Supplements and Herbs

HOW TO BEAT SEASONAL INFLUENZA WITH NATURAL MEDICINE

Monday Jan 29 2018 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Seasonal flu is inevitable. There’s no cure for influenza. But, that doesn’t mean you have to be a victim of the flu. From my more than thirty ... more »

HOW TO LOWER CHRONIC INFLAMMATION BY CULTIVATING FAECALIBACTERIUM PRAUSNITZII

Friday Dec 8 2017 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

My nature cure mentor, Dr. Bernard Jensen, was right. All disease starts in the gut. Science is proving that there is a link between gut endotoxins ... more »

THE LINK BETWEEN VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY AND BREAST CANCER

Friday Oct 27 2017 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Scientific evidence mounts to support the idea that low vitamin D levels contribute to cancer growth, and that optimizing vitamin D levels helps ... more »

WHAT IS THE TRUTH ABOUT REAL NATURAL HEALTH SUPPLEMENTS?

Friday Sep 22 2017 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Supplement prescribing can be difficult. Even for doctors trained and experienced in clinical nutrition and functional medicine, getting the right ... more »

FIVE SUPPLEMENTS THAT HELP PREVENT BREAST CANCER

Friday Sep 15 2017 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

You don’t have to wait for breakthroughs in breast cancer research to protect yourself and your daughters now. With October, Breast Cancer ... more »

HOW TO ACTUALLY RE-TOOL YOUR OBSOLETE MULTIVITAMIN

Friday Jul 28 2017 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

When I opened The California Clinic of Natural Medicine in San Diego in 1985, Californians were socially progressive, but the California Medical ... more »

TAURINE: HOW A FORGOTTEN SUPPLEMENT HELPS YOUR HEART AND VISION

Friday May 12 2017 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Two of my patients are fraternal twins in their late forties. Each has a cluster of ailments including chronic fatigue and hypothyroidism; and other ... more »

Five Supplements To Help Prevent Breast Cancer

Friday Nov 4 2016 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Pink means breast cancer awareness month, which happens every year in October. I like to see women organized for better health, but raising more ... more »

Is Bottled Coconut Water Healthy?

Wednesday Jul 13 2016 | by Kevin Gianni

I’ve always loved young, green coconuts. Drinking fresh coconuts is something I do daily when I’m in the tropics. Coconut water is Nature’s ... more »

Aloe: The Humble Super Food Gets Better And Better

Friday Sep 11 2015 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Every one knows aloe is great for soothing a sunburn. For thousands of years it’s been the preferred remedy for skin irritations, including burns, ... more »

How to Restore Life & Radiance to Dull, Dry, and Thinning Hair

Friday Jul 17 2015 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Hair is a living, ever-growing tissue. As living tissue, hair requires a consistent supply of nutrients every day. What do my patients often complain ... more »

Why Is B12 Needed?

Monday Jun 22 2015 | by Frederic Patenaude

One reader asks me, “Why is B12 supplementation required to thrive on a vegan diet? Is it a biologically appropriate diet?” What the reader is ... more »

The IV Cocktail Lounge: A Better Way To Take Your Vitamins Or High-Priced Fad?

Friday Jun 19 2015 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

You’ll pay a lot for intravenous nutrient cocktails. Are they worth it? IVs are super trendy. In Miami, you can get IV cocktails with names ... more »

Biohacking: Can Cutting Edge Citizen Science Improve Your Health And Maximize Performance?

Friday May 15 2015 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Interested in maximizing your biological potential, enhancing human health, personal performance, and happiness? Do emerging technologies and a ... more »

Fake Supplements Exposed—7 Ways to Find the Real Thing

Thursday Mar 26 2015 | by Colleen M. Story

Recent tests show that many supplements are not what they say they are. Is there any way to know if what you’re getting is the real thing? Take a ... more »

Overdose: Are Pharmaceutical Companies Systematically Destroying Your Health?

Friday Mar 13 2015 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

In September 2004, Merck & Co. pulled Vioxx from the market. The press spun the headlines to make it look like Merck – a pharmaceutical giant ... more »

5 Reasons to Add Astragalus To Your Anti-Aging Supplement Plan

Friday Feb 20 2015 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Can adding astragalus to your nutritional supplement program reverse aging and keep you alive for 142 years? There’s no single test that tells how ... more »

Can These Compounds Help You Live Longer? New Longevity Drugs

Friday Jan 30 2015 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Since the 1990s, I’ve been studying the biology of aging and traveling the world looking for ways to reverse the effects of aging. When we’re in ... more »

A Bad Flu Is Rising: Influenza Update Winter 2015

Friday Jan 16 2015 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Last week, Dr. Thomas R. Frieden, director of the CDC, publicly announced that this season’s main flu strain—H3N2—is a bad one. For the first ... more »

Melatonin: The Goldilocks Hormone

Friday Dec 26 2014 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

No one knows how long melatonin as been around, but the guess is about 700 million years. Austria is a beautiful country of hills and lakes, ... more »

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

Friday Oct 31 2014 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

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 ... more »

Is Curcumin Really The All-in-One Solution?

Friday Oct 10 2014 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Curcumin extract is an ancient Asian medicine that’s becoming an integrative medicine star. Turmeric is getting lots of press. And I’m not talking ... more »

Chlorophyll Juice: Separating Myth from Fact

Monday Oct 6 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

Chlorophyll juice is popular in the juicing world, but is it really the source of all those health benefits? You may remember talking about ... more »

Achiote: Does This Peruvian Superstar Plant Medicine Deserve the Hype?

Friday Aug 29 2014 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Though achiote is not yet readily available in U.S. markets, look for it soon in your local health food store. After a jolting, eight-hour dusty ride ... more »

Green Medicine: How the Rainforest Heals

Friday Aug 22 2014 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Mountain rainforest in the Peruvian Amazon along the upper Urubamba River. For urban dwellers, the forest has a sense of otherworldliness. And for ... more »

Stressed? How to Test Your Adrenal Gland Function

Tuesday Aug 19 2014 | by Shelli Stein

Too much stress can throw off your adrenal glands, leading to other health problems. Did you know that your adrenal glands can be the source of ... more »

Zinc: The Keystone to Immunity

Friday Aug 15 2014 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Oysters are one of the best natural sources of zinc. Zinc is the keystone for healthy immune function. Getting enough dietary zinc is required ... more »

Iodine—The Most Misunderstood Micronutrient

Friday Aug 8 2014 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Earth’s oceans are the main repositories of iodine, and nowhere is iodine as highly concentrated as in seaweed. Have you ever wondered what nutrient ... more »

5 Health Myths Spread by Mainstream Nutrition

Monday Jul 14 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

Eggs are bad for you. High fructose corn syrup is no different from other sweeteners. These are the myths spread by mainstream nutrition—and ... more »

7 Signs You May be Vitamin or Mineral Deficient

Wednesday Jul 9 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

If you get frequent muscle cramps, you may be low on certain minerals. Here at Renegade Health, we advocate getting your blood tested regularly to ... more »

Glutathione—Nature’s First Antioxidant & Master Detoxifier

Friday Jul 4 2014 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Raw goat whey is an excellent source of glutathione. Glutathione is one of nature’s most powerful antioxidants. It may also be the most useful ... more »

