Ideally, food is your “medicine.” It’s certainly one of the best preventive strategy I can think of, and getting more raw organic foods and healthy fats in your diet are key considerations. However, while any type of whole food is better than none, some choices can give you more bang for your buck than others.1 … Continue reading 17 Superfoods That Give You the Most Bang for Your Buck
Nobody can live without their liver, but we all try it. The human liver was created to be a human garbage disposal. But in many people their liver is a city dump. The result is that over-waste means overwork. Liver sludge translates into low energy, an overweight body, stiff joints, digestion problems, and accumulation of … Continue reading Detoxifying the Body’s City Dump
The growing heroin addiction in America is at epidemic levels. Is there a connection between prescribed opioid abuse and the heroin use being on the rise? Some people have connected the dots between the over-prescribed pain-killer and the addiction that ensued and those addicts turned to heroin. OxyContin Rise as Number One Painkiller Prescribed According … Continue reading How the Opioid and Heroin Epidemic was Created by Big Pharma
Added sugar is probably the single worst ingredient in the modern diet. It has been associated with many serious diseases, including obesity, heart disease, diabetes and cancer. What’s more, most people consume way too much sugar and often have no idea. Fortunately, there are many ways to sweeten foods without adding sugar. This article explores … Continue reading 8 Natural Substitutes for Sugar
In recent years, our lexicon been bombarded with antibacterial products. Hand sanitizer dispensers are found all over the place, including my local YMCA. The shopping cart corral at the market usually has a canister of antibacterial wipes handy for the handle. Who knows what germs and other “ickies” infested the hands of the person who … Continue reading Chemical Used in Antibacterial Hand Soaps May Impair Muscle Function
Coconut oil is the extracted oil from coconut, the fruit of the coconut tree that’s well-known for growing in tropical areas. It’s also an outrageously popular topic among social media and health outlets in recent years. Typically coconut oil is refined, bleached and deodorized using high heat. The bleach filters the oil to eliminate any … Continue reading 7 Health Benefits of Coconut Oil
Overview McDonald's started out as a beefy burger joint back in 1948, but the world-famous fast-food chain has been offering another high-protein meat – chicken – since the specially molded McNugget made its debut in 1983. Perhaps now as iconic as the Big Mac or Quarter Pounder, these tiny deep-fried chunks seem harmless on the … Continue reading What’s Really Inside McDonald’s Chicken McNuggets?
It’s hard to know what’s safe to eat sometimes. Sure, we know to avoid GMOs, high fructose corn syrup, and overly refined foods – but beyond that, it can get confusing. Fortunately, we’re here with expert advice. We talked with specialists from eight different fields, to ask them what food they’d each be certain to … Continue reading 8 Foods That Cause Cancer – You Need to Stop Eating Them NOW!
Although orange peels are a common addition to the compost pile, next time you’re about to toss them, don’t. They’re packed with beneficial compounds and nutrients that can do your body some extra good, especially if you’re suffering from respiratory distress. When toxins or allergens in the air we breathe irritate delicate lung tissue, they … Continue reading The Lung Cleansing Benefits of Orange Peels