More people eating wholegrains, nuts and seeds and fewer drinking sugary sodas
More Americans are eating a healthy diet, experts say, after noting an increase in consumption of wholegrains, nuts and seeds and fish and shellfish, combined with a decrease in consumption of sugary drinks
Over a 13-year period the percentage of people eating a poor diet fell from 56 per cent to 46 per cent, scientists estimate.
It comes as more people are adding wholegrains, nuts, seeds, fish and shellfish to their diets, and fewer people are indulging in sugary soda drinks. Continue reading
Beginning in the 1960’s, America’s municipal water supplies began to be supplemented with fluoride, with the supposed aim of increasing the country’s dental health. Shortly after, further fluoride supplementation in the form of ingestible lozenges, tablets and drops became available through dentists and over the counter. Although water fluoridation and the sale of over-the-counter fluoride “supplements” continues today, the growing movement to educate about the dangers of this toxic element that is linked to higher breast cancer risk among others things is gaining speed. Continue reading
(No. 2 Will Kill ANYTHING)
Weeds — they creep up in your garden, sneak through the cracks in the sidewalk, and make it a point to grow everywhere that’s inconvenient to reach.
The easy-out, of course, is to reach for a bottle of store-bought herbicide. Readily available and modestly priced, it’s no wonder that many home gardeners choose it.
It’s time to boot Monsanto OUT of your garden! Continue reading
Maybe other Americans have something to learn from Plain people. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
The Allegheny Plateau, sprawling across northern Pennsylvania and beyond, is an ecosystem of forested hills, with land that supports black bears, bald eagles and wandering turkeys, as well as a patchwork of wild herbs: burdock, jewelweed, chamomile and sheep sorrel. Cellphone reception is spotty and gas stations are few and far between. Tucked away among the streams branching from the Cowanesque river is a cluster of small white and tan buildings, including the office of John Keim, an Amish elder and community healer.
In the 1980s, Keim’s young son was scalded by a pot of boiling water, burning off his skin from collarbone to waist. Hospital care was out of the question. Previously, two of Keim’s cousins had been burned in a fire and spent three months in an Indiana hospital. Every week, relatives had sent letters describing how the children screamed as their wounds were cleaned and their bandages changed. Reflecting on that, Keim says, “I just felt it was so inhumane. I would not ever take a child to a burn unit.” He wanted to be autonomous of what he viewed as a brutal system. Continue reading
For the first time, researchers have found a person in the United States carrying bacteria resistant to antibiotics of last resort, an alarming development that the top U.S. public health official says could mean “the end of the road” for antibiotics. Continue reading
Famed natural medicine pioneer Dr. Norman Shealy said that “a magnesium deficiency may be responsible for more diseases than any other nutrient.”
Those are pretty powerful words. Yet most conventional doctors are unlikely to suggest that their patients get tested regularly for magnesium deficiency. The latest studies by the U.S. government state that approximately 68% of all Americans are deficient in this essential mineral and close to 20% are severely deficient, consuming less than half of the daily requirement. Research also shows a link between magnesium deficiency and cancer. Continue reading
The phrase “death begins in the colon” has seemingly become more popular and provides the simplifying truth of the importance of colon and digestive health.
All throughout history enemas have been used in different cultures as a reliable strategy to cleanse the colon of harmful pathogens and debris. The use of coffee enemas begins with Native American tribes who used organic coffee beans as a liver purifier. Today, we now understand the many health benefits of periodic coffee enemas. Continue reading
Time Magazine published and essay entitled ‘Can Most Cancer Really be Prevented.’ “We’re born with a certain number of genetic aberrations that can lead to the disease, and we also pick up some from how we live or what kinds of things we are exposed to. But there’s also another way we acquire DNA changes: simply by having another birthday and living longer.” Just being alive for too long dooms approximately half of cancer sufferers to cancer if we believe what we read in the mainstream.
In a new paper in JAMA Oncology, researchers from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public to assessed how lifestyle factors were linked to a person’s cancer risk. Continue reading
HPV vaccines can cause severe adverse effects on recipients
A woman decided to sue the Irish government to compel it to withdraw the license for Gardasil, Merck’s HPV vaccine, after her daughter allegedly suffered from “horrendous adverse effects,” following the latter’s vaccination under the Irish school vaccination program. Continue reading
Martin Shkreli’s antics are giving the drug industry’s greedy ways a bad name.
Khalil Bendib is OtherWords’ cartoonist
Erectile dysfunction ‘increases the risk of early death by 70%
It is an embarrassing condition that can affect a man’s performance in the bedroom. But now, scientists have warned erectile dysfunction could have an impact on a man’s lifespan.
