Health

The Miracle Butter: 6 ways to use African Shea Butter

Made from the nut of the African Shea Tree, Shea butter is one of nature’s premiere miracle butters! I use this stuff for just about everything! I’m not talking about the diluted, chemical-laden products that contain 2% Shea butter; I’m talking about 100% natural, from the motherland, Shea butter. You’ll mostly find it in health or international food stores, and even in some beauty supply stores.

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High Fructose Corn Syrup Leads to Obesity and Liver Damage

Experts agree – sugar truly is a health destroyer. And whether it’s real sugar or sugar in the form of high-fructose corn syrup, negative health effects will surely pop up with over-consumption. But some research does indeed pinpoint HFCS specifically for causing a concerning amount of damage. Two studies coming to these conclusions found evidence showing that HFCS promotes obesity and causes damage to the liver.

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Victory! South Carolina upholds freedom of residents to buy, sell raw milk

We are excited to report that food freedom has won out in South Carolina, where a factory farm front group recently tried, but failed, to stamp out longstanding state laws that recognize the freedom of individuals to buy and sell raw milk throughout the Palmetto State. And all of you, our valued readers, helped make this possible by calling and emailing the South Carolina Farm Bureau (SCFB) in the eleventh hour and urging the group to oppose this attempted assault on an all-natural food product.

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Green Tea and Tai Chi Reduce Inflammation, Enhance Bone Health

If you don’t know about the benefits of green tea, it’s time to start reading. This elixir has gained popularity in the western natural health world over a decade ago, though it’s been the health beverage of choice for millennia in Eastern countries. The benefits are many, and some recent research says the benefits can be augmented when the tea is paired with another Eastern practice—tai chi.

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Five green foods with exceptional healing power

Although it is unclear who started the green revolution, the world seems to be recognizing the powerful effects of green foods in helping individuals live longer and healthier. Scientific researchers, health nutritionists, and other experts including the author of the Green Foods Bible, David Sandoval emphasize the power of Chlrophyll in treating several diseases including diabetes, ulcers, open wounds, skin diseases, body odor and even the big “C.”

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Disturbing: Burger King Admits Burgers Contain Horsemeat

In a piece of highly disturbing news, Burger King has now admitted after continuous denial that it has actually been selling UK customers both burgers and Whoppers that contain horsemeat. This admission comes just after The Guardian reports that Burger King reps offered a round of ‘absolute assurances’ to customers that it did not ever use horsemeat in its products.

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The Mushroom Being Used to Suppress Cancer Tumors

Have you heard of the mushroom being used to boost the immune system and fight cancer? While there are countless foods and compounds out there being researched for their cancer-fighting abilities, the turkey tail mushroom is one food that has gained some spotlight as of recent. Specifically, the mushroom has been shown to be highly effective at suppressing prostate tumor development.

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