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|5/21/2015 - What if the key to maintaining a vibrant immune system was simply not eating for a few days at a time twice a year? Researchers from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles say that periodic, prolonged fasting -- that is, not eating for between two and four subsequent days at a time --...|
|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...|
|4/10/2015 - 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...|
|3/20/2015 - The tonsils are part of our immune system, the visible part of our lymphatic system. They provide the first line of defense for pathogens swallowed or inhaled. Specialized cells in the surface of the tonsils capture pathogens allowing B cells and T cells to attack.
Tonsil tissue is similar to other...|
|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...|
|2/20/2015 - The scripted media is being used to scare and divide the public over new measles outbreaks. It's always the same unintelligent narrative being pushed: The unvaccinated are putting everyone in danger. Obviously, the push to sell more vaccines is on as fear is used to prey on the population.
|2/15/2015 - As the natural health movement grows, people across the nation and the world are learning the benefits of using food, herbs, and supplements to prevent and treat illness and disease.
Antibiotics are chemical therapy. Read any package insert or look up a pharmaceutical on the Internet and thoroughly...|
|1/30/2015 - With cancer poised to become the number one killer in North America and traditional therapies not cutting the mustard for long-term success, it may be time to rethink the war on cancer. We have been focused on killing it conventionally at all costs, even when the collateral damage is significant and...|
|1/28/2015 4:48:25 PM - Modern medicine has abandoned one of the most important systems of the human body -- the commensal bacteria colonies that live symbiotically within the human gut. These various bacteria species aid in digestion and protect the organs and blood from toxins. They also boost the immune system. Here's how:
|1/16/2015 3:01:06 PM - It's time to put to rest the popular myth that disease is a factor primarily of chance, spurred on by "flawed" genetics. A new study published in the journal Cell found that environmental exposures, including nutrition, are what really shape the immune system, especially as a person gets older.
|1/10/2015 - From everyday airborne allergens to countertop bacteria, your immune system is a complex network that is constantly battling to keep you safe from countless pathogens. It's common knowledge that washing your hands before eating is a great way to help keep your immune system, because hand washing eliminates...|
|12/20/2014 - With the current Ebola crisis happening in Africa, many are worried that the virus may spread to other parts of the world. While we don't currently have a verified and effective cure for Ebola, the next best thing that we can do is hope for the best and prepare for the worst. This means strengthening...|
|12/1/2014 11:20:01 AM - Most Natural News readers know that broccoli is a good cancer preventative. Not everyone knows that garlic is another good food to help stave off cancer cell reproduction. The compound or trace mineral selenium was isolated as the main cancer fighter, according to the latest research from the University...|
|11/29/2014 - So you've eaten your fill and then some. Maybe you had about 7 too many glasses of wine or beers? Between the cranberry sauce, the sweet potato casserole, the eggnog, the pies, the cookies, the candy, the punch, and the alcohol, you've ingested more sugar in one day than you usually eat in a month....|
|11/2/2014 - The human immune system is a remarkable network of biological structures and processes. When functioning properly, it has the ability to remember diseases that it has previously encountered for more efficient removal, trigger immediate responses to emergencies through its advanced communication systems...|
|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.
|10/1/2014 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...|
|9/29/2014 8:28:02 PM - You don't have to catch the next flu. With the right combination of supplements, in most cases, you can knock out, or radically lesson the severity of an infection. If an illness is caught early enough, even people who eat a lousy diet can treat it with the right supplements before they feel really...|
|9/9/2014 1:02:50 AM - Since the 1940s, antibiotics have become the standard treatment for bacterial infections. Most believe that pharmaceutical antibiotics are a miracle "silver bullet" for infectious diseases and that antibiotics alone were responsible for curtailing the major life-threatening, infectious diseases plaguing...|
|7/15/2014 6:35:19 PM - Zinc appears to play a key role in modulating the body's response to severe infection, and deficiency may increase susceptibility to a lethal immune reaction, according to a study conducted by researchers from Ohio State University and published in the journal PLOS ONE.
