5 Simple Ways to Reduce Dangerous Toxins in Your Home

After a long day, there?s nothing like taking a deep breath and relaxing at home. But don?t get too comfortable. That air you?re breathing might be making you sick. We face countless pollutants each day, and some of the worst can be in our home environments. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports indoor […]


6 Habits that Actually Change Your Brain

Scientists used to believe that our brains became fixed after a certain age, but new research shows that some habits can change our brain at any age.


Canada Takes Action to Save the Bees

The Canadian government announced it will ban two pesticides that have been linked to the falling numbers of pollinators, including bees. The pesticides include: clothianidin and thiamethoxam, both of which fall under the category of neonicotinoid (called neonics) pesticides. Health Canada announced that it will ban most outdoor uses of these pesticides within 3 to […]


The Only 4 Mountain Climber Variations You Need to Build a Killer Core

Mountain climbers won't just strengthen your core, they'll give you a full body workout.


How Not to Die from Kidney Disease

Kidney failure may be both prevented and treated with a plant-based diet, and it?s no wonder: Kidneys are highly vascular organs. Harvard researchers found three significant dietary risk factors for declining kidney function: ?animal protein, animal fat, and cholesterol.? Animal fat can alter the actual structure of our kidneys. In my video below, you can see […]


10 Tips to Tackle Candida

Candida overgrowth can cause a wide range of health problems, but these troublemaking fungi respond well to natural treatments.


What Happened When I Meditated Every Day for a Month

When I decided to become a yoga teacher, I had two options: I could enroll in a 6-month long session in which I studied on weekends only, or I could throw myself into an immersive training session from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday for an entire month. For me, it wasn’t difficult […]


18 Reasons to Eat More Beets

Beets are among the best superfoods in the world. They are packed with nutrition and healing properties. Not counting their delicious taste and incredible versatility, here are 18 reasons to love these delicious darlings of the vegetable kingdom. Health Benefits of Beets 1. Male Sexual Health Both beets and beet greens are good sources of […]


Drinking Too Much (or Too Little) May Increase Dementia Risk

When it comes to dementia risk, abstaining from alcohol may be just as risky as bingeing.


Monsanto Loses Landmark Cancer Lawsuit and $289 Million in Damages

Lawsuits seem to be a way of life for chemical giant Monsanto, but in a groundbreaking David vs. Goliath case, terminally ill 46-year old Dewayne Lee Johnson sued Monsanto, now a unit of Bayer AG, and was just awarded $289 Million. Previous lawsuits attempted to link the company?s flagship herbicide RoundUp to cancer, but in […]


How Not to Die from Diabetes

We?ve known since the 1930s that type 2 diabetes can be prevented, arrested, and even reversed with a plant-based diet. Within five years of following the diet, about a quarter of the diabetic patients in that early study were able to get off insulin altogether. Plant-based diets are relatively low in calories, though. Is it […]


Forget Protein. Are You Getting Enough Fiber in Your Diet?

Protein gets all the glory when it comes to healthy eating, but we really ought to be focusing on getting enough fiber in our daily diets.


10 Iodine Deficiency Symptoms to Watch out For

Iodine deficiency is making a comeback. Here's why that matters and some important iodine deficiency symptoms to look out for.


6 Benefits of Adding Coconut Oil to Your Morning Coffee

Unlike sugar and cream, which make your coffee unhealthy, coconut oil adds nutrients to it. Here are the benefits of adding coconut oil to your coffee.


How Do I Get Rid of Leg Cramps When Working Out?

Pickle juice is just one tip.