Category Archives: Natural Health

These Blockbuster Drugs Destroy Heart Benefits Of Fish Oil

Millions take these blockbuster drugs for 'heart protection,' and yet they are actually killing the well established heart protective properties of fish oil. The published literature on the cardiovascular health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids is increasingly contradictory, with multiple studies in the past demonstrating their significant cardioprotective properties, but with newer trials revealing far less ...

The Assault On Organics

Ignoring science to make the case for chemical farming. The New York Post loves a good villain, but you’d think it would be hard to cast a bad light on the group of people profiled in an April 19 story: moms who feed their kids organic food. Naomi Schaefer Riley took on the challenge in “The Tyranny ...

Why You Should Consider Quail For The Urban Homestead (VIDEO)

Raising food sources in urban settings or those living in close proximity to others can pose a problem for some. Urban homesteaders have started efforts in finding microlivestock to raise that will provide adequate nutrition as well as can be raised in small spaces and not annoy neighbors. For years, Marjorie Wildcraft has educated the public ...

An Herb For Thought: Passion Flower

PASSION FLOWER Family Name: PassifloraceaeBotanical Name(s): Passiflora IncarnataPopular Name(s): Maypops, Wild Passionflower and Apricot VineParts Used: Leaves and whole plantHabitat: The plant is native to North, Central, and South America.Description: Passionflower is a perennial climber with deeply lobed, finely toothed leaves, with fragrant lavender to white flowers appearing in summer. Edible fruits follow the flowers of passionflower. Uses: Passionflower is used internally to treat ...

Dead, Lifeless Food

FDA aims to sterilize our food through the Food Safety Modernization Act After two years of delay, the Food Safety Modernization Act is finally about to go into effect. The FDA is moving forward with rules that are supposed to make food in the United States the safest in the world. Hailed as the most sweeping overhaul ...

Protect Yourself From Radiation With Flaxseeds

We are bombarded every day by harmful radiation and, shockingly, nearly half of our radiation exposure in the U.S. comes from medical tests like X-rays and CT scans. The balance comes from radiation in the earth, radon gas and radiation from space. And many worry about fallout from disasters like the meltdown at the Fukushima ...

Canadian Farmers Say Entire Organic Industry At Risk In GM Alfalfa Debate (VIDEO)

Scroll down for video. GUELPH, Ont. – There’s a new genetically modified crop on the horizon that some say is jeopardizing the entire Canadian organic farming industry. Organic farmers across the country are sounding the alarm bells on the state of alfalfa, one small plant with a massive role in organic farming. When most people hear the word ...

Thousands Of U.K. Doctors Are Putting Patients On ‘Death Lists’ And Denying Them Treatment

The face of government-run socialized medicine just keeps getting uglier in Britain, where as many as 3,000 doctors are set to place many thousands more patients on so-called "death registers" where they are ultimately denied treatment - all to save a buck. Or in this case, a pound. Being placed on the registers means those patients have ...

15 Things To Start Doing For Yourself

Not long ago we published an article called 15 Things To Stop Doing To Yourself. The article was all about outlining the tendencies many of us have that can make life more complicated and difficult. Things we do to ourselves that we have full control over. That article inspired this new one that will focus ...

Parents, Have You Drugged Your Child Today?

Our children will be going back to school anywhere from 3-6 weeks. Over that time span, I plan on publishing some helpful tips on protecting your child while in the care of others, namely the schools. Most schools do an excellent job watching out for the children under their care. However, there are some who ...

5 Things You May Not Know About Aspartame

Aspartame is a nasty chemical that’s sold as a zero-calorie healthy sweetener. But did you know that it’s technically not calorie-free? Not a lot, only about 4 calories per gram. [1] That isn’t a lot, and it’s not a big deal. But it’s one weird fact you probably didn’t know about aspartame. Let’s take a ...

Fluoride Sold As Pesticide; Chinese Factories Export To U.S. Cities For Water Fluoridation (VIDEO)

Fluoride warning! Much of the fluoride dumped into U.S. water is imported from chemical factories in China. Those factories warn that fluoride is TOXIC to human health. Fluoride is sold as a PESTICIDE, a nuclear industry chemical and more. Learn the truth about fluoride. Published by TheHealthRanger

The Changing Face Of Chronic Illness Management In Primary Care

  Know anyone taking prescription drugs? The odds are enormous you do, and it's likely they are taking drugs they don't need, because their doctors are too quick to fall under the influence of Big Pharma's aggressive drug sales reps. Consider these statistics: almost half of all Americans are currently diagnosed with a chronic condition and 40 ...

What Is The World Health Organization?

The World Health Organization, or WHO, was officially established in 1948 by the United Nations. It was created with the goal of standardizing international health policies and practices to achieve "the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health." WHO is the organization behind the curtain (or one of such) that pushes flouridation ...

7 Ways Probiotics DETOXIFY Your Body

You've probably heard the buzz already about the many health benefits of probiotics, a word which literally translates to: pro- "for" + biotics "life" -- FOR LIFE.  But did you know that these remarkable commensal microorganisms, which outnumber our bodily cells 10 to 1, and contribute over 95% of our body's total genetic information, also ...

Pregnant? Live Near Crops Sprayed With Pesticides?

You might want to move. A study published last month in Environmental Health Perspectives shows that babies whose moms lived within a mile of crops treated with widely used pesticides were more likely to develop autism. According to the research, mothers who lived less than one mile from fields treated with organophosphate pesticides during pregnancy were ...

7 Ways To Get Rid Of Leftover Fruit

Each year, about 40 percent of all food in the United States goes uneaten, or around $165 billion dollars worth of food. Although a certain amount of this waste in the food stream simply can’t be helped, due to the processing and distribution in produce as well as uneaten food from restaurants. However, when we purchase perishable food ...