Category Archives: General Health

Coca-Cola Is Getting Into The Milk Business

By: anh-usa - It will cost twice as much, but they say it will be healthier and more sustainable. Let’s examine those claims. The Coca-Cola Company has created what they claim is a more nutritious milk product called “fairlife” (no capitals, please!), and they plan to sell it for twice the price of regular milk. Calling it ...

Going Against The Grain Towards Better Health

Grains are often called the "staff of life," having a sort of credibility that is biblical in proportion. So prevalent is the perception that grains make for "good food" that the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) – which is the United Nation's international agency for defeating hunger – uses a head of wheat as its ...

9 Simple Tips To Prevent Antibiotic Resistance

It seems to me that whenever I travel by air, I come home with a sniffle or two.  It is not that I am not careful because I am.  It is just that being squeezed into a miniscule airline seat surrounded by strangers who are breathing, chewing, coughing, and sneezing makes contact unavoidable.  Travelers can ...

Rooibos And Honeybush Tea Health Benefits

By: Natural Health Ezine - I love tea. I read books about tea. I’ve taken classes in tea. And, I pour over all the tea catalogs that come in the mail as much, if not more than, the seed catalogs in the winter. Rooibos It was in one of these tea catalogs that I first discovered Rooibos tea. ...

Why Getting Rid Of Antibacterial Soap Is A Good Idea

Antibacterial soap sounds like it’s very effective for cleaning out hands and bodies, but the truth is the term “antibacterial” is more of a marketing ploy than anything else when it comes to effective cleaning of our body’s and homes. Even the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) has admitted that “there is currently no evidence that ...

Health Benefits Of Raw Honey

Honey is one of nature’s premier superfoods. Not only does honey taste good in tea, yogurt, baked goods etc. but it has been a staple anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory since ancient times. Even modern practitioners swear by its miraculous healing properties. Top 5 Health Benefits of Raw Organic Honey 1. Honey Kills Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria In the world of medicine, ...

8 Things To Remember When You Think You’re Not Good Enough

Negative self talk is something that seems to affect all of us at one time or another. I know I can say myself that it has been a problem in my past, and even now still creeps up on me from time to time. We all have different reasons as to why we might think we ...

General Mills Agrees To Drop “100% Natural” Labeling In Face Of Lawsuit

By: Margaret Badore | Tree Hugger - In the fight for a better food system, it’s broadly known that labels like “all natural” mean next to nothing. There’s no legal definition of what constitutes natural food in the U.S., and manufacturers have used the word widely and liberally. Yet the pushback against this misleading term is ...

Make Your Own Healing Lotion Bars

About a month ago, I thought to myself, “Self, wouldn’t it be nice to have some of my healing salve in lotion bar form?”.  This has been something I have often considered but as with a lot of projects, it kept moving to the back burner.  Finally though, I got serious and in order to ...

Bone Broth—A Most Nourishing Food For Virtually Any Ailment (VIDEOS)

By: Dr. Mercola - Bone broth has a long history of medicinal use. It's known to be warm, soothing, and nourishing for body, mind, and soul...19 Physicians harkening as far back as Hippocrates have associated bone broth with gut healing. And while the importance of gut health is just now starting to fill our medical journals, ...

Research: Insulin Can Kill Diabetics; Natural Substances Heal Them

A paradigm-shifting study indicates that the standard of care for diabetics, including synthetic insulin and oral anti-diabetic drugs, increases morbidity and mortality from diabetes. Natural substances, on the other hand, have proven healing properties that if used could mitigate the global diabetes epidemic.  A new study titled, "Glucose-lowering with exogenous insulin monotherapy in type 2 diabetes: ...

GM Food Causes Deadly Bacteria To Grow In Your Gut

Deadly bacteria grow in your gut when you eat GMO food, according to a new study. A new study titled, "The Influence of Glyphosate on the Microbiota and Production of Botulinum Neurotoxin During Ruminal Fermentation," confirms a growing suspicion that GM foods tainted with the ubiquitous agrochemical Roundup are causing widespread changes in the microbiome of ...

Sweeten Up Your Pantry: The Best Types Of Sugar For Your Stockpile

Having a healthy pantry doesn’t mean that you have to skip all things sweet and tasty.  A spoonful of sugar doesn’t just help the medicine go down. It can add a sense of normalcy and a little touch of luxury in a bad situation. Can you imagine celebrating a special occasion without dessert?  Sugar can be used ...

This Is What One Drink Of Soda Does To Your Body

Coke is the most valuable brand in history, and “Coca-Cola” is the world’s second-most recognized word after “hello.” However, the beverage itself is like a poison to the human metabolism. Coke is very acidic, it’s only one point higher on the pH scale than battery acid. Consequently it can clean surfaces equivalent to and often ...

Want More Vitamins, Omega-3s And Antioxidants? Go Organic!

The health risks posed by meat, eggs and dairy products from animals raised on factory farms are well known. But now there’s growing evidence that organic alternatives not only eliminate those health risks, but actually provide significantly more nutritional value. We know why products sourced from factory farms, can’t be good for our health. Animals on ...

How To Make Kombucha Tea

By: Natural Health Ezine - Kombucha is a fermented tea drink that dates back to ancient times. If someone offers you Kombucha, they also will probably offer a long list of health benefits to convince you to drink it. Their claims, however, lack a substantial amount of scientific evidence. Not because the evidence isn’t there, but ...

Maybe You Aren’t Actually Gluten Intolerant. Maybe You’re Just Poison Intolerant.

Over the past couple of years, I had the unpleasant experience of having bloodwork done to confirm that I am gluten intolerant, only to have it come back and say, “Nope, you’re just crazy.” The same thing happened to my good friend Melissa Melton, who was terribly ill before she cut wheat out of her life. It’s ...