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Apple cider vinegar is known as a ‘health elixir’ – but, does it live up to the hype?

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(NaturalHealth365) According to a 2014 review published in the Journal of Food Science, vinegar has been around for at least 10,000 years. That’s a pretty long track record.  But, today, we’re going to focus (soley) on the truth behind apple cider vinegar. Traditionally, vinegar is used as a preservative because of its antimicrobial and antibacterial effects. Apple cider vinegar – fermented from the raw materials of ... Read More »

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Infection risk: The surprising places in hospitals loaded with unwanted germs

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(NaturalHealth365) When you’re admitted to the hospital, the hope is that by discharge you’re better off than when you arrived. Unfortunately, your mere presence in a healthcare facility increases your risk of exposure to harmful pathogens and infection. As you may know: All healthcare facilities have clearly defined infection control policies with the goal of promoting disease ‘prevention.’  But, their effectiveness isn’t always so clear – especially ... Read More »

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TOXIC food preservative in many popular foods cause DNA damage and cancer

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(NaturalHealth365) Did you know that a substance used in paint stripper, rubber cement and permanent spot remover is being used as a preservative in many popular foods (and beverages) for decades?! The culprit is called, sodium benzoate and you may have seen it while glancing at a food label.  Sadly, too many people dismiss it as one of those chemical ... Read More »

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Heartburn relief with d-limonene, clinical studies reveal

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(NaturalHealth365) According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), sixty percent of the adult population of the United States will experience some type of gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, within a 12-month period – with 20 to 30 percent experiencing weekly symptoms.  Commonly referred to as heartburn, GERD costs sufferers a staggering $8 billion a year in prescription and ... Read More »

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Household cleaning chemicals cause substantial lung damage, according to a new study

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(NaturalHealth365) While cleanliness is a good thing, how you achieve it matters. A recent study out of the University of Bergen in Norway found that women who work with cleaning chemicals regularly experience a decrease in lung functioning over time. This was in comparison with those who do not work as cleaners and avoid toxic chemicals. While the short-term effects ... Read More »

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Amazon settles with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over 4,000 toxic violations

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(NaturalHealth365) Internet juggernaut Amazon of Seattle, WA must pay over $1.2 million in costs as part of a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) agreement. Why, you may wonder? Because Amazon recently faced allegations that they committed around 4,000 Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act violations over the last five years. The company allowed third party companies to sell dubious pesticide ... Read More »

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Disinfectant use linked to lung disease

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(NaturalHealth365) Everyone has a natural instinct to avoid exposure to toxic chemicals. However, many make an exception when it comes to the popular use of disinfectant (cleaning) products. For example, one group of healthcare providers will be thinking twice about their habits – after reading this special report. A recent release by INSERM of Villejuif, France is connecting regular use ... 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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Improving cellular health – The key to reversing disease symptoms

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(Naturalhealth365) Although the mitochondria, those tiny structures inside our cells, are absolutely essential to energy production and longevity – mitochondrial health has been largely overlooked and ignored by Western medicine. Think about it: if we (as a society) fully appreciated the importance of improving cellular energy (and took action) – many of our current health problems would simply fade away. ... Read More »

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Toxic fragrance chemicals cause over a dozen adverse health reactions

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(NaturalHealth365) The dangers of secondhand smoke are well known. But, what about the dangers of “secondhand scents?” A study shows that a stunning 34 percent of the American population suffer adverse effects after exposure to air fresheners and other scented products. And fully half of those affected experience health problems serious enough to be classified as “disabling.”  Keep reading to ... Read More »

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4 ways to avoid liver disease

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(NaturalHealth365) Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, or NAFLD, is now endemic in the United States, with the National Institutes of Health reporting that over 90 million Americans are currently affected. In severe cases, NAFLD – which accounts for over 75 percent of all liver disease – can progress to life-threatening complications, including liver failure and cirrhosis. In fact, some researchers fear ... 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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