Clean eating has been a bonafide trend for the past decade, but what does “clean eating” actually mean? While there’s no official definition for “clean” in the context of clean eating, it typically means food that’s whole or minimally processed, organic, natural, local and fresh. However, many clean-eating advocates aim
Eating an organic diet, compared to a diet that includes conventionally grown fruits and vegetables, can significantly lower levels of pesticides in the body, according to researchers. After six days of eating a conventional diet, followed by six days of eating organic, urine tests from four families from different backgrounds
By now you may realize—because all of the body’s systems are interconnected—that there is usually more than one cause con-tributing to your fatigue. When one of your body’s systems is out of balance (if, for example, your HPA axis is malfunctioning be-cause of chronic stress), then other systems (like your
Ferrous sulfate is the most commonly prescribed form of iron supplementation recommended by conventional healthcare providers. However, manynaturopathic physicians will often recommend other forms of supplemental iron…
Conventional head lice treatments contain toxic pesticides such as malathion or permethrin. Fortunately, research indicates that several natural lice treatment options are safe and effective. Here’s a look at the best treatments.
Tracking the Path of Pain
To better understand the body’s response to pain, researchers at the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) have identified activity in the brain that governs these reactions. Using heat as the source of discomfort, experiments showed that bodily responses to pain are controlled by
Dietary guidelines from governments and health organizations around the world agree: a healthy dietary pattern includes around two servings of fish a week. Most American adults get less than the recommended eight ounces per week. What makes fish such an important part of a healthy diet, and what are the
Organic Foods May Help Prevent Cancer
People who eat the most organic foods have the lowest risk of cancer, suggests a study published Oct. 22, 2018, in JAMA Internal Medicine. Organics have no pesticides, which have been linked to cancer. Organic food consumption was studied among nearly 69,000 people (78 percent
Many of us want to simplify our lives and do a detox cleanse to ring in the New Year. The simple detox program presented here—consisting of a liver detox tea and the Elimination Diet— is uncomplicated, inexpensive, and effective!
Is milk healthy? It sounds like a simple question, but the answer is anything but simple. Milk is actually a controversial topic due to opinions that run the gamut from “milk is the best thing you can drink” to “milk is one of the worst drinks on the planet.”