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|7/19/2015 - Kidney stones are one of the most common urinary problems in the United States and are responsible for thousands of visits to the emergency room every year. This condition comes about when minerals and other substances in the kidneys come to together to form small clumps, or stones. If the stones remain...|
|7/17/2015 - People are waking up to the limitations of conventional cancer treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation. In reality, these treatment options never address the true cause of cancer and, actually, increase the risk of secondary cancers due to their toxic effect on the body.
Defeat cancer by strengthening...|
|6/26/2015 - There's a lot of fear and misunderstanding when it comes to the sun. Afraid of being burned, consumers are quick to lather on sunscreen chemicals to block out the sun's rays. This is done without understanding what these chemicals are and what they do to the body's natural hormone levels. It's also...|
|6/22/2015 - The two main reasons why people do not get health and stay healthy are (1) internal toxicity and (2) nutritional deficiency. Many people (especially in our fast-paced Western culture) know they should be getting the nutrients that they need, but they don't want to change their eating habits or lifestyle...|
|6/12/2015 - Microbeads were introduced into products like face washes and toothpaste as an extra scrubbing agent. These tiny pieces of plastic were originally added to personal care products as a cheaper replacement for natural exfoliators like walnut husks and diatomaceous earth.
What Are They?Microbeads are...|
|6/10/2015 - For all that it claims to be, modern science has only barely breached the tip of the iceberg in understanding how the human body works, including its amazing ability to epigenetically adapt for optimal survival. Although each one of us is a single being, our bodies rely on a multitude of tiny organisms...|
|6/7/2015 5:20:03 PM - The proper diet is by far the most important aspect of health, healing, and detoxification, but in cases where damage is severe or you really just want to boost or speed up the process, supplements can help you detoxify. Supplements are not, and never will be, a substitute for the right diet. They are...|
|5/18/2015 - Inflammation is a natural, healthy response to cellular damage or a natural, healthy immune response to a perceived threat. The idea that inflammation can persist without serving a purpose is a misnomer that allows the cause of disease to go unchecked and ignored.
When any part of the body is inflamed,...|
|4/20/2015 8:47:17 PM - Candida is not inherently bad, but when left unchecked, when it takes over the gut and is allowed to flourish, it will damage the intestinal wall. Then Candida, along with other microbes, will migrate outside of the intestinal tract and into the body, flourishing everywhere, fed by all the sugars and...|
|4/14/2015 10:33:11 PM - It's summertime, and with the most gluttonous holidays behind them, people start to evaluate their current state of health. This is a popular time for people to reach for the "detox in a box" in the hopes that the heaviness, bloating, and generally icky feelings go away. But rather than going that route...|
|4/10/2015 - Suzanne Humphries, MD, is an internal medicine and kidney specialist who received conventional medical education. After seeing mainstream doctors and hospital staff categorically ignore routine vaccine injuries occurring in her patients, Dr. Humphries began researching vaccine science which validated...|
|4/3/2015 - Like many other things related to our health, we have been misled on the marketing efforts of certain fractions in the health industry. We have been conditioned to believe saturated fats are deadly, low fat products with artificial sweeteners are good for us, and GMOs pose no harm to the human physiology.
|4/2/2015 - The marketing blitz that was launched in the past few decades that demonized saturated fats and made polyunsaturated fats (with special attention to vegetable oils like soy, corn, and cottonseed) the hero, struck a serious blow to our overall health. People started avoiding things like butter, beef,...|
|4/1/2015 - Some House Democrats have introduced legislation that would make it illegal for civilians to protect themselves from being shot.
Rep. Michael Honda, D-California, introduced a measure last summer that would prohibit the purchase, ownership or possession of enhanced body armor by civilians. The bill...|
|3/24/2015 5:09:09 PM - At the root of any serious disease lies chronic inflammation. Normally a beneficial response by the body to heal itself, it becomes problematic when this process is initiated 24-7. Symptoms are expressed in a wide variety of ways, most notably through pain.
This has resulted in massive amount of...|
|3/22/2015 - A Seattle architect named Katrina Spade has proposed a new solution for urban food production: convert the recently deceased into nutritious compost to feed the food crops.
The project is called the Urban Death Project, and it describes the process of turning dead humans into food as follows:
|3/13/2015 - Whether you have been diagnosed with a digestive disease or not, chances are you are suffering from some type of intestinal distress. We have wandered a long ways away from clean, unprocessed, and live foods. The resulting deficiency has left our guts raw and inflamed - a precursor to all sorts of diseases...|
|3/10/2015 - Many of us are afraid of the dentist. The sound of a drill buzzing is enough to get your heart racing, and the smells and awkwardness of having your teeth worked on doesn't exactly make it easier to put that dental appointment on your list.
