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Liver detoxification is a vital way to address chronic health problems


(Naturalhealth365) Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) – a condition in which excess fat accumulates in the liver – is nearing epidemic proportions in the United States. Yet, the silence about this major health condition is deafening. For example, the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases reports that up to 40 percent of American adults have some degree ... Read More »

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Probiotics shown to protect against liver damage, study reveals


(Naturalhealth365) Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is reaching epidemic proportions in the United States – with some experts putting the incidence at 25 percent of the population. Untreated NAFLD can progress to a more serious condition known as non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, or NASH – which causes liver inflammation, scarring, cirrhosis, liver failure and even (in the end) liver cancer.  Thankfully, recent ... Read More »

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Milk thistle extract demonstrates potent activity against liver cancer


(NaturalHealth365) The compound silibinin, a flavonoid in milk thistle, has shown extremely promising activity against human liver cancer, according to University of California, Irvine researchers. Both silibinin and silymarin are highly bioactive milk thistle compounds that are already linked with offering protection for the liver against damage from alcohol and drug use. Now silibinin is showing promise in protecting against ... Read More »

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MSG in food shown to threaten liver health


(NaturalHealth365) MSG, short for monosodium glutamate, is a food additive known for its ability to ‘enhance’ flavor. But, at what cost to our health? Recent research is clearly telling us that MSG can be quite dangerous to liver health, contributing to both obesity and liver dysfunction. While many people only associate MSG with Asian restaurant food, the truth is that ... Read More »

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Higher vitamin D levels REDUCE the risk of liver cancer by up to 50%


(Naturalhealth365) Of all forms of cancer, liver cancer – which claims over 24,000 lives a year in the United States alone – is one of the most dreadful. But, the real tragedy is how Western medicine continues to ignore the healing (and protective) power of nutrition – especially the value of maintaining higher vitamin D levels. The U.S. Centers for ... Read More »

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Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease on the rise in kids as young as 8 years old


(NaturalHealth365) Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is a condition most commonly associated with the effects of an unhealthy lifestyle as an adult. However, a study of children led by Harvard Medical School based on Project Viva of Massachusetts is now showing a link between childhood obesity and juvenile liver health problems. The research, published in the Journal of Pediatrics, shows a ... Read More »

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Florida anti-GMO activist found dead in hotel pool prior to delivering petition to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency


(Naturalhealth365) Activist Mila de Mier, an outspoken foe of the genetically engineered mosquito industry, was found dead in a rooftop hotel swimming pool in Washington, D.C. – mere hours before she planned to present a petition to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) demanding that the agency deny a permit for the release of GMO mosquitoes in Florida and Texas. ... Read More »

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Third hand smoke destroys liver and brain health that worsens over time


(NaturalHealth365) Most of us have heard of second hand smoke, but have you heard of third hand smoke? If not, it’s time to educate yourself about it, because research out of the University of California, Riverside has determined that it can be extremely harmful to health. Third hand smoke (THS) is created when smoke emanating from lit cigarettes as well ... Read More »

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Liver problems and cancer risk reduced by taking vitamin D3


(Naturalhealth365) As researchers have learned, having healthy levels of vitamin D can protect against diseases such as cancer, pneumonia, influenza and Alzheimer’s disease. But, if you’re deficient in vitamin D, relying on diet (alone) will not be enough to maintain healthy levels. In addition, make sure you’re consuming vitamin D3 – not vitamin D2. (Vitamin D2 is far less potent ... Read More »

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Probiotic supplementation improves nonalcoholic fatty liver disease


(NaturalHealth365) Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most common chronic liver condition in the world, with the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases reporting that “between 30 and 40 percent of adults in the United States have NAFLD.”  But, they fail to tell us how probiotic supplementation can help. (more on that later in this article) ... Read More »

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Avoid liver disease and improve digestive disorders with artichoke extracts


(NaturalHealth365) No doubt, chronic liver disease is on the rise in the United States.  In fact, the American Liver Foundation reports that millions of Americans suffer from this avoidable health problem – with 30,000 Americans dying of liver cancer (every year!). These troubling statistics highlight the ongoing need for the development of safe, natural therapies that can help treat – ... Read More »

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Liver disease solutions proven to be safe and effective


(Naturalhealth365) Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), the presence of excess fat in the liver, is approaching epidemic proportions – with experts estimating the prevalence at 20 to 30 percent worldwide. And, since NAFLD is strongly linked to being overweight, the alarming rise of liver disease is expected to continue. But, according to natural health expert Ellen Tart-Jensen, Ph.D., D.Sc., proper ... Read More »

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