Fructose: Cancer’s Favorite Food & America’s Favor

Fructose, a sugar naturally found in fruit, has been extracted, concentrated and has become America’s sweetener of choice in many processed foods we consume every day.  Generally found in the form of high-fructose corn syrup, this sweetener contains mercury, a known carcinogen, and may actually feed cancer cells after being metabolized by the liver. In […]

The Sweet Health Benefits Of Honey

When most people think of honey, the image of a delicious, sweet, golden colored treat probably comes to mind.  What would you do if we told you that delicious, sweet honey is actually a health food?  That’s right, honey is incredibly healthy for you.  Those bees really know what they’re doing. How Is Honey Made? […]

The Healing Power of Lavender

Lavender, a flower from Provence France, isn’t just something pretty to look at; it turns out lavender is quite a medical powerhouse with no contraindications or adverse interactions when used with other herbs or medications.  For centuries lavender has been used to calm nerves, cure headaches, insomnia, and gastrointestinal issues, but more recently other uses […]

A Vicious Circle: Antibiotics Destroy Gut

It has been known for a long time that antibiotic use not only kills targeted infections, but also leads to the development of drug resistant super-bugs and also permanently kills good bacteria, such as that in your gut.  However, evidence from a study in the popular journal Nature indicates that, the process of permanently killing […]