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|11/21/2016 - The word "detox" may sound like just another buzz word, but the detoxification process is actually an essential part of human health. Your body comes equipped with its own natural method for detoxification, known as the lymphatic system. The lymphatic system serves to remove toxins, cell waste and other...|
|11/19/2016 - Increasingly, independent scientists are looking at ways that nutrition can help prevent and/or heal many diseases. Proper nutrition, as has long been established, is really the key to better health.
That's why it is promising that researchers are examining the health benefits of inositol, a nutrient...|
|11/19/2016 - The terms alkalinity and acidity will be familiar to everyone who has taken a high school chemistry class. Now this concept is being applied to the human diet, and it's shedding some light on the right foods to eat if you want to avoid health problems and keep your body in balance.
As you might recall,...|
|11/14/2016 - A British teenager who thought she just had tonsillitis nearly died before doctors discovered that she had a raging blood infection that was systematically poisoning all of her internal organs.
Jess Lewin, 19, of Plymouth, was diagnosed with sepsis, also known as septicemia or "blood poisoning."...|
|11/10/2016 - According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency, the average American has over 700 chemicals in his or her body – a terrible toxic burden, and one our bodies are ill-equipped to handle. Exposure to toxic chemicals and heavy metals is occurring at a level unprecedented in human history—...|
|11/9/2016 - Farmers' markets are growing in popularity worldwide. And now wonder: these markets provide benefits not just for the farmers and the people who buy from them, but for their communities and even the planet as a whole.
Although there is no legal definition of the term "farmers' market" -- thus allowing...|
|11/8/2016 - Although acne was formerly thought to be a simple skin condition caused by buildup of dirt and dead skin, it is increasingly being understood as a genuine inflammatory health condition. And while most pimples clear up on their own in a week or so, large or persistent acne outbreaks are a cause to consult...|
|11/2/2016 - Diet soda is the health-conscious choice for those watching their weight, right? It has no sugar, and saves on calories, while still satisfying the sugary urge through artificial sweeteners like aspartame (Equal, NutraSweet), saccharin (SugarTwin, Sweet'N Low), acesulfame potassium (Sunett, Sweet One)...|
|10/24/2016 - To maintain good health, it is crucial to minimize our exposure to toxins. Therefore, we should consult the right doctor when we need one, opt for fresh organic foods, and be careful with the cleaning and cosmetic products we use. But did you know that choosing the right holistic dentist for yourself...|
|10/2/2016 - Researchers from King's College London have identified potentially important differences in the microbial makeup of feces from obese and non-overweight individuals, in a study published in the journal Genome Biology.
The study is part of a recent explosion of research into the microbiome, the billions...|
|9/30/2016 - An Italian doctor claims that he can transfer human consciousness to a new body by transplanting a head onto a new body. This could hypothetically prolong the lives of people whose bodies are ravaged by diseases that cannot be cured.
The desire to achieve immortality with medicine stretches back...|
|9/20/2016 - "Microsoft has vowed to 'solve the problem of cancer' within a decade by using ground-breaking computer science to crack the code of diseased cells so they can be reprogrammed back to a healthy state," reports the science editor of The Telegraph (UK).
"...[T]he company has assembled a 'small army'...|
|9/15/2016 - As the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announces their new plan to detain individuals and medicate them against their will, the government is stating very clearly: your body isn't yours. Individual rights no longer exist. You are our subject.
This is the antithesis of freedom, a mockery of personal...|
|9/7/2016 - There is such a thing as too much medical attention. Most people tend to disagree with this statement, particularly since there are thousands of germs and microbes everywhere. If you don't wash your hands properly before you eat, there's no telling what you'll put inside your body. Thankfully, it's...|
|9/6/2016 - When basic human needs are ignored, illness and disease often ensue. This is the case with hydration; not consuming enough water can have dire and sometimes hidden consequences on our bodies.
Increasing your daily water intake can work wonders for your health. This is expanded on in the book Water...|
|7/16/2016 - When was the last time you had a big night out and had a few too many to drink? Unless your answer is a couple of months ago, or never, we've got some bad news for you.
