNews) It's almost cold and flu season again. This is the time to make sure your immune system is up to the task of killing off invading germs, viruses and bacteria. A healthy, well-tuned immune system also vanquishes abnormal or degenerating...

Macadamia Nuts Taste Great And Keep You Heart Healthy

(NaturalNews) Think of the creamy rich taste of a macadamia nut. Consider its crunch. Many believe the macadamia to be the world's finest nut. This may all sound really dreamy, but macadamias are full of fat, so they're probably not good for you, right?...

Use of Oral Contraceptives Reduces Peak Bone Mass, May Lead to Osteoporosis

(NaturalNews) Mother Nature rewards those who get on board with her agenda. In many cases, the attempt to resist her design results in life altering consequences, such as those revealed about the use of contraceptives. A new study has shown that contraceptive...

Four Inexpensive Whole Food Supplements

(NaturalNews) There is no denying that times are tough for everyone. Some people may be considering cutting back on the amount they spend for supplements, thinking that they really aren't seeing any results, so why keep buying them. This may be a good...

Dr. Crescence Allen Reveals Why She Chose Alternative Breast Cancer Treatments

(NaturalNews) At the close of the White Rose Symposium on contemporary health issues, leading psychologist, health advocate and life coach Crescence Allen agreed to be interviewed about her bout with breast cancer and her decision to forgo the "standard...

What You Can Do to End the Tyranny of the Federal Reserve

(NaturalNews) The bailout opposed by so many Americans was nevertheless negotiated by the Federal Reserve with the help of Congress and the Administration. The final bill for the hotly debated rescue of the rich is over 1 trillion dollars including the...

Why We Need Probiotics and The Benefits of Kefir

(NaturalNews) Do you cringe when someone mentions probiotics because you really don't want to think about those zillions of bacteria living in your gut? Swallowing down some more to add to the pile may not sound like an appealing thought, but the truth...

Financial Crisis Signals the End of a Really Crazy Era

(NaturalNews) The US is sinking into depression, and as the result of globalization much of the rest of the world is being dragged along. Most people have never seen anything like this in their lifetimes. What they are witnessing is secular upheaval...

A Safe May Be the Safest Place for Your Emergency Stash

(NaturalNews) One investment idea that looks bright even in these bleak days is companies that make safes. Confidence in banks and the overall economy is at levels not seen since the Great Depression. People are removing money from their bank accounts...

Eating Just Two Brazil Nuts a Day Ensures Adequate Selenium Levels

(NaturalNews) Brazil nuts are the best way to add selenium to your diet. A recent study at the University of Otago in New Zealand found that eating just two Brazil nuts a day is as effective in increasing selenium status and enhancing glutathione peroxidase...

Licorice Heals Ulcers, Inflammation, and Skin Conditions

(NaturalNews) Most of us have fond memories of those black and red licorice whips we ate as kids. Now we are finding out that licorice is a lot more than a treat for the sweet tooth. Licorice root has recently been shown effective against allergies,...

Ten Steps to Personal Power in Trying Times

(NaturalNews) This is a really rough time for Americans. We are living through an unparalleled time of social division, watching a few become really rich while many sink into poverty. We work everyday to support a government we believe has betrayed us....

Choosing Products That Promote Beauty and Well Being

(NaturalNews) Millions of Americans are adversely affected each year by a silent from of chemical warfare that's taking place every day within the comforts of our own homes. While we worry about the chemical weaponry of terrorists and lead-contaminated...

Propaganda Campaign Against Estrogen Benefits Pharmaceutical Companies

(NaturalNews) Estrogen Boosts Risk of Breast Cancer is becoming an all too frequent media hot button story. The steady drumbeat smacks of propaganda and is an affront to basic common sense. Is it really possible that a woman's hormones are out to get...

Beautiful Hair and Skin Require Optimal Thyroid Functioning

(NaturalNews) Whether your hair turns gray and falls out or stays a thick mane of vibrant color is dependent on your body having proper levels of thyroid hormones. New ground breaking research has documented that human hair follicles are direct targets...

