General Health

Understanding Calcium: The Best Forms Of Calcium Supplements

We have all heard about how important calcium is for maintaining healthy bones, muscles and nerves. We also may be aware of the role calcium plays in inter-cellular communications. But many are unaware that the common American daily diet is not offering enough calcium. Sadly, this calcium that is lacking from our diet is then ...Read More »

Survival Medicine: Insect Bites And Stings

Something that a lot of us fail to think about until we are in the moment is the ramification of being bitten or stung by a not-so-friendly insect.  In most cases, such stings are annoying and painful but for the most part benign.  Sometimes, though, the toxins from insect stings can be harmful, if not ...Read More »

The Health Dangers Of Table Salt

Salt is a wonderful thing. Whether from the far reaches of the Himalayan rock mountains, to the depths of the oceans floor, salt is a beautiful and necessary mineral. It’s an important element in keeping the proper mineral balance in practically all of the earth’s living creatures. In fact, every cell in our body needs ...Read More »

Why You Shouldn’t Always Trust An Experts* Opinion

The accuracy of expert advice is something nearly all of us take for granted. This applies to recommendations on everything from medicine to preparing our taxes. Most of us automatically assume that the people giving this advice always know what they’re talking about. Fortunately for the rest of us though, David Freedman isn’t most like ...Read More »

Should Wheat Be Reclassified As A PATHOGEN?

A provocative, though still largely under appreciated study titled, “Parallels between Pathogens and Gluten Peptides in Celiac Sprue,” published in PLoS in 2008 proposed a radically new definition of pathogen be employed to understand the extensively documented harm that the consumption of wheat is capable of doing to human physiology.The new theory proposes that we movebeyond ...Read More »

Research: Soy Formula Affects Reproductive Development In Mice

You might already know that I’m not a big fan of certain non-fermented soy products. The results of a newly published study on the effects of soy formula on the reproductive systems of mice only underscores how bad they can be for the body [1]. In this particular study, newborn mice were fed soy formula ...Read More »

Thyroid Cancer Epidemic Caused By Misinformation, Not Cancer

Did you know the vast majority of thyroid cancer diagnoses are FALSE? And yet, the vast majority go ahead and get ‘treated’ anyway, with total removal of the gland, radiation and life long hormone replacement. Any diagnosis of cancer can be highly traumatic. Given the conventionally held view that screen detected, early-stage lesions or tumors ...Read More »

How To Survive A Dental Emergency

I don’t know about you, but I have had my share of dental emergencies, including one major emergency while in the middle of nowhere.  Thank goodness I had some clove essential oil to mitigate the pain until I got back to civilization three days later. In the event of a major disaster or disruptive event, ...Read More »

Benefits Of Far-Infrared Saunas

Far-infrared heat is a wavelength of light that is measured at 5.6 to 1000 microns. The sun’s rays are comprised of 80% of far-infrared heat. It is what penetrates your skin when you’re in sunlight and you stop feeling in shaded areas. It’s said to be a healing wavelength and is suggested to aid in ...Read More »

How To Get Rid Of A Beer Belly

Readers and clients often ask me about how they can lose weight around their mid-section. For most people, that is consistently a problematic area that doesn’t seem to go away despite efforts with diet and exercise. Oftentimes, this extra weight comes from what we all know as the “beer belly.” That unsightly pudge that comes ...Read More »

10 Tips For Healthy Natural Hair

You can make your very own organic, natural hair products at home for a fraction of the cost of most product lines. It’s easy to create organic shampoos, conditioners, and hair masks right in your kitchen. Completely natural, non-toxic hair products offer hydration, nutrition and stimulation to the scalp and hair. Here are some of ...Read More »

Smoking Is 36 Times Worse Than Working At A Nuclear Reactor

It is well-established that 25-30% of all cancer are caused soley by tobacco consumption – a completely avoidable cause. But what if the tobacco itself were not actually the primary cause of the cancer, but something else contaminating it? And what if it the tobacco industry knew this lethal contaminant was in their product, and ...Read More »

Processed Foods Are Downright Dangerous!

Humans have been “processing” food through traditional methods for thousands of years. But there’s a vast difference between the processing of old—for instance, the ancient Egyptian practice of using salt to extend the shelf life of food—and the twentieth-century version of “ultra processing.” Close to 5,000 additives are now allowed to be used in food ...Read More »

Skin Age Reversed 13 Years In Just 9 Months By Doing This

Dramatic reversal of skin aging has been seen in smokers who stopped for at least nine months.  This does not mean, however, non-smokers will not also experience similar improvements by eliminating avoidable chemical exposures, detoxifying, as well as changing their diet to include longevity-promoting nutrients and phytocompounds, such as blueberry, zinc, and chocolate. In fact, ...Read More »

7 Great Exercises To Build A Healthy Spine

In our current age of excessive sitting and sedentary lifestyles, back pain is an incredibly common problem — one that I experience myself quite a bit when I don’t take the necessary steps to keep my body loose. About 10 years ago I was digging a pond in my backyard. The project involved an incredible ...Read More »

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