Author Archives: Abby Campbell, staff writer

High animal protein diet increases mortality rate

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(NaturalHealth365) The obesity epidemic, over the last few decades, has given rise to the popularity of a high protein diets. Dr. Robert Atkins first introduced Diet Revolution in 1981, and it soon became contention with many in the medical field. At the time, research showed that red meats and saturated fats were contributors of heart disease, and Dr. Atkins’ diet ... Read More »

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4 common foods causing early puberty in girls

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(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

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(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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New antibiotic resistant superbug gene threatens humanity

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(NaturalHealth365) Though antibiotics have saved millions of lives since penicillin came about 75 years ago, the current unrestrained use of these drugs have had dangerous consequences – sometimes unexpectedly. Each year, more than two million Americans become infected with bacterial infections that are resistant to antibiotics. As a direct result, 23,000 to 37,000 of them die due to those infections. ... Read More »

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Gut infections cause malnutrition and vaccine failure

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(NaturalHealth365) When it comes to children, parents only wish for them to be healthy and happy. We also wish the same for ourselves as adults. Unfortunately, that desire has driven many uneducated people to follow ineffective immunization recommendations by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – with the hope that a vaccine will provide some kind ... Read More »

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CoQ10 supplementation is a great heart disease prevention strategy

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(NaturalHealth365) Everyone understands the importance of the heart. Just ask the Tin Man from America’s classic film, The Wizard of Oz. In fact, did you know that your heart is able to beat over two billion times in an average lifetime? More than that, the heart can pump nearly 100 million barrels of blood during your lifetime. If you were ... Read More »

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Gut bacteria triggers physical illness and psychological disorders

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(NaturalHealth365) Your gastrointestinal or GI tract is the engine for your entire body. To survive, your cells extract nutrients from the food you eat for energy, as well as other essential matter such as oxygen, within your GI tract. It’s an extraordinary and complex 30-foot system that starts with your mouth and ends with the anus. Bloating, gas, and other ... Read More »

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Over-the-counter sleeping pills linked to dementia

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(NaturalHealth365) Due to diminishing neurons within the aging brain, older people tend to have a difficult time sleeping. Yet, researchers have determined that people of all ages have either “too much wake drive” or “too little sleep drive” that can be related to several factors: psychiatric or medical conditions, unhealthy sleep habits, specific substances and activities, and certain biological factors. ... Read More »

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4 reasons why energy drinks are high risk for teenagers

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(NaturalHealth365) As part of a good nutrition plan, keeping your teenager hydrated is important – especially when playing sports. Bottled water, fruit juices, and protein shakes are some of the ways to keep them nourished.  So, the question is: Do these popular energy drinks pose any health risk to our kids? According to several surveys, nearly 70 percent of teens ... Read More »

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New research shows breast milk benefits both mother and baby by decreasing chronic disease

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(NaturalHealth365) After giving birth, each mother must make a decision to breastfeed or provide formula to feed her baby. It’s a personal decision, and it’s one that may draw strong opinions from family and friends. And, while the American Academy of Pediatrics, as well as the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, highly recommends breastfeeding, it is a decision that ... Read More »

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How a mammogram actually causes breast cancer

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(NaturalHealth365) An X-ray picture of the breast called a “mammogram” is declared the best tests for early signs of breast cancer, according to the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Annual detection screening is recommended as early as age 40 by both the American Cancer Society and the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, while the United States Preventive ... Read More »

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Vitamin C revealed as effective as exercise for treating obese people

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(NaturalHealth365) Overweight and obese adults are advised to exercise on a daily basis for improved health. However, about one-third of the population are not physically active – and that figure may be grossly underestimated. Poor dietary habits and a lack of exercise greatly increase the risk of blood vessel constriction – which is often increased in overweight and obese adults ... Read More »

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