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10 Antinutrients to Get Out of Your Diet … and Life

Are you confused about what antinutrients are, where they’re found and if they’re actually a real threat? Antinutrients are natural or synthetic compounds found in a variety of foods — especially grains, beans, legumes and nuts — that interfere with the absorption of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients. They can even get in the way…

6 Goat Cheese Benefits, Nutrition Facts & Recipes

If you're a lover of cheese, you might wonder what kind of cheese, if any, is good for you. Goat cheese, with its tangy taste and crumbly texture, has earned a reputation as being one of the healthiest cheese choices there is. What are some of the reasons that nutritionists and even certain obesity experts…

6 Natural Alternatives to Psychiatric Drugs

Do you or a loved one take any so-called psychotropic drugs? It's certainly no longer uncommon, as roughly 17 percent of American adults currently take at least one psychotropic drug. (1) These drugs are used in order to alter how the brain functions, usually in an effort to treat a mental illness of some sort.…

Top 10 Pain-Triggering Foods

Have you ever experienced chronic pain that lasts for days, weeks, months or even years? If so, you know just how debilitating it can be. Not only does chronic pain interfere with just about every aspect of daily life, but it can also cause feelings of hopeless and intense frustration. According to a survey published…

Panic Attack Symptoms + 10 Unexpected Triggers

Have you ever experienced panic attack symptoms? If you have, then you know that the sensations are so intense it feels like you could be having a heart attack or other serious health issue. Panic attacks are characterized by a fear of losing control or surviving a disaster, even though there is no real danger…

Fecal Transplant: Can It Help Colitis, Candida, IBS and More?

According to a study published in the journal of Gastroenterology Hepatology, fecal transplants, also known as microbiota transplants, have a 91 percent cure rate (!) in treating clostridium difficile and may also help treat IBS, colitis and autoimmune disease. (1) There are several instances where someone with a life-threatening infection had fecal transplant actually save their life.…

16 Dangers of Fentanyl & the Fentanyl Patch

If you've heard about the opioid epidemic — which is one of the major contributors to the deaths of despair we're seeing today — but haven't had it personally affect you in any way, take a look at this recent study. It found that fentanyl was detected in the toxicology reports of nearly two-thirds of the 196 people…

Corn Flour: The Pluses & Minuses of This Gluten-Free Flour

In our gluten-free diet world, it’s easy to get tripped up by the number of options. What’s actually good for me? Which alternatives are better left on the grocery store shelf? Corn flour is a gluten-free option that you should know about. There are some caveats — it shouldn’t always be your first choice — but…

Preventative Medicine: 5 Ways to Practice to Cut Health Care Costs

In 2009, Harvard Researchers found that 62 percent of all 2007 bankruptcies were a direct result of medical debt. (1) While this is already almost a decade ago, not much has changed. Medical costs continue to be a leading reason why even people with health insurance experience debt, deplete their life savings or have to…

What Is Amylose? Top 9 Benefits + Side Effects of This Resistant Starch

Starchy foods often have a bad reputation, but are you aware that there are different kinds of starch in food? One in particular, amylose, can actually help your body to maintain a healthy gut and possibly even address the root biological causes of psychological problems. Amylose is a resistant starch found in a large variety…