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
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 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?
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.
I don’t know what’s worse: a product full of GMOs and chemically-derived additives that proudly lauds its healthfulness and humanitarian benefits, or, a manufacturer that blatantly hides the fact they are using GMO ingredients by keeping them off the label?
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
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
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
Without a doubt, organic produce is the superior choice compared to GMO and other conventional varieties, but do organic meats share the same benefits? The answer may surprise you.
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
According to new research carried out by Testbiotech, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has already given non-regulated status to more than 20 plants genetically engineered with so-called genome editing techniques
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
A University of Washington study involving cheese products found endocrine-disrupting phthalates present in 29 of 30 samples tested
A study published in the May, 2015 issue of the Archives of Medical Research indicates that it can help patients with ulcerative colitis
Two announcements out of Washington, D.C. over the past week are blatant signs that more aggressive involvement from the industry is needed in order to protect the long-term interests of organic food
Doug Wolkon, owner of Kauai Farmacy shares his personal healing journey drinking fresh Kauai-grown herbal tea
What if in the treatment of depression, food prescriptions replaced antidepressant drugs?
Many people following the autoimmune paleo (AIP) protocol witness objective measures of improvement, but now we have a bonafide clinical trial revealing its efficacy in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). These results may be applicable to all autoimmune disorders, since these conditions share common etiological origins
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
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
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
It’s widely known that drinking cranberry juice is helpful for urinary tract infections, but have you ever wondered why this is so? Folk remedies are increasingly validated by science, and so it is that cranberries really are great for infections—and that’s the just the beginning of the storied benefits of this tart, little berry
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