Nutrition News

Discover the top 5 ways to avoid high cortisol levels and the threat of chronic stress

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(NaturalHealth365) We all known that high-stress levels are bad for our health, but did you know that chronic stress can result in high cortisol levels which can, in turn, increase inflammation and even cause weight gain? It truly is a vicious cycle and one that too many of us deal with on a daily basis. The good news: rebalancing cortisol ... Read More »

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Lutein reduces the risk of stroke, heart attack and metabolic syndrome

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(NaturalHealth365) Lutein is known for being beneficial to vision and eye health. This carotenoid helps to protect the eyes and reduce the risk of both cataracts and age-related macular degeneration – two of the major causes of age-related blindness.  But, the heart benefits will surprise you. Most educated nutritionists will tell you that lutein enhances eye and vision health by ... Read More »

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Strong link between low omega-3 blood levels and depression

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(NaturalHealth365) A new Japanese study has found a significant correlation between depression symptoms and low levels of omega-3 fatty acids in the bloodstream.  The study results also underscore the need to reduce inflammation in order to avoid health issues, such as depression. Depression affects about 6.7 percent of adults in the United States and is even higher in persons over ... Read More »

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The Ayurvedic Diet: How seasonal eating habits can help you prevent cancer

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(NaturalHealth365) Today, we’ll take a closer look at the Ayurvedic diet, seasonal eating and how that can help us to prevent cancer. Most of us change some aspect of our day-to-day lives according to the seasons.  In winter, the heavy jackets come out of the closet while in summer in most parts of the world, it’s time for shorts and ... Read More »

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Prevent macular degeneration with the right nutrients

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(NaturalHealth365) The leading cause of blindness in adults over 50 is macular degeneration.  Up to 11 million older Americans have some degree of macular degeneration related to the aging process.  By age 75, 30 percent of people have this eye condition. However, certain plant carotenoids are known to help reduce macular degeneration risk and delay its progression. In fact, recent ... Read More »

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Vitamin B3 reduces the risk of skin cancer

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(NaturalHealth365) Research published in the New England Journal of Medicine offers new hope to those at high risk of developing the most common types of skin cancer. The study found that a form of vitamin B3 significantly decreased the chance of high-risk patients developing non-melanoma skin cancer. Nicotinamide, the active form of vitamin B3, was found to reduce the rate ... Read More »

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Consuming too many calories may be damaging your health

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(NaturalHealth365) Ready access to an abundance of food could be accelerating the aging process and shortening your life.  Simply put, eating too many calories per day can trigger premature death.  In truth, the scientific evidence is clear, calorie restriction (CR) is one of the most effective ways to extend life and combat the negative effects of aging. Conservatively speaking, an ... Read More »

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Slash your risk of cataracts up to 30 percent with vitamin C

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(NaturalHealth365) Cataracts are a common occurrence during the aging process, with about 29 percent of all Americans – and over 50 percent of those 85 and older – coping with the opaque and reduced vision it causes. Cataracts are still the primary cause of blindness in the world, even though cataract removal surgery has become a routine procedure in many ... Read More »

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Fructose causes genetic changes in the brain that increases risk of disease

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(NaturalHealth365) It is no secret that sugary drinks, sweets, and other processed foods containing high fructose corn syrup are detrimental to your health. The pervasiveness of high fructose corn syrup in the Americans diet has even been blamed for the epidemic of obesity, type 2 diabetes and related diseases. But now, scientists at the University of California, Los Angeles, have ... Read More »

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Magnesium deficiency: What you need to know to avoid chronic disease

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(NaturalHealth365) Did you know that magnesium is the second most abundant mineral in the human body? (Calcium is first)  This essential mineral assists with more than 300 biochemical processes.  Yet, sadly, millions of people suffer with a magnesium deficiency and don’t even know it. Magnesium is indispensable to all bodily processes. Because of this, a magnesium deficiency is highly dangerous ... Read More »

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Berberine is a winner for cancer healing and prevention

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(NaturalHealth365) The healing power of the plant-based antioxidant berberine has been known and used by just about every ancient healing system in the world. In recent history, this natural alkaloid, found in many common plants such as barberry, tree turmeric and goldenseal, has even proved to be as powerful as the diabetic drug metformin for regulating blood sugar. Berberine contains ... Read More »

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Curcumin shown to significantly slow the growth of dangerous tumors

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(NaturalHealth365) Prized for centuries in Asian medicine, the Western world is now recognizing the incredible health benefits associated with curcumin – a component of the spice turmeric.  In fact, an ever-growing number of studies are showing it could play a significant role in slowing and preventing the growth of cancerous tumors. Scientists believe this natural compound works in a way ... Read More »

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