General Health

BPA Commonly Found On U.S. Money

According to a report released by the Washington-based group Safer Chemicals, a pro environmental lobby made up of green businesses, health care advocates, and citizen activist groups showed BPA contamination of the U.S. paper money supply. Bisphenol-A, the infamous chemical that has been banned from baby bottles in Europe and Canada, is a well known ...Read More »

6 Ways To Boost Brain Health

We all want to stay healthy, but sometimes we forget it’s not just our bodies we need to maintain. Our mind is an integral element in our physical and mental well being, and without it, we wouldn’t be able to function. Keeping your faculties in check is essential for maintaining a sense of emotional strength ...Read More »

Autism-Birth Induction Link: Correlation Or Causation?

A new linking birth induction to autism is rippling through the mainstream press, generating titles such as Bloomberg’s “Autism Risk May Be Raised for Children When Labor Induced, CBS News’ “Induced labor may increase risk of autism in offspring, and WebMD’s “Induced Labor Linked to Raised Risk of Autism.” One common feature of these headlines ...Read More »

Sickening: Major Food Corps Use Aborted Fetus Tissue To Manufacture Flavor Additives In Processed Foods

By: Ethan Huff, Natural News | Every time you purchase mass-produced processed “food” from the likes of Kraft, PepsiCo, or Nestle, you’re choosing, whether you realize it or not, to feed your family not only genetically engineered poisons and chemical additives, but also various flavoring agents manufactured using the tissue of aborted human babies. It’s ...Read More »

How Much Do You Think About What Influences Your Diet?

How do you decide what to eat? Think about what influences your decision. Nutrition, taste, health, cultural preferences and taboos, regional specialties, availability, personal preference, dietary restrictions… advertising? All of these can play a part, but for now, let’s focus on that last one. Food is a big business. Let’s face it – everyone has ...Read More »

The Shocking Story of How Aspartame Became Legal

Did you know that Aspartame was banned by the FDA twice? How is this product legal now? The bittersweet argument over whether Aspartame is safe or not has been going on for a long time. On one side we have medical evidence that suggests we should avoid using it and on the other side we ...Read More »

7 Tips For Creating A Healthy And Positive Work Environment

For most people, work occupies a substantial part of their life. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ American Time Use Survey, people spend nearly nine hours on work-related activities during their day.[1] Other studies, such as a 2014 survey by Gallup, suggest that the average number was actually closer to forty-seven hours per week. ...Read More »

What Is Selenium? Understanding An Essential Mineral

Selenium is an essential mineral that functions as an amino acid and also provides antioxidant activity in the body.[1][2] Selenium toxicity is a rare condition that results from ingesting great quantities of the element.[3] Selenium deficiency is a more common malady. Selenium is necessary for human health because certain enzymes, called selenoproteins, require selenium to ...Read More »

Aspartame: Putting The DIE Into Dieting Since 1981

Pushed globally as a beneficial to dieters since its approval in 1981, accumulating research indicates that aspartame may actually damage the brain and cause cancer, to name but a few of a wide range of adverse health effects consumers risk by using this ‘no-calorie’ sugar alternative.   Google “aspartame” and you will find http://www.aspartame.org/ in ...Read More »

How Dangerous Is Modern Medicine?

Faith in your doctor or health care provider’s ability to safely administer quality medical attention is not something to be taken for granted. These are the men and women we turn to when our health is at its worst. Whether it’s a bad case of the flu, a broken bone, or the birth of a ...Read More »

How Safe Are Your Household Cleaners?

Making my own household cleaning products is just something I do.  Always have as a matter of fact, even before anyone cared about being green and dare I say it, being frugal. Over the years, the products I use have changed.  First it was ammonia and water.  Talk about toxic!  But it did clean well.  ...Read More »

Nasty Pesticide Broken Down By Probiotic Used In Culturing Food

A new study published in Letters in Applied Microbiology shows that a commonly used food probiotic known as Lactobacillus plantarum is capable of degrading dangerous pesticide residues in wheat (pirimiphos-methyl), confirming the traditional fermentation-based food-processing technique known as culturing can significantly improve the safety of conventional food. The researchers found that Lactobacillus plantarum enhanced the ...Read More »

11 Foods That Speed Up Your Metabolism

While there are no short-cuts to losing weight, there are a few things you can do to boost your metabolism. Exercising regularly and getting plenty of sleep are two of the best things you can do. However, there are also plenty of foods that speed metabolism, so adding them to your diet may give you ...Read More »

Study Signals Wheat-Autism Link

As the autism epidemic continues to accelerate, one of the least well known contributing factors goes mostly unnoticed: wheat consumption. A study published in the open access journal PLoS is reinvigorating the debate over what are the primary causes of the accelerating autism epidemic. Whereas too many within the conventional medical establishment, failing to identify ...Read More »

A New Reason Why Wheat And GMOs Can Destroy Your Health

A new study indicates that wheat contributes to the growth of pathogenic bacteria in our gut, adding to growing concern that GMO foods are doing the same.  A study published in FEMS Microbiology Ecology titled, “Diversity of the cultivable human gut microbiome involved in gluten metabolism: isolation of microorganisms with potential interest for coeliac disease,” ...Read More »

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