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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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Tips on how to properly store fruits and vegetables

(NaturalHealth365) Whether we are juicing, blending or eating fresh fruits and vegetables, there’s nothing more frustrating than to witness our produce going bad, either because we forgot about it, or we didn’t store it properly. In this article, I have listed several fruits and vegetables, commonly used, and will show you how to store them effectively – so you can ... Read More »

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Three ways fruits and vegetables kill cancer cells

(NaturalHealth365) Researchers have found 3 powerful components in plant based food that kill cancer cells, and activate the immune system. Apigenin, fisetin, and salicylic acid found in fruits and vegetables inhibit the development of cancer cells, blocks angiogenesis (the development of blood vessels that feed tumors), induces apoptosis (cancer cell suicide) and can detoxify carcinogens while enhancing immune system function. ... Read More »

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Raw Fruits and Vegetables Override Genes

(NaturalHealth365) The fact that fruits and vegetables override genetic expression isn’t a surprise. The surprise is that it takes scientific research so long to find out what naturopathic physicians know. They always seem surprised at findings, which are common sense deductions. Reports A genetic variant which significantly raises the risk of heart disease can be modified by eating plenty of ... Read More »

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Special blueberries have antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties

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(NaturalHealth365) Blueberries have been on the “superfoods” list for some time. However, recent research out of the Université Laval of Canada has found that blueberries – the highbush variety in particular – have potent antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. For the study, proanthocyanidins were isolated from highbush blueberries. The effects of this compound were assessed for their effects on Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans ... Read More »

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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: How herbal medicine and lifestyle changes can help, study says

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(NaturalHealth365) An estimated one in 10 women has polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), a condition that can make it very difficult for them to have children. PCOS causes irregular menstrual cycles and commonly strikes women in their 20s or 30s – lasting beyond menopause. With PCOS, hormones become imbalanced creating a risk of infertility and chronic illnesses. Treatments vary, but one ... Read More »

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Milk thistle protects against COPD caused by secondhand smoke

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(Naturalhealth365) According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 15.7 million people suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) – a serious respiratory condition which can cause scarring of the lungs, narrowing of the airway and extreme difficulty breathing. Taking enough milk thistle – on a regular basis – can help protect you from harm. (But, don’t ... Read More »

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Holistic medical doctor forced to close wellness center and receives death threats for treating people naturally

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(NaturalHealth365) “Most people don’t know that our bodies were created to heal themselves,” says holistic doctor Farrah Agustin-Bunch, M.D. This statement is at the heart of the holistic healing philosophy of Dr. Farrah Agustin-Bunch, the owner of Natural Medical Center of Victoria, Tarlac in the Philippines. This philosophy may also be why big pharma wants her to stop practicing. The ... Read More »

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