If that wasn't enough, understanding common dental procedures...|
|3/9/2015 6:38:18 PM - Depending on our experience and influences, we tend to lean on only 1 or 2 things when it comes to regaining our health. Unfortunately, there are a multitude of factors we never even consider as important to our health, and any one of them could block our efforts to get the health we desire.
|3/6/2015 - Toxins are poisonous substances that come from the environment or are made by the body. Generally, the body can easily process and eliminate day-to-day toxins. Too much exposure to these substances, however, may put one's body at more of a risk of toxin overload. Alcohol, unhealthy foods, long-distance...|
|2/21/2015 - When you think of disease, life-threatening disease, what first comes to mind? Cancer? Heart disease?
According to the National Institute of Health (NIH), 9 million Americans suffer from Cancer on an annual basis; 22 million suffer from heart disease. Autoimmune disease beats them both with an annual...|
|2/14/2015 - Auto-immune disorders are crippling the people of this planet. Whether it's celiac, Graves, Hashimoto's, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, or lupus, these disorders cause considerable pain and destruction of all areas of the body. Although many sufferers have been able to manage their condition...|
|2/3/2015 - Odds are, the average person knows they have a lymphatic system, and that's about it. You can't blame them too much; the lymphatic system is complicated. It runs throughout the body, working side-by-side with the circulatory system, spanning various nodes, organs, and vessels in the body. If your lymphatic...|
|2/2/2015 - Many people today suffer from unusual health conditions that don't seem to have an obvious cause, and that doctors often dismiss as overblown, or worse, nonexistent. Finding answers isn't always easy, but health practitioner Tina Taekema has put together a course known as "Mirror of the Body" that might...|
|2/1/2015 9:02:35 PM - In its natural, healthy state, the body is detoxifying at all times. Breathing, digesting healthy, clean vegetables, using our muscles, or just being alive creates toxins in the body that need to be expelled.
With today's typical modern lifestyle, toxins are accumulating in the body at a greater...|
|1/29/2015 - If you're going to get clean, you can't go at it with reckless abandon and expect things to go smoothly. Going from a moderate to extreme toxic state and diving into an herbal detox kit or extreme fast, will send your body for a loop and crying uncle due to the sheer load placed on your internal detoxification...|
|1/25/2015 - Most people have experienced a mild case of hypothermia at some point in their lives. However, the condition can become lethal very quickly, so it's important to be able to recognize the warning signs and know what to do before the situation becomes critical.
Hypothermia occurs when a person's body...|
|1/17/2015 - At the root of any health issue is typically some type of deficiency that is compromising the proper functioning of the body. With continuously tilled soils, heavy processing, poor absorption, and excessive cooking, it is extremely easy for the body to become depleted of essential nutrients and other...|
|1/16/2015 - The problem with blood pressure medications is that they do not correct the underlying issue of the problem. Imagine you have a car with a 6-cylinder engine that is running very rough. You find out that two of your six cylinders have the problem, so you remove them or otherwise shut them down.
We live in a world where malnourishment is not necessarily due to a lack of food. In fact, many people in North America, who have good access to food and manage to keep their bellies full, are undernourished. This is primarily due to poor agricultural practices and food processing that have delivered...|
Trying to understand the body and how it works can be an exercise in frustration and futility. Although there is no shortage of information to review, it is broken up into unorganized, fragmented pieces, which are difficult to piece together.
A great way to approach your health is from a very...|
|1/13/2015 - One of the less desirable parts about getting older is the ageing of our skin. As we grow older, our skin often becomes less elastic, vibrant, and colorful. How quickly this ageing of our skin occurs depends on various lifestyle factors including diet, mindset, sun exposure, toxin accumulation, and...|
|1/12/2015 - Due to poor agricultural practices and excessive food processing, the food that ends up on our plate is typically a shadow of its former self in regards to nutritional content. To make matters worse, we tend to cook these nutrient deprived foods and further destroy their nutritional value.
The beauty of the body is that it has several feedback mechanisms to alert you that something is going wrong. We often call this feedback a "symptom", and rather than valuing it and seeking to remedy the imbalance, we often set out to destroy the mechanism that provides that signal. This is equivalent...|
|12/28/2014 4:05:31 PM - Chances are, you or someone you know has either had a brush with or succumbed to cancer. This destructive disease has been rising steadily and will likely claim the top spot in the leading cause of death in the next few years, with very little hope from the conventional model in turning the tide.
|12/16/2014 - Enzymes are very delicate nutrients that are responsible for carrying out virtually every metabolic function. We have around 3000 unique enzymes in our bodies that are involved in over 7000 enzymatic reactions. Simply put, without enzymes we would cease to function.
