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Ben & Jerry’s Loses the Legal Battle for Misinforming Consumers

Posted by on Jan 22, 2019 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Ben & Jerry’s Loses the Legal Battle for Misinforming Consumers

Ice cream giant Ben & Jerry’s’ efforts to dismiss a lawsuit brought against it by the Organic Consumers Association (OCA) has been rejected. The District of Columbia Superior Court ruled that the suit, which alleges Ben & Jerry’s used “smoke and mirrors” marketing aimed at covering up the true sources of its dirty dairy, will move forward. Ben & Jerry’s is the fourth top-selling ice cream brand in the world, and thanks to its acquisition by Unilever in 2000, has tripled its sales over the...

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Top Health Benefits of Eating Tripe

Posted by on Jan 21, 2019 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Top Health Benefits of Eating Tripe

When farm animals are used for meats, people often think of flank steaks, rib roasts, T-bones or sirloin. But when the stomach lining is removed to cook dinner, the product is called tripe. It’s comparable to other organ meats such as liver, heart and kidneys, which also offer valuable nutrients. It’s true that most tripe, which is actually a muscle meat, is derived from cows, but it can also come from sheep, lambs, goats, ducks, chickens or pigs, which is sometimes called “paunch,” which explains another term: offal, not to be confused with...

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Weekly Health Quiz: Pollution, Diabetes and Meditation

Posted by on Jan 21, 2019 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Weekly Health Quiz: Pollution, Diabetes and Meditation

1 In plants, this compound triggers the creation of beneficial nitric oxide. When obtained from processed meat, the same compound triggers creation of carcinogenic compounds in your body. Sterols Nitrates Nitrates from plants turn into beneficial nitric oxide in your body due to the presence of antioxidants, while nitrites from processed meat turn into carcinogenic N-nitroso compounds due to the presence of proteins and heme. Learn more. Protein Purines 2 The rollout of 5G wireless networks will: Improve cellphone coverage and internet speeds...

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Top Reasons to Make Magnesium a Priority

Posted by on Jan 21, 2019 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Top Reasons to Make Magnesium a Priority

30 Tips in 30 Days Designed to Help You Take Control of Your Health This article is included in Dr. Mercola’s All-Time Top 30 Health Tips series. Every day during the month of January, a new tip will be added that will help you take control of your health. Want to see the full list? Click here. Magnesium is the fourth most abundant mineral in your body and the second most common intracellular cation1 (positively charged ion) after potassium. It’s required for the healthy function of most cells in your body, but is especially...

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Striking Health Benefits of Bee Propolis and Royal Jelly

Posted by on Jan 21, 2019 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Striking Health Benefits of Bee Propolis and Royal Jelly

Bees provide a vital function to sustain life on Earth. Without their tireless service through the pollination of trees and crops, we would simply not be able to put food on the table. Through pollination, the simple transfer of grains of pollen from one plant to another, bees fertilize the flowers of crops and other plants, ensuring seed production. Some plants rely on wind, others are self-pollinating, but most need the services of natural pollinators such as honey bees. In addition to providing benefit to the agricultural industry, they...

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Top Reasons to Meditate Daily

Posted by on Jan 20, 2019 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Top Reasons to Meditate Daily

30 Tips in 30 Days Designed to Help You Take Control of Your Health This article is included in Dr. Mercola’s All-Time Top 30 Health Tips series. Every day during the month of January, a new tip will be added that will help you take control of your health. Want to see the full list? Click here. Dawson Church, who has done a lot of work on the Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) and brought a level of scientific legitimacy to the value of this powerful tool, recently published a new book with the self-explanatory title, “Mind to...

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Zucchini Noodles With Rich Tomato Sauce Recipe

Posted by on Jan 20, 2019 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Zucchini Noodles With Rich Tomato Sauce Recipe

Pasta is a favorite food enjoyed all over the world, and it’s something that you may eat from time to time as well. The great thing about it is that you can create endless varieties to suit whatever mood you’re in. However, there’s one problem with pasta — it’s made from grains.   As you know, I don’t recommend eating grains because they contain gluten, a protein composed of glutenin and gliadin molecules. When these two molecules mix together with water, an elastic bond is formed. The resulting compound prevents you from absorbing nutrients...

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Listeria Infection: Symptoms, Causes and the Dangers It May Pose

Posted by on Jan 20, 2019 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Listeria Infection: Symptoms, Causes and the Dangers It May Pose

Table of Contents What Is Listeria Infection? Notable Listeria Infection Outbreaks Is Raw Milk Undeservingly Demonized Because of Listeria Scares? 3 Listeria Infection Symptoms to Look Out For Listeria Infection Symptoms in Infants What Causes Listeria Infection? Listeria in Pregnancy 4 Possible Pregnancy Complications That May Arise Due to Listeria Infection Listeria in the Elderly Listeria Treatment Listeria Treatment for Pregnant Mothers Listeria Prevention 4 Side Effects or Complications of Listeriosis Listeria Infection FAQs While...

