Author Archives: Lori Alton, staff writer

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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Antibiotics guilty of raising the risk of kidney stones by nearly 30 percent

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(NaturalHealth365) Kidney stones – once a rare occurrence in children – are no longer uncommon. In fact, leading pediatric urologist Gregory E. Tasian, M.D., M.S.C.E., characterizes the current incidence of kidney stones among children as an “epidemic” – while noting that the overall prevalence of kidney stones has increased by 70 percent in the past 30 years. And, there is ... Read More »

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Banned pharmaceutical drugs discovered in the U.S. meat supply, USDA decides to do nothing

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(NaturalHealth365) A new article in Consumer Reports has blown the lid off an ongoing food safety scandal – and revealed that traces of banned and restricted pharmaceutical drugs have been found in beef, poultry and pork headed for supermarkets and supper tables throughout the United States. The drug residues include ketamine – a veterinary anesthetic with hallucinogenic effects – phenylbutazone ... Read More »

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5G wireless will irradiate everyone with no escape for electro-sensitive individuals

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(NaturalHealth365) A new 5th generation wireless telecommunication system has been approved by the Federal Communication Commission (FCC), and its purpose is to help bring about the “Internet of Things” – a sort of technological wonderland featuring cars that drive themselves; refrigerators that re-order their own contents; and lightning-quick movie downloads. However, this wireless utopia has an underreported fatal flaw.  According ... Read More »

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BEST Foods: How to STOP and reverse rheumatoid arthritis symptoms naturally

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(NaturalHealth365) “Let food be thy medicine.”  Fifth-century physician Hippocrates, also known as the Father of Medicine, is credited with first uttering this aphorism. And modern research continues to confirm its wisdom – especially when it comes to treating rheumatoid arthritis – a chronic inflammatory autoimmune disease that affects roughly 1 percent of the global population. In a relatively new scientific ... Read More »

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Avoiding GMO foods and going organic improves health, survey reports

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(NaturalHealth365) For over twenty years, environmental groups and natural health experts have sounded the alarm about the dangers of GMO foods or, better said, the ‘genetically altered’ food supply! In addition, many integrative healthcare providers have contributed GMO foods with the soaring rates of disease like, inflammatory bowel disease and ulcerative colitis – to name a couple. Now, the results ... Read More »

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6 powerful health benefits gained by drinking turmeric tea

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(NaturalHealth365) Natural healers have long been aware of the healing powers of turmeric, the ingredient that gives curry its piquant taste and bright yellow color. This South Asian spice has long been valued in the Ayurvedic and Traditional Chinese Medicine systems for its therapeutic and anti-inflammatory effects. With extensive medical studies supporting turmeric’s ability to combat many serious health concerns ... Read More »

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Physical activity ALERT: 2 weeks of sedentary behavior can trigger diabetic symptoms

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(NaturalHealth365) Researchers have long warned that a trio of factors – obesity, poor dietary habits and a lack of physical activity – lies at the root of the national epidemic of type 2 diabetes. Diabetes, which currently affects over 30 million people in the United States, is the sixth leading cause of death in the nation. Another 84 million Americans ... Read More »

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