Author Archives: Stephanie Vick, staff writer

Liposomal technology: A more powerful way to defeat nutritional deficiencies


(NaturalHealth365) Nutritional deficiencies are an ongoing problem even for those eating a ‘healthy’ diet and taking nutritional supplements.  In fact, in many cases, the digestive process can destroy the nutritional value of supplements before they reach the cells.  This is why liposomal technology offers an effective solution to the problem. The idea is to provide a delivery system that helps ... Read More »

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How St. John’s wort helps relieve depression


(NaturalHealth365) Stressed out? Bummed out? You are definitely not alone! According to the World Health Organization, depression affects 300 million people worldwide. Of course, whether you have a formal “diagnosis” or not, it’s safe to say that millions of us are dealing with high levels of stress, dissatisfaction, and the good old-fashioned “blues” from time to time. If you’ve been searching for a ... Read More »

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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: How herbal medicine and lifestyle changes can help, study says


(NaturalHealth365) An estimated one in 10 women has polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), a condition that can make it very difficult for them to have children. PCOS causes irregular menstrual cycles and commonly strikes women in their 20s or 30s – lasting beyond menopause. With PCOS, hormones become imbalanced creating a risk of infertility and chronic illnesses. Treatments vary, but one ... Read More »

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5 ways consuming collagen can boost your health


(NaturalHealth365) Collagen is a major building block of connective tissues and organs. It’s in your bones, blood vessels, muscles, ligaments, tendons, cartilage, hair, nails, skin, and just about every other part of your body. It’s like a glue holding these tissues together. But this abundant protein (it’s the most common in your body and comes in at least 16 different varieties) offers many specific health benefits, as ... Read More »

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Apple cider vinegar is known as a ‘health elixir’ – but, does it live up to the hype?


(NaturalHealth365) According to a 2014 review published in the Journal of Food Science, vinegar has been around for at least 10,000 years. That’s a pretty long track record.  But, today, we’re going to focus (soley) on the truth behind apple cider vinegar. Traditionally, vinegar is used as a preservative because of its antimicrobial and antibacterial effects. Apple cider vinegar – fermented from the raw materials of ... Read More »

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Miso is a superfood that can transform your health


(NaturalHealth365) Miso, that fermented soybean paste that is famously used in soups in Japanese restaurants, has many other culinary applications that you can enjoy – on a daily basis. In addition, with its many health benefits, this fermented food is best known to improve gut health and supply the body with a healthy source of easy-to-absorb protein. It’s ‘salty’: Should ... Read More »

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Music therapy can help heal neurological diseases


Music Therapy Heals Neurological Diseases (NaturalHealth365) They say music soothes the soul. It also soothes the brain, according to recent scientific studies. People with all kinds of neurological disorders like dementia, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease are responding well to music therapy. In fact, some of the results doctors and music therapists are seeing are quite remarkable. What is music therapy? ... Read More »

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Glyphosate could be the largest risk factor for celiac disease


(NaturalHealth365) Celiac disease, also known as gluten intolerance, is increasing in prevalence in the United States and Europe. A study by Interdisciplinary Toxicology estimates that about five percent of the population of the western world now has it. Gluten intolerance can cause a variety of symptoms in those who have it, including diarrhea, anemia, nausea, and even depression. When allowed ... Read More »

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How to beat depression and improve brain function


(NaturalHealth365) Did you know food can help you beat depression and improve your brain function? In fact, some foods do this better than any medication. The key is to eat foods that are high in polyphenols. These compounds are found in plant foods and they reduce oxidative stress while improving ‘synaptic plasticity’ – which makes you mentally sharper and promotes ... Read More »

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Food dyes damage DNA structure and cause cancer


(NaturalHealth365) Did you know that 15 million pounds of food colorings are sold annually in the United States? This is both unnecessary and harmful to human health. So, why are so many dyes used, and why are they dangerous? Simply put, these dyes are used to make food look ‘prettier’ to consumers. In other words, it’s purely a cosmetic thing ... Read More »

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Fight cancer and reduce inflammation with ginger


(NaturalHealth365) A February 2012 article in the British Journal of Nutrition recognizes the many benefits of ginger. It is consumed as a spice around the world, but also has clear and proven medicinal benefits. It includes beneficial and healthy compounds such as bioactive phenolics, gingerols, paradols, shogaols, and gingerones. These compounds display anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, and antioxidant properties. The health benefits ... Read More »

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Store bought almond milk is mostly sugar water

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(NaturalHealth365) Do you drink almond milk instead of cow’s milk because you think it’s healthier? Well, that may be true, but only if you’re making your own fresh (organic) almond milk. Almond milk’s popularity can be seen due to its presence in most mainstream grocery stores – but there is a serious problem with those commercially-produced brands. Store bought almond ... Read More »

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