10 Things You Didn’t Know About The Brain


Brain Matter Throughout history, the human brain has been remarkably good at dismissing itself. Everyone from ancient Egyptians to Aristotle has downplayed the role of the mysterious stuff between our ears. Famed anatomist Galen gave the brain credit as commander of movement and speech, but even he brushed aside the white and gray matter, figuring […]

What’s In a Heartbeat? Inside the Human Heart: 10 Fast (and Fun) Facts


The all-important heart is constantly at work, pumping blood (about 2,000 gallons a day) filled with essential oxygen and nutrients to your body’s organs 24/7. Everything about the heart and how it works is interesting, but here are some nuggets of information we found particularly fascinating. The Heart Sits in the Center of the Chest, […]

100 Very Cool Facts About The Human Body


The human body is an incredibly complex and intricate system, one that still baffles doctors and researchers on a regular basis despite thousands of years of medical knowledge. As a result, it shouldn’t be any surprise that even body parts and functions we deal with every day have bizarre or unexpected facts and explanations behind […]

Pharma’s “Don’t Take Vitamins” Study Diametrically Opposed by Valid Study


I am very passionate about educating the public regarding natural health and the truisms related to knowing the choices between traditional medicine practices and naturopathic/holistic ones. Over the past couple of weeks, the media is putting out some pretty outrageous information saying that supplements or herbs are actually more harmful than helpful and to be […]

All About Fair Trade Organic Coffee


In our series of posts on coffee, you’ve read about our culture’s obsession with coffee shops and easy-to-use at home coffee makers. You’ve also read the pros and cons of drinking coffee. Now we’re happy to bring you more information on a new popular coffee trend: organic fair trade coffee. Fair trade coffee is coffee purchased […]

Coffee: Surprising Health Pros And Cons


It is no surprise that Americans love their coffee. One day we hear that coffee is bad for us, the next it is a healthy drink. We are bringing you the pros and cons in two easy to read lists to decide for yourself whether your addiction to your morning cup is a blessing or […]