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The health improving benefits of ghee

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(NaturalHealth365) Many of my patients grew up thinking butter was a ‘poor’ food choice.  So, they’re often happily surprised to learn about the health-enhancing superfood ghee, or clarified butter oil. Abundant in vitamins and essential fatty acids, ghee has been shown to reduce the devastating effects of inflammatory issues such as chronic arthritis, atherosclerosis, diabetes and digestive disorders. What is ... Read More »

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Saffron shown to help Alzheimer’s disease patients

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(NaturalHealth365) Saffron is one of the world’s most exotic and expensive spices. Besides its culinary prowess, it is a powerful healer with a long history of use as a medicine dating back to ancient times. Thankfully, modern science is finally catching up and realizing the therapeutic effects of saffron on memory and mood. Real proof that saffron improves memory One ... Read More »

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Cistanche and Reishi extracts help restore youthful immune function

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(NaturalHealth365) Strength and precision of the human immune system plays a critical role in avoiding cancer, chronic inflammation and other ills. That is why children seldom develop cancer or life-threatening infections. Their youthful systems are operating at highest efficiency, turning on and off at just the right moments to guard against pathogens while avoiding chronic inflammation. What if you could ... Read More »

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5 powerful cancer fighting foods

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(NaturalHealth365) The American Cancer Society estimates that about 1.7 million people in the United States are living with some type of cancer. While most chemotherapeutic agents are toxic to our cellular wellbeing, evidence-based food therapies show advanced promise for selectively killing cancer cells without damaging healthy tissues. Cancer fighting foods have been shown to prevent and stop cancer in its ... Read More »

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Granny Smith apples improve gut bacteria and reduce inflammation

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(NaturalHealth365) An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but – as an added bonus – Granny Smith apples will greet good gut bacteria with open arms. And, that’s because, researchers recently uncovered evidence that this tart green variety is superior to other types of apples in building a community of healthy bacteria in the colon. This is due ... Read More »

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The disease fighting properties of pumpkin seeds

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(NaturalHealth365) Searching for more delicious ways to add minerals and essential fatty acids to your culinary repertoire? Look no further than the crunchy pepita, popularly known as pumpkin seed. This potent superfood boasts hard-to-get, essential minerals such as zinc, manganese and magnesium plus has been studied for its powerful effects against urogenital issues, heart disease and osteoporosis. Slash your risk ... Read More »

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Breaking news: Organic label fraud at factory farms

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(NaturalHealth365) In one of the largest investigations of fraud in the organic food industry’s history, a formal complaint has been filed by farm policy research group, The Cornucopia Institute. This complaint states that 14 factory farms – producing meat and dairy products – are conducting business with illegal organic certification. The Cornucopia Institute discovered through aerial photography that these farms ... Read More »

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Susan G. Komen says organic food may not be safe

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(NaturalHealth365) In a move completely in opposition to the promotion of good health, the Susan G. Komen Foundation has raised unnecessary red flags about the safety and nutritional value of organic foods. On its website, the organization downplays the wealth of research showing the health benefits of organic foods and even goes so far as to suggest there may be ... Read More »

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Stop cancer and protect your heart with the benefits of pomegranate

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(NaturalHealth365) The list of advantages in consuming foods rich in antioxidants continues to grow. But scientists have evidence that one of these antioxidant-rich foods – pomegranate – may not only reduce the risk of cancer and cardiovascular disease, but actually reverse plaque buildup in the arterial walls. This is critical news not only for consumers, but for scientists whose previous ... Read More »

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The powerful health benefits of olive oil

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(NaturalHealth365) Having just returned from Italy to soak up some food culture, I can safely say the Italians are enjoying the tremendous health benefits of olive oil. Referred to as the “Queen of oils,” olive oil possesses biologically active phenolic compounds which most well-established research has focused on. Associated with decreased cardiovascular disease and atherosclerosis along with a lowered incidence ... Read More »

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6 powerful health benefits of whey protein

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(NaturalHealth365) Whey is a nutrient-rich byproduct of the cheese production process. And, although many people get confused, pure whey protein does NOT have casein – which has been associated with allergies. Widely known for its muscle building capacity, the health benefits of whey protein go way beyond increased muscle strength. In fact, a number of scientific studies clearly show that ... Read More »

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Hemp seeds are a natural anti-inflammatory powerhouse

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(NaturalHealth365) Many foods are touted as “super foods,” but hemp seeds have the credentials to back up that claim. In fact, no other plant-based food has such a perfect ratio of all the essential amino (and fatty) acids in such an easily digestible form for human consumption as the hemp seed. Their notoriety as a super food comes primarily from ... Read More »

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