An Analysis of Burger King's New 'Healthy' Meal for Kids

(NaturalNews) The media is applauding a recent announcement by Burger King introducing new healthy menu items designed to appeal to kids. Apparently the term 'healthy' is relative. While it may be a baby step in the right direction, one is left thinking,...

Lignans Shown to Provide Great Benefits for Breast Health

(NaturalNews) Most women who worry about the health of their breasts have a yearly mammogram and hope for the best. That's about all they can do since the traditional medical model offers nothing in the way of preemptive strategy. And it's readily apparent...

Transportation Worker Identification Credential Is Step Toward Implementing Real ID Act

(NaturalNews) The Department of Homeland Security has recently announced that the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) compliance and enforcement date for the Coast Guard's Lower Mississippi River Captain of the Port Zone will be Dec....

Documented, Proven Cure and Preventative for Cancer (Part I)

(NaturalNews) This article is about how you can prevent and cure cancer with a bottle of flax oil and a carton of cottage cheese. As incredible as this may seem, it is a truth that has been well proven and documented. It is also a truth that has been...

Eight Superfoods for Health and Beauty From Your Local Grocery Store

(NaturalNews) What you have in your mind when you go to the grocery store will pretty much determine whether you live a long life of vibrant good health with feelings of well being, or a shortened life riddled with obesity and degenerative disease. Will...

How to Protect Your Assets as the Financial Crisis Worsens

(NaturalNews) The Humpty-Dumpty U.S. economy that has for so long sat perched on a wall has finally had a great fall and is completely broken. Scramble as they may, all the president's men won't be able to put the pieces back together again. Financial...

Music Shown to Facilitate the Development of Neurons in the Brain

(NaturalNews) Music, the universal language of mood, emotion and desire, connects with us through a wide variety of neural systems. Researchers have discovered evidence that music stimulates specific regions of the brain responsible for memory, language...

Red Clover Blocks Neurological Damage From MSG

(NaturalNews) If you are into healthful eating, it can be tough when friends or family want to go out to the local restaurant to eat. You know most of the food there is laced with monosodium glutamate (MSG), and this knowledge can really spoil your fun....

Efforts to Halt the National Animal Identification System Head to Court

(NaturalNews) A couple of speed bumps have developed in rolling out implementation of the National Animal Identification System (NAIS), the joint effort of the USDA and big agribusiness to legislate mandatory registration of everyone who owns just one...

Nonagenarian Reveals His Secrets for Longevity

(NaturalNews) For Herb Allen's 95th birthday his children hired a belly dancer to entertain. They know Dad's still got some fire in his furnace. But it was being in the heart of his growing family for his birthday that really got him excited. Herb is...

Railroads Look to the Public's Purse to Fund Their Expansion

(NaturalNews) We hear a lot about food shortages, but in the U.S. there is plenty to go around. It just can't be moved quickly enough. Grain is being left to rot on the ground because of crumbling infrastructure, particularly of the rails. As a result,...

Roses May Provide Nature's Most Effective Pain Reliever

(NaturalNews) A rose is a rose is a rose. Valued through the ages for its beauty and fragrance, subject of poets, symbol of femininity, gift of love... and so much more. Rose hips are a highly concentrated source of natural vitamin C and antioxidants....

What Your Employer May Not Tell You About Retirement Accounts

(NaturalNews) The number of investors who are hitting up their Retirement Accounts is on the rise. According to the Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies, the number of employees with loans outstanding in Retirement Accounts such as 401(k) and 403(b)...

Seven Steps to Hassle Free Homework for You and Your Child

(NaturalNews) It's that season when the newness of the school year has worn off and the same old problems and struggles with homework show themselves again. But this year can be different. This year can turn into a pleasant and freeing time for you and...

