Sore Throat? Antibiotics Useless and Dangerous in Most Cases

Got a sore throat? You are not alone this time of year. However, before you rush off to the doctor for an antibiotic prescription – read this first! Antibiotics are useless in over 90% of sore throat cases. They also cause some very dangerous secondary effects.

Sore Throat

From mid-October, leading up to Halloween, through Valentine’s Day in February, most people are consuming much more sugar than usual. Sugar is a primary immune system disrupter. With sugar consumption up and immune response suppressed, it is prime time for germs to take hold and cause sickness.

5 Empowering Tips to Overcome Lies About Your Health

It infuriates me that we are lied to about our health everyday! We have been told that disease comes from bad genes and bad germs and that there is nothing we can do about it. This is a lie! You have been told that pharmaceutical drugs produce health, that your ADD/ADHD child must take drugs for the rest of his life and there is nothing you can do about it. We have been told that there is no cure for cancer. Lies, lies and more lies!

True Health vs. Lies and Myths

We have been told that vaccines are completely safe and effective for your health. This is a lie! We have been told that ObamaCare is an affordable way to save our failing health care system. This is a lie! We have been told that GMO foods, fluoride, high fructose corn syrup and pesticide laden foods do not make us sick. These are yet more lies!  If we are not cautious, we may just begin to believe the lies ourselves. How do we protect ourselves from a world full of lies and misinformation regarding our health?

How to Build a Flu Proof Immune System

Flu season – the fifth season of the year – is upon us. So we hear from the mainstream media, pushing flu shots, anyway. However, I have no use for it – the flu or the flu shot – and choose not to participate. Flu, or influenza, is a virus, a germ, a bug – it is NOT a season! Wouldn’t you like to exempt yourself from the ‘flu season’? You can – by building a flu proof immune system!

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month Causes Breast Cancer

What you need to know about pinkwashing of breast cancer

You have been duped by Breast Cancer Awareness Month! You have been told to buy pink to help support the search for a cure for breast cancer. However, many of the ‘pink’ products you purchase actually cause breast cancer! Further, while some of the funds may go to research, this research has done nothing to prevent breast cancer at all. Buying pink only supports the rising rates of breast cancer.

Pinkwashing Breast Cancer

It’s not your fault. Millions of dollars have been spent to entice you spend your money on ‘pink’ products. It is a great marketing plan. You get to feel good about yourself, thinking that you are supporting a good cause. Meanwhile, the corporations behind it rake in billions of profit dollars.

How to Heal Ear Infection without Antibiotics

Antibiotics are the most common treatment for an ear infection. While antibiotics sometimes provide temporary relief, they do not address the cause of the problem. As a result, a single ear infection often becomes a chronic, recurring issue. Antibiotics also have many dangerous side effects.  If you are a parent of an infant or toddler, you need to know how to heal ear infections safely without antibiotics.

Ear Infection

Killing You Softly; Confessions of your Skin Care

Your skin care lotion is killing you! Did you know that most personal care products from skin care to shampoo and even sun screen contain many cancer-causing, toxic chemicals? They may seem innocent as they moisturize and soften your skin but they are killers! Everything you put on your skin, hair and nails is absorbed into your body. If you skin care contains these chemicals, it is killing you softly. These chemicals are disturbing your hormones, causing you to gain weight and, ultimately, causing cancer.

In the U.S., manufacturers are allowed to use virtually any chemical they want in their skin care and other personal care products. Often, their products are called ‘natural’ but still contain toxic chemicals. Their goal is to generate sales, not to protect your health. As a result, the chemicals they choose may be expedient for them but detrimental to your health and life. So, how can you protect yourself? Ultimately, your health is your responsibility. Rather than trust a product manufacturer, do your own research to make sure that your skin care products are truly safe.

New Research: Exercise Beats Drugs for Stroke Recovery, Heart Disease & Diabetes

You have been lied to! You have been told that your high blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar and stroke recovery require prescription drugs for the rest of your life. New research shows that these drugs have likely been unnecessarily prescribed. This has placed millions of people at risk for deadly side effects due to these drugs.

