Author Archives: Dena Schmidt, staff writer

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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Essential oils that promote hair growth and a healthy scalp

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(NaturalHealth365) Essential oils offer a natural way to enhance our health with few, if any that are significant, risks – especially when compared to the dangers associated with conventional ‘therapies.’ Hair tonics are no exception to this rule. Based on many generations of positive experiences, essential oils are prized for their antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties. They can improve digestion ... Read More »

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Eliminate depression from your life with the help of probiotics

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(NaturalHealth365) Two recent studies have linked taking probiotics for a healthier gut microbiome with reduced symptoms of depression. Both the University of Virginia School of Medicine and McMaster University have found that consuming the friendly bacteria causes a natural antidepressant effect. Wouldn’t it be great if every psychiatrist and psychologist read this news? Lactobacillus bacteria (in particular) was found to ... Read More »

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Bacteria in the gut linked to arthritis and joint pain, study reveals

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(NaturalHealth365) It has long been assumed that osteoarthritis, in obese people, was only caused by excess wear and tear on their joints. However, new research out of the University of Rochester Medical Center reveals that a gut microbiome imbalance – including a deficit of Bifidobacteria – is the likely culprit. The evidence shows a high fat, Western-style diet alters gut ... 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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USDA killing kittens for medical experiments, congressman calls for investigation

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(NaturalHealth365) Are you opposed to animal testing? If so, you’ll be horrified to discover that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has been doing disgusting food research with kittens and ending their lives – right after the study. This information was revealed recently and is causing outrage nationwide. The experiments involve breeding hundreds of kittens, feeding them parasite-infested raw ... Read More »

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Grass fed cows produce milk with HIGHER levels of omega-3, research reveals

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(NaturalHealth365) No doubt, the healthiest meat and dairy products produced are grass fed (‘organically-raised’) and free of toxic substances like, synthetic hormones, genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and antibiotics – which get injected into conventionally-raised cows. As an added “bonus:” consciously-raised animals tend to be richer in health-sustaining omega 3 fatty acids. And, now, a new collaborative university research project confirms ... Read More »

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