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12 foods that can lower your blood pressure naturally

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(NaturalHealth365) High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, affects one in three Americans and greatly increases the risk of developing life-threatening conditions such as heart attack, stroke, aneurysm and kidney disease. Risk factors for hypertension include physical inactivity, obesity, tobacco use, stress and poor diet. Yet, conventionally-trained doctors only offer a host of medications to control high blood pressure featuring ... Read More »

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Higher fluoride exposure while pregnant lowers intelligence of offspring

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(NaturalHealth365) The discussion about fluoride in drinking water and potential fluoride side effects has been raging for decades. There is particular concern about its effects on the developing brains of children in pregnant women. This has served as a catalyst for University of Toronto researchers to study the impact of fluoride on the developing human brain. The University of Toronto ... Read More »

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Seasonal allergies: Best foods, supplements and tips to stop allergy symptoms

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(NaturalHealth365) Sneezing, coughing, watery eyes, congestion, itching – the list of uncomfortable symptoms is drearily familiar to anyone suffering from seasonal allergies. And sufferers have plenty of company – according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 50 million Americans are affected by seasonal allergies each year, with an annual price tag of $18 billion. But, now, ... Read More »

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Eating citrus fruits lowers risk of dementia by 23 percent, study finds

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(NaturalHealth365) New research is indicating that eating more oranges, grapefruits and other citrus fruits could help to offset the effects of age-related cognitive impairment and dementia. The research was conducted by scientists at Tohuku University in Japan. Keep in mind (no pun intended), that these benefits of eating citrus fruits were found to be substantial. In fact, there was as ... Read More »

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New study: 10 portions of fruits and vegetables dramatically lower risk of disease and premature death

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(NaturalHealth365) When it comes to the health benefits of fruits and vegetables, we all sense that “more is better.” However, new research is confirming that we should be eating double the current recommended dietary guidelines in order to reap the benefits of antioxidants. Higher amounts also increase the body’s ability to fight and prevent disease. Scientists from the Imperial College ... Read More »

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Overdose of blood pressure medications affecting millions of people, study says

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(NaturalHealth365) New research has shown that smaller doses of blood pressure medicine can be just as effective as current recommended doses, and with fewer side effects. This means millions of people could be taking too much of these drugs and suffering unwanted side effects. Doses as small as half the standard prescribed amount were found to be just as effective ... Read More »

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Benefits of blueberries linked to lower blood pressure and less arterial stiffness

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(NaturalHealth365) Blueberries are rapidly becoming the darling of nutritionists, physicians and researchers for their power to minimize age-related cognitive decline. Now, recent research from Florida State University strongly suggests that they may have another superpower: the ability to help prevent heart disease. The power of healthy nutrition revealed: a study conducted on postmenopausal women showed that as little as one ... Read More »

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Blood sugar alert – Why prediabetes can be just as deadly as diabetes

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(NaturalHealth365) Prediabetes – elevated blood sugar that has not yet reached the threshold for clinical diabetes – is widespread in the United States. Now, several recent studies have revealed the dangers of being prediabetic – including a heightened risk of heart disease, cancer, dementia and stroke. Read on to learn more about prediabetes, and what you can do to reverse ... Read More »

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25 powerful breast cancer fighting foods

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(NaturalHealth365) With the odds of developing breast cancer standing at 1 in 8, the disease is currently the leading cancer among women in the United States – claiming the lives of over 40,000 women in 2013 alone. Epidemiologist Dr. Hannah Weir of the CDC predicts that by 2020 breast cancer will be second only to prostate cancer in leading the ... Read More »

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FDA promotes GMO foods with a government-controlled propaganda campaign

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(NaturalHealth365) A 2016 Pew Research Center study found that nearly 40 percent of Americans believe genetically modified organisms and GMO foods are worse for health than organic and conventional foods. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is now looking to change hearts and minds through a marketing campaign promoting genetically modified organisms. The recent avoidance of a government shutdown ... 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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Avoid deadly blood clots with two natural extracts

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(NaturalHealth365) Believe it or not, the simple act of sitting – for long periods of time – may be hazardous to your health. The American College of Cardiology reports that sitting at a desk for more than four hours a day increases the odds of deep vein thrombosis by a frightening 48 percent. Deep vein thrombosis, or DVT, occurs when ... Read More »

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