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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.
Studies confirm that consuming nutrient-dense 100% orange juice and dried fruits encourages weight loss and increases general nutrition.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
This humble, but immensely powerful seed, kills MRSA, heals the chemical weapon poisoned body, stimulates regeneration of the dying beta cells within the diabetic's pancreas, and yet too few even know it exists.
Written by Anne Gordon, RN
Most of us are too busy to notice. We have texting to do, and constant important information to exchange. But something invisible could be harming us. More people are experiencing headaches, tinnitus, brain fog, ear pressures, sleep disorders, neurological symptoms, cardiac, and cancer risks, plus more. There are even mysterious hums that people hear.
Researchers from the University of Maryland’s School of Medicine have determined that just one hour of bright light therapy significantly reduces depression and depressed moods.
Written by Scott Tips, JD
In a stunning display of nutritional ignorance, three women ram through a Codex standard that leaves many with sub-optimal nutrition
Good news for the holiday season! Champagne does more than tickle your nose. It may also protect your heart.
Codex Alimentarius is a UN-sponsored concept and organization, which – under the auspices of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) – creates food standards and guidelines used in international trade.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
While millions practice yoga daily because they claim to experience tangible health benefits from it, skeptic holdouts claim only scientific evidence can separate out the placebo effect from reality. So, what does the Science say?
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
Avocados have a relatively high level of fat for a 'vegetable.' But does this mean they are unhealthy to the heart as many assume? New research reveals the opposite is true and avocados are extremely heart-friendly.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
The recent decision by the FDA to approve the use of the antiviral drug Tamiflu for infants as young as 2 weeks old, belies an underlying trajectory within our regulatory agencies towards sheer insanity.
Written by Pamela Duff
These varnished-looking mushrooms are gorgeous when fresh since the caps are liver-red to a reddish brown and distinctively glossy.
In the Christmas Bible story, the three kings brought the Christ child gold, symbolizing his royalty, frankincense, symbolizing his divinity, and myrrh, foretelling his death. Laboratory research now suggests that one of those gifts, myrrh, may have cholesterol lowering properties in addition to other health benefits.
An artichoke heart is actually a flower bud we choose to not let blossom, so that we can make it into our food. But long before we find it pickled and pasteurized in a glass jar somewhere, it had a life, a character and a mood of its own -- to which many a pricked finger can attest.
Parents say vaccines cause autism and autoimmune diseases and many other acute or chronic disease. The question is: is there any truth to this? How many kids have avoidable chronic illness as a result of vaccines?
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
Could bacteria and related microbes, widely believed to be a primary cause of disease, explain how we are capable of surviving through the self-created chemical nightmare of industrialized society?
Research from the University of Belgrade School of Medicine has confirmed what other recent studies have been finding – that Aloe vera and its constituents inhibit skin cancer and its progression....
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
GreenMedInfo.com is excited to announce it has reached a new milestone: the indexing of over 20,000 study abstracts in support of natural medicine, all of which are free to view by anyone in the world with internet access.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
Millions take anti-inflammatory drugs every day for arthritis and related conditions, but are completely unaware that far safer, and at least as effective, natural alternative already exist -- and are as easily accessible and inexpensive as the spices found in your kitchen cupboard.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
Hormones and/or hormone-mimicking chemicals are omnipresent environmental contaminants. Already found in places as varied as our teeth (dental sealant) to our paper products (receipts, money), our meat to our canned foods, new research now indicates that even fresh, whole vegetables and fruits are no longer immune to this growing biological and chemical threat.
What does the epidemic of depression and anxiety have to do with our obsession for dieting?
Written by Anne Gordon, RN
I came across this surprising news story on 20/20 on a special story called the "The Real Dish". It was a documentary with insight into the food industry. Although this was a story about safety issues, 'meat glue' caught my attention. Yes, 'meat glue', also known as 'transglutaminase'. Fibimex is a commercial name of this glue, coagulant. A coagulant, made from cow or pig blood (same thing as in our body) allows things to stick together.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
Could Monsanto's glyphosate-based herbicide Roundup be leading to the overgrowth of deadly bacteria in animals and humans consuming genetically-modified food contaminated with it?
The algae growing on the surface of still water everywhere could be the key to a healthy vibrant life.
Written by Dr. Peter Braglia
Infantile colic can be very stressful for parents whose baby is inconsolable during crying episodes. Colic is often defined by the "rule of three": crying for more than three hours per day, for more than three days per week, and for longer than three weeks in an infant who is well-fed and otherwise healthy.
Nursing school researchers have determined that a majority of mothers' breastmilk and the urine of low-exposure babies contain the hormone disruptor bisphenol A (BPA).
