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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

The Gross Reasons You Should Never Refill Your Plastic Water Bottle

Just when we thought we were feeling a bit smug with ourselves for always have a bottle of water on the Tube and that like we’re told, we’ve been hit with the terrifying news that getting our recommended amount of H2O might be super, super unhealthy. Yep, while most of us are guilty of holding […]

Eating Yogurt Does Weird Things To Your Brain

Does what you eat affect your body more, or your mind? Can you just chow down on Big Macs as far as the brain goes, and be pretty much set? Or is there a deeper connection between thinking and food? A new UCLA study that’s one part gross to three parts fascinating has an idea: […]

Is Sparkling Water Bad For You?

Fizzy water has long been heralded as a healthy drink choice. One to turn to once you’ve finally weened yourself off that hardcore Diet Coke addiction. Or when you’re trying to keep properly hydrated but are getting bored of of plain old water. It is water after all, fizzy it may be, but it’s still […]

Can’t Beat Them, Join Them: Campbell Gobbles Up Organic Company For $700 Million

Campbell Soup Company announced on July 6 that they have acquired organic food products group Pacific Foods of Oregon, Inc. for a total amount of $700 million. The agreement will augment Campbell’s lackluster natural foods arm and help reinvent the company’s center store as it continues to expand into the organic market. Pacific Foods will […]

This Is The World’s Newest And Weirdest Milk

Do you ever lose sleep thinking that your almond, soy or coconut milk is sourced from plants that are not given the rights and the freedom they deserve? Fortunately, you can now pick up macadamia nut milk from so-called “free range trees” shipped out from Australia. Milkadamia, a Chicago-based company, is rapidly expanding and expects […]

Dark Chocolate, Olive Oil Combination Found To Protect The Cardiovascular System

Combining dark chocolates and olive oil could magnify both foods’ beneficial cardiovascular effects, a recent study revealed. As part of the study, a team of researchers conducted a randomized crossover study involving 26 volunteers that exhibited at least three cardiovascular risk factors such as smoking, dyslipidemia (abnormal amount of lipids in the blood), hypertension, or family history of cardiovascular disease. […]

Vegan 16 Year Old Stuns The World With His Stunning Desserts And Breakfasts

If you’re one of those people who thinks that vegan food is all leaves and dirt, get ready to be amazed. A 16-year-old Instagrammer named Jose is banishing ‘boring food’ by crafting colorful, vibrant, and completely vegan breakfasts and sweets that even dedicated carnivores are drooling over. The teen tries out a variety of trendy […]

Foods You Should Never Eat When You No Longer Have A Gall Bladder

In the United States and around the world, gallstones and gallbladder disease is on the rise. About twenty million Americans, or fifteen percent of the population, have gallstones. Of those people, eighty-five percent of their gallstones are cholesterol stones, correlating with the rise in obesity and high cholesterol. Because of this, there are about 700,000 […]

This Immune Boosting Shot Should Be The First Thing You Drink In The Morning

Antioxidant-rich turmeric combines with the probiotic benefits of raw apple cider vinegar for a quick shot that washes away parasites and fights digestive ailments. Start your day off right with a shot of this immune boosting elixir. Make a large batch, and keep it on hand for a quick drink that aids digestion, reduces heartburn, […]

9 Dried Fruits And The Ailments They Can Treat If You’re On The Go

We get it–when you’re on the run, it’s tough to eat right 100% of the time. Every now and then you’re going to get caught in a situation when you’ll have to sacrifice your usual healthy dietary choices for unhealthy ones. Well here’s a way to maximize your nutrition while you are on the go […]

Brain Regeneration: Why It’s Real and How To Do It

Have you ever wished you could regenerate those brain cells you sacrificed in college? Do you fear that your aging brain is in a perpetual state of decline? Medical science is being rewritten to show that we CAN improve the health of our brain, and that repairing damage is not only possible, it’s something anyone can do. […]

Junk Food Gets Encoded In DNA Of Future Children

The next time you wolf down that Big Mac with large fries consider you may be affecting more than your own waistline. Scientists now say an unhealthy diet can be encoded into DNA, which is passed down to future generations. By now, most people have heard various negative things about a Western diet: it is […]

A Box of This “Healthy” Cereal Was Put Under The Microscope. What They Found...

