Search Results for: Fruits and Vegetables

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

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(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

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(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

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(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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Grape seed extract found to prevent tooth decay and extends life of dental fillings

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(NaturalHealth365) Are you concerned about the health of your teeth?  Well, grape seed extract is just another example of how good nutrition can help keep your teeth strong.  If you’ve ever had a tooth repaired by a dentist, you’ll want to read this report – very carefully. Few fillings last a lifetime, whether they are made of amalgam materials or ... Read More »

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Fixing gut health problems safely and effectively

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(Naturalhealth365) According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), roughly three million Americans currently suffer from irritable bowel disease, or IBD. Unfortunately, many of these people are not told that gut health problems can compromise immune function and set the stage for life-threatening conditions like, cancer and autoimmune disease. Shocking, but true: IBD-related health problems like Crohn’s ... Read More »

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Bladder cancer and kidney disease risk directly linked to a lack of exercise, according to new research

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(NaturalHealth365) According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), smoking is currently the most important risk factor for bladder cancer, while obesity is considered one of the primary risk factors for kidney cancer. Together, the pair of diseases strikes 128,000 Americans annually — while claiming 30,000 lives. But, another surprising factor may outweigh the others when it ... Read More »

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New study: Improve memory and overall brain activity by eating blueberries

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(Naturalhealth365) For some older adults, “senior moments” – those brief but embarrassing episodes in which car keys are misplaced or familiar names are fumbled – are only minor annoyances.  But, for millions of people looking to improve memory and brain function, forgetful moments are not insignificant and tend to be quite disturbing. “Senior moments,” especially when they occur with increasing ... Read More »

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How B vitamins can help people with memory loss and other signs of dementia

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(NaturalHealth365) According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 5.5 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease.  Beginning with mild cognitive impairment – including memory loss – this form of dementia has Western medicine baffled. If only they knew more about the power of nutrition – especially how B vitamins can help reduce the risk of ... Read More »

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The intriguing link between brain chemistry and human behavior

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(NaturalHealth365) In any given year, about 25% of all U.S. adults have a mental illness and nearly 50% of U.S. adults will develop at least one mental illness during their lifetime.  These statistics are staggering!  Yet, when it comes to brain health and behavioral disorders, Western medicine is clearly missing the point – in terms of an effective solution. You ... Read More »

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