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Flaxseeds Are a Prostate Superfood

Flaxseeds Are a Prostate Superfood

| Mar 20, 2018

A recent study in the Journal of Medicinal Food demonstrates that daily consumption of flaxseeds may be safer and more effective than drugs and surgery for treating benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), the most common prostate issue.[1] It’s estimated that BPH afflicts nearly 50% of all men by the time they reach the age of 80. […]

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Can Ginger Help Heal Type 2 Diabetes?

Can Ginger Help Heal Type 2 Diabetes?

| Mar 16, 2018

Ginger is a wondrously healing and versatile plant. Besides being a pungent, spicy addition to a wide variety of dishes, it also offers an impressive array of specific health benefits, many of which we’ve discussed in previous articles. Ginger extract has been shown to be effective against bacterial, viral, fungal, and parasitic pathogens (which gives […]

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Why You Should Think Twice about Root Canals

Why You Should Think Twice about Root Canals

| Mar 15, 2018

Conventional dentistry suffers from some worrying flaws. We’ve written in past articles about the health issues associated with common dental practices (though they should really be called malpractices). Both the FDA and ADA refuse to acknowledge any present dangers, and in many cases have even gone to great lengths to silence criticism—so you may not […]

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Are You Suffering from Heavy Metal Toxicity?

Are You Suffering from Heavy Metal Toxicity?

| Mar 9, 2018

Toxins affect our health in powerful ways—many of them are so well-hidden that we’re not even aware of their detrimental influence. Sadly, sub-optimal levels of energy, vitality, and disease resistance have become the norm, so it can be difficult even to recognize the signs of toxicity. We’ve come to accept that stress, fatigue, and disease […]

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How Honey Fights Cancer (And Plenty of Other Diseases)

How Honey Fights Cancer (And Plenty of Other Diseases)

| Mar 6, 2018

People are finally starting to acknowledge the many dangers of sugar. We’ve written at length about how processed sugar promotes chronic inflammation, feeds the growth of cancer, [1] and contributes heavily to the development of heart disease, [2] diabetes, obesity, [3] liver disease, [4] high cholesterol, [5] and other serious health conditions. This doesn’t mean, however, that anything sweet-tasting has […]

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How to Avoid the Toxicity of Everyday Products

How to Avoid the Toxicity of Everyday Products

| Mar 2, 2018

It’s been a little while since we wrote about the toxins of modern living. Meanwhile, the world certainly isn’t getting any less toxic—our homes and belongings, the air we breathe, and the products we buy still pose potential risks to our health and well-being. In past articles, we’ve outlined the dangerous toxins in a wide […]

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How Rhodiola Boosts Performance and Naturally Eases Depression

How Rhodiola Boosts Performance and Naturally Eases Depression

| Feb 25, 2018

Adaptogens are some of nature’s best kept secrets—despite growing popularity in niche communities, these powerful “adaptation-generating” plants are still highly underutilized. Adaptogenic plants and herbs have been used medicinally for thousands of years, especially in Ayurvedic medicine and folk herbalism. They were traditionally given as tonics for longevity, vitality, and fortitude—now modern research is rediscovering […]

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Valerian Is More Than Just a Natural Sleep Aid

Valerian Is More Than Just a Natural Sleep Aid

| Feb 23, 2018

If you’ve heard of valerian root (Valeriana officinalis), you probably know it as a natural remedy for insomnia and anxiety. It’s been used medicinally for these ailments at least since the time of ancient Greece and Rome—renowned early physicians such as Hippocrates and Galen prescribed it specifically for insomnia. Safe, effective remedies for insomnia and […]

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Stevia: A Safe Sugar Alternative That Also Fights Disease

Stevia: A Safe Sugar Alternative That Also Fights Disease

| Feb 18, 2018

By now, you’re probably well aware of the dangers of conventional, processed sugar. Besides being a primary contributor to obesity and weight gain, sugar is completely devoid of beneficial nutrients, and can actually deplete the body of other critical nutrients like magnesium, vitamin D, calcium, and vitamin C. Worse still, consumption of processed sugar has […]

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How Proper Oral Healthcare Prevents Disease

How Proper Oral Healthcare Prevents Disease

| Feb 15, 2018

  You’re most likely aware of the importance of oral hygiene—dentists and parents alike have been urging us to brush and floss most of our lives. Despite this emphasis, though, most people are not aware of just how powerfully oral health can affect the health of the rest of the body. Did you know that […]

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