Seventy Five Percent of Women Admit to Abnormal Behavior Around Food

(NaturalNews) Disordered eating among women in the U.S. may be more widespread than we thought. Nearly two-thirds (65 percent) of young American women report experiencing disordered eating behaviors, and ten percent report symptoms of eating disorders...

Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs Explains Why Some Children Fail

(NaturalNews) Dr. Abraham Maslow synthesized a large body of research resulting in his master creation, the Hierarchy of Needs. This hierarchy, beautiful in its simplicity, describes the stages of human development through which each of us passes on...

Americans in Jeopardy From Financial System Rescue Plan

(NaturalNews) Earlier this spring Treasury Secretary Paulson in conjunction with the Federal Reserve Corporation announced a plan to police the financial markets to curtail the possibility of future financial disasters such as the sub-prime mortgage...

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac: Bailout for the Wealthy Leaves Taxpayers Holding the Bag

(NaturalNews) The decision by the U.S. Treasury Secretary to bail out mortgage guarantors Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac effectively doubles the national debt. Last week the amount of indebtedness of the American public was a staggering $10 trillion. This...

Green Tea and IP6: Effective Pancreatic Cancer Preventative and Treatment

(NaturalNews) Substances found in green tea and high fiber foods have been found effective in the treatment and prevention of pancreatic cancer, an extremely virulent form of disease with few effective treatments. Pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading...

Celery Works Great for Inflammation, Gout, Cancer, and High Blood Pressure

(NaturalNews) A nutrient found in celery has been shown highly effective against inflammation and cancer. Luteolin is a bioflavonoid also found in smaller amounts in peppers, parsley, thyme, basil and peppermint. And like all bioflavonoids, luteolin...

10 Steps to Personal Power in Trying Times

(NaturalNews) This is a really rough time for Americans. We are living through an unparalleled time of social division, watching a few become really rich while many sink into poverty. We work everyday to support a government we believe has betrayed us....

Curcumin Tempers Arsenic Toxicity Through DNA Repair

(NaturalNews) Curcumin, the active ingredient in the spice turmeric is effective against the harmful impact of arsenic according to a recent study reported in the Journal of Clinical Biochemistry and Nutrition. Arsenic is a poison that can be fatal to...

Brazil's Oil Independence May Not Be a Model Worth Emulating

(NaturalNews) Brazil is having another banner year. It has reached energy equilibrium, exporting as much oil as it imports. Its production of domestic oil is at an all time high, as is the production of sugar based ethanol. At the service stations, ethanol...

Citrus Crops in U.S Under Siege From Unknown Bacterium

(NaturalNews) Citrus greening is blazing through the Florida citrus groves like wildfire. Scientists don't know how long it will take to find a treatment or cure for this contagious bacterial disease. One scenario projects that within nine to ten years,...

No End Seen to Destruction of Farm Output Capacity and Food Shortages

(NaturalNews) Farmers are blasting the role of the food cartels in destroying farm output capacity, creating food shortages and producing monopolistic conditions. In a recent interview for Executive Intelligence Review, Frank Endres, board member of...

Ron Paul Kicks Off Campaign for Liberty, August 31 to September 2

(NaturalNews) Remember Ron Paul, the candidate who annoyed reporters, the left and the right by trying to talk about the real issues facing Americans during the presidential contender's debate? Although he gets very little media coverage aside from ridicule,...

No End Seen to Cartel's Destruction of Food Capacity

(NaturalNews) Farmers are blasting the role of the food cartels in destroying farm output capacity, creating food shortages and producing monopolistic conditions. In a recent interview for Executive Intelligence Review, Frank Endres, board member of...

Milk Thistle: The Herb for Liver Health and More

(NaturalNews) Milk thistle has long been a staple of natural healers who use it to promote liver health. Taken as a spring and fall tonic, milk thistle strengthens the liver, protects liver cells from incoming toxins and allows it to process and release...

