7 shockingly common drugs that can increase type 2 diabetes risk

If you’re trying to avoid Type II diabetes, you’ve probably already cut back on sugar and started exercising. But what you may not realize is that you could be sabotaging all your hard work every time you open your medicine cabinet. Because the frightening fact is, some of the most common prescription drugs on the […]

The all-natural elixir for halting recurring headaches

If you experience recurring headaches, I’m sure you’ve tried everything to make them go away once and for all. But there’s one highly effective solution you may have overlooked. This approach is inexpensive, readily available, and has zero side effects. If that sounds too good to be true, I can assure you — for once, […]

Slash your Alzheimer’s risk with one simple dietary change

If you want to avoid the misery of Alzheimer’s disease (AD), start cutting foods and beverages with refined added sugars from your diet. It’s really that simple. And there are two reasons why this message is essential: One: Excess refined sugar and simple carbohydrates (white bread, white rice, pasta, etc.) increase your risk of type […]

The all-natural, one-two punch for soothing arthritis and neuropathy

Peripheral neuropathy is probably most closely associated with diabetes. But it can also accompany other conditions — like arthritis. In arthritis, even the slightest swelling of tendons and ligaments can put pressure on nerve pathways, triggering neuropathy pain. As I recently mentioned, conventional treatments for neuropathy include antidepressants, opioid drugs, and anti-epileptics — all of […]

Can fungus pave the path to cancer?

I don’t want to alarm you, but there’s fungus living in your mouth. But it’s not as bad as it sounds… This fungus — called Candida — is a form of yeast that aids digestion. Candida also lives in your gut where it plays a role in absorbing nutrients. But if your body starts overproducing […]

The bigger, better benefit of this cold-weather staple

A friend recently asked me how much vitamin C he should take to keep from catching a cold this winter. I appreciated his good intentions, but had to set the record straight for him… Despite the common misconception, the research is clear: Vitamin C strengthens your immune system, but it’s not proven to prevent the […]

A lesson in health from The Tortoise and the Hare

Regular exercise is essential if you wish to live a long and healthy life. But… If you don’t exercise correctly, your efforts can actually reduce your lifespan, or what doctors now refer to as “healthspan” — the amount of good health you experience throughout your life. The good news is there’s a way to extend […]

The soothing, cold-weather ritual your brain loves

Brand new research shows a common, soothing, cold-weather ritual can actually support brain health and reduce your risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease (AD). All you have to do it put a kettle on the stove and brew a nice, hot cup of tea. Of course, many types of tea benefit our health, but one variety, […]

The painkilling herb that works better than pills — without the risks

When you’re in pain, you just want it to stop as quickly as possible. Which is why most people reach for NSAIDs or other over-the-counter pain medications. But as I’ve cautioned many times before, the relief these drugs provide is often overshadowed by the significant risks they pose. In addition to gastrointestinal bleeding and kidney […]

Fight cancer from the ground up

Garlic and cruciferous vegetables (like broccoli) are well-known for their cancer-fighting abilities. But the fact is, their domination over this deadly disease is only as good as the soil they’re grown in. Soil that’s rich in the mineral selenium can power up the cancer preventive strength of these superfoods. Of course, this begs the question: […]