Treat the Cold & Flu with Traditional Chinese Medicine

Friday May 9 2014 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

““I’ve found that it pays to learn a little Chinese wisdom to better handle respiratory viruses and boost your immunity.” Medical ... more »

Microbes—the New Superfood Revolution

Friday Apr 25 2014 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

I consider yeast-derived beta-glucan one of the most effective immune-boosting natural medicines, and have used it with thousands of patients for at ... more »

5 Herbal Remedies for a Sinus Infection

Monday Apr 7 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

In addition to your neti pot, try these herbs for faster relief of your sinus infection. The headaches. Earaches. Stuffiness. Insomnia. Sinus ... more »

Herbal Remedies for 4 Common Ailments

Wednesday Apr 2 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

This little guy knows what to do for a nasty cough. I recently swapped out my antihistamines for butterbur, and have been amazed at how much better I ... more »

5 Herbs to Help Calm Anxiety—Without Putting You to Sleep

Wednesday Mar 26 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

Anti-anxiety medications work, but come with side effects. Herbs can be equally effective but less disruptive to your day. Are you swimming in stress ... more »

Polyphenols for Life, Health, and Longevity

Friday Mar 14 2014 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

“When the first frost turned cranberries crimson, we gathered these low-lying berries…. I didn’t know it then, but these winter treats ... more »

Is Your Fish Oil Supplement Safe?

Friday Jan 31 2014 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

A recent study of fish oil supplements found that 21 of the 30 products had omega-3 levels that varied by over 10% off their label claims, and 15 were ... more »

10 Reasons Why You Need Vitamin B12

Friday Jan 17 2014 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Mussels and other shellfish are a great natural source of vitamin B12. Vitamin B12 is an essential nutrient that keeps the body’s nerve and ... more »

Got Superbugs? Try Essential Oils—They Work Better Than Standard Antiseptics

Monday Jan 6 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

In a recent study, natural essential oils—including tea tree oil (from the tree shown here)—were more effective at killing super bugs than ... more »

Blue Green Algae: Five Ways Pond Scum Makes for an Anti-Aging Super Food

Friday Dec 6 2013 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Blue green algae can make a great addition to smoothies, but it’s important to buy from reputable sources. Some plants grow in the earth ... more »

Crazy Deficiency Stories and Some Thoughts on B12

Friday Aug 9 2013 | by Frederic Patenaude

One day, at the age of 18, after reading John Robbin’s book Diet for a New America, I decided to become a vegetarian. Probably the first day I ... more »

5 Food Sources for 5 Key Vitamins & Minerals

Monday Jul 29 2013 | by Colleen M. Story

Rather than pop a pill, how about bumping up your consumption of certain foods when you need nutrients? Did your doctor recently tell you that ... more »

Are You Short on Vitamin B12? 5 Tips to Increase Absorption

Monday Jul 1 2013 | by Colleen M. Story

A vitamin B12 deficiency is more common in the elderly, and can lead to dizziness and an uneven gait. Our friend Dr. Williams recently wrote about ... more »

Could You Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease with Vitamin B?

Friday Jun 7 2013 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Could vitamin B supplements be the key to preventing Alzheimer’s disease and preserving brain health? I value loyalty. It’s a principle worth ... more »

Overload: Why Taking Too Many Supplements May Be Bad For Your Health

Friday May 24 2013 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Where do we draw the line with vitamin and mineral supplements? Have you ever wondered if you’re taking the right supplements for you? Is your ... more »

A Shocking 1 In 3 Deficient In Vitamin D & At Risk for Cancer—Are You One of Them?

Wednesday May 22 2013 | by Colleen M. Story

If you’re not getting enough sun exposure, you could be deficient in vitamin D, which can increase your risk of cancer and heart disease. We’ve ... more »

Astaxanthin: Is This a New Super Antioxidant Or Just a Hyped-Up Nutrient?

Friday Apr 19 2013 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

You may have heard about it on Dr. Oz, but should you really be taking astaxanthin supplements? When a celebrity doctor teams up with great media ... more »

Which Type of Vitamin D Supplement is Best?

Friday Jan 18 2013 | by Kevin Gianni

It’s about time I get back to some of the questions you’ve sent in over the last few months… I was on quite a run for a while ... more »

Natural Ways to Lower Cholesterol

Wednesday Oct 24 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

Garlic can help lower cholesterol and widen blood vessels, to reduce your risk of heart attack. There are many types of heart disease, but the most ... more »

Help for Diabetes, From Nature

Monday Oct 22 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

American ginseng may help keep your blood sugar levels under control. If you have diabetes, most likely, you’re taking medications. Look up the ... more »

Can Curcumin Cure and Prevent Cancer?

Wednesday Oct 17 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

This curry spice has all kinds of potential when it comes to preventing and treating cancer. You’ve probably heard the buzz around curcumin. The ... more »

Why You Should Be Taking CoQ10 Supplements

Monday Oct 15 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

You may have heard that CoQ10 is good for your heart, but the benefits go beyond that. Are you taking CoQ10 supplements? If you’re interested in ... more »

What Natural Supplements for You? Here’s How to Decide

Friday Oct 12 2012 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Is that supplement really helping you? Here’s how to tell. Prescribing supplements can be difficult. Even for a doctor trained and experienced ... more »

Active Ingredient in Barberry Helps Reduce Risk of Heart Disease

Friday Oct 5 2012 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

This little berry could help a lot of people to lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels. Remember goldenseal? We took a lot back in the ’60s ... more »

5 Steps to Never Being B12 Deficient, Ever.

Tuesday Oct 2 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

I‘ve heard plenty of theories about where you can get your B12… You can get it from meat. You can get it from eating ripe figs. You can ... more »

Finding Treatments for Cancer, and the Long Road from Plants to Drugs : Exclusive Article by J. E. Williams

Friday Sep 21 2012 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

An extract from the leaves and branches of this tree holds promise in the treatment of liver cancer. Liver cancer is a very severe condition and not ... more »

Are Your Supplements Contaminated? : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Monday Sep 10 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

Are you sure your supplements aren’t contaminated with lead? In 2009, ConsumerLab.com conducted an independent study on natural supplements. ... more »

Herbs to Help Fight Nightmares

Monday Sep 3 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

If you have nightmares about feeling trapped, you may feel confined in your job or relationship in your waking life. According to Michael Vigo, of ... more »

Marine Phytoplankton in Raw Form Delivers Superfood Benefits : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Wednesday Aug 15 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

Marine phytoplankton produce most of the Earth’s oxygen, and may have what humans need for good health. You may have already heard that marine ... more »

The Top Herbs for PMS — Cramping, Bloating, Headaches and More : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Monday Jun 25 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

You don’t want to feel bad, but you really don’t want to take a pain reliever. Is there another option? Admit it. It’s that time of ... more »

A Blood Test Saves This Pregnant Mom from Medication and Stress : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Monday Jun 11 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

WOW! As you know, I’m quite an advocate of blood testing… You may have heard me talk about it from time to time, LOL! The reason why I ... more »

Does Calcium Help Encourage Weight Loss? : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Wednesday May 23 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

You’ve heard calcium can help trim away the pounds. Is it true? You may have heard the latest diet buzz that calcium can help you lose weight. ... more »

Sign Up For This Free Ancient Herbal Stress Relief Webinar : Renegade Health Special Announcement!

