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Top 5 Reasons NEVER to Take a Proton Pump Inhibitor

Millions of doses of "acid blocking" proton pump inhibitor drugs are doled out every year, yet most doctors and their patients are completely oblivious to their unintended, adverse effects, which include increased risk for premature death. 

The Hidden Biopesticide on Your Produce

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?

Not Just For Colds: Echinacea's Many Evidence-Based Uses

No Just For Colds: Echinacea's 8 Evidence-Based Uses

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. 

Echinacea is a little plant with big healing power.  Its name comes from the Greek word for hedgehog (echinos) because its prickly seed head resembles the spines of angry hedgehog.

5 Proven Ways To Reduce Wrinkles Naturally

5 Proven Ways To Reduce Wrinkles Naturally

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. 

The beauty industry has big marketing budgets.  They've spent fortunes trying to convince women that injections, chemical peels or $300 creams and serums will smooth wrinkles and restore youthful skin.   

But harsh treatments and chemicals can actually make things worse. 

Mistletoe Extract Beats Chemotherapy Against Colon Cancer Cells

Mistletoe Extract Beats Chemotherapy Against Colon Cancer Cells

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.

The tradition of kissing under the mistletoe at Christmas can be traced back to ancient Scandinavian rules of war. The story goes that if enemies found themselves standing beneath the mistletoe they had to lay down their arms for the rest of the day.

Reverse Insulin Resistance With These 8 Foods

Reverse Insulin Resistance With These 8 Foods

Research indicates that you don't need drugs to control blood sugar.  Food, herbs, and spices are the future of medicine.

Over 80 million Americans have insulin resistance that can lead to diabetes.  And you could be on the road to diabetes for 10 years or more and never even know it.  Here's what happens.

Cabbage Beats Chemo For Cervical Cancer

Cabbage Beats Chemo for Cervical Cancer

Mainstream medicine's cancer treatments of radiation and chemotherapy are far from a cure.  In fact, they can make cancer more deadly.  But new research shows some common vegetables may be more effective in battling cancer.

Why?  The answer has to do with cancer stem cells (CSCs) that chemo and radiation can't touch.

Saffron: A Safe and Effective Treatment for Postpartum Depression

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

Eat These 7 Mushrooms to Live Longer

The idea of “food as medicine” may be a bit hard to swallow, especially if you have a gourmand’s palate. What if you could fight a host of diseases and even increase your longevity, just by adding a few delicious servings of fungus to your diet every day? Not to worry – these fungi are what French chefs dream of!

5 Most Powerful Health Benefits of Ginger

Our modern world is a difficult place to maintain a healthful balance. Ginger is, hands down, one of the most broadly therapeutic and familiar plant allies available to us to prevent and even reverse a wide range of ailments, with the science supporting its safety and efficacy one of the most robust. 

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