Mike Barrett

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Mike is the co-founder, editor, and researcher behind Natural Society. Studying the work of top natural health activists, and writing special reports for top 10 alternative health websites. He has written hundreds of articles and pages on how to obtain optimum wellness through natural health.

His articles have been picked up across the web, appearing on sites such as Drudge Report, Infowars, NationofChange, and many others. His passion to natural health and overcoming a declining health-food nation is what drives him to help the millions of individuals NaturalSociety reaches.

"It is more important than ever to fight for nationwide food reform where there is a garden at every home, a 'medicine cabinet' of herbs in every kitchen, and burning desire for freedom in every person. It's time to take back what was once ours."

Recent articles by Mike Barrett


Cancer Rates Can be Cut in Half with Lifestyle Changes

Although cancer cures do exists – no, not in the form of mainstream medical treatment – these cures are still perceived as non-existent by many in the mainstream health community and abroad. Along with these lesser known cures, though, comes the ability to prevent cancer from developing in the first place, which most people would not argue with. In fact, cancer rates in the U.S. and other nations could be cut in half or more with the knowledge we have today.


Home Remedies for High Blood Pressure – 6 Natural Solutions

High blood pressure is experienced by nearly 68 million adults in the United States alone — that’s 1 in 3 adults. Often accompanied by excess weight, high blood pressure is a major risk factor for stroke, congestive heart failure, kidney disease, and the leading killer — heart disease. If you are someone who has high blood pressure, the mainstream medical industry wants nothing more than your eternal business, buying their pharmaceutical drugs that never really cure anything. But instead of doing that, try utilizing one of these natural solutions.


Negative Outlook Leads to More Illness and Disease

Mind, body, and health are all interconnected. It doesn’t take scientific research or surveys to determine how the way we think, perceive, and taking in events is both directly and indirectly related to the quality of life and health, but recent research has done just that anyway. The survey found that those who perceive past, present, and future experiences in a negative way tend to succumb to the hardships brought on by illness and disease.


Stress Shown to Cause Decline in Gut Health

Although stress has seldom been recognized as a determining factor for the onset of disease, more and more research is lending proof as to why the disease-stress connection should really be accepted. Because of the prevalence of high stress levels in today’s world, it is important to recognize the impact stress has on your health. Disease can develop in numerous ways while under the influence of stress, and one such way is through the decline of gut health.


Why You Should Avoid Fast Food at All Costs

It is no secret that the average American diet is in completely in the slumps. Consuming packaged foods, fast food, artificially enhanced products, and especially low quality cheap food is the norm, but is it any wonder that being overweight while also falling victim to a host of illnesses is also the norm. Being raised in this era of poor health makes it difficult to know what is truly healthy and unhealthy.


Court Rules Against FDA In Landmark Health Freedom Case

If you are the maker or seller of health supplements, or follow the decisions made by the Food and Drug Administration, then you probably know of the blatant corruption and injustice revolving around the FDA. Through examining and following the FDA’s decisions, anyone can see that the organization continuously pushes pharmaceutical drugs while censoring health food and supplements, and their ability to heal. Such is the case with a company known as Fleminger, Inc. and their product, green tea.


Curcumin, Turmeric Proven Effective at Preventing Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease is experienced by more people than those suffering from multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy, and Lou Gehrig’s disease combined. It is estimated that 7-10 million individuals are living with Parkinson’s worldwide, with 96 percent of diagnoses occurring after the age of 50. What these millions of people need to know is that their disease can be helped with numerous natural remedies. A compound from an ancient herb known as turmeric is one of those remedies.


New Chapter Supplement Company Bought by Monsanto-Linked Proctor & Gamble

New Chapter, a vitamin and supplement company offering worthy products since 1892, has recently been bought out by mega-corporation Proctor & Gamble. Being the owner of chemical laden, toxic products such as Cascade dish-washing soap, Pringles potato chips, and Bounce dryer sheets, it is evident that Proctor and Gamble is less than a trustworthy and caring company. To add further concern regarding Proctor & Gamble’s place in our society, you may be interested to know that Proctor & Gamble shares the same institutional owners as biotech giant Monsanto.