"When the body detects an...|
|7/11/2014 3:13:55 PM - Children delivered by cesarean section (C-section) may end up with hampered immune systems, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Copenhagen and published in the Journal of Immunology on July 10.
"The study shows that [mice] delivered by Caesarean section had developed...|
|5/23/2014 - Much of 21st century chronic disease is due to a breakdown in the coordination and balance of the immune system. Immunomodulation is a key term that refers to the control and coordination of the immune system. Specific herbs, nutrients and botanical co-factors help to improve the immunodulatory systems...|
|5/15/2014 - It's no secret that added or unhealthy sugars can wreak havoc on the body. For example, the large quantities of sugar in sodas contribute to the obesity epidemic and throw blood sugar levels out of whack. Plus, the dangerous ingredients in artificial sweeteners are toxic to the body and can negatively...|
|5/7/2014 - Everyone has to eat anyway, so relying on foods to give immune function a boost makes perfect sense. Here are some foods which can give anyone's immunity a lift.
Natural whole foodsA well-balanced diet containing sufficient amounts of various essential nutrients forms a critical foundation of good...|
|3/25/2014 - A strong immune system is essential when it comes to maintaining optimal health. When it's compromised, the body's ability to heal takes a hit. New complications can arise and existing ones can be magnified. In fact, when it comes to cancers, Prof. Martin Rocken, Director of the Department of Dermatology...|
|3/11/2014 - A revolutionary breakthrough in cancer treatment that is being described as a "game-changer" would see the body's own immune system utilized to attack diseased cells, rather than rely on sickening chemotherapy, researchers announced lately.
Scientists at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in...|
|1/27/2014 - It forms a big part of most modern-day diets, but research suggests that sugar consumption can impair immune function for a significant period of time, by as much as 50%.
Indeed, sugar has been described as "one of the food components most damaging to our immune system." 
What research suggests...|
|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,...|
|12/11/2013 - Colds are not attractive in the slightest. When it comes to determining who gets affected the most by the common cold, a person's gender plays a big part. But as time passes on, the gender factor will disappear. When a person is younger, he or she has many naive cells inside of them. These naive cells...|
|12/10/2013 - Any time you are sick, even with a small illness such as a cold, it can make you feel horrible. Your energy is sapped, you don't have the strength or enthusiasm to get out and participate in your usual activities.
After a day or two, you begin to feel somewhat helpless, wondering if you'll ever get...|
|11/24/2013 - Colostrum is the thin fluid produced by breastfeeding mothers. It is produced in abundance during the very first few milkings, and with each milking, less is produced. Colostrum introduces immunoglobulins from the mother to the infant and turns on the child's immune system. Colostrum has incredible...|
|11/3/2013 - With winter rapidly approaching in the northern hemisphere, millions of people will sooner or later rush to the doctor for a prescription against the symptoms of a cold or influenza. But is taking medication, often antibiotics, really a wise choice?
Even though modern medicine still has no cure for...|
|10/25/2013 - The immune system is where the rubber meets the road, and if you fail to get it in order, your health goes downhill. Start building your immune system by incorporating these seven things to help get you through the winter without wearing a surgical mask on a daily basis.
Get groundedGrounding, which...|
|10/9/2013 - Well, summer's over and healthcare professionals are already gearing up for cold and flu season. Don't rely solely on that flu vaccine to keep you protected; in many cases, the vaccines tend to make people sick. And while no single food or supplement can keep the flu at bay, there are a half-dozen ways...|
|9/21/2013 - Because of the proliferation of health problems, people are constantly looking for ways to strengthen their immune system. While most resort to finding supplements and other health products, you can actually raise your immunity by simply eating your vegetables. Following is a list of vegetables you...|
|8/20/2013 - A recent study published in the Journal of Immunology, reported by Prof. Yoel Kloog of Tel Aviv University's Department of Neurobiology, along with Dr. Itamar Goldstein of TAU's Sackler Faculty of Medicine and the Sheba Medical Center and their students Helly Vernitsky and Dr. Oded Rechavi, discusses...|
|8/2/2013 9:41:01 PM - It is a widely reputed "superfood" that a cohort of published scientific research suggests possesses incredible healing powers. But the anti-cancer effects of Morinda citrifolia, also known more popularly as "noni," are among its most pronounced benefits, as a 2008 study out of South Carolina found...|
|7/11/2013 11:54:12 PM - Improved hygiene habits, water clear of pathogens (though with added chemical toxins), and good plumbing have controlled infectious diseases to a minimal threat.
