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How potatoes can increase the risk of cancer cell growth

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(NaturalHealth365) A recent campaign launched by The Food Standards Agency of the UK is warning the public about cancer risks from overcooked potatoes. Potato chips, French fries and well-done roasted potatoes are some of the biggest offenders, but other foods cooked at high temperatures can be problematic as well. Why? Because eating too much of these foods can fuel cancer ... Read More »

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Strawberries contaminated with pesticides and grown with poisonous gases

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(NaturalHealth365) The U.S. grows an estimated 3 billion+ pounds of strawberries each year, with California producing over 90 percent of them. (Much of the rest are grown in Florida.) However, non-organic versions of this delicious fruit have proven not-so-delicious. Independent testing has shown that non-organic strawberries are loaded with pesticides and poison gases. They have been at the top of ... Read More »

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EXPOSED: Fluoride causes 12 unwanted health effects

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(NaturalHealth365) If you doubt the fact that fluoride is toxic, consider this: 20 years ago, the FDA ordered toothpaste manufacturers to add a poison warning to all toothpastes containing the chemical.  The warning, which advises the public to seek professional medical help if swallowed, still appears on fluoride toothpaste tubes today.  In addition, fluoride continues to be added to municipal ... Read More »

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Maple syrup may help reduce chronic inflammation and fight superbugs

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(NaturalHealth365) The very first global symposium focused on the health benefits of pure maple syrup was held in early April 2017. This symposium was part of the 253rd annual American Chemical Society (ACS) meeting in San Francisco. This is a big deal – considering that the ACS is the largest scientific society in the world. The special symposium was called ... Read More »

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The surprising benefits of pumpkin seed oil

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(NaturalHealth365) Many people have pumpkin seeds just once a year – as a delicious toasted by-product of the Halloween jack-o-lantern.  Many others have never even tried them. However, with all of their health benefits, these nutty tasting seeds and its by-product pumpkin seed oil ought to be consumed far more often. (keep reading to find out why) Pumpkin seeds and ... Read More »

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Eating French fries linked to double the risk of premature death

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(NaturalHealth365) French fries (or similar fried food high in acrylamide) twice per week can actually lead to a dramatically higher risk of early death. A study conducted by the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition observed 4,400 men and women ages 45 to 79 for eight years. They were assessed based upon their weekly fried potato consumption. After eight years, 236 ... Read More »

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Avocado decreases risk for type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease

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(NaturalHealth365) An estimated 34 percent of U.S. adults have metabolic syndrome. Having this condition and its symptoms significantly increases the risk for type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, heart health problems and other conditions.  But, what does this have to do with eating avocado? (I’m glad you asked) The symptoms of metabolic syndrome include high cholesterol, high blood sugar, elevated blood ... Read More »

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Organic milk deception: Millions of cartons contain unwanted factory-brewed oil

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(NaturalHealth365) If you’ve ever seen organic milk advertised as containing DHA omega-3s, beware: it could contain a toxically produced oil derived from GMO corn syrup. The Horizon food company sells organic milk with “DHA Omega-3 Supports Brain Health” printed on the carton. It’s marketed as nutritionally enhanced, and the company charges a higher price for this addition. It certainly sounds ... Read More »

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Study: The right kind of olive oil can reverse the dangerous effects of a high fat diet

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(NaturalHealth365) The standard American diet is dangerously high in unhealthy fats. Despite increasingly urgent calls by the medical and natural health communities to reverse this deadly trend, for the most part it continues unabated. This high fat diet has serious consequences, including increased risk of heart disease, insulin resistance and liver disease. A new study has discovered, however, that extra ... Read More »

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Subway sandwiches: DNA tests reveal half chicken, half GMO soy

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(NaturalHealth365) Many people who dine at fast food chains select grilled chicken because they believe it is a healthy alternative to hamburgers or other fried options. However, a recent test of fast food chains – including Subway – has revealed some startling information about just what is in menu items labeled as “chicken.” The CBC of Canada recently conducted a ... Read More »

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The deadly health dangers of table salt

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(NaturalHealth365) Salt is a basic and essential mineral to human health. Whether it is mined from the Himalayan mountains or extracted from the waters of the sea, sea salt helps to maintain proper balance in the human body as well as the systems of most living creatures.  But, the table salt used by most people in the Western world is ... Read More »

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Low fiber diet found to cause irreversible damage to gut bacteria over generations

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(NaturalHealth365) For 95 percent of human evolutionary history, we have been “hunter-gatherers,” consuming copious quantities of plant-based fiber along with meats and fats. But the advent of industrialization – and the primacy of highly processed and “fast” foods – has caused our consumption of fiber to plummet.  Now, an animal study from the Stanford University School of Medicine has disturbing ... Read More »

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