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Written by Heidi Stevenson
The FDA has taken a freely-available herbal product, sap of the dragon’s blood tree, defined it as the drug Fulyzac, & handed it to Big Pharma. Nature’s gift is being polluted. What you get after Big Pharma and & the FDA get their hands on it has lost much of its value and often been rendered into a poison, the very nature of a drug.
Russian Herb Treats Thyroid Disorders. Clinical research from Russia has confirmed that an herb that grows throughout Central Europe and used for centuries in traditional medicine is useful for the treatment of several thyroid conditions, including goiter.
Written by Dr Deepak Acharya
There are several herbal and folk remedies available for curing acne or pimple. This article deals with 11 important herbs and formulations based on tribal's traditional herbal practices.
Young children are most susceptible to the toxins in pesticides which increase their risk of ADHD. Protect them by buying organic foods.
Written by Heidi Stevenson
A new study clearly documents that the standard treatment for type 2 diabetes is a killer, resulting in more than double the deaths. The treatment justification has always been based on irrelevant criteria - just as it is with most pharmaceutical treatments.
Written by Dr. Mark Sircus
In the Age of Toxicity one of the most common deficiencies and most life-threatening is magnesium. The good news is that it is easy to remedy...
When you know you're in for a stressful day, snacking on a few walnuts may be just the thing to help you handle the pressure.
Written by Vic Shayne, Ph.D.
Several years ago I spoke with a food scientist at one of the major organic cereal companies. He told me what I already suspected - boxed breakfast cereals, even if "healthier" are just dead foods. He said that they are cooked, baked and fried - to death - until there is no nutritional value.
Written by Dr. Mark Sircus
The fact is that refined white salt, such as commercial table salt is bad, very bad stuff. Unrefined natural salt on the other hand is good, very good stuff providing many health benefits.
Written by T P
The pro-vaccine mantra proclaims that we need a vaccine in order to protect our children from the scourge of the measles. Why is there so much fear?
Whole-body x-ray backscatter scanners – which flood the body with x-rays in an effort to detect explosives and other weapons – have been deployed at U.S. airports since 2007. Although originally announced as a screening tool for a limited number of passengers, the government's goal now is to use them for all U.S. airline passengers. Many passengers do not realize that they may “opt out” of the scans and "participate" in a full-body pat-down instead.
Several recent studies have confirmed what Ayurvedic practitioners have known for thousands of years: That a special Ayurvedic herb increases memory and cognition, and may well treat dementia and Alzheimer's disease.
Valentine's Day, the holiday traditionally associated with love, is most notably celebrated with chocolate. For the true chocoholic, just thinking about chocolate can evoke pleasure, though the body's physical response is likely due to one or more of the cacao bean's more than 380 known chemicals
Written by Heidi Stevenson
Using Merck's Gardasil vaccine as a case in point, an investigation documents Big Pharma's near-total control of governmental health agency decisions and the utter lack of concern by the decision makers. However, some scientists are speaking out, and here’s what they have to say.
Whether you're an elite athlete or struggling with a flight of stairs, beet juice can make a difference.
The Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC), based in Rome, Italy, is an international organization jointly created by the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) of the United Nations.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
A new study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute has found that more frequent mammography results in dramatically increased rates of false positives and unnecessary biopsies.
Written by Heidi Stevenson
A completely useless, frankly stupid, study shows that Vitamin D 'fails' to lower cholesterol – but the idea that it would lower cholesterol never made sense in the first place, which the researchers should have known.
Written by Heidi Stevenson
Fukushima is a worldwide disaster, one that will affect the health of people for decades and likely for generations to come. A fish with massive radiation was found near the plant. What were we told? We were assured that it showed no signs of deformity, but it’s health was clearly devastated.
Mass hysteria has broken out among the provaccine with ideations of banning a new children's book that teaches children that they don’t have to fear childhood illnesses.