Although it's no secret that drinking alcohol is bad for your body and skin, most of us don't realize that the effects of a hangover...|
|6/23/2016 - Millions of Americans are stricken with dementia and Alzheimer's, while millions more are concerned that they, too, may some day develop these conditions, which currently have no traditional medical cure.
Fortunately a great deal of research on natural and alternative treatments that can either stave...|
|6/20/2016 - Our bodies are bombarded with all manner of toxins as we go about our daily lives. Even those of us who go to great lengths to avoid known toxins – for example, by eating organic foods and avoiding proceed meats – are still vulnerable. Toxins can sneak in from everywhere, whether it's the...|
|6/20/2016 - By their very nature, baking soda and lemon are a powerful food science combination that works against chronic disease, inflammation and cancer. Once inside the body, these two therapeutic food agents begin to help create a more alkaline environment, creating the cellular conditions necessary for nutrient...|
|6/19/2016 - Many people have heard or read about how avoiding acidic foods and eating more alkaline ones can help reduce your risk of cancer, but often without understanding the definitions of "acidic" and "alkaline" being used.
Acidic and alkaline substances are, in a sense, chemical opposites. When they react,...|
|6/11/2016 - First of all, most cancers are created by consuming chemicals, and those cancer cells exist in the blood and can travel throughout the body. So what's the use of going "under the knife" to cut out some flesh when that same person keeps eating, drinking, applying and injecting chemicals that cause more...|
|6/8/2016 - Though it may be unfamiliar to many people, those who know about turmeric are well aware of its health benefits. In fact, they know that just one teaspoon per day of this "Queen of all spices," which has been prevalent in natural medicine for some 4,000 years, will help keep inflammation, pain, toxins...|
|5/10/2016 - Popular toothpaste and body lotion brands may catch your attention due to head-turning packaging, shelf placement and regular advertising, but the reality is that such products can pose a serious danger to your health.
For example, fluoride is toxic, yet many dental professionals and consumers hold...|
|5/9/2016 - Vitamin D, also known as the sunshine vitamin, plays a significant role in the absorption of calcium. Our bodies need calcium to build bones and keep them strong. Despite the name, vitamin D is actually considered a hormone and not a vitamin.
Unlike other vitamins, our bodies are capable of producing...|
|5/8/2016 - As sunlight shines through the sheets of rain, we stare in awe at the arcing rainbow of colors appearing across the sky. Perhaps this beautiful geometry and spectrum of colors is an indication of an eclectic palette of medicines existing in the sun's rays. For a moment, as the rainbow comes into view,...|
|5/1/2016 - Hay fever affects around 7.8 percent of people over the age of 18 in the U.S., and worldwide, between 10 and 30 percent of the global population, according to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI).
Otherwise known as allergic rhinitis, hay fever is a common condition that...|
|4/30/2016 - The "ketogenic diet" has become one of the latest diet fads, heralded by Hollywood's healthiest stars. But what exactly does this new buzzword mean? Well, the "keto diet," as some like to call it, is notorious for being low in carbohydrates. Maintaining a low-carb diet influences the body into a state...|
|4/26/2016 - Not only do congressional Democrats want to take away your constitutional right to own a firearm, they also want to extinguish all methods of protecting yourself from being shot, even if it's the police doing the shooting.
In case you missed it, a little more than a year ago Rep. Michael "Mike" Honda,...|
|4/12/2016 - If you are not a huge fan of counting the calories that you eat on a daily basis, then the hottest new diet might be perfect for you. Experts are now claiming that maintaining a healthy weight is not about the calories you eat – it's about the macronutrients you put into your body, according to...|
|4/7/2016 - The science emerging on the functionality of the human gut, as well as the importance of beneficial bacteria, is nothing short of amazing. Aside from processing food, the gut and its microorganisms (which total in the trillions), play a factor in whether an individual develops cancer or becomes overweight.
|4/6/2016 - You've been taught all sorts of lies about cancer by the "cancer profiteers" -- the institutions, cancer doctors, oncology centers and chemotherapy drug makers who profit from cancer.