Unfortunately, the average diet...|
|12/14/2014 - Healthy hormones are as sweet as a well-orchestrated symphony. When working well they provide abundant energy, generous sleep, smooth skin, and emotional well-being. However, when they become imbalanced, the sky seems like it's falling and it can be a struggle to even get through a day without an emotional...|
|12/11/2014 - When we enter that time of year where it cools down and friends and families start gathering together to celebrate the holidays, one can't help but smile with anticipation of the sights and smells of various holiday spices. These aromatic and delicious additions to beverages, baking, and other holiday...|
|12/10/2014 8:06:45 PM - When you choose to do a cleanse or detox, your goal is to rid the body of as many toxins as possible. Pathogens, parasites, heavy metals, chemicals, and Candida are all targeted for elimination. A really good detox diet helps to cleanse the digestive tract, the kidneys, the liver, and the gallbladder,...|
|12/8/2014 - When assessing the most healing foods on the planet, it is very difficult to compile a list that doesn't contain algae. Health nuts have admired this dark green super food for quite some time, due to its comprehensive benefits to the human body.
So what is it specifically about algae that makes it...|
|12/3/2014 - You may have heard about the miracle antioxidant resveratrol, found in blueberries, grapes and red wine. But did you know that these same foods also contain another phenolic compound, pterostilbene, which may help lower body fat and reduce diabetes risk? That was the finding of a study conducted by...|
|11/26/2014 - Unfortunately, acute or chronic pain is something that everyone in their life experiences at one time or another. Even though this is a powerful reminder from the body that something is either healing or going terribly wrong, a way to manage the pain is often required in order to live a functional lifestyle.
|11/26/2014 - The common cold and flu are believed by most physicians to be caused by exposure and susceptibility to a variety of common viruses. However, not everyone catches a cold or flu when exposed, which indicates it's the strength of the host that dictates whether you come down with an infection. For example,...|
|11/26/2014 - Teenagers are often known for their unhealthy eating habits. They will eat anything within reach that tastes good. The teen years are the most important period of time of physical growth and development that sets the body's state for the adult years. During this period of growth, it is crucial that...|
|11/19/2014 - Hospitals have become crowded. Whether we are suffering from an infection or a chronic disease or we need surgery, we have relied on conventional medicine in order to get well. On the surface, it appears that modern medicine is working, as people who check in appear to get better, at least in the eyes...|
|11/17/2014 - There are two things to ask yourself if you have a problem with body odor:
Am I healthy? Am I using the right soap and skin care products? You may have noticed "Do I shower often enough" was left out. That's because when the body is healthy, showering is about removing dirt and odors from sources...|
|11/16/2014 - Americans tend to ignore the obvious, never treat the cause, and pop a pill to treat symptoms. Erectile dysfunction is a symptom of toxic sluggish blood and an unbalanced, unhealthy hormonal system. If you would like to take the other route, you can regain your sexual prowess by healing your body, improving...|
|11/14/2014 - It is estimated that up to 90% of us will have a problem with parasites at some point in our lives. While living off the human body, these little critters can cause a variety of acute and chronic illnesses, and all to often, we don't realize they are the cause.
Whether it is lice, mites, ticks, fleas,...|
|11/14/2014 - As the dangers associated with refined sugar consumption go mainstream, many people are looking for safe alternatives to satisfy their sweet tooth. And two of the more popular sweetener alternatives on the market today, Stevia and Splenda, claim to provide a safe dose of sweet without the calories and...|
|11/13/2014 - Few people are aware that auto-immune disease, chronic illnesses, and acute illnesses may be related to mercury poisoning from dental fillings or unresolved infection involving a root canal or extraction. In our society, conventional medicine and conventional dentistry both separate the mouth from the...|
|11/12/2014 - Living in a world that has toxins at every turn has left our liver function in a hot mess. Everyday touches with toxins in our food, air, water, personal care, and household products has slowly but surely created a burden on this hard working organ that has compromised our ability to detoxify properly...|
|11/12/2014 - I'm sure everyone has experienced a foggy brain at some point in their lives. Whether it was caused by lack of sleep, a hangover, or an illness, a brain that refuses to fire on all cylinders can be very annoying. True brain fog is more that an aggravation - it's debilitating and frightening. You feel...|
|11/11/2014 - One of the first things people notice when feeling tired or sleep deprived is a lack of mental clarity. Focus becomes hampered, brain fog sets in, and it's a fight to get anything done that requires any cognitive capacity.
Although this is likely a result of many different factors, there are some...|
|11/10/2014 - Brian was an honor student at age fourteen. Within a month after his trip to the dentist, his world changed. Suddenly he experienced ongoing fatigue and a "brain fog" so severe he could not concentrate for more than ten minutes at a time. Honors classes became a thing of the past, while Brian, who had...|
|11/9/2014 - Melanie was a young mother of two children and a housewife when she became ill. First her ear began popping every time she swallowed and she could feel the pressure of fluid in her ear. Soon it was hard to swallow. Gynecological problems were followed by systemic symptoms of overwhelming pain and fatigue....|
|11/8/2014 - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has been under plentiful scrutiny since installing X-ray scanners back in 2007. These new scanners replaced metal detectors at a cost of more than $1 billion across 160 American airports. The cost is exorbitant, and there is also the worry of radiation....|
|11/6/2014 - In this period of higher mental stress, poor nutrition, pervasive toxins, and overuse of stimulants, it has become difficult to properly support the adrenals. As a result, people have become afflicted with poor energy, bad sleep, obnoxious cravings, and a roller coaster of emotions.