It’s becoming harder and harder for many people to trust food companies that proclaim their products to be “healthier” alternatives in this era where GMOs and unnecessary chemicals have become so commonplace. Every food package boasts countless health “benefits” and yet most of these products are still the exact same foods that have caused Americans […]

13 Healthy Reasons To Eat More Walnuts

Walnuts benefit your heart, brain, bones and more.  Here’s why you need to eat more of them. Researchers from the University of California Davis say the U.S. government is all wet when it comes to demonizing high fat foods.  In fact, a new study shows eating high fat whole walnuts or walnut oil can slow […]

Things You Need To Know When Your Doc Says Your Cholesterol Is Too High

Getting a blood result with a high total cholesterol, for most people, unfortunately means that their doc’s about to follow it with “Here’s a prescription for Lipitor.” This is because the medical profession is obsessed with lowering your cholesterol because of misguided theories about cholesterol and heart disease. ,Why would we want to lower it when the […]

Navajo Nation Removes Tax on Healthy Produce, Raises Tax on Junk Food

In December, Berkeley, California, became the first city in the U.S. to pass a soda tax. Navajo Nation, however, is taking this one step further. After almost four years of legislative battle and several attempts, Navajo Nation will become the first place to implement a 2 percent tax on junk food or food items with […]

Is This Really What A Big Mac Does To Your Body In An Hour?

Another day, another dramatic infographic. This time, we’ve moved away from shocking suggestions of what sugar- and stimulant-laden drinks apparently do to your body within 60 minutes, to the unappetizing after-effects of eating a Big Mac. Created by Fast Food Menu Price, this supposedly gives you a breakdown of the effects of Big Mac ingredients […]

Groundbreaking Study Shows Fasting Can Slow Aging, Rebuild Immune System

Cutting edge research reveals that occasionally adopting a diet that mimics the effects of fasting may provide dramatic health benefits. “Fasting flips a regenerative switch essentially regenerating the entire immune system. It gives the OK for stem cells to go begin proliferating and rebuild the entire system,” said Prof Valter Longo, Professor of Gerontology and […]

McDonald’s Under Fire After Hidden Footage Reveals The Truth Behind McNuggets

Undercover video released on Wednesday by animal rights organization, Mercy for Animals, shows how chickens are treated before being turned into McDonald’s famous Chicken McNuggets. The graphic footage was filmed at T&S Farm in Dukedom, Tennessee by an investigator for Mercy for Animals, who applied for a job at the Tyson Foods-contracted farm earlier this year. The covert activist, who worked at T&S in […]

The Real Truth About Beans and Why You Shouldn’t Eat Them

This might be shocking to  you, but certain types of beans can be quite poisonous.  Did you know that red beans were legally prohibited from being imported into South Africa because of “their potential toxicity to humans”?  The main cause is a toxin called ‘phytohaemagglutinin’ or kidney bean lectin. This is a sugar based protein […]

One of America’s Most Popular Ice Cream Brands Contains Deadly Herbicide – Throw It...

ALERT – PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT THIS IS A HEALTH HAZARD SITUATION WHERE THERE IS A REASONABLE PROBABILITY THAT THE USE OF THIS PRODUCT CAN CAUSE ADVERSE HEALTH CONSEQUENCES. PLEASE READ CAREFULLY. The Organic Consumer’s Association has just released a controversial new report, finding that glyphosate, a dangerous herbicide linked to cancer, is in at least 10 of […]

Woman Has Over 200 Stones Removed From Body In One Operation – Doctors Blame...

Surgeons in a China removed more than 200 stones from a woman’s body in a single operation last week. They claimed that the stones, found in the woman’s gallbladder and liver, were most likely caused by the fact that she had regularly skipped breakfast for more than a decade. Some of the stones were as […]

Why Souping Is Better Than Juicing

What do you get when you combine the popularity of bone broth with the juicing phenomenon? One big healthy eating trend. So how does souping — which is basically a short-term soup diet — match up to juicing? While it promises to give your digestion system a break similar to juicing, it’s unlikely to lead […]

9 Side Effects Of Lemon Juice/ Water That You Should Not Ignore

Most side effects of lemon juice are due to overdose, say over 3 cups/day. The lemon acids can erode tooth enamel, worsen canker sores, and trigger migraines. Lemon juice can also aggravate GERD symptoms like heartburn and keep stomach ulcers from healing. While its high vit. C content can upset your stomach, as a natural […]

What You Should Know About Drinking Water During Meals

A daily intake of 2-3 liters is mandatory for the proper functioning of the organ systems. The digestive system relies a lot upon water to carry out digestion and elimination effectively. Although, a much-debated topic, scientific researchers have proved that drinking water while eating has various health benefits. To have or not to have water […]

What’s Worse For Your Health: Sugar Or Salt?

