Early stages of schizophrenia can be treated with nutrients found in Brussels sprouts, shellfish, and oranges

Around two million Americans suffer from schizophrenia, and it’s a frustrating chronic mental illness that is marked with disabling symptoms like delusions and hallucinations. Unfortunately, the antipsychotic medications that are often given to address these problems come with their own set of risks. Now, scientists have discovered that certain nutrients could help to fight the illness … Continue reading Early stages of schizophrenia can be treated with nutrients found in Brussels sprouts, shellfish, and oranges

Regular vitamin C intake found to reverse blood poisoning

Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, is commonly known for its various health benefits, such as supporting the immune system. Now, a series of studies have shown that vitamin C can also help reverse the effects of sepsis. Sepsis happens when the body’s response to infection affects its own tissues. Instead of fighting disease-causing agents, the … Continue reading Regular vitamin C intake found to reverse blood poisoning

Top 10 foods and beverages you probably had NO IDEA contain chemical pesticides

Are you eating pest killer food? Would you eat a plate of food if someone accidentally sprayed the whole dish with bug killer or weed killer? Are you one of those people who think there’s no cure for cancer, while you consume pesticides all day long? If you don’t want to die like a roach in … Continue reading Top 10 foods and beverages you probably had NO IDEA contain chemical pesticides

Are schizophrenics actually possessed by demons?

A Turkish scientist has speculated that schizophrenia may be the result of demonic possession. Though politically incorrect, M. Kemal Irmak says the hallucinatory effects of schizophrenia directly parallel the effects of demon possession, pointing to the need for non-pharmaceutical interventions. Since demonic possession can manifest with a range of bizarre behaviors, including delusions and hallucinations, Irmak speculates … Continue reading Are schizophrenics actually possessed by demons?

Antioxidants and probiotics for better oral health: Natural remedies for gingivitis

Gingivitis is a common and mild form of gum disease. It typically occurs due to the buildup of plaque on teeth. Gingivitis can be so mild that it may not cause symptoms. But if left untreated, it may eventually progress into a more serious form of gum disease called periodontitis. Gingivitis may also lead to tooth … Continue reading Antioxidants and probiotics for better oral health: Natural remedies for gingivitis

TOXIC products: Humans are the greatest pollutants of office air, reveals surprising study

Researchers from Purdue University found that humans are the most significant pollutants of indoor air. In a study presented at the American Association for Aerosol Research Conference in Oregon, the researchers revealed that humans are the dominant sources of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in an office environment. VOCs are a large group of chemicals that strongly influence the composition and chemistry … Continue reading TOXIC products: Humans are the greatest pollutants of office air, reveals surprising study

EPA approves use of toxic pesticide previously banned for use on citrus

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced on Jan. 12 that it approved the use of aldicarb, a toxic pesticide it had banned in 2010, and the antibiotic streptomycin on Florida’s citrus plants. The decision allows 100,000 acres of citrus groves to be treated with 2.5 million pounds of aldicarb, which has been banned in over 100 countries. It is also the only … Continue reading EPA approves use of toxic pesticide previously banned for use on citrus

Compounds in celery found to reduce cholesterol and prevent tumor growth in animal study

The Apiaceae (umbellifers) family consists of mostly edible, flowering and aromatic plants, such as carrots, parsley, anise, coriander, Queen Anne’s lace, parsnip and celery. They are some of the most extensively studied edible plants on the planet because of their abundance of medicinal components, which give them various beneficial properties. Celery, for instance, contains apigenin, a compound that can stimulate … Continue reading Compounds in celery found to reduce cholesterol and prevent tumor growth in animal study

Lower your cholesterol naturally with these nutrients

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in three Americans suffers from high blood cholesterol, a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and stroke. Eating plenty of fatty foods and red meat is the usual cause of high cholesterol. However, this health condition does not present symptoms. For this reason, stroke or heart attack often seems … Continue reading Lower your cholesterol naturally with these nutrients

Report: Lead exposure linked to uptick in annual heart disease deaths in the US

Lead exposure may be driving cases of heart disease in the United States, a study published in the Lancet said. The study, which analyzed data on 14,000 adults, noted that the heavy metal contributed to as many as 412,000 premature deaths each year in the United States – a number estimated to be 10 times larger than the figures mentioned in … Continue reading Report: Lead exposure linked to uptick in annual heart disease deaths in the US