By Sayer Ji • Originally posted on Greenmedinfo.com Turmeric has been used in India for over 5,000 years, which is likely why still today both rural and urban populations have some of the lowest prevalence rates of Alzheimer's disease (AD) in the world. A recent study on patients with AD found that less than a gram of turmeric daily, taken for three months, resulted in 'remarkable improvements.' Alzheimer's Disease: A Disturbingly Common Modern Rite of Passage  A diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease (AD), sadly, has become a rite of passage in so-called developed countries.  AD is considered the most common form of dementia,...

By Daniela Drake • From The Daily Beast By now you have probably seen John Oliver’s comic take on the pharmaceutical industry’s influence on doctors’ prescribing habits. Media outlets from Mother Jones to the Wall Street Journal commented admiringly, and even the American Medical Association felt compelled to declare they were “committed to transparency” around drug company payments to doctors. But satire will do very little to focus on the real problem if we’re distracted by the humor inherent in self-important doctors being bought off by a steak. What’s not funny is that America is the most medicated nation on earth,...

In this intense and touching 2 minute video, a group of kids tell the truth about industrialized agriculture, and share their vision for what it can and should be. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ypF15z3euwM]

In this side-splitting and penetrating expose', Jon Stewart hammers the food industry for turning our food supply into an "addictive, fattening, death menu of artificial chemicals, additives, and cool ranch carcinogens.” He also exposes some of the industry's weak efforts to make their food appear "slightly less bad for you", including the “KIDS eat right” label that Kraft is helping to financially support in partnership with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Watch here: [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jCG_i9lnBFc]   If you want some real alternatives to food industry shenanigans, you might want to check out the Truth About Cancer's free 11 part Quest for the Cures docu-series....

By Margie King • Originally posted on Greenmedinfo.com Just a cup a day of these tiny treats helps fend off heart disease and cancer.  If you still think of blueberries as an occasional summer treat, think again.  Research confirms that eating just a cup a day helps fend off heart disease and cancer. In a new study from Florida State University, researchers found that a daily serving of blueberries could be key to fighting cardiovascular disease. They conducted a double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial with 48 post-menopausal women with pre-hypertension or stage one hypertension.  Every day half the women were given either a placebo or...

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By Sayer Ji • Originally posted on Greenmedinfo.com Turmeric has been used in India for over 5,000 years, which is likely why still today both...