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Fruits and vegetables often physically resemble the organs they benefit

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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 …

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French farmers torch tax office and dump vegetables out front

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Farmers dumped piles of vegetables around the town of Morlaix in western France on Friday night before torching public buildings in a dramatic act of frustration at falling revenues. Around 100 farmers hauled artichokes, potatoes and broccoli to Morlaix by tractor, unloaded them onto the streets and set them ablaze, Reuters reports. According …

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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 …

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Plant phytonutrients shown to halt cancer metastasis

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Plants contain thousands of natural compounds that science has shown benefit human health and shield us against chronic diseases ranging from heart disease and stroke to diabetes, dementia and cancer. There are still thousands of yet unidentified chemical compounds in plants and vegetables we consume that likely work in synergy …

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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 …

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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 …

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10 health benefits of cucumbers

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Cucumbers are the fourth most cultivated vegetable in the world and known to be one of the best foods for your body’s overall health, often referred to as a superfood. Cucumbers are often sprayed with pesticides so it is important to buy organic or even better, grow them yourself. Here …

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Naturally detox your body with these six power foods

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There are all kinds of intense detoxification protocols out there that can help cleanse the colon, blood, liver, and other bodily organs and systems of toxic materials. But sometimes the easiest and most effective way to keep your body maintained and in check is to simply incorporate more cleansing foods …

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Start juicing for complete rejuvenation and boosted health

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Ask any vegan or vegetarian – the more plants you eat, the healthier you are. And when you bring the activity of juicing into the mix, you will see an even greater boost in overall health and wellness. If you aren’t juicing yet, then it’s time to start right now. …

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Blue Zones: What we can learn from the world’s longest-living people

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In 2008, an American writer and explorer named Dan Buettner published a book entitled The Blue Zone: Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who’ve Lived the Longest. This book, which was an extension of a report Buettner wrote for National Geographic in 2005 about longevity, contained information about five …

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3 natural ways for detoxing your body

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As much as we would like to believe otherwise, avoiding toxins in today’s environment is near-impossible. In a 2005 study, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found 60 toxic compounds in over 2,000 people across America. These toxins included dioxins and uranium, not to mention mercury from fish, …

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80 percent of US packaged foods may contain dangerous chemicals

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Roughly 80 percent of all the packaged foods sold within the United States contain chemicals outlawed in other parts of the world, Britain’s Daily Mail reports. Six common food additives found in an estimated 8-out-of-10 products sold in American stores are banned outside of the US, the Mail claims, putting …

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The cancer diet

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If you ask most doctors today, nothing can heal cancer. They will try to cut it out, burn it and kill it. Sometimes they have success in temporally slowing down the inevitable. The reason why they will never have a cure is because as long as the root cause is …

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Is sugar causing your allergies?

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Most of us love sugar. Even us health-nuts. People with the strictest diets are still so often unwilling to give up their sugar. Agave nectar, raw honey, brown rice syrup, sugar cane juice, apple juice, and sugar in the raw are just a few of the many examples of sugars …

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