Resveratrol Has Anti-aging and Anti-Cancer Properties, Linked to Cardiovascular Health

(NaturalNews) A wealth of new research findings continue to underscore the wonders of resveratrol, the compound discovered only a few years ago that has already achieved superstar status. Found predominately in red wine, grapes and peanuts, resveratrol...

Macadamia Nuts Lower Risk Factors for Coronary Disease

(NaturalNews) Think of the creamy rich taste of a macadamia nut. Consider its crunch. Many believe the macadamia to be the world's finest nut. This may all sound really dreamy, but macadamias are full of fat, so they're probably not good for you, right?...

Victory Gardens Symbolize a New Age

(NaturalNews) Victory gardens are popping up all over. Last seen during World War II, these gardens now represent our fight to regain control of our lives and our health. They are the first battlefields against the increasing corporate tyranny, a battle...

Studies Prove That Chocolate Is Really Good for You

(NaturalNews) Chocolate lovers, take heart. Reports from recent studies have given you plenty of reasons to keep on eating chocolate without feeling guilty. In fact, the news from several studies released this spring shows that chocolate is quite effective...

Fruits and Vegetables Modulate the Cell Cycle to Prevent Cancer

(NaturalNews) It's amazing that more than 2000 years ago we realized many universal truths, and we did it without the scientific method. One person who really knew what he was talking about was Hippocrates, who said "Let food be thy medicine and medicine...

Investment Powerhouse Goldman Sachs Buying Up Poultry Farms in China

(NaturalNews) Corporate ownership of world food sources may be shifting into high gear. Goldman Sachs, the private equity investment bank of the ultra wealthy and powerful, has announced that it's in the race to scoop up assets related to food production....

Burger King's New 'Healthy' Meal for Kids Is Mostly Hype

(NaturalNews) The media is applauding a recent announcement by Burger King introducing new healthy menu items designed to appeal to kids. Apparently the term 'healthy' is relative. While it may be a baby step in the right direction, one is left thinking,...

Mortgage Meltdown Shows Americans Are Unable to Benefit From Experience

(NaturalNews) As many victims of the mortgage crisis continue their fancy footwork to stay one step ahead of foreclosure, others who owe more than their houses are worth have just given up and mailed the keys back to their lenders. Although mainstream...

The Internet As You Know It Is Slated for Death by 2012

(NaturalNews) It's probably safe to say that many of you reading this article right now came upon the NaturalNews.com website while you were roaming around on the internet looking for empowering information to help get healthy or to protect the good...

FDA Beefs Up Warning of Serious Tendon Injury From Antibiotic Cipro

(NaturalNews) The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has asked manufacturers of antibiotics in the fluoroquinolone family, the most widely known of which is Cipro, to strengthen warnings that taking the antibiotics increases the risk of tendinitis or...

Salaries in the U.S. and Canada Threatened by Globalization

(NaturalNews) That giant sucking sound so colorfully described by Ross Perot is heard again this season as companies large and small relocate, close their operations or negotiate for lower wages. While the usual suspect, Mexico, continues to drain employment...

Crisis Looms as Corporations Seize Control of Commodities

(NaturalNews) The global food crisis won't go away any time soon. Capitalism has the average consumer by the belly. Amid growing signs of famine and outrage, the entire chain of commodities and resources of the world are now being cornered by giant corporations....

Flax Shown to Be Effective Against Cancers of the Colon and Breast

(NaturalNews) Flax oil and flax seeds have been shown to lower blood cholesterol and triglycerides, and to help reduce damage to cell membranes. Flax is also important in the body's ability to reduce inflammation and prevent the many degenerative diseases...

The Hegelian Principle Helps Explain How the Powerful Got That Way

(NaturalNews) How did the powerful gain power over the rest of us? In a time when the power and freedom of the average American is being eroded at terrific speed, many of us wonder how this could be happening. What we may not realize it that the powerful...

The Most Potent Intervention Known to Increase Longevity Revealed

(NaturalNews) Recent research is showing that Mother Nature does not look favorably on people who eat more than their fair share. People who overeat restrict their longevity and subject themselves to chronic and debilitating diseases. In fact, as unpleasant...

