Articles by Elizabeth Walling:

Toxic bed bug insecticides sicken over a hundred people and kill one

(NaturalNews) Bed bugs may be regarded as annoying and even disgusting, but in reality they are relatively harmless to humans. The same cannot be said about the powerful chemical insecticides used to treat bed bug infestations. New research shows exposure...

Use raw honey for health, skin, hair, and more

(NaturalNews) Raw honey is more than just a natural sweetener. Honey has a variety of uses in your beauty regimen and for medicinal purposes. Raw honey, which is not pasteurized or refined, can be especially useful because of its nutritional properties....

How to use lemon juice to replace toxic chemicals in your home

(NaturalNews) You don't have to waste money on toxic chemicals to clean your home, treat a cold, or pamper your skin. Lemon juice is a simple, natural alternative that can replace countless bottles of over-priced chemicals. 10 creative ways to use...

Doctors routinely order needless tests and procedures

(NaturalNews) Do you ever go to the doctor and feel their poking and prodding is just a little over the top? Patients often wonder if they really need to be bombarded with a slew of tests at the doctor's office, and a panel of medical professionals says...

FDA finally admits cholesterol drugs need warning labels about risk for diabetes and memory loss

(NaturalNews) Nearly 32 million Americans currently take statin drugs to lower their cholesterol levels, but they are probably completely unaware that these drugs can come with side effects like diabetes and memory loss. Why don't they know? Because...

Shocking levels of arsenic found in baby formula made with brown rice syrup

(NaturalNews) Think baby formula with brown rice syrup is the healthier choice? Think again: infant formula made with brown rice syrup may contain 30 times more arsenic than other formulas, according to a new study from Dartmouth College. Environmental...

Diet soda again linked to heart attacks and strokes - But Diet Coke remains a top supporter of Heart for Truth

(NaturalNews) Diet soft drinks are considered the "healthier" alternative to high fructose corn syrup and empty calories. But the truth is that diet drinks have an evil side: new research confirms that diet soda can seriously increase your risk for heart...

Teen cancer survivor banned from school for growing out hair for Locks of Love

(NaturalNews) After surviving leukemia and grueling chemotherapy, Michigan teen J. T. Gaskins decided to grow out his hair to donate it to Locks of Love for fellow cancer patients. Instead of being praised for his generosity, he has been suspended from...

Home births have increased by nearly 30 percent since 2004

(NaturalNews) More parents are taking control of their birthing options by choosing home births, says a new study from the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention). Statistics released in late January say home births in the United States have...

Toxic BPA levels increase by a shocking 1,200 percent after eating canned food

(NaturalNews) A Harvard study suggests that avoiding BPA packaging most of the time isn't enough to avoid its toxic side effects. Even a daily bowl of canned soup is enough to spike your BPA levels by more than 1,200 percent. Researchers at the Harvard...

Calcium controversy explained - Vitamin K2 keeps calcium in your bones and out of your arteries

(NaturalNews) Popping calcium pills has become the norm in our culture where osteoporosis has become pervasive, but in recent years research points to calcium supplements posing a danger to our heart health. We're left to wonder: is calcium beneficial...

Low vitamin D levels linked to depression in children

(NaturalNews) Are your kids getting enough vitamin D? If not, they could be at a higher risk for depression. A new study from the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom shows that children and teens with higher levels of vitamin D are less likely...

Mental health breakthrough: Study links sleep problems to schizophrenia for the first time

(NaturalNews) Getting quality sleep could be a vitally important piece for solving the puzzle of mental health. Previous studies have linked poor sleep to depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety and ADHD. Now for the first time, research also shows a strong...

Got neck pain? New study says chiropractic care and simple home exercises work better than painkillers

(NaturalNews) Painkilling drugs are associated with dangerous side effects, addiction and overdose. And it turns out they are also much less effective than harmless natural treatments. A new study shows that simple remedies like chiropractic treatments...

Study - statin drugs linked to higher diabetes risk

(NaturalNews) A new study confirms a dangerous statin drug side effect: diabetes. Researchers at Harvard Medical School report women over the age of 45 are much more likely to develop diabetes if they're taking a statin drug. The study followed more...

Low-salt diets increase risk of stroke and heart disease, study says

(NaturalNews) For years we've been told to lower our salt intake for our health. Individuals at risk for heart attack are especially admonished to drop their salt intake as low as possible. As it turns out, this seemingly harmless recommendation is actually...

Study says breast screening does more harm than good

(NaturalNews) The breast cancer scare has women everywhere racing to get a mammogram in hopes that breast screening will safe their lives. But a new research report says breast screening harms as many women as it supposedly benefits. Researchers from...

Aromatherapy in action - Peppermint aroma improves memory and concentration

(NaturalNews) Peppermint isn't just for toothpaste and candy canes: research shows the aroma of peppermint is a natural remedy for boosting memory, focus and concentration. Whether in the form of essential oil, fresh mint leaves, or brewed tea, the refreshing...

Wi-Fi radiation from laptops may cause infertility in men

(NaturalNews) Laptops with wi-fi technology have given us the capability to connect to the internet almost anywhere, but now researchers say wi-fi radiation may also be giving us more infertility by decreasing sperm motility and damaging DNA in sperm. Is...

Green tea found to lower LDL cholesterol levels

(NaturalNews) Green tea hits the spotlight once again, this time as a natural remedy for lowering LDL cholesterol levels. It has already been shown to prevent flu, improve heart health, and fight obesity, and now researchers at Western University of...

Teen violence linked to sugary soft drink consumption

(NaturalNews) Teenagers, who are heavy soda drinkers, are more violent and carry more weapons, according to a new study from the University of Vermont. In the past, parents have been told too much soda could set their kids up for obesity and diabetes,...

Foreclosure crisis linked to rise in health problems

(NaturalNews) Millions of foreclosure notices have been filed during the last two years, and researchers say these numbers are to blame for a rise in serious health problems. A recent study published in the American Journal of Public Health shows that...

Coconut water shown to significantly reduce high blood pressure

(NaturalNews) While doctors may be quick to write a prescription for blood pressure medication if your numbers are a little high, research shows coconut water is a highly effective natural remedy for lowering blood pressure in patients with hypertension. A...

Iron supplements cause more harm than good

(NaturalNews) For the last several decades, iron supplements have been routinely handed out like candy. Because iron is a basic requirement for cell growth and longevity, it is often assumed that people should supplement with extra iron. However, this...

Halloween face paint found to contain high levels of toxic heavy metals

(NaturalNews) Ghouls and goblins may be spooky, but what should really give you the creeps this Halloween is the decorative makeup you might be putting on your face. New evidence from the nonprofit Ecology Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan shows many novelty...

Women with high cholesterol live longer, have fewer heart attacks and strokes

(NaturalNews) If the diagnosis of high cholesterol sounds like a death sentence to your ears, you may be the victim of cholesterol propaganda. It's not uncommon to believe that lower is better when it comes to cholesterol, but new research shows otherwise....

Denmark taxes avocados, butter, eggs, nuts, chocolate and coconut oil

(NaturalNews) Citizens of Denmark who don't count saturated fat grams can count on an increase in their grocery bill this fall. In early October, Denmark officials placed a tax on foods which contain saturated fat. The new tax charges the equivalent...

