Archive | Health News RSS feed for this section

The Good & Bad of Caffeine Consumption

Send to Kindle Caffeine. That magical substance in your morning coffee, your afternoon espresso, and your evening cup of tea. It’s available in energy drinks like Red Bull, Monster, and 5-Hour Energy, chewing gum brands such as Jolt and Java Gum, cola and non-cola soft drinks, including some root beer brands, green coffee bean and […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Your Health, Artificial Sweeteners & Healthy Alternatives

Send to Kindle It’s pretty difficult to look around your local grocery store and not find a product that contains at least one artificial sweetener in it. Originally designed as less fattening alternatives to regular sugar, artificial sweeteners—especially aspartame—are regularly used (and sometimes even marketed) as the “healthier choices,” but are they really? According to […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

The Origin Of Food Allergies & Natural Ways To Prevent Them

Send to Kindle Have you ever wondered why so many children have food allergies or sensitivities? Some of the most common food allergy culprits affecting children today are peanuts, gluten, casein (in cow’s milk), soy, fish, eggs, tree nuts and yeast. Dr. Mercola says, in his article regarding Peanut Allergy Treatment, that food allergies affect […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }
Store-brand-supplements

How Can You Be Sure About What’s Really in Your Supplements?

Send to Kindle Can you depend on nutritional supplement manufacturers to actually put the ingredients they claim to use inside their products? The trustworthiness of the vitamin and supplement industry has come into question and is now under intense scrutiny. That’s after testing commissioned by New York’s Attorney General indicated certain store brand supplements at […]

Read full story Comments { 1 }
#GMOchat Wrap-Up: Highlights & Resources

#GMOchat Wrap-Up: Highlights & Resources

Send to Kindle Thank you so much to everyone who participated in our #GMOchat on Twitter on January 29. You helped make it a success! Especially big thanks go out to our guest experts Michael Belkin of The Refusers and Garden of Life. Thank you so much for sharing your views with us! As promised, embedded […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Can Wearing a Bra Really Be Bad For Your Health?

Send to Kindle Well here’s an idea some men might really enjoy… But all jokes aside – going bra-less may actually be better for you! Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the world killing at least 40,000 of us each year. On the bright side, there are plenty of things we […]

Read full story Comments { 3 }

Ditch the Soda with 7 Fruit-Infused Water Recipes

Send to Kindle While the overall consumption of soda has declined over the past few years. According to a Gallup poll that was conducted last fall, “nearly 63% of people say they actively try to avoid soda in their diet” (Source). In 2002, only 41% said they were doing this, so there definitely is a difference. […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Probiotics & Anxiety – Does Good Mental Health Start with Better Digestive Health?

Send to Kindle You may have heard that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. That’s just a folksy saying – but what you’re about to discover is based on science – and it could change the way we think about health. Eye-opening research suggests a direct connection between your tummy and […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }
bone broth recipes

Bone Broth: Healthy Fast Food!

Send to Kindle If you haven’t been hearing about the health benefits of bone broth…where have you been?! So what’s the big deal about bone broth, anyway? If you’re not a “real food” enthusiast or you’re new to the “whole foods” movement, you might not understand the fuss about bone broth. Bone broth has become […]

Read full story Comments { 1 }

GMO Twitter Chat with The Refusers and Garden of Life

Send to Kindle What’s the deal with GMOs? The Refusers say we have a right to know. Focused on music, education and activism, members of the rock group The Refusers, under the leadership of guitarist and lead singer Michael Belkin, have cemented themselves as advocates for vaccine choice. Now they’re stepping up to GMOs. On […]

Read full story Comments { 1 }