Tuesday Apr 3 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

Read on to learn how you can sign up for this free online presentation… Ahh… We all could use a vacation to a tropical island to relax and ... more »

The Connection Between Vitamin D and Cancer : Special Healing Cancer Week

Thursday Mar 29 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

Moving right along with our Renegade Health’s Natural Cancer Awareness Week! In this audio episode, you’ll hear cancer advocate and ... more »

Why Enzymes Are Used for Natural Cancer Treatment : Special Healing Cancer Week

Wednesday Mar 28 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

Day Three of our Renegade Health Natural Cancer Awareness Week! In this audio episode, you’ll hear cancer doctor Dr. Nicholas Gonzalez explain ... more »

Important Supplements for Cancer Prevention and Treatment : Special Healing Cancer Week

Tuesday Mar 27 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

The Renegade Health Natural Cancer Awareness Week rolls on… In this audio episode, you’ll hear cancer doctor Dr. Leigh Erin Connealy ... more »

Are You Taking Synthetic Vitamin B12? : Exclusive Renegade Health Q & A

Saturday Mar 17 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

Here is some green for St. Patrick’s Day. No one likes to get pinched… not even a blog. (View from the high point of the property where we ... more »

What About Hemp, Chia, Flax, Purslane, Fermented Fish, Supercritical Tennis Ball Fuzz Extract? (Last Day for this Deal)

Wednesday Mar 7 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

You can’t get as red as a lobster, I’ve tried. But this really, white guy knows that omega-3 oils and antioxidants are essential when the ... more »

I Thought Flax Was The Best Plant Omega-3 Oil, Plus Your Omega-3 Oil Questions Answered… : Exclusive Renegade Health Q & A

Tuesday Mar 6 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

Searching for Sachi Inchi in Peru. I’m hoping to catch the elusive tree with my video camera. (Just kidding, Sacha Inchi grows in the ... more »

The Best Natural Ways to Defend Against Radiation Damage : An Exclusive Renegade Health Article by Dr. J.E. Williams

Tuesday Feb 21 2012 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

An antioxidant compound called anthocyanin, found in wild blueberries, is shown to protect against radiation damage and slow down cellular ... more »

Top 4 Injection Therapy Nutrients : The Renegade Health Show Episode #922

Friday Feb 17 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

After I sat down with Dr. J. E. Williams to discuss injection therapy, I asked him what his top 3-4 injection nutrients were. He gladly was willing to ... more »

Injection Therapy: Is Sticking a Needle In You to Solve Deficiencies Effective? : The Renegade Health Show #921

Thursday Feb 16 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

I have a few more videos with Dr. Williams that I want to share with you for the rest of the week… One of his specialties is injection therapy. ... more »

Do You Know Why Our Cinnamon is Different Than the One in the Store? : Renegade Health Store Special

Saturday Feb 11 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

Ceylon cinnamon tea to the left and holy basil tea to the right, served chilled at a recent event I spoke at! (The Stillheart Institute) It’s ... more »

Which is More Effective? Herbal Tinctures of Homeopathic Remedies… : The Renegade Health Show Episode #920

Friday Feb 10 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

In our final interview on homeopathy, Dr. Williams shares his thoughts on what is better… Homeopathic remedies or herbal tinctures. Dr. Williams ... more »

Does Homeopathy Work Or Is It Just Hocus Pocus (Or a Scam)? : The Renegade Health Show Episode #919

Thursday Feb 9 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

Yesterday, Dr. Williams gave an introduction to homeopathy… Today, he’s going to share if he thinks it works or not! Here’s where ... more »

The Truth about Homeopathy (What Is It?) : The Renegade Health Show Episode #918

Wednesday Feb 8 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

When I was with Dr. Williams recently in Sarasota, I gathered a ton of questions for him… Good news, for you, is that I didn’t ask him ... more »

Muña, The Herb That Almost Landed Me in a Peruvian Prison : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Friday Feb 3 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

Looks harmless right? Just wait… Alberto Fujimori, Joran van der Sloot… Kevin Gianni? No, I didn’t commit murder or crimes against ... more »

Is MILA — The Miracle Seed — Worth The Price? (Plus, Your Questions Answered About Oatmeal, EFT and Cancer) : Exclusive Renegade Health Q & A

Thursday Jan 12 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

MILA seeds are supposedly chia seeds on steroids (not literally), but are they worth the extra cost? I get a lot of questions about certain products ... more »

Are the Pharmaceutical Companies Pushing Out the Middle Man… The Doctor? : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Tuesday Jan 10 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

Once the middle man is gone, we’ll have to rely on our ancient knowledge of plant foods and medicines… I’m sure your parents taught ... more »

The Best Way to Juice May Not Be The Best Way For You : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Tuesday Dec 20 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

Sharing a laugh with the reigning First Lady of Juicing (Charlotte Gerson at home.) Mike recently wrote in bunch of questions recently about ... more »

Can Your Neti Pot Kill You? : Digest This! Health News Column

Monday Dec 19 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

What’s lurking in your tap water? I wouldn’t worry about toads, but amoebas… I think I’m finally back on track with my columns ... more »

Where Can I Get B12 Shots… (Do You Even Need Them?) : Exclusive Renegade Health Q & A with Dr. J.E. Williams

Thursday Dec 15 2011 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Healthy oils and fats, like avocado and raw nuts, can help make the thyroid gland healthy. I get lots of great questions and many interesting ... more »

Keeping Your Bones Healthy Isn’t All About Calcium… : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Tuesday Dec 6 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

To build bones as strong as these Incan walls, you need more than a calcium pill. (Outside of Urubamba, Peru) Ask any doctor or old-school ... more »

Eating Local Foods Feeds Your Genes : An Exclusive Renegade Health Article by Dr. J.E. Williams

Saturday Dec 3 2011 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Buy organic, locally grown when possible, and plant a garden. Eating a fresh, plant-based diet will help ensure microRNA modifies your genes in a ... more »

Amazing Amazonian Superfood, Aguaje : An Exlusive Renegade Health Article by Dr. J.E. Williams

Friday Nov 25 2011 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Aguaje (Mauritia flexuosa) is a rich source of energy and nutrients, containing one of the highest plant sources of vitamin A as carotenoids – with ... more »

How to Ensure Your Probiotics Are Working For, Not Against You : Exclusive Renegade Health Article by Dr. J.E. Williams

Wednesday Nov 23 2011 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Getting enough fiber is necessary for building strong probiotic colonies. Consume at least 20-25 grams daily, and more if you have digestive ... more »

Where to Get Plant Based Protein, Plus Thyroid and B12 Questions Answered : Q & A with Dr. J.E. Williams

Wednesday Nov 23 2011 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Even if something is labeled ‘natural,’ do not assume that the producer has your best interest, or the planet’s, in mind. Always read ... more »