Shy children now candidates for dangerous psychiatric drugs

(NaturalNews) New guidelines for mental illness turn shyness in children from a personality trait into a mental disorder that warrants drug treatment. Drug companies already target children, who fidget too much in class or have trouble concentrating...

Drinking water with meals can impair digestion

(NaturalNews) Most of us have heard it a hundred times: drink eight glasses of water a day to stay healthy and hydrated. And while hydration is genuinely important for our health, if you're guzzling all that water with your meals it can actually have...

Sucralose found in drinking water supply of more than 28 million Americans

(NaturalNews) If you've been diligently avoiding the consumption of chemical sweeteners like sucralose, you may be alarmed to learn that researchers have found sucralose lurking in the drinking water supply of more than 28 million Americans. A recent...

Try these simple lighting tips for better sleep

(NaturalNews) At first it's hard to believe that what light bulbs we use and where our lights are positioned can have a profound effect on our sleep. But it's true. Our biology is made to be highly sensitive to the lighting around us. In nature, lighting...

Debt and financial stress can shorten your life

(NaturalNews) Every day we are bombarded by media reports about economic woes, national debt and unemployment. And the crisis really hits home when the bills arrive. Debt, money, and jobs are a huge source of stress these days. And while the problem...

Doctors claim super model could be killing herself with coconut oil

(NaturalNews) Super models aren't exactly known for their healthy habits. But while some may resort to street drugs or diet pills to stay thin, other models know that if their body is going to keep working for them, they need to invest in their health....

Heal your gut with the amino acid l-glutamine

(NaturalNews) With chemical additives, excessive gluten consumption, over prescription of antibiotics and more, the integrity of our gut lining is weakened further with each passing year. It's no wonder that digestive disorders and their accompanying...

Kill candida overgrowth with these nine powerful herbs

(NaturalNews) Whether you are battling full-blown candida overgrowth or simply want to prevent future infections from occurring, herbs are a powerful tool for naturally keeping candida at bay. Here`s a list of nine highly effective herbal remedies for...

Restore energy and lift your mood with vitamin B12

(NaturalNews) A deficiency of vitamin B12 can manifest itself as depression, mania, chronic fatigue, poor sleep, lack of concentration and more. Without enough B12, our health and energy levels suffer. Because B12 plays a crucial role in turning carbohydrates,...

Stop obsessive compulsive behaviors with inositol

(NaturalNews) Obsessive compulsions have been linked to specific imbalances in biochemicals in the body, and certain supplements like inositol have been shown to offer great help. Inositol is a viable solution for those who want to overcome their obsessive...

Acupuncture offers relief and prevention for migraine headaches

(NaturalNews) Acupuncture as an alternative therapy for natural migraine relief not only is effective, but also comes without the side effects of conventional drug treatments. If you suffer from migraines, then you know conventional treatments offer...

Heal leaky gut syndrome by restoring stomach acid levels

(NaturalNews) Leaky gut syndrome is a condition in which the lining of the gut is damaged to the point that nutrients cannot be assimilated and toxins are allowed to pass through the gut wall. There are many theories about what causes leaky gut syndrome,...

Clear acne with green smoothies

(NaturalNews) While most acne solutions focus on surface treatments, truly clear skin comes from treating acne from the inside out. Like the rest of the body, the skin needs nourishment and nutrients in order to heal and cleanse itself. One of the most...

Stressing about food causes overeating

(NaturalNews) If you have weight you want to lose, it`s hard not to judge every bite of food you take based on whether you think it`s helping or hurting your fat loss goals. The problem is that when these thoughts become constant and even obsessive,...

Stop bad breath and body odor with chlorophyll

(NaturalNews) Chlorophyll is more than the natural phytochemical that gives plants their lively green hue: it is also an excellent natural remedy for bad breath and body odor. Chlorophyll has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties that stop bad...

Use these natural foods for homemade skincare

(NaturalNews) Forget shopping at department stores for expensive skin care products. Instead, head to your kitchen for the best kept secrets for naturally beautiful skin. That`s right: food is your medicine and when it comes to skin care, these foods...

Use natural remedies to treat a urinary tract infection

(NaturalNews) Home treatment for a urinary tract infection (UTI) is often enough to resolve the problem if the right methods are used consistently. In fact, using natural methods to treat a urinary tract infection at the first sign of symptoms may help...

Lifestyle movement is more important than exercising

(NaturalNews) The idea that exercise is good for us is constantly pummeled into our brains by the medical community, by health coaches and by the mass media. And while certain types of exercise can certainly be beneficial in context, placing too much...

Lung capacity predicts health and longevity

(NaturalNews) We often think of heart health as the determining factor in our overall wellness, but we may be missing the mark. How lung capacity affects our health is often overlooked, but it may in fact be one of the most important predictors of health...

Herbal tooth powders heal teeth and gums

(NaturalNews) The healing power of herbs is no secret. However, our knowledge about the multiplicity of ways they can be used to heal and restore the body is constantly expanding. For instance, we know that certain herbs can have a profound effect on...

Rediscover youthful skin with hyaluronic acid serum

(NaturalNews) If there is an idea that has mesmerized countless souls over the centuries, it is the tale of a fountain of youth. The idea of remaining ageless has appealed to mankind since the dawn of time, but most of us realize this is a pipe dream....

Vitamin C can improve and restore gum health

(NaturalNews) Gum health rarely receives the attention it deserves. However, knowing that three-quarters of Americans over the age of 35 are suffering from gum disease coupled with the fact that researchers believe gum disease is connected to heart disease...

Using electronics before bed may cause sleep disorders

(NaturalNews) We have bottles of melatonin and valerian root stashed in the medicine cabinet. There`s a white noise machine next to the bed. We repeat relaxing mantras in our head as we lay in bed, trying desperately to catch some sleep before another...

Sleepless nights can induce insulin resistance, even in the young and healthy

(NaturalNews) Nearly one-third of adults in the United States report they sleep less than seven hours every night. Sleep disorders are becoming increasingly common. We all know that a night of restless sleep can make us tired and unfocused the next day....

Eat more bananas to improve gut health and digestion

(NaturalNews) Digestive disorders affect tens of millions of Americans, but diet is rarely examined as a cause or solution in conventional medicine. Certain foods have the power to soothe and heal the digestive system. Bananas, in particular, offer benefits...

Try these ten new ways to use olive oil

(NaturalNews) Olive oil has been a shining star in the natural health community for years; it has far more uses than salad dressings and pizza crust. But olive oil can be used in a variety of ways on the body and around the home too. Check out ten new...

Cartoon characters manipulate how kids make food choices

(NaturalNews) A recent University of Pennsylvania study confirms what most parents already know: children are more likely to choose and even enjoy eating cereal if there is a licensed cartoon character on the box. More interesting is the news that if...

Five ways to use Aloe Vera Gel for skincare

(NaturalNews) If you`re plagued by severe acne or dry skin and searching for natural relief, then the aloe vera plant may just become your new best friend. Aloe vera gel is a popular remedy used in herbal medicine. It grows in dry climates such as those...

Get more probiotics by making your own water kefir

(NaturalNews) Probiotics are living microorganisms that have been found to provide many health benefits. Benefits include boosting immunity, lowering cholesterol and blood pressure, preventing colon cancer, preventing irritable bowel syndrome and colitis,...

