Tag: best antioxidants

Vitamin E Deficiency?

Vitamin E Deficiency?

| May 6, 2017

The road to mainstream acceptance has proven to be a long and hard one for vitamins and supplements. Even in recent years, they were maligned as useless and unnecessary. In some ways, this accusation is half true. Unfortunately, many store-bought vitamins are ineffectual products—they’re made with inferior, synthetic vitamin precursors, contain all sorts of fillers […]

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#1 Veggie that Lowers Blood Pressure (and more)

#1 Veggie that Lowers Blood Pressure (and more)

| Aug 17, 2016

We have all heard the adage… you are what you eat. This age-old saying often gets lost beneath all the noise of wonder drugs, medical technologies, and revolutionary biohacks. It’s tempting to think that this kind of folk wisdom has been superseded by modern medical innovation, or even worse, that new innovation is required because […]

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Using Sunscreen Puts You at a HIGHER Risk for Cancer

Using Sunscreen Puts You at a HIGHER Risk for Cancer

| Jun 1, 2016

One look at the data on skin cancer is enough to worry anyone: the National Cancer Institute reports that the incidence of new melanoma cases among American adults has tripled since the 1970’s, and that number is continuing to climb.[1] While these figures aren’t debatable, the real causes of skin cancer are. Sun exposure nearly […]

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Is Your Olive Oil Fake?

Is Your Olive Oil Fake?

| May 16, 2016

The wide-ranging health benefits of olive oil hardly even need to be mentioned. It still remains one of the healthiest oils in the world, even as coconut oil, macadamia nut oil, and other “superfood oils” continue to increase in popularity. Olive oil is packed with beneficial nutrients, including monosaturated fatty acids (MUFAs), which serve as […]

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Holy Basil: Sacred Herb Builds Immunity, Relieves Stress, and Fights Cancer

Holy Basil: Sacred Herb Builds Immunity, Relieves Stress, and Fights Cancer

| Jan 28, 2016

Modern medical science has a habit of rejecting the time-tested remedies of ancient cultures. These folk medicines are derided as superstitious practices unsubstantiated by hard science. This claim is usually just an excuse for Western medicine to declare itself superior, though—because when these ancient medicines are put to the test in the laboratory, they often pass […]

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The Underrated Benefits of Melatonin (It’s Great for More Than Just Sleep)

The Underrated Benefits of Melatonin (It’s Great for More Than Just Sleep)

| Dec 23, 2015

If you’ve ever suffered from insomnia, chances are someone recommended melatonin as a remedy. This makes good sense, as melatonin works wonders when you need a little help resetting a jet-lagged schedule or turning off your overactive brain at bedtime. In fact, melatonin plays a central and indispensable role in your body’s entire “sleep system.” […]

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Macadamia Nut Oil: The Unsung Hero of Healthy Fats

Macadamia Nut Oil: The Unsung Hero of Healthy Fats

| Dec 1, 2015

For many years, saturated fats have been demonized by the medical mainstream. They’ve been blamed for a whole host of health issues, including high cholesterol, heart problems, and obesity. But new findings demonstrate that exactly the opposite is true—it’s polyunsaturated fats, sugars, and simple carbohydrates that inflame and toxify the body, weaken the immune system, […]

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Chamomile: Relieves Anxiety (and so much more)

Chamomile: Relieves Anxiety (and so much more)

| 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 Coconuts Deserve a Spot in Your Medicine Cabinet

Why Coconuts Deserve a Spot in Your Medicine Cabinet

| Sep 24, 2015

The world of medicine has changed dramatically in recent years. Gone are the days when the healing power of foods and natural substances was wholly rejected. The truth is the research evidence in favor of dietary healing is now too compelling to ignore. Coconuts have become one of the stars of our current healing food […]

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How to Detox Without Even Trying

How to Detox Without Even Trying

| Aug 5, 2015

Despite its growing popularity, detoxing is still commonly associated with relatively fringe health circles. It usually entails the use of “cleanses,” “fasts,” or other extended practices intended to catalyze a massive release of toxins all at once. These practices also usually require a good deal of time, energy, knowledge, and discipline to do safely and […]

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