There are several...|
|11/4/2014 10:44:28 AM - One of the easiest and healthiest ways for us to stay warm during the coldest times of the year is to eat more so-called "warming" foods. Warming foods, which ancient Chinese medicine referred to as "yang" foods, are foods that contain one or more active compounds that help raise our core temperature...|
|11/4/2014 - When we think about plaque, we often think about our dental or coronary health. Although these are two things you definitely want to be plaque free, they may not be nearly as important as breaking up plaque in your intestinal system. The ability to do that properly can result in exceptional health benefits...|
|11/3/2014 - There's no question that putting premium fuel into your body will cost more than making a meal plan around Ramen noodles. However, higher quality nutritional and lifestyle choices over time will create a higher quality of life, so the investment is certainly worth the return.
|10/31/2014 - In the search for the cure to multiple diseases, we find ourselves running, singing, and eating for charities that are committed to throwing a dump truck full of money at scientists who then have the monumental task of creating a "nuclear" weapon that can single-handedly destroy the disease in question.
|10/30/2014 - With all the talk lately about Ebola and its potential to hop continents and spark a global pandemic, it is important to keep in mind that Ebola doesn't kill just anyone -- it is particularly virulent in those who are immunosuppressed, which is why it is crucial for you and your family to take steps...|
|10/23/2014 - As Ebola continues to systematically spread throughout various geographic locations, one has to begin to put together their own plan of personal responsibility in order to have the best possible outcome should they become exposed to the Ebola virus. Part of this plan should entail staying away from...|
|10/22/2014 - The benefits of detoxifying the body go well beyond merely striving to help it bounce back after a weekend of unhealthy eating or drinking. In fact, the flushing out of toxins on a regular basis helps eliminate harmful substances that gradually accumulate in the blood and, in turn, wreak havoc on the...|
|10/20/2014 - When deciding to finally become healthy, one of the first things we evaluate and change is the food we put in our mouth. After all, nutrition is the fuel our body runs on and to get premium results we need the best fuel, right? Turns out that is only partly true, as many people are figuring out that...|
|10/17/2014 - With so much competition between brands, many of which cleverly phrase product names and ingredients in misleading ways, it's often hard to keep track of what's truly healthy anymore. Labeling often has mixed messages; for example, we've reported on the fact that the FDA doesn't have a set standard...|
|10/17/2014 - Multiple sclerosis (MS) affects the central nervous system and normally occurs in early adulthood. It usually affects people between the ages of 20 and 40, with women being 2 times more likely to be diagnosed with MS than men. MS has been considered one of medicines least understood diseases, but recognizing...|
|10/16/2014 - As Halloween approaches in America, with all its scary, fake costumes, decorative tombstones and thoughts of death, West Africans are scrambling to survive a truly frightening, life-and-death pandemic. Many questions remain unanswered surrounding the mysterious Ebola, which is haunting West Africa like...|
|10/10/2014 - There is a huge difference between detoxification and fasting, and yet the words tend to be used interchangeably. To detox is to facilitate the removal of toxins from the body whereas fasting is a severe restriction of calories. A fast may be a water fast where no nutrients are consumed, but the typical...|
|10/9/2014 - The tattoo craze has gone from bad to worse. And it's not just in America actually. Folks from Europe and Japan have also gone beyond regular tattoos and into 3D tattoos and even gone to extreme body modifications that are actually plastic surgeries performed mostly by "evolving" body artists otherwise...|
|10/9/2014 - The commonly held assumption that being overweight is simply a mathematical formula of calories in and calories out is an outdated way of thinking that needs to be changed. Weight gain is often a complicated dynamic between one's culture, environment, exercise habits, eating styles, genetics, and biochemical...|
|10/1/2014 3:19:21 PM - With the threat of the Ebola virus spreading, there is a need to understand what natural options are readily available to you in case you don't want to be subjected to conventional medical treatments and infected patients in hospitals. The only proven system to help eradicate the Ebola virus is your...|
|9/30/2014 - Three main categories of parasites include protozoa, helminthes, and ectoparasites. Protozoa parasites are single celled organisms that live inside the body. Helminths are multi-celled organisms that live inside the body like flatworms, ringworms, roundworms, and tapeworms. Ectoparasites are parasites...|
|9/19/2014 - To many, the word detox is just one of today's buzzwords--not a means to gain health. Others think of detoxing as a form of starvation. Nothing could be further from the truth--not if you do it right.
We live in a world filled with chemicals. They are in our water, in our air, and in nearly everything...|
|9/18/2014 - Smoothies are popular these days. We drink them as an alternative to unhealthy drinks or as a meal replacement. But are they really healthy? They can be.
The question is: What's in your smoothie?
