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|7/19/2015 - There has been a debate raging about GMOs for a long time now. On one side of the debate is the idea that genetic engineering is progress for humanity, and it is a natural extension of more traditional breeding techniques. The other side believes genetically modified foods are unsafe for human consumption...|
|7/18/2015 - When it comes to cooking at home, most health-conscious folks would probably say that their aim is to prepare wholesome, savory meals in the cleanest way possible for their families. However, unless these foods are cooked properly at the right temperatures and for the appropriate lengths of time, they...|
|7/18/2015 - If your child is challenged with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, chances are you have both doctors and educators demanding you put your child on medication. Take heart. There are natural ways to help your child.
First and foremost, diet plays a crucial and primary role in managing your...|
|7/17/2015 - Water fluoridation is a hot topic these days as the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently lowered their recommendation for fluoride in public water supplies, inducing a change in policy across the nation as communities scramble to update their fluoride-dispersing equipment.
|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...|
|7/16/2015 - Mainstream medical removal of skin cancers often involve surgeries that leaves scarring. Other less invasive methods such as laser, microwave, or ultra-sound ablation (tissue removal) create less scarring but promote skin discoloration with limited results.
A group of researchers at the Frank Reidy...|
|7/16/2015 - The numbers, quite frankly, are grim: Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in America and the fourth leading cause of cancer death globally. And even if the colon cancer is not fatal, it can lead to radiation or chemotherapy as well as surgical removal of the colon and the placement...|
|7/15/2015 - Green tea has held the equivalent of rock star status in the world of natural health and nutrition for years now. This is largely because new research seems to be coming out all the time that finds yet more ways in which the regular consumption of green tea can benefit the body. So far, science has...|
|7/14/2015 - Many people today are receiving their daily dose of probiotic supplementation or at the very least understand that they probably should be. Less likely are people aware that they should also be receiving a regular supplement of prebiotics. Try these 15 prebiotic foods to strengthen your immune system.
|7/13/2015 - One of the worst things about the low-fat craze - which gripped America and other parts of the West for decades and is only now slowly eroding as people realize that fat can be healthy after all - was the fact that so many people avoided nuts in their diet. While it is true that nuts are what is considered...|
|7/12/2015 - Beets have long been known as a healthy source of nutrients, but – now, more than ever - scientific evidence continues to support beets as a natural cure for cancer. Labeled "beet root chemotherapy" by some health experts, actual scientific research reveals the astounding cases of remission in...|
|7/11/2015 - Sometimes foods that are healthy don't always appeal to a large number of people. Blueberries are an exception, however - they are both delicious and nutritious. Blueberries are truly one of the great superfoods for so many reasons. Although they can satisfy a sweet tooth, they are low in sugar and...|
|7/11/2015 - While people who have grown up in the city might not be aware of what exactly rose hips are, for people who garden or have grown up in more rural areas, rose hips are a familiar sight in the autumn. Rose hips are essentially the berry of the rose plant. They are the small, reddish round bulbs which...|
|7/10/2015 - In the United States and throughout the world, rates of diabetic patients continue to rise. In America alone, it is estimated that there are between 26 and 30 million diabetics, about a quarter of them undiagnosed and untreated. This constitutes a major challenge to the healthcare system since this...|
|7/10/2015 - According to the "Vaccinate All Children Act of 2015" (H.R. 2232), the United States federal government wants to take away all religious and philosophical exemptions or, in order words, require every school age child to get vaccinated – whether you like it or not. Simply put, if this legislation...|
|7/10/2015 - Avocados have received enormous attention in the press and on social media in recent years. Once shunned as being too "high fat", dieticians, researchers and others in the healthcare community are beginning to realize just how healthy these amazing fruits really are. It is arguable, in fact, that avocados...|
|7/10/2015 - Conventional farming has become a reckless institution that pays no heed to soil nutrition, soil microbes, wildflowers and the natural habitat of pollinators. Under today's conventional farming systems, insects and herbs are expendable. Farming now works against nature instead of working with it. The...|
|7/9/2015 - When antibiotics first became widely used in the early half of the 20th century, they were hailed as a miracle cure. Many common infections which used to have a high mortality rate, such as pneumonia or infections from wounds or surgery, suddenly become very treatable, to the point where many people...|
|7/9/2015 - A resilient and courageous heart will set a template for wellness inside, and the answers will come to them, in faith, from nature, from within. People who have struggled with their own health problems and overcame them through personal study and implementation have found that alternative medicine is...|
|7/8/2015 - It's no secret that a healthy dietary lifestyle goes hand in hand with improved physical health. Certain foods can help stave off cancer recurrences, keep diabetes at bay and lead to weight loss.
