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"Free Speech about Science Act of 2011" - ANH Takes Lead...
Opinion by Consumer Advocate Tim Bolen Wednesday, April 6th, 2011 Sometimes we all forget how very large the North American Health Freedom Movement actually is. Sometimes, because of its sheer size it

10 Foods to Keep on Hand
It’s hard to eat healthy or come up with healthy snacks on the fly. To make it easier, keep a few healthy ingredients on hand. Keep these foods in stock so you’ll always be ready to provide a guilt-f

2 DIY Herb & Flower Infusions
You don’t need to pay big bucks for fancy infused oils, vinegars and dessert toppings. You can save a lot of money by making your own at home and you’ll be able to use organic ingredients too. Try th

2 Reasons to Exercise in the Morning
Having trouble getting the recommended 20-30 minutes of daily exercise into your routine? Aside from the fact that leaving exercise until later in the day is a sure-fire way to have it disappear from

3 Foods That Help Boost Brain Power
Pumpkin Seeds: Keep a bag of pumpkin seeds handy if you want to enjoy the benefits of zinc. Just a handful offers your recommended daily value of this nutrient that scientists believe can support mem

3 Signs That Your Pet May Be Sick
Unlike your other family members, your pets (specifically dogs and cats) can’t speak up and tell you when they’re feeling lousy. But they can still tip you off that something may be wrong. You know y

3 Ways to Cut Exposure to BPA
If you’re concerned about BPA toxicity in your food, we’ve got 3 quick tips to help you limit you and your family’s exposure to this potentially toxic chemical. ( What is BPA? ) Check the Number. Tak

5 Supplements for Effective Weight Management
Successful weight management requires a healthy diet and exercise program. While supplements can’t provide a quick fix, they can help support weight loss when used as part of a healthy lifestyle. The

5 Ways to Outsmart Germs
Stay healthy during cold & flu season with these common sense tips to beat germs: Clean shopping cart handles with disposable wipes. A University of Arizona study found that 3 out of 4 cart handl

An Apple a Day Doesn't Cut It Anymore - You've Gotta Try Apple Cider Vinegar!
Note from Dennis: Apple Cider vinegar is one my personal favorites and, in my opinion, is one of the most under-appreciated health products around. The benefits of a couple teaspoons or so a day have

Best Supplements for Women Over 40
For middle-age and mature women (those over age 40), consider your diet first. Look at what you’re eating and find out what nutrients you may be falling short on. These four supplements can help cove

Broccoli - the New Cancer Killer!
by Dennis Harwood Scientists recently pinpointed for the first time one of the most important reasons why broccoli is so good for our health. Not only does broccoli help prevent cancer by protecting

Cancer Research - A Super Fraud?
by Robert Ryan, B.Sc. "Everyone should know that most cancer research is largely a fraud and that the major cancer research organisations are derelict in their duties to the people who support them."

Cholesterol Drugs Can Ruin Your Health
A clinical trial of Zetia, a cholesterol-lowering drug prescribed to about one million people a week, failed to show that the drug has any medical benefits. This was recently announced by the two pha

Claiming Water Prevents Dehydration Could Land You in Jail!
HSI is one of my favorite health newsletters and this article by them is simply too much to ignore. Unless things change drastically this is where the entire world is headed. --Dennis HSI e-Alert The

Clobber Your Allergies the Natural Way
by: Deanna Blanchard 50 million Americans are suffering from allergies right now and they're just as desperate for relief as you are. You could turn to allergy medications like antihistamines to ease

Commonly Prescribed Pain Killer Pulled After 50 Years!
I took over 50 years but a very commonly prescribed painkiller with known health risks has finally been pulled by the FDA. Why was it pulled? Because of the efforts of a dedicated public health group

DIY Natural Carpet Freshener
It's really very simple, inexpensive and easy to make your own carpet freshener. Add your favorite scent to your rooms while you freshen your carpets with this simple mixture that costs pennies to ma

Do Chicken Eggs Contain Good Cholesterol or Bad Cholesterol?
Cholesterol has been a big issue for years, with all of the major health organizations coming out with strong suggestions to lower cholesterol to help prevent heart disease. We've all heard about the

FDA Pushed to Reconsider Use of Dental Mercury
by Steve Koral DMD International Academy of Oral Medicine & Toxiclogy (IAOMT) Gaithersburg, MD, December 15, 2010 After having scored the historic coup of convincing the Food and Drug Administrati

Feed the Brain with Dark Foods
Want to keep your brain sharp and young? Eat more eggplant and blackberries. According to a UC-Berkeley study, people who regularly eat eggplant —with the skin on — are more likely to have a sharp me

Fight Disease with One Simple Dietary Change
The following article from NHD "Health Watch" caught our eye. It's a simple explanation of an underlying root cause of a great many health issues facing those eating a typical "American" diet. One of

Food and Water Safety Tips
The Dangers of Food Bacteria Food borne illnesses are very common and are apparent through a wide range of symptoms. The symptoms can be as simple as an upset stomach, or something more serious, such

Foods that Ease Arthritis Pain
If you suffer from the terrible pain that accompanies arthritis, you may not know that the food you eat is VERY important in controlling your symptoms. So if you are interested in a healthy and easy

For a Healthy Breakfast, Eat Some Eggs
To get your day off to a good start, it’s important to eat a healthy breakfast that will keep you satisfied. Instead of sugary cereal or carb- and fat-laden bagel and cream cheese, try two

