Author Archives: Dena Schmidt, staff writer

Previous flu shot weakens your ability to fight the flu


(NaturalHealth365) The flu shot can often be grossly ineffective in fighting the flu. Unfortunately, most conventionally-trained medical ‘experts’ refuse to look at the scientific data – which supports this disturbing reality. For example, in some years, these vaccinations are no more than 10 percent effective. Plus, to make matter even worse, there is now research out of Ohio State University ... Read More »

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Omega-3 supplements provide potent anti-inflammatory effects, study shows


(NaturalHealth365) Awareness about the benefits of omega 3 fatty acids has risen dramatically in the past decade. Certainly, omega-3 supplements have been shown to help people counter the negative effects of heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, multiple sclerosis and many forms of cancer. Simply put, the health-boosting benefits of omega-3s largely come from its anti-inflammatory properties. Yet, for all the ... Read More »

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Alcohol industry deceives the public about alcohol and cancer risk


(NaturalHealth365) A joint effort by the Karolinska Institutet, Sweden and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine has determined that the alcohol industry has used a pattern of “denying, distorting and distracting” the public about some of the dangers of alcohol consumption. The companies often present the connection between cancer and alcohol use as ‘extremely complex,’ yet without a ... Read More »

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Blueberry powder found to prevent age-related cognitive decline


(NaturalHealth365) The blueberry has long been known as a superfood that’s loaded with vitamins, antioxidants and health-boosting compounds. Now recent research conducted by Erin L. Boespflug and colleagues is showing the benefits of blueberries also extend to preventing and even reversing cognitive decline associated with aging. The research showed significantly raised neural responses and activity in older individuals who took ... Read More »

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How meditation can reduce inflammation and alter gene expression


(NaturalHealth365) We’ve all felt the ‘fight or flight response’ – that automatic, unpleasant chemical reaction in the body – triggered by stressful situations.   These chemical reactions have a negative influence on our genes and health.  But, the question remains: can meditation, prayer and yoga give us the opposite effect? The answer is ‘YES!’  Research from the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind/Body ... Read More »

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Eating cranberry found to improve gut microbiome, study reveals for the first time ever


(NaturalHealth365) Food scientists are exploring the role that cranberries play in gut health, as well as the balance of the gut microbiome.  In fact, researchers out of the University of Massachusetts Amherst have found that a beneficial strain of gut bacteria is nourished and grows when fed a specific, normally indigestible carbohydrate found in cranberry. Cranberry was also found to ... Read More »

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Nattokinase: A powerful enzyme to help prevent blood clots and heart attacks


(NaturalHealth365) An extract from a traditional Japanese fermented food is showing tremendous promise as a natural way to combat heart health issues. Research has found Nattokinase to be more effective than pharmaceuticals in fighting blood clots and helping to prevent heart attack – and without side effects. Heart health is a major concern for Americans, with well over 700,000 people ... Read More »

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Eat basil and discover 6 AMAZING medicinal benefits for optimal health


(NaturalHealth365) Basil is a favorite herb in Italian, Mediterranean and Indian dishes. However, it’s way more than just a delicious condiment; research is showing that adding this fresh herb to your diet also brings a wide range of amazing health benefits that support great health. Basil is loaded with lifesaving nutrients, vitamins and minerals such as, calcium, vitamin K, cancer-fighting ... Read More »

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WARNING: Cancer survivors treated with chemotherapy age prematurely and die sooner


(NaturalHealth365) New research out of the Mayo Clinic is showing that harsh cancer treatments, like chemotherapy, are causing those who survive to age (in a negative way) and die prematurely. Although most NaturalHealth365 readers understand this concept – we know that most cancer patients remain uninformed about this reality BEFORE making a treatment decision. While some cancer survivors do give ... Read More »

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Antipsychotic drugs used for dementia patients increase the risk of death by 60%


(NaturalHealth365) Antipsychotic drugs are often prescribed to persons with serious mental health issues, Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. However, research out of the University of Eastern Finland is showing that antipsychotic drugs raise the risk of mortality by 60 percent. In fact, using two or more antipsychotic drugs doubles the risk of premature death – as the study ... Read More »

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Chemotherapy drugs contaminated: Manufacturers ignored over 200 bad quality tests, U.S. FDA says


(NaturalHealth365)  No one would argue that chemotherapy cancer drugs are toxic to the human body.  Choosing to get this form of treatment is a deeply person decision.  But, when warnings are issued and ignored – due to contamination concerns – by the pharmaceutical industry, that’s criminal and must not be tolerated! (no matter how you feel about conventional cancer treatments) ... Read More »

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HPV vaccine leaves another 17-year-old girl paralyzed


(NaturalHealth365) The push for increased use of the Gardasil vaccine in adolescent girls continues, despite even more evidence of severe HPV vaccine risks. Another teenage girl is telling her story about being rendered paralyzed by the HPV vaccine. Nicole El-Safty, a 17-year-old from Clacton, Essex, has been completely motionless and unable to move since a few months after receiving the ... Read More »

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