Causes and controls of bipolar disorder

Approximately 5.7 million American adults suffer from some degree of bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive illness. This affliction can be severe and life-changing, with drastic changes from mental lows to mental highs. Aside from the gene factor, which has been known to science for years, there are multiple other factors that have more recently been […]

The cancer patient who outlived his doctors

Stamitis Moraitis, a Greek war veteran who arrived in the U.S. in 1943 to receive treatment for his mangled arm, after which he became a citizen, was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer in 1976. Not willing to accept one opinion, he consulted a total of nine doctors, all of whom urged him to immediately pursue aggressive cancer […]

Healthy world diets vs. The Standard American Diet

A previous post reported on the latest available findings on the health status of various countries and regions. We noted how some areas have much lower rates than the U.S. of obesity and diseases such as diabetes, osteoporosis, heart disease and cancer. Though the diets are different, common factors stood out—those more healthy countries served much smaller […]

Which are the world’s healthiest countries….and why?

Which are the world’s healthiest countries? Well, don’t include the U.S. among them. We are too fat, too inactive, eat too much junk and processed GMO food, and take too many dangerous prescription medicines to qualify for membership in countries who walk more, celebrate meals prepared lovingly from whole foods, and use prescriptions only as […]

Does chromium-deficiency play a role in diabetes?

You may never have thought about the micro-mineral chromium, much less what it does in your body. But, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center, it is an essential mineral that helps the body regulate blood sugar levels. Insulin is the hormone your body uses to change sugar, starches and other foods into energy […]

Basic health practices of a 113-year-old

Bernardo La Pallo, a Brazilian born 113-year-old Mesa, Arizona resident, attributes most of his longevity to a few practices he’s followed faithfully throughout his life. However, he readily admits that he had a few advantages. They included family longevity genes, a father who was a physician/herbalist, and growing up on a diet of natural and […]

Ever wonder where the weight goes when you lose pounds?

Most of us will gain at least a little weight over the holiday season. We expect it. Holidays are associated with good food—more and different than we eat in our normal lives. More indulgent. But probably in the back of our minds we vow that we’ll take it off after the first of the year. We have […]

World’s 2nd smartest person and his brain-boosting pill regimen

American Rick Rosner, age 54, has an IQ of 192 and is listed in the World Genius Directory as the 2nd smartest person on the globe—(although some sources list him as fourth). However, we can all agree that an IQ of 192 is pretty awesome, considering the average IQ is 100. What’s interesting about Rosner is the […]

Immunity boosters for flu season

Dr. Frank Lipman calls himself a ‘Health Evangelist, a Voice for Sustainable Wellness.’ He recently shared some of his top tips for natural immunity boosters to help us through the flu season. While no one has all the answers, there is much to learn about NATURAL ways that we can help ourselves, without resorting to […]

AgGag law–shut up about animal factory farm operations

Due to increasing public opposition to the appalling conditions of many animal factory farms revealed in photographs and films, Big Ag, with the support of government officials has cracked down on whistleblowers. “See no evil, hear no evil…” Seven states have now enacted the infamous anti-whistleblower AgGag law—Utah, Montana, Iowa, Missouri, North Dakota and Kansas. No […]