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Vitamin D Isn’t Just for Your Bones (It Can Even Treat or Prevent Diabetes)

Vitamin D Isn’t Just for Your Bones (It Can Even Treat or Prevent Diabetes)

| Nov 14, 2018

Vitamin D used to be discussed simply in the context of rickets, the dramatic weakening and softening of bones caused by severe calcium and phosphorous deficiency (a condition directly linked to severe vitamin D deficiency). For many years, this myopic view kept the medical mainstream’s focus on preserving only the minimum levels of vitamin D […]

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Studies Suggest Our Brains Are Wired for Laziness (Here’s How to Overcome This Tendency)

Studies Suggest Our Brains Are Wired for Laziness (Here’s How to Overcome This Tendency)

| Nov 7, 2018

We all know that exercise is vital to our health. Why, then, is it so difficult to avoid a sedentary lifestyle? The frenzied pace and work-centered culture of modern life certainly play a role—it’s difficult to prioritize exercise with so many other pressing societal obligations. But scientists believe the story doesn’t end there. A new […]

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Dangerous Glyphosate Levels Found in the Human Body

Dangerous Glyphosate Levels Found in the Human Body

| Nov 1, 2018

Monsanto continues to insist that glyphosate, the active ingredient in their best-selling RoundUp pesticide, poses no risk to human health. It’s becoming increasingly difficult to believe their claims, however, and many experts believe it’s only a matter of time before glyphosate goes the way of Monsanto’s past creations (saccharine, PCBs, and Zyklon-B, just to name […]

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Turmeric Works Wonders for Prediabetes

Turmeric Works Wonders for Prediabetes

| Oct 26, 2018

It’s fair to say that turmeric has earned its title as a functional food of unrivaled versatility. It seems to have the uncanny ability to take on any ailment, illness, or condition—and this claim is borne out by both ancient practice and modern research. As we’ve discussed before, there’s a simple reason why this magical […]

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New Study Confirms Artificial Sweeteners Are Toxic to Gut Microbes

New Study Confirms Artificial Sweeteners Are Toxic to Gut Microbes

| Oct 26, 2018

    Manufacturers of artificial sweeteners would like us to think that they’ve discovered the perfect loophole for enjoying the sweetness of sugar without any of its health risks. As we’ve covered in previous articles, though, nothing could be further from the truth. The first commercially available artificial sweetener, saccharin, was shown to cause cancer […]

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Is Tylenol By Far The Most Dangerous Drug Ever Made

Is Tylenol By Far The Most Dangerous Drug Ever Made

| Sep 28, 2018

“Tylenol Is By Far The Most Dangerous Drug Ever Made” Aric Hausknecht, M.D. July 30, 2017  “Each year a substantial number of Americans experience intentional and unintentional Tylenol (acetaminophen) associated overdoses that can result in serious morbidity and mortality. Acetaminophen-associated overdoses account for about 50,000 emergency room visits and 25,000 hospitalizations yearly.Acetaminophen is the nation’s leading cause of […]

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BPA-Free Plastic May Still Pose Serious Health Risks

BPA-Free Plastic May Still Pose Serious Health Risks

| Sep 27, 2018

Plastic has solved many of the problems of industrial society. It’s lightweight, cheap, and easy to produce; no wonder it was once considered a marvel of modern science. Those days are over, though, as we now know that plastic triggers nearly as many problems as it solves. Its non-biodegradable nature (once hailed as durability) has […]

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Can Parsley Prevent Cancer?

Can Parsley Prevent Cancer?

| Sep 20, 2018

“Food is Medicine” We have all heard this saying before, but do we really understand what this means? Therapeutic dietary practices continue to prove their worth. Researchers now refer to foods with therapeutic applications as “functional foods”—they offer an easy and powerful way to take control of our health, and some of them have been […]

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How to Catch Cancer Early

How to Catch Cancer Early

| Sep 9, 2018

Prevention is touted as primarily important in the natural health community. Alternative and holistic medicine prides itself on creating overall balance and preventing health issues before they arise—as opposed to allopathic medicine, which endeavors to manage acute symptoms of current conditions. As the rising incidence of chronic disease demonstrates, symptom management is not a satisfactory […]

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Why A Sedentary Lifestyle Is Disastrous for Your Heart

Why A Sedentary Lifestyle Is Disastrous for Your Heart

| Sep 9, 2018

Even for people in their 70s, exercise can lower risk of cardiovascular disease!   It is very important to remain physically active as we age. Everyone knows that an active lifestyle is decidedly healthier than a sedentary one. Any credible doctor will advocate proper exercise, particularly for the sake of safeguarding cardiovascular health. Despite this […]

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