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Black Cohosh Better Than Prozac for Menopause Do you feel fear or worry regarding the onset of menopause, either for yourself or someone you love? Before you take medications with serious risks, learn about the incredible results of black cohosh
If you're struggling with heartburn, constipation or other uncomfortable symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), adding fiber to your diet, in the form of psyllium seed, may help
Watching more than two hours of screens a day may harm the structural integrity of white matter in preschoolers' brains, with implications for language and literacy skills. Children under 2 years shouldn't use screens, but even those 2 and over may face lifelong consequences of too much screen time during childhood
The herpes virus afflicts millions of people worldwide, causing painful blister-like sores that are often embarrassing. There is no known cure, and medications have a long list of potential side effects and a "take it forever" prescription. Did you know that there is a clinically proven, natural way to provide relief that is growing right under your feet?
Cancer has surpassed heart disease as the No. 1 cause of death in high-income countries, highlighting the urgent need to change the way this disease is prevented and treated. Rather than being a random result of DNA mutations, it's possible that cancer could have much deeper roots that would be better targeted with natural therapies than toxicity
Long revered for its spiritual and mental benefits, yoga is fast becoming equally valued for its benefits in reversing the effects of modern chronic diseases
Will doctors ever opt for an herb over a drug for depressed patients? Research says they should
As the baby-boomers age, blindness from age-related macular degeneration is on the rise. More than 3 million more people will become victims in the next five years. Eating right can lower your risk
This exotic spice has been used to treat more than 90 illnesses over 4,000 years. Here are just 8 healthy reasons to use more saffron
Around 1750 BC Hannibal waged war to control the areas in North Africa where aloe vera flourished. It's no wonder when you understand the powerful medicine contained in this plant
Here are five natural heartburn remedies that went head to head with drugs and won
From acupuncture to peppermint oil, there are a wide range of natural, evidence-based alternatives to drugs for alleviating hot flashes
Tulsi, otherwise known as Holy Basil, may be just as effective for protecting oral health without the risks of conventional mouth rinses
All berries are good sources of antioxidants but black raspberries take top prize. Don't get them confused with plain old blackberries
Almonds are familiar to many people as a healthy food, but how exactly do they affect our health? Rich in many compounds that can be lacking in a Standard American Diet (appropriately abbreviated S.A.D.), almonds can be a tasty solution to many of the chronic health conditions and diseases seen today
Garlic is a potent vegetable that works to relax blood vessels in a number of ways, making it one of the best natural remedies for high blood pressure
A study published in the journal Pediatrics raises concern over the use of the term "natural" to describe breastfeeding, even though the weight of evidence (and common sense) indicates prioritizing breastfeeding over man-made formulas or vaccines is the best way to protect your child and the mother's health.
Mainstream medicine’s cancer treatments are far from a cure. In fact, they make cancer more deadly. But new research shows lowly cabbages may be more effective in battling cancer
Metabolic syndrome is on the rise due to fast-food diets and inactivity, but you can fight back by adding more celery to your diet
The pharmaceutical industry is rated the lowest out of 25 U.S. industries, with a ranking so low it's in the negatives
Research has shown repeatedly that cruciferous vegetables like broccoli fight cancer. But how you cook broccoli and what you eat with it can make it much more powerful.
Everyone knows that eating vegetables has profound health benefits. But, like all foods, not all vegetables are created the same. A few vegetables appear to be downright “miracle” foods!
The evidence against vaccine safety and effectiveness is massive. Here is a 300+ page research download of National Library of Medicine abstracts showing there are over 200 adverse effects of the vaccines in the CDC schedule, including death.
20 years ago, the MMR vaccine was found to infect virtually all of its recipients with measles. The manufacturer Merck's own product warning links MMR to a potentially fatal form of brain inflammation caused by measles. Why is this evidence not being reported?
Bergamot oranges are bitter fruits that grow in one of the world’s most beautiful coastal regions. Could the scenic ocean vistas be responsible for the calm, relaxing effects we derive from smelling and ingesting the bright, citrus essence of this amazing fruit?
Psoriasis is a serious skin condition affecting millions of people worldwide. Thanks to a recent study, turmeric, a spice prized by sufferers of chronic joint aches and pains, may become the go-to natural way to treat this irritating skin condition without risks posed by anti-inflammatory drugs
Whether you love garlic or can’t stand the stink, there is no denying that this bulb provides a treasure trove of healthy benefits.