At some smoothie stands, smoothies are made with 3 basic ingredients: frozen fruit, fruit juice,...|
|9/10/2014 - Most body care products that you buy from the store are full of harmful chemicals and toxins that don't even clean your skin or hair properly. The products that are natural and organic that actually work are expensive. There is a perfect combination of inexpensive ingredients you can find in your kitchen...|
|9/10/2014 - Chances are, you have Candida overgrowth. We all have Candida, just like we all have bacteria. And like the microbes in our gut and the rest of our body, it's all about balance. The problem is that in this day and age, our modern sugar laden, refined, and processed diet feeds Candida.
Here is an...|
|9/4/2014 - Deep down, we all have a deeply rooted desire to live a long and high quality life. Modern medicine is certainly enabling us to live longer, but often at a cost that creates a much lower quality of life.
So how do we live a longer life and also enjoy the high quality that we all wish we could capture,...|
|8/29/2014 - Proteins are large, complex molecules constructed from a set of 20 amino acids, 8 of which must be obtained through diet and are not produced naturally by the body. Each protein's specific function is determined by its amino acid arrangement, and these arrangements can vary considerably.
|8/28/2014 - Addictions affect millions of people in the United Sates, and alternative medicine believes conventional medicine fails at treatment, as they do not recognize the genetic and biochemical imbalances that research has shown to be at the heart of addiction.
Often perceived as a lack of will power, addiction...|
|8/27/2014 - Teflon tape, molded plastic explosives and hidden handguns were all used in concealment techniques and tricks that enabled a group of researchers to hide banned and dangerous weapons and substances from Rapiscan Secure 1000 machines previously used at Transportation Security Administration airport checkpoints,...|
|8/23/2014 - At some point in one's life, a headache is going to cause some physical grief. The most common response is to pop an over-the-counter medication to relieve it. This will often eliminate the painful physical symptom, but it does nothing to help prevent the headache from happening again.
|8/19/2014 - Millions of people suffer from some form of arthritis. Since arthritis is commonly believed to be incurable, the standard medical response has been to simply prescribe medications to reduce the symptoms. This does nothing to heal the actual root of the issue, and only covers up the problem while potentially...|
|8/18/2014 - There is an epidemic of digestive disorders occurring in North America, and it comes from a foundation of poor nutritional habits, negative emotions, and improper activity and rest. This results in various disease labels and conditions that ultimately end with prescriptions and surgeries, which only...|
|8/12/2014 - There are many good reasons to add more cilantro, also called coriander or Chinese parsley, to our diets. This aromatic green herb, which is popular in Mexican cuisine, is bursting with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and phytonutrients. It is also a proven antiseptic, antifungal and anti-inflammatory,...|
|8/6/2014 - Conventional doctors have been taught to treat every symptom that comes to their attention. As an example, medication is often prescribed to reduce childhood fever. Yet fever is the body's mechanism for destroying viruses and bacteria. Work with the body and reduce a fever naturally by using these holistic...|
|8/5/2014 - Despite decades of research, with billions of dollars spent each year, the war on cancer has been a dismal failure. Most people equate cancer with death, or at least, an excruciating journey back to health filled with physical debilitation and pain. However, just like any disease process, the first...|
|7/29/2014 - Our bodies are subject to many harsh chemicals in the air we breathe, the food we eat and the body care products some of us lather on our skin. If the toxins remain in the body it is possible for our organs to become increasingly toxic leading to all kinds of possible illness. It is possible to recognize...|
|7/28/2014 - A great deal of pharmaceutical research has gone into analyzing the active ingredients in herbs to find out how and why they work. In some cases, the action is due to a specific chemical present in the herb or it may be due to a complex synergistic interaction among various constituents of the plant....|
|7/21/2014 1:03:37 PM - In a research review published in the journal Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety in July, Indian researchers cataloged more than eight separate, research-proven health benefits that zinc plays in the human body.
Zinc is a metal that functions as an essential nutrient in the body....|
|7/18/2014 - Some people are nervous when it comes to air travel, and for good reason. The publicity of events like American Airlines Flight 11 and United Airlines Flight 175 that crashed into the North and South Towers of the World Trade Center complex, US Airways Flight 1549 that crashed into the Hudson River...|
|7/17/2014 3:41:32 PM - As most health-conscious people are aware, healing the body without costly and potentially dangerous prescribed medications and treatments is possible. A change in both dietary lifestyle and mindset can put one on a path that reverses certain ailments, if not cures them completely. From skin conditions...|
|7/14/2014 - People are catching on that a whole foods diet is a superior approach to achieving optimal health. Consuming plants directly from nature in an unadulterated format just seems to be the right thing to do and the way we feel confirms it. However, if one needs more convincing, here are six distinct benefits...|
|7/12/2014 - Summer is a great time to create refreshing and cleansing juices. With summer produce and hotter temperatures in full swing, it is the perfect way to keep cool and nourish your body with nutrients that can be lost in the summer heat. Here are three recipes that can get the juice party started.
