Your gallbladder plays a big role when it comes to healthy digestion. Perhaps someone close to you has undergone a cholecystectomy – a surgery to have his/her gallbladder removed. While it is possible to live without the small organ after surgery, the body needs it to in order to promote a strong, healthy digestive
We have all heard the propaganda about how organics cannot feed the world, and that companies like Monsanto are providing food security. In truth, peer-reviewed scientific studies show that organic farming produces higher quantities of more nutritious and far less toxic food than chemical agriculture. As industrialized agriculture has spread, hunger and poverty continue to
Your health can only be as good as the food you eat and following a regular diet based firmly on nutrient rich, organic food is one of the best things you can do to age gracefully. Supplying your body with vitamins, minerals, proteins, healthy fatty acids like Omega-3s, and antioxidants is critical to a healthy
A common food oil has been found to have potent antifungal properties that could literally save lives. The coconut palm is perhaps the world’s most widely distributed and versatile food-medicine, and has been prized and even revered by indigenous cultures for a wide range of health complaints since time immemorial. Increasingly, scientific evidence is emerging validating
Every five years, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) releases updated dietary guidelines that are designed to shape the way Americans look at food and nutrition. The purpose of these recommendations is to promote health, prevent chronic disease, and help people maintain a healthy weight. National nutrition policies and dietary programs for schools and
When it comes to helping with digestion, the liver and gallbladder work closely. While the liver makes the bile necessary to break down fats into fatty acids, the gallbladder (located beneath the liver) stores that bile until it’s needed in the small intestine. Because of this, it’s very important to keep both organs healthy. Through
Guest Interview: Sayer Ji, founder of Greenmedinfo.com. Dr. Axe: Welcome to The Natural Cures Summit. I am your host, Dr. Josh Axe, along with one of my co-hosts and partners here in putting on this summit. And that is Sayer Ji from GreenMedInfo. And we have an absolutely incredible segment here for you today. We’re
By: TrueActivist | The Kenya Catholic Doctors Association had six tetanus vaccinations from around Kenya tested, and 100% of them tested positive for the HCG antigen. The Kenya Catholic Doctors Association is charging UNICEF and WHO with sterilizing millions of girls and women under cover of an anti-tetanus vaccination program sponsored by the Kenyan government.
Pecans and Texas go way back. In fact, here in the Lone Star State, we honor the pecan tree as our State tree. In 2013, Texas even made pecan pie the official State pie.  And speaking of pecan pie, check out this vegan pecan pie recipe we’ve shared just in time for the holidays!
Have you ever been rooting through your pantry and come across a package that is well past its expiration date? Despite our good intentions, attempts at organization, and careful rotation of supplies, it still happens from time to time. What about a really amazing sale on a packaged food? Sometimes that good sale is a
Besides hemp, there are few if any plants that produce as much food, shelter, and medicine as the coconut palm. A new scientific review on the coconut palm (Cocos nucifera), referred to as “the most naturally widespread fruit plant on Earth,” reveals its various constituents, which include husk, root, oil, water, and flesh, together possess the
How much do you really know about your skin? While I’m sure many of you already know the importance of skin type, for some, this can prove a little puzzling. However, it’s extremely important to know just what type of skin you have since this can really help when you’re looking for your best skin
Harvest season is winding down, and we’re busy this week, preserving apples. Today we’re putting up 2 more bushels for the winter. I pulled out my canning book, and now my house smells like apple cinnamon potpourri and I couldn’t be happier about it! A visit to a you-pick orchard or farm stand is a
While a growing body of research now suggests that x-ray mammography is causing more harm than good in the millions of women who subject themselves to breast screenings, annually, without knowledge of their true health risks, the primary focus has been on the harms associated with over-diagnosis and over-treatment, and not the radiobiological dangers of
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Fluoride is one of the most dangerous health threats in our environment, and its widespread use makes it a challenging to avoid. On this website, we regularly discuss the health concerns associated with water fluoridation and believe that the prevalence of fluoride in our water supply is not something to take lightly. Fortunately, many in