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Top Reasons to Support Groundwater Preservation

Posted by on Jan 19, 2019 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Top Reasons to Support Groundwater Preservation

30 Tips in 30 Days Designed to Help You Take Control of Your Health This article is included in Dr. Mercola’s All-Time Top 30 Health Tips series. Every day during the month of January, a new tip will be added that will help you take control of your health. Want to see the full list? Click here. Water scarcity is getting worse around the world as aquifers are drained faster than they can be refilled. The most significant contributor to the problem is industrial farming, due to its heavy use of potable water for irrigation. According to...

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Dandelion Tea Helps Improve Your Liver Function, Digestion and More

Posted by on Jan 19, 2019 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Dandelion Tea Helps Improve Your Liver Function, Digestion and More

Table of Contents What Is Dandelion Tea? 9 Health Benefits of Dandelion Tea Caffeine Content of Roasted Dandelion Root Tea How to Make a Cup of Fresh Dandelion Tea Dandelion Tea Recipes How You Can Store Dandelion Tea Side Effects of Dandelion Tea Make Sure That Your Dandelion Tea Comes From Safe and Organic Sources Dandelion Tea FAQs Some people think that dandelion is nothing but a pesky weed that can ruin a perfectly groomed garden, while others consider it one of the most useful gifts from nature. While it’s true that dandelion may...

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Will Our Time on Earth Be Preserved in Chicken Bones?

Posted by on Jan 19, 2019 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Will Our Time on Earth Be Preserved in Chicken Bones?

With each passing year, humans have a greater impact on the environment than the year before. Between 2010 and 2015, the number of contaminated waterways in India more than doubled and by 2015 more than half of the nation’s rivers were polluted. Plastics are polluting the oceans and waterways, and even the micro fibers and microbeads in clothing are increasing the potential for catastrophic environmental and biological consequences. Every year an estimated 80 billion pieces of clothing are sold worldwide and each year Americans alone...

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Top 12 Tips to Strengthen Gratitude

Posted by on Jan 17, 2019 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Top 12 Tips to Strengthen Gratitude

30 Tips in 30 Days Designed to Help You Take Control of Your Health This article is included in Dr. Mercola’s All-Time Top 30 Health Tips series. Every day during the month of January, a new tip will be added that will help you take control of your health. Want to see the full list? Click here. Keeping a written record of the things you’re thankful for is good for your health. That’s the conclusion reached by an ever-growing number of published studies showing a wide range of physical benefits. According to Laurie Santos, a...

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Are You Surrounded and Stressed by Clutter?

Posted by on Jan 17, 2019 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Are You Surrounded and Stressed by Clutter?

When you look around your home, is your mind sidelined by stacks of papers, piles of toys, heaps of laundry and an array of random stuff cluttering up your countertops, desk, dressers and virtually any other flat surface? Clutter is not just an eyesore but something that can have a significant effect on your mind, mood and even your productivity. You may intrinsically feel the weight of clutter when it surrounds you, but research also bears this out, putting into more concrete terms an otherwise subjective matter. The recent popularity of...

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Bay Oil: The Essential Oil for Men

Posted by on Jan 17, 2019 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Bay Oil: The Essential Oil for Men

Table of Contents What Is Bay Oil? Uses of Bay Oil Composition of Bay Oil Benefits of Bay Oil How to Make Bay Oil How Does Bay Oil Work? Is Bay Oil Safe? Side Effects of Bay Oil The leaves of the West Indian bay tree, called “the spice tree” in some areas of the Caribbean, are known for their culinary uses, such as for cooking stews, soups and porridge.1 But did you know that the essential oil derived from these leaves is valuable as well? Bay essential oil is known to contain antimicrobial compounds and other beneficial...

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Ibuprofen Alters Human Physiology

Posted by on Jan 16, 2019 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Ibuprofen Alters Human Physiology

Pain is one of the most common reasons people access the health care system. It affects more people than diabetes, heart disease and cancer.1 While it’s the leading cause of disability and a major contributor to rising health care costs, not all pain triggers a doctor’s visit. Some instead choose to use over-the-counter pain killers to treat their pain. According to an analysis by the National Institutes of Health (NIH),2 more than 25 million American adults suffer from chronic pain lasting three or more months. These are individuals with...

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