Yum yum–we are having glyphosate for breakfast

Suggesting that we are having glyphosate for breakfast may sound like a malicious attempt at humor. But there is nothing funny about it. According to a new report released in November 2016 by The Detox Project and Food Democracy Now!, the U.S. food supply is permeated with poisonous glyphosate (Roundup). The title of the report […]

Kids need supplemental vitamin D in their formative years

Twenty years ago many naturopaths and nutritionists were advocating huge increases in vitamin D for infants and youth—a group generally thought by the mainstream medical community to not need it. The reason these alternative-health experts were recommending increases was because vitamin D had so clearly been linked to solving numerous health conditions. The reward for […]

Self-discipline makes us happier

Self-discipline makes us happier, according to a study published in the Journal of Personality. So, do we know what self-discipline means? It can take various forms. And it all has to do with brain health. Many of us view self-disciplined people as uptight, goody-two-shoes, lacking a sense of  humor, understanding of others and flexibility, denying themselves the pleasures […]

Eggs with salad increase vitamin E absorption, according to research

Eggs with salad increase vitamin E absorption, according to research from Purdue University. Vitamin E is the second most under-consumed nutrient in the average American diet, say the researchers. This is problematic because this fat-soluble nutrient has important antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties,” said Wayne Campbell, a professor of nutrition science. Vitamin E is a powerful immune system […]

Babylonia and pomegranates—what did the ancients know?

Babylonia and pomegranates. What did the ancients know that science has confirmed today? In modern times we know that pomegranates are loaded with antioxidants and are anti-viral and anti-tumor. They are an excellent source of vitamins A, C, E and folic acid. Per volume they have three times as many antioxidants as red wine or […]

Supplementing with EFA’s could prevent thousands of early preterm births, study says

Sophisticated analyses of two clinical trials—one in the U.S. and the other in the Australia—suggest that thousands of early preterm birthscould be prevented if pregnant women took a daily supplement of the essential fatty acid Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) supplements. Docosahexaenoic Acid is an omega-3 fatty acid and is typically abbreviated as “DHA” on supplement labels. […]

Newest evidence on the aluminum/Alzheimer’s link confirms earlier research

The newest evidence on the link between aluminum and Alzheimer’s only confirms what has been suspected for decades—that aluminum accumulation in the brain can have a devastating effect. However, there has been no consensus in the scientific community (and probably still won’t be) about the role of aluminum buildup on brain function. The recent research […]

Even healthy people benefit from multi-strain probiotics, according to study

A daily dose of multi-strain probiotics could help improve intestinal health even in healthy people, according to new research conducted in the Netherlands. Dutch and Swiss researchers investigated the effects of multispecies probiotic formulation on gut health and quality of life in a group of 40 healthy. By way of full disclosure, it should be […]

Cannabis oil classified as Schedule I drug amidst outcry by natural health advocates

The Drug Enforcement Agency has struck again. Even though tens of thousands of consumers across the country can testify to the safe and effective benefits of cannabis oil, the DEA has moved to classify it as a Schedule I narcotic. Considering that cannabis oil is a non-hallucinogenic substance with hundreds of years of proven safety, […]