In order to keep their profits flowing, they have to keep you in the dark about cancer truths: How it originates,...|
|4/5/2016 - Acupuncture, an ancient form of Chinese medicine involving the application of needles along important points in the body, is associated with countless health benefits. While these benefits are deeply understood by the Chinese, who have practiced acupuncture for more than 2,500 years, the West is only...|
|4/4/2016 - An exotic red fruit that appears to have spikes protruding from its rind, is becoming more popular in the tropical regions of the world. Originally from Indonesia, the rambutan fruit is now commonly harvested in India, Australia, Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia and Ecuador. The attractive red rind harbors...|
|3/14/2016 - Since cell phones are so convenient and since microwave radiation is invisible to us, we never consider the risks of carrying cell phones on and around our bodies. But the FCC does assess the risks and requires cell phone companies to warn consumers of the dangers of microwave radiation. Over time,...|
|3/3/2016 - Pharmaceutical science is pretty good at one thing: creating entirely new health problems. Take Big Pharma's opiate pain meds, for example. Researchers are now finding out that this common class of drugs causes severe opioid-induced constipation (OIC) which may lead to rectal tearing and abdominal pain....|
|2/12/2016 - The Greek physician Hippocrates was one of the first doctors in the history of Western medicine to believe that diet and exercise could actually influence one's well-being and prevent illness. His theories were of such impact, both at the time and in the ages to follow, that Hippocrates is now referred...|
|2/9/2016 - A British student is asking for doctors to pay greater attention to the amounts of metal that could be present in the human body, after being diagnosed with life-threatening Wilson's disease. The illness causes a toxic build-up of copper in the body, which is deadly if left untreated.
|1/28/2016 - "The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities." These are the wise words of Ayn Rand, who at a young age witnessed the confiscation of her father's business by Russia's communist Bolshevik party. Rand was forced to flee...|
|1/27/2016 - Serving as further evidence of how little the mainstream scientific community understands about nutrition and health, a new study recently published in a reputable health journal makes the outrageous claim that exercise can actually cause some people to gain weight in the form of added fat.
|1/12/2016 - Both the EPA and FDA are arming up with military-style equipment such as body armor, spending tens of millions of dollars on military gear over the last few years.
OpenTheBooks.com has been tracking government spending on military-style equipment, revealing a frightening pattern of regulatory agencies...|
|12/21/2015 - L-Histidine + Injection = Histamine Release + Excess Histamine Excess Inflammation = Histamine Intolerance? (Story by Cynthia A. Janak, republished from HealthImpactNews.com.)
There are times in our lives when it seems like we come full circle in our findings. This is one of those times for me. Early...|
|12/16/2015 - The complexity of the human body is difficult to grasp, even for researchers who devote their entire lives to studying it. One of your body's most fascinating concepts is its intricately designed cellular structure, and the way in which cells communicate, function, die and regenerate. Click here for...|
|12/5/2015 - A doctor in India has been arrested after he attempted to secretly burn the body of a patient who had died under his care. Preliminary charges have been filed against him for murder and destroying evidence.
The incident took place in the southern city of Hyderabad, at a private clinic run by someone...|
|11/19/2015 - Always looking to diagnose something with new terminology, medical doctors often ignore the underlying nutrient deficiencies that restrict the body from healing itself. Many medical diagnoses, conclusions and interventions blame the body and its natural functions, a mischaracterization of the underlying...|
|11/12/2015 - Now we're finally getting down to the bottom of the delusional University of Missouri "racism" charade and the entire clusterfrack of events that followed it. It now appears that the entire thing was an elaborate HOAX dreamed up by the students themselves!
Evidence of the hoax nature of these events...|
|11/9/2015 - The tractor beam, one of science fiction's most iconic devices, is one step closer to reality, scientists from the Universities of Bristol and Sussex announced recently in a paper published in the journal Nature Communications.
But while the ability to move entire spaceships without touching them...|
|11/2/2015 - Based on my recent articles revealing the composition and function of zeolites, some readers are asking questions to gain a deeper understanding of what zeolites are made of, how they work, and where they don't work.
Below, I present three of the most common questions, along with informative answers.
|10/30/2015 - I want to thank all the readers who participated in the outpouring of support following my publishing of laboratory test results for zeolites.
As I wrote yesterday, off-the-shelf zeolites are composed of remarkably high concentrations of lead (10, 20, 40 or even 60 ppm) and strikingly higher concentrations...|
|10/13/2015 2:44:47 PM - First, Planned Parenthood top dogs said that their organization never did this. Now, suddenly, its CEO says the practice will cease. What gives?
