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Bayer Ordered to Pay $2 Billion in Third Roundup Lawsuit

Bayer has come up zero for 3 in the first lawsuits alleging that Roundup herbicide caused cancer, with the latest verdict ordering the chemical giant to pay $2 billion to its victims. The verdict came from the third case, heard… Continue Reading →

How Coca-Cola Controls and Manipulates Research

I’ve written about the collusion between industry and the U.S. federal regulatory agencies on many occasions throughout the years, and how industry-funded research simply tends to promote and support the industry agenda rather than shed truthful light on the benefits… Continue Reading →

Cognitive Benefits of Magnesium L-Threonate

Described as a patented compound with the ability to enhance working memory, short- and long-term memory and learning in animal studies, magnesium L-threonate (shortened to MgT and pronounced “Mag T”) was developed by scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology… Continue Reading →

New Study Shows Skullcap Herb Repairs Brain Injury

The skullcap herb, not to be confused with the deadly autumn skullcap mushroom,1 comes in two varieties: the American skullcap (Scutellaria lateriflora) and Chinese skullcap (Scutellaria baicalensis).2 Although they come from the same family and have medical uses, they are… Continue Reading →

Weekly Health Quiz: Glyphosate, Exercise and Sleep

1 Which of the following types of exercise has been shown to be particularly effective for diabetes and insulin resistance? Stretching Aerobic exercise Strength training Research shows strength training is particularly beneficial for lowering your risk of insulin resistance and… Continue Reading →

May 20 Is World Bee Day

Two years ago, in December 2017, the United Nations General Assembly declared May 20 of each year as World Bee Day.1 The resolution was the result of an initiative started in 2015 by the Slovenian Beekeepers’ Association in an effort… Continue Reading →

Why Glucose and Glutamine Restrictions Are Essential in the Treatment of Cancer

Thomas Seyfried, Ph.D., professor of biology at Boston College, is a leading expert and researcher in the field of cancer metabolism and nutritional ketosis. His book, “Cancer as a Metabolic Disease: On the Origin, Management and Prevention of Cancer” is… Continue Reading →

The Secret Ingredients in a Nonorganic Diet Harm You

For years I have advocated for an organic diet to maximize your health, avoid many health problems and help the environment. Choosing organic foods reduces your exposure to pesticides, herbicides and dangerous genetically engineered (GE) foods, which comprise almost all… Continue Reading →

An Unrecognized Sign of High Blood Pressure

Blood pressure is a measurement of the force your blood exerts as it pushes against your arteries. Blood pressure will normally rise and fall throughout the day but when it remains consistently high it becomes a significant concern as this… Continue Reading →

Cannabis Found to Increase Exercise Enjoyment and Motivation

Cannabis, better known as marijuana, has been used for its medicinal properties for thousands of years.1 The cannabis plant contains more than 60 different cannabinoids — chemical compounds the human body is uniquely equipped to respond to and benefit from…. Continue Reading →

Do You Know the Importance of Strong Pelvic Floor Muscles?

The benefits of consistent exercise are many. Research has demonstrated it improves your mood1 and decreases feelings of depression and anxiety.2 Exercise may reduce stress3,4 and, while your nutritional intake is most important to your weight loss efforts, exercise may… Continue Reading →

How Obesity Affects the Brain

Obesity rates have tripled worldwide since 1975, and as of 2016, 39% of adults were overweight while 13% were obese.1 Associated health risks like heart disease and diabetes are well known, but many aren’t aware that your brain may also… Continue Reading →

Sleeping Pills Get Black Box Warning Following Accidental Deaths

If you have trouble sleeping, you’re not alone. According to SleepHealth.org, 70% of American adults say they get insufficient sleep at least one night per month, and 11% struggle to get sufficient sleep on a nightly basis.1 As noted by… Continue Reading →

Purslane: The Weed With Wholesome Health Benefits

Table of Contents Purslane’s Many Health Benefits What Is Purslane Used For? How to Grow Purslane How to Eat Purslane Purslane Recipes You Should Try The purslane plant (Portulaca Oleracea) is one of those herbs that sometimes you just can’t… Continue Reading →

USDA Sued Over Failure to Address High Rates of Fecal Bacteria on Chicken

While there are many environmental and human health hazards associated with modern food production, perhaps one of the most pressing concerns for any given individual is the ever-rising risk of food poisoning. According to preliminary data from the CDC, there… Continue Reading →

