Author Archives: Lori Alton, staff writer

How rosemary essential oil can improve memory by 75 percent


(NaturalHealth365) A familiar staple of spice racks and kitchen cabinets, rosemary is prized by cooks for the piquant flavor it lends to recipes. However, recent research shows that this common culinary herb provides some uncommon benefits when it comes to cognitive function and recall. In a British study, researchers found that sniffing the essential oil of rosemary improved memory by ... Read More »

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FDA approving cancer drugs without proof that they cure patients or help them live longer


(NaturalHealth365) Cancer drugs can cost patients a staggering $171,000 a year, according to the Center for Health Policy and Outcomes at New York’s Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. But in many cases these cripplingly expensive drugs offer only marginal benefits – with no proof that they improve either survival rates or quality of life. Now, health advocates – joined by ... Read More »

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Heart attack and stroke WARNING: How to prevent a deadly arterial plaque rupture

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(NaturalHealth365) According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over 735,000 people suffer from a heart attack – in the United States alone – every year. For strokes, the number is even higher, topping 795,000 per year – or, a stroke every 40 seconds. For many, the incident will be fatal – a bleak fact that highlights ... Read More »

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Glutathione – The key to supporting your immune system and detoxification


(NaturalHealth365) Researchers and scientists have dubbed it “the master antioxidant;” “the body’s premier antioxidant” and even “the mother of all antioxidants.” And, no matter how complimentary the labels, glutathione richly deserves any of them. This indispensable antioxidant helps to neutralize toxins in the body, eliminate dangerous free radicals, detoxifies the liver and support overall functioning of the entire immune system. ... Read More »

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Back pain relief found by maintaining proper levels of vitamin D in the body


(NaturalHealth365) According to the American Chiropractic Association, Americans spend a staggering $50 billion a year on back pain – and this is a conservative estimate. With up to 80 percent of the population suffering back pain at some point in their lives, the ailment is one of the most common reasons for missing work. Of course, conventionally-trained physicians tend to ... Read More »

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Consumer ALERT: Disinfecting wipes are loaded with pesticides


(NaturalHealth365) The choice to employ antibacterial and disinfecting wipes to clean dirty surfaces seems like a no-brainer. Not only are wipes convenient to use, fairly inexpensive and pleasantly scented, but they give the user the reassuring conviction that pathogens and dangerous microbes are being killed. For most unsuspecting buyers of these wipes, that would seem like a win-win scenario, right? ... Read More »

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How the use of CBD oil triggers the end of chronic illness pain


(NaturalHealth365) If you suffer with a chronic illness – you may find the information (here) about CBD to be a great place to begin your journey back to optimal health. At first glance, the theory that some people suffer with pain due to a “deficiency” of cannabinoids – the psychoactive compounds in marijuana – could pass for a tongue-in-cheek witticism ... Read More »

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18 benefits of quercetin that are enhanced when combined with vitamin C


(NaturalHealth365) Quercetin, a flavonoid found in leaves, seeds, flowers and fruit, is the plant kingdom’s first line of defense against threats – including infections and environmental toxins. Now, researchers are finding that this natural protector can extend an impressive range of benefits to humans as well – especially when it is used with vitamin C, a powerful antioxidant in its ... Read More »

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Commonly used cleaning products: A big threat to family health


(NaturalHealth365) It’s hard to think of a substance more seemingly harmless and wholesome than soap. Yet many of these cleaning products, especially those billed as “antibacterial,” contain a stew of toxic chemicals, allergens and irritants – which may cause physical harm when used long-term. And laundry detergents and household cleaners can be fatal if ingested – a frightening situation, in ... Read More »

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Breast cancer survivors INCREASE the risk of dying prematurely when eating grilled and smoked meats


(NaturalHealth365) Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women, with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reporting that 230,815 women were diagnosed with this disease in 2013 alone. Now, disturbing study results show that female breast cancer survivors who ate more grilled, barbecued and smoked meats had a greater risk of dying, compared to those with ... Read More »

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High dose vitamin C may stop the progression of leukemia, study reveals


(NaturalHealth365) The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that leukemia – cancer of the blood and bone marrow – claimed 23,564 lives in 2014 alone. Now, exciting new research shows that a six-month regimen of high-dose intravenous vitamin C slowed the progression of leukemia by stopping leukemic cells from multiplying. The study builds upon other research that ... Read More »

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Independent research finds Roundup linked to over a dozen major health issues


(NaturalHealth365) In March of 2015, the World Health Organization officially classified glyphosate, a primary ingredient of the weed-killer Roundup, as a probable carcinogen. Since then, over 1,200 people with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma have filed suit against Monsanto, the herbicide’s manufacturer, for failing to warn of the cancer risks – with many more lawsuits likely to emerge. As Monsanto, a.k.a. “the world’s ... Read More »

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