Resveratrol is a powerful antioxidant

(NaturalNews) Resveratrol is a powerful antioxidant produced by plants such as red grapes. Studies have shown that resveratrol has anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory, and blood-sugar lowering properties. Several recent studies have indicated that resveratrol...

Fluoride may be causing your acne outbreaks

(NaturalNews) Fluoride is in our toothpaste. It`s in our water. It`s even in our food. While fluoride is praised for saving our teeth, many alternative health experts question the validity of fluoride`s benefits. And now many realize that fluoride may...

Nine reasons to eat more sweet potatoes

(NaturalNews) Sweet potatoes are packed with nutrition. They are a great source of minerals such as manganese, folate, copper, and iron. The darker-colored variety is a great source of carotenes (precursor of vitamin A), vitamins C, B2, B6, E and biotin....

Amazing herbs - Discover the benefits of burdock root

(NaturalNews) Burdock root as an herbal remedy offers a variety of health benefits. This herb has been known for its healing properties for many centuries and was commonly used in traditional Chinese medicine to treat numerous illnesses. About Burdock...

Water from the Tree of Life - Enjoy the health benefits of coconut water

(NaturalNews) For a person who doesn`t live in the tropics, the coconut palm may just be a symbol of an island vacation. But for those who live in tropical countries such as in Indonesia or the Philippines, the coconut palm is a tree that has a lot to...

Use GABA as a calming supplement

(NaturalNews) Feeling stressed? You`re not alone. In fact, being vaguely stressed, vexed, irritable, anxious and nervous seems to be an increasingly common state in this technological world. To combat this feeling of agitation, depression or unease,...

Use organ glandular supplements to boost health recovery (Opinion)

(NaturalNews) Traditional cultures knew that eating liver was good for the body, especially raw liver. That same claim as been made over the centuries regarding other organs and glands, particularly from cows, pigs, and sheep. But few modern people can...

Exercise improves leptin and insulin sensitivity

(NaturalNews) Our diet and lifestyle has a direct effect on our endocrine system. Our hormone regulation can change based on what we choose to eat and how we choose to live. Leptin and insulin are two powerful hormones that influence how energy is metabolized...

Interval training is ideal for boosting athletic performance and health

(NaturalNews) Interval training involves alternating short, quick bursts of intense exercise with slower activities. This type of training uses the anaerobic system of the body during the high intensity effort and the aerobic system during the lower...

Power naps lower stress, boost energy and increase productivity

(NaturalNews) Power naps are one of the best kept secrets of successful people. These short naps (usually thirty minutes or less) are surprisingly refreshing and leave you with increased energy and improved productivity. These miniature naps are usually...

Ten ways public school destroys free thinking (Opinion)

(NaturalNews) Those interested in alternative health will inevitably encounter reality: free thinking individuals are routinely ridiculed for thinking outside of the box and breaking from social normality. While this can be frustrating, it is even more...

Use coconut oil to fight colds this season

(NaturalNews) Coconut oil has been used by many people in all parts of the world to alleviate symptoms of the common cold. Coconut oil originally had a bad reputation because it is a mostly saturated fat, but today it is gaining the popularity it deserves...

Learn the ten principles of intuitive eating (Opinion)

(NaturalNews) Intuitive eating is a process that helps you learn how to listen to your body`s cues for hunger and satisfaction. Basically, it means eating when your are hungry and then stopping when you are full. But it also means enjoying food without...

Use these tips and tricks to clean your home naturally

(NaturalNews) Many common household cleaners have been linked to health problems. Allergies top the list, with eye and skin irritation close behind. There is even some evidence that suggests chemicals in cleaners can cause lung diseases, birth defects,...

Overweight and obese individuals at higher risk for vitamin D deficiency

(NaturalNews) A new study published in the Journal of Nutrition indicates that overweight and obese individuals might benefit from testing their vitamin D levels. Low levels of this vitamin may indicate health issues and might be linked to heart disease,...

Study reveals whole fat dairy products may lower risk of type 2 diabetes (Opinion)

(NaturalNews) Science continues to demonstrate that fat has not earned its bad reputation. Researchers have recently discovered that whole fat dairy products contain a fatty acid that could be beneficial for those at risk of type 2 diabetes. One study...

Use these natural supplements to fight the common cold

(NaturalNews) There are many supplements that boast cold fighting properties. The jury is still out on whether or not many of them offer any real benefits, but there are a few tried and true supplements that can help to alleviate the symptoms of the...

Vitamin D may prevent and reduce symptoms of depression

(NaturalNews) It makes sense that diet can impact the way you feel. After all, it comes down to chemical and physiological interactions. Food and people are each combinations of a variety of chemicals, and when they are mingled, there are specific effects....

Magnesium can improve heart health and prevent heart attack deaths (Opinion)

(NaturalNews) Magnesium is an important mineral that is essential to good health. In addition to improving blood sugar regulation and bone health, magnesium also has an impact on the health of our hearts. It can even be called an essential nutrient for...

Try oil cleansing for natural skincare

(NaturalNews) While it`s tempting to pay big bucks for department store skincare products, the world`s most natural skincare ingredient is sitting right in your medicine cabinet: castor oil. Oil cleansing is nature`s way of deeply cleaning and restoring...

Potatoes hold nutritional benefits

(NaturalNews) The potato is versatile: you can bake it, boil it, mash it, fry it... you can even make pancakes from it. The potato is also (surprisingly) a healthy food that mankind has thrived on for thousands of years, even long before the invention...

Try rebounding for lymphatic health

(NaturalNews) Rebounding is possibly the single most effective exercise for circulating lymph fluid throughout the body. For something that serves such a vital body function, the lymphatic system is hugely overlooked and misunderstood. The lymph nodes...

Use tea tree oil as a natural remedy for acne

(NaturalNews) If you`re an acne sufferer, then you know the frustration of searching for an acne product that actually helps your skin. Chances are you`ve tried everything on the market and were left less than satisfied (and with a much lighter wallet!)....

Try these ten tips and get better sleep

(NaturalNews) In the old days, rising with the sun also meant going to sleep when the sun went down, after a few hours of healthy, honest hard physical work. Not anymore. These days we guzzle down coffee or tea, gulp soft drinks or even (yikes) swig...

Benefit from aromatherapy for beginners

(NaturalNews) Aromatherapy is an ancient and well-established therapy that has enjoyed a resurgence in recent years. Using scent to promote health and well-being is its primary claim to fame, and there is also some evidence of the therapeutic properties...

Use licorice root to treat adrenal fatigue

(NaturalNews) Licorice root is a natural herb used by many holistic health practitioners for various health and wellness needs, including the treatment of adrenal fatigue. In fact, many herbalists recommend licorice root to boost adrenal health. The...

Choline restores liver health

(NaturalNews) Choline is an important nutrient for so many bodily functions, but it is particularly helpful in keeping the liver healthy. Without this B vitamin, fats can become trapped inside the liver. There, those fats can block the metabolism, resulting...

Use bamboo extract to improve skin and hair health

(NaturalNews) Bamboo extract comes from the leaves and stalks of an edible grass that is eaten by many of the world's animals. It is a rich source of silica, which is an essential nutrient for humans, too. In particular, silica plays a great role in...