Fracking Process Shown to Compromise Air Quality, Cause Cancer

In a new study soon to be published in an edition of Science of the Total Environment, researchers found yet again that hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking, is causing cancer. While fracking is known to be contributing to various health problems through the contamination of groundwater, it is also important to recognize that those near the hydraulic fracturing sites are taking in an even greater dose of chemicals through the air.


Monsanto’s GMO Corn Contributing to Weight Gain, Disrupts Organs

Are genetically modified foods making you sick and fat? Monsanto’s genetically modified creations have been pegged for causing a plethora of environmental and human harm, but are they also contributing to one of the country’s fastest growing health problems? A study published in the International Journal of Biological Sciences shows that GM food is indeed contributing to the obesity epidemic.


Antipsychotics Prescribed for Health Issues Not Intended to Treat

The stress of treating illness and disease with pharmaceutical solutions is forcibly over-shadowing the teachings of core knowledge each person needs regarding the prevention and natural solutions for health issues. Pharmaceutical drugs have taken over as the solution for every disease while many drugs are even being prescribed to treat problems they are not even intended to treat. One particular class of drugs is gaining significant attention for their over-prescriptions and unnecessary hand outs – antipsychotics.


Exercise Proven to be Effective Solution for Preventing Colds

Most individuals come down with a cold at least once during the year. Despite going through the process of being sick every single year, it seems people are still unsure of how to prevent a cold and also what to do during a cold. The act of exercising during a cold is one such mystery that baffles many, but research shows that engaging in light to moderate physical activity is a great way to get through and prevent a cold.


Mind Power: ‘Re-Frame’ Events and Occurrences to Instantly Feel Better

Optimism and positive feelings rest at the foundation of both a happy and healthy life. Avoiding unhealthy and harmful foods is extremely important for maintaining a healthy body and a healthy brain, but it is your own thoughts, perceptions and thinking processes which profoundly impact the health of your mind and body alike. Even while you’re engaging in a healthy diet and lifestyle, you may find yourself feeling sluggish and unhappy.


The Toxic Ingredient in Most Consumer Products Causing Breast Cancer

Toxic ingredients in the food supply are increasingly being recognized as a threat by individuals worldwide, but many people continue to overlook the significance of harmful substances within consumer products such as shampoo or deodorant. The fact is, however, that nearly all mainstream consumer products contain a multitude harmful ingredients. One such class of chemicals has recently been found in 99 percent of breast cancer patients in a recent study.


Consumers Ingesting Mystery Meat Treated with Poisonous Gas

As a method of passing off decayed meat as fresh, meat industries in many countries are treating meat with highly toxic gas. In fact, 70 percent of all beef and chicken within the United States and Canada are subject to the treatment of the poisonous gas known as carbon monoxide. Add this knowledge to the recently exposed ammonia-tainted ‘pink slime’ used in meat being served to millions of people and schoolchildren, and you may be reluctant to ever eat meat again.


Home Remedies for Wounds

Although cuts and wounds aren’t particularly threatening in nature, they can be quite painful as well as a nuisance. However, infections could result from cuts, so many individuals turn to some kind of pharmaceutical solution to clean the laceration because that is truly the only solution they know of. Along with nearly all other issues, though, cleaning and hastening the healing process of a cut or wound can be done with numerous natural solutions – not the all too common Neosporin.


The Top Pharmaceutical Drugs Causing Cognitive-Related Damage

Pharmaceutical drugs pushed by the mainstream medical establishment are notorious for causing countless side-effects leading to even more problems. In fact, the average drug label contains 70 negative side-effects on average, with many drugs reaching the 100’s. Helping to make up the outrageous amount of side-effects caused by pharmaceutical drugs are brain-related side-effects, known to be causing serious damage to many prescription drug users.