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  • BPA Exposure and Brain Development

    February 5, 2014 - A few years ago, the world went crazy about BPA in plastics, soup can linings, and other products. And while several products on the market now proudly claim that they don’t contain BPA, several more are still quietly using this deadly product. This chemical disrupts a gene in the body, hampe...
  • Red Alert: GMOs in Your Morning Vitamins

    February 1, 2014 - When genetically modified organisms (GMO) began taking over the market, it was only a matter of time before they started to make their way into “health” foods, and the latest victim is supplements. As of now, the corn grown in the US is at least 80% GMOs, most of which is owned and dist...
  • Antibiotics Abuse and the Creation of Super Bugs

    January 29, 2014 - The unprecedented abuse of antibiotics over the last several decades has created drug resistant bacteria, colloquially referred to as superbugs. Recently, a medical officer out of Britain warned that these superbugs require immediate action, and without such, the growth of untreatable infections cou...
  • Teflon and Other Chemicals Linked to Arthritis

    January 11, 2014 - A joint study conducted between Yale, Harvard, Brigham and the Women’s Hospital recently found that chemicals used in Teflon (specifically known as PFCs), could increase a woman’s risk of developing arthritis, the same exact group that is already natural more predisposed to this health i...
  • Treating ADHD Without Drugs

    January 3, 2014 - The CDC estimates that 5.4 million children in America have been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), while over half of these kids are taking stimulants to manage the condition, including Ritalin and Adderall. And the majority of these kids are boys. Although there&rsquo...
  • Legalizing Raw Milk in the USA

    December 14, 2013 - In America, we’re constantly fed a long litany of propaganda claiming that we’re privy to more rights and freedoms than any other country in the world. The following countries, often regarded as oppressed, allow the sale and consumption of raw milk: Cuba China North Korea Peru Ecu...
  • Why Vaccine Industry Doesn’t Want to Remove Mercury From its Products

    November 25, 2013 - There’s a lot of argument over mercury usage in vaccines and other medications, yet the basic question is always the same: why the heck don’t they just get rid of it? Because it would literally shut down the vaccine industry as a whole. Right now, the United Nations is considering a tr...
  • What is GMO? Learn more about GMO Foods.

    September 9, 2013 - In the last year, a fair amount of attention has been placed on genetically modified organisms (GMO) in regards to food, at least significantly more than in previous years. It turns out that scientists and agriculture giants have been quietly tinkering with our food sources in order to increase prof...
  • Secret Viruses in GMO Crops

    March 29, 2013 - As if genetically modified organisms weren’t scary enough, recent reports indicate that there’s actually a viral gene used in GMO crops. Yes, viral as in virus. This report, released by the European Food Safety Authority, found a viral gene that disrupts the biological functions of livi...
  • Why the Flu Vaccine Failed!

    March 26, 2013 - For the first time in several years, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention itself couldn’t do enough creative math to make a case for the flu shot. According to their own data, the flu vaccine was only effective for 9 percent of recipients over the age of 65, which is the primary g...
  • Death By Prescription Drugs in New York

    March 12, 2013 - For over the last decade and a half, the rate of prescription drug overdose in New York City has reached an unprecedented level. And people aren’t getting their oxycontin and other opioids from a street corner: they’re obtaining them with valid prescriptions from less-than-stellar doct...
  • Farmer Takes On Giant Monsanto Grip On World Food Supply

    March 4, 2013 - Someone is finally trying to fight against super-giant, how-are-they-not-a-monopoly Monsanto, and their case is being heard before the US Supreme Court. Brought forth by an Indiana farmer, the case claims that the farmer has rights to the seeds that he planted, despite the fact that Monsanto claims ...
  • 800 Children Harmed By Vaccines (Pandemrix)

    March 4, 2013 - From the day they’re born, children are pumped full of vaccinations, often under false pretenses. The latest evidence against this practice involves a vaccine known as Pandemrix, which was used during 2009 and 2010 in Europe to vaccinate against the H1N1 strain of influenza. The vaccine, crea...
  • Flu Shot Side Effects - What May Happen if You Get a Flu Shot!

