CSPI Organization Warns Against Ingesting Aloe Vera – IASC Responds

CSPI Organization Warns Against Ingesting Aloe Vera – IASC Responds

According to CSPI (Center for Science in the Public Interest) executive director Michael F. Jacobson, studies conducted by the U.S. government have found evidence suggesting that ingesting aloe vera extracts caused intestinal cancers in male and female laboratory rats. As a result CSPI is now (August 2013) giving all aloe vera an “avoid” rating in […]

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Fighting Radiation – What You MUST Know to Naturally Protect Yourself

Fighting radiation and preventing radiation sickness have become important subjects. With more and more radiation from the Japan nuclear catastrophe threatening the United States as well as the probability that nuclear events will continue to be a part of our world, it has become absolutely necessary to have good reference information as to how the body can be supported (using natural means) […]

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12 Best Foods to Cleanse Your Liver

First, let’s talk about your liver and then we will get to the 12 best foods to cleanse your liver. Not only is your liver the main filter of your body, it is also the work-horse for your body. It is the largest solid organ of your body weighing in at approximately 3.5 pounds. Many […]

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Health Benefits of Spirulina

Spirulina is a form of blue-green algae grown in alkaline waters, rich in phytonutrient antioxidants and has been used by people since ancient times. It is believed that spirulina was first discovered by Hernando Cortez and his Spanish Conquistadors in 1519. Spirulina is perhaps the best source of carotenoids and provides healthy doses of the […]

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What You Definitely Need to Know About GMOs

A couple of months ago we posted to the Oasis Advanced Wellness Facebook page a graphic concerning GMOs. To my surprise we had a couple of posts asking “What are GMOs?”  I admit that this question made me take pause. Obviously there are people who have no idea what GMOs are or why the concern […]

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FDA Requires Warnings for Fluoroquinolone Drugs (Cipro, Levaquin, Avelox, Floxin)

On August 15, 2013, the FDA put out yet another Safety Announcement concerning fluoroquinolone drugs such as Levaquin, Cipro and Avelox which states that these drugs will now be required to contain a warning for severe, permanent and disabling peripheral neuropathy. The FDA Safety Announcement also indicates that damage can occur in the very beginning […]

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New Study Explains How Mouth Microbe Can Spur Cancer Development

According to an article posted August 14, 2013 by The Scientist, just about all people carry a microbe in their mouth that has the potential to spur the development of colorectal cancer.  The information comes from an article entitled Mouth Microbe Turns Carcinogenic authored by Tracy Vence. This is very interesting information showing how an […]

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Myths of Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)

Certainly everyone reading this article knows about synthetic hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and maybe even BHRT (bioidentical hormone replacement therapy). But perhaps you’re not sure what the difference is, or why you are not told more about these differences. You are not alone by a long shot. For example, pharmaceutical companies and most medical doctors, […]

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Back To School – Ten Tips to Keep Your Children Healthy

The dog says of summer are quickly coming to an end and soon it will be time to send children back to school or college. By the middle of August a flurry of preparation for students and parents is in full swing. New backpacks, new school supplies, new clothes, new shoes and the renewing of friendships (who isn’t […]

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What is Acemannan?

Most people have never heard of acemannan nor would they associate it with the healing-herb aloe vera. Acemannan is a D-isomer mucopolysaccharide found in the inner leaf gel of the aloe vera plant. This compound has been known to have immunostimulant(1), antiviral, antineoplastic and gastrointestinal properties.(2)  Acemannan (the name often used for aloe beta-glucomannans, acetylated […]

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