Author Archives: Lori Alton, staff writer

Avoid liver problems and cancer by getting enough vitamin D into your body

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(NaturalHealth365) Liver problems are increasing by leaps and bounds in the United States, with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reporting that 3.5 million Americans now have hepatitis C.  In fact, an estimated 41,200 new cases were reported in 2016 alone. In addition, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) has become a pandemic, affecting between 20 and 30 ... Read More »

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Proper vitamin C levels reduce the risk of cognitive impairment and poor metabolic function

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(NaturalHealth365) According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), two out of three adults in the United States are overweight or obese – and a staggering 100 million plus have diabetes or prediabetes.  In addition, 15 to 20 percent of Americans over age 65 suffer with mild cognitive impairment (a slight, but noticeable, decline in memory and thinking ... Read More »

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Medication ALERT: Cholesterol lowering drugs cause heart disease

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(NaturalHealth365) The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that one in every four people die of heart disease in the United States every year.  And, coincidentally (or not?), that same ratio are taking cholesterol lowering drugs like, Crestor, Lipitor and Zocor. These medications are promoted as ‘the answer’ for high cholesterol levels.  And, most heart patients are ... Read More »

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Stunning cancer research: How modified citrus pectin blocks tumor growth

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(NaturalHealth365) Can modified citrus pectin affect the growth of cancer cells? And, if so (in a positive way), why isn’t this front page news?!  Let’s take a closer look. Prostate cancer is currently the most common non-skin cancer among men in the United States, with over 172,000 men diagnosed with the disease in the year 2014 alone. Although prostate cancer ... Read More »

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Low levels of coenzyme Q10 linked to increased risk of melanoma metastasis

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(NaturalHealth365) Melanoma, a type of skin cancer that develops in melatonin-producing cells, is relatively easy to cure if diagnosed early. However, once it has spread to other parts of the body (metastasized), it can be deadly.  Sadly, most people diagnosed with melanoma never hear about a study which links low levels of coenzyme Q10 to an increased risk of melanoma ... Read More »

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Avoid the flu and common cold symptoms by consuming these probiotics

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(NaturalHealth365) In a common misconception, many people think of the flu as nothing more than a nuisance – an annoying cough-fest that can make one feel miserable, but does no real harm. In other words, nothing to worry about…right? Actually, that’s wrong!  Rather than being harmless, influenza can exact a deadly toll, particularly in older adults, very young children and ... Read More »

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How milk thistle protects your liver from toxic chemicals

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(NaturalHealth365) According to a 2005 report issued by the Department of Health and Human Services, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) screened over 2,500 Americans for 148 industrial chemicals – and found significant amounts of these chemicals in the blood of every person tested.  Not some people – every body!  Which is why today’s news about milk ... Read More »

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5 ways saffron destroys cancer cells

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(NaturalHealth365) Saffron, an ancient cooking spice and staple of the Mediterranean diet, has also played an important role in traditional and herbal healing systems, including Ayurveda and Chinese Traditional Medicine.  On top of that, exciting research highlights saffron’s ability to attack cancer cells on multiple fronts – at every stage of the disease. In fact, scientists are crediting saffron with ... Read More »

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Daily consumption of kiwi fruit can eliminate chronic constipation

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(NaturalHealth365) Kiwi fruit – long valued in Traditional Chinese Medicine for its ability to promote good digestion – is gaining recognition among modern-day researchers as a natural tool for protecting gastrointestinal health. Recent scientific studies have supported the ability of this delicious fruit to safely ease chronic constipation – and more. Constipation affects about 20 percent of the general population ... Read More »

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5 reasons why burdock root needs to be in your diet today

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(NaturalHealth365) More than two-thirds of American adults are currently obese or overweight, placing them at elevated risk for a variety of serious health problems – including type 2 diabetes, heart disease and high blood pressure. In light of this national health crisis, recent clinical studies focused on burdock root have scientists hopeful about our future health. Commonly eaten as a ... Read More »

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Prevent macular degeneration by eating oranges, new study reveals

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(NaturalHealth365) Age-related macular degeneration, the leading cause of visual impairment and blindness among adults over 60, currently affects over 15 million people in the United States. In fact, the National Institute of Health reports that more Americans suffer from this potentially debilitating eye disease than from cataracts and glaucoma – combined. And, as a sizable amount of the population rounds ... Read More »

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Stop memory loss: 3 powerful ways PQQ improves brain function

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(NaturalHealth365) According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 16 million Americans are currently living with cognitive impairment – while another 5.5 million are affected by Alzheimer’s disease. Along with difficulties in learning new things, concentrating and making decisions, these conditions can be accompanied by memory loss – a frustrating problem that can make independent ... Read More »

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