The Parasite Action Plan – Why Being Clean Makes You Sick

cleanliness

The arc of our daily lives has evolved to systematically remove pathogens of all sorts from our environment.

It’s resulted in the removal of many diseases that have been a blight on humanity.

But their removal has created one gigantic curiosity.

Autoimmune disorders started popping up right around the same time.

Is that an accident?




3 Superfoods That Prolong Life and Improve Cognition

brain food

Everyone knows that being healthy in general helps you live longer, feel better, and stay sharp.

But are there specific foods that target these same ends?

Yes. For the most part. Here are three foods that target the basic mechanisms that cause us to grow old and senile, and help reverse the process. They’ve all served as the basis for billions of dollars of pharmaceuticals to varying success.







Why Aging is a Growth Disorder

aging

Growing old is steeped in romance and mystery. Nothing could be further from the truth.

The process has more or less been working the same way for a long time. Like 2 billion years. Our understanding of it has increased greatly over the last 4-5 decades, and it’s shed light on a surprising truth:

It almost looks like type 3 diabetes







Healing Arthritis Naturally: Causes and Potential Cures

arthritis

Arthritis gives about 80 million Americans joint pain every day.

It’s a pernicious condition that also comes with an inconvenient secret:

Nobody really knows how to treat it.

There are a litany of expensive surgeries and procedures you can undergo, and I reckon many of them help, but there’s anything but a one-size-fits-all solution.

The bad news is that I don’t know how to treat it either. Sorry.

The good news is that I’ve drummed up an actionable list of diet changes anyone can take that’ll probably improve the situation.







Echinacea: The (Almost) Cure For the Common Cold

echinacea

Cold season is upon us. I personally dislike cough syrup and try to avoid medication when possible.

Echinacea is touted as a cure for the common cold, but I’m sad to say……it doesn’t really hold up when put under the microscope.

It’s useful as a general immune booster, but not as a targeted treatment for anyting….including the cold.







Naturally Treating Gout: Separating Myth From Reality

gout

Anyone who’s had gout or knows someone who’s had it can attest to its discomfort. It’s a total pain in the ass.

And its incidence is rising. But unlike cancer, diabetes, and other manifestations of the metabolic syndrome, gout has a remarkable little truth about it:

it’s very straight forward to treat.