Nutrition News

Breaking NEWS: Vitamin D levels alter the risk of type 1 and 2 diabetes, professor reveals

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(NaturalHealth365) As of 2015, 30.3 million Americans – almost ten percent of the population – have diabetes, while another 84.1 million have prediabetes – which can lead to diabetes if unchecked. The prevailing medical ‘wisdom’ is that diabetes is precipitated by obesity, lack of exercise and overconsumption of refined sugars. But Dr. Cedric Garland, a professor in the Division of ... Read More »

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Science confirms: CoQ10 and selenium supplementation lower the risk of dying from cardiovascular disease by 40 percent

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(NaturalHealth365) Cardiovascular disease continues to be the leading cause of death in the United States for men and women alike, claiming about 610,000 lives a year. Now, follow-up research on an important 2003 Swedish study on heart disease has sparked hopes that a natural therapy can make inroads against this deadly condition. Researchers found that a combination of two natural ... Read More »

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Top supplements shown to protect eye health and good vision

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(NaturalHealth365) With the graying of Americans, age-related vision problems are on the rise. According to the National Institutes of Health, 2 million people in the United States have advanced macular degeneration (the leading cause of blindness in older adults) with another 8 million people at risk. Simply put, eye health is a major health concern. In addition, an estimated 20.5 ... Read More »

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Why probiotics are needed for disease prevention as we age

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(NaturalHealth365) Evidence of the importance of gut bacteria for immune system health and disease prevention has been presented in study after study, for years! Yet, we see the value of probiotics for gut health often overlooked. Now, research out of University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands is connecting probiotics and ideal gut bacteria balance to healthy aging and disease prevention. ... Read More »

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The strong link between glutathione deficiency and autoimmune disease

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(NaturalHealth365) More than 100 different diseases – including rheumatoid arthritis, type 1 diabetes and inflammatory bowel disease – have an autoimmune component that turns into the immune system attacking the body’s own organs, tissues and cells. A major cause of all this pain and suffering (less publicized by Western medicine) is the ever-increasing barrage of environmental toxins and stressors depleting ... Read More »

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Zinc can halt the growth of cancer cells, study reveals

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(NaturalHealth365) Zinc is the second most prevalent mineral in the human body, second only to iron. It is essential in the production and function of over 300 enzymes and hormones. But, its link to cancer risk is very interesting. For example, research out of the University of Texas at Arlington has found that zinc is integral in cancer prevention, particularly ... Read More »

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Stunning study: Processed foods destroy gut bacteria and diversity, leading to tragic results

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(NaturalHealth365) While most people are aware of the health hazards of eating too many processed foods, conventional ‘wisdom’ would have us believe that the connection between our diet and disease is more “complex,” than it really is. For example, an experiment has made a clear connection between processed foods and their impact on gut bacteria levels. Keep in mind, we ... Read More »

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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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Premature gray hair linked to nutritional deficiencies

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(NaturalHealth365) Most everyone expects they will get gray hair in their later years. However, some individuals see their first gray hairs well before middle age – in their 20s and 30s. Some have even found gray hairs while still in high school.  So, the question remains: what does research tell us about the connection between dietary issues and gray hair? ... 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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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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(UPDATE) Higher vitamin D levels needed to reduce the risk of breast cancer, new study confirms

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(NaturalHealth365) With the exception of skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common form of cancer among women – with the disease claiming the lives of about 41,000 women every year in the United States. Thankfully, there is mounting evidence that maintaining healthy vitamin D levels can protect against a variety of diseases, especially breast cancer. The U.S. Centers for ... Read More »

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