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People diagnosed with “metabolic syndrome” will likely be advised to lose weight. To many that means no more sweets, especially chocolate. But Australian researchers think a daily dose of dark chocolate may be just what the doctor should order. It might well reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke in these high risk patients.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
Roundup herbicide (glyphosate) in our air, rain, groundwater, soil and most food in the U.S., and an increasing body of research reveals it has cancer-promoting properties.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
A remarkable new study published in the International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases confirms that food is not only medicine, but sometimes superior to it.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
USDA organic certification affords the U.S. consumer one of the only food quality protections available today, but does it really guarantee a food product is chemical free?
Written by Scott Tips, JD
The latest update from the frontlines of global health freedom. Scott Tips, president of the National Health Federation, reports on the latest Codex Alimentarius meeting, where global healtlh and nutrition issues are being decided on without your say.
A study just published in JAMA Jan 5, reported that SSRI antidepressants are no better than placebo for most cases of depression.
Written by Dr. Mark Smith, DC
The flu shot debate is always an emotional one. Supporters on both sides are convinced they are right and that anyone who decides otherwise is simply misinformed.
You may know microgreens as the delicate, colorful garnish on your overpriced and undersized meal at an upscale restaurant. But science says microgreens aren’t just cuter lettuces – they may be more nutritious.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
The humble spice, in doses available for pennies a day, has been found to reduce one of the most devastating side effects of radiation treatment for head and neck cancer.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
We know that wheat harms the gut, which has been called "the second brain." So is it all that surprising to learn that it could have nerve and brain-damaging properties?
Written by Colin Tudge
Governments these days are not content with agriculture that merely provides good food, but as much wealth as possible. This drives the mythologies that biotech corporations force feed the masses.
Written by Sinfully Wholesome
Laundry detergents are the number 1 cause of childhood poisonings. There is a better way. Soap Nuts, an all natural, organic laundry soap you can eat.
Written by James Maskell
Almost every major news outlet this October has covered some aspect of what is now commonly referred to as "Pinkwashing". In this video spoof on the controversial topic of "PinkWashing", FoodCoachNYC's Dana James schools a confused newscaster and author.
Written by Kelly Brogan, M.D.
There is an appalling lack of clear and convincing evidence that flu vaccines in pregnant women are safe and effective, and yet the CDC and various medical authorities dangerously encourage them.
Parents have the right to understand what is being put into their child’s body. The production of vaccines uses many disgusting ingredients. Learn more about common ingredients found in vaccines.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
Anecdotal reports claim coconut oil produces remarkable recoveries from Alzheimer's disease, but is there research to support this? Now, one study published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease shows that a mechanism for coconut oil's brain rescuing properties does in fact exist
Tired of apologizing for your addiction to a morning mug (or two or three) of coffee? No more need for guilt – that java may be just what the doctor should order.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
A new observational study confirms that chocolate has fat-busting properties, making it both a delicious and highly medicinal treat.
Written by Michael T. Synder
28 signs that the west coast of North America is being absolutely fried with nuclear radiation from Fukushima…
Written by Dr. Mark Sircus
The mainstream press is turning to embrace medical marijuana, which is now acknowledging that it is more effective and certainly safer than many pharmaceutical drugs.
There is no scientific consensus on the safety of genetically modified foods and crops, according to a statement released today by an international group of more than 90 scientists, academics and physicians.
The long arm of the pharmaceutical industry and its money has corrupted government health agencies and their flu vaccination policies.
Written by Marc Cohen, PhD
There exists a simple herbal remedy that can address most stress and travel related ills – as easily as enjoying a soothing cup of tea!
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
The Brazilian Constitutional Commission is poised to vote on whether to an upend an 8-year old ban on the use of terminator technology (a.k.a. suicide seeds); a move which would clearly violate the international moratorium against this quintessential anti-farmer technology.
Green tea is one of the latest superfoods making its way into bottled waters and energy drinks. Research shows it aids in the prevention of osteoporosis. Especially when coupled with tai chi.
Modern cooks know rosemary as the perfect herb to pair with a good roast chicken or lamb. But it also has powerful and ancient medicinal properties. Now we know a compound in rosemary promotes eye health and may even protect against age-related macular degeneration.
Written by T P
The campaign to blame unvaccinated kids and their parents for the recent whooping cough outbreaks is in high gear. It is time to take a close look at the published, peer-reviewed medical literature to unearth the reality behind the myth.
Written by Dr. Michael Murray
The research is quite clear – oral medications to treat type 2 diabetes do not alter the long-term progression of the disease. While these drugs can be quite effective in the short term, several different types are associated with increased all cause mortality and in particular an increased risk for dying due to cardiovascular disease.
