24 Great for you Raw Foods to Add to Smoothies for Superior Health

smoothiesIn an excerpt from my 14 raw vegan weight loss smoothies article, I state that smoothies “aid in obesity prevention and add countless other health benefits.” (1)

They are a great addition to any diet… Continue reading

Survive the Flu Season With This Carrot, Orange & Ginger Soup (Recipe)

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Healthy Foods for Healthy Teeth

Blonde-Woman-Curls-Smile-HappyEveryone wants to have perfect, healthy teeth. Most people seem to think that means they need to buy expensive teeth whitening strips and toxic toothpastes.

The truth is healthy teeth start with what you eat. We often forget that teeth are in fact a body part and not just an ornamental part of Continue reading

Foods That Fight the Common Cold

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Since colds are viral in nature, antibiotics are completely useless and should be avoided, unless your physician diagnoses a serious secondary bacterial infection

Vitamin C is known for its benefits for infectious diseases. 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

Home Remedies for Dandruff

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Dry skin and fungus or yeast overgrowth are common causes of dandruff

Increasing your intake of omega-3 fats and reducing your intake of Continue reading

New Scientific Analysis Confirms Saturated Fats Have No Link to Heart Disease

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For decades, saturated fat has been wrongfully blamed for causing heart disease, but over 70 published studies overwhelmingly dispute this

A recent meta-analysis again found no association between high levels of saturated fat in the diet and heart disease, Continue reading

Alzheimer’s — A Disease Fed by Sugar

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Mounting research suggests Alzheimer’s disease is intricately connected to insulin resistance; even mild elevation of blood sugar is associated with an elevated risk for dementia

Diabetics have Continue reading

Obesity Will Soon Overtake Smoking as Principal Cause of Cancer

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In the US, nearly one in five deaths is associated with obesity, and eight obesity-related diseases account for 75 percent of all healthcare costs

Obesity will likely claim the lead spot as the Continue reading

Coconut Oil May Reduce White Rice Calories 50-60%

coconut_rice_healthier_caloriesWhite rice is far from a health food, the excessive consumption of which contributes to overweight, obesity and blood sugar disorders, but new research indicates adding coconut oil while cooking it can dramatically alter its nutritional structure and function.

The way that a food will affect your blood sugar depends on a wide range of factors.

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Beet Juice Boosts Cognitive Function In One Dose

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Recently, Deanna Minich, PhD, founder of Food and Spirit, brought to my attention an amazing new study on beets and their role in promoting cognitive health. She summarized the study as follows: Continue reading

The Fluoride Deception Continues as US Government Ignores Fluoride’s Role as an Endocrine Disruptor

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The US government has lowered the recommended level of fluoride in water to a maximum of 0.7 mg/L, as the previous level of 0.7-1.2 mg/L resulted in 40 percent of teens showing signs of overexposure

 Water fluoridation is inherently unethical. Fluoride is a drug that is added to water for medical purposes (to prevent cavities), but you cannot control the dose people are getting when administering it this way Continue reading

Adding Nuts to Your Diet May Help You Live Longer

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People who ate at least 10 grams (1/3 oz) of nuts per day had an average 23 percent reduced risk of death due to cancer, diabetes, and respiratory and Continue reading

2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans Makes Strides Toward Better Nutrition, But Fallacies Remain

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2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans will no longer include warnings about dietary cholesterol, which for decades has been wrongfully blamed for causing heart disease

Unfortunately, Continue reading

Suzanne Somers Reveals How to Heal from Toxic Overload

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In her latest book, TOX-SICK, Suzanne Somers delves into the toxic roots of disease, revealing how you can heal from toxic overload

Suzanne, who lost a breast to cancer, became the first woman in the U.S. to undergo surgery in Continue reading