Search Results for: Liver

Avoid liver problems and cancer by getting enough vitamin D into your body

liver-problems

(NaturalHealth365) Liver problems are increasing by leaps and bounds in the United States, with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reporting that 3.5 million Americans now have hepatitis C.  In fact, an estimated 41,200 new cases were reported in 2016 alone. In addition, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) has become a pandemic, affecting between 20 and 30 ... Read More »

Read More »

How milk thistle protects your liver from toxic chemicals

milk-thistle

(NaturalHealth365) According to a 2005 report issued by the Department of Health and Human Services, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) screened over 2,500 Americans for 148 industrial chemicals – and found significant amounts of these chemicals in the blood of every person tested.  Not some people – every body!  Which is why today’s news about milk ... Read More »

Read More »

One in four people are living with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, a new silent epidemic

nonalcoholic-fatty-liver-disease

(NaturalHealth365) Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) currently affects one in four people in the United States.  From an infrequently-occurring and little-known condition, NAFLD has morphed into a major epidemic – and is now the most common cause of chronic liver disease in America. As researchers scramble to identify better methods of prevention and treatment, a first-of-its-kind study reveals nonalcoholic fatty ... Read More »

Read More »

How glutathione can help support your liver to get rid of toxins

glutathione-detox-solutions

(NaturalHealth365) Shocking, but true: 133 million Americans currently have at least one chronic illness, such as heart disease, cancer, diabetes or liver disease. Although many factors contribute to the ongoing epidemic of chronic (often preventable) diseases, researchers say that shortages of one indispensable enzyme – known as glutathione – can set the stage for degenerative conditions and failing health. In ... Read More »

Read More »

How milk thistle extract can support liver health and healing

milk-thistle

(NaturalHealth365) With its spiky purple flowers and dull green leaves, milk thistle may appear to be nothing more than an ordinary weed growing wild in vacant lots and fields. Yet, when it comes to fighting disease and promoting healing, this unimpressive-looking plant is truly a shining star. Milk thistle, scientifically known as Silybum marianum, is prized by natural healers for ... Read More »

Read More »

Liver detoxification is a vital way to address chronic health problems

liver-detoxification

(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 »

Read More »

Probiotics shown to protect against liver damage, study reveals

probiotic-powder

(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 »

Read More »

Milk thistle extract demonstrates potent activity against liver cancer

milk-thistle

(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 »

Read More »

MSG in food shown to threaten liver health

msg-toxicity

(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 »

Read More »

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

vitamin-d-levels

(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 »

Read More »

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

nonalcoholic-fatty-liver-disease

(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 »

Read More »

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

anti-gmo-activist

(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 »

Read More »