Written by Anne Gordon, RN
It appears that prevention is the key to avoiding illness. You've heard it over and over. Get a flu shot. However this year there are some many new emerging virulent strains. For instance, there are several different influenza strains. The flu shot does not cover all of them...and is not highly effective according to many researchers.
Written by Dr Deepak Acharya
Tribesmen in India have been using herbs for remedying their day to day health disorders from the ages, so it is no suprise that there are a wide range of plants (many of them familiar spices to the West) that have been used to help the human body regain balance.
How did bleaching our faces become a "proactive" acne solution? Has the connection between our appearance and what we eat been completely lost in favor of the glorification of industrial chemicals?
Written by Valerie Burke, MSN
In time, EFT is bound to wiggle its way into the heart of Western medicine—it’s simply too effective NOT to. But for now, it’s one of the world’s best-kept secrets in the battle against the emotional baggage that stands between true happiness and us.
Do you absolutely need a jolt of caffeine to get going in the morning? Are you convinced that a cup of coffee gives you an edge? According to one study, coffee's kick may just be a myth.
Japanese researchers have tested a traditional West African herbal remedy and found that it increases thermogenesis and stimulates brown adipose tissue loss.
Written by Heidi Stevenson
Lavender has long been a favorite plant for use in essential oils and for its lovely scent in sachets. Those are useful and pleasant effects, but hidden inside this unassuming and easy-to-grow plant are abilities that modern medicine can't provide. Among other benefits, lavender can counteract drug resistant staph infections (MRSA) and fungal infections.
The new annual report of the American Association of Poison Control Centers shows zero deaths from multiple vitamins; zero deaths from vitamin A, niacin, vitamin B-6, vitamin D, or vitamin E.
Written by Dr. Ellie Phillips
Today we have an epidemic of tooth decay in 2 year olds, 52 million school hours are lost to dental disease annually, 80% of teenagers have fillings and 50% of 30 year olds have gum disease. NOW is the time to start encouraging the American public to improve their oral health and use xylitol to help reduce the staggering burden of disease in the US.
Written by T P
One of the primary pro-vaccine arguments is that vaccines can prevent cancer by preventing viral infections. But do viruses truly cause cancer and, if so, could the vaccines, rather than being preventative, be the cause?
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
A human study published in the New England Journal of Medicine in 1995 showed that women who consumed 10,000 IU of preformed vitamin A from supplements per day had 4.8 times the rate of birth defects than those who consumed 5,000 IU per day while pregnant. The increased frequency of defects was concentrated among babies born to women who consumed high levels of vitamin A before the seventh week of gestation.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in diabetics, who have two to four times the risk of death from heart disease as other people. In fact, heart disease accounts for 80 percent of all diabetes-related deaths. But a simple kitchen staple, garlic, has significant potential for preventing heart disease among diabetics.
Written by Dr. Mark Sircus
Conventional cancer treatments aren't working for women with breast cancer. Women are falling into a cancer industry machine only to be spit out at the other end, permanently damaged and still with no reasonable assurance of long-term survival.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
While environmental authorities and the media tow the party line that red tide is completely "natural," having nothing to do with land-based, human activities, residents along the Florida Gulf Coast are blindly suffering through one of the worst outbreaks in history.
German researchers have conducted a clinical trial proving that a traditional herbal combination significantly treats and prevents severe respiratory tract infections.
Written by Anne Gordon, RN
Perhaps you've heard about Morgellons Disease, and by now you know about GM (genetically modified) food, but the link between the two, is possibly connected according to Professor Joe Cummins, Professor Emeritus at the University of Western Ontario. Most people are aware that soybeans, canola, and corn are GM foods ubiquitous in our food chain. However, Sadly 75% of US food contains unlabeled GM ingredients.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
Enjoyed the world over as something of an icon of the tropical experience, the pineapple was used in indigenous medicine for a wide range of ailments; uses that are only now being confirmed by modern scientific methods.