    February 25, 2013 - Flu shot season means pharmacies, doctors and government agencies across the globe are pushing that year’s vaccination. Yet according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, that vaccination contains aluminum, formaldehyde, dead human tissue, MSG, and mercury. No, we aren’t m...
  • Dangers of TSA Body Scanners

    February 21, 2013 - As of late, a rather alarming number of medical professionals and scientist have come forward claiming that the new scanners utilized by the TSA in airports have surprisingly dangerous health implications, primarily due to the level of direct radiation exposure that the scanners inflict, which could...
  • Radiation Disease: Symptoms and Effects of Radiation

    February 19, 2013 - Radiation disease is the result of excessive exposure to radiation. According to the Centers for Disease Control, acute radiation syndrome (ARS) causes nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea within a few minutes or days of the exposure. The sickness comes in waves for a few weeks or even months. Most with a...
  • Why You Get Sick After the Rain?

    February 18, 2013 - People often attribute health woes to the weather, and especially when it comes to rain. The most common complaints? Getting rained on gave me a cold: Although it may feel this way, it simply isn’t true. Most of the heat of your body is emitted through your head, and when rained on, your head...
  • Chemtrails: An Overview and What Are the Risks!

    February 18, 2013 - For the last decade there has been an increase in individual reports, from people all over the globe, seeing trails in the sky left by airplanes. Some are crisscrossing and at times people report that most of the sky seems covered. The term given to this phenomenon is “Chemtrails”. Unti...
  • Molecular Level Scanning in Airports - What Next!

    February 17, 2013 - Airport security has come a long way in the last few decades, and in the next 24 months, the US Department of Homeland Security is planning to take it even further. Utilizing technology developed by Genia Photonics, the new scanners will work on a molecular level, instantly telling TSA agents absolu...
  • Top Five Liquid Chlorophyll Benefits

    February 8, 2013 - The chemical occurring naturally in fruits and vegetables that gives plants their green color can also have incredible benefits when consumed. Liquid chlorophyll is available as a nutritional supplement, and can be obtained naturally in dark, leafy green vegetables, as well as a few fruits. While th...
  • Are There Carbs in Quinoa?

    February 7, 2013 - Between the decades-long low-carb craze and the newest push towards going gluten free, quinoa is often touted as the best alternative to traditional grains, as it’s technically a seed (therefore totally gluten free) yet can be used in the same way you would tiny pasta or rice. Traditionally g...
  • Is Freezing Avocados Okay? Here is a Quick Tip!

    February 5, 2013 - Avocados are a fantastic source of healthy fats, protein, vitamins, and alkaline minerals. Yet they can also be incredibly expensive depending on the time of year. For this reason, when there is a good deal, many people still opt to only get what they can consume in a few days, as avocados can quick...
  • List of Top GMO Foods - What to Avoid!

    February 4, 2013 - When you walk around your grocery store, it can be easy to just pick and choose, thinking that what you’re tossing into your cart was grown all-natural at a farm somewhere. However, many of those foods have been altered with science, some to tolerate more chemicals, some to withstand natural p...
  • Top Five Coconut Water Benefits - Delicious and Nutritious

    February 3, 2013 - Coconut water, coming from the liquid in the center of the coconut fruit, is incredibly refreshing, a little sweet, and a fantastic alkaline beverage of choice when you don’t want just water, or need something with a bit more alkalizing potassium and carbohydrates after a heavy workout. While...
  • Basic and Unique Ways to Eat an Avocado

    January 29, 2013 - For those who think of guacamole instantly when they see an avocado, figuring out how to incorporate this healthy alkalizing fruit into their daily diet can seem a bit off putting. After all, despite being incredibly tasty, who really wants to eat guacamole every single day? Avocados are a staple al...
  • What is Quinoa? Find out more about this Healthy Food!

