The Worst Foods to Eat When You’re Sick, and the Best Ones

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If you feel yourself coming down with something like a cold or flu, avoid sugar, artificial sweeteners, and processed foods

Tweaking your diet in favor Continue reading

Does Your Doctor Understand Inflammation?

InflammationA Burning Question – Got the -itis?  Bronch-itis,  arthr-itis, gingiv-itis?  The -itis  signifies inflammation, as in flame and burning, but inflammation is also at the root of cancers, heart disease and the rest. Inflammation is an acute and usually obvious “get to the doctor” problem where Continue reading

Is Hydrogen Peroxide Mouthwash Harmful for Teeth?

hydrogen_peroxide_teethHydrogen peroxide is praised for its antiseptic and healing properties. In fact, there is a new urban myth proclaiming that hydrogen peroxide is universally beneficial for all the body organs and tissues. Regarding dental health, this couldn’t be further from the truth as evidence shows that hydrogen peroxide is actually toxic for the cells Continue reading

Forbidden Healing: That Thing about Oxygen…

oxygenDid Paleo man get more oxygen?

In the absence of precise data, it is difficult to assess our evolutionary heritage or detail the conditions ancient humans were once adapted to.  We were there!  Your DNA was surely there, but down through the generations we just forgot.  Continue reading

Forbidden Healing: That Thing about Oxygen…

oxyDid Paleo man get more oxygen?

In the absence of precise data, it is difficult to assess our evolutionary heritage or detail the conditions ancient humans were once adapted to.  We were there!  Your DNA was surely there, but down through the generations we just forgot.  Given that our atmosphere is now lower in oxygen than during Continue reading

New Scientific Breakthrough Mimics an Age-Old Remedy for Grey Hair and Baldness: Onion Juice

greyDays ago it was announced that European researchers had discovered a breakthrough cure for grey and thinning hair: A topical application of a sun-activated compound called PC-KUS (a modified pseudocatalase). However, the researchers may be a few hundred years late with their discovery since onion juice has been used as a remedy for thin and greying hair for ages.

What the researchers found was that grey hair is primarily caused by Continue reading

Natural Disinfectants Win Over Toxic Chemical Disinfectants in Studies

If you have never considered using a natural disinfectant – perhaps you should. Recent studies have shown that 40% of cleansers and disinfectants sold in stores are ineffective against germs and bacteria!

Noroviruses – the viruses responsible for more than half the cases of food poisoning and stomach flu – are only eliminated with bleach-based cleaners.

In the United States, 21 million people are infected every year with noroviruses.

Professor Julie Jean at Université Laval Agriculture and Food Sciences was part Continue reading

Measuring Glucose without Needle Pricks

Pricking a finger every day is just part of everyday life for many diabetes patients. A non-invasive measurement approach could release them from the constant pain of pin pricks. The linchpin is a biosensor engineered by Fraunhofer researchers: A tiny chip combines measurement and digital analysis – and can be radioed Continue reading

Superoxide Dismutase Benefits One of the Most Important Things You Can Do To Live Longer

Have you ever wondered why some people who eat a balanced and wholesome diet … exercise regularly … and live a healthy lifestyle … sometimes age rapidly and prematurely — while others who drink … smoke … eat junk food and live unhealthy lifestyles sometimes look youthful and live longer without a lot Continue reading