These days, the saying “everything in moderation” has become a battle cry for healthy eaters everywhere—but when it comes to sugar and salt, many of us just can’t help ourselves. Even though both play several essential roles in our health (the brain needs sugar for energy, and muscles need salt to contract, for example), they […]

What’s The Truth About Apple Cider Vinegar When It Comes To Weight Loss

For decades, apple cider vinegar (which is referred to as ACV by its loyal fans) has been labeled as a superfood due its numerous health-boosting benefits. The fermented beverage that’s packed with enzymes, probiotics, and trace minerals has been shown to lower blood pressure and serve as an antibacterial when treating wounds, and has been […]

Woman Suing Costco For a Chicken Salad That Almost Killed Her

It has become common practice to stop at Costco for their ready-made meals when you are in a crunch for time. When Chloe Rodgerson’s dad stopped in at the popular warehouse store to grab a rotisserie chicken salad 2 years ago, he couldn’t have imagined the effect it would have on his family. As it […]

Top 10 Cancer Causing Foods That You Must Avoid

Cancer is a broad term for a group of many related diseases that involve cells in a part of the body that grow out of control. This abnormal cell growth has the potential to invade or spread to other parts of the body.There are more than 200 different types of cancer. Cancer causes a huge […]

7 Essential Vitamins You Need After Age 40

Vitamins and minerals are very important for our overall health – they help us ward off numerous ailments and are also important for the proper functioning of our organs. According to Kristin Kirkpatrick, MD, these nutrients are important are always important for our health, but especially after we turn 40. As she says, at this […]

The Health Benefits Of Drinking Out Of A Copper Cup

Copper drink-ware is one of the hottest trends right now. The shiny metal cups, mugs, and pitchers have been steadily showing up on store shelves and at bars across the world. The copper cup resurgence is due in part to the renewed popularity of a cocktail that was all the rage back in the 1950s […]

Do You Know This Flower – Look At All The Diseases You Can Cure...

The hibiscus flower , also known as the flower of Jamaica , is a powerful medicinal plant that grows rather in tropical climates, and is recognized worldwide for its enormous power in the face of a wide range of diseases and illnesses. Have you ever used this powerful flower to benefit your health with it? Today we show […]

Why Adding Flaxseed To Cottage Cheese Is One of The Best Thing You Can...

While both cottage cheese and flaxseed are both very nutritional on their own, the combination of the two are believed by some to contain extremely powerful healing properties. Some specialists, like the German bio-chemist Johanna Budwig, believe it can even cure cancer. Now to be clear, the data that stems from this claim is straight out […]

Home Remedies For Arthritis

You may feel it in your knees, hips, hands or other joints throughout your body. Pain, for no apparent reason. Often it is a sign of arthritis, a very common problem that can take many forms. Simply stated, arthritis is inflammation of one or more joints. In addition to pain, some common symptoms are swelling […]

This Is Why You Should Never Order a Soda With a Burger

A burger and soda go together like peanut butter and jelly, but you might want to reach for water with your next meaty meal. You’re probably well aware that sugary drinks aren’t good for you (especially if you’re showing these signs of eating too much sugar), but we’re not here to talk about those extra […]

5 Foods That Help You Stay Hydrated

Summers seem to be getting warmer all the time – and in the southern United States, parts of Europe and of course parts of Asia that lie near the Equator have pretty hot summers to begin with. And one problem with hot summers is how to prevent the body from getting dehydrated, which can happen […]

12 Natural Antibiotics That Our Ancestors Used Instead of Pills

Over the last several decades, over-use of antibiotics has reached an all-time high. The result has been drug-resistant bacteria and “superbugs” that evolve faster than scientists can figure out how to fight them. A future where bacteria are at the top of the food chain is not unheard of. Long before there were pharmaceutical antibiotics […]

Always Eat Fruits On An Empty Stomach: Myth Or Fact?