An Important Anti-Cancer Nutrient… Plus, Is it Possible to Get Your Family to Consider Natural Cancer Options? : Healing Cancer World Summit Night 4 Recap

Friday Nov 4 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

Unfortunately, just being in the sun might not bring up your vitamin D levels like you’re been told. (Sunrise at Tres Cruces, Manu National ... more »

An Important Anti-Cancer Nutrient… Plus, Is it Possible to Get Your Family to Consider Natural Cancer Options? : Healing Cancer World Summit Night 4 Recap

Friday Nov 4 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

Unfortunately, just being in the sun might not bring up your vitamin D levels like you’re been told. (Sunrise at Tres Cruces, Manu National ... more »

Quinoa Wisdom From Peru : An Exclusive Renegade Health Article by Dr. J.E. Williams

Monday Oct 24 2011 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Quinoa is rich in amino acids and minerals and is a common food in the Andes. Resident Medical Authority: J. E. Williams, OMD, FAAIM Quinoa ... more »

The Amazing, Open-Air Markets in Cusco, Peru : An Exclusive Renegade Health Article by Dr. J.E. Williams

Sunday Oct 23 2011 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Eating a high raw, plant-based diet like this is easy in Peru, especially if you shop at the open air markets. Resident Medical Authority: J. E. ... more »

Why Reishi Works, But Not Alone (Plus, Where We’re At and Why I’m Excited) : The Renegade Health Show Episode #907

Tuesday Oct 18 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

Another day, another inspired show. Today, I talk a little about how I’m feeling about the Renegade Health Show and I think you’ll be ... more »

Are Multivitamins Deadly? : “Digest This!” Healthy News You Need to Know

Tuesday Oct 11 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

Next thing you know, there will be a study that will find food causes death – a 100% correlation. “Digest This!” returns ... more »

Tackling Your Questions on Mold, Radioactive Chemtrails, Herbalists, TSH and Live Blood Analysis : Renegade Health Q & A

Friday Oct 7 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

Just north of the Golden Gate bridge is Marin County. Some cities here have notoriously bad mold issues. It’s been an awesome week here at ... more »

Renegade Health Favorite Shows: Charlotte Gerson Tells All

Thursday Sep 15 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

One of my favorite interviews of all time is this one… I’ve spoken to Charlotte Gerson at least 3-4 times in the past few years and each ... more »

The Best of Renegade Health : Robert Young Meat, Algae and Mushroom Controversy

Thursday Sep 8 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

When I published this interview, I knew it was going to strike a chord. Over the years, I’ve learned that it’s important to share all ... more »

The Top 6 Most Valuable Supplements : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Thursday Sep 8 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

These fatty acids are essential for our RV, but I wouldn’t recommend supplementing them in your diet. Compiling a list of top supplements is a ... more »

Our Top 6 Favorite Herbs : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Tuesday Sep 6 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

I love the taste of fresh oregano leaves – they have a strong flavor, but my taste buds have adapted! We literally get hundreds of questions a ... more »

Will Hydrochloric Acid Supplements Make the Body More Acidic? : Exclusive Renegade Health Q & A

Thursday Sep 1 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

Interviewing Mr. Alkaline Diet himself… Dr. Robert O. Young. Today, I’m experimenting with breaking down my normal 2-3 question Q & A ... more »

Will Hydrochloric Acid Supplements Make the Body More Acidic? : Exclusive Renegade Health Q & A

Thursday Sep 1 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

Interviewing Mr. Alkaline Diet himself… Dr. Robert O. Young. Today, I’m experimenting with breaking down my normal 2-3 question Q & A ... more »

Top 10 Blood Tests for Vegetarians and Vegans : An Exlusive Renegade Health Article by Dr. J.E. Williams

Thursday Aug 25 2011 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

If you eat a vegan or vegetarian diet, you’ll most likely boost your folic acid and antioxidant levels; but, you could be vulnerable to low B12, ... more »

Cortisol Fighters: Curb This Stress Hormone Naturally : An Exclusive Renegade Health Article by Dr. J.E. Williams

Sunday Aug 14 2011 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Managing your stress will help keep your cortisol levels balanced. This is important, as chronically elevated cortisol levels accelerates aging ... more »

Can Edible Mushrooms Boost Vitamin D? : An Exclusive Renegade Health Article by Dr. J.E. Williams

Monday Aug 8 2011 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

A new study lends credibility to the belief that mushrooms are not only good for health, but can be a source of vitamin D. Resident Medical Authority: ... more »

How Much Cleansing Should You Really Do? : The Renegade Health Show Episode #879

Wednesday Aug 3 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

In this final Part 3 of my interview with Yuri Elkaim, he explains his thoughts on cleansing, the master cleanse, cleansing supplements and ... more »

The Bottomline on Vitamin D : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Tuesday Aug 2 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

As beautiful as this is, watching it won’t give you the vitamin D you need. Since we’re talking the immune system this week, I wanted to ... more »

Does Vinegar Damage Your Thyroid? : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Thursday Jul 28 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

No vinegar in this cart… no because of thyroid issues though, we already have some at home. LOL! Last week I talked about spinach and the ... more »

The Colon: The Forgotten Organ System : An Exclusive Renegade Health Article by Dr. J.E. Williams

Wednesday Jul 13 2011 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Trillions of bacterial cells live in our gut. This microbiome of flora have beneficial effects on resisting viral and bacterial infection, lowering ... more »

Foraging and Farming in the Peruvian Andes : The Renegade Health Show Episode #854

Wednesday Jun 29 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

This is one of the last episodes from Peru, so be sure to enjoy it! In this video, Annmarie and I explore some of the wild edibles as well as some ... more »

A Crazy (Or Not So Nuts) Traveling Health Salesman : The Renegade Health Show Episode #852

Monday Jun 27 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

This week, we have about 3 more videos from our Peru archives… We took a lot of mini-trips and experienced some pretty amazing things. This one ... more »

What Foods and Supplements Improve Digestion? : Exclusive Renegade Health Q & A

Wednesday Jun 22 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

Tarwi (tar-we) is a bean found in the Andes that is soaked for days before you can boil and eat it. If you ate them raw, you’d really have ... more »

How to Eliminate the Stress of Returning from a Trip (Plus, Free First Class Flying Secrets) : 7 Things I Learned This Week

Monday Jun 20 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

Kittens in Lima don’t have to worry about coming home to brutal, stressful schedules… The 7 Things I Learned This Week are all about ... more »

Is Maca Really a Superfood? : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Tuesday Jun 7 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

Here are some Peruvian superfoods I’ll talk more about later next month! There are a ton of so-called superfoods on the market… My ... more »

Is Your Diet Making You a Recluse, Or Worse? : The 7 Things I Learned This Week

Monday Jun 6 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

Traditional quinoa soup, vegetarian style. I know sometimes you feel like you’re left out because you’ve decided to eat ... more »

Holy Basil: My Number One, Ace-in-The-Hand Herb : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Friday May 20 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

We found this tree with the word “Peru” carved into it last fall in Colorado. Think it’s a sign we should be here now? I gave you ... more »

Four Reasons to Try Ashwagandha for Thyroid Support : Renegade Health Exclusive Article

