Are Humans an Endangered Species?

By |April 11th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

Some scientists now call the human race an endangered species, facing its toughest challenge in history. Birth rates are at an all-time low. Male live births are in decline. In the U.S., the birth rate is only 1.8. (It takes 2.1 for the population of any given area to remain stable.) In Hong Kong and [...]

How Bad is Sugar for Your Health? Worse than You Thought – a LOT Worse!

By |April 4th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

I’m no fan of sugar. I’ve been writing about the ill effects of sugar on the body for years. But the latest research delving into sugar’s influence on your health still has me stunned. There’s just about no part of the human anatomy that sugar doesn’t harm. Let’s take a closer look at the new [...]

Food Dyes are FDA Approved, But are They Safe?

By |March 28th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

When you think of a way to describe food, the senses that first come to mind are usually taste and smell. But according to some experts, your food’s appearance is just as important. In fact, a number of studies show that consumers want the color of their food to match its flavor. That’s why you’d [...]

The Tiny Seed with Big Health Benefits

By |March 21st, 2021|Categories: Nutrition|

The tiny flax plant, with its slender stem and pale blue flowers, has benefited humans since the Stone Age. From textiles and oils to grains and medicines, flax has played a significant role in human life throughout history. But it’s the health benefits of the plant’s tiny seed that have eclipsed its other uses. Not [...]

The Best Way to Find Joy During a COVID-19 Lockdown

By |March 14th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

After more than a year in various stages of COVID-19 restrictions, many folks are struggling in more ways than one. If you’re looking to find more joy in your current circumstances, a new study offers a scientifically proven solution to feel happier. It starts with opening your front door to the great outdoors... The mental [...]

Eat Fruits and Vegetables for Better Health — But Not These!

By |March 7th, 2021|Categories: Nutrition|

An overwhelming number of studies show that fruits and vegetables improve your health. With one important exception! The best types for your well-being are fresh fruits and vegetables. With an emphasis on the fresh. Because if you eat canned items, you not only lose out on important nutrients – destroyed during processing – you end [...]

Can You Pass the Stair Test?

By |February 28th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

It’s a phrase that’s become almost cliché: take the stairs instead of the elevator. Why? To improve the health of your heart, of course. Now, there’s another reason. A new study suggests that how fast you climb stairs can reveal the current state of your heart health and whether or not you’re in danger of [...]

Patients Show Doctors How to Reverse Type-2 Diabetes

By |February 21st, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

A "grassroots revolution" is changing the medical approach to dealing with diabetes in the United Kingdom. Fed up with the failure of the traditional high-carbohydrate, low-fat advice, patients are turning toward low-carbohydrate diets with amazing results. Some have even reversed their type-2 diabetes, much to the surprise of their doctors. One surprised doctor is now [...]

Can You Spot the Difference Between 
COVID-19 and the Flu?

By |February 14th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

During the winter season it's common to get a blocked or runny nose, sore throat, muscle aches, coughs and more. Usually, it’s a cold or the flu, and nothing to be concerned about. But these days, symptoms like these could indicate a COVID-19 infection. How can you tell? How would even a doctor know without [...]

Natural Ways to Avoid Inflammatory 
Bowel Disease

By |February 7th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

Medical researchers who study inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) have found that these illnesses inflict their pain and discomfort on around three million Americans. “IBD” is an umbrella term applied broadly to a whole range of gastrointestinal upsets. Although the “experts” like to say IBD consists of either Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis, my somewhat cynical [...]

What Does Your Resting 
Heart Rate Tell You?

By |January 31st, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

With fitness trackers all the rage, you might be one of thousands of people who regularly track your steps and your heart rate. Generally speaking, when experts talk about heart rate they use the term “resting heart rate” (RHR). A resting heart rate is a measure of the number of heartbeats when you’re not moving [...]

Once a “Forbidden Fruit,” 
Now It’s a Champ at Keeping You Healthy

By |January 24th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

When it comes to being both tasty and great for your health, berries edge out most other fruit as well as many vegetables. Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries – they all practically rank as medicines. Eat them daily and live long. But there’s another berry that was once forbidden in the United States that packs a [...]

How to Counteract the Health
 Dangers of Sitting

By |January 17th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

I don’t have to tell you that sitting all day is bad for your health. Past research revealed sitting for prolonged periods can lead to cardiovascular disease and diabetes as well as increased risk of death from all causes.1 People who work in occupations where they have to stand a great deal of the time [...]

Korean Delicacy Improves Gut Health

By |January 10th, 2021|Categories: Nutrition|

A traditional Korean dish that was once only found in specialty stores is now widely available on grocery store shelves. And that’s a good thing, because scientists say kimchi can dramatically improve gut health. Let’s take a closer look at this popular food and its many health benefits. This traditional Korean dish is made with [...]

Why Do Men Die From COVID
 More Often Than Women?

By |January 3rd, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

As the COVID-19 virus spreads around the globe, it’s clear the virus is way more dangerous for older people and folks with underlying health conditions. However, there's another group whose lives are in danger from this virus that we’re not hearing about. Men. When men contract COVID-19 they are much more likely to become gravely [...]

The Healing Power of Stretching

By |December 27th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

While most people think of the act of stretching as something athletes do to loosen their muscles before a game or a workout, research into stretching now shows it can do a lot more than that. A few minutes of stretching each day has the potential to dramatically improve your health in ways that range [...]

A Doctor & COVID Survivor’s Treatment Plan

By |December 20th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

The official “government” advice to somebody who comes down with COVID but isn’t having any serious symptoms, is to go home, rest up and basically wait to see what happens.1 That sounds ill-advised to me – to put it mildly. And Dr. Peter McCullough, vice chair of internal medicine at Baylor University Medical Center in [...]

How You Eat is Just as Important as What You Eat

By |December 13th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

About 100 years ago, a health writer named Horace Fletcher popularized a system of slow eating that became known as Fletcherism. Mr. Fletcher believed that consciously chewing slowly and very, very thoroughly before swallowing your food leads to better health and absorption of nutrients. I’ve heard this many times, from many sources, my whole life. [...]

New, Natural Way to Lower Blood Pressure

By |December 6th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

If you’ve struggled with high blood pressure, then you know your first line of defense is your diet, but for obvious reasons it can be hard. And for many people it simply doesn’t work. Now, a first-of-its-kind study has revealed a new way to reduce high blood pressure through nutrition. And it may be strong [...]

Green Tea and Coffee Can Guard Against Diabetes Complications

By |November 29th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

The health benefits of green tea are widely known, but coffee? Not so much. Now exciting new research from Japan shows both popular beverages can benefit people with diabetes in life-saving ways. So grab a cup of tea or coffee and let’s dig into these fascinating findings. For many years, scientists have observed that people [...]

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