However, many foods also play a role in mental health. How certain foods impact mental well-being has...|
|7/8/2015 - There is a reason why essential oils have stayed popular, both in the United States and abroad, for such a long time: They really work. Whether it is for health reasons (such as using eucalyptus oil to relieve sinus congestion) or for household care (like spritzing a room with oil of rosemary to disinfect...|
|7/7/2015 - Stories of medical cover-ups and missing records are not unusual today, especially when it concerns the ever-controversial area of vaccines. However, for one United Kingdom family, the issue transcends this; they've also received death threats and have been warned to keep quiet about their findings,...|
|7/7/2015 - In a world filled with toxic substances that have ruined the quality of air, water and food, the last thing someone wants to hear is that there may be "poison" lurking in what would ordinarily be clean, wholesome and nourishing food.
However, these poisons do exist in plant life and serve a definite...|
|7/7/2015 - Eggs, which seem to have an off-again, on-again romance in the world of health (some saying they contribute to high cholesterol levels, others saying they're beneficial and perfectly fine to enjoy), have recently been touted as having incredible health benefits. One key to enjoying their benefits, according...|
|7/7/2015 - You may snicker at the concept that there is actually a way to maintain regularity and achieve a healthy poop, but it is essential not only to promoting a healthy gastrointestinal tract but also to achieving optimal health and vitality. If increased energy and happiness is what you desire, set all awkwardness...|
|7/6/2015 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has met fierce opposition from a conservative think tank group that is upset about the agency's recent decision to ban trans fats. The National Center for Public Policy Research (NCPPR) believes that the solution to trans fats giving people heart disease and...|
|7/6/2015 - Just as estrogen and progesterone levels are of great importance to women, testosterone levels are equally important to guys. After age 50, testosterone levels can begin to gradually decline. What's more, the decline can happen so slowly that a man is not always aware of it until the levels get quite...|
|7/6/2015 - Most people have probably heard that cranberry juice is really good for the body. However, when most people talk about this juice, it is usually in terms of urinary tract health. And it is definitely true that regular consumption of cranberry juice can help treat urinary infections and also help prevent...|
|7/3/2015 - The health danger of 'electrical pollution' is grossly misunderstood by Western medicine. But, for those suffering with the ill effects of electromagnetic frequency (EMF) exposure – this is no laughing matter. If you're suffering with chronic fatigue, headaches, insomnia, autoimmune disorders...|
|7/3/2015 - We were told saturated fats were bad for us, that they clogged the arteries. Well, new studies have shown that was a myth; coconut oil is good for your health. Common sense should have told us this a long time ago. After all, societies that eat a lot of coconut are populated with some of the healthiest...|
|7/3/2015 - Consider it another case of the governing elite playing by a set of rules different from the ones they impose on the rest of us, further tearing asunder the uniquely American founding principle of "government of, for and by the people."
In an astounding act of hubris, in recent days the campaign...|
|7/3/2015 - It has been said that the eyes are the windows to the soul. It turns out they're also an indication of whether or not that public pool you've been swimming in is filled with urine.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), mounting evidence shows that contrary to popular...|
|7/2/2015 - Whether you believe in their personal approaches and strategies or not, there is no denying that Donald Trump and Warren Buffet are both financially-savvy men. However, when it comes to a healthy lifestyle, there is one clear winner; Trump's approach to eating right can't be beat when compared to Buffet's...|
|7/2/2015 - One of Denmark's national television stations, TV2, recently aired a documentary entitled The Vaccinated Girls - Sick and Betrayed. The film focuses on three girls who were healthy before receiving the HPV vaccine but subsequently developed serious health problems that remain undiagnosed and unexplained.
|7/1/2015 - Many Americans are strolling around supermarkets, their carts filled with non-organic food galore. That same group likely considers fast food restaurants their second home, familiar with the menu's latest triple-burger creations. However, these behaviors are becoming a thing of the past now that many...|
|7/1/2015 - Chipotle made waves earlier this year when they announced that they would be eliminating GMOs from their menu. After eliminating GMO cornstarch from its tortillas, the company is now further streamlining its tortilla recipe in an attempt to offer its customers a product as close to a homemade tortilla...|
|6/30/2015 - The warmer months are upon us, and so the craving for fresh, cooling foods becomes commonplace. A winter of roasted and toasty warm dishes gives way to the desire for lighter fare. If you are looking to add some tang and a burst of refreshing flavor to your spring and summer dishes, look no further...|
|6/30/2015 - I really hate food labels, food pyramids, the USDA, and the FDA. (Story by Daisy Luther, republished from TheOrganicPrepper.ca)
All of the stuff that they say are good for you are bad for you. And the things they say are bad for you are actually good for you.
Here's why: of course, it all boils...|
|6/28/2015 - Most people who shop in health food stores, or go into the health food section of a regular grocery market, have probably seen a variety of products advertising that they are made from sprouted grains. However, while the consumption of sprouted vegetables (especially things like bean sprouts) has been...|
|6/27/2015 - When it comes to our diet, taste and health should go hand in hand, with each of them being considered equally before consumption. Sure, sugary and salty concoctions taste really good, but is it really worth sacrificing your health for something tasty?