Monday May 16 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

I’m guessing you probably wouldn’t need ashwagandha or thyroid support if this were your backyard. Ashwagandha is a funny name… Liz ... more »

A Solution for Traveler’s Diarrhea : The Renegade Health Show Episode #818

Tuesday May 10 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

I got a lot of sun today, so I’m a little more rosy than I usually am… Anyway, since we’re getting ready to head down to Peru, I ... more »

Updated! Plant Based Sources of Protein : Additional Commentary from Dr. J. E. Williams

Friday Mar 25 2011 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Red quinoa has never been easy to digest for me… regular, no problem. From a Clinical Perspective: Dr. J. E. Williams [Kev’s note: This is ... more »

Zinc: Keystone to Immunity : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Wednesday Mar 16 2011 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Pumpkin seeds are a good source of plant based zinc. Guest Author: J. E. Williams, OMD, FAAIM With so much natural health buzz about new herbs, exotic ... more »

7 Ways to Get More Minerals from Your Food and Supplements : Renegade Health Exclusive Article

Thursday Mar 10 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

The road to one of our favorite places… A few years ago, I was eating a lot of magnesium-rich chocolate… My assumption was that by doing ... more »

Are MSM and Glucosamine Really Good for Your Joints? : The Renegade Health Show Episode #768

Thursday Feb 24 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

We’re making our way West, but that doesn’t mean we still can’t bring you some more Q & A with Dr. Williams… In this ... more »

This Product Sounds Cool, But Does It Work? : The 7 Things I Learned This Week

Sunday Feb 20 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

This sand is like flour! It’s so white the picture came out dark. It’s been a semi-relaxing week which was definitely needed after the ... more »

How Often Should You Test Your Vitamin D and B12 Levels : The Renegade Health Show Episode #761

Tuesday Feb 15 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

Like I said yesterday, we’re spending some time in Sarasota with Dr. J. E. Williams… I asked on the blog a few weeks ago, what questions ... more »

Have You Seen a Squirrel with Crooked Teeth? : Great Health Debate Night 4 Snack Bites

Thursday Feb 10 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

Don’t be fooled, we’re just as domesticated as this guy… We’re halfway thought the debate and there’s been a ton of ... more »

Do You Need Magnesium and Calcium Pills to Raise Vitamin D Levels and Increase Bone Density? : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Friday Feb 4 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

This is a lot better than snow. We’ve just arrived in Sarasota and have been getting the RV ready for “summer” again… This ... more »

Is 400 IU Enough Vitamin D to Raise Your Levels? : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Wednesday Feb 2 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

Sunset over Salt Lake City It’s been a crazy few days while we’ve been getting on the road… So crazy, I didn’t even have time ... more »

Is the Iodine Skin Test Accurate, Plus How Much Iodine Should I Take? : The Renegade Health Newsletter

Monday Jan 17 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

Here’s my brother and I at the Steelers game over the weekend! It’s Monday again… This weekend flew by! Annmarie, my brother and I ... more »

Does Colloidal Silver Work as an Antibiotic? : The Renegade Health Newsletter

Tuesday Jan 11 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

A bunch of friends at the Longevity Conference in September! Today, I have two things for you! First, I’m going to tell you about a great ... more »

Is Magnesium Stearate a Dangerous Supplement Additive? : The Renegade Health Newsletter

Monday Jan 10 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

Do coconuts contain more stearic acid than your supplements? I’ve been asked about many supplement ingredients of late… This particular ... more »

How to Get Over Your Coffee Addiction Naturally : The Renegade Health Show Episode #738

Thursday Jan 6 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

Getting over a coffee addiction can be pretty intense… I know from experience since I used to drink 5-6 cups a day! Here’s how you can get ... more »

Poisoned By Supplements! (The Dark Side of Natural Health) : The Renegade Health Show Episode #724

Friday Dec 17 2010 | by Kevin Gianni

This episode is pretty serious business… Today, Elaine Wilkes shares her story of how she was unknowingly poisoned with supplements. You have to ... more »

5 Tips for Dry Skin in the Winter : The Renegade Health Newsletter

Friday Dec 10 2010 | by Kevin Gianni

Even Jonny 5 gets dry in the winter! We didn’t expect to come back from Mexico to 30 degree weather… But today, it has been cold and ... more »

What Do You Use Oregano Oil For? : The Renegade Health Show Episode #717

Wednesday Dec 8 2010 | by Kevin Gianni

This is the final episode with Dr. Cass Ingram… (We were going to broadcast this Thursday, but we’re traveling today, so In the Kitchen ... more »

Wild Foods and Herbs for Healing with Dr. Cass Ingram : The Renegade Health Show Episode #716

Tuesday Dec 7 2010 | by Kevin Gianni

The information in this video with Dr. Cass Ingram is really good… What’s even more interesting, is that the majority of the people on ... more »

How to Find and Harvest Chaga Mushroom : The Renegade Health Show Episode #715

Monday Dec 6 2010 | by Kevin Gianni

Last week, you met Dr. Cass Ingram… This week, you get to come into the woods with us in northern Manitoba, Canada. In the episode, we’re ... more »

Foods and Supplements for a Pituitary Type and More : The Renegade Health Show Episode #714

Friday Dec 3 2010 | by Kevin Gianni

This is the last segment of the lecture series on metabolic types with Dr. Cass Ingram… In this episode, Dr. Ingram talks about the foods and ... more »

Foods and Supplements for Thyroid and Adrenal Body Types : The Renegade Health Show Episode #713

Thursday Dec 2 2010 | by Kevin Gianni

In the first two episodes, Dr. Cass Ingram talked about how to identify the body metabolic types… Now he’s going to talk about food and ... more »

Does Your Calcium or Mineral Supplement Contain Dairy? : The Renegade Health Show Episode #682

Wednesday Oct 20 2010 | by Kevin Gianni

Today, we don’t have an “In the Kitchen” show for you… (You’ll have to watch to see why!) Instead, I continue on with ... more »

Products and Supplements We’re Experimenting with Now : The Renegade Health Show Episode #679

Friday Oct 15 2010 | by Kevin Gianni

Today, we’re going to let you into our lives a little and show you want we’re reviewing and experimenting with recently… Many of ... more »

Why Antioxidants Are Good For Healthy Skin : The Renegade Health Show Episode #664

Friday Sep 24 2010 | by Kevin Gianni

In this episode, Annmarie talks about antioxidants and how they can help with your skin… What Annmarie explains in this episode about ... more »

Annmarie Explains Wild Herbs and Plants for Ageless Skin : The Renegade Health Show Episode #663

Thursday Sep 23 2010 | by Kevin Gianni

Annmarie stole the show on this episode… Join her as she walks you through some of the most pristine nature in the country and explains some of ... more »

What Makes a Health Expert Credible? : The Renegade Health Show Episode #656

Tuesday Sep 14 2010 | by Kevin Gianni

A question came in recently about published studies and expert credibility… I have a few comments on this, as well as some on fish oils and ... more »

Is Nutritional Yeast a Good Source of Vitamin B12 – The Renegade Health Show Episode #655

Monday Sep 13 2010 | by Kevin Gianni

There have been a lot of questions about Vitamin B12 over the last few days… Today, I address if nutritional yeast is a good source of Vitamin ... more »

