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Is psychiatry looking to declare healthy eating a mental disorder?

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(NaturalHealth365) Is it really possible that wanting to eat healthy constitutes a mental disorder? Some psychiatrists think so, and want to officially classify it as such. They even have a special name for this new mental condition already called, ‘orthorexia nervosa.’ And, of course, they already want to medicate people for this condition. Orthorexia nervosa is officially described as “a ... Read More »

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Healthy eyes – Creating clear vision naturally

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(NaturalHealth365) Eye disease is on the rise – especially for older Americans. Cataracts affect more than 24 million people age 40 and over, while 2.7 million suffer with glaucoma and 2.1 million have macular degeneration.  We want healthy eyes; yet, Western medicine can only offer us toxic drugs and invasive surgical procedures – which rarely offer a real solution. But, ... Read More »

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The brain benefits gained by eating healthy fats

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(NaturalHealth365) There are many brain benefits to be had from increasing one’s intake of omegas. The simple fact is that most people don’t get (specifically) enough omega-3 fatty acids in their diets, and there are profound health implications associated with this reality. With all the talk about depression, inability to focus or concentrate and Alzheimer’s disease – most conventional doctors ... Read More »

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Stomach cancer risk drops 26 percent by simply eating the right vegetable

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(Naturalhealth365) Over 95,000 people in the United States currently have stomach cancer – the third leading cause of cancer deaths. Rising rates of this deadly disease are driving the search for methods of prevention and treatment that are both safe and effective. Thankfully, many cancer solutions are easier (and far more pleasant) than you can imagine. For example, conventional wisdom ... Read More »

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Eating leafy greens significantly improves cognitive performance

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(NaturalHealth365) Something as simple as eating more spinach, kale, mustard greens, collards and other leafy greens can improve cognitive functioning at any age.  New research out of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign confirms these findings, although other studies have pointed in this direction as well. What’s the secret to their success?  Scientists believe the compounds lutein and vitamin K are ... Read More »

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Dementia risk reduced by eating grapes, according to UCLA researchers

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(NaturalHealth365) Currently 5.1 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s disease – the most common form of dementia. But, to make matters worse, this disease is projected to reach ‘epidemic’ proportions by 2050 – with a staggering (unsustainable) $2 trillion healthcare cost. These alarming statistics have researchers scrambling for new methods of prevention and treatment. Now, evidence has emerged that ordinary grapes ... Read More »

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Reduce your risk of heart disease by eating two delicious fruits loaded with an essential mineral for heart health

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(NaturalHealth365) Stunning research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham is showing that the consumption of enough potassium – an essential mineral – can actually reduce the risk of heart disease. In addition, we already know (from other studies) that potassium can improve kidney health, brain function, blood sugar regulation and muscle strength. Thankfully, most people can easily access two ... 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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Prevent diabetes and related complications by eating fresh fruit

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(NaturalHealth365) Most people know that eating more fruit is good for health; however, those with diabetes and blood sugar issues may avoid it due to concerns about its sugar content. However, new research is showing that eating plenty of fresh fruit could help with preventing diabetes. Over 420 million persons are affected by diabetes worldwide, with nearly 30 million afflicted ... Read More »

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Eating citrus fruits lowers risk of dementia by 23 percent, study finds

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(NaturalHealth365) New research is indicating that eating more oranges, grapefruits and other citrus fruits could help to offset the effects of age-related cognitive impairment and dementia. The research was conducted by scientists at Tohuku University in Japan. Keep in mind (no pun intended), that these benefits of eating citrus fruits were found to be substantial. In fact, there was as ... Read More »

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Breast cancer survivors INCREASE the risk of dying prematurely when eating grilled and smoked meats

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(NaturalHealth365) Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women, with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reporting that 230,815 women were diagnosed with this disease in 2013 alone. Now, disturbing study results show that female breast cancer survivors who ate more grilled, barbecued and smoked meats had a greater risk of dying, compared to those with ... Read More »

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Prevent a heart attack with 9 powerful heart healthy nutrients

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(NaturalHealth365) Heart disease, the number one cause of death, kills over 600,000 Americans – every year. That’s one heart attack every 42 seconds – with heart-related events claiming the lives of a person every 60 seconds! No doubt, these alarming statistics highlight the need for better prevention and treatment of heart disease. But there is good reason for hope – ... Read More »

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