In this day and age, most are aware that organic food is better for the health of people and the planet. With increasing levels of exposure to toxins in the environment — like the burning of fossil fuels and industrial waste — now more than ever, it’s important to consume a clean diet to keep the body healthy and strong. But while organic food consumption is on the rise, we still have much to learn about the overall benefits for personal and collective health, not only on a physical level, but also mentally and, some say, spiritually too.
(Natural News) So just how clean is Kosher food? Do we really know what that label means, besides separating milk from meat and excluding shellfish? What about artificial ingredients and GMOs? Big questions. We need answers. From a top list of “featured” brands and companies with the Kosher stamp of approval, we see Listerine, Post, Hunts, Tropicana, Dole, Swiss Miss, and on down to Morning Star, so it’s not too difficult to decipher that the Kosher label doesn’t really account for so many things healthy these day.s
(Natural News) People love the citrus fruit for its amazing health benefits. Not only is it a good source of fiber and vitamin C, it is also rich in phytochemicals that help get rid of free radicals and treat certain ailments.
But here’s another thing you might not know about this nutritious fruit: it can reduce heavy metal toxicity.
(Natural News) Rooibos tea is made from the leaves of a shrub called rooibos (Aspalathus linearis), an herb indigenous to the mountainsides of the Cederberg region in South Africa. Rooibos tea is also referred to as red bush or African red tea. Traditional rooibos tea is made by fermenting the leaves, in which naturally occurring enzymes oxidize and turn the leaves from green to red. Green rooibos tea is also available, which is the unprocessed version. Although the herb is currently only harvested in South Africa, rooibos tea is available in grocery stores and online as it has become more known throughout the years for its many health benefits.
Did you know that up to 90% of Alzheimer’s cases are caused by diet, lifestyle and environmental factors, not genetics? Which means that the #1 place you have most control over your level of risk is: with what you eat.
Depression is one of the most widely diagnosed conditions of our time, with over 3 million cases in the U.S. every year, and 350 million believed affected worldwide.1 Conventional medicine considers antidepressant drugs first-line treatments, including the newly approved injected postpartum drug costing $34,000 a treatment, to the tune of a 16 billion dollars in global sales by 2023. Despite their widespread use, these drugs are fraught with a battery of serious side effects, including suicidal ideation and completion — the last two things you would hope to see in a condition that already has suicidality as a co-morbidity. For this reason alone, natural, safe, and effective alternatives are needed more than ever before.
(Natural News) French researchers can give you a scientifically backed reason for why you should switch to an organic diet. In an epidemiological study, they found that participants who ate plenty of organic foods are less likely to develop certain types of cancers, especially when compared to those who eat little or no organic foods.
In particular, the chances of developing breast cancer, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and other lyphomas went down. The researchers surmised a connection between this and the reduced amount of synthetic pesticides in the diet of people.