Big Food thinks so. In fact, all they're interested...|
|6/26/2015 - Are you sitting down? This statistic will blow your mind: About 70 million people, in the United States, have high blood pressure – that's 1 in every 3 adults, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. To make matters worse, the financial costs associated with hypertension...|
|6/26/2015 - Sometimes called a German Turnip, kohlrabi is a round tuber veggie in the same family that has produced broccoli, Brussels sprouts, and cabbage. It has a tough as nails exterior, but once you discover what is inside, you'll be hooked! Their taste is similar to broccoli stems but milder and with more...|
|6/26/2015 - At this point, most people understand the drawbacks of wheat and why it has to be limited or eliminated from the diet. It's not that wheat in its pure and original form is bad in and of itself, but due to over consumption, hybridization, and a high gluten content, there is simply no other reasonable...|
|6/25/2015 - In this article we're going to cover the last three of the "six healing sounds". To read the first article which details the first three of these sounds, click here http://www.naturalnews.com
Today we're far more familiar with the concepts of sounds, sound waves and the constantly vibrating state...|
|6/25/2015 - For people trying to fight the system over the fact that their once-healthy child developed a vaccine injury, it's bad enough that they're often faced with missing medical records and lies. Then there's the fact that they could go to jail. It's absurd, but it's true.
The cycle is as follows: You...|
|6/25/2015 - As the dog days of summer approach and the sun starts to beat down, it becomes vitally important to know how to use the sun effectively. Far too often people use it in ways that create negative consequences, and as a result, they become jaded, afraid, and end up blocking the healing benefits of the...|
|6/25/2015 - It's somewhat amusing when health-conscious folks try to defend tattoos, all the while ignoring the fact that everything from the needle itself to the ink being injected is a potential health hazard. A recent study found that most tattooed people who develop some kind of acute reaction following the...|
|6/24/2015 - EMFs are very difficult to avoid in the modern world. Aside from living on a power-free island, they are going to find us, and we need to do our best to negate the harmful consequences. However, there are some places that are much worse than others that contribute the most to our EMF load due to the...|
|6/24/2015 - Psychiatric medications are not only useless, but they're responsible for killing at least 500,000 people aged 65 years and older every single year. This is the shocking conclusion of a new meta-analysis published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) that challenges the widely held belief that antidepressants...|
|6/24/2015 - It's no secret that eating junk foods contributes to weight gain and can lead to health complications, but new information about dietary trans fats (dTFA) -- which exist in most junk foods -- shows that consumption of such items is also destroying people's minds. Specifically, memory function among...|
|6/23/2015 - I've just released a new song and music video called Wide Awake. You can watch it at this link on Natural News or view it in the play window below.
Sang with a bit of a country twang, this song celebrates life across all races and ethnicities while calling out the mainstream media's race baiting...|
|6/23/2015 - Referred to as vitamin B complex, the eight B vitamins -- B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B7, B9 and B12 -- play an important role in keeping our bodies running like well oiled machines. These essential nutrients help convert our food into fuel, allowing us to stay energized throughout the day. B vitamin deficiencies...|
|6/23/2015 - Research shows that eating a Mediterranean diet can reduce memory and thinking decline by 24%. The Mediterranean diet, previously prescribed to prevent heart disease and promote weight loss, has also been shown to increase longevity and prevent depression. The Mediterranean diet is a plant-based diet...|
|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...|
|6/22/2015 - Bone health is not something that most people think about until it becomes an issue, which usually happens later in life. While men and women can both suffer from weakening of the bones, it is a particular issue for women, especially after they hit menopause. This is because of the drop in estrogen...|
|6/21/2015 6:45:38 AM - For patients facing a diagnosis of life-threatening cancer, the recommended cure can often be as potentially harmful to health as the disease itself. But for many of these patients, scientific research shows a natural treatment using grape seed extract may hold the key to slowing the growth of cancer...|
|6/20/2015 - The more society insists that foods be cheaper and widely available in any store at any time, the more people travel down the road of deteriorating health. As long as low cost and convenience reign supreme in our food choices, people are destined to inhale processed foods for the rest of their lives.
|6/19/2015 6:09:26 PM - Skull on fire, writhing in pain, one journalist tells his own story about the onset of searing headaches and the feeling of being "hit over the head with a rod of steel." That's how journalist Adam Estes described the mysterious "bolts of pain" that shot from the top of his neck and across his skull.
|6/19/2015 - Carrageenan is a "natural" food additive derived from red seaweed and processed with a chemical to neutralize its acidity. Introduced to the food industry in the 1930s, carrageenan is a popular ingredient added to foods as a thickening agent to improve the texture and solubility of products. This product...|
|6/18/2015 - It's no secret that, compared to many parts of Europe, the United States is seriously lacking when it comes to protecting people from encountering harmful chemicals on a daily basis. For example, the synthetic chemical known as brominated vegetable oil (BVO) continues to show up in citrusy soft drinks...|
|6/18/2015 - According to a shocking statistic from the Department of Veterans Affairs from 2013, 22 U.S. military veterans were committing suicide every day. And while the figure may have tempered somewhat since then, it still remains high.
