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.Could lemon and baking soda be a remedy for breast cancer?   Read on.  http://www.thesleuthjournal.com/lemon-baking-soda-shown-powerful-healing-combination/

You'll never see research like this coming from the US.  Why?   Oh I forgot, no money in it.  http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/BARC-team-develops-cancer-drugs-with-herbs-spices/articleshow/53589728.cms

Sandalwood isn't just a great aphrodisiac, it's a way to fight cancer.  http://www.naturalhealth365.com/sandalwood-breast-cancer-cells-1929.html

You know those condiments every place gives you (and you buy)?   Could be why you never lose weight.  http://www.naturalnews.com/054944_condiments_dressings_health_effects.html

The president has signed the DARK (Deny Americans the Right to Know) Act.  What should you do now?  http://www.thesleuthjournal.com/the-deed-has-been-done/


What if you have ONE glass of red wine a  day?    http://blogs.naturalnews.com/will-happen-drink-glass-red-wine-every-night/

Tea, red wine, apples.  What do these foods have in common?  They help prevent ovarian cancer.  http://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/eat-these-foods-protect-against-ovarian-cancer-1

Should we stop drinking?  Well, I did with only an occasional glass of wine (1 every few months) But now.... http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2218660/Heavy-drinking-kills-quicker-smoking-poses-greater-risk-women-men.html#ixzz29gx807ir

Green tea and red wine, they seem to solve many problems, including perhaps Alzheimers.  http://www.naturalnews.com/041717_green_tea_red_wine_Alzheimers_prevention.html

New study: coconut oil helps with Candida.  Soon we'll only need that and turmeric.  http://www.thesleuthjournal.com/coconut-oil-fights-deadly-yeast-infections-study-suggests/

I have a weird obsession with high blood pressure.  I have to take a pill daily or it shoots up.  I think I'll try grape seed extract for a while.  http://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/grape-seed-extract-lowers-blood-pressure-double-blind-study

High blood pressure and diabetes can increase your chances of dementia and Alzheimers (and definitely stroke)  So why are you still not watching yours?   http://www.naturalnews.com/046797_cognitive_decline_diabetes_risk_high_blood_pressure.html

High blood pressure can kill you.  But do you take it seriously?  I didn't and I had a major stroke.  Protect yourself and read this article on how herbs can help.  http://www.naturalnews.com/044625_blood_pressure_herbal_medicine_inflammation.html

This does not mean you try to live with high blood pressure.  You can die from that as much as cancer (only it probably will be faster).  Work with a health care provider to lower your blood pressure without these drugs.  ttp://www.naturalnews.com/041643_breast_cancer_blood_pressure_medication_calcium_channel_blockers.html

Drinking hibiscus tea is much better than taking Lisinipril for high blood pressure;  http://www.rodale.com/foods-and-drinks-high-blood-pressure?cm_mmc=TheDailyFixNL-_-1305542-_-05232013-_-Eat_Drink_This_Prevent_High_Blood_Pressure 

Beet..."Jitterbug Perfume" by Tom Robbins  first got me interested in  them.  And now their effect on high blood pressure brings them even more to the forefront.  http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2012/12/18/beetroot-juice-lowers-blood-pressure/

Studies are showing that coconut oil is showing great help in preventing and REVERSING Alzheimer's in many patients especially women.  40 ml daily or 2.7 tablespoons is the dosage.   http://www.naturalnews.com/055184_Alzheimers_coconut_oil_treatment.html

Coffee may be the best medicine you can drink.  http://www.thesleuthjournal.com/coffee-drug-good-one/

Keep that coffee coming.  It may prevent prostate cancer.  http://www.naturalnews.com/053616_coffee_prostate_cancer_liver_health.html

Honey plus coffee beats steroids for treating a bad cough.  http://www.thesleuthjournal.com/honey-plus-coffee-beats-steroid-treating-cough/

