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Sulforaphane guards against age-related macular degeneration

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(NaturalHealth365) Age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a leading cause of blindness in people over 50, affects as many as 11 million Americans. In fact, experts estimate that up to 20 percent of all adults between the ages of 60 and 80 could be experiencing at least the early stages of age- related macular degeneration (AMD) – a frightening statistic, and one ... Read More »

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Caprylic acid is an effective weapon against candida overgrowth and biofilms

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(NaturalHealth365) With symptoms of joint pain, “brain fog” and depression, a stubborn Candida albicans fungal overgrowth can wreak absolute havoc on health and well-being. Like many pathogens, candida is capable of forming into biofilms – thin, adhesive layers of embedded microbes – and researchers have been working overtime to discover an antimicrobial treatment with low toxicity that is, at the ... Read More »

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Liver detoxification is a vital way to address chronic health problems

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(NaturalHealth365) Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) – a condition in which excess fat accumulates in the liver – is nearing epidemic proportions in the United States. Yet, the silence about this major health condition is deafening. For example, the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases reports that up to 40 percent of American adults have some degree ... Read More »

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Probiotics shown to protect against liver damage, study reveals

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(NaturalHealth365) Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is reaching epidemic proportions in the United States – with some experts putting the incidence at 25 percent of the population. Untreated NAFLD can progress to a more serious condition known as non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, or NASH – which causes liver inflammation, scarring, cirrhosis, liver failure and even (in the end) liver cancer.  Thankfully, recent ... Read More »

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Obesity makes breast cancer cells more aggressive

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(NaturalHealth365) We already know that obesity diminishes health in a number of ways. Now the increased spread of breast cancer can be added to that list. Research out of Heidelberg University Hospital and Helmholtz Zentrum München, Technische Universität München (TUM) has yielded some enlightening discoveries. During their research, the European scientists found that obesity causes cytokines to be released into ... Read More »

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Mercury exposure and autism spectrum disorder linked together, according to many studies

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(NaturalHealth365) Autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a developmental disability characterized by difficulties with communication and social interactions, currently affects 1 out of every 68 children – and the incidence is skyrocketing. In fact, rates of autism spectrum disorder have more than doubled over the past 17 years, and many natural health experts maintain that the soaring prevalence is linked to the ... Read More »

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High blood sugar levels linked to progression of Alzheimer’s disease

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(NaturalHealth365) A “tipping point” at a molecular level has been found connecting Alzheimer’s disease and high blood sugar levels. Researchers from the University of Bath and Wolfson Centre for Age Related Diseases, King’s College London have determined excess glucose due to overindulging in processed sugars can damage a vital enzyme related to inflammation in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease. ... Read More »

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Blue light exposure from smartphones INCREASE the risk of eye damage

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(NaturalHealth365) According to The Vision Council, almost 90 percent of American adults use digital devices – including notebooks, laptops and smartphones – for two or more hours a day. And the resultant barrage of blue light (coming off these devices) is raising lots of red flags. Recent studies have sparked concern among natural health experts that blue light from the ... Read More »

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Breast milk offers natural protection from bacterial infections

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(NaturalHealth365) A new study out of Vanderbilt University has determined a complex mixture of proteins, sugars and fats in breast milk offers effective protection against a range of bacterial infections in nursing babies. The researchers found the benefits of breastfeeding to be remarkable including, the delivery of antibacterial substances – which are not present in infant formula and other alternatives ... Read More »

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Chronic disease caused by undiagnosed oral infections

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(NaturalHealth365) For about a century now, prominent researchers have been attesting to the fact that an alarming number of incidents of chronic disease are the result of periodontal disease, dental infections and other oral health problems. These researchers have included such esteemed names as Westin Price, DDS, Charles Mayo, MD and Martin Fischer, MD. Truth be told: oral infections, particularly ... Read More »

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Kidney stones can be avoided by drinking lemonade

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(NaturalHealth365) The pain of passing a kidney stone has been described as on par with natural childbirth. However, urologists are increasingly prescribing an accessible natural remedy for kidney stones: lemonade. Citric acid-rich lemon juice in the form of lemonade has proven highly effective in preventing kidney stones or slowing their formation substantially. Medical professionals like Roger L. Sur, MD, director ... Read More »

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Homocysteine imbalance connected to a HIGHER risk of Alzheimer’s disease

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(NaturalHealth365) Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia, currently affects over 5 million Americans – while heart disease and stroke continue to claim 740,000 lives every year in the United States. As a possible way to help solve this health crisis, scientists are learning that high levels of homocysteine, an amino acid, can contribute to these life-threatening diseases. For ... Read More »

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