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Sulforaphane guards against age-related macular degeneration

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(Naturalhealth365) Age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a leading cause of blindness in people over 50, affects as many as 11 million Americans. In fact, experts estimate that up to 20 percent of all adults between the ages of 60 and 80 could be experiencing at least the early stages of age- related macular degeneration (AMD) – a frightening statistic, and one ... Read More »

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Premature gray hair linked to nutritional deficiencies

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(NaturalHealth365) Most everyone expects they will get gray hair in their later years. However, some individuals see their first gray hairs well before middle age – in their 20s and 30s. Some have even found gray hairs while still in high school.  So, the question remains: what does research tell us about the connection between dietary issues and gray hair? ... Read More »

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Probiotics shown to protect against liver damage, study reveals

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(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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Blue light exposure from smartphones INCREASE the risk of eye damage

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(Naturalhealth365) According to The Vision Council, almost 90 percent of American adults use digital devices – including notebooks, laptops and smartphones – for two or more hours a day. And the resultant barrage of blue light (coming off these devices) is raising lots of red flags. Recent studies have sparked concern among natural health experts that blue light from the ... Read More »

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Loneliness shown to damage the heart muscle and cause premature death

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(NaturalHealth365) A Danish study completed this past May found that nearly half of Americans feel alone – this despite technological innovations ‘connecting us’ like never before in history. To make matters even more disturbing: these feelings of loneliness are being linked to an increased risk of heart problems and premature death. For the research, the scientists from Denmark assessed 13,463 ... Read More »

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Weed killer UPDATE: Glyphosate found in 93% of pregnant women that were tested

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(Naturalhealth365) Natural health experts and advocates have long maintained that glyphosate, the active ingredient in the weed killer Roundup, is associated with cancer, autism, birth defects, and a host of other ills. With the recent news that glyphosate residue has been found in many popular foods, the groundswell of protest continues to grow. Now, a brand-new study reveals another grim ... Read More »

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New link between gut bacteria and hardening of the arteries, study reveals

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(NaturalHealth365) As you may know, diversity and balance of gut bacteria have already been linked to many vital aspects of physical, mental and emotional wellbeing. Now, new research out of the University of Nottingham and King’s College London is adding heart health to that list. Digestion, metabolic function and the strength of our immune system are all intimately tied to ... Read More »

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Hearing loss can be avoided and reversed by taking the right vitamins, according to exciting NEW research

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(Naturalhealth365) Over 46 million Americans (half of all those over 60) are affected by age-related hearing loss – and experts are predicting that the number will swell to an astounding 82 million by 2040. Hearing loss can profoundly affect quality of life, with emotional costs including depression, memory problems, social withdrawal and isolation. However, exciting new research is revealing the ... Read More »

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

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(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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Top scientists clueless about the immune system and how to avoid infection

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(Naturalhealth365) Why do some people become ill after exposure to pathogens, while others are able to ward off infection? A new French study — designed to examine how environmental and genetic factors affect the immune system – was intended to shed light on the complex subject of immune variation. But, its conclusions have left some natural health experts deeply underwhelmed. ... Read More »

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Deglycyrrhizinated licorice offers relief for heartburn, peptic ulcer disease and gastritis

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(NaturalHealth365) It may sound hard to believe, but an extract from a special type of licorice known as deglycyrrhizinated licorice (DGL licorice) can be extremely helpful for peptic ulcer, gastritis and heartburn. In fact, numerous studies have found it more effective than many antacid drugs. Peptic ulcers are commonly caused by acidic secretions of the stomach. However, they can also ... Read More »

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Lower blood pressure with the help of olive leaf extract

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(Naturalhealth365) According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 75 million adults in the United States have high blood pressure, currently defined as readings over 140/90 mmHg. It’s no wonder they call this the “silent killer.” This means that one out of every three Americans are at greatly increased risk for heart disease and premature death – ... Read More »

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