25 Things Fast Food Restaurants Don’t Want You To Know

We all know that fast food is incredibly unhealthy, but what are some of the secrets from inside the industry that these chains don’t want us to know? From interesting to disgusting and potentially deadly, check out these 25 things that the fast food corporations don’t want you privy to. 25 - Those grill marks on your burger aren’t real. They were put there by the … [Read more...]

7 Disgusting Facts About Roundup

Pesky weeds popping up in your yard? Here’s what to not reach for—Roundup. While glyphosate, the active ingredient in America's favorite weedkiller, Roundup, has been marketed as "safe" and even "biodegradable," the science is pouring in, and, well, the results are gross. 1. You're eating it—in "excessive" levels. The majority of glyphosate dumped onto American land each … [Read more...]

Amazing Alkalizing Drink

This is one of my favorite juice recipes. It’s light and hydrating. I get super energized after drinking this. Benefits include: anti-inflammatory effects, alkalizing properties, and anti-oxidant properties. Cucumbers contain silica, which is a trace mineral that is beneficial in promoting growth and maintenance of connective tissue like collagen and elastin. Another benefit … [Read more...]

What’s the Best Mouthwash?

There’s a cheap concoction one can make at home that safely wipes out cavity-forming bacteria on our teeth better than chlorhexidine mouthwash and also reduces their plaque-forming ability. I now just keep a mason jar filled with cold-steeped green tea (Cold Steeping Green Tea http://nutritionfacts.org/video/cold-...) with a spoonful of amla in the fridge and swish and swallow … [Read more...]

How to Eat Right for Your Blood Type

There’s a lot of knowledge to conquer in the realm of health and fitness. You might have figured out your metabolism and caloric intake but do you understand yourself as a biochemical individual? Renowned naturopathic physician Peter D’Adamo’s concept of the blood type diet puts a new spin on the way we approach a healthy lifestyle. Don’t let fancy words like biochemical and … [Read more...]

10 Reasons Japanese Women Don’t Get Old or Fat

“A good, functional and healthy body is the ultimate fashion statement.” Kiyokazu Washida, fashion critic Recently I came upon a small, but informative book by Naomi Moriyama entitled, Japanese Women Don’t Get Old or Fat. Intrigued and a bit skeptical, although I follow a very similar style of diet, I found some delicious recipes to add to my daily repertoire of meals and … [Read more...]

12 Surprising Uses for Milk & Milk Containers

From soothing stinging eyes to watering plants, read on for surprising ways to use milk, milk cartons and milk jugs. Around the House. 1. DIY Dustpan. Cutting a milk jug just so makes a great dustpan, with handle and everything! Click here for detailed instructions. 2. Clean Linoleum Floors. Adding a capful of skim milk to your regular floor wash will help shine your … [Read more...]

Protect Your Teeth From This Irreversible Triple Threat

Brushing isn't enough to prevent lifetime damage from acidic drinks. There's a good reason why dentists call soft drinks, fruit juice, and sports drinks the "triple threat" for kids' teeth. Sugar rush aside, these drinks are high in acid, which can cause lifelong damage to teeth in the first 30 seconds after drinking acidic beverages, according to research published in the … [Read more...]

9 Ways to Treat Migraine Without Medication

Headaches not only interfere with the activity, but also cause sufferers experience nausea, vomiting, visual disturbances, until stiff neck. The suffering is usually mitigated through medication from a doctor. However, only with attention to diet and make a few changes to your lifestyle, you can reduce the frequency of relapses. Want to know the ‘cure’ (without drug) what can … [Read more...]

Something Horrible Was Done To Our Wheat In The 60s That We’re Just Realizing Now

Gluten intolerance is no longer a fringe medical concept. Researchers are fully aware there is a very big problem with modern wheat cultivation. Wheat is far from being a health food. It makes you fat, causes gas and makes your intestinal tract your enemy, or rather vice-versa. High-yielding and now genetically modified varieties of wheat are making this one cereal grain you’ll … [Read more...]