How Being Fat Can Cause Cancer

Could weight loss slash your risk of developing and dying from cancer? That's exactly what researchers are seeking to determine in a new study, which is now getting underway with trials. At first glance, weight and cancer may seem unrelated. But as the medical and science communities...

3 Words to Avoid When Losing Weight

We all know that words can be powerful. But did you know that words can impact your journey toward health in some very powerful ways? It's true! Words, whether they're spoken aloud or passing through your mind, can impact mood and your subconscious in some truly remarkable ways....

Rare MRSA Infection and an Unrivaled Cure

My friend developed painful boils on her legs a few days after her visit to the hospital to see her gynecologist. She had been living in Africa with her husband who was working on behalf of UNICEF to build stable homes for orphaned kids. Since skin infections are common in third world...

6+ Important Foods Before and After Working Out

We all know that your diet has a major impact on weight and overall health. Some foods even promote weight loss. But the timing of when you eat specific foods can impact your weight loss too. So as you work to shed those extra pounds, get the most bang for your buck by eating certain...

4 Reasons Sulfur Does Your Body Good

There are six chemical elements that make up 99 percent of your body mass: oxygen, carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, calcium and phosphorus. And the next five that kick in the last 1 percent include: potassium, sulfur, sodium, chlorine and magnesium. Among those, sulfur seems...

What’s For Breakfast? 3 Healthy Choices

"Breakfast is the most important meal of the day." Even as I say the phrase to myself I can see and hear my mother admonishing me when I was young. And I must have deeply internalized this at some point, because long gone are the days when my morning meal consisted of a hastily downed...

Healing From the Scars of War the Natural Way

My next door neighbor was diagnosed with 5 psychiatric disorders. She had been a soldier and a war hero and found it very hard to adjust to life back home after returning from the battlefield. Anxiety disorder, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), obsessive compulsive...

7 Natural Treatments for Hair Loss and Thinning Hair

Hair loss or thinning hair is something that can affect people of all different ages, and can be temporary or permanent. You often think of men being the only ones to suffer hair loss as they get older, but in fact women can also experience thinning hair and hair loss and the consequences...

5 Things You Need to Know About Creatine

The claims are everywhere. “Get Bigger and Stronger!” “Discover the Weightlifter’s Secret Weapon!” “Embrace the Creatine Transformation.” Every day, those looking to stay healthy with diet and exercise are bombarded with endless claims from an overwhelming...

15 Steps to Maintaining a Macrobiotic Diet

The origin of macrobiotics begins with a military doctor named Sagen Ishizuka. One of his students studied Ishizuka’s theory on balancing mineral salts, and the I-Ching. This student was George Ohsawa and a translation of his research introduced macrobiotics to America...
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