Recent Evidence Shows Vaccinated Kids Account For 90 Percent of Cases of Whooping Cough
November 30, 2012 | Vaccines | D.Mihalovic
Vaccinated populations contract some of the highest rates of disease and more evidence on whooping cough is coming forward to support this claim. Whooping cough, or pertussis, is spreading across the entire US at rates at least twice as high as those recorded in 2011 and epidemiologists and health officials are even admitting that the vaccines may be the cause.
Forget Coffee in The Morning, Green Tea Has The Key To The Ultimate Boost
November 29, 2012 | Antioxidants | A.McCarthy
Use your morning java as a quick pick me up before work? Forget coffee - it seems green tea has the key. A new study has found that the tea - already credited with providing a host of health benefits†and can help improve memory and cognition.††
Online Calculator Can Accurately Predict A Child's Chances of Obesity At Birth
November 29, 2012 | YourWeight | T.McKenzie
Body mass index (BMI) is a poor measurement and a controversially inaccurate indicator to assess health, however researchers have developed a simple formula they say can predict at birth a baby's likelihood of becoming obese in childhood.
Two More Bombshells For Vitamin D: It Prevents Both Type I Diabetes and Cavities
November 28, 2012 | Sunlight | M.Chan
New reviews of existing studies as well as a recent long-term analysis are showing strong correlations between vitamin D and the reduced incidence of both type I diabetes and dental caries.
Food Matters: Full Length Film
November 28, 2012 | Nutrition | Editor
The documentary "Food matters" examines the current state of our food supply, and suggests that the over-industrialization of food production is making us sicker by the moment. It analyzes the proliferation of chemical additives in "natural" foods, looks at the relationship between the lack of nutrients in the American diet and the nation's rising health care costs, and offers tips for system detoxification. When it comes to your health, Food Really Does Matter!
Dutch Authority Just Weeks Away From Gagging Health Journalists and Restricting Free Speech
November 27, 2012 | GovernmentAbuse | M.Torres
The Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (nVWA) is set to launch a major offensive endorsing the censorship of online health content, including escalating restrictions in free speech. On December 14, 2012, Codex Alimentarius will shift into overdrive when a European Regulation goes into effect restricting all health claims for food unless approved by a regulatory body.
Canadian Researchers Discover New Evidence That Vitamin D Shuts Down Cancer Cells
November 26, 2012 | Prevention | M.Chan
Researchers at McGill University have discovered a molecular basis for the cancer preventive effects of vitamin D, whereby its active form essentially shuts down cancer cells.
Increase Your Intake of Broccoli To Boost Your Immunity This Winter
November 26, 2012 | Antioxidants | N.Longo
From optimal brain function to muscle growth, broccoli is a power-packed vegetable. Interesting in preventing colds? Compounds inside broccoli can block viruses from reproducing by an amazing 99.9 percent--essentially 100 percent effectiveness.
Gatorade: A Reputation In Dire Straits All Because of Bananas
November 25, 2012 | JunkFood | M.Torres
Another victory for natural foods has surfaced after PepsiCo, manufacturer of Gatorade, had to partake in damage control after bananas were found to be more effective in promoting sports performance. We wouldn't want people to start buying bananas over gatorade would we?
Making Your Own Raw Organic Larabars
November 23, 2012 | Nutrition | Editor
One of our favorite snack bars used to be the original larabar. That is until they got bought out by the corporate machine and then invested in initiatives going against the awareness of genetically modified foods. Our response? Don't buy any more larabars and make your own with wholesome and natural organic ingredients.
Do You Like To Sleep? You Will Now Be Labeled As Having A Sleeping Disorder?
November 23, 2012 | JunkScience | M.Torres
Enjoy a good nights sleep? How about getting in a good 10 hours of snooze time? Feel very groggy when you awaken? According to new research, you may soon be labeled as having primary hypersomnia to be treated with stimulant medications.
This Film Will Transform Your Health and Change Everything You Know About Disease
November 22, 2012 | Consciousness | Editor
The Cure Is... unveils one of the most profound ancient health formulas to be released in over a century. Amazing true stories, woven with testimonials from top scientists, doctors and evolutionary leaders creates a mind-blowing journey of self-discovery that will radically shift the way you look at health and disease forever.
Strap on a Pedometer Ladies: It Only Takes 6000 Steps To Prevent Disease
November 22, 2012 | Prevention | T.McKenzie
Brazilian researchers say you only need 6,000 steps a day to beat the mid-life bulge and reduce your risk of heart disease, metabolic syndrome and diabetes. The key is strapping on a pedometer to monitor your progress.
