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Homogenization poses a serious health risk

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(NaturalHealth365) Childhood ear infections, digestive diseases, learning disorders and food allergies are just a few of the serious health concerns commonly associated with conventionally-produced cow milk products.  Many natural health experts tend to agree,  the ‘modern’ process of high-heat pasteurization and homogenization is largely to blame for these chronic health issues. Conventionally speaking, when raw cow milk is produced, it ... Read More »

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6 prebiotic foods that are needed for gut health

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(NaturalHealth365) Gut health plays an important role in overall wellness – especially considering 80 percent of the body’s immune system is located in the gut. Unfortunately, digestive health issues plague much of the population, causing symptoms like constipation, diarrhea, and abdominal bloating. In fact, the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) reports that approximately 10-15 percent ... Read More »

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The disease-fighting properties of tart cherries

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(NaturalHealth365) While the antioxidant virtues of dark berries and fruits are popularly consumed to help combat disease, food scientists have discovered that the compounds in tart cherries take disease-fighting to a new level. They’re even being compared to common pain medications such as acetaminophen – but don’t tell the pharmaceutical industry, it might hurt their bottom line. Anthocyanins, a diverse ... Read More »

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The anticancer health benefits of kale

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(NaturalHealth365) Skeptics question, “is kale really that good for you?” With a resounding “yes”, kale is actually one of the world’s most health-promoting superfoods. Yet, sadly, if you did a search at the American Cancer Society, Susan G. Komen or any other conventional resource (online) – you’ll find nothing on the health benefits of kale. Why? While cruciferous vegetables such ... Read More »

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The health benefits of coconuts

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(NaturalHealth365) Coconuts seem almost miraculous in their abilities to help us stay healthy or heal from digestive issues, but the question is….which coconut is better for us, the brown or the white ones? Today, we are going to demystify the health benefits of coconuts and which ones are best to eat. Brown coconut meat is just as valuable as the ... Read More »

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Improve a weak immune system with probiotics

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(NaturalHealth365) How do you know if you have a weak immune system? Simply put, frequent colds and flu, slow healing wounds or autoimmune conditions like, rheumatoid arthritis indicate compromised immune function. Thankfully, there is a natural way to strengthen immunity by consuming probiotics. Can probiotics really stop infectious diseases? The short answer is yes! Dr. Colin Hill, at a Society ... Read More »

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Whole Foods at the center of a sugar scandal

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(NaturalHealth365) Most people think that food labels are a helpful tool when you’re trying to eat healthy or lose weight. Packaged foods appear to have easy-to-read facts such as ingredients, calorie and nutrient content. But what if the label is lying to you? This happened recently, according to class action lawsuits in California, New York, and Pennsylvania. The lawsuits allege ... Read More »

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Food allergies can cause learning disorders

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(NaturalHealth365) If you’re the parent of a school-aged child or someone who experiences learning difficulties, you understand first-hand how challenging they can be to manage. When concerned parents ask me if alternatives to strong pharmaceutical medications exist to help their child focus, the first question I ask is, “has your child been tested for food allergies?” Approximately 6 million children ... Read More »

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The best seafood selections to avoid heavy metals

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(NaturalHealth365) Most of us know that fish and other seafood items can provide an abundant source of omega-3 fatty acids and proteins. But, with heavy metals threatening the food chain, many fish lovers wonder how to keep track of which seafood still offer nutritional value without the associated health risks. First of all, to become an educated food consumer, we ... Read More »

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