|7/10/2014 - The importance of high quality drinking water is vastly understated. Compromising approximately 75 percent of the body, water is found both inside and outside the cells and is the basis of all body fluids including blood, lymph, saliva, digestive juices, urine, and perspiration. Therefore, an unadulterated...|
|7/7/2014 - The family of a New York City woman who recently died of old age is threatening to sue after the woman's body was apparently stolen and almost used for medical research without permission. The New York Daily News (NYDN) explains that 85-year-old Aura Ballesteros, who died peacefully in her sleep on...|
|7/1/2014 - Enzymes are substances that make life possible. They are needed for every chemical reaction that takes place in the human body. Without enzymes, not activity at all would take place. Neither vitamins, minerals, nor hormones can do any work without enzymes. This is what makes enzyme depletion especially...|
|7/1/2014 - A lack of vitamin D might be linked to early death. Vitamin D is common in milk, cheese and other dairy products. It is known by most to come from the sun, and getting sunlight is a part of many exercise regimens. The lack of this vitamin may be more detrimental than first noted by scientists. Without...|
|7/1/2014 - Spices are widely used for increased health and well-being. Young adults, the elderly and anyone who is looking to find a healthier way of living can benefit from using spices when they cook meals. Just adding a few tasty spices to a meal is all that it takes. For those who are not likely to cook, or...|
|6/29/2014 - Most people attempt to cover up their body odor with a variety of products ranging from deodorants and scented body washes to creams and fragrances. However, a majority of these products have been linked to having a negative impact on health as well as the environment. In the case of deodorant, many...|
|6/29/2014 - The world is surrounded by magnetic fields generated by the earth, solar storms, changes in the weather and everyday electrical devices. Recently, scientists have discovered that external magnetic fields can affect the body in both positive and negative ways, and the clinical observations are serious...|
|6/27/2014 - When the world we live in becomes infiltrated with toxins from every conceivable angle, it's not time to panic, but to become aware of how the body works and how to support the system that eliminates these unwanted agents. A strong understanding and toning of this system could easily be the most important...|
|6/26/2014 - One of the first things that people typically decide to do when they wish to become healthier is juicing. Whether it is a daily juice or a juice fast, it is an easy way to incorporate beneficial levels of probiotics, enzymes and nutrients into the digestive system without the digestive drain. However,...|
|6/25/2014 - People are catching on to the fact that probiotics are an essential requirement for living a healthy life. With over 100 trillion bacteria in the body, the proper balance of these bacteria is paramount to good health. But what is the most superior source of probiotics, and how much better is it than...|
|6/24/2014 - Teeth have been treated as tools rather than a living part of our physiology. They have been pulled, drilled, and filled, and as a result, significant damage has been inflicted to the rest of the body. This is why it's vitally important to understand the four reasons dental problems are causing illness...|
|6/19/2014 - There are many elements that are useful to the proper functioning of the body, but mercury is not one of them. It has zero value for its proper functioning and should be considered one of the most dangerous toxins that one is exposed to due to its degenerative side effects and indiscriminate prevalence...|
|6/18/2014 - There are many alternative treatments that have been considered (and still are) as quack medicine by the all-seeing and all-knowing conventional medical model. However, as science and results began to prove their legitimacy, conventional wisdom was forced to acknowledge their efficacy. Acupuncture needles...|
|6/15/2014 - For centuries, ancient peoples have turned to certain foods and drinks for restoring body and mind back to balance. Mother nature truly does provide real miracle gifts for us to use to revitalize our spirit during or following challenging days. Here are some miracles from nature (and one from the hand...|
|6/11/2014 - The human body is an amazing machine. It's comprised of approximately 7,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 (7 octillion) atoms. Each day, the human heart pumps nearly 2,000 gallons of blood. As if that wasn't amazing enough, it may surprise you to know that human bones are four times stronger than...|
|6/9/2014 - It's spring and people are ready to rejuvenate, and with this often comes the plans of a detox. Although spring is a good time to consider this important practice, many people go at it with reckless abandon that compromises their results. So before you go on a 21-day juice fast, consider these important...|
|6/4/2014 - With estimates that the body has 10 times more bacteria than cells (approximately 10 trillion), it becomes pretty clear that maintaining a proper bacterial balance is vital for long-term health. An important factor in that balance is plenty of probiotics (good bacteria) in order to keep the optimal...|
|5/29/2014 - Variety is the spice of life, and the more different types of nutritious foods that can be worked into a healthy lifestyle the better. However, there are often times where certain foods and herbs would be very beneficial to take on a daily basis based on the current challenges in public health.
|5/28/2014 - The grocery aisles have displayed foods for decades that are nutritionally deficient. Poor soil conditions combined with seed engineering and processing have left people with poor choices. Consider these eight superfoods to get the required nutrients for optimal body function.
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|5/27/2014 - Good quality sources of protein are widely available, and many of them come from outside the animal kingdom. It's time to identify the top sources of highly digestible plant protein with the most benefits for your health.
