Watermelon juice before exercise combats muscle soreness Athletes have known this for a while—but now it’s been proven: drinking watermelon juice before a strenuous work-out can help relieve muscle soreness.

Garlic Kills Brain Cancer Cells Without Side Effects Cancer cells have a high metabolism and require much energy for rapid growth. Researchers reported in the Journal Cancer that that garlic compounds produced reactive oxygen species in brain cancer cells, essentially gorging them to death with activation of multiple death cascades and blocking pathways the proliferation of brain tumors.

The Powerful Bacteria-Killing Spice with 4 Times the Antioxidants of Blueberries When we hear of antioxidant foods, we often hear of berries.

Woman overcomes arthritis with raw foods, is no longer trapped in a system of medications Kes Cardoso used to have debilitating arthritis that rendered her unable to go outside, especially if it was raining. These days, she starts her mornings with a run. Cardoso says, "I can't wait to leave the house and jog." She hardly believes she can finally utter such words.

Vitamin C proven to cure over 30 major diseases Over 75 years of medical research and clinical practice reveals, overwhelmingly, that vitamin C has the power to ignite the 'self-healing response'. I know what you're thinking - if vitamin C is so good for us - why haven't you been told about this curative nutrient? Well, the answer will soon become painfully obvious.

How Blocking Sugar Intake can Reduce Cancer Risk/Progression Beating cancer by removing sugar from your diet is not a new concept.

Megan Sherow cancer story: Teenager overcomes terminal brain cancer with raw foods It's hard to believe that the healthy and radiant 17-year-old Megan Sherow was facing a terminal cancer diagnosis just a few years ago. "Uh, I guess sometimes it can happen..." was the bewildered response Megan received from her doctors when they discovered that her cancer had gone into full remission.

Grapeseed Extract Better than Chemo at Halting Advanced Cancer Thanks to research coming out of the University of Colorado Cancer Center, and published in the medical journal Cancer Letters, those suffering from colon and rectal cancers might soon be able to ditch the cancer-causing ‘medicine’ called chemotherapy, and instead utilize a simple herbal extract with better success. Grapeseed extract (GSE) has recently been proven to prohibit cancerous cell growth and to instigate cancer cell death.

Pomegranate Juice ‘Significantly Improves’ Memory in Recent Study A failing or even slightly bad memory is a common complaint of the elderly and even middle-aged adults.

Now even scientists say broccoli can cure cancer, not just prevent it The FDA has long frowned upon anyone claiming that vegetables or superfoods cure cancer. It's been okay to say they "prevent" cancer, but a cure is apparently reserved only for the realm of drugs, surgery, chemotherapy and radiation (none of which actually cure anything, in reality).

B vitamins help reduce brain shrinkage and may prevent Alzheimer's disease Alzheimer's disease is pathologically characterized as a reduction in brain volume, commonly referred to as shrinkage, as well as amyloid protein tangles that prevent efficient communication between neurons by altering chemical and electrical signaling.

Detoxify quickly with these spring power veggies Spring cleaning is not just for your home or yard or car. It's time to clean out the body as well. And there are several foods that are seasonally appropriate for the task.

Seven amazing spring superfoods In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), spring is a time for rejuvenation and regeneration. Outdoor nature reflects this as foliage returns and flowers blossom while birds fill the air with their celebratory singing.

Papaya seeds, natural remedy for Dengue Fever in Costa Rica Over the past few weeks we have enjoyed sharing pictures from people on Flickr on our Facebook page as well as natural remedies for day to day things that effect your life around the home here in Costa Rica.

Use these six amazing spices to burn fat fast Spices can turn mundane bland foods into culinary delights, and that's there primary use in our modern world.

How to prevent kidney stones with everyday foods Passing them is described by those who have experienced their terror as one of the worst pains known to man, exceeding even the pain of childbirth.

Apple extract kills colon cancer cells better than chemo drug in latest study Oligosaccharides from apples killed up to 46 percent of human colon cancer cells in vitro, and outperformed the most commonly used chemo drug by a wide margin at every dose level tested.

Natural pain relievers beat Big Pharma drugs Want your headache gone? Take two Tylenol in your hand, drink a glass of water, throw the Tylenol away... headache gone.

Vitamin C lowers blood pressure, improves vascular function to lower heart attack and stroke risk Increased blood pressure, even before clinically diagnosed as hypertension, is a significant risk factor for cardiovascular disease and stroke. Elevations of just 3 to 5 millimeters of mercury can dramatically raise the risk of a fatal heart attack or cerebrovascular event.

Natural ways to purify the air indoors People spend around 90 percent of their lives indoors, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.

Natural mosquito repellents Mosquitoes can be a nuisance when trying to enjoy the outdoors, especially if you're trying to host guests.

Dog Saves Owner From Fainting Could a dog's sense of smell help monitor blood pressure, diabetes, epilepsy?

A pair of 2-legged puppies defy odds A veterinarian has faith that a pair of two-legged puppies will walk and live happy lives

Dog hurt dragging owner out of path of oncoming train An 8-year-old pit bull rescued by a police officer who wanted a companion for his mom has returned the favor in the most selfless way possible.

Vitamin C May Lower Gout Risk in Men New research suggests that the use of vitamin C supplements may help stave off gout in men.

The 'Nothing White Diet' Earlier this year, my mom pledged to adopt the nothing white diet, as in no white food. I also swore off white flour, sugar, and dairy to see if this shift in diet might help with my feelings of fatigue and generally blah-ness.

Health benefits of elderberry Q&A with Dr. Manny: I've been hearing a lot about the health benefits of elderberry juice, especially to help fight viruses like cold and flu. But I’ve heard the benefits don’t stop there. Should we be adding this to our diets?

Natural Fixes for Depression One out of every 10 people suffers from depression in the U.S. Although many prescription medications can help you overcome the symptoms, Dr. Manny goes over some natural remedies that can also work

Diet can help get a grip on gout Many of us would love to have something in common with royalty. But getting the “Disease of Kings” is not the way to do it!

Chemicals in cosmetics linked to diabetes, study says A chemical commonly used in cosmetics and plastics could increase the likelihood of Type 2 diabetes, a Swedish study found.

Frankenfood: For harm or for good? RT's own resident in New York, Lori Harfenist, asks people in the streets whether they think genetically modified food is safe.