Leonardo Da Vinci's Prescription for Life

(NaturalNews) Oh that Leonardo, what a guy! Painter of the Mona Lisa, Vitruvian Man and The Last Supper, scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, sculptor, architect, botanist, musician and writer. The quintessential Renaissance man....

Insightful Texans Stall the NAFTA Superhighway

(NaturalNews) Texans may well be handing the rest of America a blueprint for fighting big government. The people of Texas have finally found a way to halt the progress of the government in stripping them of their homes, businesses and property to build...

Blood Transfusions Increase Risk of Heart Attack and Death

(NaturalNews) Blood transfusions increase the risk of complications and reduce survival rates. Recent research is revealing that almost immediately after it is donated, blood begins to loose its ability to transfer oxygen from the red cells into the...

South American Union Will Also Have Common Currency

(NaturalNews) Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva recently revealed that the South American countries are planning for a common currency as part of the integration of the individual countries into the Union of South American Nations. This integration...

Water Restoration Act May Lead to Privatization of Water Supply

(NaturalNews) The fate of the nation's water supply is under debate as hearings in the House and Senate begin on the Water Restoration Act of 2007. Opponents claim this Act threatens to greatly expand the Federal Government's roll in water management....

Fast Facts About Women in Business in America

(NaturalNews) Women entrepreneurs are increasing at an extraordinary rate, continuing to enter fields traditionally dominated by men. Women owned firms now account for nearly 40 percent of U.S. businesses, although only 3% of these businesses gross a...

DIM Lowers Potential of Cancer Cell Metastasis, Invasion and Angiogenesis

(NaturalNews) A wealth of recent studies have documented diindolylmethane (DIM) as one of the most effective phytonutrients in the prevention and treatment of breast, prostate, colon and pancreatic cancers. DIM is the compound found in cruciferous vegetables...

Little or No Evidence Supports Conventional Medical Treatments

(NaturalNews) Do you ever get the feeling that your doctor doesn't know what he's doing? Well, you are probably right. There is little or no evidence that today's $2 trillion-dollar medical system works any better than various other alternatives. Whether...

The Mediterranean Diet Reduces Mortality From All Causes

(NaturalNews) Scientists are finding that those who choose to eat according to the principles of the Mediterranean diet have a lowered rate of death from all causes. Research has shown that the Mediterranean diet has a beneficial effect against cardiovascular...

Spirulina: A Budget Friendly Super Food and Answer to Food Scarcity

(NaturalNews) Spirulina just may be nature's most perfect food. These tiny blue green spiral coils harvest the energy of the sun and turn it into a treasure chest of bio-available nutrients. Designed by nature 3.6 billion years ago, these blue green...

Antioxidant Blend May Offer Protection in Life Threatening Conditions

(NaturalNews) A newly released study suggests that providing yourself with a broad spectrum of antioxidants will offer you protection even under such extreme conditions as total body irradiation. As published in the April, 2008 edition of Radiation Research,...

Eating Nuts Greatly Reduces Your Risk of Heart Attack and Cancer

(NaturalNews) Eating nuts five or more times a week reduces your risk of heart attack by a whopping 60%. And in addition to this stunning statistic, research shows that people who eat more nuts are generally thinner. They also have lower levels of LDL...

75 Percent of Women Admit to Abnormal Behavior Around Food

(NaturalNews) Disordered eating among women in the U.S. may be more widespread than we thought. Nearly two-thirds (65 percent) of young American women report experiencing disordered eating behaviors, and ten percent report symptoms of eating disorders...

Efforts to Help Home Loan Consumers Blocked by Obscure Federal Agency

(NaturalNews) Predatory lenders had a partner in their crimes according to Eliot Spitzer. The Bush administration looked the other way and did nothing to protect American homeowners from egregious lending practices, choosing instead to align itself with...