Ten new ways to use vinegar around the home

(NaturalNews) Vinegar has been used in kitchen recipes for hundreds of years, but it's valuable for more than cooking. It's a natural disinfectant, a cleanser, and a health supplement as well. Here are ten new ways to use vinegar around the house: 1....

Enjoy the benefits of practicing yoga

(NaturalNews) Yoga is no longer just for New Age gurus. Practicing yoga offers so many positive benefits for the young and old, that it has become mainstream. Some might even say that the benefits (physical, emotional and spiritual) are so far-reaching,...

Magnesium provides a natural remedy for anxiety

(NaturalNews) Anxiety can affect our lives dramatically. In a time when our society is more stressed than perhaps ever before, feelings of anxiety have become an everyday occurrence in many people`s lives. Anxiety disorders are also becoming evermore...

Do not miss the benefits of vitamin K2

(NaturalNews) If you could take something that could prevent osteoporosis, inhibit cardiovascular disease, fight cancer or slow the progression of Alzheimer's, would you consider it a miracle vitamin? Vitamin K2 may in fact come close to filling those...

Color Psychology - How colors affect our moods and emotions

(NaturalNews) Ever have a particular color that you are always drawn to? Then perhaps you`ve experienced just a hint of how colors affect our emotions. While it is important to surround yourself with color that feels good to you, color practitioners...

Prevent toxic overload with a shower filter

(NaturalNews) We go to great pains to drink only pure, chemical free water. We filter it because what we ingest is so important to our health. But it`s easy to forget that your morning shower may be just as potent a source of toxins as your drinking...

Common sleep complaints predict metabolic syndrome

(NaturalNews) Recent studies indicate there is a relationship between certain sleep problems and the development of metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome is a medical diagnosis that refers to the presence of at least three of the five primary risk factors...

Fight the flu with green tea

(NaturalNews) It`s flu season again. During this time of year, flu shots and over the counter drugs seem to be lurking around every corner. However, many are becoming increasingly uncomfortable with relying on Big Pharma for their flu prevention and...

Determine how much sleep you really need

(NaturalNews) When determining how much sleep you really need, there is no right or wrong answer. The average seven and a half to eight hours is a good benchmark for most people to aim for, but some people require more sleep than others. How much sleep...

Seven Tips - Naturally bring happiness into your life

(NaturalNews) Our lives are getting more and more cluttered every year. Running back and forth between a hundred different things every day can make it difficult to remember to stay positive and upbeat. But being happy influences us and everyone around...

Find health with five of the top antioxidant foods

(NaturalNews) Antioxidants are powerful nutrients that prevent, reduce, delay, or repair oxidative damage to cells in our body caused by free radicals. The presence of free radicals may result in cancer, stroke, heart problems, early aging, and many...

Discover the benefits of Ashwagandha

(NaturalNews) Ashwagandha (withania somnifera) is a herbal dietary supplement grown in both North America and India. Also known as India winter cherry, it is part of the Solanaceae family. Ashwagandha is made from the brown roots of the shrub, and it...

Use natural treatment for anxiety

(NaturalNews) Living with anxiety is never easy. Situations that others can sail through without a thought can be crippling to someone with anxiety. The pharmaceutical drug regime has concocted an assortment of anti-anxiety medications, but many users...

Prebiotics and Probiotics bring health

(NaturalNews) Probiotics are friendly bacteria that live in your digestive tract and essentially influence every aspect of health, from neurotransmitter production to immunity to digestion. But these beneficial little microflora must eat in order to...

Five Natural Scar and Stretch Mark Remedies Bring Healing

(NaturalNews) In today`s world of expensive chemical peels and laser treatments, natural scar and stretch mark remedies are more relevant than ever. Treating our skin as nature intended is the best way to prevent and heal tissue damage like scars and...

Naturally Healthy Baby: Probiotic Supplements Bring Health to Infants

(NaturalNews) When it comes to giving baby the best start in life, probiotics isn`t usually the first word to come to mind. However, the gut of babies is the center of their immune system and will affect their health every day for the rest of their lives....

Coconut Flour Power Brings a Nutritious Gluten-Free Way to Bake

(NaturalNews) For people with celiac disease, gluten intolerance or digestive problems, making the switch to gluten-free foods is crucial to achieve lasting health. The trouble is it`s rarely easy. Once you start banning wheat and other gluten grains...

How to Use Vitamin C for Adrenal Support

(NaturalNews) Many alternative health experts consider vitamin C to be the most important nutrient for adrenal fatigue recovery. Healthy adrenal function requires vitamin C, and some of the highest concentrations of vitamin C in the whole body are found...

Enjoy the Secret Health Benefits of Chocolate

(NaturalNews) When it comes to forbidden foods, chocolate often hits the top of the list. Although it tastes sublime, everyone knows that chocolate is a worthless junk food... isn't it? Some experts disagree and claim chocolate actually offers a myriad...

Six Simple Tips: Improve Digestion Naturally

(NaturalNews) Food is the foundation of good health. And digestion is the foundational tool for using food to achieve good health. Without proper digestion, our bodies may never receive the nutrients we work so hard to include in our diets. Poor digestive...

Control and Reverse Estrogen Dominance with DIM Supplementation

(NaturalNews) Toxins we encounter every day can cause hormone imbalances like estrogen dominance, a condition where estrogen levels are too high (and especially when the ratio of estrogen to progesterone is too high). Certain natural supplements like...

Your Laundry Detergent may be Hazardous to Your Health

(NaturalNews) Laundry detergent commercials would have us thinking we`re wrapping ourselves in clean mountain air or the fresh scent of wildflowers every time we wear our freshly washed clothes. But in reality we`re wrapping ourselves in a toxic blanket...

Save Your Health by Avoiding Fructose

(NaturalNews) We've all heard about the dangers of eating too much sugar. Recently further evidence has come to light that demonstrates there is a specific component of sugar responsible for these dangers: fructose. What is Fructose? Fructose is...

Heal Your Gut with These Probiotic Foods

(NaturalNews) Today there's a supplement for everything. And while supplementation has its place in natural healing, it's important not to forget that real healing can - and should - come from whole foods, too. Probiotic foods in particular offer an...

Believe It or Not: Trans Fat Can Be a Good Thing

(NaturalNews) Debates can be had about nearly every type of food on the planet. Dairy, grains and fruit juice are among the many foods which have recently caused quite a stir in the natural health community as to whether they are the friends or enemies...

Polyunsaturated Fats Linked to Higher Cancer Risk

(NaturalNews) For years we've been told to avoid butter and instead use vegetable oils as our primary fat source. Mainstream science claims this will save our hearts. But industrial oils like soybean, corn and canola oil are hiding a dirty little secret:...

Restore Adrenal Health with Natural Sea Salt

(NaturalNews) According to experts, as much as 60 to 80 percent of the population suffers from some level of adrenal fatigue, a condition with symptoms such as fatigue, irritability, difficultly dealing with stress, and trouble feeling energized even...

The Real Milk Diet: An Old-School Raw Remedy Treats Modern Disease (Opinion)

(NaturalNews) At first glance it's hard to believe milk could have ever been considered a healing food. Aside from trite milk mustache ads pushed by the commercial dairy industry, milk usually lands on the "don't eat" list of modern diet plans. But,...

