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New study: 10 portions of fruits and vegetables dramatically lower risk of disease and premature death

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(NaturalHealth365) When it comes to the health benefits of fruits and vegetables, we all sense that “more is better.” However, new research is confirming that we should be eating double the current recommended dietary guidelines in order to reap the benefits of antioxidants. Higher amounts also increase the body’s ability to fight and prevent disease. Scientists from the Imperial College ... Read More »

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Flu ALERT: Excess sugar depresses immunity and fuels viral replication

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(NaturalHealth365) Did you know that eating certain kinds of sugar can raise your risk of catching the influenza virus? Chances are, you’ll never hear this information from a conventionally-trained physician. (But, it’s true) Most people are aware of the health risks of sugar and simple carbohydrates. The rise in glucose levels can lead to diabetes, obesity, fatty liver disease, and ... Read More »

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Chronic disease linked to the use of everyday plastic products

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(NaturalHealth365) A new study has added to the mounting pile of evidence that phthalates in plastic food packaging can cause chronic disease. Researchers from the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute and the University of Adelaide have further substantiated these findings. In this recent study, about 1,500 male participants were assessed for phthalates in their systems. Urine samples revealed ... Read More »

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Poland Spring water is a ‘colossal fraud,’ lawsuit claims

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(NaturalHealth365) It has come to light that the marketing of the Nestle company’s Poland Spring water may very well be totally fraudulent.  And, I guess we shouldn’t be surprised – when you consider it’s owner (Nestle) has a long history of scandals. Eleven people are claiming that Nestle’s marketing and sales of Poland Spring water has been “a colossal fraud ... Read More »

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This plan MUST be stopped: The release of genetically engineered moths will contaminate the organic food supply

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(NaturalHealth365) There is a scary plan – the first of its kind – to release genetically engineered (GE) moths into organic food crops in New York State.  Up to 10,000 GE male diamondback moths are to be released – EACH WEEK – during the next three to four month cabbage planting cycle. The plan is intended to control the spread ... Read More »

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Benefits of blueberries linked to lower blood pressure and less arterial stiffness

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(NaturalHealth365) Blueberries are rapidly becoming the darling of nutritionists, physicians and researchers for their power to minimize age-related cognitive decline. Now, recent research from Florida State University strongly suggests that they may have another superpower: the ability to help prevent heart disease. The power of healthy nutrition revealed: a study conducted on postmenopausal women showed that as little as one ... Read More »

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Macaroni and cheese products test positive for toxic chemicals

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(NaturalHealth365) In an alarming revelation from food industry watchdogs, it’s been found that 29 of 30 mac and cheese products test positive for toxic chemicals called phthalates.  Keep reading to learn more about why these food products should be avoided. Phthalates are hormone-disrupting chemicals that have been known to alter thyroid functioning and lower testosterone, the male sex hormone. Exposure ... Read More »

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How potatoes can increase the risk of cancer cell growth

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(NaturalHealth365) A recent campaign launched by The Food Standards Agency of the UK is warning the public about cancer risks from overcooked potatoes. Potato chips, French fries and well-done roasted potatoes are some of the biggest offenders, but other foods cooked at high temperatures can be problematic as well. Why? Because eating too much of these foods can fuel cancer ... Read More »

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Strawberries contaminated with pesticides and grown with poisonous gases

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(NaturalHealth365) The U.S. grows an estimated 3 billion+ pounds of strawberries each year, with California producing over 90 percent of them. (Much of the rest are grown in Florida.) However, non-organic versions of this delicious fruit have proven not-so-delicious. Independent testing has shown that non-organic strawberries are loaded with pesticides and poison gases. They have been at the top of ... Read More »

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EXPOSED: Fluoride causes 12 unwanted health effects

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(NaturalHealth365) If you doubt the fact that fluoride is toxic, consider this: 20 years ago, the FDA ordered toothpaste manufacturers to add a poison warning to all toothpastes containing the chemical.  The warning, which advises the public to seek professional medical help if swallowed, still appears on fluoride toothpaste tubes today.  In addition, fluoride continues to be added to municipal ... Read More »

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Maple syrup may help reduce chronic inflammation and fight superbugs

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(NaturalHealth365) The very first global symposium focused on the health benefits of pure maple syrup was held in early April 2017. This symposium was part of the 253rd annual American Chemical Society (ACS) meeting in San Francisco. This is a big deal – considering that the ACS is the largest scientific society in the world. The special symposium was called ... Read More »

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The surprising benefits of pumpkin seed oil

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(NaturalHealth365) Many people have pumpkin seeds just once a year – as a delicious toasted by-product of the Halloween jack-o-lantern.  Many others have never even tried them. However, with all of their health benefits, these nutty tasting seeds and its by-product pumpkin seed oil ought to be consumed far more often. (keep reading to find out why) Pumpkin seeds and ... Read More »

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