Coconut Oil Fights Deadly Yeast Infections, Study Suggests

coconut_kills_candidaA common food oil has been found to have potent antifungal properties that could literally save lives. 

The coconut palm is perhaps the world’s most widely distributed and versatile food-medicine, and has been prized and 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

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

Top Pharma-Brand of Children’s Vitamins Contains Aspartame, GMOs, & Other Hazardous Chemicals

bphThe #1 Children’s Vitamin Brand in the US contains ingredients that most parents would never intentionally expose their children to, so why aren’t more opting for healthier alternatives? Continue reading

Strengthening Your Body Strengthens Your Mind

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Strength training boosts brain function and improves memory; just 20 minutes of strength training was found to enhance long-term memory by about 10 percent

A study involving sets of twins Continue reading

Study: Knee Surgery No Better Than Placebo

osteoarthritis_knee_greenmedinfoSurgery probably won’t help you with chronic knee pain.  But here are 10 proven ways to get you safely back in the swing of things.

Osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee affects over 12 percent of people over 60 years old.[i]  It’s a degenerative disease that causes pain, Continue reading

About Almonds: Raw or Rocket Fuel? Take Your Pick

almonds_raw_greenmedinfoAlmonds labeled “raw” in the United States are harboring a scary secret.  Here’s how you can avoid it.

Are almonds safe to eat? (And the question is relevant for the now almost ubiquitous almond milk Continue reading

Documentary Highlights Benefits and Principles of Permaculture

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Documentary illustrates how permaculture harnesses nature’s synergistic relationships to create efficient, self-supporting ecosystems

A five-zone model, designed for maximal output with minimal input, Continue reading

Research: Plants Cure Cancer, Not Chemicals

cancer_natural_unnaturalUnbeknownst to most, a Copernican revolution has already taken place in cancer theory. Today, the weight of evidence indicates that plants and not chemicals are the solution for reversing the global cancer epidemic.

Our understanding of what causes cancer has undergone Continue reading

Magic Minerals for Health and Medicine

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This essay is not about MMS (Magical Mineral Supplement), which I have written about before. MMS is not something that ever attracted me; certainly, it is hard to stand its smell. What this article is about are the real magic minerals, which together bring about the miracle of life. Plants often know better than people do. Continue reading

Using a Far Infrared Heating Pad to Help Treat Cancer

usingOrthodox oncologist’s have it wrong in their choice of the type of rays they use for radiation therapy to treat cancer. They picked the dangerous killing type of radiation that causes cancer as opposed to far infrared life generating rays that offer healing and dramatically increased immune system strength. Continue reading