Turmeric Found to Be Beneficial for Lung, Liver and Colon Health

(NaturalNews) Turmeric, containing the active ingredient curcumin, is one of nature's most powerful healers. The medicinal properties of this spice have slowly revealed themselves over the centuries. Turmeric is documented as effective in conditions...

Spiraling Food Prices Result in Deadly Violence Around the World

(NaturalNews) Anger and political unrest over escalating world food prices is becoming increasingly violent. Higher prices for the basic food commodities used by developing countries have produced clashes in Egypt and several African states. The government...

Monsanto: History of Contamination and Cover-up

(NaturalNews) The new Monsanto has clearly come to dominate the American food chain with its genetically modified (GM) seeds. It's a master at enforcing its 674 biotechnology patents, using tyrannical and ruthless tactics against small farmers. This...

Survey: Americans Are Strongly Opposed to the North American Union

(NaturalNews) Americans are catching on to the North American Union scheme and voicing their opposition. The right wing grassroots organization, American Policy Center (APC), has just concluded a survey of one million American households. The survey,...

Strong Boundaries Create Secure Children

(NaturalNews) Image you are standing on the roof deck of a skyscraper. There are no railings, the wind is blowing and the building sways. Where would you be? You would probably be in the center where you could gather some feeling of security. Now imagine...

Water Shortage Means City Contemplates Going From Toilet to Tap

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Mysterious Swarm of Earthquakes Detected Off Oregon Coast

(NaturalNews) An unusual swarm of earthquakes off the coast of central Oregon has been detected by scientists listening to underwater microphones called hydrophones. More than 600 earthquakes were recorded during the first ten days in April by Oregon...

Green Tea Shown to Reduce Risk of Ovarian and Colorectal Cancers

(NaturalNews) Green tea has rapidly entered the American market as a claimed cure and preventative for almost everything that ails mankind. It seems too good to be true, but now we are finding out that it is true. Recent studies reveal green tea's benefits...

Deadly Animal Virus May Soon Come to U.S. Mainland

(NaturalNews) The nation's food supply may soon be under significant threat as the result of a Bush administration decision to move its research on one of the most contagious animal diseases from an isolated island laboratory to the U.S. mainland, placing...

New Legislation in the Emerging Surveillance State

(NaturalNews) A new measure, if it becomes law, will result in more government surveillance of innocent Americans without warrants, according to Congressman Ron Paul in his weekly column "Texas Straight Talk". Last month, the House amended the 1978 Foreign...

Folate and Vitamin B-12: Two Nutrients Critical for Brain Health

(NaturalNews) Recent research documents the critical nature of two nutrients, vitamin B-12 and folate, in brain health and the maintenance of cognitive functioning, including memory. Deficiencies of these key nutrients are markers of the neuropathology...

New Legislation Calls for Government Ownership of DNA

(NaturalNews) An article published in the April 4, 2008 issue of World Net Daily outlines a plan that has state and federal governments staking claim to the ownership of every newborn's DNA in perpetuity. This Orwellian like plan is advancing under the...

The Fed's Financial Bailouts Will Rob Americans of Their Future

(NaturalNews) On March 31st, Treasury Secretary Paulson announced a plan to police the financial markets to curtail the possibility of future financial disasters such as the sub prime mortgage meltdown now rocking America. And he did it with a straight...

Antioxidant Blends May Offer Protection in Life Threatening Conditions

(NaturalNews) A newly released study suggests that providing yourself with a broad spectrum of antioxidants will offer you protection even under such extreme conditions as total body irradiation. As published in the April, 2008 edition of Radiation Research,...

Scientists Agree That EMFs Pose a Threat to Your Health

(NaturalNews) Electricity has become an integral part of our lives, with electromagnetic fields (EMFs) all around us. Electricity certainly makes our lives easier in many ways. Is it possible that electricity is also making our lives shorter? Most...

