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Beets and beet juice offer 9 wonderful health benefits

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(NaturalHealth365) Beets may not be high on your list of favorite foods, but word about the health benefits of beets and beets nutrition is spreading. A study published in Hypertension journal showed that beet juice is as effective as medications for lowering blood pressure, and (best of all) without negative side effects. In fact, drinking beet juice – as part ... Read More »

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Extra virgin olive oil lowers risk of hip fractures and Alzheimer’s disease

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(Naturalhealth365) Over the past decade, the Mediterranean diet – with its focus on fish, extra virgin olive oil, whole grains, fresh fruits and vegetables – has become the darling of physicians and nutritionists for its ability to improve brain function and lower the risk of chronic diseases like, dementia and cancer. Much of the diet’s disease-fighting powers are provided courtesy ... Read More »

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Artificial sweeteners associated with a higher risk of stroke and dementia

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(NaturalHealth365) Rates of Alzheimer’s disease – the sixth leading cause of death in the United States – are increasing by leaps and bounds. For example, the Alzheimer’s Association recently reported that death rates from this disease increased by a stunning 89 percent in the years between 2000 and 2014. Unfortunately, these same conventional ‘health’ organizations ignore the direct (negative) impact ... Read More »

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Canola oil in the diet accelerates brain damage and increases the risk of dementia

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(NaturalHealth365) Canola oil is one of the most popular vegetable oils in the world. However, many integrative healthcare providers are sounding the alarm about this seemingly harmless oil. And, as you already know, “popular” doesn’t always mean it’s healthy for us. For example, a new study out of the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University and published in ... Read More »

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Stomach cancer risk drops 26 percent by simply eating the right vegetable

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(Naturalhealth365) Over 95,000 people in the United States currently have stomach cancer – the third leading cause of cancer deaths. Rising rates of this deadly disease are driving the search for methods of prevention and treatment that are both safe and effective. Thankfully, many cancer solutions are easier (and far more pleasant) than you can imagine. For example, conventional wisdom ... Read More »

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Eating leafy greens significantly improves cognitive performance

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(NaturalHealth365) Something as simple as eating more spinach, kale, mustard greens, collards and other leafy greens can improve cognitive functioning at any age.  New research out of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign confirms these findings, although other studies have pointed in this direction as well. What’s the secret to their success?  Scientists believe the compounds lutein and vitamin K are ... Read More »

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Sugar linked to cardiovascular disease and bladder cancer, 50-year cover-up

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(NaturalHealth365) It’s come to light that the sugar industry suppressed evidence of the health risks of sugar 50 years ago. A study at that time by a U.S. sugar industry trade group pulled the plug on research showing that sugar was linked with higher incidents of cardiovascular disease and bladder cancer. This revelation was released in a Nov. 21, 2017 ... Read More »

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PQQ – An essential micronutrient that reverses cellular aging

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(Naturalhealth365) The inescapable fact is: middle-aged and elderly people face a much greater threat of developing potentially life-threatening degenerative diseases – including cancer, heart disease and type 2 diabetes – than their youthful friends and family members. Much of the reason lies within the cells, where the number and function of mitochondria (the ‘powerhouse of cells) – declines steadily with ... Read More »

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How rare is Tourmaline Spring? It’s the only one of its kind!

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(NaturalHealth365) A rare geologic phenomenon: for decades Tourmaline Spring in Harrison, Maine has long been referred to as a “rare geologic phenomenon.” And, over the past year and a half, it has been touted as the naturally purest, best tasting and most prized drinking water on the planet by everyone from enthusiastic consumers to discerning water connoisseurs, and for a ... Read More »

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Dementia risk reduced by eating grapes, according to UCLA researchers

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(NaturalHealth365) Currently 5.1 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s disease – the most common form of dementia. But, to make matters worse, this disease is projected to reach ‘epidemic’ proportions by 2050 – with a staggering (unsustainable) $2 trillion healthcare cost. These alarming statistics have researchers scrambling for new methods of prevention and treatment. Now, evidence has emerged that ordinary grapes ... Read More »

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More than half of baby food products contaminated with toxic heavy metals

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(Naturalhealth365) We take it for granted that baby food – featuring such inoffensive fare as pureed peaches, mashed bananas, and oatmeal with apples – is ‘nutritious, wholesome and safe.’ And the labeling, which may include the marketing terms “pure,” “all natural,” and “organic,” reinforces that conviction. But, according to a shocking new study conducted by a non-profit watchdog group, arsenic, ... Read More »

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Broccoli does AMAZING things for digestive health and overall disease prevention

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(NaturalHealth365) Broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables such as cauliflower, Brussels sprouts and cabbage are well known for their antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and chemoprotective properties. Now research out of Penn State University is showing that broccoli could bring dramatic benefits to digestive health and overall wellbeing. For the study, one group of mice were fed a diet of around 15 percent broccoli ... Read More »

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