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The Simplest, Most Effective Way to Eat for Weight Loss and Longevity

The Simplest, Most Effective Way to Eat for Weight Loss and Longevity

| Dec 5, 2018

We live in the age of information overload. Having such abundant knowledge at our fingertips can be overwhelming—and nutritional knowledge is no exception. Thanks to the incredible breadth of resources at our disposal in the natural health space, parsing out the perfect nutritional plan can seem like a full-time job. But here’s the good news: […]

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The Troubling Truth About Milk’s Health Risks

The Troubling Truth About Milk’s Health Risks

| Nov 28, 2018

Milk has long been considered a healthy staple of the American diet. It has been lauded as a delicious way to build strong bones, maintain a healthy weight, and support overall wellness. This story—largely propagated by the American Dairy Board—has been swallowed hook, line, and sinker by the American public. The USDA Marketing Service reports […]

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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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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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Agrochemical Exposure Causes Deformities in Argentinian Children

Agrochemical Exposure Causes Deformities in Argentinian Children

| Oct 19, 2018

The safety of pesticides and other agrochemicals is still the subject of heated debate. Despite nearly indisputable evidence of their health risks, the use of these chemicals is more widespread than ever. An incredible 9.4 million tons of RoundUp pesticide have been sprayed onto fields since the product’s inception in 1974, making it the most-used […]

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Jamaica Plans to Ban Styrofoam and Disposable Plastics

Jamaica Plans to Ban Styrofoam and Disposable Plastics

| Oct 17, 2018

Society’s love affair with plastic is coming to an end. It is now undeniable that its hazards outweigh its benefits of convenience, and that something must be done to limit its adverse effects on human health and the environment. We’ve become dependent on plastic to sustain our modern lifestyle, but now it’s polluting our oceans, […]

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Popular New Vegan Burger Contains GMO

Popular New Vegan Burger Contains GMO

| Oct 6, 2018

For most of the world, meat provides a significant percentage of dietary protein. And for Americans, there’s few meat-based dishes more iconic than a good-old hamburger. Much to the chagrin of burger lovers, though, red meat has become the subject of increasing criticism. As early as the late 1970s and early 1980s, a string of […]

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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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