Alternative Health News

The Latest on Alcohol

Monday Jul 31 2017 | by Frederic Patenaude

Everybody knows that too much alcohol is bad for health. But there’s this myth that “moderate” consumption is good for health, prevents deaths ... more »


Friday Apr 14 2017 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Who is not familiar with gluten, the protein in wheat that causes severe digestive complaints? In fact, gluten triggers severe reactions for the ... more »

Learn The Best Tests For Celiac Disease and Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity

Thursday Sep 1 2016 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

If you think you have Celiac Disease, or want to know if you have Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity, don’t guess. Get tested. You might call your ... 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 »

Ten Reasons To Ignore Your Doctor: More and More People Distrust Traditional Medicine and For Some Very Good Reasons

Friday May 29 2015 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

The biggest obstacle standing in the way of patients getting the best healthcare is their doctor. Once upon a time, those who went to doctors were ... more »

How To Know The Biodiversity Of Your Microbiome

Friday May 22 2015 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Want to know if eating fried cicadas or grasshoppers will improve your gut biodiversity? If you want to know what’s going on in your gut, get ... 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 »

Optimize Your 25-Hydroxy Vitamin D Level To Improve Your Chances of Preventing and Surviving Cancer

Friday Apr 10 2015 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Vitamin D, the rising star of nutrients, gets even brighter. Scientific research on vitamin D includes more than 62,000 published studies, and more ... 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 »

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 »

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

Saturday Aug 30 2014 | by Kevin Gianni

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

Want to Prevent Cancer? Take a Walk in the Forest—Studies on “Forest Bathing”

Wednesday Jul 2 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

Studies have found that forest bathing can help boost the immune system and reduce risk of heart disease. You’re eating right, exercising, and ... more »

Why Doctors and Patients Have Different Priorities

Friday May 16 2014 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Just as lab test numbers are not human patients, codes are not diseases.” Traditional doctors love algorithms. Patients X, Y, and Z have A, B, ... more »

Improve Your Life Today with 8 Ancient Healing Techniques

Wednesday Feb 5 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

Reiki and other ancient healing techniques have a number of health benefits to offer us today in our modern world. Over the last few decades we’ve ... more »

Help Us Stop The Use of Potentially Dangerous Airport Scanners

Tuesday May 14 2013 | by Kevin Gianni

Air travel used to be so easy. I’m sure many of you remember when you could bring water onto a plane. Or how about when you could walk through ... more »

Finally, A Positive Story About Healing Cancer Naturally on TV

Saturday May 11 2013 | by Kevin Gianni

I’m not a big fan of TV. A few years ago, we did get cable TV (after not having it for at least 5-6 years), since I do like watching sports ... more »

Zombies? Probably Not, But Emergency Preparedness is a Big Deal

Friday Apr 26 2013 | by Kevin Gianni

I don’t consider myself a doomsday prepper or a conspiracy theorist. In fact, I recently deleted all my Facebook friends who were posting ... more »

Wait, Before You Move to Green Bank, West Virginia…

Tuesday Apr 16 2013 | by Kevin Gianni

After writing my article on Green Bank, West Virginia, I was thrilled at the lively and informative responses from all of you. You shared individual ... more »

Would You Move Here to Avoid EMFs?

Saturday Apr 13 2013 | by Kevin Gianni

Over the years, I’ve gathered a few tools to measure electromagnetic and nuclear radiation. (Yes, nuclear was not a typo.) I don’t ... more »

My Experiment Living on $3.33 a Day on a Plant-Based Diet

Monday Mar 4 2013 | by Frederic Patenaude

One of the biggest complaints I hear about eating a healthy diet (high raw or something else) is the cost of food. Especially nowadays, now that food ... more »

Bitter Pill: Our Strange, First Foray through the Medical Billing Gauntlet

Tuesday Feb 26 2013 | by Kevin Gianni

LOL, when I first downloaded this image I didn’t realize that it was either Chinese or Japanese — which means this bill ... more »

When You’re Sick: Don’t Forget the Oregano Oil

Monday Feb 11 2013 | by Kevin Gianni

How could I forget my favorite immunity herb? After my article on fasting to get rid of a cold, there were a lot of awesome comments and suggestions. ... more »

Some Special Holiday Wishes for You

Monday Dec 24 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

Annmarie, Hudson, Jonny 5 and I wanted to send you some special holiday wishes this year, but in a little different format than just a quick, generic ... more »

My Ace-in-the-Hand Herb for Stress Relief…

Tuesday Dec 18 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

If you’ve been around Renegade Health for a while, you know I don’t go crazy about every new breakthrough or hype up all the junk that ... more »

How Can I Help You Best?

