Author Archives: Karen Sanders, staff writer

Slash risk of coronary heart disease with healthy fats

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(NaturalHealth365) If asked about one of the very best nutrients to consume in order to lower cholesterol, reduce abdominal fat and decrease risk of heart disease, it’s likely that very few people would answer: “fat.” Yet, those few people would be correct. Recent research, including a new study performed at the University of Missouri, demonstrates that there is no link ... Read More »

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Vitamin C benefits include reversing blood poisoning

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(NaturalHealth365) Vitamin C is being hailed as a safe, inexpensive and effective way to reverse the course of sepsis, a potentially life-threatening type of blood poisoning. In an animal study conducted at Lawson Health Research Institute at the University of Western Ontario and published in 2010 in Intensive Care Medicine, researchers found that vitamin C injections significantly improved the survival ... Read More »

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Can cayenne pepper stop a heart attack?

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(NaturalHealth365) According to emerging scientific research, capsaicin – the ingredient that gives heat to cayenne peppers – may have the ability to minimize the damage caused by heart attacks and strokes. The promising study results have reinforced the longstanding conviction of some natural healers that cayenne pepper, scientifically known as Capsicum anuum, is a “miracle” remedy that can stop heart ... Read More »

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Asian spices dramatically slash cancer risk

(NaturalHealth365)  Within the past few years, scientists at the forefront of cancer research have increasingly given voice to a once radical-sounding concept: cancer – second only to heart disease as a cause of death for Americans – is largely preventable, with diet playing an important role. In an influential article published in 2008 in the peer-reviewed scientific publication Pharmaceutical Research, ... Read More »

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Natural solutions for age-related macular degeneration

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(NaturalHealth365) As life expectancy increases, cases of age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) are on the rise. Currently affecting more than 10 million Americans – with thousands of new cases diagnosed every year – this disease is the leading cause of blindness in people over 65. ARMD destroys central vision, making tasks such as reading and driving impossible. As the name indicates, ... Read More »

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Toxic legacy: pesticide dangers affect three generations

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(NaturalHealth365) During the 1950’s and 1960’s, DDT was the “go-to” pesticide in the United States – until its toxicity caused it to be banned. Methoxyclor, billed as a “safer” alternative to DDT, then took center stage. Marketed under a variety of names – including Methoxo, Metox, Chemform and Moxie – the chemical was sprayed lavishly on food crops, garden plants, ... Read More »

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Four tree nuts to help eliminate metabolic syndrome

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(NaturalHealth365) The ever-increasing prevalence of obesity nationwide has given rise to a disturbing new statistic. According to the American Heart Association, between 20 and 25 percent of the adult population currently suffers from metabolic syndrome, a constellation of unhealthy conditions that significantly raises the risk of developing life-threatening illnesses such as diabetes and heart disease. To put it another way: ... Read More »

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Spirulina extract 100 percent effective against breast cancer cells

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(NaturalHealth365) Breast cancer, which affects close to 3 million women in the United States, is currently second only to lung cancer as a cause of cancer deaths; according to the National Cancer Institute, the disease claimed close to 40,000 lives in 2013 alone. Researchers are working overtime in an attempt to develop more effective therapies, but their efforts are hampered ... Read More »

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Three spices that attack cancer cells

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(NaturalHealth365) By the end of 2014, the number of worldwide deaths from cancer for that year is expected to total 7.6 million. According to the American Cancer Society, a third of these deaths – over 2 million – are fully preventable, and could have been avoided through lifestyle changes, early detection and treatment. Of all the factors believed to contribute ... Read More »

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5 ways to naturally eliminate psoriasis

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(NaturalHealth365) If you are one of the 7.5 million Americans affected by psoriasis, you know that this chronic autoimmune skin condition can be frustrating, unsightly, uncomfortable and even quite painful. Symptoms include reddened, thickened, scaly, and itchy skin, often with flaking, silvery patches; joint pain may also be present. Disturbingly, psoriasis has recently been linked with a higher risk of ... Read More »

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Oregano and rosemary lower blood sugar and prevent diabetes

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(NaturalHealth365) Diabetes, which currently affects more than 8 percent of the American population, is increasing at an unprecedented rate. According to the Centers for Disease Control, the incidence of this disease skyrocketed over the last three decades, rising 176 percent in the years 1980 through 2011. Now, more than ever, a need for safe and effective treatment exists, and researchers ... Read More »

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Great news: Fruits and veggies actually destroy cancer cells

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(NaturalHealth365) Cancer, second only to heart disease as a leading cause of death for Americans, will claim the lives of over 310,000 men and 275,000 women this year, according to current statistics from the American Cancer Society. Unfortunately, this comes as no surprise to anyone witnessing the increase in pesticide and herbicide usage on our farm lands, wireless technology and ... Read More »

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