Category: Self Help

6 Dangers Of A Low-Fat Diet Your Doctor Won’t Tell You

In the first half of the 20th century, America saw a sudden increase in heart disease. The medical community was baffled and the public wanted answers, and the “diet-heart hypothesis” or the “lipid hypothesis” was born. This subsequently changed how we view all-natural fat, including meat and dairy products. Here […]

Your Ancestors Didn’t Eat The Same Type Of Wheat That You Do (And They Were Healthier)

You’ve likely heard the term “gluten-free” a lot in the last few years. For the millions who are allergic to modern hybrid wheat, gluten-free is not a fad, but a godsend. Whole wheat is a good alternative, right? It could be, but it’s not the same thing. If you have […]

Cancer-Fighting Superfoods You Should Eat EVERY DAY

  Not all health conditions are avoidable, but certain lifestyle choices can increase your risk of illness, including diseases such as cancer. These lifestyle choices include smoking, lack of exercise, drinking too much alcohol, and eating an unhealthy diet. Certain foods, often called “superfoods,” have cancer-fighting properties. These superfoods are […]

Why You Need To Prepare For The Worst Now

  People are having some very interesting responses to the new administration in the White House. Some preppers are relaxing because they believe Donald Trump will bring more prosperity to the U.S. and help prevent an economic collapse. Still others who tend to lean more politically left are panicked and […]

The 5 Best Medicinal Plants You Can Grow In Your Backyard

  Self-reliance often means relying on old wisdom to address health problems. My family believes in the use of medicinal plants to cure ailments. Our herb garden serves a greater purpose than increasing the flavors of our dinners. We use these plants to create medicinal teas, herbal baths and healing […]

No, Garlic Is Not Healthiest When It’s Raw. (Ferment It! Here’s How.)

If you’re trying to take advantage of all garlic has to offer, you have to eat it raw. Garlic contains a property called alliin, which turns into something called allicin once it’s been crushed and exposed to air. Allicin is responsible for all of garlic’s amazing features and its distinctive […]

Our Great-Grandparents Were Less Stressed. Here’s 10 Reasons Why.

“Family Grace.” Norman Rockwell Life in the 21st century can get pretty hectic. Most people fill their days to the overflowing with jobs, commuting, kids’ activities, fitness goals, food preparation, home and garden maintenance, house chores, and more. Sometimes it almost feels like there is barely any time left to […]