They found men suffering erectile dysfunction are 70 per cent more likely to die early. That is because the disorder – which affects 18 million men in the US – is an important marker of cardiovascular risk, the team at the University of Mississippi said. Continue reading
This is an actual letter from an Austin, Texas woman sent to Proctor and Gamble regarding one of their feminine products. She really gets rolling after the first paragraph. This was PC Magazine’s 2009 Editors’ Choice award-winner for the best letter sent via e-mail.
Dear Mr. Thatcher,
I have been a loyal user of your ‘Always’ maxi pads for over 20 years and I appreciate many of their features. Why, without the LeakGuard Core or Dri-Weave absorbency, I’d probably never go horseback riding or salsa dancing, and I’d certainly steer clear of running up and down the beach in tight, white shorts.
But my favorite feature has to be your revolutionary Flexi-Wings. Kudos on being the only company smart enough to realize how crucial it is that maxi pads be aerodynamicI can’t tell you how safe and secure I feel each month knowing there’s a little F-16 in my pants. Continue reading
Magnesium deficiency is often misdiagnosed because it does not show up in blood tests – only 1% of the body’s magnesium is stored in the blood.
We thirst for magnesium rich water.
Most doctors and laboratories don’t even include magnesium status in routine blood tests. Thus, most doctors don’t know when their patients are deficient in magnesium, even though studies show that the majority of Americans are deficient in magnesium. Consider Dr. Norman Shealy’s statements, “Every known illness is associated with a magnesium deficiency” and that, “magnesium is the most critical mineral required for electrical stability of every cell in the body. A magnesium deficiency may be responsible for more diseases than any other nutrient.”
The truth he states exposes a gapping hole in modern medicine that explains a good deal about iatrogenic death and disease. Continue reading
Scientists have misunderstood the disease for 30 years
Scientists believe the notorious protein that is a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease may play a key role in fighting infections, such as salmonella
It is the most common form of dementia, and yet there is still no means of preventing or curing Alzheimer’s disease.
Scientists believe the notorious protein that is a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease may play a key role in fighting infection. Continue reading
HALF of us don’t realise we’ve had one – but the effect is just as deadly
Both men and women can experience chest pain when they are having a heart attack but other symptoms can significantly vary.
Silent heart attacks are almost as common as the standard attacks
- Attacks repeatedly confused with indigestion, a pulled muscle or the flu
- Most never go to hospital or see GP so not offered vital medication/surgery
- Experts: ‘Public must be made more aware of silent heart attacks’
To be read and ingested with a grain of salt… Yes – there are some good points in this offering, HOWEVER – the first sentence alone discusses ‘cancer treatment’ – NOT cancer cure. “Moonshot”? Is it 1972 all over again with another ‘War on Cancer?’ YOU be the judge. ~ J.B.
Landmark breakthroughs in cancer treatment and a policy structure where those advances can flourish have given fuel to the ambitious “Moonshot” to cure the disease. But is it really possible?
Condense, if you will, the 50,000 years of cancer’s recorded history in a time span of but a half-century. If it were 50 years old, human beings would know very little about its first 49 years, except that it killed men and women with the ease of a scythe slicing through wheat. Continue reading
Whole milk isn’t bad for you after all
Dr. Melik: This morning for breakfast he requested something called “wheat germ, organic honey and tiger’s milk.”
Dr. Aragon: [chuckling] Oh, yes. Those are the charmed substances that some years ago were thought to contain life-preserving properties.
Dr. Melik: You mean there was no deep fat? No steak or cream pies or… hot fudge?
Dr. Aragon: Those were thought to be unhealthy… precisely the opposite of what we now know to be true. Continue reading
13 INGREDIENTS TO WATCH OUT FOR!
With all of the pesticides, chemicals and additives being put into our food these days, it should be no surprise that a common flavor enhancer has been found to be worse than many drugs. The fact that it might be sitting in your pantry right now may be cause for alarm. Continue reading
If people stopped smoking, kept fit, slimmed down and had no more than a drink or two a day, cancer death rates would be slashed dramatically, Harvard scientists claim.
Doctors have long warned unhealthy lifestyles increase the risk of cancer in later life.
Yet just one in five women and one in four men follow the health advice, the researchers found. Continue reading
Not long ago, Neon Nettle reported on the epidemic of doctors being murdered, most of which were in Florida, U.S. The scientists all shared a common trait, they had all discovered that nagalase enzyme protein was being added to vaccines which were then administrated to humans.
Nagalese is what prevents vitamin D from being produced in the body, which is the body’s main defence to naturally kill cancer cells.
According to Thebigriddle.com: Nagalase is a protein that’s also created by all cancer cells. This protein is also found in very high concentrations in autistic children. And they’re PUTTING it in our vaccines!!
A billion-dollar system in which charitable giving is profitable.
