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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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Lower blood sugar: Broccoli sprout nutrient reduces risk of type 2 diabetes, study says

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(NaturalHealth365) A Swedish medical team says they have found a natural way to lower blood sugar and battle type 2 diabetes, and you might have some in your refrigerator right now: broccoli. According to the researchers, broccoli sprouts could be a viable treatment option against this chronic disease condition. The Lund University Diabetes Centre of Sweden oversaw the research, which ... Read More »

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Artificial sweeteners increase risk of obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure, study reveals

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(NaturalHealth365) Research is now showing that artificial sweeteners in diet soda and other foods and beverages could actually be causing the opposite of their intended effect.  Unfortunately, millions of people remain uninformed about how these so-called ‘diet products’ actually contribute to weight gain and obesity risk as well as high blood pressure, diabetes and heart disease, according to Canadian researchers. ... Read More »

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Common blood pressure drug significantly increases risk of skin cancer

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(Naturalhealth365) Currently, 70 million Americans – nearly one third of the adult population of the United States – have high blood pressure, creating a drastically increased risk of life-threatening conditions such as heart attack and stroke. To make matter even worse, research suggests that a drug commonly prescribed to treat high blood pressure carries frightening health risks of its own. ... Read More »

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Extra virgin olive oil lowers risk of hip fractures and Alzheimer’s disease

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(Naturalhealth365) Over the past decade, the Mediterranean diet – with its focus on fish, extra virgin olive oil, whole grains, fresh fruits and vegetables – has become the darling of physicians and nutritionists for its ability to improve brain function and lower the risk of chronic diseases like, dementia and cancer. Much of the diet’s disease-fighting powers are provided courtesy ... Read More »

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Over-the-counter pain medication will LOWER the benefits of exercise, according to Stanford University research

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(NaturalHealth365) The benefits of exercise could be offset by some troubling side effects – especially if you take “after-workout” pain medication such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), according to two recent studies. Stanford University researchers have determined that the combination of exercise and the use of NSAIDs for pain can overtax the kidneys and actually reduce muscle recovery times. For ... Read More »

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Statins EXPOSED: 10 dangers of cholesterol-lowering drugs they don’t want you to know about

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(Naturalhealth365) One out of four Americans over the age of 45 currently takes statin drugs, intended to lower cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart disease. With $29 billion worth of sales in 2013 alone, drugs like Lipitor (atorvastatin) and Zocor (simvastatin) are a virtual cash cow for big pharma. Yet, a growing number of researchers, doctors, natural health experts ... Read More »

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Higher vitamin C levels improve metabolism and lower the risk of dementia

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(NaturalHealth365) Integrative health experts have long maintained that a vitamin C deficiency can increase the risk of serious conditions such as cancer, heart disease and diabetes. In fact, according to the Environmental Working Group, up to 40 percent of the U.S. population (alone) suffer from inadequate levels of this essential nutrient – which sets the stage for chronic inflammation and ... Read More »

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NH365 101: Going beyond organic foods – Growing techniques for maximum nutrition and flavor

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS(NaturalHealth365) Our foods have been under attack by the biotech industry and its chemical products for decades. And, the negative effects are clear for us to see. Simply put, many of our food crops have dramatically lost their nutritional value … some agricultural experts would say by as ... Read More »

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Papaya leaf juice successfully used for anemia, viral infections and overall good blood health

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(NaturalHealth365) For thousands of years, herbal medicine extracted from herbs and plants (like papaya) has been a key pillar of Ayurvedic (Indian), Chinese, European and Native American medicine – not to mention a host of other traditional medicine systems. And while medicine as a field has evolved and many of these herbal remedies have gone mainstream – extracted, processed, packaged, ... 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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