There have been a number of "mainstream" reasons given for the high...|
|6/18/2015 - If you are a tomato lover, whether you chop them up for a salad, eat them whole as a juicy snack or cook them for a sauce recipe, you can be assured you are boosting your overall health in addition to enjoying their yummy goodness. Studies show that tomatoes fight the formation of free radicals (known...|
|6/17/2015 2:54:25 PM - Many people tend to feel that cancer, heart disease, autoimmune disorders, chronic stress and environmental pollution can only be cured by the 'experts.' Of course, others think that eating organic food is the 'only answer'. But, when we look at the big picture, to achieve optimal health – we'll...|
|6/17/2015 - Due to the American diet, nearly every person in the United States who is in poor health or suffers from any disease is living with an overabundance of Candida.
Candida is a very opportunistic. Once this fungus takes over, it can spread throughout the body. Candida burrows into the gut lining creating...|
|6/17/2015 - In recent days, the California Senate, long dominated by the party of the extreme Left (like the rest of California government) voted to send more taxpayer money down yet another rabbit hole because they seem incapable of not throwing good money after bad.
Not satisfied with ruining the state's finances...|
|6/16/2015 - For thousands of years, honey has been used across the globe not only as a sweet treat and natural sweetener in recipes, but as a healing substance used for numerous ailments. Modern science is beginning to recognize the many good uses for honey as well. Some of the ways in which the use of honey as...|
|6/16/2015 - There are certainly a lot of benefits to the conveniences society has enjoyed in the last few decades. People can whip up a meal in mere minutes or get it delivered to their door; get a hold of anyone pretty much anywhere; travel great distances in short amounts of time; and enjoy light at the flick...|
|6/15/2015 - Newsflash: In case you haven't heard the news, sugar is bad for you. Well, of course you know this - there is hardly a soul on the planet who hasn't heard of the evils of sugar. After all, just about every magazine, health blog, website and health guru is shouting it from the rooftops.
So, if you...|
|6/15/2015 - It's no secret that glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup, is at the center of heated controversy. Of course, Monsanto and its supporters maintain that the ingredient is safe, even after an arm of the World Health Organization -- the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)...|
|6/14/2015 - Along with long days, swimming, walks on the beach and watching the fireflies at night, one of the great joys of summer is when the cucumbers come in. These classic warm weather vegetables are deliciously cooling, versatile – and great for people who are trying to slim down for the start of bathing...|
|6/12/2015 - The vast majority of our food supply is contaminated with genetically modified organisms (GMOs) – which have devastating effects on digestive health and immunity. Our air is polluted with "chemtrails" – a government-sponsored geoengineering program (supposedly) designed to "protect us" from...|
|6/12/2015 - Candida is a common yeast-like, parasitic fungal infection which can become systemic when it spreads throughout the body and impacts bodily systems. At severe levels of infection Candida can become debilitating and even life threatening. Although mainstream medicine will tell you that Candida cannot...|
|6/12/2015 - While many people believe astrology is responsible for everything from your choice of spouse to career decisions, others maintain that one's birth month is nothing more than a date on a calendar. The latter group suggests that astrology is essentially hogwash, reserved for those who are so desperate...|
|6/11/2015 - As corrupt California lawmakers push to implement Senate Bill 277, which would bar parents from opting their children out of vaccines for personal reasons, a whooping cough outbreak has reportedly occurred at a public school in the coastal town of Salinas, where 99.5 percent of students were vaccinated...|
|6/10/2015 - It turns out that there is another globalist player at the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade negotiating table – Big Pharma – and if things go the industry's way, all competition will be crushed, and the world will be at its mercy.
According to The New York Times, which cited newly leaked...|
|6/9/2015 - It wasn't too long ago that avocados were on the "never eat" list of many diets. Back in the days of the low-fat craze in particular, avocados were considered downright sinful!