Juice fasts, formerly relegated to groups on the fringes of society, are now embraced by mainstream culture. Once only a ritual rite of passage for those embedded in natural medicine circles, juice fasts have now become ubiquitous, marketed by health gurus, infomercials, and integrative medical doctors alike.
We all know that leafy green vegetables are good for us, but do you know why they're so good? There are plenty of reasons but, when it comes to heart health, the secret may be nitrates and chlorophyll
Treatments for sufferers of schizophrenia have not advanced significantly in the last fifty years. But there is new cause for hope in the form of a plant-based treatment that can reset the brains of psychosis sufferers back to normal levels in a single dose
Ginkgo biloba has been researched to have potential value in the treatment of over 100 diseases. Here are just 17 proven ways it can heal
Research indicates that you don't need drugs to control blood sugar. Food, herbs, and spices are the future of medicine
A new study sheds light on the powerful neuroprotective properties of curcumin, the active ingredient in everyone’s favorite yellow spice. A twice-daily dose of this natural supplement led to a nearly 30% improvement in memory and a boost in mood for adults suffering from mild memory loss
We all know that surgery is often painful, but a new study will have you thinking twice before you fill that pain-pill prescription. As this new science reveals, even a few days of opiates can set you up for a longer, more painful recovery
Salt has gotten a bad rap when it comes to blood pressure. Sugar is the real culprit
Eating even less than a cup of blueberries a day helps fend off heart disease, cancer, brain aging, and much more. Here are seven great reasons to eat more blueberries every day
Just a cup a day of these tiny treats helps fend off heart disease and cancer.
Rosehips are the fruit of the rose plant. They've been used medicinally for thousands of years. New research shows they may help in the battle against obesity.
Koreans have been enjoying salted and fermented vegetables known as kimchi for about 2000 years. But this spicy dish is much more than a condiment. More than 130 studies attest to the amazing healing properties of this humble food
What could possibly go wrong with swallowing tracking microchips with already highly toxic pharmaceuticals?
A new long-term study on dementia has highlighted the importance of staying as fit as possible, for as long as possible, to ensure not just a healthy body, but also a healthy mind
Scientists are issuing urgent pleas to stem the alarming tide of plastic contamination in our oceans. The problem of floating plastic debris has become so vast, it presents a real and present danger to sea life, including some of our most endangered ocean mammals
What if the very drugs used to treat HIV infection are contributing to the development of AIDS?
Can the flu vaccine cause you to infect others with the flu? New research shows how this is indeed possible
A growing body of concerning research indicates that conventional medicine's standard of care for type 2 diabetes, including synthetic insulin and oral anti-diabetic drugs, may actually increase morbidity and mortality. On the other hand, recently validated traditional approaches relying on plant-based medicines may greatly mitigate the global diabetes epidemic.
Few would argue that consuming ample quantities of fruits and vegetables in the diet is a good idea, right? Fresh produce may be the only food on the planet that all diet gurus agree on, but did you know that you may be getting a chemically-applied dose of a known carcinogen every time you eat a piece of “fresh” fruit?
Echinacea is a popular herb to shorten the common cold and flu, as well as reduce sore throat, cough, and fever. Science backs up the power of echinacea to treat upper respiratory tract infections and much more. Here are just 8 proven health benefits of echinacea of potentially 100+ signaled in the peer-reviewed, published research
There is no magic wand for turning back the hands of time. But there are natural solutions for slowing the effects of aging and the wrinkles that come with it
Aside from Christmas kissing lore, mistletoe has a long history of medicinal applications among ancient cultures. Some modern scientists are exploring its use as a treatment for colon cancer.
Depression is a common health condition, with few conventional treatment options. Forced to choose between talk therapy and medication, many people choose to be treated with drugs. But what about new mothers, whose desire to breastfeed means they are not candidates for psychiatric meds? Nature is providing hope in the form of a delicate flower: saffron
A study on a widely revered herbal medicine has produced a potential breakthrough in treating a condition that is a warning sign of serious disease risks. This common health problem affects as many as 90 million Americans, most of whom don’t even know they are in danger
Research exposes how biophotons may be responsible for the transmission of adverse effects of radiation between individuals, and illuminates how the fabric of human consciousness may be based in light
Studies show that synthetic, genetically modified insulin could be to blame for a number of complications in diabetes patients.
Pomegranate is an antioxidant powerhouse and food-as-medicine approach to metabolic syndrome.

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