Real Risk of a Sneaky Deficiency for Vegans and Vegetarians

This post was originally published on this siteStrictly speaking, a vegetarian is a person who doesn’t eat meat — red, white, fish or fowl. Vegetarian Nation1 helps further define the types of diets from which to choose if you are seeking a mostly plant-based diet. Some eat a highly restricted number of foods, while others […]

Documentary: High Mowing Organic Seeds for a New Food System

This post was originally published on this site Tom Stearns, who has both an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to get back to the roots of where his food comes from, started saving seeds when he was 18 years old. The drive to connect to the source of his sustenance in the most direct way […]

Situps: How to Do Them Correctly

This post was originally published on this site Table of Contents What Are Situps? What Muscles Do Situps Work? Situp Benefits That Will Grab Your Attention How to Do Situps Correctly Bear Crawl Dynamic Spiderman (Spiderman With T-Reach) Body Saw Sliding Inch Worm Bird Dog How to Do Basic Situps How Many Situps Should I […]

Vigorous Exercise Leads to Lower Mortality for Women

This post was originally published on this siteHeart disease and cancer are the top two reasons people die in the U.S. The term heart disease is used to identify several types of conditions, including cardiovascular disease, coronary artery disease and heart attack. While many think of this as a man’s disease, the CDC1 reports almost […]

Does a Study Change What We Know About Blue Light?

This post was originally published on this siteArtificial light is a relatively new development in terms of human evolution. Before we could create “day” out of night, humans woke up with the sun and went to bed when the sun set. Some studies suggest that before artificial light, humans experienced biphasic sleep; they slept in […]

Excess Body Fat Can Age Your Brain Faster Than Muscle

This post was originally published on this siteStaying fit as you age is about far more than aesthetics. Increasing research shows that maintaining healthy levels of body fat and greater muscle mass has an effect on your brain health and even your rate of cognitive aging. It’s known, for instance, that being obese in midlife […]

Corruption in Global Health Care May Exceed $1 TRILLION

This post was originally published on this site Investigations assessing the prevalence of scientific fraud and/or its impact show the problem is widespread and serious, to the point of making most of “science-based” medicine a genuine joke. Conflict of interest is another pervasive problem that threatens the integrity and believability of most studies. We’ve been […]

Experts Fear Flame Retardants Are Triggering a Health Crisis

This post was originally published on this site As discussed in this short video by Green Science Policy Institute, flame retardants are one of the six classes or families of chemicals that are found in consumer products and negatively affect health. The classes of concern include highly fluorinated products, antimicrobials, bisphenols and phthalates, some solvents, […]

Google and Big Tech Bought Congress

This post was originally published on this site Taking on Google, the biggest monopoly the world has ever seen, is no small task, but 50 state attorneys general are making the effort, having launched an antitrust investigation in September 20191 that will reportedly be expanded to include Google’s search and Android businesses as well.2 The […]

Are We Entering a Mass Extinction Event?

This post was originally published on this siteLike the human body, the environment involves multiple systems and complex interrelationships among them. It is next to impossible to trigger an effect on one system without it affecting several others. From the smallest living organisms in the soil and water to the largest mammals in the sea, […]

Weekly Health Quiz: Stroke, Sleep and BFR

This post was originally published on this site 1 Which of the following is a precursor to glutathione and will help raise your glutathione level? Histidine Lysine N-acetylcysteine (NAC) NAC is a precursor to and rate-limiting nutrient for the formation of glutathione. Glutathione is poorly absorbed, so in many cases, it’s easier to raise your […]

US Upholds Ban on Brazilian Beef Imports

This post was originally published on this site Worldwide, we’re seeing strong growth in organics and grass fed farming. More and more Americans are becoming familiarized with the drawbacks of factory farmed beef, and the fact that when herbivores are grazed naturally, without hormones, antibiotics and other drugs, you end up with a healthier — […]

Ditch Pharmaceuticals, Get Aspirin From Your Food

This post was originally published on this siteAspirin has a long history, dating back nearly 4,000 years when Sumerians wrote of using willow bark for pain relief.1 The ancient Egyptians used willow bark to reduce body temperature and inflammation, and the Greek physician Hippocrates used it to help relieve pain and fever. By the early […]

Blood Flow Resistance Training Improves Muscle Performance

This post was originally published on this site In this interview, former Special Operations Navy SEAL Capt. John Doolittle and Steven Munatones — two KAATSU experts — discuss some of the many benefits of this revolutionary fitness method. BFR, known in its land of origin, Japan, as KAATSU training, is the most innovative concept in […]

How to Assess Your Biochemical Individuality

This post was originally published on this site Dr. Mercola Interviews the Experts This article is part of a weekly series in which Dr. Mercola interviews various experts on a variety of health issues. To see more expert interviews, click here. Emily Givler1 is a functional genetic nutrition consultant with the NutriGenetic Research Institute and […]

Is Your Makeup Contaminated With Superbugs?

