Top 5 Foods that Fight Cancer

Top 5 Foods that Fight Cancer

As we enter into National Cancer Prevention month, it seems fitting to talk about simple ways to reduce our risk of cancer. No one likes to talk about cancer, but with more than 50% of cancers being preventable, it’s something worth discussing. You can up your odds of prevention just by incorporating certain foods into your…

Zofran: Dangers Women Should Be Aware Of

Zofran, a popular anti-nausea medication that’s only approved for use by cancer patients and those undergoing surgery, is being prescribed to pregnant women as an “off-label” use for morning sickness. Although the medication may help control nausea and vomiting, it comes with a harsh price: babies are being born with birth defects. Studies on Zofran…

Why You Need More Vitamin D Now!

Are you getting enough vitamin D? Even if you spend time outdoors, it may not be a sufficient amount for optimal health. Not only is it essential for the absorption of calcium and bone health, a deficiency can be doing you more harm than you may know. Up to 50% of the world’s population are deficient in vitamin…

10 Ways Yoga Keeps You From Killing People

10 Ways Yoga Keeps You From Killing People

Yoga is often praised for the physical benefits it provides. It can strengthen your body, improve flexibility, aid in weight loss, and generally make you feel good. But just how good can it make you feel? It’s benefits can go beyond physical health and impact emotional health as well; maybe enough to keep your sanity intact. Here…

5 Ways Iodine Will Improve Your Health

Iodine is essential to the human body although we don’t produce it ourselves. Without sufficient levels the thyroid can’t properly function, and this can lead to a whole host of problems. It’s thought that up to 40% of the world is lacking enough iodine. Iodine deficiency is the leading cause of brain damage, yet it’s completely…

How to Find Out if Your Doctor is Beholden to Pharma

We all know when we see celebrities or athletes promoting a product on television that they’ve been paid for their endorsement. Sarah Jessica Parker probably doesn’t really use boxed hair dye, but we let that slide because it’s obvious she’s just a paid spokesperson for the brand. That’s what big companies do, they pay out billions of dollars…

The Rise of Autism: What’s Really Happening?

When a disorder shows exponential rate increases and becomes the fastest-growing developmental disability, according to the CDC, it’s something worth looking into. It’s happening with Autism. It’s now affecting as many as 1 in 68 children in America and in the 10 year span from 2000-2010 there was a 119.4% increase in autism in the U.S. Autism has become such…

This October, Don't Fall for Pink Washing

This October, Don’t Fall for Pink-Washing

You may have noticed something as summer faded and made way for fall. It’s something that’s almost as prevalent at the store as pumpkin flavored foods – the color pink. Yes, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and it seems the only way to spread awareness is with pink everything. Sure, it may be a…