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The Wonders Of “Gel Water” — Are They for Real?

By |October 14th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|

We used to think there were just three forms of water - solid, liquid and vapor. But a scientist from the University of Washington has discovered a remarkable fourth form of water. If his research is correct, this new type of water could help solve numerous health issues including headaches, low energy, brain fog, and [...]

Low-Dose Aspirin to Prevent Heart Disease – A Waste of Time?

By |October 7th, 2018|Categories: Lifestyle|

A nationwide survey of people aged 45 to 75 found almost half the respondents were taking aspirin to ward off heart problems, even though they had no history of cardiovascular disease. Vast numbers of doctors still urge this strategy on their patients. And after all, who wouldn't want to lower their risk of the nation's [...]

Don’t Overlook This Dangerous Blood Pressure Problem

By |September 30th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

Nowadays, when you hear about blood pressure you usually hear about high blood pressure. And rightly so. When your blood pressure is continually high, it puts your heart, arteries and other organs in danger. But blood pressure that’s too low can also be risky. Low blood pressure can make you more prone to becoming dizzy [...]

You Need to Protect Yourself from EMF Exposure

By |September 23rd, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

If you’re like most people, you have a bunch of appliances in your home, like a refrigerator, microwave and dishwasher. And chances are you’re using some kind of electronic device right now to read this. What all these have in common is they emit EMFs (electromagnetic frequencies). So does the smart meter installed by your [...]

Time to Stop Calling HDL “Good” Cholesterol

By |September 16th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

It's one of those myths so well established in the minds of doctors and the public it's almost impossible to shift: The idea that reducing cholesterol has a major impact on heart disease. It's arguable whether it has even the slightest impact, but with so much money and so many medical reputations tied up in [...]

Common Food Additive May Give You Diabetes or Colon Problems

By |September 9th, 2018|Categories: Lifestyle|

Many researchers are now focusing on a food additive that is also used in paint, plastics, and batteries. I’d never heard of it – or at least I never gave it a thought. But it’s shaping up as a serious health danger. Two of the main problems linked to this additive could be affecting you [...]

Newly Discovered Body Organ Has Been Hiding in Plain Sight!

By |September 2nd, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

I remember when I first saw the pictures taken by the Hubble Space Telescope. Suddenly we could see amazing nebulas, the remains of supernova explosions and distant galaxies. They were there all along, but we just didn’t have the technology to see them. New technology is reshaping how we see our bodies, too. We thought [...]

Could a Hamburger Give You Arthritis?

By |August 26th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|

If you suffer the pains and aches of arthritis, the bacteria in beef may be the source of your problem. That’s right – research now shows that not only is beef implicated in many cases of rheumatoid arthritis, but what you eat – no matter what kind of arthritis you have – may have plenty [...]

Longer Dreams = Lower Stroke Risk

By |August 19th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

Left untreated it can lead to strokes, heart failure and death. Yet atrial fibrillation (AF) -- the most common form of irregular heartbeat -- is forecast to grow to epidemic proportions within the next decade or two as the population ages. One of the risk factors for AF is sleep apnea, a condition in which [...]

A Fun Way to Reduce the Risk of Stroke

By |August 12th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

In Finland, they start taking them in childhood. That's because many families have a unit in their homes. In fact, even with a population of only 5½ million, there are at least one million saunas in use, with most Finns taking at least one bath a week. The sauna is entwined in Finnish national culture [...]

Doctors Say EVERYONE Should Eat This Food Once a Day

By |August 5th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|

It's "my idea of a superfood," says Dr. Adam Cunliffe, associate professor in human nutrition at London South Bank University. "Everyone should eat it at least once daily." His sentiments are echoed by Peter Whorwell, professor in medicine and gastroenterology at the University Hospital of South Manchester: "Everyone should be eating it in one form [...]

Is Living Alone the Next National Health Crisis?

By |July 29th, 2018|Categories: Lifestyle|

When you wake up in the morning or when you come home at night, is there anybody with you? Is anyone waiting to greet you? Chances are the answer is no, because single-person households are the fastest-growing category in the United States. More than 34% of us live alone, compared to around 25% in 1990, [...]

These Surprising Foods Make Weight Loss Easier

By |July 22nd, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|

We’ve known for a while now that our bodies need healthy fats. They improve our cholesterol and keep our brain healthy. They also relieve moodiness and depression. And plenty of research now proves eating healthy fat even helps people lose weight. So which fats are healthy? My top recommendations have always been the plant-based ones [...]

This Invasive Weed Stings Like a Jellyfish – But It has a Good Side

By |July 15th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

Jonathan Searle couldn’t have been prouder. The teacher walked away from The Bottle Inn as the 2017 winner of the World Nettle Eating Championship. Nettle eating? Really? Really. July seems like a good time to talk about this common weed -- and in a good way, for a change. I have vivid childhood memories of [...]

“Man’s Best Medicine” Cuts Risk of Early Death by 15%

By |July 8th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

The idea originated in Japan in the run up to the Olympic games in Tokyo in 1964. Since then, walking 10,000 steps a day - which would take about an hour and 40 minutes to complete - has become a goal for daily fitness among people worldwide. While it's laudable to aim for this target, [...]

Some of Those “Forbidden” Starches Can Turn into Healthy Super Foods

By |July 1st, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|

Warmer weather means barbeques and picnics featuring summertime favorites… corn on the cob, ripe juicy tomatoes, and cold potato salad. But a lot of people skip the potato salad. They think it’s bad for them. They’re afraid they’ll pack on pounds that will end up on their hips, belly or thighs. And if that’s what [...]

Antibiotics Can Stop Your Body from Healing

By |June 24th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

Many doctors seem to dole out antibiotics without much thought about their harmful side effects. Unfortunately, the potential side effects of these drugs can be as bad or worse than the original health complaints that prompted the prescriptions. They can lead to life-threatening complications. So the danger of antibiotics is two-pronged: We’re not only reaching [...]

What Fast Food Secretly Does to Your Body

By |June 17th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|

When you eat fast food, your taste buds may be happy, but you probably realize you’re expanding your waistline. Pretty much everyone knows that. But gaining weight may be the least of the troubles these processed foods cause. The real danger? What they do to your immune system. That’s right. Your immune system reacts in [...]

High Noise Levels are a Serious Health Problem

By |June 10th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

The noise caused by trains, planes and automobiles is like a heart-threatening toxin that gets into your body. It can’t be measured by a blood test or found in a chemical analysis of your food, the air you breathe or the water you drink. But it’s just as damaging as the more familiar toxins found [...]

This Healthy Snack Lowers the Risk of Common Heart Conditions

By |June 3rd, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|

Chips, cookies and crackers. When we think of snacks, unhealthy options are often the first to come to mind. In fact, the word "snack" has acquired a bad taint - even though most people overcome their guilt and snack a lot anyway. Yet some snacks are good for your health. When it comes to the [...]

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