High Fructose Corn Syrup — Another Strike
We've been warning about the dangers of HFCS for years. The evidence keeps on coming, proving again and again how bad it is for health. The ONLY reason it's being used by food manufacturers is becaus

How Many Deaths Are Caused By Vitamins and Supplements?
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Orthomolecular Medicine News Service, January 19, 2010 No Deaths from Vitamins, Minerals, Amino Acids or Herbs Poison Control Statistics Prove Supplements’ Safety

How Much Sugar Are You Drinking?
The amount of sugar in processed foods is at a staggering level. It's in virtually everything and is one of the most damaging things you can eat on a regular basis. If you value your health, find a w

How to Prevent Tension Headaches before They Strike
Struggle with regular headaches? You’re not alone. An estimated 45 million Americans suffer from tension headaches caused by everything from stress to insomnia. The good news is there are a few natur

Japanese radiation reaches Alabama
March 29, 2011 Source: Tuscaloosa News MONTGOMERY | Trace amounts of radiation from the ongoing Japanese nuclear plant crisis have shown up in Alabama, the Environmental Protection Agency said Monday.

Monsanto's GMO perversion of food
Byron J Richards In the 2010 growing season Monsanto plans to unleash its latest Frankenfood experiment on the American and Canadian public, a new version of genetically mutated corn

Our EAT CLEANER Top 5 Healthy Halloween Tips
Halloween was always a fun time for me when I was growing up. Unfortunately, the modern world is not as safe as it once was for our kids. I've had many requests over the years for a good product to h

PRObiotics vs. PREbiotics: What’s the Difference?
I'm a big fan of probiotics and personally feel almost everyone should be taking them daily. The benefits are known and well researched, and there are a wide variety of choices available in all price

Save Your Skin with Selenium
Selenium is a powerful mineral that helps protect your skin against the effects of harmful UV rays. To boost your selenium, replace white rice and other refined grains with wholesome whole grains. Th

Spanish Study Confirms Hemp Oil Cures Cancer Without Side Effects
Hemp Oil and Cancer By Mark Sircus Ac., OMD The medical science is strongly in favor of THC laden hemp oil as a primary cancer therapy, not just in a supportive role to control the side effects of ch

Stop the Burning!
by Dennis Harwood Millions of people in the U.S. suffer almost daily with some form of heartburn or acid indigestion. What do these people want most? FAST RELIEF! The drug companies have responded ov

The Amazing Benefits of Oregano Oil
Escape the Flu and Cold Season and Much More... By Roger Baird While others may be lolling on the beach in southern climes, most Canadians shiver the winter months away. Poor diet, lack of exercise a

The Food Ingredient that Causes Nerve Damage
Following the Second World War food companies discovered monosodium glutamate (MSG), a food ingredient the Japanese had invented in 1908 to enhance food flavors. Unfortunately, MSG is extremely toxic

The Plight of the Autism Activists...
Opinion by Consumer Advocate Tim Bolen Sunday, March 13th, 2011 I met with a group of the top people in the Autism Awareness Movement yesterday at a meeting hosted by Talk About Curing Autism (TACA) a

The Push for Vaccinations Follows the Money Trail.
For the H1N1 pro-vaccine campaign, Mike Adams from NaturalNews has this to say about the industry and it's push to vaccinate everyone on the planet: (NaturalNews) A stunning new report reveals that t

This Little Piggy Wants a Foot Spa
The barefoot days of summer can be hard on your feet. If you don’t have the time—or money—to get pampering pedicures, mix up your own soothing foot bath and luxurious foot rubs at home with inexpensi

Tired All the Time?
If you find yourself battling frequent drowsiness, check out these 5 common causes of fatigue. (The good news is, you can fix them and renew your energy.) Vitamin or mineral deficiency : low levels o

U.S. Government Calls for the Phase-out of Dental Mercury Amalgam...
by Charles G. Brown, National Counsel Consumers for Dental Choice April 5th, 2011 In an extraordinary development that will change the global debate about amalgam, the United States government has an

Various Herbs for Cancer Treatment & Management
From Blog of Herbs and Health Ancient China although didn’t know exactly as much as we know now about cancer they certainly understood some signs and symptoms including progressions of some cancers.

What are MUFA's and Where Can You Get Them?
Monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFAs) are considered to be a healthy form of dietary fat, along with polyunsaturated fats, or PUFAs. Unlike saturated fats and the dreaded trans fats, unsaturated fats l

What Diabetics Should Know About Avandia
In September of 2010, it was announced by the Food and Drug Administration that the controversial diabetes drug Avandia would remain on the U.S. market, but its use would be tightly restricted.

What You've Never Been Told About Breakfast Cereals
In most households you will find both parents and children sitting down to breakfast and automatically filling their bowls with some breakfast cereal. When you go to the supermarket today you will fi

What's Wrong with Farmed Salmon?
When farmed salmon escape from ocean pens, they threaten wild salmon and other fish by competing with them for food and spawning grounds. Waste from most salmon farms is released directly into the oc

Why Brushing Your Teeth is Not Enough
If your dental hygiene routine leaves out flossing, you’re in trouble. Brushing your teeth and neglecting to floss is like rinsing your hair after a workout and skipping the rest of your body. You’re