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How Your Diet May Be Shrinking Your Brain

You might want to rethink that next cola and hamburger as these foods may be shrinking your brain. New research in the online journal BMC Medicine found that the Standard American Diet (SAD) can cause…


Is Your Low-Carb Diet Hurting Your Bones?

Everywhere I turn it seems that there’s another spin on low-carb diets. There’s Atkins, Paleo, LCHF (low-carb, high-fat) and meat and cheese diets, to name a few, with a new one popping up seemingly e…


Proven Natural Remedy Boosts Female Sex Drive

Even before the new “Female Viagra” hits pharmacies next month, exciting new research (no pun intended!) in the medical journal Phytotherapy Research gives hope for women desiring a libido boost. In a…


The Shocking Truth about Diesel Emissions

The automaker Volkswagen intentionally violated emissions standards, according to new information released by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The EPA has ordered VW to fix almost 500,0…


Monsanto Charged with Chemically Poisoning Farmer

Three years ago a French farmer sued Monsanto and won, stating that the company’s pesticide product known as Lasso had poisoned him, causing neurological problems. The company appealed the court decis…


County in Oregon Sued for Banning GMO Crops

Just one day before Josephine County, Oregon made history by enforcing a ban on genetically-modified foods, two farmers filed a lawsuit against the county for its GMO-Free regulations. The lawsuit was…


Shocking GMO Ingredient Found in Baby Food

A shocking new report released today by the organization GMO Free USA found that Gerber’s food product known as “Graduates Lil’ Crunchies” contain Roundup Ready corn—a type of genetically-modified cor…


The Hidden Food Ingredient Linked to Pain and Inflammation

There’s a food additive so ubiquitous in the food industry it is found in most packaged foods, restaurant sauces and even many foods that have been “certified organic.” That ingredient is carrageenan.…


The Mushroom That Regrows Brain Cells

Regrowing brain cells sounds like something straight out of a science fiction novel, not the stuff of scientific research involving mushrooms. After all, when we think of mushrooms we’re far more like…


7 Myths About Yogurt You Need to Know

Myths about yogurt and probiotics abound. I was surprised to learn what many people are saying about yogurt while conducting my research for my latest book on the topic of yogurt and probiotics. To he…


about Michelle Schoffro Cook

Michelle Schoffro Cook, MSc, RNCP, ROHP, DNM, PhD is an international best-selling and 17-time book author and board-certified doctor of natural medicine, whose works include: 60 Seconds to Slim, Weekend Wonder Detox, Healing Recipes, The Vitality Diet, Allergy-Proof, Arthritis-Proof, Total Body Detox, The Life Force Diet, The Ultimate pH Solution, The 4-Week Ultimate Body Detox Plan, and her new book The Probiotic Promise. Subscribe to her free e-magazine World's Healthiest News at to receive monthly health news, tips, recipes and more. Follow her on Twitter @mschoffrocook and Facebook.

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