 Coffee can be good or bad for you.  This article explains why.  http://drhyman.com/blog/2016/07/14/is-coffee-good-or-bad-for-you/

Coffee lovers, rejoice!!  http://www.lifeextension.com/Magazine/2013/8/New-Findings-on-Coffees-Cardiovascular-Benefits/Page-01?p=1

Next time you're told coffee isn't good for you, give them this article to read.  http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2971789/A-coffee-day-MS-bay-Caffeine-protects-against-multiple-sclerosis-study-finds.html

It says MODERATE consumption of coffee helps the brain.  It does for me.  http://www.naturalnews.com/051022_coffee_dementia_elderly.html

Coffee prevents melanoma?   Don't tell me coffee is bad for you.  Everyone is different.  http://www.naturalnews.com/048516_melanoma_coffee_skin_cancer.html 

I loved the title of this article on coffee: medicine or sacrament.  http://www.thesleuthjournal.com/coffee-drug-medicine-sacrament/

One more reason to have that daily coffee fix.  http://www.thedoctorwillseeyounow.com/content/cancer/art4327.html

It's obvious I love coffee (Whiff Roasters:  Aztec blend is my daily fix).  But there is a dark side to coffee and for those that like to remind me, here is the bad.  http://www.liveinthenow.com/article/the-dark-side-of-coffee-and-the-real-secret-to-all-day-energy?utm_source=litn&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_content=&utm_campaign=05_21_14

If you want reasons to continue drinking coffee…..here are some very good reasons.  http://www.thesleuthjournal.com/10-amazing-health-benefits-coffee/

Maybe because I came to coffee late in life.  Or maybe  because it surpassed all those substances I experimented in my youth.  But I strongly defend it.  More reasons to imbibe.  And coffee flour? http://www.naturalblaze.com/2014/04/10-amazing-health-benefits-of-coffee.html

Now show this to those who berate you for drinking so much coffee.  http://www.naturalnews.com/044877_coffee_diabetes_antioxidants.html

That coffee might keep you a bit safer from Alzheimer's.  http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/275181.php

Damn it….coffee IS good for you.  http://www.liveinthenow.com/article/top-13-evidence-based-health-benefits-of-coffee?utm_source=san&utm_medium=newsflash&utm_content=a&utm_campaign=-01_31_13

Coffee for many is a necessity.  But there has been so many hazards along with the benefits,   we try to balance the good versus the bad.  But there are ways to minimize the health hazards without giving up coffee.  And it just takes some knowledge.  http://www.naturalnews.com/043217_coffee_toxicity_health_risks.html

One more reason to drink coffee: may prevent liver cancer.  http://www.nutraingredients.com/Research/Coffee-consumption-may-reduce-risk-of-liver-cancer-Meta-analysis/?utm_source=newsletter_daily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Newsletter%2BDaily&c=qKszek7%2B9zt7bjN0yCBgUw%3D%3D

 I was 55 years before I learned to love coffee, so here are a few alternatives for you until you if that love hasn’t come to you.  http://www.naturalnews.com/041458_coffee_addiction_morning_fatigue_natural_remedies.html

If  you're given a hard time by purists over the amount of coffee you consume, REJOICE!  You’re just ensuring a long life.  http://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/more-coffee-may-lead-longer-life?utm_source=www.GreenMedInfo.com&utm_campaign=2ab0059030-Greenmedinfo&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_193c8492fb-2ab0059030-86858701

Here's to drinking coffee or green tea to slash nasal MRSA risk.  http://www.thesleuthjournal.com/drinking-coffee-tea-slashes-nasal-mrsa-infection-risk-half/?goback=.gde_87062_member_275676994#! 