Chlorella is garnering more and more attention as a superlative...|
|5/27/2014 - Along with radiation poisoning, heavy metal toxicity is one of the most pressing health issues of our time. Our environment is absolutely saturated with mercury, aluminum, lead and other metals that constantly enter our bodies through the food we eat, the skies we pollute and countless other ways. Unsurprisingly,...|
|5/20/2014 - There are numerous herbs which are known, both through traditional knowledge and modern scientific research, to benefit the immune system. Typically, such herbs work by directly attacking and destroying disease-causing pathogens, increasing the numbers and/or activity of immune cells in the body, or...|
|5/18/2014 - Oxidative stress is a constant force in our everyday life. When our body is able to handle and adapt effectively to the oxidative stressors we are able to get stronger and healthier. However, when the stressors become too much for our body to adapt to, we get weaker and sicker.
|5/16/2014 - The federal agency responsible for certifying foods as organic is on a paramilitary extremist splurge, bidding on automatic submachine guns (see yesterday's article for proof) with night sights and 30-round magazines.
Now, Breitbart journalist AWR Hawkins has uncovered yet another solicitation by...|
|5/13/2014 - Pregnancy is the most important time in a woman's life. The state of a woman's body has direct relation to her ability to conceive as well as on the health of her growing baby. A woman's choice prior to getting pregnant has lasting effects on the health and development of the baby. Preparing the body...|
|5/12/2014 - Research on birds living near the Chernobyl nuclear disaster area adds more proof that antioxidants are able to protect the body from radiation damage. The study was published in the journal Functional Ecology on April 24.
The meltdown, explosion and fire at the nuclear power plant in Chernobyl,...|
|5/12/2014 - The sun is a major healing force and is responsible for sustaining life on this planet. However, in recent years it is more recognized for its damaging effects than how it can positively affect someone's health. This is due to an improper relationship with the sun, however, with some slight adjustments...|
|5/8/2014 - Nothing beats a hot bath on a cool winters night, or when one needs to relax and let the troubles of the day wash away. The simple act of bathing has benefits related to hygiene but the benefits increase dramatically when these 4 things are incorporated into your bath time routine.
|5/7/2014 - There is no shortage of things people can do in order to live a healthier lifestyle. In fact, the frustration often lies in how much there is TO do, and not knowing where to start! If that is the case, start with these three fundamental factors and get started on the path to true health.
|4/24/2014 - Creating an optimal hormonal balance is one of the best things one can do for their health. Fully functional hormones will increase energy, improve sleep, reduce anxiety, and much more. Learn to heal hypothyroidism by incorporating these four simple steps.
Foods to eat The most common nutritional...|
|4/21/2014 - Forget fat diets... and don't leap into unhealthy shortcuts like bariatric surgery. The new weight loss paradigm is based on making informed, daily choices about healthy eating. Using this simple system of avoiding liquid sugars and eating whole foods like quinoa and fresh vegetables, a Texas woman...|
|4/20/2014 - What would people eat if they knew nothing of the temptations of freshly baked pastries and junk foods?
According to Esther Hicks, the inspirational speaker of Abraham-Hicks that aims to instill messages of health and positivity to the masses, people would just crave "natural things." No GMOs, no...|
|4/20/2014 - I can't tell you how many people have told me that a "detox" protocol made them feel extremely ill. They take detox supplements, pills or tinctures, and within a few hours they suffer dizziness, diarrhea, chills, outbreaks or even vomiting. These symptoms range from mild to severe, depending on the...|
|4/19/2014 - Notice how many juices are being bottled and sold on store shelves? We're literally being inundated by juice companies striving to get our attention to buy $10 juices by the dozens, ensuring we will get everything we need to clean out our systems if we just buy the juice.
Yes, juice can be a powerful...|
|4/10/2014 - The dangers associated with the heavy metal arsenic extend far beyond just its direct effects on immunity and cognitive function. A recent study published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives (EHP) reveals that chronic exposure to this deadly poison actually prevents the body from naturally...|
|4/8/2014 - Early doctors of traditional medicine knew little about the hormonal pathways in the human body. The technology of the time did not allow them to make such observations and studies. They did, however, understand the essential principles of health, well being and regenerative hormonal balance to such...|
|4/8/2014 - Controlling blood pressure with herbs is an important option, considering that one in four people in the United States suffers from high blood pressure. Many lose their lives to this silent killer every year. It is one of the leading contributors to heart disease and is not always obvious. It is exacerbated...|
|4/5/2014 - Good, uninterrupted sleep plays a great role in maintaining and improving human health, yet its importance is often underestimated and understated. During sleep, the body cleanses, heals and repairs. Not only does good sleep improve immunity and elevate mood, but studies have even linked lack of sleep...|
|4/4/2014 - Any body, whether it be animal or human, is a more complex creation than it appears. A body can be measured, seen and felt, but it is more than the simply physical. There is an unseen force that drives a body, a subtle life force energy, that separates the living from the dead. This life force, referred...|
|4/4/2014 - You'd expect a scene like this in a slapstick comedy or cheesy horror film: A young man on his first day working in a funeral home starts unzipping a body bag containing a newly delivered corpse, then the corpse starts kicking the bag from inside. Yikes!
