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Strawberries contain a powerful flavonoid to REDUCE the risk of chronic inflammation and disease

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(NaturalHealth365) The dietary flavonoid fisetin found in abundance in strawberries is a potent force for staying healthy. It’s a shame this delicious fruit (and its properties) don’t get more positive press in the lamestream media. (hopefully, this story, will be shared ‘far and wide’) In recent research, scientists from the Salk Cellular Neurobiology Laboratory found the fisetin in strawberries dramatically ... Read More »

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The anticancer benefits of lemon

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(NaturalHealth365) Lemon is a tasty addition to foods and beverages and also a favorite aromatherapy scent. However, the benefits of lemon go beyond its citrus flavor and uplifting aroma. Lemons, especially the peels, can also bring tremendous anticancer benefits. Lemon peels contain key compounds that bolster the immune system to more effectively fight cancer. Science is increasingly coming to the ... Read More »

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Eating one avocado per day improves brain function, study reveals

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(NaturalHealth365) Avocado benefits have been getting a lot of positive press lately. They are packed with nutrients and an excellent source of healthy unsaturated fats, including omega 3s. Now, a new study out of Tufts University is linking avocados with better brain functioning in older adults. The research assessed 40 healthy adults over the age of 50 who ate one ... Read More »

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Swiss chard offers many surprising benefits

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(NaturalHealth365) While most health-conscious people are aware of the nutritional potency of leafy greens like spinach and kale, there is less awareness about Swiss chard. However, it is one of the most nutrient-dense vegetables around, containing more than three times the daily recommended vitamin K allowance in just one cup. In addition to being classified as a leafy green, Swiss ... Read More »

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Eating apples can help you lose weight and prevent cancer

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(NaturalHealth365) Are you eating apples? It’s safe to say that virtually everyone has heard the saying regarding an “apple a day.” Now, cutting-edge scientific analysis and extensive medical studies are confirming the remarkable truth behind this bit of folk wisdom. From helping to prevent obesity to inhibiting cancer, and more – crunchy, refreshing apples offer an almost unbelievable array of ... Read More »

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How holding hands can help decrease pain, researchers reveal

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(NaturalHealth365) Holding hands can be a romantic gesture or a way to show affection toward any human being you care about. Now a recent collaborative study by the University of Haifa and the University of Colorado Boulder is showing that holding hands can cause a measurable entrainment that reduces physical pain naturally. Sharing human touch by holding hands results in ... Read More »

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Deglycyrrhizinated licorice offers relief for heartburn, peptic ulcer disease and gastritis

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(NaturalHealth365) It may sound hard to believe, but an extract from a special type of licorice known as deglycyrrhizinated licorice (DGL licorice) can be extremely helpful for peptic ulcer, gastritis and heartburn. In fact, numerous studies have found it more effective than many antacid drugs. Peptic ulcers are commonly caused by acidic secretions of the stomach. However, they can also ... Read More »

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Beet juice helps heart failure patients improve quality of life

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(Naturalhealth365) New research is highlighting a remarkable array of beet juice benefits – among them, the ability to enhance exercise capability and overall performance in people with heart failure issues. Heart failure – characterized by the heart’s inability to pump enough oxygen-rich blood to meet the body’s needs – is one of the most common complications of heart disease. Currently ... Read More »

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WARNING: Breast cancer treatment can increase the risk of heart failure

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(NaturalHealth365) Highly-toxic chemotherapy sessions (along with radiation) are often used to treat breast cancer. However, evidence is mounting that those who survive are left with debilitating health problems, including brittle bones and cognitive issues like, “chemo brain.” And, now, new research out of the Mayo Clinic is showing that chemotherapy can lead to higher probability of heart failure. In fact, ... Read More »

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Avocado seed husks loaded with medicinal compounds could be used to treat cancer and heart disease

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(NaturalHealth365) The avocado is a true superfood – featuring a creamy, buttery-tasting pulp that is packed with healthy nutrients and precious phytochemicals. The large central seed, as well, are a source of beneficial oil. However, the husks surrounding the seed is considered “waste,” and routinely discarded. But, this may soon be changing, with recent research suggesting that the seemingly-worthless husks ... Read More »

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Alcohol industry deceives the public about alcohol and cancer risk

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(NaturalHealth365) A joint effort by the Karolinska Institutet, Sweden and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine has determined that the alcohol industry has used a pattern of “denying, distorting and distracting” the public about some of the dangers of alcohol consumption. The companies often present the connection between cancer and alcohol use as ‘extremely complex,’ yet without a ... Read More »

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Blueberry powder found to prevent age-related cognitive decline

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(NaturalHealth365) The blueberry has long been known as a superfood that’s loaded with vitamins, antioxidants and health-boosting compounds. Now recent research conducted by Erin L. Boespflug and colleagues is showing the benefits of blueberries also extend to preventing and even reversing cognitive decline associated with aging. The research showed significantly raised neural responses and activity in older individuals who took ... Read More »

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