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More Reasons To Think Twice About Supporting the Meat Industry

More Reasons To Think Twice About Supporting the Meat Industry

| Nov 6, 2015

If you’re not worried about the conventional meat industry, you should be. We’ve written in the past about the horrors of slaughterhouses: toxic chemicals, contaminated and diseased products, worker mistreatment, complete disdain for the environment, and unspeakable animal cruelty, just to name a few. Writers throughout modern times—including Upton Sinclair, Isaac Singer, Marguerite Yourcenar, and […]

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Outsmart Cancer Stem Cells with These Incredible Healing Foods

Outsmart Cancer Stem Cells with These Incredible Healing Foods

| Nov 6, 2015

After a brief, obsessive dance with technological medicine, our culture is beginning to return to the healing power of natural foods and substances. You could certainly chalk up this return to the profound consciousness shift we’re currently experiencing, as well as the open-minded ideas and practices that stem from it. There’s another, simpler factor that’s […]

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Fighting Cancer in the Kitchen

Fighting Cancer in the Kitchen

| Nov 5, 2015

Over 500,000 people die from cancer every year. While the yearly cancer death rate has decreased by 20% since 1991, the incidence of cancer continues to rise year after year.[1] It’s clear that while we’re learning how to diagnose and treat cancer, but we’re not paying enough attention to its root causes. Fortunately, cancer treatment […]

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Is the Fluoride in Your Water Poisoning You?

Is the Fluoride in Your Water Poisoning You?

| Nov 4, 2015

The fluoride debate has been raging for some time now. Studies highlighting its acute toxicity continue to pour in, and yet organizations like the CDC, the ADA, and Pew are still sticking to the same old story: there’s nothing wrong with it, fluoridated water is a towering health achievement, and we should all stop worrying […]

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Chamomile: An Ancient Herb with a Surprising Number of Benefits

Chamomile: An Ancient Herb with a Surprising Number of Benefits

| Oct 31, 2015

Sometimes it’s the most time-tested and ancient remedies of all that we take for granted. Modern medicine has trained us to view “folk remedies” and plant-based medicine as antiquated modalities developed through superstition and unscientific practices. Anything that doesn’t receive the seal of approval from conventional Western medicine—a system that’s been in practice for barely […]

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Why Kombucha Is Called An “Immortal Health Elixir”

Why Kombucha Is Called An “Immortal Health Elixir”

| Oct 30, 2015

By now you’ve probably heard of kombucha, the probiotic-rich tea that’s available in all shapes, sizes, and flavors at your local health food store. Kombucha gained popularity as an exotic and enjoyable way to consume probiotics, which support the invaluable community of microorganisms within the body known as your microbiome. This is one health fad […]

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The Real Way to Know If You’re Drinking Enough Water

The Real Way to Know If You’re Drinking Enough Water

| Oct 30, 2015

The issue of proper hydration gets a lot of attention. In fact, “How much water should I drink each day?” is actually one of the most frequently asked questions on Google. This is definitely a question worth asking. Water is absolutely essential for every one of our bodily processes…and studies show that nearly ⅔ of […]

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Do You Know What’s Really In Your Yogurt?

Do You Know What’s Really In Your Yogurt?

| Oct 28, 2015

Yogurt is one of the most ancient health foods around. It’s been treasured as a probiotic-rich, healthy treat for thousands of years (some historical accounts even trace its roots back to 6000 B.C.). And it’s no wonder that yogurt has maintained popularity for so long: it’s vitamin-rich, impressively immune-boosting, and full of beneficial bacteria that […]

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Why Turmeric Is the Ultimate Weight Loss Food

Why Turmeric Is the Ultimate Weight Loss Food

| Oct 28, 2015

  There are few consequences of ill-balanced health that we personally loathe more than weight gain. Weight management is a full-time job in which nearly everyone seems to be absorbed—you’d be hard-pressed to find anyone who doesn’t think they “could lose a few pounds,” regardless of whether they’re morbidly obese or gym-chiseled. Perhaps our strong […]

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Olive Oil vs. Inflammation

Olive Oil vs. Inflammation

| Oct 26, 2015

  Extra Virgin Olive Oil: A Natural Anti-Inflammatory? You know all about the important role healthful fats like extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) play in your diet. The monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFAs) in EVOO keep you feeling full longer, help fuel muscle activity, and can also reduce your risk of heart disease and diabetes. But […]

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