The medical establishment's claims of vaccinations vanquishing infectious disease is bogus. Instead, vaccines have contributed heavily...|
|7/2/2013 - Stress management techniques like meditation, yoga, and deep breathing can enhance the body's ability to handle and recover from stressors like chronic disease, work stress, or relationship stress. These practices bring the body in to a state of relaxation, dominated by the parasympathetic nervous system....|
|6/30/2013 - After 40 years of unsuccessful attempts to develop a vaccine to prevent type 1 diabetes, a joint effort by California-based Stanford University and Leiden University Medical Center in the Netherlands announced this past Wednesday that they may have stumbled upon the key to finally make it happen. Their...|
|1/11/2013 - According to Dr. Gary Null of the Progressive Radio Network (http://www.progressiveradionetwork.com), "Black cumin oil is probably the single most important oil you can put in your system. Every time you take black cumin you are stimulating your immune system to fight on your behalf and increase natural...|
|1/7/2013 - We vaccinate our infants thinking we are protecting them from deadly diseases. Yet, when we vaccinate them, we weaken their immune systems. This leads to poorer health and a greater risk of contracting diseases like the sometimes deadly respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). In a very recent study, infants...|
|1/2/2013 - Cold weather months are notorious for colds, flus, bouts of low energy, and extra fatigue. Fight off germs and malaise with the best winter supplements. Natural supplements can boost the immune system and prepare the body for winter. Try these cold weather remedies to stay healthy and alleviate unpleasant...|
|12/20/2012 - The raging debate on so-called "gun control" makes it clear that many people still do not understand the role of private gun ownership in a free society. The best way to grasp the truth about the Second Amendment and private gun ownership is to think of it as democracy's immune system.
In the human...|
|11/28/2012 - The common cold is known as one of the most prevalent infections worldwide. It is estimated that the average person contracts two to four colds per year. It has people running to drug stores and reaching for pharmaceuticals, causing further imbalance in the body, not to mention wasting money and resources....|
|11/8/2012 - In a 2002 Jon Rapoport interview of a retired vaccine industry researcher turned whistleblower, the whistleblower, whose identity is protected, dismisses the false premise of vaccinations creating immunity by stimulating antibodies.
Here is part of what he told Jon, ... "the immune system is much...|
|9/7/2012 - One of the nation's largest makers of baby formula is being sued over claims its newborn nutritional supplement supports an infant's immune system.
The class action suit, filed in late August in U.S. District Court in California, said that formula maker Mead Johnson and Co. "falsely and misleadingly"...|
|8/18/2012 - As the number of people suffering from the most common form of dementia, Alzheimer's disease, continues to rise at a staggering pace, researchers increasingly look at natural compounds and lifestyle changes to halt the progression of this horrific illness. Past studies have identified grape seed extract,...|
|8/15/2012 - There have been reports from epidemiological studies confirming suspicions that those who are vaccinated often don't do as well with long-term health as those who are vaccination free.
Those epidemiological studies (statistical surveys) have shown that bad health is more common among the vaccinated...|
|7/16/2012 - Your immune system is constantly on a seek-and-destroy mission status - on the lookout for foreign invaders, naturally occurring cell defects and mutant cells. The immune system has a vast capacity to remember bad guys and deploy tactics that worked in the past to annihilate the enemy. Some of the fastest...|
|6/22/2012 - A recent event of mass deception has rocked the natural health world, yet in its wake, the power of high-integrity individuals willing to tell the truth has emerged stronger than ever. As many of our readers now know, a couple of individuals running a devious scam recently infiltrated the natural health...|
|4/9/2012 2:56:32 AM - Of the many systems working within the human body, the immune system is an excellent example of complex efficiency. A network of participating cells and organs, it synchronizes its responses when defending the body from infection and disease.