This post was originally published on this siteThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published their first Antibiotic Resistance Threats Report in 2013 with the intention of sounding the alarm to the dangers of antibiotic resistance. Experts have been warning about the advent of superbugs for decades, which is the term coined by the media […]

The Walking Revolution

This post was originally published on this site Most of us have some idea about the dangers of inactivity — the too common lifestyle that consists of going from the “couch to the car to the cube.” But many think the alternative to a sedentary life is active working out and a gym membership. The […]

Exercise — A Powerful Ally for Breast Cancer Survivors

This post was originally published on this siteAccording to Breastcancer.org,1 nearly 1 in 8 American women is at risk of developing breast cancer. Beyond skin cancer — which officials believe is the most commonly diagnosed cancer, even though the CDC and National Cancer Institute do not report or track2 certain types of skin cancer — […]

What You Need to Know About Blood Flow Restriction Training

This post was originally published on this site Sato, the 73-year-old inventor of KAATSU The origins of blood flow restriction (BFR) training, also known as vascular occlusion training, were developed by the pioneering professor Yoshiaki Sato of Japan over 50 years ago. In Japan, where it is widely practiced, the technique is called KAATSU, meaning […]

Excess Sleep Can Increase Stroke Risk by 85%

This post was originally published on this siteWhile the pitfalls of too little sleep have been well documented, there are also risks of sleeping too much, which is generally defined as more than nine hours a night. Specifically, excessive sleep, along with long midday naps, may increase your risk of stroke, according to a Chinese […]

Study Shows Sports Are Good for Your Brain

This post was originally published on this siteThe level of high school sports participation is at an all-time high.1 Students who play competitive sports enjoy physical and mental benefits. It reduces the rate of obesity, Type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure. It also improves cardiovascular and pulmonary function and increases the potential that young […]

Coca-Cola Launches Obesity Subscription Service

This post was originally published on this siteI have been writing for a long time about Coca-Cola Co.’s unethical marketing of its obesity-producing products, especially to children. For example, though Coca-Cola vowed to stop advertising directly to audiences that were composed of more than 35% children1 in the 200 countries and territories in which it […]

Did Your Collagen Supplement Come From a CAFO?

This post was originally published on this site Please make sure you watch the video above as you will surely enjoy it. It will quickly help you understand not only the benefits of collagen but the very serious risks you run when you purchase nonorganic collagen, which is almost universally made from hydrolyzed CAFO cattle […]

GMO Rice Coming to Your Plate Soon

This post was originally published on this siteThe Philippines Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Plant Industry has become the latest regulatory body to approve the use of genetically engineered (GE) “Golden Rice” for direct use as food or feed, as well as for processing.1 The so-called FFP approval is being heralded as a solution to […]

Reject Big Pharma’s Vaccine Mandates in 2020

This post was originally published on this site Since 2015, we’ve seen the slow and steady erosion of vaccine informed consent rights across the U.S., as the forced vaccination lobby led by the pharmaceutical industry, medical trade and government health agencies have put pressure on state legislatures to mandate every federally recommended vaccine for children […]

Glutathione and NAC Play Crucial Roles in Health and Fitness

This post was originally published on this siteAs explained in “The Health Benefits of MSM,” sulfur is the third most abundant mineral in your body and plays important roles in a variety of bodily processes, including metabolism and detoxification, and for maintaining the proper shape and structure of proteins and enzymes. Sulfur-containing amino acids increase […]

Peppermint Oil Eases Symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

This post was originally published on this siteAlthough irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and irritable bowel disease (IBD) sound similar, they are two distinct conditions with a few similar symptoms. IBD is classified as a disease that causes inflammation of the intestinal tissue. Several gastrointestinal diseases are part of the IBD group, with ulcerative colitis and […]

Weekly Health Quiz: Exercise, Cleaning and Depression

This post was originally published on this site 1 Which of the following statements is true? Eating high-oxalate food with calcium-rich food will increase your risk of kidney stones Taking a calcium supplement without oxalate-containing food, such as leafy greens or nuts, increases your risk of kidney stones Taking a calcium supplement without oxalate-containing food […]

Top Tips to Detox Your Body

This post was originally published on this site Dr. Mercola Interviews the Experts This article is part of a weekly series in which Dr. Mercola interviews various experts on a variety of health issues. To see more expert interviews, click here. Dr. Dietrich Klinghardt is well known for his successful treatment of neurological illness and […]

Simple Strategies That Will Help You Live Longer

This post was originally published on this site If you’re interested in healthy living, you won’t want to miss this interview with anti-aging scientist James Clement, author of “The Switch: Ignite Your Metabolism With Intermittent Fasting, Protein Cycling, and Keto,” While a lawyer by trade, he has since transitioned into a full-time research position, running […]