Nutrition News

15 health benefits of probiotics for optimal healing

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(NaturalHealth365) Based on the most recent data, probiotics rank as one of the most popular supplements in the United States, according to the National Health Interview Survey.  Yet, sadly, Western medicine continues to downplay its significant health value. Why? Could the growing popularity of probiotics and the improved health of millions of people pose a threat to big pharma profits? ... Read More »

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DHA supplementation stops deadly progression of liver disease, says study

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(NaturalHealth365) A new study has confirmed that a specific type of omega 3 fatty acid called DHA can support liver health in persons who eat a poor diet and/or are obese. DHA supplementation is offering promise to those who have liver health risks including liver disease. At this time, no drug can help to achieve this – only regulating diet ... Read More »

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How zinc deficiency could be harming your health

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(NaturalHealth365) Next to iron, zinc is the most common mineral in the body – and is absolutely essential to the functioning of more than 300 hormones and enzymes. Although serious zinc deficiency is rare in the ‘modern’ world, mild deficiencies are not and the effects are NOT good. Did you know that a shortage of zinc can impair your sense ... Read More »

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Magnesium deficiency linked to increased risk of pancreatic cancer

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(NaturalHealth365) Every day, 145 Americans receive the devastating news that they have pancreatic cancer. Aggressive and fast-growing, pancreatic cancer may avoid detection until it is advanced – and it carries a notoriously poor prognosis for survival. Current research is focused around finding an effective method of prevention – and it turns out that a common, non-toxic and inexpensive mineral may ... Read More »

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Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms reduced by taking quercetin

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(NaturalHealth365) More people are awakening to the power and health benefits of quercetin than ever before. Now a recent study has proven this beneficial compound offers relief for the painful symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. It also helps to slow its progression. Quercetin is a flavonoid found in numerous colorful fruits and vegetables including berries, grapes, onions, citrus fruits, apples and ... Read More »

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The right kind of turmeric can outperform many commonly used drugs

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(NaturalHealth365) Nearly all health experts and researchers agree that turmeric is a wonder spice with myriad healing properties – thousands of studies (and counting) have revealed its ability to prevent and treat over 600 different diseases and ailments. In fact, researchers have been pleasantly surprised to find that turmeric effects the body in 175 unique ways – as an anti-inflammatory, ... Read More »

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12 ways anthocyanins lower risk for chronic disease

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(NaturalHealth365) Anthocyanins are a group of natural plant pigments found in vividly colored fruits and vegetables in the red/orange or purple/blue color spectrum. Produced in plants to protect against harsh temperatures, drought, ultraviolet light and infection, these flavonoids can offer powerful health benefits to humans as well. Researchers are crediting anthocyanins with a laundry list of disease-fighting effects – including ... Read More »

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Vitamin B minimizes adverse health effects of air pollution

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(NaturalHealth365) A new study is showing that getting enough vitamin B could offer a protective effect against air pollution and toxic fine particulate matter. In fact, high doses of vitamin B have been shown to “completely offset” the harmful effects, according to researchers. Editor’s note: For simplicity sake, we refer to all the B vitamins as ‘vitamin B’ for this ... Read More »

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Magnesium deficiency increases your risk of dying from any cause

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(NaturalHealth365) It is no secret that magnesium, the fourth most abundant mineral in the human body, is indispensable for many biochemical functions. But it is only recently that researchers are discovering the relationship between a magnesium deficiency and a shorter life. Recent research has shown that higher magnesium is not only linked with decreased risk of death from all causes, ... Read More »

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Quercetin protects against toxic effects of pesticides

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(NaturalHealth365) Currently, over one thousand different chemicals are used as pesticides in the United States. Funneled into at least 20,000 different products, these pesticides are utilized not only for crops, but for lawns, gardens, homes, parks and schools as well. Research has linked excessive and prolonged pesticide exposure to cancer, endocrine disorders, respiratory problems, birth defects, and organ failure – ... Read More »

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Trace minerals found in fruits and vegetables declining over past 50 years

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(NaturalHealth365) Fruits and vegetables may not be as nutritious for us as they once were, according to researchers. The main reason for this is farming methods that strip nutrients from both the soil and the produce itself. The result is reduced amounts of trace minerals in the crops. Aggressive ‘modern’ agricultural methods, genetic manipulation and the use of pesticides all ... Read More »

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Unlock the healing power of turmeric

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(NaturalHealth365) With every other food being dubbed a ‘superfood’ or miracle, it can be difficult to separate the hype from true healing potential. But, some foods really do live up to their reputation – such as turmeric.  In fact, thousands of studies have been conducted on turmeric (you read that number right), and researchers still can’t stop discovering more amazing, ... Read More »

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