Are Those Real Blueberries?

Many "blueberry" cereals, pastries, bagels, breads and bars are not made with real blueberries at all! Instead, the blueberries are faked using artificial colors (Red #40, Blue #2), partially-hydrogenated oils and liquid sugars like High Fructose Corn Syrup. Watch the 7-minute mini-documentary … [Read more...]

Overcome Your Basic Desire for Sweet Foods

Why do we need to sweeten everything we eat? Is it because nothing in its natural state tastes good? Or, have we been programmed to think sweetness is the only taste that is truly satisfying because sugar has been increasingly added to most packaged foods? It is interesting that if you stop eating … [Read more...]

Are Organic Foods Healthier for You?

What makes a food product "organic?" Organic foods must meet certain standards established by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, such as being produced without the use of hormones, herbicides, pesticides, antibiotics or fertilizers created with sewer waste or ingredients that aren't natural.  This … [Read more...]

Green Tea May Protect Against Glaucoma

Green tea contains healthful substances that can penetrate eye tissues, raising the possibility that the tea may protect against glaucoma and other eye diseases. Scientists have confirmed that the healthful substances found in green tea — renowned for their powerful antioxidant and … [Read more...]

Why Brown Rice is Heart-Healthy

Researchers report that brown rice is better than white rice when it comes to protecting you from high blood pressure and artherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries). The two kinds of rice that may reduce the risk of heart disease by interfering with a protein (angiotensin II) linked to these … [Read more...]

Detoxification Techniques

What Detoxification Techniques are Available? Several methods of detoxification are currently available. These include fasting, specific diets, colon therapy, vitamin therapy, chelation therapy, and hyperthermia. As a word of caution - All long-term fasts require medical supervision as well as … [Read more...]

Red Yeast Rice Cuts Cholesterol

New research by Cardiologists David Becker, M.D. and Ram Gordon, M.D., published in Annals of Internal Medicine, may provide alternative treatment option for statin-intolerant patients An over-the-counter dietary supplement sold at pharmacies and health food stores may be an alternative for … [Read more...]