Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Gatekeeper Hormone Can Make or Break Health and Weight - Here's How to Balance the Odds

Have you heard of leptin? It just happens to be a master hormone that influences weight, energy and cardiovascular health. When this hormone is imbalanced, a cascade of health issues are provoked - creating a path of general ill health. If you feel fatigued, fat or unwell, proper leptin metabolism might be the answer.

Monday, October 5, 2015

Yet another reason to go organic - Research verifies it really is more nutritious

While it's generally agreed in the natural health arena that organically produced fare is superior in safety compared to crops that utilize GMOs or chemical pesticides, the fact that it's more nutritious might be overlooked by consumers. Conventional growers insist there isn't a substantial difference between the two, yet several studies have found otherwise.

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Defeat Health Tyranny in California -- Support the SB277 Referendum Today

(SB277 Referendum) Our goal is to terminate California's SB277, the mandatory vaccination law which eliminates parental and religious rights.

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Pumpkin—A Surprising Superfood That Lightens Depression, Subdues Inflammation and Discourages Kidney Stones

Pumpkin isn't just for pie or jack-o-lanterns. Full of vitamins, essential fatty acids, minerals and fiber -- this superfood should be consumed happily and often. The nutrients found in pumpkin prevent and alleviate conditions such as cancer, inflammation, kidney stones, depression, skin complaints and parasitic infections. Since autumn is the traditional time for pumpkin, the opportunity is ripe to take pleasure in all the bright, health-enhancing benefits of this humble vegetable.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Celery May Help Kill Cancer

If you need another reason to add more celery into your diet, researchers have now identified a compound in the vegetable that demonstrates anti-tumor activity. Effective against several types of cancer -- including those of the pancreas, ovaries, liver, small intestine, stomach, lung and breast -- apigenin has been shown in vitro to significantly inhibit cancer cell proliferation. Although this flavonoid is present in a variety of fruits and vegetables, celery is a particularly rich source of the compound.

Monday, September 28, 2015

Probiotics Shown to Dramatically Heal Food Sensitivities

For those who are familiar with the GAPS diet, rebuilding the gut is of primary importance. After all, the gut isn't only involved in properly absorbing nutrients to keep us fit - it's the foundation for a strong nervous system and immunity as well. When the gut is in top form, food sensitivities and illnesses have a harder time taking root. Interestingly, research has shown that probiotics can also heal the gut to such a point that food intolerance and allergies disappear.