North American Union: PR Was Focus of Recent Secret Meeting of the SPP

(NaturalNews) An internal memo from Canada's Foreign Affairs and Internal Trade ministry, obtained by World Net News under the Access to Information Act, documents the agenda at the most recent secret summit meeting of the Security and Prosperity Partnership...

Discovery of the God Module Results in New Field of Science: Neurotheology

(NaturalNews) During the concentration of prayer, the encompassing peace as we draw near death, a mystical revelation, or the sense that God is talking to us, we experience the most intense experiences of our lives. Since the beginning of time, people...

Study Reveals Benefits of Red Clover for Prostate and Liver Health

(NaturalNews) Red clover has long been a staple of natural healers due to its broad spectrum of uses and benefits. In the past, interest and application has centered on women due to the high levels of phytoestrogens in red clover. Now a new study confirms...

Morgellons Disease May Be Linked to Genetically Modified Food

(NaturalNews) The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has given care giant Kaiser Permanente over $300,000 to test and interview 150 to 500 patients suffering from Morgellons Disease. The study will be done in northern California where many Morgellons...

Melatonin: A Hormone That Protects Against Breast Cancer and Aging

(NaturalNews) Melatonin is nature's sleeping pill. It is secreted by the light sensitive pineal gland which regulates our biological clock and synchronizes our hormonal-immune network. Our level of melatonin rises with darkness and falls with light....

NAFTA Superhighway: Progress on the Trans Texas Corridor Continues

(NaturalNews) An article carried by Reuters, March 10, 2008, datelined Madrid reports that the Spanish company Cintra said it had closed financing to build segments 5 and 6 of its SH-130 toll road between San Antonio and Austin, Texas in the U.S. It...

Confident Parents Raise Confident Children

(NaturalNews) Remember the news headline from a few months ago about the 2 year old who called 911 to report that his grandmother was not feeling well? The news was full of praise about the kid's actions, but the real story is about the grandmother or...

Military Integration Another Step Toward the North American Union

(NaturalNews) An article titled "Canada, U.S. Agree To Use Each Other's Troops In Civil Emergencies" appeared on CanwestNews Service on February 22, 2008. According to the report, Canada and the U.S. have signed an agreement that paves the way for the...

Diet May Be the Key to Prevention and Treatment of Brain Tumors

(NaturalNews) Malignant brain tumor persists as one of the major causes of morbidity and mortality in adults and is the second leading cause of cancer death in children. There is little in the way of prevention offered by the medical establishment. Any...

Small Farmer Wins Moral Victory Over Monsanto

(NaturalNews) Percy Schmeiser has a check for $660 and a Right Livelihood Award to prove that sometimes the little guy wins. In a modern version of the David vs. Goliath story, a 77 year-old Saskatchewan farmer and his wife are now considered folk heroes...

New Understanding of the Role of Testosterone in Women

(NaturalNews) Testosterone is known as the personality hormone. It gives us motivation, assertiveness, a sense of power, feeling of well being and enhanced sex drive. When we have an adequate level of testosterone we are able to take risks and live our...

Voters Choose to Perpetuate the Superhero Presidency

(NaturalNews) There is no other office on earth that can captivate us like the presidency of the United States. The 2008 candidates have given us an entire season of debates so we know the fine points of the differences between them. While the average...

Psycho-Educational Assessments Can Reveal Children's Hidden Strengths

(NaturalNews) Since the No Child Left Behind Act came along, schools have been preoccupied with testing children. You may have received standardized test results for your child. You may have had some difficulty making heads and tails of these results,...

The National Animal Identification System - Who Wins and Who Loses

(NaturalNews) The recall of 143 million pounds of beef processed over the past two years is the largest meat recall in the history of the world. The USDA had no choice following an animal group's release of videotape of "downer" cows being dragged across...

The Whole Story About Whole Foods Market

(NaturalNews) Organic food has become the mantra of consumers who are aware of the dangers of pesticides, chemicals and hormones used in the growing and processing practices of the commercial food industry. Many of us have come to trust stores making...

