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Eliminate flu symptoms with these great home remedies

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(NaturalHealth365) As autumn and winter arrives, bringing cooler weather and colorful leaves, it also ushers in something much less welcome: the beginning of flu season – and the potential for fevers, body aches, sniffles and coughs.  Plus, the endless promotion of toxic ‘remedies’ like the flu shot. To ease symptoms, conventionally-trained doctors may prescribe Tamiflu, considered the gold standard of ... Read More »

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Slash your risk of cataracts up to 30 percent with vitamin C

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(NaturalHealth365) Cataracts are a common occurrence during the aging process, with about 29 percent of all Americans – and over 50 percent of those 85 and older – coping with the opaque and reduced vision it causes. Cataracts are still the primary cause of blindness in the world, even though cataract removal surgery has become a routine procedure in many ... Read More »

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Four nutrients that counteract the toxic effects of ionizing radiation

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(NaturalHealth365) Every year, one out of every four people in the U.S. will follow the advice of their physician and undergo a CT scan and exposing themselves to ionizing radiation.  But the National Cancer Institute warns that those 72 million CT scans performed each year are increasing the risk for cancer. In fact, the Institute estimates that CT scans alone ... Read More »

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Prevent and reverse infections with vitamin C

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(NaturalHealth365) Vitamin C benefits are well-known, including bringing support to the immune system and to overall health. This powerful antioxidant can help to fend off colds and flu. Additional vitamin C benefits include supporting the cardiovascular system and the health of the bones, kidneys and respiratory system. Even better news, vitamin C is affordable and well-tolerated by most people eating ... Read More »

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Vitamin C revealed as effective as exercise for treating obese people

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(NaturalHealth365) Overweight and obese adults are advised to exercise on a daily basis for improved health. However, about one-third of the population are not physically active – and that figure may be grossly underestimated. Poor dietary habits and a lack of exercise greatly increase the risk of blood vessel constriction – which is often increased in overweight and obese adults ... Read More »

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5 natural antihistamines that stop allergy symptoms

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(NaturalHealth365) Whether you suffer from seasonal allergies or are susceptible to common year-round allergy triggers, such as certain foods or dust, allergy symptoms can impact your everyday life. Allergens release histamines that attack your body’s cells, causing the familiar symptoms of runny nose, sneezing and watery eyes. While there are dozens of over-the-counter antihistamines to choose from, their negative effects ... Read More »

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Top 10 reasons to skip the flu shot

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(NaturalHealth365) As surely as the calendar signals the change of seasons, the annual onslaught of warnings to get the flu shot comes around each and every fall. From physicians to pharmacists to the media, the admonishment of anyone hesitant about getting the flu shot continues till the first signs of spring. The implication is that those who refuse the flu ... Read More »

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Antibiotic resistance makes vitamin C more important than ever

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(NaturalHealth365) Each year, in the United States, at least 2 million people become infected with antibiotic-resistance bacteria – 23,000 of them are fatal. This development of drug-resistant bacterial infections can be traced to the overuse of antibiotics leading to antibiotic resistance. However, with an estimated 200 million-plus antibiotic prescriptions written every year in the U.S., this very real threat of ... Read More »

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Vitamin C protects against liver injury caused by MSG

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(NaturalHealth365) There are many reasons to avoid consuming monosodium glutamate (MSG). This “flavor-enhancing” food additive MSG is a known neurotoxin, yet is liberally added to a slew of processed foods, meats and restaurant meals. From headache to chest pain, there is a long list of MSG side effects. But one of the most serious health risks linked to consumption of ... Read More »

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New research: Low vitamin C levels increase risk of hemorrhagic stroke

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(NaturalHealth365) Strokes are the second leading cause of death in the world, with around 4.4 million occurring each year. In the United States, stroke is the number three cause of death behind heart disease and cancer, affecting over 700,000 people every year. To put the magnitude of the situation in perspective, someone, in the U.S., has a stroke every 45 ... Read More »

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Vitamin C benefits include reversing blood poisoning

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(NaturalHealth365) Vitamin C is being hailed as a safe, inexpensive and effective way to reverse the course of sepsis, a potentially life-threatening type of blood poisoning. In an animal study conducted at Lawson Health Research Institute at the University of Western Ontario and published in 2010 in Intensive Care Medicine, researchers found that vitamin C injections significantly improved the survival ... Read More »

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Vitamin C helps to prevent gum disease

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(NaturalHealth365) Periodontal disease is characterized by swollen, bleeding gums and pocket formation. In fact, gum disease is the leading cause of tooth loss in adults. Conventionally speaking, deep dental cleanings and oral surgery tend to be the ‘standard’ form of treatment for this condition. Unfortunately, most patients are never told that collagen – the connective tissue, capable of building up ... Read More »

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