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Can Cacao Help Prevent Diabetes?

Can Cacao Help Prevent Diabetes?

| Dec 31, 2017

  December 13th was National Cocoa Day—‘tis certainly the season for enjoying a nice cup of hot chocolate by the fire. But cocoa is much more than just an enjoyable winter beverage. We’ve written about the incredible benefits of raw cacao in past articles—one team of researchers stated that cacao’s “health-promoting benefits are so remarkable […]

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Aloe Vera Reduces Wrinkles by Increasing Collagen (and much more)

Aloe Vera Reduces Wrinkles by Increasing Collagen (and much more)

| Dec 14, 2017

One of the greatest advantages that natural medicine has over allopathic medicine is that it offers remedies with a wide range of simultaneous benefits and applications. Healing plants are a great example of natural remedies. They are able to heal many problems at once simply by bringing the entire body into balance. While medical science has […]

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Is Iodine Deficiency Sapping Your Vitality?

Is Iodine Deficiency Sapping Your Vitality?

| Dec 9, 2017

There’s lots of talk about vitamin and mineral deficiencies these days. An increasing number of health experts are coming to the same conclusion: it’s extremely difficult to get all the vitamins and minerals our bodies need from food alone.   One deficiency that doesn’t often make headlines, though, is iodine deficiency. Nevertheless, it is one […]

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How Vitamin C Fights Cancer and Improves Survival Rates

How Vitamin C Fights Cancer and Improves Survival Rates

| Dec 6, 2017

  It’s no secret that mainstream oncology is in desperate need of new treatment strategies. Cancer is now the second leading cause of death in the United States. In this year’s “Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer,” analysts warned that while overall cancer mortality rates have decreased, our progress is “very […]

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Why You Should Eat an Extra Helping of Cranberries on Thanksgiving

Why You Should Eat an Extra Helping of Cranberries on Thanksgiving

| Nov 23, 2017

  Chances are you’ve had your fair share of cranberry sauce on Thanksgiving. While this popular dish is appreciated for the sweet and tart addition it makes, it’s not usually regarded as a health food—but studies on cranberries reveal that we’d do well with eat more of these tart little treats. We’ve written in the […]

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Clove Oil Emerging as a Revolutionary Cancer Treatment

Clove Oil Emerging as a Revolutionary Cancer Treatment

| Nov 20, 2017

We’ve written before about the therapeutic potential of essential oils. Like most “folk remedies,” essential oils are often regarded as ineffectual at best, and quackery at worst. Maybe aromatherapy can offer a sense of enjoyment that improves quality of life for patients, says mainstream medicine, but surely essential oils shouldn’t be considered on par with […]

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Vitamin C Provides Powerful, Immediate Stress Relief

Vitamin C Provides Powerful, Immediate Stress Relief

| Nov 6, 2017

Vitamin C is making a serious comeback. As we’ve discussed in past articles, researchers of the early to mid 20th century became obsessed with the seemingly miraculous healing capacities of high-dose ascorbic acid (the technical name for vitamin C). The work of these pioneers was largely shunned by the mainstream medical community, however, and vitamin […]

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New Study Links Antacids to Liver Disease

New Study Links Antacids to Liver Disease

| Oct 30, 2017

  Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), which are used to treat heartburn and other symptoms of acid reflux, are some of the most commonly consumed medications in the world—sales top $14 billion annually in the United States alone.[1] Over sixty million Americans suffer from acid reflux every month (and 25 million experience symptoms every day), so […]

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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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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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