Pears are a member of the rose family of plants (Rosaceae). A fun piece of information… a long list of fruits including apples, apricots, cherries, chokeberry, crabapples, loquats, peaches, plums, quinces, raspberries, serviceberries, and strawberries as well as almonds are all in the same plant family of the common rose.
Your first line of defense against toxins is your liver. It functions like a filter in preventing toxic substances from getting into your blood stream. Unfortunately, our lives are full of toxins such as air pollution, pesticides, artificial hormones and more. Thus, our liver has a larger task of removing our body’s toxins and wastes on a daily basis.
Cholesterol does not cause heart disease and trying to lower it with statins is a complete waste of time.
A study involving nearly 70,000 people found no link between “bad” cholesterol and the premature deaths of over 60-year-olds from cardiovascular disease.
Lead has been used in dishware for years in order to create bright colors and a smooth glaze.
According to the California Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch, some dishes are loaded with lead and can cause severe lead poisoning leading to many health problems.
Sleep is vital for learning and memory, and lack of sleep severely affects our health. Insufficient amounts of sleep have been tied to a host of troubling outcomes, including diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular disease.
Moreover, an Australian researcher says that an afternoon nap is absolutely necessary for functioning at full capacity.
Avocados are a great source of healthy raw fat, which is missing in many people today and can actually help with weight loss
Arsenic is a harmful heavy metal known to cause cancer, kidney damage and diarrhea. It is both naturally occurring and inorganic.
American apple juice is made from apple concentrate. There can be apple concentrate from up to seven countries in one kind of Apple juice. Although arsenic, a heavy metal carcinogen, has been banned in the US for decades, it’s not always regulated in other countries where it may be in the water supply or used in pesticides contaminating the juice.
After testing dozens of samples from three different cities in America, Dr. Oz discovered that some of the nation’s best known brands of apple juice contain arsenic. 60% of apple juice concentrate is imported from China.
This Rainbow Fruit Salad with Honey Lime Dressing is the best way to get more vitamins into your kid’s mouths! It is a super healthy blend of delicious fruits that will strengthen your immune system and prevent getting sick this winter.
Have you ever stopped to check the ingredients and the nutrition facts on your bottle of ketchup before squeezing a dollop onto your food? Recently I was doing some research on the ingredients and what I found shocked me.
We all know that nutrition labels usually list the ingredient that is used the most first. In this case, the ‘tomato concentrate’ is used the most. And for some, it sounds pretty healthy.
However, tomato concentrate is a fancy term for ‘tomatoes that have been heavily processed and contain no nutritional value.
The earphone jack is slowly being phased out by cell phone makers like Apple. Given the popularity of their cordless earphones called “AirPods”, and Apple’s desire to make you buy their devices and accessories, one has to wonder if future iPhone models will even have an earphone jack for a chord? We must assume other manufacturers like Samsung will eventually follow with their own version of cordless earphones that only work on their devices (and you must buy them if you want to listen to music). While many seem to be cheering on this technological movement, the truth is many medical experts are not.