We Got Some Strong Feedback on Vitamin D : The Renegade Health Newsletter

Wednesday Sep 1 2010 | by Kevin Gianni

It was hot in Palm Springs, even with snow on the peaks last March! It’s getting hotter (in the RV and in my inbox)… We’re traveling ... more »

Can You Get All Your Vitamin D from the Sun? : The Renegade Health Newsletter

Tuesday Aug 31 2010 | by Kevin Gianni

Sunrise on the Winter Solstice in Cusco. Amazing. It’s Annmarie’s day to shine today… We’re in LA right now and Ann is being ... more »

You Won’t Believe Where I Found Wheatgrass Shots… (10% Off Sale Until Sunday) : The Renegade Health Newsletter

Monday Aug 16 2010 | by Kevin Gianni

My wheatgrass shot from Denver International Airport Before I start, I want to share with you that we’re having a 10% off Customer Appreciation ... more »

Foods and Herbs to Avoid for Adrenal Support : The Renegade Health Show Episode #619

Friday Jul 23 2010 | by Kevin Gianni

Lots of questions to go over today… In this episode, I answer questions about foods and herbs for adrenal support as well as what to avoid. I ... more »

What Are the Most Dangerous Jobs for Radiation Exposure : The Renegade Health Show Episode #590

Monday Jun 14 2010 | by Kevin Gianni

In today’s episode, I reveal some of the most dangerous jobs when it comes to radiation exposure… There of course are a lot of jobs that ... more »

What Medical Tests You Should Take (Revisited) : The Renegade Health Show Episode #588

Thursday Jun 10 2010 | by Kevin Gianni

The last few emails that I sent out have generated a ton of feedback… Today, I talk about what medical tests you should think about taking, why ... more »

Are BioAlgae Concentrates Effective for Radiation Poisoning : The Renegade Health Show Episode #585

Monday Jun 7 2010 | by Kevin Gianni

Last week, I had a chance to speak with Roland Thomas, ND about BioAlgae Concentrates… This is a special blend of algae that has been studied ... more »

Is It Safe to Swim in Chlorinated Pools : The Renegade Health Show Episode #579

Friday May 28 2010 | by Kevin Gianni

Today I answer a boatload of questions in an attempt to catch up to the growing queue… Here are the ones that I address… – What is ... more »

Herbs and Foods for Better Sex with Brigitte Mars : The Renegade Health Show Episode #558

Thursday Apr 29 2010 | by Kevin Gianni

Today, Brigitte Mars steams it up on the Renegade Health Show and explains some herbs and foods that will help you have better sex… You might ... more »

Is Chaga a Super Antioxidant : The Renegade Health Show Episode #543

Thursday Apr 8 2010 | by Kevin Gianni

Today, we have one last interview from the Health Freedom Expo… I met up with our friend Chris Herbert who is the educational director for the ... more »

How To Rebuild Low Mineral Levels Fast – The Renegade Health Show Episode #505

Monday Feb 15 2010 | by Kevin Gianni

I’m talking how to rebuild mineral levels fast today… When my minerals were low, I used these specific foods to help me rebuild mine, so ... more »

How Do You Know the Recommended Daily Values are Right – The Renegade Health Show Episode #499

Friday Feb 5 2010 | by Kevin Gianni

How do you know the recommended daily values are right? Well, you really don’t. So today I explain how you can find out what works for you. I ... more »

Are All Herbs Toxic – The Renegade Health Show Episode #488

Thursday Jan 21 2010 | by Kevin Gianni

Herbs… Are they all toxic? Today, I address this question as well as what we feed Jonny 5 (our cat) and if coconut oils is good for all skin ... more »

Is Hydrogen Peroxide the Miracle Cure – The Renegade Health Show Episode #486

Tuesday Jan 19 2010 | by Kevin Gianni

Hydrogen peroxide is good for a lot of things… The big question is, is it a miracle cure? Today, I address my thoughts on the use of hydrogen ... more »

Ormus Greens Blind Taste Test – The Renegade Health Show Episode #483

Thursday Jan 14 2010 | by Kevin Gianni

Today, we thought we’d have a little fun and put two of our team members through a blind taste test… We got two greens powders together ... more »

Questions about Vitamin D2 and D3, Plus Lyme Disease and More – The Renegade Health Show Episode #480

Monday Jan 11 2010 | by Kevin Gianni

It seems like there were a lot of vitamin D questions over the last couple of weeks, since we shared our blood work… Today, I address those ... more »

What is Salba and More on Blood Testing – The Renegade Health Show Episode #475

Monday Jan 4 2010 | by Kevin Gianni

We’re in a hairy situation here in Vermont… No INTERNET!!!! It was easier to get internet in Peru, when we were there! LOL 🙂 Anyway, we ... more »

Good Sources of Iron for Vegans – The Renegade Health Show Episode #471

Tuesday Dec 29 2009 | by Kevin Gianni

Yesterday, Annmarie shared that her iron levels had increased without eating any meat… A bunch of you wanted to know what she ate. So today, ... more »

Is Neem Oil Good For Your Teeth? – The Renegade Health Show Episode #464

Friday Dec 18 2009 | by Kevin Gianni

Friday is Q and A day…. So today, I’m going to address if neem oil is really good for your teeth (since many raw fooders want to know what ... more »

How to Get Rid of Acne and Pimples – The Renegade Health Show Episode #450

Monday Nov 30 2009 | by Kevin Gianni

From my own personal experience, I’ve addressed acne and pimples effectively… I believe there are two main reasons for acne breakouts. I ... more »

5 Ways to Boost Your Sex Drive Naturally

Friday Nov 20 2009 | by Kevin Gianni

By Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo, MS, DC, CCN, DACBN A woman I met on a recent airplane flight told me that her gynecologist mentioned to her that all of her ... more »

What if I Get Cold on the Raw Food Diet in the Winter – The Renegade Health Show Episode #444

Friday Nov 20 2009 | by Kevin Gianni

Q & A today… I love these shows… I get so pumped up to do them. I can hardly sit still. (I’m sure you notice in the ... more »

Natural Herbal Remedies for the Flu Season – The Renegade Health Show Episode #435

Monday Nov 9 2009 | by Kevin Gianni

At Stone Mountain this weekend, there was a Native American Pow-wow… Cool, but sad at the same time. When I think about the Native American ... more »

How Do I Know if My Supplements Are Working – The Renegade Health Show Episode #434

Friday Nov 6 2009 | by Kevin Gianni

After yesterday’s post, a few people wrote asking, “How do I know if my supplements are working?” It’s a great question and ... more »

What is Shilajit and What to Do about Rashes – The Renegade Health Show Episode #433

Thursday Nov 5 2009 | by Kevin Gianni

Q and A today! We’re talking about shilajit, fulvic and humic acid, minerals and rashes in this episode. Some episodes we have more fun than ... more »

Kev’s Morning Tulsi Green Smoothie – The Renegade Health Show Episode #420

Monday Oct 19 2009 | by Kevin Gianni

As you guys know, we are pretty transparent about what we’re eating… In this episode, I’m going to share with you our most recent ... more »

