10 Potent Home Remedies for Getting Rid of Pneumonia

greekPneumonia is an acute form of respiratory infection in the lungs caused by viruses, fungi and bacteria. When a normal person breathes in air, the air fills the small sacs in the lungs.

Signs and Symptoms
Most commonly, you’ll have a persistent, phlegm-producing cough in which blood may be present, Continue reading

Beet Juice Boosts Cognitive Function In One Dose

beetjuiceCould beet juice provide you a brain boost superior to coffee or tea?
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

Turmeric Compound Boosts Regeneration of Brain Stem Cells, and More

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Curcumin, a bioactive ingredient in the curry spice turmeric, exhibits over 150 potentially therapeutic activities

Curcumin is capable of Continue reading

Several Herbs Found to be as Effective as Prescription Mouthwash

mouthWhy wash your mouth with chemicals, when natural, time-tested herbal remedies have been proven to work at least as well? 

According to the American Academy of Periodontology [1], “one in every two adults age 30 and older is suffering from periodontal disease, 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

Natural Antibiotics to Stockpile Now: 10 Herbs and Foods that Kill Superbugs

Oregano-OilLongtime readers of Natural News know that, because of massive over-prescribing by the modern healthcare industry, today’s crop of antibiotics are becoming less and less effective. Another culprit: The increased use of antibiotics in factory-farm animals. Continue reading

Key Dietary Strategies to Protect Yourself from Alzheimer’s

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Your diet has major implications for your Alzheimer’s risk. Diets high in carbohydrates, and diets low in healthful fats, lead to Alzheimer’s disease

Research from Continue reading

Turmeric’s Healing Power: A Physical Manifestation of Compassion?

turmeric_compassion_healingFew, if any, plants have been revered as thoroughly — by the religious and scientific community alike — as a healer of the human body, mind and soul, as beautiful turmeric.

It could be written off as an overly imaginative cultural oddity Continue reading

Turmeric Beats Ibuprofen for Arthritis of the Knee

turmeric_vs_IbuprofenAn exciting new clinical trial published in The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine has revealed that an effective natural alternative to the exceedingly popular pharmaceutical painkiller ibuprofen exists for the treatment of knee osteoarthritis (OA), and it is a familiar kitchen spice known to be Continue reading

Top 8 Foods and Herbs for Healing Cancer

sea2With 44% of men and 39% of women now being diagnosed with cancer, it has become more important than ever to understand the foods that will not only nourish your body, but also detoxify it of any cancer causing agents. Here are some of the most potent cancer destroying foods and herbs.

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Confessions of a Renegade Psychiatrist

confessions_regenegade_psychiatristI felt this sensation in the pit of my stomach – it was a combination of sympathy and anger – listening to Annie tell me, through tears, about her postpartum journey into the world of psychiatry. 

Three separate psychiatrists dismissed me when I expressed concerns about taking an addictive medication like Klonopin.  It’s been two years, I can’t get off it, I’m on 4 psych meds and I feel worse than I ever did before I started this treatment. Continue reading

5 Food-Medicines That Could Quite Possibly Save Your Life

garlicSome of the most powerful medicines on the planet are masquerading around as foods and spices. While they do not lend themselves to being patented, nor will multi-billion dollar human clinical trials ever be funded to prove them efficacious, they have been used since time immemorial to both nourish our bodies, and to prevent and treat disease. Continue reading

Can Food Affect Your Mood?

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Individual food choices may make a difference in how you feel mentally and emotionally from day to day

Mood-boosting foods include dark chocolate, purple berries, Continue reading

Confessions of a Renegade Psychiatrist

confessions_regenegade_psychiatristI felt this sensation in the pit of my stomach – it was a combination of sympathy and anger – listening to Annie tell me, through tears, about her postpartum journey into the world of psychiatry. 

Three separate psychiatrists dismissed me when I expressed concerns about taking an addictive medication like Klonopin.  It’s been two years, I can’t get off it, I’m on 4 psych meds and I feel worse than I ever did before I started this treatment. Continue reading

Research: Foods/Spices Slow, Perhaps Reverse Alzheimer’s

aging wellDid you know that so-called “incurable” neurodegenerative conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease can be slowed, if not also partially reversed? Regeneration, after all, is the default state of the human body.

This may sound all the more surprising when you consider that Continue reading