Author Archives: Lori Alton, staff writer

Curcumin stops cancer cell growth, NEW scientific discovery

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(NaturalHealth365) Turmeric, a kitchen spice that hails from India and Southeast Asia, has long been treasured by natural healers for its ability to fight inflammation, regulate blood sugar and combat infections. But turmeric benefits extend even beyond these traditional uses.  In fact, ongoing research suggests that its active ingredient – a plant pigment known as curcumin – could be a ... Read More »

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How milk thistle extract can support liver health and healing

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(NaturalHealth365) With its spiky purple flowers and dull green leaves, milk thistle may appear to be nothing more than an ordinary weed growing wild in vacant lots and fields. Yet, when it comes to fighting disease and promoting healing, this unimpressive-looking plant is truly a shining star. Milk thistle, scientifically known as Silybum marianum, is prized by natural healers for ... Read More »

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Magnesium deficiency linked to a 76 percent higher risk of developing pancreatic cancer

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(NaturalHealth365) Pancreatic cancer – which claims roughly 49,000 lives every year in the United States – is notoriously difficult to detect and treat, conventionally speaking. Sadly, rates of this lethal cancer have been rising steadily over the past ten years, and the National Cancer Society predicts that there will be over 55,000 new cases diagnosed in 2018 alone.  Yet, we ... Read More »

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Why eating organic is the only way to stop antibiotic resistance

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(NaturalHealth365) Antibiotic resistance – marked by the rise of difficult-to-treat “superbugs” such as MRSA – has been labeled by the World Health Organization as an emerging global public health crisis. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – which echoes the stance of the WHO in characterizing antibiotic resistance as one of the world’s “most pressing” health problems ... Read More »

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Tame autoimmune disease by effectively raising your glutathione levels

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(NaturalHealth365) Over 23 million Americans are currently living with autoimmune disease, which encompasses such varied conditions as multiple sclerosis, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, thyroiditis, inflammatory bowel disease and celiac disease. The incidence of autoimmune conditions has risen alarmingly over the past few decades – for instance, researchers at the Mayo Clinic found that young people are over four times more likely ... Read More »

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Triphala: A natural remedy for constipation and detoxification

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(NaturalHealth365) If you suffer from sluggish bowel function (in a word, constipation) you have plenty of company – especially if you are of ‘mature years.’ The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases reports that roughly 33 percent of all Americans over age 60 are affected by this uncomfortable condition. Fortunately, triphala – an ancient herbal remedy from ... Read More »

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Breaking NEWS: Vitamin D levels alter the risk of type 1 and 2 diabetes, professor reveals

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(NaturalHealth365) As of 2015, 30.3 million Americans – almost ten percent of the population – have diabetes, while another 84.1 million have prediabetes – which can lead to diabetes if unchecked. The prevailing medical ‘wisdom’ is that diabetes is precipitated by obesity, lack of exercise and overconsumption of refined sugars. But Dr. Cedric Garland, a professor in the Division of ... Read More »

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Science confirms: CoQ10 and selenium supplementation lower the risk of dying from cardiovascular disease by 40 percent

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(NaturalHealth365) Cardiovascular disease continues to be the leading cause of death in the United States for men and women alike, claiming about 610,000 lives a year. Now, follow-up research on an important 2003 Swedish study on heart disease has sparked hopes that a natural therapy can make inroads against this deadly condition. Researchers found that a combination of two natural ... Read More »

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Top supplements shown to protect eye health and good vision

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(NaturalHealth365) With the graying of Americans, age-related vision problems are on the rise. According to the National Institutes of Health, 2 million people in the United States have advanced macular degeneration (the leading cause of blindness in older adults) with another 8 million people at risk. Simply put, eye health is a major health concern. In addition, an estimated 20.5 ... Read More »

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6 reasons why IQ scores are dropping every generation since the 1970’s

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(NaturalHealth365) In a bit of unwelcome news, scientists have found that humans are becoming less intelligent. In a study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a pair of Norwegian researchers studied test results from over 730,000 young men and found that IQ scores were dropping – to the tune of seven points per generation. A recent British ... Read More »

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The strong link between glutathione deficiency and autoimmune disease

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(NaturalHealth365) More than 100 different diseases – including rheumatoid arthritis, type 1 diabetes and inflammatory bowel disease – have an autoimmune component that turns into the immune system attacking the body’s own organs, tissues and cells. A major cause of all this pain and suffering (less publicized by Western medicine) is the ever-increasing barrage of environmental toxins and stressors depleting ... Read More »

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FAILED amyloid plaque theory: Scientists dumbfounded over Alzheimer’s disease after 20 years of research

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(NaturalHealth365) For the past two decades, researchers have focused on amyloid plaque – deposits typically found in the brains of patients with Alzheimer’s disease – as both an indicator and a cause of the disease.  But, the real problem has become abundantly clear! In reality, despite years of research (and massive financial backing by Big Pharma), scientists are no closer ... Read More »

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