Is There Vitamin C in Cacao – The Renegade Health Show Episode #414

Friday Oct 9 2009 | by Kevin Gianni

There’s been some buzz about vitamin C and cacao lately… I wanted to address this issue as well as some other important questions like ... more »

How to Find High Quality Herbs – The Renegade Health Show Episode #411

Tuesday Oct 6 2009 | by Kevin Gianni

Back today with Rehmannia (Dean from the Shaman Shack)… In this episode, I ask him how you can find high quality herbs. He also covers rhodiola ... more »

A Woman’s Herbal Formula for Cycles – The Renegade Health Show Episode #410

Monday Oct 5 2009 | by Kevin Gianni

We spent the weekend in Sedona at the One Spirit Weekend… It was great to be around some of the conscious people and just relax a bit. 🙂 I ... more »

Bridgette Mars on Cleavers, Yellow Dock and Usnea – The Renegade Health Show Episode #386

Tuesday Sep 1 2009 | by Kevin Gianni

You asked for it… So here it is… more from Herbalist Brigitte Mars. Today, she covers yellow dock, Usnea, and cleavers. Each of these can ... more »

Herbalist Brigitte Mars Talks Wild Foods and Horsetail – The Renegade Health Show Episode #385

Monday Aug 31 2009 | by Kevin Gianni

Over the weekend, we had a blast at the Raw and Living Spirit Retreat… We managed to get some rest and see some great presenters as well as meet ... more »

Help! What Do I Do If My Legs Cramp at Night – The Renegade Health Show Episode #354

Friday Jul 17 2009 | by Kevin Gianni

Today, we’re “live” from Seattle and I want to talk about leg cramps… When I was going through my mineral deficiency issues, I ... more »

What is Iridology and Does it Work – The Renegade Health Show Episode #338

Thursday Jun 25 2009 | by Kevin Gianni

Back in Santa Rosa today for the weekend! We’re at the RV park and the woman asked us if we were here for the donkey show at the Sonoma County ... more »

How to Use Chinese Jing and Shen Herbs with Rehmannia – The Renegade Health Show Episode #331

Tuesday Jun 16 2009 | by Kevin Gianni

At the Harmony Festival, we bumped into Rehmannia in a booth… He had baskets of herbs, so naturally we wanted to know what was going ... more »

Can You Wash Off Your Vitamin D with Soap? – The Renegade Health Show Episode #318

Thursday May 28 2009 | by Kevin Gianni

There’s been a lot of buzz on the Net about whether or not you can wash your vitamin D off your body with soap… The original article was ... more »

How to Make Herbal Tinctures at Home with Brigitte Mars – The Renegade Health Show Episode #316

Tuesday May 26 2009 | by Kevin Gianni

We’re in Boulder and luckily we had an opportunity to sit down with Brigitte Mars… She’s a master herbalist and explained to us how ... more »

How Do I Know My Supplements are Being Absorbed – The Renegade Health Show Episode #303

Thursday May 7 2009 | by Kevin Gianni

We get this question a lot… “How do I know my supplements are being absorbed?” Today, I take you through how you can figure this ... more »

Which Are Better – Fermented Foods or Probiotics? – The Renegade Health Show Episode #298

Thursday Apr 30 2009 | by Kevin Gianni

The rejuvelac question caused a little stir about which is better a fermented food or a probiotic… Here are my thoughts on this. 🙂 Take a ... more »

What Fats ARE Healthy – The Renegade Health Show Episode #290

Monday Apr 20 2009 | by Kevin Gianni

After Dr. Rick and Karin Dina’s video on whether or not coconut oil is healthy, we got a lot of questions about what fats are really ... more »

How to Pick Nettles and Raw Macadamia Nuts at Glen Ivy Farm – The Renegade Health Show Episode #281

Tuesday Apr 7 2009 | by Kevin Gianni

We spent a few days at Glen Ivy Farm in Corona, CA… We were definitely spoiled! 🙂 Coming from Connecticut, it’s not often you can pick ... more »

How Can I Test My Minerals Cheaply – The Renegade Health Show Episode #246

Tuesday Feb 17 2009 | by Kevin Gianni

We have the answer to how you can test your minerals cheaply and more today… Some of the questions we cover are about b12 supplements, yerba ... more »

Can Superfood Powders Effect Candida – The Renegade Health Show Episode #241

Tuesday Feb 10 2009 | by Kevin Gianni

Today, Annmarie and I answer some of your pressing questions from YouTube and beyond… Here’s what we talk about… – Can ... more »

How to Eat Chlorella Tablets, The Benefits of Chlrophyll and Well Wishes for Millie – The Renegade Health Show Episode #220

Tuesday Jan 6 2009 | by Kevin Gianni

A few of you had some questions about the chlorella tablets… In this episode I address what they taste like, how to make the taste better, where ... more »

Chlorella Tablets for that Needed Crunch – The Renegade Health Show Episode #218

Friday Jan 2 2009 | by Kevin Gianni

I was just introduced to chlorella tablets in the last few weeks… I can’t resist them. 🙂 Seriously! On today’s show we’re ... more »

Is there a Difference Between White and Black Chia Seeds – The Renegade Health Show Episode #215

Tuesday Dec 30 2008 | by Kevin Gianni

A reader recently asked if there was a difference between white and black chia seeds… It’s a great question and in this show I answer ... more »

Is Raw Maranatha Almond Butter Really Raw – The Renegade Health Show #210

Tuesday Dec 23 2008 | by Kevin Gianni

From time to time I get emails from viewers how have done a little research and in this case it’s about Raw Maranatha Almond Butter. Amy Tuggle ... more »

A Tour of a Raw Food Business – The Renegade Health Show Episode #209

Monday Dec 22 2008 | by Kevin Gianni

When I was in Ojai, California, Matt Monarch gave me a tour of his online raw food store… I love seeing how businesses work and Matt gave me the ... more »

What is a Teminator Zapper – The Renegade Health Show Episode #207

Thursday Dec 18 2008 | by Kevin Gianni

Matt Monarch wanted a terminator zapper for Christmas, but I realize that many of you don’t know what it is… So today I explain my own ... more »

An Update on Agave Syrup and Other Healthy Sweeteners – The Renegade Health Show #194

Monday Dec 1 2008 | by Kevin Gianni

We got a bunch of questions about agave the other day, so I figured it would be fun to clarify and re-state the reasoning why we’re not ... more »

The Healing Properties of Chaga with Daniel Vitalis – The Renegade Health Show Episode #185

Monday Nov 17 2008 | by Kevin Gianni

Who is Daniel Vitalis and what is chaga? (Pronounced cha – gah… just like cha-cha-cha!) You’re about to find out… I’ve ... more »

Are There Any Good Multivitamins and What Does Yeast Die Off Look Like – The Renegade Health Show Episode #183

Thursday Nov 13 2008 | by Kevin Gianni

This episode is broadcast from Santa Monica, CA where we stayed for the night last night… The hotel was pretty raunchy, but Santa Monica is ... more »

What’s Better Marine Phytoplankton or E3-Live or Spirulina – The Renegade Health Show LIVE Episode #165

