A New Drug May Be Able to Completely Reverse Diabetes

Scientists have used a new drug to reverse diabetes in mice. The drug inhibits the enzyme LMPTP, which contributes to the development of Type 2 diabetes by weakening the body's sensitivity to the hormone. DEFINING DIABETES In the global community, the number of people with diabetes has been on the rise since 1980, with 422 million people diagnosed by 2014. The U.S. alone has … [Read more...]

How to Prevent Gut Inflammation

Written By Michael Greger M.D. FACLM on March 6th, 2018. When you count all the little folds, the total surface area of our gut is about 3,000 square feet. That’s larger than a tennis court. Yet, only a single layer of cells separates our inner core from the outer chaos. The primary fuel that keeps this critical cell layer alive is a short-chain fatty acid called butyrate, … [Read more...]

The Best Diet for Depression

Written By Michael Greger M.D. FACLM on April 3rd, 2018. Depression affects more than 150 million people worldwide, making it a leading cause of losing healthy years of life as a result of disability. By 2020, depression may be second only to heart disease as the leading cause of healthy years of life lost. Why is depression so common? Well, it’s said, “Nothing in Biology makes … [Read more...]

The Reason There Is So Much Bullying In Schools Today

Boston College psychology professor Dr. Peter Gray says bullying occurs when people “have no political power and are rules in top-down fashion by others.” Imagine if, at your workplace, you were constantly harassed, humiliated, and even physically attacked. You would probably dread going to work and call in sick often to avoid it. You may talk to your boss or someone in HR to … [Read more...]

Court rules that a medical marijuana card will prevent you from buying a gun

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has decided that if you have a medical marijuana card, you can't buy a gun because it “raises the risk of irrational or unpredictable behavior with which gun use should not be associated.” Seems somewhat interesting, as you see people stumbling over at the bar from alcohol use. The court rules in August of 2016 and voted 3-0 to ban … [Read more...]

Oil of Oregano: A Powerhouse for the Alternative Medicine Cabinet

Oregano oil is the ultimate antibiotic. Oregano is a powerful herb with unique healing properties. Did you know that oregano has eight times more antioxidants than apples and three times as much as blueberries?  Antioxidants are needed to protect our body against free radical damage. They boost the immune-system naturally. Oregano Oil is the most potent plant oil in the … [Read more...]

This Chinese Herb (+ Iron) Kills Cancer Cells in 16 Hours

By: Amanda Froelich,  True Activist. 150 years ago Cancer was almost non-existent, but with the inclusion of processed foods, low-quality meat and dairy, and refined sugars into the standard diet, disease and sickness sprung up in the body, and quickly became a human epidemic. To this day, most mainstream medical doctors and pharmaceutical companies dispel the notion that … [Read more...]

Tamarind helps to remove fluoride from your body, lowers risk of chronic disease

Fluoride is a known neurotoxin which has been making headlines recently because it has been added to 75 percent of our nation’s drinking water. Over 200 million Americans ingest the neurotoxin, which has been known to accumulate in the body and lead to adverse health effects. Natural health advocates continue to expose fluoride for contributing to bone disease, reduced IQ, … [Read more...]

Aspartame linked to vision loss, cancer and other illnesses

Aspartame – sold under the brand names NutraSweet, Sugar Twin and Equal – is one of the most popular artificial sweeteners available on the market. It is used as a low-calorie sugar substitute in more than 6,000 processed products worldwide, especially in diet or sugar-free foods and beverages. While it remains the most used artificial sweetener, it has also faced … [Read more...]