Top 5 Signs of Vitamin D Deficiency

This article was previously published January 1, 2019, and has been updated with new information. Vitamin D deficiency is incredibly common around the world, but many mistakenly believe they aren’t at risk because they consume vitamin D-fortified foods, such as milk. However, few foods have therapeutic levels of vitamin D naturally, and even fortified foods…

Melatonin Significantly Reduces COVID-19 Mortality

Melatonin is a hormone synthesized in your pineal gland and several other organs,1 indeed in most cells, including human lung monocytes and macrophages, as it is actually synthesized in your mitochondria.2 While most well-known as a natural sleep regulator, melatonin also has many other important functions.3 Notably, it plays an important role in cancer prevention4…

Junk Food Promotes Hunger and Overeating

This article was previously published March 4, 2020, and has been updated with new information. The struggle with weight gain and obesity is a common and costly health issue, leading to an increase in risk for heart disease, Type 2 diabetes and cancer, just to name a few.1 Obese individuals also have substantially higher medical…

Can These Foods Help Combat COVID?

This article was previously published June 20, 2020, and has been updated with new information. Nutrient deficiencies can take a heavy toll on your health, and this includes increasing your risk of severe outcomes in the case of viral infections like COVID-19. Vitamin K, a fat-soluble vitamin most known for its role in blood clotting…

How to Get Rid of Snow Mold

Springtime is celebrated around the world as a time of renewal and rebirth. That is, unless your lawn is covered with gross fuzzy mold. If you found your way here, your yard might have snow mold. But what is this stuff? Is it dangerous? How can you get rid of snow mold?  In this article…

Why sustainable fashion is not a fad, but the future – and what cotton is doing about it

Alan McClay, CEO, Better Cotton No-one puts ‘cotton’ on their Christmas wish-list, but that won’t stop this ubiquitous fibre appearing inside millions of gift-wrapped parcels this festive season. While synthetic fibres have been on the rise for decades, cotton remains the most used natural material in clothing. From socks and shirts to dresses and denim,…

The Simple Eating Hack That Could Prevent Most Diseases Including Blindness

This article was previously published November 7, 2020, and has been updated with new information. Dr. Chris Knobbe, an ophthalmologist, is the founder and president of the Cure AMD Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to the prevention of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). AMD, a leading cause of blindness in the U.S. — and the third leading…

Vitamin D Papers Top List of Most Popular Studies of the Year

October 31, 2020, I published a scientific review1 in the journal Nutrients, co-written with William Grant, Ph.D., and Dr. Carol Wagner, both of whom are part of the GrassrootsHealth expert vitamin D panel. This paper, “Evidence Regarding Vitamin D and Risk of COVID-19 and Its Severity” — which you can download and read for free…

Best Way to Fight Back Against Health Tyranny?

This article was previously published November 7, 2021, and has been updated with new information. Mark Moss, an entrepreneur and financial expert who’s been a full-time investor for over 25 years, is passionate about freedom, liberty and personal wealth. Finances aren’t something I typically focus on, but we’re both in agreement that health is your…

Simple Hacks That Make Fasting Easy

This article was previously published January 31, 2021, and has been updated with new information. Over the years, I’ve done several interviews with Dave Asprey, a Silicon Valley entrepreneur, founder and CEO of bulletproof.com, including one in which we discuss how ketones may be useful against COVID-19. Here, we discuss his latest book, “Fast This…