For decades, if not centuries, the Amazon dwellers of southern Colombia didn't make too much of the cacay nut. They fed it to their livestock, used it to treat wounds and chopped down its trees for firewood.
Measure would bar parents from seeking vaccine exemptions for their children because of religious or personal beliefs. Vote postponed until next week.
What happens inside your body when you eat processed junk food? We all have a vague idea, and we certainly see what it does to the exterior portion of our bodies -- but most of us have never seen the actual digestion process take place.
"Would you like fertility problems and premature balding with that cinnamon bun…"
We bought a half-kilo of pure caffeine on the internet -- the equivalent of 5,000 cups of coffee
"The program, in sum, not only builds physical fitness, but good Americans." That's how Look magazine summarized the physical education program of La Sierra High School in January 1962 [PDF].
Warm weather seems to be synonymous with the mental imagery of mosquito bites, and that unmistakable buzzing sound as they swarm in on you. Never fear, there are some natural steps you can take to protect yourself!
Dairy is a dietitian's favourite 'health food.' Weren't we all told to drink our glass of milk with dinner as kids? And, don't you reach for a cup of Greek yogurt when you want a healthy snack?
In a survey of at-home spending patterns on food among US households, the Economic Research Service (ERS) of the US Department of Agriculture revealed Americans are throwing a lot of their food budgets toward very unhealthy foods.
Germans use electric to stimulate muscles and send walkers in the right direction.
Australia has upped the ante in the effort by governments around the world to push vaccinations on all children and intimidate parents into compliance.
If you feel challenged in consuming enough vegetables, then making a small investment in a high-quality juicer is one of the best steps you can take for your health.
Money can't buy me love... happiness... or class; but, as The Washington Post reports, the billionaire chase for the fountain of youth may just mean that money can buy immortality.
Why is it still allowed in US food?
You're on a beach and the view is only the white sand and clear, blue water spilling out in front of you.
Legislators advance bill to tighten immunisation laws in the face of protest from small band of activists who believe parents should be allowed to opt out
It's never too late to start working out, so don't think that age is an excuse just because you're 40 years old or older.
Before you walk into your room and turn the light on, think about how many hands have touched that light switch.
Is there anything that coconut oil can't do? Well, it may not rocket you to the moon, or give you the ability to travel through time… but the list is pretty short.
Is it right to force people to do a good thing? Does it even work? Here at True Activist, we have been writing a lot about the recent fall of fast food, it turns out that the public is beginning to learn more about the food they are eating and they a
This brilliant shoe can last five years and will grow with a child, protecting him/her from soil-transmitted parasites and diseases.
In an interesting conversation with a leading expert, the radio host discusses ADHD, education and the drugging of our children.
We are always finding new and exciting ways to benefit from the therapeutic value of raw and organic coconut oil.
We agree there is nothing better than a nice warm cup of coffee to get your day started. It seems that there is more and more evidence supporting consumption of high quality organic coffee.
So, we all know that sugar is pure, refined evil, right? With links to so many detrimental health conditions including type 2 diabetes, obesity and certain cancers we maintain that one of the absolute healthiest things you can do is...
Here's a fact that won't surprise crazy cat ladies: Cats and humans share about 90 percent of their DNA--and because of that, we're susceptible to many of the same diseases.
Sleep disturbances are endemic in the US, where nearly 40 percent of adults report unintentionally falling asleep during the day in the past month, and five percent report nodding off while driving.1
A class of food additives used in nearly all processed foods may be partially to blame for inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) such as Crohn's disease, and may also lead to obesity and diabetes, according to a study conducted by researchers from Cornel
Here's what happened when I drank a green smoothie instead of coffee every morning for a week
A splash of bleach can kill germs on a kitchen counter, but it may also cause health problems in children, a new study finds.