The Health Benefits of Papain

Papain is a powerful digestive enzyme commonly found and extracted from the papaya fruit (Carica papaya) , it is also referred to as papaya proteinase. The papaya enzyme papain plays a key role in digestive processes involving breaking down tough protein fibers. For this reason, it has been commonly used in its native South America … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Papain

Are You Giving Your Children Poisonous Apple Juice?

Most of us do our best to limit the amount of non-nutritional junk sitting around the house, especially those of us with kids. Instead of sugary sodas, many smart parents will usually reach for a healthier alternative, such as apple juice. Sadly, new findings out of Florida suggest that every time you pour your child … Continue reading Are You Giving Your Children Poisonous Apple Juice?

Are Microwaves Dangerous to Your Health?

Microwave ovens have been the norm in US households for almost 50 years. If you’re under 40, you’re more likely to have grown up with a microwave than without a microwave. Ever since they were first introduced, microwaves have been a source of controversy. While manufacturers and retailers maintain that microwaves are completely safe, many … Continue reading Are Microwaves Dangerous to Your Health?

13 Natural Remedies For Radiation Exposure

The earthquake and nuclear power plant meltdown brought up many concerns involving radiation levels in Japan, and the entire globe. Here at Global Healing Center, we are committed to educating and helping individuals reduce radiation exposure caused by nuclear fallout, as well as everyday exposure to harmful electromagnetic frequencies. Harmful Effects of Radiation Exposure There … Continue reading 13 Natural Remedies For Radiation Exposure

Arsenic in Apple and Grape Juice Poses Health Risks

Many children enjoy drinking apple or grape juice and many parents see juice as a healthy alternative to soda and artificially flavored fruit punch. New research, however, suggests these juices are not as innocent as we’re led to believe. In fact, if a recent Consumer Reports investigation is correct, they could be slowly poisoning hundreds of … Continue reading Arsenic in Apple and Grape Juice Poses Health Risks

Want to Lose Weight? Drink a Smoothie!

If you’re trying to lose weight (and even if you’re not), it’s imperative your diet is in check. That means lots of fresh, organic fruits and vegetables are a must and making smoothies can be a great way to ingest them. What are Smoothies? Smoothies usually contain blended or puréed fruits and/or vegetables. Sometimes ice … Continue reading Want to Lose Weight? Drink a Smoothie!

THC From Cannabis Destroys Cancer Cells

The findings of a 2006 study carried out by medical researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology in Richmond are being noticed within the scientific community [1]. The study results strongly suggest that if taken regularly, cannabis oil may be able to induce remission in leukemia patients without the horrendous side effects typically … Continue reading THC From Cannabis Destroys Cancer Cells

Hot Dogs: Questions and Answers

Consuming Hot Dogs Can Be Harmful to Your Health Multiple studies have determined that consumption of hot dogs can be a risk factor for childhood cancer. Peters et al studied the relationship between the intake of certain foods and the risk of leukemia in children from birth to age 10 in Los Angeles County between … Continue reading Hot Dogs: Questions and Answers

Report: Eating Fruits and Vegetables Reduces Risk of Death

A vegan or vegetarian diet has long been promoted as a healthy lifestyle choice thanks to a mountain of evidence available to back it up. And now, there’s even more quantitative evidence. A recent report from University College of London reveals that eating seven or more servings of fruits and vegetables per day is linked to reduced … Continue reading Report: Eating Fruits and Vegetables Reduces Risk of Death

Reducing Daily Salt Intake Recommended for Improved Health

Earlier this year, the American Heart Association (AHA) called for a nationwide reduction in daily salt intake, along with tighter government and industry regulations regarding the levels of standard table salt (Sodium Chloride) found in everyday foods. The AHA’s previous suggestion – set forth in the U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans back in 2005 – called for … Continue reading Reducing Daily Salt Intake Recommended for Improved Health