Five Ways You Can Gain Health and Vitality for Free (or Nearly Free)

(NaturalNews) They say the best things in life are free, and when it comes to your health it couldn't be more true. Sure, anyone can spend a fortune on superfoods, detox treatments and natural cleaning products. And while all of these can be beneficial,...

How Stress Impairs Digestion and How to Fix It

(NaturalNews) We often think of digestion in terms of the food we eat. And while the quality of our food is an important aspect of digestive health, the effect of stress on digestion should not be underestimated. All the raw foods, enzymes and herbal...

Stop Stress from Killing You, Part II: Seven Keys to Reducing Stress

(NaturalNews) Once you've identified the top sources of stress in your life, it's important to take action and start moving things in a positive direction. Most people are amazed at the improvement they see in their health after making just a few small...

Stop Stress from Killing You, Part I: Identify the Stress in Your Life

(NaturalNews) What is stress? Physiologically, stress could be considered any event that triggers a marked response by the adrenal glands. In basic terms, this response is the release of cortisol. It's the body's natural reaction to any stressor. For...

Heal and Detox with Oil Pulling: The What, Why and How

(NaturalNews) In a society riddled with complicated, expensive and even dangerous detoxification methods, oil pulling offers a technique that is refreshingly simple. Oil pulling is a practice taken from Ayurvedic medicine that involves swishing, or pulling,...

Boost Immunity with Four Natural Foods and Supplements

(NaturalNews) Far from images of hand sanitizer and face masks, real protection from modern disease and illness happens from the inside out. Building a strong immune system is one of the most important steps in preventing the spread of modern illness....

Learn How Chlorella Relieves Arthritis and Joint Pain

(NaturalNews) Like nature's answer to joint pain, the single-cell algae chlorella brings together a variety of nutrients which can support healthy joints and relieve pain associated with arthritis. For anyone suffering from chronic joint pain, finding...

Get Saturated: Four Reasons Saturated Fat is Healthy

(NaturalNews) Today we are caught between two philosophies: one says saturated fat is killing us; the other says these fats are necessary for true vitality. There is a heated back-and-forth, a constant tug-of-war scenario, with society caught in the...

Spirulina and Chlorella Aid Heavy Metal Detox

(NaturalNews) From aluminum in deodorant to mercury in dental fillings, metal toxicity comes at us from every angle these days. The presence of these heavy metals (and others such as arsenic, cadmium and lead) has increased as industrialization and its...

Learn Why You May Need More Vitamin B12

(NaturalNews) A deficiency in vitamin B12 often goes unrecognized until it has progressed to the point of anemia. A mild or moderate B12 deficiency may not cause outright anemia, but it's still linked to symptoms such as: - fatigue - lightheadedness -...

Detox Your Liver with These Natural Herbs

(NaturalNews) Maybe you have a childhood memory of forgetting to clean your fish tank's filter. After all, it's easy to forget a fish tank even has a filter until it's so clogged up it starts to malfunction. Eventually, the tank is covered in slime and...

Fight Candida and Yeast with Natural Olive Leaf Extract

(NaturalNews) The battle against candida is familiar to many. Some struggle for years with fatigue, weight gain and recurring infections, only to be told by doctors that it's "all in your head." The luckier ones realize the cause behind their symptoms...

Superfood Profile: Discover the Many Health Benefits of Cod Liver Oil

(NaturalNews) Certain superfoods - like cod liver oil - are so powerful they were recognized for their incredible healing abilities throughout many traditional societies around the world. This ancient wisdom was passed down to preserve the health and...

Superfood Profile: Discover the Many Health Benefits of Chlorella

(NaturalNews) With the quality of commercially-grown produce declining rapidly, obtaining nutritious fruits and vegetables is not an easy task. Few of us eat enough fruits and vegetables on a daily basis; it's a fact that grows more true with each generation....

The Bitter Side of a Sweet Treat: Giving Candy to Kids may Lead to Violent Crimes

(NaturalNews) Most parents are aware that too much refined sugar isn't good for their kids. Now a new study indicates that children who are given sweets on a daily basis are more likely to end up as violent adults. The Welsh study, published in the British...

Dairy Un-Forbidden: Discover the Virtues of Raw Milk (Opinion)

(NaturalNews) Dairy has come under attack in recent years, and it's no wonder why. Milk has been linked to all sorts of health problems such as allergies, sinus infections and even cancer. But the commercial dairy industry touts milk as a health food...

Discover How to Fight Food Cravings with These Supplements

(NaturalNews) It's easy to make the mistake of viewing food cravings as an enemy, but in many cases these urges to eat a particular kind of food can provide specific insight into where your diet may be lacking. Cravings can also point to underlying emotional...

Three Reasons Coconut Oil can Help You Lose Weight

(NaturalNews) Sorting through fact and fiction when it comes to weight loss is a tough order, especially when fad diets spring to life and wither away all in the same season. Many claims have been made about coconut oil and weight loss, but a number...

Superfood Profile: Discover the Health Benefits of Bee Pollen

(NaturalNews) Before our modern age of sterilization and sanitation, traditional medicine was based on healing herbal and food remedies that may seem eccentric by our "civilized" standards. And while substances like bee pollen were highly prized at one...

Learn which Four Amino Acid Supplements can Improve Energy and Mood

(NaturalNews) Everywhere we look there are advertisements for anti-depressants, stimulants and other substances that are supposed to help us feel better and more energized, but time and again these drugs prove to be ineffective and even harmful in the...

The Myth of Low-Calorie Dieting for Weight Loss Exposed

(NaturalNews) Anyone who has tried to lose weight has heard the age-old formula: eat less, exercise more. This is intended to create a calorie deficit, where the body is using up more than it's taking in. The idea is to coerce your body into burning...

Superfood Profile: Find the Health Benefits of Herbal Bitters

(NaturalNews) Bitters are a compilation of various bitter-tasting herbs which serve as a tonic for overall vitality, while specifically enhancing digestive health. Bitters have held an important place in traditional medicine in cultures all over the...

Superfood Profile: Blue-Green Algae and Spirulina Offer Many Health Benefits

(NaturalNews) Today's scientists are only beginning to grasp the incredible nutritional value of blue-green algae and spirulina, but these superfoods have a reputation that reaches far back into history. A form of blue-green algae was consumed regularly...

Real Comfort Food: Learn which Foods can Help Relieve Stress

(NaturalNews) For many of us, a stressful day can send us reaching for a scoop of ice cream or a bar of chocolate. These so-called comfort foods may sweeten our mood for the moment, but in the long term they can cause major damage and make us even more...

Naturally Sweet: Discover the Wholesome Goodness of Carob

(NaturalNews) In recent years carob has been known solely as a chocolate substitute, but this seductively sweet food has both the substance and the flavor to earn its own merit. The history of carob is as rich as its flavor. Native to the rocky terrain...

Learn about the Important Link between Enzymes and Weight Loss

(NaturalNews) True weight loss can only come through an approach aimed at healing the whole body. The body stores fat when it lacks nourishment and is under stress, so it is vital to address these issues when seeking permanent, healthy weight loss. An...

