Five ways to survive viral epidemics and pandemics

Viruses only pick off the weaker members of the community. Those with debilitated constitutions, who have low immunity or whose inner core has been made more fragile with age-related diseases and too much stress are more vulnerable to biological pathogens. You could almost say that viruses are Nature’s way of culling the herd – except…

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Bright Star of the Morning, the perfect warming drink for star quality!

I’ve explained the importance of warming food and drink in the cold season in How to Eat Right in Winter for your Ancestral Body Type. So in this article, I will be sharing my own quick and easy recipe for a favourite warming drink that, if your body is anything like mine, will transform your…

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How to eat right in winter for your ancestral body type

Many of us suffer unnecessarily in winter largely because we have not been taught about eating right for our ancestral body type, and how we are not just the product of what we eat, but what we eat at different seasons of the year. I’ve explained the importance of following in the footsteps of our…

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How to eat right for your ancestral body type

Despite the misinformation of modern Western medicine, which is born out of ignorance about the role of nutrition in helping us feel and look good for longer, most of us do now understand that we are what we eat. However, we may not realise the relevance of the land that we are born and raised…

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The ancient elixir of life: simple steps to looking and feeling good for longer

Have you ever wondered why Chinese people seem to remain younger-looking and healthier than many of us in the West? It is actually a matter of perception. It is not so much that they stay young and fitter for longer, but that we get older and sicker sooner than we would have done had we…

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The “drink eight glasses of water per day” lie, by Dr. Eric Berg DC

By Dr Eric Berg “Drink more water! Stay hydrated! Drink LOTS of water!” It seems like pretty uncontroversial advice, and we hear it all the time, paired with promises of fat loss and toxin elimination. We even hear the specific tip- eight glasses of water a day- so often it’s practically unassailable. But that’s just…

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The Magical Magnificence of Magnesium

By Annie Dieu-Le-Veut When I talk of the magic of magnesium, I don’t mean the sleight-of-hand tricks of the stage conjurer. I’m talking about real magic, the kind that the goddess of the sea performs every single second of every single day and night in her submarine laboratory. As a shaman, I have journeyed into…

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How a Ketogenic diet may help with cancer

By Dr. Mercola To some, a ketogenic diet amounts to nothing less than a drug-free cancer treatment. The diet calls for eliminating carbohydrates, replacing them with healthy fats and protein. The premise is that since cancer cells need glucose to thrive, and carbohydrates turn into glucose in your body, then cutting out carbs literally starves…

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Ruby red cabbage sauerkraut – the highest source of Vitamin C on the planet

  From Annie’s Kitchen Sauerkraut is a popular fermented food these days, although it’s usually made with white cabbage. But for me, ruby red cabbage sauerkraut is the sassiest lady in town and especially when she’s spiced up with garlic, ginger, chillies and caraway seeds. Apart from the taste being out of this world, there…

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The Miraculous Rejuvenatory Benefits of Slow-Simmered Beef Marrow Broth

It’s ironic how we’ve been quite happily feeding bone marrow to our dogs to give them a bushy coat and shiny eyes without realising that it could do the same for us. The nutritional benefits of the holy marrow is now being rediscovered and if you find that people are describing it in magical or…

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Welcome to the nutrition revolution – part 1: vitamin K2

From Annie’s Kitchen I’ve been writing about holistic nutrition, professionally, for about 30 years. But never have I witnessed such a turnaround in how we’re now thinking and what we’re now recommending. And never before have I experienced such a turnaround in my own health – through following the new guidelines – and I don’t…

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New tooth-growth at age 66, thanks to a change in diet!

From Annie’s Kitchen I’ve a lower front tooth that has been eroding for some time – probably more than decade – and it was gradually turning into a stump. It was eroding not because I wasn’t taking enough calcium but because the calcium couldn’t be transported to where it was needed, and so it was…

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Is veganism a more spiritual option?