Americans Question the Legality of the Income Tax

(NaturalNews) There's nothing that gets me all tingly like the coming of spring. It's always been my favorite time of the year. Just one problem stands between me and total rapture the need to complete a tax return and file it along with the money...

New Studies Continue to Reveal the Health Benefits of Colostrum

(NaturalNews) Colostrum is the thin yellowish fluid produced during the first few milkings of a mammal after she has given birth. It is the carrier of the immunities that are transferred from mother to infant, and one of the reasons breast feeding is...

A Vote for Your Beliefs May Be a Vote Against Your Freedom

(NaturalNews) It looks like about 66% of Americans will be happy when January 20, 2009 rolls around and a new president is inaugurated. And you will be happier still if the new president is the one you voted for. You know, the one who promised to support...

Create a Happy and Healthy Indoor Environment With Plants

(NaturalNews) The amazing health benefits we derive from eating plants and drinking their juices are just the beginning of the story. Research shows that when we bring plants inside to share our environments, we multiply those benefits. Houseplants...

Recent Studies and Age Old Wisdom Point to the Health Benefits of Butter

(NaturalNews) Someone really should write an ode to butter. Pure delicious golden butter that comes from grass fed, pastured, contented cows. Beautiful butter that wants to nourish us and protect us from disease if we would only give it a chance. But...

Bee Pollen - A Budget Friendly Food for Health and Healing

(NaturalNews) Bee pollen is often referred to as nature's most complete food. Pollen harvested from a diverse selection of geographic areas contains all the essential components of life in a good tasting, chewable, easily digested, and highly bio-available...

Re-authorization of the No Child Left Behind Act and Its Hidden Agenda

(NaturalNews) The re-authorization of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) has become a priority for the final year of the Bush administration. The fact that independent test results have shown NCLB to be a dismal failure seems to make no difference....

IP6 - A Rising Star in the Prevention and Treatment of Cancer

(NaturalNews) Three recent studies have confirmed the role of inositol hexaphosphate (IP6) in cancer prevention and control of experimental tumor growth. IP6 is a naturally occurring carbohydrate first identified in 1855. It can exist on its own or can...

Raise Your Child's IQ With Adequate Amounts of DHA

(NaturalNews) If you want to produce brainy children, feed them brain food. Brain development of babies and children is highly influenced by nutritional intake. Children who are fed inadequate amounts of a key nutrient will have inadequate brain growth...

The North American Union - You Could Be Voting Your Rights Away

(NaturalNews) One issue that is conspicuously absent from the rhetoric of the presidential candidates is the North American Union (NAU). The questions of immigration and border security are frequently raised and the candidates claim to realize the need...

A Deeper Look Into Autism Research as New Avenues Open Up

(NaturalNews) Autism may begin when the changes in the brain structure and function of a child result from altered neuronal development, reports a study in the September 7th edition of Brain Research Journal. Researchers at the New York State Institute...

Early Exposure To Bacteria Helps Create Stronger Immune Systems

(NaturalNews) Recent studies have shown that children growing up with pets, living on farms, or in any way exposed to certain bacteria at young ages show stronger immune systems and less likelihood of developing severe allergies. Results from a nationally...

The Declining Dollar and What It Means for You

(NaturalNews) Do you know that since the year 2000, the U.S. dollar has silently depreciated in value against other major currencies by a whopping 52 percent! This depreciation of the dollar goes a long way toward explaining why you feel like you are...

Lignans: A Component of Optimal Breast Health and Cancer Prevention

(NaturalNews) Among the many stressors in the lives of women today is the question of breast health. We want to be proactive in the care of our bodies. Yet we feel torn between the traditional medical approach which offers us Tamoxifen, and the natural...

The Budwig Diet for the Cure and Prevention of Cancer

(NaturalNews) Do you think the cure for cancer is yet to be discovered? That's what the pharmaceutical industry and the pink ribbon folks would like you to think. But this is far from the truth. One of the least known well-documented cures for cancer...
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