Superfood Profile: Find the Health Benefits of Wheat Germ Oil

(NaturalNews) Research has shown that obtaining nutrients through a naturally healthy diet is far more effective than trying to achieve health through synthetic nutrients found in pills and supplements. A daily dose of wheat germ oil is the perfect way...

Avoid Table Salt: Learn Why You Should Switch to Unrefined Sea Salt

(NaturalNews) Most modern health problems that have been linked to sodium are actually caused by the condition of the salt we eat. The typical modern salt product can be compared to refined sugar and refined flour - it used to be a healthful, whole food,...

Detox and Cleanse with Raw Apple Cider Vinegar

(NaturalNews) The cleansing properties of apple cider vinegar have been utilized for centuries. Eastern medicine teaches us that apple cider vinegar can help stimulate circulation and aid detoxification in the liver. Ancient cultures often used apple...

Magnesium can Help Fight Obesity and Promote Weight Loss

(NaturalNews) The phrase "overweight and undernourished" has become a popular truth, and magnesium deficiency in overweight individuals is a striking example. It is no coincidence that magnesium deficiency and obesity are both widespread conditions in...

Naturally Sweet: Learn Why You Should Eat Raw Honey

(NaturalNews) Long before what we refer to as civilization was born, honey was a food prized above all others in many traditional cultures. Ancient peoples in Spain, India, Egypt and all over the world knew that honey supplied a unique richness of nutrients....

Learn About the Many Benefits of Lauric Acid in Coconut Oil

(NaturalNews) The benefits of coconut oil truly reach far and wide, but certain components of this tropical oil stand out for their valuable contribution to good health. Lauric acid, a medium-chain fatty acid found mainly in coconut oil, is one of these...

Coconut Oil Can Promote Weight Loss by Increasing Metabolism Naturally

(NaturalNews) With all the dangers associated with thermogenic stimulants, it's no wonder a growing number of people shy away from them. This leaves us to wonder if there is a way to boost the metabolism naturally without resorting to popping pills full...

Magnesium Deficiency Linked to ADD and ADHD in Children

(NaturalNews) Our children are born into a world where conditions like Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are diagnosed at an escalating rate. These conditions are often hastily medicated while parents...

Sugar and Spice: Learn How Cinnamon Promotes Healthy Blood Sugar Levels

(NaturalNews) An ancient spice prized for its unique flavor, aroma and healing capabilities, cinnamon has received a lot of attention by the modern media as a possible treatment for diabetes. Several studies have shown that cinnamon is an effective medicine...

Learn How to Relieve Arthritis and Joint Pain with Apple Cider Vinegar

(NaturalNews) We are a society deeply familiar with joint pain. Nearly 50 million adults in the United States have been diagnosed with arthritis or a similar rheumatic condition, and countless others experience general joint pain on a regular basis....

Learn How Coconut Oil Can Benefit Insulin Resistance and Diabetes

(NaturalNews) The link between diabetes and sugar is so strong that it may sound strange to hear a healthy fat like coconut oil can have a profound effect on the disease. This amazing oil may in fact be the most vital key in managing the way sugar impacts...

CoQ10 May Slow Progression of Parkinson's Disease

(NaturalNews) When experts discovered that Parkinson`s patients have a defect involving the production of energy in the mitochondria, eyes turned to Co-Enzyme Q10, which is a key nutrient for producing energy in the mitochondria. While studies from the...

Learn How Banaba Leaf Extract Can Promote Healthy Blood Sugar Levels

(NaturalNews) Diabetes and insulin resistance have swept the nation - and with them, a growing list of pharmaceutical drugs that cause as many problems as they solve, if not more. Many diabetes drugs now carry warning labels about their dangerous side...

Learn About Who Can Benefit from Amino Acid Supplements

(NaturalNews) Amino acids are the building blocks of protein and are found in any food that contains protein - including grains, nuts and legumes in addition to other sources like meat, poultry, dairy and fish. Think of amino acids as pieces of a complex...

Study Reveals Coconut Oil Improves Cholesterol Profile and Waistline

(NaturalNews) A recent study reveals new evidence that could turn the tide in the ongoing debate about which fats are the healthier choice: saturated fats like coconut oil or polyunsaturated fats like soybean oil. Many natural food experts will tell...

Twist and Shout: Learn About the Benefits of Yoga Twists

(NaturalNews) Traditional yoga wisdom teaches us that twisting poses play a vital role in maintaining the health of our bodies and minds. The twisting motion is important because it incorporates so many central points of the body. Yoga twists require...

Learn How to Detox with a Coconut Oil Cleanse

(NaturalNews) With fad detox methods around every corner, it's hard to know which one can provide a healthy cleanse without unpleasant side effects. A coconut oil detox is an excellent way to cleanse without using complicated formulas or living off nothing...

These Top Seven Herbs Promote Healthy Blood Sugar and Support Diabetes

(NaturalNews) Finding ways to naturally manage blood sugar and diabetes has become increasingly important as we become more aware of the adverse effects of prescription medications. Lifestyle changes are a crucial step in managing blood sugar levels,...

Learn about the Importance of a Healthy Lymphatic System

(NaturalNews) The lymphatic system is one of the most overlooked systems in the body, despite the fact it plays a central role in your overall health. Keeping your lymphatic system in top shape is an important aspect in maintaining a healthy life. What...

Learn How to Keep Your Heart Healthy with Co-Enzyme Q10

(NaturalNews) Co-enzyme Q10 or CoQ10 (also known as ubiquinone) is an essential nutrient found in every cell in the human body. It plays a vital role in producing energy in the mitochondria, meaning it helps provide energy to all parts of the body. CoQ10...

How to Get Those Amazing Amino Acids

(NaturalNews) Amino acids are the chemical building blocks of protein and could be called the building blocks of life. Structurally, your body is mainly compromised of proteins developed from amino acids. From twenty amino acids, the body manufactures...

Fats to Avoid: The Polyunsaturated Oil Epidemic

(NaturalNews) They sit on the grocery store aisles, appearing rather innocent. They are clear and odorless - mainly because they have been bleached and deodorized with chemicals after high-heat processing has turned them rancid. And, interestingly enough,...

Discover the Benefits and Uses of Gotu Kola

(NaturalNews) Gotu kola is an herb native to India and Sri Lanka. It plays a key role in traditional Ayurvedic medicine, treating a myriad of conditions. Its reputation is almost mythical: gotu kola is famous for its rumored link to the long life span...

Learn the Truth about Apple Cider Vinegar and Weight Loss

(NaturalNews) We've all heard the claims about achieving weight loss with the help of apple cider vinegar. Some sources imply apple cider vinegar is some kind of magical substance that burns fat, but of course most of us are bright enough to see through...

Twelve Creative Ways to Use Coconut Oil

(NaturalNews) In the past several years, coconut oil has become a sort of rising star in the world of health food. More and more homes have a jar of organic extra virgin coconut oil on their pantry shelf. But coconut oil is more than a healthy cooking...

Deep Breathing Exercises Can Improve Your Life

(NaturalNews) The next time you feel angry, stressed or anxious, pay attention to your breathing. You may notice your breaths become short and shallow when you experience negative emotions. While this is a normal response to stressful conditions, poor...

The Beauty of B: Why You May Need More of the Vitamin B Complex

(NaturalNews) Vitamin B comes in many forms, and all of them are necessary for healthy living. Getting plenty of B vitamins - usually much more than the recommended daily allowance - can improve heart health and symptoms of depression, and can also work...

