The Benefits of Organic Soap

Most people actively try to minimize the amount of toxins that enter their body. They eat good food, they drink purified water, they breathe purified air, and some even take added measures to detoxify their body. However, what many people don’t realize is that toxins can be absorbed through their skin. No time is this more … Continue reading The Benefits of Organic Soap

13 Common Foods That Can Cause Constipation

Most health authorities define constipation as having fewer than three bowel movements in a week. In my experience as a health care professional, I believe this to be a gross underestimate and a telling indication of just how unhealthy the average American diet has become. You should have a minimum of two bowel movements every … Continue reading 13 Common Foods That Can Cause Constipation

How and Why You Should Try a Sugar Detox

While some people jokingly refer to themselves as sugar addicts, the truth is no laughing matter. Refined sugar causes real, clinically verifiable addictive patterns in your brain and ruinous effects on your body. The average American consumes between 22 and 30 teaspoons of added sugar every day.[1] That’s sugar that you could easily cut from your … Continue reading How and Why You Should Try a Sugar Detox

The Importance of Healthy Fats for Nutrient Absorption

  Since the 1960s, Americans have been obsessed with cutting all fat out of our diets. In that same time frame, rates of obesity and diabetes skyrocketed across all socioeconomic groups. How is it possible that reducing fat intake coincided with a 300% rise in obesity and a 700% increase in diabetes?[1, 2] It’s almost as if … Continue reading The Importance of Healthy Fats for Nutrient Absorption

Effects of a Poor Appetite

Poor appetite can be an indication of bowel disorders. Many people don’t necessarily link the two in their minds, but it’s true. Diarrhea from sensitivity to certain foods Nausea and vomiting make eating a repellant idea Constipation can make you feel full Indigestion makes eating difficult Cancer Ulcers Stress Depression Lack of sleep In most … Continue reading Effects of a Poor Appetite

Why Buy AOX

There’s a big difference in natural and artificial alkaline drinking systems, and this is what makes AOX stand out from the usual alkaline ionizers. Traditional water ionizers use electricity to create a chemical change to produce artificial alkaline water – which results in generating acidic waste and emits damaging radiation. By contrast, there are numerous … Continue reading Why Buy AOX

Why You Should Never Microwave Your Food

Microwaving is a simple, convenient cooking option for people on the go. The microwave oven has been a mainstay in the US for 30+ years, virtually transforming society and how we view food. But despite its wonders, the question that’s been avoided remains: are microwaves the healthiest cooking option? The answer is, of course, no, as … Continue reading Why You Should Never Microwave Your Food

New Study Suggests Vitamin D is Better than Vaccines at Preventing Flu

The Times of London recently published an article covering the effects of Vitamin D in children as a flu preventative [1]. Researchers at Japan’s Jikei University School of Medicine in Tokyo conducted the double blind, fully randomized study during the 2008-2009 winter season [2]. All said, 354 children whom participated in the study were administered 1200 IUs … Continue reading New Study Suggests Vitamin D is Better than Vaccines at Preventing Flu

Is Vitamin C Really as Effective as Exercise?

When it comes to encouraging good health, it’s hard to beat exercise. Hundreds of health benefits are associated with physical activity, ranging from weight loss to mood support. Even if you are eating a 100% organic, raw vegan diet, without exercise you’re missing an integral piece of the puzzle. A recent study presented at the American … Continue reading Is Vitamin C Really as Effective as Exercise?

Study: Thyme Oil Shows Success in Killing MRSA

Nearly 20 thousand Americans die each year due to complications that stem from Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or better known as MRSA. This “super Staph” has received a lot of media coverage, and for good reason, it’s scary. A regular Staph infection isn’t remarkably dangerous or difficult to treat. In fact, it’s perfectly normal for a healthy … Continue reading Study: Thyme Oil Shows Success in Killing MRSA