Important nutrients to boost energy and mood

Even the most miniscule of the many vitamins and minerals play a role in aiding the optimal functioning of our bodies. But here are a few primary nutrients that have a profound impact on maintaining normal brain function and thus our mood and energy levels. And it is quite well known to many of us by […]

EWG 2015 list of most contaminated produce

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) has released its latest list of most and least contaminated popular fresh fruits and vegetables, as analyzed for pesticide residue from USDA and FDA data. Apples again top the list of most contaminated produce, followed in order by peaches, nectarines, strawberries, grapes, celery, spinach, sweet bell peppers, cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, imported snap peas […]

New research demonstrates role of probiotics in allergy reversal

For over 100 years natural health advocates have used probiotic supplements for the successful reversing of many allergies. We covered one century-old example here. During most of this period the majority of traditional (allopathic) medical doctors have either been ignorant to the success or simply refuse to believe the claims. Fortunately these views have changed […]

Findings—Half of U.S. adults have diabetes or pre-diabetes

The most recent study reveals that almost half of U.S. adults have diabetes or pre-diabetes, with gains in the disease across every racial, ethnic and gender group, regardless of income and/or education levels. The study used National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data collected between 1988-1994 and again in 1999-2012. Researchers found a 25 percent overall […]

Absurd mainstream media misses the target again

In the wake of the latest mass shooting, mainstream media around the world is focused and outraged once more over Americans and the Second Amendment. And by doing so they are committing a great disservice to the public, victims and future victims of such tragedies—totally missing and ignoring what should be the real target. What could be more […]

Food and health news from around the world

U.S.— The EPA has raised the alarm over some GMO crops that are breeding swarms of pesticide-resistant bugs (corn specifically) which now is infected with a root worm stronger and more numerous than ever before. Alarmed, the EPA now wants to prevent problems the government created in the first place. Between 1995 and 2012 the […]

Castor oil used as laxative 2500 years ago

People may be a little embarrassed to admit it, but the fact is a great proportion of the modern population is preoccupied with bowel movements. This is particularly true of older folks, judging by the number of over-the-counter and prescription laxatives consumed in America and other western countries each year. But concern about bowel activity […]

Shocking increase in neurological brain deaths

A new study undertaken by researchers at Bournemouth University in England, and published in the journal Surgical Neurology International confirmed that dementia and other brain diseases are striking people at younger and younger ages, reaching levels that are “almost epidemic.” The researchers analyzed data from 21 countries and found that rate of deaths from neurological brain […]

Mineral deficiency in today’s world

Today, in an era of industrial chemically-based agriculture, most of us do not get the minerals we require for good health. An official report of the Rio Earth Summit a few years ago concluded that over the last 100 years average mineral levels in agricultural soils had fallen worldwide—by 72 percent in Europe, 76 percent in Asia […]

Love those beneficial belly bugs!

Great advances have been made in understanding the important role of gut bacteria, probiotics and prebiotics in human health and disease prevention. A team of North American and European researchers have made several presentations discussing the current scientific evidence accumulated in this area between 2000 and 2010. The organizations involved were the American Gastroenterological Association, International Scientific […]