Tuesday Dec 4 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

Since the 2012 Cancer Summit, I’ve been doing a lot of soul searching… I’ve been writing or video blogging for the last 5 years ... more »

On November 6th, You Might Lose the Right to Know Where Your Food Comes From…

Monday Nov 5 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

At the end of the day on November 6th, we might lose the right to know where your food comes from — at least in the U.S. It’s a scary ... more »

Want Cooking Classes with Kris Carr? Plus 150 Great Plant Based Recipes…

Friday Nov 2 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

Annmarie and I love Kris Carr… Not like a little love, but a lot of love. We were introduced to her by my great friend Nick Ortner from Tapping ... more »

Cuban Health Care: A Good Example of Integrating Alternative Therapies

Friday Nov 2 2012 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

This little critter is only found in Cuba, where its venom is used as a natural, homeopathic remedy. At the time of the Cuban revolution, the largely ... more »

Your Action Has Never Been More Important…

Wednesday Oct 31 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

On November 6th, 2012, our right to know what exactly is in our food could completely disappear. This isn’t hyperbole. Here in California ... more »

IMPORTANT RESCHEDULE NOTIFICATION – Cancer Summit Rescheduled, Start Date Now November 7th

Tuesday Oct 30 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

I’ve been watching the weather in the Northeast United States for the last 24 hours and have made an important decision. I have decided to ... more »

Win a Scholarship to Receive the Digital Archives of The “Healing Cancer World Summit 2012” Free!

Wednesday Oct 24 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

The “Healing Cancer World Summit 2012” is less than a week away and I wanted to extend a special offer to all of you and award 5 ... more »

A Cool, Free Fitness Resource

Friday Oct 19 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

A few hours ago, I checked my email and was excited to see an email from Peter Ragnar. If you don’t know who he is, you can get an intro here ... more »

Want to Win a Vitamix Blender or a Greenstar Juicer?

Thursday Oct 18 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

Just wanted to send you a quick note about something we’re doing to make the Healing Cancer World Summit even better than last ... more »

Pass Along One of These Today to Ensure Your Right to Good, Clean Food

Monday Oct 15 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

I can’t tell you how important it is to me to know where my food is coming from… On November 6th, in California, there is a very ... more »

Your Healing Cancer Summit Questions Answered!

Wednesday Oct 10 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

After announcing the 2nd Annual Healing Cancer World Summit, we got a lot of questions… In this post, I’m going to answer as many of them ... more »

Why I’m Scared of Cancer… (A Special Announcement)

Tuesday Oct 9 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

You may or may not know some of my family health background… I don’t share it too often, because it’s something that doesn’t ... more »

CDC Report Shows More Women are Breastfeeding

Monday Oct 1 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

Could bottle feeding soon be a thing of the past? In a push to make New Yorkers healthier, city hospitals started restricting and monitoring the ... more »

A New Renegade Health

Thursday Sep 27 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

I can’t tell you how excited I am to post this… We finally have a fantastic new Renegade Health site. We’ve been working on this ... more »

5 of the Most Dangerous Pharmaceutical Drugs

Wednesday Sep 26 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

They may help, but then again, they may put you in the hospital. Because of a flaw in how the FDA approves drugs, many are pushed through regulatory ... more »

4 Reasons the Bees are Disappearing

Monday Sep 24 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

They’re necessary to our food supply, and they’re dying. Why? It started in about 2006, when beekeepers would go out to their hives and ... more »

Will Your Low-Cal Sweetener Cause Cancer? : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Monday Sep 17 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

If you’re looking for something sweet, are you risking your health by choosing low-cal? Somewhere along the way, Americans got the idea that ... more »

Is Your Coconut Oil Extracted with Toxic Chemicals? : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Wednesday Sep 12 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

Is virgin or “pure” coconut oil better than regular? Coconut oil has experienced a resurgence lately, as scientific research has revealed ... 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, conducted an independent study on natural supplements. ... more »

How Toxic Are Fire-Fighting Chemicals and Dispersants? : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Monday Aug 27 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

To save homes, fire fighters often use fire retardants and foams, but these contain chemicals that can have toxic effects on the ... more »

State of the Renegade Health Nation Address : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Friday Aug 10 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

His new nickname is Mr. Milk. We the people of… Alright, enough of that. I know, I didn’t even make it more than 4 words before I scraped ... more »

