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When To Eat Carbs

In this video, I discuss what part of the day is a good time to eat carbs. Transcript:Healthy carbohydrates lower cortisol, which is known as your stress hormones. If your diet is too low in carbs, your body makes more […]

Natural Air Purifiers

Natural Air Purifiers

For about 20 years NASA has been studying the impact of plants on air quality. Although their research was done to find ways to purify the air for extended stays at space stations, these findings can also be applied to […]

Lead Is Found In Lipstick

Lead Is Found In Lipstick

Public health officials have removed lead from gasoline and from house paint. However, lead is found in lipstick. The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics identified that 61 percent of 33 lipstick brands contained lead. Expensive brands like Dior and cheaper drugstore […]

Chemical Exposure and Diabetes

Chemical Exposure and Diabetes

There is a strong connection between chemical exposure and diabetes. Several chemicals damage, block, or disrupt the insulin receptor sites on your cells. Insulin receptors are responsible for allowing insulin to transport blood sugar successfully into a cell to be […]

Toxic Chemicals Used On Farmland

Toxic Chemicals Used On Farmland

To compensate for the depletion of the soil, toxic chemicals are used on farmland to promote and sustain crop production. The toxins used in this disgusting process are synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, and herbicides that not only harm the crops but […]

Pay Attention To Even Mild Symptoms

Pay Attention To Even Mild Symptoms

If you are experiencing continual symptoms of fatigue, memory lapses, or mood shifts, then these are signs that your immune system is trying to tell you something is wrong. Your antibodies (the armed forces in your immune system) are fighting […]

Is Eating Organic Worth It?

Is Eating Organic Worth It?

A lot of people ask the question, “is eating organic worth it?” Well, a small study was done in Sweden for a family of five where they were fed nothing but conventional foods for one week followed by two weeks […]

BPA is Dangerous

BPA is Dangerous, Part 2

A well-known endocrine disrupting chemical is called bisphenol A, also known as BPA. It’s usually found in canned foods and other packaging containers. When you eat food packaged in BPA containers you’re increasing your body’s levels of BPA, which disrupts […]

Health Impact of Fluoride

Deleterious Health Impact of Fluoride

Some dentists will tell you that you need fluoride in your toothpaste for its cavity reducing properties. This is an outdated recommendation that should be changed due to growing research regarding the deleterious health impact of fluoride. Fluoride is a […]

Restore your gut health

How to Restore Your Gut Health After Antibiotic Usage

Other than just impacting your weight, antibiotics affect your gut microbiome, which is a community of bacteria that are crucial in supporting your overall health. Antibiotics don’t cause immediate harm but over time the accumulation of antibiotic residue adds up […]