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Melatonin helps us sleep better, strengthens immunity plus many other surprising benefits

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(Naturalhealth365) In the 16th century, William Shakespeare wrote of the ability of slumber to “knit up the raveled sleeve of care” – a phrase that aptly illustrates the amazing restorative powers of sleep. Over the last 25 years, scientists have credited melatonin – a natural hormone – with promoting the type of deep, restful sleep that is so vital to ... Read More »

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Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease on the rise in kids as young as 8 years old


(NaturalHealth365) Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is a condition most commonly associated with the effects of an unhealthy lifestyle as an adult. However, a study of children led by Harvard Medical School based on Project Viva of Massachusetts is now showing a link between childhood obesity and juvenile liver health problems. The research, published in the Journal of Pediatrics, shows a ... Read More »

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Loss of gut bacteria diversity increases risk of chronic disease


(NaturalHealth365) It’s becoming increasingly clear that a balance of gut bacteria in the microbiome is crucial to overall health and avoiding chronic disease. Another important aspect of gut health is its connection to our mental/emotional wellbeing. The average human body contains close to 40 million microbial cells that are crucial to our health. The gut and the immune system are ... Read More »

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NH365 112: Dehydration – The truth about drinking water and avoiding disease

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS(NaturalHealth365) Dehydration is one of the most overlooked health issues facing people today. Dry mouth, sunken eyes, and even irritability are classic signs of dehydration. But, in many cases, what makes this situation even more complicated is that too many people don’t even feel thirsty – to sound ... Read More »

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Does stir frying destroy the cancer-fighting properties of glucosinolates?


(Naturalhealth365) Glucosinolates may not be a word that rolls easily off the tongue. But, the presence of these natural phytochemicals is what makes cruciferous vegetables like Brussels sprouts and broccoli such cancer-fighting nutritional superstars. And, while stir-frying is a popular method of preparation, concern exists over whether this cooking method can deplete disease-fighting compounds. In a recent study, researchers set ... Read More »

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BREAKING NEWS: Probiotics eliminate the threat of peanut allergies, study reveals


(NaturalHealth365) Food allergies have become increasingly common in the past 20 years – especially thanks to the rise of genetically modified foods and pesticide usage. The most troublesome foods include, milk, egg and soy products. But, besides avoiding these contaminated foods, research out of the University of Melbourne suggest that probiotics can really provide relief. Peanut allergy is one of ... Read More »

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


(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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New study: Roundup weed killer linked to LOWER brain function


(NaturalHealth365) In 2015, the movie Concussion, starring Will Smith, brought the issue of traumatic brain injury (TBI) to the forefront. A recent study by a head researcher at MIT has discovered some surprising underlying issues associated with the long-term effects of TBIs – related to “Diminished Brain Resilience Syndrome” (DBRS).  But, what does Roundup – the popular weed killer – ... Read More »

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Eating one avocado per day improves brain function, study reveals


(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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Coenzyme Q10 deficiency raises the risk of prediabetes


(Naturalhealth365) How is coenzyme Q10 linked to blood sugar issues like, prediabetes? And, more importantly, what can we do to eliminate the risk of future health problems. Let’s take a closer look. Prediabetes – in which blood sugar levels are elevated, but not high enough to meet the clinical threshold for diabetes – is extremely common in the United States. ... Read More »

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Vitamin D deficiency linked to more painful digestive health problems


(NaturalHealth365) Vitamin D is integral to immune system health, bone health, brain functioning and fighting cancer. Now new research out of the University of Sheffield Department of Oncology and Metabolism has found that optimal vitamin D levels can help to ease painful IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) symptoms as well. IBS (sometimes called IBD – Irritable Bowel Disease) is a painful ... Read More »

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Stop cognitive decline with these 10 great nutritional tips


(Naturalhealth365) For many baby boomers, it’s an unpleasant irony – the generation that famously said “Never trust anyone over thirty!” is now, itself, experiencing the undeniable signs of cognitive decline due to aging.  For example, the statistics on Alzheimer’s suggest we have a serious health crisis on our hands – especially as we move closer to 2050. But, the main ... Read More »

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