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What You Need To Know About Health Hazards After A Flood

A flood is a disaster that just keeps coming back to haunt areas affected by it. As the waters recede, it doesn’t mean that the risk of illness is over. After a flood, clean-up itself can be wrought with hazards. Floods have been all over the news in the past few months, with  southern Louisiana being most recently ...Read More »

Surprising Link Between Depression, Anxiety And Gut Health

Did you know your gut health may affect your mood and behavior? The belief that gut health is connected to mental well-being dates back more than a hundred years. In the early 1900’s, scientists and clinicians emphasized the relationship between gastrointestinal health and mental health. By 1930, opinions reversed and it was thought that mental ...Read More »

Rhubarb: The Good Stalk

Rhubarb is more versatile than we give it credit for. Its stalk are a favorite for culinary uses, but there is more to it than meets the eye. This perennial favorite is very easy to grow and makes a popular addition to low maintenance gardens. Rhubarb is an extremely hardy plant, and can grow in ...Read More »

Mycotoxins: The Hidden Hormone Danger In Our Food Supply

Over 30 years ago, scientists observed mycotoxin contaminated animal feed (grains) interfering with normal sexual development in young female pigs, resulting in estrogenic syndromes and precocious puberty. Recent human research in the U.S. is now confirming that the contamination of our food supply with fungal toxins is adversely affecting the sexual development of young girls. ...Read More »

Early Exposure To Germs, Dirt And Pets Are Good For Babies

We can sometimes be very protective of our little ones. It’s understandable as we want to take as good care of our children as possible to help them grow healthy and strong. However, by doing this we may be protecting them in ways we don’t realize could actually be a little worse for them. A ...Read More »

Ovarian Cancer: What We Think We Know May Harm Us

What do we really know about ovarian cancer risk and the ‘gene mutations’ considered largely responsible for increasing it? The answer is quite surprising and opens up the possibility for a radical change in how we diagnosis and treat the most lethal gynecological cancer in existence.  Ovarian cancer strikes fear into the hearts of women, ...Read More »

The Health Benefits Of Cellulase

When we eat plants, we take in a large amount of plant cells surrounded by a fibrous complex called a cell wall. A major component of this cell wall is cellulose. Humans do not manufacture the cellulase enzyme needed to digest this type of fiber and must rely on fermentation by the flora in the ...Read More »

Millions Fall Prey To This Deadly Breast Cancer Myth

Millions of asymptomatic women undergo breast screening annually because their doctors tell them to do so. Not only are these women’s presumably healthy breasts being exposed to highly carcinogenic x-rays, but thousands have received a diagnosis of ‘breast cancer’ for entirely benign lesions that when left untreated would have caused no harm to them whatsoever. ...Read More »

Juice For A Natural Energy Boost

I constantly struggle with having enough energy to get everything done. Instead of loading myself up with coffee all day, I am taking a healthier approach and started giving my body what it really needs – natural vitamins and nutrients. Juicing is a great way to add essential nutrients to the body and in return, ...Read More »

Is Eating Wheat At The Root Of Your Depression?

How ironic it would be for the most prized food of Western culture — wheat — to be at the root of the global epidemic of depression? The powerful neurotoxic and psychoactive properties of wheat have only recently come to light. For many decades the near exclusive focus was on gluten’s life-altering gastrointestinal adverse effects ...Read More »

What Are Fats? Are All Dietary Fats Bad?

Fats are a highly varied macronutrient group and they’re present in both animal and plant-derived foods. At 9 calories per gram, fat is the most dense source of calories required by the human body.[1] However, not all fats are created equally and it’s crucial to pay attention to which types of fat you include in ...Read More »

5 Toxic Chemicals Hiding In Your Deodorant

Each day, as we get ready to play our part in society, we put on our favorite fragrances and cosmetics and unknowingly subject ourselves to toxic chemicals. Over time, these toxic chemicals can cause cancers, tumors, bronchial issues and other health related problems. According to the National Cancer Society, “Reports have suggested that these products ...Read More »

Cabbage Recipe With Lemon-Garlic Cashew Dressing

I stumbled across this delicious vegan recipe on A Thought for Food. I gave it a try and it tasted so good, I had to share it. As a bonus, this cabbage recipe is perfect when performing a kidney or liver cleanse. But, ultimately, you can enjoy this cabbage recipe anytime, whether you are watching ...Read More »

Magnesium's Importance Far Greater Than Previously Imagined

Calcium deficiency is a common nutritional concern, but how many folks consider the vital importance of magnesium in human health and disease?   New research published in the journal BMC Bioinformatics indicates that magnesium’s role in human health and disease is far more significant and complicated than previously imagined. While it is well known that ...Read More »

Understanding The Chemistry Of The Oxygen Element

First identified in the 17th century, oxygen is a gaseous, non-metallic element that makes life possible. The chemist and physician John Mayow proved that oxygen was critical to lifeforms, and could be removed by a naked flame and respiration. A key indication of oxygen’s supreme importance was realized when researchers demonstrated that mice could survive ...Read More »

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