In its element, it has the capacity to remember diseases...|
|11/2/2011 - We all know that our immune system is the first line of defense against a wide array of potentially deadly pathogens, bacteria and viruses. Yet many people take this crucial defense barrier for granted and do little to ensure that they are adequately protected against a multitude of microscopic invaders....|
|4/18/2011 - When a new mother is eating a balanced diet and providing her body with the proper nutrients, breastfeeding is always the preferred method of nourishment for a baby. Not only does breastfeeding promote bonding between mom and baby, but breast milk also provides babies with immunity from nutrients, enzymes...|
|3/20/2011 10:48:46 AM - It's been known for a long time that a lack of vitamin A can make you susceptible to infections. On the other hand, some research has shown vitamin A can suppress the immune system.
What gives? Now researchers think they know.
It turns out vitamin A is a remarkably 'smart' vitamin. It integrates...|
|11/27/2010 - Using natural remedies, foods and exercise to strengthen one's immune system is far better than reaching for a chemical based product from the local pharmacy. These products merely suppress the symptoms of colds and flu, instead of allowing the body to heal naturally.
Diet plays a huge role in building...|
|8/18/2010 - Scientists from Italy and the U.S. claim to have found a new therapeutic way to assist the body in defending against and killing cancer cells -- salmonella bacteria. Based on initial tests in mice and human cancer cells, the team observed that small doses of salmonella actually trigger the immune system...|
|8/10/2010 - Scientists have long known that certain types of mushrooms have anti-tumor activity. But what about widely available, common white button mushrooms (WBMs)? Known by the botanical name Agaricus bisporus, they are a tasty addition to everything from salads to pizzas -- and, it turns out, they do have...|
|7/29/2010 - Researchers have discovered that vitamin D plays a crucial role in activating the immune system's ability to recognize and fight pathogens.
While scientists have long known that vitamin D plays a critical role in bone health, recent research has begun to suggest that it also serves to regulate the...|
|6/19/2010 - A strong immune system is at the heart of our very wellbeing so we can fight off most diseases and conditions that come our way. But if our immune system is weakened for whatever reason, we become very vulnerable. Holistic medicine recognizes that illness is not caused by viruses and bacteria but by...|
|4/13/2010 - Many people think of colds and flu as inevitable and resort to going for a flu shot as a preventative measure or to taking plenty of medication in an attempt to cure colds and flu. Yet, by eating correctly, eliminating harmful foods, reducing stress and getting enough sleep, the immune system can be...|
|3/2/2010 - Low white blood cell counts are indicative of a suppressed immune system and can have many causes. Emotional state and stress, an unhealthy diet and lifestyle, and nutritional intake can all cause lower immune system response and low white blood cell counts. Low immunity can also be caused by a number...|
|1/12/2010 - HIV does NOT cause AIDS. HIV does not cause anything. A staggering statement given the hype and acceptance by the scientific establishment and, through them, the public that the HIV virus is the only cause of AIDS. HIV is a weak virus and does not dismantle the immune system. Nor is AIDS passed on sexually.
