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The right kind of turmeric can outperform many commonly used drugs

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Turmeric Effectiveness The applications of turmeric as a medicine has been known for a very long time, but it turns out that the right kind of turmeric can lead to a very high level of effectiveness outperforming even many commonly used drugs! Learn all about Turmeric Effectiveness here on NaturalHealth365! (NaturalHealth365) Nearly all health experts and researchers agree that turmeric ... Read More »

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1 in 10 American adults now have some stage of chronic kidney disease

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(NaturalHealth365) In the year 2013 alone, more than 15 million people were prescribed proton pump inhibitor drugs, such as Prilosec and Nexium, as remedies for acid reflux. And with proton pump inhibitors – or PPIs – also easily available over the counter, the actual amount of people taking them is clearly even higher. (So, what’s the problem?) Now, research is ... Read More »

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Turmeric kills nearly all forms of cancer cells

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(NaturalHealth365) The ability of turmeric to fight cancer has been extensively researched. In fact, over 1,500 published studies show that curcumin, turmeric’s active ingredient, is an effective treatment for over 100 different types of cancer. The fact that mainstream medicine hasn’t embraced turmeric as a non-toxic cancer therapy is nothing short of outrageous. But a new study, in which curcumin ... Read More »

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Asian spices dramatically slash cancer risk

(NaturalHealth365)  Within the past few years, scientists at the forefront of cancer research have increasingly given voice to a once radical-sounding concept: cancer – second only to heart disease as a cause of death for Americans – is largely preventable, with diet playing an important role. In an influential article published in 2008 in the peer-reviewed scientific publication Pharmaceutical Research, ... Read More »

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Drinking coffee dramatically cuts suicide and depression risk

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(NaturalHealth365) In the song “9 to 5,” from the 1980 movie of the same name, singer Dolly Parton refers to coffee as a “cup of ambition.” Now, emerging research indicates that coffee’s potential benefits extend far beyond increasing motivation; according to one study, coffee may even help prevent suicide. Other recent studies show that coffee can help protect against Parkinson’s ... Read More »

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Antibiotic resistant bacteria get wiped out by Manuka honey

(NaturalHealth365) The steadily worsening problem of antibiotic-resistant pathogens – cause for grave concern in the medical community – has researchers working overtime to discover solutions. But recent studies raise hope that raw honey may hold the key to combating MRSA and other drug-resistant strains. In a test tube study conducted at Cardiff Metropolitan University and published in 2012 in Microbiology, ... Read More »

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Warmer water temperatures increase mercury risk

(NaturalHealth365) If the current trend towards warmer surface temperatures in our oceans and lakes continues, we can expect to see higher mercury concentrations in fish and shellfish – along with increased health risks for humans. In a new study published in the scientific journal PLoS One, researchers at Dartmouth College examined killifish – small fish common in saltwater marshes – ... Read More »

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Fast food found to destroy the ‘enjoyment’ of life

(NaturalHealth365) Yet another reason to avoid fast food: recent research shows it promotes impatience, while hampering your ability to appreciate simple pleasures. In a study conducted at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management and published in 2013 in Social Psychological and Personality Science, researchers surveyed 280 participants in the United States, questioning them on their ability to savor ... Read More »

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Cordyceps kill cancer cells and boost immunity

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(NaturalHealth365) In a development that sounds almost as far-fetched as a plot twist penned by a Hollywood screenwriter, some medical researchers are hopeful that a parasitic fungus found on Tibetan caterpillars may hold the key to ending the cancer epidemic. Traditional Chinese Medicine reveals the true power of cordyceps. (keep reading for results) Cordyceps, scientifically known as Cordyceps sinensis, is ... Read More »

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Ashwagandha can cure insomnia and anxiety

(NaturalHealth365) Given the relentless pace and pressures of modern life, it’s not surprising that conditions such as anxiety and insomnia are at near epidemic levels. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control notes that between 50 and 70 million American adults currently suffer from sleep disorders. In addition to causing impaired concentration and daytime fatigue, sleep disorders exact a grim ... Read More »

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Restore physical and mental energy with ginseng

(NaturalHealth365) In the time-honored Indian healing system known as Ayurveda, a “rasayana” is an herb or substance believed to have the power to rejuvenate the body, fight the effects of stress, and even prolong life. Ginseng, one of the most ancient and commonly-used medicinal herbs in the world, is the quintessential rasayana, with countless people worldwide relying on this distinctively-shaped ... Read More »

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Nettle is a natural remedy for arthritis and infections

(NaturalHealth365) At first glance, there’s nothing remarkable about the stinging nettle. With its dull-green, notched leaves and small, nondescript flowers, it appears to be the most ordinary of plants. However, merely touching nettle leaves can become a ‘memorable’ experience due to its intense stinging sensation on unprotected skin. But stinging nettle is known for much more than simply posing a ... Read More »

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