Written by Dr. Joseph Mercola
Truth becomes treason in an empire of lies. Attacks against health web sites like yours truly and others, and our readers—yes, that would be you—are rapidly escalating.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
The myth that you need to have 'bad genes' to experience intestinal damage from consuming wheat was disproven years ago
Long associated with tea sandwiches and white gloves, watercress contains a powerful plant compound that may help fight breast cancer
Written by Kevin P. Miller
LETTERS FROM GENERATION RX weaves together an astonishing tapestry of highly personal stories that will change how many of us view mental health and the treatments being used to treat tens of millions of people. It is where darkness meets light — and science meets truth.
Written by Lloyd Burrell
New peer-reviewed research finds that 30 minutes of exposure to 4G (LTE) cellphone radiation affects brain activity.
Written by Sarah Couture Pope
The vast majority of babies are given Tylenol (acetaminophen) within the first six months of life. A major study of suggests even only occasional use can have life-threatening health effects.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
Statins are taken by millions of people worldwide, but most are unaware that their use has been linked to worsening eye health, along with over 300 adverse health effects.
Written by Rolf Hefti
Breast cancer screening methods aimed at "early detection", whether they are orthodox tests such as mammography or alternative modalities such as thermography, have been marketed as procedures of "preventive medicine", allegedly helping to decrease mortality from breast cancer. But is this really true?
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
In a groundbreaking new study, garlic compared favorably to the blockbuster blood pressure medication atenolol in lowering blood pressure in subjects with hypertension.
A New Zealand dairy farmer was facing certain death, with his doctors petitioning his family to take him off life support, but intravenous injections of vitamin C saved his life
Written by Sarita Coren
While this post includes a personal account, it points to a much larger issue. Regardless of where a person stands on this debate, maintaining our right to choose is not only important, but also vital to upholding our fundamental right to freedom.
Written by Eleni Roumeliotou
Gardening is not just fun anymore, but a valid therapeutic modality. There is solid evidence proving that garden therapy can have a profound beneficial impact in stress-related conditions, improve sleep quality, elevate mood, reduce pain and medication
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
It is estimated that the average U.S. consumer consumes a trillion nanoparticles a day. A disturbing fact when one considers new research showing that one of the most widely used forms -- nanotitanium -- is carcinogenic to stomach cells.
Latest smear campaign against homebirth from Amer J ObGyn contributes to the wrongful and avoidable death of at least 100 mothers every year from unnecessary C-sections.
Hyperbaric oxygen treatment is recognized by Medicare in the United States as a reimbursable treatment for 14 "approved" conditions. Indeed, it is one of the most natural and effective prescriptions offered by conventional medicine today.
Written by Sinfully Wholesome
Argan Oil, is a mosturizer so pure you can drink it. And there is a considerable body of research indicating at least 10 reasons why it should be considered a medicinal food.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
Are the recently reported measles outbreaks in the U.S. being caused by the failure to vaccinate, or the failure of the vaccine? Shockingly, clinically confirmed reports of measles vaccine failure in fully immunized populations stretch back a quarter of a century from around the world.
Written by Eleni Roumeliotou
Systematically bypassing public awareness and approval, GMOs have invaded a much wider market than the food industry. Dubious industrial uses surpass even the wildest imagination and show that our daily lives are far more contaminated by GMOs that we thought.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
With the CDC's recent warning that deadly, antibiotic resistant 'nightmare bacteria' are taking the lives of at least 23,000 U.S. patients a year, the discovery that regular consumption of coffee and tea consumption slashes the risk of nasal colonization of MRSA is all the more remarkable.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
The CDC announced this week that millions in the US contract 'super germs' and 23,000 die each year, but isn't their outdated antibiotic-and germ-focused disease model to blame for this growing nightmare?
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
Considering that the conventional treatment of advanced stage pancreatic cancer can result in as little as a 1% 5-year survival rate, new preclinical research on a liposomal turmeric extract that inhibits pancreatic tumor growth by 42% is all the more promising.
Written by Glenn Sabin
A new paper titled Integrating Dietary Supplements Into Cancer Care, authored by the Clinical Practice Committee of the Society for Integrative Oncology, will be published in the October/November 2013 edition of SAGE’s Integrative Cancer Therapies, edited by Keith I Block, MD.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
An extract of grape seeds was recently compared to the best-selling diabetes drug Metformin and was found to be superior in correcting adverse physiological responses induced by a high-fat, high-fructose diet
Written by Rady Ananda
The Environmental Protection Agency recently removed Bisphenol A from a list of "chemicals of concern" for proposed regulations, once again siding with an increasingly deregulated chemical industry .
Written by Lloyd Burrell
The dangers of cell phone use have long been debated but for the first time a clear connection between cell phone use and higher risk of cancer has been established in a study by Tel Aviv University.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
Millions take calcium supplements to "protect their bones" completely unaware that this popular ritual is greatly increasing the risk of cardiovascular disease, including heart attack and stroke.

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