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12 foods that can lower your blood pressure naturally


(NaturalHealth365) High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, affects one in three Americans and greatly increases the risk of developing life-threatening conditions such as heart attack, stroke, aneurysm and kidney disease. Risk factors for hypertension include physical inactivity, obesity, tobacco use, stress and poor diet. Yet, conventionally-trained doctors only offer a host of medications to control high blood pressure featuring ... Read More »

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9 contaminated foods from China to avoid


(NaturalHealth365) Many contaminated foods – within China – have disillusioned its citizens and are putting the countries that receive their exports at risk.  While many shipments from China to the U.S. are turned away due to unsafe additives, drug residues, mislabeling and general filth, some produce shipments from China are making their way into our country under the guise of ... Read More »

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Prevent kidney disease with these delicious foods


(NaturalHealth365) Did you know that according to the Center for Disease Control, one in ten American adults has some level of chronic kidney disease?  These numbers are truly staggering: about 26 million Americans suffer from some type of kidney disease.  Yet, all of this pain and suffering is completely avoidable – by eating the right foods. With this health condition ... Read More »

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Nutrients from foods found to change the way our genes behave


(NaturalHealth365) Our genes control everything the body does, from metabolism to breathing to the color of our eyes and hair. There is a corresponding gene or set of genes for every possible internal state and bodily process. Now a new study is confirming that nutrients from foods influence gene behavior. (this is powerful information) Genes are segments of DNA that house ... Read More »

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Avoid inflammation: Top 5 anti-inflammatory foods everyone should eat


(NaturalHealth365) With inflammation being the leading cause of death today, it’s essential to include anti-inflammatory foods into your diet in order to decrease the likelihood of disease, and increase longevity. In a recent article published in the psychoneuroimmunology journal, Dr. George Slavich discloses that inflammation is involved in 8 out of 10 leading causes of death seen in the United ... Read More »

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Top foods that cause depression and destroy your mental wellbeing


(NaturalHealth365)  Could depression be caused by your diet?  The link between unhealthy eating habits and chronic disease and disorders, including type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity and increased incidence of stroke, are well known.  But, what about emotional wellbeing? There is a growing body of evidence showing a strong connection between mental and emotional health, and a diet dominated by ... Read More »

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Toxic alert: 5 foods you should never heat or reheat


(NaturalHealth365) Leftovers for dinner is just a way of life these days.  But, can these meals ever be toxic?  After all, they are easy, quick and right there in the frig, so why not eat it?  The answer may surprise you. In reality, certain foods – when heated or reheated – can threaten your health.  Therefore, knowing about them may ... Read More »

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Warning about fried foods: High levels of acrylamide can trigger cancer cell growth


(NaturalHealth365)  Are you a lover of fried foods?  You may want to consider how much acrylamide you’re consuming each day.  In fact, many health experts are sounding the alarm about eating anything fried in vegetable oil – especially due to its link with promoting cancer. (keep reading to learn more) The International Agency for Research on Cancer has designated acrylamide ... Read More »

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4 common foods causing early puberty in girls


(NaturalHealth365) Puberty is a milestone in a boy’s or girl’s life that occurs when he or she becomes sexually mature. Boys usually reach this milestone between the ages of 12 and 16, while girls attain it a little earlier between 10 and 14 years old. The major landmarks of puberty for boys include pubic hair, genital growth, and the first ... Read More »

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The top 4 probiotic-rich foods to improve gut health


(NaturalHealth365) “All disease begins in the gut,” was wisdom given by Hippocrates nearly 2,500 years ago. While the medical community has denied it for decades, researchers are now proving substance in that statement. Did you know that your intestines are home to approximately 100 trillion bacteria? That’s about three pounds worth! Some bacteria are good but others can be detrimental ... Read More »

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Eating spicy foods linked to cancer protection and longevity


(NaturalHealth365) You may love spicy foods for their punch of tantalizing, peppery flavor, but those jalapenos, red chili peppers and cayenne pepper are packing more than just a party for your taste buds. Researchers have found spicy foods contain a number of ingredients that have been found to promote a healthy heart, protect against cancer and improve overall longevity. A ... Read More »

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Weight Watchers meals processed with over 50 ingredients


(NaturalHealth365) Weight Watchers has been around for approximately 50 years teaching millions of people that weight loss is really hard and that “not all calories are created equal.”  Fast forward to 2010, they even unveiled a new PointsPlus system and criticized processed foods. So, on the surface, they appear to be a nice (helpful) company. But, they obviously contradict themselves ... Read More »

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