I had a discussion with a friend, the other day, who was insisting that being vegan was the more moral option and thus his veganism made him more spiritual and closer to God. But I think he was suffering from the confusion and cognitive dissonance that comes about when you conflate religion with spirituality. For…

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Gluten-free foods found to be saturated with glyphosate weed killer

by Mike Adams In recent laboratory tests, many gluten-free foods were found to containing alarmingly high levels of glyphosate weed killer, a chemical described as a “probable carcinogen” by a scientific subgroup of the World Health Organization. Gluten-free foods are widely consumed by people who aren’t even gluten sensitive in the first place. As I…

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Manuka honey kills more bacteria than all available antibiotics

Not all honey is created equal. While the benefits of raw, unprocessed honey have been well-documented over the centuries, Australian researchers have found one type of honey, called Manuka honey, to be better than all known antibiotics. Manuka honey is produced by bees that forage on the nectar of Leptospermum Scoparium, or New Zealand’s Manuka…

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Why soaking your grains helps with weight loss and diabetes

by Rosemary Hansen Why soak grains? You can soak grains before cooking or baking them. Soaking grains (and nuts, seeds, and legumes) helps to neutralize phytic acid, an anti-nutrient, present in them. Phytic acid blocks the absorption of critical vitamins and minerals (phosphorus, calcium, iron, zinc) from being assimilated into the body. Phytic acid also…

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Researchers found that using vitamin C correctly in high doses kills cancer cells

by David Gutierrez of Natural News One of the greatest controversies in oncology may have been resolved: Researchers may have discovered the reason that research into the effectiveness of high-dose vitamin C as a cancer treatment has been so mixed.

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Three top miracle superfoods that protect from colds and flu

By Annie Dieu-Le-Veut We have to take especial care of ourselves during the cold months because the body needs a little extra help then to tick over properly. It’s no coincidence that more people die during this season of death, in Nature, before the rebirth of the Spring. As we get older, the body needs…

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The Extraordinary Health Benefits of Fulvic Acid

By Shabir Daya Scientists have known for years that everyone requires at least 90 nutrients to maintain optimal health. These nutrients include 17 vitamins, 59 minerals, 12 amino acids and three essential fatty acids. Whilst nature has provided us with all these nutrients to enable us to live a long and healthy life, unfortunately the…

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Top 8 superfoods that can heal your whole body

The grocery aisles have displayed foods for decades that are nutritionally deficient. Poor soil conditions combined with seed engineering and processing have left people with poor choices. So here are eight superfoods which will help you get the required nutrients for optimal body function.

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Scientists find good nutrition prevents depression

Eating a Mediterranean diet or other healthy dietary pattern, comprising of fruit, vegetables, legumes, and nuts and low in processed meats, is associated with preventing the onset of depression, according to research published in the open access journal BMC Medicine. A large study of 15,093 people suggests depression could be linked with nutrient deficits.

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Maitake: The “dancing mushroom” that helps prevent a whole host of diseases

By Geary Andrew Maitake mushrooms have been used as both food and medicine in Asian cultures for many centuries, and are described as having a rich, earthy taste. The name maitake means “dancing mushroom” in Japanese. They are most common in the Northeastern areas of the United States and Canada. They also exist in hardwood…

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The amazing healing benefits of aloe vera

The unassuming aloe vera, a hardy desert herb that easily grows indoors, is actually one of the world’s most beneficial plants. It’s quite amazing that such a common plant has dozens of natural medicinal uses, yet flies under the radar and never quite gets the attention it deserves. Most people literally only know about the…

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Drinking water REALLY DOES help with weightloss!

For people who want to control their weight or reduce their intakes of sugar, sodium and saturated fat, water may be what the doctor ordered. A new study that examined the dietary habits of more than 18,300 U.S. adults found the majority of people who increased their consumption of plain water by 1 percent reduced…

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12 Painless Ways to Cut Out Sugar

It’s no surprise to some that sugar is actually really not that good for you … and most knows that it’s a big no-no for diabetics. But what about for everyone else? Is sugar really that bad? Sugar comes in numerous forms, and it’s almost impossible to avoid if you eat any type of processed…

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One hundred-and-one health benefits of coconut

By Jennifer of Hybrid Rasta While traveling through Thailand, my partner and I joked about buying a coconut plantation because it seems that everything now-a-days is coconut based! coconut oil coconut butter coconut shreds coconut water coconut milk and cream coconut flour and even coconut soya sauce (try it, it’s actually delicious) Coconut (C. nucifera)…

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