Announcing Hudson Cole Gianni : A Personal Message from Kevin and Annmarie

Thursday Jul 19 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

Hudson on Croton… Oh, wait, I mean Hudson on Dad… Dear Friends and Renegade Health Readers, Annmarie and I would love to introduce you to ... more »

Yet Another Drug Maker Pays Billions—Will It Change Anything? : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Monday Jul 16 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

GlaxoSmithKline joins the ranks of drug makers paying billions of dollars in fines—but will they change how they do business? On June 4th, 2012, we ... more »

Get $150 Worth of Free Stuff — Help Leave YOUR Mark on Renegade Health

Tuesday Jul 10 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

Here’s a sneak peak of the new site, but it’s just not ready yet. Read on to find out why… It’s been since July ... more »

Radiation Levels Finally Going Down in Northern California Dairy Milk : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Wednesday Jul 4 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

“Our milk is almost okay now. Really.” Back in September of 2011, we reported on the fact that radiation from the Fukushima, Japan nuclear ... more »

Don’t Expect Guidance on Sunscreens — FDA Drops the Ball Again : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Monday Jun 18 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

Which is best? Don’t count on the FDA to help you decide. Almost exactly a year ago, the FDA announced new requirements for over-the-counter ... more »

Does Your Health Guru Have a Fake Nutrition Degree? : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Wednesday Jun 6 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

At Renegade Health, there’s no deception. WYSIWYG, baby, WYSIWYG (Internet speak for What You See Is What You Get.) Natural News founder and ... more »

Drug Makers Pay Billions in Fines — and Continue Business as Usual : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Monday Jun 4 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

Even after paying billions in fines, pharmaceutical companies continue to illegally market their drugs. On May 7, 2012, CNN News reported on the ... more »

Why NYC Mayor Bloomberg’s Soda Ban Will Pass and What The Food Industry Will Do To Fight It : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Thursday May 31 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

Health experts do say to eat the colors of the rainbow… Regardless of what you think of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, you have to ... more »

Recommendation: Routine PSA Screening To Go the Way of the T-Rex : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Tuesday May 22 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

Extinct: 2012. RIP Routine PSA Screening. The United States Preventive Services Task Force has just issued their final recommendation on the PSA ... more »

A Vegan with Low Protein? (Yes, It Is Possible) : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Wednesday May 9 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

Goats do get protein from grass, but you can’t argue that you do too — unless you have four stomachs. Today, I’m going to answer a ... more »

New Science Shows Infants are Born with Gut Bacteria — How Do You Make it Healthy? : Exclusive Article by J. E. Williams

Friday May 4 2012 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

New studies show that babies are born with intestinal flora already in place, which can greatly influence later health and personality. What goes on ... more »

Find Free Fruit In Your Town or City with EdibleCities.Org : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Thursday Apr 26 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

Free food in Berkeley! If you’re anything like me, you love a good deal… Particularly, if you end up getting something for free! When we ... more »

5 Foods Bad for the Brain : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Wednesday Apr 25 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

Salty foods aren’t only bad for your heart—they can mess with your thinking. The phrase “we are what we eat” is true not only for ... more »

Why I Said “No” to National TV : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Tuesday Apr 24 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

TV’s fun, but… About 2 months ago, we got a call from a major TV network (one of the big ones)… I was excited. People still tell me ... more »

Male? Female? Both? How Advertisers Bend Reality : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Sunday Apr 22 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

Hello Size 6? Or… Hello Man/Woman Ab Monster? Last week must have been the week I was supposed to find weird pictures… First, I found the ... more »

FDA Wimps Out on BPA : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Wednesday Apr 11 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

The FDA says “no” to a ban on BPA, but manufacturers are bowing to public pressure. Despite all the concern about the hormone-altering ... 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 »

A Big, Super-Special Announcement We’d Like to Share With You…

Thursday Mar 29 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

No need to write anything, it’s all in the video… Your Question of the Day: Any questions for us? Advice? Prayers? LOL! Live ... more »

GMO Labeling — From a Graphical Perspective : Renegade Health Exclusive Article

Saturday Mar 24 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

Perfect timing… I came across this infographic this morning after publishing my GMO labeling article yesterday. (Synchronicity?) I have to ... more »

A Few Reasons You Have to Do Something About This — GMO Labeling A “Must Pass” in California (Here’s What You Can Do to Help): Renegade Health Call to Action!

Friday Mar 23 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

The only good genetically modified foods do is make money for bio-tech companies. (Peruvian beans, untouched by industry for 1000’s of ... more »

New Things Coming for You From Renegade Health : A Renegade Health Update!