Thankfully, those days are behind us, and we can celebrate the delicious, delectable avocado for what it truly is: a super...|
|6/8/2015 - In one of his first official acts, Sri Lanka's newly elected president, Maithripala Sirisena, announced that his country's importation of the world's most used herbicide, glyphosate, was to be banned immediately and that the release of stocks already in the country was to be halted as well.
|6/8/2015 - Prebiotics have numerous health benefits such as improving gut health, inhibiting cancer, enhancing the immune system, and preventing obesity and have shown effective improvements in 91 percent of all human trials. They have also been shown to reduce symptoms of bowel related issues such as ulcerative...|
|6/8/2015 - When you hear about collard greens, you might instantly think of Southern soul food, and it is true that collard greens have been a staple of the Southern diet for many generations. Used in side dishes, soups, stews, and sauteed with onions and rich (and genuine) butter, recipes starring this savory...|
|6/8/2015 - In an apparent effort to further depersonalize medicine, the National Science Foundation (NSF) is funding research into an implantable microchip capable of digitally monitoring the health of patients and reporting their vital statistics to doctors' offices without the need for an actual doctor-patient...|
|6/8/2015 - Nestle, which is considered a snack food and frozen pizza leader, has announced that it will remove artificial flavors from over 250 of its products by the end of 2015. In that same time frame, the food giant also plans to reduce the salt content in its frozen pizzas by 10 percent. The brands involved...|
|6/7/2015 - Breastfeeding is the healthiest option to give your little one the best start in life. The benefits go way beyond providing basic nutrition. In addition to providing all the vitamins, nutrients and immune-building substances a baby needs, researchers at the University of Haifa in Israel suggest that...|
|6/7/2015 - Vegetables are a well-known source of nutrients containing vitamins, minerals, fiber and antioxidants which are essential for optimal human health and vitality. But did you know that some of your favorite vegetables could be making you sick? Nightshade plants and vegetables have long been researched...|
|6/6/2015 - A huge study by the Mayo Clinic looked at over 140,000 patients between 2005 and 2009 to find out why (exactly) people went to see a doctor. Initially, you might think that heart disease and cancer would top the list, but that's not it. Believe it or not, skin disorders were number one – followed...|
|6/5/2015 - Much like many other environmental contaminants found in foods, titanium dioxide is a naturally occurring mineral. Unfortunately, this naturally occurring particle is a metal which is attracted to impurities. After much study, researchers are becoming more cautious of recommending its safety for human...|
|6/5/2015 - For years, anyone who suggested that the Affordable Care Act, a.k.a. Obamacare, was mistitled because the law would actually increase out-of-pocket expenses for consumers, was dismissed as a political hack or Obama hater. But now, five years after Obamacare became the law of the land, new data is, once...|
|6/3/2015 - One of the world's richest men, who spoke in 2010 about how vaccines (which he heavily pushes throughout the world) are helping to cull the world's population, is now predicting that as many as 33 million people could soon die from a modern-day pandemic similar to the 1918-1919 Spanish flu.
|6/3/2015 - Brushing your teeth and keeping your mouth clean aren't just about keeping your teeth white and your breath smelling super fresh. Although those things do matter and are a big reason many of us maintain our oral health, there is a lot more to it than that; your overall health is actually affected by...|
|6/2/2015 - In response to a recent International Agency for Research on Cancer report, which found that the Monsanto herbicide glyphosate "probably" causes cancer in humans, a cohort of international doctors is now petitioning the European Union Parliament, the EU Commission, and several other health and food...|
|6/2/2015 - You can minimize the risk of vaccination by detoxifying the body of heavy metals, strengthening the immune system, and ensuring the gut flora is balanced and healthy before you get a vaccination. Start your detox protocol a couple of weeks before the vaccine is to be administered. The most important...|
|6/2/2015 - The statistics are pretty staggering, as half of us will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in our lives. The biggest contributing lifestyle factors according to research are obesity and smoking. And as many as one-third of the most common cancer cases could be prevented through clean eating, exercise...|
|6/2/2015 - Joint pain can be caused by injury (including repetitive stress injuries); bacterial, viral, or fungal infections; or autoimmune disease. The pain may be restricted to one joint or affect multiple joints; it may migrate from one to another. Pain and other symptoms may be acute or chronic. Joint pain...|
|6/1/2015 4:38:12 PM - Although there aren't any genetically modified oats on the marketplace today, that doesn't mean we should run to stores with open arms, thankful that we're eating healthy foods. The truth is, products containing oats are typically sprayed with the cancer-causing herbicide ingredient -- you know, the...|
|6/1/2015 - Joe Biden's son Beau died yesterday at the age of just 46. Here at Natural News, our hearts go out to anyone suffering such a horrible tragedy, and we extend our condolences to the entire Biden family. In this moment of tragedy and grief, however, we must have the courage to ask important questions...|
|6/1/2015 - Cabbage has long been known as a healthy low-calorie vegetable - anyone who remembers the infamous Cabbage Soup Diet can attest to that. While it is true that this tasty veggie is definitely low calorie (just 44 calories per cup), that is the least of its many benefits. To date, hundreds of studies...|
|5/31/2015 - The average consumer today is spoiled for choice when it comes to cooking oils. Most stores (including health food stores) in the West tend to be packed with oils of various colors, tastes and origins, and it can be difficult to distinguish the healthy ones from the unhealthy ones.
