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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 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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Eat More Broccoli to Heal and Protect Your Digestion

Eat More Broccoli to Heal and Protect Your Digestion

| Jan 31, 2018

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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Follow These Practices to Maximize the Benefits of Supplementation

Follow These Practices to Maximize the Benefits of Supplementation

| Jan 28, 2018

Supplementation is still a controversial topic. Despite tens of thousands of studies demonstrating the benefits of correctly taking nutritional supplements, skeptics still have their doubts about whether supplementation is necessary or even helpful in any way. Later in this article, we’ll cover best practices for optimizing the benefits of your nutritional supplement regimen. We would […]

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Is MSM An Underrated Cancer Treatment?

Is MSM An Underrated Cancer Treatment?

| Jan 28, 2018

We’re written before about the vastly underestimated importance of sulfur as a dietary nutrient. It’s been over twenty years since the U.S. Food and Nutrition Board has reported anything about it, but don’t let that fool you. Sulfur plays an essential role in some of the body’s most fundamental functions, including: enzymatic activity regulation of […]

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Ginger More Effective than Chemotherapy (and much more)

Ginger More Effective than Chemotherapy (and much more)

| Jan 28, 2018

After reading one of our many articles about the healing marvels of turmeric, you may have headed to your local health food store or coop to pick up some raw root. If so, you probably noticed that it’s very often displayed alongside ginger. These botanically related roots are similar in many ways—they share the same […]

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Mitochondrial Dysfunction Leads to Chronic Fatigue and Disease

Mitochondrial Dysfunction Leads to Chronic Fatigue and Disease

| Jan 22, 2018

The mitochondria in the cells throughout our bodies are responsible for creating 90% of the energy needed to sustain life and support organ function. When mitochondria malfunction, organs start to fail – people get chronically sick, and even die. Chronic fatigue and disease are an all-too-common feature of aging in the modern world. Almost half of all adults in […]

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This Flu Season Is a Rough One (Here’s How to Protect Yourself)

This Flu Season Is a Rough One (Here’s How to Protect Yourself)

| Jan 18, 2018

You’ve most likely had the unfortunate experience of finding out just how awful the flu can be. This year’s flu season in the United States is already one of the worst on record—new strains of the influenza virus have sprawled across 46 states and claimed the lives of 106 people—and health agencies fear that it […]

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