Monday Oct 20 2008 | by Kevin Gianni

We’re really getting excited about this live broadcast… Yes, there still are some glitches, but the good news is that you can always watch ... more »

Will Supplements Help My Mountain Dew Drinking Husband – The Renegade Health Show #148

Thursday Sep 25 2008 | by Kevin Gianni

This title kind of speaks for itself… What do you think? I also address the difference between wheatgrass powders and fresh wheatgrass juice, ... more »

What is the Menstruum Ratio and Why You Should Know – The Renegade Health Show Episode #146

Tuesday Sep 23 2008 | by Kevin Gianni

Today, I take you into the kitchen to explain what the menstruum ratio is… Don’t worry… no cooking or prep from this guy… ... more »

Annmarie Calls David Wolfe a Geek – The Renegade Health Show #140

Monday Sep 15 2008 | by Kevin Gianni

I had no idea she was going to do it… But she did. And better yet, you get to hear what David had to say about it! Take a watch… Your ... more »

Special Hour Long Show! David Wolfe on Superfoods – The Renegade Health Show Episode #135

Monday Sep 8 2008 | by Kevin Gianni

We’re in Sedona filming episodes for the upcoming week, so we thought you might want to check out this video of the event we helped put on last ... more »

Does Massaging Greens Increase Digestion and What the Heck is Liposomal Methylcobalamin – The Renegade Health Show Episode #121

Tuesday Aug 19 2008 | by Kevin Gianni

More questions today… Today I address some interesting topics for you! Here they are in no particular order… – Does massaging greens ... more »

A Raw Food Superfood Smoothie Recipe and Plant Protein Discussion – The Renegade Health Show #118

Thursday Aug 14 2008 | by Kevin Gianni

Last night, I spoke with Glen Collelo at his cafe in West Haven… I figured it would be fun to show you some clips and give you the raw food ... more »

Top 10 Supplements for Awesome Nutrition – The Renegade Health Show #106

Tuesday Jul 29 2008 | by Kevin Gianni

You guys asked for the top 10 supplements so here they are… This list is not exhaustive, but does cover the best supplements we feel you can ... more »

The Top 10 Healthiest Things You Can Do – The Renegade Health Show Episode #100

Monday Jul 21 2008 | by Kevin Gianni

For this special episode, we wanted to give you the most information in the 10 minutes (max) we have for you… So I knew that a top 10 would ... more »

Two Essential Supplements, Natural Deodorant and Raw Food for Diabetics – The Renegade Health Show Episode #98

Thursday Jul 17 2008 | by Kevin Gianni

WOW! We got a ton of questions from the last couple of days, which is awesome! That means more people are watching. 🙂 Be sure to tell your friends ... more »

Recommended Enzyme Products and Does Colloidal Silver Work for Acne – The Renegade Health Show Episode #96

Tuesday Jul 15 2008 | by Kevin Gianni

Before I answer your questions on recommended enzyme products and if colloidal silver can work for acne, I have to tell you this… On the car ... more »

Non-Hereditary Hair Loss, Information Overload and a Bear Attack – The Renegade Health Show Episode #91

Tuesday Jul 8 2008 | by Kevin Gianni

When we went to the park today to film the show, I had no idea I’d be scratched by a bear… A 8 foot copper statue of a bear. 🙂 Go ahead ... more »

Cod Liver Oil Vs Krill Oil and How to Strengthen Your Wrists – The Renegade Health Show Episode #84

Friday Jun 27 2008 | by Kevin Gianni

Lisa, an astute viewer of the show, asked an incredible question about yesterday’s post… Here it is: “I too have heard great things ... more »

Your Questions Answered on Cod Liver Oil, If Frozen Foods Are Considered Raw and More – The Renegade Health Show Episode #83

Thursday Jun 26 2008 | by Kevin Gianni

I’m beginning to like these Tuesday and Thursday Q and A’s… I get to answer a bunch of your questions in a short period of time and ... more »

What to Do with Chia Seeds, Probiotics Info and More on Raw Cacao – The Renegade Health Show Episode #81

Tuesday Jun 24 2008 | by Kevin Gianni

In this episode, I answer a bunch of your questions from the past episodes… When you watch the show today, you’ll find out what you can do ... more »

Clover or Wood Sorrel and is Nutritional Yeast Raw – The Renegade Health Show Episode #76

Tuesday Jun 17 2008 | by Kevin Gianni

In this show, I’m about to reveal two common misconceptions… One is about the clover, that you may or may not already know. The other is ... more »

Vitamin B12 for Raw Food, Vegans and Everyone Else – The Renegade Health Show Episode #48

Thursday May 8 2008 | by Kevin Gianni

The vitamiin b12 debate is a popular one in many raw food, vegan and nutrition communities… If you’re into raw food, a vegan, or even ... more »

How to Boost Energy Levels Naturally – The Renegade Health Show #33

Thursday Apr 17 2008 | by Kevin Gianni

Today was one of those days… Yes, people who are into health and motivation and wellness procrastinate and goof around just like everyone else. ... more »

Sharing Yerba Mate on the Roof in Buenos Aires – The Renegade Health Show Episode #20

Monday Mar 31 2008 | by Kevin Gianni

This is the first broadcast from Argentina and I’m glad to announce that everything on the production side is running smoothly… Internet ... more »

Tried Everything to Change Your Health and Nothing Works? – The Renegade Health Show Episode #16

Tuesday Mar 25 2008 | by Kevin Gianni

I get this question often… “I’ve tried everything to change my health–natural cures, alternative medicine, raw food, vegan ... more »

How to Eat Stinging Nettles in the Santa Monica Community Garden – The Renegade Health Show Episode #7

Wednesday Mar 12 2008 | by Kevin Gianni

I was on my way to RAWvolution in Santa Monica when I ran into the Santa Monica Community Garden. The show originally was going to be a review of the ... more »

I Feel Sick on the Vegan or Raw Food Diet

Tuesday Feb 19 2008 | by Kevin Gianni

I get this question often about being or getting sick on the vegan or raw food diet. This is a specific example, but it can definitely apply to ... more »

Does Psyllium Husk for Colon Cleansing Cause Absorption Issues?

Monday Feb 18 2008 | by Kevin Gianni

Here’s a great question from a reader about whether or not psyllium husk causes absorption issues when taken with food. There are two pieces of ... more »

UltraPrevention: The 6-Week Plan that Will Make You Healthy for Life by Dr. Mark Hyman and Mark Liponis – Book Review

Monday Feb 11 2008 | by Kevin Gianni

Let’s face it, natural medicine still has a tiny bit of folk lore attached to it’s storied remedies and cures for certain ailments. There ... more »

Mike Adams Speaks Out on the Cholesterol Drug Vytorin

Friday Jan 25 2008 | by Kevin Gianni

In this parody video, Mike Adams of NewsTarget.com reveals the truth about Vytorin–a cholesterol lowering drug–and also provides commentary. This ... more »

The 5 Natural Sources for Holistic Nutrition

Friday Jan 4 2008 | by Kevin Gianni

Vitamin C may be the most widely recognized and well known vitamin for a healthy life and holistic nutrition. When Vitamin C is derived naturally from ... more »