The next time you hear how bad coffee is for you show them this:  http://www.naturalnews.com/041951_coffee_health_benefits_antioxidants.html

 The next time you hear that you should stop the coffee (if you’re a man):  http://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/drinking-coffee-lowers-risk-aggressive-prostate-cancer?goback=.gde_1780109_member_228729939

There’s hope for coffee drinkers yet :-)  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/12/121204112454.htm

Last month I shared an article on frankincense oil and ovarian cancer.  Let’s go further and talk about the oil and all cancers.  https://draxe.com/frankincense-oil-cancer/

This is interesting: frankincense is better than chemo at killing ovarian cancer cells.  http://www.thesleuthjournal.com/study-frankincense-effective-chemotherapy-killing-ovarian-cancer-cells/

We hear so much about turmeric, don’t forget about ginger for that diabetes.  http://www.thesleuthjournal.com/ginger-the-enemy-of-type-2-diabetes/

Can ginger replace the purple pill for heartburn?  Better than you imagine.  http://www.thesleuthjournal.com/can-ginger-beat-out-the-multi-billion-dollar-acid-blockers/

Can ginger be 10,000 times more effective than Taxol?  http://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/ginger-10000x-stronger-chemo-taxol-cancer-research-model-1

Here’s a real treat for the holidays: home made ginger ale.  Your kids will love it and it’s so good for you.  http://wellnessmama.com/8945/ginger-ale/

More for Alzheimer’s, this time Ginger.  http://www.thesleuthjournal.com/ginger-shows-promise-anti-alzheimers-agent/

Better than chemo at selectively killing breast cancer cells with none of the side effects.  http://www.thesleuthjournal.com/research-ginger-selectively-kills-breast-cancer-cells/  A

For those that still suffer from PMS, try ginger.  http://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/ginger-found-reduce-premenstrual-pain-and-mood-symptoms 

Why ginger should be an important addition to your diet.  http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/265990.php

How many ways do you think ginger can help you?  Here are 10.  http://foodmatters.tv/articles-1/10-healing-benefits-of-ginger

How about substituting if you have muscle soreness?  Better than pain relievers and tastes good.  http://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/less-1-tsp-ginger-and-cinnamon-daily-relieves-muscle-soreness-athletes1?utm_source=www.GreenMedInfo.com&utm_campaign=22a08da24e-Greenmedinfo&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_193c8492fb-22a08da24e-86858701

Could ginger cause changes in diabetes markers?  http://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/modest-dose-ginger-improves-8-markers-diabetes-type-2?utm_source=Master+List&utm_campaign=047ef612dc-Greenmedinfo&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_af50e1f25a-047ef612dc-87478649

Cynthia Johnson of MoonMaid Botanicals posted this great way to start your own ginger plants  http://positivemed.com/2013/12/16/grow-ginger/

The more research is done, the more we see that herbs and spices offer the cure for most ailments.  Which means Big Pharma will try to patent them.  And ginger is one of those plants.  http://gaia-health.com/gaia-blog/2012-10-26/ginger-treats-cancer-brain-inflammation-radiation-staph-much-more/

Notice thinning hair as you age?  Try a ginger massage….and lots of other hair tips using ginger.  http://www.naturalnews.com/042164_ginger_hair_problems_natural_treatments.html

This is a great video on how to harvest wild ginger.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o5Fwo3wXExM

We don’t hear a lot about guarana.  Maybe it’s time we did.  http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/312479.php

Don’t forget that hibiscus tea is good in the winter too.  And it kills the avian flu virus.  What more can you ask for?   http://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/hibiscus-tea-kills-deadly-avian-flu-virus-study-finds-2

Try hibiscus tea to replace your soft drinks.  Really!  http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2016/05/23/ditch-soda-try-hibiscus-tea.aspx?utm_source=dnl&utm_medium=email&utm_content=art2&utm_campaign=20160523Z1&et_cid=DM108387&et_rid=1497940833

Care for a glass of hibiscus tea?  Or a little hawthorn?  Your heart may appreciate it.    http://naturalmedicinejournal.com/article_content.asp?article=215


