Author Archives: Dena Schmidt, staff writer

Vitamin D proven to protect against respiratory infections

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(NaturalHealth365) Adequate vitamin D levels are critical to immune system health and a range of other health areas.  In fact, science clearly suggests that maintaining proper levels can help us to avoid dementias like, Alzheimer’s disease and cancer. This essential vitamin is best produced by exposing the body to the sun and can help to keep our muscles and bones ... Read More »

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Best foods and herbs to reduce the risk of liver disease

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(NaturalHealth365) The liver is the largest organ in the body, and it plays a crucial role in filtering toxins from the blood and converting food to energy. Unfortunately, liver disease is becoming more common. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that liver disease cause around 38,000 deaths in the U.S. each year. Some of the most common ... Read More »

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Study says people addicted to sugar should be treated just like drug abusers

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(NaturalHealth365) Most of us are aware of the draw and allure of foods that are high in sugar. Whether you have a weakness for sugary drinks or your downfall is cakes, pies or cookies, it turns out that there’s a scientific reason why you find these sugary foods so hard to resist. (And, knowing why is the ‘key’ to breaking ... Read More »

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Health warning: How sugar depletes the human body of 5 essential nutrients

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(NaturalHealth365) Most people are aware that eating too much sugar can cause high blood glucose, insulin spikes and obesity. It can also elevate the risk of chronic diseases like heart disease, diabetes and cancer. However, excess glucose can also lead to nutrient deficiencies that impact the levels of vitamins and minerals that are able to reach the cells. Sugar does ... Read More »

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Strong link between fluoridated water and ADHD, according to scientific study

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(NaturalHealth365) Fluoridated water and the ingestion of fluoride have now been identified as factors in the development of ADHD, according to researchers. A report on this topic was published in Environmental Health, and the study is the first of its kind to closely examine the relationship between ADHD and exposure to fluoridated water. A fluoride-like chemical called hydrofluosilicic acid has ... Read More »

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Study shows: Vitamin C can significantly reduce risk of gout

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(NaturalHealth365) The antioxidant benefits of vitamin C for fighting and protecting against infection, heart disease, diabetes, and cancer are already well established. Vitamin C can be particularly potent when taken in high doses of 1 gram per day or more. Now another study is showing that vitamin C can help to prevent gout as well. Gout is a form of ... Read More »

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Dementia warning: Protective effects of healthy genes are destroyed by sedentary lifestyle

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(NaturalHealth365) A new study has just determined that persons who have a sedentary lifestyle can be just as much at risk of suffering from dementia than those who are predisposed to it genetically. The study was conducted at the Department of Kinesiology at McMaster University in Canada and published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. There are currently around 47.5 ... Read More »

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Reduce stress and promote detoxification with one easy exercise

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(NaturalHealth365) Breathing is something that many of us take for granted. However, it’s likely that you’re not breathing deeply enough to reduce stress in your life and achieve optimal health. (keep reading for some surprising health news) Why is deep breathing so important?  It is estimated that the body rids itself of up to 70 percent of toxins through breathing. ... Read More »

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Study: Flu vaccine linked to increased risk of respiratory infections

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(NaturalHealth365) Makers of the flu vaccine claim receiving it decreases the risk of getting sick due to the triggering of antibody development in the body. However, a Chinese study reveals quite the opposite. Researchers in Hong Kong have found that in addition to actually increasing the risk of flu, receiving the flu vaccine also raises the risk of getting a ... Read More »

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Chicken feces in nearly half of all store-bought chickens tested

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(NaturalHealth365) Americans love chicken. Whether from factory farming or organic free range chicken, we eat an average of 84 pounds of it per person per year. However, nutrition experts from Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) are now warning that grocery stores and factory farming are bringing you meat contaminated with chicken feces. Scientists from the PCRM were surprised at ... Read More »

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Roundup is more toxic than glyphosate alone, lawsuit claims

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(NaturalHealth365) Much of the scrutiny of the Monsanto weed killer Roundup has focused on its content of the herbicide glyphosate, dismissing its other ingredients as “inert.” However, a recent lawsuit claims there is something about the chemical cocktail comprising Roundup that is more toxic than just the glyphosate on its own. The truth is that no additive is inert, and ... Read More »

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Lower the risk of diabetes by eating berries

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(NaturalHealth365) Around one in ten persons in the United States now has diabetes, and many more have elevated blood sugar levels and prediabetes symptoms. However, eating more berries and receiving the benefits of their health-promoting anthocyanins and flavonoids is proving to be a powerful step toward avoiding this disease. Anthocyanins are the colorful pigments found in plant components such as ... Read More »

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