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Diabetes: An Entirely Preventable And Reversible Condition

General Health |  | The title of this article may sound like heresy to those who have been schooled to believe that when diabetes “happens” to you, it is with you for life. There is far more to the story than both drug and naturally-based palliative medicine normally touches upon. According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA) statistics, diabetes ...Read More »

Big Dairy Continues War Against Farmers and Raw Milk

General Health |  | Increasing numbers of Americans are seeking out unpasteurized, or raw, dairy products — both for the health benefits and the flavor. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), meanwhile, has released a report that’s clearly an attempt to squelch the growing enthusiasm for obtaining farm-fresh foods like raw milk and cheese.1 The report ...Read More »

Not All Dietary Supplements Are Created Equal

General Health |  | Purchasing dietary supplements you can trust can be tricky. Many manufacturers of nutraceuticals put their efforts into marketing and fancy labels, instead of placing the majority of their resources into creating a product of quality. The simple truth is that not all vitamins are created equal, and this article is intended to make you aware ...Read More »

7 Reasons Why Sunflowers Are A Multi-Purpose Prep

General Health |  | Thomas Bulfinch was once quoted as saying, “The sunflower is a favorite emblem of constancy.”  How right he was. This faithful flower is as useful as it is lovely, and should be a must in your personal seed libraries. Sunflower seeds are often overlooked for long-term preparedness goals. It’s a small seed, so it’s understandable. ...Read More »

How Soy Affects Reproductive Health

General Health |  | Soy milk, tofu, and meat substitutes are all the rage in the vegan and vegetarian community. These products provide all essential amino acids, making soy one of the few complete plant proteins on the planet. Despite soy’s high nutrient content, there are some dangers to soy that typically go unnoticed. Not only does soy contain ...Read More »

7 Habits for Weight Loss Success

General Health |  | The long-term statistics about maintained weight loss are grim. Consistently, people who lose a substantial amount of weight are likely to gain it back within a few years. What are the folks who lose weight and successfully keep it off doing differently? The answer is simple. Research shows that long-term adherence to an effective weight ...Read More »

Do You Know These 6 Skin Facts?

General Health |  | Day in and day out, your skin gets exposed to a lot — toxins included. Because of that, you want to protect it. Protecting your skin in this day and age is something that should be applauded, so keep on doing what you’re doing! But in case you aren’t as careful with skin care as ...Read More »

Starting a Weight Loss Program?

General Health |  | Is there a weight loss program suitable for nearly everyone that follows correct, proven strategies and results in permanent success? Yes! and it’s called the Eat Healthy Foods and Exercise Regularly plan! No short cuts included! Forget the empty promises of infomercial gimmicks; forget the “Sea Salt and Paint Chip” diet. There are no magic ...Read More »

6 Tips to Maintaining a Healthy Body

General Health |  | What’s going on with your fitness routine? Where are you at with it? If you’re on the up swing- that’s awesome, stick with it. If you’re not, why not? What happened to hitting the gym this week? Did Monday quickly turn into Friday and the evenings faded away under a glow from the television set? ...Read More »

The Dark Relationship Between Alcohol and the Liver

General Health |  | The liver is one of the most robust and capable organs in the body. It has to be, its function is to process toxins that have entered the body. However, some toxins, like alcohol, can be too much for the liver to process in excessive amounts. Despite the fact that many people do consume alcohol ...Read More »

Avoiding Gluten Good For More Than Just Celiacs, Study Confirms

General Health |  | If listening to your body has lead you to identify gluten as a health problem and you feel better after removing it, a study adds to an already extensive body of research  that the rapidly expanding gluten free movement is not a fad as critics claim.  The gluten free (GF) movement has taken on powerful ...Read More »

How to Make Your Own Organic Cleaning Products

General Health |  | We know that exposure to toxic chemicals can lead to health problems. Unfortunately, some toxic chemicals are found where they’re least expected- in common, cleaning products. Ammonia can burn, bleach can irritate the skin, eyes and respiratory tract. Why use this stuff? Though most retailers do offer organic cleaning products, you can take it a ...Read More »

Clean Your Kitchen: How to Trash the Toxins and Focus on Clean Food

General Health |  | My kitchen is about 95% clean. No, I’m not talking about the standards of hygiene or the crud that tries to take up residence in the grout – I’m talking about the contents of my pantry and refrigerator. Whole, clean food that isn’t processed is a major factor in getting well and staying well. I’ve ...Read More »

Natural Iron Supplements: The Benefits of Plant-Based Iron

General Health |  | Iron is an essential mineral and your body requires just the right amount at all times. There is a common misconception that iron is only obtained by eating meat and that iron deficiency is more prevalent amongst vegans and vegetarians.[1] Natural, plant-based iron supplements and food can provide the iron your body needs and in ...Read More »

Best Anti-Aging Foods: A Diet to Feel and Look Young

General Health |  | Your health is only as good as the food you eat. Following a regular diet based on nutrient-rich, organic food is one of the best things you can do to age gracefully. Supplying your body with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and healthy fatty acids helps you feel young and full of energy. Antioxidants Unhealthy food, artificial ...Read More »

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