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Vitamin C protects against radiation damage

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(NaturalHealth365) On March 11, 2011, a meltdown at the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan caused the release of radioactive material into the environment. Experts predicted that cancer rates would rise as a result; sadly, this has proven to be true. We, at NaturalHealth365, can only hope that this news about vitamin C can get to the people that need it ... Read More »

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18 benefits of quercetin that are enhanced when combined with vitamin C

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(NaturalHealth365) Quercetin, a flavonoid found in leaves, seeds, flowers and fruit, is the plant kingdom’s first line of defense against threats – including infections and environmental toxins. Now, researchers are finding that this natural protector can extend an impressive range of benefits to humans as well – especially when it is used with vitamin C, a powerful antioxidant in its ... Read More »

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Radiation protection: 7 foods and nutrients that help you avoid damage

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(NaturalHealth365) Increasingly, our bodies are under siege from radiation from various sources, including medical testing, wireless devices, radon in and around our homes, radiation ‘therapy,’ nuclear energy waste and weapons testing. In addition, small amounts of radiation from the crippled Japanese reactors in Fukushima are being detected in the United States. While the federal government insists there is no danger, ... Read More »

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Study shows antioxidants reduce risk of kidney cancer

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(NaturalHealth365) The health-enhancing benefits of antioxidants are well known. Research has shown that they are pivotal in supporting optimal immune system health and in turn preventing serious diseases such as cancer. Now research is showing that antioxidants for cancer prevention are particularly potent against kidney cancer. Antioxidants are found in abundance in fruits and vegetables, particularly organic varieties. Of course, ... Read More »

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Low glutathione levels increase risk of disease

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(NaturalHealth365) Currently 80,000 toxic chemicals and heavy metals lurk in our water, air and food supply – including, electromagnetic pollution which bombards us on all sides.  In addition to these toxic exposures, most people suffer from nutritional deficiencies, like low levels of glutathione – which increase the risk of chronic disease. Generally speaking, our body is designed to produce disease-fighting ... Read More »

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NH365 037: Spirulina – Superfood nutrition with a lifetime of health benefits

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS(NaturalHealth365) I’ve published hundreds of articles, videos and audio programs highlighting the hidden health dangers within our food supply. I say they are ‘hidden’ because our current farming practices, major chemical companies – which produce genetically engineered seeds and toxic herbicides; and the largest processed-food manufacturers’ would have ... Read More »

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NH365 034: Astaxanthin – A powerful antioxidant to improve your health

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS(NaturalHealth365) We see millions of people suffering from cellular inflammation which sets the stage for a variety of serious health issues like arthritis, cancer, chronic fatigue and, of course, cardiovascular disease. Unfortunately, most conventionally-trained physicians are ill-equipped to educate their patients about lifestyle changes – which would eliminate ... Read More »

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The disease-fighting properties of tart cherries

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(NaturalHealth365) While the antioxidant virtues of dark berries and fruits are popularly consumed to help combat disease, food scientists have discovered that the compounds in tart cherries take disease-fighting to a new level. They’re even being compared to common pain medications such as acetaminophen – but don’t tell the pharmaceutical industry, it might hurt their bottom line. Anthocyanins, a diverse ... Read More »

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The lifesaving benefits of supplemental vitamin C

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(NaturalHealth365) Natural health proponents have long insisted that vitamin C can help to prevent life-threatening diseases, treat a variety of conditions and help to prolong life. But past scientific studies, with inconclusive and contradictory findings, have not always backed this assertion up – a result, some experts believe, of the limitations and flaws inherent in certain research methods. Now, a ... Read More »

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The best foods to detoxify the body naturally

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(NaturalHealth365) Unseen but ever-present, environmental toxins constitute a growing threat. Slowly but surely, heavy metals, pesticides and pollutants in food, air, water and soil can accumulate in our bodies, seriously affecting our health and well-being. But the antidote may be as close as the organic produce aisle of our local market. Many common, easily available foods have the ability to ... Read More »

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New research – Almonds are heart-healthy and mood-lifting

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(NaturalHealth365) Almost weekly, it seems that researchers announce that a specific food, herb or vitamin reduces the risk of heart disease. So common are these discoveries that some people may begin to take them for granted, or, even worse, “tune them out.” But that would be unfortunate – heart disease is currently the leading cause of death in the United ... Read More »

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Grape skins inhibit cancer cell growth

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(NaturalHealth365) Grape skins and grape seeds, long considered the detritus of winemaking, have customarily been discarded – often ending up in landfills. Now, a team of food scientists and nutrition professors tells us that this is an unfortunate waste of valuable resources; both grape skins and grape seeds are packed with disease-fighting antioxidants that can be utilized to promote human ... Read More »

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