Articles by Sarah Simkins

Environment

5 Scary Chemicals in Vaccines

Vaccines and other forms of inoculation are a wonderful discovery by man. The idea is to introduce a small amount of the virus into the body to strengthen the immune response against that particular virus. The practice originates as far back as the year 1000 AD. The Chinese inoculated...
Diet

China’s GMO Problem and How It Could Affect You

Congratulations! You have heeded the words of your vegan friends and other dairy milk objectors and started drinking soy milk. The anti-dairy milk rhetoric includes lines like, “Would you drink the breast milk of your neighbor?” and “A cow’s milk is meant to turn a 500-pound...
Diet

The Truth Behind the Raw Food Diet

Should you switch to a raw vegan diet? Some health experts make claims of great health, longevity, and weight loss on a raw food diet, but is it really a healthy, sustainable way of life? Both sides of this health movement present compelling arguments, but most agree that this type...
Nutrition

How to Manage PTSD Without Drugs

Do you or someone you love suffer from painful, vivid flashbacks or memories of a traumatic event? Do you find yourself reliving the experience over and over long after the conclusion of the event? You might be suffering from PTSD or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. It’s not...
Diet

3 Ways Eating Pulses Keeps You and the Earth Healthy

The United Nations (UN) designated 2016: "The International Year of the Pulse". The UN's Food and Agriculture Organization recommended this amazing food have its own year to promote awareness of its sustainability, health benefits, and ability to help solve the problem of...
Diet

9 Ways Cayenne Pepper Heals You

Have an aversion to spicy foods? Maybe the health benefits of cayenne pepper will change your mind. A teaspoon or less of cayenne pepper a day can have remarkable effects on your health. Whether you have a few pounds to lose, high blood pressure, or if you’re losing your hair,...