    January 28, 2013 - Due to the new trend towards grain-reduced or grain-free diets, either due to celiac disease or simply preference, a little-known seed has been gaining popularity in leaps and bounds: Quinoa. Pronounced “keen-wah,” this seed is similar in size and texture to rice and barley. Ground, it c...
  • What are the Nutritional Facts and Calories in Broccoli? Find Out!

    January 27, 2013 - Your mom told you to eat your broccoli, you know it’s good for you, and you even may know about some of the many health benefits of this cabbage-related veggie (detoxification, anti-inflammatory benefits, and the incredible amounts of fiber, to name a few). Broccoli is also considered an alkal...
  • The Many Benefits of Using Coconut Oil in Your Hair

    January 26, 2013 - It seems that every day, more and more people are opting for natural, whole foods and environmentally friendly products; and that’s certainly a good thing. The newest trend, however, is bringing this push for wholesomeness to the beauty industry, and coconut oil, a product that is making leaps...
  • What are the Calories in an Avocado? Find Out!

    January 25, 2013 - Upon first glance, the calories in avocado can be a bit daunting, especially if you’re on a journey to losing weight; however, it’s actually considered one of the most nutrient dense alkaline foods items in the produce section of your store. What exactly does this mean? To put it simply,...
  • Recipes Using Quinoa Flour - Tasty Quinoa Treats!

    January 24, 2013 - Although often used in a similar way as grains, quinoa is actually a seed that grows in the Andes Mountains. So why are people turning towards this product in lieu of rice, pasta, or even flour? Because it’s incredibly high in protein, fiber, folate, magnesium, iron, zinc, and other B vitamins...
  • Treating Insomnia Without Prescription Drugs

    January 23, 2013 - Oftentimes, when someone has difficulty sleeping and mentions it to his or her doctor, the automatic reaction is to pull out the prescription pad and write out something to knock you out every night. But that isn’t the only way to treat insomnia, and it’s not even the most effective. St...
  • Coconut Oil Recipes - Tasty and Nutritious!

    January 17, 2013 - Coconut oil is the newest craze in the health food world, and for good reason. Consuming coconut oil can do everything from increase your resistance to viruses and bacteria to prevent infections due to fungus, yeast, and candida. This, coupled with its ability to balance hormones, increase weight lo...
  • Find Out if Delicious Watermelon is Alkaline?

    January 15, 2013 - When following the alkaline diet, which most nutritionists recommend that your diet is made up of at least 70% alkalizing foods, making sure that you have the right mix of nutrient dense fruits and vegetables is important. Eating alkalizing foods helps to maintain a balanced pH level in the body, wh...
  • How to Ripen Avocados Quickly - Easy and Effective!

    January 14, 2013 - So you’re craving a creamy, nutrient-dense avocado for your latest alkalizing meal recipe, and head to the store to grab one. Yet you’re bombarded with a bin full of light green, hard-as-a-rock fruits that are nowhere near ripe, and certainly not edible. If you are following an alkaline ...
  • Is Green Tea Alkaline or Acidic? Find Out Now!

    January 13, 2013 - When trying to determine whether or not certain foods or drinks fit into an alkaline diet, it can be helpful to understand the premise behind the movement first. Back in the day, our ancestors ate what they could kill or gather from the land, and thus relied on a very heavy plant based diet with som...
  • Quinoa Salad Recipes - Delicious and Healthy!

    January 12, 2013 - Nutrient rich and alkalizing quinoa is becoming increasingly popular, especially as more and more people move towards a gluten-free, gluten-reduced, or alkaline foods diet. One of the most versatile ways of preparing this seed is using it as a base for a salad. Here are two of our favorite recipes p...
  • Top Three Sesame Oil Benefits

    January 11, 2013 - Sesame oil is popular in Asian, Indian and Middle Eastern cuisine, and while being incredibly flavorful, it is also rich in a variety of nutrients that can benefit the body in several ways. There are 2 main types of sesame seed oil: toasted ( referred to as dark or Asian) and light ( referring to t...
  • The Many Benefits of Flax Seed Oil

