Author Archives: Dena Schmidt, staff writer

Beets and beet juice offer 9 wonderful health benefits

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(NaturalHealth365) Beets may not be high on your list of favorite foods, but word about the health benefits of beets and beets nutrition is spreading. A study published in Hypertension journal showed that beet juice is as effective as medications for lowering blood pressure, and (best of all) without negative side effects. In fact, drinking beet juice – as part ... Read More »

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Mother claims: Flu shot caused blindness and multiple sclerosis after being forced to vaccinate by her boss

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(NaturalHealth365) A 34-year-old mother of two was rendered blind in one eye for 10 months and diagnosed with a case of multiple sclerosis following a flu shot vaccination. Jennifer Whitney was forced by her employer to get the shot, then fired for missing work after her health complications arose. Jennifer Whitney of Mukilteo, Washington is suffering from horrible flu vaccine ... Read More »

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The link between gut bacteria, diet and chronic liver inflammation

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(NaturalHealth365) A UC Davis Health study has discovered a compelling relationship between liver health and gut bacteria. The study indicates that probiotics and bile acid receptor agonists could be useful in helping to prevent liver inflammation as well as treat and prevent more serious liver diseases. For the study, mice were fed a typical Western diet that was high in ... Read More »

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Better nutrition promotes speedy recovery and decreased costs for hospital patients, research confirms

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(NaturalHealth365) News Flash: Hospitals have just realized that good nutrition is crucial to healing and shorter hospital stays – imagine that! We need to share this story – far and wide. Putting humor aside, recent research by a major hospital system has confirmed some nutritional information that’s already pretty obvious to most health-aware people. (The fact that research was needed ... Read More »

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Flu vaccine effectiveness is far worse than advertised, according to scientific research

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(NaturalHealth365) At drug stores, on billboards and even in grocery stores, we are inundated with messages encouraging us to get a flu vaccine. However, what isn’t advertised is the potential ineffectiveness of the shot as well as its dangerous side effects. Research is now showing that on average the flu vaccine protects less than 60 percent of those who receive ... Read More »

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Acetaminophen during pregnancy damages the development of normal male and female behaviors

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(NaturalHealth365) Acetaminophen has already been linked with a number of health problems, including liver damage. Now, recent research out of the University of Copenhagen Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences has found another alarming side effect of acetaminophen – if taken during pregnancy: it can inhibit testosterone production and the development of masculinity in the developing baby. For the study, ... Read More »

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Canola oil in the diet accelerates brain damage and increases the risk of dementia

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(NaturalHealth365) Canola oil is one of the most popular vegetable oils in the world. However, many integrative healthcare providers are sounding the alarm about this seemingly harmless oil. And, as you already know, “popular” doesn’t always mean it’s healthy for us. For example, a new study out of the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University and published in ... Read More »

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Chemotherapy found to damage brain health and cause memory loss

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(NaturalHealth365) Among the many side effects of chemotherapy, brain damage – including memory loss – can be the most disturbing result from treatment.  In fact, new research is verifying this chemotherapy side effect in men who receive this form of ‘therapy’ for cancer. In the first study of its kind, researchers from the Aarhus BSS and Aarhus University Hospital in ... Read More »

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Eating leafy greens significantly improves cognitive performance

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(NaturalHealth365) Something as simple as eating more spinach, kale, mustard greens, collards and other leafy greens can improve cognitive functioning at any age.  New research out of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign confirms these findings, although other studies have pointed in this direction as well. What’s the secret to their success?  Scientists believe the compounds lutein and vitamin K are ... Read More »

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Over-the-counter pain medication will LOWER the benefits of exercise, according to Stanford University research

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(NaturalHealth365) The benefits of exercise could be offset by some troubling side effects – especially if you take “after-workout” pain medication such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), according to two recent studies. Stanford University researchers have determined that the combination of exercise and the use of NSAIDs for pain can overtax the kidneys and actually reduce muscle recovery times. For ... Read More »

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Sugar linked to cardiovascular disease and bladder cancer, 50-year cover-up

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(NaturalHealth365) It’s come to light that the sugar industry suppressed evidence of the health risks of sugar 50 years ago. A study at that time by a U.S. sugar industry trade group pulled the plug on research showing that sugar was linked with higher incidents of cardiovascular disease and bladder cancer. This revelation was released in a Nov. 21, 2017 ... Read More »

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Smartphone addiction causing depression and anxiety

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(NaturalHealth365) There has been a growing concern over smartphone usage and the levels of artificial EMFs (electromagnetic frequencies) they emit. Many scientists and integrative healthcare providers clearly warn us that these frequency vibrations alter brainwaves – as well as the function of our cells plus emotional well-being. Now, new data out of Korea University in Seoul, South Korea and presented ... Read More »

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