Tuesday Mar 20 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

The sun is setting on this old design pretty soon, but with a new one, we’ll have so many more cool things! I’ve been waiting for quite ... more »

A Thank You and Details on The Special 50% Digital Deal That Will Be Unlocked Tomorrow : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Tuesday Mar 13 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

Here’s a sunflower for you as a token of our appreciation! Wow… I can’t say enough about your response yesterday! So many comments ... more »

The Next Farming Atrocity Starts Here… The Sea : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Saturday Mar 10 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

They say there are always more fish in the sea, but will this be true in 100 years? We’re here at Expo West — which is the largest natural ... more »

Is Your Food Really Organic? California Man Convicted of Selling Non-Organic Fertilizer

Thursday Mar 1 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

There’s no middle man to trust or grill when you’re eating wild blueberries… For 6 years Peter Townsley sold organic fertilizer to ... more »

A Weird Phenomenon I’ve Experienced This Year (Plus, A 4 Day Leap Year Sale Starts Today)

Saturday Feb 25 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

This may be the last day I didn’t work (Honduras, January 2009), before I recognized this new phenomenon… read on… I’m heading ... more »

Three Cool Things for Your Sunday (Hear Me Speak in a Few Ways and Places) : Renegade Health Announcements

Sunday Feb 5 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

In Sunday’s past, we’d likely be building aquaducts like this Incan masterpiece, not surfing the Web or watching football on HD ... more »

Kevin’s 2012 Blood Tests Results Revealed! : Renegade Health Exclusive Article

Wednesday Feb 1 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

As you know every year I do a comprehensive blood analysis to see where I am with my diet and my health… I think getting this blood work ... more »

PROOF: Studies Show the Flu Vaccine Effectiveness is “Lacking” for the Elderly : An Exclusive Renegade Health Article by Dr. J.E. Williams

Friday Jan 13 2012 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Studies that show getting a universal flu vaccine isn’t effective in preventing seasonal illness may raise the question: Is vaccination right ... more »

Pesticides In Your Orange Juice… Do You Know Where Your Food is Coming From? : Digest This! Healthy News You Should Know

Wednesday Jan 11 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

Amazing… oranges can grow without fungicides when they’re healthy. A news report today, reveals that a U.S. orange juice producer has ... 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 »

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 »

The Danger of Getting Health Information Online (Plus Two More Must Watch Videos!) : Renegade Health Exclusive Article

Wednesday Dec 14 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

The Internet is like a rainbow in a nasty storm when it comes to health news – there’s a little good, but a ton of bad. I’ve been on ... more »

Adya Clarity Consumer Alert: If You’ve Purchased or Taken Adya Clarity Please Read!

Tuesday Nov 1 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

The best way to great health is mastery of the simple things. If you’ve purchased or taken Adya Clarity, it is essential that you read this ... more »

Annmarie with Denise Mari at Organic Avenue : Just for Fun

Friday Oct 21 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

As you know, Annmarie and I were in New York this week, introducing her line to all the great customers and team members at Organic Avenue! While ... more »

Renegade Lunch Lady Ann Cooper Shares How to Change the U.S. School Lunch Disaster : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Wednesday Oct 12 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

This dude doesn’t have to worry much about bad school lunches, his dad is healthy… (It’s not me BTW!) What I’m going to share ... 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 »

Cultured Caption Contest Voting! : Exclusive Renegade Health Contest

Wednesday Oct 5 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

The results are in and now it’s time for you to help us vote for the best caption for this picture… About 10 days ago, I asked you to help ... more »

A Story I Haven’t Publicly Told Until Now : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Tuesday Oct 4 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

Our trip to Peru was a way for me to spend time with nature and the Apus (Mountain gods.) I’ve been doing some serious soul searching… For ... more »

Fukushima Nuclear Fallout Still Showing Up in California Dairy Products : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Friday Sep 30 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

You don’t have to worry about radioactive milk from this goat… (It’s male.) Fukushima is out of the news in the U.S., but the ... more »

Do You Know Everything About How Food Gets to Your Table? (Exploring the Hot Topic of Race Inequality and Food) : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Tuesday Sep 27 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

From farm to table, there are a few hiccups along the way (A foggy morning in Kansas.) I’m loving the Edible Education 101 Series here at ... more »

Win a Free Copy of Our New Fermented Foods Recipes Book “Cultured!” : Caption Contest

Tuesday Sep 20 2011 | by Kevin Gianni

Want to win a free copy of our new fermented foods recipe book “Cultured?” Make up a fun or serious caption for this silly sauerkraut ... more »