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
Many of the drugs used to treat breast cancer today are probable or known cancer-causing agents. Tamoxifen, for instance, is classified by the World Health Organization as a "human carcinogen," but recent news headlines praised extended use of this drug for "saving lives." It is obvious that the mainstream media has swallowed the tamoxifen-flavored Kool-Aid ... will you?
Now more than ever folks are looking for natural pest control to keep their home gardens fruitful, as well as to eliminate unnecessary chemical exposures. Essential oils may provide a practical, effective and inexpensive solution to the problem.
For thousands of years, ginger has been used as a medicine in the treatment of nausea. But ginger has many more medicinal properties. One study finds that daily doses of ginger could even soothe your aching muscles after that intense workout.
Doctors frequently misuse antibiotics when treating patients hospitalized with respiratory tract infections raising concerns about developing resistant strains of bacteria. Probiotics promote a strong immune system and healthy digestion in addition to providing many other health benefits. Here's how to get natural probiotics from your food.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
Increasingly, it is hard to find honey being used in foods or as a sweetener. Instead, sugar and corn-derived high fructose corn syrup has displaced it. But honey is vastly different than sugar.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
Why is cupric sulfate - a known herbicide, fungicide and pesticide - being used in infant formula? And why is it displayed proudly on product labels as a presumably nutritious ingredient? Used to kill fungus, aquatic plants and roots of plants, parasitic infections in aquarium fish and snails, as well as algae and bacteria such as Escherichia coli, cupric sulfate hardly sounds fit for human consumption, much less for infants. Indeed, infants are all too often looked at as...
Written by Tracy Kolenchuk
The placebo effect is one of the most misunderstood, misrepresented, misused and maligned effects of health and medical products.
Two recent studies have found that a constituent of olives and olive oil inhibits the growth of breast cancer and the development of Alzheimer's disease.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
New research published in the journal BMC Bioinformatics indicates that magnesium's role in human health and disease is far more significant and complicated than previously imagined.
Are grains toxic for everyone? Is gluten-free enough to protect your health?
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
This enchanting spice, found in Egyptian tombs and on Greek tables, alike, has been the subject of renewed scientific interest in the past few decades. It was recently tested to be superior to a popular antidiabetic drug in an experimental model of diabetes.
Have you ever watched the way children eat? You can read the menu on their faces from milk mustaches, to cookie-crusted cheeks and dripping soup beards. As we grow up, we grow out of wearing our food on our faces – or do we? Our face and skin reflect our health and the quality of food that we put into our bodies.
Written by GMI Reporter
A new documentary video produced by an amateur climate researcher has the online world buzzing with a new debate: Do human-made clouds affect the climate more than greenhouse gases like CO2?
According to the Center for Science in the Public Interest, there is one staple in your pantry that is so closely related to heart attack and stroke that if we just cut its use in half, we could save 150,000 lives each year. They claim it’s the “single deadliest ingredient in the food supply.” Others consider it essential to human life and even a superfood. What is it?
In 2009, while 99.3% of US women delivered in hospital, 0.7% delivered at home. In response to this slight rise in homebirths, The American Journal of Obstetricians and Gynecologists issued a warning to all doctors and midwives to refuse to attend homebirth under all circumstances. In the absence of respected medical research showing planned homebirth to be unsafe, their recommendation is based on a single maternal death reported in the Daily Mail.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
New research flies in the face of a new theory that statin drugs, used to lower cholesterol, may be of value in those suffering from osteoarthritis. To the contrary, statin drugs are likely contributing to the epidemic of knee osteoarthritis in exposed populations.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
This week, a U.S. judge ordered tobacco companies to publicly admit they lied about the dangers of smoking, but they are still being allowed to cover up the lethal, radiation-linked health risks associated with tobacco use.
Research from Finland's University of Turku has confirmed that a compound found in the bark of the Spruce tree and apparently other tree wood barks is a powerful and functional prebiotic that feeds our beneficial gut bacteria.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
Kale, a less domesticated, disheveled form of cabbage, is one of the most potent healing foods in existence today.
Two large research reviews by medical scientists have determined that omega-3 fatty acids from plants reduce the incidence of heart disease and heart attacks significantly better than fish oil.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
Following closely on the heels of the year's most intensive annual cause-marketing campaign, October's Breast Cancer Awareness Month, two chilling events of grave concern to women and their health were widely reported on in the mainstream media.
Written by Anne Gordon, RN
It appears that food, air, water, power, pets, your physiology and physical whereabouts, are targets for control. Think about it. We have already unknowingly eaten GM food, been victims of toxic environmental disasters, unleashed depleted uranium upon the earth, yet we sit on the sidelines watching total control unfold.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
A disturbing new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine has brought mainstream attention to the fact that mammography screenings have caused millions of US women to suffer unnecessary surgeries and chemotherapy and radiation treatments over the past 30 years.

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