The most important...|
|5/30/2015 - Millions of people are suffering with thyroid disorders and have no idea they have a problem. If you're living with "unexplained" weight gain, hair loss, chronic fatigue, poor concentration or memory loss, then you probably have a serious problem with thyroid function.
Your doctor can't help you....|
|5/30/2015 - It could be argued that informed consent establishes the basis of any doctor patient relationship. It is defined as permission given to a physician to perform any type of treatment after the patient has been told all of the possible risks and benefits of that treatment. It is permission granted with...|
|5/29/2015 - Nuts have been an incredible and wholesome source of nutrients for thousands of years. A longtime addition in the Mediterranean diet, nuts have only recently received the spotlight for their health benefits in modern medicine. The American Heart Association (AHA) refers to nuts as "petite powerhouses...|
|5/28/2015 - It is easy to become deluded about the state of your health when you look around and nearly everyone is in the same situation. People tend to benchmark themselves against the "normal", and with obesity increasing in many parts of the world, a person who is a little overweight can easily convince himself...|
|5/26/2015 2:08:47 PM - Detoxification is an absolute necessity in today's polluted world, but which methods are the safest and most effective? If you can get over the "gross" factor, coffee enemas offer a holistic approach to detoxification and whole-body healing that has stood the test of time. Whether you suffer from a...|
|5/26/2015 - Keeping blood pressure at normal levels - generally understood to be 120/80 millimeters of mercury or mmhg - can help prevent a number of serious health conditions. These include aneurysms, heart attacks, strokes, kidney failure and the decline of cognitive abilities. Though there are often no symptoms...|
|5/26/2015 - If you take a look around, modern humanity is quite clearly facing an unprecedented crisis of deteriorating health. And beneath the surface, for those able and willing to see the truth, the various health conditions that increasingly plague the average man and woman appear to be intentionally inflicted...|
|5/25/2015 - The Mediterranean diet has long been researched and touted for its many benefits. High in nutrients and antioxidants, several studies have linked this type of diet to a lower risk of obesity, heart disease, stroke and dementia.
According to a new clinical study, a Mediterranean diet rich in nuts...|
|5/23/2015 - Critics of modern medicine have been particularly cynical when it comes to how serious the industry and medical science are in finding cures for some diseases, especially those which generate billions of dollars in profits annually for drug makers.
In 2012 alone, for instance, Americans spent $325.8...|
|5/22/2015 - Although used for centuries by Native Americans, pine needle tea is not well known by the general public today. But it's certainly worth becoming acquainted with this unconventional brew if you would like to increase mental clarity, defeat infectious disease and knock out cancer. Interestingly, pine...|
|5/22/2015 - It's no secret that several doctors write endless amounts of prescriptions, practically scribbling down an antibiotic or some other drug name while the patient is still in the process of explaining their symptoms. Theories abound, from the thought that some medial experts believe patients would rather...|
|5/22/2015 - Living in an increasingly toxic world, we're hard-pressed to keep health in top form -- even when we adopt an ultra-clean diet. As a rule of thumb, extra help is needed now and again to clear out accumulated environmental toxins. Be that as it may, intensive juice fast retreats or pricey detoxification...|
|5/20/2015 - In a recent appearance on The Dr. Oz Show, Dr. Sue Varma discussed overuse of antidepressants, also referred to as the "new drug moms are hooked on," and "mommy's little helper" because of their growing prevalence for use by mothers and women in general. During the show, one mother stated that taking...|
|5/20/2015 - Most people who have personally experienced a job loss, or know someone who has, understands the emotional toll the unfortunate event can have. However, not many individuals consider the fact that detrimental changes in physical health and job loss also go hand in hand.
Several studies have made...|
|5/20/2015 - Many health-minded people often question whether or not a medication prescribed to treat their condition will ultimately be helpful; it's not uncommon for many to wonder if the drugs will do more harm to their body than good. In many instances, people opt to avoid conventional medications and treatments...|
|5/19/2015 - One of the most amazing chapters in the true history of healing foods comes from the final chapter of World War II, in the aftermath of the United States' dropping of two atomic bombs on civilian populations in Japan. Millions of innocent civilians were exposed to extreme levels of ionizing radiation,...|
|5/19/2015 - Does the habitual use of antidepressants do more harm than good to many patients? Absolutely, says one expert in a new British Medical Journal report. Moreover, he says that the federal Food and Drug Administration might even be hiding the truth about antidepressant lethality.
In his portion of the...|
|5/18/2015 10:53:36 PM - California lawmakers have proposed another bill regarding vaccines, a bill (SB 792) that requires every adult employed by a daycare center, preschool, or home daycare center to be immunized.
In its first form, the SB 792 specified immunizations for influenza, measles, and pertussis (whooping cough)....|
|5/18/2015 - The American diet is highly acidic, high in inflammatory fats, high in sugar, and all-around toxic for many other reasons. When the blood is acidic, the body pulls minerals from anywhere it can find to correct the pH. This leaves fewer minerals for bones and teeth.
