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250+ Examples of Natural Remedies Beating Pharmaceuticals

You hear a lot about 'natural healing' these days, but did you know that a sizable body of scientific literature actually supports the idea that natural medicine is safer and more effective than conventional, drug-based medicine? 

One of the greatest if not the greatest triumph of biomedical science today is its role in validating ancient healing modalities that long before the advent of science, and even recorded history itself, were passed down "orally" from generation to generation in the vast body of folkloric medical knowledge that still forms the basis for the majority of the world's primary health care system.

Can Ginger Beat Out The Multi-Billion Dollar Acid Blockers?

Can Ginger Beat Out The Multi-Billion Dollar Acid Blockers?

Did you know that the multi-billion drug category known as "acid blockers," despite being used by millions around the world daily, may not work as well as the humble ginger plant in relieving symptoms of indigestion and heartburn? 

Ginger is a spice, a food, and has been used as a medicine safely for millennia by a wide range of world cultures. Research on the health benefits of ginger is simply staggering in its depth and breadth. In fact, the health benefits of ginger have been studied extensively for over 100 health conditions or symptoms, making it one of the world's most versatile, evidence-based remedies.

7 Simple Ways to Unclog Your Arteries Naturally


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We all want to live a long life, but did you know eating these simple foods has been proven scientifically to prevent and in some cases reverse the #1 cause of death in the modern world?

Top 5 Reasons Never to Use Splenda

Top 5 Reasons Never To Use Splenda

Splenda is marketed as a no-calorie, no-guilt sugar substitute. Blood sugar stable, it "passes right through" the body, so it's safe for diabetics AND you won't gain weight! Are these claims masking the ugly truth about this chemical imposter? As mounting research shows, when it comes to our diet, there is no free lunch

Splenda's Spurious Claims

CONSUMER ALERT: Splenda Releases Toxic Dioxin When Heated

CONSUMER ALERT: Splenda Releases Toxic Dioxin When Heated

A review on the synthetic sweetener sucralose (marketed as Splenda), published in the journal Toxicology and Environmental Health, overturns widely held misconceptions about the purported safety of this ubiquitous artificial sweetener.

Turmeric Superior to Chemical Mouthwash In Improving Oral Health

Hidden Food Threat: Experts Warn of Dangers of RNAi Crops


Originally published on www.theepochtimes.com by Sayer Ji

Magnesium's Importance Far Greater Than Previously Imagined

Magnesium's Importance Far Greater Than Previously Imagined

Calcium deficiency is a common nutritional concern, but how many folks consider the vital importance of magnesium in human health and disease?  

New research published in the journal BMC Bioinformatics indicates that magnesium's role in human health and disease is far more significant and complicated than previously imagined.

Taking Calcium Supplements Causes Brain Lesions

Taking Calcium Supplements Causes Brain Lesions

Taking calcium supplements -- even at low doses -- linked to brain lesions in the first study of its kind. 

3 Evidence-Based Ways To Reverse Skin Aging Naturally

3 Evidence-Based Ways To Reverse Skin Aging Naturally

Our aging skin is the target of billions of dollars worth of marketing, the object of a continual stream of cosmetics, drugs and 'nutraceuticals' promising to deliver age-defying results. But what really works? What does the scientific evidence say?

In this article we discuss three proven natural interventions that are generally considered safe, affordable and effective.

Pine Bark Extact (Pycnogenol)

A 2012 study involving 112 women found pine bark extract (PBE) safe and effective in significantly improving skin color and reducing pigmentation of age spots due to mild to moderate photoaging.[1]

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