Eight Natural Ways to Boost Serotonin and Mood

(NaturalNews) Our brain produces neurotransmitters like serotonin which play an important role in how we feel each day. Many people experience pain, stress, depression and anxiety associated with low serotonin levels. Fortunately, there are plenty of...

Pre-Eclampsia Linked to Increased Heart Disease in Mother

(NaturalNews) Pre-eclampsia during pregnancy can be a frightening experience for any mother, but it's not unusual for fears to subside once the pregnancy is over. Evidence suggests, however, that women who experience pre-eclampsia should heed the condition...

Low-Fat Dieting can Lead to Depression

(NaturalNews) The subject of dietary fat is always one of controversy - fat is good, fat is bad. Eat this fat, not that fat. And it always seems that information is changing and new opinions contradict the old. So what is true? Most people still assume...

Be Aware of the Unhealthy Side of Soy

(NaturalNews) After years of being the perpetual health food, soy is now coming under fire. Because soy was deemed healthy and it's inexpensive to process, soy has enjoyed enormous commercial success. You can find some variation of soy in almost every...

Yoga Improves Symptoms of Depression

(NaturalNews) When the mind is bogged down by depression, it makes it difficult to muster the energy to accomplish even simple tasks. Many are in search of alternative remedies for treating depression, since medications are rarely a permanent solution...

Real Flower Power: Study Shows Plants Speed Healing

(NaturalNews) Research now confirms what nature lovers have always known: plants have healing power. Even the simple presence of a potted plant can do wonders for speeding the recovery of surgery patients, says a study published in HortTechnology in...

Smoking during Pregnancy may Cause Aggression in Children

(NaturalNews) Picture a pregnant woman taking a long drag from a cigarette and you may picture a premature baby with a low birth weight, fighting for its first breath - but what most of us don't picture is an aggressive child. However, new evidence points...

Exercise Benefits Heart Failure Patients

(NaturalNews) In the past, many heart failure patients have been put on strict bed rest. But such a sedentary existence can be miserable, and it may not be necessary. Exercise can greatly improve a heart failure patient's quality of life, and may even...

Five Reasons You Can Thank Yoga for Better Sex

(NaturalNews) Go ahead and trade in all your scented candles, lacy red nighties and silk sheets for the latest gadget that will ramp up your sex life: a yoga mat. The exercise we often connect to meditation and inner enlightenment is also linked to improved...

Pass the Java: The Healthy Side of Coffee

(NaturalNews) Have you been trying to kick the coffee habit? Well, before you say good-bye to your favorite morning drink forever, you may be interested in hearing coffee may not be so bad for you after all. In fact, it's been linked to a variety of...

Prevent Cancer with a Good Night Rest

(NaturalNews) If you've been exercising to lower your risk of cancer, you should know that logging those extra hours on the treadmill may not do as much good if you aren't logging in enough hours of sleep, too. A recent study shows that getting at least...

Obesity Increases Risk of Gum Disease

(NaturalNews) We knew we could point the finger at obesity when it comes to the risk for heart disease and diabetes, but it turns out obesity can affect the health of your teeth and gums, too. Obesity is now strongly associated with an increased risk...

Reduce Headaches with Regular Exercise

(NaturalNews) If you suffer from frequent headaches or migraines, chances are you shy away from exercise for fear of inducing a headache. You may be surprised to hear you can find relief through exercise. A recent Swedish study published in Headache:...

Study Finds New Hazard in Third-Hand Smoke

(NaturalNews) Most people take the dangers of smoking and second-hand smoke seriously, but a study published in the January 2009 edition of Pediatrics shows this is not enough. A newly discovered hazard, labeled "third-hand smoke," poses considerable...

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Increased C-Section Rate

(NaturalNews) A study indicates women who are short on vitamin D are more likely to have a cesarean section delivery. The findings can be attributed to the work of a larger study which looked at the vitamin D levels in women within 72 hours of delivery....

Keep Cortisol at Bay: How to Balance the Stress Hormone

(NaturalNews) Stress is not a modern-day problem. It's something mankind has been dealing with since our very existence began. Our bodies even come built with a specialized hormonal response to stress: our adrenal glands trigger a burst of hormones like...

Diabetes Increases Risk of Alzheimer's Disease

(NaturalNews) New research confirms that diabetics have an increased risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. Researchers from the Karolinska Institute in Sweden and the Stockholm Gerontology Research Center reported that people with diabetes are 70 percent...

A Real Killer: Trans Fat Causes Colon Cancer

(NaturalNews) Trans fat is now linked with yet another troubling health concern: colon cancer. Recent studies are showing people who consume the most trans fat increase their risk of colon cancer by a staggering 86 percent. These findings are highly...

A Big Fat Fib: Low-Fat is Not the Answer

(NaturalNews) It all started a few decades ago, when well-known health experts began recommending that people eliminate fat from their diets. A lot of people jumped on the no-fat train because some studies at the time seemed to point to fat as the villain...

Dispel the Myths: Why You Should Eat Cholesterol

(NaturalNews) Having discussed cholesterol`s function in the body and alleviated the fear that high cholesterol will guarantee you a heart attack, one of the most common assumptions is, "The body can make all the cholesterol it requires, so there is...

Just Say No: Low Fat Diets are Not for Children

(NaturalNews) With childhood obesity levels climbing at an alarming rate, it's no wonder parents are more concerned than ever about what their children are eating. Adults are constantly bombarded with the latest diet foods and weight loss pills, and...

Dispel the Myths: High Cholesterol is Not to Blame for Heart Disease

(NaturalNews) Most people react to being told they have high cholesterol in the same way they would if they were told they have cancer. Somehow the idea of having high cholesterol can strike deep fear into the heart of a person. After all, doesn't a...

Dispel the Myths: The Real Scoop on Saturated Fat

(NaturalNews) In the judicial system, it is required that any defendant must be considered innocent until proven guilty. In the world of nutrition, it seems the opposite philosophy reigns. Saturated fats have been vilified for decades. It has been declared...

Dispel the Myths: The True Function of Cholesterol in the Body

(NaturalNews) If you've been religiously counting cholesterol grams in an attempt to eliminate it from your diet, you may be startled to hear the main function of cholesterol in the body is not to clog your arteries. The media has propagated cholesterol...

Eggs are the Answer, Not the Enemy

(NaturalNews) For years we've been listening to top health experts advising us to eliminate eggs from our diet. At the very most, they say, eat only three eggs a week. Any more would simply wreak havoc on your cholesterol levels. And of course all of...

Soak Up the Goodness of Life: A How-To Guide for Soaking Grains

(NaturalNews) Once you've heard about the benefits of soaking your grains, it's easy to feel overwhelmed with the information. It's exciting to learn how much you can improve your health simply by taking the time to soak your grains, but if you're not...

Cold Ointments with Menthol Pose Risk to Children

(NaturalNews) Many of us grew up with vapor rubs slathered on our chests anytime we had a cough or cold, often much to our protest to the smell that seemed to singe our nostrils. This old-fashioned cold treatment is still common today, and you can even...