Science is now saying what we take for granted.  Honey fights antibiotic resistant infections.  Now the bees dying is even more important.  http://www.thesleuthjournal.com/honey-new-approach-fighting-antibiotic-resistance/

For so many ailments honey might be the best remedy.  A good article you might want to keep on hand.  http://www.thesleuthjournal.com/20-ways-to-use-honey-for-wellness-and-survival/

You know all the wonders of honey, but many brands might be hiding the fact that honey is not  the main ingredient.  http://www.foodsafetynews.com/2011/11/tests-show-most-store-honey-isnt-honey/#.VuszWUfYqlC

Now you know honey is good for you, but did you know it can help you sleep all night?  http://althealthworks.com/3807/cant-sleep-all-the-way-through-night-a-little-bit-of-raw-honey-might-do-the-trick/


Blueberries are good for the brain, but black raspberries may prevent colon cancer.  http://www.thesleuthjournal.com/study-eating-black-raspberries-may-help-prevent-colon-cancer/


Aminosweet…sounds promising….NOT.   Aspartame under any name should not go into your body.  http://www.thesleuthjournal.com/age-aspartame-may-coming-end-health-risks-confirmed/

If you still wonder how our “looking out for the consumer” FDA let aspartame become legal, read on.  http://www.thesleuthjournal.com/the-shocking-story-of-how-aspartame-became-legal/

Do we all understand?  Aspartame (most diet drinks and food) is not good for your Body or your mind.  http://www.naturalnews.com/054148_aspartame_depression_brain_chemistry.html 

In case you’re still eating (or drinking) diet products with aspartame, no matter how good they taste: http://www.thesleuthjournal.com/5-things-may-know-aspartame/

Artificial sweeteners still make people think they’re doing the right thing when it comes to weight loss.  Wrong.  http://www.thesleuthjournal.com/artificial-sweeteners-induce-diabetes-obesity-related-changes/

Why you should never eat things with aspartame in them.  http://www.naturalnews.com/045692_aspartame_chemical_sweetener_surprising_facts.html#ixzz35TaRkM4q

Again tell me why the FDA tells us aspartame is safe?   http://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/your-brain-aspartame?utm_source=www.GreenMedInfo.com&utm_campaign=7058d5cb7c-Greenmedinfo&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_193c8492fb-7058d5cb7c-86858701

Here’s more information on what aspartame does to your body, and it’s not good.  http://www.thesleuthjournal.com/aspartame-damages-brain-dose/

Next time you’re told aspartame can’t hurt you, tell them this.  http://www.thesleuthjournal.com/5-things-may-know-aspartame/

You knew aspartame wasn’t good for you but this really makes you throw away that diet drink.  http://www.independent.co.uk/news/worlds-top-sweetener-is-made-with-gm-bacteria-1101176.html

A little more evidence against products with aspartame:  http://www.thesleuthjournal.com/cancer-and-premature-birth-linked-to-aspartame/

When your friends order their next diet soda, give them this to read  If they have half a brain, they will never  consume anything with aspartame in it again.   http://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/newly-confirmed-aspartame%E2%80%99s-brain-damaging-effects?utm_source=www.GreenMedInfo.com&utm_campaign=b9567c7593-Greenmedinfo&utm_medium=email

Yesterday I posted information on aspartame.  Dylan Warren Davis sent a link to a must watch video on aspartame.  Watch it and you’ll start checking all your labels.  http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/sweet-misery-a-poisoned-world/

If you’re into kratom, stock up.  It’s about to become illegal.  http://www.naturalnews.com/055215_kratom_DEA_ban_Schedule_I_drug.html

Yesterday there were many who did not know about kratom and what it does.  So here is more.     https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/sep/09/kratom-ban-harmless-herb-heroin-users

How do you know if you have rheumatoid arthritis?  http://articles.mercola.com/rheumatoid-arthritis/symptoms.aspx?utm_source=dnl&utm_medium=email&utm_content=secon&utm_campaign=20160523Z1&et_cid=DM108387&et_rid=1497940833

