How You Can Make Water Safe For Drinking

I just stumbled on this great 15 minute video by Dr Mercola about water sources and how you can make whatever water safe for drinking, and bathing, etc. He does a great job explaining just about all aspects of it and goes into a lot of detail of what types of water-filtration systems you want, […]

The Dangers of Food Additives and Preservatives

You’ve probably heard that food additives and preservatives are bad for you, but if you’re like most people, you only have a vague notion of what these substances are, what they are used for, and what foods contain them. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the dangers of food additives and preservatives, […]

What Are Symptoms of Gluten Allergy

Gluten: in the natural health community, it’s become a dirty word, because more and more people are realizing that they are either sensitive to or have an allergy to gluten. What is gluten? Why are so many people finding out that they have a gluten allergy or sensitivity? Here’s a closer look at gluten and […]

How to Lower Your Blood Pressure Naturally

Has your doctor told you or a loved one that you need to lower your blood pressure? Before you allow your physician to put you on a blood pressure medication, try to lower your blood pressure naturally. Usually through simple lifestyle changes, you can lower your own blood pressure without the need for pharmaceutical assistance. […]

The Health Risks of High-Fructose Corn Syrup

One of the big things that I’ve learned in the recent years along my journey to improve my health, has been to read what ingredients are in the foods I eat. I’m a label reader first and foremost, checking how many calories, how much fat, and how much sodium are in the foods I buy. […]

What are the Side Effects of Caffeine

Many people rely on caffeine to help them wake up in the morning. They also may rely of caffeine to boost their energy in the afternoon. Studies have shown that caffeine can have benefits for people who drink caffeine in moderation. It helps with muscle soreness from exercise, it provides more stamina for athletic activities, […]

Are CFLs Dangerous?

In 2007, congress passed a new energy law that calls for incandescent bulbs to be phased out starting in 2012, and completely eliminated by 2014. Some people cheered congress’s move as a progressive, environmentally friendly decision. However, as a rule of thumb, many people don’t like change. When that change is initiated by the government, […]