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Top Foods to Avoid: Aspartame

Top Foods to Avoid: Aspartame

Aspartame (the full name is aspartylphenylalanine) is a synthetic sweeter that is marketed as a low calorie product and is often used ostensibly in conjunction with diabetes management and weight loss. The controversial sugar substitute is sold as NutriSweet, Equal… 0 Shares | | Posted in Chemicals, Food, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Weight Loss
Can Eating Commercial Dairy REALLY Cause Breast Cancer?

Can Eating Commercial Dairy REALLY Cause Breast Cancer?

It may seem unlikely that those slices of commercial cheddar on your sandwich every day may be contributing to your risk of certain kinds of cancer. Sadly, however, if you live in the United States, it may be true. This… 0 Shares | | Posted in Chemicals, Environment, Food, Food, Health, News, Nutrition
Visualization and Cancer: Do Happy Organs Mean Healthy Organs?

Visualization and Cancer: Do Happy Organs Mean Healthy Organs?

Now what in the world do I mean by happy organs? And what does this silly concept have to do with health anyways? As it turns out, quite a lot. Recent research shows that the process of visualization can significantly… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Holistic Medicine, Mental Health
Adrenal Fatigue and Cancer: Is There a Connection?

Adrenal Fatigue and Cancer: Is There a Connection?

The worldwide low thyroid function epidemic is getting more and more press these days. But adrenal fatigue and its connection to major disease like cancer? Not so much.  Research says there is definitely a link. What are the Adrenals?    The… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Lifestyle, Mental Health
New Study: Cancer PTSD Could Affect One-Fifth of Patients

New Study: Cancer PTSD Could Affect One-Fifth of Patients

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is usually associated with soldiers after war, natural disaster victims and other tragedy sufferers. But a new study has discovered that about 20% of individuals diagnosed with cancer also develop signs of PTSD. What the Cancer… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Medicine, Mental Health
Ditch Your Sunglasses and Sunscreen

Ditch Your Sunglasses and Sunscreen

We’ve all heard that the sun is dangerous and we need to protect our skin and eyes from this evil force of nature. Is this the whole story? Is there another view? Like most of us, a good part of… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Health, Lifestyle
Benefits of Comfrey: Use Comfrey to Soothe Muscles & Joints Pain

Benefits of Comfrey: Use Comfrey to Soothe Muscles & Joints Pain

Herbal medicine and naturopathy have a long history. Comfrey is one of those wonderful herbs that has been in use for several generations to treat various ailments. The perennial plant is grown in several countries. Temperate climatic conditions are favorable… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Herbal Medicine, Medicine
The Link Between Potassium Deficiency and Cancer

The Link Between Potassium Deficiency and Cancer

You may have heard of natural medicine maverick Max Gerson, MD, and his pioneering work around cancer and metabolism in the late 1940’s and early 1950’s. If so, you may also know that one of the conditions Gerson focused on… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Holistic Medicine, Medicine, Nutrition
RV Water Tanks May Cause Avoidable Legionella Infections

RV Water Tanks May Cause Avoidable Legionella Infections

A study done by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on RVs showed that Legionella pneumophila was cultured from 24% (4 of 17) of RV faucets, 9% (1 of 11) of RV water tanks, and 20% (4 of 20) of… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Science, Travel, Water
Alpha Lipoic Acid:  The Miracle Molecule that Combats Chronic Diseases and Promotes a Healthy Lifespan.

Alpha Lipoic Acid: The Miracle Molecule that Combats Chronic Diseases and Promotes a Healthy Lifespan.

Alpha Lipoic Acid:  The Miracle Molecule that Combats Chronic Diseases and Promotes a Healthy Lifespan.   We usually think of miracle molecules as substances that we accidentally discovered to have potent drug properties that cured or greatly relieved individual suffering.  Penicillin,… 0 Shares | | Posted in Herbal Medicine, Holistic Medicine, Medicine, Nutritional Medicine