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Could Your Fitbit Data Be Used To Deny You Health Insurance?

By Andrew Boyd, University of Illinois at Chicago Wearing a fitness tracking device could earn you cash from your health insurance company. At first, this sounds lucrative for the people who participate, and good for the companies, who want healthier insurance customers. But it’s not quite so simple. Under the program, people who have certain […]

Nature Comes To The Rescue Again – Peppertree Disarms Most Dangerous Bacteria

Nature Comes To The Rescue Again – Peppertree Disarms Most Dangerous Bacteria

By Karen Foster Superbugs are without a doubt a major threat affecting all health care systems. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection is caused by a type of staph bacteria that’s become resistant to many of the antibiotics used to treat ordinary staph infections. Despite attempts by new antibiotics to neutralize the effects of MRSA, none […]


ALERT: Pesticides, heavy metals found in organic rice

If you think a food declaring on the package that it is organic really is organic and healthy, you definitely need to think again. That has been proven by some unsettling news coming out of the Consumer Education and Research Centre (CERC) based in Ahmedabad, India. The organization is reporting the discovery of small amounts […]

Alternative Medicine


Having been raised from birth visiting alternative doctors and healers to boost and maintain my health I can honestly say I cannot imagine what state I would be in if it were not for them. In the United States, the accepted norm is to visit your primary care medical doctor and when something is wrong […]


Alert: US dog food recalled after discovered to contain fatal dose of euthanasia drug

Evanger’s Dog & Cat Food has recently issues a recall on some of their products after traces of a potentially lethal drug were found in their food. Pentobarbital is a sedative normally used to euthanize horses, cats, and dogs. Evanger’s Hunk of Beef Dog Food is currently the only product suspected of contamination. The manufacturer […]

Nutritionist warns: 3 ingredients that can make your smoothies far less healthy

Nutritionist warns: 3 ingredients that can make your smoothies far less healthy

Smoothies are a popular choice for breakfast or a snack because they are ostensibly healthy and so easy to make. There is no need to follow a recipe; you can just toss in the organic fruits and vegetables that you have on hand, along with some yogurt into a blender and you’re all set, right? […]

7 Things That Happen When You Start Eating Ginger Every Day

7 Things That Happen When You Start Eating Ginger Every Day

By Adonia Dennis, Natural Blaze Originating from China, ginger is one of the healthiest roots out there, being recommended for a wide range of medical conditions and also for those who are interested in maintaining an excellent state of health. On the one hand, ginger can be used for the purpose of adding flavor and […]


Delicious, Flourless Sweet Potato Brownies That Are 100% Gluten And Dairy Free

By Organic and Healthy We love sweets – but if we’re like you, often have trouble finding healthier alternatives. Check out this amazing recipe, though, for healthy sweet potato brownies! This sweet potato brownie recipe is amazing: it’s moist, paleo, vegan, gluten-free, and super tasty! This recipe uses natural sweeteners that are WAY better for […]


Costco calls on its suppliers to avoid using bee-killing pesticides

Could a retail giant help give more traction to the movement against pesticides that harm bees? The popular big-box retailer, Costco, has called for their suppliers to limit their use of non-essential pesticides in their products that will be sold in Costco stores. Specifically, the retailer is discouraging the use of neonicotinoids, a controversial class […]


Study Reveals Why LSD Trips Are So Long And How It Can Treat Depression And Schizophrenia

By John Vibes For decades, the scientific exploration into the realm of psychedelic drugs has been strictly forbidden by the US government. However, recently, as a result of constant pressure from civil rights groups, scientists are finally getting the opportunity to see what these drugs are all about. LSD has been a primary focus of […]