|1/6/2010 - Beginning of the school year, rumors of the swine flu sparked great fear around the world. As viruses and bacteria begin to spread like wild fire throughout our communities, you are probably searching for the best immune system supplements to protect your family in addition to a well-balanced diet....|
|11/24/2009 - There are many superfoods that boost immune function, but few do it with as much potency as bee pollen. Through its unique combination of minerals, vitamins, amino acids and enzymes, bee pollen offers one of the most revitalizing natural superfoods in the world (especially when collected from local...|
|10/29/2009 - Conventional medicine's explanations of HIV and AIDS are a medical myth at best; and outright quackery at worst. There is no such thing as a virus that "causes" AIDS, since the very definition of AIDS is widely disputed by scientists around the world. (And patients are often diagnosed with AIDS who...|
|10/13/2009 - People still don't get it: Vitamin D is the "miracle nutrient" that activates your immune system to defend you against invading microorganisms -- including seasonal flu and swine flu. Two months ago, an important study was published by researchers at Oregon State University. This study reveals something...|
|10/12/2009 - Astragalus has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for literally thousands of years. Today, in the western world, it's being rediscovered as a powerful adaptogenic herb with a remarkable ability to balance and boost immune function. With more and more people concerned about immune function...|
|10/2/2009 - Living in South America, I often find myself steeped in abundant natural cures for many diseases, including cancer. You can hardly walk out your front door without finding yourself surrounded with natural medicines made by Mother Nature, and it's true across the continent, from Ecuador (where I live)...|
|9/1/2009 - Is it a stretch to speculate that the coming swine flu vaccinations will be the actual trigger for the mother of all flu pandemics? Could we have a chain reaction that would be falsely attributed as part of the swine flu pandemic, justifying more forced vaccinations? Using live attenuated viruses from...|
|7/17/2009 - We live in a "sleep sick nation", according to Dr. William C. Dement, MD. Dr. Dement is a sleep researcher who also calls this phenomenon a "hidden epidemic". This hidden epidemic is a contributing factor to the rise in chronic disease and general bad health in the west, especially America. Over the...|
|4/28/2009 - If you could only have one supplement, which one would you choose? For its high nutrient content and potent defense against disease and the ravages of aging, many people have put chlorella at the top of their list. Now there are even more reasons to cheer for chlorella. Scientists are documenting its...|
|2/11/2009 - Conventional medical doctors around the world (and the drug companies that support them) want all children to be vaccinated against measles, mumps, HPV, chicken pox and literally over a hundred other diseases. Bill Gates even supports the effort to "eradicate" disease from our planet by vaccinating...|
|2/11/2009 - What follows is a collection of quotations from naturopathic physicians, health authors, researchers and doctors on the dangers of vaccines. I assembled these quotes from a private library of health books and published them here to make this entire collection public.
Here, you'll learn how vaccines...|
|2/4/2009 - What do the top authors, doctors and health experts have to say about the realtionship between omega-3 fatty acids and inflammation? I asked my Private Research Library that question recently and was overwhelmed with the remarkable wisdom it revealed.
Below, I share the top quotes from noted authors...|
|12/18/2008 - This is the time of year when people want a fully functioning immune system to keep away colds and flu and see them through the winter in good health. How they go about achieving this goal can determine whether it becomes a reality. There are so many products on the market that claim they can protect...|
|12/2/2008 - The flu season is upon us and you may be wondering whether or not you should get vaccinated. Recent evidence would suggest that flu shots aren′t very effective, especially for those most at risk - the elderly. These are the people most likely to come down with the flu, followed by complications...|
|11/21/2008 - As winter approaches, it is more important than ever to fill our bodies with nutrients that will boost our immune system so that we can make it through the season feeling balanced and well. A smoothie is a fantastic way to start the day because you can pack in plenty of nourishing ingredients. For some...|
|10/18/2008 - It's almost cold and flu season again. This is the time to make sure your immune system is up to the task of killing off invading germs, viruses and bacteria. A healthy, well-tuned immune system also vanquishes abnormal or degenerating cells before they can do any damage. One of the best ways to make...|
|10/13/2008 - This interview is an excerpt from Kevin Gianni's Renegade Roundtable, which can be found at (http://www.RenegadeRoundtable.com) . In this excerpt, Dr. J.E. Williams shares on our immune system's vulnerability and diseases like cancer or chronic fatigue syndrome.
