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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Cancer patients need to know: What is DCA and can it effectively target cancer cells

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(NaturalHealth365) If you or a loved one has cancer, you may have heard of a cheap, yet effective substance called DCA. DCA stands for dichloroacetate and it has been used for decades for rare non-cancer conditions. Since 2007, however, it has also shown promise for its ability to target cancer cells, including breast cancer cells, while leaving healthy cells unharmed. ... Read More »

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Mother claims: Flu shot caused blindness and multiple sclerosis after being forced to vaccinate by her boss

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(NaturalHealth365) A 34-year-old mother of two was rendered blind in one eye for 10 months and diagnosed with a case of multiple sclerosis following a flu shot vaccination. Jennifer Whitney was forced by her employer to get the shot, then fired for missing work after her health complications arose. Jennifer Whitney of Mukilteo, Washington is suffering from horrible flu vaccine ... Read More »

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The link between gut bacteria, diet and chronic liver inflammation

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(NaturalHealth365) A UC Davis Health study has discovered a compelling relationship between liver health and gut bacteria. The study indicates that probiotics and bile acid receptor agonists could be useful in helping to prevent liver inflammation as well as treat and prevent more serious liver diseases. For the study, mice were fed a typical Western diet that was high in ... 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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Genes and genetic testing – The revealing truth

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(Naturalhealth365) With one in four adults in the United States suffering from one or more chronic health conditions (including heart disease, diabetes or cancer), it’s clear that ill health has become endemic in the United States.  But, according to Dr. Ben Lynch, it doesn’t have to be that way – especially if we effectively deal with the environmental factors that ... Read More »

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Better nutrition promotes speedy recovery and decreased costs for hospital patients, research confirms

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(NaturalHealth365) News Flash: Hospitals have just realized that good nutrition is crucial to healing and shorter hospital stays – imagine that! We need to share this story – far and wide. Putting humor aside, recent research by a major hospital system has confirmed some nutritional information that’s already pretty obvious to most health-aware people. (The fact that research was needed ... Read More »

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