Dragon’s Blood: Amazonian Herb Becomes Prescription Drug That May Treat IBS

Friday Oct 31 2014 | by

Articles, Supplements and Herbs: Sangre de Grado, an ancient rainforest medicine, has found use in the modern world. I first learned about Sangre de Grado, often referred to as Dragon’s Blood, while conducting ethnobotantical fieldwork in Peru in 1996. My native guides lead me along a narrow trail in the ... more »

Lavender-Infused Quinoa Cookies

Wednesday Oct 29 2014 | by

Recipes: It’s the quinoa that makes them a little crunchy! I love using quinoa in cookies, because they add a lighter, slightly crunchy texture ... more »

Is it OK to Shop at Trader Joe’s for Your Food and Produce? : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Monday Oct 27 2014 | by

Articles: Can’t find produce this fresh at Trader Joe’s. (White Pineapple in Quepos, Costa Rica, in 2009) My mom loves Trader ... more »

Renegade Health Radio: Raising Healthy Children

Monday Oct 27 2014 | by

Renegade Health Radio: In this podcast: In this episode we discuss Raising Healthy Children: Hear Kevin and Frederic’s personal experiences with being ... more »

The Aging Gut: Do Probiotics and Supplemental Fiber Help Us Live Longer?

Friday Oct 24 2014 | by

Articles, Digestive Health: One thing we know for certain, a healthy gut prevents disease and promotes longevity. As we age, all parts of our body get old with us, ... more »

Superfood Seed Bars

Wednesday Oct 22 2014 | by

Recipes: It’s hard to eat just one! This nut-free, mineral rich bar is just heavenly. It contains all my favorite superfoods held together with ... more »

3 Secret Weapons Against Stress, Inflammation, and Insomnia

Tuesday Oct 21 2014 | by

Articles: Stress, inflammation, and lack of sleep shorten your telomeres—which can shorten your life. Three protectors help you overcome the ... more »

7 Natural Ways to Beat the Fall/Winter Blues

Monday Oct 20 2014 | by

Articles: The change of seasons can make us feel blue. Try these 10 tips to put a smile back on your face. It’s the fall season. How do you feel? ... more »

Ebola Ground Zero—Should We Worry?

Friday Oct 17 2014 | by

Articles, Immune System: We are no longer at a viral crossroads. Severe viral infections are threatening our health, now. A viral fire is blazing in Africa. Half of ... more »

Got Migraines? Try Meditation—Study Shows It Helps

Wednesday Oct 15 2014 | by

Articles, Migranes: Migraines not only cause pain and suffering, but stress, job problems, and insomnia. Might meditation help? The Migraine Research Foundation ... more »

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