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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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3 powerful herbs that improve liver health

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(NaturalHealth365) Along with the skin, kidneys, and intestinal tract, the liver is one of the body’s main organs for removing poisons from your body. The liver does a lot to keep toxins from building up inside your body and causing you harm, but you still need to take care of it so it can keep looking after you. You can ... Read More »

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New report: Energy drinks have life-threatening side effects

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(NaturalHealth365) Thousands of people to date have faced serious, sometimes deadly side effects as a result of consuming energy drinks, and an alarming number of these victims have been children. The American Heart Association reported that between 2010 and 2013, 5,000+ people became sick due to consuming energy drinks, and about 40 percent of them were kids. The severe side ... Read More »

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