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Heart attacks and strokes can be predicted by our gut bacteria

A novel relationship between our gut microbiome and atherosclerosis means the bacteria in our gut could be linked to risk of heart attack and stroke, say researchers. (Picture: There are over 400 species of bacteria in your belly right now that can be the key to health or disease.) Writing in the journal Atherosclerosis, the team of […]

This vital mineral is actually toxic for many adults as it rusts your brain

By Dr. Mercola While dietary iron is essential for optimal health — being a key part of proteins and enzymes and playing an important role in energy production and the regulation of cell growth and differentiation, among other things — too much iron in your body can have serious ramifications. One of the most important roles of […]

Landmark lawsuit claims Monsanto hid cancer danger of weedkiller for decades

(Note from Erin: I’m beyond frustrated that despite everything we know about the dangers of glyphosate, we still have to have these conversations. I cannot wait until the day that Big Ag/Pharma Monsanto is forced to stop selling Roundup (with the active ingredient glyphosate). But, until that happens, we will continue to report on the […]

People: CDC doctor who vanished for months before being found in a river killed himself by drowning

Back in February, we shared with you that CDC doctor, Timothy Cunningham, who was working as an epidemiologist in the CDC’s chronic disease unit, had disappeared “without a trace.”All of his belongings, including his car and beloved dog, Bo, were found at his residence. While this seemed odd to his family and friends, they held out hope […]

Researchers Warn: Common garden formula can kill your cells

By Dr. Mercola In recent years, concerns over the health effects of glyphosate — the active ingredient in Roundup and other weed killer formulations — has risen exponentially. Researchers have discovered it not only may be carcinogenic,  but may also affect your body’s ability to produce fully functioning proteins, inhibit the shikimate pathway (found in gut bacteria) […]

Not born with it

By Brian S. Hooker, Science Advisor, Focus for Health and Board Member, World Mercury Project Recently, the newest U.S. autism prevalence numbers were released by the CDC.  It was not good news. Among children born in 2004 and 2006, the prevalence of autism had increased from 1 in 68 to 1 in 59, respectively. Leading the nation in terms […]

How to lose weight quickly: 3 simple, research-based steps

(Note from Erin: For some people Keto works, for others, a plant-based diet is king. No matter what route you take, there’s a community here to help and support you. And I’m a part of that community too.) There are many ways to lose a lot of weight fast. However, most of them will make you hungry […]

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Ditch these from your kitchen today as they set off a landslide of health turmoil

By Dr. Mercola “GMOs Revealed” is a nine-part documentary series featuring more than 20 top experts in the field, including yours truly. In Episode 1, above, you’ll hear from Dr. Zach Bush, whose triple-board certification includes expertise in internal medicine, endocrinology and metabolism, Vani Hari, blogger and founder of, and Gunnar Lovelace, CEO of […]