Renegade Water Secrets with Dr. J.E....|
|8/27/2008 - A compound that naturally occurs in broccoli may help prevent the oxidizing damage that causes the immune system to decline with age, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of California at Los Angeles and published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.
|5/8/2008 - The need for this article is both current and long-standing. The current Candida diets are unhealthy, lengthy, unwise and simply not all that effective. On the other hand, there is no reason that Candida cannot be totally controlled in a few days to two weeks for most cases -- a few cases may take longer...|
|4/23/2008 - Are you worried about the possible outbreak of the Avian Flu among humans? Perhaps you should be! I hope that all of the publicity about the Bird Flu proves to be a false alarm, as well as the theories that it may be a deliberately engineered flu, but I have to tell you that from what I have learned...|
|4/8/2008 - A public survey posted on NaturalNews.com reveals that 98% of survey participants (1919 out of 1954) believe that parents should have the right to refuse vaccinations for their children. The online survey was conducted from April 6 to April 8, and survey respondents were self-selected. A total of 1,954...|
|3/10/2008 - Western medicine treats the body as a collection of parts instead of as a synergistic organism. When it comes to treating broken bones and injured body parts, mainstream Western medicine is unequaled. When this same approach is used to treat illness and disease - fixing or repairing the parts where...|
|2/15/2008 - New Jersey's Public Health Council gave its citizens a Christmas present that will not please the health-conscious, as it became the first state in the nation to require flu shots for preschoolers. Starting in September of 2008, all children attending preschool or licensed day care centers will have...|
|2/1/2008 - What you are about to read may rock or even dismantle the very foundation of your beliefs about your body, health and healing. The title, Cancer Is Not a Disease, may be unsettling for many, provocative to some, but encouraging for all. This book will serve as a life-altering revelation for those who...|
|12/14/2007 - Vaccination no longer makes any sense. Or did it ever? The much-acclaimed benefits of the latest vaccine against Hib meningitis also seem to be unfounded. In a pro-vaccine study published in 1993 in the Journal of the American Medical Association, the children in the control group who didn't receive...|
|11/20/2007 - Flu shots remain a subject of intense controversy. Vaccinations of all types remain the centerpiece of the public health herd-mentality paradigm. Just wait until the Avian flu comes, then you will see public health at its finest. Yes, there will be police-state forced vaccinations with experimental...|
|1/27/2007 - HIV patients may have an effective weapon to lengthen their lives, thanks to selenium. Taking a selenium supplement daily appears to keep HIV at bay and also strengthen the immune system, according to research by the University of Miami.
In a double-blind study of 262 HIV patients divided between...|
|1/25/2007 - Hailed in ancient Eastern medicine as the "mushroom of immortality" and the "medicine of kings," you'd expect reishi to offer you some pretty astounding health benefits, right? Your assumptions are correct. This prized fungus may be able to boost your immune system, fight cancer, ward off heart disease,...|
|11/22/2006 - Published in the Oct. 9 issue of the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, the early laboratory findings may lead to a new approach in treating Alzheimer's disease by enhancing the natural function of the immune system using curcumin, known for its anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties.
|10/9/2006 - Can the extract of a mushroom that is commonly found in the woods of North America, Asia and Europe have a beneficial impact on the human immune system? A small study using “Turkey Tail” mushroom (Trametes versicolor) extract, has found that it may.
The “Turkey Tail” mushroom is too tough to eat,...|
|8/9/2006 - Medical researchers are finding that one of the keys to good health could be living in our guts – specifically, in the world of microbes that live in our digestive tracks.
Researchers are discovering that this “good” bacteria helps not only to stimulate digestive health, but may stimulate a healthy...|
|4/24/2006 - Mike: Hello. This is Mike Adams, the Health Ranger. Ben Kage and I are joined by Jon Barron. He's the director of the Baseline of Health Foundation. He's on the medical advisory board of the Health Sciences Institute, one of my favorite publications. He's top man at jonbarron.org and the author of Lessons...|
|3/8/2006 - Mike: Today we're talking with David Wolfe. How are you doing today?
Wolfe: I'm having the best day ever, by far. How are you doing?