Exercise and Stroke Recovery

This research shows that exercise is just as effective at treating heart disease and diabetes as medication. However, exercise has zero deadly side effects, making it even more effective than drugs. Further, the study showed that exercise is even more effective than drug therapy for stroke recovery. Imagine what would happen when you add rock solid nutrition to this as well!

6 Steps to Heal Coronary Heart Disease Naturally

Coronary heart disease is the #1 killer in the United States. Accounting for 1 in every 4 deaths, it takes the lives of 600,000 people every year!(1) According the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report(2), heart disease has been the leading cause of death since 1921. That tells me that we are doing something very wrong in the way we approach the treatment of heart disease and our health in general. There has to be a better way. Is there something more effective than the standard medical treatments?

Coronary Heart Disease

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This week, Wellness Achiever subscriber, Brian asked:

What is the best way to remove plaque from the artery walls that accumulate through eating bad foods?”

This is a great question! Fortunately, there is a much better solution than the modern medical treatment for heart disease. For the answer, we have to go back to the early days of medicine.

3 Keys to Achieving Real Health and Wellness

The world of health and wellness can be very confusing. However, when you have a better understanding of REAL health and wellness, you will have a lot more clarity. With this clear understanding, you will be able to know the difference between something that is truly healthy versus something that is simply a scam. Use this information to build real health and save your wallet from the fakes!

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30 Awesome Anti-Aging Tips to Enhance Your Youth

Anti-aging is big business. Americans spend $20 Billion every year just on cosmetics hoping to turn back the clock. Research shows that adopting a wellness lifestyle provides amazing youth enhancing effects. Here are 30 awesome anti-aging tips that you can include in your wellness lifestyle without spending an extra dime.

Anti-aging Fountain of Youth

Of course, the search for youth is not new. Ponce De Leon thought that he had discovered the mythical Fountain of Youth in Saint Augustine, FL in 1513. I have been there and drank the waters. I can tell you that there is nothing youth enhancing about it!

As the baby boomers continue to age, there is more and more attention on anti-aging. Just today, Google announced the launch of their anti-aging company called Calico. This company will certainly blend anti-aging healthcare and technology. That means expensive remedies. However, restoring health and supporting youthfulness does not have to cost you your life savings. These 31 anti-aging tips will not deplete your wallet and may even leave more cash in it.

Supercharge Your Morning with These Easy Breakfast Recipes

Does your breakfast leave you hungry and feeling drained before mid-morning even rolls around? These easy breakfast recipes will help you power pack your morning with delicious nutrition and enduring energy!

The typical breakfast of a doughnut or bagel with a cup of coffee is completely devoid of any nutrition. Even worse, it is filled with artificial stimulants, such as sugar and caffeine, which give you a false sense of energy. As a result, an hour or so later, when your sugar rush turns into a sugar crash, you are left looking for another unhealthy stimulant to pick you up. Maybe you opt for another cup of coffee or an energy drink. Of course, this just accentuates the problem, sending you on another sugar/caffeine rush soon to be followed by another crash.

3 Keys to Weight Loss & Achieving the Life You Want

Your mindset affects every aspect of your well being, including your weight loss abilities. Maintaining a Wellness Mindset is vital to achieving wellness and maximizing the results of your weight loss. The thoughts you think have the ability to catapult you to success and amazing levels of wellness. However, your thoughts can also destroy your mindset, preventing you from ever reaching success in life and crippling your efforts to lose weight and achieve wellness. Your mental wellness is governed by your thought patterns, your self talk, your mental outlook, as well as your interpersonal relationships.

Weight Loss Success

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Let’s look at three key areas that help you create a powerful, wellness mindset for weight loss. Whether it is weight loss or achieving a higher level of wellness that you desire, this mindset will create a drive that propels you to amazing success. You may not have associated these habits with weight loss before; however, these three keys can be used in your daily life in such a way that your mind will begin to create a shift in your body’s metabolic rate.