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Atlas Cedar Oil: The Mood-Enhancing Oil

19/07/2018 Dr. Mercola 0

The Atlas cedar tree, or Cedrus atlantica, has a notable history, as it was closely related to the biblical cedar of Lebanon (Cedrus Libani),1 which was mentioned in the Old Testament.2 It was also believed to have played an important role in the const…

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Why the New Nicotine Is Super Addictive

18/07/2018 Dr. Mercola 0

By Dr. Mercola
We all know people who’ve struggled to stop smoking. Some have opted to quit “cold turkey” or relied on patches, but when e-cigs came along — electronic nicotine delivery systems or devices that emit doses in a vapor for users to inhale…

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How Big Soda Quickly Destroyed California Democracy

18/07/2018 Dr. Mercola 0

By Dr. Mercola
Most people understand the influence the pharmaceutical industry has had on federal regulatory agencies and physicians. However, less is known about the influence food manufacturers, specifically the American Beverage Association (ABA),…

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Boiled Frogs and the Pesticide Time Bomb

17/07/2018 Dr. Mercola 0

By Dr. Mercola
Corn and soybean seeds colored red and blue, respectively, have become an all-too-common sight on U.S. farms. The seeds are given a colorful hue because they’ve been treated with neonicotinoid pesticides, and the coloring is one of t…

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Polluting Pigs Part IV

17/07/2018 Dr. Mercola 0

By Dr. Mercola
The saga of polluting pigs continues, with both good and bad news. Good news first: The second of 26 nuisance lawsuits filed against Murphy Brown LLC, a subsidiary of Smithfield Foods, the world’s largest pork producer, wrapped up in Ju…

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Why You Should Eat More Chlorophyll-Rich Foods

16/07/2018 Dr. Mercola 0

By Dr. Mercola
Photosynthesis is the process in which plants absorb light from the sun — along with water and carbon dioxide — and transform it into the food they need for growth.1 Oxygen, the nutrient that virtually all eukaryotic cells require to ge…

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What Are the Signs of Vitamin B Complex Deficiency?

16/07/2018 Dr. Mercola 0

By Dr. Mercola
Traditional media often run stories about how supplements may cause problems. One of the problems with studies highlighting supplements is they typically use synthetic vitamins, and not whole food supplements. Your body was not made to …

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Weekly Health Quiz: Ginger, Fitness and Energy

16/07/2018 Dr. Mercola 0

1 Which of the following has been shown to ease menstrual pain as effectively as ibuprofen?

Apple cider vinegar
Garlic
Ginger
One of the most well-recognized health benefits of ginger is the easing of pain; research shows it can ease mens…

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Understanding the Opioid Epidemic

14/07/2018 Dr. Mercola 0

By Dr. Mercola
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 115 Americans, on average, die of an opioid overdose every day.1 The increasing use of opioid painkillers and the rampant rates of addiction to them have become a s…

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Can You Count on Kava Tea for Health?

14/07/2018 Dr. Mercola 0

In some countries, teas are so highly revered that there are ceremonies for it. In Japan and China, tourists watch or participate in tea ceremonies all year ‘round. In some islands in the Pacific, there’s a special tea tradition involving a well-lov…

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Is a Humidifier Good for Your Health?

11/07/2018 Dr. Mercola 0

By Dr. Mercola
Humidity is the amount of water droplets suspended in the air and is an important variable for your health. It is generally recommended to keep your relative indoor humidity between 40 percent and 60 percent. Relative humidity describes…

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Whole Foods Withdraws Promise to Label GMOs

11/07/2018 Dr. Mercola 0

By Dr. Mercola
While Whole Foods Market, founded in 1980, has been a leading retailer of organic produce in the U.S. for decades, the company has faced its share of criticism; in later years being accused of operating more like an industrial organic c…

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A Curious Reason to Wash Your Hands

11/07/2018 Dr. Mercola 0

By Dr. Mercola

Hand-washing is a simple and effective way to reduce your exposure to disease-causing germs, thereby lessening your chances of getting sick. Regular hand-washing may also reduce the risk associated with chemical exposures. Accordi…