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Stop Using Canola Oil Immediately

Stop Using Canola Oil Immediately

| Jan 14, 2018

The pros and cons of fat consumption are perhaps more hotly debated than any other food category. The word “fat” has come to carry a negative connotation, but as we’ve written about in the past, not all fats are created equal. Some serve as the perfect fuel source for your body and brain, and others […]

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Why You Should Replace Sugar with Honey

Why You Should Replace Sugar with Honey

| Jan 12, 2018

Overconsumption of sugar is one of the fatal flaws of the Standard American Diet. Natural sugar sources—such as fruits, juices, and high-sugar vegetables like carrots and beets—are an essential and healthful part of a balanced diet. After all, glucose (the type of sugar naturally found in the foods you eat) is a primary energy source […]

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Is Sleep Deprivation Destroying Your Health?

Is Sleep Deprivation Destroying Your Health?

| Jan 4, 2018

Most people don’t get enough sleep. Missing out on the recommended 7 to 9 hours of shut-eye nightly does more than just make you feel groggy and grumpy. The long term effects of sleep deprivation are real. It drains your mental abilities and puts your physical health at real risk. In the long term, chronic sleep deprivation may lead to a host of health problems including obesity, […]

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Can Cacao Help Prevent Diabetes?

Can Cacao Help Prevent Diabetes?

| Dec 31, 2017

  December 13th was National Cocoa Day—‘tis certainly the season for enjoying a nice cup of hot chocolate by the fire. But cocoa is much more than just an enjoyable winter beverage. We’ve written about the incredible benefits of raw cacao in past articles—one team of researchers stated that cacao’s “health-promoting benefits are so remarkable […]

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The Amazing Benefits of Wheatgrass

The Amazing Benefits of Wheatgrass

| Dec 27, 2017

According to surveys conducted by the Center for Disease Control, only about 27 percent of Americans get more than three servings of vegetables per day. Most of us know by now that we need to be eating fresh fruits and veggies everyday in abundance for optimal health and detoxification. However, for many people this isn’t as […]

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Grocery Aisles Are Filled with “Fake Organics” (Here’s How to Avoid Them)

Grocery Aisles Are Filled with “Fake Organics” (Here’s How to Avoid Them)

| Dec 24, 2017

The organic food movement was born from a genuine desire to heal the earth through regenerative agriculture practices and a proper relationship with food. Its intention was to provide a standard to which our nation’s food producers could be held—one that would foster healthy soil building, humane and sustainable animal husbandry, and nutrient-dense, health-promoting crops. […]

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Chaga Mushrooms Fight Cancer, Supercharge Immune Function, and Much More

Chaga Mushrooms Fight Cancer, Supercharge Immune Function, and Much More

| Dec 23, 2017

  We’ve written about the healing power of medicinal mushrooms in past articles. Medicinal mushrooms are one of the most ancient, most versatile, and most underappreciated class of natural remedies in the world. Luckily, they’re drawing an increasing level of attention from both conventional and holistic medicine, thanks to a wealth of new research. We’ve […]

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Aloe Vera Reduces Wrinkles by Increasing Collagen (and much more)

Aloe Vera Reduces Wrinkles by Increasing Collagen (and much more)

| Dec 14, 2017

One of the greatest advantages that natural medicine has over allopathic medicine is that it offers remedies with a wide range of simultaneous benefits and applications. Healing plants are a great example of natural remedies. They are able to heal many problems at once simply by bringing the entire body into balance. While medical science has […]

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Eat More Broccoli to Heal and Protect Your Digestion

Eat More Broccoli to Heal and Protect Your Digestion

| Dec 9, 2017

We’ve harped on the incredible benefits of broccoli in past articles. If you never got over the childhood tendency to avoid this superfood veggie, it’s time to reconsider—researchers continue to uncover a multitude of powerful health benefits associated with eating broccoli. The beneficial components of broccoli (especially a compound called sulfurophane) have been shown to […]

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Is Iodine Deficiency Sapping Your Vitality?

Is Iodine Deficiency Sapping Your Vitality?

| Dec 9, 2017

There’s lots of talk about vitamin and mineral deficiencies these days. An increasing number of health experts are coming to the same conclusion: it’s extremely difficult to get all the vitamins and minerals our bodies need from food alone.   One deficiency that doesn’t often make headlines, though, is iodine deficiency. Nevertheless, it is one […]

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