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Why the incidence of inflammatory bowel disease is increasing

Last month, the investment world was rocked by the disclosure that Gerald Cotten, CEO of one of the world’s largest crypto-currency exchanges, had died suddenly at the age of 30. Lost with him were passwords and recovery keys that made…read… Continue Reading →

Glute and Hamstring Workout

Jessica Gouthro from Paleohacks is joining us today to offer tips for strengthening glutes and hamstrings without traditional gym equipment. Enjoy, everyone. Strong glutes and hamstrings are more than just nice-looking legs and a booty. The glutes and hamstrings are… Continue Reading →

Food in America compared to the U.K. (Why is it so different?)

This post was originally published on this siteWant to know what really opened up my eyes to how food companies exploit us? I spent years investigating the differences between European and American food products, and what I found disgusted me…. Continue Reading →

3 Reasons You Should Start The Day With Grapefruit

This tip is courtesy of Dr. Weil on Healthy Aging: Your Online Guide to the Anti-Inflammatory Diet. For more nutrition and health guidance, start your 14-day free trial now! Pink or white, with seeds or seedless, grapefruit is delicious, tart and… Continue Reading →

Eating To Avoid Colon Cancer

This news comes from a Chinese study that investigated the effect of diet on the risk of colon cancer. Researchers matched 833 colon cancer patients to 833 healthy men and women of the same age and same residential area and… Continue Reading →

How Proper Sleep Lowers Infection

Previous research1 has shown that sleep deprivation has the same effect on your immune system as physical stress. When volunteers stayed awake for 29 hours straight, their white blood cell counts were found to increase during the sleep deprivation phase…. Continue Reading →

The Gut’s Role in Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease is a neurological disorder in which neurons and dopamine-producing cells in your brain begin to die. Symptoms progress over time and include tremors, slow movements, rigid limbs, shuffling gait, stooped posture and an inability to move. Patients may… Continue Reading →

This 4-Minute Daily Workout can Improve Your Mood and Your Health

Four-minute workouts done several times a day — as many times a day as you want (within reason) for maximum benefit — are a new concept for fitness that’s designed to use nitric oxide for muscle growth. Dr. Zach Bush,… Continue Reading →

Glyphosate Contamination in Food Goes Far Beyond Oat Products

Can Keto and Cardio Mix?

We get lots of questions about how a ketogenic diet works in the context of exercise: Is it possible to maintain one’s fitness (strength, endurance, performance) and also drop one’s carb intake to ketogenic levels? Is it advisable? Will it… Continue Reading →

How Does Autoimmune Wellness Make Money, and What Are Our Policies?

We want to address a side of blogging that a lot of bloggers don’t want to talk about, and that a lot of readers aren’t aware of… how do we make money, and what are our policies about it? We… Continue Reading →

Self-Care for Dark Times

Let’s be honest. The past few years have spiked the “hopeless meter” in many of us socially conscious and concerned Americans. On a personal level, I can tell you that there have been more than a few moments when I’ve… Continue Reading →

WATCH & LISTEN: How the food industry is lying to us (and what to do about it!)

This post was originally published on this siteThe last few weeks have been a whirlwind! My daughter turned 2, and then we flew across the country to California to promote my new book Feeding You Lies, had a huge launch… Continue Reading →

Phytotherapy Benefits: A Science-Based Natural Medicine

Did you know that adverse drug reactions are the fourth leading cause of death in the U.S.? According to research published by Harvard University, prescription drugs have a 1 in 5 chance of causing serious reactions after they are approved…. Continue Reading →

10 & 2 Qs: Is There A Thing As ‘Too Much Sodium’?