If you were advised to eat fruits only on an empty stomach, this is a myth. No matter when you eat fruits, you still gain all of their nutritional benefits. In fact, contrary to popular belief, eating fruits with other foods may, in fact, benefit you more. Although fruits might release a little gas once […]

Which Fruits You Should Be Eating And Which Ones You Shouldn’t

Who doesn’t love fruit? It’s delicious, sweet, and good for you. That’s what I call a win/win. But not all fruits are created equally. While they all have health benefits, some are healthier than others. You should be looking for fruit high in fiber and vitamins, and low in calories and sugar. If you’re thinking […]

Black Lemonade Recipe: The Cleansing Drink That Is So Powerful, You Need To Be...

With all the toxins in our environment, it’s a good idea to cleanse your innards every now and then. Sipping on charcoal lemonade can do just that! Some toxins aren’t readily eliminated from your body and need a little help to push them along. There’s no such thing as a completely toxin-free human but there […]

Most Valuable Foods On The Planet

Food has value in that it costs something and it helps you grow and live. For 99 percent of the Earth’s human population, acquiring food is a trade-off between what we can afford to spend and how much we need (or want) to eat. But the mundane reality of that experience blinds us to the […]

Student Survives Mostly On 150 Bananas a Week, As Part of “Fruitarian” Diet

21-year-old Dane Nash, from Bristol, UK, gets around 80% of his daily calorie intake from bananas, consuming up to 150 yellow fruits every week. Despite doctors’ warnings, the young “fruitarian” claims that the banana-heavy diet provides “amazing health, endless energy and fantastic all-round well-being”. Dane embraced the vegan lifestyle two years ago, as a way […]

Make The Ultimate ‘Healing’ Mineral Broth Using Just Veggie Scraps

Food waste is a major problem in the United States, and it can happen for a number of reasons. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), food waste comprises 20 percent of the trash sent to municipal landfills each year — that means that more consumable food is thrown away annually than plastic or paper! Sometimes, we don’t […]

Health Benefits of Green Tea

Green tea is one of the most valued and widely consumed drinks in the world. Besides being a delicious beverage, green tea has many powerful benefits due to its significant antiviral, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anti-cavity properties. The compounds present in this beverage provide relief from many common health issues and at the same time reduce […]

21 Signs Parasites Are Living In Your Body – Use These Herbs To Help...

Parasite infections can be treated with the help of various herbs. However, you need to adhere to the basics of a healthy lifestyle and take them at the same time. One doesn’t go without the other. Parasitic infection The first and the most critical step for healing a parasitic infection is getting your immune system […]

Why You Should Eat Avocados Every Day

It’s no secret that I love to eat. My favorite food of all? Avocados. I’m bananas for them! Avocados are truly one of nature’s little miracle foods and I encourage you to enjoy them several times a week. These little green gems can do so much to help keep you well from head to toe, […]

11 Things You Didn’t Know About Pomegranates

The healthiest thing you’ll eat in December has a mythical past, Ayurvedic healing capabilities and antioxidants for days. In season through January, pomegranates are one of the more delicious ways to fight off holiday excess. Get tart, and smart, with these 11 pomegranate truths. Heart of the matter: The edible parts of the pomegranates are […]

After Reading This You Will Never Throw Away The Rice Water Again

More energy, healthier skin and shiny hair are just some of the benefits that you will gain from this old Chinese recipe that is becoming increasingly popular in modern western civilization. You can get a healthy body and beautiful skin by only using two cheap ingredients: water and rice. Method of preparation: Maybe you have […]

The Food of The Gods

Nectar The nectar of the gods was a divine brew that could be used as a drink or an ointment. It was said to bestow youth and beauty upon anyone who used it. The goddess Aphrodite was said to have worn the nectar as perfume, while Apollo used nectar to preserve a corpse due to […]

The DNA From GMO Can Be Transferred To The Person Who Eats Them

In a new study published in the peer reviewed Public Library of Science (PLOS), researchers emphasize that there is sufficient evidence that meal-derived DNA fragments carry complete genes that can enter into the human circulation system through an unknown mechanism. I wonder if the scientists at these biotech corporations have already identified this method? In […]

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