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Can’t Sleep All the Way Through the Night? Try a Little Bit of this “Ideal Liver Fuel” Just Before Bed

Posted April 26, 2015
Honey may be one of the sweetest foods out there, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be helpful for your body as it undergoes the repairing process overnight.  Read more.

Face Mapping: What Your Pimples Are Trying To Tell You

Posted April 24, 2015
Argh, those nasty breakouts. You scrub and you wash and you tone and you moisturize, and still they show up just when you least need them, like right before a big interview, presentation, or meeting with your new in-laws.  You know how to grin and bear it. You probably know how to cover it up. You may even know what you need to do to get your skin back on the healthy track. If you want to say goodbye to your acne for good, however, the next time it shows up, you may want to perk your ears a bit. After all, we’ve heard that if you listen, your breakouts will tell you what you need to know to stop them from coming back.  Read more. 

Is Genetically Engineered Food a Fraud?

Posted  April 24, 2015
An estimated 85 percent of all food consumed in the United States now contains genetically modified organisms (GMOs)—from the cereal you feed your children to the milk you put in your coffee to the sweet corn you chomp on in summer. But because there’s no labeling requirement, we don’t know which foods have GMOs and which don’t. We also have no hard facts about the possible health effects. In his new book, Altered Genes, Twisted Truth: How the Venture to Genetically Engineer Our Food Has Subverted Science, Corrupted Government, and Systematically Deceived The Public, public interest attorney Steve Druker takes the science community, the food industry, and the FDA to task for what he claims are their lax and irresponsible policies.  Read more.

 

9 Natural Energy Drinks

Posted April 24, 2015
There are many ways we can boost our energy throughout the day. Opting for sugar laden, chemical and caffeine filled drinks will only give a short, unnatural burst of energy, wearing down our adrenal glands and contributing to serious long-term health problems.  So instead of reaching for that can of Red Bull or Coca-Cola, why not give your body a natural energy boost with these delicious pick-me-ups. They’ll have you powering through your day without an energy crash!  Read more.

What is so Healthy About Avocado Oil?

Posted April 22, 2015
It doesn’t take much digging to figure out that most of the oils we eat in this country are fantastically poor choices. There’s the heavy processing to consider as well as the GMO sourcing, rancidity and dramatic omega fatty acid imbalance to name a few unsavory points.  Read more. 

10 Proven Health Benefits of Cucumbers

Posted April 24, 2015
Cucumbers are the fourth most cultivated vegetable in the world. They are known to be one of the best foods for your body’s overall health, and are often referred to as a superfood. Cucumbers are often sprayed with pesticides so it is important to buy organic or even better, grow them yourself.  Read more.

Is Corn the Next Gluten?

Posted April 24, 2015
As more and more people go gluten-free, new “healthy” products make their way onto the shelves of the gluten-free aisle. And although gluten is absent, many of these gluten-free foods (and their packaging) are made with something equally dangerous: corn.  Read more.

Hershey’s Most Popular Chocolates Will Go GMO-Free by End of the Year

Posted April 24, 2015
After years of mounting pressure and thousands of Facebook posts, e-mails and telephone calls from consumers and advocacy organizations, the candy giant announced it “will feature a lineup of simple ingredients, and transition some of its most popular chocolate brands, including Hershey’s Kisses Milk Chocolates and Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Bars to simpler ingredients.”  Read more.

Woman turns to raw foods, heals self from thyroid cancer

Posted April 24, 2015
When Dr. Ruby Lathon, an engineering professional, was diagnosed with thyroid cancer, she dreaded the thought of undergoing surgery and taking medications.  She explains that she gave herself one year to beat her cancer by completely changing her lifestyle.  Read more.

 
 

How Flavor Drives Nutrition

Posted April 24, 2015
For more than 50 years, our food has been getting blander — but the best diets turn out to also be delicious.  Read more.

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