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Lead, Mercury, Arsenic in Your Body—10 Tips to Flush the Toxins Out

Monday Nov 24 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

We’re all exposed to heavy metals—learn how to protect yourself. Lead, mercury, cadmium, and arsenic—these are the four most concerning heavy ... more »

It’s Time To Rethink Our View on Vaccination

Friday Nov 21 2014 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

We need a wiser approach to vaccines, and parents need a better understanding of the benefits and risks. In the late 1950s, Polio—a contagious, ... more »

The One Food You Need to Eat to Avoid the Flu This Season

Wednesday Nov 19 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

Studies show that shiitake mushrooms have powerful immune-boosting properties. We’ve officially entered the cold and flu season. You may have ... more »

10 Christmas Gift Ideas for Health Minded Folks

Monday Nov 17 2014 | by Frederic Patenaude

Are you going to give the same old boring gifts again for Christmas? Here’s a list of 10 ideas that will make perfect gifts for health minded folks ... more »

Add This to Your Smoothie to Detox, Improve Digestion, and Help Prevent Cancer

Monday Nov 17 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

Dandelion greens should be in your green smoothie! A recent survey reported that nearly a third of Americans are leery of green juices, with 28 ... more »

The First American Immortal— The Alluring Promise of a Few More Years

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

One of life’s last great decisions we’ll have to make is what will we do about aging. It’s just a number. But, when it’s a number connected ... more »

5 Spices That Boost Your Cancer-Fighting Power

Wednesday Nov 12 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

Studies show that spices are gallant warriors in the battle against cancer. “A growing body of research—primarily lab studies—is now zeroing in ... more »

7 Fun Ways to Burn More Calories On Your Walk

Monday Nov 10 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

Walking is great exercise no matter how you do it, but you can up your calorie burn with these tips. If you weigh about 160 pounds and you walk at a ... more »

Why Some Vegans Crash and Burn

Saturday Nov 8 2014 | by Frederic Patenaude

After our podcast on people coming out as “ex-vegans,” I’ve been getting some questions from readers who are not sure whether a vegan ... more »

5 Teas That Help You Drop a Few Pounds

Wednesday Nov 5 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

Peppermint tea helps promote easy digestion, which may help you lose a few pounds. If you’re trying to lose weight, you may have already cut back on ... more »

The Chipotle Method

Tuesday Nov 4 2014 | by Matt Jager

When I first went plant-based, I spent an embarrassing amount of time, energy, and money preparing meals. Because I was transitioning from a standard ... more »

Raw Milk: It’s Good for You, Right? : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Monday Nov 3 2014 | by Kevin Gianni

So what is the deal with raw milk… All good? All Bad? Or somewhere in between… I probably address raw milk about every 5-6 months, but ... more »