People Can Draw Energy From Other People The Same Way Plants Do
November 22, 2012 | Consciousness | M.Forrester
A biological research team at Bielefeld University has made a groundbreaking discovery showing that plants can draw an alternative source of energy from other plants. This finding could also have a major impact on the future of bioenergy eventually providing the evidence to show that people draw energy from others in much the same way.
Reality Check: Soy Is Not "Health Food"
November 21, 2012 | JunkFood | J.Thompson
They'll say it's health food. But it's junk. I'm talking about soy fortified with vitamin D. It's a perception vs. reality thing. Not to mention 80% of soy is GMO.
Why Do People Follow Medical Authorities?
November 21, 2012 | JunkHealthcare | D.Mihalovic
Long time practitioners in the natural health industry ask themselves this question on a daily basis. Why do people follow medical authorities who prescribe toxic vaccinations, medications and treatments which only serve as a detriment to human health? The answer lies in a recent report in PLOS Biology.
Deep Acting Immune Tonics and Herbs Will Help Fight Flu Better Than Any Vaccine
November 20, 2012 | Prevention | D.Mihalovic
Flu vaccines are perhaps one of the most promoted, yet highly ineffective measures of preventative (or so claimed) mainstream medicine. There are so many simple and reliable methods to prevent the flu virus from replicating all while using herbs and tonics to boost our immune system and create the ultimate defense barrier against influenza.
10 Lifestyle Changes That Will Keep You Alive
November 20, 2012 | Lifestyle | Editor
Simple measures can create magnificent results if applied regularly and incorporated into your lifestyle. These ten lifestyle changes could be all you need to improve your health today.
Millions of Farmers in China, India and Vietnam Use Human Feces To Harvest Grains and Vegetables
November 19, 2012 | Toxins | N.Longo
You may want to take a closer look at the country of origin on that product label the next time you go grocery shopping. Facing water shortages and escalating fertilizer costs, farmers in developing countries are using raw sewage to irrigate and fertilize almost 50 million acres of grains and vegetables which are then exported all around the world.
Stimulate Your Fitness IQ By Walking Backwards
November 19, 2012 | Fitness | T.McKenzie
The same old routines in any fitness regimen can get old fast. The body continuously adapts and may be very slow in breaking through plateaus if novelty is not introduced at specific periods within a fitness cycle. One of the easiest ways to break our muscle memory is to change the focus of how we contract our muscles, forcing our joint receptors to sense our movement differently. Instead of walking forward, walk backward.
Breaking Study Is The First To Show Link Between Being Present In The Moment And Ageless DNA
November 18, 2012 | Consciousness | M.Forrester
Scientific studies have suggested that a mind that is present and in the moment indicates well-being, whereas shifting our energy to the past or future can lead to unhappiness. Now, a preliminary UCSF study shows a link between mind wandering and aging, by looking at a biological measure of longevity within our DNA.
Children Who Attend Daycare Are 50 Percent More Likely To Be Overweight Than Those Who Stay With Parents
November 18, 2012 | Obesity | Editor
Young children who attend daycare on a regular basis are 50% more likely to be overweight compared to those who stayed at home with their parents, according to a study by researchers at the University of Montreal and the CHU Sainte-Justine Hospital Research Centre.
Which Body Type Are You? What It Means For Your Clothes and Fitness
November 16, 2012 | YourWeight | T.McKenzie
Apple, pear, round, hour-glass, slim or athletic? Body type is a scientifically calculated classification of your body as per shape and other measurements. Categorized by a number of physical traits, whether slim, athletic or voluptuous, it's a good idea to figure out which body type you belong to and learn how to maximize your fitness level and appearance based on your optimal shape.
Thoughts On Detaching From Ego And Walking In Peace
November 16, 2012 | Consciousness | B.Kim
As I approach the last few years of my fourth decade on planet earth, I find myself feeling grateful for some of the conclusions that I've been able to draw from various life experiences. One in particular that I try to hold close to my heart, especially in times of triumph and disaster, is this: The more we detach from our egos, the greater potential we have to experience peace.
How The Anti-Bullying Movement Is Setting Up Kids For Failure In Life and Their Evolution of Consciousness
November 15, 2012 | GovernmentAbuse | M.Torres
The anti-bullying movement now so pervasive in all segments of society from schools, to community institutions and even the desks of lawmakers has penetrated almost every aspect of our lives that involves social interaction. It is no longer confined to children as it is well integrated within the human resources policies of most corporations alongside anti-harassment positions. The intentions although benevolent, will fail millions of children and society in general as we ingrain ourselves deeper into government laws and distance ourselves further from our innate wisdom.
