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{PURE Study} Reduce the risk of heart disease and premature death by eating the ‘proper amount’ of fruits and vegetables, some surprising results

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(NaturalHealth365) A relatively new study provides further confirmation of something most of us know already: that fruits and vegetables are extremely good for you. The Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology study (PURE) has shown that eating just three to four portions of fruits and vegetables – per day – improves heart health and reduces the risk of early death. The researchers ... Read More »

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Lower the risk of depression by increasing your intake of raw fruits and vegetables

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(NaturalHealth365) While eating fruits and vegetables, in any form, is beneficial to our health – eating them in their raw form seems to have a particularly positive effect on mental wellbeing, according to new research. Public health campaigns tend to mainly focus on the recommended quantity of fruit and vegetables to be consumed – with a standard recommendation of ‘five ... 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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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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Reduce your risk of breast cancer by eating these carotenoid-rich fruits and vegetables

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(NaturalHealth365) Consuming a diet that consists of cancer-fighting foods is one of the best actions we can take on a daily basis to help prevent cancer. Studies have shown that eating carotenoids can help to reduce the risk of breast cancer significantly. Those in the top two-thirds in terms of carotenoid levels and consumption were found to be 33 percent ... Read More »

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The popularity of a home birth is back and has a huge effect on your child’s future health

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(NaturalHealth365) Are you planning on starting or growing your family soon? A new study offers eye-opening information about the benefits of bringing your child into the world via a home birth. Unfortunately, many women don’t consider this method because it’s downplayed (or discouraged) by family members, friends and even doctors!  But, it turns out that having a baby in a hospital can actually have a negative ... Read More »

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Eating berries slashes inflammation and health risks caused by obesity

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(NaturalHealth365) According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 40 percent of the American population over the age of 40 is currently obese – with potentially life-threatening consequences.  Yet, to this day, we still don’t hear enough from physicians about the value of a better diet – including the consumption of berries on a daily basis. ... Read More »

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FDA – prescription drugs scandal: Government agency allows $10 supplements to be banned and become $40,000 drugs

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(NaturalHealth365) A U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) back-channel has been allowing drug companies to make common supplements into expensive prescription drugs – and then have the more affordable nutritional supplement version run off the market. It happened recently with vitamin B6 (pyridoxamine). Now, with the recent FDA approval of a sickle cell anemia drug, the same could be about ... Read More »

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LOWER your risk of diabetes and heart disease by eating tree nuts

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(NaturalHealth365)  The fear of diabetes and heart disease can cause many people to think that fat is the ‘enemy.’  Nothing could be further from the truth – especially when it comes to eating (healthy) fats like, tree nuts. You see, there are many misguided theories out there suggesting that nuts have fat, therefore they are ‘bad for you.’  And, while ... Read More »

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Curcumin LOWERS the risk of depression and improves memory

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(NaturalHealth365) If you love Indian or Thai food flavored with curry, you’re in ‘luck.’  In addition to being delicious, these foods have real health benefits.  Backed by science: UCLA researchers say that curcumin (found in the spice turmeric) can lower the risk of depression and improve your memory. The research conducted was a placebo-controlled double-blind study of 40 adults aged ... Read More »

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Antioxidant NEWS: Quercetin and vitamin C taken together more effective against cancer and heart disease

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(NaturalHealth365) There’s no doubt about it: scientific studies on quercetin have generated an undeniable “buzz” among mainstream and natural healers alike – and the excitement centers around the natural compound’s healing properties.   A flavonoid found in fruits and vegetables, quercetin is being credited with potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties – as well as the ability to combat such life-threatening conditions ... Read More »

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Destroy parasites, fights cancer and reduces IBS symptoms with the help of wormwood

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(NaturalHealth365) As creepy as it is to think that we may be harboring unseen, unknown organisms in our gastrointestinal tracts, the truth is: intestinal parasites are fairly common. In fact, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 13 percent of the United States population may have been exposed to the Toxocara parasite at some point in their ... Read More »

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