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Polyunsaturated fatty acids promote cancer growth

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(NaturalHealth365) There is an enormous amount of scientific data documenting the connection between polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) and the development of cancer plus many other degenerative diseases. Promoting the consumption of vegetable oils, loaded with PUFAs, as part of a healthy diet is not only unscientific – it’s dangerously unethical. Animal studies clearly indicate that excess intake of polyunsaturated vegetable ... Read More »

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Invisible toxins in food can damage your health

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(NaturalHealth365) You can’t see, smell or taste them – but over the last few years silver nanoparticles have been added to our food supply (and medications) at an alarming rate. Like me, I’m sure you’re wondering why would food producers – and the pharmaceutical industry – place silver in their products? Consuming silver nanoparticles is a bad idea. These particles ... Read More »

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Gluten-free diet helps clear up celiac disease

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(NaturalHealth365) Are you having trouble with concentration? Does your brain feel clouded and confused? Or, maybe, you just feel like you’re losing your mental clarity and creativity. This frustrating collection of symptoms – medically known as cognitive impairment and informally known as “brain fog” – is unfortunately very familiar to many individuals with celiac disease, an autoimmune digestive disorder that ... Read More »

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Misleading labels on soda mask true amounts of fructose

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(NaturalHealth365) Concerned about the ubiquitous presence of high fructose corn syrup in sodas? With each American drinking an average of 45 gallons of soda per year, we are the world’s leading consumers of this fattening sweetener. Now, it turns out we aren’t getting the full story — according to new research released by the Childhood Obesity Research Center, sodas contain ... Read More »

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Warmer water temperatures increase mercury risk

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(NaturalHealth365) If the current trend towards warmer surface temperatures in our oceans and lakes continues, we can expect to see higher mercury concentrations in fish and shellfish – along with increased health risks for humans. In a new study published in the scientific journal PLoS One, researchers at Dartmouth College examined killifish – small fish common in saltwater marshes – ... Read More »

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Fast food found to destroy the ‘enjoyment’ of life

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(NaturalHealth365) Yet another reason to avoid fast food: recent research shows it promotes impatience, while hampering your ability to appreciate simple pleasures. In a study conducted at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management and published in 2013 in Social Psychological and Personality Science, researchers surveyed 280 participants in the United States, questioning them on their ability to savor ... Read More »

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FDA says ‘No’ to mercury labeling of seafood

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(NaturalHealth365) Coming to a seafood aisle near you: concise and clear signage and labels, detailing the exact amount of mercury that may reside in those fresh salmon fillets sounds reasonable, doesn’t it? Unfortunately, it’s not likely to become a reality anytime soon. Under pressure from a lawsuit filed by consumer advocacy groups, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has promised ... Read More »

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Energy drinks linked to unhealthy habits in teens

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(NaturalHealth365) When used by teens, Red Bull – as well as other energy drinks – can be a red flag, indicating a propensity for harmful behaviors. According to new research, adolescents who consume sports and energy drinks at least once a week are likelier than their peers to indulge in a constellation of unhealthy behavior patterns, including smoking cigarettes. Teenagers ... Read More »

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Raw milk: Health food or health disaster?

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(NaturalHealth365) The topic of raw milk, and whether it is good or bad for us as a food, has been a controversial one for a long time. Many highly respected health teachers like Dr. John McDougall have pointed to studies and their own long experience, showing health problems and dangers associated with consuming dairy products at all. On the other ... Read More »

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