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fluoride

The nine ways fluoride is harming your brain

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) calls the fluoridation of water “one of 10 great public health achievements of the 20th century.” Nonetheless, even though fluoride occurs naturally in small amounts in water and can be found in the earth’s crust, its addition to drinking water to supposedly strengthen teeth and prevent […]

turmeric

Turmeric tea can improve your health in at least six ways

Turmeric, a flowering plant from the ginger family, has been recognized for its medicinal value for thousands of years and is a staple part of both ancient Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine. In more recent years, scientific studies have established its place in modern western medicine, too. The secret to turmeric’s amazing health benefits is a […]

fitness

Slim isn’t enough: Post-menopausal women need to be fit too in order to avoid breast cancer risk

with a normal body mass index (BMI), but who have high amounts of body fat are more prone to breast cancer, a study presented to the American Association for Cancer Research found. This means that for post-menopausal women, it is not enough to be slim but to be fit as well in order to prevent breast cancer. The study was […]

cancer

These are the best foods to eat to fight or prevent cancer

What you eat plays a very important role in your health, and this goes far beyond simple concepts like “fried food is bad” and “vegetables are good.” Just as certain foods have the power to cause diseases – like sugar and diabetes – some foods can help to fight and prevent illness. UCHealth Oncology Dietitian Liz Nyce […]

mental health

Energy Vampires

By Aletheia Luna Have you ever felt completely drained, depleted and exhausted around a particular person, for no apparent reason? An energy vampire is a person who feeds off your emotional, or psychic, energy. People who display energy vampire traits generally lack empathy, sensitivity, and emotional maturity. As a result of the pain or insecurity they […]

organic

Study proves that people who eat organic have 25% lower risk of cancer

If you’ve ever doubted whether organic food is worth the higher price tag, a study that was recently published in JAMA Internal Medicine should put your concerns to rest. In the study, French researchers showed that people who consume organic food have a 25% lower risk of cancer. The study, which was carried out under the guidance of […]

fukushima

Japan announces new plan to drain radioactive Fukushima water DIRECTLY into the Pacific Ocean

Government authorities in Japan have announced new plans to start dumping highly radioactive wastewater from the failed Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power facility directly into the Pacific Ocean. Though the amount of radiation in the water far exceeds legally-permitted levels, according to the plant’s operator and documents reviewed by the U.K.’s Telegraph, there’s apparently no other place to put […]

thyroid

Thyroid Disease Linked to Iodine Deficiency and Fluoridated Water

By Dr. Joseph Mercola People who have moderate-to-severe iodine deficiencies and higher fluoride levels may be at an increased risk for underactive thyroid gland activity. More than 66 percent of the U.S. population drinks water with added fluoride,1 despite the fact that studies continue to question its safety and usefulness for its stated purpose: preventing cavities. A […]

Diabetes

Earlier diabetes diagnosis results in higher risk for other life-threatening diseases including cancer, heart disease, stroke

Even though Type 2 diabetes (T2D) was previously regarded as a disease that usually affected older individuals, the global epidemic of obesity has seen diagnoses soar among young adults, adolescents and even in young children. According to a study, “the earlier a person is diagnosed with T2D, the higher their risk of death from heart disease and stroke.” […]

sodium nitrite

Confirmed AGAIN: Sodium nitrite preservative in processed meat causes breast cancer

The jury is in and the verdict is final: Processed meats like bacon, salami and sausage all increase breast cancer risk. A metanalysis of all 15 previously conducted studies on the subject, published recently in the International Journal of Cancer, has confirmed that eating processed meat is associated with a 9 percent increase in the risk of […]