Author Archives: Lori Alton, staff writer

Monsanto invests over $100 million to change the DNA of every plant we use for food

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(Naturalhealth365) Monsanto, ‘the most hated corporation in America,’ plans to take the science of genetic manipulation to a whole new level. According to a March 27 article in Business Insider, the agrichemical giant has joined forces with Pairwise Plants – a California start-up company helmed by a pair of Harvard scientists – and plans to invest a whopping $100 million ... Read More »

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Common vaccine ingredient can impair social behavior, new animal study reveals

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(Naturalhealth365) In the first two years of life, babies typically receive a staggering 27 injections as part of the routine pediatric vaccination schedule. As rates of autism spectrum disorder have skyrocketed over the past few decades, many natural health experts have steadfastly asserted that these vaccines – or, more precisely, vaccine ingredients – play a role. Now, a groundbreaking Canadian ... Read More »

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Higher vitamin D levels REDUCE the risk of liver cancer by up to 50%

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(Naturalhealth365) Of all forms of cancer, liver cancer – which claims over 24,000 lives a year in the United States alone – is one of the most dreadful. But, the real tragedy is how Western medicine continues to ignore the healing (and protective) power of nutrition – especially the value of maintaining higher vitamin D levels. The U.S. Centers for ... Read More »

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Mercury poisoning: Over 100 ways “silver” dental fillings can destroy your health

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(Naturalhealth365) Many integrative healthcare providers describe chronic exposure to mercury as a “biochemical train wreck” and an “underreported epidemic.” To find the primary source of low-level mercury poisoning, many of us need look no further than our own dental work. “Silver” dental fillings, used on almost half of all dental restorations in the United States, contain 45 to 55 percent ... Read More »

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Stop type 2 diabetes by eating foods high in antioxidants

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(Naturalhealth365) Type 2 diabetes, which affects well over 350 million people worldwide, has reached epidemic proportions. Conservatively speaking, 1 in 10 U.S. adults has type 2 diabetes and Western medicine offers little hope. For example, does anyone really believe that taking insulin pills is the best way to resolve blood sugar imbalances? (Hint: there IS a better way and it’s ... Read More »

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Baking soda solution offers a safe way to reduce inflammation and fight autoimmune disease, NEW research says

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(Naturalhealth365) For generations, baking soda dissolved in water has been considered a time-honored, safe and effective home remedy for occasional upset stomach, indigestion and heartburn. This familiar kitchen staple is also pressed into service for such mundane tasks as deodorizing refrigerators, cleaning teeth and soothing sunburn. Now, surprising new research shows that baking soda – also known as sodium bicarbonate ... Read More »

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WARNING about our children: Pesticides damage the brain in horrific ways

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(Naturalhealth365) Organophosphate pesticides, such as chlorpyrifos and diazinon, have been shown to have neurotoxic effects. Although some types of organophosphate insecticides have been banned for residential use, the fact remains that a stunning 33 million pounds were used in the United States in 2007 – with some organophosphates still being used agriculturally. To make matter even worse, according to recently-published ... Read More »

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Melatonin LOWERS the risk of dementia and stroke, multiple studies reveal

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(Naturalhealth365) Researchers have long known that melatonin, a neurotransmitter released by the pineal gland, is vital to a good night’s sleep. Known as the “sleep hormone,” it is becoming increasingly apparent is this substance is first and foremost a “brain hormone.” Recent studies reveal the link between melatonin and brain health – showcasing the potential of melatonin to delay and ... Read More »

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Why farmers are spraying glyphosate on their crops right before harvest

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(Naturalhealth365) Glyphosate, the active ingredient in the weed killer Roundup, has been linked with cancer, birth defects, autism and a host of other health problems. Now, explosive new analysis shows that traces of this toxic herbicide are increasingly present throughout our food supply. In fact, glyphosate is showing up in foods that we most expect to be ‘wholesome and pure’ ... Read More »

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Nicotinamide riboside LOWERS the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia

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(Naturalhealth365) Alzheimer’s disease, which currently affects over 5.5 million Americans, is the leading cause of dementia among older individuals in the United States. Despite the best efforts of Western medicine, very little progress has been made against this cruel disease in the century since its identification. But, there is hope in many natural (and effective) strategies to prevent dementia – ... Read More »

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Hearing loss can be avoided and reversed by taking the right vitamins, according to exciting NEW research

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(Naturalhealth365) Over 46 million Americans (half of all those over 60) are affected by age-related hearing loss – and experts are predicting that the number will swell to an astounding 82 million by 2040. Hearing loss can profoundly affect quality of life, with emotional costs including depression, memory problems, social withdrawal and isolation. However, exciting new research is revealing the ... Read More »

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Exciting research: Lycopene has an anticancer effect on colorectal, ovarian and skin cancer cells

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(Naturalhealth365) According to the National Cancer Institute, over 1.7 million new cases of cancer will be diagnosed in the United States this year – with the disease expected to claim the lives of over 609,000 people. As the search for non-toxic natural treatments continues, lycopene – a nutrient found in tomatoes – is impressing researchers with its ability to inhibit ... Read More »

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