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Yogurt: Healthy or Health Scam?

Yogurt: Healthy or Health Scam?

| Oct 28, 2017

  The modern food industry is a well-oiled machine with many talents—it’s particularly adept at creating scalable, beautifully presented, and delicious products. One trick it hasn’t mastered, though, is making healthy products. This is mainly because high-quality, preservative-free foods don’t come cheap, so large manufacturers tend to stick to lower-quality varieties and stuff them full […]

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Drink Beet Juice for a Brain Boost

Drink Beet Juice for a Brain Boost

| Oct 24, 2017

Cognitive enhancement is a hot topic these days. With Alzheimer’s and other forms of cognitive dysfunction on the rise, the race is on to discover new ways to keep our brains healthy and strong. New research is also beginning to reveal that optimized brain health is one of the keys to everything from high performance […]

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Detoxing from Air Pollution (and Forest Fires)

Detoxing from Air Pollution (and Forest Fires)

| Oct 23, 2017

  As of mid-October 2017, forest fires continue to rage across Northern California. Property damage has already topped $3 billion, and the property analytics firm CoreLogic reports that costs could skyrocket to $65 billion before the fires are fully contained.[1] The fires have claimed 42 lives, and have displaced tens of thousands from their homes. […]

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Does Red Yeast Rice Safely Lower Cholesterol?

Does Red Yeast Rice Safely Lower Cholesterol?

| Oct 17, 2017

Over one third of all Americans struggle with cholesterol issues. According to the CDC, high cholesterol doubles the risk of heart disease, the leading cause of death in the United States.[1] While much of the science around cholesterol is still up for debate (more on that later), the medical mainstream has nevertheless chosen to simplify […]

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Fight Cancer Stem Cells with Food, Not Drugs

Fight Cancer Stem Cells with Food, Not Drugs

| Oct 16, 2017

The mainstream oncology industry would have you believe that dangerous and invasive treatment methods like chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and surgery are the only options for fighting cancer. But a mountain of research says otherwise—a growing community of experts are beginning to recognize that conventional cancer treatments are unnecessarily risky, and that there’s a better way. […]

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Low Cholesterol Can Be As BAD as High Cholesterol

Low Cholesterol Can Be As BAD as High Cholesterol

| Oct 9, 2017

  For all its wonders, modern medicine also has serious drawbacks. It’s notorious for focusing on isolated variables—for each single mechanism in the body it attempts to target, it can leave others out of balance. The body operates as a whole system, so it responds to measures which encourage overall homeostasis. Medicines that try to […]

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Foods So Toxic That Other Countries Have Banned Them

Foods So Toxic That Other Countries Have Banned Them

| Oct 7, 2017

  Consumers trust that the food choices being offered to them are safe. They might be aware that choosing donuts over kale is not the healthiest decision, but they can rest assured that nothing available for purchase is directly toxic and dangerous. After all, our country’s food system operates according to strict and well-monitored safety […]

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Combat Rheumatoid Arthritis with Vitamin K2

Combat Rheumatoid Arthritis with Vitamin K2

| Oct 3, 2017

  A surprising number of debilitating health conditions can be traced back to nutrient deficiency. In past articles, we’ve covered some of the deficiencies that can cause major issues if not addressed, such as insufficient vitamin D, magnesium, potassium, vitamin E, and vitamin B12. Even deficiencies in underestimated minerals like sulfur and iodine can quickly […]

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Sprouts: Nature’s Nutrient-Dense Treasure

Sprouts: Nature’s Nutrient-Dense Treasure

| Oct 1, 2017

                    What are sprouts exactly? You have probably had them on your salad. There are a lot of different types – almost as many as there are edible plants. Bean sprouts, sunflower sprouts, rye sprouts… every plant-based food started with a sprout and grew from there. […]

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The Hormone That Stops the Brain from Aging (And How to Get More of It)

The Hormone That Stops the Brain from Aging (And How to Get More of It)

| Sep 30, 2017

It’s no secret that the brain is an enormously complex organ. There is a great deal that we still don’t know about it—perhaps this is why, for decades, neurodegeneration researchers preferred to assume that cognitive decline is simply an inevitability of old age. After all, how could we possibly claim control over something about which […]

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