Eating Purple Cabbage Is Great For Your Skin And Prevents Cancer
November 15, 2012 | Antioxidants | N.Longo
Besides lending itself as a food of art, adding wonderful color in salads and main dishes, purple cabbage with its antioxidant properties also works wonders for the skin and prevents cancer.
Joint Multi-Level Global Initiative Uses Coca-Cola Model To Deliver Drugs
November 14, 2012 | JunkHealthcare | M.Chan
A controversial program that uses the Coca-Cola model to provide malaria treatments to people in Africa continues and is up for renewal this November.
Study on Black Tea Consumption From 42 Countries Shows It Lowers Diabetes Risk
November 14, 2012 | Antioxidants | Editor
Those who drink high quantities of black tea have a significantly lower prevalence of diabetes. Black tea may also help reduce weight gain and cut body fat levels.
Cures To Autism Do Exist
November 13, 2012 | Diseases | D.Mihalovic
Far too many medical professionals swiftly encourage the route of standard (yet outdated) medications for autism and ignore the abundance of science and research that currently supports effective recovery protocols. Such protocols do lead to cures for many children with autistic spectrum disorders (ASDs) and as healers, we must embrace them at all levels if we're to ever unleash reliable methods of treatment to the over one million children with autism.
Meditating Measurably Changes The Brain Even When Not Actively Meditating
November 13, 2012 | Consciousness | A.McCarthy
A new study has found that participating in an 8-week meditation training program can have measurable effects on how the brain functions even when someone is not actively meditating.
A Spotless House Weakens The Immune System
November 12, 2012 | Allergies | D.Mihalovic
An interesting factoid about kids who grow up in overly hygienic households is that they develop more allergies, eczema and other disorders that result from a depressed antibody response. Scientists have theorized that children from affluent families have weaker immune systems because they live in cleaner homes. They may be right.
It's Not Just About What You Eat, But Also When You Eat It
November 12, 2012 | YourWeight | N.Longo
There is a link between our fat cells and molecules within our biological clock. That clock tells the body when to sleep and metabolize food and fat cells store excess energy and signal these levels to the brain. Eat at the wrong times and gaining weight is that much easier.
55 Percent of Children Outgrow Egg Allergies and Almost 70 Percent Can Eliminate Them Through Incremental Exposure
November 11, 2012 | Allergies | M.Chan
We have a phobia in our society when it comes to children and allergies. Our first instinct is to keep them away from the food-culprits indefinitely. However, a novel approach to treating childhood allergies is showing that constant exposure in small doses may be the key to eliminating a large percentage of symptoms as they age.
Green Tea With Starchy Food Lowers Blood Sugar Spikes By 50 Percent
November 11, 2012 | Antioxidants | A.McCarthy
Green tea inhibits the action of certain starch-digesting enzymes and offer a plant-based alternative for glycemic control. Conclusive research may lead to new diet strategies according to Penn State food scientists.
Grape Seed Extract Disables Virus Responsible For Half of All Food-Born Illnesses
November 9, 2012 | NaturalLiving | Editor
Norovirus causes more than half of all food-born illnesses in the United States, and is the second greatest source of reported food borne illness outbreaks in the European Union. Researchers from Belgium found that grape seed extract could disable the virus.
Prestigious Science Journals Rapidly Declining In Influence
November 9, 2012 | JunkScience | K.Foster
The most prestigious peer-reviewed journals in the world are having less influence amongst scientists, according to a paper co-authored by Vincent Lariviere, a professor at the University of Montrealís School of Library and Information Sciences.
After Antibiotic Use on Infants, Disease-Causing Bacteria Are The Dominant Population In The Gut, Even After Eight Weeks Recovery
November 9, 2012 | JunkHealthcare | Editor
Eight weeks after antibiotic treatment of infants, the diversity of gastrointestinal flora remained diminished, although the number of individual bacteria was back to normal, according to a paper in the November 2012 issue of the journal Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. Additionally, the potentially disease-causing Proteobacteria were now the dominant population in the treated infants.
The Power of Virtual Reality: Your Avatar Can Influence Your Health and Weight
November 8, 2012 | HumanBody | M.Chan
The "I" one thinks of as "myself" is inextricably attached to one's bodily location. Internet-based interactive games and social media outlets have become intertwined with the physical realities of millions of people around the world. When an individual strongly identifies with the cyber representation of themselves, known as an avatar, the electronic doppelganger can influence that person's health, weight and appearance, according to a University of Missouri researcher's study.
