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The Real Reason Why Sugar Is Dangerous

The Real Reason Why Sugar Is Dangerous

| Apr 25, 2017

It’s no secret that sugar can be hazardous to your health. While glucose plays an essential role in energy metabolism and shouldn’t be shunned entirely, the results of sugar overconsumption are clear. Including a reasonable amount of natural sugar sources (such as fruits, juices, honey, sugary vegetables like carrots and beets) is perfectly healthful for […]

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Horseradish: A Natural Solution for Pain and Disease

Horseradish: A Natural Solution for Pain and Disease

| Apr 16, 2017

It’s becoming increasingly obvious just how healing food can be. Nutrition still plays a woefully tiny role in mainstream medicine, but doctors can no longer ignore its primary importance. All the evidence points to one simple conclusion: poor diet and lifestyle choices lead to sickness, and the solution is to make better choices, not to […]

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Drink Lemon Juice for a Total Body Cleanse

Drink Lemon Juice for a Total Body Cleanse

| Apr 7, 2017

Detoxing and cleansing certainly isn’t a new idea in the natural health community. It’s an evergreen health trend, and for good reason—given the loads of modern toxins our bodies have to deal with on a daily basis, keeping things running smoothly and cleanly is especially important. Unfortunately, though, detoxification practices and rituals are often painted […]

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How to Treat Depression and Anxiety Spices & Vitamins

How to Treat Depression and Anxiety Spices & Vitamins

| Mar 30, 2017

Depression and anxiety afflict a staggering number of Americans. The Anxiety and Depression Association of America (yes that IS a real Association) reports that anxiety disorders affect more than 40 million people, and that depression is the leading cause of disability in the United States for individuals between the ages of 15 and 44.[1] Over […]

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Study Confirms Ibuprofen Linked to Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Study Confirms Ibuprofen Linked to Sudden Cardiac Arrest

| Mar 25, 2017

Nearly 80% of Americans report that they use ibuprofen or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). The perceived effectiveness and safety of these OTC medications have made them the casual go-to for aches, pains, and a variety of other common maladies. But is ibuprofen as safe as we’ve been led to believe? A new study suggests […]

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The Dangers of High Triglycerides (And How to Lower Them)

The Dangers of High Triglycerides (And How to Lower Them)

| Mar 21, 2017

Triglyceride is a fancy name for fat (they’re also referred to as lipids). All the lipid-based foods we consume contain varying types of triglycerides, which enter the bloodstream after being broken down. These triglycerides are then burned as an energy source (a process called lipolysis), and whatever is left over is stored in fat cells, […]

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Boron: An Essential Mineral for Your Bones, Brain, and More

Boron: An Essential Mineral for Your Bones, Brain, and More

| Mar 19, 2017

We’ve written in past articles about a variety of different essential minerals, including magnesium, iodine, selenium, sulfur, and silica. The benefits of these minerals (as well as the associated consequences of deficiency) are well-documented in the natural health community; there are many others, however, that are often overlooked. Perhaps one of the most interested and […]

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Fight the Flu with Vitamin D (Not the Flu Vaccine)

Fight the Flu with Vitamin D (Not the Flu Vaccine)

| Mar 6, 2017

If you’ve had the flu recently, you know how miserable it can be. For most people, one bout with it is enough to convince them to run out for a flu shot the following year. This is exactly what flu vaccines manufacturers would prefer—but there’s actually very little evidence that these shots are the best […]

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Turmeric Supports the Thyroid and Endocrine System

Turmeric Supports the Thyroid and Endocrine System

| Mar 2, 2017

The thyroid is part of the endocrine system, which is made up of glands that produce, store, and release vital hormones into the bloodstream.  Because of the many toxins with which our bodies have to contend on a daily basis, thyroid and endocrine dysfunction is an ever-present concern. A staggering number of chemicals that are […]

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Coconut Oil for Beautiful Strong Hair

Coconut Oil for Beautiful Strong Hair

| Feb 27, 2017

Beauty care can be a toxic business. We’ve been trained to think that all those fancy, store-bought products are an essential aspect of looking and feeling our best—but this just isn’t the case. These products aren’t just inessential; in many cases, they’re actually undermining our health. And as health slips away, beauty becomes an increasingly […]

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