If your goal this year is to become more self-sufficient in regaining and optimizing your health, then do your best to avoid these two systems as much as possible and incorporate solutions that give you back your power.
Conventional medical system
During the festive season, the last thing on most people's minds is healthy choices. After all, when you have chocolate, alcohol, stuffing, and Jello salad sitting in front of you, it often takes a serious act of discipline to choose vegetables, water, and green salad.
However, once the season is over and the mind gravitates towards New Year's resolutions, consider upgrading these 4 habits to live a healthier and happier 2015.
Proper nutrition is vital for maintaining good health and warding off illness. Nutrition can also play a pivotal role in healing illness of all kinds, including heart disease, diabetes and cancer - the three leading illnesses which cause deaths.
"All skin cancer is the result of damage to skin cells," says Lise Alschuler, ND, author of Five to Thrive: Your Cutting-Edge Cancer Prevention Plan.
Instead of opting for potentially harmful mainstream acne medications, try safe and effective natural remedies for acne problems. You may find your acne and associated problems such as redness and light scarring completely gone or greatly improved in as little as two weeks or less.
"I've had hemorrhoids for 20 years. I'm a vegetarian and health nut. Even with my healthy diet and lifestyle I could never get rid of them. I tried Hemroid Harry's Herbal Remedy and within two weeks the hemorrhoids had shrunk and after a month they were completely gone!"
Grapefruit seed extract (GFSE) and the various supplement and cosmetic products that contain it are quite popular among natural health advocates because the powerful substance is said to help prevent and alleviate many health conditions such as cold sores, thrush, gingivitis and gastrointestinal upset.
The vital importance of getting plenty of vitamin D as part of a healthy lifestyle cannot be overstated, and a newly released NaturalNews infographic explains some of the many reasons why vitamin D is crucial to health, as well as how much of it you should be getting.