The Stages of Fasting: What Happens To Your Body When You Fast?

While fasting is nothing new, it is experiencing a resurgence in popularity as many discover its potential health benefits. If you are planning your first fast or looking for ways to improve your next one, there are a few things you should do to prepare. The first step is learning about the different stages of … Continue reading The Stages of Fasting: What Happens To Your Body When You Fast?

What is EDTA Chelation Therapy?

Chelation Therapy is a safe, effective and relatively inexpensive treatment to restore blood flow in victims of atherosclerosis without surgery. Chelation Therapy involves the intravenous infusion of a prescription medicine called Ethylene Diamine Tetra-Acetic Acid (EDTA), plus vitamins and minerals at therapeutic dosages. EDTA chelation infusions are administered by slow drip, circulating through the blood stream treating the entire … Continue reading What is EDTA Chelation Therapy?

8 Depressing Facts About Pesticides

Unless you’re living a completely organic lifestyle off in the woods somewhere, pesticides are something you’re probably exposed to on a daily basis. Not only are they sprayed on our food, they’re permeating the air we breathe and infiltrating the water we drink. What can you do about it? Well, if nothing else, you can … Continue reading 8 Depressing Facts About Pesticides

6 Facts About Pesticides That Will Make You Angry

Many Americans recognize pesticides are a serious problem and are linked to all sorts of health problems. As if getting sick isn’t bad enough, let’s take a look at a few facts about pesticides that’ll simply make you angry. 1. Pesticides Have Completely Ruined Strawberries Toxic pesticides like fumigants are used on all strawberries—even organic! These poisons are … Continue reading 6 Facts About Pesticides That Will Make You Angry

Natural Solutions for Constipation During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is tough. You’re exhausted, bloated, nauseous, broken out, and your feet and ankles are so swollen that they look like a hot water bottle with toes. As if creating life wasn’t enough of a challenge, over half of pregnant women must also contend with a backed up bowel. Constipation is likely to strike during … Continue reading Natural Solutions for Constipation During Pregnancy

The 22 Best Laxative Foods for Natural Constipation Relief

  Constipation is a taboo subject for many people. If you’re too embarrassed to discuss it, know that you are far from alone. Constipation affects about 14% of adults in the United States and accounts for an astounding 3.2 million medical visits every year. It’s a common and widespread issue. Nobody wants to talk about … Continue reading The 22 Best Laxative Foods for Natural Constipation Relief

The 7 Worst Things About Fracking

Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is an ugly process that drives highly-pressurized chemicals, water, and sand into underground rock. Usually looking for oil or natural gas, fracking operations leave their stain on the environment, but the human price might even be higher. Think of it this way: imagine dropping a couple of tablespoons of red dye … Continue reading The 7 Worst Things About Fracking

New Study Reveals Link Between Fluoride and ADHD

Attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, has risen in dramatic proportions these last few years, leading many to speculate one or more environmental triggers are tied to the issue. Fluoride, a common chemical additive discussed frequently on this blog, has been implicated more than once in the shocking increase of ADHD cases. A new study reveals a … Continue reading New Study Reveals Link Between Fluoride and ADHD

New Leak Detected at Fukushima Nuclear Plant

More bad news from the site of the Fukushima disaster — a leak directly into the seawater was detected at the plant. The new leak, which caused radiation contamination to escalate up to 70 times greater than usual, has been swept under the rug by the company that operates the plant, Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO). This … Continue reading New Leak Detected at Fukushima Nuclear Plant

5 Simple Tips for Going ‘Green’ Inside Your Home

As much as we have to look after our insides, we have to also take care of the insides of our houses. If nothing else, that’s where we live, and if we’re to stay healthy, we should live in a clean and healthy environment. When the indoor environment where we live becomes toxic, it’s only … Continue reading 5 Simple Tips for Going ‘Green’ Inside Your Home