Eating Black Sesame May Slash Heart Disease Risk

black_sesame_slashes_heart_attack_riskBlood pressure is a major focus of cardiovascular disease prevention, but the blood pressure lowering drugs may actually increase mortality. We need food-based drug alternatives now more than ever, and black sesame may be the perfect candidate.  Continue reading

Can a Handful of Walnuts Keep the Doctor Away?

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Adding walnuts to your daily diet may lead to a significant boost in overall diet quality

Eating just one ounce of walnuts a day may decrease cardiovascular risk Continue reading

Heard of the Glycemic Index? Forget About It!

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Traditional Amish Remedy That Reduces Cholesterol & High Blood Pressure

HawthornLong term-high blood pressure increases the risk of stroke, heart attack and diabetes.
Causes of high blood pressure include a high salt diet, emotional stress, alcohol, caffeine, smoking, obesity, inactivity, birth control pills, and heavy-metal poisoning. Continue reading

Study Finds Essential Oils May Improve Cognitive Functioning in Alzheimer’s Patients!

aromatherapyAlzheimer’s Disease is the only cause of death in the top ten that cannot be prevented or cured.  For many families, a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease is more devastating than any other diagnosis.(1) Many people are searching for holistic options that may help improve symptoms or slow progression of the disease.   Continue reading

The Pros and Cons of Colonoscopies

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About 1 in every 350 colonoscopies do serious harm. The death rate is about 1 for every 1,000 procedures

About 80 percent of endoscopes are cleaned using Cidex (glutaraldehyde), which does NOT Continue reading

9 Toxic Fake Foods Made in China Contain Plastic, Pesticides and Cancer Causing Chemicals

chinaChina is known for many things, but they’re perhaps most infamous for their counterfeit items. Recently it spread across the media about the plastic rice but no one has done anything about it. Consuming this artificial rice can harm digestive system also damage the hormones. BPA from the plastic is being ingested in the body, it imitates estrogen, and the levels of estrogen become too high. Continue reading

Standing Six Hours a Day Reduces Risk of Obesity by One-Third

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Chronic sitting actively promotes dozens of chronic diseases, including obesity and type 2 diabetes, even if you’re very fit and exercise regularly

Sitting is an independent risk factor for an early death, with a mortality rate similar to smoking

Standing for at least six hours a day may Continue reading

Light Therapy Can Help Seasonal Affective Disorder and Major Depression

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Full-spectrum light therapy is often recommended over antidepressants for Continue reading

Golden Mixture- Home-Made Strongest Antibiotic And Anti-Cancer Remedy

honeyMixture of honey & turmeric known as the “golden mixture”, due to its vital health properties, and appearance that reminds of gold.

Turmeric and honey both have strong anti-inflammatory and anti-carcinogenic properties, it destroys bacteria that cause diseases and promotes the body’s natural defenses.  Continue reading

Why Are Farmers Forced to Accept Insecticide-Treated Seeds?

birdsStory at-a-glance − An independent review of 800 studies concluded neonicotinoids are also harming birds, earthworms, snails, and other invertebrates USDA does not include seed treatments or Bt crops in Continue reading

Why the Obesity Trend Continues to Climb Unabated in the U.S.

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Obesity rates continue to climb in the US; 38 percent of American adults were obese as of 2014, up from 35 percent in 2011/2012, and 32 percent in 2003/2004

Factors contributing to mounting obesity rates include processed food diets, Continue reading

End of Antibiotics Grows Near As Drug-Resistant Gene with Epidemic Potential Is Found in Animals, Meats, and Humans

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Researchers recently discovered a new gene, called mcr-1, in pigs and people in China — a gene mutation that makes bacteria resistant to our last-resort class of antibiotics

The drug resistance caused by Continue reading

Turmeric Superior to Prozac and Pain-Killers for PMS

turmeric_superior_prozac_PMS_GreenmedinfoPMS afflicts millions of women each month, some with debilitating symptoms. Pain killers and antidepressants are standard treatments, both of which carry serious side effects. A new study finds turmeric extract may be superior in addressing some of the root causes of the disorder.  Continue reading

9 Home Remedies To Relieve Urinary Tract Infection

cranUrinary tract infections (UTIs) are a very common health problem. While both men and women get UTIs, women are more prone to them. However, urinary tract infections can also lead to kidney infections and other complications if the bacteria spread to the kidneys or bloodstream. Continue reading