But this scene had pretty much actually occurred...|
|4/3/2014 11:16:47 AM - Scientists from many disciplines work together at the Monell Chemical Senses Center, the world's only independent, non-profit scientific institute dedicated to its cause -- to focus on understanding the mechanisms and functions of taste and smell and define the "broad significance of these senses in...|
|4/3/2014 - Springtime represents a great opportunity to detoxify the body. Don't ignore the dangers of heavy metal toxicity or environmental pollution which threaten human health. Everyone ought to consider the health benefits of a good detoxification program - especially for those suffering with chronic fatigue,...|
|3/29/2014 - You hear it all the time from skin care companies and the slogans for their products: "Lock in the moisture!" Did you know that you are actually locking in toxins with toxins? Yes, your body is trying to perspire and sweat out the toxins, and breathe. And just what toxins are we talking about that are...|
|3/29/2014 - The three smallest bones in your body are all found inside your ear, and you would be completely deaf without them.
Known formally as the malleus, incus and stapes (and informally as the hammer, anvil and stirrup, after their approximate shapes), all three of these tiny bones could fit easily on...|
|3/26/2014 - The adrenal glands are responsible for producing major hormones that help the body reproduce and adapt to stress. The adrenal glands produce over 50 hormones that are absolutely essential to your health and vitality. When the adrenals get overworked, it creates adrenal fatigue which can be devastating...|
|3/11/2014 - By now, everyone knows just how important diet is to health. The foods that are eaten, as well as the quantities, often have a profound effect on the condition of the body. Of course, staying away from excess fat, sugar and additives is one component of eating well.
High acid foods unbalance body...|
|3/4/2014 - It seems we have many things to blame for our deteriorating health. We have our less than stellar genetics, our chronological age, and other "unknown factors". However, these are not the main reasons our health is going downhill, and it's time to reveal the main culprits.
Lack of enzymes Enzymes...|
|2/27/2014 - It seems that nearly everyone is dealing with some sort of muscle or joint pain. We often blame it on getting old, too much physical work or exercise, or other phantom factors that we obviously don't understand. Regardless of our notion of how it happened, we all really want it to go away. Here are...|
|2/25/2014 - Science has discovered certain gene mutations within many individuals that restrict their body's ability to effectively function. One of the most important mutations is methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) polymorphisms. Researchers have found this defect in close to 50 percent of the population...|
|2/21/2014 12:09:56 PM - Many Natural News readers know the intrinsic health value of body cleanses. But not all types of cleanses are for everyone. In fact, many of them -- especially juice-only cleanses -- can often lead to much stress, both nutritionally and emotionally. The good news is that cleanses don't have to be horrific...|
|2/14/2014 - Ever share a cab, an elevator or some other small space with someone who has an odor? Well, in the near future, our body odor will not need to be quite that pungent in order for us to be identified through technology. Just a hint of a smell will do.
At least, that is what researchers at Universidad...|
|2/13/2014 - We live on a planet that has completely destroyed the delicate dynamic that is our hormones. This imbalance has created sleep disorders, anxiety, weight gain, skin problems, cancers, and much more. So what has caused our hormones to become so disrupted, and how can we get the offenders out of our life?
|2/4/2014 - The unremitting conviction and laudable bravery of one former U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screener has given the world an inside look at what really goes on at one of the country's most hated and oppressive federal agencies.
Jason Edward Harrington, a former TSA employee-turned-creative-writer...|
|1/26/2014 9:53:46 PM - These foods are powerhouses for priming your body for pregnancy. Supporting the growth and development of a child is no small feat! And your body will need to be nourished with high-quality organic foods in order to prepare your body for the new life it will soon support.
Eggs and egg yolks Egg are...|
|1/15/2014 - While the HCG diet is a weight loss diet that many people haven't heard of and many don't understand. Online discussions surrounding the protocol, as well as its popularity among those wanting to lose weight, seems to be growing. Those who don't understand the HCG diet naturally want to know what the...|
|1/10/2014 - What is the mysterious energy technique called Reiki? Oprah and Dr. Oz both have raved about the benefits of receiving a Reiki treatment. Reiki can accelerate the healing process of the body, mind and emotions. Reiki helps release stress and creates balance. Maybe you just feel tired and rundown, but...|
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|1/3/2014 - Most of our society lives with the idea that health is a state of "feeling good" and "not being sick or diseased." We fear contact with bacteria, viruses and other microorganisms. We use antibacterial soap, sprays, pills, potions and lotions. We are constantly "gearing up" for the next big flu pandemic,...|
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