As reported by Breitbart News, a letter by Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards asserts that "patently false claims" have been leveled against her...|
|10/12/2015 - If your thyroid isn't working well, you can improve your thyroid function with diet. Of course, the optimal way to fix any health problem is to eat raw, organic produce. These types of foods help the body heal. If you're specifically concerned about your thyroid, there are a number of easy, simple steps...|
|9/25/2015 - Maybe you or someone you know has cancer – right now. Obviously, the diagnosis can be devastating, but the question remains – "what needs to be done to successfully overcome the health challenges of this disease?" Based on scientific research, most cancer patients (to this day) would be...|
|9/23/2015 - The Atlantic has long been known as a traditional journalism organization that checks its facts and protects the accuracy of its stories. But the publisher has recently found itself embroiled in a scandal involving Kevin Folta, the discredited University of Florida scientist exposed for having secret...|
|9/3/2015 - Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero has announced that he plans to perform a human head transplant by the end of 2017. He has described a 36-hour surgery in which the head of a brain-dead body donor would be removed and replaced with the still-functioning head of a person with a debilitating disease.
|9/1/2015 - The bacteria that cause Lyme can be found in the skin, heart, joints, and nervous system. On top of that, Lyme disease specialists are finding that what we call Lyme disease may be caused by several different infectious organisms and may even be caused by a combination of different infectious pathogens....|
|8/19/2015 - The second undercover video released by pro-life group Center for Medical Progress shows Planned Parenthood officials ghoulishly negotiating prices for the body parts of aborted babies.
In the undercover video, as reported by LifeNews.com, Mary Gatter, the medical director at Planned Parenthood Pasadena...|
|8/17/2015 - An undercover, three-year investigation led by The Center for Medical Progress has unveiled a sinister agenda hiding within Planned Parenthood. The investigation has recorded more than one Planned Parenthood top level executive arranging for the illegal trafficking of aborted fetal body parts.
|8/16/2015 - It's been several weeks now since news broke that Planned Parenthood officials have allegedly been selling body parts and organs of aborted babies and the Obama Justice Department has yet to announce it would launch an investigation. Federal law, you see, prohibits the sale of human parts, so if true...|
|8/5/2015 - Cleaning a toilet is cheap and easy with a can of Coca-Cola. After the Coke sits in the toilet for an hour, the carbonic and phosphoric acid gets the job done, leaving behind a scum-free toilet bowl!
When that same can of Coke is poured into the mouth and down the esophagus of a human being, a much...|
|7/30/2015 - With over 80,000 chemicals in our environment, it's no wonder we find toxic chemicals everywhere – including over 200 poisons found inside the body of newborn children, confirmed by an Environmental Working Group study. These harmful substances, like bisphenol A (found in plastics), lead and mercury,...|
|7/27/2015 12:36:17 PM - One of the world's most lucrative industries, spending on cancer drugs reached an all-time high last year, as it was valued at more than $100 billion. Spending on cancer drugs increased 6.5 percent annually over the past five years and is expected to continue growing at a rate of 8 percent each year...|
|7/20/2015 - The mainstream media and their high-paying pharmaceutical sponsors make it seem like disease is random, striking people without warning. In this way of thinking, people start to feel like helpless victims. They can quickly become scared and lose touch with their bodies and minds. They start lining up...|
|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,...|
|4/22/2015 11:42:37 AM - Although many people try to be healthy by eating well, exercising regularly and surrounding themselves by positive people, the sad truth is that despite these efforts, their health is likely already in jeopardy. Odds are, thanks to exposure to cancer-causing chemicals like glyphosate -- found in none...|
|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:
|3/16/2015 6:10:30 PM - Who do you know that smokes, takes medications and could care less about buying organic food? Who do you know that wears too much cheap makeup, or drinks too many mixed drinks at the bar, or who always orders enough food for three? Maybe it's you that's being labeled with one of these "allopathic assault"...|
|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 - 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...|
|11/26/2014 - 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.
|11/19/2014 - 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 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...|
|10/9/2014 - 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...|
|10/1/2014 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...|
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|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...|
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