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Captivate Your Senses With Kava

20/09/2018 Dr. Mercola 0

If you’re visiting the Pacific Islands, you might be given a ceremonial drink called kava kava that’s made from the kava plant (Piper methysticum), a shrub that can grow up to 3 meters (9.8 feet) tall.1,2,3The kava plant is a member of the pepper famil…

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Can You Decrease Jet Lag With Exposure to Light?

20/09/2018 Dr. Mercola 0

By Dr. Mercola
Your body is designed to run on a 24-hour cycle, or circadian rhythm. Many things can throw this delicate cycle off, however, including traveling across multiple time zones. When there’s a disconnect between what time your body thinks i…

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Catheters Are Spreading Superbugs

19/09/2018 Dr. Mercola 0

By Dr. Mercola
Today, many are so used to the idea an antibiotic can cure almost any infection, few consider the possibility this remedy may soon no longer be an option. Antibiotics have increased human life span by nearly a decade and certain conditi…

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Common Painkiller Is Causing Many Heart Attacks

19/09/2018 Dr. Mercola 0

By Dr. Mercola
Nearly 25 million American adults suffer from pain on a daily basis and 23 million report experiencing severe pain.1 In fact, pain affects more Americans than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined and is cited as the most common r…

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Phthalate Exposure Threatens Human Survival

19/09/2018 Dr. Mercola 0

By Dr. Mercola
Infertility has become increasingly pervasive in recent decades. In “Sperm Count Zero,”1 GQ Magazine discusses this troubling fact, noting the situation has become so dire that “within a generation we may lose the ability to reproduce e…

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The Zombie Chicken Business

18/09/2018 Dr. Mercola 0

By Dr. Mercola
In the U.S., a Sunday chicken dinner is as all-American as apple pie, but this dietary mainstay is an example of one of the biggest problems facing the food supply: the growing market concentration.
Unless you happened to purchase your…

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A Plastic Future — Recycle, Reuse and Avoid

18/09/2018 Dr. Mercola 0

By Dr. Mercola
The plastic piling up on the shores of Manila Bay in the Philippines is disturbing, and the first thought that comes to mind when you watch the video above may be along the lines of, “Where does all that plastic come from?”
It comes…

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Strange Bedfellows: GMO and Vaccine Partnerships

18/09/2018 Dr. Mercola 0

By Dr. Mercola
Over the years, I’ve written a number of articles outing industry front groups1 such as the Genetic Literacy Project, the American Council for Science and Health (ACSH),2 Science 2.0, GMO Answers, Independent Women’s Forum, Science Code…

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Can Okra Help Control Your Hunger and Diabetes?

17/09/2018 Dr. Mercola 0

By Dr. Mercola
What vegetable looks like a cross between a jalapeno, a mini cucumber and a star fruit, has enjoyed a long Southern tradition and was recently found to provide some really incredible benefits for your health? If your answer was okra, …

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Can Potatoes Be Considered Healthy?

17/09/2018 Dr. Mercola 0

By Dr. Mercola
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA),1 potatoes hold the top spot for highest daily per capita consumption of vegetables in the American diet, edging out tomatoes. This means the average person consumes 48 pounds of po…

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How Curcumin Targets Cancer

17/09/2018 Dr. Mercola 0

By Dr. Mercola
Turmeric, a yellow curry spice used in Indian cuisine, has a long history of medicinal use in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and Ayurvedic medicine. Curcumin is one of the most well-studied bioactive ingredients in turmeric,1 havin…

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Weekly Health Quiz: Cumin, Autism and Insulin

17/09/2018 Dr. Mercola 0

1 Which of the following supports healthy thyroid function, boosts metabolism and helps normalize insulin and leptin function?

Trans fat
Vegetable oils
Margarine
Coconut oil
Coconut oil supports thyroid function, normalizes insulin and l…

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How to End the Autism Epidemic

16/09/2018 Dr. Mercola 0

By Dr. Mercola
In this interview, J.B. Handley, founder of Generation Rescue, discusses autism and what he believes can be done to help turn this tragic trend around. This is also the topic of his book, “How to End the Autism Epidemic.”
A Parent’s Wo…

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Generation Zapped

15/09/2018 Dr. Mercola 0

By Dr. Mercola
Mankind evolved on a planet where background microwave radiation was infinitesimal. Today, most live in a sea of microwave radiation and radiofrequencies (RF) emitted from wireless technologies — routers, smartphones, tablets, baby moni…

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How to Grow Kohlrabi

14/09/2018 Dr. Mercola 0

By Dr. Mercola
Kohlrabi (Brassica oleracea) looks like a pale green or purple turnip with multiple stalks of green leaves. Although the plant looks like a turnip, it’s actually related to cabbage and broccoli.1 The bulb grows above ground and is not…

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How to Grow Cumin

14/09/2018 Dr. Mercola 0

By Dr. Mercola
Cumin is the second most popular spice in the world, second only to black pepper. A member of the parsley family, cumin seeds have been prized for thousands of years and are best known in their ground form as a spice added to curry dish…

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Spearmint Oil: The Gentler Mint Oil

13/09/2018 Dr. Mercola 0

Peppermint oil is sometimes too strong for some people. It may induce allergic reactions and other side effects like heartburn and headaches.1 If you’re looking for a milder mint oil, look to peppermint’s cousin, spearmint (Mentha spicata), also known …

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Are Happy People Healthier?

13/09/2018 Dr. Mercola 0

By Dr. Mercola
Being happy feels great, both mentally and physically, and it’s often said that happy people are physically healthier than their unhappy peers. However, there are a number of reasons why this could be. Happy people may be more likely to…