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Fruits and vegetables often physically resemble the organs they benefit

Fruit Vegetable human organs

The Doctrine of Signatures is an herbalist philosophy attributed to Paracelsus (1491-1541) and later popularized by the German shoemaker Jakob Bohme (1575-1624). It states that all fruits and vegetables share aesthetic properties or ‘signatures’ with the organ they benefit. While allopathic medicine has attempted to write off the Doctrine of Signatures as superstition, studies have repeatedly shown that its core ... Read More »

Leafy greens influence gene expression, boosting native immune response to fight disease

Dark Leafy Greens Are Good Sources of Calcium

Our native immune system is truly amazing in its complexity and ability to continually adapt to an ever changing environment of potential pathogens that could easily colonize and highjack our health if not detected and eradicated quickly. Many people, especially as they age, have a compromised immune response due to negative lifestyle factors including smoking, exposure to environmental and household ... Read More »

Five ways juicing could help save your life

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Far more than just a passing health fad, juicing raw fruits and vegetables every day continues to be one of the best ways to obtain fresh, bioavailable nutrients in therapeutic, health-transforming doses. The short-term health benefits of juicing include things like increased energy levels and digestive relief, while the long-term health benefits include chronic illness prevention of the type that ... Read More »

Aggressive cancers hate plant-based diets

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Vegans and vegetarians have been promoting the lifestyle for decades and now research firmly supports a huge cancer prevention benefit to those who add fruits, vegetables, herbs and tea to their diets. A study by Susan Steck of the Arnold School of Public Health finds that a high intake of flavonoids, a group of compounds found in plants, may lower ... Read More »

78 yr old Brit beat ‘incurable’ cancer by changing diet

Allan Taylor cancer cured

Doctors told Allan Taylor, 78, in April that his cancer couldn’t be treated and had spread from his colon to his small intestine. In August the retired oil rig engineer from Middlesbrough got another letter – to say he was cancer-free. He puts the change down to his new diet, which he adopted after looking up ‘colon cancer cures’ on ... Read More »

Vitamin C lowers blood pressure, improves vascular function to lower heart attack and stroke risk

Vitamin C

Increased blood pressure, even before clinically diagnosed as hypertension, is a significant risk factor for cardiovascular disease and stroke. Elevations of just 3 to 5 millimeters of mercury can dramatically raise the risk of a fatal heart attack or cerebrovascular event. Nearly 30 percent of US adults have high blood pressure or hypertension that places them at much higher risk ... Read More »

Your guide to eating alkaline foods

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One of the keys to maintaining optimal health is discovering the correct way to eat food in order to maximize your alkaline potential, and in turn prevent chronic disease from developing in your body. But in order to do this, you have to first learn which foods are alkaline-forming, and which are acid-forming, as well as how to eat them ... Read More »