Your Doctor’s Lab Coat Is Likely Contaminated

For some, simply seeing a physician in a white coat is enough to spike your blood pressure. This condition, known as “white coat hypertension” or “white coat syndrome,”1 happens when the blood pressure readings in your physician’s office are higher… Continue Reading →

Why You Should Never Buy Precut Fruit

Eating more vegetables may be one of the simplest choices you can make to improve your health. Just about any vegetable is good for you, but some are better than others. Some fruits, lower in fructose, are also healthy as… Continue Reading →

Inoculating Against Manipulation

Letting teenagers know they’re being manipulated by food marketers may be a deceptively simple way to encourage healthier eating, according to research from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.1 Many of the leading chronic diseases threatening human health,… Continue Reading →

Bayer Loses Third Trial – Jury Awards $2 Billion!

Bayer is the largest seed and pesticide company in the world, due to its $63 billion Monsanto purchase. The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) approved the merger in 2018, with Bayer CEO Werner Baumann stating at the time that the… Continue Reading →

What’s the Truth Behind MMR Vaccine Testing?

April 2, 2018, I posted an article in which I discussed the 2010 lawsuit filed against Merck by two former virologists employed by the company. The whistleblowers claim Merck lied about the effectiveness of the mumps portion of its MMR… Continue Reading →

New Immune Cells Found in Mother’s Milk

It’s well-known that breastfed babies tend to be healthier than babies given a bottle filled with formula, especially in their first year of life, and the benefits are numerous. What’s more, the longer a baby is breastfed, the more far-reaching… Continue Reading →

Top 8 Tips to Optimize Your Blood Sugar Level

Insulin is essential to staying alive; unfortunately, the vast majority of people have resistance to this essential hormone, speeding up the aging process and contributing to the development of degenerative diseases. Any meal high in grain and sugar carbs typically… Continue Reading →

Weekly Health Quiz: Fruit, Soil and Cholesterol

1 Which of the following has been proven to be an essential component of a healthy ecosystem that regenerates land and promotes healthy soils? Laboratory-grown meat made from cell cultures Plant-based meat substitutes Concentrated animal feeding operations Holistic livestock management… Continue Reading →

Highest Quality Study Proves Eating This Way Is A Pollution Solution

In the 1940s, the Green Revolution changed agricultural practices. The beginning of the Revolution is often attributed to Norman Borlaug who developed high-yield varieties of wheat enabling Mexico to produce more wheat than was needed by citizens in their country.1… Continue Reading →

How Functional Genetics Can Help You Take Control of Your Health

Functional genomics is a gene testing modality with enormous value that many are completely unaware of. Bob Miller1 is a certified traditional naturopath specializing in genetic-specific nutrition. He’s the founder of the NutriGenetic Research Institute,2 devoted to testing and helping… Continue Reading →

This Tasty Sauce Requires Minimal Effort, but Delivers Maximum Flavors

For the French, a well-made sauce is given utmost importance when preparing dishes. In fact, this cuisine has what’s called five “mother sauces” that serve as bases or “finishers.” A remoulade is one of the sauces you can find in… Continue Reading →

A Film About the Impending 5G Apocalypse

Are you still under the misconception that unchecked exposure to electromagnetic field (EMF) and radiofrequency (RF) radiation is of no concern? Then I urge you to view the featured documentary, “5G Apocalypse — The Extinction Event” by Sacha Stone. Please… Continue Reading →

Whitening Strips or Soda? Which Is Worse for Your Teeth?

Brushing your teeth is an indispensable health habit affecting more than just your mouth. Regardless of your age or the number of years you’ve been using a toothbrush, it’s important you address all aspects of dental health as it plays… Continue Reading →

How Can You Benefit From Vitamin B12?

Table of Contents What Is Vitamin B12? Vitamin B12 Sources: Where Can You Get It? What Is B12 Deficiency and Is It Serious? Are You at Risk of Being B12-Deficient? What Is Vitamin B12 Good For? What Are the Other… Continue Reading →

Scallions Are Easy to Grow in Your Kitchen or Garden

Table of Contents   How to Identify a Scallion Growing Scallions in the Garden Regrow Scallions Inside for All-Year Flavor Scallions May Be Either Perennial or Biennial Pick, Store and Slice Your Scallions for the Best Flavor Scallions Add Flavor… Continue Reading →

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