Fats are either inflammatory by...|
|5/17/2015 - Most people know that organically grown foods are healthier for you because they are grown naturally without the use of the chemicals or pesticides that have been blamed for environmental damage and human illness.
Why does it appear that the federal government is not aware of this fact? Could it...|
|5/17/2015 - Taking a stance against drugs like cocaine is certainly a good thing, but doing it at the expense of the environment and other people's lives is devastating and unacceptable. However, that's exactly what is taking place in parts of Colombia, where aerial fumigations of Monsanto-manufactured glyphosate...|
|5/17/2015 - Most of our understanding of how the world works comes from observing the physical realm and learning from what we can see and touch. What we often fail to recognize are the dimensions that exist beyond our grasp. We reach for the cell phone not giving second thought to the electromagnetic radio frequency...|
|5/16/2015 - Most Americans are fairly generous and mindful that not everyone has the same economic opportunities as they do. Therefore, most people are generally supportive of so-called "social safety net" programs that help the poorest among us.
However, many Americans are also supportive of changes in public...|
|5/15/2015 - It's not uncommon for people to read just before going to sleep, sometimes even enjoying such downtime from the comfort of their own bed. However, if that reading material is in the form of a light-emitting e-reader book (LE-eBook) rather than a printed book, it can be detrimental to overall health.
|5/14/2015 - An organization whose claim to fame is that it supposedly counters "junk science" through independent scientific review has been outed as a sham industry front group that actively promotes the interests of its corporate sponsors, which include companies like Coca-Cola, Monsanto, McDonald's and Procter...|
|5/14/2015 - A new model of healthcare has emerged and Western medicine is in a state of panic. Most conventionally-trained physicians are unable to handle the rising demand for nutritional protocols, lifestyle coaching and natural therapies designed to eliminate disease symptoms - without the need for harmful medications...|
|5/13/2015 - Not too long ago, McDonald's ran a commercial showing a close-up of a burger while the voiceover declared, "This is not Greek yogurt, nor will that ever be kale." The ad mocked those who enjoy a healthy lifestyle; such people were told to "avert their eyes" from the burger. "You can't get juiciness...|
|5/13/2015 - Researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have discovered that middle-aged people who did not properly manage their blood sugar levels were almost 20 percent more likely to have cognitive issues later in their life than middle-aged people with normal blood sugar levels.(1)
|5/12/2015 - It ought to be "Exhibit A" in the case against transforming the American healthcare system into a single-payer version of Obamacare: The collapsing state of Britain's National Health System.
As reported recently by the Daily Mail, the pride of Britain -- it's healthcare system -- is close to total...|
|5/10/2015 - Pro-GMO activists would have us believe that genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are 'perfectly safe'. They'll tell us that GMOs make agricultural practices more sustainable; increase crop yields, reduce the use of pesticides, provide more nutritious foods and (my favorite lie) help make farming easier...|
|5/9/2015 - The medical-industrial complex is trotting out yet another "study" that it claims proves that vaccines, particularly the MMR vaccine, are not linked to causing autism. However, a closer look at this so-called study reveals that like virtually all of the other medical research purporting that vaccines...|
|5/9/2015 - Fast food companies use tactics reminiscent of Big Tobacco in their efforts to convince people that exercise can make up for the effects of a terrible diet, according to a scorching editorial in the British Journal of Sports Medicine authored by scientists from the University of California-Davis, University...|
|5/8/2015 - Media reports recently revealed that on March 17, the FDA sent a stern letter to the makers of Kind Bars warning them that their labels were making health claims in violation of U.S. law. The FDA claimed that terms such as "healthy" cannot be applied to Kind Bars because the bars are too high in (healthy)...|
|5/8/2015 - A disgruntled faction of establishment scientists who claim to have a corner on scientific truth recently attempted (and failed) to unseat Dr. Mehmet Oz from his position as head of Columbia University's Department of Surgery, maintaining that Dr. Oz shows "disdain for science" and promotes "quackery."...|
|5/8/2015 - Reishi mushrooms have been valued in the East for thousands of years due to the benefits they can bring to human health. Low immunity levels can make people vulnerable, not only to things like viral or bacterial infections, but also to serious conditions like cancer, since the body is unable to recognize...|
|5/8/2015 - A California state senator and pediatrician who is lending his support for a new bill that would take away a parent's right to refuse to have their children vaccinated for any reason is backed, in part, by Big Pharma.
Sen. Richard Pan, a Democrat, helped steer the legislation he co-authored through...|
|5/7/2015 - Have you ever heard the expression, "my gut tells me...?" Many people use some form of that expression to refer to how they feel about something or the impression they get. However, in a more literal sense, what does your gut tell YOU? If you pay attention close enough to it, you'll know what it's telling...|
|5/6/2015 1:28:29 PM - So if you were to buy in to the fact that GMO feed is a great thing, then why is the demand for non-GMO feed growing at such exponential rates that suppliers are having a hard time keeping up?