Naps aren’t just nice.  They increase your productivity.  http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-3580484/Expert-recommends-afternoon-sleep-function-capacity.html

Can’t sleep?   I’m trying this tea tonight.  http://www.thesleuthjournal.com/recipe-banana-cinnamon-tea-works-like-sleeping-pill/

Not everything is about herbs.  Sometimes sleep  heals.  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/brianna-wiest/8-bedtime-routines-that-will-help-you-turn-sleep-into-a-spiritual-practice_b_8741326.html

Can’t sleep?  Maybe sleeping on the ground might help….along with these herbs.  http://www.naturalnews.com/051344_insomnia_natural_remedies_camping.html

Side sleeping may be best for your brain.  http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2015/08/20/side-sleeping-may-decrease-alzheimers-risk.aspx?e_cid=20150820Z1_DNL_art_2&utm_source=dnl&utm_medium=email&utm_content=art2&utm_campaign=20150820Z1&et_cid=DM82994&et_rid=1083337363

Getting enough good sleep does more than help you function through the day, it might prevent Alzheimer’s  http://www.thesleuthjournal.com/relation-dementia-alzheimers-sleep/

Can’t sleep?  Instead of watching TV or the computer, try  these remedies.  http://everydayroots.com/sleep-remedies

We need sleep. And anything good for you should be looked at.  How about these?  http://www.naturalnews.com/045198_Insomnia_Sleep_Deprivation_Almonds.html

Using warm milk to help yourself sleep? Maybe you should switch to cherries.    http://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/cherries-natures-anti-inflammatory-sleep-aid?utm_source=Master+List&utm_campaign=a825a1847f-Greenmedinfo&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_af50e1f25a-a825a1847f-87478649

Yes, it can be hard to sleep.  Could be the food you eat.  Sleep is so important.  Prevents strokes, for one thing (experience talking).  Maybe a dietary change is needed.  http://www.naturalnews.com/039339_insomnia_home_remedies_favorite_foods.html

My mother who was addicted to sleeping pills, felt  valerian even worked for her.  Read how great valerian can be.  http://elixirultineretii.wordpress.com/2012/07/04/medical-benefits-of-valerian-root/

We are always tired.  We think we can catch up on weekends.  But sleep is more than a time-out.  http://www.naturalnews.com/042707_brain_cells_sleep_time_flushing_toxins.html

I was raised to eat fruit in season, root vegetables in the winter, local fruits in the summer.  We now have fruits or vegetables any time, any season.  They no longer taste like they once did.  But who remembers what ripe food tastes like?  http://www.thesleuthjournal.com/unsustainable-absurdity-average-american-diet/

Forget what you ever learned about the government wanting to protect you.  Everyone in government can be bought,  especially when GMOs are involved.  http://www.naturalnews.com/054856_GMO_labeling_President_Obama_Dark_Act_20.html

We should be growing Chinese herbs in this country because the soil in China is no longer safe. http://www.theepochtimes.com/n3/2111681-is-chinese-medicine-being-destroyed-by-chinese-herbs/ 

Is Cannabis the savior from antibacterial resistant bacteria?  http://www.thesleuthjournal.com/plant-stops-antibiotic-resistant-bacteria/

Yeast infections a problem?   Try one of these natural remedies.  http://www.thesleuthjournal.com/10-natural-remedies-yeast-infections/

One more benefit of turmeric: it’s better than Prozac for depression…..without the side effects.  http://www.thesleuthjournal.com/groundbreaking-study-finds-turmeric-extract-superior-to-prozac-for-depression/

With remedies like this, toothaches can easily be dealt with.  http://www.naturalnews.com/054585_tooth_aches_natural_cures_herbal_remedies.html

What if every disease could be prevented by eating right?  Would you be able to do it?      http://www.naturalnews.com/054730_natural_medicine_prevention_chronic_disease.html




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