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Review Finds That Ginger Does Have Positive Effect On Obesity

By Heather Callaghan, Natural Blaze Do you ever hear things like “drink lemon water to lose weight” and wonder if stuff like that is really true? Ginger’s effects on cancers like leukemia are stoking interest in both the scientific community and with consumers, but what about obesity and metabolic syndrome? You may be tempted to think […]

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Holding on to excess weight

Yo-Yo dieting has become almost the norm for American society. We go on a diet, lose some weight and get into a “health kick”. We feel good! It is hard to maintain, though due to restrictions, time and life in general. Many of us slide back into old routines and eventually back to our old […]

Why do so many Americans continue to choose junk food over healthy food?

Why do so many Americans continue to choose junk food over healthy food?

Even though more people than ever are switching to organic food and other healthier choices, the American diet in general remains very unhealthy. With obesity and its related health problems reaching epidemic proportions, many people wonder why Americans continue to make such bad choices when it comes to food. The problem cannot be blamed on […]

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Long-Time Vegetarians may Have Altered DNA – This is What it Means

A new study published in Molecular Biology and Evolution suggests that consuming a long-term vegetarian diet may alter human DNA and make people more susceptible to some cancers and heart disease. This, according to researchers, is because DNA makes vegetarians more susceptible to inflammation by boosting arachidonic acid, a substance linked to cancer and inflammation. The […]

BREAKTHROUGH: The food you eat determines which genes get activated or suppressed, controlling disease vs. health throughout your life

BREAKTHROUGH: The food you eat determines which genes get activated or suppressed, controlling disease vs. health throughout your life

Everyone says you are what you eat, but, for some reason, the majority of the world’s population seems completely oblivious to this fact. Yet pure science and simple experiments have managed to definitively prove what naturopaths have been saying for centuries: What you eat changes you, down to your very DNA. As it turns out, […]

USDA Waging War on Good Protein?

USDA Waging War on Good Protein?

They’re at it again. The USDA issued new 2016 dietary guidelines for Americans. And get this… They tell teenage boys and men to cut back on protein foods, like meat, poultry and eggs. That’s dangerous advice that messes with nature. You see, the first humans were meat-eaters.1 Our primal ancestors adapted to thrive on meat […]

The biggest lie about natural remedies exposed

The biggest lie about natural remedies exposed

A small voice inside your head may be telling you that natural remedies are not effective for your current health crisis. And, that’s understandable, when you consider the amount of people that believe pharmaceutical drugs are the ‘only way’ to treat chronic health problems like allergies, arthritis or hypertension. But, here’s where it gets really […]

Vegan Supermarket Chain Coming To United States In 2016

Vegan Supermarket Chain Coming To United States In 2016

You’ve heard a plant-based diet is optimal for heath and the environment, but do you ever get dismayed when perusing your local grocery store because you a) either don’t know what to buy or b) feel too tempted by conventional products to make healthy choices?  Perhaps your solution is right around the corner… As The […]

What medications have you been able to stop on the Wheat Belly lifestyle?

What medications have you been able to stop on the Wheat Belly lifestyle?

I posed this question on the Wheat Belly Facebook page recently and received an overwhelming response. Here, I share a partial list of the responses: medications people have been able to stop by following the Wheat Belly lifestyle.   Just take a look at this incredible list: these represent medications prescribed by doctors to, in […]

How to Avoid Common Nutrient Deficiencies if You’re a Vegan or Plant Based

How to Avoid Common Nutrient Deficiencies if You’re a Vegan or Plant Based

There is simply no expert that would disagree with the observation that most people do not eat enough vegetables, let alone high-quality organic ones. So it makes perfect sense that individuals who consume more vegetables are likely to be healthier. Most Americans also eat far too much low-quality protein and non-vegetable carbohydrates (i.e. grains), which […]