Author Archives: Natalie Robins, staff writer

Over-the-counter cold medicine linked to dementia

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(NaturalHealth365) Cold symptoms such as coughing, sleeplessness, headaches, and muscle pain can interfere with your day. Over the counter cold medicine may help you feel better, but natural remedies are actually more effective at treating cold symptoms.  Plus, there’s an even greater reason to think twice about using typical cold medications. Recent research shows certain medications may be bad for ... Read More »

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Blueberries and strawberries reduce cognitive impairment in older adults

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(NaturalHealth365)  Did you know that eating blueberries and strawberries is one of the smartest things you can do to prevent cognitive impairment? Let’s face it: Nobody wants to experience dementia or any other brain disorder, but most people haven’t been told by their doctor how to prevent these conditions.  In fact, too often, a person’s loss of memory, inability to ... Read More »

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Starbucks coffee supports anti-GMO labeling efforts

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(NaturalHealth365) If you regularly visit one of the more than 23,000 Starbucks locations, you are supporting a company that supports anti-GMO labeling efforts. The chain of coffee shops publicizes its efforts in social responsibility, but pays money to an industry advocacy group that actively opposes your right to know what is in your food. Genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, are ... Read More »

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Nutritional strategies to improve heart health

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(NaturalHealth365) Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States and stroke – which is a type of heart disease – is fourth. Of course, this means big business for conventional medicine with an annual cost of about $300 billion and growing. With frequently strong ties to drug companies and easy access to medications, conventionally-trained physicians are ... Read More »

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The cancer fighting benefits of Coenzyme Q10

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(NaturalHealth365) Coenzyme Q10, or CoQ10, is a substance found in every cell of our body. It is in a variety of foods, and healthy people are not likely to develop a deficiency of this nutrient. But, you might want to think about taking in some extra CoQ10 – especially if you’re taking a statin to lower your cholesterol levels. CoQ10 ... Read More »

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Natural remedies for polycystic ovarian syndrome

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(NaturalHealth365) Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a condition in which a woman’s hormones are not balanced. This condition is usually represented by having abnormally high levels of androgen – often resulting in formation of cysts on the ovaries. As crazy as this may sound to the holistically-minded individuals, conventional medications for PCOS include birth control pills, fertility medications and metformin, ... Read More »

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3 powerful herbs that improve liver health

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(NaturalHealth365) Along with the skin, kidneys, and intestinal tract, the liver is one of the body’s main organs for removing poisons from your body. The liver does a lot to keep toxins from building up inside your body and causing you harm, but you still need to take care of it so it can keep looking after you. You can ... Read More »

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GMO corn contamination of organic corn may end by 2015

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(NaturalHealth365) Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are among the dirty little secrets of the conventional food industry. Most people have no idea that they are eating GMO corn and other transgenic food daily, and possibly suffering the health consequences like, allergies, digestive disease, reproductive issues and an increased risk of cancer. Thanks to companies like Monsanto, DuPont and Syngenta, nearly 90% ... Read More »

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New Study: Greater sense of wellbeing linked to longer life span

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(NaturalHealth365) Advances in medicine and in public health have led to an all-time high in the United States, with a life expectancy of 76 years for men and 81 for women. How do you know if you are one of the ones with potential to live up to and beyond the average? The answer may be related to your sense ... Read More »

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3 ways to lower blood pressure with natural extracts

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(NaturalHealth365) According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), almost one in three adults has high blood pressure. Another third of the adult population has pre-hypertension, or is at risk for high blood pressure. With these numbers, it’s clear that most people need to have a better understanding about how to effectively remove the threat of cardiovascular disease ... Read More »

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8 natural remedies for kidney stones

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(NaturalHealth365) Kidney stones are extremely painful, and they’re so common that they may be responsible for up to 1 out of every 1,000 admissions to hospitals. Conventionally speaking, the main cause of kidney stones is dehydration – caused by not drinking enough clean water (fluoride free) and not consuming enough water-rich fruits and vegetables. Other medical conditions that can increase ... Read More »

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Heal the body with trace minerals

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(NaturalHealth365) Even if you try to eat a healthy, organic diet – you could be at risk for nutritional deficiencies without realizing it.  In fact, the National Institutes of Health concluded that “the vast majority of people in both affluent and emerging industrialized countries do not reach even 75 percent of the RDAs for numerous trace minerals.” The importance of ... Read More »

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