Common IBS Symptoms and the Best Natural Remedies

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), also known as mucous colitis or spastic colon, is a chronic gastrointestinal (GI) disorder. Put simply, that means that your bowels behave abnormally without evidence of damage from the disease. IBS affects 10 to 15 percent of adults in the U.S. and can significantly compromise their quality of life.[1] What Causes … Continue reading Common IBS Symptoms and the Best Natural Remedies

The Health Benefits of Sleeping Naked

Insomnia is a bigger issue in the United States than most people think. More than a third of all American adults aren’t getting enough sleep. That’s enough to be considered an epidemic. Sleeplessness doesn’t just make you yawn; it has a significant effect on obesity, diabetes, blood circulation, muscle health, heart health, the immune system, … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Sleeping Naked

6 Ways to Boost Brain Health

We all want to stay healthy, but sometimes we forget it’s not just our bodies we need to maintain. Our mind is an integral element in our physical and mental well being, and without it, we wouldn’t be able to function. Keeping your faculties in check is essential for maintaining a sense of emotional strength and … Continue reading 6 Ways to Boost Brain Health

Do Pomegranates Protect Against Neurodegeneration?

The CDC estimates around 5.3 million Americans are living with some form of Alzheimer’s disease, and that number is expected to double by 2050. [1] Dementia, a generalized term used to describe neurodegeneration, is a disabling issue that have definitive roots in lifestyle and nutritional habits. While genetics may play a role in brain health, it’s lifestyle that … Continue reading Do Pomegranates Protect Against Neurodegeneration?

New Innovation in Telomere Extension

Telomeres are the caps at the end of human DNA strands known as chromosomes that protect the DNA code of the genome. As humans age, telomeres begin to decrease in size, causing cellular aging. After telomeres reach a certain length, the cell is no longer able to divide and will die. This process has been … Continue reading New Innovation in Telomere Extension

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

Report: Electromagnetic Pollution is Harmful to Mental Health

There are 190,000 cell phone towers in the US, and new evidence suggests that exposure to these towers may alter brain function. The study, recently published in the British Medical Journal, found that EMF pollution can cause irritability, insomnia, difficulty concentrating, and a lack of appetite, and the severity of these symptoms directly correlated to exposure. That means … Continue reading Report: Electromagnetic Pollution is Harmful to Mental Health

Facts You Need to Know about Home Radiation

There is no doubt that home electronics have made our lives more convenient, more entertaining, and have helped us to stay better connected with those we love. Devices like microwaves and blenders have made food preparation quick and simple. Other home electronics, like televisions and DVD players, have greatly enhanced our ability to entertain ourselves. Cell phones … Continue reading Facts You Need to Know about Home Radiation

3 Reasons to Avoid Food Additives

Food additives are added to food during processing, typically to enhance color or freshness. While some of them are natural, many aren’t and all those unnatural additives have nasty side effects. Think about the artificial sweeteners hiding in diet soft drinks, or the emulsifiers (used to keep food from separating) in the salad dressing sitting in your … Continue reading 3 Reasons to Avoid Food Additives

4 Dangers of Food Dyes

Artificial additives pervade our food supply at epic proportions. Manufacturers claim the stuff is added to enhance flavor, appearance, texture, and shelf life. Food dyes, a food additive used to deepen the color of candy, dry mixes, soups, and even bread, have gotten an increasing amount of criticism these last few years. Health authorities in … Continue reading 4 Dangers of Food Dyes