Tom Brady Steps up As Role Model for Youths and Athletes, Speaking Out Against Junk Food Industry

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Super Bowl champion quarterback Tom Brady called out Coca-Cola and Frosted Flakes as “poison” in a recent radio interview, causing a media storm and immediate rebuttals from the food industry Continue reading

10 Things You Think Are Healthy, but Aren’t

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“Healthy” and seemingly innocuous items in your home may have hidden health risks

Antibacterial soap and toothpaste often contain harmful chemicals, and the former may increase antibiotic resistance Continue reading

Splenda Contaminates 65% of Breastmilk Sampled, Gov. Study Finds

splenda_contaminates_breastmilkA concerning new study finds that most of the breast milk samples tested contained artificial sweeteners. Why has this never been discovered until now and what are the implications to our most vulnerable populations? 

An article soon to be published in the Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health on the presence of synthetic sweeteners in breast milk is bound to upset the apple cart when Continue reading

10 Things to Throw Away for Better Health

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10 everyday items are listed that you’d be better off without

Clearing your kitchen of Continue reading

Foods and Other Lifestyle Factors That Will Shorten Your Lifespan

longevity-tipsA diet high in sugar (which includes processed fructose and grains) causes a host of health problems that can take years off your life, including obesity, diabetes, and heart disease

Compelling evidence actually suggests optimizing your vitamin D can reduce your risk of death from any cause Continue reading

5 Surprising Factors That Make You Pack on Pounds

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Contrary to popular belief, obesity is not simply the result of eating too many calories and not exercising enough

Antibiotics, found in medicine and non-organic meats, promote obesity by killing off beneficial gut bacteria and altering your microbiome Continue reading

Artificial Sweeteners Raise Your Risk of Diabetes by Altering Your Gut Microbiome

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Those who switch to artificial sweeteners are typically carrying extra pounds and/or are diabetic. Most are unaware this may be the absolute worst diet change they could implement

Both artificial sweeteners and certain gut microbes have previously been linked to obesity, and artificial sweeteners Continue reading

Will Drinking Diet Soda Help You Lose Weight?

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An industry-funded study claims that diet soda drinkers lose weight faster than those who don’t drink ANY soda at all

The study comes Continue reading

7 Food Swaps That Will Make You Healthier

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As a general rule, organic foods are safer, and probably healthier, than conventional foods, for the simple fact that you’re ingesting fewer toxins

If you can only afford to buy some foods organic, make it organic grass-fed meats and butter. This will cut down on your exposure to toxic pesticides, hormones, and antibiotics Continue reading

Top 10 Destructive Nutrition Lies Ever Told

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This article reviews my top 10 list of the most widespread, destructive lies typically told by mainstream nutritionists, despite being refuted by science

Millions of people have suffered needless pain and suffering, and premature death, by following commonly recommended low-fat, Continue reading

The Aspartame End Game… And What’s Next

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Soda consumption is now in “freefall,” having dropped to its lowest point since 1995, with diet sodas taking the greatest hit. Sales of carbonated beverages in general fell three percent in 2013

Diet Coke and diet Pepsi both dropped by nearly seven percent in 2013. Sales of Diet Mountain Dew also fell Continue reading

Extra-Caffeinated Soda and Chemical Sweeteners for Breakfast?

PepsiCo Introduces ‘Kickstart’ Soda for People who absolutely Hate Themselves

Ah, there’s nothing like a heavy dose of caffeine, corn syrup and highly acidic phosphoric acid in the morning. And bringing it to you is none other than PepsiCo, the company that habitually uses aspartame, MSG and GMOs across its product line. Apparently drinking an aspartame-laced, caffeine-spiked soda for lunch and dinner isn’t enough: PepsiCo wants to own Continue reading

How Diet and Supplements Can Help Prevent Migraines

An estimated 26 million Americans suffer with migraines. Approximately 80 percent of them are women. All in all, about one in five women get migraines while only one in 16 men get them, according to migraines.org.1 About 60 percent of women affected have menstrual-related migraines, meaning it tends to coincide with their menstrual cycle.

A migraine headache is characterized as an intense throbbing or pulsing headache, Continue reading

Six Safe, Natural Solutions for Getting Rid of Migraine Headache Pain

 Migraine sufferers are often anxious to rid themselves of the terrible pain characterizing this condition. Health-conscious individuals choose natural treatments to avoid drug side effects. Many migraine sufferers don’t realize the effects certain foods and chemicals may have on their systems, contributing to the development of migraines, or to their resolution. Diet, herbs Continue reading

Natural Strategies to Beat Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic inflammatory disease in which the myelin sheath on the nerve endings gets inflamed and damaged. This leads to scarring of the neurological tissue in the brain and spinal cord. While the medical model has very little support, many individuals have found ways to beat multiple sclerosis with natural lifestyle strategies.

MS is a condition Continue reading