Dan Masters, president of Ohio-based Hiland Naturals, which supplies non-GMO and organic soy and non-soy...|
|5/5/2015 - Heart attack, cancer and stroke are the leading causes of death worldwide. While it is impossible to avoid risk factors such as age, sex and family history, there is plenty we can do to protect our bodies against these life-threatening diseases.
Science has shown that eating more fresh, plant-based...|
|5/4/2015 - One of the primary physicians who signed a recent letter attacking Dr. Mehmet Oz, host of a popular daytime medical program on television, and seeking his removal from the faculty of Columbia University is also a convicted criminal who once lost his medical license for Medicaid fraud.
|5/3/2015 - Should Dr. Vivek Murthy, a career medical bureaucrat who worked for a while as an internal medicine specialist, replace Dr. Mehmet Oz as "America's TV doctor"? Some believe so, such as one writer at Forbes and this writer at GeekInfinite.
But in the name of medical freedom and choice, let's hope...|
|5/3/2015 - The numbers are truly staggering. Worldwide, osteoporosis causes more than 8.9 million fractures per year - resulting in a fracture every 3 seconds. Conventionally speaking, doctors say that osteoporosis is 'largely genetic'; yet, they admit that risk factors include smoking, obesity and lack of physical...|
|5/3/2015 - The herb garlic has been used as a flavoring since the earliest times of mankind's history. It has been found in the Egyptian pyramids and was used in temples in ancient Greece. Garlic has been used as a spice and also as a medicine. Even Hippocrates, the father of Western medicine, recommended the...|
|4/30/2015 - Vitamin D is one of the most basic and easily obtained nutrients in existence, yet millions of people today are grossly deficient in it. But GrassrootsHealth.net, a public health promotion organization working to increase awareness and education about the importance of vitamin D, is changing the game...|
|4/29/2015 3:36:02 PM - British talk show host and bombshell babe Alex Jones -- yes, she just so happens to share the same name as a certain popular icon in the alternative media -- recently spoke out about how she's able to stay slim, healthy and beautiful without having to adhere to any sort of special diet: she takes cod...|
|4/29/2015 - That toxic, smoggy air can harm physical health is nothing new or surprising. It has repeatedly been linked to chronic inflammation and an increased risk of cardiovascular diseases and cancer. New studies, however, suggest that air pollution negatively impacts not only our physical health but mental...|
|4/27/2015 - They call him the "father of bio-identical hormones" -- Dr. Jonathan Wright, medical director of the Tahoma Clinic in Washington State and world-renowned leader in the research and application of natural treatments for healthy aging and illness. Dr. Wright recently spoke at a meeting of the Alliance...|
|4/26/2015 - Just when you thought that the absurdity of junk food corporations in trying to pass their products off as "healthy" had reached its limit, the Coca-Cola Company goes and hires a team of "fitness and nutrition experts," including a vast network of certified "dietitians," to hawk Coca-Cola soda throughout...|
|4/25/2015 - The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has temporarily halted a federal program to install giant cell towers on top of fire and sheriff's stations, part of a wider effort to improve emergency communications systems. However, similar programs are proceeding apace across the country.
|4/24/2015 - The massive Affordable Care Act continues to shock consumers with the costs it has forced upon the health insurance industry. In addition, the law will cost U.S. taxpayers hundreds of billions of dollars more per new Medicaid enrollee by doing less to expand coverage than previously stated.
|4/23/2015 - Today, obesity and chronic disease is out of control around the world - especially in the United States - with no end in sight. Food allergies, chronic fatigue, heart disease and cancer have many people concerned about their future. So, let's think about this, could our current food production system...|
|4/23/2015 - While many people still need convincing that choosing organic foods is better for their own health as well as for the environment, that's not the case for Wisconsin residents. There, the organic industry is taking off in full force due to the high demand for healthy foods.
The state, which has the...|
|4/23/2015 - Hummus is a traditional Middle Eastern food that has found its way into many American homes. Made of garbanzo beans, lemon juice, sesame tahini, garlic, salt and olive oil, hummus is a good source of nutrition and is easy to use as a dip or a spread. Hummus is good for the heart, lowers blood sugar...|
|4/23/2015 - A gatekeeper of the industry, Vox's Julia Belluz has consistently attacked Dr. Mehmet Oz and other proponents of natural health since early 2010, invoking suspicions that she may be employed covertly as an operative for Monsanto's "Discredit Bureau."
Though her earlier reports are unmentionable,...|
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|4/22/2015 - GMOs are genetically modified foods made from combing genes from two or more unrelated species into one organism. The two most common types of genetic modifications are modifying crops to produce pesticides or modifying crops to be immune to herbicides (making them Roundup ready). Sugar beets have been...|
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