By Dr. Mercola The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is coming after the centuries’ old natural medicine system known as homeopathy. In a notice filed in November 2016, the FTC stated that in order for homeopathic remedies to claim they are effective, their makers must provide proof. If no proof is provided, the remedies must […]
Take the Dutch holiday tradition of so-called Black Pete, for example. Known in his native Netherlands as Zwarte Piet, the holiday character has been a winter tradition in the country for some time, and in recent years the tradition has been met with protest and cries of racism — as one would imagine for any […]
Of all the viral social media movements that challenge society’s beauty norms, the #baldandbadchallenge might be our new favorite. The hashtag has women with little to no locks proudly posting pics of themselves to show off their unconventional beauty — and prove for once and for all that bald is indeed beautiful.
By Dr. Mercola You’re probably aware that certain nutrients can support optimal vision, but did you know your hearing may benefit from certain foods as well? If you have trouble hearing, or notice that your hearing is not as good as it used to be, your diet (and/or additional supplementation) may hold the answer. In […]
By Dr. Mercola Counting carbohydrates is something the American Diabetes Association (ADA) has recommended for years as a way to “manage” blood glucose levels. It entails setting a limit for the amount of carbohydrates eaten during a meal. The ADA says carbs are another word for sugars, the main source of energy for the body, […]
By Dr. Mercola Statistics don’t lie, but statisticians certainly can. In his book, “Master Manipulator: The Explosive True Story of Fraud, Embezzlement, and Government Betrayal at the CDC,” investigative journalist James Grundvig exposes what really goes on at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In it, he reveals how the agency has […]
Recipe From Paleohacks Contrary to popular belief, deviled eggs are not a relatively new creation. They’ve actually been around since the Ancient Roman period. During that time, the eggs were boiled and seasoned with assorted spices, which were then served to wealthy guests as appetizers. However, they weren’t called “deviled” yet.[i] The use […]