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
It's an old debate — is weight loss all about limiting what you eat? The answer is not a definitive "yes." In fact, there's more evidence to the contrary.
An interview with “First Lady of Nutrition” Ann Louise Gittleman shares her secrets for sailing through life’s hormonal transitions--whether you’re 18 years old or 80
In a long-term study, Chinese researchers find that conventional options may not be the only effective treatment for and prevention of gastric cancer. Eradicating Helicobacter pylori -- a known risk factor for this form of cancer -- as well as supplementing with vitamins and garlic emerged as sound therapies to protect against the disease
Everyone wants to stave-off the cognitive decline that is routinely experienced as we age. What if that decline wasn’t inevitable? As a recent study shows, there is a simple, inexpensive supplement that not only supports cognitive functions as we age, it can help restore brain function impaired during stroke
Cross-talk between plant and animal cells may be accomplished via microRNA-carrying exosomes, gene-regulating elements contained in plants which reinforce that food is information and suggests an inextricable co-evolutionary relationship between these two disparate kingdoms
It is a little known and under-appreciated fact that all humans are born with a serious, life-threatening genetic defect: namely, the inability to manufacture Vitamin C. Vitamin C, in fact, has significant value in disease prevention and treatment, according to research gathered from the National Library of Medicine
Thiamin may be the missing link to treating autoimmune disease and autonomic dysfunction. Although deficiencies in this vitamin have long been considered eradicated, case studies show supplementation with this nutrient improves fatigue in autoimmune patients in a matter of hours to days
Poor air quality from industrial activities and the recent wildfires is a looming health risk for us all. Here are evidence-based strategies for removing toxic compounds from your body and mitigating the health risks of air pollution.
Are grab-n-go veggies your family’s weeknight meal-time saving grace? Recent studies suggest it’s time to rethink if the convenience is worth the toxic price you pay for pre-washed vegetables
Scurvy is a devastating disease caused by not enough vitamin C in your body. While it’s often associated with pirates and seafarers from long ago, the disease is making a comeback in the modern day, even in developed countries where, theoretically, scurvy should no longer exist
Not only is Functional Medicine here to stay, it is poised to be the centerpiece in one of the most significant shifts in the health and medical paradigm in the past one hundred years. For anyone who has been paying attention, there has been a virtual war going on between Conventional/Allopathic Medicine and Functional/Natural Medicine since the early 1900s. In fact, this virtual war often became a real war when the medical establishment would attack and try to discredit chiropractors, naturop
The past of our ancestors lives on through us: Groundbreaking research illustrates how parental experience is not only epigenetically imprinted onto offspring, but onto an unprecedented number of future generations. Rather than occurring over the elongated time scale of millions of years, genetic change can transpire in real biological time through nanoparticles known as exosomes
A study published in the May, 2015 issue of the Archives of Medical Research indicates that it can help patients with ulcerative colitis
The microbes in the soil make the hidden treasure called fulvic acid, the miracle of life. Our bodies need it for optimal health. Fulvic acid is not a vitamin or a mineral and cannot be synthesized
Apples of course have a reputation for keeping the doctor away and now science finds that both apples and pears may keep strokes away. In the first study of the color of produce, Dutch researchers found that the white flesh of fruits and vegetables may protect against stroke. Other colors, not so much.
The Gates Foundation helps people in the South by spending money in the North, runs the joke. But is the Gates Foundation also a fauxlanthropy?
Age-related cataracts are the leading cause of low vision and blindness throughout the world. By age 75, about 70% of people will have them. Surgery to remove cataracts has become almost routine. Can diet make a difference?
You’ve heard a lot about the benefits of eating fruits and vegetables, but did you know that a diet rich in these natural foods can be key to having a healthy pregnancy?
Thanks to the preservation of some sacred texts, we have access to the wisdom of 5000 years of medical science. Find out what healing substances have stood the test of time, and are still some of the safest and most potent medicines available today
Impossible Foods claim they want to 'transform the global food system', but their actions suggest they want to keep the status quo going
Being overweight is an established risk factor for multiple diseases, and is now known to dramatically increase the risk of several cancers. Research from the University of Bergen found that being overweight before the age of 40 increased specific cancer risks, and researchers now suggest that preventing weight gain early in life may help reduce the risk of a cancer diagnosis
The Mediterranean Diet has been rated as the healthiest diet on the planet three years in a row, and as the meals are simple to prepare and truly delicious, it has also been ranked as the easiest diet to follow long term
What if in the treatment of depression, food prescriptions replaced antidepressant drugs?