    January 10, 2013 - In the past, flax seed and flax seed oil was available only in specialty health food stores; however, as more and more information comes out as to the benefits of this plant and the oil made from it, the more easily accessible it becomes. And for good reason: regularly consuming flax seed oil can he...
  • Top 10 Foods Loaded in Potassium

    January 9, 2013 - Potassium is one of those nutrients often overlooked; however, the average American gets significantly less potassium in their diet than they should. While experts recommend at least 4,700 milligrams a day, most men only get 3,200 and most women only consume 2,400. Due to a combination of a lack of ...
  • Benefits of a Healthy Diet

    January 8, 2013 - There is a lot of talk surrounding having a healthy diet. While there are diet crazes galore, the general consensus among the medical community is simply this: eat real whole foods and avoid processed foods as much as you can. From a plethora of alkalizing fresh fruits and vegetables to whole grains...
  • What are the Benefits of Borage Oil?

    January 7, 2013 - If there’s one thing to be said about recent trends in health and wellness, a new collection of oils outside of the normal vegetable, canola, and olive varieties is impressive. From fish oil to coconut oil, flax seed to sunflower, as people move more towards an understanding of healthy fats ne...
  • The Many Avocado Health Benefits

    January 6, 2013 - A staple in Mexican and Southwestern cuisine, and finally being recognized for its incredible health benefits despite its rather high (for a fruit) calorie count, the avocado is not only delicious and versatile, but also beneficial to your health and is considered an alkaline food. Rich in healthy m...
  • The Many Uses of Coconut Oil for Health and Beauty

    January 5, 2013 - Extracted from the meat of mature coconuts, coconut oil is available in health food stores as well as in the natural, baking, or pharmacy section of a variety of larger mainstream retailers. The benefits, and uses of, this all-natural product are so extensive; it’s any wonder it’s not fo...
  • New Diet Trend: The Alkaline Diet - Find Out Why This is So Popular!

    December 31, 2012 - Around every corner, there’s a new diet that consists of eating limited amounts of less than 10 different foods to lose weight quickly, only to put it back on once you begin eating a wide selection again. The Alkaline diet is anything but, and has received the backing of some of the most envia...
  • Top Alkaline Foods - Find out which foods are the most Alkaline!

    December 29, 2012 - The internet is rife with endless lists regarding the acidity or the alkalinity of various foods; however, when you’re just starting out with this diet, having an understanding of the foods that are safe to eat no matter what can be incredibly helpful. It’s also a good starting point for...
  • Spinach - The Alkaline Food Powerhouse!

    December 28, 2012 - There are a lot of fantastic foods on the approved alkaline foods list, from leafy greens to healthy fats and numerous fruits. However, when it comes to the most alkaline foods, spinach consistently tops the list. A fantastic addition to any diet, spinach is not only alkaline during digestion, but ...
  • Global Warming May Increase Pollen

    December 24, 2012 - If the melting of the ice caps, shift in climate patterns, and extinction of wild life wasn’t enough of a reason to worry about global warming, those with seasonal allergies may be at risk as well. Dr. Leonard Bielory of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) estimates ...
  • Warning Signs of Low Testosterone

    December 22, 2012 - Hormonal changes in men often don’t receive as much attention as comparable changes in women, simply because a man’s testosterone often doesn’t “drop” as drastically as a woman’s estrogen levels do. However, men still experience a natural decline in levels as they...
  • Treating Psoriasis at Home

    December 21, 2012 - As winter and thus low humidity and heater-season approaches, those with psoriasis often experience more flare-ups due to the dry air and cold weather. Although treatment should always be overseen by your doctor, there are items that you likely already have on hand and things you can do at home that...
  • Health Benefits of Jackfruit - Delicious and Nutritious

    December 17, 2012 - One of the lesser-known tropical fruits, jackfruit is sweet, bright yellow, and one of the largest tree fruits in the world, coming in at 50 centimeters in diameter and up to 36 kilograms in weight. You can enjoy it raw or cooked and, unlike many fruits, it can be eaten as a vegetable when not ripe....