Almost overnight, measles went from being characterized as a natural rite of passage necessary for strengthening immunity to a deadly infection against which we have only one hope against complete destruction: 100% vaccine uptake. The truth is that measles and other childhood infections may actually protect against life-threatening conditions like cancer and heart disease. Read more
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Measles outbreaks are covered like Ebola in the establishment media but in fact, measles used to be a common childhood disease that was not considered terribly serious.
Monday, October 29, 2018
Although the medical establishment seems to be trying to get the entire adult population on statin drugs, there are plenty of natural ways to take care of your heart.
Preventing heart diseases should be America’s top concern when it comes to our health. That doesn’t mean turning to medication for a magic fix, but looking at natural remedies for a healthy heart. And that comes down to lifestyle, making good choices and developing the right habits. Read more
Friday, October 26, 2018
Celery is an underappreciated vegetable, says Isabelle Z. This nutritional superfood targets cancer cells at the molecular level.
When you think of disease-fighting foods, celery might not be the first one that comes to mind. Sure, it’s a green vegetable, but it’s one that most of us take for granted. We might use it when making broth, soup or a sauce, but it’s rarely the star of a dish. However, studies show that we may be ignoring this vegetable to our detriment as celery is surprisingly powerful when it comes to destroying cancer cells. Read more
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Scientists have discovered that lavender may help people unwind and could even be a safer alternative to anti-anxiety drugs.
It's used in everything from bath bombs to fabric softener because of claims its fragrance helps you relax.
Now scientists have confirmed the smell of lavender really does help you unwind.
Japanese researchers discovered mice which were exposed to the aroma of the flower had less signs of anxiety.
The purple shrub may even have potential as a safer alternative to the sleeping pills 'benzos', the study suggests.
Benzodiazepines have been linked to a host of side effects, including memory problems, male breast growth and even birth defects. Read more
Monday, October 22, 2018
Dr. Joseph Mercola says that molecular hydrogen has some remarkable therapeutic benefits for manydiseases.
Molecular hydrogen is a gas with very unique and selective antioxidant effects.1 Tyler W. LeBaron is a world-class expert on molecular hydrogen, who has done research at Nagoya University in Japan, where most of his research started. He’s executive director of the Molecular Hydrogen Institute (MHI), which is a science-based nonprofit under Section 501(c)(3). MHI is focused on advancing the research, education and awareness of hydrogen as a therapeutic medical gas. Read more
Friday, October 5, 2018
Korin Miller says that apple cider vinegar might actually help your heartburn.
Let's be honest: Heartburn is a relatively tame term for your chest and throat feeling like they're
literally on fire—and when you have it, you'll do anything to get it TF gone.
So it's totally understandable why you might turn to some home remedies to extinguish that fire—STAT. One that's been making the rounds: drinking apple cider vinegar (ACV)...really.
I know what you're thinking: ACV kind of burns to begin with, so why on earth would I want to torture myself more? But there actually might be something to this. Read more
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Dr. Michael Mosley reveals how his 5:2 diet fights cancer, diabetes, and even dementia.
This Sunday, in You magazine, I am unveiling the latest version of my 5:2 diet – the simplest I’ve ever devised, with delicious new recipes.
The core principle is the same: cut down to 800 calories a day for two days a week on so-called Fast Days and eat a balanced, Mediterranean-style diet for the other five. But now there’s a clever twist.
The calorie-controlled dishes we have created use no more than five main ingredients, meaning Fast Days are easier than ever to shop and prepare for. Read more
Monday, October 1, 2018
If you don't keep witch hazel in your medicine cabinet, Alanna Ketler gives eight reasons that you should
Witch Hazel is an ancient Native American remedy for a wide variety of ailments and people are starting to see why. Generally, in stores, we see witch hazel available in a clear liquid form in a bottle, but prior to that, it starts off as a shrub with yellow flowers.
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There are two ways of getting the extract from the witch hazel bark, one as a distillation, this is commonly found in stores and generally has alcohol added to act as a preservative, or as a decoction. Many herbalists agree that the decoction method is superior because it makes a more concentrated version which means higher levels of tannins, which is the component that gives witch hazel its superior astringent properties. The distilled version is more shelf-stable, but just be aware of the alcohol that’s added, as some are sensitive to this. Read more