New Varieties of Genetically Modified Tomatoes Coming Soon To a Grocery Near You
November 8, 2012 | GMO | A.McCarthy
The tomato was one of the first commercially available genetically modified (GM) crops. In 1994, GM tomatoes hit the market in the US but have since disappeared. They're about to make a come back at a grocery near you.
Proposition 37 On Truthful GMO Labeling Fails: A Planned Outcome?
November 7, 2012 | GMO | N.Longo
Just yesterday I proposed that it was the corporate facade who spearheaded the NO on Proposition 37 in California. Today I have no doubt this vote was rigged from the start. This was a manipulated and fraudulent voting scheme orchestrated by big business who asserted their deceptive strategies in the State ballot to achieve their strategically planned and measured results.
A Precedent? Colorado Becomes The First US State To Legalize Marijuana
November 7, 2012 | Freedom | M.Torres
In a historic and significant moment in American history, Colorado has become the first US state to legalize marijuana for recreational use. The impact of the decision could ripple across the entire country with vast opportunities to educate millions on the benefits of marijuana.
Thriving on Plant-Based Protein Without Ever Having a Deficiency: Top 9 Sources
November 6, 2012 | Nutrition | A.McCarthy
The number question meat eaters pose to vegans is where do you get your protein from? This question could also be posed to a gorilla or a horse who have purely vegan diets. Do you think they suffer from protein deficiencies with their muscle mass? Leafy green vegetables and plant-based sources are the natural staple diet of all primates, including humans, and they were the source of protein for our earliest ancestors.
Ever Met a Person Face-to-Face That Actually Opposes Labeling of Genetically Modified Foods?
November 6, 2012 | GMO | N.Longo
Who are these people that oppose GMO (genetically modified organisms) labeling? Have you ever met one of them? If so, who do they work for and do they have ulterior motives? Most of us have never met these people in person because they remain cloaked behind a corporate facade. If we examine the reasons the opposers of Yes on prop 37 want to hide the truth, the only conclusion we can derive is there are simply "things they don't want you to know."
15 Things To Start Practicing Today To Be Happy
November 5, 2012 | Happiness | Editor
Albert Einstein once said that insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. Well, doing the same things everyday but with a slightly different approach is actually the key to happiness. Start bringing those changes in your attitude towards life and you'll see how simple it is to be happy.
Acupuncture Can Relieve Extreme Fatigue By 40 Percents
November 5, 2012 | Healing | Editor
Acupuncture safely treats a variety of ailments from morning sickness, circulation, back pain and even menopause. New evidence shows the treatment may also be beneficial for fatigue.
Why Do Children Have To Experience Such Adversity At a Young Age?
November 4, 2012 | ChildHealth | K.Foster
How do we overcome the emotional distress we feel for the disabilities, pain and suffering of children and infants? It is time to embrace growing evidence that it is the interaction between biology and environment in early life that influences human development. Despite what we perceive as negative experiences in life, especially as children, adversity shapes human beings paving our life's path and embedding in our biology.
Stressors Are Not The Problem, It's Your Reaction To The Stressor
November 4, 2012 | HumanBody | Editor
Contrary to popular perception, stressors don't cause health problems -- it's people's reactions to the stressors that determine whether they will suffer health consequences, according to researchers at Penn State.
Smart Meter and Electromagnetic Radiation: Another Health Crisis Of Our Time
November 2, 2012 | EMF | Editor
You are not legally required to have a smart meter in any region, contrary to what certain agencies may be telling you, yet they are forced upon the population by those who regulate power utility companies.
Turmeric May Equal Exercise In Heart Health Benefits
November 2, 2012 | Antioxidants | M.Torres
Curcumin, the powerful antioxidant of the popular Indian spice Turmeric, may benefit cardiovascular health to the same extent as exercise, says new data from a clinical trial from Japan.
A Ten Dollar Laser Pointer Will Heal Tissue Faster Than Any Medication
November 1, 2012 | Healing | A.McCarthy
A very effective, yet suppressed treatment to alter cellular function is using light-emitting diodes or low-level lasers. This healing modality is available in most electronic stores for less than ten dollars, and it will work better than any medication to relieve pain, increase joint mobility, relax muscles and even heal wounds.
There Is No Disease, Only Corrective Measures To Keep You Alive
November 1, 2012 | Cancer | M.Torres
While most people may not be in immediate agreement with that statement, disease is only an outcome required by the human body in response to internal and external stimuli to maintain homeostasis. The body never makes a mistake, we only perceive disease as a malfunction because we don't truly understand its function.