Beet greens thin the bile, break down stones, and help flush toxins from the liver & gallbladder. 

Beet greens thin the bile, break down stones, and help flush toxins from the liver & gallbladder. 

Trashy-Laffy-Taffy-Beef

Modern wheat a "perfect, chronic poison," doctor says

Frankenwheat is not good for you…who woulda thought?!

“The Lee Philosophy of Nutrition states that a vitamin as it appears in nature is never a single chemical, but rather it is a group of interdependent compounds that form a ‘nutrient complex’ so intricate that only a living cell can create it. And just as no single component of a watch keeps time, no single compound in a vitamin complex accounts for the vitamin’s nutritive effect in the body. Only through whole, unprocessed foods can the synergistic effect of a true vitamin be delivered.”

—Mark R. Anderson

Selenium Biochemistry and Cancer: A Review of the Literature

Selenium is the center of the Vitamin E complex. Made sure to take it in whole food form so you get the co factors and trace elements that make this fantastic nutrient alive and potent. 

delish.

delish.

(Source: healthfit-life, via wanderlustlolita)

Too Much Bottled Water Might Harm Kids' Teeth

One of the most ridiculous things I’ve read in a while. Have a good laugh at our “experts” expense. Flouride… Really?

Inflammation is our body’s immune response to injuries, infections, stress, foreign substances and other irritants. It is a crucial protective reaction to contain potentially harmful irritants so that healing can take place.However, persistent chronic inflammation can also be a cause of many diseases, such as asthma, type II diabetes, heart disease, cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, as well as other
 autoimmune, neurological and inflammatory bowel diseases.That’s why it is essential for everyone to keep chronic inflammation at bay.TIPS:Choose fresh foods over processed foods. Here are some tips:Snack on whole fruits, nuts, seeds, and fresh vegetables instead of cookies and candy.Cook with coconut oil, butter, or olive oil.Have a salad with lots of fresh vegetables as your meal.Stay away from deep-fried foods; bake, broil, poach or stir-fry instead.Choose dark green or brightly colored vegetables as side dishes — they should fill half your dinner plate.

Inflammation is our body’s immune response to injuries, infections, stress, foreign substances and other irritants. It is a crucial protective reaction to contain potentially harmful irritants so that healing can take place.

However, persistent chronic inflammation can also be a cause of many diseases, such as asthma, type II diabetes, heart disease, cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, as well as other

 autoimmune, neurological and inflammatory bowel diseases.

That’s why it is essential for everyone to keep chronic inflammation at bay.

TIPS:
Choose fresh foods over processed foods. Here are some tips:

Snack on whole fruits, nuts, seeds, and fresh vegetables instead of cookies and candy.

Cook with coconut oil, butter, or olive oil.

Have a salad with lots of fresh vegetables as your meal.
Stay away from deep-fried foods; bake, broil, poach or stir-fry instead.

Choose dark green or brightly colored vegetables as side dishes — they should fill half your dinner plate.
Coloured x-ray image of a healthy human stomach.
Image Credit: Science Photo Library.

Coloured x-ray image of a healthy human stomach.

Image Credit: Science Photo Library.

(Source: amolecularmatter, via medicineatcucs)

In 1920, diabetes affected less than one-tenth of one percent of the U.S. population; by the end of the 20th century, almost 20 percent of U.S. citizens will contract types I or II diabetes.

The New England Journal of Medicine lists 55 “diseases” that can be caused by eating gluten.

NEJM. 2002, Jan 17; 346(3):180-8.Review, Huffington Post Jan 2, 2010

New Research Continues to Show Alzheimers is a Type 3 Diabetes

Just another reason to keep you insulin surges low


Dorsal root ganglion neurons, nerve cells that transmit sensory information to the brain, cultured from an embryonic rat.
Image by Dr. Heiti Paves, Laboratory of Molecular Genetics.


Dorsal root ganglion
neurons, nerve cells that transmit sensory information to the brain, cultured from an embryonic rat.

Image by Dr. Heiti Paves, Laboratory of Molecular Genetics.

(via biocanvas)

Rate of Severe Reactions Higher Than Thought in Young Children With Food Allergies - ScienceDaily (June 25, 2012)

Data compiled from patient questionnaires and clinic visits over three years showed that 72 percent of the children had a food-allergic reaction, and that 53 percent of the children had more than one reaction, with the majority of reactions being to milk, egg or peanut…Approximately 11 percent of the reactions were classified as severe and included symptoms such as swelling in the throat, difficulty breathing, a sudden drop in blood pressure, dizziness or fainting.

Why Butter is Better

The Diet Dictocrats told us that it was better to switch to polyunsaturated margarine and most Americans did. Butter all but disappeared from our tables, shunned as a miscreant…