In August 2015, Turing Pharmaceuticals and its then-chief executive, Martin Shkreli, purchased a drug called Daraprim and immediately raised its price more than 5,000 percent. Within days, Turing contacted Patient Services Inc., or PSI, a charity that helps people meet the insurance copayments on costly drugs. Turing wanted PSI to create a fund for patients with toxoplasmosis, a parasitic infection that is most often treated with Daraprim.
Having just made Daraprim much more costly, Turing was now offering to make it more affordable. Continue reading
Could this be the beginning of a healthy future?
In Switzerland, health insurance plans are on the cusp of covering homeopathy, herbal medicine, acupuncture, holistic care and traditional Chinese medicine. In 2009, two-thirds of the Swiss spoke out in favor of incorporating these important and long suppressed healthcare strategies into their healthcare system. By May 2017, all these great healthcare methods will be included in Switzerland’s constitutional list of paid health services.
Will health insurance plans around the world begin competing to incorporate holistic healthcare strategies? Continue reading
You WILL OBEY or we will take your children and they shall become WARDS (Property) OF THE STATE.
What is going on in Colorado? Have the Asylum inmates taken over completely? Perhaps it is the Altitude that has polluted the Attitude. ~ Jackie Juntti
Here’s the fraud of the State in action.
It seems that the Colorado Dept. of Public Health and Environment sent out a letter to parents demanding that those who have not vaccinated their children register them on a state website under requirement by law – the only problem is that there is no such law.
The agency has apologized, claiming the letter was sent out by mistake, but their intent was revealed anyway. Continue reading
Interesting the ‘Weed(s)’ seem to providing natural remedies for whatever ails you…
A so-called “weed” growing right in your front and back yards could hold the key to being the most effective cancer-fighting compound in the world.
Previous research, as well as recent research from the University of Windsor in Canada, has found that dandelion root may be especially effective in treating and defeating cancer, and much more so than immune system-destroying chemotherapy. Continue reading
It Fights Diabetes, Kills Cancer Cells & Serves as Great Diuretic
Dandelion root tea is a great spring tonic for our bodies; it helps the transition from winter to the warmer season, by nourishing and balancing the blood so it will flow better and keep us cooler in the summer season. Dandelion root has been used in Chinese medicine to treat various heart conditions. These heart health promoting benefits of dandelion root come from antioxidant compounds called polyphenols and flavonoids. Continue reading
Scientists who really understand and care about holistic and homeopathic medicine are always researching to find alternatives to Big Pharma and mainstream health treatments that really don’t do much of anything except fill the bank accounts of corporate medicine. Part of their research has been to examine whether and how certain foods – especially those deemed “superfoods” – can fight some of most prevalent and deadly diseases. Continue reading
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From the campaign trail to the halls of Congress, drugmakers have spent much of the last year enduring withering criticism over the rising cost of drugs.
It does not seem to be working.
In April alone, Johnson & Johnson raised its prices on several top-selling products, including the leukemia drug Imbruvica, the diabetes treatment Invokana, and Xarelto, an anti-clotting drug, according to a research note published last week by an analyst for Leerink, an investment bank. Other major companies that have raised prices this year include Amgen, Gilead and Celgene, the analyst reported. Continue reading
… now her cancer is back
Cassandra Callender, of Windsor Locks, Conn., was diagnosed with stage 3 or 4 Hodgkin’s lymphoma when she was 17 years old. Shortly after the diagnosis in September 2014, she refused chemotherapy, and decided to look into alternative treatments to protect her body from long-term effects such as organ damage and infertility. Continue reading
…that strike people in their own homes
In recent years there have been increasing reports that “smart meters” – the digitized electric meters that are designed to send usage figures to power companies wirelessly – are causing a range of health issues among a growing portion of the population where such devices are in use.
In fact, notes the EMF Safety Network, a growing number of people from around the world are beginning to report health problems they believe are related to an increased amount of wireless radiation from various devices, including smart meters. Continue reading
…and what we can learn from it today.
Engraving depicting the Aqua Claudia in Rome Philip de Bay/Matthew Dubourg/Corbis
When the activists responsible for the first modern public-health systems sought to convince their governments to invest in sanitary infrastructure, a favorite tactic was to point to the glorious aqueducts and sewers of ancient Rome.
In stark contrast with European governments of the first half of the 19th century, one writer stressed:
It seems to have been a rule with [the Romans], that from the time when the foundation of a city was laid, to that of the summit of its greatness, no structural operation, public or private, should be permitted to take a shape which might render it a harbour either for disease or crime; and it is to this vigilant forethought that, in the absence of other organising agencies discovered only in our later times, we may attribute the success with which that remarkable people preserved social order, throughout so dense and vast a mass of human beings as the inhabitants of the imperial city in the days of its greatness.
The argument that Rome’s success was a direct result of its commitment to public health popped up first in Victorian London, and almost immediately hopped the Atlantic to be repeated by American sanitarians. Continue reading