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 »

Renegade Health Radio: All Day Energy With Yuri Elkaim

Monday Sep 1 2014 | by

Renegade Health Radio: In this podcast: Yuri Elkaim’s system for all day energy. The three substances to avoid or minimize for increased energy: caffeine, ... more »

3 Reasons to Avoid the All-You-Can-Eat Buffet—and 7 Ways to Make it Healthier

Monday Sep 1 2014 | by

Articles, Weight Loss: The all-you-can-eat buffet may be tasty and inexpensive, but it can also be extremely unhealthy. Buffets can be a great option. Everyone can ... more »

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Throw Out Your Back? 8 Tips to Help You Recover : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Saturday Aug 30 2014 | by

Alternative Health News, Articles: When you “throw out” your back, it may feel like it, but usually nothing has actually moved out of place. According to the ... more »

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

Friday Aug 29 2014 | by

Articles, Supplements and Herbs: 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 ... more »

12 Reasons Why Sodas are Horrible for You, & Healthy Soda Recipes!

Wednesday Aug 27 2014 | by

Articles, Diabetes, Juices, Smoothies and Teas, Weight Loss: Regular sodas are horrible for your health, but you can make your own healthy alternatives! You know sodas aren’t good for you. So you ... more »

Renegade Health Radio: Train To Maintain Your Brain

Tuesday Aug 26 2014 | by

Renegade Health Radio: In this podcast: Understand why so many people actually die shortly after retirement (and it has everything to do with your brain!). ... more »

7 Signs You’re Not Eating Enough Fat—and What Fats are Healthy

Monday Aug 25 2014 | by

Articles: Recent studies have shown that low-fat isn’t always the best. But what fats should you have in your diet? Mainstream nutrition convinced ... more »

Green Medicine: How the Rainforest Heals

Friday Aug 22 2014 | by

Articles, Cancer, Supplements and Herbs: Mountain rainforest in the Peruvian Amazon along the upper Urubamba River. For urban dwellers, the forest has a sense of otherworldliness. ... more »

Your Outlook on Life Could Increase Your Risk of Dementia

Wednesday Aug 20 2014 | by

Articles: New study shows: a cynical attitude can increase your risk of dementia. Do you tend to think the worst of people, expecting they’ll ... more »