Mike: I'm doing pretty well, too. Now, let's talk about bird flu. What are you talking to people about in the world of food as medicine that can help defend them...|
|3/8/2006 - Mike: Today we're talking with David Wolfe. How are you doing today?
Wolfe: I'm having the best day ever, by far. How are you doing?
Mike: I'm doing pretty well, too. Now, let's talk about bird flu. What are you talking to people about in the world of food as medicine that can help defend them...|
|10/24/2005 - It happens to everyone, sometimes multiple times a year. That's why it's called the common cold, right? But while we're all familiar with the common cold, we may only know of one or two ways to fight it, which usually involve some sort of over-the-counter medication, or the folk remedy, a bowl of chicken...|
|9/27/2005 - With news about the coming flu pandemic now grabbing headlines around the world, the World Health Organization is finally starting to share details about its plans for stopping the next outbreak. The World Health Organization, by the way, deserves tremendous credit for warning the world about the danger...|
|7/25/2005 - Soon after giving birth, female mammals produce colostrum, which is a milk-like substance that jump-starts a newborn's immune system. Researchers now believe that the benefits of colostrum don't necessarily end there. If you have a compromised immune system or are just looking for a boost to your healthy...|
|6/21/2005 - People are rather confused over news that the bird flu virus has now mutated to a less lethal, but far more dangerous, form. It seems like a contradiction: If it's less lethal, shouldn't it be less dangerous?
No. The mainstream press isn't explaining this very well, so let me cover the basics. It...|
|6/14/2005 - Amazing things truly do come in small packages. One of your most powerful weapons against cancer is chlorella -- a unicellular, green algae. This tiny algae packs a powerful punch. In Prescription for Dietary Wellness, Phyllis A. Balch explains, "Chlorella…contains the highest chlorophyll level per...|
|6/11/2005 - Nature can provide you with valuable weapons against cancer, but like all things, it's up to you to use them. Although the Japanese have known about and used spirulina for medicinal purposes for years, this form of microalgae is still not "mainstream" in American diets. Spirulina natively grows in alkaline,...|
|3/14/2005 - When taking a look at the potential threat of the bird flu virus, it's difficult to get an accurate perspective. For many people in the United States, Canada or the UK, the bird flu virus is just some other strange disease in Asia that's killing pigs or birds, and the implications don't really hit home....|
|12/10/2004 - There is a curious tendency in conventional medicine to name a set of symptoms a disease. I was recently at a compounding pharmacy having my bone mineral density measured to update my health stats. I spotted a poster touting a new drug for osteoporosis. It was written by a drug company and it said exactly...|
|11/13/2004 - A global influenza pandemic isn't something that most people think about on a day-to-day basis. But it could soon become front-page news, if the fears of the World Health Organization are realized. The group is concerned about the ripening conditions for a global outbreak of a particular bird flu...|
|8/6/2004 - A new study conducted at Ohio State University and published in the journal Psychoneuroendocrinology has revealed that having social interaction makes wounds heal faster. In fact, this study demonstrated that wounds heal twice as fast in subjects who had social interaction compared to those who were...|
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|7/5/2004 - It's further proof that cancer is actually nothing more than the systemic failure of a person's immune system: an astounding 10% of cancer deaths, new research shows, is the result of severe sepsis infections. Of course, a healthy immune system wards off sepsis without strain, but a patient whose immune...|
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The Consumer Wellness Center is
a non-profit organization offering nutrition education grants to programs that
help children and expectant mothers around the world.
Food Investigations is
a series of mini-documentaries exposing the truth about dangerous ingredients
in the food supply.
alternative health programs, documentaries and more.
The Honest Food Guide is
a free, downloadable public health and nutrition chart that dares to tell the
truth about what foods we should really be eating.
a free online reference database of healing foods, phytonutrients and plant-based
medicines that prevent or treat diseases and health conditions.
a free, online reference library that lists medicinal herbs and their health
a free online reference database of phytonutrients (natural medicines found in
foods) and their health benefits. Lists diseases, foods, herbs and more.