Search Results for: Fruits and Vegetables

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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Caprylic acid is an effective weapon against candida overgrowth and biofilms

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(Naturalhealth365) With symptoms of joint pain, “brain fog” and depression, a stubborn Candida albicans fungal overgrowth can wreak absolute havoc on health and well-being. Like many pathogens, candida is capable of forming into biofilms – thin, adhesive layers of embedded microbes – and researchers have been working overtime to discover an antimicrobial treatment with low toxicity that is, at the ... Read More »

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Pomegranate can prevent the growth and spread of four common types of cancer cells

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(Naturalhealth365) According to U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): “we expect the number of new cancer cases in the United States to go up about 24% in men to more than 1 million cases per year, and by about 21% in women to more than 900,000 cases per year.”  These grim statistics underscore the need for non-toxic, novel ... Read More »

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Exercise alone can improve gut bacteria and decrease the risk of bowel cancer

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(NaturalHealth365) Science has established the importance of an ideal balance of gut bacteria for numerous aspects of health, including ideal digestion and nutrition as well as immune system health. Now, two studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota have found that the simple act of exercise can change the composition of the ... Read More »

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Mercury exposure and autism spectrum disorder linked together, according to many studies

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(Naturalhealth365) Autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a developmental disability characterized by difficulties with communication and social interactions, currently affects 1 out of every 68 children – and the incidence is skyrocketing. In fact, rates of autism spectrum disorder have more than doubled over the past 17 years, and many natural health experts maintain that the soaring prevalence is linked to the ... Read More »

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NEW strain of deadly bird flu kills 38 percent of those infected and could spark a global pandemic, experts fear

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(Naturalhealth365) Researchers are warning that a new strain of bird flu discovered in China could cause a pandemic (a worldwide outbreak of a new disease to which most people lack immunity). According to Professor Jonathan Van-Tam, deputy chief medical officer for England, the virus – which has already claimed 600 lives – should be a “cause for concern for all ... Read More »

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