April 24, 2014

Diet and Toxins Cause Alzheimer’s, Not Genetics

Suzanne de la Monte1 Diet and Toxins Cause Alzheimer’s, Not Genetics

Rhode Island Hospital researcher Suzanne de la Monte, MD, looks at the link between nitrates and nitrites — found in many food products — and the development of Alzheimer’s disease, as well as the link between diabetes and Alzheimer’s. Watch the Video.

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Study Compares American Diabetes Association Low-fat Diet to High-fat Ketogenic Diet for Helping Diabetes: Ketogenic Diet Wins

Study Compares American Diabetes Association Low-fat Diet to High-fat Ketogenic Diet for Helping Diabetes: Ketogenic Diet Wins

A new study published this month (April 2014) compared two diets with overweight diabetic people.

One group ate the standard recommended diet by the American Diabetes Association, which was a low-fat, high carbohydrate, restricted calorie diet, as per the USDA dietary guidelines for a “healthy” diet.

The other group, almost in direct contrast to the ADA diet, was encouraged to eat a a very low carbohydrate, high fat, non calorie-restricted ketogenic diet.

The results? The ketogenic diet group, although eating far more calories than the ADA group, lost more weight, and more ketogenic dieters reduced their diabetes medication than did the ADA group.

Parkinson’s Sufferers Find Relief and Improved Life After Starting Coconut Oil

Parkinson’s Sufferers Find Relief and Improved Life After Starting Coconut Oil

Last year we brought you the story of a 74-year-old man suffering from Parkinson’s disease and his remarkable testimonial of how coconut oil changed his life.

Now, he is taking an online “straw poll” of other Parkinson’s sufferers and their experiences in using coconut oil. Several have replied and commented about how coconut oil has changed their lives.

Black Garlic and Sprouted Garlic Have Enhanced Health Benefits

Black Garlic and Sprouted Garlic Have Enhanced Health Benefits

Garlic has been shown to have positive effects for more than 150 different diseases due to its numerous powerful natural phytochemicals. Garlic reduces inflammation, boosts immune function, is toxic to 14 types of cancer, and boosts cardiovascular health in multiple ways. One of garlic’s compounds is allicin, a sulfur-rich compound that is likely its most powerful weapon against bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites. Black garlic has recently been discovered to contain twice the antioxidant punch of fresh garlic due to an extensive aging or curing process.

Essential Oils Beat Chlorhexidine for Fighting Superbugs

Essential Oils Beat Chlorhexidine for Fighting Superbugs

As the battle against superbugs like MRSA and other hospital-acquired infections rages on, researchers have determined that oils derived from plants outperform the commonly used antiseptic chlorhexidine and even ethanol in the inhibition of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

Essential Oils Found Antibiotic Against Tonsillitis Bacteria

Essential Oils Found Antibiotic Against Tonsillitis Bacteria

Research from France’s University of Angers has determined that certain essential oils are effective in killing the bacteria known to cause tonsillitis. Cinnamon oil, Thyme oil, Lemongrass oil, Marjoram oil, and Winter Savory oil had the greatest antibiotic activity against the tonsillitis bacteria S. pyogenes.

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