Written by Tracy Kolenchuk
Our current medical paradigm is incomplete and insufficient. Clinical studies treat symptoms* as 'bad', to be 'treated' or minimized. This failure is at the core of many of the systemic medical problems we face today. It is the reason we have 'given up' trying to cure many chronic illnesses. It is also the reason we don't test conventional nor alternative medicines adequately.
Written by Dr. Mark Sircus
Medical ignorance is epidemic and nowhere is this more evident than in how contemporary medicine views and treats thyroid cancer. Overtreatment of thyroid cancer with radioactive iodine is rampant even though there is substantial uncertainty about the indications for radioactive iodine for thyroid cancer. Radioactive iodine absorbed by the thyroid can injure the gland.
Written by Scott Tips, JD
The Trans-Pacific Partnership, which some are already describing as "NAFTA on steroids," is a very-secretive, multi-national trade agreement currently being negotiated among eleven different Pacific-Rim countries and pushed by both Republicans and Democrats.
New research from Japan and China have confirmed that certain medicinal herbs and their constituents have the ability to directly inhibit influenza as well as stimulate the body's own immune system in order to counteract the flu virus.
Purple Carrots Boast Ancient Roots. Carrots have become synonymous with orange but their ancient ancestors had a darker side.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
Flu vaccines, according to the best scientific evidence available today, will only work against 10% of the circulating viruses that cause the symptoms of seasonal epidemic influenza. So, do the theoretical benefits really outweigh the known harms?
Written by Dr. Mark Sircus
With flu cases in this city up tenfold from last year, the mayor of Boston declared a public health emergency on the 9th of January. Right behind them the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention declared that influenza has reached epidemic proportions in the United States, with 7.3% of deaths last week caused by pneumonia and the flu.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
In a day and age like ours, bouts of stress and anxiety are expected to occur at least occasionally during the course of daily life. In fact, if the experience is completely alien to you, you may not be paying attention to what's going on in the world around us -- or, you are enlightened and should be congratulated.
Written by Dr. Mark Sircus
For purposes of cellular detoxification and tissue purification, the most effective form of magnesium is magnesium chloride, which has a strong excretory effect on toxins and stagnant energies stuck in the tissues of the body, drawing them out through the pores of the skin. Chloride is required to produce a large quantity of gastric acid each day and is also needed to stimulate starch-digesting enzymes.
In the dead of winter do you head for a sun-drenched island to get a summer tan? Don’t bother. Research suggests that you can actually avoid the sun altogether and still get the warm healthy glow you want. It’s all about what you put in your mouth.
Written by Dr. Mark Sircus
Saying no to vaccines in the face of the gale wind of propaganda and governmentally supported vaccine campaigns is high treason punishable to the point of having your kids taken away if you happen to be in the wrong place at the wrong time.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
Sugar and artificial sweeteners are so accessible, affordable and socially sanctioned, that few consider their habitual consumption to be a problem on the scale of say, addiction to cocaine. But if recent research is correct, their addictive potential could be even worse.
In more evidence that messing with nature can have negative health consequences, a new study has confirmed that synthetic folic acid supplementation may increase the risk of colorectal cancer.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
There is a growing awareness that the unintended, adverse health effects of cholesterol-lowering statin drugs far outweigh their purported benefits. But new research now indicates that these chemicals may even be interfering with the heart-protective effects of beneficial fatty acids in those who are on them.
Written by Tracy Kolenchuk
Are you suffering from low Vitamin M? Do you have symptoms of: depression,lethargy, high stress, poor circulation, weak social or community health, isolation,poor mobility? Are you suffering from a deficiency of Music?
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
Wheat's weight-promoting effects are newly confirmed. Used to add weight to cattle before slaughter, wheat has been used to pack on the pounds in animal husbandry since the advent of the discipline. Why should we be surprised that it adds weight to humans who eat it as well?
Did you make a New Year’s resolution to get to the gym more often in the hopes of slimming down? Science writer Gary Taubes suggests that the exercise habit might just keep some people fat.

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