Author Archives: Dena Schmidt, staff writer

Daily tomato consumption helps to LOWER the risk of skin cancer

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(NaturalHealth365) In an item that belongs in the “eat more fruits and vegetables” file, researchers have recently found that daily tomato consumption can help to reduce skin cancer risk and tumor growth. This is likely due to the lycopene content of tomatoes, say scientists from Ohio State University. The researchers fed one group of mice a diet consisting of 10 ... Read More »

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MSG in food shown to threaten liver health

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(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 »

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Chronic disease caused by undiagnosed oral infections

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(NaturalHealth365) For about a century now, prominent researchers have been attesting to the fact that an alarming number of incidents of chronic disease are the result of periodontal disease, dental infections and other oral health problems. These researchers have included such esteemed names as Westin Price, DDS, Charles Mayo, MD and Martin Fischer, MD. Truth be told: oral infections, particularly ... Read More »

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Kidney stones can be avoided by drinking lemonade

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(NaturalHealth365) The pain of passing a kidney stone has been described as on par with natural childbirth. However, urologists are increasingly prescribing an accessible natural remedy for kidney stones: lemonade. Citric acid-rich lemon juice in the form of lemonade has proven highly effective in preventing kidney stones or slowing their formation substantially. Medical professionals like Roger L. Sur, MD, director ... 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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Exercise linked to brain cell growth and improved memory

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(NaturalHealth365) In addition to all the other health benefits of exercise, it could also help to give you a better memory. New research out of the University of Jyvaskyla in Finland has shown that exercise helps with preserving brain cells and preventing loss of memory, cognitive issues and general memory problems. In the Finnish study, aerobic activity in particular was ... Read More »

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Avoid a heart attack by eating blueberries and strawberries, according to Harvard Medical School

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(NaturalHealth365) We all know that eating fruits and vegetables is good for your health. Now new research out of Harvard Medical School is confirming that eating more berries can contribute greatly to heart health. In fact, blueberries and strawberries (in particular) contribute dramatically to this area of health, lowering the risk of a heart attack. For the study, health data ... 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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Power walking reduces mortality risk by 24%, study reveals

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(NaturalHealth365) While regular walking is already linked with improved health and longevity, University of Sydney research suggests that power walking – at a faster pace – can enhance the benefits of exercise.  And, the best part, it’s easy to do. Walking, at an average pace, results in a 20 percent risk reduction of mortality from all causes as compared with ... Read More »

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Cannabis stopped 10 seizures a day for 15-year-old boy, yet Georgia parents lose custody

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(NaturalHealth365) Georgia couple Matthew and Suzeanna Brill had been unable to help their son David with his seizure disorder, which was causing up to 10 seizures per day for the 15-year-old. Desperate to bring him relief, they allowed him to smoke cannabis – often described as medical marijuana. It worked, and he was seizure-free for 71 days! Clearly, thanks to ... Read More »

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Weight loss help: Walnuts are a natural appetite suppressant

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(NaturalHealth365) Walnuts are already known for their high omega-3 antioxidant content and their ability to suppress cravings by promoting a feeling of satiety.  But, if you’re looking for more weight loss – there’s even greater news about this potent health food. Research out of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) has confirmed observable (positive) changes in the brain when walnuts ... Read More »

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Avoid dementia with the help of omega 3 fatty acids and B vitamins, combined

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(NaturalHealth365)  Dementia is preventable, but the news is being suppressed.  For example, one Alzheimer’s brain study out of the UK has shown that taking nutritional supplements, like omega-3 fatty acids and B vitamins, can assist with preventing the brain shrinkage that leads to dementia and its related list of symptoms including, memory loss. Obviously, in advanced cases of dementia, one ... Read More »

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