Beets: Evidence-Based Health Benefits

Beets have always been and remain one of the world’s most underutilized ‘super foods’ with a number of powerful, evidence-based health benefits Continue reading

Sugar detoxing: Recover from too much sugar in just under a month

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Statins are a SCAM: International study confirms cholesterol does NOT predict heart disease

If you’ve been trying to keep your cholesterol down in hopes of avoiding a heart attack, you might be barking up the wrong tree. That’s because an international study has shown that LDL cholesterol does not actually predict a person’s risk of heart disease after all. This also means that the statin drugs that so many people take around the world to lower their cholesterol are likely useless as well.

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Six Healthiest Vegetables to Plant in Your Garden

Modern society has removed itself from the process of growing and cultivating its own food, but research has demonstrated that gardening has numerous physiological and psychological benefits. Read on for a list of highly nutritious vegetables that you can easily grow in your backyard or in containers on your porch Continue reading

Major Journal Warns Calling Breastfeeding “Natural” Will Discourage Vaccine and Formula Use; Orwell Spins In His Grave

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A study published in the journal Pediatrics raises concern over the use of the term “natural” to describe breastfeeding, even though the weight of evidence (and common sense) indicates prioritizing breastfeeding over man-made formulas or vaccines is the best way to protect your child and the mother’s health.  Continue reading

Boost cellular health and prevent aging with this Japanese plant

 

The ancient Japanese believed that ashitaba leaves can cure several ailments, hence the ashitaba plant played a significant role in Japanese traditional medicine. They used preparations made with ashitaba leaves to treat ailments like heartburn, stomach ulcer, high blood pressure, hay fever, gout, and constipation. Continue reading

Should you exercise if you have high blood pressure?

STORY AT-A-GLANCE

  • Exercise is one form of treatment to reduce high blood pressure and help prevent it from developing; inactivity is a risk factor for it. If you are inactive and have heart disease or another medical condition, check with your health care professional before starting a new exercise program
  • Blood pressure is the measurement of the force of your blood against the walls of your arteries. Primary, or essential, high blood pressure has no underlying cause, while secondary high blood pressure is related to another health condition
  • African-Americans are most vulnerable to high blood pressure; a study with 1,311 African-American participants found moderate to vigorous activity may help reduce the risk of high blood pressure in men and women in this population
  • One study found the combination of endurance and dynamic resistance training most effective in reducing systolic blood pressure. While exercise protects your heart, it is vital that you stop if you feel weak, dizzy or lightheaded, or experience pressure or pain in your chest, neck, arm, jaw or shoulder

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No Time For The Gym? Eat An Orange!

New research suggests that vitamin C may give you some of the same heart benefits as regular exercise.  Continue reading

Rosehips Melt Belly Fat Naturally

Rosehips are the fruit of the rose plant. They’ve been used medicinally for thousands of years. New research shows they may help in the battle against obesity. Continue reading

Foods and Other Lifestyle Factors That Will Shorten Your Lifespan

A 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

Never Eat Wheat: Here’s Why- Exclusive Digestion Sessions Preview

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Green Tea Helps Lower Blood Pressure, and Much More…

High-quality tea—green tea in particular—contain polyphenol antioxidants that are recognized for their disease prevention and anti-aging properties Continue reading

8 Juicy Reasons to Eat More Strawberries

Who doesn’t love strawberries?  And you don’t need any reason other than the pleasure of their sweetness to eat them every day.  But according to researchers from Oklahoma State University, there’s lots more to strawberries than the flavor.[i]

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Nuts Increase Cognitive Scores among Elderly Women

Researchers from Harvard University and Brigham and Women’s Hospital have confirmed that eating more nuts every day will increase cognitive skills – at least among elderly women. Continue reading