Drug from Genetically Altered Goats Gets FDA Stamp of Approval

(NaturalNews) In early February 2009 the FDA officially approved the genetically engineered drug ATryn. Developed by GTC Biotherapeutics, ATryn contains the anti-clotting protein antithrombin, which is produced in the milk of genetically altered goats. The...

Use Effective Natural Home Treatments for a Cough

(NaturalNews) Not too long ago, the most common response to a persistent cough was a trip to the cough syrup aisle at the drug store. Now, with concerns about these drugs on the rise, natural home treatments are highly sought. Fortunately, home treatment...

Lighten Hair Naturally at Home to Avoid Toxic Chemicals

(NaturalNews) Rising concerns about the harmful effects of hair color have drawn many back to the old-fashioned methods of hair-lightening. It is estimated that two out of every five American women color their hair, so there are no shortage of people...

Soak Up the Goodness of Life: Start Soaking Your Grains

(NaturalNews) In recent years, countless warnings about refined grains have led many people to make the switch to whole grain foods. Whole grains contain far more fiber and nutrients than refined grains that have been stripped of their natural goodness. However,...

Stay Home and Treat Your Cold the Natural Way

(NaturalNews) You know cold season is hitting its peak when crumpled tissues start piling up next to bottles of cough syrup and antibiotics. It seems the moment someone gets the sniffles they feel compelled to visit their doctor, and more often than...

FDA Recommends Ban of Painkiller after Fifty Years

(NaturalNews) At the end of January the FDA held a public hearing to reconsider the safety of Darvon, a painkiller that has been on the market since 1957. The panel voted 14 to 12 in favor of withdrawing the drug from the market, following in the footsteps...

Butter Up: Why Butter is a Healthy Choice

(NaturalNews) There seems to be a lot of question about which healthy spreads should be used to replace butter. Since the word is finally spreading about the harmful nature of trans fat, margarine has been officially declared as a substance which should...

Treat Candida with Garlic Supplements

(NaturalNews) The numerous medical treatments for candida all share one quality: they are ineffective. Prescription drugs for candida often don't work at all, or even if they do, it's generally just a matter of time before the candida flairs up again....

Apple Cider Vinegar is Effective Treatment for Candida

(NaturalNews) It often takes years for someone to realize candida is the mystery illness behind symptoms like fatigue, poor memory, sugar cravings and yeast infections. Fortunately, once you identify candida as the problem, it can often be treated swiftly...

Low Cholesterol Linked to Depression and Suicide

(NaturalNews) The next time you stop in for your annual check-up with your doctor, chances are you'll be checking on your cholesterol levels. With fears spiked about having high cholesterol, even those in the low-risk categories are monitoring their...

Couple Denied Right to Adopt Because Husband Determined Too Fat

(NaturalNews) Weight is a sensitive topic for many people, but for Damien and Charlotte Hall of England it has become the main topic of discussion when it comes to their eligibility to adopt a child. The couple, who has been married for 11 years, was...

Cholesterol's Good Side: Cholesterol may Guard Against Infection and Strengthen Immunity

(NaturalNews) Cholesterol is labeled as one of the top health villains in society today, but some researchers say it isn't the harmful substance that agencies claim. In fact, there is evidence that points to cholesterol having a positive effect on the...

Goats Supply Controversial New Drug through Genetic Engineering

(NaturalNews) A new drug may soon be introduced to the market whose origins are a subject of suspicion and controversy. The drug is no ordinary medication manufactured in a laboratory. It was made in goats which have been genetically engineered to produce...

Early C-Section Risks Endanger Newborn Babies

(NaturalNews) A recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that having an elective repeat c-section before 39 weeks of pregnancy puts a newborn at risk for serious illnesses and even death. Just about 40 percent of all cesarean...

Chamomile Tea Regulates Blood Sugar, Prevents and Manages Diabetes

(NaturalNews) The importance of regulating blood sugar is clear: stabilizing blood sugar can prevent many health problems, one of the most obvious being diabetes, which is often a result of years of unstable blood sugar. Fortunately, for most of us it...

Stay Active and Exercise to Reduce Hunger

(NaturalNews) We all know that extra workout can help us lose weight by burning more calories, but exercise can also support weight loss by suppressing the gnawing feeling of hunger which often gets in the way of our best efforts when it comes to losing...

Dry Skin Brushing: A Natural Way to Detox

(NaturalNews) The toxins that pollute our air and water aren't just an environmental concern. We take these poisons into our bodies every time we take a breath of air, sip a glass of water or take a bite of food. Of course, many people are aware of these...

New Study Shows Genes may be Responsible for Placebo Effect

(NaturalNews) Medical research largely depends on the results from studies that show a particular medication provides better results than a placebo. However, there are often conflicting outcomes that show certain study participants receiving equally...

Nature’s Candida Cure: Coconut Oil Solves Yeast Problems

(NaturalNews) Often mis-diagnosed and even dismissed, candida is culprit behind numerous health problems. The symptoms associated with candida include fatigue, poor memory, mood swings, chronic coughs, frequent sinus infections, reoccurring fungal infections,...

Holiday Weight Gain: Stress, Not Food, is Primary Cause

(NaturalNews) There's no question that traditional holiday foods like pumpkin pie and Grandma's gingerbread cookies are a strong temptation to overeat during this time of year, but they aren't the main source of traditional holiday binging. Holiday stress–over...

Tryptophan Supplements Treat Depression

(NaturalNews) Anti-depressant medications are widely used to treat depression and anxiety, but the side effects which often arise from the use of such medications cause many people to search for more natural methods of treating their depression. One...

High Carbohydrate Diets Named as a Cause for Candida

(NaturalNews) The idea that diet is linked to health is becoming mainstream knowledge. Many illnesses are being linked to the food we eat. Candida is yet another medical condition that can often be resolved simply by changing certain eating habits–mainly...

CLA Supplements Support Fat Burning and Weight Loss

(NaturalNews) With all of the hype flooding the media about natural weight loss supplements, it's difficult to separate fact from fiction. Supplements that contain CLA (conjugated linoleic acid) have been heavily promoted as a powerful natural weight...

High Blood Sugar and Insulin Levels Linked to Heart Disease

(NaturalNews) While cholesterol and saturated fat are often blamed as the cause of heart disease and heart attacks, new studies indicate high blood sugar and insulin also have a considerable impact on a person's risk for developing heart disease. Many...

High Fiber Diets Support Weight Loss

(NaturalNews) Although the National Cancer Institute recommends a daily intake of 20-35 grams of fiber, most Americans consumer less than half that amount. By choosing fiber-rich foods you can improve your overall health and increase your weight loss...

Coconut Oil: A Natural Remedy for Pneumonia

(NaturalNews) An encouraging new study shows that coconut oil can offer pneumonia patients a faster and more complete recovery. The results of the study were presented in Philadelphia at a meeting of the American College of Chest Physicians on October...

Alzheimer’s Disease: Natural Prevention is the Key

(NaturalNews) For many, Alzheimer's disease is an especially dreaded illness – not only because of its symptoms but also for the fact that it's virtually incurable. There is some good news, however: new research shows certain factors can lower your risk...

Relieve Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain with Yoga Therapy

(NaturalNews) Those who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis know the joint pain and stiffness can interfere with many of their favorite activities. Often, the pain of arthritis will make exercise less enjoyable, so those with this condition may be tempted...
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