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How YOU Can Help Typhoon Ondoy Victims in the Philippines

How YOU Can Help Typhoon Ondoy Victims in the Philippines

This past weekend a devastating typhoon named Ondoy swept through metro Manila creating a total blackout. Hundreds have died and over 500,000 people are now homeless, many still waiting for help. All of us have the power to make a difference and it’s easy! Here’s how…

September 29, 5
The 6 Best Energy Boosting Foods On Earth

The 6 Best Energy Boosting Foods On Earth

A shortage of energy is the No. 1 complaint of most people who stay busy juggling a career, a relationship and a workout plan. Keeping all these activities going takes, well, a ton of energy. Here are the top five energy boosting foods that will give you true, lasting energy to keep you active all day!

September 24, 30
10 Weird and Gross Ingredients in Processed Food

10 Weird and Gross Ingredients in Processed Food

Everyone now knows that processed and fast foods are not the bastions of nutrition, but that shouldn’t make these ingredients found inside them any less revolting. Check out these top 10 weird ingredients…

September 23, 18
5 Amazing Foods You Should Know

5 Amazing Foods You Should Know

Here are 5 simple amazing foods, that everyone should incorporate into there diet.

September 22, 4
5 Lifesaving Items to Fight Swine Flu

5 Lifesaving Items to Fight Swine Flu

With an expected second major outbreak of the swine flu slowly approaching, many people have no idea what they can do to help prevent it. Here are 5 things you can do that could save your life!

September 21, 11
Sleep Helps Reduce Errors In Memory

Sleep Helps Reduce Errors In Memory

Sleeping found to reduce mistakes in memory, according to a first-of-its-kind study led by a cognitive neuroscientist at Michigan State University. While previous research has shown that sleep improves memory, this study is the first to address errors in memory.

September 15, 4
How Broccoli Can Protect Your Arteries

How Broccoli Can Protect Your Arteries

It’s long been known that broccoli is good for your heart, and now British scientists think they know why. Researchers at Imperial College London have found evidence a chemical in broccoli and other green leafy vegetables could boost a natural defense mechanism that protects arteries from the clogging that can cause heart attacks…

September 13, 4
3 Important Ways Your Thoughts Can Help You Heal

3 Important Ways Your Thoughts Can Help You Heal

Our thoughts can make us sick, and they can help us get well. Over recent years, many mainstream medical practitioners as well as alternative therapists have been endorsing the theory that negative thoughts and emotions adversely affect our health. Here are three simple ways to adjust your mindset to promote good health.

September 12, 6
The Amazing Health Benefits of Broccoli

The Amazing Health Benefits of Broccoli

In the world of healthy vegetables, broccoli occupies the special status of being one of the most nutritious vegetables around. Broccoli is a rich source of a variety of biochemicals that are known to fight cancer. One of the most well known and extensively studied is…

September 11, 39
Out With The Old, In With The Raw

Out With The Old, In With The Raw

You don’t have to go full throttle, punk rock raw vegan to reap the benefits of nutritional health. Incorporating more whole foods into your diet is the first step. Here are a few quick recipes to get you started…

September 10, 11
How To Read and Understand Food Labels

How To Read and Understand Food Labels

Do you read the Nutrition Facts food labels when you shop? People look at food labels for different reasons. Here are the basics of deciphering food labels, consolidated into ten quick-reference tips.

September 09, 5
Deceptive Techniques of Food Labels, What You Read is NOT What You Get!

Deceptive Techniques of Food Labels, What You Read is NOT What You Get!

If it comes in a bag, a box, a bottle, a can or other container, it may have started out as food, but somewhere all along the way it met the manufacturing process. Some ‘foods’ like glow-in-the-dark candy goo sold to children obviously aren’t food and are highly manufactured products, but a great deal of…

September 08, 0
Documentary THE COVE Exposes Secret Slaughtering of Dolphins

Documentary THE COVE Exposes Secret Slaughtering of Dolphins

The Cove exposes an atrocity of unimaginable brutality. The dolphin slaughter depicted here is committed yearly and without knowledge of the general Japanese public, even though they could be buying highly-toxic mercury-laden dolphin meat disguised as fish from their local supermarkets.

September 05, 4
Get To Know 5 Superfoods

Get To Know 5 Superfoods

Many are aware of some of the health promoting properties of certain herbs and spices. The challenge is to get them into our daily diets. One way is to consume ‘functional foods.’ A functional food is any food product claimed to have a health-promoting and/or disease-preventing property beyond the basic nutrition. Here are 5 AMAZING Superfoods…

September 04, 11
Top 15 Houseplants for Improving Indoor Air Quality

Top 15 Houseplants for Improving Indoor Air Quality

While it’s a well known fact that plants convert carbon dioxide into oxygen through photosynthesis, a NASA/ALCA study showed that many houseplants also remove harmful toxins. The best houseplants to buy are…

September 03, 10
Disturbing Glimpse into the Cruel Chicken Industry – Warning: Graphic Video

Disturbing Glimpse into the Cruel Chicken Industry – Warning: Graphic Video

Thrown, dropped, mutilated, and ground-up alive. This is the shocking reality faced by hundreds of thousands of chicks each day at the world’s largest egg-laying breed hatchery – Hy-Line International in Spencer, Iowa. New hidden camera footage obtained at this facility during a Mercy For Animals undercover investigation gives a disturbing glimpse into the…

September 02, 14
The Perfect Amount of Omega-3 for Your Health

The Perfect Amount of Omega-3 for Your Health

New research in the FASEB Journal identifies the ‘Goldilocks dose’ of DHA that is ‘just right’ for preventing oxidative stress in men. A team of French scientists have found the dose of DHA that is ‘just right’ for preventing cardiovascular disease in healthy…

September 01, 2

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