If you’ve been following me lately, you’ll know that I’m PREACHING the power of sodium supplementation for a low-carb way of eating…That means keto or even paleo—especially if you’re a hard-charging athlete. But all these years, we’ve been told the… Continue Reading →

Worried About Heart Health? 4 Ways To Prevent A Heart Attack

To help reduce the risk of a recurrence, heart attack survivors need to take charge of their lifestyle. Diet and exercise are key components of a successful recovery, and the following tips will benefit anyone at risk for a second… Continue Reading →

Diet soda WARNING for women after menopause

(NaturalHealth365) On any given day, about 20% of the United States population consumes diet soda.  And, to be perfectly blunt, this is a serious problem – especially for postmenopausal women, as you’re soon see. While these soft drinks are heavily… Continue Reading →

Processed Foods Lead to Cancer and Early Death

The struggle with weight gain and obesity is a common and costly health issue, leading to an increase in risk for heart disease, Type 2 diabetes and cancer, just to name a few. According to the latest available data,1 18.5… Continue Reading →

Spirit of Change: How Your Happy Hour Can Help America’s Farmers

More than 80% of U.S. households purchase organic food or beverages on a regular basis, which is great, but that still only accounts for roughly 5% of total U.S. food and beverage sales. Currently, organic alcohol makes up less than… Continue Reading →

If You Get Your Tubes Tied You Can Still Get Pregnant

Katherine made plans to spend a special spring break with her two-daughters at Disney World while leaving her husband and 5-month old at home. Little did Katherine know, she was in for the ride of her lifetime. On the second… Continue Reading →

Too Young for Shingles? Not for This 36-year old Nova Scotian

Lindsay was shocked to discover that at age 36, she had shingles. Initially believing that the pain in her right shoulder was due to a torn muscle. But when the red marks turned into blisters, this nursing student knew –… Continue Reading →

Why do so many Americans now have thyroid disease?

An astounding number of people now have thyroid disease in some form sufficient to cause weight gain or block weight loss, cause feelings of being inappropriately cold, fatigue, and add to heart disease risk. But why? Unfortunately, it is from… Continue Reading →

EWG Asked People If They’d Like To Eat Cereal with Monsanto’s Weedkiller in It.

Women Share What It’s Really Like to Live with Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism, or under-active thyroid disease, is a condition in which there are lower than healthy thyroid hormone levels in the bloodstream. Since the thyroid is responsible for regulating metabolism, digestion, healthy bones and muscles, heart function, and brain function, the… Continue Reading →

The 14 Best Gluten-Free Flours

By Amy Goodson, MS, RD, CSSD, LD Flour is a common ingredient in many foods, including breads, desserts and noodles. It’s also often used as a thickener in sauces and soups. Most products are made from white or wheat flour…. Continue Reading →

Dear Mark: Fasting, Training, and Growth Hormone; Wear and Tear on the Arteries

This post was originally published on this siteFor today’s edition of Dear Mark, I’m answering a couple of questions from the comment sections of the last couple weeks. First, it’s been established that fasting and exercise both raise growth hormone…. Continue Reading →

Why Kale Is So Good For You – And How To Use It

This tip is courtesy of Dr. Weil on Healthy Aging: Your Online Guide to the Anti-Inflammatory Diet. Start your 14-day free trial now and save 30% when you join! Kale is among the most nutrient-dense of all commonly consumed vegetables. One… Continue Reading →

Organic diet NEWS: How to dramatically REDUCE pesticides in the body – in just one week

(NaturalHealth365) Previous studies have supported that an organic diet has the potential to reduce pesticides in the body through evaluating urinary pesticide metabolite excretion. Until recently, such research has predominantly focused on organophosphate pesticides. However, a new study published in… Continue Reading →

Why Your Doctor Won’t Prescribe the T3 Thyroid Hormone

There is a simple reason why doctors typically refuse to prescribe the T3 thyroid hormone and it has nothing to do with science, side-effects, or potential dangers. As with so many things in healthcare, it boils down to Big Pharma… Continue Reading →

How to Turn Your Passion Into Your Dream Job

Hiya Gorgeous! Have you ever thought to yourself, “it’s too late”? Too late for your dream, too late to improve your diet, too late to move to a new city and start over. Too darn late. I’ll be honest, I… Continue Reading →

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